Russian Modding Site and "Grand Fix"

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  1. rroyo

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    from what I gather from the translated website is that the expansion is still a work in progress. The "Grand Fix" on the other hand is complete. They gave up hope on the automation gunner and made an electric automation gunner which lightning instead with the "ranged magic user" ai.
     
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    Well, someone's got ten tons of work ahead of him if he's going to rebuild all the screwed-up areas.

    What happened to Ashbury, Tulla, Stillwater, and Black Root, boys and girls, is but one way WorldEd can glitch your save.
    In these cases, the effected areas were stripped back to the base terrain.

    If I'd been a little more awake I would've recognized it when I first seen Black Root.
     
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    IMHO the shrouded hills jpg are from car arcanum . i believe that they had permission to include them .
    i also believe that their original intension was to use cararcanum mod and expand from there.
     
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    No it wasn't. I made those screen-shots directly from the mod's main map.
    And having played Car-Arcanum - The bridge scene is quite a bit different.
     
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    very nice site :thumbup:
    I have managed to make the GrandFix 1.3 mostly english by editing and replacing a few files. If anyone would like to try it out i'll upload the files and give installition instructions tomorrow, although I'm not sure if I'm allowed to do that without asking for permission for using the files (which could be quite problematic since i don't speak russian).
     
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    As long as you give them credit, and don't sell it, then it shouldn't be a problem ;)
     
  11. Hans Maulwurf

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    Instructions for changeingthe language of Grand Fix to English:
    1. Download and install the Grand fix (1.3) :p
    2. Rename or delete the Arcanum.exe that is created by the installer and rename the Arcanum.bak file to Arcanum.exe
    3. Download http://rapidshare.com/files/82957163/grandfix.zip.html
    4. Extract these files and replace the Arcanum4.dat and the Arcanum.patch0 created by the Fix with the files from my archive
    5. Start the game and see if it's English

    All credit goes to Double G formerly known as Gentle_Giant for creating this fix

    Known problems:
    • -The Names of the characters you can pick at the start of a new game are still Russian, since I don't know which file they're stored in.
      -The discriptions given in-game might not be correct because I just made the game use the standard files and since I'm not sure what was changed, I didn't change any descriptions (will be done once I've read the translated version of the changelog)

    If you find any bugs or wrong text please tell me and I'll try to correct it.
     
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    Is there any chance like whatsoever that this would work with rroyo's hack? I don't want to have to pick between the two :-(
     
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    Bah! :-x
     
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    The problem is that some files are modified by both of these fixes / mods.
    I think it would theorhetically be possible to merge these two mods into one, but even if possible I thick it would be A LOT of work.

    By the way I registered at this Russian forum an asked if it would be possible to have an English version of the mod.(Was quite difficult since i had to do everything using google translate :D ) Let's see what they'll answer...
     
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    That's right. Art listings, descriptions, flags, script numbers(?) and even a couple areas on the main maps have overlaps.
    You'd have to pick one mod to keep "stock" and carefully modify the other, or confusion would quickly set in.
    And that's ignoring what might happen in the glitched areas.
     
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    Oh my god, Russian Mods!

    This is commie world-domination at work, my friends! Beware! We must defeat them... after they translate it all to english, that is :lol:
     
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