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so this looks gorgeous huh

hi bianca :x (cozen), Thursday, 24 June 2010 08:28 (ten years ago) link

dropping november 2

'feature set' stolen from GAF:

Night/Day transition
Stunt Arenas
32 player lobbies
16 player races
Track (not map) Editor
Spectator mode
Weather
200 PS4 cars and 800 standard cars
Nascar license
WRC license
Super GT license
Rolling and damage (eerily real weight)
1st person walkabout photo mode
YouTube uploading
1080p
PS Eye headtracking
Motion controls
HDMI 1.4 3D @ 60fps
Split-screen
Best graphics in any driving game (lighting, physics driven smoke, attention to detail..etc)
Real life tracks recreated in maddening quality (up to 2 year dev times)
20+ locations with 70+ variations
PSP Connectivity
Go karts to Rally to classics to sport to Drag car, ordinary cars...etc etc etc
Animated drivers, pit crews, tire changes etc
Custom soundtrack
Text and Voice chat
Narrative involvement by popular drivers and Top Gear crew
Top Gear Test Track
Open free-form Track Days
Profile pages
In-game (bulletin-board) message boards
Gran Turismo Video store

hi bianca :x (cozen), Thursday, 24 June 2010 08:29 (ten years ago) link

if all that is true, i'm pretty excited and it'll finally mean dusting off the, erm, dust from my ps3.

track editor eh, hmm.

i hope they have open wheeled vehicles in this, something i love.

Guru Meditation (Ste), Thursday, 24 June 2010 08:31 (ten years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQzHQ8TJibM

hi bianca :x (cozen), Thursday, 24 June 2010 08:39 (ten years ago) link

can't view at work, will check out at home later

Guru Meditation (Ste), Thursday, 24 June 2010 08:41 (ten years ago) link

I still don't believe that this game will really, finally come out November 1st (and possibly earlier in Europe / Japan?). I don't quite understand how the track editor is supposed to work - that'll be interesting if it really makes it in (was it PGR 3 or 4 that had one where you just kind of moved pieces of their existing tracks around to make slightly new layouts - that didn't add much, if I remember right). The WRC license is very cool, especially as the official new WRC game coming out in a few months looks to be crap, but too bad the game will only have a few tracks that it'll be good for. Same with Nascar. I may buy a PSeye for headtracking - seems like a very cool feature (if it works). Based on the Prologue and recent demo, I don't believe the "best graphics in any racing game" claim (that's just fanboys posting that) - they've been working on it so long it's already dated - I doubt it'll reach the levels of Dirt 2 or Need for Speed: Shift on PC or Codemaster's F1 2010 (which looks amazing). Hopefully they've done a lot of work with the online as it was really lackluster in Proglogue. The day to night transistion (in the video above) looks beautiful. I don't quite understand the 20 locations and 70 variations - twenty seems like a low number for a track count in a game with 1,000 cars - GT4 had around 40 different track loacations, I think... http://www.gtplanet.net/guides/index.php/Gran_Turismo_4_:_Track_List

Jeff LeVine, Thursday, 24 June 2010 13:59 (ten years ago) link

did they actually come out an say 2010 during the conference? :)

hi bianca :x (cozen), Thursday, 24 June 2010 14:01 (ten years ago) link

one month passes...

Karting!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHx-eDMEz2Q

Jeff LeVine, Friday, 20 August 2010 03:14 (ten years ago) link

three months pass...

Got mine yesterday. Current ratio of playing time to installing/loading screens 1:5.

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progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 24 November 2010 23:14 (nine years ago) link

really want this but don't feel like trudging a whole 10 minutes to the game shop. guess i'll have some more potato chips.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 24 November 2010 23:14 (nine years ago) link

I got this last night and am pretty addicted. I haven't played a GT since 3, so after almost 10 years it all seems pretty fresh again.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Thursday, 25 November 2010 18:24 (nine years ago) link

I still think this game would be better with more realistic penalties for crashing and running other cars off the road. I play it like NASCAR or some shit and it's almost always effective if I cause enough havok.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Thursday, 25 November 2010 18:25 (nine years ago) link

I still think this game would be better with more realistic penalties for crashing and running other cars off the road

apparently the damadge system unlocks as you level up... some kind of crazy design decision.

