*EASY* things for PD to implement in GT5

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 5' started by magawolaz, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. magawolaz

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    Hi all.

    With this thread, I'd like to list every EASY fix/feature/thing that Polyphony Digital could implement in the game via patch.
    Please note that this is NOT another wishlist thread for cars/tracks, or major things like "no more jaggies, no more tearing, livery editor and 120fps!!!".
    I'm talking about realistic fixes, about features PD could add in a short amount of time.

    I know there is the feedback section, but looking through the first pages I find some of them to be quite...sophisticated.


    Ingredients (for PD):
    - Someone with knowledge of the english language, in order to read certain forums and pick up good ideas to improve the game
    - Some extra programmers to get the job done



    > NO-BRAINER <

    Arcade
    - An option to choose what type of cars to race against in Arcade mode (i.e. '70 cars, GT500, etc.)

    Dealership
    - Ability to stay in the dealership while buying multiple cars
    - Add more factory colours to cars (like the Lamborgini Gallardo or Jaguar XKR)

    Garage
    - Add a "random button"
    - More sorting/filtering options (also in lobbies)

    Game/Gameplay
    - Pause the game if the gamepad disconnects
    - Ability to change the units of measurement and speed in option menu (just like Gran Turismo 5 Prologue)
    - Ability to freely turn on/off any HUD screen (more)
    - Ability to set default car options once for all occasions (like SRF off, auto/manual, TCS/ABS etc.)
    - Smoother motion of the camera when using left/right view in Cockpit View
    - Cars with automatics can only be driven as an automatic; can't change gears on your own

    Menu
    - Autosave to be optional (more)
    - Ability to delete duplicate museum cards
    - Ability to skip cutscenes/animations
    - Ability to delete individual results from speed testing/time trials

    Online
    - Ability to choose rolling start on all tracks
    - 'Total time' as an option for races, instead of laps (i.e. 30 minutes races, 2 hours races, etc.)
    - More lobby criteria/restrictions
    - More shuffle race classes: Clasic Cars, GT500, LeMans, etc.

    Photo Mode/Photo Travel
    - Remove the drifting markers when in photomode (these red ones)
    - Ability to control/stop the time progression in PhotoTravel (in Red Bull Hangar and San Galgano Abbey)

    Replay
    - Better replay controls (i.e. L1/R1 to change car)
    - Ability to add a small description to Replays




    > Easy <

    Arcade
    - An option to import our garage from GT Life

    Changes to certain cars
    - Lighting up redline lights in cars which they don't work in
    - Ability to lower the premium Viper GTS properly and add the blue/white signature color combo
    - Include cars with a different transmission type. (i.e. Evo X with 6spd DCT and 5spd MT)
    - On/off switch for the Pace cars warning lights
    - An option to put the roof up on the Ferrari California without a spoiler
    - An option to drive in convertibles
    - Fix the McLaren MP4-12C and Ferrari Enzo understeer problems
    - Better paintable options for Honda ELEMENT and Hyundai Clix concept (more)
    - Changeable wheels on the NSX RM, Ferrari F430, and Mercedes 300SL Coupe
    - Adjustable rear spoilers like the R34 GTR's and RX7 Spirit-R's could visually tilt when set as such in tuning
    - Use the standard CVT mode on the premium Vitz/Yaris instead of the simulated gears

    Course Maker
    - Point to point sections: we saw them on GT website, and they are also in the game (rally stages in Special Events)
    - Ability to share tracks online (and not only to Friend List)

    Dealership
    - Ability to buy more than one car at a time
    - An option to buy original wheel models from the manufacturer of the car (more)
    - Cockpit view with windshield are choosing the colour in the Dealership
    - A test drive option in all car dealerships
    - Add a checkmark under every color you own of a specific car

