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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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6 comments by *Kov on Feb 15th, 2015

Development on Vice Cry project is over!

It means there will be no future updates/patches and anything officially
connected with Vice Cry mod.
Vice Cry 1.8 stays as the last version of the whole project. Absolutely the last one.

Thank you - the community - for being with us for all these years! :D
It was a great experience.

See ya next time!

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Vice Cry - Winter Edition

Vice Cry - Winter Edition

Dec 22, 2014 Full Version 7 comments

Vice Cry - Winter Edition - HD models, HD textures, snow and Tommy with fancy ski hat! You don't need Vice Cry 1.8 installed!



May 25, 2014 Patch 15 comments

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...

Vice Cry 1.8

Vice Cry 1.8

May 17, 2014 Full Version 62 comments

Here it is - after two years of development! Vice Cry 1.8 finally released!

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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. 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 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 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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lslegenda23 Jun 2 2014, 12:24pm says:

all i got is just lot of lag

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rynodude May 28 2014, 7:53pm says:

Absolutely amazing work! You guys took a classic game and made it better than ever. The overall look stays true to the formula but with beefier textures! Kudos!

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tomaubus May 27 2014, 11:19am says:

Is there any possibility to uninstal this mod and have only basic game again? :D

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*Kov Creator
*Kov May 27 2014, 12:04pm replied:

Yes! It's called "reinstal the game"!

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Tabajara77 May 26 2014, 2:48pm says:

Other question, can you guys explain how the 'draw distance multiplier' works? While i'm editing the override.txt file, i want to know what i'm really doing know?
My side, i want my VC best view (i have a good PC specs). Could you guys help me out?
Thanks again!

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*Kov Creator
*Kov May 26 2014, 3:17pm replied:

It multiplies the original Draw Distance values in .IDE files.
For example:
We have one of the grass models called "v1". It has draw distance set to 55 meters.
Then we multiply this value. In Vice Cry 1.8 we set it to 3.00, so 3x55=165. Easy.

Multiplier allows us to change Draw Distance for all objects in the game immediately. There is no need to delete 3D grass if someone has lags - now everyone can play with the multiplier and set it up for their own.

"loddist" is... what the hell was it... You can leave it or try to increase it :P

Last two values in override.txt don't matter.

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Tabajara77 May 26 2014, 3:39pm replied:

Thanks for the answer Kov! :)

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