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  1. 18 points
    Time to re-discover the island of Oahu. TDU Platinum pursue the objective to be more than a collection of many different mods in a pack, the objective is to deliver a whole new experience, a whole new way to play with endless possibilities to choose at your own demand, ready to go. The work being done is beyond the gathering of different vehicles, sounds and gauges from different online websites and packing them together, it goes further to new physics, brand new weather, compatible with HDiR, new world textures and also new music for background and radio statios. New Physics Over 880 vehicles Correct color names Dedicated camera for each vehicle New weather - HDiR compatible New map textures New radio stations Easily moddable Easy installation Optional Russian language Toolkit - How to install - by HGCentral - Launch Trailer - First Trailer Images Modders and special mentions Djey Speeder Pator5 Minime891 Mondodimotori TDUZoqqer Combat-Shotgun Norby931 Miha2795 Tool831 2CV SUPER GT StarGT PhatPunk Reventon09 DriverTDU Takumi Acvet06 Doctor G DjoyTinnio Urban iLLusion Zebukas FenixZ Kvrt666 VDVS Opelos_HUN Tob-Racer MagicV8 Rulezzz VDV522 XtensoJDM t0m3k911 scuderia458 [email protected]= Sourkho And many other who have worked to keep TDU alive and interesting for so many years. TDUCk HF Garage TDULOG :: Test Drive Unlimited tdu.net.ru Drivers-paradise Without everyone, TDU Platinum wouldn't be anything more than a dream, so, all those people deserve a round of applause and we'll meet somewhere in Hawaii. -Always remember to make a backup of your game before you perform any modification. - For existing profiles, it's recommended to sell your vehicles and stay only with an Alfa Romeo GT BEFORE you install TDU Platinum. - If you're not feeling like selling all vehicles, just drive off the house with an Alfa Romeo GT BEFORE you install TDU Platinum, but this method might crash your game once you check some vehicles in the garage. - Original copy of TDU installed - CPU: Pentium 4/Athlon XP or better - CPU SPEED: 3 GHz - RAM: 2 GB - OS: Windows 2000/XP and above - VIDEO CARD: 512MB Video Card with Pixel & Vertex Shader 2.0 (NVIDIA GeForce 7600+ / ATI Radeon X1600+) - TOTAL VIDEO RAM: 512 MB - 3D: Yes - HARDWARE T&L: Yes - PIXEL SHADER: 3.0 - VERTEX SHADER: 3.0 - DIRECTX VERSION: DirectX 9.0c included - SOUND CARD: Yes - FREE DISK SPACE: 18 GB - Additional Google Drive link ---> Update Patch Q. Why does some vehicles display an absurd Top Speed? That's because how TDU was codded. Sadly, to get the gear ratios to work as they should, you must set the car's Top Speed as the top gear speed. Which means, the maximum speed that the final gear could achieve, regardless of it's power or drag. Usually, vehicles that have an "Overdrive gear" will display absurd values, since the last gear is really long, with the porpouse of fuel saving. Q. Ok, but why it is actually the Top Speed value is lower than the final gear speed? That's because TDU, by standard, adds around 10% more top speed. So, if a car final gear speed is 330 km/h, if you set as 300 km/h, in-game the car will reach 330 km/h. Now, if you set 330 km/h, the car will actually be faster than it should, and will reach 363 km/h. Deducting 10% of the speed makes not only the final gear accurate, but every gear will top at the correct speed, if your gear ratios are correct, which means the speed you need to shift will also be accurate. Q. Why the car classes are broken and i have overpowered vehicles for it's class? Because that was the easiest way i found to get these high-power tunes and keep the game "easily moddable". TDU will only understand a car class change if it reads a new entry on the database. That being said, i would need 4 entries in the car database, for 1 single vehicle, 1 entry being it stock, and 1 new entry for each tune kit. That means instead of 880 vehicles, i would need at least 3520. Not to mention that if someone decides to modify that 1 vehicle, they will need to modify the tuning its aswell. That not only means it would take a long time, but that it would make the game much more complex to be modded, so i used the original upgrade system, that's based on % increase of the base vehicle, but sadly, it doesn't support class changes. Q. The traffic in my game is being glitchy and invisible, what do i do? In the Project Paradise Laucher, make sure to enable V-Sync, to lock your fps to 60. The game won't do well with higher fps. Q. The game is displaying too much brightness, what i did wrong? Usually the dealerships display a higher brightness than the road environment. But also, that could be caused by FX Tweak being enabled in Project Paradise Launcher. TDU Platinum weather system was developed to not require FX Tweak, if you enable it in the launcher, it may override the weather files. Q. The physics have been changed, but they seem the same? That's because the physics engine is the same, but TDU allows each car to have their individual physics worked on, and that's what's been changed. To match real data, because TDU has messed it up even on the original game. Q. TDUPE is not working? Yes it is, but unfortunately i've stumbled across an issue i thought i would have. This issue happens when the database has over a thousand entries, which is the case, since TDU Platinum's database has 1105 entries. So, to use TDUPE, you must follow these steps: To run TDUPE, you must open it as admin. Point your TDU database directory in the settings and click load. Once it has loaded the database, search for the Custom Car you replaced in the car list. Modify and Click save. (That is when the problem starts.) Because TDUPE can't deal with more than 1000 entries in the database, it will make the game crash, to fix that issue, you must open TDU Modding Tools File Browser. Extract the CarPhysicsData.db, located inside the DB.bnk. Decrypt CarPhysicsData.db using TDU UT (this tool i did not provided, but it can be found on the forums) Open it using notepad and set the number of "Items" as 1105, save and close. Encrypt the file again, using TDU UT. Replace the new CarPhysicsData.db inside the DB.bnk. Q. Do i need the game or this is a standalone game? No! You need the game first, this is a mod and won't work on it's own.
  2. 15 points

