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  • Ron_Justice 4 Jul 2013 11:07:06 2,488 posts
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    Maturin wrote:
    Ultrasoundwave wrote:
    Any advice for GT n00b?
    Try some of the seasonal events. They give more money and XP and will help you get into the game quicker than the grind of A-spec. Though you may need to do a little bit of A-spec to get a good vehicle for a seasonal event.
    This, IMO, is one of the best things about GT and for me, GT5 made things too easy.

    I loved the structure / balance of the earlier games, where you'd spend a long time with a single car, buying the cheapest upgrades, a little at a time to improve your chances as the Sunday / Clubman cups etc. progressed.

    That connection with a single car(s) was missing from GT5, for me. There we're a few cars I stuck with and eventually Race Modified but I do miss the grind and eventual feeling of actually having earned a new car, for the cycle to begin again.

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  • SYS64738 4 Jul 2013 11:14:36 1,711 posts
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    Inclined to agree with Ron_Justice there - I got some special code version that gave me 100,000 credits, an NSX race spec and an Audi R8 LM (which I can't even sell, or delete from the game). A far cry from the 20,000 CR you got in previous GT games.

    Part of the fun (for me) is to start with a banger, then slowly work your way up to the faster cars. Here, you're showered with cars left right and centre, and cash too now with the Seasonals. The one grind I really dislike though is the insane number of points to unlock later races (the 24h Le Mans I would never finish but at least would like to have a go at it, but it takes forever to get there by collecting XP).

    Hope they address this in GT6 and structure the progression better - even if they'd just copy GT1/2's single player I'd be satisfied already.

    Edited by SYS64738 at 11:15:11 04-07-2013

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  • Ultrasoundwave 4 Jul 2013 11:44:56 3,410 posts
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    Cheers for all the advice chaps, i'll be logging on tonight so hopefully i'll be able to get my head around it!

    "The worst part is, I'll have to have the break-up sex with myself!"

  • X201 4 Jul 2013 11:53:14 15,728 posts
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    And above all else, switch the controls so that accelerate and brake are on the triggers.
  • PhoenixFlames 29 Nov 2013 09:43:34 9,229 posts
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    Just picked this up for 4 at CEX. Currently installing the updates and the game to the HDD (8GB install). I'm at 90 minutes and counting!!

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  • AaronTurner 29 Nov 2013 09:46:17 7,886 posts
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    It is rediculous. Game wasn't worth the wait for me.
  • PhoenixFlames 29 Nov 2013 09:47:05 9,229 posts
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    AaronTurner wrote:
    It is rediculous. Game wasn't worth the wait for me.
    Oh that's just what I wanted to hear! :(

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  • AaronTurner 29 Nov 2013 09:48:07 7,886 posts
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    Well a lot of other people liked it if that helps.
  • AaronTurner 29 Nov 2013 09:48:34 7,886 posts
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    My spelling of rediculous is ridiculous.
  • PhoenixFlames 29 Nov 2013 09:50:55 9,229 posts
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    Cool. For 4 it can't be that bad. Just want to whizz around 1080p. I notice the box says 3D as well...I have a 3D TV, I wonder what that's like...

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  • Maturin 29 Nov 2013 09:53:39 3,222 posts
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    PhoenixFlames wrote:
    Cool. For 4 it can't be that bad. Just want to whizz around 1080p. I notice the box says 3D as well...I have a 3D TV, I wonder what that's like...
    It's OK, not something you'd want to use a lot as you lose a lot of detail. But I still dabble with it in 3D occasionally.

    Game also runs a lot better at 720p than the not really 1080p setting (1280x1080).
  • PhoenixFlames 29 Nov 2013 10:02:51 9,229 posts
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    Almost at 2 hours and I haven't heard the sound of one engine.

    Edited by PhoenixFlames at 10:03:02 29-11-2013

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  • Psychotext 29 Nov 2013 10:09:41 55,031 posts
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    Don't worry, plenty of grind to come.

    (At least with all the patches it's no-where near as bad as the game was at launch)
  • SYS64738 29 Nov 2013 10:11:37 1,711 posts
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    @PhoenixFlames

    Why didn't you wait for GT6?

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  • PhoenixFlames 29 Nov 2013 10:15:59 9,229 posts
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    @SYS64738 I don't pay out 40 for games these days and I'm not too fussed about driving games but for 4 what the hell?

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  • SYS64738 29 Nov 2013 10:24:23 1,711 posts
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    Fair enough. And then there's still the risk of #6 not running as smooth as 5. I'm still a bit worried about its performance given the way the demo ran (i.e. like a dog).

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