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So I just picked up GTA 4 and GTA 4 episodes from Liberty City off of steam and I have a few questions about it.

one: is it possible to get the additional vehicles and weapons from GTA EFLC into regular GTA 4? If so, how is this done?

two: Modding. I am interested in adding new weapons and vehicles into GTA 4 and EFLC, but how exactly do they affect the game? Will the vehicles appear randomly like regular vehicles, do they replace existing vehicles, or will it have to spawn them on my own? And do they mess up the main storyline? Same questions for weapons. Also for clothing.

Three: GTA EFLC is a standalone game, to what extent does it interact with regular GTA 4? Does save file info carry over? I am asking because I installed and am playing EFLC before I even installing the regular version at all and do not know how they interact at all.
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So I just picked up GTA 4 and GTA 4 episodes from Liberty City off of steam and I have a few questions about it.

one: is it possible to get the additional vehicles and weapons from GTA EFLC into regular GTA 4? If so, how is this done?

two: Modding. I am interested in adding new weapons and vehicles into GTA 4 and EFLC, but how exactly do they affect the game? Will the vehicles appear randomly like regular vehicles, do they replace existing vehicles, or will it have to spawn them on my own? And do they mess up the main storyline? Same questions for weapons. Also for clothing.

Three: GTA EFLC is a standalone game, to what extent does it interact with regular GTA 4? Does save file info carry over? I am asking because I installed and am playing EFLC before I even installing the regular version at all and do not know how they interact at all.
1. Yes. The same way.

2. Replaces vehicles /weapons etc.

3. Stand alone but, ties in with GTA 4's story in parts somewhat. But won't make any difference playing it 1st or 2nd.
    
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4. Modding the game WILL stop you from playing multiplayer. And I'm not sure if the Steam versions will work or not with mods (I think they will since you can still sign in offline).
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4. Modding the game WILL stop you from playing multiplayer. And I'm not sure if the Steam versions will work or not with mods (I think they will since you can still sign in offline).
Not sure if it WILL stop you from playing in multiplayer
I have modded vehicles and I'm playing it thought only in LAN
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Not sure if it WILL stop you from playing in multiplayer
I have modded vehicles and I'm playing it thought only in LAN
I always play on Live. Can't play on LAN with my buddies. Well, without Hamachi anyway.
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holy crap, i didnt even know there was a thread with same title as mine before i made mine LMAO
    
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I also used to play it online with mods installed (just cars) and didn't have a problem -_-

I just installed the game again yesterday and I'm having a nightmare trying to get it to run with a no dvd crack I really should just buy a drive lol. . .
    
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4. Modding the game WILL stop you from playing multiplayer. And I'm not sure if the Steam versions will work or not with mods (I think they will since you can still sign in offline).
Wrong. It will let you play online with the right mod files, but you will be playing with other modders like trainers and such.


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Well damn, wish modding was like simple as dropping custom content into a folder and having them add to the game instead of replace parts.

Another question: I am trying to get GTA 4 to play through a different audio output that is NOT the default. As in my speakers are the current default and I want GTA 4 to play through my USB headset. Headset and speakers are independent output selections in the audio devices on windows 7.


I wish all games were like WoW in the way it was a simple selection to change audio output on the fly without restarting the game or anything.
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GTA 4 is quite a complex game to mod too compared to most games. You have to use a tool called sparkIV and then i would suggest reading the tutorial on how to use it as well.

Thankfully though their are dudes out their that do all the hard work and replace all the cars one by one themselves into one file that you can just drag / drop / replace and every car in the games is now a "real car"

Not sure on you're audio problem though.
    
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