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rFactor 2 – Six User Interface Screenshots

rFactor 2 – Six User Interface Screenshots

Jessica, Darin & Shaun of InsideSimRacing.tv were recently joined by Image Space Incorporated’s Gjon Camaj who visited  the guys for an interview in an upcoming SRT episode.

ISI’s head-honcho did not come empty-handed though as Camaj showed off rFactor 2’s user interface for the very first time.

Below are six screenshots of the interface, showing off what looks like a major improvement over rFactor’s much criticised UI-system.Taking a closer look, the screenshots reveal some very interesting details as the task bar gives away  the version number used by Camaj for the presentation – 0.783.

Also, we´re starting to get an idea on the title’s stock content as the fictional Formula ISI car can be seen, the series-selection screen also offers Historic Formula One & Formula Two, GT Endurance & Hillclimb series.

Furthermore, Camaj confirmed that ISI is still aiming for a 2010 release of their much-anticipated simulation, more on rFactor 2 will be coming up in the next episode of SRT.

Via RSC

  • http://simscreens.blogspot.com 6e66o

    Looking forward to that interview.

  • DeadStar

    Show some cockpit view screenshots please

  • http://racingrenders.com F1Racer

    Weather screen looks like they covered everything.
    I hope that choosing the mod isnt just a case of flicking through like it looks here because once you got tonnes of mods on there its going to be a flicking through that index.

    Nice stuff though.

  • Remus

    looking forward to the next episode :sd:

  • GeraArg

    Historic F1 + Historic F2 + Hillclimb + GT Cars + CORR 😮 :happyevil: :happyevil: :happyevil: = :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

  • Zenitchik

    It looks less confusing then the current UI

    hopefully there wont be those annoying sounds on every mouse click

  • Shum94

    rFactor2 v0.783 😎

  • http://www.apatch.org Ahmad

    See, it’s all about reputation. No one here doubts that rFactor is gonna be a great sim, instant buy 😉 :happy:

  • http://racingrenders.com F1Racer

    Zenitchik: It looks less confusing then the current UIhopefully there wont be those annoying sounds on every mouse click

    Yeah especially the coins sound when you buy a car or after a race.
    I had to get rid of that one in my rF, it was insane. Sims shouldn’t do that 🙂

    UI sounds can be turned off in rF though I think.

  • DevonK

    Reassuring to see some screenies – rF2 was starting to feel a lot like Duke Nukem Forever… 😀

    Let’s hope it doesn’t take 5 minutes to load when you have 50 gigs of cars and tracks added in.

  • David Wright

    Historic F2 as well as F1 – there’s a surprise! I never figured ISI as GPL fans and I’m amazed they can use the term F1 with Bernies licencing issues – GPL never used it.

  • http://historicgt.8.forumer.com Rantam

    That new UI looks very good, even more if you compare it with rF’s, which was quite poor, style wise. I hope the available functions to customize it had been improved also 🙂

    Regards

  • http://sommergemuese.klee.in Sommergemüse

    Looks nice so far …

    Hope Graphics looking better than Gmotor 2 too

    (They should add proper lightning, reflektions, shadows…)

  • ric

    Hoping for a graphics engine up to date. If we get that we can stop waiting for GT5 and the F1 game.

    By the way, that Formula ISI car looks familiar… :tongue:

  • moppenheimer

    Looks great! Looks like on that CORR truck, you can choose the number in-sim via upgrades, that could be a handy feature.

    Also, the stock content seems like it will be awesome! Historic F1 and F2 plus whatever “GT World Endurance Championship” is, will be great!

  • eddiespag

    V0.783 So fellas, what does this mean in your expert estimations as far as a release time frame(let’s have some fun guessing here)? Obviously it’s over 3/4s done.

  • moppenheimer

    Im gonna guess Q1 2011.

    Also noticed, it looks like you can decide when in the race weather will happen….thats pretty awesome.

  • eddiespag

    You know, after looking at the User Interface screenshots, I’m realizing this must be and is a MASSIVE undertaking. Obviously Gjon Camaj and team must me working with some of our community mod developers to bring it all together. Still, I’d imagine that last 2-3% to be the most difficult and most lengthy to complete before release.

    Also with the new CPUs and Graphics cards coming out right now, they (rF2 team) must have their hands full (and hey, they may even be salivating and slobbering themselves at the potential of this impending release, which they know could and must be good enough for the sim community, commercial enterprises, and real motorsports teams for the next 3-5 years).