Jeff LeVine, Thursday, 25 November 2010 18:56 (nine years ago) link

huh. yeah that is pretty weird. i would really be OK with a substantial wreck just ending a race. in the harder races, you can't recover from rubbing against a wall or spinning out one time anyway.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Thursday, 25 November 2010 20:02 (nine years ago) link

at least give us a cool animation of the car wrecking, and make us have to pay for repairs. if this game is like others, money gets plentiful 75% through it.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Thursday, 25 November 2010 20:03 (nine years ago) link

...

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 10:08 (nine years ago) link

ha

I am still hooked, but I agree with most of the negative criticism I've read. I wish they would have just put less "premium" cars in the game instead of having 3/4 of the cars look like they were ported directly from the PS2 generation titles. The lack of customization options for the "standard" cars is lame. Some of the tracks look pretty bad. I don't understand why they put so much work into modeling tracks, then paint the grass bright ass florescent green. Mute that shit a little. Make it look like a Ridley Scott movie or something. 50% of the appeal of these games for me is just driving fast through cool surroundings. I also despise the menu system. Even with the 10GB disc install, the loading becomes unbearable after a while. You screw up and go into the wrong menu, or hit the back button, and you have to sit there and wait for an eternity. I don't understand why it took them 5 years to make this game. I guess they spent all that time coding the useless online features that I will never use.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:43 (nine years ago) link

ouch

still probably gonna get this - haven't played GT since version 2 came out in what, 2000?

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:51 (nine years ago) link

online is also a bit undercooked actually (no credits earned, no leaderboards, ranks, records, no punishments for racing like an ass, etc). but you should at least try it out - kart racing against a full lobby is super fun.

Jeff LeVine, Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:52 (nine years ago) link

the feature list in the 2nd post itt is *drool* but i can't imagine a GT was made w/o a bunch of infuriatingly stupid design decisions. the damage system is... unlocked? the fuck?

first as tragedy, then as favre (goole), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:53 (nine years ago) link

but i shd probably butt out since i don't have a ps3 and probably never will lol

first as tragedy, then as favre (goole), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:53 (nine years ago) link

Yeah, the car damage stuff is really wtf. I have been playing for probably 15 hours and am still not high enough level to see any significant damage.

no punishments for racing like an ass

this is actually a huge gripe about the single player mode for me, too. I wanted damage because I wanted a race to basically be over once I smashed my car badly enough. Instead, I can just use the other cars to cut corners and circumvent the whole apex turning they spend so much time teaching you in the license tests.

All that said, I am still having a great time playing it. I haven't played since GT3, so I really missed the feel of these games. I haven't enjoyed any other realistic racing game like I have enjoyed the GT games. They always just feel off to me somehow. Despite all of the complaints I've listened, I am asking for the Driving Force steering wheel for x-mas, despite how 40 Year Old Virgin it'll make me look.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 17:58 (nine years ago) link

ugh I'm entitled to a free copy of this game with a telly I bought but don't think I can be arsed chasing it up.

Interests: eating my cookie (Autumn Almanac), Tuesday, 30 November 2010 21:43 (nine years ago) link

I have about a billion problems with this game already but one that I don't think has been mentioned here is the 3D settings. It offers parallax and convergence, gives you a vague description of what they do and provides no on-screen queues. At all. You have to GUESS a setting, go all the way out of the settings menu and wait for the opening sequence to load. EVERY TIME.

one-time Perrier winner Frank Woodley plays a loveable dad (Autumn Almanac), Friday, 3 December 2010 07:47 (nine years ago) link

i don't understand that paragraph

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Friday, 3 December 2010 12:07 (nine years ago) link

Then you are 2/3 of the way to understanding my problem.

one-time Perrier winner Frank Woodley plays a loveable dad (Autumn Almanac), Friday, 3 December 2010 12:14 (nine years ago) link

maybe i'll just wait for the slim version.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Friday, 3 December 2010 12:18 (nine years ago) link

wait, what are we talking about?

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Friday, 3 December 2010 12:18 (nine years ago) link

All right, let's say you have to fill out a form specifying how far up your arse the doctor sticks his finger. You get to choose a number between 0 and 10 and you have no concept of what the numbers mean, so you arbitrarily pick 7 and submit the form. Two minutes later a doctor's got his fist so far up your bum that he's picking your nose.

one-time Perrier winner Frank Woodley plays a loveable dad (Autumn Almanac), Friday, 3 December 2010 12:25 (nine years ago) link

I may rent this first.

Sauvignon Blanc Mange (B.L.A.M.), Friday, 3 December 2010 23:08 (nine years ago) link

ummmmmmmmm wth this game is amazing

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:19 (nine years ago) link

it is gran turismo

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:20 (nine years ago) link

on the PS3

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:20 (nine years ago) link

in HD

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:20 (nine years ago) link

a few loading screens, you say?

