Own names on cars?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Lixma, Jul 23, 2017.

  1. Lixma

    Lixma Active Member

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    Possibly the coolest thing about TOCA 2 was seeing your name in the window....

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    Any chance we might see something similar in R3E's future? It would be nice to identify who you're fighting against online without having to refer to overlays or those evil floaty name tags.
     
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  2. Yevgeny Lazorenko

    Yevgeny Lazorenko Well-Known Member

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    I am happy with "Names and Ping" above each car. Even more, I like that I can disable it.
    My name on car, not necessarily at all, right now and even in future, there will be always something more important than this.
    And Sector 3 approves each time new livery with the brands and I believe 3rd person name on the car not included in the license agreement.
     
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  3. GooseCreature

    GooseCreature Well-Known Member

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    Quite a few debates about this over the years, apparently technically challenging within the Sims present game engine but next year, with the U4 engine it may well be possible, will it happen, probably not for the above reason!
     
  4. Not Lifting Off

    Not Lifting Off Well-Known Member

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    For me it was the online racing, but looking at where your car is positioned i guess it was never gonna be racing ;)
    Lol, nope, behave, having your name on the car was not the coolest thing about TOCA2 not even close, that would be custom skins, or the ability to edit the AI, the fantastic close racing.......................
     
  5. Timmy L

    Timmy L Well-Known Member

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    I get round this issue by using, 'post-it' notes.
     
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  6. Peter Koch

    Peter Koch Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    A new series of Competitions is online, including a very special one.

    Get your name in the game by competing in the FR X-17 car on Suzuka: http://game.raceroom.com/competitions/743/leaderboard

    For the winner of the competition and for one lucky driver who wins the random draw, we will rename one of the FR X-17 AI drivers. This car will carry your name permanently.

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    Good luck!

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  7. Timmy L

    Timmy L Well-Known Member

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    What if your name is; Mr Dickie Cockburn?
     
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  8. Lixma

    Lixma Active Member

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    Car McCarface.
     
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  9. Cedric G.

    Cedric G. New Member

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    This feature was very usefull in TOCA, hope to see it in R3E
     
  10. DirtyriceTX

    DirtyriceTX Well-Known Member

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    Iracing does this on the back windshield of oval cars. But of course you can also use trading paints to have your name anywhere you want. The floating names above the cars in R3E is super unrealistic and immersion killing so I always leave it off. Considering liveries are paid for in R3E I doubt we'll ever see this. Unless they could develop a paid for livery that includes your name?
     
  11. Thomas Friedrich

    Thomas Friedrich Well-Known Member

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    I don't think this is just a 'nice to have' feature. Watching the eSports streams it is hard to say who leading, fighting for position, especially when there are three blue Volvos battling. A couple of times even the commentators had to correct themselfs naming the wrong driver.

    So for online races it's an absolutely needed feature... and for eSports events even more!

    The 'problem' with custom liveries was often talked about in the past. The best solution I guess would be the proposal of selling empty livery places to upload your design to. As I said, often discussed, we just have to wait, I think the developers know how often this topic was brought up here within the forum and what priority it has got for the community.
     
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  12. Sdemonnz

    Sdemonnz Well-Known Member

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    Just thinking about this - Shame Sector3 didn't create a new livery and add an additional 2 car team (with the winners names) to the pack of FR X-17's - a Raceroom livery maybe???

    Chris