Project CARS

Published on February 1st, 2013 | by Alisdair

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Project CARS – Junior Build 397 Released

Slightly Mad Studios has released the latest development build for the World of Mass Development powered title Project CARS ( Community Assisted Race Sim).

The latest build, build 397 brings some exciting changes to Junior Members+ including a variety of track, physics and other changes and not to mention some exciting new content. The new content included the 2009 Ford Focus Rs and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

[toggle title=”Build 397 Release Notes”]Build 397 (1/2/13, Junior Member+)
Camera:
* Modified free camera controls as follows :
* made R and F keys move camera up and down
* made Q and E keys change speed of camera movement
* made Z and C keys roll camera left and right
* added mouse smoothing, and ctrl-M to toggle it (off by default)
* added mouse speed scaling (turn rate proportional to square root of movement speed) – off by default, toggled with num pad 0
* made numpad key actions continue working when ctrl or shift pressed
* disabled radius text display until thread safety issue can be addressed
* Stopped ctrl-pgup and ctrl-pgdn keys being applied when using free camera
Physics:
* Tire.rg: reduced grip on slick_white. new, temporary street_limegreen test tire for BAC Mono
GUI:
* Staro-Motors added to the Manufacturer Logos in-game
Tracks:
* Azure Circuit: Added conc side kerbs/drains, started to cut road under kerbs, reworked sidewalk/armco after Sainte Devote turn, merged in latest work from JanP, fixed csm, updated sel sets
* Moneterey: Fixed export sets and re-exported
* Emirates tracks (4 versions): Hand edit all the cut tracks. Because these tracks are 100% blacktop runoff everywhere the cut tracks extended way out the exits of all corners alowing liberal track cutting
* Milan: Adjusted kerbs, rumbles, fied collision issues
* Solitude Rennstrecke: New export
* Eifelwald: Changed camber at Metzgesfeld, further edited Brnnchen area, added missing visitor gate at Adenauer forst, darkened asphalt
Vehicles: 
* Bumped version of all vehicles for stat reset
* BMW M3 GT: Setup tweaks
* Staro SRS: First export added to game
* Staro SRS: Very basic physics work. added collision export
* Staro SRS: Added srcdata/physics files
* Staro SRS: AI audio setup and balance
* Staro SRS: Adding engine audio set
* Staro SRS: Added missing display texture
* Staro SRS: Fixed rear wing animation[/toggle]


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