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Mt Panorama for RF2?

Discussion in 'Team ORSM' started by David O'Reilly, Oct 19, 2014.

  1. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
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    Open letter to ORSM.
    So guys its now over 6 months and no reply, positive, negative or otherwise.

    What I now think is reasonable, is to say that if you have any objection to your great work being enjoyed in RF2 please tell us.
    If we dont hear any objection we will assume that either ORSM is ok with it, or that the creators of this track are busy and don't mind or that they dont at this stage exist as an entity and as such there is no rights to protect.

    I dont want to seem rude at all or disrespectful, but after this period of time if there was any problems we would have heard.

    Do not hesistate to send me a PM if there is stuff you would rather be said in private.

    David
     
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  2. krunch

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    Yes we still exist :). We just haven't committed to any new modding projects at this time. Whether or not we are still active on this forum has no bearing on our intellectual property and no one has the right to rip our stuff and release it to another game - ever. If anyone needs to contact us our direct information is in our readme files in all our downloads so there is no excuse for not contacting us. Leaving posts or PM's here is no guarantee of getting a message through.

    Personally I'm disappointed with rF2 and I've felt very little motivation to mod for it. That may change but no guarantees. Assetto Corsa is great but with no encryption it's a tough call.

    I appreciate people's enthusiasm for our work and I understand the frustration at not having it in more modern sims - in fact that is what motivated us to start modding the V8's and Bathurst in the first place. The reality is that the time and effort involved is massive. It takes energy and takes you away from other things like family for large chunks of time. You make sacrifices in your life. Then you have to watch as unscrupulous commercial simulator operators simply take your work, pretend it's their own and make money from it (fortunately there are a few decent operators out there who do seek permission). When someone rips it to another game it's the last straw.

    As for legal questions about the V8's and Bathurst - as non-commercial hobby projects my view is that there is no issue of legality over any of it. Many people from V8Supercars have viewed and actively driven our V8's and Bathurst and had no issues at all.

    Don't forget after all our efforts as a modding team (more than 10 years) we've never asked the community for a single cent in return. We shared it all with the sim racing community to play and enjoy and we've never even put up a donate button ;).
     
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  3. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
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    Thank you for the courtesy of a reply.
    I understand your points. I'm sorry that you dont like RF2, thats your call and with your experience you have the right to your view. I dont personally agree with your view and love RF2 but thats an entirely subjective call.
    If you do at some point soften your position and allow someone to convert your track or allow use of an existing conversion please let us know.

    In my opinion along with The Nordschliefe its the best track available.
    There are plans to run a 24 hours on the Nordschliefe later in the year. One day I hope we can run an endurance series that includes the 1000km of Bathurst, the 12 Hours of Bathurst, 24 hours of Le Mans and 24 hours of the Nordschliefe. That would be epic.

    Peace Out
     
  4. jimortality

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    Why does it have to be the ORSM version? Can someone not just do their own? A lot of sims have Bathurst. Anyway what about setting up a donation fund to entice ORSM to do something If it has to be their version.
     
  5. wizzracer

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    Hi Krunch, This is V8Wizzo, Haven't been around for a while, so I dont know who to contact. I created the track for Adelaide with Stuarts help, Will the team give us the permission to convert Stuarts Bathurst to RF2 ? Or can I contact Stuart directly as he is the creator, Thanks mate