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  1. Sam

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    As you can probably tell from the title, this thread is being presented as an extension of The Garage, an area of the Linus Tech Tips forums where automotive enthusiasts can come together and speak words that express their amazement for the physical world, regardless of whether it has four wheels or not. Full credit to @techswede and everybody else in that thread for their thriving success (1,200+ pages!) and may it continue for many years to come. Also, while LTT does already have an existing Gaming Screenshots thread, it is much too cluttered for the purposes I’m proposing here, and it would be impractical to start new threads for videos. Hat tip to the members in either sub-community on their work and showing that there is a place on this forum for such media.


    I am hereby formally inviting all members of the Linus Tech Tips forum to continue sharing their admiration for car culture of the digital kind.


    Despite the two titles listed as the main focus of this thread, I will keep it open to any racing titles produced for either the PC or console platforms, be they arcade, simulator, or a hybrid of the two. Exceptions include, but are not limited to, motorcycle & ATV titles and any of the simulation experiences produced by Dovetail Games. Content presented as either moving or still pictures must adhere to the LTTF Code of Conduct; as for moderation, I will be keeping it to a minimum but will intervene as I see fit.


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    Without further ado, let’s get some administrative things out of the way!


    GENERAL GUIDELINES


    I don’t actively race, can I still participate?

    Absolutely! Much like club-racing in real life, I want to keep this thread as open as possible so we have plenty of room to grow. Whether you just want to drop by and check things out, are an actively contributing member, or are on the fence about purchasing a particular game, just leave a post and somebody will reply ASAP! We’re all super friendly and we (read: most of us) won’t bite.


    What games are eligible for sharing here?

    Preferably I’d like to keep it focused on the aforementioned games and exceptions, but I will be open to any game released after 2000. Examples include, but are not limited to: any CodeMasters game, any Need for Speed game, Driveclub, The Crew, rFactor, iRacing, GranTurismo, Forza Motorsports & Horizons, Mario Kart / Sonic All-Stars, and of course indie games (BeamNG Drive, Absolute Drift, Automatio, etc), just to name a few.


    How do we capture content?

    This is entirely up to the user and no one program is specified for the purposes of consistency. Software is open as far as I’m concerned, but I’ll leave you with this: Use whatever you like, but use it often and learn the absolute snot out of it. Examples: FRAPS, DXTory, Bandicam, OBS, XSplit, NVidia ShadowPlay, AMD Raptr, Steam (or any third-party) screenshots, etc.


    Where to host images & videos?

    Again, there are no restrictions as to where you can host your content, so long as the media adheres to the guidelines of the respective host and breaks none of the rules set by the developers; it is the responsibility of the user to make sure that these requests are met.

    >> Preferred video hosts: YouTube, DailyMotion, Twitch

    >> Preferred image hosts: imgr, PhotoBucket, Kinja, FaceBook, direct-attach (personal websites to be approved on a case-by-case basis)


    As for editing software, the easiest (relatively speaking) suites, in no particular order, are Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Lightworks (FREE!!) and Apple iMovie if you're in that camp. Export settings are entirely up to the user, preferrably one of the following: 720p30, 720p60, 1080p30, 1080p60, 1440p30, 4K.


    Community Spotlight - JonZMovies



    Driving tips & set-up help?

    This of course varies from game to game, and car to car, so if you have any questions feel free to post below with your car, current set-up, and whatever track(s) you’re having issues with. Alternatively you can seek help at the respective community forums for that specific game. As for driving tips and how to go faster / decrease lap times, I have listed a very useful resource whose tips also apply to real-life driving. That being said, you won’t learn anything unless you get out there (read: in game) and practice yourself, so find some time and invest in your skills!

    >>> http://safeisfast.com/


    Driving etiquette in online multi-player?

    While not a full-on non-contact simulation level community, I am going to state a zero-tolerance policy for rammers and people who enter our lobbies with the intention of trolling. That being said, the occasional racing incident will go by with no further actions required. Bottom line: racing clean is ideal, but a bit of bumping and drafting every now and then keeps things interesting.


    Set-up tours?

    Similar to the Show Off Your Setup (est. 2013); not a mandatory part of membership, but I acknowledge the work people put into their set-ups, be it with or without a wheel. Any photos or videos are entirely up to the user’s discretion.

