Zero Gear: The Most Realistic Racing Sim Around

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  1. Lancey

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    http://myzerogear.com/

    So who likes carts? No, wait, who likes cart racing games with super fun customization. Yeah, that's right, you do. Now let's add physics. You're probably like, "FUCK YES OH GOD STOP TALKING BEFORE I DIE FROM EXCITEMENT!" Well guess what, there's a cart racer game out there with physics and robots that love everything. That's right.

    Zero gear's this tight indie-ish cart racer with super fun physics and craploads of customization. Basically it's Mario Kart on drugs. You got mines, you got robots, you got a shitload of carts, and it's all multiplayer. We in the chat were messing around on it earlier tonight. Take a look if you're totally interested in it and want to pledge your life to it, which I know you are because you said you were about to die of excitement. Oh god. Crap. Well take a look if you're still alive.
     
  2. Lord Ned

    Lord Ned L7: Fancy Member

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    If you have bugs/suggestions/comments about ZG, Post 'em here and I'll get them over to the ZG guys in a big post.
     
  3. Lancey

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    Tell them to give more boost if you're farther behind in the race.
     
  4. luxatile

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    I certainly hope that if the developers do that, they realize they're close to falling in the same terrible dump that Mario Kart ended up in.

    EDIT: But I'll gladly try the beta. Looks pretty good to me.
     
  5. Engineer

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    When i opened this thread i was imagining as a kick-ass realistic like GRID-NFS Hybrid game. But Yeah, It looks pretty fun.
     
  6. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    That's already how it is.
     
  7. owly-oop

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    I think he means even more, but usually i reach another checkpoint before my full boost runs out


    Possible increase the speed of boost depending on what place you're in?
     
  8. luxatile

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    Well, I liked this quite a bit when I started it, the character customization is pretty nice.

    But then I started playing and... oh god what. The controls are terrible. I'm fine with the key layout and what not, but the driver isn't really very responsive and tends to ram into walls and drive off the track for no reason, even if I'm just driving straight ahead. Or turning in the opposite direction.

    If they made the controls work, I'd be in love with this game, though.
     
  9. Lancey

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    Didn't notice.
     
  10. Penguin

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    I found this to be extremely average.
     
  11. Fearlezz

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  12. Lancey

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    Don't oversteer. Learn to tap.
     
  13. Randdalf

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    Jesus, having your place stolen is annoying. Or being in last and suddenly coming in the top 3 because of the weird-ass physics.
     
  14. AntonJ3000

    AntonJ3000 I am inactive and make horrible maps

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    Controls are bad, I was 1st for a while, then it by some reason went slippery and I went off the road, and it took me like 10 seconds to get back on the road, so I lost.
     
  15. Lancey

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    Lag is occasional and fucks up everything.
     
  16. Fearlezz

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    I tap the keys when I stear, but the game reacts too slow
     
  17. cornontheCoD

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    I have to bump this, because I just downloaded the beta, and this game is amazing. I cannot wait for the full release.
     
  18. Sgt Frag

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    Steering and ping issues have been getting fixed. Beta after all.

    I was testing the garage and stuff awhile back, working on custom content. The contents ready to go, my map is working in game but I have a bit to do to finish it up. (redoing the volcanos, shortcut is through volcano jump over lava, textures are all placeholders)

    You can get it here:
    http://jknez.home.bresnan.net/
     
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  20. HeaH

    HeaH L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I opened up the thread, read the first part of the text and then clicked the link. I WTF'ed o_O

    And then I downloaded it. I need my racing-madness dose before Trackmania 2 comes next year! :)
     
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