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Early Access

My Summer Car released via Steam Early Access on October 24, 2016.

PC System Requirements

Minimum: Recommended:
OS:64bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10OS:64bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Processor:3+ GHZ dual core processorProcessor:Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent
Memory:4 GB RAMMemory:4 GB RAM
Graphics:Nvidia GTX 650 TI or AMD equivalentGraphics:Nvidia GTX 960 or AMD equivalent
DirectX:Version 9.0DirectX:Version 9.0
Storage:1 GB available spaceStorage:1 GB available space
Sound Card:DirectX Compatible Sound cardSound Card:DirectX Compatible Sound card

Early Access Change Log

4-30-2018

Warnings for existing saves before this update:

WARNING 1: All your Spark Plugs have been removed, buy new ones from store

WARNING 2: Your car Batteries have reset their position and state

New features:

  • Added 64 bit support
  • Added electric wiring work for Satsuma
  • Added ignition timing adjustment to Distributor
  • Added Ruler to Spanner set to check tire wear
  • Added "party" to Kilju guys new apartment
  • Added wearable and replaceable Spark Plugs which can be bought from store

Changes:

  • Decreased rate of brake fluid leak on Satsuma
  • Satsuma Battery can now detach in crashes or hard hits
  • Satsuma Engine can be now ran without Battery if Alternator is fine and connected
  • Added Amplifier for Satsuma's sound system, (If you have already bought set of Subwoofers the Amp will spawn at Teimo's store)
  • Installing roll cage now removes floor mats
  • Fleetari can now do the tire job even if tires are installed to car, tires that are left inside his office are prioritized
  • Death screen has now play statistics of various things (enabled only in Permadeath-mode!)
  • Doors of the other vehicles collide with the environment now
  • Moped can be now re-textured with template found inside /Images folder
  • Steering Ackermann is now calculated more precisely for all player cars
  • Subwoofer panel can be now painted with spray paint
  • Block, Crankshaft Pulley, Rocker Cover and Air Filter can be now painted with spray paint
  • Spray paint needs to be purchased from Store now
  • Car Jack handle can be now folded
  • the wheel wells in the Satsuma trunk now have proper hit boxes
  • Added gear shifter shaking animations
  • Re-balanced opponent Rally times a little
  • Made Kilju Guy moving job to trigger little earlier
  • Worn pistons now cause engine to exhaust out bluish oil smoke and increases oil consumption
  • Added order delay to Wood job
  • Charged Battery now stays connected to the Charger after game load
  • Brake Master Cylinder fluid levels now affect brake efficiency separately for front and rear wheels

Fixes:

  • Fixed Ferndale transmission issues, added better turbine simulation, increased power and brakes, changed style
  • Fixed Satsuma brake balance bug
  • Fixed bug with tire alignment and suspension damage messing with each other
  • Fixed issue with moped bouncing up and down when making sharp turns
  • Fixed issues with day sometimes advancing or not advancing when sleeping or loading
  • Fixed issue with being able to remove Gearbox while engine was installed to car
  • Fixed bug with tire raycasts hitting Fender Flare colliders and causing issues

2-23-2018

Warnings for existing saves before this update:

WARNING 1: All your bought Batteries, Fire Extinguishers and Oil Filters have reset back to Teimo's store

WARNING 2: Because of bug fix your Clutch Cover Plate will spawn back to garage. You can however install it back just through the engine block without having to disassemble anything.

WARNING 3: Make sure your Camshaft position is aligned before starting the engine!

