After being in development since late 2012, I'm excited to announce what I've been working on (and what I still am). I am working on a project, whose goal is to bring the GTA3 alpha-ish experience to everybody, who ever wanted to try it. By experience, I don't mean that I'm working on yet another beta mod that will include everything. That's being done by a team that I admire and support, the GTA3D Team. I'm talking about the experience, the feeling, the atmosphere of Liberty City from year 2000.
The project is called GTA3: First Builds, because as you can see in screenshots and the trailer, i'm recovering the graphical experience that we've all seen in early screenshots from Gouranga and some magazines. This means, I'm recreating buildings, some based on screenshots and some based on my creativity. This also applies to all the vehicles (except the School Bus, subject to change), which were enriched by the cartoonish design. Last, but not least, I have borrowed the School Bus and a few buildings in Chinatown from Alex, with his permission of course.
Currently, I'm pretty close to finish and release First Builds. What I need to finish is, a few buildings in Saint Marks District, Red Light District and last few buildings in Chinatown. And then, there are less than 5 vehicles that I need to finish and fix. Finally, I'm looking for a SCM scripter, who is be able to create a pretty simple mission script.
This mod doesn't use SweetFX, which makes it fully compatible with Mac.
To be released for PC and Mac.
The OS X version is being tested on OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite. I can confirm 100% compatibility with the Steam version. Mac App Store version was not tested yet. The game requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or newer to run. A whole installation manual for this version will be released here together with the download link.
Weekly Update (5/1/2015):
Builds 'n Stuff (05/13/2015):
Early-June Update (6/5/2015):
Alex - For creating the original GTA3 Beta mod, that inspired us all
Georgon - For fixing some things and teaching me basics in 3DS Max
GTA3D Modding Team - For motivating me and for some advice
You - For supporting this project