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F1 1997 Season Mod Part 1 0.5

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:::::::::::1997 MOD:::::::::::
First of all, special thanks to people who helped with the mod. Would not have been possible wirhout their help.
Credits:
@needforspeedgamer for the steering wheels, and driver pictures
@Millsy24 for his Old Silverstone mod, which I used here
@Jarvis , for testing out the AI pace against player and the handling model
@remydeleeuw, for letting me know how to use the ryder bxml converter, and also for trying to help me with AI stalls at the start (which unlike F1 2012 didn't work)
@Geckarbor5LP, for the base textures of Sauber, McLaren, and Jordan.
@Steven Poirier for helmets, and later pitcrew, racecrew and driver suits once I convert them from F1 2012
@Matt Drummond, for letting me use his 7 tracks mod.
@Melphiz, for the NO DRS mod for F1 2013 that works on this game too.

What is included in the mod?
-All the cars, all the drivers (apart from Lola), with realistic performances
-17 race calendar in their order, including Jerez, Nurburgring (as Luxembourg GP and not as German GP) and Imola
-Includes different tracks to replace Argentina and France: Brands is Argentina and Delhi is France
-Revised handling (for those using the steering wheel)
-Helmets for every driver
-AI improved in dry pace, and made slower in wet.
-Bridgestone tyres
-Tyre wear reduced
-DRS disabled for all tracks

STILL LEFT TO DO:
-None

IMPORTANT NOTES:
-It is recommended to run lean fuel mixture in wet conditions
-going to RACE ONLY can produce a strange/random grid
It is recommended to NOT use the RACE ONLY option in the race weekend, but run some type of qualifying
Full qualifying is also not recommended
, as there was only one qualifying session in this era.
-The modern points scoring system is used as I can't change it.
-In case you can't complete the evaluation test without a game crash, use CTRL to skip it!
-I saw some amazing track updates over here, definetly worth a check to enhance the experience of the mod :)
http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/catalunya-sponsor-update-for-1997-spanish-gp.6861/
http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/monaco-sponsor-update-for-1997-monaco-gp.6844/
http://www.racedepartment.com/threads/imola-sponsor-update-for-1997-san-marino-gp.109001/

INSTALATION:
I could not fit this within the 300MB regulation, so I have to split it to two parts
1) Download the 1997 mod part 1 by Milos (me)
2) Extract the .7z file you downloaded
3) Drag the extracted files into your game folder, overwrite
4) Download the 1997 mod part 2 by Milos (me)
(http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/.5762/)
5) Extract the .7z you downloaded
6) Drag the extracted files into your game folder, overwrite
7) START A NEW SAVE GAME (as it will likely corrupt your old one), and enjoy!

There is a crash fix included, you should not install it unless your game is crashing on Imola, Jerez and the tracks imported from F1 2013. Full instructions on how to install are in the part 2 mod overview section.

It is important to extract first part 1 and then part 2!



If anyone makes a youtube video featuring the mod, I'd appreciate it if you linked the mod in the video description. Thanks!
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Milos
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Hi @Milos, could you let me use Jan Magnussen helmet in your mod to make an option for my 1998 mod for F1 2013 game? Thanks in advance and by the way, fantastic mod!
Milos
Milos
Helmets weren't made by me, and I don't think the author is around nowadays, but I put his name in the mod desc so you can try to contact him. If you need to use anything else made by me however (not listed in the mod desc) you can. Good luck
I remember playing F1 1997 in my old PS1 back in the late 90's. The teams, drivers and everything else is perfect!
Bravo and thank you for making this MOD for us!
Brilliant job!
Very good job!
Even with the gamepad handling, the cars understeer like crazy in circuits like jerez, catalunya, silverstone, brands hatch and delhi, even with very high downforce setups.
What should i do to improve this situation?
Excellent mod! I had to re-download it right now (not your fault) and now it doesn't have the engine sound of 1997 anymore. What mistake did I make?
Very good quality! Enjoy it!
The Best f1 mod i´ve ever seen
awesome mod
amazing mod!
First of all congratulations for the work its amazingly well done :). I have a problem in game, the team names and driver pictures are still from the 2014 game. thanks!!
Great mod but Irvine is was born in Northern Ireland so in saying that should have GBR Flag
WOW, great job mate...Can I play a career with this mod?
Milos
Milos
yes, though I need to solve two bugs very soon
THANKS SO MUCH MATE I LOVE IT
DAMON IN ARROWS!!!
Great mod :D
Can i play it in multiplayer if my friends also download it?
Milos
Milos
It's possible using Hamachi and Tunngle I think, maybe.
This mod is perfect . I have a question. Why when I play my career tires are constantly cold , I can not achieve the temperature and brakes so I have to push it a lot before the brake.
Would you be ok with me making a video for my channel? :)
Milos
Milos
No problem Alex! :)
dude can you update the photos of the drivers please??
Milos
Milos
I have..
Simply just fantastic! Could you tell me how were you able to form the chassis? I'm planning to go for a 2006 mod, but I cannot form the 2014 chassis of the cars :S
Milos
Milos
It's not formed, just extracted from the DLC files for F1 2013 :D
so very good mod !!
You've actually given us a brand new game, I love it!
Milos
Milos
that's awesome to hear! It is exactly what I wanted :D
How on earth did you do this one, awesome!
Milos
Milos
:P
Awesome!
thank you
good job dude, this mod is excellent, the 90's cars a lot more fun, a
AND this is for PEDRO13, you lying piece of mexicqan garbage, you don't have jack ****, all you did is steal 2 mods, and call them you own, you piece of ****...
Fantastic Job! :-D
Milos
Milos
Thanks! ;)
Fantastic
Milos
Milos
thanks mate! :)
Big and hard work, congratulations!
I added 5 improvements in this mode. But I will not provide:
1- I added the refueling
2- I replaced the circuit Delhi by Estoril;
3- I packed the Classification (1 hour, but with 13 laps);
4- I added the original score of 1997 (10-6-4-3-2-1) e
5- I switched the cameras (13 angles).
ps : google translator
Milos
Milos
You sure 1-,3-,4- is possible to do in the game? I'd like to know if it is so I can update it!
Fantastic job! Best mod ever! :)
Milos
Milos
:)
San Marino GP bug
Milos
Milos
what bug?
Of course a VERY VERY VERY nice job. I remember playing F1 97 on my PS1, and now I got the season with which I grew up in a modern game! This is so awesome! THANK YOU SO MUCH! But if you could add a German language version I'll give you five stars ;D
Milos
Milos
if you want I can, just give me the language file
I just can pull 5 stars, for my you have 100 stars!!!!
Milos
Milos
Thanks! :D
Beautifully made, hopefully you can get the rest of it finished up :)
Milos
Milos
Of course I will! Probably next week :D
Woohoo!
Milos
Milos
:3
great :)
Milos
Milos
Thanks :D
Wow great job Milos
Milos
Milos
The other guys helped a lot :)