New features:

  • Added kWh gauge to house - Energy usage can now be tracked
  • Added strawberry field, and new job: picking strawberries
  • Added Racing Flywheel that decreases engine mass and inertia
  • Added wasps, also note that player has a wasp sting allergy
  • Added grandma, if you follow her conversations correctly you will get more money
  • Added general conversation agreement gestures (when not too drunk), default button "K"

Changes:

  • Increased battery charger charging speed
  • Adjusted wheel rotation inertias for Satsuma, Hayosiko, Ruscko and Ferndale
  • Adjusted performance characteristics of above vehicles
  • Teimo now uses bicycle to travel to work
  • Teimo's Store is now open from 10 to 20, and both the store and the pub are now closed on Sundays
  • Interior light and gauges for the Satsuma are now properly illuminated
  • The Rally is now a two day event with two special stages
  • Moved Rally results tents to school yard
  • Added Rally spectators
  • Adjusted oil dipstick indicator, full oil level is now shown close to MAX
  • Decreased engine shaking when using standard Flywheel
  • Kilju guy does now catch you from trying to fool him
  • Added office worker to water facility
  • Firewood trailer now takes more firewood to fill
  • Selling Kilju and picking strawberries does not count to your official income
  • Increased tolerance of water treatment plant waste grate check to avoid incorrectly placed fines
  • Fire Extinguishers, Batteries and Oil Filters are now disposable at the landfill
  • Adjusted analog clutch sensitivity so that it engages little earlier
  • Made Boat controls compatible with analog controllers, similarly to other vehicles
  • The camshaft must now be properly timed with the crankshaft when assembling the engine
  • Made Alternator charging efficiency dependent on wear
  • Made brake fluid simulation better, amount of fluid affects the maximum braking efficiency
  • Suspension can now bend (Fix at Fleetari's) instead of completely break off, except for very hard hit
  • Added odometer to sewage truck

Fixes:

  • Seating angle is now reset when entering Driving Mode
  • Fixed issue where it was able to buy Block or Crankshaft even when those old parts were not fully
  • disassembled
  • Fixed bug with milk and pub coffee drinking not locking the left hand
  • Fixed random "ghost bumps" that affected AI and Player cars on the highway
  • Fixed audio issues with footsteps when using analog player control inputs
  • Fixed bug where it was possible to remove disc and drumbrakes while wheels where installed

12-05-2017 - 100 years of Finnish independence update

New features:

  • Added oil contamination simulation
  • Added oil dipstick to check out oil level and quality
  • Added Oil Filters to Teimo's shop
  • Added rudimentary aerodynamic lift to Satsuma, makes the car more unstable at high speeds
  • Made Satsuma glove box functional
  • Added seatbelts to Satsuma, Hayosiko (blue van) and Gifu (sewage truck)
  • Added tire wear and puncture
  • Added more aftermarket wheels to the parts catalogue (Tires must now be purchased at Fleetari's shop)
  • Added custom song CD which can be played with car CD player (max. 15 songs)
  • Added possible destructive house fire
  • Added two wood carriers for transporting firewood

Changes:

  • Losing and winning card games now affects Stress
  • Not using seatbelts is now traffic infraction
  • Gifu (sewage truck) windshield can be now broken
  • Every wheel can be now installed freely to any corner of the car
  • Adjusted Satsuma cooling efficiency and fuel consumption
  • Electric sauna stove cools down faster now
  • Decreased Satsuma braking performance
  • Moved Parts Magazine to garage table
  • Player can now drown when too drunk
  • Sleeping with a lit cigarette can start a fire

Fixes:

  • Fixed car radio stereo effect
  • Fixed Fleetari issues with engine adjustments/tuning and rim painting
  • Satsuma handbrake setting is now saved

