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Downloads » GT Legends » Mods

GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION

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AuthorGTR233
Size36.11 MB ( 37863840 bytes )
Added1:18pm, 18th May 2017
Version5.0
Downloads1707
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GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION v5.0 by GTR233
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GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION v5_0 by GTR233.7z md5 checksum = 8B7F53855235F34E5EF341165F13C385


Description :
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This GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION contains all the HQ mods I have released for GT Legends :
1- GT Legends HDR Skies v3.0 : stock SimBin skies remastered in HDR
2- GT Legends HQ AI v2.0 : better challenging AI
3- GT Legends HQ BRAKE DISCS v1.0 : better brake discs
4- GT Legends HQ DAYTIME HEADLIGHTS v2.0 : headlights for day races
5- GT Legends HQ HEADLIGHTS v4.0 : better headlights with 4 different colors available
6- GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE v8.0 : better sun effects (max effects around 5-6pm)
7- GT Legends HQ TREAD v2.0 : better tread
8- GT Legends HQ WINDOW DIRT v2.0 : better windscreen dirt
9- HQ AMBIENT SHADOW v3.0 : better second shadow under cars
10- HQ BACKFIRE v3.0 : better flames on exhaust
11- HQ FOV DEFVIEWS v3.0 : higher speed effect, no more headlights flickering and screen format choice (4/3,16/9,21/9)
12- HQ MOON v4.0 (already included in HDR Skies) : useful if you want to keep my moon skin when you install other skies
13- HQ SMOKES v3.0 : better dust & smokes effects
14- HQ SPARK v4.0 : better sparks effects during cars collisions

Disk space requirement : 102 Mo

ATTENTION: HQ FOV DEFVIEWS & HDR Skies will overwrite stock files so make a backup first !!! (see respective readmes)

No online mismatch
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GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION v5.0 by GTR233
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GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION v5_0 by GTR233.7z md5 checksum = 8B7F53855235F34E5EF341165F13C385


Description :
-
This GT Legends HQ MODS COLLECTION contains all the HQ mods I have released for GT Legends :
1- GT Legends HDR Skies v3.0 : stock SimBin skies remastered in HDR
2- GT Legends HQ AI v2.0 : better challenging AI
3- GT Legends HQ BRAKE DISCS v1.0 : better brake discs
4- GT Legends HQ DAYTIME HEADLIGHTS v2.0 : headlights for day races
5- GT Legends HQ HEADLIGHTS v4.0 : better headlights with 4 different colors available
6- GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE v8.0 : better sun effects (max effects around 5-6pm)
7- GT Legends HQ TREAD v2.0 : better tread
8- GT Legends HQ WINDOW DIRT v2.0 : better windscreen dirt
9- HQ AMBIENT SHADOW v3.0 : better second shadow under cars
10- HQ BACKFIRE v3.0 : better flames on exhaust
11- HQ FOV DEFVIEWS v3.0 : higher speed effect, no more headlights flickering and screen format choice (4/3,16/9,21/9)
12- HQ MOON v4.0 (already included in HDR Skies) : useful if you want to keep my moon skin when you install other skies
13- HQ SMOKES v3.0 : better dust & smokes effects
14- HQ SPARK v4.0 : better sparks effects during cars collisions

Disk space requirement : 102 Mo

ATTENTION: HQ FOV DEFVIEWS & HDR Skies will overwrite stock files so make a backup first !!! (see respective readmes)

