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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:13 pm

I haven't played GT6 in a couple of weeks so I can't exactly remember. I've got the game working now so I'm trying to figure it out.

Which events are you having trouble with? I've done everything except for the Karts, 2/3 of the 600PP, the Super GT300 and super GT500 events.


For the GT World Champs I used the Toyota 7. The first race at Bathurst is the hardest of the series so don't worry if you don't win it. You can always come back and win it later.

This is how mine is set up at the moment:

750 PP
1086 BHP
620 kg

Tyres: Racing hard

Suspension
Ride height: F 50, R 100
Spring Rate: F 16.44, R 10.52
Dampers (Comp): F 1, R 10
Dampers (Ext): F 4, R 4
Anti Roll Bars: F 1, R 7
Camber: F 0.5, R 0.5
Toe Angle: F -0.35, R 0.45
Brakes: F 2, R 9

Drivetrain (Transmission)
Max speed: 340km/h (220 mp/h)

Gears
1 - 2.707
2 - 1.713
3 - 1.196
4 - 0.887
5 - 0.697
Final - 4.285

Drivetrain
Initial Torque: F 0, R 5
Acceleration Sens: F 0, R 60
Braking Sens: F 0, R 20

Power
Limiter: 92.9%
Turbo: High RPM Kit

Body
Downforce: F 300, R 850
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:32 pm

Yeah I'm on the world championships. I guess I will have to shell out money for a better car. My huayra feels like I'm drving on ice :lol:
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:52 pm

You can probably get most of the money spent on the car back from winning the series. I've got over 8.5m credits and I've bought a few cars worth over 1-2 million. :cheeky:
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Lamrock on Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:32 pm

Gradually making my way thrugh the Career Mode. I unlocked the GT World Championship but I'm in no rush to complete it. The Ridge Racer style of making your way from the back of the pack in a 2-5 lap race makes it tricky now that the difficulty has ramped up.

Looking forward to DLC!
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:01 pm

Yeah, I hate how with the rolling starts the guy leading from the beginning can do like half a lap before you even reach the start line.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:34 pm

Phil89 wrote:I haven't played GT6 in a couple of weeks so I can't exactly remember. I've got the game working now so I'm trying to figure it out.

Which events are you having trouble with? I've done everything except for the Karts, 2/3 of the 600PP, the Super GT300 and super GT500 events.


For the GT World Champs I used the Toyota 7. The first race at Bathurst is the hardest of the series so don't worry if you don't win it. You can always come back and win it later.

This is how mine is set up at the moment:

750 PP
1086 BHP
620 kg

Tyres: Racing hard

Suspension
Ride height: F 50, R 100
Spring Rate: F 16.44, R 10.52
Dampers (Comp): F 1, R 10
Dampers (Ext): F 4, R 4
Anti Roll Bars: F 1, R 7
Camber: F 0.5, R 0.5
Toe Angle: F -0.35, R 0.45
Brakes: F 2, R 9

Drivetrain (Transmission)
Max speed: 340km/h (220 mp/h)

Gears
1 - 2.707
2 - 1.713
3 - 1.196
4 - 0.887
5 - 0.697
Final - 4.285

Drivetrain
Initial Torque: F 0, R 5
Acceleration Sens: F 0, R 60
Braking Sens: F 0, R 20

Power
Limiter: 92.9%
Turbo: High RPM Kit

Body
Downforce: F 300, R 850

Unfortunately I finished 6th at mount panorama and kept going because you said it was the hardest of the series and won 1st twice and 2nd to tie the Minolta heading into nurburgring. Then I shit the bed and got 6th which was still good enough for silver cup overall. What's the prize car for gold?
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:54 pm

I'm not sure if you get a car for winning it or not. The prize money is pretty decent though.