10-24-2017 - 1 year anniversary update

  • Fixed bug with pikes not spawning correctly in the fish trap, if trap was being held by the player
  • Pikes can no longer be caught anywhere in the lake. The best place is around the island, then average and bad places can be found elsewhere
  • Fixed issue where starter status was not properly checked when starting the engine
  • Changed min and max mixture setting limits for all the carburettors
  • Adjusted Tractor and Flatbed weights, should perform better now
  • Adjusted tractor physics and performance
  • The Satsuma's clock now only works when both the clock and the battery are installed in the car
  • decreased Alternator charging rate
  • Added detailed car battery condition simulation
  • Car batteries can now be bought from Teimo's shop (original battery now in bad condition)
  • Added battery charger
  • Traveling in the bus through police checkpoints no longer triggers traffic offenses
  • Fixed bug with not being able to get out of Driving Mode if Racing Harness was removed while buckled up
  • Home mailbox now works
  • Sewage truck tank now needs to be emptied at the Water Facility with additional waste handling fee
  • Dumping septic waste into the ground is now against the law, any fines will be appear at home mail box
  • Added electricity bills, will spawn at home mail box
  • Fixed sewage truck steering help setting issues
  • Added a new drivable car
  • Added a place to play cards with money. Large high stakes bets will grant the opportunity to win a car, or a house, with the risk of losing players own house, or Satsuma.
  • Decreased jumping height while inside vehicles
  • Fixed bug with police not giving fines for non-inspected Satsuma
  • Added car and house keys (except for the tractor, moped and boat)
  • Changed Satsuma standard suspension and handling
  • Added suspension upgrades
  • Pitched up of Satsuma engine sample to make it sound like it is revving higher
  • Added exhaust cool down sound to the Satsuma when the engine is shut down
  • Changed cigarette system; max 20 cigs in the inventory at any time, can be refilled from loose packages
  • Made smoking decrease hunger and fatigue a little
  • You can now drink from jail cell WC bowl
  • Added odometer to Van and work hour meter to Tractor

9-04-2017

  • Fixed issue with previous jail data not resetting properly when starting a new game
  • Added another amis car to race around Peräjärvi roads
  • Made amis car's speeds faster on the highway
  • Fuel tank's fuel line nut can now only be tightened with a wrench
  • Fixed money owner from spawning at certain locations
  • Changed the way how chasing police cars tailgate the player
  • Fish can be now grilled in a fire, or on the sauna stove and eaten, unprepared fish goes rotten
  • The shower now works, and is now the primary way to reduce dirtiness (swimming still works as well)
  • Added stress
  • The sauna no longer reduces dirtiness, now reduces stress
  • Added smoking as another way to reduce stress
  • Changed system how hand usage is checked to avoid visual mutation glitches
  • Urinating can no longer be initiated while in driving mode
  • Fixed issue with engine not losing its oil due to major Block, or Oilpan damage
  • Added three achievements
  • Added high-performance Racing Carburettors
  • Adjusted choke
  • Added N2O kit (Nitrous system)
  • Optimized bolt materials
  • Changes in control assignments
  • Added engine shake animation
  • Added symptom for badly worn Crankshaft, engine shakes a lot and power is lost
  • Added symptom for badly worn Head gasket, engine will spit out some steam and lose coolant
  • Infamous Stuck In Kitchen glitch should be fixed now
  • Shortened the refueling distance from the pumps

7-31-2017

  • Fixed repair shop not being open on Fridays and being open on Sundays
  • Fixed issue with Block replacement being successful even when the engine was not disassembled
  • Made a closure for the life story lines of "kilju guy"
  • Player colliding with the car should not make any dents to it any more
  • Optimized death screen newspaper and added few more death screens
  • Fixed issue with replacement parts getting stuck at the counter
  • Added NPC tests
  • Car inspection shop now follows opening hours
  • Added Ratchet Tool set for faster bolt fastening, available from parts magazine
  • Changed the system how Spark Plug fastening is handled
  • Added working fireplace to cottage and house
  • Improved Yellow car driving capabilities around the village, should not spin out so much now
  • Smoothed out some bumpy dirt road sections
  • Added footsteps sounds
  • Added garbage disposal pit at landfill site to get rid of garbage (destroys items bought from store that are empty)
  • Fixed issue where player could grab the car seat while in Driving Mode
  • Cops now enforce 80km/h speed limit for the sewage Truck and the van
  • Fixed bug with cops where some offenses were not noted if player stopped for breath test
  • Changed so that player is released from jail instantly when he has 0 days left

