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Ploppables Urban Embellishment Pack Vol. II XXL-XL 1.2

UPDATE 2016

  1. Monty
    Compatible:
    • CitiesXL 2011
    • CitiesXL 2012
    • CitiesXL Platinum
    Update February 2016 - PLEASE READ INSTALLATION NOTES.

    UEPII.jpg UEPII_Night.jpg
    Gateway Arch is included but not shown in the pictures.

    Change log 1.2:
    Class files from Mr.X²'s no collision box fix were added to this patch to prevent crashes when Mr.X2_UrbanEmbellishmentPackII-NoCollisionAddon_V1.0.patch is deleted from the mods folder.

    Thanks to Mr X² for providing them.

    Change log:
    • Fully working with XL and XXL
    • Animated fountains with water particles.
    • All items merged into a single object with lods, now you'll see the whole object while placing it. Technically they should perform better.
    • Collision box removed. Place on flat terrain!
    • New rendered nightlights for most of them.
    • New menu location Decoration/Landmark (same as UEP III)

    Installation notes:
    Delete the UEP II patches from your mods folder (10 patch files).
    Delete Urban Embellishment Pack II - No Collision Addon 1.0
    by Mr.X² from your mods folder if you have it installed, it's these have no collision and both mods are incompatible.

    You don't have to delete the old ones from your city before updating, after placing the new patch file your city should load normally and the updated models will appear instead.



    Read first:
    1. You must install the prerequisite mods before intalling this mod.
    2. Always level the terrain before placing the non-square based items.
    3. Usually the statues and other monuments are divided in base (building) and sculpture (furniture), so part of the monument will not appear until the game loads the furnitures.
    4. There are no huge texture maps or astronomical polycount on these objects, but if you play with low setting or on a low end machine don't get crazy placing hundreds of them al over the map. The polycount and texture maps are reasonable to give a nice detail level without affecting performance.
    5. These object have a limited park effect depending on their size and characteristics.
    6. You can find them in the decorations menu.

    Special thanks to: lmiguel, for testing the mods, Banib3, Nicko2u, Alex24, and others for support and suggestions.
    Very special thanks to Altiris, for helping me, sharing his knowledge and custom shaders to make things work [​IMG]

    [h3]The content:[/h3]

    Gateway Arch (Saint Louis, MO - United States.)

    A 192 meters high steel arch.
    GatewayArch2.jpg GatewayArch.jpg GatewayArch3.jpg

    Leonardo da Vinci Monument (Milan, Italy)

    A monument located near Vittorio Emanuele's gallerie, in Milan.
    daVinci.jpg


    George Washington Statue (New York, NY - United States)

    A sculpture of G. Washington similar to the one located in Wall Street.
    washington.jpg

    Vittorio Emanuele monument (Milan, Italy)

    An equestrian monument.
    Emanuele.jpg

    Gloria Victis Fountain (Nowhere)

    A big round fountain with a "glory to the vanquished" themed sculpture in the center.
    GloriaVictis2.jpg

    Michelangelo's David (Firenze, Italy)

    The famous statue of David.
    david-2.jpg

    Rotonda de los jaliscienses ilustres/Jalisco Rotunda of Illustrious (Guadalajara, Mexico)

    A rotunda that commemorates and holds the rests of many illustrious people born in that city.
    RotondaJalisco2-1.jpg

    Giuseppe Garibaldi Monument (Milan, Italy)

    Equestrian monument.
    Garibaldi.jpg

    Neptune Fountian (Nowhere)

    A fountain inspired by Bologna's Neptune fountain.
    Neptune2.jpg

    Fonte Luminosa (Lisbon, Portugal)

    A big monument with a fountain and many sculptures.
    FonteLuminosa.jpg FonteLuminosa2.jpg




    Installation Pre-requiste(s):
    XL Nation User Interface Mod by Altiris
    Shader Pack by Altiris
    Luiz Fernando, Inan, wdf0077 and 30 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. KaraMuratx79
    KaraMuratx79
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Monty, you're masters of this business. You're doing great work.
  2. Kalrisian
    Kalrisian
    4/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Dont work with XXL. Animated Models crashing XXL.
  3. game9
    game9
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Thanks for sharing it! This is very good!
  4. sodsal75
    sodsal75
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    how come I do not see animations water
    1. Monty
      Author's Response
      Turn on "Particles" in the game's graphic settings.
  5. Basile
    Basile
    4/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Feels very real thanks
  6. amecurty
    amecurty
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    No more frozen fountains!! Incredible!
    Thank you for sharing.
  7. Kurtis Edwards
    Kurtis Edwards
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    As if there is any stars less than 5 for ya, Monty.
  8. OmniusPrime
    OmniusPrime
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Totally Awesome! I just dropped these into a city to test them out and they look gorgeous, especially at night. The Gateway Arch is most impressive. These are going to be featured in an upcoming video!
  9. Drazicdesign
    Drazicdesign
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    The best of the best!
  10. Vladimir RA108
    Vladimir RA108
    2/5,
    Version: 1.2
    "You don't have to delete the old ones" - LIES. FAILS TO WORK.
    The game itself - until loading the city (I had Gloria Victis from the old mod) - works fine. Then hangs.
    Users of 2012, please, check it out very, very carefully.