Author Topic: Forza Horizon 3  (Read 6602 times)

Kalgorn

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2016, 10:48:15 PM »
I didn't play GT6 so I'm not sure what you mean by this game leading you along race to race. My experience with the GT games (I played up to 4 I think) was very linear -no open areas to explore. You just pick different exhibitions or championships.

This game is "open" (definitely a relatively loose term) once you get past the first few races and open your first horizon event.

BTW, you can definitely tweak the difficulty settings which may lead to more of a GT experience with how the cars handle. There's at least one option that can be set to "simulation". I don't know how that compares to true sim game though.

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2016, 09:46:17 AM »
Yeah, GT was more structured.  You went through the races as your skill and car performance went up.  I'm used to that, but not wanting ONLY that.  It can kill the replay value.  I still think I want to pick up Forza Motorsport 6, or see if there will be a 7. 

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2016, 09:04:27 PM »
Have you gotten through the first couple races and opened your first event? It doesn't feel very linear to me. Once the first event is open, things start popping up that you can do and you have to drive to them. You can also do on-the-fly street races.

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2016, 09:17:33 PM »
Yeah, I think I didn't really have a clue how BIG this game is.  Opened Surfers Paradise.  And went ahead and bough the VIP Pass.  This is super cool.  Can't wait to get settled in the new house and have Cable internet. This 1MB DSL is crap!

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #29 on: October 17, 2016, 11:00:29 AM »
Just a couple pics I took in photo mode.  I really like how I can install the Forza Hub App on the laptop and get my photos right from the game!   

Ran them through Lightroom for a quick touchup.  I may end up spending a lot of time just in photo mode.  :eating-popcorn-03:



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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #30 on: October 17, 2016, 09:55:31 PM »
Damn... Going to have to get this, especially since I will recognise most of the places haha

Screenshot some of the surfers paradise stuff for me, its literally only 35mins away in real life lol
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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #31 on: October 19, 2016, 10:04:16 PM »
I haven't been on since, but I will try next week.  Leaving tomorrow morning for Charlotte.  So, won't be on until at least Tuesday. 

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2016, 08:02:36 AM »
Still crashing way too much but it's a fucking lovely game.

The rubber banding is so very real now though. Like, depressingly real. I may drop the difficulty one notch and see if it makes a difference.


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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #33 on: October 30, 2016, 10:27:47 PM »
Not much time to play this still.  But, on the third Festival in the Outback.  Just get to barn finds today and found a total of 3, then had to get off to do other stuff.  Really like all the facets of this game.  The street races, the head-to-head, skill points, etc.  Now that I have FM6, I'm going back and forth between both games, so progress has slowed.  But, still enjoy both games a lot.  Not missing the PS3 or GT6. :lol:

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Re: Forza Horizon 3
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2016, 04:00:20 PM »
More ScreenShots.

Not sure if I didn't see it, but I don't think there is a way to take shots in a portrait layout.  So, took this one and then flipped and removed the watermark in photoshop.



Loved this barn find.




Trying out a scenery shot




The damage reset feature is cool. Especially when you've already taken a shot. 





Actions shots





Details.