Sanny Builder

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Sanny Builder
Sanny Builder 3
Current version:3.08 (!)
Developed by:Seemann
Supported games:GTA 3, GTA VC, GTA SA
Type:script editor

Sanny Builder, or shortly SB, is a fast and powerful script editor designed for the GTA 3D game series (GTA3, VC, SA; partially LCS and VCS). It includes a dissasembler, permitting the end-user to quickly disassemble the main.scm file which contains game scripts, and a fast compiler to translate user-made scripts back into a SCM or CLEO file readable by game. Sanny Builder is made and produced by Seemann.


Major features

  • Support for all GTA 3D game series till GTA 4. It could disassemble and assemble scripts of GTA3, GTA VC and GTA SA. The script format of GTA LCS and GTA VCS is supported partially: SB is able only to disassemble its scripts;
  • Sanny Builder has the fastest mission compiler comparing to all other existing tools;
  • Convenient IDE with syntax highlighting;
  • Detailed help including description and solutions for all run-time error messages.

Syntax features

  • high-level statements (loops, conditions)
  • basic class system
  • directives
  • constants
  • direct hex input


  • Player coordinates manager (lets you to read and change player's coords and z-angle in game)
  • Opcode search tool (Allows you to quicky find a needed opcode)
  • Source converting tool (converts scripts written for the Mission Builder into the Sanny Builder syntax)
  • Native support for the CLEO library

Version changes

Development of the tool began on July 05, 2005. First public release (v0.6-beta) was made a month later on August 04, 2005.

Current version: v3.08, released on July 05, 2013.


  • added Silent's ASI Loader v1.1 as a default ASI Loader for CLEO 3 and CLEO 4
  • added Chinese translation
  • added classes File and Audiostream for backward compatibility with CLEO 4 by Alien
  • the compiler now accepts a literal string as a parameter in a class property
  • the compiler is no more allowed to compile a string like text1"text2" or text1'text2' (without a leading quotation mark)
  • the compiler is allowed to compile the comment characters within a string ("{text1}text2")
  • the semicolon (;) can not be used to comment out a line of the code
  • changed syntax of the \debug parameter
  • added flag icons for the available languages in the options
  • fixed some issues in VCS decompiling


  • added new operators ++ and --
  • added support for block comments /* */
  • SASCM.INI is updated with help of the GTAG Database
  • properties Actor.Armour and Actor.Car are replaced with their correct versions Actor.AddArmour and Actor.MissionCar
  • added new property Actor.CurrentCar for the opcode 03C0 in the SA and VC classes
  • added new hotkeys Ctrl+Num+ and Ctrl+Num- to quickly change the text size
  • Sanny Builder now remembers a number of closed files for the option Load all closed files
  • fixed bug when the compiler failed to compile numerous hex..end constructs
  • fixed bug of version 3.05 when the program hung on startup trying to open a file passed as a parameter

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