No online mismatch


Changelog :
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v1.0
- merged all the mods I have released in one single archive for GT Legends

v1.1
- updated GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE to v5.1 : new option to disable all lens flares effects
- updated HQ MOON to v3.0
- added HQ BACKFIRE v1.0
- added HQ SPARK v1.0

v1.2
- updated HQ AMBIENT SHADOW to v3.0 : better shading & 2 sizes available now (STANDARD/LARGE)
- updated HQ BACKFIRE to v2.0 : added 2 options with RED-YELLOW FLAMES & OFF
- updated HQ MOON to v3.1 : added 3 options with 1/4, 1/2 MOON & MOON OFF (useful for night sky map with moon included)
- updated HQ SPARK to v2.0 : added 2 options with FLAMES OFF / SPARK OFF

v1.3
- updated GT Legends HDR Skies to v3.0 : reworked Skies and moons to get rid of compression artifacts
- updated HQ BACKFIRE to v3.0 : added mipmaps for less memory usage (better fps)
- updated HQ MOON to v4.0 : added HDR effect
- added GT Legends HQ DAYTIME HEADLIGHTS v1.0 : headlights for day races (thanks to DurgeDriven for advice)
- added HQ SMOKES v1.0 (thanks to leon_90 for advice)

v1.4
- updated HQ SMOKES to v2.0 : added HQ SHARD.dds & SHARD2.dds (thanks to leon_90 for advice)
- updated HQ SPARK to v3.0 : added mipmaps
- added HQ AI v1.0

v1.5
- updated GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE to v6.0 : reworked rainbow with more subtle effect
- merged all readmes into this one

v2.0
- added GT Legends HQ BRAKE DISCS v1.0
- added GT Legends HQ TREAD v1.0 (thanks to leon_90 for advice)
- added GT Legends HQ WINDOW DIRT v1.0 : effect is a lot more softened compared to GTR2 (only 1 layer)

v3.0
- updated GT Legends HQ AI to v2.0 : better overtaking & less agressive AI to avoid to be kicked out of the track too often
- updated GT Legends HQ DAYTIME HEADLIGHTS to v2.0 : better rendering & 2 versions now either LOW or HIGH luminosity
- updated GT Legends HQ TREAD to v2.0 : 2 versions now with optional gravels

v4.0
- updated GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE to v7.0 : reworked rainbow with more realistic effect and better sun shading
- updated GT Legends HQ WINDOW DIRT to v2.0 : 3 versions available now (CLEAN/DIRTY/VERY DIRTY)
- updated HQ SMOKES to v3.0 : more transparency for EXHAUST/SMOKEWHITE/SMOKEBLACK but less transparency for DUSTBROWN
- updated HQ SPARK to v4.0 : added flames only version

v5.0
- updated GT Legends HQ HEADLIGHTS to v4.0 : better rendering
- updated GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE to v8.0 : reworked lens flare orange and rainbow
- updated HQ FOV DEFVIEWS to v3.0 : screen format choice now (4/3,16/9,21/9)


1) GT Legends HDR Skies
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Installation :
- ATTENTION: stock files will be overwritten so backup first 3 files :
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_Central.gtl
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_North.gtl
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_South.gtl
- This version is for GT Legends ONLY so Copy in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_Central.gtl
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_North.gtl
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\Skies_South.gtl
- then restore your skies backup


2) GT Legends HQ AI
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Installation :
- Talent files will be overwritten so make a backup of "\GameData\Talent" first (make a zip of all folder).
- Copy files in GTL directory (click yes to overwrite GameData folder).
- Then go into \GTL\UserData\YOURNAME to make a backup of YOURNAME.plr then open YOURNAME.plr with notepad and replace these lines :

AI Power Calibration="7" // Adjustments with AI strength (0=none, or add the following: 1=power, 2=gearing, 4=fuel)
AI Additional Fuel Mult="0.98000" // Additional fuel multiplier for AIs because of their driving style
AI Brake Power Usage="0.98000" // Fraction of theoretical brake power that AI attempt to use
AI Brake Grip Usage="0.97000" // Fraction of theoretical brake grip that AI attempt to use
AI Corner Grip Usage="0.97000" // Fraction of theoretical cornering grip that AI attempt to use
AI Max Load="41000.00000" // Maximum total load to set up theoretical performance tables
AI Min Radius="8.00000" // Minimum radius turn to set up theoretical performance tables
AI to AI Collision Rate="32" // Detection rate per second (1-40) for AI-to-AI collisions

