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I do drive gt5 with no hud though, in cockpit view. I rarely look at the tach driving in the game its a distraction to me. When I race my car in real life, I dont even look at the tach, I know my car well enough to know when to shift just by listening to the exhaust note.
    
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I do drive gt5 with no hud though, in cockpit view. I rarely look at the tach driving in the game its a distraction to me. When I race my car in real life, I dont even look at the tach, I know my car well enough to know when to shift just by listening to the exhaust note.
This. Taking your eyes off the track to look at your tach is a bad idea.
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what ?? are you serious ??

race in the ring...with hard tires....at 1am....raining....hud full off....with all the assists off and then tell me that Forza plays better than GT5
I played GT5 with all assists off. It was extremely boring. The cars in it also have a hilarious lack of handling. The Corvette C6.R ZR1 with soft racing tires in GT5 handles just as well as my 98 Pontiac Grand Prix GT does in real life!

Forza 3 keeps me at the edge of my seat with assists off at the higher car levels. Racing a LMP car as fast as you can around the Ring is very scary yet very thrilling at the same time. I never once felt that kind of thrill in any of the events in GT5. The closest I ever got to the Forza 3 kind of thrill was in the F1 events. Even then it was an okay kind of thrill. It certainly didn't keep me at the edge of my seat.
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I do drive gt5 with no hud though, in cockpit view.
Whats a HUD? There are other views besides cockpit? lol

Only times I play with other views are for soaking in that pure and oh so sweet car pr0n

I also have no real use for the HUD in a Simulator
     
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Sorry, but no idiot in their right mind would drive any road course in the rain with their gauge cluster covered, not to mention your hilarious tire choice. Is your post a shoddy attempt at some "male enlargement"?

OT: This game might make me plug my 360 back in, haven't touched it in nearly 2 years now. Hrm...
gauge cluster covered ?? did you at least know what hud full off mean ??

and try to make a 20 laps race in The Ring with soft racing tires instead of hard, you will get to pits every 2-3 laps and get owned by people that calculate better theirs tire-gas levels

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Lolhard @ noob. I've been racing longer than most of the members on here have been alive, it's always hilarious to see people who play racing games talk the talk. I'll let you bask in your ignorance and continue to think that making the game harder is more realistic.

NEWS: It's not.
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I've always wanted to play Forza since the first.. Still havent
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Lolhard @ noob. I've been racing longer than most of the members on here have been alive, it's always hilarious to see people who play racing games talk the talk. I'll let you bask in your ignorance and continue to think that making the game harder is more realistic.

NEWS: It's not.
and I've been on the moon...
"I've been racing longer than most of the members on here have been alive" doesn't make your argument more valid than mine or his... because the world of video game is extremely different than what you experience in real life...

I've heard countless times "My Civic drives SO MUCH differently than in [such and such game]!!! it's SO UNREALISTIC!" ... well for one thing, you DO NOT drive YOUR CIVIC like you would drive in the said [such and such game] right?
how WOULD you know it's unrealistic when you've never pushed your own car to that limit under the same "perfect" in-game condition?

BECAUSE you DO NOT drive the SAME WAY you do in real life than in-game... there are multiple factors that dictate how your car would act differently... but because you WILL NOT be able to have the perfect world in a game in real life, and YOUR CIVIC is a different CIVIC than the CIVIC in the game... different tuning, different parts, different AGE, different maintenance, and different environment it's been in... in other words, the in-game Civic is a PERFECT car, whereas yours isn't... it's probably littered with flaws... HOW do you KNOW it is NOT realistic?

an experienced fighter pilot might not be the best combat flight simulation pilot... whereas the best in the world combat flight simulator (even ones AS REALISTIC as the DCS A-10 for example) pilot would puke once they sit in the cockpit of a real one...

it's a whole world of difference... and you CANNOT base how "realistic" or "unrealistic" it is from your personal "real world experience" (which in the end we don't even know if it's all there)

remember, while we're on the internet, we're all experienced race car drivers, astronauts who landed on the moon, soldiers who shot all kinds of weapons imaginable and is greatly experienced with all of them to the point we know all the facts by heart, and are expert on all other things in the world...

PS: I'm not saying you're wrong... I'm just saying there was no point in mentioning your experience, as it's an invalidated argument on the world called the INTERNET
Edited by zedex - 10/6/11 at 1:28pm
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Both are great games. I've been playing the gt and forza series since both were at #2.

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Reviews for games aren't news

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