This mod gives you opportunity to taste all biterness of truly race world such as random, lack of funds, agression on track... Makes game much more longer and entertaining thank to new race systems, AIs, money system, reward system, eBay and career scheme.

Post news Report content RSS feed GRID - Life Career version 2.0 released!

This mod gives you opportunity to taste all biterness of truly race world such as random, lack of funds, agression on track... Makes game much more longer and entertaining thank to new race systems, AIs, money system, reward system, eBay and career scheme... I want to say thanks to that all almost 300 people, who downloaded version 1.0 of this mod available to download for few months, that causes crash at the game start and could not post any short comment about that.

Posted by on

Life Career v2.0

For first I want to say thanks to that all almost 300 people, who downloaded version 1.0 of this mod available to download for few months, that causes crash at the game start and could not post any short comment about that. I found this fatal bug myself when I wanted to start new career.
Found and fix this bug took me about 10 minutes.


You need

--------
You need game patched to version 1.3

Installation
------------
Copy all files from the archive into the game directory. Make backup and overwrite the existing.

Closer info
-----------
Check article about principles of life career mod.
- Racers have better reputation
- You now can drift at lower speeds
- 24 Hours le Mans modified, *see notes*
- Money reward for team standing increased
- Better/more realistic system of technical failures and braking mistakes of AI racers
- Cars are much more expensive, you have to use eBay for selling and buying. You have to chose events and cars wisely
- Team mates costs increased. You have to chose team mates wisely
- Almost all events consist of more races
- Money rewards for winning event increased
- Increased 1st, 2nd and 3rd money rewards in events
- Reputation levels for obtaining new licenses increased. You have to win aproximately 8-9 events to get enought reputation to progress
- Head 2 head races money rewards doubled
- Almost all races consist of more laps, expecialy endurance disciplines
- Sponzors money rewards halfed to avoid money rush on low level events
- Sponzors with target"No damage"modified"pays more. No damage +10%; no damage+place +20%
- All drift races are tougher, except Potenza downhill festival
- Driver offers money rewards for accomplishing targets doubled, in some cases tripled (last of every rokie DO targets)
- AI racers are more human-like, they do more mistakes under stress, use diferent racing lines and draft
- Wreckages stills on track longer in some situations
- Starting places changed, it is more randomly and more difficulty balanced
- Reputation reward system for assists (manual transmission, difficulties...) modified. You have to play only PRO MODE!
- Prestige class cars hangling increased, they are less spin-like and get new unique handling model
- Starting car changed
- Starting money need increased
- Buyable Porsche 911
- Added more cars to chose from in some events
- One of GT2 events in J-Speed Super Two has been changed to LMP2 event. It was too difficult with GT2 car + avoiding Japan license rush

24 hours le Mans
----------------
- Every season is closed by race on town track instead of 24 hours on De La Sarte circuit
- Starting positions inverted ***removed since 1.00
- Model of track depends on players' car class
- Race time decreased
- It's only in career mode, 24 hours le Mans in RaceDay mode and driver offer wasn't changed

Known bugs
---------------
Michigan demolition derby event tracks displayed wrong names > No gameplay impact
During J-Speed Super Two LMP2 event AI cars can change textures > No gameplay impact

Recommendations
---------------
Play on PRO MODE
At the begining race with Formula Jedi, get sponzors, then sell Jedi and buy Jupiter, get another sponzors, then sell Jupiter and get money for some multievent useable car rush for any of level 2 license. Hire teammate -> double sponzor money

Life Career v 1.00Life Career v 1.00Life Career v 1.00Life Career v 1.00Life Career v 1.00Life Career v 1.00

Comments
CorporalHicks
CorporalHicks

I wanted to try the mod but the first requirement is just way too high. 1 mil +.... I am making 15k+- per race. I need to win 80 (or so) races until I will be able to make my own team. Yeah no...

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
TichondriusCZ Author
TichondriusCZ

If you aren't race in pro mode and high difficulties that is truly long.
If this start is long for you, unfortunately life career isn't for you.

