• Racing is not a matter of life and death. It's much more important than that!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. There's no such thing as a stupid question.

do you race in the dark or light ?

Discussion in 'RACE 07 - Official WTCC Game' started by Gaz, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. in the dark

    24 vote(s)
    30.8%
  2. in the light

    53 vote(s)
    67.9%
  3. other (please post more info)

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  1. Gaz

    Gaz
    PSN: GazCBG Premium

    Messages:
    3,319
    Ratings:
    +129
    Do you race in the Dark (Night) or in the Light and or artificial light ?

    I normally race in the light under artificial light
     
  2. Damian Henderson

    Damian Henderson

    Messages:
    2,550
    Ratings:
    +28
    In the Dark :D
     
  3. Craig Hume

    Craig Hume

    Messages:
    727
    Ratings:
    +53
    Must be in the dark. Less distractions. And i need all the help i can get :)
     
  4. Joule413

    Joule413

    Messages:
    82
    Ratings:
    +0
    I usually race in some light, but not too much. If it's completly dark I get distracted by how much the screen is lighting up the room. Makes my eyes hurt after a while :p
    I need some light in order to race properly...unless it's a rainy race because then the screen won't show so many bright colors, so then it won't feel like I'm trying to race while staring right into a light bulb :p

    But I do like to race in the dark. Feels nice. Especially in the cockpit view in night or rain races. Cosy :)
     
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Ratings:
    +0
    I got a Lava Lamp, its not very bright so it dosen't affect my eyes that much.

    If its a Night Race in game, then i'll turn it off as it gives a little bit of glare.
     
  6. Josh Healy

    Josh Healy

    Ratings:
    +0
    Depends on whats on :)
     
  7. Nathan Aljoe

    Nathan Aljoe

    Messages:
    99
    Ratings:
    +1
    Always race in a lit room. Concentrating on a VDU in the dark is v bad for eyes
     
  8. Jeroen van Toorn

    Jeroen van Toorn

    Messages:
    416
    Ratings:
    +0
    Y've always got the lights just a little lit. If i don't i get kinda tired after a short while. (Got my screen verry bright)
     
  9. Alen Pecanin

    Alen Pecanin

    Messages:
    462
    Ratings:
    +22
    I race in dark, because then I can be 1 with the pc and the sim lol.. if I race in the light I race with some speakers besides my screen. and I dont want to look in a cockpit when racing while Im watching my speakers O_o
     
  10. Ries Notenboom

    Ries Notenboom

    Messages:
    584
    Ratings:
    +0
    In the light, otherwise my eyes start bleeding and everything turns Red.
     
  11. Damian Henderson

    Damian Henderson

    Messages:
    2,550
    Ratings:
    +28
    Haha,

    I guess your not a vampire like some of us then :D
     
  12. Luke Chard-Maple

    Luke Chard-Maple

    Messages:
    45
    Ratings:
    +5
    hmmm... this always varies for me but i dont mind either way!
     
  13. Manuel Abel

    Manuel Abel

    Messages:
    143
    Ratings:
    +0
    In the dark with my earphones when wife already fast asleep :)
    (i use sequential gear shifting cause h-shifting clicks wakes her up...)
     
  14. Jacek Kozlowski

    Jacek Kozlowski

    Ratings:
    +0
    i always prefer driving sims in dark,that way i can focuse more on track..
     
  15. Jason Parks

    Jason Parks

    Ratings:
    +0
    Darkness apart from a small lamp behind me, better concentration that way......
     
  16. Jon Trotter

    Jon Trotter

    Messages:
    206
    Ratings:
    +0
    Relative darkness for me.

    If during the day I normally drive with the curtains closed so I don't have the sunlight glaring off the screen as the windows are south-facing.

    If driving at night I normally drive with the spot light at the opposite end of the room turned on, or the tv also at the opposite end of the room turned on so that I have a bit of background light in the room as otherwise I get tired quickly and lose concentration.
     
  17. Rob Goldthorpe

    Rob Goldthorpe
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Messages:
    3,148
    Ratings:
    +1
    I have to play with some sort of light source, otherwise my eyes bleed. Plus I can't find my coffee anyother way :D
     
  18. Stefan Gunnersen

    Stefan Gunnersen

    Ratings:
    +0
    Watching the screen in total darkness is not really pleasant. All the light is annoying to the eyes, well mine anyway. But too much bright light just around the screen is also not good. I prefer to have a lamp lit in the background so that the whole room is properly lit.

    However, direct sunshine is BAD!
     
  19. Darren Johnston

    Darren Johnston

    Messages:
    36
    Ratings:
    +0
    In the dark. Alot less distractions and easier for me to get faster lap times.
     
  20. Jamie Ralfs

    Jamie Ralfs

    Messages:
    255
    Ratings:
    +10
    I prefer a well lit room, as staring unblinkingly into a screen, when your trying to race, in a dark room, with only your monitor giving out light....
    Bad for your eyes.

    Regards