Wishlists Megathread

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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3301 Post by rookie_one » 01 Aug 2020 13:55

One more I would like to see in ATS : DRL for current trucks

They all have DRL available because of Canada(it's mandatory in canada), but regulations concerning DRL are different from europe and would probably require some adjustments for the game engine

The systems that are the most often used for DRL are(in order of popularity) :
  1. High beam at 50% power
  2. Front Turn Signal at constant full power
  3. Low Beam at 70%
  4. fog lights at 70%
  5. Dedicated DRL (ony the new VNL have these AFAIK)
For example, the 2003-2017 VNL(the one we have in-game) use the front turning signals at full power at all time for DRL (except when they are flashing)

From wikipedia :
Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108 requires DRLs on all new vehicles made or imported after January 1, 1990. Canada's proposed DRL regulation was essentially similar to regulations in place in Scandinavia, with an axial luminous intensity limit of 1,500 cd, but automakers claimed it was too expensive to add a new front lighting device, and would increase warranty costs (by dint of increased bulb replacements) to run the low beams. After a regulatory battle, the standard was rewritten to permit the use of reduced-voltage high beam headlamps producing up to 7,000 axial candela, as well as permitting any light color from white to amber or selective yellow. These changes to the regulation permitted automakers to implement a less costly DRL, such as by connecting the high beam filaments in series to supply each filament with half its rated voltage, or by burning the front turn signals full-time except when they are actually flashing as turn indicators.

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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3302 Post by akima » 01 Aug 2020 17:20

I'd like to see lots more happening on the road so the roads feel more alive. e.g.

Higher traffic density.

Occasional traffic jams.

More varied traffic behaviour (e.g. some cars should tailgate, some shouldn't. Some should always yield and flash you out, some shouldn't)

Emergency vehicles should approach at speed with lights and sirens on.

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I'd like their to be call out maintenance work. e.g. call out a van to do minor repairs or to bring you some fuel. I'd like it if I actually had to wait for it to arrive. The vehicle could be displayed on the map so the player can track its progress towards you.
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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3303 Post by Trucker_71 » 01 Aug 2020 17:56

@akima

Already available...

Higher traffic - uset g_traffic "1" <--- change this
Occasional traffic jams. - random road events and detour sliders in settings.
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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3304 Post by flight50 » 02 Aug 2020 00:57

SCS can't make such volume available because of the various pc's we all have. Just do as Trucker_71 suggest or use traffic mods. Cip has one of the best around. You can find it in the mods section on this forum.

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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3305 Post by GT182 » 03 Aug 2020 01:48

I've got to get rid of drivers too. I'll probably keep most of the garages just for lower fuel costs and repairs/upgrades. I have a bank of close to 1.5 billion and there's no way I could spend that amount of money. I don't know how long we can run in a profile or if there's and end to the sim. Right now I'm working on my 829th outbound trip in 452 days of game play for this profile. I hope I get a good retirement pension and SS benefits from it. ;) LOL
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I've hauled ass down the road for cars, trucks, and produce. Now I'm ATS addicted to doing the same thing in a simulation. :roll:

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Re: Wishlists Megathread

#3306 Post by flight50 » 03 Aug 2020 02:05

^Lol. A good pension huh. Well I think ATS will just run you til you can't run anymore. 1.5 billion is a ton and I have the nerve to be pissed about my lil 22 million, lol. I think some of the best cheats to ditch income are mods though. Edit them to increase the purchase price. I think someone mentioned paint skins are some of the easier ones.

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