    Version 1.07

    9,377 downloads

    ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.01 ------------------------- List of fixes in the patch: - Fixed the Caterham RPM gauge, where it went over than 8000rpm. - Fixed the issue with the BMW M4 Liberty Walk (Livery on) and BMW M4 Liberty Walk Akrapovic. - AI Bots have been re-worked. - New GPS now is displayed on challanges. ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.02 ------------------------- - Fixed Jaguar F-Type R Coupe displaying name as F-Type R Coupe (997.2). ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.03 ------------------------- - Fixed Russian language resources. - Replaced Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series sound. ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.04 ------------------------- - Fixed the race "The Dream in Your Fingertips" because it was not starting. - Fixed one apartament price in the database. ---> Extra features updated: - All fixes been added to the "Extra" database, for multiple prize cars. - Added a new extra and optional Expert level AI Bots. - Added 4gb Executables, as it fixed the issue with some vehicles dropping the fps, glitching the textures and crashing the game. (P.S. Thanks to Mondodimotori for founding this out! ) ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.05 ------------------------- - Fixed the wheels on the tuned versions of the Skyline GT-R R33 V-Spec - Removed the duplicated Triumph from the dealer. - Added 10 seconds extra in the gold time to the race "A Serious test of car control". ----------------- TDU Platinum Update Patch v1.06 ------------------------- - Fixed Tesla tuning, where they could get in the tune shop, but not get tuned. - Fixed the lighting of the dealerships, reducing the intense brightness. - Added 2-Step tuning for FXX and Gemballa MIG-U1. - Added 2-Step tuning for Pagani Zonda R. Install: Just replace the files in the according folders.
  3. 12 points

    Version 1.0.0

    12,641 downloads

    Time to re-discover the island of Oahu. Test Drive Unlimited Platinum pursue the objective to be more than a collection of many different mods in a pack, the objective is to deliver a whole new experience, a whole new way to play with endless possibilities to choose at your own demand, ready to go. The work being done is beyond the gathering of different vehicles, sounds and gauges from different online websites and packing them together, it goes further to new physics, brand new weather, compatible with HDiR, new world textures and also new music for background and radio statios. Test Drive Unlimited Platinum is a non-profitable project, made with the intention to enhance the gameplay of Test Drive Unlimited.
  4. 12 points
    BOOM! Check OP for download links.
  5. 10 points
    Well, I don't want to make big proclaims, but there is a very good possibility that I solved the issue. Today, after work, I did some more test. A 25 minutes run with the GT86, a car that never presented any problem before. And, after 25 minutes of gameplay, the RAM usage of the game was around 400 mb. No problems whatsoever. Then I did a second test. I rebooted the game, and switched to the Skyline R32. The first 10 minutes of gameplay went on smooth, with the RAM usage around 300-400 mb. But then, suddenly, the game started eating RAM. 100 mb every 2 minutes, till it reached around 1 GB of total usage at the 25 minutes mark. And then the FPS tanked. Just like yesterday. The GPu went to 99% of total usage to 20%. Then my brain started to working. What if the executable can't use more than 1 GB of RAM? That would explain the drop, since the lock on RAM usage would bottleneck the GPU, getting it to perform only 20% of its power. So I used the legendary (in the rFactor community, at leat) "4 GB Patch". A patch that modify any executable to work without RAM restrictions. And it worked. The patch did not comprimised the executable, and I was able to play for an hour straight with my R32, even surpassing that 1 GB mark, and then switching to the AE86 Trueno. No problems, no FPS drops, no nothing. And the game even start being less "hungry" for RAM when it surpass the 1 GB mark, assesting itself around 1.2/1.4 GB of total RAM usage. Someone should give me a little medal for all this testing... About the "4 GB Patch", you should be able to find it youself on the net. If not, I ask permission to an administrator to post it in this thread, since it could be usefull to more people, and would increment the amount of testing on it, to see if it actually work flawlessly, or my 1 hr run without problems was just dumb luck.
  6. 8 points
    Norby931

    Norby931 Mod Shop

    Hey guys, It's been a long time ago since i was here. Unfortunately i didn't finished my last projects as you know for sure, maybe because i've done a lot of mods and i was kinda get bored of it, also get other things in my life to do at that time and i just began to forget about TDU. Of course i don't make mods anymore, but i saw TDU Platinum project in the days and i got the feel to play TDU a bit again. I just wanted to say "hi" again to the old good TDU community here, and apologize for my disappear without any words, i mean im sure there was at least a few people who may waited for the w.i.p projects. I want to give a huge thanks for everyone who use(d) and enjoy(ed) my mods, since i got a lot of positive feedbacks, what i really appreciate. Anyway, have fun everyone, maybe we will see each other sometime on the old little island... Cheers, Norby931
  7. 7 points
    Features FreeRide's back online! New back-end features (such as time synchronisation) New client features (key shortcut, launch options, ...) Fuel Mode Modding enhancement Graphics Tweaking Small Tweaks (such as faster launch) And more! Disclaimer Even if this mod doesn't affect directly your game files, installing this mod is at your own risk. We are not liable in any way for any damage to equipment or loss of income that may occur due to its usage. :) F.A.Q. Q. Do I have to own a legal version of TDU? Yes Q. How do I install the mod / how can I solve my issues? See the ReadMe in the archive, it will solve most of your issues :D Q. Do I have to own the Megapack to play online? No. You need however the latest official version of TDU (1.66A) Q. Is there any mod incompatibility with the mod? Most of your mods should work (unless it implies executable modifications) Q. Is this completely free? This mod is, and will ever be 110% free. Q. Where can I download the source code or the server binaries to set my own server? This isn't possible at the moment (because it would be pointless to setup many TDU servers when the game work in P2P). If the server close, the binaries will be released. Q. What features aren't / won't be working at release? (this list may change) Clubs, Drive In, Multiplayer Lobby, Leaderboard, E-bay Q. Can I play offline with this mod and keep the features (such as the fuel mode)? Yes Q. Do I need a powerful connection to play? If your connection used to work on the official server, then it'll work too there Q. Can I play with Xfire, Steam, MSi afterburner integrated into my game? No, because it will cause conflicts with the mod. You'll have to play without those Q. I get an error message on connection because of my username Read the instructions provided in the archive Q. Is there more features to come? Maybe... who knows! :) Download Links Test Drive Unlimited: Multiplayer Modification Version: 0.03A Description: Multiplayer Game Client with a lot of awesome features! Logitech G27 Racing Wheel Fix Version: 0.01 Description: Fix 1.66A force-feedback and add led support Credits lean (code), Milli (fuel assets), Speeder (code) Special thanks Thanks to the donators Harry B., [email protected]_$HOTGUN, Damian L., t0m3k911 Thanks to the testers big 206 fan, X8X8X, [email protected]_$HOTGUN, DrifteaCent, TDUZoqqer, DJoyTinnio, iLLGT3, Reventón09, Automotive Gaming, t0m3k911, Ryzza5, Dux, Rassva, Zlatko Ilijeski, Prince-Matt, and anyone I forgot to add here because of my empty sent items box :D Thanks to Diablo and all turboduck staff for keeping alive this (awesome) community ... and thanks to anyone who supported the project. Remember guys, it's only the beginning! #TDUForever ;)
  8. 7 points
    Djey

