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Released American 80's Fullsize Series 1.7

disguised pre-release test car of a famous car brand.

  1. SergentFido

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    December 21 th 2018 : Hot Fix for 0.15 and some improvements.

    This is not the biggest update that i'm still planning to release, but here are some news in this
    changelog:



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    - Recent update with Italy caused the whole mod to crash because of an outdated Lua script. This is now fixed.

    - Cars have improved deformations, and small optimisation of the flexbodies (meshes are more merged than in the past)
    - added Beam deform limiters on all bodies, to avoid them to stretch too much. Previously only front end and doors had them.
    - sounds are now mixed vanilla V8 sounds with custom idle sounds.
    - BUT older sounds are also available as a separate mod in the attachments below, you can enable/disable them as you wish :)

    - Now Sedan cars have only one body, you can select the type of roof, Metal or Vinyl, in the part selector :

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    Known issues :

    - Last update of the game broke glasses reflexion and lightning, they are now always in shadows and no specular. Particularly visible on the dusty variants. This is reported to devs and should be fixed soon.

    - Catalytic converter is showing inside the Delta 88 and Regency because of nodes too close, i need to fix that.

    - probably some issues will pop out because i pushed this update quick and i'm not sure all was tested.

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    V2.0 is coming soon, wih Delta 88 coupe, more rusty and beater skins, and other improvements, stay tuned :)

    Welcome to the V1.7 of the Codename Oldsfullsize ADDON.

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    Instructions to read carefully :

    You have downloaded the main file called oldsfullsize_codename.zip on the top of the page ?

    This is an extended addon pack, not limited to Oldsmobile brand. You get now Chevrolet Caprice cars with it.

    The new name is codename_american_fullsize_series.zip

    - First of all please DELETE the PREVIOUS VERSION of the addon called oldsfullsize_oldsmobile_addon.zip
    It is now broken and not compatible with the new oldsfullsize_codename.zip main file.

    Also you'll mess up completly all the Delta 88 section if you keep the old Addon besides the new one.

    Then download the new file addon on the bottom of this post, or on this big link :
    DOWNLOAD THE ADDON PACK HERE


    And save it in Mydocuments/beamng.drive/mods/

    and you're done !



    Description :

    first of all, what you have to know is that cars are now separated mods. Here you have an overview of where to find them in the selector.


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    The number of presets is so big that it would have been insane to keep them into one car folder.

    Features :

    - Caprice Sedan and Wagon by Carface80 : He allowed me to use the Caprice and to modify it to my needs. So i made the Olds Wagon out of it, and also adapted those two Chevy to work properly in the mod.
    Caprice are merged, interior and body panels are the modified original ones, then floor, engines and engine bay, drivetrain, frame are the same as the Oldsmobile mod.



    - Beamstate (Not working anymore) : One interesting feature is the new "BEAMSTATE" part that allow cars to spawn pre-damaged.
    It use a lua to load renamed vehicle.save.json in a specific location.
    So beater can be damaged, many things are possible.


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    But this features have sides effects, you need to reload the car (Ctrl_R) to keep the windows broken, the car can't be rotated for a scenario, and other effects.


    So if you don't like this, just remove the part from the car here :

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    Lua by Thomatoes50 and node grabbing by me :p

    - tailgate : Press O once to have it open from top to bottom, and O twice to have it open like a door.
    Beautifull lua magic by Ar162B.


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    - TV : On the Regency Limo only press O to open the TV door and play a video.
    Lua by Thomatoes50 and jbeam by Bernd.
    Sometimes the tv opening and video can be reversed so you can press R and O to make them match again.

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    - Wagon rear ride height control : In the tuning menu



    - Armoured presidential Limo : This things weights 6 tons, and has bullet proof body and glass. Jbeam and idea by Synsol.



    - Demo Derby wheels :
    Derby cars have very bad wheels painting, covering the tires :

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    You can choose the paint color for those, differently for front and rear, for both blackwall and whitewall tires.

    Select bodycolored General Motors steel wheels. Then "Derby paint". Tires will be affected automatically. They will be painted and dirty.

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    Soon upcoming things :
    to be completed

    Skins:
    Skins UV templates can be found in this thread :
    https://beamng.com/threads/oldsfullsize-mod-wip-skins-thread.31258/#post-457458


    CHANGELOG :

    - july 17th 2018 : Little bugs fixes


    the addon pack is now updated to fix the caprice grills popping out easily.

    It also add horns and parking brake sounds.



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    - November 24th 2017 : West Coast USA update

    - Sirens sounds and horns added
    - many bug fixes that were reported since the release
    - stronger front steering, wheels won't turn 180 inside the car anymore

    - custom sounds made with Sbeam are back. I tried to use the new system but it's far from my abilities, and having the same sound for all cars is boring. Rusty, Diesel sounds are back, and softer sounds for the regular sedan. Sounds may be improved a bit to get more powerful sounds for muscle cars engines.
    - Manual Gearboxes for all engines except dragster.
    - added reliable engine for the rusty cars, as an option (not in the presets)

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    - added two new presets : the Cheap Tuning Regency coupe and the Custom Cruiser Restomod.