6-20-2017

  • Added engine spare parts to Fleetari for instant purchase
  • Fixed issue with some pistons not breaking off properly due to failure
  • Fixed issue with timing cover removal
  • Fixed issue with radiator fan animation
  • Made Headgasket wear little slower
  • Added early access disclaimer and theme music to the main menu
  • Increased the required force for suspension failure
  • Fixed issue with hitch-hiking drunk kilju guy not triggering his life stories correctly
  • Repair shop is now fully closed outside of working hours
  • Pistons will now lose their power when the condition goes under 10%, total breakdown at 0%
  • Added music mute button to main menu
  • Fixed Satsuma radio players getting stuck if car ACC was shut off

5-29-2017

  • Fleetari does NOT fix the whole engine any more, ONLY broken individual parts (I forgot to add this to earlier changelog...)
  • Made a fix for the moped an player scaling problems
  • Fixed issue with "Rusting Fast" achievement where it was possible to trigger it with train crash
  • Fixed parts order wait time not resetting properly
  • Made changes to "starter helper" to prevent Van and Moped from exploding at certain situations
  • Added wear and eventual failure simulation for some of the engine parts and gearbox, condition at game start is randomized
  • Added possibility for total suspension failure, also affects the assembly phase
  • Water Pump and Alternator operating friction is now calculated into total engine friction
  • Added radiator fan sound
  • Adjusted conditions of when Fleetari calls about the vandalism job
  • Changed the logic how items are spawned after load, should help with the items getting all messed up
  • Added Satsuma gear grinding for missed shifts (works only in H-shifter mode with manual clutch)
  • Fixed Gifu reverse gear ratios
  • Made it little less probable for exhaust pipes to fall of during game load
  • Added fix for ForceFeedbackPlugin that should prevent application crash if FFB-compatible controller is not present
  • Increased player grabbing force for ragdolls
  • Roll cage removal service added to Fleetari repair shop
  • Added replacement fiberglass hood
  • Added Fire Extinguisher to put out car fire, also required to be installed for rally event
  • Car fire will now break some engine components
  • "Fleetari's revenge" has now more randomized spawn points
  • Made Fleetari repair time longer
  • Made postal order arrival time longer
  • Hopefully fixed infamous issue with moped vanishing in thin air
  • Fixed bug with Satsuma wheels having a memory leak if game was loaded when car was saved upside down
  • Changed how physics steps are calculated, should increase calculations accuracy at sub 40-50fps situations
  • Added "Feel Alive" achievement
  • Drunk driver in little green car now takes the player all the way to home
  • Kilju buyer keeps his money if you do not accept the payment and leave the house area

4-17-2017

  • Fixed bug in handbrake that caused the inspection to fail every time
  • Fixed problems with drinking and handling of Juice cans
  • Fixed ODDITY with the Fleetari not being able to trigger his revenge
  • Made the duration much longer before Fleetari starts calling about his car
  • Made a settings toggle for AI skidmarks
  • Fixed unlimited sugar bug with Kilju bucket
  • Fixed bug with passing out at the cottage
  • Leveled the terrain at Peräjärvi and home pier to stop vehicles sliding into the lake
  • Added moped (do not try to drive moped inside another vehicle, YOU WILL DIE)
  • Added visual damage to Head Gasket to help diagnose blown Head Gasket
  • Fixed issue with being able to drive Ferndale from rear seat
  • Fixed a delay in fueling process
  • Fixed a bug where sewage truck did not check the fuel level when starting the engine
  • Added glovebox hatch and gas cap for Satsuma
  • Fixed bug with steering wheel bolt referencing to distributor... don't ask :D
  • Added more voice acting for Teimo
  • Adjusted targeting of urine
  • Added 2-stroke fuel to Teimo's shop
  • Boat consumes fuel now
  • Added more Achievements and made distinctive icons for permadeath-only Achievements
  • Made swamp deeper right next to the rail tracks
  • Fixed issue with Kilju bucket colliding with vehicles
  • Changed Kilju bucket starting position to the cottage
  • Drivers Licence now allows single letter last names
  • Added towing hooks to that yellow bastard car (well just for fun!)
  • Added (brought back) camera, photos go to your Windows "Pictures" folder
  • Fixed issue with vehicles not colliding each other properly when being towed

