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Greenpower Driving Simulator - Basic Info

What is It

A realistic driving challenge, simulating driving for the new racers.

Specification

Simulating real life racing to teach the new racers.

 

Needed

  • Allow new drivers to see what it is like to drive a Greenpower car.
  • Same joystic control as existing car.
  • Speed and Brakes?
  • Steering
  • Display of Track
  • Different Cars
  • Physics
  • Pit Stops
  • Tracks
  • Notifications on Car Display
  • Timing

Nice to have

  • Brake Control.
  • Vibration/Landscape
  • Sound
  • Yellow/Red Flags
  • Characters
  • FX
  • Driving Line
  • Map
  • Team Chat
  • Actual Tracks
  • Power Ups
  • Multiplayer? (Unlikely!)

Old

  • Monitor - 1080p
  • Computer - i7/i5 proccessor with at least 2 GB Ram, XP/Win7

 

Design

Mechanics:

  • Plywood Cockpit
  • Seat
  • Joystick

Software:

  • Unity3D/Blender/Torcs/GamemakerStudio
  • Linux!!! (Ubuntu!)

Electronics:

  • Old Gaming Joystick
  • Potentiometer
  • Switches/Buttons

Implementation

N/A

Testing

N/A

Conclusions

N/A