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Featured LIVE STREAM: rF2 Formula E DLC and Marcel Offermans Interview - Weds 29/11 @ 8PM GMT

Discussion in 'rFactor 2' started by Paul Jeffrey, Nov 28, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    RaceDepartment will be interviewing Marcel Offermans of Studio 397 whilst driving the new Formula E rFactor 2 DLC... LIVE!

    Tune in to the RaceDepartment Twitch page on Wednesday 29th November as we take to the circuit in the new rFactor 2 Formula E DLC around the tight and twisting Hong Kong Formula E track, while at the same time interviewing the man responsible for this excellent new piece of content and the continual development of rFactor 2 - @Marcel Offermans!

    UPDATE: Catch all the action again on YouTube in the video below:


    Thinking of interesting and semi intelligent things to say to developers isn't the easiest thing in the world, neither is driving a performance open wheel car on a tight track. Doing both, for the first time, without practice and in front of a live audience probably won't help either... this could go wrong, very wrong indeed...

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    We will be taking to the track with Marcel, a very accomplished sim racer himself, for plenty of lapping at the new Hong Kong Formula E circuit in the brand new Energize Formula E DLC for rFactor 2 on Wednesday evening and discussing anything and everything rFactor 2 and Formula E. Think of it like a chat down the pub about your favourite topic, but throw in high speeds and tight tracks with unforgiving walls, and a live crowd. Hmmm, might be biting off more than I can chew here...

    Anyway if you want to catch what we hope is some interesting and hopefully informative chat, or just want to watch me fall very firmly flat on my face, then check out our live stream this Wednesday 29th November from 20:00 GMT on our RaceDepartment Twitch channel, or catch the action recorded for your viewing pleasure on YouTube in the video below.. (when it's ready, after the main event...)

    rFactor 2 is available from Steam as a PC exclusive title now. The Formula E Energize DLC can be picked up for 8.70 from the Steam Store HERE.

    Check out the rFactor 2 sub forum here at RaceDepartment for all the latest news and discussion with regards to the simulation. You can take part in lively debates with fellow rFactor 2 fans and take part in some great Club and League racing events..! Head over to the forum now and share the love this simulation so very much deserves...

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    What do you think of the rF2 Formula E DLC? Looking forward to our Live Stream? Find out anything interesting from the chat? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
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  2. Paul Jeffrey

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    If anyone has questions they want me to ask please post them in the comments here :)
     
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  3. DucMan888

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    Is there any validation or approved status given to third party mods? Not necessarily that each and every mod will qualify or even be reviewed. But a mod such as Sebring by Virtual LM which I think is superb, would be helpful in what is of quality and in the spirit of the brand.
     
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  4. Marc Collins

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    Which other FE tracks will be simulated and specifically when will they be available?

    When will the AI be able to deal with the strategy part of FE racing? Or, is this really a live competition orientated series and we should forget about AI?
     
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  5. Gevatter

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    Will the future FE tracks be in the same price range, and will there be a track pack option with a reduced price like there was with the GT3 cars?

    Oh, and will swapping the car at a pitstop be a thing that might come in the future?
     
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  6. GP20

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    I bought it in a heartbeat.
    I've been disapointed in a heartbeat (by the track).
     
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  7. Warsaw

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    Is the DLC now available or just pre-buy?
     
  8. jordi latorre martinez

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    Lo compre, entre otras cosas para el apoyo a studio 397, y la verdad no esta nada mal.

    Felicidades
     
  9. leseb64

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    could we learn more about the future online system? or are they?will new complete series in the future arrive? when are laser-scan tracks? @Paul Jeffrey
     
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  10. gianlucaP

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    Yeah, ehm... a noob question: how do you turn on the engine sound? :whistling: :D
     
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  11. Dady Cairo

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    I think M.O. did this "Mod" for the drivers of the real "Formula E Drivers" as a testing Simulator as ther is no one else ,who does it.
    But imo. this will be no commercial success...
    DC
     
  12. Daiman Patel

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    ANNOUNCEMENT!

    Are you a fan of Formula E? Do you play rFactor 2? Would you like to be involved in this evening's 'Talk & Drive' session with @Paul Jeffrey and @Marcel Offermans? We are looking for drivers to join these two fine gentlemen on track during tonight's broadcast. You do not need to be an alien, or particularly quick at all for that matter - the only required skill is the ability to keep a car pointing in the right direction on the track! :laugh: If you are interested simply reply to this message, but please note that places are limited. In order to participate you must be a Premium member, own rFactor 2, and have already purchased the newly released Formula E pack (car & track). We hope to see you this evening!
     
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  13. TylerDurden4321

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    Do these grooved tires really have this much grip? Did Studio 397 get telemetry data to check the slip-ratio vs. thrust from accelerating out of super-slow corners?
     
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  14. leseb64

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    if you find that the tires adhere too much is that you're not going fast enough !!
    and yes they have all the data by the FIA
     
  15. Patrick van der Meulen

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    The cars and track can be bought via Steam through the inventory for rFactor 2. I just bought the Energize Pack which saves a few bucks. It's so different than anything else. Strange, but very addictive in a kind of way. And though Formula-E tracks are criticized and labeled as Micky Mouse tracks, I find Hong Kong very entertaining. It's quite challenging to drive fast through such a narrow track. And I shall have to practice to keep the nose in the right direction! :p

    Hopefully there will be more Formula E-tracks in the nearby future. :thumbsup:

    Great job @Marcel Offermans and your team! :thumbsup:
     
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  16. GP20

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    My 2 cts, try the formula E with Oulton Park Foster.

    By the way, i find these cars interesting and i will continue to support and buy RF2 DLCs.
     
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  17. Paul Jeffrey

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    Sooooo, anyone want to join us on track in just over an hour?
     
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  18. lokid

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    would love to but sry not a prem member :(
     
  19. Paul Jeffrey

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    Quick sign up to Premium ;):) You have just under an hour to go :D
     
  20. pcraenme

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    Question: The dx11 version is more or less an open beta, but what about beta testing of upcoming new features for weather effects and the new UI? Is there a way the community could get involved in that as well?