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Time Attack?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Chris, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Chris

    Ted Kravitz Appreciation Society Staff Member Premium Member

    Apologies if someone has already explained it, but would anyone care to enlighten me on how the heck this mode actually works? It seems you don't get rewarded for going faster. You're bonus doesn't necessarily increase either.

    I saw the latest Inside Sim Racing video and the guy was saying that Aris told him that you need to build up slowly. So I tried that, and it didn't really work either.

    I can only manage to get upto around lap 6 before I run out of time, so the 10 lap achievement is unattainable... For now.

    Anyone had any success with this mode? Or is it just as case of it still being in development? Because it doesn't seem to make much sense to me haha.
  2. Dave Begley

    Dave Begley
    Premium Member

    unless its been changed since i did it, you can do the first 6 or 8 laps without even having to change gear higher than 3rd.

    go really slow, making sure you only just make it over the checkpoint intime and you will get more time than if youd of gone fast. After 8ish laps you have to start going faster.

    it doesnt really make that much sense, but it works.
    • Agree Agree x 2
  3. Never play this mode before but it sound more like "Time Delay" mode to me instead of attack :D
    • Agree Agree x 1
  4. Turk

    Premium Member

    So is it just a case of you have to be slightly improving each lap? So start with crappy times and just be slightly faster until you build up to your fastest time?
  5. Dave Begley

    Dave Begley
    Premium Member

    Yep thats it.

    If you go all out from the first lap you will not make it. Slow and steady is the way.
  6. It sounds like more of a "Patience" test than anything else. Not a bad trait to develop IMO.
  7. Just stop at check points and wait to cross it around 7-10 seconds left for about 850 points after the first lap!