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#1951

Posted 04 September 2017 - 11:26 AM

What next Rockstar, a Spruce Goose?


Most likely (and sadly) Boats.

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#1952

Posted 05 September 2017 - 02:52 AM

Most likely (and sadly) Boats.

 

Which isn't necessarily a bad thing. If they'll make a rocket bike and a batmobile, they'll make this:
http://vignette1.wik...=20121230165901

 

Submarine Ardent?


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#1953

Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:20 PM

Here's the Retinue in progress....

 

retinue_1.jpg

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#1954

Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:27 PM

What extras will it have?
The spoiler would be nice...

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#1955

Posted 06 September 2017 - 12:39 AM

I still say it's oddly proportioned.

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#1956

Posted 06 September 2017 - 01:41 AM

Yeah, I agree with Joe. I think the rear windows look rather odd when seen from the front. A bit too small.

Will the mudflaps be an extra?

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#1957

Posted 06 September 2017 - 02:07 AM

In my opinion, I honestly don't see much of a problem with it. The back is wider than the front, so that may be what is making it look odd at some angles.

 

 

What extras will it have?
The spoiler would be nice...

 

I thinking of doing the wide fenders with a roll cage and a front bumper delete, like the Escort from F&F 6. So basically I'm planning on making it like the Coyote, where there will be two different looks for the car. A stock clean look, and then a racing car look.

 

Will the mudflaps be an extra?

 

Yup.

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#1958

Posted 06 September 2017 - 06:16 PM

Here's the Retinue in progress....

 

retinue_1.jpg

hope it comes with a template 


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#1959

Posted 06 September 2017 - 11:38 PM

my opinion on the proportioning is that it feels a lot more balanced when you select options that remove the bumpers

 

also good work on the conversion!!! it's looking slick, the rims you chose are really nice.

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#1960

Posted 07 September 2017 - 01:47 AM

Here's the Retinue in progress....

 

retinue_1.jpg

 

Very nice as always, Thunder! :lol: 

 

By the way, I was looking at Retinue's texture files and realized that the texture containing its headlights and tail lights is called "cossie_lights", perhaps suggesting that the car would be called the Vapid Cossie. Although the name "Retinue" does fit with the model, since it refers to "Escort", it would be nice to see another classic GTA car coming back in GTAV...

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#1961

Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:07 PM

Well guys, I got some really bad news.

 

My gaming/modding computer has decided to let me down and die. The motherboard has gone bad and unfortunately it's going to be a long while before I can get a new one. Sadly, the Retinue I was working will not be completed. I will try to get on the hard drive later on and get the files so I can put them on here, and maybe another modder can finish up the car for me.

 

:(


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#1962

Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:15 PM

My GPU, Voit's GPU and now your mobo, T2 is sabotaging modders :D
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#1963

Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:17 PM

Wait, Thunder, if you replace the motherboard, won't you be able to just boot Windows as usual and finish the conversion? I heard recent Windows versions can handle motherboard replacement just fine.

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#1964

Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:19 PM

They can - I moved my Win10 SSD between two PCs which had nothing except the peripherals in common and it booted just fine.
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:21 PM

Wait, Thunder, if you replace the motherboard, won't you be able to just boot Windows as usual and finish the conversion? I heard recent Windows versions can handle motherboard replacement just fine.

 

I have Windows 7, but I still need to get a new motherboard to find out. I can't get a new one immediately as I have other more important things to spend my money on.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:51 PM

 

Wait, Thunder, if you replace the motherboard, won't you be able to just boot Windows as usual and finish the conversion? I heard recent Windows versions can handle motherboard replacement just fine.

 

I have Windows 7, but I still need to get a new motherboard to find out. I can't get a new one immediately as I have other more important things to spend my money on.

 

Let's all chip in and help Thunder out. Some kind of Patreon/GoFundMe/other thing acceptable or not? I know I won't be able to, but the other people on here might be.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:52 PM

Let's all chip in and help Thunder out. Some kind of Patreon/GoFundMe/other thing acceptable or not? I know I won't be able to, but the other people on here might be.

 

You don't need to do that, I'll have the money eventually to get a new motherboard. I appreciate the gesture, but I'd rather not accept donations.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 09:56 PM Edited by JoeVK, 12 September 2017 - 09:59 PM.