You also unlock a video (the ending credits rolling over some highlights of Kaz driving a lap of the Nurburgring 24 hour race), and get two new songs for the soundtrack.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:45 am

yeah i saw the video and got the songs, but i just looked up a prize car list and looks like I've been getting all the prize cars for licenses:
Career
Novice (All Stars) gives (P) Renault Sport Clio R.S. '11 - 36,400 Cr
National B (Half of all Stars) gives (P) Lancia DELTA HF Integrale Evoluzione '91 - 54,500 Cr
National B (All Stars) gives (P) Acura NSX '91 - 80,000 Cr
National A (Half of all Stars) gives (P) Dodge Challenger R/T '70 - 75,000 Cr
National A (All Stars) gives (P) RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7 - 100,000 Cr
International B (Half of all Stars) gives (P) Jaguar XKR-S '11 - 175,000 Cr
International B (All Stars) gives (P) Lamborghini Diablo GT2 '98 - 300,000 Cr
International A (Half of all Stars) gives (P) Chevrolet Gordon #24 Drive to End Hunger CHEVROLET SS - 500,000 Cr
International A (All Stars) gives (P) Ferrari Enzo Ferrari '02 - 1,000,000 Cr
Super (Half of all Stars) gives (P) McLaren F1 '94 - 1,000,000 Cr
Super (All Stars) gives (P) Audi Sport quattro S1 Pikes Peak '87 - 1,450,000 Cr
Licences
National B licence gives (P) Gran Turismo Racing Kart Junior - 5,000 Cr
National B licence (Gold) gives (P) Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 T Sport '09 - 28,500 Cr
National A licence gives (P) Honda S2000 '06 - 37,800 Cr
National A licence (Gold) gives (P) KTM X-BOW Street '12 - 85,000 Cr
International B licence gives (P) Volkswagen Scirocco R '10 - 51,500 Cr
International B licence (Gold) gives (P) Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 - 125,000 Cr
International A licence gives (P) Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Coupe Dynamic '13 - 60,000 Cr
International A licence (Gold) gives (P) High End Performance G37 - 200,000 Cr
Super licence gives (P) Tesla Motors Tesla Roadster '08 - 100,000 Cr
Super licence (Gold) gives (P) Audi R8 LMS ultra (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) '12 - 400,000 Cr
GT Academy 2013
Participation gives (P) Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 N24 Schulze Motorsport '13 - 350,000 Cr

Did you get the GT Academy one? I played the demo and participated but didnt get the car.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:37 pm

Nope, I don't have the Academy car. Have you got the new Corvette from the seasonal event yet? Tunes up to like 900bhp I think.

I've noticed that a lot of cars can be tuned higher than in previous games. I've got several 1000bhp+ cars in my garage. :)
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:46 pm

yeah i got the new stingray concept. havent tried it yet. ive been relying on the 15th anniversary cars that i got for free. what kind of cars do you need to compete in the super races? are there any rally races? i miss those
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:14 pm

I can only think of three cars that I've used for the super events. Toyota 7, ZZII and a Peugeot 908 Base Model. All the races are basically endurance races, no rally stages. I actually thought having 24 minute race versions of the real life 24 hour races was kind of clever.

The hard part in these events is knowing when to pit and which tyres to use. There were some good advice threads on GTPlanet that I used to help me win some of these.

Willow Springs 20-Mile Challenge (Toyota 7)
Apricot Hill 20-Minute Challenge (ZZII)
Suzuka Circuit 10-Lap Challenge (ZZII)
Brands Hatch 15-Lap Challenge (Toyota 7)
Nurburgring 24-Minute Challenge (908 because T7 has no lights)
Spa-Franchorchamps 24-Minute Challenge (908 because T7 has no lights)
Ascari Race Resort 10-Lap Challenge (ZZII)
Silverstone 10-Lap Challenge (ZZII)
24 Minutes of Le Mans (908 because T7 has no lights)

I think that's what I used. If the PP is 750 I would have used the Toyota 7 instead of the ZZII. And if it goes overnight I would have used the 908. I get confused because I did most of the races over a few days a few weeks ago and it's a bit blurry :lol:

One thing I do remember though is that you should turn your downforce as low as it goes on the Le Mans race because it has lots of straights.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Fri May 02, 2014 11:31 am

http://www.gtplanet.net/ayrton-sennas-m ... tary-film/
In memory of the 20th anniversary of the passing of Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna, Polyphony Digital have formally unveiled their plans to support the Ayrton Senna Institute, developed in close cooperation with Senna’s family.

Starting with the launch of a new Senna Tribute website, Polyphony Digital will be releasing special content throughout the month of May to commemorate the life of one of the most important figures in the history of motorsport.

