September Update for My Summer Car is Now Live!

Discussion in 'My Summer Car' started by Paul Jeffrey, Sep 5, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

    Paul Jeffrey
    RaceDepartment Editor-in-Chief Staff Premium

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    A new update for quirky driving game 'My Summer Car' has been released, adding plenty of new stuff to the title.

    Released just yesterday to Steam, the new update for My Summer Car brings with it some further improvements to a title that is very steadily gaining momentum under the Steam Early Access scheme. Now adding a few interesting features and alterations to the standard game, where else in sim racing / driving marketplace do you see lines on a changelog like these - "Prevented p***ing while driving a vehicle" - "Added smoking" and "Fish can be now grilled in fire and eaten, unprepared fish goes rotten". Awesome. Just awesome.

    04.09.2017 Build Update Notes
    • Fixed issue with previous jail data not resetting properly when taking a new game
    • Added another amis car to race around Peräjärvi roads
    • Made amis cars speeds faster at highway
    • Fixed fuel tank's fuel line nut being accessible with ratchet
    • Fixed money owner from spawning at certain locations
    • Changed the way how chasing police cars tailgate the player
    • Fish can be now grilled in fire and eaten, unprepared fish goes rotten
    • Added shower, sauna does not clean you any more but swimming does
    • Added stress
    • Added smoking
    • Changed system how hand usage is checked to avoid visual mutation glitches
    • Prevented p***ing while driving a vehicle
    • Fixed issue with engine not losing its oil in case of major Block or Oilpan damage
    • Added three achievements
    • Added high-performance Racing Carburettors
    • Adjusted choke
    • Added N2O kit (Nitrous system)
    • Optimized Bolt materials, let us know if there are hidden or odd coloured bolts
    • Changes in control assignments, you might need to RE-BIND YOUR CONTROLS
    • Added engine shake animation
    • Added symptom for badly worn Crankshaft, engine shakes a lot and power is lost
    • Added symptom for badly worn Head gasket, engine will spit out some steam and lose coolant
    • Infamous Stuck In Kitchen glitch should be fixed now
    • Shortened the refuelling distance from the pumps


    About The Game

    My Summer Car is the ultimate car owning, building, fixing, tuning, maintenance AND permadeath life survival simulator. You start the game with hundreds of loose parts and assemble both car and engine. Not only you need to maintain your car, but yourself as well. Sausages, beer and sleeping will do just fine.

    If everything goes well, you have a working car which you can use for various 1990's Finnish countryside summer activities. Basically doing stupid things under influence of alcohol. After you have gathered extra money from various random jobs, you can start to tune and upgrade the car with parts ordered via snail mail. You can turn the car into a obnoxious bass-boom disco machine.... or into a rally car to participate rally competitions... or just fix it into perfect factory condition. Of course car also needs to pass the inspection or you might get into trouble with police.

    Not only you have access to one car, but also several other cars and vehicles which you can use. (Mostly useful to get groceries and for towing the project car from some ditch, again).

    Warning, this game is not for fainted heart. Severe car fever is required to play this properly due to it's autistic approach on car building.

    • Full car assembly with over hundred parts
    • Detailed driving and engine simulation
    • Various other vehicles, cars and boat to use and drive
    • Dozens of kilometers worth of dirt and paved roads with AI traffic
    • Random paying jobs to cover food, beverage and fuel expenses
    • Rally event to participate in
    • Permanent death
    • Sauna bathing
    • 90's Finnish summer!
    • Support for steering wheel and shifter controllers
    • Much more!

    My Summer Car is available to purchase exclusively on Windows PC via the Steam Network right now!

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    Check out the My Summer Car sub forum here at RaceDepartment to keep up to date with all the latest news regarding this quirky driving game. As is usually the case with these sub forums, we offer you a place to get together with your fellow community members and discuss the gaming experience, plus we have a growing collection of weird and wonderful mods for you to try in our downloads section. Pop in a say hello today!

    Have you tried the new update, what are your impressions? Do you enjoy My Summer Car? Let us know in the comments section below!

    Image credits - bookboon, RedBull shooter HD & Dreamblade
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2017
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  2. MarcG


    Just added this to my Wish List yesterday, only £11 anyway so may get it before any Sale comes on as it looks like fun and certainly has a decent following behind it.
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  3. Frietpan


    i will stick to beam ng.... no bothering about pooping and driving. or fish..
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  4. Andrew Harper

    Andrew Harper

    You see Codemasters, bet you didn't think about the diet feature on F1 2017?! ;)

    Look after your engine & gearbox, and make sure you don't develop thunderthighs eating too much pasta..:thumbsup:
  5. Nick Hill

    Nick Hill

    Kimi Off-season Simulator 2017.
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