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Featured rF2: Autodromo di Mores Updated to V1.6

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by Paul Jeffrey, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

    Paul Jeffrey
    Sim Racing News Editor Staff Member Premium Member

    Autodromo di Mores v1.6 Update.jpg
    Image Space Incorporated have released a substantial update to the Mediterranean themed racetrack, Autodromo di Mores.

    Version 1.6 brings a number of updates and enhancements to the original circuit, including a thorough reworking of the AIW aimed at providing a better offline racing experience, updated balancing of the track colours and new 4K textures.

    Other changes for version 1.6 include fixes for occasional floating shadows within the pit area and misplaced track cut warnings.

    Version 1.6 is available to download now.

    • TDF updated to actual standards
    • New HD Track Loader
    • Fixed a terrain mesh triangle causing a black patch.
    • Fixed Tire Canvas not tagged as light receiver
    • Fixed main Starting Light Overhang Z fight
    • Fixed missing caps on main Overhang
    • Fixed some mesh shadows groups assignation
    • Fixed floating shadows in pitlane when using low shadows settings
    • Fixed unwanted cut warnings
    • Fixed Sewers mapping
    • Fixed Asphalt bicolor patch edges to match crackle decals
    • Fixed Verges mapping
    • A tad more saturation for all Grass Textures
    • Terrain maps now in 4K version
    • Green Defender Barrier; Fresnel Specular smoothed out to avoid edgy/glitchy speculars
    • Vegetation; a tad more luma for all tree/bush textures
    • Cones; a tad less sat/luma for albedo map
    • Tweaked specular for different asphalts
    • Stripes specular tune to match reference
    • Added Test Team RRBINs
    • AIW various improvements
    • Added more side cams.
    • All roads updated to latest RealRoad shader
    • All roads remapped
    • gMotor Normals export for all mesh
    • Material optimization and matballs cleaning
    • Overall texture tweaking to balance the HDR output
    • Applied random VC in the vegetation color palette, for all trees.
    • Glass optimization to work a tad better with actual Static
    • Fixed outer terrain overlapped vertices causing black patches

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    Have you tried the updated track yet? What do you think of the improvements? Let us know in the comments section below!
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2016
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  2. Fabian Biehne

    Fabian Biehne
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    I like how they upgrade all their old tracks.
    Time to fire up rfactor 2 again and do some decent offline racing.
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  3. samcar304

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    The USF2000 in the bottom corner of the picture looks very promising! Low speed open wheel cars provide great racing!
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  4. Fabian Biehne

    Fabian Biehne
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    Never heard of that....is it already available or WIP?
  5. samcar304

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    It was announced a few years ago with the DW12, I think they were planning on doing the Mazda Road to Indy vehicle list USF2000, Star Mazda and Indy Lights. I could be wrong but i think that's what i remember reading.

    It's not released yet but don't hold your breath... The Super GT Nissan has been teased for almost 2 years now, but i have faith in ISI. Whenever they do release a Car/Track its top quality and its always worth waiting for :)
  6. Fabian Biehne

    Fabian Biehne
    Premium Member

    If they show it in an official track preview you might think it’ll arrive in the near future. :whistling:
  7. When is it coming to consoles ?
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  8. samcar304

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    91st of Julember -300 BC
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  9. JeffL

    Right on Brother, I hear ya, it's all good.

    You really think that soon?
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  10. Azure Flare

    Azure Flare
    World's fastest mobile chicane Premium Member

    Still sooner than Half Life 3.
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  11. Can anyone do a side-by-side video with original Mores release? The atmosphere and colors seem to have followed the trend of the updated tracks :(.
  12. William Wester

    William Wester
    Premium Member

    Im loving this track, I think it's one of the best graphically.
  13. Not really that much obvious difference in anything in the screenshots I took, the only clear difference I can spot is the specular reflections from pit building windows and guardrails.

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  14. I agree, Gui. Somewhere between core updates and latest track art, I think it lost some of its visual impact. Either that or I've become a little jaded.

    On the other hand, it's not bad track art... just not as remarkable as I recall from the first experience with it, back in the 32-bit days and it had the highest density of artwork because of small size.
  15. Improved color depth