    Fixes
    - Update the color of the curbs on Spa

    Game/Gameplay
    - An option to dim the static race info (i.e. lap number, timer, tire/turbo indicator) (more)
    - An option for a more dynamic, shaky camera
    - An option to have the exterior camera from Gran Turismo 3
    - Official support for the TH8 RS (more)
    - An option to change your car from the start race screen
    - Bring back the awesome guitar bit when you start the race from Gran Turismo 3
    - Bring back the old in-car view during pit stops
    - Ability to preset pit strategy (ie. fuel, stints or else) before the race is started
    - Ability to know who is in the pits and what tyres he/she is wearing.
    - Ability to know lap times from other racers
    - Split times per lap for full field
    - Ability to see the AI cars tire-compound in the pre-race grid menu
    - Oil change and car wash available between series races (more)
    - Clutch on controller/wheels without the actual pedal (more)
    - Fix how automatic transmissions work in the game. They should change a LOT smoother than presented. Same with DCTs
    - Cars with automatic transmissions/DCTs shouldn't react to the H-shifter and clutch from the G25/G27/T500 RS wheels
    - Automatics should change gear depending on how fast you're going, not only when the engine reaches redline
    - Ability to do a transmission swap. (i.e. auto -> manual)
    - Average top speed and max top speed at the end of da race
    - Adjustable field of view (more)
    - Clutch slip to occur if car is too powerful (more)
    - Add animation for activating reverse gear in automatic/auto-clutch cars
    - Pedal animation for cars/non-karts
    - Add deadzone option for the GT wheel / pedals
    - Fix these things (more)
    - Penalty to be applied to turn 3 at Deep Forest Raceway Done!
    - Leaderboard when the race is paused
    - Have Force Feedback settings available for each car (more)
    - Post-race telemetry in every mode
    - When driving with no HUD, add double or triple split sound when entering final or penultimate lap
    - Traction control / rev limiter OFF when on grass (more)
    - Ability to change between automatic and manual shifting mid-race
    - Ability to raise or lower the height of the seat in cockpit view
    - H pattern shift cars should shift with a time delay

    Garage
    - Ability to access the garage in Practice mode, Test Course etc.
    - Ability to "nickname" the cars (so I can rename my RUFs as: "trackday RUF", "Yellowbird for 550pp", etc.)...
    - ...and ability to change the flag of the car into the same of the one who tuned it (more)
    - Paging or fast scrolling through the list of cars would help
    - Favourite cars USB export (more)

    GT Auto
    - A wider selection of rims
    - Extend the Premium wheel selection to all Standards (all Premium wheels for all cars)
    - An option to remove the stock wing (they are already separated, when you add a wing, it removes the stock wing)
    - Ability to change Bugatti Veyron wheels
    - Paint system should be improved (more)
    - Paint Shop implementation (more)
    - A percentage [%] marker for "chassis refresh" (more)
    - Ability to add/remove aero parts
    - Adding front aero parts can contribute to aero points (PP)
    - Different colors of stock rims to the wheel selection
    - Add an option to change the color of the interior for cars that have variable interior colors

    GT Life/Other Modes
    - Manufacturer events like Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
    - More offline events
    - More color helmets and suits (+ basic colors)
    - Drift competitions (more)
    - Better Management for Seasonal Events (more)
    - Add special events where you race against your own and your friends B-spec drivers
    - Ability to share ghost laps with friends
    - Dirt to stay on the car after a race
    - Arcade Garage View in Career Mode
    - Ability to access the current car by clicking on its name in the top of the screen
    - Ability to select favorite tracks just like favorite cars in the garage
    - Show the Best Lap Time Chart in the screen before accessing the track in Practice Mode
    - Timing sheet (leaderboards) for the tracks not to include the same car over and over (more)
    - Add in a Track Meet option in the practice menu like GT4 (more)
    - Add ghosts to the AMG Driving Academy
    - Best total time Leaderboard (Top 10) for each individual race in A-Spec mode (more)
    - Lap Record Leaderboard (Top 10) for each Track (more)
    - Ability to remove cones from the Top Gear Test Track
    - Remove some saving points when starting up GT Life

