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Bay Of Islands City Building Competition 2018

Discussion in 'Competitions' started by Mr.X², Feb 24, 2018.

  1. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    Thank you very much for your suggestions! I'll try to achieve them! Less ingame bridges, and more parks for sure! But I just don't know how to combine buildings. Can you teach me how to build no collision placement?
    Also, a large area (sometimes as large as 0.5 km2) of repetitive buildings is a typical trait of Chinese communities. They often cover several blocks. Also, communities built in 80s and 90s usually have little trees and have gravel and cemented ground so I use plazas. Don't get me wrong--all suggestions are really valuable, but some does not apply to realistic Chinese cities:) When I cover the newly build high rise area (perhaps in April), I'll plant more trees manually though.
     
  2. ObelicS

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    @East Pavilion-er
    No collision building placement is in XL mods section i think. Try to search there or use search filter to find it.
    Repetitive buildings are common in almost every residential district, but even if they are same, they are not placed in the same way, without any other buildings in the area like markets, school, parking lots, parks, small working places, etc....
    Default ingame trees dont look real in my opinion.
    See some of my City Journals or media maybe you will get the idea what im telling you :) No chinese cities thou, but basics are the same :)
     
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  3. kipate

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    You could use this mod together with a fix by Monty:
    Residential - Chinese residential residential building

    General - Fix for old mods shader crash errors (XXL)
     
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  4. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    Thank you for mentioning the mod. Actually I've already have it! It is a must-have among Chinese XXL fans.
    However, the buildings in this pack are all 10+ floors, which does not quite fit the theme of an older area. In 80s and 90s the floor count is capped at 8 for residential.
    Anyway, I'll certainly use this mod when doing the newer area (2000s style) in April! Let's wait and see!
     
  5. kipate

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    Huh, are we talking about the same mod? The most basic version (not the upgrades) has not more than 8 floors. I have played with that mod a lot.
     
  6. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    After installing the mod I discovered that we are really talking about different mods. Those buildings fits perfectly in my city!
    P.S the mod I'm talking about is called "中式住宅建筑包" from the Chinese modding site, which is different from this one but have almost identical English translation.
     
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  7. ObelicS

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    Pretty quiet here. Despite so many contestants :p

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  8. BahadirB

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    Wow I like the way you utilised the fountain with steps! Amazing job!

    Here is what I have accomplished so far. Pl. "Novi Grad" (New Town Square, as there is actually an old one and one newer "Socialist" one).
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  9. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    Trying really hard to diversity my city, building a park (with tennis courts) and some shops along the road.
    upload_2018-3-17_11-2-7.jpeg
    And the commercial area in front of the Huiyuan North Station
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    Also just started my first industrial area. Currently using a rubbishy laptop to play the game. I'm gonna buy a new one in April or May. So please ignore my boxed cars for another month;)
    upload_2018-3-17_11-4-10.jpeg
    And finally, a soccer stadium in front of a huge RHM interchange.
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    If someone have some experience to build shops and bars and parks in a residential zone, please tell me:finger:
     
  10. ObelicS

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    @East Pavilion-er

    Here it is how residential area can look diverse. Picture from my last city Anderlecht.
    Its European style, but you can get the idea :)

    Preview.jpg

    @BahadirB nice work ! :D Finally i hope to see great communist style city :)
     
  11. skullz613

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    Well I've been busy. Mostly laying out the suburb areas. Thrown more farms in. Will take a break from them and attack the city area again. I go from one area to another so my creativity does not get stale.
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  12. Drazicdesign

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  13. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    OMG skullz, your city structure is almost the same as me!
    And your city looks so much better than mine(y)
     
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  14. skullz613

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    Once you start putting trees etc... around your city areas, it will change the look of it. It will come alive :)
    My inner city area has lots of gaps in it at the moment and will take a while to complete. I just wanted to get some of the tedious areas done first like the suburbs.
     
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  15. Project_Oz

    Project_Oz Mayor

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    some shipyard, industrial harbor ..... somebody?:sneaky:
     
  16. nicknick

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    moi :)

    :rolleyes:
     
  17. Project_Oz

    Project_Oz Mayor

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    photos or is not true:whistle:
     
  18. skullz613

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    That's my next plan. I'm not the best at them though :(
     
  19. East Pavilion-er

    East Pavilion-er Executive

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    My next plan is an industrial harbor and a freight airport connected by railway. In May though, as I 'll finish the north city industrial area and high-rise residentials in the core in March and April first.
     
  20. nicknick

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    @Project_Oz

    :dm4:

    I will do post, still i 'll have to wait some weeks in the competition for final project to be realised and to be sure i am submitting.

    Currently, it IS going well, going for a European city, still struggling with some complexity on the road network / trying to finalise last main avenues. :rolleyes:
     
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