Batracer - Different to any other racing game

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Batracer - Different to any other racing game

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http://batracer.com

Basically, Batracer is another racing management game. However, it is different in that you are the driver. You stick in your settings, select your tyre you want to use, when you want to pit and things like that.

From the website:
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BATracer is a browser webgame similar to some racing manager style webgames. However, it is unique in that gameplay centres around the player as the driver, rather than the team manager. This introduces multiplayer team work as an important part of success.
Carsets Available:

F1 2010 - The Formula One 2010 F1 Manager Game, featuring 2010 teams, rules and venues. Multiplayer game is highly competitive. The most radical shakeup in over a decade!

F1 2009 - The Formula One 2009 F1 Manager Game, featuring 2009 teams, rules and venues. Multiplayer game is highly competitive. The most radical shakeup in years!

Le Mans Endurance Series - Build your own GT team in this endurance racing manager game. GT, GTS, LMP1 and LMP2 classes. 22 cars to choose from.

Classic All-American - Multiplayer Trans-Am racing game. Classic era modelled from 1968-1972. Dodge, Pontiac, Chevrolet, AMC, Plymouth, Ford cars available and more.

Formula 3 - F3 Manager Game - choose chassis, engine and tyres as your first step to victory. Multiplayer team sizes from 1-4 cars! Make customized liveries.

GP2 - Highly competitive racing GP2 Manager Game, featuring historically accurate team data. This is a multiplayer game with detailed race calculation algorithms.

Indy 500 - Racing Manager simulation of modern day Indy 500. Choose your real team from historical selections. Superb liveries and 37 entrants for this classic oval challenge.

German Tourers - Highly competitive DTM Racing Manager Game, featuring weight ballast and classic Audi vs Mercedes action. This is a multiplayer game with historical or custom teams.

There are of course more, but those are the main ones. Others include A1GP, Classic F1 86 and British Tourers

There was an incident which resulted in the entire website being shut down - Ferrari complained about their name being used, and as a result all names are now fake but easy to tell which is which. Ferrari is Team Wales as the game's creater is Welsh.

I will make a post about how to change the names back to normal soon.
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How to Change Back to Real Names

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User Scripts for Name Changes

One of the main changes to BATracer was the removal of manufacturer names from the game. Thanks to some players of BATracer there is now a 'User Script' that replaces the fake names back to the original names that could be found in game previously. This user script is not endorsed, recommended or supported by BATracer in any way and any use is down to the individual. The user script changes the names back on the users computer only, so if you use more than one computer then you would need to install on all these computers. The user script may not work on all types of browser. Depending on your PC specs you may notice some slow down when pages are loading especially on the larger races like LMES races or Oval races.

FireFox users
Make sure You have 'Grease Monkey' Installed. This is an add-on that enables you to use the user scripts. Download available at: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748

Click on 'add to Firefox' then follow instructions.

Restart Firefox

Once you have Grease Monkey installed go to: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/61288

Click on 'Install' and follow instructions

The script should now replace the fake names when playing BATracer.

Internet Explorer Users

Download Trixie http://www.bhelpuri.net/Trixie/

Save the user script into C:\Program Files\Bhelpuri\Trixie\Scripts

Restart IE.

Chrome Users
Download the dev channel version of Chrome ([url]dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel[/url])

Once dev channel is installed, open the properties of your Chrome shortcut and add --enable-user-scripts to the target path: mine thus reads C:\Users\haha, nice try\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome .exe --enable-user-scripts

Save the user script into C:\Users\lolz\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\user Data\Default\User Scripts\, creating the User Scripts folder if necessary

Restart Chrome if you had it open in step 2.

Opera/Safari Users

At present there doesn't seem to be any easy way to get the user scripts to work on these browsers. If you use Safari on a Mac then you can take a look at: How to run Grease Monkey scripts in Safari
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Re: Batracer - Different to any other racing game

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Looks intresting, can this be played online against other users?
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it is a complete online game mate. you can create your own personal seasons and all sorts
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RA Dunk wrote:Looks intresting, can this be played online against other users?


Yes, that's what it is, an online game where you team up with another online user and race against other people from around the world :)
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Jabberwocky wrote:it is a complete online game mate. you can create your own personal seasons and all sorts


Excellent, been looking for a new racing game to play as well, this might fit the bill so too speak, how computer friendly is it though do I need some kind of super computer to run it or is it PC friendly?
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No, its very easy to use, can take up just 5 minutes of your day or a lot longer depending on how seriously you take it :)

No supercomputer needed :thumbup:
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If you want any help just PM me, or find me on the game, I'm Ace Sharp :)
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Will download this today and have a little play around with it then, I like the names of the F1 teams though , Roro Torso? lol :P
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Nahh, you don't download it, it's simply an online game
And yeah, there was an incident with Ferrari, read my second post for info on how to change them back :D
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if you are after a free online racing game. try live for speed matey
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oldhammad wrote:Nahh, you don't download it, it's simply an online game
And yeah, there was an incident with Ferrari, read my second post for info on how to change them back :D


Ahh, so there is no actual racing using wheels/keyboards/etc against other people via the internet then?
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RA Dunk wrote:
oldhammad wrote:Nahh, you don't download it, it's simply an online game
And yeah, there was an incident with Ferrari, read my second post for info on how to change them back :D


Ahh, so there is no actual racing using wheels/keyboards/etc against other people via the internet then?


nope it is a team management game
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Ahhh, bummer then :(
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I bet you'd still like it :thumbup:
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