    Spoiler

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    > ABOVE: My setup: custom made desk, gaming PC, 1x Asus MG279Q 144hz Freesync gaming monitor, 1x Dell U2312 UltraSharp monitor, Sony PS3, W7 Gaming PC (FX8350, R9 290 DCU-II), Logitech G27 (w/ WheelStand Pro), Beyerdynamic Custom One Pros, Creative AirWave HD BlueTooth speaker



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    Custom vehicle liveries?

    Not applicable to every title, but where it is: liveries must adhere to the community guidelines regarding mature content and presentation of digital logos or brands. For games where custom liveries are not available in online gameplay (Assetto Corsa, Project CARS), users must select a livery that is shipped default with the game. If users intend to use custom liveries in their single-player endeavors, then there is no restriction; otherwise, liveries must be submitted to me for approval (via DM on LTTF) prior to an event, and I must be notified of any changes.


    Downloadable content (DLC) and modding:

    Both the Assetto Corsa and Project CARS communities are synonymous with having extra content available, be it paid or otherwise. In any case, credit must be given to wherever users obtain the mods from and if it is obtained commercially, it must be stated in the description of any videos. DLC that is provided by the developer (Kunos Simulazioni, Slightly Mad Studios) is subject to exceptions; bottom line is that redistribution is prohibited.


    Unofficial LTT leagues? [​IMG]

    As of now, there are no current plans for hosting any form of points-based league races, and we are all content with casual one-off events. This may change as there is more interest in this sub-community.

    >>> Note: there will never be any physical nor monetary prizes awarded, should a league ever come into fruition.


    Interacting with other members:

    As with in the Garage, I am requesting that if you quote a previous post that you either hide all photos in a spoiler or delete all non-applicable photos from your reply. This is in the interest of those who have slow internet connections, or low bandwidth, and just makes interacting with one-another a smoother experience.

    >> (spoiler=” Hello World!”)

    >>> Image link here

    >> (/spoiler)


    Again, a reminder that this is an open invite to anybody playing on a PC or any console.

    See you all out on track!


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    USEFUL TEXT RESOURCES

    [JALOP] Ten Driving Techniques That Will Turn You Into A Master

    [OPPO] Digital Burnouts (SimRacing) Blog

    [OPPO] So You Wanna Drive Fast? Pt. 1 - Canyon Prep

    [OPPO] Do Driving Shoes Really Make A Difference?


    [DIGIBURN] A Beginner's Guide to iRacing (Overview)

    [DIGIBURN] A Beginner's Guide to iRacing - The Money

    [DIGIBURN] A Beginner's Guide to iRacing - Your Career and the Licensing System

    [DIGIBURN] A Beginner's Guide to iRacing - Splits, Divisions, and Championships


    [ALL] Apex Online Racing Leagues

    [ALL] BSimRacing - Sim Racing Resources

    [ALL] FIA Licensed Circuits & Grading (PDF, Feb 6 2015)

    [ALL] NoGripRacing (Cars, Track)

    [ALL] Pretend Race Cars (General Sim News)

    [ALL] Race Department (News, Cars, Skins, Tracks)

    [ALL] SafeIsFast - Advanced Driver Techniques

    [ALL] VirtualIR (Sim Racing News)


    [AC] Official Forums

    [AC] Subreddit Community

    [AC] Steam Database Information

    [AC] Assetto Corsa Mods

    [AC] Assetto Corsa Club (Cars & Track Mods)

    [AC] Assetto-db (Cars & Track Mods)

    [AC] Minorating (MR) Safety and Performance Rating Plugin



    [PCARS] Alternative Pit Engineer / Crew Chief

    [PCARS] Apex Online Racing League

    [PCARS] CanAm Virtual Racing League

    [PCARS] ClanAOD Racing League

    [PCARS] ESL Forums

    [PCARS] Jack Spade FFB Tweaker Files

    [PCARS] Official Forums

    [PCARS] PC Time Trial Leaderboards

    [PCARS] Pit Strategy Calculator / Planner

    [PCARS] Revolution Sim Racing

    [PCARS[ Steam Database Information

    [PCARS] Subreddit Community

    [PCARS] Vehicle Setup Database

    [PCARS] Vehicle Tuning Guide & Case Studies

    [PCARS] vrHive - Live Telemetry / Data Analysis


    [RFACTOR] SimRacingForLife Modding Community


    USEFUL VIDEO RESOURCES

    [AC] Yorkie065 - Car Setup Basics (Ferrari 458 GT2 @ Silverstone)

