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Oh man, I just tried bonnet view and it's so much better than cockpit and 3rd person. Also short gear ratios are amazing on some courses.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by t3haxle;15348111 
I got dirt 3 with my video card, and while I love the game
High-five, me too! Gonna go play as it just finished.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock;15360710 
its a preference of his. I used to race with him.

also he had a recommendation on the cars setup. If i remember correctly you should turn the differentials to stiff? turn the downforce to almost none. These are for dirt, tarmack rally courses.
Good memory wink.gif
To get anywhere near the top spots, low downforce and tight Diffs worked best for me. Most often smile.gif
It made the car harder to drive, but faster!
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Originally Posted by musashin;15360941 
Yeah, I always use hood / bonnet view. Seems closer to the actual experience of driving, since when you drive you're only paying attention to what's ahead of you, and not really what's going on inside the car around you.
Couldn't have put it better myself wink.gif
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Originally Posted by t3haxle;15361144 
Oh man, I just tried bonnet view and it's so much better than cockpit and 3rd person. Also short gear ratios are amazing on some courses.

Cool thumb.gif
But yeah, get a Wheel, or an X-Box wired controller cool.gif

Here's my YouTube vid, I did after seeing your vid smile.gif


[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKvoSdV5z7E[/ame]
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My tips:
-GET A CONTROLLER! I was decent on Dirt 2 w/o one but then I found out I could use my PS3 controller (MotionJoy). Helps a thousand fold... plus i it's your style, you can use sixaxis.
-Start off learning the controls in Gymwhatever it's called in singleplayer.. it's fun and helps get the jest.
-Only use flashbacks if its in a near end of the race situation... I don't even use them then. Restart the race.
-Turn off the assists! Game is way too easy w/ them on... plus you can't have fun wrecking as much
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I just got this game from the freebies give away section. I let it download overnight and started playing it today. I turned susp. to stiff and downforce to lowest. Turned off all assists except ABS and fave it a try. So far I've came in 1st in the 1st 3 dirt tour races. I'll give it a bit more practice and then try some multiplayer. Having trouble figuring out the record and upload to you tube thing.
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Haha, I dominated at the truck rallycross in the snow, and the first drift challenge. This game is so much fun in bonnet view, and also once you get better at taking turns.
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I just won the game from last months BGB. I just installed last night and its working fine. But I Alt-Tab to check what temps I was running, and I cant get it to go fullscreen again. Any one know how to make it fullscreen again??

I loved the first two games. My favorite being the firsts Rally events. Now this looks even better than both of them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by goodtobeking;15383808 
I just won the game from last months BGB. I just installed last night and its working fine. But I Alt-Tab to check what temps I was running, and I cant get it to go fullscreen again. Any one know how to make it fullscreen again??

I loved the first two games. My favorite being the firsts Rally events. Now this looks even better than both of them.

Alt+ enter. Maybe check the in game video settings and make sure its set to full screen also.
Edited by EVILNOK - 10/20/11 at 12:30pm
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Yeah that's a common problem with the game. Or feature? Either way, Alt+Enter has always worked fine for me.
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Yeah thats all it took. Great game, and it is the best looking graphics of any game I own.
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