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PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 01:29
by UrQuattro
I am starting this just to see what people use, as I am curious what gives the best gaming experience to the majority here. Some people mentioned they miss the cockpit view. So I added that "what if" part as well. Oh, and by referring to the cockpit quality – I would consider a Colin McRae Rally 4 style.

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 10:50
by xXx
Is Colin McRae Rally 04 nice...??
Haven't got the game yet..., but by the looks of it, it should be a great game...
Have you got the game??

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 12:52
by UrQuattro
well, I have a friend with PS2 (I don't own a console), who's got CMR4. It's very good, the sound inside of a cockpit is amazing, and if you happened to watche the live coverage of rally GB - that's what it's like. The game is way better than WRC3, which is disappointing.

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 16:04
by DenZer
I have to be able to see all of my car, and what it looks like taking a turn :)

So i say, Chase close, or Chase far. It depends on what track i'm driving on :)

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 21:27
by SuperRacer
I prefer Chase far. I haven't used the dashboard view since NFS3.

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 21:37
by DenZer
Well, like I wrote, it depends on what track i'm driving on :)

But yeah, Chase far is the best :)

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 22:48
by UrQuattro
I like the cockpit view. I always played the chase far, but since games like NFSPU, TOCA and CMR4 I will eventually switch to cockpit, cuz it gives most realism and, I repeat, when done right, it's very rewarding experience. It's also a matter of a good game engine.
For example, when I play F1 Challenge 99-02 it's always cockpit view. Speed perception is terrific.
So yeah, I wish they had kept the dash...

PostPosted: 25 Dec 2003, 23:22
by DenZer
I like to be able to see hove my car handles in corners and so on, so that's wy I like the chase far view :)

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 00:05
by _I3urlNlouT_
lol you said that already Denzer

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 00:35
by UrQuattro
With good game engine you can feel your car just as good, plus it's more realistic.

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 00:51
by DenZer
Well until I get a new graffics card a will stick to my Chase far :)

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 00:57
by UrQuattro
Anyone knows if there is a topic around this forum on Graphic Cards, PC performance and such? I have some issues with the game I want to ask, but can't find a topic on it. A link would be great (I know there was one, I saw it a while ago)

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 01:01
by SuperRacer
What's your question?

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 01:17
by UrQuattro
A link to TOPIC on this forum on graphic compatability problems, etc.

My NFS doesn't play smooth (stutters) at 1280x1024, and I want to know why that's happening.
My PC spec is AthlonXp Barton 2500+, 1Gb Ram, Radeon 9500Pro vid card.

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 01:48
by _I3urlNlouT_
Make sure you are running only necessary programs in the background while playing.
These are the only icons I have when I play NFSU:

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 02:03
by UrQuattro
well, i got this, and it's not much.. :shock:

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 12:29
by Bojan
I really doubt it's the programs you're running in the background. You're probably playing at too large resolution.
With details set to higher than my gfx can hold I get stuttering no matter how many apps running in the background.

PostPosted: 26 Dec 2003, 13:59
by UrQuattro
May be you are right, just RalliSportChallenge, which is very demanding on graphics played smooth on the same machine and at 1280-1024. So I guess high res on NFSU isn't for me.
Thanks though.

PostPosted: 01 Aug 2004, 19:26
by ^Sparco^
Sorry for replying this old topic, but I think it is better than creating a new one ;)

in nfsu, drift mode, there is a special camera which allows you to view better the top of the car. An "helicopter camera". If you use this camera and then change to drag mode, the camera is still running!! but if you change the camera mode, then helicopter mode disappears...

is it possible to edit that thing? I want to use it whenever I want, cause I like too much the helicopter view. Thanks :)

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2004, 15:18
by orvnahum_
its a drift-only view

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2004, 17:26
by exonn
holy shiznit, i didnt saw that cam before but now i see it and i like it in drag... ;)