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I play grid on my pc with a logitech controller , i get roughly 7 million points for 1 lap drift around okatuma ... One day im gonna try 5 laps to see what i can get .

racing games arent very good on a keyboard imo .
    
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lol GRID actually has one of the most unreal physics I have ever seen. You can do all corners at 200km/h it's absurd. rFactor and GTR2 on the other hand, very good games indeed. Although I must say I loved GRID and it kept me entertained for A LONG time, and the game never got bored. Actually, I play a lot better with the keyboard than I do with the steering wheel.
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No, I'm saying the car was actually taking turns at 100+ KM/H. I'm not saying I wanted it to or expected it. I went off the track on the inside the first couple of turns because it was turning too much.
Yeah, like i said, need to be gentle. I think that maybe switching over to an Xbox 360 controller or a similar controller might help as steering with the analog sticks might help... Unfortunately the handling doesn't get any easier as time goes on, so if it still bothers you, you'll have to either (A) Turn on "ez-mode" assists (B) Quit playing...
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maybe try tapping the keys instead of holding them , probably more accurate .. all it needs is a few taps in the direction u want and it will go all out . Dont hold the direction down or ull probably end up spinning out .

Gotta be quick with counter steering or you will just end up all over the place .
    
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Yeah, like i said, need to be gentle. I think that maybe switching over to an Xbox 360 controller or a similar controller might help as steering with the analog sticks might help... Unfortunately the handling doesn't get any easier as time goes on, so if it still bothers you, you'll have to either (A) Turn on "ez-mode" assists (B) Quit playing...
I'm not sure you're getting it. I'm not losing the races, the game's feel just kinda sucks.
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maybe try tapping the keys instead of holding them , probably more accurate .. all it needs is a few taps in the direction u want and it will go all out . Dont hold the direction down or ull probably end up spinning out .

Gotta be quick with counter steering or you will just end up all over the place .
Lol. I use a wheel.
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I'm not sure you're getting it. I'm not losing the races, the game's feel just kinda sucks.
lol my bad. I get you now

Well yeah... it's a Codemasters game... Nuff said
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Yeah the game has horrible physics, racing wise. It's not made for a steering wheel that's for sure, I couldn't play it with the wheel. When I used the controller I could easily drift but all in all very average game.

Like the guy above me said, you have to be quick with the counter steer and if you're playing on 900 degrees then good luck lol.
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like stated above, the key to these sims especially grid is throttle control takes a lot of practice ( trust me it can be a beatch ) and keep the assist on cause i tried it without them and the throttle control required is almost near impossible
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post #19 of 34
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I use a wheel, I use ABS, I disabled traction control and that stability thing because they threw me off. I'm not bad at racing games, I'm getting conflicting info when playing and I have a really hard time playing it when I think the car is doing A and it's actually doing B.

I'm actually surprised you chose Jan when you could've picked Tom, who's, you know, won Le Mans 8 times. Anyway, I'm not a pro, the sims are insanely hard (although at least playable unlike GRID). I'm mainly an FPS player, I don't have time to play racing games for real when I play COD and BF competitively.


I have to be honest here, I have never driven a real car.
Yeah but I'm a corvette guy who loves Jan.

Anyway.....since you already have a wheel you must be kinda interested or a least semi serious.

Go to this link and just give iRacing a go.
http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews-promo/

Let me know if you need any help.
Edited by Zippy476 - 7/24/11 at 5:17pm
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like stated above, the key to these sims especially grid is throttle control takes a lot of practice ( trust me it can be a beatch ) and keep the assist on cause i tried it without them and the throttle control required is almost near impossible
Blasphemy....grid is NOT a sim at all.
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