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Trackbuilding (Sandbox,Bobs Track Builder and so on)

Post by erwin greven » 10 years ago

I started this topic to discuss about track building in general and leave the rFactor topic for new mods that is coming out for that particular game.

I have bought Bob's Track Builder a few months ago and i am impressed about how good this program actualy is. It has maybe some limitations, but for a novice builder it is easy to start with.
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Post by Festa_PWR » 10 years ago

It is good, and with the new version he`s working on being able to modify the AIW without having to load up rFactors own editor will make it even easier.

I`m enjoying using it anyways
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Post by erwin greven » 10 years ago

I am getting really fed up by BTB. Now my licence is expired, wich should last a year.
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Post by Festa_PWR » 10 years ago

erwin greven wrote:I am getting really fed up by BTB. Now my licence is expired, wich should last a year.

You really havn`t had any luck with BTB have you?

It`s all got to do with your hardware problems, as nothing has changed in my machine, and i`ve been fine.

I`m pretty sure if you mail Brendon about your problem, he might give you some help personally, instead of waiting for him to possibly view your post on racedepartment forums.
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Post by erwin greven » 10 years ago

I wrote a mail to him. But i still think it has something to do with the hardware.
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Post by erwin greven » 10 years ago

Strange, i thought i had send the mail to him. But i don't bother anymore.

i have downloaded Sandbox again and i am going to try to learn that one. At least it has not a harsh licence system.
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

i have bought a new licence. Hopefully the problems won't return.
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

I have started with a 24.01km/14.09mi. long track. It is made out of public roads near my town. My first timed lap is a 7.42min in a Porsche 917K. Fantastic to drive 328km/h on a road where only 80 is allowed! :mrgreen:
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Post by kals » 9 years ago

I am now downloading the BTB to trial. I hope it goes ok.

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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

The program itself is ok. it has some bugs but the maker of it is working on it. It is the licence system that is a pain sometimes.

I have uploaded a video i made a few months ago. I drive two tracks. One is the 14.09ml track, the other is a 4.5mile track, wich i build later.
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=c05c ... da28010e5d

Building this one in BTB will be a hell of a job.
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

I have laid down the basic track and after that i have started to work at all crossroads that the track has. Further the track contains two viaducts and two bridges. Also the track runs through 6 villages.
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

I am working also on a site where the info and progress can be followed about the 24km/15mile track.

http://www.hederahelix.nl/hondsrugring
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Post by erwin greven » 9 years ago

progress of the track at the Bronneger-brigde section.

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Post by PTRACER » 9 years ago

That looks brilliant Erwin, did it take you long to get that far?
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