[REL] Dedicated Server - workshop downloader using symlinks

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  1. zaphman

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    To help with downloading of workshop items - and also save some space using symbolic links, download zip file - open and place script in your dedicated folder. Before running, open file and set/update the three first variables, STEAMCMD, USERNAME, and PASSWORD.

    From file itself:
    REM Information
    REM ===========
    REM Download workshop items, for rFactor 2 Dedicated Servers, symlinking
    REM downloaded content into Packages folder - ready to be installed via
    REM rFactor2 Mod Manager.
    REM Note: You (may) need to enable developer mode to be able to create
    REM symlinks without elevation issues. See
    REM https://blogs.windows.com/windowsdeveloper/2016/12/02/symlinks-windows-10/
    REM Instructions
    REM ============
    REM Place this script in your steamcmd installed dedicated server folder.
    REM Replace STEAMCMD, USERNAME, and PASSWORD to suite your installation,
    REM and your Steam account.
    REM Open a command prompt (cmd.exe) and run from your dedicated folder:
    REM > cd <rf2 folder>
    REM > rf2-workshop <item>
    REM Where <item> is replaced by the workshop id you want to download,
    REM https://steamcommunity.com/workshop/browse/?appid=365960
    REM Open rFactor 2 Mod Manager and install downloaded items.

    Cheers :)

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