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GC: F1 2010 in Quebec

GC: F1 2010 in Quebec

Let's continue our F1 2010 media frenzy, and this time, we are going to Montreal for one lap in cockpit view. You will see how hard it is to drive at full speed when you barely see the road and you don't know the track by heart.

Montreal

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Commented on 2010-08-21 00:13:10
I hope they have endurance races and you have to watch tyre wear and stuff, even If I only do that a handful of times, it's a whole different game then. I think the said they will be doing that my memory fails me... it would be very cool if they have some of the older F1 cars before all the regulation came in, the really ridiculous fast and hard to handle cars of old with manual gears -_-
Commented on 2010-08-21 00:16:16
Yeah, it's really hard. I don't know the track also. I know it, but I don't like it so I never try to really know it. Also, the camera doesn't allow much perception, you really gotta know the track and the braking spots when trying to drive with that camera.

Great job as always...you should've tinkered a bit more with the menus(in-race and the pits) though. It's always interesting to see the the changes you can make to the car during a race.

P.S.- This season's tracks are not the best, I'm afraid I'm gonna have to learn a lot of new tracks with this game(Valencia - new one, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Hungary, Abu Dhabi, etc....). They need to bring back some mythical races in Europe.
Commented on 2010-08-21 00:18:37
Oh also that aerial? doodad in the centre could get really irritating, I know it's authentic but still it would look less stupid on the drivers head. Gonna really benefit from a tripple head screen setup with this :-)
Commented on 2010-08-21 04:32:25
Is that really the visibility that F1 drivers have? Just higher the head a bit and maybe I could actually see the track.
Commented on 2010-08-21 05:18:40
Not having driving a F1 car, I couldn't possibly tell if the height is accurate, but from these shots(below) it looks pretty low.

http://media2.worldcarfans.com/2010/2/medium/581272.jpg

http://media.paddocktalk.com/assets/albums/208_side_view_comp_anim.jpg

Note that some cars vary the nose type so this Mercedes has those very high "arches"(same as the Red Bull) on the sides of the nose.

Now some videos that showed what I wanted to see from gameplay:

Expert difficulty and no assists(all off)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3wJ6PKFXxU

Messing with the setups before the race
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbrLQMYbqfc

Multiplayer ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzyb9oP7PlY

Looking really cool, the driving with assists off looks to be a little chalenging, not hardcore simulation but I wouldn't have expected that from Codemasters(I wished it though LOL).
Commented on 2010-08-21 09:47:49
If I buy this game I'll be buying a license, not the crappy gameplay.
Commented on 2010-08-21 20:36:32
I like this view but TV cockpit is also nice.

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