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Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« on: June 25, 2016, 08:59:05 AM »
Just having a quick look around for what is on offer.

Read this: http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/games/pc-games/1403006/best-pc-sim-racing-games-2015-project-cars-and-more

Just looking for something I can just jump on from time-to-time and then leave when I'm bored or it suits. Perhaps some AI racing and ,multiplayers which still have players. Also something which doesn't require ongoing investment. I'm nowhere near hardcore. just looking for some fun.

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2016, 07:30:06 PM »
Does Forza Horizon count as a sim?  :tongue1
Probably not! Cross-platform though  :shiner
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Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2016, 07:22:23 AM »
Has a real Australian flavour doent it.

I'm undecided whether to go for a racing sim or a game. A game has less commitment and can be a less frustrating for me than a racing sim.

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2016, 02:42:08 PM »
Very interested in Forza Horizon on PC  :awe
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2016, 07:59:42 PM »
iRacing is craptastic

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
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Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2016, 06:50:28 PM »
Forza looks good. I'm going to look at that one closer. Is it more racing than sim though ? I'm not set on one or another but I did play a little GT5 the other day sand decided the game style didn't appeal to me so much.

iracing... Are you saying good or bad Turns? Edit... I looked up the word and see that means awfully crap.

Project cars 2 interested me but the latest reviews on it are not too good. Sounds like it wasn't the evolution that was expected.
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2016, 06:35:19 PM »
Forza looks good. I'm going to look at that one closer. Is it more racing than sim though ?

The Horizon series is more arcade-like than the pure Forza titles, which are heavy on the sim elements.
That said, there were enough tuning elements left in FH2 to keep the hard-core lot happy while they waited for Forza 6! I'd expect FH3 to be the same.
I never even attempted driving in FH2 with realistic damage and tyre wear on, let alone without all the driving aids turned on  :shiner

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2016, 01:12:22 PM »
iracing... Are you saying good or bad Turns? Edit... I looked up the word and see that means awfully crap.
Yes it is crap and a constant money stream is also needed

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2016, 02:29:12 PM »
Been playing a little Grid: Autosport lately, to tide me over while I wait for Forza Horizon 3. Enjoying it!
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2016, 07:16:50 PM »
Been playing a little Grid: Autosport lately, to tide me over while I wait for Forza Horizon 3. Enjoying it!
I heard its not bad?
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2016, 07:55:11 PM »
Been playing a little Grid: Autosport lately, to tide me over while I wait for Forza Horizon 3. Enjoying it!
How is multiplayer? Many peeps online? You playing pc version? Yes its 20 Questions?

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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2016, 09:28:05 PM »
Havnt tried multi, just been playing single on PC. It's pretty good.
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2016, 07:20:05 PM »
Just played the Forza Horizon 3 demo on xbone. Genuinly feels like I've been fanging a $100,000 sports car around the back roads of tropical queensland for an hour and a half. I'm sold.
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Re: Boom!!!! Anyone playing any racing sims?
« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2016, 08:11:00 PM »
haven't played the demo but I'll definitely check that one out when it's available.