- Jul 27, 2015
I was having some great races last night using the touring cars, but they would literally just ram me from behind or hipcheck me into the weeds. Is there a way to calm them down a bit?
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Which AI aggressiveness setting were you using and which cars exactly are you referring to?I was having some great races last night using the touring cars, but they would literally just ram me from behind or hipcheck me into the weeds. Is there a way to calm them down a bit?
Is it a Reiza car, or a third-party mod? If it's Reiza, and you are already using the "Low" aggression setting, just lower the AI % for a while until you can race with them. Then ratchet it up as you learn to brake as late as the AI do.I know the car group has the Chevy Cruze in it. I'll check on what the aggressiveness was set to.
I know it probably has to do with me braking earlier, as I don't like to leave it too late.The AI in Automobilista is very, very good, and I have the AI set to about 94% as far as strength. Not a huge fan of Front wheel drive cars, but these are fantastic.
The Reiza cars have all been carefully calibrated so that for the most part if you run at 92% in one series competitively, you should be at about the same % in another series.Yes they are Reiza cars, and right now I'm running them around 92%, but it does seem to vary depending on what car you are using.
You are having fun, that's what is most important. If it's a third-party mod, there is just an extra step to figure things out. One way is to go on track by yourself for a bit and go for a qualifying lap. Record your best time. Then load-up the AI and jump straight to qualifying. Let them run by themselves (at 100 or some other %) and then compare. You can adjust the strength % and re-run them until the speeds align with your own (however you define align). And, you can use the Time advance feature for the AI qualifying--won't make any difference to their times, but will shorten the whole thing to a manageable amount of your time.Your spot on. Not sure though whether the Brazilian Touring cars are Reiza, I thought they were. But I had a great race with them starting at my favorite start position-last, at VIR and see If I can make it to the front by the end of the race, which I usually have set for 30 minutes.
I usually race at a certain percentage and then increase it gradually. Even with it set at 92% I had to make the pass for the lead on the last lap. With the Chevy Cruze though I can't even keep up at 90%, but I'll keep at it..
Thanks for the helpful tips.
True, if these do not match the latest Reiza values, then a good idea to revise.You can edit the .plr file. There is a AI brake power line in the document, make the number a tiny bit smaller and that will decrease how late they brake into corners.
Reiza fixed this in the latest AI updates. Agree that it was always a persistent problem in the past, but they fixed it and several other annoyances we have been living with since 2005. Agree with @alexSchmurtz to just adjust the AI % until your skill level matches-up.That has been a trait of refactor/ace/ams titles though. I remember people discussing it ad nauseam on the Reiza development site and people complaining of being rear ended. That was the most simplest solution for me as an offline racer. But if you like to race online then yeah, probably best not to tinker and cause mismatches!