While the rest of the editors of this site are gumming up their keyboards and controllers drooling over Dragon this and Dragon that, and RPG this and RPG that, I’ve been busily scouring the Interweb for the latest news in racing sims since last Spring. It’s hard to believe my steering wheel has been in […]
In this installment I look at why we find it so hard to approach all problems with a fresh outlook
I love great performance stories – not just racing – but stories of human achievement from all endeavors. They are all stories of our human experience. The heroes have their day, the goats get their place in history, and everyone else provides the context against which such things are measured. I also enjoy the way, […]
My best time for this installment is down to 7:15.563. At this stage it takes far longer to get a faster lap than before. The days of just going out and learning to do some section a bit better and setting a new faster lap are over.
First, a quick shout out to the sim rally drivers out there. A collective lot that make squirrel-eating Uncle Jub and Aunt Jez seem like candidates for the White House. Rallying rocks – Yowrr!
I had never heard of the Nurburgring Nordschleife (North loop) until I started driving computer sims. That’s not unusual for a racetrack in Germany but this is a pretty notorious racetrack. At most tracks there are a handful of corners to learn and the job of finding the braking and turn in points, the maximum […]
Originally, driving games were not a genre I pursued. Even a minimal dose from the annual demo of the Need For Speed series was enough to satisfy the urge for some arcade like driving action. I’ve always felt real life motor sports were silly, harebrained endeavours but maybe that’s due to lack of proper exposure. […]