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Rhino T-80 (GTA 3, Vice City)
If you want to turn the Rhino in GTA 3 and Vice City from a box on wheels into a real tank, then this is a great option. The mod that replaces the vanilla tank in GTA 3 with the T-80 was made many years ago by a modder named Majestic (but this is not accurate). All currently available versions of this mod are screwed up in one form or another.
However, I was able to find a pristine version of the mod and tweaked it a bit:
- Changed DFF model. In the original model, the rollers are animated, but this is achieved due to the asymmetric arrangement of small physical wheels, which leads to problems with physics. I fixed the physics at the cost of animation of the rollers (such restrictions are imposed by the game engine - this is not very critical, because the tracks were static anyway). Also, the location of the seats has been fixed - the main character will no longer go through textures when the tower rotates.
- Created its own collision. My collision fixes that and it also matches the T-80 shapes better.
- Changed handling.cfg. The behavior of the tank is now similar to the behavior of the Rhino from San Andreas and is more in line with the tracked vehicles - improved grip, patency, sharp turns became possible. Also, the mass is brought to realistic values, and the acceleration is slightly increased (because the vanilla Rhino accelerates too slowly for a modern MBT).
- Added alternative textures. In the original mod, the tank has a very bright color that not everyone will like. I made 3 alternative camouflages to choose from - dark, light and winter.
The mod works in both GTA 3 and Vice City and fits perfectly into the visual style of both games. For correct operation, the presence of DMagic1 Wheel Mod is required. In the archive you will find detailed installation instructions, as well as the original files of the mod in case you do not like my changes.
Note: However, if he asks to delete the file, I will.