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post #11 of 83
Well it looks awesome and runs great. Looks better than Pro Street and runs better than it. Though when I first loaded it up I thought it was running at 1024x768 since it had jaggies like crazy. Then I went to change the settings and found out it was running at my native res(1440x900) with 2xAA I had to crank it 8xAA just for it to look smooth. I hope the actual game isn't like that.
    
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post #12 of 83
Sweet! I love the racing genre! Downloading now. Wonder how well it'll work on my 8500 GT.
 
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That's pretty much the worst racing game ive ever played.

While it looks good, and the damage is excellent they obviously forgot that cars actually need to have physics in the game. DiRT has less input lag than this game... and there is so little feel on the game for what is going on - its like the wheel isn't actually connected in any way to the front wheels on the cars. The cars also have about 20x the grip they should - i drove the BMW E90 and that has about as much grip as an F1 car would.

The drifting is shocking... all it feels like is they turned the grip down and kept some lovely devoid steering feel just to help you drift when the basic idea of drifting is driving on feel.

There is also no clutch, so you can quite easily find the perfect RPM for the car and get a stupidly good start, instead of having to balance the power away - using the clutch too.

The car sounds aren't great either - im not sure who's bright idea it was to make the cars louder on the outside than on the ****pit view... inside has basically no engine noise, just a bit of gear whine and all the other cars seem to sound like is a gearbox too. The brakes also constantly glow despite the fact that they would cool down when you are driving and not using them... the only way i have found to stop them from glowing is to actually stop and then they cool down really quickly - almost as if codemasters made them get stupidly hot due to air friction.

All it really feels like is DiRT with some new cars and on tarmac instead of off road.

If they can manage to fix all the above i may be a bit more interested in the full game, but at the moment i couldn't care less if it came out.
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Its well compressed!
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post #15 of 83
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Originally Posted by Fusion Racing View Post
That's pretty much the worst racing game ive ever played.

While it looks good, and the damage is excellent they obviously forgot that cars actually need to have physics in the game. DiRT has less input lag than this game... and there is so little feel on the game for what is going on - its like the wheel isn't actually connected in any way to the front wheels on the cars. The cars also have about 20x the grip they should - i drove the BMW E90 and that has about as much grip as an F1 car would.

The drifting is shocking... all it feels like is they turned the grip down and kept some lovely devoid steering feel just to help you drift when the basic idea of drifting is driving on feel.

There is also no clutch, so you can quite easily find the perfect RPM for the car and get a stupidly good start, instead of having to balance the power away - using the clutch too.

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All it really feels like is DiRT with some new cars and on tarmac instead of off road.

If they can manage to fix all the above i may be a bit more interested in the full game, but at the moment i couldn't care less if it came out.
You do know that this game is pretty much made to compete with games like NFS, not full on simulators, right? Codemasters already has a simulator game (DiRT) and doesn't need/want anything to compete with it.
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You do know that this game is pretty much made to compete with games like NFS, not full on simulators, right? Codemasters already has a simulator game (DiRT) and doesn't need/want anything to compete with it.
lol dirt a simulator? lol. i think u mean TOCA
    
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lol dirt a simulator? lol. i think u mean TOCA
Codemasters haven't ever made a simulator... - none of their games have gone near that yet, and Grid shows that they aren't probably going to in the future.

reberto, DiRT isn't a simulator, its basically Grid but off road. It seems that codemasters tried to make grid like NFS, but seen as you cannot customise the cars in the same way then it really isn't the same sort of thing. Also, their race driver games have always been about trying to have some realism... and this has basically taken that and replaced it with rubbish. If i wanted a game like NFS i would just go all the way and get NFS instead of getting something like this... which is basically a knock off version.

That said, NFS has more feel to the handling than this game does - most of the cars in Grid feel like they are hovermowers...

I just hate the fact that they could have made an amazing game, but chose to make the handling incredibly unrealistic and make all the cars easy to drive so that they can just chase sales. With the great graphics they have, with some realistic physics for the cars they would have made a brilliant game - and one that would actually then be different from DiRT - as opposed to what we have here which is basically the onroad version of DiRT.
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post #18 of 83
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lol dirt a simulator? lol. i think u mean TOCA
DiRT is closer to a simulator than this is though
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post #19 of 83
game has awsome graphincs but i dont like the handling on cars
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post #20 of 83
This is one of the best car games i've ever played. Everything maxed out at 1680 x 1050 runs at a solid 60fps
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