Author Topic: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)  (Read 428 times)

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At this moment, CIT disallows customized GTA:SA files. To be honest, I don't know why and can't argue if it's beneficial, but I've dig some through the internet and found out that it mostly comes handy for the PUBG like servers, where colors and weather can make a big difference if one is able to spot another. I couldn't find any reason of why CIT has to have the AC checks enabled for them, as we don't have that kind of server environment to be depended on day/night cycle or weather.

So, I'm suggesting to allow clients to connect who have the "Use customized GTA:SA files" checked. If there is any concerns on enabling every setting, at least make it so we can use weather mods("data/timecyc.dat").
« Last Edit: 12 07, 2021, 10:54:16 pm by GoldNugget »

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Re: Enable server setting to allow customized GTA:SA files
« Reply #1 on: 12 07, 2021, 10:18:16 pm »
People would be able to use small skins that have a very small hitbox, therefore, not take any damage at all.

The previous one is fixed by disabling customized GTA:SA files, and I can think of plenty more! Like having a modified GTA SA that has broken walls or so that can let you go through. I can already see a lot of exploits by enabling such a setting.

The MTA AC setting to disable this is necessary and shouldn't be otherwise.

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Re: Enable server setting to allow customized GTA:SA files
« Reply #2 on: 12 07, 2021, 10:19:41 pm »
People would be able to use small skins that have a very small hitbox, therefore, not take any damage at all.

The previous one is fixed by disabling customized GTA:SA files, and I can think of plenty more! Like having a modified GTA SA that has broken walls or so that can let you go through. I can already see a lot of exploits by enabling such a setting.

The MTA AC setting to disable this is necessary and shouldn't be otherwise.

If there is any concerns on enabling every setting, at least make it so we can use weather mods("data/timecyc.dat").

I don't see any problem with that though. I don't expect many people to vote, since very little to nobody may have a clue on what is the topic about. Therefore I'll be glad if you take the suggestion in a consideration without players' support.

If anybody is curious of what does timecyc.dat do, it's just a file which controls weather, in short, changing it will make a game look much better.
« Last Edit: 12 07, 2021, 10:31:24 pm by GoldNugget »

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Re: Enable server setting to allow customized GTA:SA files
« Reply #3 on: 12 07, 2021, 10:37:53 pm »
I don't see any problem with that though. I don't expect many people to vote, since very little to nobody may have a clue on what is the topic about. Therefore I'll be glad if you take the suggestion in a consideration without players' support.

If anybody is curious of what does timecyc.dat do, it's just a file which controls weather, in short, changing it will make a game look much better.
Then that would be fine, I can say. I suggest changing the title to allow a few customized GTA:SA files.

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Re: Enable server setting to allow customized GTA:SA files
« Reply #4 on: 12 07, 2021, 10:53:30 pm »
Then that would be fine, I can say. I suggest changing the title to allow a few customized GTA:SA files.

I'll just change to allow the timecyc.dat file, I guess it will be fine.

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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #5 on: 12 07, 2021, 11:44:22 pm »
I'm not into modding but may I ask how is timecyc.dat different from /weather feature we have in the game?

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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #6 on: 13 07, 2021, 12:12:36 am »
I'm not into modding but may I ask how is timecyc.dat different from /weather feature we have in the game?

It changes how weathers look, the clearness, the view, the colors, it just refurbishes the atmosphere. I always played with a timecyc mod, up until I returned back from inactivity in 2020 and found out it was blocked to use. The video reference of timecyc mods:

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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #7 on: 13 07, 2021, 01:05:54 am »
Upvoting this for sure, this thing annoyed me for very  very long time... If this is going to be changed we will be happy having new weathers would be amazing.
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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #8 on: 13 07, 2021, 01:33:11 am »
I didn't knew this was disabled until I found out today I'm supporting this for sure. I miss these times when my sky was full of rainbow colors :D plus these 255 weather mods what we have are boring as fuck
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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #9 on: 13 07, 2021, 08:20:24 am »
Using a specific time.cyc.dat file can have some improvements in fps, thus, I vote positive.

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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #10 on: 13 07, 2021, 08:25:36 am »
I'm not into modding but may I ask how is timecyc.dat different from /weather feature we have in the game?

Here's a video when I was able to do it in CIT, it changes the whole skybox @MeD.



I never knew it got even disabled. This is a harmless mod to the game that just makes it look more beautiful, so therefore I'm upvoting.
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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #11 on: 13 07, 2021, 11:14:32 am »
Using a specific time.cyc.dat file can have some improvements in fps, thus, I vote positive.

Can you provide actual proof of what you affirmed? It may also contribute to get more votes. And if this is going to help with fps then i'm even more happy.
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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #12 on: 13 07, 2021, 11:56:59 am »
This mod won't harm anyone. It will make the game looks more beautiful, and I see senza saying this.
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Using a specific time.cyc.dat file can have some improvements in fps, thus, I vote positive.

I don't know about the fps part, but if this actually make fps improvements, then that's will be awsome
this mod won't harm any player it just gives players more chances to control their in-game weather 
I'm Voting POSITIVE
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Re: Enable server setting to allow timecyc.dat file(weather file)
« Reply #13 on: 13 07, 2021, 06:19:53 pm »
- Modified timecyc.dat will be permitted next server restart. (Brian + GoldNugget)
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