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Featured Kart Racing PRO: Release9 Now Available

Discussion in 'Kart Racing Pro' started by Paul Jeffrey, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    A new build for Kart Racing PRO has been released.


    Deployed to the niche kart racing title over the last few days, 'Release9' of Kart Racing Pro brings with it a nice range of fixes and improvements to the title, of which the inclusion of a VR replays is arguably the most interesting for players of the simulation.

    Kart Racing Pro is arguably one of the better VR ready racing simulations on the market today, despite the very small scale of the development team (pretty much 1 person) - so it just goes to show, you don't necessarily need a ton of money and a AAA studio to create something rather impressive.

    Kart Racing Pro Release9 Notes:
    • fix: karts in the wrong pit during connection
    • fix: pit position when joining as a spectator
    • fix: karts pit state
    • fix: multiple race info chat messages
    • fix: server restart
    • fix: challenge mode
    • fix: connection bandwidth usage optimization
    • fix: mods folder
    • fix: crash when an Arduino Micro is connected as joystick
    • fix: B karts clutch paddle animation
    • fix: trees, wire fences and 3D grass rendering
    • new: detailed data mismatch information
    • new: VR in replay


    Kart Racing Pro is available now on Steam, exclusive to PC.


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  2. BrunoB

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    I must admit that I have zero experience with Kart Racing Pro.
    But because I have some experience from kart racing in RL my question is: How does the behaviour of the karts in KRP feels compared to RL?
     
  3. DaVeX↯

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    You can download the demo and give it a go ;)
     
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  4. BrunoB

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    OK ok. Thanks I didnt know:rolleyes:
     
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  5. Caton XII

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    Hi ! ;-)

    I really appreciate this game and the studio made great improvements with this update.
    The FFB is getting better and better and the addition of the last kart with 6 gears... exhausted me a lot yesterday evening !
    It's pretty intense... as karts !

    Cheers and I wish you a good weekend ! ;)
     
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  6. Jonathan Young

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    I’m not really interested in karting tbh, but Kartkraft is pretty good. How does this stack up against that?
     
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  7. Stig's Portuguese Cousin

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    This sim has been on for a couple years now, and I'd say it's pretty damn good, IMO much better than Kart Kraft, and Piboso made other sims like Motocross, Motorcycle racing (pretty realistic too) and other with formulas & GTs (with some dirt cars and RX cars too
     
  8. roadyroad

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    It depends on what you're interested in. I haven't tried kartkraft ultimately, I'm sure many things have been fixed since then. With KRP you got good base content and literally hundreds of tracks from the community (most of them are really ugly visually unfortunately). VR works fine, physics are good and make sense.

    The only issue, a huge one, is that there is no AI. The developper has not the intention to include that feature in the future, so if you buy the game, don't expect anything else than hotlapping and racing online.

    I enjoy it, but I must admit it's too expansive for 10 years old visuals and no offline races. If you just want a great experience with karts, on hundreds of tracks, in VR or not, it's a solid title. You won't get as much content in karkraft before the next 5 years. If you want solid offline races, just forget it.
     
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  9. Cote Dazur

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    @Davex does VR work with the demo?
     
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  10. DaVeX↯

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    Yep it should, I used it with EDtracker Pro
     
  11. Jonathan Young

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    Ok that doesn’t sound like it’s for me. It did inspire me to have another go at Kartkraft though, as it’s been a while. Karting is still not my thing, but it’s a damn good sim, I must say. Very informative FFB and believable physics and the graphics are great.
     
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  12. dreamer al

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    sorry, wrong thread
     
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  13. Abgefahren

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    You are talking about the KZ2 Kart that has just been released for Kartkraft. This is Kart Racing Pro, a separate Kartracing-Title :)
     
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  14. Dux

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    This game is created by 1 man?!
     
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  15. roadyroad

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    I must add : if you're aiming to join an online league, this is an amazing title, go for it.
     
  16. roadyroad

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    It seems yes. I think that's the reason the game won't get any AI, it would require another developper, able to program an AI. It would be great to do such an investment, KRP would become the number one kart title.
     
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  17. Cote Dazur

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    I am not so sure, I cannot see how.
     
  18. DaVeX↯

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    No idea to be honest but I remember wrongly activated it once, should be in options or sorta...
     
  19. Cote Dazur

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    Thank you for trying, :), that guy in the video is not running the demo, I don't think the demo allows for VR.:(
     
  20. BrunoB

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    Hehe that guy in the video is much fun to watch.
    The first guy I have seen who became forced off track by his own ghost:roflmao::roflmao:
     
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