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Anyone have it, and what are your thoughts.

Thanks, thinking of getting it. I am hooked on Grid atm even tho I beat it.
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Its about just as good as the first one.
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I can't get the damn thing to stop crashing right after I start the career from the menu.

Had the same problem with Shift 1, but I could fix that one by upping the shadow detail.

No luck on shift 2 and I can't find an answer online.

Last time I'm buying paying for an EA game.
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Ok, thanks to you 2 people for your help. is Shift 1 good then? maybe I will get both.
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by l337sft View Post
Its about just as good as the first one.
Pretty much, it's like a slightly more refined version of the first.

One thing that bothers me though (compared to the first) is that you have to have a car in your roster at all times. Why can't we sell it when we simply want to have more funds to buy another car?!
    
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post #6 of 12
Its basically Shift 1 + overhaul mod.
Maybe a little more refined. Thats about it.
Of course, you get more cars and blah blah ...
Get it if you can find it really cheap .
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Pretty much, it's like a slightly more refined version of the first.

One thing that bothers me though (compared to the first) is that you have to have a car in your roster at all times. Why can't we sell it when we simply want to have more funds to buy another car?!
and... you're having trouble buying a new one?!?
I thought they gave way too much money in the first place...

but yeah, the game's improved in almost all fronts compared to the first...
haters'll keep on hating, and say it sucks 'because it isn't realistic' or 'it's too arcade' or it's this and it's that, making lame excuses...

but it's the only game where I felt the THRILL of driving, where you get SCARED of actually going too fast

do I care it's not how the cars should handle in real life? well no, I'll never get to drive them in real life, and probably none of the people who claimed "they're fake" did or will ever neither... and HOW do THEY KNOW in the first place?

it's what it is... I won't compare it to GT5 (which I also own) because it isn't the same, and probably wasn't meant to... GT5's good for having a huge collection of cars to drive around with amazing photo mode, but for the events and the act of racing, S2U's a LOT more exciting, and get your adrenaline flowing. and I have to admit, it's actually FUN, while GT5's fun in the sense that's a lot more 'calm' where you sit back and enjoy

if you're meticulous to the point where you will point out every single flaw in every tiny little thing that's out there, then you won't like it...

if you don't care a single bit about realism or authenticity, but just want the experience, you'll LOVE it
post #8 of 12

i think its awsome , drifting is insane with my supra and lfa motor conversion 1200hp , i cracked 800 points a lap on the miami drift circuit .

almost beat this guy , still trying =p


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I love it!
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I just cannot get the hang of drifting in Grid. That is the only part of Grid I cannot beat. And I use the car with the less amount of grip too.
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