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The Logitech DFGT is supposed to be pretty good for the price, I'm looking at picking up a Fanatec Carrera wheel since it's fairly inexpensive for what you get.

Anyways some more impressions:
-FFB doesn't always seem to be on, I've done a few races where there was no FFB at all. It's probably a bug.
-The game looks good and runs very well, it doesn't look like that much of a visual improvement over Shift though.
-It feels much more like a sim now in terms of handling.
-I don't like not being able to change controller settings when I'm racing, it's kind of a pain when I'm trying to get deadzone settings down.
-The helmet cam is quite interesting but it also feels very unnatural. I'm used to a traditional cockpit view where the driver doesn't look into the corners and when the driver look's into a corner in this helmet view it just feels so unnatural and it throws my steering off completely.
Edited by Vikhr - 3/29/11 at 3:57pm
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now im debating which form of way to get it, i never did direct2play before then i got straight from ea or retail then again i got steam which is what i really want hmm... game look cool
    
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now im debating which form of way to get it, i never did direct2play before then i got straight from ea or retail then again i got steam which is what i really want hmm... game look cool
I'm going to go to bestbuy to get it, i like having physical copies of my games...
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So I'm playing and its a big step up compared to the first shift. The handling is comparable to an actual sim. There is a FFB bug where it would just turn off, not that often though. I'm playing with my g27 with hshifter &clutch.

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So I'm playing and its a big step up compared to the first shift. The handling is comparable to an actual sim. There is a FFB bug where it would just turn off, not that often though. I'm playing with my g27 with hshifter &clutch.

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How's the customization options?
Anything like shift 1?
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I'm gonna buy a wheel later this weekend cuz i always wanted one for racing!
Definitely get one! It makes a night and day difference I was wary about dropping $250 on a G27 but it has definitely been one of the better purchases I've made
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Game is pretty lame IMHO.

Cars handle horribly. 3rd person view is too close to the bumper, and lastly the graphics are pretty terrible. There are much older racing titles that look much better... Dirt2 coming to mind. heck even Hot Pursuit that came out a few months ago looks better. Glad I only paid $30 for the game instead of full price.
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200 dollars for a damn steering wheel? You serious? That's extremely expensive. I can buy a friggin another gtx 460 at that price!
$200 isn't expensive. Take a look at the Frex website instead.
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How's the customization options?
Anything like shift 1?
ALOT more customizations! i mean ALOT! almost as much as rfactor and LFS

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Definitely get one! It makes a night and day difference I was wary about dropping $250 on a G27 but it has definitely been one of the better purchases I've made
same here

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Game is pretty lame IMHO.

Cars handle horribly. 3rd person view is too close to the bumper, and lastly the graphics are pretty terrible. There are much older racing titles that look much better... Dirt2 coming to mind. heck even Hot Pursuit that came out a few months ago looks better. Glad I only paid $30 for the game instead of full price.
you sure you didnt get Shift 1?? lolol. this is pretty good being an "arcade-Sim" lol.


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$200 isn't expensive. Take a look at the Frex website instead.

ecci??

EDIT: fast cars seems to understeer quite easily. lol. well the ones that are provided for hotlaps :/
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