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:20 (nine years ago) link

still having a great time playing this game

get off my lawn (rockapads), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:20 (nine years ago) link

this is what i have to say about a few loading screens

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:21 (nine years ago) link

this is what i have to say about a few loading screens

http://comps.fotosearch.com/comp/BCP/BCP144/man-asleep-his_~BCP037-20.jpg

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:37 (nine years ago) link

dude come on, it's a huge, crazy game, it's gonna have some loading screens. i think developers have become so adept at hiding the loading progress in-game that when a game reverts to type (remember the loading screens on the original tomb raider, or GT1?) it's like break out the pitchforks. but you know, it'll get there. you're at home on a comfy chair. no rush.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:39 (nine years ago) link

just reliving the perverse, masochistic pleasure of trying for gold in every driving test. i've never played a training level in any other game as difficult or rewarding

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 00:39 (nine years ago) link

xp That may be so but the menu convention and horrible 3D calibration system make this game a real chore to use in 2010.

I'll play it properly soon (haven't touched it since last week) and am prepared to eat my words.

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 01:02 (nine years ago) link

The loading for a race isn't so bad (30 sec. or so, pretty standard for racing games), but it's the poorly designed UI/menu system that gets to be a drag as you have to go through a variety of menus to do anything and each of those menus takes 10-20 seconds (or more to load)... it adds up to a lot more time spent in menus than there needs to be. Sometimes I feel like I'm in the menu system more than in races - I'd love to see the stats. The menu system is weirdly poorly designed & just because it has always been poor in GT isn't an excuse. I keep a sketch book by my side when playing and have filled pages with doodles and whiney complaints.

For me, the variety of content is the best thing about the game, but sometimes it's a weakness as certain areas seem to lack focus (rally in particular feels like shit to me). Online is undercooked and a mess... and that you don't get credits or experiences for online races is absurd (they claim it will be patched in at some point, I guess). Also the cars I'd most like to drive are too fucking expensive - I mean 14,000,000 credits expensive - THE GRIND.

Jeff LeVine, Wednesday, 8 December 2010 03:13 (nine years ago) link

Yeah, no excuse for poor UI design these days. Good conventions are so widespread and so absolute that reinventing the wheel is mental whichever way you look at it. I don't know what got into these people. Pseudo-mouse-pointer to select buttons? Back + acknowledge to go back? The stupidest settings menu structure I have ever seen? etc etc.

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 03:16 (nine years ago) link

I dunno, it just feels like someone suddenly manufacturing a car with the brake pedal on the ceiling.

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 03:17 (nine years ago) link

Don't get me wrong, at times I really do like the game (in particular I've mostly had a blast racing karts online), but at other times it has really aggravated me. My main gripes are the absolutely shockingly shit AI (which is why I most want credits for racing online) and the 80% standard cars (not just because of how crap they look, but mainly because I like to race in cockpit view, which they don't have), and the used car dealership for the standard cars that only stocks a small random batch at a time that is never the cars I need to do certain events.

Jeff LeVine, Wednesday, 8 December 2010 03:24 (nine years ago) link

Ah, I thought maybe I just didn't know the correct button to engage cockpit view. Can't believe they locked that down.

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 03:28 (nine years ago) link

I keep a sketch book by my side when playing and have filled pages with doodles and whiney complaints.

This is awesome

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 10:23 (nine years ago) link

A brand new 150Mb update! I can't do shit until it downloads and installs now. PS3 is seriously the worst fucking console ever.

unintentional boob pic (Autumn Almanac), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 11:15 (nine years ago) link

haha i actually got hit with that right after the 45min GT installation, when it asks you to login to PSN. which required quitting GT, then installing the update, then starting GT again..

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 8 December 2010 13:00 (nine years ago) link

adam I wanted to say the same thing as you but you put it much better than I would have.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Friday, 10 December 2010 22:47 (nine years ago) link

haha lipstick meet pig

goole, Friday, 10 December 2010 22:48 (nine years ago) link

it's the opposite really - a thoroughbred of a game with the immediate air of a gimpy nag

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Saturday, 11 December 2010 21:17 (nine years ago) link

last night i spent two hours trying to get a VW van around the Top Gear test track - fuck me i never thought a 70mph race would be so hard

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Saturday, 11 December 2010 21:19 (nine years ago) link

i got bronze in that and am taking a break. shit is nuts.

the intermediate top gear challenge, with the lotus that floats around the track like a hot wheel, is a motherfucker as well. haven't even hit bronze in that one.

adam, Saturday, 11 December 2010 23:17 (nine years ago) link

The samba bus top gear thing was driving me crazy too - so many tries and so many disqualifieds. I've got 2nd place twice though (still want that gold, but it's maybe too infuriating to bother with).

