View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2014/2

Rob Prange
16-01-2014, 02:35
2014 is in full swing now and the WMD forums are as busy as ever with plenty of new Project CARS development updates being posted all across the forum.

Scared that you missed some of it? Below's your chance to catch up on the most important updates:

Development News

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has kicked off the new year with several highly-detailed feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=621345&viewfull=1#post621345)

Darren White has posted an update on which new features & improvements are due to be added to the TimeCycle & Weather engine soon - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=623657&viewfull=1#post623657)

While being busy chasing on-track success in the Dubai 24 Hours, our friend Oli Webb has now made it into Project CARS as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17152-characters-Oli-Webb&p=621217&viewfull=1#post621217)

Stephen Viljoen has updated the Project CARS Event Scripting & Configuration overview - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16973-Event-Scripting-amp-Configuration-systems-progress-tracking)

Painting templates for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.8 AMG are now available for download - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=102495&viewfull=1#post102495)

Tim Mann has posted a new update on the Playstation 4 version coding progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16775-Render-team-progress-threads&p=621314&viewfull=1#post621314)

Our new staff member Alexandru Marian updates us on the Xbox One online multiplayer features - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16778-Online-team-coding-updates&p=623815&viewfull=1#post623815)

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 continues to make spectacular-looking progress on the Lotus 72D Formula One car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16843-Lotus-72D-Cosworth-(WIP)&p=621440&viewfull=1#post621440)

Meanwhile, JF Bouchard has been plugging away on another racing legend, the Sauber Mercedes C9 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16644-1989-Sauber-C9-Mercedes-(PreAlpha)&p=620483&viewfull=1#post620483)

Work on the community-designed LMPrototype - PM06a has kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16213-LMPrototype-PM06a-(not-started-yet))

Another car progressing swiftly is the 2012 Mercedes-Benz AMG C Class Coupe DTM - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16184-2012-Mercedes-AMG-C-Class-Coup%E9-DTM-(WIP)&p=623989&viewfull=1#post623989)

Daniel Karlsson is working his interior magic on the 1988 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6664-1988-Ford-Sierra-RS500-Cosworth-Group-A-(PreAlpha)&p=622102&viewfull=1#post622102)

A first version of the 2009 Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster has been exported - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16548-2009-Pagani-Zonda-Cinque-Roadster-(WIP)&p=620456&viewfull=1#post620456)

Luis Barata is making plenty of progress on Brands Hatch - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17119-Brands-Hatch&p=623693&viewfull=1#post623693)

Meanwhile, Jan Pavelko is taking care of another British venue, Snetterton - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16890-Snetterton)

Emirates Kartdrome is making lots of progress as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16293-Emirates-Kartdrome)

Ricardo Machua is busy modeling the Ginetta G40 Junior - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16635-Ginetta-G40-Junior-(WIP)&p=621128&viewfull=1#post621128)

Ralph Hummerich has completed lots of texturing tasks on the Ginetta G55 GT3 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(PreAlpha)&p=620889&viewfull=1#post620889)

Plenty of new details have been added to Milan GP by Michal Beran - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10846-Milan-GP&p=621046&viewfull=1#post621046)

Andreas Moll continues working on Loire 24 as both layouts make plenty of progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=620948&viewfull=1#post620948)

James Kett is now working his magic on Badenring, adding lots of new materials and other great-looking details to the track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3819-Badenring&p=622891&viewfull=1#post622891)

Fixes & Updates

Plenty of liveries for the 2012 Pagani Huayra have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5815-2012-Pagani-Huayra-(Beta1)&p=622601&viewfull=1#post622601)

AO setup and windscreen wiper animations have been added to the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15615-1991-Mercedes-Benz-190E-2.5-16-Evolution-2-DTM-(Beta1)&p=621507&viewfull=1#post621507)

Various LOD tasks have been completed on the LMPrototype RWD P30 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16211-LMPrototype-RWD-P30-(PreAlpha)&p=619669&viewfull=1#post619669)

AO work and cockpit animations have been completed on the 1981 Zakspeed Ford Capri Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(Alpha2)&p=623951&viewfull=1#post623951)

AO work, cockpit animations and damage have been added to the 1967 Ford Mk IV as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(Alpha2)&p=623465&viewfull=1#post623465)

Improved hay bale barriers have been added to Belgian Forest Historic and other historic circuits - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13876-Belgian-Forest-Historic&p=623854&viewfull=1#post623854)

Derby GP & National have received new AIWs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9563-Derby&p=623686&viewfull=1#post623686)

New sounds for the BMW M3 E92 GT2 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16828-Audio-Progress-Thread&p=624060&viewfull=1#post624060)

New flex tires have been checked in for the Lotus 78, Ford Zakspeed Capri, BMW M1 Procar & Lotus 98T - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=619207&viewfull=1#post619207) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=620019&viewfull=1#post620019)

Furthermore, new physics for the BMW Z4 GT3, the M3 GT4 as well as new GT tires have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=623443&viewfull=1#post623443)

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.)

James Brooks
16-01-2014, 03:20
Seems like Project CARS is in real overdrive now! See how many posts in the last 24 hours with updates!

16-01-2014, 10:16
Great update, thanks Rob! seem´s like we´re having a good pace now, many updates and progress everywhere

16-01-2014, 10:24
Thanks Rob

Paul Raymond
24-01-2014, 05:08
Thank you Rob!