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@CodingRacerlol, "stealing" money? None of it you're forced to pay. If you don't want DR1 stages in DR2 then don't buy them - they've made that completely optional.

 

I agree that I'd want them to support the game over time, but this is their first toe in the water with offering proper post-live support, so they've initially committed to 6 months with the promise of more to come if people are interested. Assetto Corsa had no support/DLC plans when it hit v1.0 but ended up receiving packs and patches for the next 3 or 4 years.

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The choice is stark, Clear and ultimately fair.... support the game, make it profitable and the future is bright..... don’t support the game, it flops and there is no future for rally games!

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Some are complaining that the base content is lackluster when it comes to content. --> CM decide to support the game with DLC. --> Those people complain again about having to pay for DLC and don't buy it. --> CM see the numbers and realise that creating DLC is not profitable enough so they stop after the first two seasons --> Those people then again complain that they want more content.

I mean, it's an endless loop where in the end nobody gets what they want. We don't get the content and they don't receive the profit.

Would you be willing to do extra work, having to invest in that extra work yourself and eventually lose money in the process? Don't be daft.

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Clearly Galway need to put more effort in; modelling only 40km of unique stage for their rally. Shame.

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3 minutes ago, RodgerDavies said:

Clearly Galway need to put more effort in; modelling only 40km of unique stage for their rally. Shame.

Yup, this is the way modern rallies moves towards. Loops of stages rather than unique ones.

 

Galway better do some proper DLC for next year. Free of charge obviously. 

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In the old forum, when I clicked on a topic, it went automatic to the last post in that thread I read. Why is that gone? Now the forum is worse then before...

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1 minute ago, Voidhawk said:

The choice is stark, Clear and ultimately fair.... support the game, make it profitable and the future is bright..... don’t support the game, it flops and there is no future for rally games!

I don't think folk should buy DLC if they're not wanting to play that content. Otherwise it's just encouraging more of the same. But I think the choice Codemasters have given (upgraded stuff as DLC, so optional) is very consumer friendly.

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6 minutes ago, Janneman60 said:

In the old forum, when I clicked on a topic, it went automatic to the last post in that thread I read. Why is that gone? Now the forum is worse then before... 

There is a button (circle or star shaped) on the left side of the topic name which you can click to go to the first unread comment.

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Jon going well, considering he’s behind a lad fresh out the WRC and a 2ltr World car!

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It's his new fan club putting fire up him. Hungry for Ireland DLC now.....well even hungrier.

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19 minutes ago, UP100 said:

There is a button (circle or star shaped) on the left side of the topic name which you can click to go to the first unread comment.

I would like that to happen when I click on the topic name itself.

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Just one WRCar in the mix and it's an S12b. Just saying Codemasters... :classic_biggrin:

...it has to be said that the entry for Galway is fantastic, shows just how popular R5 is.

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A bit off topic but has anyone seen the last episode of The Grand Tour from last friday?

There's a documentary film in it that Hammond made about Jim Clark, it's such a brilliant video, very touching & emotional. It really is a must see tbh.  

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4 minutes ago, sqdstr said:

A bit off topic but has anyone seen the last episode of The Grand Tour from last friday?

There's a documentary film in it that Hammond made about Jim Clark, it's such a brilliant video, very touching & emotional. It really is a must see tbh.  

yeah i saw it on friday. very touching and emotional. it was a welcome contrast to the mainly funny side of the show.

i really liked every second of it.

 

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5 minutes ago, sqdstr said:

A bit off topic but has anyone seen the last episode of The Grand Tour from last friday?

There's a documentary film in it that Hammond made about Jim Clark, it's such a brilliant video, very touching & emotional. It really is a must see tbh.  

Yeah, I saw it. Best segment thus far of season three (by a huge margin) in my personal opinion. 

I thought the GT40 segment was the best bit of season one and the Audi/Lancia WRC feature the best bit of season two. I wish they'd do more of the historic motorsport features and less recycling of old Top Gear material. 

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19 minutes ago, tbtstt said:

Just one WRCar in the mix and it's an S12b. Just saying Codemasters... :classic_biggrin:

...it has to be said that the entry for Galway is fantastic, shows just how popular R5 is.

unfortunately R5 is not that affordable as group N cars were, 50-60k€ for top notch Mitsu EVO X to 180k€ for a R5 car. And it shows in Eastern - Europe rallies, many drivers have quite rallying entirely or developed prototype cars, that were ment to bring costs down, but to make them competitive with R5, they tend to be cheaper only by a margin.

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11 minutes ago, juu1ius said:

unfortunately R5 is not that affordable as group N cars were, 50-60k€ for top notch Mitsu EVO X to 180k€ for a R5 car. And it shows in Eastern - Europe rallies, many drivers have quite rallying entirely or developed prototype cars, that were ment to bring costs down, but to make them competitive with R5, they tend to be cheaper only by a margin.

Yeah, that's something that has been discussed (somewhere!) on this forum before. 

R5's certainly deliver fantastic performance and they are less expensive than WRCars, but they are FAR from cheap. 

Given how much they cost I am still surprised how popular the class has been in Europe. As you say though, that isn't true everywhere. 

I am really intrigued by the proto cars, though I have never seen one up close. 

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46 minutes ago, Ruben Correa Alves said:

I would like that to happen when I click on the topic name itself.

Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't for me. I have absolutely no idea why it only sometimes kicks me to the first page of the thread...

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1 hour ago, UP100 said:

There is a button (circle or star shaped) on the left side of the topic name which you can click to go to the first unread comment.

Thanx, exactly what I was looking for 👍

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Something HORRIBLE just happened!

I was having a blast driving the M3 E30 Group A (Snijers-in-Manx-style) around Monte Carlo. When I tried to correct a slide I had to turn my wheel rapidly and suddenly there was a click or something snapped and I can't get it to work anymore. From time to time it makes a buzzing noise for a few seconds. I think I broke my T300 Servo Base which is far from enjoyable and terrible timing! 😥

Any of you know if I can send it back to repair or will I have to buy a new base?

Sorry for this being off-topic.. 

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