Jeff LeVine, Sunday, 12 December 2010 03:58 (nine years ago) link

Samba bus race is ruining my life. I was out front once, but messed up the LAST corner and was *DISQUALIFIED*... so annoying, yet so great.

Spencer Chow, Tuesday, 14 December 2010 20:12 (nine years ago) link

So, basically what you're all saying is that I should purchase this immediately.

Sauvignon Blanc Mange (B.L.A.M.), Friday, 17 December 2010 20:36 (nine years ago) link

two weeks pass...

yes.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 12:43 (nine years ago) link

music is hideous

F-Unit (Ste), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 13:01 (nine years ago) link

Question for you chaps and chappettes: I'm going to pick up either this or F1 this week because I've been hankering for a racing/driving game. Any thoughts as to which one I should get? (I'll ask the same in the F1 thread and see if that gets a different response).

EZ Snappin, Tuesday, 4 January 2011 13:03 (nine years ago) link

i've never played F1 but GT5 is an incredible bargain when you consider it's many, many racing games in one - NASCAR, karts, rally, etc - and within those genres are so many different sorts of challenges

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 13:15 (nine years ago) link

Thanks Tracer!

EZ Snappin, Tuesday, 4 January 2011 13:30 (nine years ago) link

played it at a friends house over xmas, to be honest it was a lot better than i expected. tho wasn't impressed visually, there's a lot in there to keep the racer occupied. Never quite got around to seeing the rain courses, but on youtube they look pretty spectacular.

I think I'll get this, but might need a wheel to appreciate it.

question about the nascar, rally, and karting etc. i only really saw a rather crappy couple of races in each. Do they expand to proper races/leagues/cups ?

F-Unit (Ste), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 14:31 (nine years ago) link

question about the nascar, rally, and karting etc. i only really saw a rather crappy couple of races in each. Do they expand to proper races/leagues/cups ?

No.

Jeff LeVine, Tuesday, 4 January 2011 15:38 (nine years ago) link

On the F1 thread Jeff you said:

With Gran Turismo I feel like it's much harder to have a good race - it's more of a driving and car collecting grindathon game (because your car is either too weak or too powerful in 90% of the racing you do - there rarely is that balanced, tight racing - maybe except if you set it up just right in online)

In my limited time playing GT5 this is sadly true. I wish there were like, a walkthrough or something, designed not for maximising points or speeding through the game but for having competitors at the appropriate level for your stage in the game and car quality..

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:12 (nine years ago) link

Like, I've watched the reply maybe twice? What's the point of watching yourself win by a lap?

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:13 (nine years ago) link

replAy

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:13 (nine years ago) link

thing with gt5 was that is seems really easy to just tune up your car if its not winning races. i remember older gt's being much harder about this, and in the end you were racing the same tracks over and over again just to get some money to tune up.

i guess what i'm saying is that it's both a good and bad thing.

meh.

F-Unit (Ste), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:40 (nine years ago) link

'was that it seems' oh deary deary me

F-Unit (Ste), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:41 (nine years ago) link

racing games have a hard enough time equalizing things even among the AI pack, let alone between you and them. there was always only 1 car you had to worry about, really.

goole, Tuesday, 4 January 2011 16:58 (nine years ago) link

I haven't been playing this as much due to other distractions, but I am at a point where I would almost be tempted to enter a full unlock cheat code just to do a cool arcade mode race once in a while.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 17:01 (nine years ago) link

Also, I really want a wheel peripheral. If I could afford to plunk down $100 for one I think it would breathe new life into this game.

get off my lawn (rockapads), Tuesday, 4 January 2011 17:01 (nine years ago) link

I haven't been playing this as much due to other distractions, but I am at a point where I would almost be tempted to enter a full unlock cheat code just to do a cool arcade mode race once in a while.

Does such a cheat even exist? This would probably seal the deal for me buying the game.

EZ Snappin, Tuesday, 4 January 2011 17:39 (nine years ago) link

nope. doesn't appear to be one :(

get off my lawn (rockapads), Wednesday, 5 January 2011 03:35 (nine years ago) link

You guys are joking, right?

