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TheSimPit interview with SimBin's Jay Ekkel

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by Howard, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Howard

    Howard
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    Check out Shaun Cole's in-depth interview with SimBin Licencing Manager and Reference Coordinator Jay Ekkel, where they discuss the company, R3E and all things sim racing.

    Simbin has for a long time been a fixture of the sim racing community as the makers of some of the most recognizable racing titles ever made. GTR, GTR2, GT Legends, Race 07 and Raceroom are just some of those games. Recently Simbin has been in the news with rumors of bankruptcy, closing up shop or some form of restructuring. With that going on Shaun Cole of The Simpit was able to sit down via Skype with Jay Ekkel, the licencing manager for Simbin. They talk about the company, its past, its future and a little bit of general sim racing talk.

     
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  2. Shovas

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    Glad to see this video and the informative tid bits from Jay. :) I've been waiting for Steam to tell me there's been an update to R3E for a long time now. ;)
     
  3. Rupe Wilson

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    Well September 9th might be a busy day..:)
     
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  4. PaulH

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    Great watch, look forward to the updates :thumbsup:
     
  5. siranodb

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    I wish you the best guys .We need you desperately.Jay has right there is not one simulation that puts you behind the wheel as R3R and DTM experience.Awesome news the update in 9th September.
     
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  6. SunBro

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    I think Jay is already regretting that he said September 9th.

    Or they will surprise us and announce the update on September 8th. :p
     
  7. Frank Lehmann

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    During the twitch-stream they said, that they are right in time with the update.

    PS: And why there are 2 threads of the same topic? Perhaps an admin could merge them.
     
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  8. SunBro

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    Yeah i'm watching it and i've asked them some questions and now i'm a really happy man. Like, really happy.
     
  9. Tony Gentile

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    Great to see you again Shaun cool interview love the SimPit
    Great to hear all the upcoming things happening with SimBin
    These guys have done an awesome job with DTM and Raceroom.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thanks Jay for clearing up a lot of things about what happened and whats happening:)
     
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