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  1. Fjacobsen

    End of bug fixes

    How I have seen it is... There was much hype about DR2 when it was announced. More so when the previews of it came on Youtube. Most of the wellknown racing sim Youtubers told how great the physics and graphics was/is and almost none of them gave much negative critics and barely mentioned the FFB. Maybe something changed between the preview versions, that those preview testers had and the, and the release version, but I have yet to find any notes from these testers / youtubers that indicates that this was the case. Quickly after release the lacking FFB became one of the most apperent "bug" with DR2. I also found the FFB lacking on my system, but at no point has I felt that DR2 wasn´t fun or even would call it unplayable. I think the main issue here is how the community exaggerated the problems into a very hyped negative posture, but this was also well suspended by Codemasters lack of feedback of what would go to happen and should be a lesson for them to be much more active communicating with their customers.
  2. Fjacobsen

    End of bug fixes

    Thanks PJTierney for the info - it seems they have found a good replacement for Christina in You. I wonder why there is still such a negative attitude to this sim. DR1 was great, but DR2 is still a nice step forward.
  3. Fjacobsen

    We ask please hotfix the audio-cutting

    After applying 1.4.1 (FFB fix) I had the audio cut too.
  4. Fjacobsen

    patch 1.06 and still FBB not fixed on dirt 2

    Patch 1.06 ??? Sure Your talking about Dirt Rally 2.0 ?
  5. Fjacobsen

    ffb fixed, some comms from devs

    I don´t feel that the FFB is so bad in DR2. The feedback is probably close to what can be expected from a real rally car through the wheel. But since driving a real car sends more senses into Your body, and those aren´t available at You gaming system, putting other feedback effects ontop of the real ones into the wheel, can greatly enhance the immersion. It is those effects that DR2 seems to lack in my opnion. Effects like a very slight road rumble, understeer enhancements, etc.
  6. Yes - the Golf wheel animation is the one I have seen being off. I+m not sure if it should be 900 or 540° in real life - but in the sim it seems to be 900°, but the animation is wrong.
  7. With a wheel setting og 900°, calibrated in DR2 and SL=On, wheel rotations are correct for the hardware wheel, but the animation is not correct for any other than those with in-game 540°.
  8. Fjacobsen

    ffb fixed, some comms from devs

    Me too, but the 3rd one goes somewhere else, to get the feeling of the rumble in the seat.
  9. Fjacobsen

    how you make a balanced setup for WRX cars???

    If Your 15-20 sec behind the other drivers, using the default setup, then You should improve Your lap times rather than tangle with the setup. Changing setup will only help tweaking the last few seconds out of the car.
  10. @jennyannem How about FFB fixes ? (I´m at work and cannot check myself
  11. Yes - thats also a parameter. It´s hard to use the Leaderboard estimating Your times compared to other non-assist / wheel users.
  12. I would like to see the option to sort (remove) driver entries who uses assists or sort out the various assists. It makes little sense to compare my times with people who uses various assists - maybe even full assists.
  13. Fjacobsen

    Thanks for the Monte Carlo Rally stage(s) CM

    Sorry to say, but most posts I have seen in the various forums are indeed of this kind: "game is ****; Codemasters sux!!!!-, I want a refund, I will never buy a Codemaster game again". Thats not critisism, but negatism. With this kind of attitude, the devs don´t have to fix anything, cause these people (if they do what they say) are long gone from this game. It´s fully Ok to be unhappy and express it, but then better do it in a more helpfull way that highlights th exact problem, so that it can be fixed. I did not say that Codemasters shouldn´t have ensured a less buggy release version, cause I think they should. I also wonder how the FFB could be released in it´s current state. But DR2 is not unplayable (at least for me on the PC version). Physics are great, graphics are great and smooth, sounds are way better than in DR1. FFB is turned way down and not what I had expected, but with some tweaks I goto it to work more or less Ok with my Thrustmaster T150 wheel. Should we thank companies for products we have paid for ? - well we don´t have to, but this world would become rather sterile if we didn´t try to show some appreciation for the job done by the developers. A "Thank You" costs nothing.
  14. Fjacobsen

    Thanks for the Monte Carlo Rally stage(s) CM

    Honestly... Codemasters is a business. They got developers and other staff hired that needs payment. Dirt Rally 2 is a new game - ok with some old, but refurbished stages added fra the older Dirt 1. If You didn´t buy the Deluxe version, You have to pay 3,49 euro to get Monte Carlo. Where I live You cannot even get a Hotdog for that price, so please be fair. The new physics are a big step forward compared to DR1, and that was considered very good. It´s a real shame that both the Stean Forum and this forum is so filled up with negative attitudes, when in fact it's a rather big step forward. I agree that FFB should have been better on release day, but I´m sure it will be fixed soon. The trend these days are, that people have no patience at all - if something isn´t perfect from day one, then it´s trash and people start to shout "Refund I have been cheated".Calm down and give the developers the time needed to make the proper fixes and enjoy what is enjoyable until then.
  15. Just want to thank You for the Monte Carlo Rally stages. I made a few runs with the Mini Cooper and Ford Escort and have big fun. It´s almost scary on those narrow icy roads. I finde there are too many negative posts in here and would like to cheer You up, This Rally sim is really good, but offcourse I look forward to the FFB fixes. But with the suggested file edits, found elsehwere around, I got decent FFB. Keep up the good work ☺️
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