What if every car wanted to turn on you, no matter what it takes? What if every single car would disregard its owner's commands and go on a violent rampage that would only stop once they were immobilized by either being turned upside-down or thrown in the ocean? Well, now you can find out what I mean by all these cheesy sentences.

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The install procedure is completely ridiculous, and that's one of the things that's changing.

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Many of the complaints I've gotten recently, after the popularity surrounding this mod spiked for some reason (I honestly don't know why. If you reading this knows, please do tell me! I'm curious), many complaints have come in regarding the installation system. Well, the installation itself is actually rather neat. I used Smart Install *something* (forgot the name), which does all the dirty work for you. The implementation script, on the other hand, is a complete mess.

Carmageddon mod has three scripts for messing with your handling.dat files. First is the implementer, run at installation to implement the necessary files into your GTAIV directory. Next is the Switcher, which is the one that is run whenever you use the switcher to toggle Carmageddon. Then is the "reinstatement"-script. Creative naming aside, it's basically run at uninstall to ensure the original GTAIV handling.dat file is put in place before removing Carmageddon mod.

This is all changing.

The three scripts are now going to be combined into one, sorta, with the reinstatement script being built into the new installer I'm using: Inno Setup. Implementation and switching will be handled by the main script, and it now uses a more user-friendly directory browsing prompt for finding the folders.

As I'm writing this, however, I wonder to myself: "Why not just install the mod in the GTAIV or the EFLC directory? Hell, let the user decide which; it's ridiculously easy to find out which directory the mod is ran from anyways!"

Expect an update somewhat soon. And do tell me the reason why this mod has gotten so popular over the past month or two. I've tried googling to find any possible articles or some such, but I can't find anything.

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jannerinne89
jannerinne89

Nerd³ made a challenge video on YouTube featuring this mod so I guess that's why the popularity spike, that's how I got here.
Link to his first Carmageddon video: Youtube.com

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Gipphe Author
Gipphe

That was the most hilarious video I've seen of this mod ever. Thank you very much for letting me know :D

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Guest

I cant seem to find the switcher. This prevents me from driving to Ramons house -_-

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Gipphe Author
Gipphe

If the shortcut on your desktop and/or Start Menu is gone, the switcher can be found in your "Program Files" directory, under "GiphtWorks".

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Guest

Can you put it on xbox 360?

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Gipphe

No, I cannot.

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