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Posted 23 April 2014 - 04:45 AM

The game: GTA 4 : EFLC.

I was wondering about this file in TBOGT folder and the file of the same name (cargrp.dat) in the common folder of the game. I want to know which of these files the game uses, for me its a jungle to find out which of these filese: cargrp.dat the game uses.

 

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 07:53 PM

If I want cars from all episodes to spawn do I need to only edit TBOGT cargrp.dat or the normal cargrp.dat??

 

 

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 08:13 PM

If you want to edit the traffic in TBOGT, then edit the cargp located in TBOGT's folder. Editing the one located in common/data doesnt affect anything as far as i know. Same applies to TLAD.

 

btw, you cant spawn TLAD vehicles in TBOGT (and/or viceversa) by editing the cargp.dat. Unless you manually add them to the game, which is a chore really.

 

However, you can edit said files to spawn cars that normally dont appear in the map, for example:

 

in TBOGT:

- the Stretch E (named limo2 in the file).

- Schafter 2 and Schafter 3.

- Serrano2 (the one henrique gives you).

- Buffalo (it doesnt spawn by its own).

- Super drop Diamond (named superd2).

- Hakuchou, Bati custo, Akuma, etc.

 

in TLAD:

- Flatbed Yankee (yankee2).

- Regina, Slamvan, Gang burrito

 

and maybe a few more im forgetting.


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Posted 01 June 2014 - 07:46 PM

I added bus to all spawn areas in the common/data/cargrp.dat and it works. But when I add buffalo, cavalcade2 etc to TBOGT/common/data/cargrp.dat which is TBOGT exclusive in eks: harlem, they do not turn up. I have checked and in harlem many other cars spawn but not the ones that are stated in the tbogt cargrp.dat?

 

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 10:07 PM Edited by lol232, 03 June 2014 - 10:09 PM.

If you want to edit the traffic in TBOGT, then edit the cargp located in TBOGT's folder. Editing the one located in common/data doesnt affect anything as far as i know. Same applies to TLAD.
 
btw, you cant spawn TLAD vehicles in TBOGT (and/or viceversa) by editing the cargp.dat. Unless you manually add them to the game, which is a chore really.
 
However, you can edit said files to spawn cars that normally dont appear in the map, for example:
 
in TBOGT:
- the Stretch E (named limo2 in the file).
- Schafter 2 and Schafter 3.
- Serrano2 (the one henrique gives you).
- Buffalo (it doesnt spawn by its own).
- Super drop Diamond (named superd2).
- Hakuchou, Bati custo, Akuma, etc.
 
in TLAD:
- Flatbed Yankee (yankee2).
- Regina, Slamvan, Gang burrito
 
and maybe a few more im forgetting.

Actually, all the TLaD vehicles are in TBoGT, so actually it's possible.

You can even see the Slamvan in "Frosting on the cake".

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 03:17 AM Edited by GúnZinEss, 05 June 2014 - 03:17 AM.

^ Not all of them are in the game's files, only the Slamvan, Hexer, Tampa and thats pretty much it.

 

@bmw the buffalo should spawn easily, try putting it in the SHOPPING_RICH group or something like that, or in all the groups where the fancy cars are (infernus for example).

 

Note that some vehicles are harder to find/spawn than others (for example the new Schafters), so you might have to cruise around the map a little longer than usual in order to find them.


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Posted 06 June 2014 - 12:07 AM

^ Not all of them are in the game's files, only the Slamvan, Hexer, Tampa and thats pretty much it.
 
@bmw the buffalo should spawn easily, try putting it in the SHOPPING_RICH group or something like that, or in all the groups where the fancy cars are (infernus for example).
 
Note that some vehicles are harder to find/spawn than others (for example the new Schafters), so you might have to cruise around the map a little longer than usual in order to find them.

IIRC I remember there was Daemon, Diabolus, Wolfsbane, Nightblade et cetera.

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 06:41 PM

 

^ Not all of them are in the game's files, only the Slamvan, Hexer, Tampa and thats pretty much it.
 
@bmw the buffalo should spawn easily, try putting it in the SHOPPING_RICH group or something like that, or in all the groups where the fancy cars are (infernus for example).
 
Note that some vehicles are harder to find/spawn than others (for example the new Schafters), so you might have to cruise around the map a little longer than usual in order to find them.

IIRC I remember there was Daemon, Diabolus, Wolfsbane, Nightblade et cetera.

 

They are only in the files of GTA4 :^:

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 02:39 PM

In other words the normal cargrp.dat have normal cars only and the TBOGT cargrp.dat have added episodic vehicles to the file like f620 etc. and is almost identical to the normal cargrp.dat, correct?

 

I also wondered about pedgroupnetwork in this file is that only for multiplayer? Can I delete some cars on that line without causing errors in singleplayer?

 

What is the line with the boringsaloons? What does that mean?

 

 

 

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 02:56 AM Edited by GúnZinEss, 13 June 2014 - 02:56 AM.

 

 

In other words the normal cargrp.dat have normal cars only and the TBOGT cargrp.dat have added episodic vehicles to the file like f620 etc. and is almost identical to the normal cargrp.dat, correct?

 

Exactly.

 

 

 

I also wondered about pedgroupnetwork in this file is that only for multiplayer? Can I delete some cars on that line without causing errors in singleplayer?

 

If by pedgroupnetwork  you mean POPCYCLE_GROUP_NETWORK, then yea, those are the cars that spawn in multiplayer. I never tried to edit that line since i never play MP, but i dont think it will cause problems though.

 

 

 

 

What is the line with the boringsaloons? What does that mean?

 

This line basically prevents the vehicles from that group to spawn often. My advice is to remove most of the cars from this group, so they are not rare anymore.





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