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  1. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Does the XBSX seem better than a current PC as far as power? Like Is the fog taken away on Finland?
  2. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Not going to beat a dead horse, possibly a positive with EA owning CM - Licensing money will not be a problem, possibly getting licenses will not be as hard, either. I don't think we will see Forza like deals, nor should we want that, but maybe a few more manufactures will be persuaded now.
  3. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Wow, I had to come here after finding the news. I have a lot to say, but I will make this post brief. (EDIT: lol, riiight) A small company is a hungry company, hungry for people’s approval and satisfaction. This drives sales (obviously) and hopefully/eventually turn a profit to continue. If you enjoy what you are doing and pour your heart into it you most likely will succeed, you won’t make billions, maybe not even millions, but you will go home every day satisfied of your work. Large companies are greedy, and publicly traded companies are worse, they only care about profit margins and satisfying their shareholders - this is why they fire 100s-1000s of employees when already profitable just to meet shareholders projections for higher profits. Dirt Rally was made in time of desperation, and the devs fought to get the game done they put all of their heart into it. Codemasters at the time was not publicly traded. Pressure was there, no doubt and they lost a few good people along the way, but we know they left their mark in racing games. I just cannot see where this is a good outcome for our beloved rally game series. Try to stay positive, but the marketing machine will gearing up to spin their PR fake love for us like a cheating spouse preparing to leave you.
  4. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    PJ, your doing a fine job here. Nothing will bring the past back nor should it be faked. The "old crew" were unique in how they worked, what they liked besides gaming, etc. I said this before, though: When they popped in here, it was in a light hearted way, not drudgingly like it was part of the job. Sure they got pelted with many questions, and some complaints, but they posted enough other things (memes or whatever) to show they where one of us, passionate about the title, and just plain human. I doubt it did anything for sales in the grand scheme, but it made US fans of the games even more and fans of them. I guess they enjoyed talking to our bunch, we had enough in common about our passions and probably picked up some Subaru knowledge from @tbtstt 🙂, I believe they came here on their own time. It just linked us all to the human behind a credit line in the game that many may never look at (unfortunately). If the new devs don't see a value, that's their personal choice, but without them coming here this thread would be dead and gone long before it made it to 1659 pages. Stay safe
  5. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    @PJTierney Never saw your website before. Impressive amount of art you have done. I remember back when you posted a couple of illustrations, but that kind of scrolled by on the phone. Taking a bit longer to look at what you have done is really cool. Also saw the Tutorial you did for Digital Arts, I remembered that very well, because I was using a similar approach (and still do). I was un-easy about the approach, coming from very traditional art techniques and ideas, still feel like its cheating if I don't have my Copic markers and pens out in front of me. However I bought a Surface Pro a few years ago and started up painting digitally exploring different techniques. I may have to go back and look at your guide and see it with fresh eyes after all the years.
  6. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Waiting on any Dev response If only Porkhammer where here
  7. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    IF memory serves me right, the Solbergs commented on this, this is why they were not playing in 1st person view. They had no feeling of the rear end position of the car. Something like that.. This year has been a big blur to me
  8. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Knock, Knock... Hey DR3 Devs! I think it would be kind of you to say hi now and then, maybe introduce yourselves, tell us how YOU have been involved in real rally. Yes, we miss the old personalities that used to be here, but we would like to know you a little, like you actually care about who plays your games. This is not a rant, but the Gossip thread was FUELED by developers passion talking here and at least put a faces on the hard work that just ends up a line in the credits.
  9. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    If anyone would ever listen at CM.. these tools help to promote your product, don’t just chuck us a bone, give us the whole meal, and we will tip you well with much content.
  10. gfRally

    Share your Custom Liveries & Tools here.

    I know you don't want to find out, but I wonder if he can really do anything. I have been in the design business for over 20 years in various capacities. If you design something FOR a customer and the transaction with that customer is made and finalized. They are allowed to do as they please once files are handed over. For example, you cannot copyright a logo that you design for a customer. Somewhere there is someone dumb enough to agree to it.. the designer is laughing all the way to the bank. However this is the greed that the world now feeds on. Everything has a price on it (what I am typing right now is probably sent to thousands of advertisers and data mined) It sucks, I am just glad old school artists have some freedoms.
  11. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Been to PIMA, didn't realize that it was Private. I got a number of unique photos there, as well. Not too often do you find a B58 Hustler outside with typical desert dust on it, instead of the rather pristine museum pieces. MSFS is around 120gb to download. I think they say 150gb hard drive space after decompression. All in all... I am glad I got it on Gamepass, it crushes my system, and as much hype as there is about the scenery being so detailed, this is based on BING maps not Google. They do not have the most up to date data, also stuff like bridges are kinda right but they are built like buildings - they are solid objects. This is different on the hand crafted cities. I live near one of the cities that has not been touched. Anyhow, from about 500-1000ft up it looks pretty good except for a few autogen buildings. It was satisfying to crash into my house, though!
  12. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Restoration hangers are the best. Up close and dirty. I had access to the Smithsonian AIr and Space museum's restoration and warehouse facility umm... (wow 20 years ago now) That was incredible to photograph! Some of the stuff that I saw there hadn't seen in public for more than 40 years. Many of the pieces have since been moved to display at the Udva-Hazy Center in Washington DC (technically Virginia) which is more like Smithsonian Air and Space museum 2. Still waiting to see a few of the planes that where way back in the dark corners. Going to the UK would be very overwhelming, some of the planes kept in Duxford and a couple others are extremely rare to see. It must be nice to be a days drive from the Mach Loop/Duxford/all of London historic places/and Wales Rally GB. I would probably run out of weekends to visit all that I have on my bucket list there 🙂 EDIT - Since I posted this (6hrs ago currently) I was 2 hours into DL MSFS2020 it still has 10gb to go! This thing is massive. I have pretty fast internet, too.
  13. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    My second passion is aviation, man you guys suck at identifying these. I admit the middle one could be a Hurricane or a Spit (hard to model at this scale). I guess as an American the first and last are very clear, I'll give you Brits a something for being confused, since these may not fly as regular over there.
  14. gfRally

    Share your Custom Liveries & Tools here.

    At least we can have some awesome screenshots, maybe CM will fire their legal department and hire some new ones with balls so there isn’t any more ‘licensing’ issues excuses, next time.
  15. gfRally

    DiRTy Gossip about DIRT Rally Games

    Good for Paul. Glad he is back in the drivers seat of a new racing game. Besides with Codies buying up other racing studios, its good to see some [worthy] competition. I have nothing against Codies, but competition pushes everyone for quality.
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