View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2012/14

Rob Prange
16-04-2012, 01:46
The past seven days have been as busy as always in here as the development of Project CARS continues to move along in a rapid pace. Just in case you have missed some of what's going on you can find a little recap of the most important topics below.

And if you want to go back even further, the last updates can be found here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4987-These-Weeks-in-Project-CARS-12-12-13).

Development News

Our physics guru A.J. has released a comprehensive update on his work in the physcis thread - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-%29&p=124714&viewfull=1#post124714)

Do you have video editing skills? Then help us create a stunning pCARS video trailer for Gametrailers.com - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5136-pCARS-video-trailer-needed-for-GameTrailers)

An alternate .exe with tweaks to the helmet camera introduced in Build 192 is available - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5146-Build-192-Discussion-(Team-Member-)&p=128182#post128182)

Fixes & Updates

Martin Griffiths has added SMAA via command line switch (including a 15% performance boost in DX11) - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=120927&viewfull=1#post120927)

A hack to fix crashing issues with the Fanatec 722 wheel firmware has been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=128212&viewfull=1#post128212)

Ivo Franic has done an AO pass on the Racer L4-RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?55-Racer-L4-RS-%28Beta1%29&p=124188&viewfull=1#post124188)

Furthermore, the Formula B has received a similar treatment from Ivo - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?60-2011-Formula-B-%28Beta2%29&p=122774&viewfull=1#post122774)

Environment sounds have been added to various tracks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4027-audio-Crowd-environment-sounds&p=122008&viewfull=1#post122008)

The cockpit display of the 2011 BAC Mono has been changed via request from BAC - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2488-2011-BAC-Mono-%28PreAlpha%29&p=125262&viewfull=1#post125262)

Content Previews

Matt Clark & Daniel Carlsson made some great progress on the Caterham SP/300.R - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1558-Caterham-SP-300.R-(WIP)&p=124089&viewfull=1#post124089)

Marlon Nunez has done lots of work on the 3D crowds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?74-characters-crowds&p=121399&viewfull=1#post121399)

Vit Budin has shown off some very impressive previews of the trackside marshall models - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4213-characters-Marshalls&p=120952&viewfull=1#post120952)

The 2012 Formula Rookie is making great progress in the skilled hands of Jaroslav Turna - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4875-2012-Formula-Rookie-%28WIP%29&p=124166&viewfull=1#post124166)

New previews of the 1990 Caper Stock Car include a first look at the car in-game - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(WIP)&p=124671&viewfull=1#post124671)

Andrea Fabris has made lots of progress on Sakitto - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4366-Sakitto&p=124279&viewfull=1#post124279)

The 2011 Asano X4 is nearing feature completion as Casey Ringley has been adding several missing bits - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?39-2011-Asano-X4-Touring-%28Beta2%29&p=125117&viewfull=1#post125117)

Michal Jeschke has done plenty of improvements to the Besos track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4661-Besos&p=125916&viewfull=1#post125916)

Dave Flynn has worked up new trackside trailers & trucks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1783-Track-side-objects-actions&p=125812&viewfull=1#post125812)


JonZ has put together a very interesting comparison of several Anti Aliasing methods in pCARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5014-Anti-Aliasing-Comparison-Chart-%28nvidia%29-the-quest-for-best-rendering.)

perkabrod started a detailed survey among pCARS forum members, fill it out if you haven't already - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5053-Project-CARS-survey-1-Please-fill)

How's pCARS running on your system? Contribute to our performance reference index - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5141-pCARS-performance-reference-data-gathering)

pez2k has released his neat pCARS Custom Skin Organizer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5161-pCARS-Custom-Skin-Organiser-v0.1)

That's it for this week, have fun checking out all the material and make sure to join the discussions yourself!

The links above are for WMD team members only. If you´re a free user and want to follow the development of Project CARS as well as enjoy regular development builds, simply click here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/toolpacks.php) to pick a tool pack and join the fun!

Andy Taylor
16-04-2012, 10:59
Not sure how I missed these these posts after the weeks and hours I spend on here but one of the most useful posts on the entire forums !

Patrick Kulinski
16-04-2012, 18:57
One of the best posts of the week, as usual :)

16-04-2012, 20:55
All the awesome work going on just hammers home I took the wrong career path.

Fernando Pedace
17-04-2012, 00:27
hmmm leaderboard theme wasn't good enough :(

but always a nice list :)

18-04-2012, 14:45
Always good to read as this week resumes :)

But the "12/14" thing its confusing, "2012/14" would be better :p

18-04-2012, 20:54
Such a useful, informative and revealing post as usual highlighting some very impressive work from the dev team, I find the information provided and ability to see the progression week on week truly fascinating.

Rob Prange
19-04-2012, 00:09
But the "12/14" thing its confusing, "2012/14" would be better :p

Agreed :)