  • eddiespag
  • Jos

    moppenheimer: Im gonna guess Q1 2011.Also noticed, it looks like you can decide when in the race weather will happen….thats pretty awesome.

    yea man, it looks like you can choose 5 different weather changes, really cool stuff!

  • GeraArg
  • Ryan Gilmore

    LOL nice eyes

  • eddiespag

    GeraArg, ha,ha! Thanks for that. I swear, some of you guys are like forensic experts!

  • http://www.srrs-racing.net/ ermax18

    GeraArg, what are you trying to point out in that screen shot? Looks like a list of Formula ISI cars to me.

  • GeraArg

    ermax18: GeraArg, what are you trying to point out in that screen shot? Looks like a list of Formula ISI cars to me.

    Pay attention on the screen… 😉

    P.S. Matra and Tecno?. :sd:

  • http://www.srrs-racing.net/ ermax18

    Hahaha.. man I must be blind. Looks like a C6. Nice find.

  • f0xx

    Great stuff.

    A must buy!

  • stabiz

    I dont think I have ever looked forward to a title as much as this one. Christmas release?

  • carbonfibre

    With rF2 news being as sporadic as GT5 info this is epic stuff! ISI are the programmers as I define them, they are the devs to revitalise the standards after some 5 years of gMotor2 and build a new base for modders and probably other commercial titles for years to follow. :sd:

  • Sungod

    eddiespag:Also with the new CPUs and Graphics cards coming out right now, they (rF2 team) must have their hands full

    Keep dreaming

    I read in a recent interview with ISI guy’s that they have no intention to put DX10/11 features in rF2

  • superapex

    This looks amazing!! These weather effects, day/night transitions, and physics are going to take rFactor to an entirely new level. I have every expectation that this will be the equal to any simulation software out there. keep up the good work ISI… we’re all rooting for you!!!

  • http://sommergemuese.klee.in Sommergemüse

    But I think it looks like 3-4 Year old Games when out …

  • scca1981

    Sungod:
    Keep dreamingI read in a recent interview with ISI guy’s that they have no intention to put DX10/11 features in rF2

    Developers still haven’t reached DX9’s full potential so not having DX10/11 as an option is perfectly fine. They have stated some graphic improvements already like real-time reflections and dynamic shadowing. You can also see a hint of HDR in some preview shots in the past. These will make a BIG difference to what we have now.

    Nice to finally see some new news on rf2. I know its #1 on my wanted list atm. 🙂

  • pez2k

    I wouldn’t necessarily take that C6R in the background for any sort of hint at content, GTR2 has a DBR9 on one of its menu backgrounds yet the car wasn’t included. Of course, when one of the other screenshots mentions an endurance series, it begins to sound less of a coincidence…

  • http://simracing.in.ua Pandamasque

    In Gjon we trust.

  • ISRacing

    Here’s a link to the article I wrote that goes with the screenshots.

    http://www.racesimcentral.com/news/2010/03/rfactor2-exclusive-new-screenshots-of-user-interface/

    Gjon told us to make sure everyone understands that some things you see in those pictures, may not appear in the final version of rF2

    Darin Gangi
    InsideSimRacing

  • SergeantBoner

    shit Im usually popin’ boners all over stuff thats been updated here, but this I really really really really really really really cant wait for! Historic F1? FFS AWH YEAH!! I guess I have a boner of another kind this time!

  • starfox550

    Remember where you heard this first

    InsideSimRacing.tv
    &
    RaceSimCentral.com

  • UncleChuckle

    All I can say is please please PLEASE let the AI be there in RF2. I know they said they were completely rewriting it. AI is the only area RF really falls down compared to GTR2 and Evo, so if ISI can nail a really great AI…

    Love that new interface.

  • http://www.bsimracing.com BSR-WiX

    Give us good clay , and we will sculpture…

  • Klaas Jan

    eddiespag: V0.783 So fellas, what does this mean in your expert estimations as far as a release time frame(let’s have some fun guessing here)?Obviously it’s over 3/4s done.

    Unless they leave the most difficult bits for last ofcourse… :sd:

    Great to finally have some kind of update.

  • Uff

    Sungod:
    Keep dreamingI read in a recent interview with ISI guy’s that they have no intention to put DX10/11 features in rF2

    There’s no need for them: Codemasters put Dx11 in Dirt2 in order to have better water and some more detailed flags, something you don’t even notice while driving. Dx9 are still fine, if pushed to their limits: rF1 was far away from reaching it. 😉

  • jgmonty

    I talked with ISI last week. They are still very much in development mode and hestitant to release too much info as not everything will make it to production phase and as new ideas are still being added, tested and decided upon before final release.

