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 **Hello and welcome to the Project Homecoming: Racing server! We are a semi-serious racing community with a focus on clean racing.** **Hello and welcome to the Project Homecoming: Racing server! We are a semi-serious racing community with a focus on clean racing.**
  
-Please see our [[Rules]]. +**Please see our [[Rules]].** 
  
 This page serves as a Crash Course for new players. If you need answers to specific questions, the **[[faq:start|FAQ]]** is available. This page serves as a Crash Course for new players. If you need answers to specific questions, the **[[faq:start|FAQ]]** is available.
  
-**Connecting to Discord**\\ +====== Connecting to Discord ====== 
-Discord is required to get the Steam Role. This allows you to connect when there are more than 15 players online in the server. Please join the **[[https://discord.gg/xbf6pvH|Project:Homecoming Discord server]]** as you read through this guide.+Discord is required to get the Registered Role. This allows you to connect when there are more than 15 players online in the server. Please join the **[[https://discord.gg/xbf6pvH|Project:Homecoming Discord server]]** as you read through this guide. 
  
-**Installing FiveM**\\ +====== Installing FiveM ====== 
-Please visit **[[https://fivem.net/|FiveM]]** and download the client. Please note, you will need a legitimate copy of Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games Social Club or Steam. Steam must also be installed and running with "Source SDK Base 2007" installed.+Please visit **[[https://fivem.net/|FiveM]]** and download the client. Please note, you will need a legitimate copy of Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games Social Club or Steam. Steam must also be installed and running with "Source SDK Base 2007" downloaded.
  
-**Starting FiveM to play on the server**\\+====== Starting FiveM to play on the server ======
 [[faq:0a_you_need_steam|You must have Steam installed and running.]]\\ [[faq:0a_you_need_steam|You must have Steam installed and running.]]\\
 FiveM will automatically detect your copy of Grand Theft Auto 5. You must be fully patched and own a legitimate copy of the game to play.\\ FiveM will automatically detect your copy of Grand Theft Auto 5. You must be fully patched and own a legitimate copy of the game to play.\\
 FiveM, Project Homecoming: Racing is available to play only on PC.\\ FiveM, Project Homecoming: Racing is available to play only on PC.\\
  
-**[[faq:loadingup|Connecting to the Server]]**\\+====== Connecting to the Server ====== 
 +Main Article: [[faq:loadingup|Loading Up]]\\
 The main Server name is Project Homecoming: Racing (Alpha). There are 2 other servers you may connect to if the main server is full or the slot limit has been reached.\\ The main Server name is Project Homecoming: Racing (Alpha). There are 2 other servers you may connect to if the main server is full or the slot limit has been reached.\\
 You can use "Homecoming" as the keyword to search for both servers.\\ You can use "Homecoming" as the keyword to search for both servers.\\
 For anyone having trouble seeing the server in the server list here are the IP addresses to use in the direct connect menu: For anyone having trouble seeing the server in the server list here are the IP addresses to use in the direct connect menu:
  
-The server IPs are as follows:+The server addresses are as follows:
 <code> <code>
-  * Project Homecoming: Racing (Alpha)                                         142.4.215.102 +  * Project Homecoming: Registration Serverregister.phomecoming.com 
-  * Project Homecoming: Testing/Events                                         158.69.144.59 +  * Project Homecoming: Racing Server 1race.phomecoming.com 
-  * Project Homecoming: Staff Development/Recording, Testing, Steam Link       144.217.206.76</code>+  * Project Homecoming: Racing Server 2: race2.phomecoming.com 
 +  * Project Homecoming: Testing/Eventstesting.phomecoming.com 
 +</code>
  
