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Tutorial Aquaduct - now complete

Using monumental Arch from Urban Estabellishment I to build Aquaduct

  1. XL Nation Staff
    This tutorial shows you, how to use Monumental Arch from Urban Estabellishment pack by Montoto_sk , to build Aquaduct or another structure.
    There is a lot of work with terrain, so build aquaduct first, and build up place around after.
    What you need:
    1)Monty´s Urban Embelishment pack
    2)Pharmists water road
    3)mod water - http://www.generation-city.com/citiesxl/index.php/telechargements/batiments/340-mod-water
    4)Water Decoration areas by nicko2u


    Instuctions:
    1) You will need good terrain, where you want to build aquaduct

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    I will be build aquaduct between these two hills.
    2) Pick up the terrain so that you stand on the top floor of Aquaduct here.
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    3)Placing Archs side by side to build lane of archs bettween hills.
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    4)Line of Archs should looks like that:
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    .., but could be shorter (it is on you). Now you have complete top floor of aquaduct.
    5)This is a very important step, you need to cut terrain by using water road. To estimate the correct height is difficult and at first you probably will not succesful. The aim is to reduce the landscape to fit under the arch created by the upper floor has a gap between them was not.
    So put water road, whch hight shuld be one arch lower.
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    6)Use no terraform plaza to edit taerrain.
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    7)Place it under all archs.
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    8)Now you have place between archs and ground.
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    You can see, that the gap between archs and grount could be hight of Arch. (well I guess the height of the laying of water road)
    9)Just delete plazas
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    10)Place lower floor of aquaduct.
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    if there is gap between foors, you mast edit terrain again like in steps 5-9 ( I had luck, so it went down beautifully)
    11)Just finish low line of archs:
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    Now you have complete structure.


    These other steps edit terrain and they are useful only for aquaduct, another structure (examples at the oend of tuto) it doesn´t need.:

    12)Now you need water channel, which use hills and slopes, so you will need water plaza, which terraform terrain. At first build the higher channel like in the picture:

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    13) On the other side is it similar, but do it lower like in pic:
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    14)Now put water plaza(terraform) to "channel"
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    You can create a lot of things, which you want to create channel. I put there fountain.
    15)For better looking and realism build water road like on the picture:
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    16)Delete water roads next to water:
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    17)Place plaza which you choose to make channel:
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    18)Now you need rapair slopes over the end of aquaduct. The best way is a terraform plaza. But firs you must place road:
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    19)Put plaza:
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    20)Now you can delete roads and place there plaza. But is better if you don´t delete Road, which is linked to the aqueduct.
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    21)Fot the other side it is 14-20 similar
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    Now you have complete aquaduct with channel:

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    Examples of another structures using Archs:

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    The aim is similar like build aquaduct- so be crative [​IMG]

    I come from non-englis speaking country, so my Englis is not good. I hope, that you will understand, what I said, but if not, just sand pm or comment and I will try to rapair mistakes. If you want something specify or with something help, leave comment.
    Thank you for watching, comments and likes.
    VT-Tuner
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