Nope I hope Simon is taking note and stops the rules being circumvented in the imminent NSGP2 (hope it doesn't beat Duke Nukem Forever's record )im sure some of you came up with that too...
Well... what happened yesterday was that even though I was somewhat faster than you I wanted to overtake proper so it would took me a LOT of tries to pull it off without pushing and if I did you'd just return the position right away and eventually I stood no chance at all against you even though I was obviously faster. This must have happened XY times:Despite Sida79's claims, I NEVER deliberately drive into anybody - if I hit another car it's because you drove into me or I just couldn't avoid you.
I slow down to take the turn in a smooth matter (nevermind the drawing) and there you are!
After bouncing off me a bit you continue calmy forward.
Now - it is possible with lag that you dont see me and just enter the turns much faster and touch me undeliberately but what happened is that you were taking those turns not in an upside down U shape but in an upside down V shape instead (much sharper then I managed to draw). You must have lost massive time every time you did but obviously getting in my way was a priority and it's a strategy that certainly pays of as you finished ahead of me in SGP
As far as Duke Nukem Forever goes - serves them right for making a game with a DNF acronym!
As far as online times go... I think every one is made with multiple slipstreams and cutting the corners with KERS, etc. Often and especially on faster tracks, I make great laps (and it's 97% pedal to the metal anyway) and I end up 76th etc.
Well why don't you folks ever do it while we race online? Usually I do some crappy lap and I'm within half a second to the leader no prob. Offline I do omgwtf laps from time to time and I'm more than a second behind Afonso, Prz, etc.
@KOS To set the record laps i see it like this:
You must have an optimized car (low fuel, tires almost always on max, and a car with 5.0,184.108.40.206).
Luck also plays a very important role here. Even if i never set a record lap with the help of draft, i believe that to beat some of the records already established by other drivers (Paragon, Mellor, Tom or even PRZ) you need to have that point of luck that a car goes in front of you (in one of your fast laps without mistakes at all) and in a place which is not so difficult to overtake and use slip-streaming to get some extra 0.xxxs to make an exceptional time. I still didnt had that luck yet specially because when i do get a car in front of me in a perfect place to overlap, its a slower car that just steps aside for me to pass which makes go mad at this time!! Or i do use the draft but that particular lap wasnt a fast one, bla,bla,bla.......
Anyway, the record laps are for me like the world records on Olympics. From time to time you set that record cause all of the conditions were suiting to you and its dam difficult to gather them again all at the same time in the same place.
But it gives motivation to beat them. At least to me.
EDIT: @Kos OPQA Space indeed it used to be a standard, at least in the games that i used to play (not all off course). But maybe my memory is starting to fail!
Last edited by Alfonso; 08-29-2011 at 05:01 PM.
I'm insulted the table does not include me as an honorary member on 246th place! So I drove a quick season (meaning I just did qualis and skipped races) and set new times wherever there wasn't rain.
A few times... top time on several tracks, and in the top-10 for most. Nice work, befitting of your champion status.
Well, 2 top times and judging by the other times probably Afonso drove until he broke the record (right away? ) and then stopped so that's why it happened. Also the top 10's are widely enough spread to be able to squeeze in even with a time of something like half a second behind leader.
Judging by my average gap to leaders I'm thinking there must be some neat tricks for some tracks because one track I was a second and a half behind on my best attempt. Also I'm a second behind on Italy, with KERS, without KERS, empty, slipstreaming 12 drivers in a row - anything
I can´t also enter on top 10 on Italy. It looks really impossible. But im close...i understand already you need to make it without KERS and defenitly use slipstreaming plus a perfect lap. Difficult to achieve.
Actually at the moment is what is giving me fun on the game, beat the records! And you´re right, Singapore and Korea i didnt do my best lap, i beat the record and went away to other track but.....i will take care of that soon Kos dont worry! I want to leave my mark on NSGP and then im satisfied! It´s like setting a world record!