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How do I play GTR2 with MOMO?
December 26, 2008
I purchased the MOMO, Race 07, and GTR 2 for my son for Christmas. The steering wheel and pedals have been working really well since I downloaded Logitech's updated gaming software for XP, from their website. The real problem is with GTR2. The wheel and pedals work in Logitech Profiler, but only the steering wheel works in-game. I can see the steering turning, but when I depress the gas pedal nothing happens. Can anybody suggest a solution? [I tried the MOMO amd GTR2 on 2 computers, one running XP Home, the other VISTA].
December 27, '08
Ok. I'm updating this review. I did absolutely nothing to the installation of the wheel today and it just worked for itself! Here's how it went: I had followed all of Logitech's instructions for installing the game out of the box and had the experience I described in the review above. Since my son couldn't use the wheel, I packed it up. A couple minutes ago, I decided to give it a go again. I plugged in the USB connector, my computer recognised it,I started GTR2 and went to the control panel. Hoping beyond hope, I stepped on the pedals. Before, the accelerator and brake pedals simply never responded. Today, a bar appeared and extended when I accelerated, but both the brakes and gas were the same pedal. I went into the advanced tab, clicked on accelerate with my mouse, stepped on the gas pedal thereby assigning the right pedal only to accelerate. I did the same for the brakes.
All in all, the steering wheel and pedals work superbly. It definitely beats "driving" with the keyboard and deserves a 5.
My rating has only gone to a 4, however, because of the FRUSTRATION I experienced in setting up the product. I wish manufacturers would give more detailed and sensible instructions for using their products. Thumbs up to Logitech for a good product. Two thumbs down to them for awful documentation.
You might want to cancel or tone down the force feedback effect on your steering wheel, as I did, if your kid is a bit young.