    [RELEASED] Test Drive Unlimited Platinum

    Hopefully this patch will help with maintaining game stability. 1gb RAM limit is a serious bottleneck with all mods installed (even without considering fairly optimized cars). I remember not using HDU patch in the past because of crashes - might be linked to this issue ?! Thanks to @Mondodimotori for the time spent on investigation and solution And of course thanks @Milli for bringing new fellows down here !!
  9. 7 points
    Small update patch is released.
  10. 7 points
    New images as Subaru is over, and it's T time!
  11. 7 points
    For sure one of the the biggest modding project for a driving game. Thanks for this Milli. At the beggining of car modding in 2008, I could not imagine the game would bear and receive such improvements. That's a tribute to this fantastic game, for its 11th birthday. The effort in reverse enginneering the game had a price, now time is for a reward for everyone involved and enthusiasts. Such an epic adventure!
  12. 6 points
    TEST DRIVE UNLIMITED 2 AUTOPACK ver.1.73 "Serenity Pack" Official page of TDU2 AutoPack on facebook Who wants buy me a beer for my work Welcome – PayPal At this part of TDU2 AutoPack cars called "Serenity Pack" is added 8!!! new cars at the dealers and fixing bugs at some cars. Here the list with new vehicules and where are they placed: 1.Aston Martin Vanquish - created and improved by StarGT, Sound from Damys, gauges from StarGT - placed at Aston Martin cars dealers 2.Aston Martin V12 Zagato Villa d'Este - created and improved By StarGT, gauges from StarGT - placed at Aston Martin car dealers 3.BMW M4 Akrapovic - created and improved by StarGT, sound by Damys, gauges by StarGT - placed at Audi/BMW car dealers 4.Maserati MC12 - created and improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by StarGT - placed at Italian Classic car dealers 5.Mazda RX-7 Spirit R - created by Kiborg-Dva, improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by StarGT - placed at Ibiza Asian car dealers 6.McLaren 650S Spider - created and improved by StarGT, sound by StarGT, gauges by StarGT - placed at Hawaii British car dealers 7.Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo - created and improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by StarGT - placed at Ibiza Asian car dealers 8.Porsche 911 GT3 - created and improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by StarGT - placed at European car dealers Spyker Alieron Spyder - back to the game , created by Atari - placed at European car dealers TDU2 AUTOPACK ver.1.6 "Classic Car Pack" : 9.Lamborghini Miura SV- created and improved by StarGT, Sound from mitkop81, gauges from StarGT - placed at Italian classic cars dealers 10.Ruf CTR Yellow Bird - created and improved By StarGT, sound by unknow, gauges from StarGT - placed at Europeand Classic car dealers 11.MW M1 Procar - created and improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by StarGT - placed at Europeand Classic dealers 12.BMW 320I Turbo Group5- created by Kiborg-Dva, improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges by kiborg-dva - placed at European Classic dealers TDU2 AUTOPACK ver.1.5 "Road Pack": 13.Lamborghini Murciellago LP670/4 - created by Kiborg-Dva, improved by StarGT, Sound from mitkop81, gauges from StarGT - placed at Italian cars dealer at Hawaii (Alfa, Lamborghini) 14.Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ400 -created and improved By StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges from StarGT - placed at Japan car dealer at Hawaii. 15.Ginetta G40 - created by Kiborg-DVA, Improved by StarGT , Sound by mitkop81,gauges from StarGT - Placed to British car dealers (includes special 23 liveries pack in archive) 16.Lotus Elise SC - created and Improved by StarGT, sound unknow, gauges by StarGT - Placed at Brithish car dealers (Lotus) 17.Lotus Exige V6 Cup - created and improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, gauges from StarGT - placed at Brithish car dealers (Lotus) 18.Mazda MX-5 Miata - created and improved by StarGT, sound by tadokoro, Gauges by StarGT - placed at Japan dealer at Ibiza 19.BMW M5 - created by Vitaliy997 and StarGT, improved by StarGT, sound by unknow, gauges by StarGT - placed at Audi dealers 20.BMW I8 - created by Kiborg-Dva and StarGT, improved by StarGT, sound by unknow, gauges by StarGT - placed at Audi dealers TDU2 AUTOPACK ver.1.4 "Special Carbon Pack": 21.Lamborghini Sesto Elemento - created and improved by StarGT, Sound from StarGT, gauges from StarGT - placed at Italian cars dealer at Hawaii (Alfa, Lamborghini) 22.Lykan Hypersport -created and improved By StarGT, sound by StarGT, gauges from StarGT - placed at Japan car dealer at Hawaii. 23.Koenigsegg CCX- created and improved by StarGT, Sound by StarGT,gauges from StarGT - Placed to European car dealers Video Review of TDU2 AutoPack ver.1.4 by CarlStone13 TDU2 AutoPack ver.1.3.1 "Dream pack part II": 24.Koenigsegg Agera R - created and improved by StarGT, Sound from StarGT, - placed at European cars dealer at both islands (BUGATTI, KOENIGSEGG) 25.Mclaren P1 Hybrid -created and improved By StarGT, sound by toxicflash - placed at Brithish car dealers. 26.Porsche 918 Spider - created and improved by StarGT, Sound from Damys maybe, im not sure - Placed to European car dealers 27.Pagani Zonda R - created and improved by StarGT, sound from mitkop81, placed at italian car dealers 28.Lamborghini Veneno - Created by Kiborg-Dva, improved by StarGT, sound from Ruslan but im not sure, placed at Italian car dealers TDU2 AutoPack ver.1.2.1 "Dream pack part I": 29.Ferrari Laferrari - created by StarGT, sound created by Damys - placed at Ferrari dealers. 