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Caterham Academy Class @ Croft - Fri 18th June

Discussion in 'rFactor 2 Racing Club & Leagues' started by Stuart Thomson, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

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    Servername: RACEDEPT CATS
    Mod: Caterham v1.75
    Class: Academy class
    Track: Croft
    Day/Night: Day
    Event start: 19.00 GMT
    Practice: 20 mins (before first race only)
    Qualification: 3 laps superpole (before Race 1 only - I will be testing the top 8 grid reversals process for Race 2)
    Warmup: 5 min (extended to allow for Grid reversals before Race 2)
    Race: 2 x 25 min races
    Note1: Click here to read the password and golden rules!
    Note2: The password for the mod will be passed via PM after a sign up post has been made if you have not driven the mod before.
    Note3: RD Caterham Skinpack v1.4 - Download here
    Note4: If you want to use one of the add-on skins above, for simplicity's sake, please buy and use the "Roadsport -> Academy Racer" vehicle (purple "00"), and then drop the skins in the 'rFactor\GameData\Vehicles\Caterham\Academy\skins' folder. You will then be able to choose the skins via the skin chooser. Go here to see a "how-to": http://forum.racedepartment.com/rfactor/28755-how-use-skins-function-rfactor.html
     
  2. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    Entry List
    1. Stuart Thomson
    2. Chris Heller
    3. Ron Attwood
    4. Hans Sneep
    5. Jeffrey Watkins
    6. Lee Palmer
    7. Edgar Herrero
    8. Nigel Atkins
    9. Julien Luca
    10. Driver
    11. Driver
    12. Driver
    13. Driver
    14. Driver
    15. Driver
    16. Driver
    17. Driver
    18. Chris Butcher
    19. Ivo Simons
    20. Ross McGregor
    21. Gary Lennon
     
  3. Not gonna miss that :D just need the PW for the mod
     
  4. Sorry, but I'll be there. :tongue:
     
  5. Hans Sneep

    Hans Sneep
    Premium Member

    Me to
     
  6. I will try it again, pls!
     
  7. sign me up stu
     
  8. Has anyone tried this track yet? Because for me it's a mess! I'll nip and get a screenshot.
     
  9. GRAB_003.jpg

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    GRAB_005.jpg
     
  10. Kris Vickers

    Kris Vickers
    Hardware Staff

    Ron, hi mate. I made this track

    What you need to do is set your texture detail to 'Full' to stop this.

    If your interested, its because i havn`t saved mipmaps into the textures, so rF renders it all funny, unless you have details set to full on JUST the texture detail setting.

    Apparently, its about a 5-10FPS hit at my track.

    Sorry for the inconvenience ;)
     
  11. I'll have a go. :)
    I also have an, in my opinion, improved cam file which I modified to give a larger FOV, with a better angle. You can clearly see who is alongside, and both front wheels are visible allowing you to be more precise and faster. Also, since these cars are a little slower than most, the wider FOV gives a better sense of speed, and I've found I can pick braking points far better than with the older version. I will email to anyone interested.
     
  12. Sign me up please. Had a horrible time last time i tried these hoping for better this time. Love this track that Kris has made its fantastic :).

    Toby I would like to try your cam file if possible :)
     
  13. Thanks for the reply Kris. I have now got everything on FULL and AF 8. Trees and track have sorted themselves out but the grass is still puce green! Is that WIP? Makes me feel quite queasy. :sorry:
     
  14. Kris Vickers

    Kris Vickers
    Hardware Staff

    Glad its OK now. Honestly though, i hadn`t planned on changing the grass colour at all, as your the first one to mention it looking abit crap.
    The first revision was abit too light and 'washed out' looking, so i went for a darker grass.

    If it doesn`t look like the attached pic, then something is still wrong somewhere. If it does, do you really not like the colour?
    If not, does anybody else feel the same way? Does the grass need changing?
    Sorry for hijacking..... any feedback please PM to save this thread being clogged with Croft feedback, cheers :cool:
     

    Attached Files:

  15. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    For what it's worth Kris, it looks totally fine on my pc, exactly like the pic you attached.
     
  16. Tim Ling

    Tim Ling
    It's a million-to-1 chance, but it just might work Premium Member

    Add me to the list please.

    And I'd like to try your file too please Toby
     
  17. If you want my file please PM me with your email address so I can send it to you, I haven't got an uploading account. :)
     
  18. Here is what my improved cam file does (see onboard footage):
     
  19. Improved? :confused:
     
  20. Alright, altered.