Proper load order for Maps

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Proper load order for Maps

#1 Post by Blackspots » 31 Dec 2017 00:47

Generally, this is how I load my maps (and other mods), and it works very well (I usually merge multipart maps as well to make it easier). I also watch Wombat's load order videos to verify I am correct.

RED TEXT = Not compatible
GOLD TEXT = Not updated to 1.39 yet

***THIS LOAD LIST ASSUMES YOU HAVE ALL THE DLC'S***

***PLEASE REPORT MAP ISSUES ON THE RESPECTIVE THREAD FOR THE MOD, AND NOT HERE***

LOAD ORDER:
TOP OF MOD MANAGER
--environment mods--
--road texture mods--
--garage logo mods--
--environment sound mods, like Sound Fixes Pack--
--real company logo mods--
-------------------------------------------------------------
* ATS Universal Satellite Background - a satellite map background by BenganJ, dOOmERdaZe, and Arayas
* Alaska Ice Road Library
* Alaska Ice Road Map
* Reforma Promods Background Fix here -- NOT REQUIRED IF USING THE ABOVE SATELLITE MAP
* SCS Map Improvements - Bellingham Heights Fix for ProMods
* SCS Map Improvements - Base
* SCS Map Improvements - Bellingham Heights
* ProMods Canada - Canadream Road Connection here
* Promods Canada Def (Download ProMods here)
* Promods Canada Model
* Promods Canada Assets
* Promods Canada Maps
* Reforma and C2C compatibility patch v2 (If using Chihuahua, the Chihuahua C2C patch v3 goes here, since it has the same files)
* Caribbean Map
* Midwest Expansion
* CanaDream
* Montana Expansion -- ONLY IF USING GREAT AMERICA!!! (Already included in C2C)
* Coast to Coast (Great America would go here, if using it instead of C2C)
* Reforma Mega Resources
* Grand Canyon Rebuild
* Elko & Redding Retouched
* Reforma Sierra Nevada
* Reforma Mexssimap
* PaZzMod-VivaMexico Legacy Patch v1.0
* Viva Mexico Legacy
* Reforma Mexico Extremo (free) --OR-- Reforma Chihuahua (paid)
* PaZzMod for Mexico maps, (the US95 addon is now a part of this mod)
--ai vehicle mods, such as the Jazzcat mods--
--wheel packs mods such as Smarty's wheel packs--
--trailer mods--
--truck improvement mods--
--truck mod (singular - one truck is enough)--
TO BOTTOM OF MOD MANAGER

NOTES:
• Great America DOES NOT work with C2C. Its a competing map, you choose either C2C or Great America
• Canadream is not designed to work by itself, you must have Coast to Coast activated as well.
• Mega Resources is required for Viva Mexico, Sierra Nevada, Mexico Extremo, and Mexssimap
• Do not use the "Google Maps Navigation" mod, as it will cause a misaligned main map background.
• Viva Mexico will no longer be supported, and will no longer be needed once the state of Chihuahua is added to Mexico Extremo


STOLEN/COMBINED MAPS: DO NOT USE OR SUPPORT
American Truck Map, USCanMex
Any map put out by Mario

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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#2 Post by Kasalla » 31 Dec 2017 02:30

You forget "Mexico Extremo". Put it between "Coast to Coast" and "Viva Mexico C2C Compatible".

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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#3 Post by daking617 » 05 Jan 2018 00:06

Where can I find Project Going North, Cities Expansion and Tonopah Reworked. Are they on ATS.LT and are they New Mexico DLC compatible. never mind found them.

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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#4 Post by Blackspots » 05 Jan 2018 00:36

@daking617: In this forum, like always.

--EDIT--
Added links for people who are too lazy to look for them in the forums.
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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#5 Post by NTMID8_Z28 » 05 Jan 2018 05:45

Thank you so much for this post, ShirBlackspots. I have figured it out by lurking in all the map threads, but having a loading order post for reference is awesome. I also am glad you added in your loading order for items other than maps as well as I always struggle with where I should put a mod in the loading order.

I wonder if you use any sound mods and if so, where do you load those? Do you consider these truck tuning mods?

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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#6 Post by Blackspots » 06 Jan 2018 00:32

Sound mods are typically at the top

Truck related sound mods go just above the truck
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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#7 Post by ravensview » 07 Jan 2018 18:25

ShirBlackspots wrote:
31 Dec 2017 00:47
Generally, this is how I load my maps (and other mods), and it works very well (I usually merge multipart maps as well to make it easier)

--environment mods--
--real company logo mods--
etc
Just to clarify, your loads starts with --environment mods--, by placing at bottom of list in Mod Manager Active Mods?
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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#8 Post by Blackspots » 07 Jan 2018 19:13

@ravensview: No, you place them exactly in the same order as you see in the list, not in reverse. Top means top. Top doesn't mean bottom.
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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#9 Post by NTMID8_Z28 » 08 Jan 2018 17:04

ShirBlackspots wrote:
06 Jan 2018 00:32
Sound mods are typically at the top

Truck related sound mods go just above the truck
Thank you. Do you run any truck specific sound mods (engine, air brakes, etc) yourself and if so, which ones do you recommend.

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Re: Proper load order for Maps

#10 Post by Blackspots » 08 Jan 2018 19:07

Generally, I don't run truck sound mods, because I'm satisfied with what comes with the truck mod I use.
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