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Grand Prix 4 Formula One career season 1999

Discussion in 'Forum Games' started by kedy89, Apr 14, 2015.

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  1. kedy89

    kedy89
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    Race Department Formula One career season 1999

    Welcome to the Formula One career Season 1999 presented by RaceDepartment. This game is powered by Grand Prix 4 made by Geoff Crammond & MicroProse.

    Joining:
    You can join whenever there's an empty seat (see the driver lineups further down), giving following information:

    Driver name: (forename) (name)
    Nationality:
    Sponsor type: (qualif) (race)
    First buys:

    Waiting List:
    @Manolis Sigoulakis

    Activity:
    You should make a post after every GP. This can be only your buys for next round, but an additional small statement about the previous race would also be very welcome.
    Making posts like "all money on xxx until I say other" is allowed, however you're still required to make a post after every race (e.g. in form of a post race comment). This is to prevent having ghost drivers in this series.
    An exception to this is if you're on holiday, or have any other reason that prevents you from making buys. Then of course you're not required to post after the races, but please notify your absence beforehand.
    If you fail to post for several races in succession, you'll be removed from your race seat.


    Helmets:
    You're allowed to use your custom helmet. You'll find the things you need to paint one, as well as some short instructions, here: www.mediafire.com
    Send me your painted helmets in .psd format via pm.
    If you want, you can also use a helmet of a real driver. Just tell me which one in this case.
    Liveries won't be updated, simply as that would take too much time.

    Race weekends:
    The races will be simulated with GP4. Every GP has the qualifying and the race. The weather will be set accordingly to the real-life conditions of the respective GP.

    Contracts:
    Negotiations for new contracts will start with about 5 races to go. To receive a renewal from your current team, you should have
    a) reached the objective set by the team, or at least be very close to it, and
    b) have scored at least half of the points that have been necessary to reach the objective.

    The better you're placed in the driver standings, the better the offers that you'll receive will be. When receiving an offer, you have 3 options: accept, decline, or wait. If you get an offer, and decide to wait, don't wait too long, else the team may approach other drivers.

    The length of the contract is 1 year, always.

    Point System:
    Will follow the point system used in the respective F1 season, currently
    1: 10 pts
    2: 6 pts
    3: 4 pts
    4: 3 pts
    5: 2 pts
    6: 1 pt

    Cash System & Rewards:
    Newcomers start with 500$ + 50$ for every missed race in their pockets.
    At the end of a season, every driver is allowed to carry over 1000$ plus the reward for the position in the final standings to the next season. You can decide yourself when you want to start saving money.
    Left over money will be stored in the drivers bank account, which is limited to 1000$
    After half of a season, the drivers in the bottom half of the standings are allowed to use 500$ of their bank account to make buys. This is to give them a chance to close up a bit to the top.
    The WCC reward that the teams get can only be used for teambuys=car upgrades.

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    Sponsors:
    You can choose sponsors (one for quali, one for race) to gain extra money during a race weekend.
    It's allowed to change one sponsor during the season, that means either quali or race, at the cost of the winnings. That means, that if for example you want to change from quali A to quali C, you have to pay 150$, or from race D to race B you have to pay 500$.

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    Market Place:
    Between the GPs, you can buy upgrades for car and/or driver with the earned sponsor money. During a GP, you can't make any buys. You're not allowed to buy (driver)upgrades for your teammate.

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    The skill & variation buys always have to be a multiple of 5/10. This is to make it easier for me to update the performance file.
    BHP and cof values have to be whole numbers.


    Team Objectives:
    Objective.PNG

    Driver Lineup:
    16-4.png

    Standings:
    16-5.PNG

    Race by race results:
    16-6.PNG
    16-7.PNG


    Link to the Wiki
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2015
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  2. kedy89

    kedy89
    Premium Member

    Your sponsors and buys please :)

    Old thread can be locked @Jimlaad43
     
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  3. Aidan Keranen

    Aidan Keranen
    #4 2KF1 Racing RDGPC|LoL/RL Caster@AussieGamingTV Premium Member

    hello
     
  4. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows.. Premium Member

    I'll be in, sponsors and buys later. :thumbsup: @oldwolf

    edit: dat highest cof tho
     
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  5. kedy89

    kedy89
    Premium Member

    Not that much higher than the rest. More impressive is Arrows' low value.
     
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  6. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows.. Premium Member

    that's a shame, my (and Joel's too) engines went to my rival.. :cautious:
    we worked hard on those :D

    e: Aidan, me and Mano still made the Yamaha engines in 1992 :roflmao:
     
  7. sponsor Type D both

    +100QS et 10 RS
     
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  8. All on QS
    Sponsors D and C
     
  9. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

    So who has an open bank?

    Sponsors Quali A, Race C
    Quali skill +80
    Race skill +25

    Team buys soon
     
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  10. Timmieturner12

    Timmieturner12
    Premium Member

    Hey tobi
     
  11. kedy89

    kedy89
    Premium Member

    Noone. As in the last seasons, I've added the bank money to the credit, then put back everything above 1000$ to the bank, then added the WDC rewards.

    Hey Tim :)
     
  12. Timmieturner12

    Timmieturner12
    Premium Member

    +85 Quali Skill
    +10 Race Skill
    Both sponsors: D --> Beat Teammate
     
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  13. Timmieturner12

    Timmieturner12
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    I REALLLLLLLY like that williams car tho.:)
     
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  14. airutonpurosuto8912

    airutonpurosuto8912
    needforspeedgamer

    +30 qualy skill
    +30 race skill
    Sponsor Qualy D and Race A
     
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  15. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows.. Premium Member

    iirc Sir Frank Williams said 1998 and 1999 were the worst liveries the team ever had :D
     
  16. Timmieturner12

    Timmieturner12
    Premium Member

    Wow, personally I think those two are the BEST cars they ever made:D
     
  17. Benutzername

    Benutzername
    Online Martini Racing - Founder and driver

    Team Budget 1200$
    Quali bhp +8 (1200$) (Rami, please confirm)
    0$ left

    My Budget 1100$
    Quali bhp +7 (1050$)
    +5 Quali Skill (50$)
    0$ left

    Edit:
    Sponsors
    Quali A
    Race C
     
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  18. Hello! Can I sign up as a backup, in case a driver departs? :)
     
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  19. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff Premium Member

    Both sponsors: A
    Qualifying skill: 90

    thanks.
     
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  20. mystaaRS

    mystaaRS
    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

    Hi :)

    Buys later, and sponsors too ;)

    Confirmed ;)
     
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