Why are there no mods?

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Why are there no mods?

Postby Nickner » Sun May 05, 2013 3:01 pm

What's with the lack of mods? I thought it was easier to mod this than GSB yet there are no mods for GTB. I love using mods due to the amazing things they add, so I'm disappointed
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Re: Why are there no mods?

Postby darkstar076 » Sun May 05, 2013 10:09 pm

Nickner wrote:What's with the lack of mods?

Maybe people have personal mods which they have created but have decided not to release them for general public ?
(Although i think you intended this question to be somewhat rhetorical.)

Nickner wrote:I thought it was easier to mod this than GSB. . .

Personally i found modding GTB on the same level as GSB.

Nickner wrote:. . yet there are no mods for GTB.

I wouldn't say there are NO mods for GTB :P
(Also, it is worth to note that Cliff has included a modding guide that could help get you started.)

Nickner wrote:I love using mods due to the amazing things they add, so I'm disappointed

For what its worth, don't let the lack of mods stop you from creating your own mod for GTB and release it for the community :)

Good Luck.
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Re: Why are there no mods?

Postby ponyus » Fri May 10, 2013 3:41 pm

I began working on a mod for GTB, but complications with localization on csv spreadsheet formats got in my way. basically, every time i saved, all the semicolons changed to commas and all the commas changed to dots.

this isnt a problem with GTB, its just a problem with Excel.
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Re: Why are there no mods?

Postby Black--snow » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:36 am

ponyus wrote:I began working on a mod for GTB, but complications with localization on csv spreadsheet formats got in my way. basically, every time i saved, all the semicolons changed to commas and all the commas changed to dots.

this isnt a problem with GTB, its just a problem with Excel.


But what changes into Semi-Colons?
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Re: Why are there no mods?

Postby darkstar076 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:37 am

From what I understood when working with Ponyus, he was using Microsoft Excel which was trying to "help" when he was importing the data as a csv file. (for example: it would assume the semicolons were delimiters and remove them on import and use commas on export)
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Re: Why are there no mods?

Postby ponyus » Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:53 pm

It is a bit sad that i didnt get it to work. I had a few things going on before i gave up.

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