View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2013/20

Rob Prange
04-10-2013, 01:01
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

Paul Hudak continues to extend the racing flag functionality in pCARS with many new features - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=563323&viewfull=1#post563323)

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has posted two excellent feedback blogs you don't want to miss out on! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=561195&viewfull=1#post561195)

Work on the 2013 Mercedes Benz A45 AMG is due to kick off soon as first preparation work has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16187-2013-Mercedes-Benz-A45-AMG-(not-started-yet))

Furthermore, the 2012 Mercedes Benz AMG C-Class DTM Coupe is in the pipeline as well, aided by some detailed CAD data - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16184-2012-Mercedes-AMG-C-Class-Coup%E9-DTM-(not-started-yet))

Another two cars that are due to be started very soon are the community-designed LMPrototypes PM06a & RWD-P30 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16213-LMPrototype-PM06a-(not-started-yet)) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16211-LMPrototype-RWD-P30-(not-started-yet))

Content Previews

Perran Truran has kicked off work on the 1971 Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.8 AMG - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16215-1971-Mercedes-Benz-300SEL-6.8-AMG)

Ricardo Machuca & Ralph Hummerich have made lots of quick & impressive progress with modelling & texturing 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=560620&viewfull=1#post560620)

Damage modifiers and cockpit animations have been added to the 2012 BMW Z4 GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7942-2012-BMW-Z4-GT3-(Beta1)&p=561171&viewfull=1#post561171)

Ralph Hummerich continues to make lots of texturing progress on the 2013 Formula C - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15967-2013-Formula-C-(PreAlpha)&p=560488&viewfull=1#post560488)

Meanwhile, Daniel Karlsson is busy on the cockpit of the 1967 Ford MK Iv - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=561449&viewfull=1#post561449)

Furthermore, Daniel is also working on the interior of the 2012 Formula Rookie - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4875-2012-Formula-Rookie-(Alpha1)&p=563740&viewfull=1#post563740)

Lots of details such as working lights & wet weather effects have been added to Azure Coast - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4354-Azure-Coast&p=561208&viewfull=1#post561208)

Tomas Trlica continues to work on Northampton' Stowe building complex - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1935-Northampton&p=561476&viewfull=1#post561476)

The 2012 Mercedes Benz SLS GT3 continues to make great progress in the skilled hands of JF Bouchard - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14233-2012-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT3-(PreAlpha)&p=561723&viewfull=1#post561723)

Casey Ringley continues to make great progress on the suspension animation of the Caterham Classic - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1557-Caterham-Classic-(Alpha1)&p=564099&viewfull=1#post564099)

Fixes & Updates

Doug Arnao has added a new AIW for Volusia - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7772-Volusia-Discussion&p=560763&viewfull=1#post560763)

Emirates Raceway has received new AIWs as well, adding support for 36 pit stalls - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11748-Emirates-Raceway&p=564242&viewfull=1#post564242)

Ivo Franic has started the LOD work on the 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000-(PreAlpha)&p=562196&viewfull=1#post562196)

The 2012 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG has received the latest sound treatment from our sound department - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=563692&viewfull=1#post563692)

New physics for the Caterham SP/300.R have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=563051&viewfull=1#post563051)

The physics of the 2012 Formula Rookie have been adjusted in various areas as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=563093&viewfull=1#post563093)

Furthermore, the new physics for the Ariel Atom 300 and the Ariel Atom Mugen have been added as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=563994&viewfull=1#post563994)

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.)

Where do you live? Let us know in the newest poll - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15971-Where-do-you-live)


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
04-10-2013, 08:13
Another great compilation Rob, thanks!

Patrick Kulinski
04-10-2013, 15:51
Here's your weekly and well-deserved "thank you", Rob ;)

Don't think I say that offhandedly, I missed a thing during the week that your notes made me aware of.

04-10-2013, 22:00
Thanks too from me Rob, these threads are very useful to know what's going on!

05-10-2013, 03:02
Thanks Rob, haven't been able to visit recently and this is incredibly useful