-**[[faq:serverfull|What to do if the Server is full]]**\\ +Please use Direct Connect to connect to the server as the FiveM Server Browser is not reliable.\\ 
-**Roles**\\+Press F8 to bring up the console and type in: 
 +<code> 
 +  Connect race.phomecoming.com</code> 
 + 
 +====== Slot and Role Restrictions ====== 
 +Main Article:[[Roles]]\\
 Without registering in Discord, you may play whenever there are less than 15 people in the server. The slot limits are as follows: Without registering in Discord, you may play whenever there are less than 15 people in the server. The slot limits are as follows:
 <code> <code>
-  * More than 15: Restricted to rookies and above +  * 15 and above: Restricted to Registered and above (20 in Registration) 
-  * More than 26: Restricted to racers and above +  * 20 and above: Trolls can no longer join 
-  * More than 27: Restricted to directors and above +  * 25 and above: Registered can no longer join 
-  * More than 28: Restricted to hosts</code> +  * 26 and above: Rookies can no longer join 
-You must connect to the TESTING/EVENTS server in order to obtain your Discord code.+  * 27 and above: Regulars can no longer join 
 +  * 28 and above: Restricted to racers and above 
 +  * 28 and above: Restricted to directors and above 
 +  * 28 and above: Restricted to hosts</code> 
 +You must connect to the REGISTRATION server in order to obtain your Discord code.
  
-**[[faq:loadingup|What to do if you're stuck loading]]**\\ +====== What to do if you're stuck loading ====== 
-If the load screen has been stuck on "initiating slight drift" for more than 3 minutes. You may hit F8 and type Quit to retry. It may take 3-10 attempts if FiveM is behaving poorly. Patience and Persistence is a key trait. You should be ingame within 3-5 minutes.\\+If the load screen has been stuck on for more than 3 minutes. You may hit F8 and type Quit to retry. It may take 3-10 attempts if FiveM is behaving poorly. Patience and Persistence is a key trait. You should be ingame within 3-5 minutes.\\
 **DO NOT ALT TAB**\\ **DO NOT ALT TAB**\\
 If it's been more than 10 attempts and you're still not in-game, you may attempt to clear FiveM's cache. If this doesn't work, please inform the staff in the #help-and-support channel. If it's been more than 10 attempts and you're still not in-game, you may attempt to clear FiveM's cache. If this doesn't work, please inform the staff in the #help-and-support channel.
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   * and %localappdata%\FiveM\FiveM Application Data\cache\priv   * and %localappdata%\FiveM\FiveM Application Data\cache\priv
  
-**You're connected, now what?**\\+====== You're connected, now what? ======
 To get your discord code, press F7, scroll to the bottom and select the Discord option.\\ To get your discord code, press F7, scroll to the bottom and select the Discord option.\\
-Your Discord Code will **NOT** generate immediately. Please wait up to 60 minutes. If at any point this fails to generate, please go to the #help-and-support channel of the Discord and ask for further assistance.+Your Discord Code will **NOT** generate immediately. Please wait up to 30 minutes. If at any point this fails to generate, please go to the #help-and-support channel of the Discord and ask for further assistance.
  
 [[faq:controls|Controls]] such as the **F7 Menu: code name CHARLIE** allows you to spawn vehicles and tracks, save car customization and pedestrian appearances. When a Racer is on, the options change to allow you to join events started by the Racers and race with other people in the server. Please take note not to be TESTING while a racer is online.\\ [[faq:controls|Controls]] such as the **F7 Menu: code name CHARLIE** allows you to spawn vehicles and tracks, save car customization and pedestrian appearances. When a Racer is on, the options change to allow you to join events started by the Racers and race with other people in the server. Please take note not to be TESTING while a racer is online.\\
 F6 brings up Activated Carbon. This is a menu that allows you to customize cars and player-character appearance. \\ F6 brings up Activated Carbon. This is a menu that allows you to customize cars and player-character appearance. \\
-If you have connected to the **Main Server** and your character is invisible, there is likely a race going on. Sit back, relax and spectate. You may move your viewpoint by pressing "E" or the numbers "1 through 9" on your keyboard.\\ 
-If you have connected to the **Development/Testing server**, setting your player appearance will **not** carry over to the main server. 
  
