View Full Version : This Week In Project CARS 2013/17

Rob Prange
02-09-2013, 23:25
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 Producer Jonny Merritt has posted up some new production scheduling plans regarding the next Milestones of Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15643-Project-CARS-Scheduling-Production-Discussion&p=544649&viewfull=1#post544649)

Stepan Vondrak has made plenty of progress on coding the Steamworks-related features for pCARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15248-Steam-tasks-and-features&p=540232&viewfull=1#post540232) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=547316&viewfull=1#post547316)

Darren White has outlined some great new additions to the time of day & weather system such as dynamically-drying rain puddles - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=547157&viewfull=1#post547157)

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has provided another one of his amazingly-detailed feedback blogs, put together high in the sky - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=545190&viewfull=1#post545190) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=545191&viewfull=1#post545191)

For even more pro racing driver feedback on the latest physics developments, make sure to check out Ben Collin's feedback blog as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=547534&viewfull=1#post547534)

Content Previews

Ricardo Machuca is working his magic on plenty of under the hood details 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-(PreAlpha)&p=540660&viewfull=1#post540660)

The 20-car 1967 Ford Mk IV carset has been completed, most of the liveries have been painted by our busy community painters - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=540682&viewfull=1#post540682)

The 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 has been equipped with working windscreen wipers - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(Beta2)&p=541182&viewfull=1#post541182)

Furthermore, the 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG has received working windscreen wipers as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Beta2)&p=544901&viewfull=1#post544901)

Andreas Moll has been hard at work improving Emirates GP based on the latest reference material we received - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11748-Emirates-Raceway&p=541116&viewfull=1#post541116)

Volusia continues to come to life as our busy track team is adding more & more features & details to the impressive oval racing facility - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15416-Volusia&p=541928&viewfull=1#post541928)

The 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A has received some more interior texture work by Daniel Karlsson - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(Alpha2)&p=543088&viewfull=1#post543088)

Meanwhile, Daniel has also been busy texturing the interior of the 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000-(PreAlpha)&p=543308&viewfull=1#post543308)

Fixes & Updates

New sounds for the 1981 BMW M1 Procar have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=543635&viewfull=1#post543635)

The Ariel Atom V8 has received new sounds as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=547045&viewfull=1#post547045)

The BMW M3 E30 Group A & the Mercedes Benz 190E Evo 2 DTM have received improved physics - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=541152&viewfull=1#post541152), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=541791&viewfull=1#post541791) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=543430&viewfull=1#post543430)

The Lotus 98T has been equipped with an improved tire model as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=544561&viewfull=1#post544561)

Improved physics for the 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 have been checked in as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=544752&viewfull=1#post544752)

The Group A slick tire has recently been refined - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=544789&viewfull=1#post544789) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=545529&viewfull=1#post545529)

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.)


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!

Bruno Alexandre
03-09-2013, 08:26
Nice one Rob!

Bruno Alexandre
03-09-2013, 19:51
Rob you should post this at the Steam Community Hub aswell either at the forums or announcements, i think users would like it :)

Rob Prange
03-09-2013, 20:30
That would be one for Stepan or one of the guys dealing with Steam then... :)

Bruno Alexandre
03-09-2013, 21:23
Aww why dont you do it ? :/
Steam lacks some movement from the devs.

Rob Prange
03-09-2013, 21:34
No, you didn't understand me correctly. All I was saying that I personally can't do it since Steam is not my area, I can't post any announcements etc. there.

But I've notified Stepan now :)

Bruno Alexandre
03-09-2013, 21:36
No need to upset him, i have access but i just wanted some company with the posts there :p

04-09-2013, 10:30
Thanks Rob, for keeping me up to date.

There are always a few things which I would miss if you wouldn´t do this "This Week In Project Cars" thread! Thanks man!

Sylvain Antoni
11-09-2013, 09:37
Thanks Rob ! :)