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A tutorial on how to install the mod as well as information on the mod itself and other resources.

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\\Gamma Grove//
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By Katrina (Kelis98/Xkilljoy98)

Version: 1.1

Created using HackEd/InkyBlackness

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//Mod Features\\
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- An explorable Gamma Grove: uncover what happened to other survivors and the other secrets aboard.


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\\Information//
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The .zip-file comes with two versions:
- A version for any non Source Port System Shock Release (Enhanced Edition (Pre-Source Port), Classic Edition, CD-ROM, Floppydisk, System Shock: Portable, Etc)
- A version for Sourceport (Enhanced Edition (Source Port))

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//Pre-Source Port Installation\\
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This version can be played with:
- Any non-Source Port System Shock version (Enhanced Edition (Pre-Source Port), Classic Edition, CD-ROM, Floppydisk, System Shock: Portable, Etc)

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How to go back to a pre-source port version of Enhanced Editon:

Good Old Games (GOG):

Support.gog.com

Steam:

Steamcommunity.com
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1. Locate the Data folder whitin your System Shock installation folder (..\res\data\).

2. Make a backup of the files (copy it and put it somewhere else).

3. Replace the data files in your System Shock data folder with the ones found in the following folder included with the mod:

* Data

4. Start the game

or

1. Make a copy of your entire System Shock folder.

2. Paste the folder somewhere else.

3. Put the contents of the mod data folder in the game's data folder (..\res\data\).

4. Start the game


- For System Shock: Portable installation, put archive.dat in the res folder (...\SSP\res) instead.

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\\Source Port Installation//
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This version can be played with:
- Enhanced Edition (Source Port)

1. Open a Windows-Explorer window and go to this location (copying and pasting it into the location bar is an easy way to find it):

%APPDATA%\Nightdive Studios\System Shock EE\missions

or (if the above doesn't work then try putting it here (in the game's data folders, at the install location)):

.../SS1EE/res/missions/

2. Drag and drop the following folders from the downloaded mod folder to the missions folder:

* Gamma Grove

3. Start the game and activate the Mission under Modifications of the title screen.

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||Q&A||
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Q: In Gamma Grove why is the grove not connected to the station?

A: Because that is how it is found in game as well as the fact that the game editor only allows for a certain amount of levels and the base game uses them all by default.

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//Known Bugs\\
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None

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\\Change Log//
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Version 1.0: Initial Release

Version 1.1: Fixed a bug that prevented using the teleporter to access a secret area, and added alternate install option in README.

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//Feedback\\
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All feedback can go either on the mod pages on Moddb or System Shock.org; or on Shodanpedia (Wiki or Discord server).

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||Future Mods||
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- Updates to Gamma Grove
- Even more yet to be announced!

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\\Credits//
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- Katrina (Kelis98/Xkilljoy98)

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