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In the Dead of Winter -- New Nordschleife season! 1.1

featuring bare trees and other vegetation to simulate Feb - April Nords appearance

  1. Bernd Graf
    Happy New Year friends! It's been a long time since I uploaded a mod! But I'm back, and will be working on projects, albeit intermittently :)


    Credit Race-media.tv

    Ever wanted to race at the Nordschleife during the off-season or the initial VLN races? I know for me I prefer the look of the Green Hell in winter. Now, you can become Connor DiPhillippi in Assetto Corsa with this mod! Simply drop the new files in the ks_nordschleife location, or as the readme.ini indicates :) This effectively provides 3 seasons at the Nurburgring now: summer, autumn (with some of the fine mods already here at RD) and winter!

    Credit to Joshkerr for some of the additional trackside detail files and real 2016/17 banners. Check out his autumn Nords mod here on RD!

    Screenshot_ks_porsche_911_gt3_cup_2017_ks_nordschleife_28-12-117-4-29-48.jpg
    Screenshot_ks_bmw_m235i_racing_ks_nordschleife_10-1-118-4-41-11.jpg Screenshot_ks_bmw_m235i_racing_ks_nordschleife_10-1-118-4-44-10.jpg Screenshot_ks_bmw_m235i_racing_ks_nordschleife_10-1-118-4-44-45.jpg Screenshot_ks_bmw_m235i_racing_ks_nordschleife_10-1-118-4-47-40.jpg
    Bernd Graf's graphics bright mod used

Recent Reviews

  1. fabrizio piedepesante
    fabrizio piedepesante
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    great mod
  2. SvenUilhoorn
    SvenUilhoorn
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Absolutely stellar work! Went to the 'Schleife last week, track was closed because of snow, but this looks very, very nice and accurate compared to my pictures (we went to quite a few corners)
  3. Crayfish
    Crayfish
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Really gloomy, damp great atmosphere, feels allot closer to the reality you see in most of the footage from the place. Great work.
  4. mesaverde256
    mesaverde256
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Just excellent! great atmosphere. Thank you
  5. gecco
    gecco
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Wow! that is most authentic, great atmosphere.
    Feels like a cold day in winter, very immersive.
    Texturing and trees are a work of Art.
  6. Tony Gentile
    Tony Gentile
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Very well done get a job at AC
  7. JetPistol
    JetPistol
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
  8. Dreamliner
    Dreamliner
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Every update is a game changer. It´s one of the best work outthere. Thank you so much for this incredible piece of art.
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      You are most welcome, Dreamliner, still tweaking little things slowly but surely through the track's 300 or so texture files...another update may be coming :)
  9. skyline280
    skyline280
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Really love this. Thanks!
  10. Klabautermann
    Klabautermann
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great quality, like usual. Thank you!
  11. (deleted member)
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    would you like to reduce branch of trees like in the winter monza track ? im sure this makes the trees look more beautiful in far distances..thanks
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      I'm sorry, what? Reduce branch of trees?
  12. Mascot
    Mascot
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Looks nice so five stars, but have I just overwritten the default Kunos Nords? I can't activate this as a mod using JSGME, and now when I select the Kunos Nords this winter version loads. How do I get the original Nords back, and how do I switch between the two..? I've got a horrible feeling my default Kunos Nords has gone for good. Please don't suggest verifying Steam cache as that will bork a whole host of other mods.
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      Unless you crack open the Nords kn5 file, you cannot overwrite the original game files...they exist in a hidden folder. The file destination of these files essentially override the summer foliage coded by Simone :) Deleting them will revert the Nordschleife.
  13. Grand Tourist
    Grand Tourist
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great to have you back, Bernd!! Nice work on the trees, very immersive :-)
  14. Dreamliner
    Dreamliner
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Many thanks for this great mod. It´s a pleasure to drive and explore the Schleife in this condition. Looks like a total new track in Assetto right now.
    Great Quality without any doubts.
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      I typically compress all necessary files down to DXT5 or lower for convenience...not as good as uncompressed files, but AC works on such a variety of platforms, why stop? plus, it boosted the fps I get there by 5...I love fps gains!
  15. Robin_NL
    Robin_NL
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent layout/scenery! But this does overwrite the Original Nordschleife(?) I'm doing something wrong I guess. Where do I put the files? Thanks anyway. Cheers Robin_NL
  16. hegauer
    hegauer
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
  17. RMR1
    RMR1
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent idea, much more realistic than usual winter mods. Looks stunning.
  18. jerry090460
    jerry090460
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Welcome Back Bernd
    Awesome job as always , thanks ! ;)
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      Thank you, Jerry! Will be back in a small way, but I love AC and have been away too long!
  19. Alistair McKinley
    Alistair McKinley
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Thank you very much!
    Excellent version of the "Green Hell"!
    I love your rendition of the Winter Nordschleife.
    It's absolutely fantastic.
    I don't like the icy asphalt/tarmac textures as well.
    So, your winter mod is highly appreciated.

    I hope that is okay when I link two videos.
    The first one is a German Let's Play and the second one is a replay where your stunning and beautiful work can be seen even better:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_bLjmbE1qM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR_K5jKGans

    Nochmals auf Deutsch:
    Vielen herzlichen Dank für Deine bezaubernde Version der Nordschleife! Ich habe ein Faible für solche Mods und Deine Winterschleife ist wirklich großartig! Super Arbeit!
    Die kahlen Bäume wirken unglaublich authentisch!
    Ganz hervorragend gemacht!
    Deine Nordschleifen-Version bleibt jetzt vorerst meine Standard-Nordschleife in Assetto Corsa.

    Ich finde es übrigens gut, dass Du nicht diese komische JSGME-Version gemacht hast; benutze es nicht (mehr) und für mich war es so viel einfacher, alles in einen extra Ordner unter Skins zu extrahieren und von dort aus dann die Original-Files im "default"-Ordner zu überschreiben, sodass ich alles immer beisammen habe und selber weiß, welche Dateien überschrieben wurden.
    Vielen vielen Dank und gutes neues Jahr!
    (Ein tolles Neujahrsgeschenk von Dir! :-) )
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      I love the videos! Flattered to see my work on YouTube! Looks very close graphically to how my game looks...I use my own graphics mod which is still in the final stages of development :) Thank you so much! More tracks coming, as many as I can make multi-season :)
  20. Charcoal
    Charcoal
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is an amazing job.
    I was growing weary of the autumn mod. We don't have rain etc... but at least we got autumn and now winter !
    Thanks a lot and happy new year !
    1. Bernd Graf
      Author's Response
      I have my own autumn that I will be releasing...I personally think it's a little better, but hey...honestly, I love them all. I have folders named for all 4 seasons in each track filepath...I just drop all necessary files depending on the look I want, so easy, instantly changes the character of the track. In these winter months, I love to do my hotlaps with the AI on, like 19Bozzy92's videos :)
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