View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2013/26

Rob Prange
19-12-2013, 12:27
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

Renault has joined Project CARS as the newest licensed manufacturer - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/renault-joins-project-cars/)

Andy Tudor is making lots of progress on Project CARS' user interface as seen in new progress reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16804-User-Interface-Progress&p=606146&viewfull=1#post606146)

Furthermore, Andy has lined out plans on how to improve the front-end garage - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16862-Front-end-Garage-Improvements)

The laser-scan data for Brands Hatch & Oulton Park has arrived as two more Motorsport Vision tracks are currently being scanned - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?262-Four-Motorsport-Vision-Tracks-Coming-to-C.A.R.S.&p=610575&viewfull=1#post610575)

Our Senior Animator Peter Gerhat has been working on improved driver paddle shifter animations - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?71-animation-drivers&p=604185&viewfull=1#post604185)

Painting templates for the Formula C and the RWD P30 LMP are now available for download - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=608500&viewfull=1#post608500)

Stephen Viljoen has been working on all-new replay cameras, showing off first progress at Besos - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?139-replay-cameras&p=604867&viewfull=1#post604867)

Stephen has also posted a detailed progress thread, updating everyone on the pCARS Event Scripting feature and its progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16973-Event-Scripting-amp-Configuration-systems-progress-tracking&p=611052#post611052)

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has been very busy recently, submitting several very detailed feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=608409&viewfull=1#post608409)

Of course, Ben Collins is no less busy, providing a very in-depth analysis of several cars in his latest blog - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=611683&viewfull=1#post611683)

Kevin Boland has shown an early preview of the god ray light scattering setup that is currently in the works - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16775-Render-team-progress-threads&p=606396&viewfull=1#post606396)

Work on the Steam Leaderboards have finished as Stepan Vondrak outlines in his progress reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16778-Online-team-coding-updates&p=608478&viewfull=1#post608478) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16778-Online-team-coding-updates&p=611325&viewfull=1#post611325)

Oli Webb recently tested an Oreca 03 LMP2 prototype, taking Project CARS with him for the ride - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-hits-the-track-with-oli-webb/)

You Want More Progress Reports?

For daily progress reports from our busy development team, make sure to check out the all-new progress threads linked below!

Base Coding (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16785-Base-coding-team-progress-thread) | Render Coding (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16775-Render-team-progress-threads) | App/Gameplay Coding (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16772-App-gameplay-coding-team-progress-thread) | Online Coding (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16778-Online-team-coding-updates) | Tools Coding (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16788-Tools-coding-team-progress-thread) | Audio (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16828-Audio-Progress-Thread) | Characters/Animation (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16789-Character-Animation-Team-Progress) | AI (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16771-Physics-and-AI-Code-Progress) | Physics (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases) | UI (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16804-User-Interface-Progress) | Tracks (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?92-pCARS-Track-Development-Progress) | Vehicles (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?33-pCARS-Vehicles) |

Content Previews

Work on the laser-scanned Snetterton track has kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16890-Snetterton)

Likewise, the Mercedes AMG C-Class DTM Coupe is making lots of progress as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16184-2012-Mercedes-AMG-C-Class-Coup%E9-DTM-(WIP)&p=611251&viewfull=1#post611251)

Perran Truran is plugging away on the Lotus 72D Cosworth Formula One car, showing off some spectacular renders to illustrate his progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16843-Lotus-72D-Cosworth-(WIP)&p=604977&viewfull=1#post604977)

James Kett is working his magic on Wisconsin Raceway, adding plenty of new features to the track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9762-Wisconsin-Raceway&p=606567&viewfull=1#post606567)

Gustavo Olivera is making great progress on modeling the 2009 Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16548-2009-Pagani-Zonda-Cinque-Roadster-(WIP)&p=605257&viewfull=1#post605257)

The British Oulton Park track is progressing well in the hands of Tomas Trlica - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16823-Oulton-Park&p=606410&viewfull=1#post606410)

Work on Loire 24 has picked up again as Andreas Moll is busy on the iconic endurance racing venue - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=604385&viewfull=1#post604385)

Michal Beran is busy on Milan GP, adding plenty of new features to the Italian venue - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10846-Milan-GP&p=606149&viewfull=1#post606149)

Matt Clark has been making plenty of progress on the 1988 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth Group A - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6664-1988-Ford-Sierra-RS500-Cosworth-Group-A-(WIP)&p=604910&viewfull=1#post604910)

Meanwhile, Daniel Karlsson & Ralph Hummerich are busy 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-(Alpha1)&p=604722&viewfull=1#post604722)

Another Mercedes legend in the works is the Sauber C9 as JF Bouchard is progressing quickly on the Le Mans winner - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16644-1989-Sauber-C9-Mercedes-(WIP)&p=604594&viewfull=1#post604594)

The Ginetta G55 GT3 is being taken care of by Ricard Machuca as modeling of the exterior nears completion - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(WIP)&p=607494&viewfull=1#post607494)

Plenty of new trackside objects have been added to Azure Coast - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4354-Azure-Coast)

Fixes & Updates

Plenty of cars have been updated to the new Force Feedback topology - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=606753&viewfull=1#post606753)

New version tire models for several cars have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=608110&viewfull=1#post608110) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=607666&viewfull=1#post607666)

LOD work on the 1967 Ford Mk IV continues in the hands of Martin Olivera - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(Alpha1)&p=605207&viewfull=1#post605207)

Plenty of new liveries for the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(Beta2)&p=606976&viewfull=1#post606976)

Suspension animation work on the 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 has been completed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000-(Beta1)&p=607400&viewfull=1#post607400)

New liveries for the 2012 Pagani Huayra are being checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5815-2012-Pagani-Huayra-(Alpha2)&p=609052&viewfull=1#post609052)

Test & Report Feedback

Make sure to regularly check out the newest Car Physics Focus Testing Events and report your feedback! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15314-Car-Physics-Focus-Testing-(CPFT)-Weekly-Announcement-Thread.)

Max Franchelli
19-12-2013, 13:42
Great summary Rob, this has been a productive week

Paul Raymond
04-01-2014, 08:24
Thank you Rob!

Marcel Spuehler
04-01-2014, 09:19
I'm sometimes shocked, that i missed things, even if i'm practicly every day at minimum once on the forum....

Thanks for this perfect weekly backviews...