The Other Racing Games Topic

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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby TeamHavocRacing » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:12 am

I managed to play DiRT Rally 2.0 for about 3 hours today before it crashed. I had finally come to terms with this new driving model by that time though. Higher fidelity/more frames means adjusting your input timing compared to DR 1 and it's more adjustable in setups. It is easy to have the graphics settings too steep for a smooth framerate at first with native resolution. I also forgot about the persistent damage modeling where your car keeps any damage from a shakedown, practice or race until you have enough money to fix it lol. You start out with the cars but no money.
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Postby Pumaxcs » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:52 pm

What are some of you guys using for wheel setups? I'm going to get space for VR again soon and I'd like to go back and try car racing again. I had a G27 before and liked it as a kit but the pedals were stiff and I didn't like the size of the wheel being kind of smaller. Even if it means buying things piecemeal and not a kit I'd like something that felt smoother but still being realistic pricing as I'm only going to use it like twice a week or so most likely.
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby TeamHavocRacing » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:39 am

I've always been fairly low budget. I have a G27 I used since 2012 that's just a bit clapped-out in the main steering Hub shaft. $300 I replaced it with a G29 last fall and I love it. Also $300. A friend had a Fanatec Carrera he paid a little bit over 400 bucks for and it is fantastically smooth and comfortable. I can't speak for any other brands without trying them myself.
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Postby Phathry25 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:45 am

Logitech is the only way to go for budget setups. Brakes are supposed to be stiff, guess you’ll have to stop skipping leg day.

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Postby Pumaxcs » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:59 pm

Could be a number of things like my stand involved too I guess. Just always felt like when I hit the petals after a race I'd always have to readjust them into place again. Also, don't necessarily mean budget, just not so much as to be a down payment on a new car. I'm not against getting a G29, its why I asked for opinions but just being more specific about what I thought.

I was thinking of getting a Fantec set up with pedals and wheel then getting the shifter, nicer wheel, and maybe ebrake add-on if I prove to use it enough. The wheel/base/pedals are like $500 and then a seat stand for another $250? Is there a better route to go through Thrustmaster maybe or any opinion on dedicated seats? I'd like to get a seat because it can double up on a few games like Elite Dangerous with a stick, etc. I liked my stand and having something dedicated to the wheel compared to having it on my desk but I didn't like my stand in use so if I'm spending more on a stand my thought is to just get a full kit at that point.
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby Mikey » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:28 pm

Yeah you could try this and then buy a third pedal.

https://www.fanatec.com/us-en/bundle/product/csl-elite-wheel-starter-pack-for-xbox-one-and-pc.html

I think it's pretty good kit especially for the price, I wouldn't mind doing the same but just go for the F1 wheel.
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby Pumaxcs » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:17 pm

The CSL kit is the one I was thinking. How does the third pedal add-on work? I do like going that route with the CSL kit though because entry isn't too bad but gives plenty of space to improve if I decide too.

Any opinions on cockpit setups? The Arrozi kit looks nice for only $200 and pretty adjustable but there is something to say about that adjustability too if it might move around or become loose. Does anyone here have a dedicated seat like that or know of brands to look at?

https://www.amazon.com/Arozzi-Velocit%C ... 2215393011
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby Mikey » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:31 am

Yeah sorry Kev I know absolutely nothing about cockpits. I guess I'd just base it off other reviews and how you want your actual setup to be.
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby TeamHavocRacing » Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:47 am

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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby TeamHavocRacing » Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:42 am

I'm doing this to justify cleaning my hard drive. Enjoy...
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

Postby TeamHavocRacing » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:58 pm

Dakar is on sale for 25 bux on Steam right now. Thanks for the review Kellen. If you see this. Helped give a good idea of how vast a desert they modeled.
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Re: The Other Racing Games Topic

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You can say I have kind of got the urge to make edits again :lol:






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