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Rob Prange
09-05-2012, 01:27
The past few days on the WMD forum have been highly eventful as we have announced an exciting new partnership, shown off plenty of new content and much more.

Just in case you missed some of the news during week there's a 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?5564-This-Week-in-Project-CARS-2012-16).


Development News

Slightly Mad Studios & Pagani have announced a partnership that will see three Paganis being included in Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5812-Slightly-Mad-Studios-amp-Pagani-Announce-Partnership)

Stepan Vondrak has released a major update on the multiplayer progress - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5614-Multiplayer-progress-update)

Our physics guru Andrew Webber has written up a very comprehensive posting on the Force Feedback work - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-%29&p=141317&viewfull=1#post141317)

Darren White has shown off first previews of the wet road particle effects - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=142634&viewfull=1#post142634)

Furthermore, Darren has released a detailed task list for the changes & features coming to the time cycle & weather system - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5549-Career-Calendar-Outline&p=147208#post147208)

A new version of the Career Design Document has been posted by Andy Tudor - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5549-Career-Calendar-Outline&p=147208#post147208)

We`ve received some great feedback from the Briggs Automotive Company regarding the virtual version of the BAC Mono - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4030-2011-BAC-Mono-Art-Discussion&p=140206&viewfull=1#post140206)

Fixes & Updates

A first version of the in-helmet sound has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5484-In-helmet-sound&p=137132&viewfull=1#post137132)

Damage deformations have been added to the Caterham Superlight R500 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?59-Caterham-Superlight-R500-%28Beta1%29&p=137593&viewfull=1#post137593)

The kerb sound levels have been boosted - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5436-Kerb-rumble-sounds&p=137141&viewfull=1#post137141)

Simon Reed has added several track new maps to the HUD - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?774-Track-Maps&p=140290&viewfull=1#post140290)

Driver animations have been updated on the 125cc & 250cc Karts - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1918-Shifter-Kart-250cc-quot-SuperKart-quot-%28Alpha1%29&p=141133&viewfull=1#post141133) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?95-Shifter-Kart-125cc-(Alpha1)&p=141130&viewfull=1#post141130)

Casey Ringley has been working on the suspension animation of the Palmer Jaguar JP-LM - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2487-2011-Palmer-Jaguar-JP-LM-%28Beta1%29&p=142226&viewfull=1#post142226)

Stepan Vondrak has updated the Master Server, adding support for dedicated servers & more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5846-Master-Server-updated)

Content Previews

Lots of polishing work has been done to the Caper Stock Car, including new textures & fixes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(Alpha1)&p=142173&viewfull=1#post142173)

Dave Flynn has progressed on creating pit lane items including tyre trolleys & pit lane stands - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4767-Pit-Lane-Items&p=140594&viewfull=1#post140594)

The 2012 Formula Rookie car is progressing really well in the skilled hands of Jaroslav Turna - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4875-2012-Formula-Rookie-(WIP)&p=142349&viewfull=1#post142349)

David Brumla has updated Heusden with new curbs & more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5323-Heusden&p=137921&viewfull=1#post137921)

Our vehicle team is making great progress with the Caterham SP-300.R as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1558-Caterham-SP-300.R-(WIP)&p=141059&viewfull=1#post141059)

Vit Budin has shown off new previews of the marshall modelling work - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4213-characters-Marshalls&p=138492&viewfull=1#post138492)

Dave Flynn has added new water-filled barriers to the list of dynamic props - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3961-CARS-Dynamic-Prop-Objects&p=141393&viewfull=1#post141393)

Andreas Moll has started what will be a fairly comprehensive overhaul of Anhalt - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4516-Anhalt&p=140628&viewfull=1#post140628)

Work on the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-%28WIP%29&p=141666&viewfull=1#post141666)

Lots of new features & trackside objects have been added to Harrison Pike Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5801-Harrison-Pike-Raceway)

Vit Budin has shown off first previews of the 80s helmet - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5792-characters-80-helmet&p=146632&viewfull=1#post146632)

Current Polls - Please Vote!

What download method are you using? Vote Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5782-Which-download-method-are-you-using)

Which kind of oval type would you like to see included in Project CARS? Vote Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5844-What-Type-of-Ovals-Are-You-Interested-in-V2)

Which car & track combination should be run in next week's hotlap event? Vote Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6005-Hotlap-Event-Week-19-20-Vote-Now)

Other

Fanatec is making good progress with a new driver version that will fix the centering spring bug - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1910-Fanatec-wheels-feedback-thread&p=140248&viewfull=1#post140248)

Our member Barracuda has collected some of the most posted wishes and suggestions and their status for easy reference - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4763-Collection-of-Wishes-and-Suggestions)

Furthermore, he has also put together a handy list of content that was recently updated in the latest builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6001-sorted-list-inside-What-has-changed-recently-What-should-I-test)

Also, remember to participate here

Submit a skin to the Caper Stock Car Painting Contest - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5358-1990-Caper-Stockcar-LIVERY-PAINTING-CONTEST-Submissions-%28NO-DISCUSSIONS-HERE!%29)

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!

Martin Wiinholt
24-05-2012, 19:36
Bump :a11:

David Montoya
25-05-2012, 14:59
Yes we want the new "this week in pCars"!

Gethema
26-05-2012, 11:51
I guess the devs are busy creating more awesome stuff for us to enjoy, let's be patient, I'm sure the next update is just around the corner ;)