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Rob Prange
12-11-2013, 23:00
The past few days have been extremely busy here at WMD as several important announcements & developments have been announced!

You missed some of it? Now's your chance to catch up on the most important stuff below:


Development News

Project CARS is expanding to three next-gen gaming platforms - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-races-to-next-gen/)

McLaren Automotive has joined Project CARS - Click Here for more info (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-welcomes-mclaren-automotive/)

We recently had the pleasure to welcome our Handling Consultant Ben Collins to our London studio - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/ben-collins-visits-slightly-mad-studios/)

Our Producer Jonny Merritt has posted a detailed rundown on all planned Milestones in the Scheduling & Production thread - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15643-Project-CARS-Scheduling-Production-Discussion&p=532041&viewfull=1#post532041)

Paul Hudak has released a new version of the pCARS Shared Memory API, introducing significant changes & improvements - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13537-pCars-Shared-Memory&p=575238&viewfull=1#post575238)

Despite being incredibly busy around the world, our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton always finds the time to submit one of his excellent feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=574976&viewfull=1#post574976)

Stepan Vondrak has been making lots of progress on the Steam Leaderboard implementation - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15248-Steam-tasks-and-features&p=583021&viewfull=1#post583021)

Stuart Hunt has posted an update on the recently-completed career mode work - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14079-Career-Updates&p=586456&viewfull=1#post586456)

Members can now help out with fine tuning the tire model as Andrew Weber's newest tire creation comes with tweak able heating parameters - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16520-WMD-Based-Heating-Development)

Content Previews

Work on the 1988 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth Group A has kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6664-1988-Ford-Sierra-RS500-Cosworth-Group-A-(WIP))

Daniel Karlsson & Ralph Hummerich are making great progress on texturing the 2012 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14233-2012-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT3-%28PreAlpha%29&p=578423&viewfull=1)

A lot of assets & trackside details are being added to the Emirates Kartdrome by our skilled track artists - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16293-Emirates-Kartdrome&p=574837&viewfull=1#post574837)

Work on the Kartdrome's bigger brother, the Emirates Raceway, is continuing as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11748-Emirates-Raceway&p=577871&viewfull=1#post577871)

Gustavo & Martin Olivera are making rapid progress on the community-designed RWD P30 LMPrototype - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16211-LMPrototype-RWD-P30-(WIP)&p=575083&viewfull=1#post575083)

Meanwhile, Matt Clark continues the LOD work on the 1981 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-%28Alpha1%29&p=575080&viewfull=1#post575080)

Ricardo Machuca has started modeling the Ginetta G55 GT3, making some rapid progress on the British racer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(WIP)&p=575172&viewfull=1#post575172)

Vincent Dambreville has added lots of liveries for the 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Beta2)&p=575945&viewfull=1#post575945)

Spotlights and other details have been added to California Highway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4258-California-Highway&p=578144&viewfull=1#post578144)

Luis Barata has done some changes to Badenring as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3821-Badenring-Discussion&p=584634&viewfull=1#post584634)

Fixes & Updates

Mirror vibrations and other small details have been added to the 2011 Gumpert Apollo Sport - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?46-2011-Gumpert-Apollo-Sport-(Beta2)&p=574872&viewfull=1#post574872)

Many small fixes & features have been added to 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-(Alpha1)&p=578300&viewfull=1#post578300)

The 1980 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 has received some more LOD work among other small tweaks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(Alpha1)&p=582734&viewfull=1#post582734)

Windscreen reflections and other small fixes have been checked in for the Caterham Classic - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1557-Caterham-Classic-(Alpha1)&p=579292&viewfull=1#post579292)

The ambient shadow for the 2013 Formula C has been rendered - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15967-2013-Formula-C-(PreAlpha)&p=586150&viewfull=1#post586150)

Several fixes for the 2013 McLaren MP4-12C GT3 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16475-2013-McLaren-MP4-12C-GT3-(PreAlpha)&p=581462&viewfull=1#post581462)

Working windscreen wipers have been added to the 2012 BMW Z4 GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7942-2012-BMW-Z4-GT3-(Beta1)&p=586259&viewfull=1#post586259)

Rain effects have been added to the 1990 Caper Stock Car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(Beta2)&p=586951&viewfull=1#post586951)

New physics for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ 400 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=583281&viewfull=1#post583281)

First physics for the Ginetta G55 GT3 have been checked in as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=585121&viewfull=1#post585121)

New gear ratios for the Lotus 49 based on new reference data have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=590184&viewfull=1#post590184)

Test & Report Feedback

Test & provide performance feedback on Build 604 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16592-Performance-feedback-on-Build-604)

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.)

Other

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!

