• "Slow and steady finishes the race. Fast and steady wins the race." - Sean Rogers.
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

See nothing in my mirrors

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by wizzard, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. wizzard

    wizzard

    Messages:
    33
    Ratings:
    +3
    I was just wondering why i can not see the cars behind me through my mirrors? The car has to be really close for me to see him but thats just like 1 second and its gone. I have everything on max in my options but its like it doesnt show the cars behind me. Even at the start with all the cars bunched up, i dont see them.
    Is this just me or is everyone experiencing the same thing?
    Thanks
     
  2. Bill Devery

    Bill Devery

    Messages:
    1,042
    Ratings:
    +167
    i think in your "my f1/graphics" you have to choose reflections "on" and then you will see the car...reflections. :D at least that's the way it works for me.
     
  3. taz1004

    taz1004

    Messages:
    207
    Ratings:
    +1
    It's not just you. Mirrors are useless.
     
  4. Darth-Fluffy

    Darth-Fluffy

    Messages:
    42
    Ratings:
    +0
    Happens to me with everything on the highest setting @ 1920x1080
     
  5. dazzadp

    dazzadp

    Messages:
    73
    Ratings:
    +11
    Agree, mirrors are useless, better off using the 'look back' view. If you squint at your mirrors your likely to end up in the nearest wall!
     
  6. Joel Vischer

    Joel Vischer

    Messages:
    264
    Ratings:
    +17
    Yeah when you look in your mirrors on the pit exit you see the SC for 1 second and then it just vanishes so yeah mirrors are **** this year and the gfx in the mirror look like **** too so Goood Job CM!!
     
  7. Lefty_BlueHand

    Lefty_BlueHand

    Messages:
    21
    Ratings:
    +0
    Indeed mirrors are useless, they only show a little area around the rear tyres n thats its. Cars pop-up magically when they're closing in on you
     
  8. Jon Hunt

    Jon Hunt

    Messages:
    13
    Ratings:
    +0
    Lewis Hamilton has now subscribed to this thread...:wink:
     
  9. Paul Maher

    Paul Maher

    Messages:
    124
    Ratings:
    +10
    Agreed, I was checking this last night after I'd video'd the race and its a case of "Now you see me, now you don't". Woeful bit of coding!
     
  10. taz1004

    taz1004

    Messages:
    207
    Ratings:
    +1
    How dare you! They are the CodeMASTERS!
     
  11. wizzard

    wizzard

    Messages:
    33
    Ratings:
    +3
    Thanks guys for the confirmation. Doesnt CM know that mirrorrs are a key factor in F1? The mirrors used on F1 cars are like high tech in the sense that aparently they could see a far distance and clear. This should of been implemented in my opinion to the game.
    Thanks
     
  12. MS7XWDC

    MS7XWDC

    Messages:
    446
    Ratings:
    +17
    reflections must be set above 'low' setting
     
  13. James Chant

    James Chant
    Premium

    Messages:
    5,528
    Ratings:
    +821
    This will also affect the McLaren paint job - it is very dull with reflections low.

    Reflections in the mirrors IRL are poor, due to size and vibrations you can barely see anything, is it really worth a fps hit for the sake of a mirror reflection?
     
  14. Paul Maher

    Paul Maher

    Messages:
    124
    Ratings:
    +10
    I believe MS7XWDC (Goodness that's tricky to type) said that the settings needed to "Above" low, not low for them to work. Nevertheless, the OP stated that he has everything on High and it still doesn't work, which I can corroborate.

    You're right though, F1 mirrors are rubbish, however, in game, when you can see the track in them stretching off behind you and not the car when it should be closer (According to the proximity arrows), surely something is wrong with the code?

    Quite honestly though, you're better off looking behind that relying on the mirrors.
     
  15. Jace11

    Jace11

    Messages:
    332
    Ratings:
    +1
    You can edit mirrors in one of the hardware files to see a bit further... I need to push the limit on visual range though, it's way too short. I upped the detail setting and think i set the range to 600, but with other tinkering in the mirrors setting my game crashed. It may be possible to push range further I will try and test it tomorrow for pc version.
     
  16. delare

    delare

    Messages:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    No mirror (right and left)?

    After I put F1 2011 Ultra High MOD by Acura, the Force India race car does not have a mirror?
     
  17. MS7XWDC

    MS7XWDC

    Messages:
    446
    Ratings:
    +17
    if you edit the hardware file, mirror resolution, blank mirrors result
     
  18. Jace11

    Jace11

    Messages:
    332
    Ratings:
    +1
    Really? The mirrors on whatever car I am driving are ok, but I noticed other car mirrors don't show up when I'm tailing them, is that what you mean?
     
  19. Apex1972

    Apex1972

    Messages:
    136
    Ratings:
    +4


    lmfao!!!!
     
  20. Apex1972

    Apex1972

    Messages:
    136
    Ratings:
    +4
    just program a look back button. thats what I am about to do.