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racing_etiquette [2018/04/15 10:34]
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racing_etiquette [2018/04/29 07:38]
abecede [Accidents and Lag hits]
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 If you take out another driver by accident, so the other person gets off track, you have to wait for them to catch up and retake their position in front of you. Usually, **do not** make a full stop right away, but rather look for a good spot in the next ca. 10-100 meters; get off the racing line - maybe on the grass / sidewalk next to the road and wait there for the person you took out. If you take out another driver by accident, so the other person gets off track, you have to wait for them to catch up and retake their position in front of you. Usually, **do not** make a full stop right away, but rather look for a good spot in the next ca. 10-100 meters; get off the racing line - maybe on the grass / sidewalk next to the road and wait there for the person you took out.
  
-Lag hits happen, since all the positions of other drivers need to be updated via the internet, and this takes time. Sometimes you'll see a car that you're battling with skid unexpectedly and lose control. This is called a lag hit. You didn't do anything wrong, but the Internet was just mean to you. Be a gentleman / lady and do the same as mentioned in the paragraph above. Get out of the racing line, slow down / make a full stop, and wait for the other driver.+Lag hits happen, since all the positions of other drivers need to be updated via the internet, and this takes time.  
 +Here is an example of a typical lag hit. Both drivers were quite surprised when it happened: https://​clips.twitch.tv/​CheerfulSmokyGoatUnSane 
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 +Sometimes you'll see a car that you're battling with skid unexpectedly and lose control. This is called a lag hit. You didn't do anything wrong, but the Internet was just mean to you. Be a gentleman / lady and do the same as mentioned in the paragraph above. Get out of the racing line, slow down / make a full stop, and wait for the other driver.
  
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-So you've been taken out. Your car is on the racing line facing backwards. The best way to handle this is to get off the racing line as quickly as possible, check the mini-map for incoming cars. Wait until traffic is gone, and only When you see a clear opening, resume driving.+So you've been taken out. Your car is on the racing line facing backwards. The best way to handle this is to get off the racing line as quickly as possible, check the mini-map for incoming cars. Wait until traffic is gone, and only when you see a clear opening, ​get back on track and resume driving.
racing_etiquette.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/29 07:38 by abecede