Hugh Crummond
12-11-2013, 23:09
So much goodness happening, from both side's, devs & community...
Bravo everyone....
Good times!!

rivaltr
13-11-2013, 17:52
The past few days have been extremely busy here at WMD as several important announcements & developments have been announced!

You missed some of it? Now's your chance to catch up on the most important stuff below:


Development News

Project CARS is expanding to three next-gen gaming platforms - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-races-to-next-gen/)

McLaren Automotive has joined Project CARS - Click Here for more info (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-welcomes-mclaren-automotive/)

We recently had the pleasure to welcome our Handling Consultant Ben Collins to our London studio - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/ben-collins-visits-slightly-mad-studios/)

Our Producer Jonny Merritt has posted a detailed rundown on all planned Milestones in the Scheduling & Production thread - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15643-Project-CARS-Scheduling-Production-Discussion&p=532041&viewfull=1#post532041)

Paul Hudak has released a new version of the pCARS Shared Memory API, introducing significant changes & improvements - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13537-pCars-Shared-Memory&p=575238&viewfull=1#post575238)

Despite being incredibly busy around the world, our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton always finds the time to submit one of his excellent feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=574976&viewfull=1#post574976)

Stepan Vondrak has been making lots of progress on the Steam Leaderboard implementation - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15248-Steam-tasks-and-features&p=583021&viewfull=1#post583021)

Stuart Hunt has posted an update on the recently-completed career mode work - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14079-Career-Updates&p=586456&viewfull=1#post586456)

Members can now help out with fine tuning the tire model as Andrew Weber's newest tire creation comes with tweak able heating parameters - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16520-WMD-Based-Heating-Development)

Content Previews

Work on the 1988 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth Group A has kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6664-1988-Ford-Sierra-RS500-Cosworth-Group-A-(WIP))

Daniel Karlsson & Ralph Hummerich are making great progress on texturing the 2012 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14233-2012-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT3-%28PreAlpha%29&p=578423&viewfull=1)

A lot of assets & trackside details are being added to the Emirates Kartdrome by our skilled track artists - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16293-Emirates-Kartdrome&p=574837&viewfull=1#post574837)

Work on the Kartdrome's bigger brother, the Emirates Raceway, is continuing as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11748-Emirates-Raceway&p=577871&viewfull=1#post577871)

Gustavo & Martin Olivera are making rapid progress on the community-designed RWD P30 LMPrototype - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16211-LMPrototype-RWD-P30-(WIP)&p=575083&viewfull=1#post575083)

Meanwhile, Matt Clark continues the LOD work on the 1981 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-%28Alpha1%29&p=575080&viewfull=1#post575080)

Ricardo Machuca has started modeling the Ginetta G55 GT3, making some rapid progress on the British racer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(WIP)&p=575172&viewfull=1#post575172)

Vincent Dambreville has added lots of liveries for the 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Beta2)&p=575945&viewfull=1#post575945)

Spotlights and other details have been added to California Highway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4258-California-Highway&p=578144&viewfull=1#post578144)

Luis Barata has done some changes to Badenring as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3821-Badenring-Discussion&p=584634&viewfull=1#post584634)

Fixes & Updates

Mirror vibrations and other small details have been added to the 2011 Gumpert Apollo Sport - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?46-2011-Gumpert-Apollo-Sport-(Beta2)&p=574872&viewfull=1#post574872)

Many small fixes & features have been added to 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-(Alpha1)&p=578300&viewfull=1#post578300)

The 1980 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 has received some more LOD work among other small tweaks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(Alpha1)&p=582734&viewfull=1#post582734)

Windscreen reflections and other small fixes have been checked in for the Caterham Classic - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1557-Caterham-Classic-(Alpha1)&p=579292&viewfull=1#post579292)

The ambient shadow for the 2013 Formula C has been rendered - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15967-2013-Formula-C-(PreAlpha)&p=586150&viewfull=1#post586150)

Several fixes for the 2013 McLaren MP4-12C GT3 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16475-2013-McLaren-MP4-12C-GT3-(PreAlpha)&p=581462&viewfull=1#post581462)

Working windscreen wipers have been added to the 2012 BMW Z4 GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7942-2012-BMW-Z4-GT3-(Beta1)&p=586259&viewfull=1#post586259)

Rain effects have been added to the 1990 Caper Stock Car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(Beta2)&p=586951&viewfull=1#post586951)

New physics for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ 400 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=583281&viewfull=1#post583281)

First physics for the Ginetta G55 GT3 have been checked in as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=585121&viewfull=1#post585121)

New gear ratios for the Lotus 49 based on new reference data have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=590184&viewfull=1#post590184)

Test & Report Feedback

Test & provide performance feedback on Build 604 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16592-Performance-feedback-on-Build-604)

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.)

Other

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!

Nice work Slightly Mad Studios.

Patrick Kulinski
14-11-2013, 18:58
Many thanks Rob!