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kafiend

Member
Oct 25, 2017
196
Is ACC any good now? I've not even launched it after getting stuck in the menus when it was first released.
Similar here, I haven't launched it since the first release just because I felt it needed a lot more work.

Only replying to you about AC so I could say great work on your motion rig :) I'ts on my "want to do this real bad" list but somewhere near the bottom because I don't like getting murdered by my wife :(
 

_jlnprssnr

Member
Aug 19, 2018
9
Looked at about ten cars, it's crazy that the Assetto Garage people charge money for this work... all are rips, and very bad ones at that.
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
ACC v0.6.1 Changelog
- Added rear-view camera display in Lamborghini Huracán GT3.
- Consistent mirror resolution in all cars.
- Fixed ghost car not working in some instances.
- Ghost car now has a more stable render.
- Fixed replay highlights increasing with longer sessions.
- Fix to mirror resolution default.
NOTE: defaults to intended default resolution (MID) without changing anything. The EPIC setting is now eliminated. No action required from the user.
- Added presession timer to MP.
- Fix to false-positive DQ resulting from teleporting to pits.
- Fixed standings widget not updating total player count.
- Fixed driving camera resetting after entering and leaving the pause menu.
- Fixed both Nissans' setup ECU values, now start from 1.
- Fixed potential issue with road effects settings not loading properly.
- Race communication durations edited for important messages.
- Race results now show gaps to leader.
- AI skill and aggressiveness sliders remember last set values across game modes.
NOTE: AI values will reset after initial launch so pay attention when playing for the first time.
- Informative help snippets added when selecting each graphics setting
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
Reiza DLC for rF2 news!

Original post by Renato Simioni on Reiza 51 forum.

As promised when the Reiza rF2 Bundle was first announced, those who either took part in the Reiza SimRacing Bonanza crowdfunding campaign as well as those who acquired membership packs through the forum will be entitled to a free courtesy copy of the complete Bundle.

To apply, please either post your SteamID64 in this topic (visible by backers and membership owners only)*.

Please be aware you need to already own rF2 in order for S397 to gift the content to you, they can´t get it through if the Steam user doesn´t own the base game.

With that under consideration, this offer is limited to the end of this month (March 31st).

*Note: The Beta area is restricted to crowdfunding campaign backers and those who bought into the membership packs that were sold through the forum until recently. Owning the AMS Season Pass by itself unfortunately doesn´t grant access to the beta forum or the courtesy rF2 Bundle. Hope that clears it up.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55
I really hate how S397 handle paid content in Steam. I can't even remember what I have bought already and it does not have any indication in that horrible rFactor Store thing.
 

marvelharvey

Member
Oct 26, 2017
697
Osaka, Japan
For the three of you who use VR with iRacing, here's an extensive chart, showing how each (non shader related) graphical option affects performance. I was always told that grandstands and crowds, were big FPS killers, but it seems that that's not the case...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1f5gFjCM89fqGkIDVYK4NeTf4gJNuoeqF_KEGQEd_PWw/edit?usp=sharing

I really hate how S397 handle paid content in Steam. I can't even remember what I have bought already and it does not have any indication in that horrible rFactor Store thing.
If S397 inherited anything from ISI, it's the ability to always choose the most convoluted option possible. They have their reasons for going with the Steam Shop, but they're probably losing sales due to their DLC page being empty.
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
I really hate how S397 handle paid content in Steam. I can't even remember what I have bought already and it does not have any indication in that horrible rFactor Store thing.
The way the mods work in rF2 dictate the need for the Steam workshop & inventory system to be used otherwise we'd all share the DLC. It's an issue URD and others have with 3rd party paid for mods as they have zero control on the sharing and installing of their mods as they cannot use the Steam inventory system.

This doesn't excuse the crap integration of the DLC store in rF2. I did read S397 have asked Steam to make their DLC clearer on the Steam storefront but it remains a dog's breakfast.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55
Hey, Betta Lines (loooong shot here but...) any clue if that DD wheel for PS4 may be compatible with PS5? Did Sony signal anything about future compatibility? I am planning on getting one and I play PC sim the most, but I like playing Gran Turismo titles...
This bundle will cost me a kidney here in Brazil, and that's even before my wife finds out how much I would spend in it.
 
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Betta Lines

Member
Oct 25, 2017
133
Hey, Betta Lines (loooong shot here but...) any clue if that DD wheel for PS4 may be compatible with PS5? Did Sony signal anything about future compatibility? I am planning on getting one and I play PC sim the most, but I like playing Gran Turismo titles...
This bundle will cost me a kidney here in Brazil, and that's even before my wife finds out how much I would spend in it.
That's unfortunately not something I can discuss right now, omegasc .
 