Hope mine doesn't die. I built mine 6 years ago. I was going to build a new one with this year's tax refund, but I ended up just replacing the gfx card cuz I spent the rest on an AR15 and a 1911.

And unless next year's refund is massive, it's going towards a new vehicle for the wife.
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#1969

Posted 13 September 2017 - 02:27 PM

Holy guacamole, what do you guys think about this one ?

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#1970

Posted 16 October 2017 - 10:11 PM

I'm back!!

 

I managed to find a mobo for a reasonable price and the replacement went without a hitch, so I luckily didn't lose anything. :D

 

So...where was I again? Oh yeah, the Retinue.

 

retinue_2.jpg

 

I've been getting back to working on this little scamp, and manged to get the rally mods onto the car.

 

As you can see, I did take some inspiration from the F&F 6 Escort with the front bumper. In many ways the car will be like the Coyote with the extras spawning. Sometimes it'll have the rally mods, and other times it'll look stock.

 

It's good to be back. :cool:

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 10:23 PM Edited by CRAZY AL WARD, 16 October 2017 - 10:23 PM.

I'm back!!

 

I managed to find a mobo for a reasonable price and the replacement went without a hitch, so I luckily didn't lose anything. :D

 

So...where was I again? Oh yeah, the Retinue.

 

retinue_2.jpg

 

I've been getting back to working on this little scamp, and manged to get the rally mods onto the car.

 

As you can see, I did take some inspiration from the F&F 6 Escort with the front bumper. In many ways the car will be like the Coyote with the extras spawning. Sometimes it'll have the rally mods, and other times it'll look stock.

 

It's good to be back. :cool:

 

That Face When Thundersmacker Returns...

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Welcome Back Buddy!!!

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#1972

Posted 16 October 2017 - 10:55 PM

IT'S ALIVE!

You just made my day. :D
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:26 PM Edited by JoeVK, 16 October 2017 - 11:28 PM.

You come back right after gfx card dies. Third one in as many years. Next pc I build isn't gonna have a [email protected] exhaust fan on top of it's [email protected]$#&@g case. You'd think my kids would be more careful now that they're in their teens, but noooooo...

Anyway, looks good! I can't wait to try it out, but I'm gonna have to, lol! This integrated crap sucks @ss.
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 02:43 AM

YAY! THUNDER IS BACK!

More reason for me to go back playing IV.
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#1975

Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:30 AM Edited by Inadequate, 17 October 2017 - 06:32 AM.

Hey welcome back Thunder. I'm not a IV/V modding fan guy, and I have almost no experience modding them but I'm following your work since your GTA V's R32 Elegy conversion (and is f*cking mind blowing). Your return was very quick and luckily haha. Good luck with the Retinue, your skills are awesome. Hard to find GTA IV modders nowdays.

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#1976

Posted 17 October 2017 - 09:50 PM Edited by Thundersmacker, 17 October 2017 - 09:51 PM.

For those who are curious if the Retinue convert will have livery support, the answer is yes.

 

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The UV mapping has been preserved from V, so this convert should be 100% compatible with any livery made for the V model.

 

This means that you should be able to use the awesome custom livery's made by TG_Stig.

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Posted 18 October 2017 - 11:34 AM Edited by Zultar, 18 October 2017 - 11:35 AM.

I'm back!!

 

I managed to find a mobo for a reasonable price and the replacement went without a hitch, so I luckily didn't lose anything. :D

 

So...where was I again? Oh yeah, the Retinue.

 

retinue_2.jpg

 

 

Welcome back Smacka dude the retinue looks good 

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Posted 18 October 2017 - 04:10 PM

Wahey, he's back! Can't wait to see what comes out of the workshop next.

 

Hopefully not the Vigilante.

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#1979

Posted 18 October 2017 - 05:33 PM Edited by MGgames100, 18 October 2017 - 05:34 PM.

Welcome back Thunder! Retinue is looking good.
Since we are on topic of future mods, how about some Vanilla Works vehicles?
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#1980

Posted 18 October 2017 - 05:50 PM

So Thundersmacker...

 

After the Vapid Retinue, What's next in your magic hat full of tricks?

 

How about a 1975 Schyster Greenwood Brougham

based on the 1975 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 4-Door Sedan?

 

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it's Just an idea, that's all :p





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