30.Ferrari FXX (not evoluzione) -original model with changed interior, hud from ariel atom v8 and textures created By StarGT, sound by mitkop81 - placed at Ferrari Dealers. 31.Lexus LFA - created by Vitaliy997,improved and reduced by StarGT, sound from Damys (im not sure) - Placed to Japan dealers 32.Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 - created and improved by StarGT, sound created by Damys, placed at Alfa/lamborghini dealers. 33.Pagani Huayra - created and improved by StarGT, sound created by mitkop81, placed at Itallian dealers - pagani. 34.Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray -created and improved by Kiborg-DVA and StarGT, sound created by f12berlinetta, at american supercars dealer at O'ahu. 35.Bugatti E110 SS - Created and improved by StarGT, sound from f40 (little improved by mitkop81), placed at european classics. TDU2 AutoPack "First": 36.Subaru BRZ - created by Xaxonin Roman and StarGT, sound by Greg69, - placed at Japan dealer at ibiza 37.Ferrari F50 -created by Reventon, improved By StarGT, sound by mitkop81 - placed at Itallian Classics in O'ahu 38.Ferrari 458 italy spyder - created by Qilin ,improved by StarGT, (original sound from the game) - Placed to Ferrari dealers 39.Mclaren F1 - created and improved by StarGT, sound from Greg69, placed at British dealers 40.Maserati GranTurismo Sport - Created and improved by StarGT, sound from Ruslan92, placed at Alfa/lamborghini dealers 41.Lamborghini Diablo SV - created and improved by StarGT, sound from twinturbo250, placed at Itallian classics 42.BMW S1000 RR -created and improved by StarGT, sound from Ducatti Desmosedici (original), placed at bike shops 43.Mercedes A45 AMG - Created and improved by StarGT, sound from Phill, placed at Mercedes dealers 44.Citroen DS4 - Created by Kiborg-dva, Improved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, placed at European car dealers 45.Wiesmann GT MF5 - Created by Kiborg-Dva, improved by StarGT, original wiesmann mf3 sound, placed at British car dealers. 46.Lancia Delta s4 stradale - Created by Kiborg-dva, Imrpoved by StarGT, sound by mitkop81, placed at Itallian Classics at Ibiza 47.Ferrari F2012 - created by Gramadchukov, improved by StarGT, sound by Damys, placed at Itallian classics at O'ahu. Many cars has Unique options by pressing "HARDTOP BUTTON" For BMW M4 Akrapovic paint : Just buy sticker with 100% transperence Fixed, improved, added and changed files at the original game: Fixed camerasingame - created by Kiborg-Dva New number plates - created by StarGT Database created by mitkop81, based to Xarlith's UP.04. At folder EXTRA have skins for BMW320, BMW M1 and Ginetta G40 for that wich want different skins. Know Bugs: Is possible inside cameras to don't like to you, but that is the best for this cars at this moment. Special thanks to StarGT, Kiborg-Dva, Xarlith, mikop81, binbow, Fussel, Greg69, Reventon09, minime891, Damys, Ruslan92, twinturbo250, Phill, Gramadchukov, FRY34, MichaelB450 and every other modders that make this pack possible. Please forgive me if i miss someone. Special thanks for help from Xarlith with fixing database problem of BMW S1000RR and adding new rim set for Citroen DS4 and Lamborghini Sesto Elemento. iMPORTANT!!! iNSTALLATION Need to install after Unofficial patch v.0.4 - Click to Download How to Unpack TDU2 - https://www.facebook.com/tdu2mods/photos/a.1586126798314270.1073741875.1566120270314923/1586128674980749/?type=3&theater Delete Original TDU2 Launcher , from now use only TDU2: Universal launcher ver.3.3 - https://www.facebook.com/tdu2mods/photos/a.1586126798314270.1073741875.1566120270314923/1586129778313972/?type=3&theater This pack work only with unpacked game versions. Fully compattible with UP 0.4, and uncompatible with other created packs. this will be a full installation of the pack included all 7 parts of the Autopack and is not needed to have last 3 parts for this part. Compattible with UP04 and all DLC's, not compattible with other car packs that is created. Make backups to your database, frontend, vehicules and sound folders. Installation: WIth archive - just extract all files at your game directory. Unninstall - delete database, frontend, vehicules and sound folders and place there your backup folders. With Autoinstaller - Start autorun.exe, choose your main game directory and follow the steps. Unninstall - like with arhive - delete this 4 folders and place your backup folders At folder sound have a folder optional music wich include new main menu sound. For all of you wich want to change this sound just copy the folder "musics"and place at your folder "sounds" Download Archive downloader TDU2 AUtoPack ver.1.73 "Serenity Pack" (includes only 9 cars from ver.1.71) Download Archive downloader TDU2 AUtoPack ver.1.73 "Serenity Pack" (includes all 47 cars from ver.1.71) Download Audi R8 V8 hot fix for all versions Download TDU2 AutoPack Alternative cars History of versions: 1.0.0 - first release with 11 cars and 1 bike 1.0.1 - fixed tires bugs 1.2 - added 7 new cars 1.3 - added 5 new cars 1.3.1 - fixed folder names and added sounds 1.4 - added 3 new cars, some cars are fixed from older autopacks 1.5 - added 8 new cars, some reduced, fixed and improved 3d models and physics 1.6 - added 4 new cars, some reduced, fixed and improved 3d models and physics 1.7 - - added 8 new cars, some reduced, fixed and improved 3d models and physics 1.71 - fixed and improved 3d models and physics Porsche 911 GT3 1.73 - fixed R8 V8, 8c spyder, RX-7, California 30 added for wishes for next autopack and personal orders and requests and questions you can find us on our pages Kiborg-DVA Vitaly Tuch mitkop81 https://www.facebook.com/mitko.palazov StarGT TDU 2 car mods by Stargt and other modders TDU2 AutoPack "Serenity Pack" LiveStream by MichaelB450
  13. 6 points
    Tob-Racer

