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A little bit of feedback on the Karts

Discussion in 'Stock Car Extreme' started by Alex Sawczuk, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Alex Sawczuk

    Alex Sawczuk
    Reiza Studios Premium Member

    I'm fine tuning the AI for the release patch and a little feedback on the kind of times people are able to do would help me.

    I'm looking for direct drive laptimes only please at any of the layouts.

    Thanks.
     
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  2. Jake Adams

    Jake Adams
    Premium Member

    Did a quick test and race. Not a lot of time on these but it is a lot of fun.
    Testing and race at Granja4 direct drive kart.
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    Hope this helps
     
  3. Alex Sawczuk

    Alex Sawczuk
    Reiza Studios Premium Member

    cool, I need lap times from a few layouts to see what level people are at really across the range.
     
  4. I was trying Interlagos Kart 3. My laptimes have been somewhere between 28.2 and 29 secs. It fit quite well with the AI at the standard level.

    But I recognized that the AI has some problems taking into account blue flags e.g. in the qualifying. They give full throttle although they are in the out lap and I'm on the fast lap. Plus sometime at the start (before the 3rd turn) some karts are flying into the air due to crashes :D Not sure what kind of thing that is :p

    Hope that helped a bit!

    Cheers

    p.s.: Big thank you for your really nice work!
     
  5. After 50 laps on Interlagos 3, i got a 27.954 with a possible 2 more tenths to be found.
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2013
  6. Justin Swan

    Justin Swan
    RD-DVLC

    I noticed considerable handling differences depending on the driving views.
     
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  7. Alex Sawczuk

    Alex Sawczuk
    Reiza Studios Premium Member

    It's all in your head trust me... I can't drive the karts with bodywork cause I can't see the front wheels, the physics are identical though :)
     
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  8. Another 50 Laps done on interlagos 2, 49.682 with a possible 3 more tenths to be found.
     
  9. It is identical but different, i can catch it far better in hood view, cockpit however im faster with.
     
  10. Another 50 Laps done on interlagos 1, 50.224 with a possible 1-2 more tenths to be found.
     
  11. Renato Simioni

    Renato Simioni
    Reiza Studios

    Just to let everyone know that there is a substantial update to the kart physics & AI in line for the official release.

    In the meantime, you might want to adjust the realfeelplugin.ini settings for improved / more informative FFB with the karts to the following settings (on the bottom of the file):

    [kart1]
    MaxForceAtSteeringRack=340.000000
    SteeringDamper=11500.000000
    FFBMixerRealFeelPercent=100.000000
    FrontGripEffect=0.200000
    SmoothingLevel=0
    Kf=10000.000000
    Ks=4.000000
    A=1.000000
    Kr=8.000000
    [kart2]
    MaxForceAtSteeringRack=350.000000
    SteeringDamper=11500.000000
    FFBMixerRealFeelPercent=100.000000
    FrontGripEffect=0.200000
    SmoothingLevel=0
    Kf=10000.000000
    Ks=4.000000
    A=1.000000
    Kr=8.000000

    Also make sure to keep your steering rotation within 180º-270º (180º is the realistic setting).
     
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  12. I found cut rules to be too relaxed as i gained 2-5 secs sometimes going straight over corners (by accident), Also i moved my mouse watching AI but then could not get my mouse curser to show again, maybe the default setting for this could be left unbound?
     
  13. what was the correct steering settings for the kart?
     
  14. For the controls, check whatever you have chosen for free look cockpit mouse movement, or something like it. Might be the "-" key.
     
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  15. Here are some of my race times, keep in mind I am not that good at sim racing.
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    I think this was the interlagos 2 track
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2013
  16. 180
     
  17. did that, and steering lock, for me lowest at 10 felt the best...?
     
  18. For the first time ever when Sim racing I'm experiencing motion sickness driving these Karts!
    It is my first time driving Karts in Sims, so I think I'm not used yet to the insane handling speed. Maybe I can have a go at the head-movement parameters.
    AI @ 100% seems quite difficult, but in a full field of AI @ 100% (22 karts) I'm driving around the 17th time, so I still have to find a few tenths.
     
  19. Alex Sawczuk

    Alex Sawczuk
    Reiza Studios Premium Member

    I run head movement right down at 25% or I get motion sickness real quick too.

    Where exactly can you cut hugely btw?
     
  20. When is the offical release going to be?

    And where is that file located, which folder.. for the kart settings?

    And the game is AWSOME!!!!*

    Never mind found it..
     
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