    Menu
    - Multiple-selection of tickets
    - A neater, more organized, GT4-style track menu
    - Ability to disable certain cutscenes at the main menu loading screen (more)
    - Management of rotation speed when in GT Auto, garage etc.
    - Ability to access GT Auto features within the settings screen
    - Better inventory management (more)
    - More setup tabs for car settings (now max 3)
    - Ability to turn off or change the music in GT Auto and Used Car Dealership and in prerace menu
    - Ability to see how much miles you've done in total on the settings screen (more)
    - Ability to see the name of the color of the wheels after a paintjob
    - Stack the paints in the items list (more)
    - Make the weather load faster in the race menu screen (more)
    - Fix the lap times being listed twice before each race (more)
    - Controls to skip or go back a track on your custom BGM playlists

    Online
    - Multi-class racing option
    - Auto-equip cars from Recommended List with the highest grade tire the room allows, not what they come with stock
    - Ability to access GT Auto during online races. Or at least the oil change part of it (in the pit area or in the settings menu)
    - When we create a new lobby, the game should either have the option to have a prescribed setting or... (more)
    - Ability to set practice/qualifying sessions by done laps
    - Ability to set a password to enter lobby
    - Ability to disable the Start race button/option in rooms designated as free run rooms
    - More lobby options (more)
    - Ability to choose Random grid start
    - Add more (way more) stock cars to the Recommended tab in online lobby
    - Ability to have A.I. cars in an online multiplayer race (more)
    - Ability to ban certain tuning parts rather than tuning altogether
    - Ability to impose cockpit view in online races
    - Ability to impose "off" HUD
    - Ability to impose driving wheels only
    - Drivers name and country on cars Done!
    - Pitstop penalty online on every track (especially Sarthe) for not slowing down before entering pits
    - Add standard racing flag system (more)
    - Allow us to change the number of race laps in the "pre-race" menu (more)
    - Host should be able to see PP, power and weight of each car in the server
    - Ability to see what driving aids are allowed in each room
    - Online drift racing is still based on lap time alone

    Photo Mode/Photo Travel
    - Unlock those PhotoTravel locations we can see in the main menu background (Shakado Pass, wind tunnel etc.)

    Remote Races
    - The website should load only those Friends sharing drivers
    - Ability to save a "starting grid"
    - Add a randomiser for choosing drivers

    Replay
    - Better replay camera angles for some tracks (+ angles from GT2)
    - Cockpit view in online replays for all cars

    Tuning Shop
    - Tuning options unlocked for some cars (why can't I turbocharge a Lambo?)
    - Ability to add twin turbos to an engine and a "twin charge" option (more)
    - Enable more cars to have turbo kits installed (more)
    - Ability to mark many of tuning parts and buy them at once
    - Ability to remove engine upgrades and restore full weight

    Track layouts
    - Reverse layouts for Cape Ring and for the weather change versions of High Speed Ring and Eiger Nordwand
    - Reverse layouts for Course Maker Tracks
    - Suzuka West (+ weather?)
    - Tsukuba Short
    - Full use of the Top Gear runway
    - Nurburgring GP/F D with weather and/or day-night cycle
    - Original "Grand Tour Toscana Night" course
    - Weather for the no-chicanes versions of Monza and day-night cycle for Le Mans 2009
    - Wet Toscana, tarmac (it already exists in the rally special events)


