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yeah those puddles are extra slippy. I think my wet time wasnt too bad just couldn't string laps together. probably just need to go slower.

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dont doubt it would be fun with a bit more notice and practise but tomorrow I just see car flying everywhere and frustration

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Hardware & Reviews / Re: Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality (VR) headset
« on: October 22, 2018, 08:28:36 PM »
I didn't want to mess around with ac too much yet so I don't have to change everything back for tomorrow night

Make copies of the video.ini config file in My Documents/Assetto Corsa/cfg which has all the graphics settings. I have one for VR and one for triples and just switch them out to what I need. I use the app presets in game for triples vs VR, but it does screw up all the positions of the apps I use for triples when loading via VR due to the resolution, so that for you can make a copy acos.ini file that's in the same directory as video.ini

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I'm not sure about such a late decision to add a wet race. Some people won't get time to practice with it. I just did about 30 mins on the practice server and didn't do more than 2 laps without spinning off.

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Hardware & Reviews / Re: Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality (VR) headset
« on: October 22, 2018, 04:02:03 PM »
CTRL + Space is reset center in AC. Could probably use an app to bind that it to a button on the wheel but I can usually just find those keys by feel

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Here mine just for fun. Not as fast as kcender but a low 22

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I've been using Phil's initial setup from the Goodwood test race. I just change gearing and pressures each race.

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Hardware & Reviews / Re: Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality (VR) headset
« on: October 19, 2018, 08:42:08 AM »
Has motion sickness been an issue?

Not for me. It just feels natural. I know some people do feel it. When I was playing around with the Gear VR I tried some flight combat game and that did make me feel pretty sick, but AC doesn't.

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Thursday Nights fun racing / Re: Fun Run 18-10-18
« on: October 18, 2018, 09:26:26 PM »
was planning on joining but had a power cut for a few hours. just came back on  >:(

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Hardware & Reviews / Re: Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality (VR) headset
« on: October 17, 2018, 09:47:18 PM »
Just been playing with this again for a couple of hours and am seriously impressed with it for the money. I could actually see me using it for racing..... even though I did just buy three new 27" monitors  :-\

I tried turning AA off and it looks a lot worse to me, at least on the grid with the cars around I could see jagged edges so turned that back on. I went from world detail on lowest to highest and didn't really notice any difference in how it looked or the frame rate. I just left it at medium. Have anisotropic filtering maxed out and shadows at their lowest as well as mirror reflections at lowest. That gives me a constant 90fps hot lapping, but with other cars on track it can drop into the 50s. Depending on how many cars around me it does get up to 70-80fps but never 90 when other cars on track. Guess all that would fix that is a beefier GPU.


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Assetto Corsa / Re: GPU Sales Thread
« on: October 17, 2018, 02:15:58 PM »
2070 out now too, roughly the same performance as 1080 but cheapest one on pccasegear is $970
Nvidia lol

Raytracing is the answer we're after, I guess.

Eventually. Maybe. Hopefully??

Was up near(ish) you place the other weekend Bird, went to Toowoon Bay; very nice there.

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Assetto Corsa / Re: GPU Sales Thread
« on: October 17, 2018, 01:20:49 PM »
the 20% off sale on ebay has their cheapest 2080 at $1200 at the moment.

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I know for sure I'm doing better than any other season in terms of consistency and finishing positions. I still expect kcender to take the season but I'm happy and surprised to still be at the top for now.

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Great nights racing for me.  Both starts were terrible as the spring I currently have in my clutch has hardly any resistance and when I drop it, it comes back off really slowly...

Race one some really close racing with Freezer and Bueller both of them getting the better of my mistakes and making some nice passes on me. A bit later Bueller went wide on the right at the bottom of the big hill allow me to get that place back. Freezer was a couple of seconds ahead but I started closing the gap. I was on a 1:53.7 closing on fast on the last corner when he lost the back end. I backed off and it looked like he was going to stay over by the barrier so I went up the inside but he came back across the track hitting me on the side and off the track but luckily I wasn't too damaged and had a big enough gap over those behind to keep 3rd.

Started 2nd in race two and again a shit start which Keith and Kcender capitalized on and went either side of me going three wide towards T1. I didn't want to play that game on lap 1 so backed off a little and settled into 4th but somewhere on that opening lap I locked up on cold tyres and went off onto the grass and had to let a whole group of people by to rejoin safely somewhere around 7th or 8th. Not too long after Mael went off and I only just slipped by but think he got Wally. It looked like he had a tag from AB but I was further back so not 100% sure. From there I had a great race and made it all the way back up to 3rd. I didn't think I was going to get Bacculum as he's always so damn consistent but I did on the second to last lap when it looked like he got a little loose on the right at the bottom of the hill.

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Hardware & Reviews / Re: Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality (VR) headset
« on: October 16, 2018, 03:17:57 PM »
Something Rolz told me ages ago was turning AA off can actually improve the blur in the distance. At some point I'll have a play around with all the settings and see how I can get it looking at better.
I have been trying lots of things, sometimes the difference is subtle so not sure if better or worse. I will be interested to see what you come up with.
I have just tested and is better with AA turned off :)

Good stuff. If you have a beefy enough GPU you could try and super sampling settings in the nvidia control panel too.

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