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Actually no... I got gold on the first try. One of the only ones that I was able to do it on the first try.
Damn, every other license test I got gold within one to three tries. For some reason this one just killed me. I kept finishing withing .003 of the gold time and I was about to throw my controller through the TV.
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Damn, every other license test I got gold within one to three tries. For some reason this one just killed me. I kept finishing withing .003 of the gold time and I was about to throw my controller through the TV.
Oh trust me I know the feeling... I've been having a really had time on the finally rally tier on the second race (snow race) I can't even get bronze, I'm always <1second to slow to even get that. I spent about an hour on that race yesterday, needless to say I haven't passed it yet and it's making me very angry.
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Oh trust me I know the feeling... I've been having a really had time on the finally rally tier on the second race (snow race) I can't even get bronze, I'm always <1second to slow to even get that. I spent about an hour on that race yesterday, needless to say I haven't passed it yet and it's making me very angry.
I haven't done the second rally tier yet as I need to tune the handling of my Focus ST since I upped the power to 338hp. The first set of rally challenges were way too easy especially the snow one. I assume they get dramatically harder though
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I haven't done the second rally tier yet as I need to tune the handling of my Focus ST since I upped the power to 338hp. The first set of rally challenges were way too easy especially the snow one. I assume they get dramatically harder though
Well you have to used the supplied car, not your own, so it takes getting used to the vehicle and also a good bit of skill to get a passing time.
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snow rally? cross over the "bump" in the last corner =)

it's legal, and it'll shave off SO MUCH time
*I only knew about it after doing it the "regular" way*

almost all rally times require you to NOT drift... or the least possible... so it's extremely important to control the throttle

I'm done with ALL my license tests... 95% gold...
only 3 missing are IC-10, IA-10, and S-8... WHY is there just ONE *or 2 in case of S-8* cars that are just INSANELY fast that's IMPOSSIBLE to catch up to!?
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snow rally? cross over the "bump" in the last corner =)

it's legal, and it'll shave off SO MUCH time
*I only knew about it after doing it the "regular" way*

almost all rally times require you to NOT drift... or the least possible... so it's extremely important to control the throttle

I'm done with ALL my license tests... 95% gold...
only 3 missing are IC-10, IA-10, and S-8... WHY is there just ONE *or 2 in case of S-8* cars that are just INSANELY fast that's IMPOSSIBLE to catch up to!?
Hence why I use a FWD car

More prone to understeer but easier to maintain a hold on the track.
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Well I just bought the game on Dell.com... I can't wait to get it. I'm going to need to bridge my time between Cataclysm and this lol. Most of the reviews seem very positive, and I see a lot of people here love it. I can't wait!
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I think I finally figured out IC-10 but the problem is I always get too aggressive on the last two corners and hit a wall
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I think I finally figured out IC-10 but the problem is I always get too aggressive on the last two corners and hit a wall
FINALLY got 60/60 GOLD!!!
and IC-10 was the last one missing...

the BIGGEST problem is the disqualifications... sometimes a heavy hit doesn't dq you, but sometimes even the tiniest touch would result in dqing... it's annoying... and that was the case for IA-10... in total, I managed to END the race like 10 times... *out of nearly 200 times I tried* and only once did I manage to pass that Yellow Enzo at the end...

IC-10 also... whenever I seem to be doing great, I hit the wall in the final chicane =( but the last and final one, I managed to pass the Countach a bit after the straight, so I took my time, slowed down and safely got to the finish line =)

wow it's SOO satisfying...

try to pass the other Ferrari 512BB at that high speed hairpin... then catch up to the rest, and turn before the orange Miura, and the rest of the lap, try not to slow down as much as possible, and the final turns before the finish line are the most critical to catching up... that's where I had the most problems with...

you really need a time of 1:24 or less in the first lap to even have a CHANCE of getting 1st... AND be able to pass the second guy at that high speed hairpin, and catch up to the tail of the first guy after the sharp right before the straight, so you can slipstream to get closer
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