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  1. Thanks for the heads up. But it is what it is, it will simply need more people to go, "yes, I had this!" before it is taken seriously. I'm not spending my life in forums thanks to Codemasters and their games. I've been there, done that. I don't take their stuff seriously anymore, this is more for others benefit. Year on year they ignore people shouting about simple things. I now spend more time talking to those that listen.
  2. So I am on PC using a Fanatec Podium. I am struggling to work out why this happens, every time during qualifying. 3 times it happened exactly as a yellow flag happened (no warning for the flag of any incident), and 1 time just randomly but maybe a flag was elsewhere. I suddenly get a loss of power and the throttle does nothing. I check in the settings if the throttle is ok, and it is... if needs be I can prove this. But it is as I say, suddenly, no power, gas pedal does nothing, although it is most definitely working. If I quit back to the garage and back again, everything is ok again. I have done a few races in solo with F1 and a career race, no problems, so this is strange. Is it the Fanatec DD1 (driver 346, wheelbase fmw 662)? Or game related? It's hard to say, but the yellow flags suggest the game to me. I had restarted quali session for each time it happened. Race is at Silverstone, 30 min quali, dynamic weather - wet. I'd be interested if anyone else reproduces this.
  3. It's funny how people are defending missing functionality from a wheel that is (in my case) a sponsor. The option is there, it should work, especially if it had before. It still refuses to support the multi-position switches mind you, and to have officially branded wheels not taking advantage is ridiculous after all this time. It could be a bug, or oversight, so let's not jump the gun here, but if so, why the game doesn't run as intended after launch is another question entirely.
  4. mumblesh

    Photo Mode Won't Save

    ok, so I have taken photo's on my pc, no probs... and I challenge any devs to try take great pictures, without any decent panning or raising of the camera (that seems to work) and doing it all with a wheel. Geez, I swear they try make things more difficult every year just to test our resolve. Give me my mouse back! Note the photo's are in .exr format, which is very fancy... look it up.
  5. mumblesh

    DiRTy Gossip

    Tiny detail, not really a bug, but on PC version I noticed during replay the co-driver calls were set to OFF but were still audible. The menu is incorrect. Turning them to ON, turns them off. Least of your worries right now, but hey... There you go.
  6. The last time I saw this happen, I was fairly sure I was in front... maybe it was close to someone, I don't know.... I'm going to try record the incident should it happen again and post back. Thanks for all replies. :)
  7. I'm quite enjoying F1 2014, but I didn't pay full price for it (a cheap steam key if you know where to look, was my option). It really isn't worth that. But I hate it when people complain about stuff like handing and things they really don't know anything about. I mean I have no frame of reference, I just know games, I have never driven an F1 car and am not likely to either. People say the cars are a bit less grippy when you power out of corners, yes granted, maybe due to the turbo engines. I find the braking better... yeah sure possibly due to the new brake-by-wire systems, I don't know. I like how I'm not forced to do anything this time, a step in the direction of Grid Motorsport. Simply giving you the option of a test evalution you can skip and getting to choose to race with any team now, effecting your challenge difficulty, is nice at this point in the games cycle. A bit less polish in this game, sure. Not much of an update, although the new tracks are reasonable and finally that day/night cycle we have wanted.. DRS seems to work in a way I'm unfamiliar with, even when you are not trailing a car but in front, oddly. AND then there's the control pad.... Not used it, but if it is not working as it should feels totally wrong, and giving an advantage over wheel users in competitive play online, it really needs fixing. So not worth full price, should have been discounted really, but still fun and hopefully a few shortcomings will be fixed. Here's hoping the next gen brings some innovation.
  8. I am finding I can activate DRS, when in the DRS zone, even when in front of a rival, not just when behind, and can use this to get away from him? Is this supposed to happen?