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Stray bird

Discussion in 'F1 2011 - The Game' started by Leon Blake, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Right, Not sure if it is a glitch with the game or if it was engineered into to the game for more realism. It happened a couple of days ago and I thought nothing of it at the time but the more I think about it the more it boggles my mind. So Im at Melbourne, Im on the mini straight before turn 13 an a bird flies down and almost hits me on my crash helmet(by the way im in the middle of the race, not practice or quali). Has this happened to any1 else?
  2. Ive had to swerve around a stray elephant at India.
  3. Andrew Bortz

    Andrew Bortz

    I had a bird fly across the pit lane as I was exiting the garage at Melbourne now you mention it.
  4. Watch out for groundhogs at Montreal, I guess?
  5. I, too, have noticed a black flying bird of some sort when I was driving on into the pits at Melbourne.
  6. Now I'm going to have to go look for that bird! That would be quite cool if they brought it in for realism :)
  7. Well its not like the could bring it in by mistake!

    I do like the attention to detail in this game with birds, leaves and wind noise. Shame about the attention to detail in some more crucial areas though.
  8. i forget the exact file - but in one ofI think its the generic file, either way in the file there are graphic files for a bird, leaves, helicopter (which almost caused me to wreck because i was trying to read the side :lol:) and 747.

    all those things that are in the sky above the track... i havent seen the airplane yet, but have seen the helicopter (the most in melbourne) as well as the leaves a lot, and birds.
  9. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    now that would be very very funny. I would park and watch them.
  10. "Penalty received for illegal blocking" xD
  11. LMFAO!!! Even in Q sessions??:tongue:
  12. Haha how cool would it be to have a repeat of Japan from 2010 (real season) the torrent of rain and the birds sitting on the track.
    DC saw a Red tipped Blackbird on the track and called it exactly that?
    I think he has a secret hobby?

    RedBull and the Mclaren team made little boats and sailed them down the PIT lane.....Haha, The redbull team made theirs from Redbull drinks cans and stuck a little sail on it.
  13. How do you hear wind? All I hear are engine notes.
  14. Mark Reynolds

    Mark Reynolds
    Physics & AI Programmer

    I had this bird come at me on the way into t7 at Turkey in career mode lol, anyone seen that vid of a bird smashing into the windscreen of a ?cossie at Bruntingthorpe at 160+mph, imagine that on your head lol, ouch.
  15. On PS3 version i use the cam just above the drivers helmet, TV Pod i belive is called. This way not only i hear the wind, but tyres aswell if i lock the breaks or if i am starting to lose grip. Even the wing is heard when pressing DRS button which kinda confused me 1st few times till i figured out what it was :rolleyes:. Dont care much for cockpit view because i find the driver covering alot of the road while turning, those guys seem to have boxers fists :p
  16. I have found you hear the wind when you do some (minor) damage to your front wing (a common occurence for me). The Aero is compromised and you get a slight wind whistling noise.

    As far as the birds, Australia is renowned for it's flying fauna ! So that's great if CM have recognised things like that. :)
    The birds i like the best are the double breasted blonde,red and brunette haired ones...
  17. Wow, really... birds eh? I've seen the helicopter several times.
  18. Just had a stray bird at China. Totally nose dived like a gannet with its wings back into Alonso at T4. Bounced off his head & vanished into my air ducts I think... I was laughing so hard I never made the apex & went rallying. :D
  19. I spotted a few suicidal birds at Malaysia, they attacked me three laps in a row just after Corners 1/2...
  20. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ...... mostly harmless Staff

    You'll see the 747 at Valencia. I noticed it in the sky above when going through turns 5, 6, 7, towards 8. Turn 8 is the right turn to cross the bridge.