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Game or simulation?

February 11th, 2010 by

What makes a game a simulation or a simulation a game or are they the same thing? Is it all just marketing or is there a real difference? To me there are a few distinct differences between a game and a simulation. First and most importantly to be a simulation the title must be replicating … Read the Rest »

iRacing’s Corvette: Good Enough is Not Good Enough

January 8th, 2010 by

We’ve gotten approval to build the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6.R GT1 car!  SWEEEEET!  OK, what’s first?  Hmmmm. Dyno sheets.  That’s the most important thing, right?  That beautiful sounding motor, deep and rumbling, with earth-moving torque and acceleration.  Now that sounds like fun! Getting the power to the ground is next, so what gearbox does … Read the Rest »

iRacing's Corvette: Good Enough is Not Good Enough

January 8th, 2010 by

We’ve gotten approval to build the Pratt & Miller Corvette C6.R GT1 car!  SWEEEEET!  OK, what’s first?  Hmmmm. Dyno sheets.  That’s the most important thing, right?  That beautiful sounding motor, deep and rumbling, with earth-moving torque and acceleration.  Now that sounds like fun! Getting the power to the ground is next, so what gearbox does … Read the Rest »

World Cup of iRacing is Just Around the Corner

January 7th, 2010 by

The inaugural World Cup of iRacing tournament is just around the corner, and the list of qualifying clubs – and potential qualifiers – is nothing if not intriguing.  At stake is the opportunity to represent one of seven regions in February’s World Cup of iRacing Championship. A number of iRacing’s thirty-five geographical clubs are already … Read the Rest »

Taking the Plunge

January 7th, 2010 by

For many iRacers, the thrill of competing in the online world is sometimes the pinnacle of their motorsport careers, albeit in the virtual world (yet many treat it like real-life).  But for some sim-racers, the prospect of going into real world racing is too much to resist and so this year I decided to take … Read the Rest »