    The School of Modding

    Hello everyone Since Project Paradise is released and TDU Online back, there is a great effort from every modders and a fantastic enthusiast from the community it self for improving TDU1. The work of modders are remarkable and big thanks for the great cars, sound, physics, tools and future Patches. I know some people here who wants to do some modding but don't really have the skills, the time, the motivation and so many other reason to make mod. I want to talk more to people (like me) who wants to learn modding and wants to get skills. People who wants to see their dream car ingame or in the mod shop of Tduck So my idea is to create a thread about sharing all our basic knowledge of modding and help each other for making mods. For example, What is really a DDS ? What tools do we need to make sound mods ? How to make accurate physics ? How to import a 3D Model to TDU ? Etc... Actual Modders can also share their knowledge if they want to; I've read somewhere that [email protected] is making a video tutorial for car modding, don't know if it's still on it. Thanks for his enthusiast Hopefully we'll see more modders around in the future. The first post will be updated with interesting and useful tips and links to complete tutorial for sound mods, HUDs, Import Cars... (I think Iced_Bullet have done something like that in the past but he's not around anymore) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - THREAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION Summary: I. Basics and Facts a) Explanation about modding b) Definition of Formats II. Making Mods a) Tutorial by Djey. All the Basics b) Sound Mods c) HUD Gauges d) Importing cars e)Making Accurate Physics f) Using and modifying DDS g) Other stuffs III. Install Mods into TDU a) TDU Modding Tools b) TDU Performance Editor c) Bnks I. BASICS AND FACTS a) EXPLANATION ABOUT MODS A Mod is something modified from the original game or an addon. It could be anything like a new car, Environments mod, Weather Mods, Sound Mods... For example, The original game doesn't have a BMWs, Porsches, Autumn environment, Day-Night Cycle; With mods, all these things are possible ! Or if you think the sound of your Gallardo sound awful, the dashboard of your Ferrari looks bad, or you want a customize number plate, that's again possible ! b) DEFINITION ABOUT FORMATS BNK: Or TDU Bank, these files are an element of the game. It could be Sounds, Car Exteriors, Car Interiors, Rims, Gauges HUD, Traffic, Environments... Etc. These file contains loads of different files. For example, Enzo_I.Bnk have 3D Elements and Textures (2db) inside the BNK File. Enzo_audio.Bnk have Wave sounds and an XMB file. Commonworld.Bnk have loads of 2db Texture files. This file can be open by Mini BNK Manager or File Browser in TDU Modding Tools. 2db: It's a texture file who is generally inside Bnks. But you can find in ...\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\FX 3 2db's files. These file can be converted in DDS with TDU Modding Tools to be modified. DDS: Direct Draw Surface. These files are Textures. Example: The Roads in game are originally 2db file in CommonWorld.Bnk but once converted with TDUMT, there are DDS. When you open a the DDS file of roads, you have that: (r5_00.dds original Atari) You can open and modify DDSs with Paint.NET, Adobe Photoshop, Artweaver and create new grass, road surfaces, billboards, plate numbers and so many other stuff in the game. But don't forget to convert your DDS back into 2DB file with TDUMT and make sure to backup any files your modifying ! 3DG, 3DD : (Can't perfectly explain it my self) It's the file who support the original 3D Model of the car. 2DM: Wave: It's a Microsoft sound sample format who can last as many time possible. But in TDU, it have to be sample that last beetween half a sec to 10 sec. Most of these sample are inside "CAR"_audio.bnk in Bnk/Sound/Vehicules and makes the sound of the car. Most of the audio Bnks have 7 Wave sample. For making sound mods, The TDU sound format MUST BE in Microsoft ADPCM format, 44khz, 4 bit, mono. These file can be play Modify with Audacity, Gold Wave, Creative WaveStudio, etc... tdupk: Or TDU Performance Pack. It's a file who contains values of a specific car like not to 60 mph acceleration, suspension rate, Gearbox ratios, Power, Nm, Engine displacment, wheelbase, etc... And can be open only by TDU Performance Editor. II. MAKING MODS (TO BE DEVELOP, A LOT MORE EXPLAINED AND CLEAR. At the moment, I just link and quote. The community will improve all that ourself) a) TUTORIAL BY DJEY. ALL THE BASICS FOR TDU'S GENERAL MODDING AND THE BEST MODDING TOOL: TDUF https://github.com/djey47/tdu-cp/wiki/Modding-FAQ https://github.com/djey47/tdu-cp/wiki b) SOUND MODS c) HUD d) IMPORTING CARS Tools: Forza Studio for Forza Motorsport Models. ZModler Paint.NET, Photoshop, Artweaver... For Tool's thread, don't pay too much attention for the size limit as Project Paradise Big