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How to change Draw Distance multiplier?
- open "override.txt" (in GTA Vice City folder):
   drawdist 3.00  <- Multiplier
   loddist 450      <- DD for LOD objects

How to remove 3D grass?
- open gta_vc.dat (file in: ...GTA Vice City/data), scroll down and delete everything below "# Grass system"

How to disable/enable TRAILS?
- you can change it in the game options dialog

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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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Vice Cry HOTFIX

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Vice Cry HOTFIX increases engine limits. It also repairs object flickering, alpha bugs, garage bugs, radar icon bugs and crashes IN NEW GAME and OLD SAVES...

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Vice Cry - Polish Language/Spolszczenie

Vice Cry - Polish Language/Spolszczenie

May 16, 2012 Patch 3 comments

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...

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TheDalekCaan
TheDalekCaan Aug 30 2014, 4:04pm says:

In the "Shakedown" mission where you have to shoot the stores at the mall. Whenever I finish it, it crashes when the Malibu Club pops up saying "Unhandled Exception at adress:..."

I installed Vice Cry 1.8 and the HOTFIX before starting the game but this issue keeps plaguing me, doesn't matter whether the game is on compatibility mode or not. I'd be glad if you were to fix this issue, since this is the first time I ever got so far into the Vice City storyline.

If you wish, I can hand you over my saves.

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NightHawk107
NightHawk107 Aug 3 2014, 7:46am says:

WOW Amzing! thank you devs for creating this wonderful mod! downloading now btw will the devs plan to retexture gta san andreas now? i really want to know though

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piece.
piece. Aug 5 2014, 2:00am replied:

San Andreas? Nope, sorry. I'm speaking for myself right now, so I don't really know if Kov would like to make such a project in the future, but I certainly don't want to work on something like this.
Vice Cry took us a lot of time and I can't imagine recreating another game from the scratch, basically. Especially because it wouldn't be just retexturing - we would have to remodel hundreds of buildings and props. It's too much work for only two graphic designers. Well, honestly even "small" Vice City is actually too big and this is the main reason why Vice Cry 1.8 doesn't change 100% of enviroment models.
And finally, there's a lot of better or worse texture mods for San Andreas. As far as I know, there's not even one which improves and overhauls model wireframes, but still, you have few projects to choose.

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NightHawk107
NightHawk107 Aug 5 2014, 9:04am replied:

well i understand that looks like im just going to have to wait for hrt 1.4 i hope flame calls some of his friends to help him making the SA project though and so this is your stop? this is the end of your project making? what about gta 3? (sorry for asking again)

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thefinduskid
thefinduskid Jul 21 2014, 10:42pm says:

Hi there, awesome rework, gave this game a new lease of life but sadly once i reach the vercetti estate missions it crashes, the mission in particular is cop land, cant get past it as most of the time it wont load up and if it does it crashes on the way back from the mall, anyone got a solution to this?

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piece.
piece. Aug 5 2014, 2:02am replied:

I don't know anything about that problem - I haven't heard about it so far. I'll take a closer look when I got some time.
Have you installed hotfix for 1.8 BEFORE starting a new game? Once corrupted save cannot be fixed, so if you've started storyline on clean 1.8 and then installed hotfix, you still will experience problems.

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TheDalekCaan
TheDalekCaan Aug 30 2014, 3:41pm replied:

I'm getting the same problem, it's the "Shakedown" mission where you have to shoot the stores at the mall. Whenever I finish them, it crashes when the Malibu Club pops up saying "Unhandled Exception at adress:..."

I installed Vice Cry 1.8 and the HOTFIX before starting the game but this issue keeps plaguing me, doesn't matter whether the game is on compatibility mode or not. I'd be glad if you were to fix this issue, since this is the first time I ever got so far into the Vice City storyline.

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aaronrus
aaronrus Jun 19 2014, 3:02pm says:

I got this game again just to play this mod and I can say I'm glad I did! Great work!

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