WORK IN PROGRESS

Every game gets old in terms of graphics. The hits from the past fall into oblivion for various reasons,
but undoubtedly the most significant of them ispoor -as for our times- graphic quality.

Grand Theft Auto Vice City is presently a collection of blatant textures and models,
 which certainly don't make the game more enjoyable.

Vice Cry is a modification that aims to prolong the life of the game,
and make one of the best parts of the GTA series more entertaining to play.


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3 comments by *Kov on Mar 15th, 2014

We couldn't make a good decision for a long time. Your opinions, comments and arguments let us see, that there is no perfect solution, no ideal option. We've decided to make a plan of development, which we would like to present you:

Vice Cry 1.8 is going to be released in next few weeks (from 3 to 10 weeks, approximately). It will feature everything we've done so far and we're proud of. The last part of the map we will renovate is Ocean Beach.

We're going to start the postproduction and final testing, and after that - bugfixing and optimization work.

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The main archive is going to be divided into few smaller ones, containing particular grups of objects (vehicles, peds, weapons, not remodelled buildings, etc.).

Main archive's division into a few smaller ones is a consequence of 1.8's fluent development - we haven't done anything with peds nor weapons so far, but we will take care of them in the future. Thanks to this solution, our work and final patch installing process are going to be a lot easier and fast.

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Furthermore, we've added one more addon made by non-team member, which is Adtec_224's plugin - and I'll be honest, we didn't receive any message from this author - we've been waiting for it since last year's september. If Adtec_224 shows up and don't let us use his plugin in Vice Cry, of course we will remove it, as soon as it's possible.

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Rest in peace
Kov

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Wallpapers - Vice Cry Edition

Wallpapers - Vice Cry Edition

Feb 18, 2013 Wallpapers 0 comments

4 nice wallpapers in 3 different formats! 4:3, 16:9, 16:10

Vice Cry - Polish Language/Spolszczenie

Vice Cry - Polish Language/Spolszczenie

May 16, 2012 Patch 1 comment

This is a Polish translation of GTA Vice City specially created to work with Vice Cry (HD Font). The author of translated texts is Cenega. This translation...

Vice Cry patch 1.7.2

Vice Cry patch 1.7.2

May 11, 2012 Patch 2 comments

Second patch for Vice Cry 1.7 - fixed occasional crash near Malibu Club and hidden package issue near the Hulk Hogan.

Vice Cry patch 1.7.1

Vice Cry patch 1.7.1

Dec 15, 2011 Patch 5 comments

First patch for Vice Cry 1.7 - crashes and some other bugs had been repaired. CHANGES: - fixed crash while loading (new .exe file), - fixed crash with...

Vice Cry 1.7

Vice Cry 1.7

Dec 6, 2011 Full Version 51 comments

Vice Cry is a modification that aims to prolong the life of the game, and to make one of the best parts of the GTA series more entertaining to play. New...

Vice Cry 1.6

Vice Cry 1.6

Jun 18, 2011 Full Version 13 comments

After five months new version of Vice Cry comes out with textures in HD. GTA Vice City wasn't so beautiful never before! Enjoy!

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javier375
javier375 17hours 52mins ago says:

hi i am following step by step the mod and I'm very anxious for it to end so I wonder how many days remaining to the end?

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*Kov
*Kov 12hours 15mins ago replied:

Easter is coming, so unfortunatelly we're going to have a little break in our work. Also, there's still some stuff to be done.
Release in May.

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CastorVega
CastorVega Apr 14 2014, 7:15pm says:

First I want to say thank you to the Vice Cry team for the hard work in really making an old favorite look a heck of a lot better. It is truly awesome what has been updated so far.

Second I am really looking 1.8 so when it is done I will definitely have a go at the entire game again with the updated stuff.

Third I wanted to throw out my two cents for getting the Steam version of Vice City to play 1.7.2 because I really wanted to play this mod and MADE my Steam version be able to run Vice Cry.

Easy way I made Vice Cry work for me: Unleash Vice City from Steam!

1. Just copy the core Grand Theft Auto Vice City folder and drop the copy into any drive.
2. Delete all CLEO related files.
3.Install Vice Cry 1.7 - 1.7.2 into separate folders.
4. Manually drop all the Vice Cry 1.7 files excluding the CLEO related ones into the copied folder of Vice City. Let ALL GTA Vice City files be overwritten by Vice Cry 1.7.
5. Patch with 1.7.1 and overwrite any conflicting files
6. Patch with 1.7.2 and overwrite any conflicting files

Steam is the root of many troubles in not being able to play the mod. Steam Slave version always had my game have half a loading bar filled before it crashed. Steam does not do well with many older games that mods can be applied to. It overwrites them with unneeded updates and breaks everything. Going in offline mode and trying to make it work is a waste of time. I know cause I tried. This mod is worth breaking Vice City out of Steam.

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*Kov
*Kov 18hours 46mins ago replied:

Nice way to get it work :)

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piece.
piece. Mar 26 2014, 2:26pm replied:

Yes, our work focuses on graphic refreshing, not changing the Vice City. We didn't add any new weapons nor vehicles, so basically, it's a regular Vice City you already know, but of course, highly refreshed.
New features (like brand new interiors) in 1.8 will not affect the storyline at all, so don't worry :)

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Edvinmors
Edvinmors Mar 23 2014, 7:57pm says:

The mod isn't compatible with the steam version? It crashes on mine :/

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piece.
piece. Mar 24 2014, 2:32am replied:

One post below other user asked about Steam version of Vice City...

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amexicankoala
amexicankoala Mar 22 2014, 8:03am replied:

Thanks for linking that to me. It seems I was having a problem with the installer noted in point 16. I was unable to load my previous save and had to start a new one.

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