    The guys seem to be very focused on rFactor2 and we will just have to be patient and enjoy the teasers that they can allow us every now and then as the project progresses. The team also seems to be very supportive of the modder community, so will be interesting to see what they have for us.

    I look forward with anticipation 😮
    “live” weather is a major upgrade on my list 😎
    Well done ISI.

  • DeDios

    Looks really interesting 🙂 thanks for this update guys.

  • Ryan Gilmore

    I’m really surprised no one has mentioned the V12 that is planted in the 2008 Formula ISI??

  • http://arseforums.com/phpBB/ r8response

    starfox550:

    Actually i “read” about it here on Virtualr.net first

  • jonneymendoza

    Fuck that stupid kiddie game that Codematsers are making ie F1 2010. This is what its about lads. This is how to make a racing game

  • http://hompe.blogspot.com Hompe

    These weather features is gonna make for some awesome racing! thank you so much!!

  • Daheee

    Yup looking good but please ISI the number one priority for me would be to overhaul the physics and FFB. Give us something that we can feel on the road something that doesnt just let go without us having a chance to catch it.

  • GeraArg

    jonneymendoza: Fuck that stupid kiddie game that Codematsers are making ie F1 2010. This is what its about lads. This is how to make a racing game

    :happyevil: :happyevil: :happyevil:

  • JGoenR

    Great update! Thanks for creating rFactor 2! 😀

  • dknine

    i hope rf2 will get advanced gearbox physics/damage and advanced suspension physics/damage, so we’ll have to drive like real racecar drivers. 😎

    i look forward to rf2, thanks for keeping us uptodate isi. 😎

  • stabiz

    Daheee: Yup looking good but please ISI the number one priority for me would be to overhaul the physics and FFB. Give us something that we can feel on the road something that doesnt just let go without us having a chance to catch it.

    Heard of real feel?

  • Daheee

    stabiz: Heard of real feel?

    Yup I use it for alot of mods and have done since it was released, its good but when you compare it to the likes of iracing (I did a one month trial) then you become aware of the lack of quality FFB in rfactor IMO.

  • eddiespag

    Sungod: Keep dreamingI read in a recent interview with ISI guy’s that they have no intention to put DX10/11 features in rF2

    Ahh man! There is something that would have been a perfect fit with sim racing to help create better spatial awareness and depth perception to realisticly immerse us with ‘racing’ at 10/10ths. Oh well. There goes 3D, out the window. :sad2:

    But I’m still thrilled anyway! :happy:

  • superapex

    eddiespag… the current rFactor is supported by nVidia 3D vision, I’ve personally tried it myself and the experience is pretty cool. definitely adds to the immersion. In fact the rFactor 3D effect is categorized as “excellent” on the 3D vision website: http://www.nvidia.com/object/3D_Vision_3D_Games.html

  • scca1981

    stabiz:
    Heard of real feel?

    Would be nice if ISI would improve it for rfactor 2 instead of relying on a 3rd party add-on that i’m not entirely convinced is “real” to begin with. It would also be nice if modders would not get bashed for not making their mods “real feel” compatible. Its our choice to or not to support a third party add-on.

  • eddiespag

    superapex, thanks! You’ve lifted my spirits with this news. So happily I dug some more and found this, and what you said makes sense because nVidia is willing to work with developers.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RQVgmw-laU&feature=sub

  • SergeantBoner

    starfox550: Remember where you heard this first InsideSimRacing.tv&RaceSimCentral.com

    So? RSC will never be like in the glorydays and why would I listen to a bald man, a brown haired blonde and a wigger?

  • Lenniepen
  • Lenniepen

    I see:
    Historic F1 on spa’67
    Cockpit view with moving hand?
    Joesville oval (from rF1)
    Nice sky with clouds
    I can’t see if reflections are cube or realtime

  • http://sommergemuese.klee.in Sommergemüse

    Sorry but the graphics are REALLY outdated… Looks 99% like rFactor 1…

    The Cockpits are ugly compared to Shifts/Ferrari Project one (there was a very similar Single Seater) …

    If they could build in Reflections and nice dynamic Light/Shadows – rFactor 2 would look awesome…

  • DeDios

    Image are in poor quality, but imho looks good.

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