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bison160

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Dirt Latemodel
« on: May 22, 2017, 04:29:24 PM »
I have began the process of creating a dirt latemodel mod. I will probably put it in WRS and see how things go, but I fear it is a long ways away from release. I will not release publicly until there are several things done from PiBoSo. That has been my only hesitation in putting any time into the mod for WRS is to get a lot of time invested, and then those features never come. I have decided however that I will go ahead and start work on getting the car and tracks into WRS because some close friends and I have simulators that we can set up and run against each other in a LAN setting.

Although this may never be publicly released, I figured I would still share my development progress with you guys here. If PiBoSo does at some point work on proper features needed for a dirt sim, then I will release it at some point. It will include at least 1 latemodel chassis, and around 5-10 tracks. Everything will be laser scanned to ensure complete accuracy.

I was able to get some time with a brand new Rocket XR1 chassis last week and have started modeling based on the scan. Here are a few pictures of the scan.


bison160

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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 04:30:09 PM »
Couple more

PiBoSo

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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 10:23:32 PM »
Amazing project  :o
You Sir, deserve some kind of prize for the effort.
It makes made even sadder and more ashamed than I already was that I haven't directly worked on WRS in a while  :-[
What exactly do you need?

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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2017, 04:07:19 AM »
Wow... I don't spend nearly as much time with the sims I have, and when I do, I tend to gravitate to WRS and MX Bikes. I've been hoping to see a late model come to the community, and this project looks astonishing. Awesome work!  ;)

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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2017, 02:31:42 AM »
Amazing project  :o
You Sir, deserve some kind of prize for the effort.
It makes made even sadder and more ashamed than I already was that I haven't directly worked on WRS in a while  :-[
What exactly do you need?


Prize for effort? We were trying to get midgets and other mods into the game with little to no response when requesting what we needed. With more support, iRacing wouldn't be what it is right now. WRS track deformation is more realistic than iRacing on many levels. The thing that hurts the mods that are going into this game is the fact that axle wrap is not simulated. These midgets would be 100% better if we could get the rearend to actually react how it should. The cars are almost a carbon copy of a real life setup and without real life axle wrap, well you see where I'm going here.

But yeah, just because a guy has a laser scanned model doesn't warrant him a gold medal. I have a gopro and can edit some clips here and there into good videos, but hey, I haven't won any academy awards yet for it.

Not really trying to be an ass hat but I hate seeing an opportunity to be successful go out the window.


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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2017, 04:37:14 PM »
The suspension kinematic bug is a bigger issue than the pinion forces IMO. Both need fixing though. Drying line on dirt is a necessary addition as well. If I felt like my suggestions were being taken seriously I would gladly put together a more comprehensive wishlist.

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Re: Dirt Latemodel
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2017, 09:35:32 PM »

Sorry for the lack of updates to WRS, and apologies to Phatry25 for not having yet found time to check the mod.
Unfortunately the Kart Racing Pro update is taking much longer than planned.
As soon as it will be out of the way work on WRS will resume.
Please post a full list of what you need. It will be taken seriously.