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Sunday, 16 January 2011 23:28 (nine years ago) link

Choose "Arcade" option on first screen that comes up

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Sunday, 16 January 2011 23:29 (nine years ago) link

Race on any track, rain or shine, night or day

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Sunday, 16 January 2011 23:29 (nine years ago) link

like, if you think you're good at the Nurburgring try it at night in the rain

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Monday, 17 January 2011 13:53 (nine years ago) link

i'm having an absolute blast with the seasonal events, special events and license tests - all of them test your finesse to the utmost. i am sooooo far from getting golds at nurburgring it's not even funny

it's just so strange that the A-spec meat of the game is so utterly unbalanced in comparison

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 19 January 2011 23:44 (nine years ago) link

OK i discovered the secret to A-spec being balanced and fun:

- DON'T SPEND ANY MONEY if you can help it

your natural inclination is to tune the shit out of these cars... so you can win... duhhh. but no. if you do that, then 1) the races are no fun, because you blow away the competition and 2) you will be hurting for cash

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 27 January 2011 11:40 (nine years ago) link

anyway i've gotten back into this and i am having a blast.. finally went back to the VW bus challenge at the Top Gear track and i have to say that is maybe the most challenging and exciting races i've ever played on a console..

(despite the fact that in order to win you basically have to drive like a complete asshole)

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 27 January 2011 11:41 (nine years ago) link

can i just say again how much i love this game??

like, <3 <3

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Thursday, 27 January 2011 16:10 (nine years ago) link

when i can afford it, i'm getting it

F-Unit (Ste), Thursday, 27 January 2011 19:43 (nine years ago) link

well i beat the VW challenge but the Lotus Elise challange on the same track is just GOD DAMN

FUCK

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 8 February 2011 15:39 (nine years ago) link

by the way i got gold on all B license tests - which was SOOOPAH fun

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 8 February 2011 15:41 (nine years ago) link

nice, i'll bet that took some doing.

on gt1 when i'd done all the gold licences, i remember actually jumping up and down on my bed like a gay child.

F-Unit (Ste), Tuesday, 8 February 2011 15:47 (nine years ago) link

i actually used my handbrake to pass one of them. i felt like a fucking cowboy.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 8 February 2011 17:14 (nine years ago) link

five months pass...

i finally beat the lotus elise challenge on the top gear track last night

to my everlasting shame and horror i actually shouted "yeah, bitches!!"

Dark Noises from the Eurozone (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 3 August 2011 10:28 (nine years ago) link

excellent nappyhead slogan imo

leave me alone, i was only zinging (rip van wanko), Wednesday, 3 August 2011 11:48 (nine years ago) link

two years pass...

Do any of you guys play Real Racing 3?

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 26 November 2013 18:36 (six years ago) link

Gonna keep spamming this thread out of futility.

I'm ~33% done with RR3, it's been pretty great so far, though starting to get slightly repetitive and the next class seems to warrant a huge jump in game$ that I'm not sure corresponds with the prize $ but I could be wrong. I'm still playing freemium style with $0.00 of my own $ invested despite being tempted up the wazoo. Good game! Best free game I've played on the iPhone w/o a doubt.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 5 December 2013 05:52 (six years ago) link

six years pass...

this is going to be a nuts post. in quar i've been playing a lot of GT sport. a lot.

i've become a very picky connoisseur of fan-made liveries, but NOT i repeat NOT the faithful replicas, tough guy hot rod shit, or anime that gets all the likes. local/niche snack and liquor brands, bizarre pairings, odd tributes and other personal fixations *while still looking sharp and perfectly track-plausible* are my shit. i have a collection of hundreds of these things now. if ILG isn't interested in these i can't imagine anyone else on earth is either!

here's some of my favorites:

>> Drinks:

Tymbark, Polish fruit juice on a Porsche Cayman Clubsport
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/11240273/1/6350172242983257112

Peach Faygo, woop woop Detroit! Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/6643793/1/5836678318216184872

Beerlao, which is, wait for it, a Laotian brewery. BMW M6
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/5765242014419386913

Bell’s Brewery on a VW Sambabus
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/6643793/1/8142540081390944793

Kingfisher Beer, Lancer Evo.Final. I have no idea how these hyper-detailed scenes are done; the upload limit for a single decal is a 15kb .svg. I’m guessing they upload multiple panels? The amount of work...
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1050217/1/8080095459213869577

Rhum Charrette, Mercedes Benz AMG GT3
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/4827859973612504577

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:36 (two weeks ago) link

>> Foods:

