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Nibiru: Thanks Gussy great vid
Gussy: cheers Nib
Nibiru: V8's at Hidden Valley tonight
Nibiru: Practice tonight @ Magnificent Park for Fridays enduro
SmellySkidmark: FVR Enduro Tonight 8:30
Gussy: Wont make enduro tonight. Have fun People!!
SmellySkidmark: PM Rob
RudzAUS777: Great race last night, thank you ! Well done Bert, Kelv and SS
Bert: Great racing thx guys. Love enduros:)
Bert: Loving the new enduro pack, don’t think simx knows what to do with the new ffb for the GTE’s and LMP2 cars. I had shit coming off all around me even messed up the steering usb convertor. The GT3 pack is awesome too. VR detail wow
SmellySkidmark: Aussie Legends tonight @ Toban
SmellySkidmark: Aussie Legends server now has @ Zanvoort ...
Bert: And Mugello please, seems like it is the only thing I can practice for.
SmellySkidmark: Server 1 now has V8s @ Townsville
SmellySkidmark: Server 3 has the FVRs @ Mugello
Bert: Thx SS
KELVIN4TOR: pm ss
SmellySkidmark: Back @ ya Kel
SmellySkidmark: RF2 June roadmap «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Aussie Legends tonight
Bert: Whaaaaat 20% chance of rain?
SmellySkidmark: what where?
Bert: Hahaha Putnam Park says 20%rain
Bert: All good, Nib has it covered with working wipers
Nibiru: :D
Nibiru: Marulan racetrack gets a face lift and name change «check this»
Bert: Glorious rain, rain drops collecting on the windows, working wipers and road reflection, well done Nib
Nibiru: Thanks Bert
Gussy: rain rain rain at Putnam
SmellySkidmark: Great vid Gussy
SmellySkidmark: Goodwood festival of speed live stream «check this»
Obbzy: Found a 'Game Booster' mode on my Anti virus. Went on the Enduro server and it seemed ok?
Might have to get on when there are a few about & test to see if the connection holds... :)
SmellySkidmark: Good, I hope it's fixed m8
SmellySkidmark: Monday night in the Aussie Legends would be an excellent test night Obbzy
Obbzy: Discoed again last night/ :(

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TvStyle

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8 years 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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