Bnks option solved today that issue This tutorial is understandable but way too fast. I've tried my self to import a car with this tutorial but you have to pause the video every 5sec... Oh well, you can manage doing a mod but it's a bit annoying to stop the video. e) MAKING ACCURATE PHYSICS First Download TDUPE > TDU Performance Editor 2.77 > TDU Performance Editor 2.78 IMPORTANT: Open TDUPE, Click on Settings, Select the Locality to the same language of the game ! Once you've done that, again click settings, and set the Installation Directory to C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited. (Tested only with 2.77 -2.78) MAKE A BACKUP OF YOUR DATABASE BEFORE MODIFYING ANY DATA ! It depends of how you want your car. If you want realistic physics based on a real car, I suggest you these website: > Automobiles Catalogues: Very complete datas of any sort of cars ! The best in my opinion. > Supercars.Net Not many data information but you can learn a lot about the car you want. Very complete list of cars. > Supercarsite.net: Another pretty good website > Google: Yes. This website too help a lot Jut search the car you want and pick the website you find interesting. > YouTube: Yes. This website is useful too for watching reviews and know more about your car. Usefull thread: If you want physics on your own taste, bit of explanation: TO COME LATER Credits to Dredgy f) USING AND MODIFYING DDS Very old thread: g) OTHER STUFFS To Continue... III. INSTALL MODS INTO TDU a) TDU Modding Tools Download it here first: TDUMT 1.16.2 by Djey b) TDU PERFORMANCE EDITOR Download above in Making Accurate physics. Unzip your .Zip / .Rar somewhere. IMPORTANT: Open TDUPE, Click on Settings, Select the Locality to the same language of the game ! Once you've done that, again click settings, and set the Installation Directory to C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited. (Tested only with 2.77 -2.78) MAKE A BACKUP OF YOUR DATABASE BEFORE MODIFYING ANY DATA ! To install a tdupk file, Select first the car you want to modify, Go to Performance Pack > Import Performance pack and then select the tdupk file you want to install. New data appears. Feel free to modify any of these data to your taste. Go to name editor. Click on Save once. If you see <Ressource not found>, enter your desire car name. Then click on save. Now your Murcielago is an Aventador c) BNKS To Install > A car mod: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\Vehicles > Wheels: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\Vehicles\Rim\(MANUFACTURER OF THE REPLACED RIM) > Traffic Car: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\Vehicles\Traffic > A Sound mod: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\Sound\Vehicles > A HUD gauge: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\FrontEnd\HiRes\gauges & C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\FrontEnd\LowRes\gauges > CommonWorld or CommonWorldDiv2: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\Level\Hawaii > A Weather Mod: C:\Programes Files (x86)\Atari\Test Drive Unlimited\Euro\Bnk\FX (Correct me guys if I'm wrong) Thanks to Djey for his fantastic help //Djey again for TDU Modding Tools // Dredgy for TDU Performance Editor // Driver:TDU for his well detail tutorial // TDUZoqqer for his unfinished but helpful Modding tutorial :lol: // thunderhawk17382 for his Q&A thread // Tool831 & Iced_Bullet for his Interior & Exterior Bnks file names references // Kurgan777 for his pretty complete Best Cam & IK Thread // Reventon09 for both of his thread about adding new colors and new names in TDUMT // PhatPunk for his thread about changing cameras with TDUMT // The other modders who improved the game since all these years // The community for his massive support // Diablo and the other Modo for managing the best community in da woarld
  14. 6 points
    v1.06 is out. Lol
  15. 6 points
    Milli

    [RELEASED] Test Drive Unlimited Platinum

    Toyota and TVR done. Now, time to move on to Volkswagen.
  16. 6 points
    StarGT

    StarGT: BMW M6 2013

    BMW M6 2013 Vehicle replaced: Mers Stirling Moss Converted by: StarGT Credits: 3D Model, Wheels & Interior - Forza Features: -camera view without camhack -normal working car -the ideally working gauges DOWNLOAD BMW M6 2013
  17. 6 points
    Boo! Porsche and letter P is finally finished. :cheery: Thanks for the support and understandment guys! I know it's taking a long time, a lot longer than i wanted, but i believe it's for a good cause. :joyful:
  18. 6 points
    Milli

    [RELEASED] Test Drive Unlimited Platinum

    Jeep and Koenigsegg are finished. Also, i've managed to active 4 new garage slots per TDU apartament, tried the same in other houses, it didn't really worked out. Funny enough, the first apartament, "Ala Moana House" is still tied to 4, being the only apartament with 4 garage slots, instead of 8. (Yes, i've also increased their price. :lol: )
  19. 6 points
    Milli

