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#1 twinpotter

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Posted Jun 11 2018 - 02:12 PM

Thanks Erik2Ammo for a brilliant video ๐Ÿ‘

https://youtu.be/u2Eji-oPxeI

My top 5 ๐Ÿค”

1- 65
2- 55
3- F2
4- 66
5- 69x

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Edited by twinpotter, Jun 11 2018 - 02:12 PM.


#2 GrandPrixYannick

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Posted Jun 11 2018 - 02:53 PM

My (outdated) opinion :)

https://youtu.be/dq07q4WFs2Y

Top 5 about now:
1 - 55 mod
2 - GT
3 - 67X
4 - TC
5 - 69X

(Yup, 65 pretty much dropped due to declining interest.
Plus I feel that this mod has fallen off for me because of how other recent mods do appear to outclasses it in a number of ways. 65X, anyone?)

Edited by GrandPrixYannick , Jun 12 2018 - 10:08 AM.


#3 twinpotter

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Posted Jun 11 2018 - 03:07 PM

Ah, spotted your comments on Erik2Ammo's link above, regarding him getting there first.

Didn't realise, Yannick, that you'd done a similar video. Thanks for link and kudos to you ๐Ÿ‘

I'm more into F1 mods though. Regarding my list.

Although 67x, I presume, that you mean 67 historic?I just couldn't get on with this, due to, as stated by Erik2Ammo, car switching.

I have the stratos mod Somewhere, but never tried it enough to comment on this.

Again Canam as not been of interest to me. I have tried the 71 version, but I couldn't get on with the physics and the AI seemed to be weird. For me anyway ?

The Canam 66, again I have, but I have never installed or tried it yet. I think that mod, may suit me better. As it's in the mid sixties. Will have to install and give it a run out, some time.

Tried the TC mod also and it was fun. But the lack of historical realism, put me off on this ๐Ÿค”

Outside that I really like the GT mod too, but just outside the top 5.

Anyway here's to all the mods and all the hard work, that all the modders have accomplished, so far. Here's to them and hopefully, more to come, in the future.

Thank you ๐Ÿ‘

TP ๐Ÿ˜

Edited by twinpotter, Jun 11 2018 - 03:23 PM.


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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 04:13 AM

F2
65
--> Edit.: Ah. completely forgot 66 mod :D
55
GT
CA66

Edited by fajanko, Jun 13 2018 - 05:01 AM.


#5 Pete Gaimari

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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 09:31 AM

Even though I was a beta tester on the 65,66,and 69 mods. I never drive them. All the mods are too easy to drive to me. Even the 67 Historic mod.

I just drive the Papy 67 F1 cars now. Even though they're not correct. I'd rather drive incorrect too hard than too easy.

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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 10:04 AM

I think this is the key of GPL success

"Even though they're not correct. I'd rather drive incorrect too hard than too easy. " (Gaimari, 2018)  ;)

Most of us agree that the original GPL cars are "too difficult" and the less realistic, but they have that "something" that keep most of the guys driving them.

In terms of realism my top five (only open-wheels) are:

55
67x
F2
69x
66

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Edited by mcmirande, Jun 12 2018 - 10:08 AM.


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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 10:57 AM

OAO with the orig 67 so that's what I race. Only use the mods when an off-season race comes up

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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 12:10 PM

IMHO:

67X
65
F2
GT
Tasman 64 (OK may be it' not a real MOD, but...)

Edited by Ernesto Mayer, Jun 12 2018 - 12:11 PM.


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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 01:49 PM

Thanks twinpotter! :)

My list hasn't changed much, though I do appreciate the 1965 mod a lot more now after using it in online races. Before that I found it a bit boring, but I was wrong!

Edited by Millennium, Jun 12 2018 - 01:49 PM.


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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 02:38 PM

1. 67x
A good refinement of the original GPL cars, with new ones thrown in for good measure.

2. 66
A large selection of cars. Some powerful & fast like the Ferrari 312, others lighter & very manoeuvrable like the BT11 models.

3. 67GT
Varied selection of cars. Ferrari 330/P4 is possibly my favourite GPL car of all. GT40's, Lola are classics. Chaparrals are interesting.

4. 69x
Varied selection. So fast, including around the corners due to the wings. Lotus 49B, Matra MS80 and McLaren M7 are classics.

5.= 66CA/71CA
The power and sounds of these cars are fantastic. I genuinely can't split these mods, as the '66s have better manoeuvrability, but the '71s are just pure beasts with amazing top speed, and they're so satisfying when you get used to making them go around the corners.

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Posted Jun 12 2018 - 06:24 PM

1- mod66
2- mod69x
3- modGT
4- mod55
5- modCanAm66

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Posted Jun 13 2018 - 05:02 AM

According to G'hog Weekly's Preferences page it's

http://freeleo.hu/we...age=Preferences
  • 1965 F1
  • F2 1967
  • 1969 F1 (Xtra mod)
  • Sportscars GT 1967
  • 1966 F1

Edited by fajanko, Jun 13 2018 - 05:03 AM.


#13 GrandPrixYannick

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Posted Jun 13 2018 - 05:58 AM

It seems obvious that the smaller/slower cars are actually the ones that are more favoured, according to the list.
I find it funny that it my case it seems quite the opposite, apart from the 1955. :P

These days I'm more into cars that can go fast, mainly TC and GT.
I'd like to try some 67X online but there are no European Leagues doing this currently, and the N/SA scene will be a ping disaster for me, plus inconvinient times.
Speaking of which, is there actually still something going on in Asia/Oceania? It seems that apart from some drivers I haven't seen anything in regard of... well, everything.

Edited by GrandPrixYannick , Jun 13 2018 - 05:58 AM.


#14 Ernesto Mayer

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Posted Jun 13 2018 - 07:17 AM

View PostGrandPrixYannick, on Jun 13 2018 - 05:58 AM, said:

It seems obvious that the smaller/slower cars are actually the ones that are more favoured, according to the list.
I find it funny that it my case it seems quite the opposite, apart from the 1955. :P

I think this choice is related to the ease of driving that the original MOD 67 does not have. When you try and you can not complete ever one lap without fly out of the track, it's natural to be disappointed and to abandon the simulator - this happened to me several times with the MOD 67 stock. That's why I prefer slower and more maneuverable cars. With the 67x, maybe the expectation of dominating a little the "original" cars increases ...

Edited by Ernesto Mayer, Jun 13 2018 - 07:18 AM.


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Posted Jun 13 2018 - 08:56 AM

65
67x
66
55
67f2

I don't really drive anything other than 65's at the moment, but to complete the list I have included the others in order of preference.
That said the original 67's are where it's at for me too, because of their difficulty, I just don't have much time for racing these days.
i hesitated to add the gt's as I'm more into open wheel racing but it is a fantastic mod, as are the others too, i just don't drive 'em.




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