View Full Version : This Week In Project CARS 2014/1

Rob Prange
07-01-2014, 02:34
2014 is here and our development team is back in full swing, starting off what will be a very exciting year for Project CARS.

Just in case you missed what has been going on during the holidays and the first few days of the new year, make sure to catch up on everything important below:

Development News

Our Producer Jonny Merritt has outlined a list of all tracks planned for the release version and following DLCs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17004-Locations-and-Tracks-for-Release)

Andy Tudor continues to make spectacular progress on Project CARS' user interface - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16804-User-Interface-Progress&p=617396&viewfull=1#post617396)

The race weekend format for the Rookie & Semi-Pro Prototype series have been outlined by Stephen Viljoen - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16989-Prototypes-design-Rookie-amp-Semi-Pro-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format&p=612323&viewfull=1#post612323)

James Boulton is making great progress on the pit stop animation sequencing as shown off in a new preview - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16788-Tools-coding-team-progress-thread&p=613321&viewfull=1#post613321)

Our Physics & Handling Consultant Ben Collins was very busy during the holidays, providing us with two highly-detailed feedback blogs on various cars - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=616603&viewfull=1#post616603)

Steve Dunn & Chris Ferrario are making plenty of progress on the AI work as outlined in new updates - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16771-Physics-and-AI-Code-Progress&p=614949&viewfull=1#post614949)

Detail work on the Time of Day & Weather System continues as our Art Director Darren White has grouped all pCARS tracks according to their climate zone - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=618707&viewfull=1#post618707)

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

Perran Truran is making stunning progress on the Lotus 72D Cosworth Formula One car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16843-Lotus-72D-Cosworth-(WIP)&p=616868&viewfull=1#post616868)

Modelling work on the Ginetta G40 Junior has kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16635-Ginetta-G40-Junior-(WIP))

Work on the 1972 Ford Escort RS1600 has started as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6662-1972-Ford-Escort-RS1600-(WIP))

The British Oulton Park track is making rapid progress, aided by laser-scan data - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16823-Oulton-Park&p=616676&viewfull=1#post616676)

Andreas Moll is plugging away on the Loire 24 track, resulting in plenty of progress on the French endurance racing venue - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=614983&viewfull=1#post614983)

A first version of Brands Hatch was recently added to the development builds as further work on the track has already kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17008-Brands-Hatch-Progress)

Daniel Karlsson & Ralph Hummerich continue working their magic on the Ginetta G55 GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(PreAlpha)&p=617299&viewfull=1#post617299)

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=615074&viewfull=1#post615074)

Modeling on the 1988 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth Group A continues in the skilled hands of Matt Clark - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6664-1988-Ford-Sierra-RS500-Cosworth-Group-A-(PreAlpha)&p=617729&viewfull=1#post617729)

Jan Pavelko is making plenty of progress on the trackside assets for Snetterton - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16890-Snetterton&p=619000&viewfull=1#post619000)

UV mapping of 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=613420&viewfull=1#post613420)

James Kett has added wet weather materials and plenty of other features to Wisconsin Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9762-Wisconsin-Raceway&p=613417&viewfull=1#post613417)

Likewise, Michal Beran is working his magic on Milan with plenty of great-looking new details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10846-Milan-GP&p=618530&viewfull=1#post618530)

Fixes & Updates

LOD & cockpit work on the 1967 Ford Mk IV has been completed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(Alpha2)&p=612619&viewfull=1#post612619)

LOD wheel work on the RWD P30 LMPrototype - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16211-LMPrototype-RWD-P30-(PreAlpha)&p=619051&viewfull=1#post619051)

Alpha1 driver animations have been added for the 1971 Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.8 AMG - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?71-animation-drivers&p=612389&viewfull=1#post612389)

LOD work on the 1991 Mercedes Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 DTM has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15615-1991-Mercedes-Benz-190E-2.5-16-Evolution-2-DTM-(Beta1)&p=619035&viewfull=1#post619035)

Test & Report Feedback

Help us to collect data on racing series that can be featured in Project CARS' career mode - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16990-Career-Championships-amp-Race-weekend-Format-Various-series-info-pool)

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.)

Patrick Kulinski
07-01-2014, 17:09
Thanks Rob! :)

Mohammed El Gueriri
07-01-2014, 20:02
Thank you Rob! This thread makes keeping up all the posts at WMD Forum much easier for me!

Patrik Marek
08-01-2014, 02:22
yeah, great job on gathering the information! quite a few things that I missed :D