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Poll Results: Which is better Dirt 3 vs F1 2011

 
  • 64% (18)
    Dirt 3
  • 14% (4)
    F1 2011
  • 7% (2)
    About the same
  • 14% (4)
    I'd recommend another racing sim
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post #61 of 74
That converter for the xbox sucks. It doesn't let the wheel have any force feedback. Once you use force feedback there is no way you will want to play on the xbox without it. The fanatec wheel is the only wheel that really works on the 360 and it's probably around 300$. There really isn't any good console racing games anyway. PC games are by far the way to go for racing.

You also shouldn't need those paddles with the DFGT. I've never really heard anyone complain about the paddles on it. i think it might just be buttons though I haven't used one before so maybe that's why I've never heard anyone complain about then. Everyone claims they are a really good wheel to get into racing with. Some of the fastest guys on iRacing use a DFGT wheel. I'm sure you'll love it. It will probably be hard at first to use and take a little getting use to, but once you get use to it there is no going bacl to a controller for racing games.
Edited by bevo - 12/19/12 at 2:04pm
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Actually the new converter is supposed to have fixed the Force feedback issue. The DFGT is now on my watchlist on the bay and the paddles smile.gif
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post #63 of 74
I'm not sure about it but here's a video saying it didn't get fixed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j36Vxk_aprs
Hopefully that's wrong because it would be great if you could have more then one option for a force feedback wheel for the 360.
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post #64 of 74
The DFGT wheel is awesome, especially for the price. The pedals, however, suck. They're extremely cheap feeling and have almost no resistance.
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post #65 of 74
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Originally Posted by Derko1 View Post

Well... D3 obviously looks better. Since it uses a more advance lighting model and also nicer detailed textures. But D2 still looks very good. There's a lot of stages that make me like the look of D2 better than D3, but overall D3 "should" look nicer, since it came out 2 years after 2. (not 100% sure on the years... I think I'm right.)
Some shots I just took of Dirt2:






There's something I find odd looking about that game though, some screenshots show that the game looks really washed out looking and dull in color, whereas other shots look like theres way too much bloom going on, which is just awful in a rally game, you want to be looking at the dirt kicking up, and looking at the scenic environment of the track, not a whole bunch of white blotches covering over it.

I reckon if the visuals had more of a Far Cry 3 visual going on, it'd be more suitable, easily.
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post #66 of 74
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The DFGT wheel is awesome, especially for the price. The pedals, however, suck. They're extremely cheap feeling and have almost no resistance.

The pedals are replaceable right? I watched the simracing review for the DFGT and they raved about it, the reviewer said all it needed was a better set of pedals and it would match the G25.

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post #67 of 74
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The pedals are replaceable right? I watched the simracing review for the DFGT and they raved about it, the reviewer said all it needed was a better set of pedals and it would match the G25.
Yeah the pedals are replaceable. I know a few guys who use the DFGT and do very well with it, but none of them use the pedals it comes with.
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Any suggestion for pedals?
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post #69 of 74
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I just ordered F1 2012 and NFS Shift 2 Unleashed Limited Edition off the Fleabay
All I need now is a Logitech DFGT wheel and Dirt 3 Complete edition and F1 2011
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Anyone have access to a an iso of dirt 3 my cd seems to have an error in one of the cab files
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