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Help! ZT2 download requires changes to entities.z2f
« on: August 29, 2009, 05:57:47 PM »
I'm not sure if this is the right forum but I've looked everywhere else, as far as I can tell, so I apologise if I put this topic in the wrong spot.

Anyway, I've just rediscovered Zoo Admin after ages of being away, and got really excited when I noticed a couple of hacks for making your buildings moveable (Move All Buildings by TaraM and Moveable Everything for ES and AA by j3nni) so I thought I'd download them and see if one works. Trouble is, both of them need me to edit a file called entities.z2f which I can't find for the life of me, either in my Zoo Tycoon 2 directory, or anywhere else on my computer. My game is running fine, so I guess I'm not missing anything. So is it hidden somewhere, or should I just give up? I own the Zookeeper Collection as well as MM and EA, if that helps.

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Re: Help! ZT2 download requires changes to entities.z2f
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2009, 12:46:55 AM »
You are getting that message because those 2 files have not been updated for the newer exp of MM, EA and ZKC. We'll just have to wait until one of the site coders can update the files that need code updates.

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Re: Help! ZT2 download requires changes to entities.z2f
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2009, 01:06:35 AM »
I'd sort of suspected that was the case, but I was hoping beyond hope that it was just hiding somewhere. Thanks heaps for letting me know, it would have been handy, but I can live without it.

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Re: Help! ZT2 download requires changes to entities.z2f
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2009, 02:42:46 PM »
For future reference, ZT2 original, ES, and AA files are found in x151_000.z2f for the Zookeeper Collection :) that file replaces entities.z2f, x100_000.z2f, and x110_000.z2f, respective to each of those games, and thus why you couldn't find that :)
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Re: Help! ZT2 download requires changes to entities.z2f
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2009, 08:29:33 AM »
I checked my folder. The file entities.z2f does exist. You have to use Windows explorer and find the folder:  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\

Rather than editing the file entities.z2f, you can rename the zip file to x900-xxx.z2f (you can use any number for 'xxx', such as '001', etc. As long as, you have only one file for each number. I tried that and noticed that only the carts, and the machines become moveable. There may be errors in the programming for the buildings, so they do not become moveable.