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Live For Speed version 0.6M released

Live For Speed Test Patch version 0.6M released

Live For Speed  Live For Speed

Live For Speed version 0.6M released

This new LFS release features an updated version of the Rockingham track and a selection of fixes and improvements.

Live for Speed V 0.6M also introduces a borderless window mode that will result in better support for multiple monitor setups. New features have been added to the interface and the layout editor. Furthermore, the new update will enable support for the new Oculus and OpenVR SDK versions.

For the full list of changes, check the changelog below.



Live For Speed  Live For Speed

Changes from 0.6K to 0.6M :

Rockingham :

  • The Rockingham track is updated with fixes and improvements

Interface :

  • Translations updated – thank you translators!
  • LFS can now restart in a window on a side monitor as expected
  • Option “Input when window is inactive” keeps controllers working
  • New button on game setup screen to clear start grid with one click
  • New arrows to move grid positions – removed “swap position” button
  • Hold CTRL+SHIFT to show viewed car’s player name beside time / fps
  • User interface elements should now be perfectly aligned with screen
  • Moved ABS option in car setup above the Traction Control option
  • Lap number is no longer shown if lap timing is not available
  • Text command /setlap now works in practice and qualifying
  • New admin commands /ujoin username and /uai username

Borderless window system :

  • New SHIFT+key functions are displayed on right of Screen Options
  • Borderless modes allow ALT+TAB to other programs without minimising
  • Multiple monitor support is greatly improved by a borderless window
  • New command /window min/max/monitor/virtual (no parameter=restore)
  • Full-screen vertical sync option affects borderless window modes
  • F9 to F12 keys now toggle between their mode and a window

Multiplayer :

  • Add to grid buttons for admins beside names in list of connections
  • Rare MP bug could cause LFS to enter world before track was loaded
  • TCP position packets option now also sends TCP packets to host

Layout editor :

  • You can now set an identifier for a start lights object
  • Temporary start lights (in layout editor) middle light is now amberInS
  • im checkpoints and circles can be placed in the autocross editor
  • New button “place on ground” to restore ground check to objects
  • Maximum number of autocross circles increased from 150 to 180
  • Multiple object selection is now available in marshall mode

InSim :

  • INSIM_VERSION increased to 7 to support new incompatible packets
  • Backward compatibility system – send INSIM_VERSION in the IS_ISI
  • New join request system if ISF_REQ_JOIN is set – see InSim.txt
  • New system to reset a car at a location with or without repair
  • Packet IS_CSC to report changes in car state (start or stop)
  • Zbyte added to CarContObject structure to report car’s altitude
  • Zbyte added to IS_OBH so the layout object can be identified
  • IS_MSO / IS_III / IS_ACR message out packets now have variable size
  • IS_BFN can now be used to delete a range of buttons with one packet
  • New packet IS_OCO can be used to override some or all start lights
  • New IS_AXM option PMO_SELECTION to set the layout editor selection
  • Added TTC_SEL to request an IS_AXM with layout editor selection
  • Added TINY_AXM to request IS_AXM packets for the entire layout
  • IS_SSH documentation updated as it is no longer only for bmp files
  • New packet IS_UCO sends info about InSim checkpoints and circlesN
  • New packet IS_SLC reports a connection’s currently selected car
  • Packet TINY_SLC to request an IS_SLC for all connections
  • Added TINY_ALC and SMALL_ALC to get and set allowed cars

VR :

  • LFSRiftVR.dll updated to use Oculus SDK 0.8
  • LFSOpenVR.dll updated to use OpenVR SDK 0.9.15
  • Warning if Rift headset is opened using the OpenVR systemTex
  • t command /rift changed to /vr (but /rift still works)
  • New parameters for the /vr command : /vr=rift and /vr=openvr

Hotlapping :

  • Traction control can no longer be switched on if disabled in setup
  • Handbrake can no longer be used in single seater cars while moving
  • In hotlapping mode there is a new HLVC check for cutting cornerS
  • Corner cutting HLVC check is also reported in InSim IS_HLV

Misc :

  • AI drivers can now drive in low wind (but not high)
  • View shift maximum settings increased to 0.1 m per g
  • A warning is now shown if a car starts outside the path
  • If car starts outside path it will keep searching to find the path
  • Hidden object removal is disabled when car is high above the track
  • No longer stored in message history : /press /ctrl /shift /alt

Fixes :

  • AI path drive limits were wrong at one corner of Kyoto National
  • Controls Options – buttons were not displayed under Shifter tab
  • Colour adjusters looked wrong in Interface and Display options
  • The text “S3” is now correctly sent in the InSim IS_VER packet
  • InSim IS_HLV packet no longer reports car contacts as wall hits
  • Floating text above a lagging car was drawn without transparency
  • One button look amount was doubled in axis, mouse and TrackIR look
  • The /track and /ws commands now accept double-digit config numbers
  • Tracks file for /tracks command now works with double digit configs
  • Blank number plate on joining race after watching an instant replay

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