Blaine County Sheriff's Office - Caprice, Charger and Ram

  • I don't have any progress to show right now, I've been experimenting a bit with non-ELS but came to the conclusion that the default lights' disadvantages are more annoying than ELS. Other than that, I'm still working on the gun rack and started working on an interior dome light.


    I've also been thinking about adding some trunk equipment, but I'd like to hear some opinions first. I have been thinking about a trunk tray with a shotgun and (low poly) radio and siren equipment, as well as some kind of storage box or organizer, depending on what would be realistic without needing too many polygons or high resolution textures. However, I'm not sure if the added polygons and textures are worth it, considering at least I personally rarely look in the trunk of modded cars, so it would probably just end up being a fairly useless gimmick that would still take a lot of time to create.


    Looks real good. Do you plan on releasing or selling that light bar as a dev part?

    L1MITED is correct, this is the project I was talking about. The RX2700 and some of the other equipment will be released after some or all of these cars are finished, I have not decided yet. I will never sell parts, and since the issue came up recently with a few people, I'd just like to remind everybody that my parts, including future releases such as the RX2700, may not be used commercially.

  • I'm not sure if the added polygons and textures are worth it, considering at least I personally rarely look in the trunk of modded cars, so it would probably just end up being a fairly useless gimmick that would still take a lot of time to create.

    I agree with this. It's always nice having added detail, however, most people never look inside of the trunk of modded cars. The only cars I feel should have something in the trunk would be SUV's.

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    The RX2700 and some of the other equipment will be released after some or all of these cars are finished, I have not decided yet. I will never sell parts, and since the issue came up recently with a few people, I'd just like to remind everybody that my parts, including future releases such as the RX2700, may not be used commercially.

    This is great to hear. The developer community is starting to become increasingly behind a pay wall and even more so for quality parts.


    I'm loving the progress of this pack and I look forward to the next update!

  • My apologies for any ignorance. I must have missed where he said he was going to be releasing it, and as Kilroy said above me the vast majority of developers do not believe in quality freeware development parts... Or creating vehicles for that matter. Everyone seems to be taking this from a hobby to a career.


    But that is great to hear CJ. I appreciate the hard work you put into your stuff and can't wait to use them. Pack is looking great!

  • My apologies for any ignorance. I must have missed where he said he was going to be releasing it, and as Kilroy said above me the vast majority of developers do not believe in quality freeware development parts... Or creating vehicles for that matter. Everyone seems to be taking this from a hobby to a career.

    No worries, it was never even mentioned in this thread, only in the LSFD Ram's. Considering most active modders are trying to make money nowadays, it's sadly a valid question to ask if parts will be sold, no matter how much I'd like to banish every mention of paid mods from this website. It is an incentive for me to release more parts publicly, though.

  • I finally finished modeling the remaining equipment, an interior light and a mount for Kane104's M4.



    There are still a few minor issues left, but I hope I'll be able to release it within the next week and then start working on the Charger or the Ram.

  • There has been a slight delay with the release: While testing the car, I noticed that the light pattern was messed for AI cars, the steady burns weren't steady and the flashes weren't in sync. It seems to be an issue with ELS that happens when specific patterns are used together and unfortunately the only way to fix it was to change the pattern again. The good thing about that is that as I've moved the steady burns to the primaries, I was able to use extra 10 for some more equipment, so I've added Kane104's Stalker radar.


    Here are some more screenshots and a video of what's hopefully the final version. I still need to do some more testing to make sure there are no more issues, if anybody is interested in helping me test it, send me a conversation or message me on Discord (Cj24#0013).



  • Not much has happened since my last post, I haven't had a lot of motivation to work on the other cars, but I can give you an update on the Charger. The livery is done, the lightbar and some of the equipment were added, but the pushbar and the interior equipment are still missing. Here are some current screens: