Getting Cool Cars Into Racing Games is Harder Than You Think

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Donut Media

24 ditë më parë

Thank you to DIRT 5 and Codemasters for partnering with us on this episode & guess what, James and I are in DIRT 5! #DIRT5 launches Nov 6th and you can pre-order here Stay tuned for more info on our livestream play through of the game! WE ARE IN A VIDEO GAME!
Have you ever wondered how your favorite cars end up in your favorite racing games, and how how game developers make them feel like the real thing? Nolan interviewed the fine people at Codemasters (Dirt series, Grid series, F1 series) to find out!
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Donut Media 23 ditë më parë
What was your favorite car in your favorite racing game? I wanna hear em! I love the Alpine A110 in Dirt Rally, super satisfying to chuck around turns.
Daniel Huddleston
Daniel Huddleston 7 ditë më parë
Block of Cheese don’t feel too bad. I had a 2010 BMW M3 in real life and a bus ran into me when changing lanes pushing me off the road and into a pole. It didn’t look like a whole lot of body damage since we were going slow on a turn from a red left hand turn light. But the bus drove off and I was left there with the cops. All in all the insurance company said the frame was slightly tweaked and they totaled the car out giving me far less than I paid for it. 😩 ugh... painful. Especially when I heard the auto mechanic bought the car from the insurance company, fixed it and kept it and refused to sell it back to me. Freaking fifty... what cars caught your eye these days!
Daniel Huddleston
Daniel Huddleston 7 ditë më parë
Well Mario kart was my first. Where I could bomb out times like 54-56 seconds on Ghost Valley if you were playing with a friend and happen to get a mushroom. You need that mushroom and a perfect run on 150cc to get a 54. Anyways, and then Gran Turismo for the PS1 where basically that stupid 1967 Corvette Stingray somehow could beat every car... I hated that game. Now I’m sure there were games when I was younger on the NES like speed racer. But those old nostalgic games didn’t focus on cars too much. If you think they do, then put me down for Toad on 150cc for Mario Kart. Haha. Btw that was terrible driving on their Mario Kart Clips they showed 🤦‍♂️ no bumper jump drifting! But a classic game for me has to be Need for Speed Underground. And then at the very end you get to race this guy that’s all rich gang and exclusive, and get the 1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR! Slap on all stage 3 upgrades, NOS for days, and a beefy body kit with Blue White and red accented paint, all while Fast and the Furious just came out on DVD! Man that’s a kids dream car right there. Paul Walkers cars were all the rage, and the fact you could pretend to be him and drive his cars through the underground streets, avoiding cops and flying past competitors, all while listening to the song “when the cops come all here is whoop whoop whooop!”. Combine that and the pure engine sound of a no collision run going on the long down hill alleys where the wet streets reflect all the lights including the white one you put under the car, traveling at a blistering 230mph! Damn if that didn’t get you stoked on a car nothing would. I loved that car so 10 years later when the R35 2009 GTR came out in America. Everyone who played that game wanted one. Still do but now that I’m getting closer to being able to pay cash for one... well I think I have to go for the C8. However with that aside the 1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR from Need for Speed Underground (what I consider my first real arcade style racing game) has to be without a doubt my favorite car I ever stepped behind the wheel of, via PS2 controller. Anyone else agree? Like if you do
calvin evans
calvin evans 7 ditë më parë
2001 Ford Focus RS in Dirt Rally 1 & 2.0 I love the 911as well. I wish more people would play that game.
william seraphiel
william seraphiel 8 ditë më parë
because it's the fastest car in 2005 most wanted
william seraphiel
william seraphiel 8 ditë më parë
carrera GT in 2005 most wanted
Kev Bacon
Kev Bacon 13 orë më parë
Love Codemasters! Haven't played any other racing games since I started playing Dirt Rally and Dirt Rally 2.0 in VR a couple years ago.
Ikito 21 orë më parë
man that moment nolan said "consoles are powerful" made my day ;D
Play station 1 Home entertainment system
Play station 1 Home entertainment system Ditë më parë
I think the people at donut would really like beaming drive You guys should play it!
Chris Steinhausen
Chris Steinhausen 2 ditë më parë
What the hell is a ricer?
Tyler N
Tyler N 2 ditë më parë
“Never go full arcade.” -Dirt Fans
silentblast 2 ditë më parë
wait me and nolan are the same age
Unknow0059 2 ditë më parë
07:29 that's called remeshing for anyone who cares 09:06 which issue was that? 12:18 that's not surprising at all for me. they tend to make arcade sims, not full on simulators, even if some like DiRT Rally trend moreto sim. 13:38 the programming section was disappointing... made it seem like you just input something and then the output is perfect. didn't go into the process itself. I guess I really just wanna see these people work with them talking over it instead of a description from a layman of how they do it. 15:00 don't use studded tires then? I wanna see more racing gamedev documentary-like videos like this.
flaetsbnort 3 ditë më parë
I love that the first three comments I see are people making fun of the “No one wants to drive a boring car” statement
the slippery brick _
the slippery brick _ 3 ditë më parë
Beamng drive is one of the most realistic depictions of driving you can get but it doesnt feel realistic
Ian Sutton
Ian Sutton 3 ditë më parë
I wish I had someone making that sounds for me everytime I push my glasses up
rannie rivera
rannie rivera 3 ditë më parë
can't they use a 1:1 scale model of the cars? 🤔
GramerDim 4 ditë më parë
realism and dirt 5... good joke that one
Emma Kerry
Emma Kerry 5 ditë më parë
I madeeee it MOM!!! IM IN A VIDEO GAME!
dcanmore 6 ditë më parë
I've been playing racing games since Pole Position :) edit: I also remember buying Codemasters very first racing game BMX Simulator in 1986.
Cyrus The Great
Cyrus The Great 6 ditë më parë
Too bad for beamng, nobody will want their car in a destruction game.
Spectacular Spaghetti
Spectacular Spaghetti 6 ditë më parë
DIRT, iRacing and Forza is cool and all, but nothing beats Driver San Francisco imo, it was my favourite car game during my childhood
Brian Davis
Brian Davis 7 ditë më parë
What game is that at 7:50
RobChap 8 ditë më parë
This is a 16 minute long commercial for code masters...Donut media is starting to turn into nothing but an advertising machine. Lame.
Christian Valdez
Christian Valdez 8 ditë më parë
6:46 😳😏
MrRogue 8 ditë më parë
Codemasters do actual testing and research compared to the crap i play... The Crew 2 (Ivory Tower, Ubisoft). They say its a Arcade Sim... but to me it strictly Arcade. Boring!
Dat Adventure time artist
Dat Adventure time artist 8 ditë më parë
Hey what car was on the thumbnail
Nadim Frederico
Nadim Frederico 8 ditë më parë
15:11 oh look the 2020 ferrari
David T
David T 8 ditë më parë
We need a second gen acura integra in a racing game. Never before seen to my knowledge
NickZero 9 ditë më parë
I like the cars that come out of games that dont do licenses like the GTA mashed up cars that look like combo's of real cars
NickZero 9 ditë më parë
Dirt 5 on steam is garbage as of right now...
illumniboardroom 10 ditë më parë
donut needs to do a gaming series playthrough for dirt 5. do as a stream and maybe break into episodes after? i would watch it forsure
Kayenen 10 ditë më parë
The most famous car in video game history. Grey and blue BMW M3 GTR
Jose Lorenzo Jingco
Jose Lorenzo Jingco 11 ditë më parë
Bruh mobile racing games needs to watch this
The Triple S Republic
The Triple S Republic 12 ditë më parë
Codemasters never seem to get the sound right with the F1 Car's:( Seriously modders do a better job than them.
Lewis Zerlewski
Lewis Zerlewski 12 ditë më parë
Yes! The Suzuki Escudo was my favorite car in a granturismo game. At least until 3 and that redbull prototype
Alexander Kerkelov
Alexander Kerkelov 12 ditë më parë
Nolan: In the racing genre, sound is of particular importance. Forza & GT: *lol wut*
Ashutosh Verma
Ashutosh Verma 12 ditë më parë
🔥🔥🔥 #dhamaalgames
Kay’s Lego Galaxy
Kay’s Lego Galaxy 13 ditë më parë
Dirt 5 remaids m3 0f ps something
Jip Jackson
Jip Jackson 13 ditë më parë
02:55 Pronounces it "Poor-shh"... ....looses Porsche license after interview.
binned it
binned it 13 ditë më parë
What’s the car on the thumbnail?
BMW Royal
BMW Royal 13 ditë më parë
Ads on ALnets normally don’t work for me but this makes me want dirt 5
BMW Royal
BMW Royal 13 ditë më parë
lol forza has like 400+ cars
scottthewaterwarrior 14 ditë më parë
Fake vehicle names and brands > Licensed vehicles.
AugmentedGravity 14 ditë më parë
A Moment Apart
Mr. Linguini
Mr. Linguini 14 ditë më parë
"No one likes to drive a boring car" AE86 people: D:
epicninjali 13 ditë më parë
Im surprised the internet hasn’t killed you yet but that’s so true tho XD
Aditiya DP
Aditiya DP 14 ditë më parë
WTF 8:31
Andres Ortez
Andres Ortez 14 ditë më parë
Rush was good on N64
RC Knockout
RC Knockout 15 ditë më parë
I loved playing gran turismo on PS1. Those were the days!
Gabe Pence
Gabe Pence 15 ditë më parë
Cody Smith
Cody Smith 15 ditë më parë
I like how y’all act like the sound shouldn’t be a big deal for a game but I hate when one motor sounds like another there not the same they make different noises, plus I could tell you what most cars are from hearing them so it’s really nice when done correctly in game
JapRapt Cars
JapRapt Cars 15 ditë më parë
I am one of those who likes to drive "boring" regular cars in games. This way I can test out different cars I am interested in within my IRL budget. It gives you a rough feel of which you like the most :) And then modify them in the game to get inspiration for your upcoming project car.
cLuTcH BleacH
cLuTcH BleacH 15 ditë më parë
Can we please get a current remake of Midnight club 3 that game was absolutely legendary
Abraham Arthemius
Abraham Arthemius 15 ditë më parë
"Nobody want to drive boring cars." *Me looking at Gran Turismo 4* Nah.. Those "boring" cars like a Honda Fit/Jazz, Toyota Yaris, Suzuki Wagon R, and many many other regular road cars actually can be more interesting to drive than the many supercars. It feels more grassroots and in a way, very relatable since these are he cars that we probably actually drive in real life. Plus, having these regular road cars in a videogame is also a way to appreciate the automotive history as a whole since it's not just filled by supercars.
Xenon 15 ditë më parë
No mention of NFS :(
_laatikko 15 ditë më parë
just think about forza horizon 4 how many cars are there
Ahmad A
Ahmad A 15 ditë më parë
that's why always in the cockpit view. now know that a purist. #getinthezone
Jett Ogden
Jett Ogden 15 ditë më parë
what game at 0:10? is it midnight club
[ MK - V ]
[ MK - V ] 15 ditë më parë
6:58 "Think of it like a MoCap suit for a car." So a "MoCar"?
AussieBoyLloyd 15 ditë më parë
its great how they talked about putting in the real world stats.. cause even i've experienced that with a car builder game 'automation' where i made a pretty spot on replica of a 240z , going off of photos of a particular green 240 i found on google and the engine specs i put in down to a T and it was surprisingly accurate or "accurate to what i would think / believe the real car to accelerate and handle like" be that as it may its still a base game so it has its own handling flaws but it was surprisingly accurate as i did the gear ratios as well .. and a few other bits basically trying to get as close to the real accurate car... i was shocked by how good the results were and this kind of shines a light on as to why... that if the game engine is capable of real accuracy that if you give it the correct information and parameters that it will re create or simulate real life...
isaac cervan
isaac cervan 16 ditë më parë
Hey where in Need For Speed
Rutgers NAPhi
Rutgers NAPhi 16 ditë më parë
3:21 "no one wants to drive a boring car" Me: driving a Prius and yaris up and down the Togue for hours in AC
zero tohero
zero tohero 16 ditë më parë
I think you guys should get the crew 2 over dirt 5 the reason is it's more of an open world and it's got more cars, planes, dirt bikes, monster trucks, hovercraft and more
J g
J g 16 ditë më parë
grabbed dirt 5 on the weekend what a shitty game . so let down the only cool part is that donut is in It.
PA551ON 16 ditë më parë
I only bought Dirt 5 cause of you guys being in it :3
Street Blue
Street Blue 16 ditë më parë
Nice narrstive but poor driving midel and lack of truly interesting content sucks.
LASERisGAMING 16 ditë më parë
My truck would be called "TEN:01" My gimmick is that three times during a run I stop and make the whole audience watch unskippable ads
E NONEK 16 ditë më parë
Nolan, how close are these games to your own personal real world racing experience?
GrantyP EwPew
GrantyP EwPew 16 ditë më parë
But but i WANT to drive a boring car
Raymond Ha
Raymond Ha 16 ditë më parë
This won't stop people getting angry at forza for the cars list
Jordan Reuter
Jordan Reuter 17 ditë më parë
Thank you for the cabin comment. "its the only way I can get in the zone" .. True though! More racing games need the cabin view camera!! Its the best way. Definitely harder than "3rd person" sky view due to restrictions of how far and wide you can see. But.. "Its the only way I can get in the zone!"
Joe Smo
Joe Smo 17 ditë më parë
Dirt 5 is too arcady. I have a gaming wheel, and i have dirt 2.0, it’s more serious and not arcady.
Calisota WGPR
Calisota WGPR 17 ditë më parë
about the "no pink paint" - Im confused if its about Ferrari - Yes the company is a bitch to deal with when it comes to modifications BUT, I remember Test Drive 2 Unlimited had a lot of Ferraris and you could change the paint if Im not wrong - to any you want. So if its about Ferrari, it must be a recent decision.
