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A tutorial and Overview of Citadel Variety Pack, all it contains and how to install it.

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\\Citadel Variety Pack//
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By Katrina (Kelis98/Xkilljoy98)

Version: 1.0

Created using HackEd/InkyBlackness

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//Mod Features\\
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- A clean, virus free version of Citadel Station
- A fixed version of Citadel Station (with both Texture only and Texture + Environment versions)
- A clean and fixed version of Citadel Station
- A version of Citadel Station with dark lighting
- A version of Citadel Station with bright lighting
- A version of Citadel Station that adds new areas behind previously broken or permenantly locked doors (with both smaller and larger varients).

systemshock.org page:
Citadel Variety Pack (systemshock.org)

Nexus Page:
Citadel Variety Pack at System Shock: Enhanced Edition Nexus - Mods and Community (nexusmods.com)

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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 archive.dat in the Data folder whitin your System Shock installation folder (..\res\data\).

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

3. Replace archive.dat in your System Shock folder with the one(s) found in one of the following folders:

* Clean and Fixed Citadel
* Clean Citadel
* Fixed Citadel - Textures and Environment
* Fixed Citadel - Textures Only
* Bright Citadel
* Dark Citadel
* Citadel Expanded - Smaller
* Citadel Expanded - Larger

4. Start the game

or

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

2. Paste the folder somewhere else.

3. Put archive.dat in the 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

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

* Clean and Fixed Citadel
* Clean Citadel
* Fixed Citadel - Textures and Environment
* Fixed Citadel - Textures Only
* Bright Citadel
* Dark Citadel
* Citadel Expanded - Smaller
* Citadel Expanded - Larger

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 Citadel Expanded why are the new areas lacking in some objects/items/enemies?

A: Because the game has a limited number of different types of Objects per level and there were only so many to work with.

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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

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

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||Future Mods||
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- Updates to Citadel Variety Pack
- Even more yet to be announced!

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

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