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    - august 18th 2017 : release

    Credits :

    Creators

    Sergent Fido :
    project management, 3D models, textures jbeam tweakings.Caprice textures improvments.
    Ar162B : Moonhawk Sedan mod was the jbeam base, then he joined the project to improve lots of things.
    Lots of accessories are from his mods.
    Synsol : engine, drivetrain fine tuning, some presets and jbeam like the Armoured Limo presidential.
    Carface80 : Caprice Sedan and Wagon models for GTA. Lot of advices.
    Bernd : Limo Jbeam (body, TV, flags), and other things still to be added
    Thomatoes50 : Lua for dashboard lights, TV, Beamstates
    Goosah : offroad drivetrain fine tuning. Lots of advices and kindness.
    Mythbuster : 454 Chevy big block engine mesh and textures.
    Paul Busuego : Paul did a low poly Regency Sedan model some years ago. I purchased to him the base model with autorisation to rebuilt it completly. As i had to learn 3D again i needed a support at the moment. I used its geometry as a base, at the very early stage of my work on this mod.Then i remade it all.
    I thank you Paul for being the ignition spark of the whole project.


    testers

    Aboroath
    Sierra-3
    Synsol
    TylerTJ
    Crash Hard 01
    Again_dejavu
    Peterbilt
    Bernd
    Thomatoes50
    Goosah
    Qwerty9586
    Maplebacon
    Mike94
    Ryvylo
    Darren9
    JoelVB
    Crydev
    Reverse Bass

    Videos

    Official Trailer

    Directed by Crash Hard
    scripted and edited by Sergent Fido and Crash Hard
    Music By Grégory Béal



    Neilogical review (unfortunatly missing the Caprice)





    Donations

    If you like the mod, you could consider to make a donations.
    Previously i got more than 150$ from the older topic of the mod.

    This time there is no question to help me rebuilding my engines, but more to help me in my passion for vintage and used Die Cast.

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    DONATE HERE ;)
    image above is just for you to notice the link :p


    or you can go on this topic to see my Diecast collection project and see if you'd like to send me a little car as a donation :

    https://beamng.com/threads/my-little-die-casts-and-town-project.46940/
     

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  2. SergentFido

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    Hi Everyone, and welcome to the thread of the V1.5 of the American '80 Fullsize Series.

    The mod pack is on finishing stage, so it's time to show you a little teaser of it.
    To have fun after a long period of work on those cars, i made a short comics story and had fun integrating characters in it, and showcase some new stuff of the mod.
    I wanted to do that last year as well but lacked time to achieve. It's not finished like i wish it would be, but anyway, i'm sure you are all more interested in discovering new body variants, so here it is.

    If you look closely the images, you will maybe notice some changes and improvments, as well as some new parts.

    I go on working on the mod for now , more info teasers to come very soon so this is going to be more detailled progressivly.

    I answer to some questions already : yes, the range of cars is no more limited to Oldsmobile. And yes, a well known modder have cars featured in the pack now :p


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  3. Brickturn

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    I see a Caprice, and a wagon. Instant 5 star rating.
     
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  4. enjoyinorc6742

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    i see spelling errors but other than that, good job
     
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  5. Mitsubishi Super Great

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    so when do you think it will be released?
     
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  7. ktheminecraftfan

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    That station wagon is awesome! Can not wait! I think its gonna be worth the wait that's for sure.


    Now if there was something like this for the 8th gen Mitsubishi Galant and Legnum.
     
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  8. Banana Peels

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    Is that a Caprice in there? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
     
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  9. Mitsubishi Super Great

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  10. EDit232 2

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    YES! I can finally have a "Shaggin' Wagon"!!!!
     
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  11. anselme

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    for god sake !!!
     
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  12. MrAnnoyingDude

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    Will there be more rusty cars, in addition to the 98 sedan?
     
  13. SergentFido

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    Yes indeed :D

    Available in 1986 and 1989 headlights and details (in the teaser the 1986 Caprice has 1989 side lights, because i havn't made the amber ones when i did the screenshots)



    Lights are working like on the real ones, thanks to the Caprice owners or specialists of the beta test group, Sierra-3, Peterbilt and Qwerty9586

     
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  14. direct_UA

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    Cool and good
     
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  15. Brown_Diplomat

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    Awesome?, nah, it's badass, i hope you can add a trunk rack.
     
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  16. SergentFido

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    This a good idea. The mod has other stuff but not this one yet. I'll add it in an update after the release.
     
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  17. machine

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    Really cool to see that Caprice, totally unexpected. Will it be avaible as a wagon tho? Nice work anyway.

    Also, saw a cool Delta last weekend.
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  18. SergentFido

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    Wow thanks, awesome beater Delta 88 :)
     
  19. jerry88

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    A wagon? HELL YES!
     
  20. XManic1995

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    My god! :O
     
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