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^ agreed, in-depth car customization FTW!
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GRID is amazing REP + everyone who spoke about it
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Glad you like it. I'm having a buttload of fun playing it.
    
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ok am i missing something in GRID ? bacause its impossible to control your car. im being left in a pile of smoke while my car spins out of control every two metres. im playing with a keyboard and fiddling with the controls arent helping. i tried using an xbox 360 contoller for the pc but same results. AAAARRRGGHH!!!!
    
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ok am i missing something in GRID ? bacause its impossible to control your car. im being left in a pile of smoke while my car spins out of control every two metres. im playing with a keyboard and fiddling with the controls arent helping. i tried using an xbox 360 contoller for the pc but same results. AAAARRRGGHH!!!!
I feel your pain man I've got a 360 controller too and I feel you can crash wayyy too easily. I have to slow down tremendously on some maps just to turn without sliding out of control. I don't know if I"m doing it wrong, but the controls are a bit weird.

Other than that, GRID is a great game. It's very fun once you can master some of the turning.
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I love Test Drive Unlimited - the freedom is awesome, as are the cars (can take some getting used to the handling), and the graphics are supurb!! The online aspect is nice, but slightly overstated. You will never see more than 7 other people, as that is the limit the server is set to.
It's a little old now, but the graphics are still top notch. I think there is a new one coming out next year though?

Edit: There is basically no tuning on TDU. You can take your car to a tuners, and they can apply Stage 1, 2 or 3 tuning - this basically raises BHP and reduces weight, while upgrading the brakes and suspension. No user definable settings though, it's all in the Stage 1, 2 & 3
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ok am i missing something in GRID ? bacause its impossible to control your car. im being left in a pile of smoke while my car spins out of control every two metres. im playing with a keyboard and fiddling with the controls arent helping. i tried using an xbox 360 contoller for the pc but same results. AAAARRRGGHH!!!!
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I feel your pain man I've got a 360 controller too and I feel you can crash wayyy too easily. I have to slow down tremendously on some maps just to turn without sliding out of control. I don't know if I"m doing it wrong, but the controls are a bit weird.

Other than that, GRID is a great game. It's very fun once you can master some of the turning.
welcome to the world of [more] realistic driving

it sounds like you're driving full throttle. If you're using a keyboard, you're going to have to tap forward to fix that. I recommend using a wheel and pedals or a 360 controller because you can give it a little bit of gas, it shouldn't spin out if you do it right
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but but...thats not realistic...thats just mean...finally a game that looks soo realistic on my crappy 8500gt and i cant play it :::: ooooohhh the pain....::
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but but...thats not realistic...thats just mean...finally a game that looks soo realistic on my crappy 8500gt and i cant play it :::: ooooohhh the pain....::
If you went and sat in an F1 car and slammed the throttle to the floor you would be going round in circles. Games still aren't real-life realism yet because they would be just too hard . I will admit though, I dislike the idea of paying for a wheel/pedals but I manage fine with the keyboard....Just need to think 'more haste, less speed'
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Check out Live For Speed. The gfx won't make your jaws drop but wow is it realistic!
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