    [AC] Empty Box Patch v1.1 & Dream Pack 1 DLC

    [AC] Empty Box - Patch v1.2 + Bonus DLC

    [AC] Empty Box - Virtua Simulazioni Formula Renault 3.5

    [AC] Empty Box - Patch v1.3 & Dream Pack 2 DLC


    [iRACING] iRacing Driving School by iRacing

    [iRACING] Sim Racing 101 by EmptyBox


    [LTT] Linus' Obutto R3volution Review

    [LTT[ Linus' Thrustmaster T500RS Unboxing & Review

    [LTT] Luke's Logitech G29 Driving Force Review


    [PCARS] EmptyBox - Project CARS Review

    [PCARS] Yorkie065 - How to Learn a New Track (Radical SR8-RX @ Zhuhai International Circuit)

    [PCARS] Tony's Racing - Setup 101 (RUF RGT-8 GT3 @ Silverstone GP)



    ASSETTO CORSA DLC & MODS

    Spoiler

    Dream Pack 1


    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/347990/

    >> Cars: Alfa Romeo GTA, Alfa Romeo 155 Ti V6 DTM, BMW M235i (F22) Racing, Chevrolet Corvette (C7) C7.R, McLaren F1 GTR, McLaren P1, Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-1.6 EVO II, Mercedes-Benz Sauber C9 LM, Nissan GT-R (R35) GT3

    > Tracks: Nurburgring, Germany (Nordschleife, Endurance, GP, Touristenfahrten


    v1.2 Content Update


    >>> Download Link: n/a

    >> Cars: Alfa Romeo Mito Quadrifoglio Verde, Audi Sport quattro, Lamborghini Miura P400 SV, Nissan GT-R (R35) NISMO, Toyota GT086 (ZN6)

    > Tracks: Circuit Park Zandvoort, Netherlands


    Dream Pack 2


    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/404430/

    >> Cars: Audi R8 LMS Ultra (2014), BMW M4 (F82) Coupe (Standard / Akrapovic Edition), Ford GT40 Mk1, Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattro Valvole, Lamborghini Huracan GT3, RUF RT12-R (997) (AWD/RWD), Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003

    > Tracks: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (GP, MotoGP)

    Spoiler

    Virtua Simulazioni

    McLaren MP4-13 & Tatuus-Renault Formula 3.5 (2014)


    >>> Download Link: http://www.virtuasimulazioni.com/projects/

    >> Cars (Released): Tatuus Formula Renault 3.5 (2014), McLaren MP4-13 (1998)

    >> Cars (WIP, as of Oct-17): Ferrari F300 (1998), Toyota GT-ONE (TS020)

    > Tracks: N/a


    Ferrari F1 Concept (2015)


    >>> Download Link: http://www.virtuasimulazioni.com/ferrari-f1-concept/

    >> Cars (Released): Ferrari F1 Concept (2015)

    > Tracks: N/a


    United Racing Design

    PX - FIA LMP1/LMP2


    >>> Download Link: http://www.unitedracingdesign.net/#!shop/c9dh

    >> Cars (Released): Audi R18 e-tron quattro (LMP1), Rebellion R-ONE (LMP1-L), Rebellion-Lola B12/60 Toyota

    >> Cars (WIP, as of Oct-17): Porsche 919 LMP1 + many others

    > Tracks: N/a


    EGT - FIA GT3

    https://youtu.be/e0gu5yufojg

    >>> Download Link: http://www.unitedracingdesign.net/#!shop/c9dh

    >> Cars (Released): Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE, BMW Z4 (E85) GT3, Ferrari 458 GTE, Dodge-SRT Viper (Gen6) GT3-R, Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RSR

    > Tracks: N/a


    T5 (2013) - FIA DTM

    https://youtu.be/LUMitTPBEvc

    >>> Download Link: http://www.unitedracingdesign.net/#!shop/c9dh

    >> Cars (Released): Audi RS5 DTM, BMW M3 (E92) Coupe DTM, Mercedes-Benz AMG C-Class Coupe DTM

