News and Updates on the Rigs of Rods truck simulator, based on an advanced soft-body physics engine.

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Disk crash!

My hard drive failed last week. No data lost, thanks to backups, but my computer was unavailable for a full week, the time to install a new hard drive and the development environment.
So, no update this weekend, but check out one of the upcoming goodie under development for the next release (probaly next week) : a crane-loadable crate!

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Version 0.16: feel the Force

New features of this version:
  • Full Joystick support (via Direct Input). If your joystick has a "Chinese Hat" button you can also use it to turn the camera.
  • Force Feedback support!!! The force function is basic, but effective : you feel the movements as if you were inside the truck.
  • A cool new camera mode (use 'C' to change camera mode).
  • A new crane truck (work in progress).
  • More sound effects (starter, horn, parking brake, ...).
  • Minor enhancements in the transmission, hydraulics, trucks and road system.