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#16 Fat Rich

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 11:36 AM

View PostG.Spinning, on Sep 28 2015 - 10:21 AM, said:

Thank you, Lee & Brr. A major enhancement for GPL. :clap2:  

Fat Rich, I would like to see a picture of cockpit view with three monitor with the patch.

Here you go, Lotus:

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Have to move the seat back and down for the Brabham (using GPLShift), just gives enough mirrors to be playable:

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Edited by Fat Rich, Sep 28 2015 - 11:41 AM.


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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 11:50 AM

Lee, thank you very much! :)

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:05 PM

View PostJackseller, on Sep 28 2015 - 10:16 AM, said:

View Postleon_90, on Sep 28 2015 - 09:00 AM, said:

Lee, just a quick question: wasn't the upper black bar in replay view displaying some useful informations? why did you choose to remove it?
Same question here.
And same question here. Is it possble to have both black bars for replay but no letterbox in driving view?

#19 Pete Gaimari

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:05 PM

Rich...That's odd. the bars are gone, but you don't seem to be seeing anymore top and bottom?

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:16 PM

Thank you, Fat Rich. Impressive set up.:-)

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:19 PM

View PostPete Gaimari, on Sep 28 2015 - 12:05 PM, said:

Rich...That's odd. the bars are gone, but you don't seem to be seeing anymore top and bottom?

It's considerably more than I was getting before, the Lotus mirrors could just about be brought into view by moving the seat back and down, could just about see the top of the tacho. The Brabham was unraceable, couldn't see the mirrors at all even with the view adjusted fully back and down....no dials at all although I soon got used to shifting gear by ear ;). This patch is so useful, gets some of the cockpit centre mirrors in the GT mod into view too :)

It would be great to be able to set Gem with another 10 or 20 degrees FOV as the 120 degrees maximum isn't quite right, but the view in GPL is surprisingly close to the view I get with Assetto Corsa which has full triple screen support and even calculates a realistic FOV based on screen size, angles, and the distance from the viewer.

Edited by Fat Rich, Sep 28 2015 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:36 PM

Thanks a lot Lee !! It's a major update for GPL :hat-tip:

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 12:37 PM

What a huge improvement, many thanks Lee!  20% extra free :clap2:
And thanks brr for getting the ball rolling :thumbup:

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 01:11 PM

Thanks!!!!!!!!!

#25 Pete Gaimari

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 01:58 PM

View PostPhil, on Sep 28 2015 - 12:37 PM, said:

What a huge improvement, many thanks Lee!  20% extra free :clap2:
And thanks brr for getting the ball rolling :thumbup:

LOL...Patched is way way better.

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 02:01 PM

Great patch! Works like a charm :)
Only thing I'd ask if it's possible to improve is the message board: every time I get the "Press esc to get back to pits" writing, it flashes for a sec with a long, slim black bar under it and then both disappear after a blink of an eye. :)

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 02:19 PM

Just perfect!

Thanks Lee and brr :partytime:

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 02:28 PM

Thanks!!! :up:

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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 03:08 PM

Wow !  Great job Lee and thank you..thank you!

Fat, thanks for posting a triple setup to compare. Looks awesome! What FOV options will you try?
edit: Think I found it? http://srmz.net/inde...iew#entry102369

Edited by weldmetal12, Sep 28 2015 - 03:26 PM.


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Posted Sep 28 2015 - 03:45 PM

This an absolutely brilliant patch :yess:
Huge thanks to all involved :cheers:
I just ran a race at Pau & the immersion was fantastic + I can now see more of the pitboard & mirrors than before too :)




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