Enhanced Explosions 1.0

This modification will change the look of the explosions in various ways described below. An attached video is available, too.

  • Stronger, bigger vehicle explosions.
  • Vehicle explosions will produce more fire particles.
  • Vehicle explosions willd produce some residual fire on the ground. Not much at the moment as i'm still tinkering with this value.
At the moment, this mod will only affect the explosions of small / medium vehicles, as i'm still tinkering with some values. Mostly to avoid unnecessary framerate impact on your end.
I'm always looking for feedback, especially for the first releases, so feel free to do so in the comment section.

How to install
  1. Start OpenIV
  2. Navigate to Grand Theft Auto V \ update \ update.rpf \ common \ data \ effects
  3. Activate edit mode
  4. Replace (you can just drag and drop) explosionfx.dat with the one coming in this archive
  5. Disable edit mode
  6. Enjoy !
If you fuck something up the original file is included in the archive, just in case. Or if you simply want to uninstall.
1.0 - Initial Release
Last notes
If you plan to include this mod in your mod or straight use some of these values, feel free to, absolutely no issues whatsoever, but drop a little credit somewhere. Thanks. It doesn't look like much but it does take time. Mostly because the game has to be relaunched at every single, tiniest tweak.
First Uploaded: May 16, 2015
Last Updated: May 16, 2015
Last Downloaded: 11 hours ago

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  • Default

    Awesome mod!! Can you add more black smoke that grows high after the explosion? Maybe it should be seen from the distance... something like this http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/2/1388681433218/Car-bomb-explosion-in-Har-014.jpg

    August 14, 2015
  • B01ec4 1385559122248339

    maybe add Human Damage in connection with the distance of the explosion, that was very usefull...

    September 12, 2015
  • B01ec4 1385559122248339

    not true if all like it, for that reason 3 Stars for my Post.

    September 12, 2015
  • 2be966 deadpool wallpaper 1920x1080 25 (2)

    thanks for your mod. rockstar did bad job on explosion...hope one day we will get watchdog's explosion in gta v

    September 29, 2015
  • 53b837 gintoki

    @Drkz any update sir?

    October 14, 2015
  • 985568 numberhd logoblack center small

    @bakokang When i get my shit together.

    October 15, 2015
  • Trevor2

    @Drkz And when will that be?

    October 30, 2015
  • Trevor2

    this mod is dead no more updates

    October 31, 2015
  • 5ecc29 4wsbrzwb 400x400

    add a fucking read me in your mods with instructions :(

    November 06, 2015
  • Trevor2

    @gab51299 Have you installed any mod named Crime and Police Rebalance?

    January 04, 2016
  • 7bd1e7 ДэллАва

    With this mod not only cars explode better my computer too

    February 09, 2016
  • 5cf7b3 icon large

    @m1ke thats in a different file. check here https://www.gta5-mods.com/misc/realistic-effects-of-explosions
    i think its explosion.ymt: Go / update / update.rpf / x64 / data / metadata


    February 27, 2016
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    May 05, 2016
  • Gtao01


    share mod- http://www.tanukumar771.com/2016/05/enhanced-explosions-mod.html
    i m create video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuG7-dHfOw0

    May 26, 2016
  • A0287a mtxx 20170305153926 mr1488699706184

    Does this affect fps?

    August 12, 2016
  • Default

    best mod of explosion i tried

    August 19, 2016
  • Gtav76

    nice :)

    September 05, 2016
  • 8b0d86 11707578 1014516701901999 9114076998395308268 n

    VERY NIIICE !!! well done br0

    November 08, 2016
  • Franklin3

    For my opinion I think the blast radius is way to high, and the explosion particle itself is good but for a gas tank? Way too high, but good for vehicles. I like the mod.

    January 31, 2017
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