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37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Mi Jun 05, 2019 3:41 pm
von Stefan Roess
Hello RACERS!

After 14 years of development Jim Person has released his full version of the Isle of Man track for Grand Prix Legends, the
37¾ Mile Isle Of Man Mountain Course.

Release thread at SRMZ:
http://srmz.net/index.php?showtopic=12928&

Jim Pearson`s homepage:
http://jrpearson.homestead.com/

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Mi Jun 05, 2019 6:23 pm
von Stefan Roess
GPLRACER server is hosting the new, full IOM with 1965 mod for some days.

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Mi Jun 05, 2019 9:33 pm
von Ronnie Nilsson
Brilliant work. Go and post on Jim's visitors' page. :)

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Do Jun 06, 2019 6:48 pm
von Pedro
Thanks for the info and the server Stefan!

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Do Jun 13, 2019 10:48 am
von Stefan Roess
Hello

I have created Pace Notes Sounds in GERMAN for the full Isle of Man track by Jim Pearson
to use with the program IOM Track Options Manager.

More details in the readme.

I use the Pace Notes Sounds in combination with Direction Arrows and Corner Names. :)

Download:
http://jrpearson.homestead.com/37MileIOMMCRelease.html

Have fun.
Stefan
readme - Pace Notes Sounds in GERMAN
for the Grand Prix Legends (GPL) track
AAIOM (37¾ mile Isle of Man Mountain Course by Jim Pearson)
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About
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These are alternative Pace Notes Sounds in GERMAN language for the full Isle of Man track for GPL by Jim Pearson.
To use them you need the program IOM Track Options Manager.

You can download the AAIOM track and the IOM Track Options Manager (by Lee Bowden) of Jim`s homepage:
http://jrpearson.homestead.com

These audio Pace Notes are generated on the fly in real time as you reach positional triggers on the course
and include corner direction; numerical references 1 - 5 representing slowest to fastest corners, together with
other verbal clues to what lies immediately ahead.
These Pace Notes make it easier to learn the very long Isle of Man track.
With this system that is also used in Rally sports you can drive a track quite fast without knowing it.
Tip: Use the Pace Notes in combination with the Corner Speed & Direction Arrows option of the IOM Track Options Manager.


Installation
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Unpack the 7zip. Inside the "Pace Notes Sounds_GER" folder you find a "AAIOM" folder.
Copy the "AAIOM" folder into your GPL "tracks" folder and let your system overwrite all files when you get asked.
The path to the GPL "tracks" folder is ...\SIERRA\gpl\tracks\

Now you have replaced the 139 original ENGLISH pace notes with GERMAN pace notes. :)
In case you want to go back to the original ENGLISH pace notes there is a folder named "Pace Notes Sounds_ORIGINAL"
inside the "Options" folder that has all 139 original MP3 sound files in ENGLISH.
Just copy them all in the "Pace Notes Sounds" folder and let your system overwrite all files when you get asked and you are back to ENGLISH.

I have also replaced the five sounds of the "Track Position Sounds" folder with GERMAN sounds.
These sounds are played as examples within the IOM Track Options Manager (not in game)
when you choose the Pace Notes tab of the program and hoover with your mouse over the track section screenhots.
I have also included the original ENGLISH sounds in the "Track Position Sounds_ORIGINAL" folder in case you prefer the ENGLISH sounds.


How to create Pace Note Sounds in different languages
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To create the GERMAN Pace Note Sounds I used the great freeware Balabolka.
Balabolka is a free Text-To-Speech (TTS) program. All computer voices installed on your system are available to Balabolka.
So if you have for example Italian computer voices installed on your system, Balabolka will read and safe your texts in Italian.
The on-screen text can be saved as a WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA file.

The IOM Track Options Manager can only read MP3 files!

Download Balabolka:
http://www.balabolka.site/balabolka.htm

Important:
When you save a MP3 file with Balabolka the file name has to be identical to the original sound name
as the IOM Track Options Manager can only read the original file names.
The sound itself can be in any language, but the file name has to be the original ENGLISH one.
For example the sound name is "FullThrottleOverJumpKeepRight" but the GERMAN sound is "Vollgas über Sprung rechts halten".



Thank you
---------
Jim Pearson
Lee Bowden



These replacement German Sounds by Stefan Roess.
11.06.2019
http://www.GPLWORLD.de

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Sa Jun 15, 2019 9:45 pm
von Stefan Roess
Build 1.1 CTD fixes & more

37¾ mile Isle Of Man Mountain Course
for Grand Prix Legends

BUILD 1.1 ............Released 16th June 2019

This new build contains all the Draw Distance modifications and other changes discussed
in the CTD Fix thread, plus a number of other refinements, outlined in the attached BUILD
1.1 [ Change Log ] document.

For those who downloaded the original release version before 14th June 2019, please
update to BUILD 1.1 by using ONE of the two small update patches on the right hand side
of my downloads page here.

http://jrpearson.homestead.com/37MileIOMMCRelease.html

Simple instructions in the Zip.

All new installs will be BUILD 1.1 from now on.

Enjoy!

Jim


Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: Sa Jun 22, 2019 9:57 pm
von Paul Skingley
Anyone gone faster than the bikes yet ?

Peter Hickman's current record 16:42.778 135.452mph average speed - BMW S 1000 RR



Paul

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: So Jun 23, 2019 10:51 am
von Stefan Roess
According to the Custom Rank of GPL Weekly not:
http://www.freeleo.hu/weekly/index.php? ... ack&id=Man
(you need to be registred to see the times)
Lap times: Isle Of Man Mountain Course

Click on a best lap time to see the driver's lap times with the selected mod. Click on a driver name to see his recent activity.

# driver F1 1955 F1 1965 F1 1966 F1 1967 F1 1969 F2 1967 GT 1967 CA 1966 CA 1971 TC 1972 X1 1967


1 Robert Fleurke 100%


17:16.3


2 Keith Ballard 102.2%
19:29.0 19:05.0 18:24.4 18:22.7 19:29.9 19:53.0 19:15.3 17:39.6
19:06.7


3 Axel Cookie 104.1%
19:43.5

18:45.9
17:59.2


4 Bjørn Finnestad 110.1%


19:08.5

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: So Jun 23, 2019 11:08 am
von GrandPrixYannick
Robert, bloody hell...

Who else :D

Re: 37¾ Mile Isle of Man Mountain Course for GPL released

Verfasst: So Jun 23, 2019 12:27 pm
von Paul Skingley
My best so far ( 69mod McLaren M7A )

16:46.83

I think I lost a few seconds near the end of the lap so the bike record is up for grabs.



Paul