3-20-2017

  • Added a new danger - Train

3-13-2017

  • New version of the "Push" system, should work better while being less glitchy
  • Fixed issue where player was at risk of dying after riding with the drunk driver
  • Fixed issue where yellow car driver did not begin to drive
  • Fixed occasional double pricing of bought fuel
  • Force feedback should work for all vehicles now
  • Ability to brew Kilju and use Juice cans as storing containers
  • Ability to sell Kilju for the drunk lifter when he is at home
  • Drunk lifter now tells you his life story when you are giving him a ride
  • Player can now sleep on Satsuma rear seat
  • Added Intro
  • Swamp area makes your vehicles stuck now
  • Alternator and Oil filter cannot be moved by hand if Tool-mode is selected
  • Adjusted timing of Fleetari calling about his car
  • Fixed issue with Fleetari services repair time
  • Added longer rear coil springs as an option (Can be found outside of Fleetari's shop)
  • Fixed bug where rear trailing arms could be detached while wheels stayed in place
  • Fixed bug with some of the fluid indicators getting stuck when closing the caps
  • Added customizable rear window sticker
  • Fixed possible bus spawning issue
  • Disabling HUD (F2) now also disables the crosshair
  • When passing out at the cottage island, player will wake up at the cottage
  • Fixed bug where player was able to throttle and adjust mixture with detached carburettor
  • Player can now climb back on to the boat

2-05-2017

  • Player can now purchase another fan belt when the previous one is lost
  • Store items are now re-stocked only at game load
  • Decreased power of sewage truck engine
  • Made sewage truck parking brake fail when strong force is applied
  • Player can now sleep in the sewage truck and on the junk sofa found in landfill
  • Sleep is now activated with Use button (default F)
  • Added driver and voice over for the yellow car
  • Added map features, railroad (no trains YET) and sports ground
  • Added bus player can travel with
  • Added cottage with wood burning Sauna
  • Fixed issue with controller deadzone settings not saving
  • Slower generation of fatigue when running
  • Drunk driver of the small green car can now die
  • Ability to buy coffee from the Pub, decreases fatigue
  • Fixed issue with Christmas lights draining the battery even when shut off
  • Fleetari wants his Ferndale car back now (I advise you to return it)
  • Fixed bug where detached Starter motor did not enable trigger for assembly
  • Fixed materials for all the bolts
  • Random graphics work
  • Random adjustments and fixes

12-19-2016

  • Fixed issue where some parts spawn back at the store after removal and save
  • Fixed issue where steering wheel could be installed without steering column and the wheel got lost
  • Possible fix for add-on gauges shattering the windshield after windshield repair
  • Jumping now resets any crouching position back to standing position
  • Added car upgrades; racing tachometer, bucket seats, 4-point harness, roll cage and rally steering wheel
  • Rally participation now requires installed safety gear
  • You can now properly enter rally only with Satsuma car
  • Fixed wrong name in rear left fender flare
  • Added spark plug wrench for tightening spark plugs
  • Made shopping bag rigid to solve bag instability issues
  • All vehicles now die when they enter water, no permanent damage however
  • Added separate setting for sun shadows and interior light shadows
  • Fixed issue where engine simulation did not care whether pistons were bolted or not
  • Fixed infamous "death bump" of the home road
  • Changed spawn positions of some AI cars so that they don't spawn too obviously
  • Added attempt to block lake side short cut route
  • Green menace driver has been removed, RIP :(
  • Added first version of AI car that can be driven with / raced against at the Peräjärvi center
  • Increased strength of door locks
  • Added slowly developing brake fluid leak
  • Fixed issue with some used groceries getting set as "consumed" when quitting without saving
  • Now when fuel tank is detached accidentally, a random amount of fuel is lost
  • Player can now die when driving the sewage truck

