Fourth hotfix release for 0.9

21 April 2017


  • Camo skin is now colourable. Added to Hopper and Roamer as well
  • Added spawnpoints to ‘ETK Driver Experience Center’ level
  • Added 15×9 version of Ibishu Trekker wheels


  • Adjusted offset of 6-lug wheels and pickup/van/roamer track width (your custom configs with 6-lug wheels will need their track width widened by 0.02m if it’s saved in the .pc)
  • Fixed loading quickrace prefabs
  • Fixed props not being disabled when beams break/deform
  • Fixed moving/resetting vehicle while paused
  • Fixed Kickplate prop, now works properly and has an adjustable power setting
  • Added performance data to missing configurations (Hopper, Semi, Van)
  • Fixed BOV doing weird things with low inertia engines at redline
  • Adjusted ETK Gauges fuel display when the engine is turned off
  • Added noncolliding tris to Bolide, Sunburst, SBR4, Semi, tow hitches
  • Bolide fuel tank loose node fix
  • Added lockable hubs to Hopper
  • Tweaks to “Kickplate” and “Slippery” ground models


  • Fixed Hopper duplicate brake slots
  • Fixed crash when a new quickrace is started while in an active quickrace
  • Fix D15 roof rack lights, some triangle issues, flexbody problem with 3-link suspension
  • Improve rigidity of bash bars
  • Rollover sled jbeam improvements
  • Fix G-meter instability on semi
Instructions on how to update the game here.
Bug reporting/Help Thread here.

Second hotfix release for 0.9

20 April 2017


  • Hopper: added Dune Edition, added Sport Special, added more spare wheel and tire options, added optional 6-lug swap (brake meshes WIP), added new wheels for ZXT6, added colorable soft top, added high performance radiator (still many more mod parts to come), tuned off-road dampers, weakened mirror attachment, fixed instability around b-pillar area, made front roll bar breakable (windshield can now detach), added more steering damping for off-road steering, lowered tire pressure on Off-Road and Custom variants
  • D-Series/H-Series/Roamer: Fixed some missing triangles on lightbars, improved van roof rack jbeam, improved flexbody mapping of 3-link rear coilovers, added H25 Vandal off-road van variant, added snorkel to Off-Road configuration
  • Added non-collidable triangles to parts on D-Series, H-Series, and Hopper to help anti-clipping collision system
  • Ball: Updated Jbeam, added adjustable pressure
  • Fixed Alder Dragger 15×7 wheel clipping into some cars
  • Strengthened/cleaned up some fuel tanks
  • T-Series: Fixed flat bed instability on T75 frame, fixed rear wheels vibrating at rest, improved ram plow, added T65 Ram Plow config, added T600 turbocharger (600 hp)
  • Added torque reaction nodes to car’s undriven wheels
  • Changed trailers’ bindings from “Landing Gear” to “Trailer Legs” or “Trailer Jack”
  • Fixed material conflict with TireStack prop
  • Cleaned up a lot of duplicated vehicle specific lua code (beacons, trailer feet, …)
  • Fixed rollover sled, now has an adjustable tilt angle
  • Improved turbo pressure reading while idling
  • Added multi-breakGroup and multi-deformGroup support

General Bugfixes

  • Fixed language problems: should be a lot more stable and usable now
  • Application manifest was missing, resulting the game running in windows 8.1 compatibility mode. Nothing serious, the performance screen just reported an incorrect windows version.
  • Fixed launcher hashing log files, resulting in always missing files.
  • Optimized online mode: more reliable, faster connection
  • Fixed SimplePowertrainControll app tooltip from staying when changing vehicle.
  • Adjusted ETK digital temperature gauge display.
  • Fixed some bugs in node grabber
  • Fixed bug where gameplay modules were still loaded when the user returned to the main menu
  • Fixed bug where starting a new freerom while one was active caused an invalid access
  • Fixed bug where starting a new scenario while one was active caused an invalid access


  • Fixed density calculations of atmosphere at altitude
  • Temperature in space is now equal to 2.73 Kelvin
  • Pressure groups deflate now when any beam on their surface breaks


  • Gridmap: added some more rock objects and a new rock crawling area
  • Miscellaneous minor tweaks (such as a texture issue on a road in Hirochi Raceway)
Instructions on how to update the game here.
Bug reporting/Help Thread here.

Episode – A new hop

15 April 2017

First hotfix release of 0.9, fixing some of the most annoying problems. Should load levels and vehicles a lot faster again.


  • Hopper: Fixed models having the wrong spare wheels/tires, added ‘Classic’ variant, added heavy duty brakes, added stronger quick ratio off-road steering, strengthened wheel attachment 10%, fixed grille badge being a subpart of the fascia and not the grille, fixed rear wheel shaking with parking brake applied, improved clipping of engine bay meshes (intake, radiator tube), separated intakes to their own parts, added Olive Green and Army Green colors, fixed skin issues, fixed left rear side marker light having the wrong material, fixed rogue hood beams that weren’t breaking when the body was detached
  • Adjusted weightpad display to be more stable
  • Increased value of all race transmissions to be more realistic
  • Fixed average fuel consumption unit spacing on ETK gauges
  • Fixed ESC/TC subsystem staying deactivated after losing a wheel and resetting the vehicle
  • Fixed turbocharger generating wrong pressure with turned off engine
  • Fixed powertrain instabilities when one driveshaft was removed from a vehicle
  • Fixed CVT having reverse lights on in P mode


  • East Coast USA: fixed floating house, hole in the ground of the town, minor terrain issues and other small issues
  • Utah: Fixed disconnected navigraph at tourist area parking lot
  • Hirochi Raceway: added some spawn points

General Bugfixes

  • Fixed loading screens hanging and no description showing of what’s going on
  • Fixed “Fatal Vehicle Exception” when “Remove steering wheel” setting is enabled
  • Fixed monitors not showing in graphic settings
  • Mesh compilation working again: Every .dae file is compiled into a .cdae resulting in faster loading times
  • Made SJSON parser more strict to avoid corrupted JSON data being wrongly parsed: Fixes quite some mods that contained various json syntax errors.
  • Fixed Lua error with incorrect configured spawn points
  • Fixed crash on startup when monitor or GPU do not match game settings
  • Removed text from fixed nodes in grabber: Better for video recording 🙂
  • Fixed node grabber during vehicle reset and recovery, added one-time warning on how to unfix nodes
  • Fixed sounds not muted when game window lost focus
  • Fixed Performance screen benchmark warning
  • Simple Powertrain Control not visible anymore in cockpit view
  • Fixed Simple Powertrain Control leaving the engine starter on after being used
  • Fixed Progress dialogs not showing the proper text
  • Fixed Launcher integrity functions. Improved usability: opens notepad with the log now
  • Start screen delay down to 1 second from 2 seconds
  • Adjusted East Coast Chase 3 difficulty rating
  • Fixed findFiles native filesystem API returning invalid error codes
  • Fixed loading of modScript.lua files from mods
  • Fixed game starting arguments not working reliably
  • Removed OpenStreetMap Loader from public release: Not ready yet
Instructions on how to update the game here.
Bug reporting/Help Thread here.

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