    > Tracks: N/a


    Formula Lights - IMSA Indy Lights

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vlo2N81vlFc

    >>> Download Link: n/a

    >> Cars (Released): Dallara IL-15 Indy Lights (Road/Oval Config)

    > Tracks: N/a


    International Endurance Racing Modding Group

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4av7Y3CiJc

    >>> Download Link: http://www.assettocorsa.net/forum/i...odding-group-car-pack-1-updated-9-15-15.5054/

    >> Cars (Released): Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype (Coyote, Riley) 2014, Oreca FLM-09 2015

    > Tracks: N/a


    RallyLegends Mod

    >>> Download Link: http://www.assettocorsa.net/forum/index.php?threads/rallylegends-mod-citroën-ds3-wrc-release.19853/

    >> Cars (Released): Citroen DS3 WRC (2014)

    >> Cars (WIP, as of Oct-17): Ford Fiesta RS WRC (2015), Ford Focus WRC (2007), Lancia 037 Rally Evo II Gr.B (1983), Lancia Delta HF 16V Gr.A (1989), Lancia Delta S4 Gr.B (1986), Mini JCW WRC (2012), Nissan Sunny Gti-R Gr.A (1993), Peugeot 208 R5 (2015), Porsche 911 SC 3.0 Gr.4 (1982), Subaru Impreza (GD) WRC (2007), Volkswagen Polo R WRC (2015)

    > Tracks: N/a


    PROJECT CARS DLC & MODS

    Spoiler

    On Demand - Free Cars 1-5

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj6FOOq0dxA

    >>> Download Link: n/a

    >> Cars: W Motors Lykan Hypersport, Audi A1 Quattro, RUF RT12-R (997), Mercedes-Benz 300SL (W194), Scion FR-S (ZN6)

    > Tracks: N/a


    Limited Edition Upgrade

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-T0k_XAypY

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334770/

    >> Cars: BMW M1 ProCar, Ford GT40 MkIv, McLaren F1, Mercedes-Benz AMG C-Class Coupe DTM, Mercedes-Benz Sauber C9 LM

    > Tracks: N/a


    Modified Car Pack

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334771/

    >> Cars: Ariel Atom 3 Mugen, Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster, RUF CTR3 SMS-R

    > Tracks: N/a


    Racing Icons Car Pack

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydsRlMMIg64

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334772/

    >> Cars: Bentley Continental GT3, Bentley Speed 8, BMW V12 LMR, McLaren F1 GTR, Mercedes-Benz CLK LM

    > Tracks: N/a


    Audi Ruapuna Speedway Expansion

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334773/

    >> Cars: Audi 90 IMSA GTO, Audi R8 LMP900, Audi R18 e-tron quattro

    > Tracks: Ruapuna Park (GP, Club, Outer Loop, A Circuit, B Circuit)


    Old vs New Car Pack

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334774/

    >> Cars: BMW 2002 Turbo, BMW 320TC (E920) WTCC, Ford Mustang (Gen1) 2+2, Ford Mustang (Gen5) GT, RUF CTR Yellowbird

    > Tracks: N/a


    Aston Martin Track Expansion

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8x3wMd1U6KY

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334781/

    >> Cars: Aston Martin DBR1, Aston Martin DBR1-2, Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE

    > Tracks: Mojave (Full (FP Only), Boa Ascent, Cougar Ridge, Coyote Noose, Gila Crest, Sidewinder)


    Japanese Car Pack

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOuNPldFhsQ

    >>> Download Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/334790

    >> Cars: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI Tommy Makinen Edition, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX FQ360, Scion FR-S (ZN6) RocketBunny Edition, Toyota 86/GT-86 (ZN6), Toyota GT-86 RocketBunny GT, Toyota TS040 Hybrid

    > Tracks: N/a

    Spoiler

    Machine Dojo / ShadowWorks

    >>> Download Link: n/a

    >> Cars: Audi R8 LMS (2015) {WIP}, Cadillac ATS-V.R {WIP}, Callaway Corvette (C7) GT3-R {WIP}, Lamborghini Huracan GT3 {WIP}, Lamborghini Aventador (LP750-4) SV Roadster {WIP}, Lexus RC-F (XE30)

    > Tracks: N/a


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