Uninstallation :
- restore your Talent files backup
- restore YOURNAME.plr backup


3) GT Legends HQ BRAKE DISCS
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Installation :
- This version is for GT Legends only, copy the content in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)

Uninstallation :
- delete
\GameData\Teams\04DISK00.dds
\GameData\Teams\04DISK01.dds
\GameData\Teams\04DISK02.dds
\GameData\Teams\DISC_500.dds
\GameData\Teams\DISC_501.dds
\GameData\Teams\DISC_502.dds
\GameData\Teams\GTC-65\Austin Healey 3000\AUSTINHEALEY_3000_DISK.DDS
\GameData\Teams\GTC-65\Jaguar E-Type\JAGUAR_E-TYPE_DISK.DDS
\GameData\Teams\GTC-65\Lotus Elite\LOTUS_ELITE_DISK.dds
\GameData\Teams\GTC-TC-76\Detomaso Pantera\DETOMASO_PANTERA_DISC.dds
\GameData\Teams\GTC-TC-76\Ford Escort RS2000\FORD_ESCORT_DISC.dds
\GameData\Teams\GTC-TC-76\Porsche 914\PORSCHE_914_SPINDLE.dds
\GameData\Teams\TC-65\Jaguar Mkii\JAGUAR_MKII_DISK.dds


4) GT Legends HQ DAYTIME HEADLIGHTS
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Installation :
- Choose between 2 options : LOW or HIGH luminosity
- This version is for GT Legends only, copy the content in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)

Uninstallation :
- Right click on "\Teams" directory and search for "LIGHTS00.BMP" then select and delete all files found


11) GT Legends HQ HEADLIGHTS
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Installation :
- Copy the style of your choice in your Game directory (overwrite GameData folder)
NB: you may have to rename the dds for few mods, you can see the name of headlights into .CAS file by searching for "Texmap=" with text editor.
By example, some yellow headlights mods use YHL_ name so rename the 4 files like this :
HL_1_AI.dds -> YHL_1_AI.dds
HL_1_PLR.dds -> YHL_1_PLR.dds
HL_2_AI.dds -> YHL_2_AI.dds
HL_2_PLR.dds -> YHL_2_PLR.dds

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\HL_1_AI.dds
\GameData\Teams\HL_1_PLR.dds
\GameData\Teams\HL_2_AI.dds
\GameData\Teams\HL_2_PLR.dds


6) GT Legends HQ LENS FLARE
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IMPORTANT: GT Legends Sun strength and colors are really different compared to GTR2 (different game engine), that is why I have made 2 versions either dedicated to GT Legends or GTR2. Consequently you have to install the correct version otherwise effect will be poor.

Installation :
- This version is for GT Legends only, copy the content in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)
- Option : you can deactivate each lens flare

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\LENS_FLARE_BLUE.DDS
\GameData\Teams\LENS_FLARE_ORANGE.DDS
\GameData\Teams\LENS_FLARE_RAINBOW.DDS
\GameData\Teams\LENS_FLARE_SUN.DDS


7) GT Legends HQ TREAD
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Installation :
- Copy in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData dir)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\DUNLOP_TREAD00.dds
\GameData\Teams\DUNLOP_TREAD01.dds
\GameData\Teams\DUNLOP_TREAD02.dds
\GameData\Teams\SLICK_TREAD.dds
\GameData\Teams\TREAD.dds
\GameData\Teams\TREAD00.dds
\GameData\Teams\TREAD01.dds
\GameData\Teams\TREAD02.dds
\GameData\Teams\TREAD03.dds


8) GT Legends HQ WINDOW DIRT
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Installation :
- Copy in your GTL directory the style of your choice (overwrite GameData dir)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\WINDOW_DIRT.dds


