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GTR2 HQ Anniversary PATCH part-2

GTR2 HQ Anniversary PATCH part-2 15.5.0

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| GTR2 HQ Anniversary PATCH part2 by GTR233 and friends |
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YOU CANNOT USE THIS part-2 ALONE, YOU MUST HAVE GTR2 HQ ANNIVERSARY PATCH PART-1 : https://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/gtr2-hq-anniversary-patch-part-1.21415/


Please read END-USER LICENCE AGREEMENT (EULA.txt) carefully before using the software. By installing or using this software, you agree to be bound by the terms of this EULA.

Archive size = 469 Mo
Archive MD5 = ac729eaf47fdccde69e06d19ed9174af
Disk space requirement : 2.2 Go

This archive was compressed with 7-zip archiver v19.00 so you need at least v19.00 to extract archive without errors (update your archiver if it tells you that the archive is corrupted) : https://www.7-zip.org (I recommend to NOT download ALPHA versions, leave them to devs)


IMPORTANT :
- PLEASE READ CAREFULLY and follow steps from "_GTR2_HQ_Anniversary_PATCH_install.txt" otherwise you will cry "HELP!!!"
- THIS PATCH IS NOT PAYWARE : YOU JUST NEED A FREE REGISTRATION TO RACEDEPARTMENT.COM! You can create a free mail address in 1 minute, then create a FREE account at RD (paid subscription is only an OPTION), then LOG IN RD with your new account and DOWNLOAD any mod for FREE !
- NO, THERE IS NO VIRUS IN THIS PATCH AT RACEDEPARTMENT.COM WHICH IS THE ONLY ORIGINAL SOURCE OF THIS MOD AND THE SAFEST PLACE TO DOWNLOAD MODS. In order to avoid virus, simply BUY genuine GTR2 DVD or STEAM digital then download and install GTR2 HQ Anniversary Patch part1+2 from RACEDEPARTMENT.COM and RUN GTR2_SETUP.CMD : YOU WILL GET EXACTLY THE SAME GTR2 HQ GAME WHETHER YOU HAVE DVD OR STEAM! YOU NEED NOTHING ELSE BECAUSE OFFICIAL SIMBIN PATCHES + GREY CARS PATCH + 4GB PATCH + ALL FIXES DURING 15 YEARS + HQ TEXTURES ARE INCLUDED!!!
THANK YOU.


Disclaimer :
This is a non-profit work made by passion for old gem GTR2 and all of the content is provided free of charge "as is", without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, use it at your own risk : authors will not be held responsible for any losses incurred, either directly or indirectly by the use of files included in this mod. You are permitted to install and play this mod for personal home use only, any other uses are forbidden. It is forbidden to convert/modify/distribute any materials, or use it as part of another mod without authors written permission which cannot be ceded to a third party.
The original source is only available at RACEDEPARTMENT.COM : https://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/gtr2-hq-anniversary-patch-part-2.32658/
This is not a 10TACLE\SIMBIN\BLIMEY!GAMES product.


Last Changelog
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v15.5.0 (NEW CLEAN INSTALL REQUIRED!!!)
- HOTFIX1: fixed PnG3 HQ Anniversary Patch GDB MENUs : added 4 cars (Austin Healey, Corvette, Lotus Elan, Triumph) in "PnG ROADSTERS" menu (there were only Austin Healey and Elan in original PnG3.2), added missing PnG icon in "Coupe des Alpes" menu
- HOTFIX2: added Shovas SHO Competition v9* in GTR2_SETUP, and also added original zip if you want to test extra versions (I have chosen v3 as generic version good for all wheels, plus the latest v9 taylor made for specific wheels)
- HOTFIX3: fixed overlapping text for few languages in Original Prime UI on FFB page
- HOTFIX4: fixed ghosting effect on HQ tracks around 7pm (thanks to PiotrGT for reporting bug), updated HQ headphysics
- HOTFIX5: added HQ 2005 Tracks ghosting fix
- HOTFIX6: reduced fog color and intensity to limit white trees, updated spa treelines to reduce flickering (there is still some but less than stock)
- HOTFIX7: removed VC redist loose files from RR binary because of conflict with last CrewChief updates (thanks to Jempy for reporting) : now you must go to Microsoft website and download Microsoft VC redist 2010 if you select RR binary version (similar to STEAM behavior).
- HOTFIX8: updated PnG3 HQ Anniversary Patch : fixed Lotus7 flip at Nordschleife Karousel, added nicer LOD_2.jpg for base tracks ; updated INSTALL.TXT instructions (thanks to Jempy)
- fixed medium compound name in Reborn Dunlop Viper tyre (thanks to The Iron Wolf for reporting mispelling)
- GTR2 HQ MODS COLLECTION is renamed GTR2 HQ Anniversary PATCH part-2 from now


Description :
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Developped on Dell Inspiron 531 Athlon64x2 5600+ 6Go RAM with nvidia 9800GT 512Mo.
These GTR2 HQ MODS represent 6 years of work (nearly 18 000 FILES!!!) and propose extra options for GTR2 HQ Anniversary Patch.


