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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
Funny I've driven my car in gt5 with no assists and all tires with, my fanatec wheel didn't feel real at all.. And yes I've driven it similarly. while mine might be older it should still have a similar feel too it.. Parts and tuning should be the same due to them being the exact same car and parts. aircraft are totally different things compared to a car, the,g forces for example are much higher
Edited by Eagle1337 - 10/6/11 at 5:52pm
post #52 of 62
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Funny I've driven my car in gt5 with no assists and all tires with, my fanatec wheel didn't feel real at all.. And yes I've driven it similarly. while mine might be older it should still have a similar feel too it.. Parts and tuning should be the same due to them being the exact same car and parts. aircraft are totally different things compared to a car, the,g forces for example are much higher
That's what happens when a game "fakes" it instead of getting hard data. It feels believable enough for most people, but its really not that accurate.
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So, whos getting it tomorrow?
who wants to race rivals

I am going to try to wake up and get to the store by 11am, I only have 3 hours to play the game tomorrow then I have to go to work...*le sigh*
    
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Is Gamestop doing a midnight release?
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oh man, the first video shown at boot is Jeremy Clarkson talking in a video for about a minute or so, reminds me of Top Gear
    
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I am looking forward to playing a Forza game again. Bought another 360 for it lol. Did the same thing with FM2.

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I am looking forward to playing a Forza game again. Bought another 360 for it lol. Did the same thing with FM2.

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lol I did the same thing, as FM4 was getting closer I bought another (working) 360, purchased FM3 UC (most DLC included $30), and picked up an XBL 12 month sub for $30 or so. I got FM4 LCE Tuesday and have been very pleased. I still don't understand some choices T10 made, but the racing is solid.

FYI, we've got an in-game car club going http://www.overclock.net/xbox/114055...-car-club.html everyone is welcome to join, share, race, and have fun!
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I tried the game this morning for a couple hours and...the cars drive terrible and appear to have no grip. I've been driving an M5 the past few days in real life and have done some spirited driving. The 2009 M5 in the game feels slow and lacks grip, almost as if there's no sway bars. I tried some of the race cars thinking they'd drive better but its really just more of the same tail happy drifting, they just go faster while doing it.
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I tried the game this morning for a couple hours and...the cars drive terrible and appear to have no grip. I've been driving an M5 the past few days in real life and have done some spirited driving. The 2009 M5 in the game feels slow and lacks grip, almost as if there's no sway bars. I tried some of the race cars thinking they'd drive better but its really just more of the same tail happy drifting, they just go faster while doing it.
Did you turn off traction control and all the computer assists in the real life M5?



Edited by Riou - 10/16/11 at 12:38pm
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Yeah, everything off. I never even pushed the rl car to the limit, yet it drove a million times better than the one in the game. It really feels like the one in the game has no sway bars and its not just that car in particular, its all of them.
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