APCD Patches

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Jimbo
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APCD Patches

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I have the 2003 APCD Disc and at long last have installed it (as I have been threatening to do! :smile: ).
Before I get too deep and get me heart broken-are there any patches that have to be added to the basic program?
I'm aware of a whole world of beautiful add-ons that our members have created and I'm also aware that you should backup your work whenever you go to the bathroom! :rofl:
But is there anything else that has to be added to the basic program? (like we had to do for the game).

This is not going to be a fast process for me-unlike Sage and Brooksie! :scared:
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Re: APCD Patches

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If you mostly just wanna fiddle around a bit you should be fine without anything extra :thumbup:

You would most likely be interested in the 3D objects from the 2001 APCD (a lot of buildings), you can look up Lez' video about Library Merge for how to add them to your APCD, or much easier: simply download a full APCD with them already added at viewtopic.php?f=16&t=348 and use that APCD instead.

I highly recommend checking out Lez' first 2 videos where he talks about how to set up and navigate APCD the most comfortable way, there were some really game-changing tips there that I was completely unaware of until I watched it, like panning with middle mouse button for example. Video 3 would probably also be useful in understanding the basics of how courses and APCD function. Can watch them at x2 speed to skim it over at least. Of course, his other 62 videos are useful as well... :laugh:

Most importantly, if starting a course yourself, dont tick the "Allow non-regulation fairways" aka box of death!

If you plan on building 3D clubhouses, consider getting the 3D clone tool (it is not needed but highly useful if getting advanced) but it can be added to your APCD later on, and its probably better to focus on learning the basics of 3D first.

Otherwise its mostly about 2D object and texture addons, but they can be added anytime later.
Finished APCD Projects: Amedal GK (own design), Whirlpool Golf Course 2020 (update), Royal Lytham and St Annes 2020 (update)
Working on: Nine Bridges @Jeju Island (Real course) + a couple things...
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Re: APCD Patches

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Adelaide...I believe that I saw the word "CLUBHOUSES" in your post...merci beaucoup!😃
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