Live for Speed: TEST PATCH : 0.6J2

Posted: 04/12/2015 in Live for Speed
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WARNING : THIS IS A TEST

NOTE : THIS DOES NOT CONTAIN NEW TYRE PHYSICS OR ANY NEW CONTENT

PLEASE TEST BEFORE YOU POST

PLEASE AVOID : OFF-TOPIC FEATURE REQUESTS / UNRELATED COMMENTS

Hello Racers,

Here is a new TEST PATCH : 0.6J2

Nearby objects are now visible in the reflections on cars.
Building reflections have also been improved.
The HTC Vive VR headset is now supported through OpenVR.

To enter VR mode if you have an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive :
Options… View… 3D button at the top of the screen.
Select VR headset. Select Oculus Rift or OpenVR.

This test patch IS compatible with version 0.6J
This test patch CAN play replays from version 0.6J

You cannot upload hotlaps made with this test patch because it is only a test patch, not an official patch.

Please keep a backup of your LFS.exe from 0.6J so you can easily go back if there are any problems.

Changes from 0.6J to 0.6J2 :

Graphics :

New reflections system and shaders for cars and buildings
Nearby objects are visible in new dynamic reflections on cars
Option to set number of dynamic reflections in main and mirror view
Misc option to enable a programmable post-processing shader

Misc :

New command /rsh to reload shaders (e.g. after editing externally)
Maximum number of controllers increased to 10 (was previously 8)
Updated translations – thank you translators

VR :

HTC Vive headset is now supported through OpenVR
Oculus Rift support now requires runtime 0.7 or later

Training lesson editor :

SHIFT+T on main entry screen to access lesson editor or list editor
Layouts for lessons must be copied from layout to training folder
SHIFT+T on training screen to view and test newly added lessons

Fixes :

Improved validity check when loading car colour settings

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS :

A FULL version of LFS 0.6J must already be installed

To install the PATCH using the SELF EXTRACTING ARCHIVE :

1) Move or save the patch into your main LFS folder
2) Double click the patch to extract it to that folder
3) When you see “Confirm File Replace” select “Yes to All”
4) Now you can start LFS in the normal way

NOTE : You can see if the patch is correctly installed when you run
the program (LFS.exe). At the bottom of the entry screen : 0.6J2

DOWNLOADS :

PATCH 0.6J TO 0.6J2 (SELF EXTRACTING ARCHIVE) (if you already have 0.6J) :
http://www.lfs.net/file_lfs.php?name=LFS_PATCH_6J_TO_6J2.exe (1.2 MB)

PATCH 0.6J TO 0.6J2 (ALTERNATIVE ZIP) (if you already have 0.6J) :
http://www.lfs.net/file_lfs.php?name=LFS_PATCH_6J_TO_6J2.zip (1.4 MB)

 

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