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    Not that easy, but still doable (my thoughts)
    - Wet Top Gear Test Track (already exist in one of the license tests, but not sure if fully modeled)
    - The ability to access the garage in GT Auto (more) (The game needs to load the full LOD of the car)
    - Engine swaps (more) (Could take some time)
    - A shop that allows you to buy racing outfits/helmets (same as above)
    - Custom event creator (more) (same as above)
    - Unlimited paint chip usage (paint DLC will become useless)
    - A fast forward feature for B-Spec (maybe requires too much resources to render the whole race at double+ speed)
    - Mileage counted in online free runs/track days (the power of the car could change between free run/race)
    - All the omitted Gran Turismo 4 tracks (could take some time, they need to re-texture everything)
    - Ability to start an online championship with my friends (more)
    - Event Sythesizer from Gran Turismo 2
    - Option for Standard and Premium cars to be in the same garage (design choice)
    - Ability to create teams in online/Aspec/Bspec (could take some time)
    - Ability to create teams with my bobs or my friends (same)
    - Possibility to set up race series online (same)
    - Change seats with your B-spec drives while doing endurance races
    - Adjustable Field-of-View from pause menu (more)
    - Possibility of selecting two colors to paint cars with two colors (e.g. Audi R8 or Ford GT with racing stripes)
    - More Racing Modifications (need to remodel those cars)
    - More types of front/side/rear spoilers for all cars (same)
    - More "wear and tear" on track surfaces (more)
    - 900-degree steering animation (animation troubles, was there during beta)
    - Ability to use a headset in B-spec mode and tell your driver exactly what you want him to do (PD, listen to me, for this just hire ex Zipper Interactive's staff)
    - Allow karts to race on weather change tracks (dunno, maybe tyres problem)
    - The ability to set and restrict other online players using specific cars, with specific tunes (it could make public lobbies a nightmare for rookies)
    - Every Premium car in the game with a racing livery could plausibly be available/bought without the livery
    - A button to pic a car when in photo travel mode (car swapping could take some time)
    - Added parts (exhaust, turbos, etc.) should add weight to the car (it could take some time to refresh the garage for those with 1000+ cars)
    - Engine Run In Service (design choice maybe)
    - Smoke: real/driftkid/off option (design choice)
    - Brake upgrades and tire pressures (need to change the physics model)



    Yeah, I know I'm quite late to the party, but...better late than never ;)
    And I understand that many things I wrote are definitely old, but maybe listing everything in one place is a good thing.

    I'll update this post with your requests.

    Remember, only easy fixes and features. I hope someone at PD will see this thread before moving onto GT6. I know there's an update coming by the end of the month, so it's not too late.


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  2. Rotorist

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    Nice ideas. I hope some of these will be implemented.
     
  3. Turtle

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    Here's one: The ability to disable certain cutscenes at the main menu loading screen. For me, when the Jeff Gordon NASCAR cutscene is playing I can't select anything. Just another reason to dislike NASCAR.

    ~Turtle [​IMG]
     
  4. BLACK86

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    Dont know if this is a quick fix but an option to dim the static race info ie: lap number, timer, tire/turbo indicator, rings around the speedo's. this is to help prevent image retention on plasma screens, its especially bad for plasmas when in cockpit view in a standard car, you have the jet black cockpit the you have the bright white ring on the speedos/turbo etc
     
  5. diegorborges

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    - Extend the premium wheel selection to all standards (all premium wheels for all cars). It's all already modeled... easy!

    - Have the option to remove the stock wing. (they are already separated, when you add a wing, it removes the stock wing)

    - Wet Top Gear Test Track (already exist in one of the license tests)

    - Tuning options unlocked for some cars (why I can't turbocharge a lambo?)

    And completely +1 for point-to-point course maker.
     
  6. captaincrunch24

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    The ability to add twin turbos to an engine, either sequential (one small one, then one big one for the high revs), or parallel (like a GTR, I think?) and I think it'd be cool if they had a "twin charge" option (turbo AND supercharger).
     
  7. Xenn

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    More offline events, that should be easy for PD to implement.
     
  8. diegorborges

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    - Add a supercharger "whine" sound... works almost in the same way as turbo sounds, just need to replace the sound sample...

    - Folders to better organize the car selection, then I can make a folder for racing cars, other for street cars, 450pp cars, 500pp cars, etc... etc... everyone will be able to organize the cars in the better way for each one.

    - Option to "nickname" the cars, taking the car collection organization to an even better level... I can nickname my RUF as: "trackday RUF", "Yellowbird for 550pp", etc...

    - Get back from GT4, the option to select the ammount of fuel the car will go to the track. With this, real fuel tank capacities for the cars. A Peugeot 106 doesn't have a 100 liter fuel tank.
     
  9. interpolfan11

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    *Folders - A must for anyone with OCD
    *Wet TGTT - It seems to be wet at least half of the time in real life
    *P2P Course Creator - Pushing it as far as "easy" goes, however this would make the game for me. Imagine the possibilities. We could make realistic rally events, drift through a mountain pass, and even just cruise down a windy road like we would in real life.
     
  10. diegorborges

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    Yes! Look some of my posts below. Looks like most of us, GT players really know what we want. Same toughts man!
     