    [RELEASED] Test Drive Unlimited Platinum

    Today i've learned something cool. I've decided to take a look at the vehicle delivery missions, since i was working on Enzo. As a result, trying to understand how it works out and to fix some errors that occurred with them with my extensive modding process, i've learned a way to entirely change the car of the mission. That works not only with delivery missions, but also Top Models and prize cars. Here is some images of the testing. This delivery mission was a Miura before, but i've managed to tell the game to use the 918 instead. So, expect changes on that part aswell in TDU Platinum, i will make sure that new added vehicles are required to be bought or delivered to get 100% of the game completion. Ah, forgot to mention, i've also made TDU reach 100% again. So, even though you don't complete the multiplayer challenges, you can still get 100%, instead of 88%, like before. ;)
  20. 6 points
    No photos but... Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
  21. 6 points
    Chevrolet Camaro SS 1969 Vehicle replaced: C1 chevy Converted by: StarGT Credits: 3D Model, Wheels & Interior - Shift2 Features: -new feature- StarGT Tremors feature <<<--- -new feature - StarGT Universal Optimized: inеerior bnk file - 27 kb !!!! <<<--- -new feature - Dirt on Mirrors <<<--- -open doors -open windows -vanishing Wing -"clear water" mirrors -synchro exterior/interior gauges -- DEAD LINK REMOVED --
  22. 5 points
    Minime891

    Minime891: Audi RS6

    Audi RS6 Vehicle replaced: Audi RS6 Converted And Edited by: Minime891 Car & Rims Model From: TURN 10/FM7 Textures: Turn10,Myself Make sure you are running TDU2 Unpacked For use offline, use online at your own risk Cam file only compatible with Unofficial Patch If you use with AutoPack copy the cam file from \Euro\Bnk\database\AutoPack Cam File to parent folder RS6_V1.09.zip - 52.9 MB [ATTACH=full]30902[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]30905[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]30904[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=full]30903[/ATTACH] Terms of use: - The models, skins and other files are for private use only - Commercial use of this modification is strictly prohibited - All Registered Trademarks and Copyrights are property of their respective owners - If you wish to edit this modification please contact me via e-mail: [email protected] - Mod permission from me is needed to upload anywhere else. - Do NOT edit the models, skins - All Registered Trademarks and Copyrights are property of their respective owners
  23. 5 points
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  25. 5 points
    Another good thing about TDU was that if you saw a mountain you could proceed to drive up it without spending $30 in DLC
  26. 5 points
    Djey

    Djey: TDU Community PATCH 2.00A

    S o m e n e w s ! TDUCP 2R3 is in progress still, just being slowed down by recent events in my life. Also, I will be honnest, telling you Forza Horizon 3 grasps the few amount of time which might remain :drool: Anyway. I'm planning to release this in the next days, with single (but long awaited) feature that are ultimate cameras.bin with unique sets for each slot (of course including 400+ new slots brought by TDUCP). Meaning 0-conflict-risk with camera use ! And later? Well, I'm happy since Milli's patch will be there soon, with huge amount of features! TDU modding is still UP and that's everything counting as always. That will make you guys busy for a while, I guess. Sooo, the bad news: TDUCP2 will not be compatible with Milli's patch. Ever. It will be time-demanding too much, involving a whole new step of testing before release - the way TDUCP is designed will break Milli's patch features probably. So don't expect a new release of 'MILLI'S PATCH FOR TDUCP' - I've removed alpha links btw. The good news: potentially redesigning TDUCP to be more modular is in my thoughts. This way, it would be technically possible to install only features you'd need, in a non-harmful manner, for existing game databases (including already patched ones). Unfortunately, I could not tell you when this next-to-TDUCP2 thing would be ready ... nor if it would deserve to be called TDUCP3... See you soon!
  27. 5 points
    StarGT

    StarGT : 2015 BMW M4 Akrapovic

    2015 BMW M4 Akrapovic Vehicle replaced: DBS or DBS carbon black Converted by: StarGT Digital by: StarGT Credits: 3D Model, Wheels & Interior - Assetto Features: -original akrapovic skin -original akrapovis exhaust -own number -working doors -open windows -working GPS (enter lights button) -working gauges -own rims -camera view without camhack -normal working car Download 2015 BMW M4 Akrapovic Original Resolution Screenshot
  28. 5 points
    Hey guys, Zoqqer released this wonder Maserati 300S : TDUZoqqers World! - Home
  29. 5 points
    DJoyTinnio

    Lamborghini Countach Turbo S

    :mornc: Set ignition at level 1:20 , with modding tools 1:16. Enjoybutton (update 13.05.2014) : http://www.file-upload.net/download-9403413/Lamborghini-Countach-Turbo-S.rar.html Prelisteningamerecording : Referencevideo : Sourcevideo (for full power) :
  30. 5 points
    Tob-Racer

    WIP/BETA Car slots Add-On V1.00 TDU

    :morning: Good morning everyone :) Some news ! Well, 57% of project 2 is done. The 45 new slots work as you can see: Everything works ! :) All 45 new slots got their own physics, sound and HUD. What's left ? I've got to do the rims for each car. The one you see in the pics are the one from the original Atari Slots. I've kept the original Atari names of the bnk, I've just added a "2_" or "3_" in front of the name files. Example: "2_Enzo.bnk" or "3_Gall_Cpe.bnk" so it's a bit esier for you to know what files is what. :cool: Same for the names of the cars in TDUMT and TDUPE, Just added "SLOTnumber" after each name. I'm planing an open Beta for the next couple of days. Might be release this week-end if everything is going well. About the poll, I will consider the one from here on turboduck as members vote means more to me than the other poll I've created who have been just deleted. If you haven't voted yet or you voted the other poll, please vote up here. If Project 1 win the poll, I will still release project 2 as it's more on the way than 1. Hope you like my hard sweaty work :D See ya !
  31. 5 points
    More progress pics: New slots would be different from megapack, base TDU game has all the megapack car slots added in 1.66 database but in an idle form, a lot like this mod. Theoretically, for new slots to work online. All players must have the same entries in the database so the game doesn't crash otherwise the game would try to load up something that doesn't exist in the database. New slots from scratch will be my next project but with close collaboration with 2CV SUPER GT to ensure that they work online safely for everyone as a new "1.70" patch. edit: Jaguar XKR-S just finished
  32. 5 points
    curagonn