Sgambaro, small Italian pasta maker on a Ferrari Italia
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1050069/1/6638377388332843528

Amora, French ketchup brand, Hyundai Genesis
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/6917534527509234209

Herta Knacki, some kind of canned sausage snack. BMW M6
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/8070529699980280353

Chapagetti, a Korean ramyeon brand, alarmingly detailed and piping hot. ‘96 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.IV.
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1027576/1/4765456089521063457

Nongshim Angry Raccoon Ramen on a Toyota 86 GT Limited. More spicy noodle photorealism
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1027576/1/5621082843714158592

Grido Helado, Argentinian ice cream shop chain, ‘98 Honda Civic Type R
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1921376/1/8440317532113470521

In-N-Out Burger on the terrifying ‘87 Audi Sport quattro S1
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/8654469/1/4909499746735882801

President Camembert de Campagne, Renault Megane Trophy, very lush!
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/7214797392084730385

Matines, France’s #1 egg brand, on the Aston Martin DP-100 concept car, for some reason
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1664775/1/6124970264326341168

La Lechera condensed milk, Alfa Romeo MiTo
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2219803/1/8440323027507380760

This is especially clever: half Jif PB, half Welch’s grape jelly, Peugeot 208 GTI. I don’t know if there’s a country where Jif, Welch’s and Peugeot are all commercially available, UK maybe lol?
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/6643793/1/6990180370851333160

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:37 (two weeks ago) link

>> Small businesses and other niche local stuff:

Knudsen Suppliers Portugal SA, a shipping firm, on a Jaguar F-Type
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/8210569/1/5413920496978756632

Chiemsee -- I think this is just a tribute to a tourist destination on a lake in Bavaria? (also an OutKast logo thrown on too, why not), VW GTI concept car
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/5179309/1/8007480417452065296

Nationalpark Eifel. More boosterism from the Germans, a nice tribute to nature preserve. BMW M4
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/3887717/1/6918194305936916512

Kinepolis Group, a Belgian cinema chain. ‘03 BMW M4
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/6673058/1/5765255148883411505

Alpha Veranda, which is, no shit, a small veranda contractor on the outskirts of Perpignan, France. Corvette C7 Gr.3. If the maker isn’t related to this business, I dunno...
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2864524/1/8512393737989521961

Pustefix, German bubble-blowing soap (?!) on an Audi R8 LMS
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1132527/1/5765259539942212641

Probably the strangest, nicest one? Connecticut-based arts charity the Giuliani Foundation, on a McLaren 650S GT3. Why the eye-searing hot pink and teal, no idea, but I love it.
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2455585/1/5557531084505252888

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:38 (two weeks ago) link

>> Consumer brands etc that I’m pretty sure don’t have their stuff on racecars:

ShamWow on a Jaguar F-Type. Yes Vince is on there.
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1970228/1/8431311421162160641

Leatherman multitool on a Porsche 911 GT3. I also endorse this product.
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/3887717/1/7863937037093569552

Preparation H, Citroen GT Gr3
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1970228/1/8800112910356447768

Pampers. Toyota TS050 Le Man car
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2439440/1/4972541416639070761

L’Oreal, ‘83 VW Golf. Nice Mondrian style on this one.
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1770987/1/4827859984435906081

Denim aftershave on a ‘71 DeTomaso Pantera. Period-appropriate, I think?
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1095453/1/7071246320105685536

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:39 (two weeks ago) link

>> Music

Discogs.com, Ford GT LM Spec II
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2459108/1/8215200207415050249

public image ltd. “formula” on a SF19 Super Formula, the cleverest music tribute car I’ve ever seen
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/2765688/1/4828434955448124457

A subtle Prince tribute: the clouds from the Around the World in a Day suit on a Veyron:
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/discover/search/carLivery/livery/2765688/1/8295714151822557193

God bless the middle aged English guys who are the anchor of any sim racing community. 30 years of Ninja Tune tribute livery, Aston Martin DBR9
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/10377290/1/6773445801170470408

I linked this before -- this is the most psychotic and my favorite, a Rita Ora fan livery on an Aston Martin V12 Vantage. This maker did a bunch of pop singer liveries and they are all scary well done
https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/gtsport/user/my-library/carLivery/livery/1056024/1/7422569986430862345

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:41 (two weeks ago) link

neat!

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:43 (two weeks ago) link

haha ty for the appreciation

goole, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:44 (two weeks ago) link

i like the rita ora one

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Tuesday, 8 September 2020 18:49 (two weeks ago) link


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