AC

What a race

The 24h of Nurburgring just ended in a blast. After 24 hours of driving the leading #29 HTP Motorsport AMG GT3 needed a short refuel because the total pace was 30 seconds faster than expected – and they needed one more lap. #4 Black Falcon could reduce the 40s gap to maybe 4 seconds and had quite some luck with the traffic on the Nordschleife, so they could attack in the last lap on the GP circuit and take the lead. The 24h were already over at that time.

The overtake seemed hard and is currently “under investigation”. Although it looked like a bad divebomb and both cars even touched, it was ok.

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#4 (white) had overlap at the corner’s entry, so he has a right to stay on the inside through the corner. On the contrary #29 didn’t respect him and tried to go in on the ideal line, so if #4 wouldn’t have the advantage of winning I could even think of a penalty here.

What a race, what a pace.

 

AC, Social

Laser-scanned numbers

We already touched the topic in Stefano’s Livestream preparation article: For the update 1.2, Kunos added the track Zandvoort – as a polished mod instead of from-scratch laserscanned work. According to my memory – and the public perception – this caused a huge shitstorm. “Lazerscanned” is some kind of AC meme now, and Aristotelis called it a failed experiment.

Now, 11 months later, AC user ShredatorFIN picks up the topic again and opened a poll asking the same question again:

lascerscanned_poll

The current results are surprising. Or not? Worth a look.

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AC

Enter the Matrix

1.6 and the Japanese car DLC just hit the floor. Obviously, we have access to some legendary cars now and adjusted under-the-hood stuff, but you can read and experience this everywhere around the web.

The by far most interesting and surprising point is the so called “WIP Pre Alpha” of the Oculus Rift 1.3 runtime. I’m afraid this changes everything.

Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.

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AC, Video

Pioneer’s ticket

Video reviews usually end up with some kind of checklist – how interesting is it, are there exciting surprises and – if applied – how good is the sound. Today we’ll have a very different masterpiece that doesn’t get the attention it deserves.

YouTube user Marcel Pfister already striked with Mixed Reality videos of Dirt Rally and Assetto Corsa using sophisticated green screen technique (thankfully followed by a nice tutorial). But he didn’t stop there, his latest creation is even more mind blowing.

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