netKar-Pro version 1.3 Final released!

September 9th 2011 - Rome, Italy.

Kunos Simulazioni is celebrating 5 years of  netKar PRO , releasing the  final version 1.3 at only  14.90€ available at the official website:   http://www.netkar-pro.com

netKar PRO is a car racing simulator, universally acclaimed for its realistic physics and feedback.

The new netKar PRO v1.3 Final is more stable on multiplayer, with better collisions, improved physics on the Vintage car and a brand new Vintage replica GT car with more power and semislick tyres!  

As always you can preview netKar PRO's amazing physics and engaging multiplayer by download the free demo that contains one car, one track and multiplayer racing. Full version can be unlocked after buying a license online at: http://www.netkar-pro.com

New netKar PRO v1.3 Final is free for all netKar PRO existing users.

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Game assets:  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/103005/netKarPROv1-3_assets.zip

YouTube channel:  http://www.youtube.com/user/KUNOSSimulazioni

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netKar PRO version 1.3 changelog

GUI

New GUI icons and organization

Password is now automatically recovered from last session

Gameplay/Graphics

New setup behavior (use nkpro.ini USE_OLD_STYLE=1 to go back to the previous behavior)

Keyboard and GamePad quick selection keys moved to SHIFT+K and SHIFT+P

Added g meter readings on the control overlay

Mirrors are now using full shading scene

Physics

Added "non linear" brake settings for professional pedalboards

Added hand brake on wheel button settings

Improved tyre model slip model

Improved differential math model

New collision detection and response system

Multiplayer

Improved collision detection

Improved collision response

Improved lobby protocol

Added "Reset", "Next", "Restart" on vote

Improved network protocol, packets are smaller and delivered with a different strategy

New prediction system for remote cars' rotation

Added overlay to signal low quality in client-server connection

New protocol for client to server lobby connection avoiding MTU block by some routers

Additional Contents

GT Vintage "Replica"

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netKar PRO features

Rain Modeling: Race with different selectable levels of wet. Water puddles on the race track affect tyre grip, ride heights and aero modeling. You will have to find the best line through a corner, taking care of your fragile rain tyres. Raise your single seater car to avoid acquaplaning on the variable water layer on the road.

New features and contents: netKar-PRO introduces new graphic features, brand new tyre model, different wet conditions and four new contents: The Vintage GT car, the Vintage replica GT car, the Osella PA21s prototype and the 17km Hillclimb Course Trento-Bondone.

Interactive cockpits: netKar PRO allows users to immerse themselves in the core of the simulation. The cockpits are conceived and modeled with high details and, for the first time in a racing simulation, the dashboard instruments are interactive: Buttons and switches are "active", so that is possible to activate them by mouse, keyboard or game controller, like the most professional flight simulations.

Tyres: netKar PRO features dynamic tyre surfaces which change not only in behavior but also in visual appearance as more and more track miles are added to their carcasses, when dirt build up occurs on the tyre and from punctures and tyre damage from contact. With the tyre's visible appearance changing to reflect these changes, not only will the driver feel the differences but also will be able to see it, giving a whole new dimension to tyre management in simulated motorsports.

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About Kunos Simulazioni

Kunos Simulazioni is a software house specialized in developing driving simulations mainly for the Windows platform. The company started in 2005 as a  one man show,  and now involving various professional figures, capable of producing the required technology that satisfies different requirements: from professional training software for drivers and racing teams, to promotional channel for companies, to advanced videogame dedicated to sim.racers looking for a driving model with maximum realism.

Today,  Kunos Simulazioni is active in the virtual driving sector offering a proprietary technology strongly focused on realism of dynamics models.

More information about Kunos Simulazioni can be found at: http://www.kunos-simulazioni.com


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