    Nissan SKYLINE GT-R (KPGC10)[v1.0]

    Nissan SKYLINE GT-R (KPGC10)[v1.0] Vehicle replaced:Jaguar XKR Converter/Creator: TADOKORO Racing Credits: 3D Model & Interior - Forza4 !!Please make sure to backup your original files before installing this mod and read the included README file if there is [ATTACH]21029[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]21030[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]21032[/ATTACH] Download Hayashi Street Wheel :happyroll:Enjoy:happyroll:
  33. 5 points
    Ryzza5

    2011 Toyota Aygo

    Well since I'm not in the EU then I guess I'm free to :locked: this thread Things to take away from this thread: 1. Don't upload a mod if you don't have permission. 2. Do upload a mod if you do have permission. 3. Don't report a mod as stolen if you don't have (or include) any hard evidence (really the original mod author should report it themselves) 4. Don't bring countries or politics into it. You agreed to a set of rules when you joined the forums, and those rules can change as needed for the benefit of the community or those who run (and pay for) it. 5. If there is a next time, please expect a 3-day ban to start off with, followed by a 14-day ban if you continue to cause trouble. 6. Ducks are just plain awesome.
  34. 5 points
    Milli

    Anyone still playing it?

    He never gave up if he never cared. :lol: Boom! #meancommentoftheday
  35. 5 points
    TDUZoqqer

    Show Yourself... Poolside!

    Lives in Germany. Doesn't like beer.
  36. 5 points
    Minime891

    TDU2: Unofficial Patch v0.4

    Just another update, i got the moving date today which will be the 28th of this month. So i have really until the 26-27th to get my mods finished. This also means these will be my last mods for some time. Anyway got some work done on the lambo and have done 6 of the 10 jobs. :D EDIT: make that 8
  37. 5 points
    rdcmrt

    TDU2: Unofficial Patch v0.4

    [ATTACH]19410[/ATTACH]
  38. 5 points
    Dan G

    Show us your driving videos

    I really need to do a new video before I sell the civic, if this gets enough likes I'll do one.
  39. 5 points
    StarGT

    Kiborg-dva & StarGT : BMW M5 E39 2003

    2003 BMW M5 E39 Vehicle replaced: evora Model : forza Converted by: Kiborg-dva Interior/Exterior Gauges: StarGT Features: -working windows -working doors -normal view mirrors -own rims -normal working car In Camera folder is camerasingame.xmb file which is not compatible with Unofficial patch v.0.3 ! Download BMW M5 E39 2003
  40. 5 points
    Reventón09

    TDU2 Show-Off-Your-Mods thread

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  41. 5 points
    Wow mate You are learning very fast :D Congrats! Anyway.... -- OLD IMAGE REMOVED (imageshack) --
  42. 5 points
    Xarlith

    TDU2: Unofficial Patch v0.4

    Version 0.3 released. :cool: Backup your savegames - just in case. 0.3 - October 18, 2013 --------------- NEW CONTENT * Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 (model by StarGT) * Ferrari F12berlinetta (model by Minime891, sound by Jorgemodek) * Ferrari F430 (model by Reventon09) * Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 (model by StarGT) * Nissan R34 GT-R (model by Vitality997, sound by shadee43) * Saleen S5S Raptor (model & sound by StarGT) * Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition (model by StarGT, sound by shadee43) * Spyker D12 Peking-To-Paris (model by StarGT) * PNJ Clothes Store on Hawaii CHANGES * All vehicules paintable * All vehicules stickerable * Rearranged all vehicles placement in salons * Intro movie disabled * Orginal start screen restored * Translated DLC2 race names into polish * Lamborghini Countach removable wing * Carwash fee reduced to 20$ FIXES * bike tire grip (patch 0.2 issue) * profile switch freezes (patch 0.2 issue) * carwash animation for all cars * third person sounds for patch cars * roof blurr in cars with hardtop * removed ®, TM & unnesesary capitals from vehicle names * Audi RS5 factory color and indicators * Aston Martin V12 Carbon Black factory color * Mustang V6 Premium factory colors * Mustang V6 Premium right window offset * Shelby GT500KR factory colors * Lamborghini Countach 5000QV factory colors * Chrysler 300C factory colors * Chrysler 300C bumper camera * Koenigsegg CCXR interior camera * Ferrari 458 Italia interior camera * Ferrari Enzo interior camera * Ferrari FXX interior camera * Ferrari 599GTO interior camera * Lancia Stratos working windows * Caterham R500 interior gauges texture * Gumpert Apollo interior gauges texture * Ariel Atom V8 interior sound louder
  43. 5 points
    shadee43

    TDU2: Unofficial Patch v0.4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKcropdJC1k
  44. 5 points
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  46. 5 points
    Icy J

    Post your photos

    V12 | Pagani Huayra by - Icy J -, on Flickr Evil | Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV by - Icy J -, on Flickr
  47. 5 points
    why this thread is still not sticky???
  48. 5 points
    Microphone

    Piers Morgan might be leaving!

    The rest of the world seems to manage just fine without guns to protect themselves *shrug*
  49. 5 points
    tototo

    tototo:O.Z Racing rims

    BBS Rims :p Thank you for the comment!!! :p BBS-LM -- OLD IMAGE REMOVED (imageshack) -- BBS-RX-R -- OLD IMAGE REMOVED (imageshack) -- BBS-GT -- OLD IMAGE REMOVED (imageshack) --
  50. 5 points
    Thanks a lot all. :)
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