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Pro Cycling Manager

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Simulation
Publisher: Digital Jesters
Developer: Cyanide

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'Pro Cycling Manager' - v1.3r Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT

Pro Cycling Manager will have more detailed animations, an experience system, stage editor and also several multiplayer modes. Cyanide Studio is using the GameBryo engine, and the Paris-based developer of Chaos League has also recently licensed SpeedTree for use in Pro Cycling Manager.

Get the Pro Cycling Manager v1.3r patch off WP (25mb)

Patch 1.3R

(Database and stages)
- Corrections to "Recovery" attributes so that sprinters will perform better in 3rd week of a tour

- 4 new ladder stages (maastricht-valkenburg, Swiss 8, Spain 17 et Germany 4)

- Correction to bug whereby team mates waited for a leader who had abandoned after a fall

- Correction to a bug whereby riders remained without a contract
- Correction to a bug whereby injuries picked up in a race could lead to strange phenomena (rankings with time +/-)
- Correction to bug in timing of discussions when a rider changes team
- Corrections to AI transfers so rider numbers are more coherent (< 29 riders)
- Display of news item when a good rider changes team
- Update of leader's name in team presentation
- Correction to bug which occurred when there were no objectives
- Correction to a bug in the "decline" of oldest riders
- Correction to a bug on bonus payments for tour races (too much money paid)
- When a scout hands in a report on young talent, it no longer includes riders having turned pro.

- fix the bug when you can have a contract with a rider, then he stop his career
- update of Milano - Torino
- Additional 3D stage : (thanks zande) :
- Coppa del Piemonte
- Coppa del Veneto

Patch 1.2R

(Database and stages)

- Additional 3D stage :
- le clm du critérium de l'international
- GP de cholet
- Klasika urkiola
- GP de rennes
- GP de vitré
- Fayt le Franc
- Paris-camenbert
- Tour du var
- Championnats de suisse
- Championnats de belgique
- Etapes 1,2,3,5,6,7,9,10 Supervolta a Portugal
- Volta à região do Algarve (tour complet - 5 étapes)
- GP PTT Correios de Portugal (tour complet - 3 étapes)
- Circuit de l'Ain (étape 3)
- Österreich Rundfahrt (étapes 1 & 2)
- Correction to Luxembourg Grand Prix time-trial


- Display of 1st three riders in intermediate sprints, mountain sprints and final sprints. The table is displayed after passage of 3rd rider.
-Individual Time Trial : display of intermediate times for rider in box at left of screen
-Individual Time Trial : elapsed time displayed in box at left of screen
-Individual Time Trial : % of slope displayed in box at left of screen
-Individual Time Trial : it is possible to change rider's gears even while checking on another rider
- Corrections to errors in newspaper headlines which announced joint victories when it was not the case.


- The " Return to normal speed for important events", " Activate good/bad feelings in multiplayer mode" and " Keep position in the pack" options are now operational
- The impact of the Difficulty levels is now clearer


- You can play ladder with this patch. The classifications of ladder games will be display in few days.
- Clients can join the game easily on the first launch.
- Correction to bug which prevented, in some instances, player from joining an existing game
- Correction to an eventual de-synchronisation between server and clients at the end of a stage in "tour" mode
- Clients receive wind information
- Clients can take part in sprint bonuses


- Addition to setup at start of game enabling the removal of "Hardware Mouse" for players encountering the "invisible cursor" bug
- Correction to bug, which in Individual Time Trials, saw some riders not leaving according to the normal reverse order in overall rankings
- old world Champions and old national champions have strips on their jersey (only for players who have the "one texture per cyclist" option - need 1 Go RAM)


- One day races give you the money.
- Objectives now give points, financial rewards and career points for the manager
- It is now possible to enrol less riders than the required minimum when a team has less riders than the required minimum
- Invitations to all Cya Top Tour events (instead of just major tours)
- Fitness peaks now allow move to "Excellent" level

Patch 1.1R

Patch for Pro Cycling Manager, Radsport Manager Pro 2005/2006
We urgently recommend to start a new career, in order to fully allow the patch to work.

- the calculation of favorites in cobbled hilly races will incorporate the cobble-ratings as of now
- cobbled stretches are now displayed in the stage profile through a greytone
- the newspaper will no longer be displayed after a simulated race
- on the loading page of stages (in the big tours) 22 instead of 21 teams will be displayed now
- the chat-option works again. One can also see, who is online in a multiplayer-race

- as soon as a team has less than three riders in the race, this counts as an abandon in the team ranking. This team will no longer displayed in the team classification.

- error in the upload of game results to the ladder corrected. The rankings won't commence before next week (the exact date will be announced soon)

- the riders will no longer disappear when using the "H" button
- new "dancing"-animation in the mountains added
- no more right click for the classifications
- riders no longer shake when the game is paused during cobblestone passages
- the error, in which riders would crash on the same spot or abandon every time, has been corrected

- error of double national champions in career-mode fixed (this only appeard with simulated championships)
- gained points during training camps are no longer valid indefinitely
- simulating-settings adjusted (less abandons than before, reduced time gaps and recuperations drops a bit slower)
- error fixed, through which one couldn't change teams after a season
- the game will now send a message, if it will hire you as a new team manager
- error, which prevented automatic training, fixed
- error, which prevented the player to sign in for races in the second season, fixed
- error, through which one couldn't see the calendar entries in the second season, fixed

- heart rhythm more under control than in version 1.0
- attacks more controlled than in version 1.0
- the red bar will fill up a bit slower at a high pulse rate
- the "free effort" order is less effective now; the red bar will fill up faster because of this

- error fixed, through which a team would defend the fourth place overall, even if this defence wasn't up to them at all
- the fight for sprint bonifications in the peloton or in breakaways is more tougher now

(Database and stages)
- several rider ratings adjusted
- stage races, which had no secondary classifications (Tour of Malaysia, Vuelta Ciclista a Mallorca etc.), fixed
- new stages added: French championships, 4th stage of "5 Days of Dunkerque", Haribo Classic, Benidorm - Valencia
- corrected at the end of the first stage in the Supergiro d'Italia: the finishing stretch is more evened out now, which improves gameplay
- correction at the end of stage 11 in the Vuelta a España: the arrival is now rated as a mountaintop finish (riders now have a better chance to keep up in the sprints); evened out finishing stretch

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