View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2013/16

Rob Prange
21-08-2013, 20:39
Lots of big & small things have been going on at WMD during the past few days. You weren't around for all of it? Then make sure to catch up on the most important topics below!

Development News

Our Render Coder Martin Griffiths has made substantial progress on the WiiU version of Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14002-WiiU-Updates-Discussion-Thread&p=532681&viewfull=1#post532681)

Work on the recently-started 64bit-version of Project CARS is progressing swiftly as well in the hands of Tim Mann - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1006-pCARS-x64-discussions-updates&p=535878&viewfull=1#post535878)

Stephen Viljoen has posted a detailed breakdown on the tech design requirements for Project CARS' career, track training and driving school modes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15683-Aries-detailed-tech-design-discussion-Career-Track-Training-Driving-School&p=534434&viewfull=1#post534434)

Furthermore, Stephen is also working on the career design of the Formula classes in Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15715-Formula-C-design-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15793-Formula-A-design-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15791-Formula-B-design-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format)

Our Creative Director Andy Tudor has overhauled several menu screens - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=537338&viewfull=1#post537338), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=537629&viewfull=1#post537629) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=537682&viewfull=1#post537682)

Ben Collins, pCARS' Physics & Handling Consultant, has submitted another detailed feedback blog you don't want to miss - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=533078&viewfull=1#post533078)

Painting templates for the 2009 Ford Focus RS are now available - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=73623&viewfull=1#post73623)

The Project CARS Leaderboards have been reset - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=538633&viewfull=1#post538633)

Content Previews

LODs & damage has been added to the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(Alpha1)&p=539135&viewfull=1#post539135)

Windscreen wiper animations and other features have been added to the 2009 Ford Focus RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Beta1)&p=534841&viewfull=1#post534841)

Volusia is making great progress in the hands of our skilled track team, getting equipped with plenty of new trackside objects and other features - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15416-Volusia&p=534410&viewfull=1#post534410)

Ralph Hummerich has continued his texturing efforts on the 2012 Ruf RGT-8 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12730-2012-Ruf-RGT-8-(PreAlpha)&p=535973&viewfull=1#post535973)

Ricardo Machuca is making quick progress on the modeling work of the 1991 Mercedes Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 DTM - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15615-1991-Mercedes-Benz-190E-2.5-16-Evolution-2-DTM-(WIP)&p=535537&viewfull=1#post535537)

New tire textures and plenty of great community-painted liveries for the 1967 Ford MK IV have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=536294&viewfull=1#post536294)

Luis Barata has performed lots of work on the epic Eifelwald track, including new fences, armcos and other details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7570-Eifelwald-Track-Discussion-Thread&p=537199&viewfull=1#post537199)

Andreas Moll has checked in a new export of Emirates Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11748-Emirates-Raceway&p=539670&viewfull=1#post539670)

JF Bouchard has added ambient occlusion to the 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Beta1)&p=539856&viewfull=1#post539856)

Fixes & Updates

A fully functional pit strategy selector/editor has been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8151-Project-CARS-Pit-Stop-Design&p=532953&viewfull=1#post532953)

A fixed version of the 2009 Ford Focus RS template has been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=539376&viewfull=1#post539376)

Improved tire model & physics for the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A and the Lotus 98T have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=539766&viewfull=1#post539766)

Framework for saving career progress has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14079-Career-Updates&p=540182&viewfull=1#post540182)

A bug which caused pCARS to crash with the HUD turned off has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=539238&viewfull=1#post539238)

Test & Report Feedback

The Car Physics Focus Testing events have been launched, make sure to try all three of them and share your feedback in the physics forum! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15314-Car-Physics-Focus-Testing-(CPFT)-Weekly-Announcement-Thread.)

Which type of laps should qualify to be put on the leaderbords? Vote Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15448-Leaderboard-Lap-Times-What-Session-Types-Should-Qualify)


HighTower has released his pCARS Setup Guide & Manager for everyone who's looking for some assistance with car setup - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15688-Pcars-Set-Up-Guide-and-Manager)

pez2k has released a new version of his highly-useful pCARS Custom Skin Organizer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5161-pCARS-Custom-Skin-Organiser&p=126036&viewfull=1#post126036)

Looking for an event to race in? The check out the Weekly Events list (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12233-List-with-weekly-Events)

Make sure to check out the pCARS API forum for several cool Project CARS apps that have recently been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?97-pCARS-API-Discussion)

That's it for this time, have fun checking out all the material and make sure to join the discussions yourself!

Patrick Kulinski
22-08-2013, 21:19
Thanks Rob!

Doug Taylor
25-08-2013, 12:11
Great work guy's! :)

David Slute
25-08-2013, 17:39
Great works guys, I am loving the latest features that have been implemented and can't wait for more :)