Included :
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GTR2_SETUP.CMD allows you to tweak 37 pages of options :
I - language
II - HUD style
III - Pit Chief voice
IV - movie intro
V - binary choice
VI - FOV DEFVIEWS.CAM
VII - tweaked PLR
VIII - HEAD movement
IX - UI theme
X - plugin
XI - GFX shader
XII - nude GTR2
XIII - PnG3 HQ Anniversary Patch
XIV - Maserati Safety Car skin
XV - backfire effect
XVI - cube maps reflections
XVII - Lens Flare effect
XVIII - MARBLES
XIX - rain effect
XX - wiper animation
XXI - HDR skies
XXII - smokes effects
XXIII - driver suits
XXIV - GTR2 base cars ON/OFF
XXV - driving school cars
XXVI - HQ textures for base tracks ON/OFF
XXVII - daylights
XXVIII - AUD sound files
XXIX - SVM files ON/OFF
XXX - AI talent RCD files
XXXI - AI and physics for HQ game
XXXII - tyres for HQ cars
XXXIII - SpecialFX file
XXXIV - Stock game files to play ONLINE
XXXV - cheat ON/OFF
XXXVI - configure video settings
XXXVII - options to run GTR2


[EXTRA HQ MODS] are few HQ MODS not included in GTR2_SETUP yet :
> GTR2 HQ BRAKES v3.0 : realistic brake disc/caliper/discglow skins in higher resolution.
Included in HQ Anniversary PATCH but alternate skins are available here.

> GTR2 HQ PIT & START LIGHTS v3.0 : better start lights available in 6 different animations.
Included in HQ Anniversary PATCH (F1) but alternate skins are available here (GT-Fancy/alt).

> GTR2 HQ TREAD v4.0 : more detailed tire tread available in 2 versions with or without gravels. Now every compound skin is different on contrary to stock game which shows same skin for all rain compounds.
Included in HQ Anniversary PATCH (WITHOUT GRAVELS version) but alternate skins are available here.

> HQ SPARK v7.0 : more detailed sparks effects in higher resolution.
Included in HQ Anniversary PATCH (SPARK&STARS version) but alternate skins are available here.


Credits (alphabetical order) :
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6e66o for kind permission to use his nice sky pack
alex69722 for Russian UI
ArmedLightning for kind permission to use his AL SPECIAL FX
Art (aka Arthur Stepanov) for advices/beta testing/bug reporting, HQ HUD Russian translation, and new GMT ARMS with 2 shoes
Barry (aka barryg) for kind permission to include GTR2 Reborn MOD by IRG (2011) and NAPmod tyres fix
Chronus for his work on REBORN physics and detailed explanation at nogrip which helped me to understand how it works
Cristian Luis, simracing.pl/Skandre and Petr Nidecky for Polish/Czech translations
Daniel Pistelli for 4GB patch
David Wright for advices and kind permission to use some parts of POWER & GLORY mod by GTL WORKSHOP
DucFreak for advices/help and for kind permission to use his nice GTR2 UI MOD
Fazerbox for GTR2MapPlugin
F1mate2 for 80 extra lines hungarian translation
Guimengo for some extra Portuguese translations
GTR233 for HQ MODS and all updates
Hudson Kerr for kind permission to use his wonderful skies
Jon Denton & AutoSimSport for NAPmod (2006)
J-Santos for Portuguese Pit Chief Audio translation
Luzperfecta for UI advanced FFB settings
NASA for their nice moon picture from Apollo 11
Petes László for kind permission to use original hungarian translation
Reloaded for NOCD
Renato Simioni for improved tyre slip curves in RaceOn
Scorpyo for driver arms GMT
Shovas for advices/beta testing/bug reporting and kind permission to include his PLR FFB settings
SIMBIN/Blimey!/10Tacle Studios (THANKS to David Wright, DucFreak, Doug Arnao, Mark Reynolds, ...and BIG BOSSES Henrik Roos & Ian Bell)
Syhlif32 (aka Bjarne Hansen) for advices/beta testing/bug reporting, and arms GMT fix
Teddie Tapawan and his wife for realistic Pit Chief voice
The Iron Wolf for reporting memory leak in original DucFreak UI MOD and help to fix it, plus amazing work on CrewChief for GTR2
Velo for defviews info and SceneLighting ColorMatch tool
Yako for XD plugin


beta test/feedback/bug reporting :
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Apollion, Barcika (aka carTOON), bobwilliams, cangrejin, Crimson764, cyrac1, DrKruntz, DurgeDriven, fruitbirb, GP STONER, gwaldock, hkmp57, Iain Marshall, ical_everon, Jempy, jgf, Jon c, JorritVD, Kenny Paton, LeGhoul, leon_90 (aka Davide Nativo), leslav2012, Mach77, Miguel Batista, mike006, mildrew2, NeelJ, Peter van de Kolk, PiotrGT, RaceLM24, Razgriz (aka Menrva), Retrolux, revar, Spinelli, Starraider, sunalp2, TzZyO, Vanaja, Verde_msk, Wes Brook.


SOFTWARE USED
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- 3DSimED by Dave Noonan http://www.sim-garage.co.uk/
- GIMP http://www.gimp.org/
- NOTEPAD++ https://notepad-plus-plus.org/


GTR233, HQ original idea and all HQ content © 2006-2021, All rights reserved.
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Latest updates

  1. GTR2 HQ ANNIV. PATCH PART2

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  2. GTR2 HQ MODS COLLECTION SETUP

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  3. GTR2 HQ MODS COLLECTION

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Amazing collection of updates for the original game, thanks for keeping GTR2 alive!
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Fantastic job. Thanks a lot.
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The only negative point was the loss of FPS
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Thanks again for the hard work by you and your team, nearly 14 years old and still going strong.
Once the collection is added you could hardly guess its age.
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Thank You
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You get to become much better once more GTR2 and me. Thanks !!!
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Thanks!!
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Thank You
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Brilliant upgrade to GTR2 as always!
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Awesome work
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I love you guys!!! Thank you!!!
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Fantastic patch!
Thank you for dedicating your time to improve this great classic race game.
GTR233
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Thanks ;)
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