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Postby V8 interceptor » Thu Aug 25, 2005 6:27 pm



how do i put the gta vice city mods onto my pc game, if u wud help me out that wud be a big help thanx
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Postby lord humungus » Sun Sep 04, 2005 2:00 am



okay that's pretty easy to tell you. and good timign as road warrior mad max is likely to start releasing our finished vice city models.


tools needed:


.img tool <-----this will get the models in game directory as well as the textrue files


notepad <------- hadelign and carols may need to be fixed notpad does it fine.


first things first...always back up whatever files your replace thats very easy process. and i should break down the files names to give you an idea what your usualy looking at.


file names:


.dff <------- actualy car model phrased for theg ame engine


.txd<------ the file that is the skin of the object in the game engine


now backing up files:


1.open the .img tool and look for a file in the gta directory called "gta3.img" (yes file name was not differnet form gta3.)


2. find the .dff file name of the vehicle you are replacing (ie: if the car in the mod files says comet.dff then look for "comet.dff" in the img directory.


3. once the .dff is located right click and click on "extract" put the orignal .dff into some folder you know you will look in if anythign shoudl go worng.


4. find the .txd file same name jsut look for "comet.txd" extract


done if anythign goes wrong jsut use the .img tool to reinsert the .dff and .txd of the original game model.


next adding the modded .dff and .txd file


1.open the .img tool if not already open.


2. find the .dff file of the car you are replacing


3.right click "delet" (saves you alot of heachaches later if you delete it jsut be sure you backed it up first.


4. find the .txd file of that same car in the img directory delte it as well.


5. click "add" find the modded .dff file whereever you extracted the downlaoded car from and click on the .dff do the smae thing with the .txd file.


6. click "rebuild archive" aslo save you alot of glitches.


done installign the car but that's only half the fun


1.close the .img tool once archive is rebuilt.


2. got to the actualy data folder in yout gta directory and look up the a file called "hadeling." reight click and make it "open with" say notepad


3. readme file for the modded car your downlaoed should have a handeling line. open that readme and copy that line....now in notepad look thought the handeling listing for the car you jsut replaced highlight the text in the hendeling file and right click "paste" the line should now replace theo ld hadelign line.


4. sometimes carols will need to be edited as well carols are the files that tell the game eninge what color to render the .txd files.


look in the same data folder for a file called "carols" open that with note pad if the read me has a carol line then repeat the steps listed for hadeling.


if done right vice city shoudl boot up fine and when you get to where the car you replaced spawns you should see your brand new mad max or road warrior vehicle in all it's glory.





if your confussed and i'm sure you are go here and look up "installig ncars in vice city" http://www.gtaforums.com/?showforum=109


hope that helps good luck.





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Postby V8 interceptor » Mon Sep 05, 2005 7:04 pm

thanks for the help and wen r they bringing out the road warrior models for vice city?
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Postby lord humungus » Mon Sep 12, 2005 3:51 am



we had a vote and no one voted but one person so the idea of releasign the vice city models first got shot down.


we do however have our first release of one car. mad max's yellow mfp interceptor.


vice city:ftp://ftp.planet-multiplayer.de/sites/gta-action/vc_cars/2062_Interceptor.rar


San Andreas:http://gtany.elite-tek.com/downloads/roadwmod/yellow_interceptor.rar


the sa version has a bug or rather a miss print in the readme. put this in the vehicle.ide instead of what's in the readme


.:VEHICLES:.

Open \Data\VEHICLES.IDE with notepad, find the line that begins with POLICE, and replace it with this:


598, copcarvg, copcarvg, car, POLICE_VG, POLICAR, null, ignore, 10,0, 0, -1, 0.7, 0.7, 0


copy and paste boom the car in sa will work better now.
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Postby V8 interceptor » Mon Sep 12, 2005 7:22 pm

do u know were i can get the .img tool?
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Postby lord humungus » Tue Sep 13, 2005 3:39 am

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Postby V8 interceptor » Tue Sep 13, 2005 5:19 pm

thanx for help, Image
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Postby lord humungus » Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:53 am

anything for a fan. work on the mod chugs along but a break may be needed teams been working tirelessly to get more cars done in san andreas and it's startign to take it's toll.
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Postby V8 interceptor » Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:57 pm

wen i try the link to download the cars in wont work can u plz help me
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Postby V8 interceptor » Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:12 pm

i still dont understand, i mean were is the gta vice city directory and all that stuff
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