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I actually quite enjoyed Shift and Shift 2 after physics mods. I should try out F1 2012 and Dirt 3.
Shouldn't need physic's mods to make a RACING game good... NFS really dropped the ball with shift 1, that was actually the worst NFS game I ever played, shift 2 was alot better then 1, but still not a good enough racing game to play. I consider my self an above-average racer in these games, and I got stuck on the EASY setting in Shift 2 in like the 5th or 6th race or something like that.
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Shouldn't need physic's mods to make a RACING game good... NFS really dropped the ball with shift 1, that was actually the worst NFS game I ever played, shift 2 was alot better then 1, but still not a good enough racing game to play. I consider my self an above-average racer in these games, and I got stuck on the EASY setting in Shift 2 in like the 5th or 6th race or something like that.

No, no, no, good sir. It is quite obvious that you've never played the spawn of Satan known as NFS Undercover. Now THAT was a horrible NFS game. lachen.gif

Maybe my view is a bit skewed since Undercover was so horrible and Shift was such an improvement that I thought it was GREAT. The drifting aspect was absolutely horrid and COMPLETELY broken. You are right though, Shift 2 was significantly better than the first but it still lacked quite a bit in it's stock form. It was too arcadey. I play it with my old Logitech Driving Force Pro and at first I was all over the place. I'm no professional, but I know I'm also better than average and it was difficult to keep the car controlled. Even the FF cars felt tail-happy. kookoo.gif
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No, no, no, good sir. It is quite obvious that you've never played the spawn of Satan known as NFS Undercover. Now THAT was a horrible NFS game. lachen.gif

Maybe my view is a bit skewed since Undercover was so horrible and Shift was such an improvement that I thought it was GREAT. The drifting aspect was absolutely horrid and COMPLETELY broken. You are right though, Shift 2 was significantly better than the first but it still lacked quite a bit in it's stock form. It was too arcadey. I play it with my old Logitech Driving Force Pro and at first I was all over the place. I'm no professional, but I know I'm also better than average and it was difficult to keep the car controlled. Even the FF cars felt tail-happy. kookoo.gif

Undercover was decent, way past too short, but decent, sure the drifting was broken, but I was just happy that the crapstorm known as pro street was over.tongue.gif

My first hour of NFS Shift went like this. Oh I got a fast car, crap theres this guy infront of me I'll just ram into him, oh, OH NO! I seem to have driver overtop of him/I seem to be driving underneath of him... turn game off, throw in toilet.
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There hasn't been a decent NFS game since MW 2005 in my opinion, and this is coming from a guy who, according to my friends, likes a lot of bad games, lol.

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DIRT3 is a great casual Rally Game, F1 2012 is a great F1 sim, its very enjoyable with the Logitecg G25 wheel. I'd recommend both.
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When are we getting another TOCA or GTR? Now them was some racing!

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There is Race Room ExperieNce Free to play on steam which is meant to possibly turn into GTR3?
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I hated dirt 3, loved the first 2 though, but the 3rd one was just meh (then showdown just completely ruined anything the series had going for it).. But I love F1 2012, just don't have enough time to dedicate to it (Ipersonally like to do the full chamionship ie practice, quali and full race). Now that the F1 season is starting again I may do them the same weekends as the actual race. Dirt 3 is ok if you just want an open and quick race sort of game, but F1 gives you alot more (if you enjoy getting more indepth with games).
 
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There is Race Room ExperieNce Free to play on steam which is meant to possibly turn into GTR3?

That's the one I'm waiting for! GTR3!! I want to throw money at my screen!
     
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