11-24-2016

  • Radio OGG song import is now done in Main Menu to help game loading issues
  • House light states are now saved
  • Sewage job darts/orders are now saved
  • Fixed Air Filter bolts
  • Added two odd jobs to do for Fleetari Repair Shop, vandalism and transporting of junk cars
  • Any items that drop into sewage well should re-spawn at the Landfill site
  • Portable Car Jack can be used only when it is placed on ground
  • Physics optimization; some car part collisions are now disabled after they are bolted tight
  • Fixed issue where telephone breaks down if mr. Fleetari tries to call from repair shop
  • Fixed gear indicator for boat
  • Fixed issue with front spoiler assemblies
  • Fixed issue with Satsuma loosing its tire grip when loading the game on top of asphalt surface
  • Made fur dices an optional accessory
  • Fixed spawning of third halfshaft
  • Police checkpoints now randomized
  • Local radio station updated; more songs, more programs, more random
  • Fixed issue where post order sheet is not always available after getting a call and then save/loading the game

11-08-2016

  • Fixed some colliders at landfill site and home
  • Fixed Racing Radiator which floats after removal
  • Fixed adjustment issue with valves, where valve states were not correctly reset
  • Fixes in firewood chopping exploit
  • Made gesture animations independent from FOV setting
  • Fixed issue with installation of dashboard covers
  • Possible fix for Windshield shattering after Windshield repair at the car repair shop
  • Added optional gear indicator showing current gear selected
  • Made door usage easier for Truck, Van, Tractor and Muscle car
  • Added hitchhike ability with the small green car
  • Previously purchased parts cannot be re-ordered from the Parts Catalog
  • Price of postal order is now calculated from parts *actually* delivered
  • Changed mechanism how sewage well death is triggered
  • Fixed issue with how car body parts paint types were saved
  • Fixed issue where Police did not give ticket for speeding in some situations
  • Fixed fueling-saving-loading exploit
  • Fixed bootlid issue
  • Fixed erroneous Hood bolts
  • Fixed issue of bolts becoming unscrewed after having a damage and then quitting without saving
  • Increased tire grip for sewage truck
  • Added "night-TV", which being watched increases fatigue
  • Added Amistech Games splash screen

10-30-2016

  • Added re-spawner for vehicles, if they drop out of the map they should spawn at their original starting locations
  • Made double check to reset spark plugs if they still get stuck
  • Increased strength of sewage truck hose connection
  • Fixed issue with stolen fuel getting saved too early
  • Made brute force parking brake to the truck, it won't slide anymore when parking brake is applied
  • Some player character stats are now reset after death (If bermadeath is disabled)
  • Changed Satsuma gear shift audio from 2D to 3D
  • Made flies appear little later at the dirtiness scale
  • Swimming also reduces dirtiness now
  • Starter help added to Van, Tractor and Truck for players who use Auto Clutch
  • Fixed gears being shifted while not in Driving Mode
  • Adjusted Tractor parking brake

10-28-2016

  • Possible fix for phantom hit-and-run death
  • Towing rope can no longer be attached to same car
  • Dead player now spawns back at home (If permadeath is off)
  • Added 'Mortal' text to player HUD to indicate whether permadeath is ON
  • Removed underlying save encryption to possibly help save/load issues
  • Player can now run
  • Sewage truck hose will now detach itself if too much force is applied,
  • Changed Repair Shop order duration to time instead of date to avoid bug that caused way too long repair times
  • Fixed issue with front wheel brake nuts not saving their state correctly
  • Fixed issue with clutch assembly where 'clutch cover plate' became stuck on to 'flywheel'
  • Fixed spark plug assembly issue
  • Made truck stop moving when player moves in the cockpit
  • Dart is now removed from the map after job is done
  • Fixed issue with Pouring fluids
  • Increased efficiency of mosquito spray
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