-**[[Roles|Discord verification]]**\\ + 
-  * Press **F7** whilst connected to the Racing server within FiveM to open CHARLIE. (Use the Testing/Events or Staff/Dev server if the main is full or if there is a race ongoing. You won't have access to the necessary menu option when a race is on.) +====== Discord verification ====== 
-  * **Scroll to the bottom and select the Discord option.** (If you have no code then you will need to wait for it to be generated and server synced. If still missing after 2 hours, ask in the Discord channel #help-and-support)+  *Connect to the Project Homecoming: Registration Server: register.phomecoming.com. 
 +  * Press **F7** whilst connected to the server within FiveM to open CHARLIE. 
 +  * **Scroll to the bottom and select the Discord option.** (If you have no code then you will need to wait for it to be generated and server synced. If still missing after 30 minutes, ask in the Discord channel #help-and-support)
   * This will show you a 6 character code in the range A-Z and 1-9. (There is no zero)   * This will show you a 6 character code in the range A-Z and 1-9. (There is no zero)
   * Take a note of that code and in Discord channel #charlie use the command !discord <whatever that 6 character code is>   * Take a note of that code and in Discord channel #charlie use the command !discord <whatever that 6 character code is>
   * eg if the code is ABC123 then the command is !discord ABC123   * eg if the code is ABC123 then the command is !discord ABC123
-  * You should get the ''Discord Steam Role added and Rookie Rank granted on server.'' message from the BOT and gain the Steam role in Discord. +  * You should get the ''Registered Role added and rank granted on server.'' message from the BOT and gain the Registered role in Discord. 
-  * __Take note. The FiveM server takes time to sync with the Discord bot. **It may take up to an hour before you're able to join the main server after sending the Discord code in #charlie.**__+  * Connecting to the racing server should now be possible after putting the command and code in #Charlie. Please report any issues in discord.
   * You do not need to be connected to the server for the code to generate. The generation process begins the moment you connect so you may leave if you wish.   * You do not need to be connected to the server for the code to generate. The generation process begins the moment you connect so you may leave if you wish.
   * **DO NOT SHARE DISCORD CODES WITH FRIENDS**   * **DO NOT SHARE DISCORD CODES WITH FRIENDS**
  
-**[[Racing Etiquette]]**\\+====== Racing Etiquette ====== 
 +Main Article: **[[Racing Etiquette]]**\\
 **Blue Flag Rule**\\ **Blue Flag Rule**\\
 Project Homecoming: Racing has a feature where if you're about to be lapped  by a faster, luckier or less crash prone racer, their car blip turns blue in the mini-map. In cases like this, you would need to make room for the faster driver. This does not mean you need to pull over or stop (which has caused incidents), but do not play defensively and do not aggressively hog the racing line.\\ Project Homecoming: Racing has a feature where if you're about to be lapped  by a faster, luckier or less crash prone racer, their car blip turns blue in the mini-map. In cases like this, you would need to make room for the faster driver. This does not mean you need to pull over or stop (which has caused incidents), but do not play defensively and do not aggressively hog the racing line.\\
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 If you want to prove that you did not cause an incident, record/stream your gameplay, especially if you have high ping. Doing so has saved people in the past. If you want to prove that you did not cause an incident, record/stream your gameplay, especially if you have high ping. Doing so has saved people in the past.
  
-**[[faq:doing_races|Racers]]**\\ +====== Racers ====== 
-"Racer" is a role given to a select few trusted by the staff. They have the power to start race events in the server. Please do not harass them to start a race.+"[[faq:doing_races|Racer]]" is a role given to a select few trusted by the staff. They have the power to start race events in the server. Please do not harass them to start a race.
  
-**Why aren't my "Fastest Lap" Times being recorded?**\\+====== Why aren't my "Fastest Lap" Times being recorded? ======
 Project Homecoming: Racing requires 60FPS average for Lap Times to be recorded. Having more than 60fps has been proven to have effects on car acceleration and handling. Please limit your FPS using Vsync or [[faq:fpslimt|an FPS limiter]]. Project Homecoming: Racing requires 60FPS average for Lap Times to be recorded. Having more than 60fps has been proven to have effects on car acceleration and handling. Please limit your FPS using Vsync or [[faq:fpslimt|an FPS limiter]].
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