Calisota WGPR
Calisota WGPR 17 ditë më parë
Bro, the MidnightClub 3 DUB references just made me tear up - So many people seem to forget about this almost perfect goldie - imo better than NFS U/U2. It was so similar but had tons more content. Rockstar should try a rebirth
Rotary BMX
Rotary BMX 17 ditë më parë
Up to speed on seat/cupra
Jimmy Nitro
Jimmy Nitro 17 ditë më parë
Anyone remember street racing syndicate
angel pedraza
angel pedraza 17 ditë më parë
The last video game genre that isn't tainted by shitty game journalist and crazy feminist.
Aly El-Ebeidy
Aly El-Ebeidy 17 ditë më parë
7:41 what game is that?
That fkn turkey
That fkn turkey 17 ditë më parë
reading the reviews on steam and it turns out the new Dirt is pretty bad lmao. Don't get hyped people
Morgan Drenthen
Morgan Drenthen 17 ditë më parë
Welp. DiRT 5 is shit.
Patrick Rossier
Patrick Rossier 17 ditë më parë
Can't wait to play Dirt 5 had to smile when I noticed you guys where in it. Stay healthy guys and James go for a walk and have a salad not trying to be stupid either. Mo Power Baby
Fauzie Leonhart
Fauzie Leonhart 17 ditë më parë
miss the day when donut censor "cockpit"
Merto6 17 ditë më parë
crapmasters don't have a clue they never made a car handle like the real one plz
HX3_EnFr 17 ditë më parë
Bruh that makes me remember how heavy the cars in driver San Francisco were
Frank The Hippie
Frank The Hippie 17 ditë më parë
Donut is in Dirt 5? I’m definitely buying it! Mo Powa baby
Nick Playz
Nick Playz 17 ditë më parë
Game dev: alright guys let’s add the supr- Toyota: *N O*
Charlie Frankenstein
Charlie Frankenstein 18 ditë më parë
I hated the game so much , handling was awful , the graphics were sooooo terrible it actually physically hurt my brain ... The only good thing about the whole game was James and Nolan
Kizashi Wellness
Kizashi Wellness 18 ditë më parë
Some games have some really good sound - GT4's SVT Cobra Some games have some really bad sound - GT4's RUF 3400S (gets vacuum cleaner out from closet)
Anonymous Joe
Anonymous Joe 18 ditë më parë
'No one wants to drive a boring car' *Laughs in Fiat punto*
Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson 18 ditë më parë
Still waiting to see third gen F bodies and Fieros to make it back into one...
Marco Caterisano
Marco Caterisano 18 ditë më parë
Code masters should make a newer generation fuel.
D D 18 ditë më parë
Hey i love codemasters hats of to them but kudos to kunos 'cause who knows when or if will a game at the caliber of assetto corsa ever come out?
Rutgers NAPhi
Rutgers NAPhi 18 ditë më parë
Cult of Prius
Akemi McFly
Akemi McFly 18 ditë më parë
Dude you could ask them why dirt 5 looks like shit
PerviyIgrok 18 ditë më parë
i hope DIRT5 will be not as bad as GRID 19
I'm Verty
I'm Verty 18 ditë më parë
What exactly happened with nfs and Toyota? Anyone know?
Sooryan Anil Kumar
Sooryan Anil Kumar 18 ditë më parë
"Nobody wants to drive a boring car." Me in GTA V racing a prius from cops -
Dan vapes japan
Dan vapes japan 18 ditë më parë
Please replace Nolan. I've even stopped listening to the pod cast because of him None of his videos are any good and he almost always has to stick somthing political in...
Synystr7 19 ditë më parë
Some context for my video at 8:30. This is a sequential race car which I accidentally shifted from 6th to N to 1st. This was a big from an earlier build of Automobilista that was fixed. Automobilista, ironically, has some of the best sound... when the engine runs in its designed parameters...
Khurelkhuu Tsagaantsooj
Khurelkhuu Tsagaantsooj 19 ditë më parë
thanks Codemasters. this is a very good episode. having to hear from the very people who make things. maybe in the future u can involve car manufacturers as well. thanks
Kamaron Martin
Kamaron Martin 19 ditë më parë
DIRT 5 SUCKS! It’s actually disappointing.
John Borja
John Borja 19 ditë më parë
Yes progress bar
Haytham Altheeb
Haytham Altheeb 19 ditë më parë
The Car devlopers never included the nissan 300zx Z32 in any game but fh2 and i hate them for that
The Golden Fireball
The Golden Fireball 19 ditë më parë
GSi Junky
GSi Junky 19 ditë më parë
Hahaha... In Germany your voices are from Nathan Drake and Joel from uncharted and The last of us 😅
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