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Motorsport Manager (PC)

Discussion in 'Space, Sims & City Builders' started by Riso, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. SmartCheetahgender: ⚧ Savant

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    I was always "in front" even with crappy infrastructure IF I continued to develop risky/high level parts which would get carried to the next season. After improving your car a bit, just continue to develop parts(even risky ones, it won't carry over) with as much MAX stat as possible. You'd probably end up a few places up in the next season. I played for like.. 8-9 seasons and I was growing better and better (altough, I wasn't 1'st every season)
     
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  2. I'm With Her Snorkackgender: ⚧ for prison Arcane

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    do risky parts get carried over if they are banned after usage though?
    Also, if I hire a garbage tier driver as reserve, do I still fully profit from any +marketability traits he might have?
     
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  3. SmartCheetahgender: ⚧ Savant

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    Personally, I haven't used them at all. Only build them with next season in mind.

    Nope, only your main drivers marketability matters. It's a waste. You'd better hire a pay-driver and use them in practice, making you some dough every week. It's a good idea if you're running low on money or can't really spend anything on developing your HQ.
     
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  4. Nirvashgender: ⚧ Learned

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    Some tips:

    Create a team give you a garbage one, get used to suck for a couple season and just build up hq/parts. (upgrade factory, then track for engine)
    Don't look at stars, look at the stats and ignore the talent until decent hq.
    A good pilot is wasted on a crap car, so just get the cheapest one with the best marketability, smoothness (tire wear) is the most important race stat.
    Go for cheap mechanic 1 with best reliability and decent concentration-pit, get the second with best performance and decent concentration-pit.
    Focus on a single car/pilot.
     
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  5. I'm With Her Snorkackgender: ⚧ for prison Arcane

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    I'm close to finishing my first season in asia pacific and it really feels like I'm back to square one. After 9 races full of bad luck and poor decisions my team's at rank 10, tied for 0 points with another team. Somehow I got worse during the season. Also my whole pit crew except 3 just quitted and I can't afford to upgrade the trash crew anymore.
    How do demotions work? Are they player decisions like promos?
     
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  6. I'm With Her Snorkackgender: ⚧ for prison Arcane

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    Also, if I try to bully a driver by benching him, trashtalking him in interviews... Do I actually get the contract breaking fee if he hires somewhere else?
     
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  7. Risogender: ⚧ Arcane

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    No, when you are last you are simply shuffled into the lower league.

    Yes.
     
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  8. Makabbgender: ⚧ Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    Which dlc add stuff to the base game?
     
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  9. Risogender: ⚧ Arcane

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    All of them but Challenge Pack the least.
     
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  10. Burning Bridgesgender: ⚧ Enviado de meu SM-G3502T usando Tapatalk

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    Sprinklers :lol:
     
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  11. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    i bought this because i'm sad and lonely and because noone of you gifted me anything this year :'( you meanies!
    i only wish there would have been helpers during the race, like suggesting pit stops strategies and calculating fuel usage. real f1 has hundreds of people doing this every second, it's a bit silly i have to do it all myself. also it's pretty stupid that the fuel interface tells me how many laps of fuel i'm going to put in while the counter says x/y laps; i know it's first grade math but still, why should i do the calculation every time?
    maybe i missed it, but probably it doesn't exist: isn't there a way to watch the race and leave the controls to the computer? even some suggestions here and there would work to alleviate this absence, not just "hey, my engine almost broke down" when it's too late.
     
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  12. Nirvashgender: ⚧ Learned

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    Dude, this is not a driving simulator, pulling a good strategy IS the game.

    Fuel is bound by rules for max capacity. (so everyone have to do at least x pits)

    Parts blowing up is only a issue in the early game and for the 1 race of the season, just improve reliability fast.
     
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  13. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    it's not "motorsport strategist", it's "motorsport manager".
     
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  14. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    am i wrong or the best way to get a decent car as a freshly created team is to just smash your own cars into a wall for 2-3 years, without spending a dime, and then buying all the best stuff at once?
     
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  15. I'm With Her Snorkackgender: ⚧ for prison Arcane

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    You mean the chassis components you buy at the beginning of each season? I actually always buy the cheapest option (except if your rules allow batteries. They seem to have quite some impact). I rather spend the money on improving components constantly, and after a few seasons I always score 1st and 2nd place no matter the chassis.
    The only time I invest money in chassis is when I got promoted to a higher division, because you need to grasp for every straw to not immediately get relegated again after the first season. But if you never spent money on chassis before and didn't waste your dollars on needless infrastructure, you should have a decent financial cushion to be able to survive the tough first season.
     
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  16. Burning Bridgesgender: ⚧ Enviado de meu SM-G3502T usando Tapatalk

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    I must admit I never though of that, and it might work but considering it takes a day or two of your life just grinding up the few numbers it may be one of the dumbest ideas ever.
     
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  17. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    few days? switch to short.
     
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    Whatever, it's your game. But what you plan to do is what we call a "1-Euro job".
     
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  19. Risogender: ⚧ Arcane

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    The most importing thing in the game is engine power but you can't get more than a slight boost by switching suppliers. I suggest to try and get it voted in as spec asap. Then get a decent driver to score points.
     
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  20. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    actually in third season i developed an engine fast enough to let me start score points when the spec engines were voted in, and i lost all my advantage. i had to spend 1m to vote them back out.

    but anyway i feel like i wasted my money, the game in theory is interesting, being fifa manager for cars, but in practice it's extremely barebone, there's a minuscule amount of things to do, a dozen buildings and 1-useless-question interviews (which are no more than 4 or 5) won't cut it for me. and on top of this the mod scene is dead and doesn't seem it's ever truly been alive either.
     
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  21. Nirvashgender: ⚧ Learned

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    No, just go for max improvability. (always, and if they give you the event "pay for more of it", say yes)

    Well, fuel efficiency can be good if you like to push the car, as is tyre wear if you get a over 50% fuel/race rule and/or you have crap smoothness pilots.

    Always improve everything, the parts max stat carry over the next season (but not really if you get promoted)

    Always push for spec stuff, is less money you have to sink.
     
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  22. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    after a bunch of seasons my character was 20/20/20, so i applied to ferrari and everyone was happy to see me join.

    i've wasted my money on worse but it's wasted money nonetheless.
     
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    Could have started with Ferrari right away and saved yourself the hassle.

    I played with mid tier teams like Lotus and was competitive from the start. Of course it feels much more rewarding to win 1 or 2 races per seasons if you have an inferior engine.
     
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  24. MadMaxHellfiregender: ⚧ Magister

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    why would i? i'm a grower, not a shower.
     
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