List of laserscanned Tracks

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Hello Simracers,
since last summer i started being a simracer. In that time i had the opportunity to become acquainted with the verious racing sims and i must say since "Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge" on the Commodore Amiga things have changed a little...

Today i want to ask one thing about the fantastic Simulation RaceRoom Racing Experience. Till today i have got different informations about laserscanned Tracks, so i ask.

1. Are they any laserscanned Tracks in RaceRoom Racing Experience?
2. If yes, can you name the Tracks?

Kind Regards from Germany
Curt
 

Andi Goodwin

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laser scanning is the operation of taking the points of referance of the track surface, track and surrounding area, all of this is the point information
how a game developer uses this info can differ greatly (as far as i understand)
so for me : all scanned tracks contain laser scan info , but that may differ from game to game in its level of detail
Is "Die Nordschleife" a laserscanned track?
in race room yes , as far as i understand

Andi
 
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OK. Thx.
For me the RaceRoom "Nordschleife (Northloop)" is the most accurate of all sims (Never saw the iRacing one).
 
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Andi Goodwin

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and remember none of the laserscans are correct as of this winter , due to track changes/surface at the nords , unless they have rescanned that section

Andi
 

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(I've never understood why people shorten "Nordschleife" to "Nords". It's like shortening "Silverstone" to "Silverst". It just doesn't make sense.)
 

RasmusP

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One thing might be that it's the only racetrack that is considered being "a lady". So it's like a nickname rather than a shortening.

Or whatever... :roflmao:
 

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But, speaking of shortening German words (and Nürburgring), I once tried to look up what the VLN acronym actually means, and quickly decided I will stick with just VLN, like everyone else :p
 

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I think words/names get shortened because we're inherently lazy, and saying one syllable is easier than saying three or more. :p
 

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But that's exactly it, shortening it by leaving out syllables would make sense. Shortening it to "Nords" IMO doesn't ("Nord" would). Like I tried to point out with that Silverstone example.

Not that it's a big deal or anything, I just find it odd.
 

Ho3n3r

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But that's exactly it, shortening it by leaving out syllables would make sense. Shortening it to "Nords" IMO doesn't ("Nord" would). Like I tried to point out with that Silverstone example.

Not that it's a big deal or anything, I just find it odd.
To non-Germans, it's more akin to shortening Peter to Pete, or Robert to Rob. If it means something to Germans, great, but to everyone else it's just a name, just like the examples above probably meant something to someone but nothing to others.

Anyway, this discussion is way off-topic.