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Bfe,

I have version 2.1.1.8. It's completely different from what you've shown me. It won't even unpack my Plugins_Compressed folder. States an error that no folders were found in my SC4Stuff\\Has_Been_Compressed folder.
My turn to asK you for a screenie. I now am at v2.1.1.8 and this is the only difference I see. (Compared to my screenies from v2.1.1.7)

-The game state icon (padlock) has been moved to the left of center. And now we can just click on the lock to unpack/pack instead of of from the Swap Menu.

Everything else looks right and directions still apply.

If your Plugins_Compressed folder is not in SC4 Stuff (note space in name) then try copying them over.
Edited by bfe_vern - 6/9/11 at 6:08pm
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I still can't make sense of why it will not find my plugins.


It says it's locked/packed, but other than that, it does nothing.
    
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Does the preferences match the locations of all your files including that of the DATpacker?
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Yeah, that boggles my mind so much.
    
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Anyone seen some of the stuff that WMP (DocRorlach et al.) have put out recently? Lots of awesome detail!

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This is what happens when I don't shoot for picture perfect realism.




NOTE: I'm using the Berlin Maxis-installed region. Making bridges in this region overall is a massive pain in my butt.
    
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Hi guys,

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, I'm still a bit lost. I understand what and where things go and I have downloaded NAM and that's installed and working great, I have also added the extended cheats menu so I can use Moolah and such.

What I'm still lost on is all the BSC and Mega Props packs... There are loads and I'm not fully sure which to install if any.

Would someone be able to give me a small list of things I should definitely install so I have a base to start with.

Thanks!!
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Hi guys,

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, I'm still a bit lost. I understand what and where things go and I have downloaded NAM and that's installed and working great, I have also added the extended cheats menu so I can use Moolah and such.

What I'm still lost on is all the BSC and Mega Props packs... There are loads and I'm not fully sure which to install if any.

Would someone be able to give me a small list of things I should definitely install so I have a base to start with.

Thanks!!
You don't need the mega packs unless you download something that require them. When I first started (LOL like 5-6 years ago), I just had the NAM and that was enough replayability for me. Now, I wanna build bigger, badder, overall more realistic. I now have over 4GB of stuff in my plugins folder, and it won't stop growing!!
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What I did was find lots that I liked and then downloaded the dependencies (mega prop packs, etc) that were needed for that lot. Eventually you get to the point where you already have a lot of the dependencies and can just download the lots. It is pretty daunting at first when you have to download half a dozen or more dependencies for just one lot but it gets easier the more you download.

On a side note, I would suggest getting CAM and CAMeLots as well. It adds more dimension to the game if you want to build large cities.
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What I did was find lots that I liked and then downloaded the dependencies (mega prop packs, etc) that were needed for that lot. Eventually you get to the point where you already have a lot of the dependencies and can just download the lots. It is pretty daunting at first when you have to download half a dozen or more dependencies for just one lot but it gets easier the more you download.

On a side note, I would suggest getting CAM and CAMeLots as well. It adds more dimension to the game if you want to build large cities.
What I did to get all the mega packs (both props and textures) is that I got the LEX downloader and added everything to my download list.

That way, I got everything I needed without having to individually click the download links.
    
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