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Rob Prange
26-01-2014, 01:23
January is almost behind us and it has been a very busy month for Project CARS. The last week was no exception as the development continues in full swing on all fronts.

You missed some of what was going on in the forum this week? Below's your chance to catch up on the most important updates:


Development News

Our Creative Director Andy Tudor has posted up the Project CARS Branding Guide, the guide defines Project CARS' style beyond the UI to advertising materials, box art & more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16804-User-Interface-Progress&p=625074&viewfull=1#post625074)

Stephen Viljoen has worked on several trackside camera sets, uploading preview videos to show off the lastest progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?139-replay-cameras&p=627350&viewfull=1#post627350), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?139-replay-cameras&p=627851&viewfull=1#post627851), & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?139-replay-cameras&p=629254&viewfull=1#post629254)

Our Producer Jonny Merritt has updated the Project CARS Milestone list with all the latest scheduling info - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15635-Project-CARS-Scheduling-Production)

The stunning Lotus 72D Formula One car has been exported and is now available for a test drive - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16843-Lotus-72D-Cosworth-(PreAlpha)&p=624777&viewfull=1#post624777)

Kevin Boland has been making some stunning render coding progress regarding lighting & light scattering as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16775-Render-team-progress-threads&p=628969&viewfull=1#post628969)

CAD data for the BMW 320TC WTCC has arrived as work on the car will start soon - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17218-BMW-320TC-WTCC-(not-started-yet))

Nicolas Hamilton continues to provide incredibly detailed feedback blogs on the latest Project CARS builds, don't miss out on his latest ones! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=625062&viewfull=1#post625062)

The Ginetta G55 GT3 joins the long list of paintable cars in Project CARS, grab the painting template now! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=627970&viewfull=1#post627970)

Asymmetric Brake Fade, a new feature for Project CARS physics engine, has been implemented for various cars - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=625223&viewfull=1#post625223)

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

First progress shots of the 2012 Ruf CTR3 have been revealed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17226-2012-Ruf-CTR3-(WIP))

Another upcoming addition is the 1972 Ford Escort RS1600, being taken care of by the skilled hands of Jaroslav Turna - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6662-1972-Ford-Escort-RS1600-(WIP)&p=627703&viewfull=1#post627703)

Work has picked up on Moravia as plenty of new textures and features have been added to the Czech track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10860-Moravia&p=624066&viewfull=1#post624066)

Ricardo Machuca continues to make great progress on the nimble little Ginetta G40 Junior - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16635-Ginetta-G40-Junior-(WIP)&p=626394&viewfull=1#post626394)

JF Bourchard is busy modeling the interior of the Le Mans-winning Sauber Mercedes C9 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16644-1989-Sauber-C9-Mercedes-(PreAlpha)&p=626887&viewfull=1#post626887)

Meanwhile, Matt Clark is plugging away on the interior of 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=625057&viewfull=1#post625057)

Daniel Karlsson has been working on the interior of the 2009 Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16548-2009-Pagani-Zonda-Cinque-Roadster-(WIP)&p=626654&viewfull=1#post626654)

The 2013 Formula C is getting lots of love as both new liveries and plenty of LOD work has been completed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15967-2013-Formula-C-(PreAlpha)&p=624779&viewfull=1#post624779)

Perran Truran has started the LODX modeling work on the 1994 Mclaren F1 road car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16474-1994-McLaren-F1-(PreAlpha)&p=625060&viewfull=1#post625060)

LODX work is also progressing on the 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302R1 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13498-2013-Ford-Mustang-Boss-302R1-(PreAlpha)&p=624903&viewfull=1#post624903)

Loire 24 is getting plenty of attention from several of our track artists, evolving quickly on all fronts - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=629143&viewfull=1#post629143)

Tomas Trlica has been adding lots of trackside objects to the Emirates Kartdrome - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16293-Emirates-Kartdrome&p=625505&viewfull=1#post625505)

Work on the second community-designed LMPrototype, the PM06a, continues - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16213-LMPrototype-PM06a-(WIP)&p=625065&viewfull=1#post625065)

Luis Barata is making lots of excellent progress on Brands Hatch - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17119-Brands-Hatch&p=626576&viewfull=1#post626576)

Texturing & UV mapping work on the Ginetta G55 GT3 has been completed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16314-Ginetta-G55-GT3-(Alpha1)&p=625159&viewfull=1#post625159)

James Kett wrapped up his work on Badenring, adding plenty of great looking bits & pieces to the German venue - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3819-Badenring&p=625066&viewfull=1#post625066)

With Badenring done, James is now focusing his attention on Silverstone - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1935-Northampton&p=628939&viewfull=1#post628939)

Jan Pavelko has completed several tasks at Eifelwald - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7657-Eifelwald&p=626543&viewfull=1#post626543)

Badges & other details have been added to the 2014 Renault Megane RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12733-2014-Renault-Megane-RS-(Alpha1)&p=628866&viewfull=1#post628866)

Fixes & Updates

Miscellaneous mapping & tweaking tasks have been done on the interior of the 2009 Ford Focus RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Beta2)&p=624331&viewfull=1#post624331)

Furthermore, the Ford also has received new sounds (internal, external & AI) - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16828-Audio-Progress-Thread&p=627639&viewfull=1#post627639)

Damage modifiers & cockpit animations have been set up for the 1981 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(Beta1)&p=624642&viewfull=1#post624642)

Windscreen wiper & rain functionality has been added to the 1967 Ford MkIV - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(Beta1)&p=625079&viewfull=1#post625079)

Damage modifiers have also been added to the 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000-(Beta1)&p=625151&viewfull=1#post625151)

Ivo Franic has been doing lots of wheel LOD & AO work on the 1971 Mercedes Benz 300SEL - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?16215-1971-Mercedes-Benz-300SEL-6.8-AMG-(Alpha1)&p=628443&viewfull=1#post628443)

Logic improvements for the Pit 2 Car radio system have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8151-Project-CARS-Pit-Stop-Design&p=628690&viewfull=1#post628690)

Initial physics for the Lotus 72D Formula One Car have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=627540&viewfull=1#post627540)

A new tire for the Caterham R500 & Ariel Atom V8 has been checked in as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=627792&viewfull=1#post627792)

Test & Report Feedback

All members are now asked to help out testing the first batch of career events - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17259-Career-events-testing-and-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.)

Are you a skilled video editor? Then help create an intro video for Project CARS' upcoming Youtube channel - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17281-Attention-Video-Makers-Call-To-Arms!)

TheDoctor46
26-01-2014, 09:49
Thanks Rob :yes: Would've missed those without your news :a22: Now I now why the MP4 has lazy brakes :a21:



Development News

CAD data for the BMW 320TC WTCC has arrived as work on the car will start soon - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17218-BMW-320TC-WTCC-(not-started-yet))

Asymmetric Brake Fade, a new feature for Project CARS physics engine, has been implemented for various cars - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=625223&viewfull=1#post625223)

Content Previews

First progress shots of the 2012 Ruf CTR3 have been revealed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?17226-2012-Ruf-CTR3-(WIP))