No "Tracer" Line on Bullets?
It's become obvious to me that there aren't necessarily a ton of modders eager to take requests, I'm hoping this one is easy enough that someone can tell me how to find/alter the files myself. In GTA V (as there is in GTA IV) a gray line follows every bullet to its destination. And it occurs to me that this looks really silly in certain situations, but I haven't found a mod yet that turns it off. Then again, I'm not really sure what to look for. There must be a graphic for this in the RPF archives, right?
@futurestoryteller some mods include this but there is no standalone mod.
It is probably outdated or at the least does not remove tracers for all weapons released after the mod's last update.
This is the opposite of what you want: https://www.gta5-mods.com/weapons/visible-bullets
Hopefully someone can help you with it as I do not have much knowledge about the weapons.meta files.
@stillhere I could make a joke about how I don't need the opposite of what I want, but I think I know what you're getting at, and for some reason I really thought I was clever enough for considering how you telling me there's a mod that does the opposite of what I want means that mod must alter the same requisite files, and thus I can kind of reverse engineer the process. - And I have done that successfully with other things, but alas... I can't figure it out. Thanks anyway, I guess.
@futurestoryteller dude open weapons meta , edit the ammo for your weapon , remove ptfx of the bullet. In those lines. If u remove the ptfx the bullets will have no tracer. U could even give them different tracers i guess. Like smoke and laser effects
But u will have to individually edit each ammo type or else only 1 weapon will have this effect.
Weapon.meta file edit it.
@FoxtrotDelta What does ptfx stand for? Particle effects? I can't find "ptfx" in any of the weapons based meta files I've used Open IV's search function on. I found a tracer value in some files, but they were all also set to 0 already. I've tried searching for what I assume are various related terms, with equally empty results. Sorry if that seems dumb, but I just can't find any of this shit, for whatever reason.
@futurestoryteller alright i will make an example weapon for u a pitol whlch wont have bullet tracers, u or anyone would be able to compare and copy those lines to any weapon for having this tracer effect removed. Im going to travel with my mom tomorrow , will be back home after 48 hours God willing.
Will post it here once i get back n finish work on it
Boris the Blade
Any update on this ? Trying to remove tracers for a machinima
@FoxtrotDelta Hey man, whatever happened to this?
@futurestoryteller paid work came into its way. busy with those mods. i'll try once i can find time.
I'm haven't had time to test this but I reckon it should work
In weapons.meta try replacing the line that looks like this:
^That should take away the tracer particleFX
Setting these values to zero may also help:
<TracerFxChanceSP value="0.000000" /> <TracerFxChanceMP value="0.000000" />
Easy enough for you to test it out I would but I'm busy trying to get the AI to use a vehicle machinegun correctly & not just fire it over my head most of the time (that's what brought me here with a 5mods search).