A short summary of the livestream:
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.
#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.
Two short recommendations for this weekend, if you don’t plan to get outside for the good weather:
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.
The current results are surprising. Or not? Worth a look.
Whenever a new version of Assetto Corsa hits, you can make the watch for feature requests or even complaints in the official forum. This drama queen has to wait additional 21 years before he finally can have some fun, and received a pretty sensible answer of user Tiago Lima:
Which reminded me to pick up some of the poll options – today: Brake temperature simulation (and fading).
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.
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.