Originally Posted by MaddmattH
You're obviously so intelligent that the humour went over your head
i'm intelligent enough to understand the supposed humour (not that refined, after all) but i am also intelligent enough to understand the underlying message and to disagree with it.
apparently you're obviously so intelligent that you couldn't understand that...
Originally Posted by max attack
This is what I hate
*bunch of pictures*
yes, we got it already. you're a graphics dude. graphics take the precedence over everything else for you. we get it.
Originally Posted by redi
And the same argument goes for those who have slandered the project from the very beginning because a) the developers previously made a game that didn't match their hardcore requirements so they absolutely cannot be able to produce a real sim, b) the game will be multi-platform, so per definition it's not a hardcore sim despite the devs stating that their aim is a full-on sim and c) anything positive that people who like the game will post is per definition dismissed as fanboyism.
in a way, yes. sure. but if that was directed towards me, then i want you to point to were have i said those things. if you have read all of my comments regarding pCARS with care you'd understand that i mainly criticize these facts:
a) it's not really being made with the "community assistance". as i've explained elsewhere, there's a difference between what's a
community and what's the
community. so, the whole initial idea described by Ian Bell that i was so fond of (written in that thread that got mysteriously deleted) was distorted down the line (mainly after the arrival of the big investors that started to count more than you in a "whomever screams loudest is right" kind of (i)logic). this situation renders the whole project and even the game's nomenclature as a misnomer.
b) the whole religious-like buffs who, after a while, started to appear around here, with what looked like a cart blanch
for them to do what they pleased, including trolling, baiting and name calling. these people started to impose their view on pCARS and to belittle everything else and to treat unjustifiably harshly everyone who happened to think differently.
c) i never invested because i don't like to pay for beta testing, even with the promise of having some profit down the line (it always strikes me as odd why you get a share of the revenue but not a copy of the game? odd...) but i have tried the game in several places and at least three different versions of pCARS and they never felt right. you know, we usually see stunning pics of pCARS posted everywhere... but they're static. in the PCs i tried the game, the owners had to tone down the graphics for it to have a flowing FPS value and to be any playable. the graphical "dumbing down" required made the game look less than attractive with things like objects popping and wired glows and shadows everywhere. the physics were quite sub-standard when compared with other sims, even older ones, i have explained elsewhere why i think that (tyres, grip, suspension, feel, FFB, etc).
d) the announced (you're part of SMS, you know what i'm talking about. don't pretend you don't) inability to mod the game.
e) the predicted (by me. let's see if i'm actually wrong or not) iRacing-like milking strategy being considered for pCARS.
f) the necessity to have, at all times, an autolog to an active internet connection, even if you just want to go for a lone cruise on some track.
now some people say that maybe some of these (namely points d, e and f) are not as i say they are, but i reserve myself the right to wait and see. i have that right, have i not?
so, in conclusion: i speak with knowledge of cause. i have tried pCARS (even if it wasn't the latest beta). i have read the comments and reacted to them. i have been named called, baited and trolled... i know of what i speak. so, again, i want you (or anyone else, for that matter) to point up to any opinion or comment of mine that isn't sustained by actual hands-on knowledge of cause.
Originally Posted by redi
The preposterous hardcore hating in several forums may well prove - in the long run - to have done unrepairable damage to the simracing community. It's really a pitiful sight how this small group of hardcore haters are just replicating what their gurus are feeding them.
are you for real? please explain this a bit better... i'm not sure i got it right (or at least i hope i haven't).
sorry for the somewhat long post, but i think it's better to condense all my replies into one post instead of posting 3 or 4 posts in a row.