News of July, 2013

Smashing it, at the Bash Pit (Long)

29.07.2013   13 comments

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Report by Donald Stark (VRC race reporter)

Dynamic Racing Community
VRC world has a message board that is active 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Users offer suggestions and input concerning upcoming releases and race format. Users are encouraged to voice their opinions; the developers are always looking for ways to improve the SIM. One improvement soon to release is the 3D suspension (3DS) that will debut on the short course trucks.

Get Your Glasses, 3D Coming Soon!
It’s not your grandmothers 3D, you don’t need special glasses or a new video card. This 3D is about how the chassis reacts in the virtual world. Just as your real cars react to physical properties of inertia, force and friction based on the track and speed traveled so will the 3D car react in the virtual world. The new chassis has 76 animated suspension and steering parts. The 'Todd' has been locked away in a MAN CAVE with nothing more than Dr. Pepper, skittles ... read more

Season 3, 2013 Round 1

18.07.2013   3 comments

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Report by Donald Stark (VRC race reporter)

Asynchronous vs Synchronus R/C racing

There are two forms of electronic communication, Synchronous and Asynchronous. We have more ways to connect than ever before. News travels at the speed of light and more and more people have access to technology. Why is it so difficult to meet and race in a multiplayer event on VRC? The answer to that question is simple; VRC is best suited to Asynchronous RC Racing. Live multiplayer racing is very fun. Time zones and busy schedules keep many from that type of competition in the Virtual world.
Synchronous communication requires two parties to be present at the same time in a prompt and response style communication in real time, such as speaking on the phone or on skype. Asynchronous communication is the preferred form of communication now; this requires less commitment to time and allows the parties involved time to respond when it is convenient.
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