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You guys running GTR need to try out their new effort, GTLegends ,it has more variety of cars closer to the Miata. I been running sims as long as JD and this is the first one that responds WELL to constant throttle steer! The AC Cobra and Mustang are point and shoot, toss it in and power slide all the way through the turn oh what fun! This one even beats the Great GPL! WARNING though it takes a very beefy machine to run it!

P4 1500mhz
256 mb GeForce 5200 AGP
640 mb ram

Gotta run at 640x480 16 just to get 30+ frames a sec.!!

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Mike Monaghan
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Sounds great! Gotta love the "retro" efforts!

So I take you and JD are old "GPL" players?! [Big Grin]

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Have you tried rFactor yet? The new Porsche Carrera Challenge add on is so much better than the base cars that come with the sim.

Andrew Gantman
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No I have not tried rFactor though I have heard of it. If you like the Porsche you need to try thr 911RSR in GTLegends! There is also a 906 but it is still locked, damn! Just got it on Christmas and still working on it. Trying to get mostly diamond trophies, first place on highest difficulty, 5 so far and one gold. I'll try to get a hold of rFactor but I have my doubts [Big Grin] . Check out the website www.GTLegends.com

Yes I played many hours of GPL. We had trouble getting into the top 5 until we got our MOMO wheel, now we can put it up front and win some!
GPL was king till GTR but NOW ITS ALL GTL!
Wow too many initials! [Big Grin] If you like this SIM thing trust me on this GTLegends is about as good as it gets right now!

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I downloaded the demo of GT Legends...

The Lotus is a kick in the pants!

It is much easier to drive then Live For Speed, but the cars are way cooler...

Is the US version of GT Legends available?

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I got my copy of the US version from GoGamer.com not sure if they have any more but the GTLegends site says more for the US on FEB 6. Yes the lotus is necessary early on in the trophy hunt. The game also has a Lotus Elite.

Car List:

Austin Mini Cooper
Abarth 1000TC
Alfa Romero GTA
Austin Healey 3000
BMW CSL (fast!)
Chevy Corvette (monsters, one has over 500hp!)
DeTomaso Pantera
Ford Capri (this and Escort fly!)
Ford Escort (yes I said the ESCORT flies!)
Ford Falcon
Ford GT-40
Ford Mustang
Ferrari 275GTB/C
Jaguar E-Type
Jaguar MKII
Lotus Cortina
Lotus Elan
Lotus Elite
Mercedes 300SL
Porsche 914/6
Porsche 911
Porsche 906
Renault Alpine
Shelby GT350
Shelby Cobra (point and shoot beast lots of fun!)
TVR Griffith 400

Most of these have different paint schemes and some different models and hp rating for 90 different cars to buy! All from 60's and 70's.
I havent tried live for speed yet either but I know this has got to be as good or better for feel and driver feedback! (sorry LFS fans) I'll have to compare but it will be extremely difficult with GTL on my hard drive! I've driven most of the driving sims that have come down the pike since Papyrus' Indy 500 in '90 and this is without a doubt the best so far! I promise if you have the machine to run it you will not be disapointed!

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Mike Monaghan
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If you like GTL, you will love rFactor (long term). Image Space Inc. ( http://www.imagespaceinc.com ) is the developer of rFactor and GTL was built on the same engine, except there are limitation to what can be added to the game. rFactor is open for the modding community, and if anyone here is good with 3D modeling and physics, a Miata mod could be built and added. There is a Speed World Challenge GT mod due out within the next couple of months that looks unreal (great video: http://files.filefront.com/NAGTMOVIErar/;4362114;;/fileinfo.html ).

I have both the US and German relaeses of GTR but will wait for the US release of GTL. Another sim that I have a lot of interest in is NetKar Pro which should be released during Q1 2006.

Andrew Gantman
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No I love GTL, I might like rFactor! [Big Grin]

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Mike Monaghan
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Mike,

LFS is a free download. The graphics and the car models aren't great, but the physics are just superb.

You have to be so smooth with your inputs it is frightening!

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David,
Yeah smooth is the key for GTL for wins and lap times. I'll try live for speed when I get done with GTL. All the sims I've driven, none have allowed drifting and power slides with such consistency. Some, like GPL, would respond well to unintentional drifts if you were quick and did the right thing to correct it, but with GTL I can purposely throw the car into a slide and throttle steer through the turn without fear of losing positions. The cars are very predictable in a drift and it makes for some great fun! I'm sure live for speed is good but GTL is definitely at the top and worth every dime for anyone who likes sim driving! Just try it and you will see! The demo doesn't do it much justice either so don't judge by that!

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Just checked out the link to rFactor! WOW it does look promising! I'll check it out soon.

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Mike Monaghan
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I have not yet purchased rFactor but have heard that this will be the new sim game that replaces all the others. There is great cooperation with the entire sim community for modders to create some fantastic mods for this game.

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rFactor is very promising but it doesn't have the feel for me that GTR does. The thing that is missing is the steering feel when you lock up, the tires lose traction etc. GTR has that down but in rFactor it feels wooden. rFactor does have a superb conversion of Barber Motorsports Park that is right on. rFactor is supposed to be coming out with a patch soon that addresses a lot of the issues. I'll try that and see what the result is.

Cheers,
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Now that you guys are getting hands on GTLegends how about some feedback. Does it live up to my hype or what? BTW a best friend has completed the career mode on Proffesional diffuculty and got ALL PLATINUM Trophies. That means first place in every series on the highest difficulty. Him and I have been chopping tenths of a sec. off each others fastest times for years in every sim thats come down the pike. He just has more time to play than I. I'm on lvl c with 6 platinum and one gold so far. The last two races are 60 lap enduros, one at Monza (2 hours)and the other at Spa (3 hours)! He thinks that the Pantera is the Best car overall. How about posting lap times in what cars so we, the unfortunate dial up users (live in the boonies), can judge our performance with the fortunate ones that get to race together? I'll post mine when I get home

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It is awesome, best I've raced, better the FIA.

I'm not a force feedback guy so rFactor is great to me.

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there is a site where you can upload your times http://gtl.gplrank.info/
should be able to do it with a slow conn.

This game rocks

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Yeah, you being 8th in the world, I bet you want me to upload my slow times....... [Razz]

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Check out this one go to view laptimes Ndonington Porsche 911RSR [Smile]

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EDIT: No Server up and running atm.

[ 11-10-2006, 06:25 PM: Message edited by: Mike ]

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Just started playing GT Legends. Very fun. However, I can't get left foot braking to work. Is there some adjustment to controls to allow this? BTw, I am using the Logitech Momo wheel.

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I seem to remember GTR had a setting to allow LFB. If you don't set it, I believe pressing the brake will remove throttle. Or maybe that was F1 2001? I haven't installed GT Legends yet.

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