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Racing game for PC - Which ?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Rigs' started by bl0ckev, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. bl0ckev

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    Well basically im sat here bored and have just been playing world racing demo which was ok but not great but im wondering whats the newst best driving game about ? Any new formula 1 games ?
    Then if demo good i probly look at buying one as in need of good racing game.
     
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    I think in general F1 games are boring.

    Theres a new game that looks interesting, called auto assault (IIRC) but its not released yet, might be a demo now
     
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    Auto assault is a new style MMORPG so not much good for racing :thumbsup:

    I'm currently beta testing it and there is no demo available.

    TBH I think consoles are far better for racing games than the pc, but if you dont have an xbox go get MotoGP3 for the PC.
     
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    Is that even out for PC ?
     
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    I'm in the same boat as the last F1 game I played regularly was GrandPrix3 and that won't run properly since I've gone to Windows XP (force feedback doesn't work so it make driving very difficult).
    Has anyone tried the later GrandPrix games ?
     
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    Always been a fan of Colin Mcrae rally, although the physics of the force feedback have never been as good as CM2 - probably because they have all been developed on the consoles & then ported across.
     
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    I still play Colin McRae 4 Rally a lot but it can get a little easy compared to the GrandPrix style games. I've got Colin McRae Rally 5 but am having problems with it stuttering on certain rallies :mad:
     
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    think the 2 must have racing games on PC at the mo are GT Legends and LFS2. not a mad racing fan but i believe these 2 are getting nice reviews
     
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    By LFS2 do you mean NFS2 ?
     
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    no i mean LFS as in live for speed here

    much more of a sim than NFS and my mate plays this online all the time in his car club and he has nothing but praise
     
  13. bl0ckev

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    oh i should of done search on name before asking :p
    Just downloading the GT legends now the trailer looked nice so will see what demo is like in less than 8% ... lol
     
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    also is this just a downloadable game rather than a game you buy ? like america army ?
     
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    thats probably true of 'arcade' racing games

    saynor, though toca 3 is due out in February, Toca 2 is still worth playing if you havent already. I think its a nice balance between a decent challenge, but still fun to play.
     
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    from what i know of the game its free to download but you only get like 1 track and 3 cars. then you purchase a license to obtain the rest of the game. it tells you all you need to know on the site. i think LFS is an online racer only
     
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    when i try multiplayer i cant seem to sort it ??
     
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    this is where i can cease to help im afraid. ive never played the game and only heard great things from a friend about it. what do you mean you cant sort it ? cant connect or see games etc ? maybe down to a firewall/router and you need to allow ports to be forwarded
     
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    Well i tried it the once very quickly and from what i recall it says you needs SF2 or SF1 to play this and then far left was demo! so then i thought maybe this game is a game you buy rather than download !?!?! will have to look into it more laters
     
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    Toca Race Driver 3 Looks like been a great game, loads of stuff added this year included better physics and real damage

    Not out til after XMAS though unfortunately.
     
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    I take it you don't have a motorbike license! :rotfl:

    Tried countersteering on this yet? If its ANYTHING like the first one, you can't and its pretty fundamental on a motorbike.

    In short, you turn right by pushing the right handlebar out/away from you or effectivley turning left ;) Turn left on a console and you either go left or lowside/highside.

    Wouldnt be so bad if this game didn't claim to be a simulation.....

    *Big Up to Rossi for his seventh World Championship!!!!
     
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    Look at GTR, Grand Prix Legends (with mods), F1 challenge (with all it mods). All of these need a decent force feedback wheel and they are very realistic. A good Rally game is Richard Burns Rally. What spec pc you got?
     
  23. bl0ckev

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    I dont knwo spec but i know its good enough to play all upto date games...... the PC was built by brother so wasnt off the shelf either
     
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    Get GTR then. Also get yourself a logitech driving force pro. This was designed for the PS2 but is superb for PC.
     
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    GTR ? is short for ...
     
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    G.T. Racing you can get a free download, you are locked to one track and 2 cars. With a wheel you can feel bumps in the road camber change etc etc. Plenty of things to mess around with in the ini file as well.
     
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    Il check out the demo tonight when i get home
     
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    Have you a link to the demo ?
     
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    Not yet... doing my A2 next year :thumbsdow

    But games shouldn't be full on simulation such as GPLegends were it takes an age getting to grips with a game. Now MotoGP3 may not be the most accurate of games, but it is fun and thats what its all about :thumbsup:
     
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    Isn't that passive countersteering? Consciously pulling the left bar would be the 'better' way of countersteering?
     

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