View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2012/20+21

Rob Prange
28-05-2012, 01:02
The past two weeks here at WMD have been as busy as ever, including the usual exciting mix of new content previews, important development milestones and lots of great community interaction.

Just in case you missed some of the stuff happening in all departments of development and this busy community of ours, you can find a little recap of the most important stuff below.

And if you want to go back even further, the last updates can be found here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6020-This-Week-in-Project-CARS-2012-18).

Development News

Project CARS has raised more than one million Euro of community funding - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-raises-more-than-e1-000-000/)

Support for tweakable Force Feedback config files has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6198-The-FFB-parameter-tweaking-thread)

To go along with that, the first draft of Andrew Webber's Force Feedback Guide has been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-%29&p=154674&viewfull=1#post154674)

Stepan Vondrak has released the "Road to Multiplayer Quick Race" plan, showing the tasks that need to be completed for the first multiplayer features to kick off - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6438-Multiplayer-road-to-MP-Quick-Race)

Furthermore, Stepan has also posted another multiplayer-related update - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5614-Multiplayer-progress-update&p=160351&viewfull=1#post160351)

Mark Adams has posted a little update to answer the many Nürburgring Nordschleife requests - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2220-List-of-Tracks-in-Project-CARS&p=153193&viewfull=1#post153193)

Our member PLM5 has come up with a great new overcast lighting setting using the TweakIT tool that has now been included in the latest builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4870-TweakIt-Lighting-WIPs-WTC-Files&p=158947&viewfull=1#post158947)

Fixes & Updates

An UI issue has been fixed within the TweakIt tool - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4320-TweakIt-Tutorials&p=157361&viewfull=1#post157361)

The track cutting issues at Badenring Historic have been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6267-Build-216-Discussion-Team-Member&p=157993&viewfull=1#post157993)

Simon Reed has added track maps for various circuits - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?774-Track-Maps&p=158824&viewfull=1#post158824)

Speed-sensitive FOV sliders have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=158797&viewfull=1#post158797)

Lots of tasks have been performed in preperation of the multiplayer & ghost racing modes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes/page24)

Doug Arnao has checked in a new AIW for Sakitto - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4366-Sakitto&p=158909#post158909)

Updated load curves for the Formula A sounds have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6254-Formula-A-looses-engine-sound&p=160484#post160484)

Content Previews

Sakitto continues to come together, including new paddock objects, reworked kerbs and much more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4366-Sakitto&p=153678&viewfull=1#post153678)

Mihal Jeschke continues to do major work at Besos as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4661-Besos&p=153333&viewfull=1#post153333)

Work on the Caterham Classic has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1557-Caterham-Classic-%28WIP%29)

Vincent Dambreville has created some very stunning liveries for the BAC Mono - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4030-2011-BAC-Mono-Art-Discussion&p=149978&viewfull=1#post149978)

Jan Frischkorn has started adding the community-painted Caper Stock Car liveries to the game - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3823-1990-Caper-Stock-Car-(Alpha1)&p=158839&viewfull=1#post158839)

Ralph Hummerich has added plenty of great-looking underbody details to the Caterham SP/300.R - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1558-Caterham-SP-300.R-(WIP)&p=160124&viewfull=1#post160124)

Mihal Jeschke has made very good progress with the Porsche curves area at loire 24 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1999-Loire-24&p=150459&viewfull=1#post150459)

The 2012 Formula Rookie is nearing completition in the hands of our busy vehicle arts team - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4875-2012-Formula-Rookie-(WIP)&p=157400&viewfull=1#post157400)

Vit Budin has made great progress with the stock car helmet as first previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5793-characters-stock-car-helmet&p=160562&viewfull=1#post160562)

Furthermore, Vit has also been busy modeling the 70s helmet - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5791-characters-70-helmet&p=157514&viewfull=1#post157514)

Lots of progress has been made to the Harrison Pike Raceway, including first-ever night previews - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5801-Harrison-Pike-Raceway&p=159383&viewfull=1#post159383)

Michal Beran & Tomas Trlica have started building the Memphis Oval - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6426-Memphis-Oval&p=160703&viewfull=1#post160703)

David Rezac has continued working on Belgian Forest as new previews show - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1426-Belgian-Forest-Circuit&p=160696&viewfull=1#post160696)

Dave Flynn has been busy adding more and more trackside & pitlane objects - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1783-Track-side-objects-actions/page3)

The interior of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 continues to come together - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(WIP))

Gustavo Oliviera has shown off plenty of stunning Pagani Huayra previews - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5815-2012-Pagani-Huayra-(WIP)&p=158640&viewfull=1#post158640)

Current Polls - Please Vote!

Cast your vote in the Stock Car Livery painting contest - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6377-Caper-Stock-Car-Livery-contest-Vote-Now!!)


Lukas Macedo has created a nifty little tool to edit the FFB profile .xmb files - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6198-The-FFB-parameter-tweaking-thread)

benobro has created an easy to use poll site where you can enter and vote for your favorite cars to be included in pCARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6376-Poll-Cars-you-want-to-see-in-game)

Colargol59 has released joint map templates for several cars to assist our busy painting community - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6076-PARTS-amp-JOINTS-MAPS)

Abdellah has created a cool Ayrton Senna menu background that is now available for download - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6501-New-Ayrton-Senna-Lotus-Background-In-Pcars....)

Also, remember to participate here

Check out the weekly Hotlap Competition and vote for next week's pairing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?85-Weekly-Hot-Lap-Contests)

Help tweaking the FFB files - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6198-The-FFB-parameter-tweaking-thread/)

Submit your ideas on how to use the WiiU controller - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2530-WiiU-Controller)

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!

Patrick Kulinski
28-05-2012, 14:26
Ah, I already have been waiting for that :) thanks Rob!

29-05-2012, 07:21
Awesome work Rob thanks! Single most helpful thread series for me on the forums! :)

Matt Woodroof
31-05-2012, 20:25
Brilliant thread as usual.

Excuse my ignorance, but what is an AIW though?!

Alejandro Gorgal
31-05-2012, 20:34
Excuse my ignorance, but what is an AIW though?!

Im not 100% sure but I believe it's the racing line AI cars use to get around the track.

01-06-2012, 06:10
AIW = Artificial Intelligence Waypoint. I think.

Yannick Willame
01-06-2012, 06:24
Great overview, especially when you just joined the WMD-pCARS community!

thank you