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Rob Prange
20-09-2012, 02:10
As usual, our WMD forum has been extremely busy during the last few days. Just in case you missed some of the action, below is a selection of not to be missed developments for you to catch up on.

If you want to go back even further, you can find last week's updates here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9208-This-Week-In-Project-CARS-2012-36)


Development News

Community funding has exceeded 50% of all funds raised for Project CARS as of tonight - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2840-Put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is&p=247169&viewfull=1#post247169)

Work on the 1980 Ford Capri Zakspeed has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-%28WIP%29)

Also, work on the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A has kicked off as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(WIP)&p=243155&viewfull=1#post243155)

Steve Dunn has shared a big progress update on the AI code work - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7765-AI-code-updates&p=245229#post245229)

Mihal Rehacek has made great progress with the on-going multiplayer work as a new screenshot shows - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6438-Multiplayer-road-to-MP-Quick-Race&p=242008&viewfull=1#post242008)

Our physics guru Andrew Weber has released a big progress update on the new tire model that is now in development testing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-)&p=246364&viewfull=1#post246364)

An experimental version of the clear2 lighting setting has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=241328&viewfull=1#post241328)

Mike Laskey has made some great progress on the Xbox 360 version as both leaderboards and ghost racing are now functional on the console - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7866-Ancillary-multiplayer-tech&p=246791&viewfull=1#post246791)

Fixes & Updates

New crowds have been added to Memphis - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9235-Crowds-Memphis-placement)

A crash issue has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=245298#post245298)

A new AIW for Eifelwald has been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7657-Eifelwald&p=243433#post243433)

A car setup loading issue has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=243312#post243312)

Content Previews

JF Bouchard has added working pop-up headlights to the 1981 BMW M1 Procar - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8167-1981-BMW-M1-Procar-(PreAlpha)&p=241639&viewfull=1#post241639)

Monterey continues to get equipped with plenty of new trackside objects and other details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4631-Monterey&p=242906&viewfull=1#post242906)

Some cool new buildings with proper night lighting have been added to Azure Circuit - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6809-Azure-Circuit&p=246200&viewfull=1#post246200)

Eifelwald continues to take shape as our busy track team is adding new improvements and details on a daily basis - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7657-Eifelwald&p=242350&viewfull=1#post242350)

New marshall huts and other details have been added to Belgian Forest Circuit - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1426-Belgian-Forest-Circuit&p=246853#post246853)

Other

halcyon has released "Never Stop", a stunning new Project CARS video trailer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?220-Youtube-videos&p=246180&viewfull=1#post246180)

miagi has put together a great and very detailed compendium on chase cameras - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9287-miagis-Chase-Camera-Compendium-No-Discussion&p=243194&viewfull=1#post243194)

We`ve appointed three Community Ambassadors as reward for their work in the forum - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9269-First-Community-Ambassadors-Appointed)

..also, don't forget:

Submit your car & track wishes for the weekly hotlap competitions - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7012-Hotlap-Events-Post-Car-amp-Track-Suggestions-Here)

To participate in the timer test - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8102-Timer-Test-Update)

Test all the recently added content - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6001-sorted-list-inside-What-has-changed-recently-What-should-I-test)

Help collect press articles on pCARS from the web - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1727-Press-Articles-on-Project-CARS-WMD)

Help collect vehicle stats data - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8399-pCARS-Vehicle-Stats-Collection)



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!

ZiggyUK
20-09-2012, 02:14
Ah thanks Rob, love these summaries.

halcyon
20-09-2012, 05:45
Ah thanks Rob, love these summaries.

+1 Thanks for taking the time.

KAMPFBIBER81
20-09-2012, 13:31
Hi Rob

Thanks again for those threads, really valuable.

I just have a suggestion after farting around in other forums (Especially German/Non-English ones). First I thougt about translating this post in german, but that makes no sense because you used clear and "simple" english words that should be translatable with Google. My suggestion would be to announce "This Week in Project CARS" by yellow banner.

I just observe that some guys don't get every important info because they struggle with the language and this forum becomes bigger and bigger. So for non-frequent users that would help to stay informed.

Jeff Eckert
20-09-2012, 13:32
Big Thanks Rob :)

Assiemodis
22-09-2012, 16:36
thanks for the summaries Rob. :)

Not sure if this is the right place for it.
But I experience in this week build that the game chrash when alt-tab out of the the game on the moment you try to go back to the game.
Didn't had this before anyone else have same thing?

iCrZ
22-09-2012, 19:44
Thanks Rob ! :a45: