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Bert: Just stumbled across a website that might make 2018 a great year. crossing my fingers and toes hoping the d/l link comes soon..........
SmellySkidmark: Bert I need more info, stat
Bert: Code word FlashQld
SmellySkidmark: Copy that
Bert: Got the same game crashing problem. I deleted the log files and the bin64 then verification but no deal
Bert: crashes as soon as I hit race
Mullerdylan32: would any of you guys know how long will it take for fvrmodding to activate my account I have been wahting since the 19th of December any help would be great
Nibiru: Have a safe and happy new years guys.....Im away atm but will be back in the new year
Nibiru: @Mullerdylan they might be on holidays
SmellySkidmark: @ Mullerdylan32 you should be good to login over at FVR now
Mullerdylan32: ok thanks
Mullerdylan32: just wondering where do I find the mods on the page
Nibiru: What mods the FVR V8s or the Aussie Legends?
SmellySkidmark: hiya Nib, wb m8y
Nibiru: Oooo thanks SS
Bert: Hi SS, the test server last night only had the Hlden and Nissan. Is there a problem with the ford?
SmellySkidmark: Yes there's a problem putting them on the server because FVR have done it with 2 updates, however the server will only let you do 1 update to a file (rfcmp). So we're waiting for them to sort this out. How do you like the mod?
Bert: Haven't had much time to test them as my single player crashes. So last night was the first opportunity. Not sure what brand to go for this year either. Looking to do some testing tonight. Thx for putting up a server
SmellySkidmark: I find the tyres to be inconsistent & overheat fast, and wear out quick as well, imho
Mullerdylan32: The tracks for the v8 supercar series tailed bend and Newcastle is what I am looking for
SmellySkidmark: First round of the Summer Series tonight
Gussy: where do i find the details for tonight just got back from holidays and keen to get into it
RobZee: On steam Gussy..Radical SR3-RSX @ Mallala
Bert: Sorry to miss out, got round the clock shifts again
HSV_PETE: Just tried the new V2.5 V9Bcorsa mod......wow! What a great drive. They have fixed up a lot things such as the chronic understeer....a very immersive drive...plus they have alll the liveries from the 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons....there are over 13 aussie tracks now available with a few more coming soon....beats the hell out of the FVR mod.....makes getting Assetto Corsa worthwhile!
HSV_PETE: I forgot to mention that the mod has the new ZB Holden as well.
Bert: Do you have a link @HSV_PETE
HSV_PETE: `Here is the link «check this» l0y
Bert: Thx m8
SmellySkidmark: Fez check this Monitor, it's free-sync but it's a good price... «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Anyone that bought the 2nd GT3 pack, you can get the Aston Martin now
Bert: Got mine
SmellySkidmark: NIB an alternative to test «check this»
Seca: Are you Guys doing a 12hr Endurance Race?
Seca: We are looking at running our Australasia Bathurst Enduro, just finalising dates. We are tossing up between the 27th (week before the race), 3rd (day of the actual race) or the 10th (week after the actual race). Do you guys have a preference? We will be getting main post up with details etc in the next day or so.
SmellySkidmark: Round 2 of the Radicals @ Bridgehampton tonight

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TvStyle

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8 years 9 months ago #1 by Nibiru
Nibiru created the topic: TvStyle
"TvStyle" view is a very useful plugin too (it can be found on rfactorcentral/simraceway) and i believe it is well worth downloading.
Apparently the map plugin is also good, (particularly when trying to learn a new track) though i am yet to try it.
Here's a link
www.nogripracing.com/details.php?filenr=23884
Another good way to watch another driver is to hit the race button as per normal and then hit the numpad+ key to rotate through to the desired driver, doing it this way you can see what gear they are in etc without being in cockpit view.

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8 years 9 months ago #2 by Almac
Almac replied the topic: Re: TvStyle
I used to rely on maps a lot in my NFS days, but now I think it actually slows down the process of learning a track. It's good for arcade racers where you generally don't get a practice session and need to be reasonably fast without knowing the track, but I find in a sim where it's more important to properly memorise a track that having the map there means you pay less attention to the track and it takes longer to really get a feel for it. That's just me though. YMMV

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8 years 9 months ago #3 by Nibiru
Nibiru replied the topic: Re:TvStyle
Yeah I agree with what you said Almac about the map but the TvStyle gives you data on your screen with lap times and splits, a more accurate fuel guage, and a list of driver positions. If you get it for the fuel function alone it's worth it.

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8 years 9 months ago #4 by Jamez
Jamez replied the topic: Re:TvStyle
The map plugin is very useful for races with pit stops, because you get a much better view of exactly where other cars are on the track, and you can get a good idea of where you're going to be when you exit the pits. It also provides colour coordination of the leader (green), you (red), cars ahead (yellow), cars behind (blue), as well as the first 3 letters of their name (surname if using 2 'word' names).

It's much more of a strategic tool than an aid for learning a track. I recommend it 100%.

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8 years 9 months ago #5 by LordOfTheRims
LordOfTheRims replied the topic: Re:TvStyle
I'm not ashamed to admit that I use the map initially to see which way the next corner goes until I've learned the track enough that I don't need to refer to it any more, which usually takes 10 - 20 laps.

I don't get that much strategic use from the map after that but the TV-style info is good to have available.

"You win some, you lose some and you wreck some."

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