  11. magawolaz

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    Thanks guys, OP updated. Keep posting :tup:
     
  12. grrlpurple

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    How about an option to delete duplicate museum cards?

    Further to the OP, I was wondering if some of the problems with tuning parts and wheels not available on some specific cars is because the manufacturers requested that their cars not be allowed to be altered in a certain way? Just a thought... :)
     
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    Reverse layouts for the weather change versions of High Speed Ring and Eiger.
     
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    [1] How bout they finally give us the ability to lower the premium Viper GTS properly and add the blue/white signature color combo. That is an easy fix. Its an SUV as it stands even when lowered all the way down.

    [2] Ability to access the garage in GT Auto so we dont have to keep repeating the same load screens for every car we need to oil change, wash, add rims etc.

    [3] Ability to access the garage in Practice mode, test course etc would also be nice.

    [4] Ability to buy more than one car at a time in the UCD so you dont have to keep going back in to buy another car

    [5] Ability to change Veyron wheels :)
     
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  15. captaincrunch24

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    A neater, more organized, GT4-style track menu! :)
     
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    Daytona at night.
     
  17. Patrick

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    +100000
     
  18. iamjajo

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    How much would you be willing to pay for these additions?
     
  19. Renn Sport

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    They will not change too much, probably they considering that GT5 commercial carreer has already passed it's halfway
     
  20. diegorborges

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    Most of those features aren't addons... and just simple updates...
     
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    A more dynamic, shaky cam, like the ones in (dare I say it?) forza 4. It gives a more free, vibrant atmosphere.
     
  22. OK8

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    I hope PD will continue to improve the game. Most of these are really simple and good ideas which I'd love to see in the game.

    It's a shame that if this was a pc game, most of these would've been modded already. The release of GT5 has thrown me into the world of modern console games for the first time and so far I've been really impressed with how much PD has improved the game over time. Since there's absolutely no way to make improvements to this game just by the power of the community I sure hope PD keep putting effort into this game. They'll get a lot money with future DLC so it's worth to keep this game alive and since they sort of ran out of time with the release there's still a chance to keep perfecting it.

    It's almost perfect as it is. A bit clunky when it comes to some more intricate things but still manageable for the most part.
     
  23. diegorborges

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    I agree... but the last time they tried... people hated, and said their eyes were jumping out of their heads, people puking on the ground, seizures, this stuff. :lol:

    I'm j/k but as an option, it would be very welcome. :)

    (BTW, I loved the dynamic cam they implemented on 2.03...)
     
  24. masterrawad

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    I mean, instea of a fixed camera it could be a lose camera that ...nevermind :irked:
     
  25. TexasTyme214

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    -Spa Day/Night/Weather
    -Daytona Day/Night
    -Variable Tire Wear
    -Rolling start option
    -Multi-class racing option
    -Have an option for total time for races instead of laps (i.e. 30 minutes, 2 hours, etc.)
    -Engine swaps: Swap the non-realistic sounds. Change the power, torque, and weight distribution. Sounds pretty easy to me.
     
  26. Kino321-X

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    - Ability to delete individual lap times
    - An extension of the lap leaderboards, like the ones in Speed Test (up to 100)
    - A paint preview system that actually shows your car in the selected color
    - Ability to choose opponents in Arcade mode
    - Correct camera angles for the Top Gear Test Track
    - Garage icon in Practice mode
    - More variety in A-Spec events
    - IMPROVED engine sounds (correct samples are a must, even generic ones are acceptable)

    Simple tweaks like these will make the game last until GT6 comes out.
     
  27. Watt2159

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    -Weather, and day and night cycles for most tracks
    -a wider selection of rims
    -Bring back the exterior camera from GT3
    -and finally, I would love to have a shop that allows you to buy racing outfits/helmets, rather than have to do online races, I'm tired of getting a million helmets, before I get one that actually is blue, however, it doesn't even match my suit. XP
     
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  28. 1241Penguin

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    Just wondering what that video has to do with anything you're saying? :confused:
     
  29. GTPM118

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    Good wishlist kid of doable thing... hope they become available sometime.
     
  30. Watt2159

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    Because it shows an example of how the exterior camera was in GT3.........