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  1. Column: More demos, please!

    Column: More demos, please!

    Once a staple in the gaming industry, demos have almost completely vanished. Two recent examples show that that is a big shame, as Yannik thinks. Beta and Early Access - two terms that are closely associated with modern gaming. The former is usually restricted to a relatively small pool of...
  2. Column: A Sim Racer's Fleeting Visits to Laguna Seca and Monaco

    Column: A Sim Racer's Fleeting Visits to Laguna Seca and Monaco

    In the past few weeks, I have been lucky enough to travel to two iconic venues in motorsport, Laguna Seca and Monaco. Here is what it is like visiting such brilliant circuits as a sim racer, and the little things you don't expect. Those familiar with the OverTake name over the past year and a...
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    News Column: Is Rain Making iRacing Safer?

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Column: Is Rain Making iRacing Safer?. Please add to the discussion here.
  4. Column: Is Rain Making iRacing Safer?

    Column: Is Rain Making iRacing Safer?

    In this latest column, join me on my first foray into iRacing's new wet weather as I discover something rather strange. Based on my relatively limited experience, is iRacing now safer with rain? Share your experiences in the comments. Image credit: iRacing.com Around a month ago, iRacing...
  5. Angus Martin

    News Endurance Racing Stint Simulation: The Feature I Need in Sim Racing

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Endurance Racing Stint Simulation: The Feature I Need in Sim Racing. Please add to the discussion here.
  6. Endurance Racing Stint Simulation: The Feature I Need in Sim Racing

    Endurance Racing Stint Simulation: The Feature I Need in Sim Racing

    Endurance racing content is popular in sim racing at the moment, but fans of the sport do not have the features to fully immerse themselves. But Angus has an idea that could change that. Image credit: Kunos Simulazioni Hooray, everyone! Assetto Corsa Competizione is now about as close to the...
  7. Column: Looking Forward To Finally Catch Up On Pau In RaceRoom

    Column: Looking Forward To Finally Catch Up On Pau In RaceRoom

    Things have been quiet regarding RaceRoom – until the announcement of the Circuit de Pau-Ville coming to the sim. For Yannik, this is a great example of new content renewing interest in a sim racing title. Images: RaceRoom/KW Studios New content in racing sims is almost always appreciated...
  8. Getting into the Sebring 12 Hour Mood with Le Mans Ultimate

    Getting into the Sebring 12 Hour Mood with Le Mans Ultimate

    Ever since first trying Le Mans Ultimate a few weeks ago, I have been hooked. But over the past week, I have been racing every day, getting into the Sebring 12 Hour mood. It really is excellent fun. Image credit: Studio-397 From a focus on the plethora of GTP and Hypercars entering sim racing...
  9. Column: Sometimes, Open Lobbies Are Not So Bad After All

    Column: Sometimes, Open Lobbies Are Not So Bad After All

    Open lobbies have a negative reputation among some sim racers. They can offer a much more pleasant experience than the stereotypical Monza Turn 1 punt fests – if you are lucky. Organized online races are usually the way to go for many online sim racers, be it via competition platforms, leagues...
  10. Opinion: How to Improve the iRacing Weekly Challenge

    Opinion: How to Improve the iRacing Weekly Challenge

    Our writer Luca has been enjoying competing in iRacing‘s new variety series. However, there are not that many people taking part in it. Here is how he would improve the iRacing Weekly Challenge. Image credit: iRacing.com When iRacing announced the addition of the Weekly Challenge, I was...
  11. Top 3 iRacing Tracks That Desperately Need Updating

    Top 3 iRacing Tracks That Desperately Need Updating

    The variety of locations that iRacing has to offer in their track selection is second to none. Some of them do show their age, however. Which of them are overdue a rescan? Here are our top 3 iRacing tracks that need updating. iRacing is notorious for its ‘piece by piece’ content model...
  12. What Do You Like to Do Most in BeamNG.drive?

    What Do You Like to Do Most in BeamNG.drive?

    BeamNG.drive is a wide-open sandbox with lots to do. We want to know: What are your favourite activities in the soft body crash-a-lot game? Image credit: BeamNG Each month, BeamNG.drive is one of if not the most popular games on Steam. In fact at OverTake, we keep a regular eye on the charts...
  13. BTCC in rFactor 2: Good Sign for Le Mans Ultimate?

    BTCC in rFactor 2: Good Sign for Le Mans Ultimate?

    Some of the most recent content in rFactor 2 is the collection of BTCC cars and tracks. With the pack’s quality, could it be a sign of hope for Le Mans Ultimate? We think so. Image credit: Studio 397 A few weeks ago, in a moment of boredom, I made the spontaneous decision to purchase the full...
  14. F-Reiza in Automobilista 2: A Pleasant Surprise

    F-Reiza in Automobilista 2: A Pleasant Surprise

    It is no secret that open-wheel cars are one of the strong suits of Automobilista 2. One that might get overlooked but is certainly worth trying is the F-Reiza – although it took a while to realize this. Image credit: Reiza Studios Formula One cars have seen countless transformations in the...
  15. Should iRacing Have Fewer Races?

    Should iRacing Have Fewer Races?

    The more content that releases, the more races iRacing hosts. But Angus believes there is a case to be made for fewer events on the service – here is why. Image credit: iRacing It is fair to say that, despite other titles looking to challenge it, iRacing is the go-to sim for online races. At...

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What brands would you like to see with more engagement in simracing?

  • Ferrari

    Votes: 448 35.1%
  • Porsche

    Votes: 481 37.7%
  • BMW

    Votes: 465 36.5%
  • McLaren

    Votes: 314 24.6%
  • Toyota

    Votes: 461 36.2%
  • Intel

    Votes: 154 12.1%
  • AMD

    Votes: 231 18.1%
  • Gigabyte

    Votes: 105 8.2%
  • IBM

    Votes: 66 5.2%
  • Elgato

    Votes: 85 6.7%
  • Microsoft

    Votes: 185 14.5%
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