I'm personally were very sad on that short races, where you started at the end of starting grid and your biggest opponents on first. Events had two races and you overtake all opponents in the first two turns.
After 3 seasons you had pro license, best and most expensive car and this is fun? Not for me.
Yes this start is longer, but there're many different races and even during career itself you'll need drivers offers to get money during selling on eBay.
New version coming up soon, I'll decrease starting money need, but slightly!

Reply Good karma+3 votes
Dacan98
Dacan98

Tak snad to nebude ptákovina.:-)
Někdy v budoucnu to zkusím.

Reply Good karma Bad karma-1 votes
TichondriusCZ Author
TichondriusCZ

Vyzkoušej a uvidíš.
Pravda, mód neni pro každýho. Závody jsou míň nudný ale taky delší a musíš dost přemýšlet o krocích s financema spjatých jinak si taky můžeš kariéru pěkně pohnojit.
Hodně jsem se snažil podrthnout i ekonomickou stránku hry ale jak vidim, to se moc neuchytilo, což ale asi nebude chyba v modifikaci, nýbrž v jejím uživateli...
Až zahraješ, pošli názor...

Reply Good karma+2 votes
SPY-maps
SPY-maps

that is indeed no fun, when you have to win so many
races before you can build a team.

leon

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
TichondriusCZ Author
TichondriusCZ

If you aren't race in pro mode and high difficulties that is truly long.
If this start is long for you, unfortunately life career isn't for you.

I'm personally were very sad on that short races, where you started at the end of starting grid and your biggest opponents on first. Events had two races and you overtake all opponents in the first two turns.
After 3 seasons you had pro license, best and most expensive car and this is fun? Not for me.
Yes this start is longer, but there're many different races and even during career itself you'll need drivers offers to get money during selling on eBay.
New version coming up soon, I'll decrease starting money need, but slightly!

Reply Good karma+2 votes
Gettling
Gettling

Uhm, I don't know if this is mod related or allready in vanilla GRID, but the AI sometimes behaves strage. They crash, spin around, stop in a second, an drive onward like nothing has happend at all.
And did you add a rubberband-AI? Because it's impossible now to keep ahead of the enemy racers, as they can keep up with you, regardless of your driving skill or chosen difficulty. And they sometimes get a hefty speed bonus out of nowhere, passing you even if you drove "perfect".

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
TichondriusCZ Author
TichondriusCZ

It sounds strange.
I remember I had this AI bugs during testing demolition derby with 25 cars per race but never in other cases. You're first who reported this bug.
Had you patched game before aplicating of this mod?

Reply Good karma+1 vote
Gettling
Gettling

Yea, game is patched to 1.3. I only saw this a few times (with around 40h ingame time) and its not that gamebraking. Happend in different race modes. But as I don't see most of the crashes behind me it does not bother me that much. And as long as nobody else got this, it might be something on my end or just random AI fails. ;)

And after you get used to the new AI behavior (slipstreaming seems to be way more effective for them now) its actually a nice and hard mod for GRID.
So thanks for sharing!

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Guest
Guest

Little tip, if it feels like they are getting a speed boost it's because they are, you have one too! There is a 'Secret' button they don't tell you about by default on 'B', it gives you a temporary small speed boost to help when overtaking or countering,you definitely notice it though ;) Can be rebound too in the options menu under the 'Speed Boost' key. I have mine on 'W' since I use 'A,S,D' to look around and back in the cockpit. Hope this helps and enjoy racing ;)

Reply Good karma Bad karma-1 votes
Danabanx
Danabanx

Little tip, if it feels like they are getting a speed boost it's because they are, you have one too! There is a 'Secret' button they don't tell you about by default on 'B', it gives you a temporary small speed boost to help when overtaking or countering,you definitely notice it though ;) Can be rebound too in the options menu under the 'Speed Boost' key. I have mine on 'W' since I use 'A,S,D' to look around and back in the cockpit. Hope this helps and enjoy racing ;) P.S. Posted this comment as guest as only just logged in... not sure if it has shown up though :/ :p

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Icon
Race Driver: Grid
Creator
TichondriusCZ
Contact
Send Message
Release date
Mod watch
Start tracking
News
Browse
News
New
Post news
Share
Related Games