|Because Some Of Us Can't Install Manual|
|Some of us can't install manual mods, even when following a guide. We're prone to be getting something wrong, that makes the game not load, or the mod doesn't show.|
Thats where I intend to show you, how to use Vice City Mod Manager, and how to use the Vice City Mod Packer. So pretty soon, you'll be able to download any manual mod, use the packer to make a .VCM file and hey presto a mod ready to go.
Cut the waffle and lets move on.
|Vice City Mod Manager|
|Let me tell you a bit about Vice City Mod Manager and it's functions.|
Vice City Mod Manager Download @ Gtagaming
Vice City Mod Manager, or VCMM. Was created to ease the pain of installing mods for those not very fluent in installing them manual, also to provide the option of uninstalling those mods when we don't want them, or they caused conflict.
VCMM has a built in fuction that will connect it to a master download server, where it lists all the downloads in VCM format, when these have downloaded all you've got to do is press install. But thats not the case anymore, the site that made VCMM has closed, thefore taking the download server with it. So this function won't work.
Thats the main window of VCMM, notice the download button, that I told you about earlier.
Below the Download button is the Chat, this was the same case the download function, the chat button connected to a chat server..
There isn't many settings for VCMM, only the choice to display only validated mods, and hide local mods...
And last but not least, the Play Vice button. I'm sure you can guess what this button does.
|Alright lets download a VCM mod and install it.|
I've chosen a car. I've chosen a 1983 Audi Qauttro.
!983 Audi Qauttro
Once you've downloaded your car, open the zip file and you'll see two files
•1983 Audi Qauttro.vcm
We need to put the VCM file in the vcm folder, but in a certain folder. Default folder for VCMM is
Look for that folder and open it. We want the mods folder, and then the VCM folder.
Just put your VCM file in there, and it should appear on the VCMM program.
Look there it is, now we just need to install it, click on it and then click on install. It will ask what car to replace, lets choose the sentinel.
Then press install, if's its done sucessfully, then the little circle next to the name should turn green. Now go check if it got in game.
|Making a VCM File|
|We've installed a VCM mod, now lets make a VCM mod. |
First you're going to need Vice City Mod Packer
Download VCMP @Codename Gta
Now we're going to need a manual install package.
I'm going to use monitor 57's Incura.
Monitor 57's Incura
Once you've downloaded that extract everything to one file.
First thing to do is to READ the readme, and keep this file open as it will tell you some lines that you'll have to enter.
I've colored the data lines that we'll have to use red.
You should have 4 files with the zip.
Ok, now that we've stablished what we need to know. Lets open up VCMP.
Thats the first window you get once opened, it asks the Title and Author of the mod. So lets fill it in.
Title = Myriad Incura
Author = Monitor 57
Next it wants soem infomation, a description about the car etc. So lets fill that in as well.
Short Descripton = A car released for the Myriad Islands CMP Mod.
Don't need to worry about the text file.
Next its wanting a screenshot and thumb nail image. Don't need to worry about that, just press next.
Next it wants to know what type of mod it is, is a Car Mod/Replacement so choose that option.
Now its got three boxes that want to know DFF, TXD and COL so just click the little button and choose each file. Except for COL data, where you'll need to choose Regina.
Now it wants to know, the handling and default.ide lines and carcols
Remember the readme? Well the first lines are CARCOLS, the second is HANDLING and third is DEFAULT.IDE lines. So just fill them in. Also give it the in game name of Incura.
Now since we left some files blank, its going to report back some errors... So lets go back and correct them, first its the link to the txt file in the descripton, just give it any txt, then it wants them screenshots. So just give it any image file. Since this is for personal use, it shouldn't matter about things like that.
Once you've done that it should say save. Save it as a VCM file and test it, the same way as we install a VCM mod, put the VCM file in the Mods/VCM folder and press install, and choose regina.
And thats it.
Thanks for reading, I hope this has helped you use VCMM.