Open ◆ SNAIL [Spec] Racing - Presented by ButtKicker: Feel What You've Been Missing

Discussion in 'SNAIL Racing League' started by zer05ive, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. CarCzar

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    I think I'll hop in for a bit of practice
     
  2. zer05ive

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    Where did you buy it from? I'm quite fascinated by it and wouldn't mind having a poster of it too. :)
     
  3. Piler

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    Just wanted to chime in on the whole slow in/fast out deal. This passed week I actually had a good amount of practice time for once, and to sort of force myself to brake at a better point; I did most of my practice on ABS 0... And it helped me a great deal.

    It basically forced my to brake early/smooth and in a straight line, since panic braking will just lock em up and send you off the track.

    After a good deal of practice with ABS 0, I swapped back to 1... But kept the same technique.
     
  4. dabneyd

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    I'm not sure how large you can make it without it getting pixellated, but here's the original, really large, version.
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  5. Wolfsatz

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    What does it exactly mean when it says you can't join a room due to "refused entry of network incompatibility with room host"? I joined once but I got disconnected and can't return. Thanks.
     
  7. deaconblues82

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    I wish the in game Mazda Tc sounded something like this:

     
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  8. rob1nh000d

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    I am not by any means an experienced expert, but I think the general consensus is to reboot your game and playstation, and I don't know if they say your modem as well.
     
  9. aliengamer25

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    Ill try it and see thanks rob1nh000d
     
  10. Neovre

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    that has a different engine
     
  11. deaconblues82

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    This is the mx5 correct? Isn't the Tc we're racing the same model with race upgrades to the engine/exhaust?
     
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  12. racefan78

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    I'll pm you the link.

    It all comes down to the old "slow in, fast out" saying, as well as a little bit of knowledge about racing lines. In reality, if your opponent is taking the turn perfectly, you will not be able to pass them, no matter what you do. However, by maintaining a bit of a gap on corner entry, you're giving yourself room to capitalize on any mistakes they might make.

    I will keep using the last corner at Deep Forest to explain this example. With the DC5 we raced last week, it was possible to take that turn at 112 mph (maybe the aliens could take it faster, but that was my best). In order to do that, you had to brake early to get the car settled, and then carry a bit of throttle through the apex. You also had to hit the turn-in and apex pretty much spot on, otherwise you'd have to scrub off too much speed to avoid having an off.

    Now, let's say that going into that turn, the car in front of you slips up and only carries 108 mph. If you're right on their bumper when this happens, you have only two options: Hit them, or sacrifice your momentum by leaving the ideal line or braking. However, if you maintained enough of a gap in the braking zone, you should be able to carry your extra momentum through the apex and complete the pass on the front-stretch (or at least set up a clean pass into turn one).

    Make sense?
     
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  13. bigjobrob

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    Hello...I am having a little bit of a 'disconnect' with this game/sim as a new driver Just a background on me, the last 2-weeks messing around with this game is the only time I have ever used a PSP....it is my children's gaming console, and beyond this game have no use for it. What is getting me is wanting to practice a car/track combo, but I always have to go rack up points/credits to purchase a car for the upcoming weeks races, so I do not get to practice the car/track combo. Does that make any sense? When I used to race in a league using Nascar 4, Nascar 2003 etc on the computer, we always new the schedule/tracks in advance, and I could start practice right away (had to get setups correct), so whenever I had a free moment I could practice the track and my car. Right now I cannot do this as I have to run in the area to gain points to buy a car. Does any of this make sense, or am I missing something simple? Last week, my son racked up points fro me to buy the cars I needed to race, and 2 of the tracks I went into blind racing. Am I just in the wrong league, or missing something simple I am not doing. Thanks in advance :)
     
  14. deaconblues82

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    I usually take a day once every couple weeks and run the redbull standard championship. Including the log in bonus it's 2.3 million credits every twenty or so minutes.
     
  15. Wardenclyffe

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    ^^ If the Red Bulls aren't your thing (I like them, but I also recognize it's something of an acquired taste), the NASCAR race at Twin Ring pays out something like 220k with the 5-day bonus (if you're not logging in daily, do that starting today) for 3:20ish on the track.

    I believe, but am not certain, that the difference between a PM and a "Conversation" is only the number of folks that can be party to the discussion (1:1 for a PM and say all of your division in the Sunday night message).
     
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  16. Adventuruss

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    Can we get something with power? It would be a nice change of pace.
     
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  17. Wolfsatz

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    What's the price cap?
    About to get on and if you'd like to help with my vote

    ROOM 1472-6681-3286-8590-9289
     
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  19. rob1nh000d

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    Very nice @racefan78. This really proves to my 'racing emotion' that being right on someone in order to squeak by when you think that your only chance at passing is to keep every single mile per hour and foot you've gained in relation to someone else definately and usually is NOT the best tactic. After you explained it, I now realize that there is the perfect line, which is almost impossible for any driver to stay on 100 percent of the time, and there is the mostly perfect line and a few variations in the course of a full lap (of course, this is much higher variation for me). And when the variations happen, that's the time to have a gap to capitalize on, instead of losing the advantage by being forced, as you said, to back off because you are too close. WOW, I really feel like I gained something very valuable here. MUCH THANKS.
     
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  20. rob1nh000d

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    Thanks @Wardenclyffe. btw I am a dog lover as you appear to be.
     
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  21. Jakedog23

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    Can you send me it as well?
     
  22. TRL_Importlife

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    Practice room 1472-6399-8880-6894-8559
     
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  23. racefan78

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    Done!

    Glad I could help!
     
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  24. chatva

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    Just ran a few lap and my VOTE WILL BE;
    The Nissan GT-R SpecV '09
    Consistent 1:18s with a best lap 1:18.383
     
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  25. elsbury2

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    Holy DC problems 4 times in 10 minutes after cleaning cache
     
  26. Jakedog23

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    Nice choice. I remember racing the Black Edition like it was yesterday.:)
     
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  27. Handlebar

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    Yeah, that pushy, oversteery monster was one and done.

    I haven't been able to forget it, either. My therapist says maybe, someday...

    (Blech)
     
  28. IceWarden

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    Because it was....


    Broken record....
     
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  29. Jakedog23

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    Nice way to ruin a perfect car but then again I was still in D7 when @goofytyler was slow so it was easy to win.
    :lol:
     
  30. IceWarden

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    Oversteery? Are you sure? Cuz I want the oversteery one!

    :)
     
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