View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2012/16

Rob Prange
26-04-2012, 02:51
Lots of stuff has been happening in the WMD forums since the last "This Week in Project CARS" update and as such, the new update below is the biggest one so far.

As usual, you`ll find a quick index of everything that no WMD member should miss out on, we`ve also added a reminder section for long-running topics that members are still very much welcome to contribute to.

And if you want to go back even further, the last updates can be found here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5260-This-Week-in-Project-CARS-2012-14).

Development News

Three Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution models are coming to Project CARS - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/the-mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-comes-to-project-cars/)

Darren White has outlined what's in store for the dynamic time of day system - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=135676#post135676)

Flags will be added to the leaderboards, indicating the use of non-default setups - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2293-Web-leaderboards&p=136671&viewfull=1#post136671)

Our member PetrolHD has secured the Formula Gulf FG1000 license - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5433-FG1000-licence-is-secured)

Work on a full incremental patching system to reduce build download sizes has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5382-Download-only-Build-Deltas&p=134817#post134817)

Fixes & Updates

Support for the Fanatec Clubsport Wheel's RPM light & gear indicator has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=129613&viewfull=1#post129613)

Menu options for the new helmet cam & rolling start have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=130498&viewfull=1#post130498)

Support for SMAA S2X has been added (DirectX11 only) - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=131121&viewfull=1#post131121)

SMAA options have been added to the GUI - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=134281&viewfull=1#post134281)

More mappable controls have been added to the controller options screen - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=135625&viewfull=1#post135625)

LODA & LODB have been added to the Palmer Jaguar JP-LM - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2487-2011-Palmer-Jaguar-JP-LM-(Alpha1)&p=130369&viewfull=1#post130369)

The Asano X4 Touring has been equipped with a physics update and various other tweaks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?39-2011-Asano-X4-Touring-%28Beta2%29&p=128875&viewfull=1#post128875)

Content Previews

Andrea Fabris has added some great looking textures to California Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1432-California-Raceway&p=129893&viewfull=1#post129893)

Lots of new previews show off the progress made to Besos by Michal Jeschke - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4661-Besos&p=129929&viewfull=1#post129929)

The Caterham SP/300.R is making great progress in the hands of our vehicle artists - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1558-Caterham-SP-300.R-(WIP)&p=129874&viewfull=1#post129874)

Lots of new details and LODs are being added to the 2011 BAC Mono - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2488-2011-BAC-Mono-(PreAlpha)&p=129024&viewfull=1#post129024)

David Rezac has been busy working on Belgian Forest, adding new trackside objects, textures & more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1426-Belgian-Forest-Circuit&p=129655&viewfull=1#post129655)

More details are being added to the Caper Stock Car - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(PreAlpha)&p=136074&viewfull=1#post136074)

Sven Moll has added 3D eucalyptus trees to Bathurst - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?823-Bathurst&p=132438&viewfull=1#post132438)

Andrea Fabris has improved two turns at Sakitto with new textures & more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4366-Sakitto&p=129175&viewfull=1#post129175)

Dave Flynn has been working on plenty of trackside trucks - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1783-Track-side-objects-actions&p=131627&viewfull=1#post131627)

Some stunning previews show off Vit Budin's work on the marshal modelling - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4213-characters-Marshalls&p=131355&viewfull=1#post131355)

Simon Reed has been working on several track maps for the HUD - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?774-Track-Maps&p=130828&viewfull=1#post130828)

Vincent Dambreville has started working on the BAC Mono liveries - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5341-2011-BAC-Mono-Liveries)

David Brumla has started equipping Heusden with some very stunning textures - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5323-Heusden&p=130395&viewfull=1#post130395)

Dave Flynn has started working on various pitlane objects - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4767-Pit-Lane-Items&p=136798&viewfull=1#post136798)

Plenty of work has been done to Loire 24 by Andrea Fabris - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=132537&viewfull=1#post132537)


chrisracer has been voted WMD community tester for Fanatec's upcoming Clubsport Wheel - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5304-Thank-you-for-voting)

Cheve, author of the SMAA algorithm explains the different SMAA modes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2035-SMAA-injection&p=129044&viewfull=1#post129044)

Abdellah has released a custom background with the Asano LM11 TDX model - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5455-New-Background-....Asano-LM11)

We`re looking for reference material for 70s & 80s Formula One & stock car style helmets - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5512-Helmets-references-needed)

The Caper Stock Car painting contest has been kicked off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5357-1990-Caper-Stockcar-LIVERY-PAINTING-CONTEST-Rules-Discussion)

Also, remember to participate here

Create a skin for the leaderboard - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2572-Web-leaderboards-skinning)

Check for new polls to vote on in the polls forum - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?51-pCARS-Polls)

Submit your ideas for the Driving School - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2239-Driving-School)

Find good AI settings by using the sliders - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2943-AI-sliders-usage)

Spot corners in which the AI is slow - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2796-Corners-where-you-think-the-AI-are-unusually-slow...)

Contribute to the Performance Reference Index - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5141-pCARS-performance-reference-data-gathering)

Fill out the pCARS member survey - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5053-Project-CARS-survey-1-Please-fill)

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!

28-04-2012, 10:57
I would just like to say that what the designers of the game do, is great
My compliments to all who contribute to it

Thanks guys

Marcel Spuehler
28-04-2012, 11:26
This Weekly News are very Helpfull! Thanks!

Tobias Horn
28-04-2012, 14:13
Thanks for adding a patch-download. This makes playing every build really easy

Steffen Sorensen
28-04-2012, 14:28
This is an easy way to see what's going on right now - and a lot is going on :)

28-04-2012, 14:43
This Weekly News are very Helpfull..thx

and special thx to mention the new video background for Asano LM11 TDX model...;)

Patrick Kulinski
30-04-2012, 22:13
*bump because "This week in Project CARS" is cool*

Martin Wiinholt
07-05-2012, 13:58
bump for same reason -'this week' is my life buoy in this forum :-)