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Old 10-22-2007, 12:51 AM   #1
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What do they mean when they say you gotta optimize your drift. What's that o.o and can anyone tell me how to do it?
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Old 10-22-2007, 12:54 AM   #2
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Im not a pro with it but in tight races i sometimes implement it into my game from what ive heard about it so far.

It has something to do when your drifting, you dont let your skid marks over lap each other when doing regular turn drifts. I think they say it minimizes the speed you lose and makes you turn better.
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Old 10-22-2007, 04:34 PM   #3
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Old 10-22-2007, 05:30 PM   #4
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Very nice video. So basically, to optimize your drift, it's really just a shorter drift with less time spent turning the way your turning (if that makes any sense), and more time spent re-centering your character?

Also, the non-overlapping skid marks idea doesn't apply for U-turns, correct?
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:01 PM   #5
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Yes, for u-turns, you want to hold shift for a good amount of time. So the lines are supposed to cross.
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:09 PM   #6
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Thanks a lot shorttt
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:55 PM   #7
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Think of it as drifting to a turn, and not around it. you should boost just as your kart gets around the corner and you should be facing the right direction. The more angle on your drift, the slower you will go. Doesn't apply for u-ies.
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Old 10-23-2007, 09:49 AM   #8
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Think of it as drifting to a turn, and not around it. you should boost just as your kart gets around the corner and you should be facing the right direction. The more angle on your drift, the slower you will go. Doesn't apply for u-ies.
So you wouldn't recommend it for uturns? :P Thx
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Old 10-23-2007, 04:28 PM   #9
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There's a different type of optimized drift for u-turns.
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There's a different type of optimized drift for u-turns.
Can you elaborate on that?
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:23 PM   #11
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Yes I like to know what to do on U-Turns too.
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Old 10-23-2007, 09:12 PM   #12
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Old 10-23-2007, 09:47 PM   #13
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Can you explain a little. You must have the skid marks overlap right?
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:23 PM   #14
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Yes, you hold shift as long as you can within the length of the drift.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:07 PM   #15
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Oh I see what you mean by overlapping, the back wheels lol I thought you guys meant the last lap O_O
I think ive did it once xD
wow thought there wasnt much to do cept drift regularly and boost O_O nooby me
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