_jlnprssnr

Member
Aug 19, 2018
9
I really hate how S397 handle paid content in Steam. I can't even remember what I have bought already and it does not have any indication in that horrible rFactor Store thing.
In Steam, hover over your username in the header menu. Then go to inventory in the menu that appears, there go to the rF2 inventory.
 

marvelharvey

Member
Oct 26, 2017
697
Osaka, Japan

marvelharvey

Member
Oct 26, 2017
697
Osaka, Japan
rF2's Reiza DLC priced at 20 euros.
  • Metalmoro AJR
  • Metalmoro MR18
  • MCR Sports 2000
  • Formula Vee
  • Puma P052
  • Puma GTE car
  • Virginia International Raceway,
  • Ibarra,
  • Guapore
  • Imola
Seems like a pretty good deal. I think Sebring by itself was of similar price.
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
rF2's Reiza DLC priced at 20 euros.
  • Metalmoro AJR
  • Metalmoro MR18
  • MCR Sports 2000
  • Formula Vee
  • Puma P052
  • Puma GTE car
  • Virginia International Raceway,
  • Ibarra,
  • Guapore
  • Imola
Seems like a pretty good deal. I think Sebring by itself was of similar price.
Seems fair for excellent content. Will be interesting to see how the differences between AMS and rF2 shake out. AMS has Reiza's own tyre models whereas Reiza are using ISI and S397 tyre models for the Reiza DLC package.

For example the Puma052 runs on slicks in rF2 and semi-slicks in AMS.
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
Latest Build Update rFactor 2 - 1.1112 Now Available!

Steam Build IDs
client: 364315
dedi: 364316
Note: Admins are required to update all dedicated servers.

- Added realtime logging to help better diagnose sporadic physics lock-ups reported by some clients. If you have experienced this issue please see instructions here on logging: https://forum.studio-397.com/index.php?threads/logging-out-of-realtime-physics-freezes.62687/
- Graphics engine and resource management improvements
New Materials
- Fixed an issue where the wrong region name was specified in the Region.JSON.
- Fixed an issue where files were erased from a custom skin .mas when no loose files were present in the same folder. The current behavior will now extract the contents of the .mas to the same folder, when no loose files are present.
- Fixed intermittent issue with editing materials.
 

Melkaz

Member
Oct 26, 2017
121
My Sim Lab GT1 Evo rig arrived! Sadly all I did so far was gaze at all the nuts, screws, brackets & profiles and tried to make sense of the one page 'manual'. I'm so overwhelmed right now haha. Time to watch some Youtube tutorials.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55
Latest Build Update rFactor 2 - 1.1112 Now Available!

Steam Build IDs
client: 364315
dedi: 364316
Note: Admins are required to update all dedicated servers.

- Added realtime logging to help better diagnose sporadic physics lock-ups reported by some clients. If you have experienced this issue please see instructions here on logging: https://forum.studio-397.com/index.php?threads/logging-out-of-realtime-physics-freezes.62687/
I saw the warping bug happen twice.
about three weeks ago in a league race the 4th place car warped back and landed on top of my team mate's car, who was in 6th but about 3s behind.
and while we were practicing last week, I was 2s behind him and his car jumped back like and I hit him.

good to know they are looking into it. The previous build seem to have introduced gremlins.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55
So... I decided on the Podium PS4 today. I don't think I need the extra newtons from the DD2, and PS4 (PS5 please) support is more important to me. Hopefully this will be my last wheel purchase for the next 10 years :)
Let's see the difference from the CSW v1 US I've been using for the last 5 years.
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
rF2 Update: GT3 Updates

Changelog:

Aston Martin Vantage GT3
v1.39
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed cambers
- Fixed brake calipers not turning with front tires

Audi R8LMS GT3
v1.41
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed clipping onboard cam
- Fixed side mirrors in showroom
- Fixed side mirrors on track

BMW M6 GT3
v1.37
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed clipping onboard cam
- Fixed default teams not showing new materials

McLaren 720s GT3
v1.35
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed default team not showing new materials

Porsche 911 GT3R
v1.33
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment

Latest GT3 Pack Updates
21-03-2019
Changelog:

Bentley Continental GT3
v2.47
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed side mirrors in showroom
- Fixed side mirrors on track

Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R
v2.43
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed side mirrors in showroom
- Main body position fix
- Fixed see through fenders

Mercedes AMG GT3
v2.43
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Small triangle fix on roll cage
- Allow slightly more seat movement
- Fixed gap between body and chassis

McLaren 650S GT3
v2.37
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed front dive planes in showroom

Radical RXC GT3
v2.47
- BOP refuel time adjustment

Latest Endurance Pack Updates
21-03-2019

Changelog:

Porsche 991RSR GTE
v1.67
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Fixed side mirrors in showroom
- Fixed see through vents and holes
- Fixed sorting issues with steering wheel and side windows

Corvette C7R GTE
v1.69
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment
- Mapping fix on bonnet
- Fixed side mirrors in showroom

BMW M8 GTE
v1.43
- Fixed reversed oil and water values in the onboard HUD
- Optimized LODs
- BOP refuel time adjustment

Norma M30 LMP3
v1.65
- Optimized LODs

Oreca 07 LMP2
v1.51
- Optimized LODs
- Reflection fix on floor diffuser
 
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marvelharvey

Member
Oct 26, 2017
697
Osaka, Japan
rFactor 2's Sebring 12h is live. Max Verstappen (no.7) currently running 3rd after serving a drive through penalty. So far the coverage has missed quite a few interesting battles/incidents sadly... they need an F1 race director.

 

DrPenguin

Member
Aug 12, 2018
89

F3 Classic Tracks is working on Eifel South Circuit, otherwise known as the Sudschleife. Here is a WIP preview, wonderful layout and excellent atmosphere.
 

Megasoum

Member
Oct 25, 2017
11,077
Anybody here has experience with the Thrustmaster T80 wheel (or it's equivalent for the XB1 I guess?).

I use a TX wheel in my setup but my clamp broke. I can't figure out if the T80 uses the same clamping system? If I find a cheap used T80, it could be a cheap way to fix my issue.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55

Reiza rF2 Bundle is out

"The Reiza rFactor 2 Bundle is here! This pack includes all Reiza content developed for rFactor 2: a total of 6 vehicles and 4 unique venues in 10 different layouts, mixing world-class race tracks such as Imola and VIR with exotic locations such as Ibarra and Guaporé; powerful modern prototypes such as the Metalmoro AJR with the challenging Formula Vee trainer. The Reiza rF2 Bundle combines the diverse content developed with quality standards and attention to detail Reiza became known for, with rFactor 2´s unique advanced simulation technology for a powerful sim racing experience!"

https://store.steampowered.com/itemstore/365960/detail/1006/?fbclid=IwAR0EqZ-nY_TnCzAKQr1iucgDlqud0C-z0oTqf06akZVROOhOuqIqoij8Zqg
 

TJP

Member
Oct 27, 2017
953
Hopefully all eligible people took up the offer from Reiza to obtain the Reiza DLC pack for free. It is worth getting as the pack is great and the tracks are sublime.

The DLC offer is open to those who donated in Reiza's crowd funding and the freebee ends at the end of March.
 

Mutagenic

Member
Oct 30, 2017
923
For those without a rig, what’s the very best set of pedals? Is it the Clubsport v3s? I currently own the TP3As and I’m not as consistent or quick with them as I’d like, which is likely due to the measure of travel distance rather than pressure that would be gained from a LC.
 

omegasc

Member
Sep 12, 2018
55
For those without a rig, what’s the very best set of pedals? Is it the Clubsport v3s? I currently own the TP3As and I’m not as consistent or quick with them as I’d like, which is likely due to the measure of travel distance rather than pressure that would be gained from a LC.
I used to run a v2 and then a v3 for a short time with one of these
https://loja.cockpitextremeracing.com.br/produto/spro-suporte-para-volantes-compativel-com-logitech-fanatec-e-thrustmaster/8160
and you might need some extra weight if your floor is a little bit slippery, but you can adjust the max pressure so it might not be a problem. A v3 or maybe even the CSL LC are probably going to give you what you want.
 

Mutagenic

Member
Oct 30, 2017
923
I used to run a v2 and then a v3 for a short time with one of these
https://loja.cockpitextremeracing.com.br/produto/spro-suporte-para-volantes-compativel-com-logitech-fanatec-e-thrustmaster/8160
and you might need some extra weight if your floor is a little bit slippery, but you can adjust the max pressure so it might not be a problem. A v3 or maybe even the CSL LC are probably going to give you what you want.
Thanks. I’ll probably give the v3’s a shot. I need something better than what I have.