ISI Track Team Tweets

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Miro, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. sg333

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    ISI test servers have "Whirlwind grand prix" and I've seen "Whirlwind medium reverse". I wonder is that just a testing code name for Toban or if they've renamed it/redesigned it/"inspired" by Toban or whatever

    Also hints we are getting reverse layouts
     
  2. Marc Collins

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    The best reason to not complain too much that Toban didn't come out earlier!
     
  3. Marc Collins

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    Because a number of fantasy tracks, Toban being a notable one, are as good or better than any real track in existence. The "magic" that makes certain tracks flow nicely or be challenging or just have a cool atmosphere can be recreated in the imagination and digital world. Thank goodness, since there are so few real-world tracks that rank as awesome and a good number of them that have ranked that highly are already abandoned or gone. They live-on in the digital world.

    And we don't need to discuss the number of real-world tracks that are incredibly dull, repetitive and uninteresting.
     
  4. bwana

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    It's winter at mills, they have migrated south.
     
  5. samcar304

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    We now just Pray for Lienz :)
     
  6. Andreas67

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    Yes. You're right

    Zandvoort boring

    Brands Hatch super monotonous and boring

    Nordschleife absolutely to sleep

    Rouen did not work

    ect, ect, ect

    There are hundreds of tracks, are very interesting.

    in a simulation I need neither fantasy tracks, yet fantasy cars.
     
  7. Esteve Rueda

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    That is what you want, not what I want or other users do. I love real tracks, but I also love to race "real" cars in fantasy tracks, because the important thing is to drive the car, if a fantasy track fits better, why not to build It?

    Autumn Ring, Mountain Forest... from GT series are awesome as Toban is.
     
  8. woochoo

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    Might it be fair to say that some of these older fantasy tracks like Mills, Sardian, and Toban, and from other games like the GT series have been around long enough to have some legitimate charm of their own? Besides the question of whether or not they're fun to drive, they do now have their own history within sim racing.
    Sort of similar to the way Monaco isn't really suitable for modern GP cars, but it's full of history and tradition.
     
  9. Chris Lesperance

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    I'm still waiting for Chatham Hills with it's rumored "Long" version :)

    That is going back a ways, but Chatham is one of my personal favorites
     
  10. Andreas67

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    then this would probably be right for you

    View attachment 18922


    is what you want added value, and can not say what I do not like I?
     
  11. peterchen

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    Andreas: How long are you doing simracing?
    You didn´t understood anything!

    If you want all fancy RL-stuff in a short time, with what you call top-visuals, you are propably wrong here!?
    All I read of you is complaining and doing silly comments. You have to take rF2 as it is! If you can´t do that, do something else. Plain and simpel.
     
  12. redapg

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    Thanks for this Picture, made me "lol". :D
    We would need some of these in my Hometown.
    And the Warning-Sign is great too.
     
  13. Ronnie

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    Got thirsty all of the sudden.
     
  14. Esteve Rueda

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    You did a question... why so much effort by ISI on such track? and some users said that a lot of people like fantasy tracks.

    As said, I like real tracks, of course, but fantasy tracks are also awesome. Mills still being a nice track to compete, Toban will be a great addition, why not? Loch Drummond is the last one and I also raced in a league in that track with BTCC cars, with a better experience than hundreds of real tracks (I really like Loch Drummond).

    I want those tracks as much as real tracks becuase of the good racing you can have at them:

    Toban:


    Mills:


    Loch Drummond:


    No loop tracks, but race tracks. Remember this, every real track was always a fantasy track before It was built.
     
  15. Woodee

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    I appreciate all these attentions to details but somehow the objects look a little flat and lack good specular seen in other realtime PBR previews I have seen around.
     
  16. Andreas67

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    nicely done, they are in any case!
     
  17. stonec

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    Fantasy tracks are free to make for anyone. Making a real track requires paying a high price for license, travel to location and do survey, get the scanned mesh ported into game, etc. Probably you save months of development time by doing a fantasy track instead.
     
  18. Andreas67

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    Yes that's true, and I do not want another discussion - pay content yes / no. Personally, I would like to pay extra for good content. So I give peace.
     
  19. jimcarrel

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    Now watch it Tosch! I resemble that remark.
     
  20. Guimengo

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    Certain fantasy tracks are worth of a proper treatment. Essington and Lienz (such a good playground showcase for different forms of racing) from rF1, and certain tracks from older Gran Turismo titles also fall into the category.

    These days you can obtain laser-accurate survey data from the track themselves, from other sources, or even a good reference map. As seen with with Northamptonshire, Malaysia, São Paulo, Belgium or Monte Carlo, you don't need to license the tracks for a good result.
     
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