9) HQ AMBIENT SHADOW
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Installation :
- Copy in your GTL directory the style of your choice (overwrite GameData dir)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\AMBIENTSHADA.DDS


10) HQ BACKFIRE
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Installation :
- Copy the version of your choice in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)
NB: you can tune backfire speed in your PLR file located in GTL\UserData\YOURNAME at line : Backfire Anim Speed="40.00000"

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\BFA01.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA02.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA03.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA04.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA05.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA06.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA07.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA08.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA09.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA10.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA11.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA12.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA13.dds
\GameData\Teams\BFA14.dds


11) HQ FOV DEFVIEWS
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Installation :
- backup \UserData\defviews.cam (make an archive with winrar/7zip by example)
- Copy defviews.cam file corresponding to your screen format into GTL\UserData\ directory
NB: to remove most headlights flickering at night, you will also have to check track .TRK file with notepad and eventually replace ClipPlanes=(X, Y) with Y>30000
ATTENTION: modifying .TRK will give online mismatch so do it for offline use or ask track builders in your league to set high ClipPlanes values with Y>30000

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\UserData\defviews.cam
- restore your own defviews.cam file


12) HQ MOON
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Installation :
- Copy the style of your choice in GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)
NB: HQ MOON is already included in my HDR Skies, may be useful for other skies

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Locations\SHARED\MOON.DDS


13) HQ SMOKES
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Installation :
- Copy in your GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)
NB: you can tune smoke intensity in your PLR file located in GTL\UserData\YOURNAME at lines :
Vehicle Flow Radius="3.00000" // Vehicle sphere radius for smoke/flames/dust/spray
Smoke AI Threshold="10.00000" // Point at which smoke is generated for AI car wheels (0.0 - 1000.0, lower = more)
Smoke Player Threshold FW="0.60000" // Point at which smoke is generated for player car front wheels (0.0 - 1.0, lower = more)
Smoke Player Threshold RW="0.40000" // Point at which smoke is generated for player car rear wheels (0.0 - 1.0, lower = more)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\DUSTBROWN.dds
\GameData\Teams\EXHAUST.dds
\GameData\Teams\FIRE.dds
\GameData\Teams\SHARD.dds
\GameData\Teams\SHARD2.dds
\GameData\Teams\SMOKEBLACK.dds
\GameData\Teams\SMOKEWHITE.dds


14) HQ SPARK
-
Installation :
- Copy the style of your choice in GTL directory (overwrite GameData folder)

Uninstallation :
- Delete
\GameData\Teams\SPARK.dds


Credits :
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Barcika for HQ LENS FLARE advices
Chronus for sharing his knowledge about physics/AI
Chronus, DucFreak, PrinzTT & Velo work on defviews which helps me to understand how it works
DurgeDriven for advices : avoid shared files between mods & daytime headlights
Geditor
GIMP+dds plugin
jgf for advice to keep mods separated
LeGhoul for HQ AMBIENT SHADOW advice
leon_90 for HQ HEADLIGHTS, SMOKES & TREAD advices
leslav2012 for HQ MOON advice
NASA for HQ moon photo from Apollo 11
Notepad++
Razgriz for HQ headlights advice
SIMBIN/Blimey/10Tacle Studios for GT Legends
sunalp2 and his period headlights mod which inspires me to do vintage HQ headlights (but I did not use his material)
vondutch51 for sharing his knowledge about physics/AI


GTR233
Version History [hide]
Version Released Downloads
5.0 1:18pm, 18th May 2017 107
4.0 7:19am, 29th March 2017 226
3.0 5:21am, 27th December 2016 300
2.0 5:49am, 17th November 2016 199
1.5 4:50am, 3rd November 2016 138
1.4 3:37am, 14th October 2016 144
1.3 5:25am, 29th September 2016 152
1.2 6:02am, 15th September 2016 141
1.1 5:13am, 4th September 2016 143
1.0 7:33am, 30th July 2016 157

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