To begin, a new short film titled “Ayrton’s Wish” has been created by KAZ director Tamir Moscovici, which describes the history and purpose of the Ayrton Senna Institute, and documents the passion with which his family pursues the organization’s goals to make the best of Ayrton’s memory.

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Among the new content coming to Gran Turismo 6 later this month is the Lotus 97T, which Senna drove to his first Formula 1 pole position and race victory during the 1985 season.


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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Lamrock on Sat May 03, 2014 10:40 am

I shelved this about three months ago. Anyone still play? If so, have they added any worthwhile content?
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sat May 03, 2014 12:22 pm

I can't remember the last time I played it. But that is probably more to do with the fact that my PS3 is nearly dead, rather than me being bored with GT6.

Definitely will start playing again if we get some good DLC. Plus there are races I still need to do.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Sat May 03, 2014 2:49 pm

Not much time to play anything nowadays, let alone GT6. my last post was probably around the last time i played this
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby TOP BIN on Mon May 05, 2014 4:06 am

Phil89 wrote:http://www.gtplanet.net/ayrton-sennas-memory-honored-with-new-gran-turismo-6-content-documentary-film/
In memory of the 20th anniversary of the passing of Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna, Polyphony Digital have formally unveiled their plans to support the Ayrton Senna Institute, developed in close cooperation with Senna’s family.

Starting with the launch of a new Senna Tribute website, Polyphony Digital will be releasing special content throughout the month of May to commemorate the life of one of the most important figures in the history of motorsport.

To begin, a new short film titled “Ayrton’s Wish” has been created by KAZ director Tamir Moscovici, which describes the history and purpose of the Ayrton Senna Institute, and documents the passion with which his family pursues the organization’s goals to make the best of Ayrton’s memory.

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Among the new content coming to Gran Turismo 6 later this month is the Lotus 97T, which Senna drove to his first Formula 1 pole position and race victory during the 1985 season.


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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:27 pm

Phil89 wrote:I can't remember the last time I played it. But that is probably more to do with the fact that my PS3 is nearly dead, rather than me being bored with GT6.

Definitely will start playing again if we get some good DLC. Plus there are races I still need to do.

Got a new PS3 today and I'm planning to spend a lot more time playing this. Been months since I stopped doing races properly because my old PS3 would randomly reset itself. Time to make some money and increase my garage.

Just need for these 5.5gb of updates to download and install first.. :lol:
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:17 pm

Finally managed to win that last kart race in International B section. Got a nice prize. (Y)

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All I've got left now is the shifter kart championship in International A.

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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:49 pm

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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Lamrock on Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:17 am

I fired this up for the first time in a while the other day. It was fun and they added quite a bit of content but man, I am rusty! Bought a FXX and can't even drive it. Probably go back and complete some lower level races.
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:09 pm

Update 1.10 now available. (2.1GB)

http://www.gtplanet.net/gt6-update-110/
Brake Caliper Paint
It is now possible to repaint the brake calipers on cars equipped with [Racing Brakes] purchased within the [Suspension] menu of [Tuning Parts]. Please note there are certain cars that cannot be repainted using this feature.

More Car Number Customization Options
More cars have been made compatible with the [Driver Number] feature in the [Garage]. There is also an increased selection of [Base] sheet designs on which the numbers can be displayed.

Engine brake reduction control on formula cars disabled
Engine brake reduction control that was active on certain formula cars has been disabled. This is a feature that helps you avoid spinning out from excessive braking forces generated by the engine while the throttle is in the off position. This was accomplished by slightly opening the throttle while cornering even with no input to the accelerator.



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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Lamrock on Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:41 am

Who needs a track editor and other promised features when you can paint your brake calipers?
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby [Q] on Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:10 am

Dang, this game is still going? I might hop back in to check out what's new
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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby Phil89 on Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:28 pm

Update 1.12 is out

The new track they added is pretty cool. Basically just winds it's way around a big lake. It's longer than the Nurburgring.

Driving the time rally event reminded me of old arcade games with the clock running down and the voiceover lady chirping away every time you overtake someone. Good money for winning it as well.

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Re: Gran Turismo 6

Postby deihatein on Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:23 am

Do you use a controller to play or that thing that looks like the car's handle?
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