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Discussion in 'Modding Help Quarter' started by axel, May 1, 2016.

  1. axel

    axel Mayor

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    it might be an idea to mention construction sizes of mods,
    this because there are still a lot of difference in buildings which are not really supposed to be.
    For example, the door that I make with frame and window above the door are around 2.40 / 2.50 meters,
    and the height of the floors, there are approximately between 3.00 / meter 3:50,
    depth of the building is between 9.00 / 10.00 meters of a terraced house,
    depth of a building of a tenement/mansion of a townhouse is approximately between 10.00 / 16.00 meters , it depends on how old the building is.
    To prevent various sizes buildings so that modders can take this into account and you can continue to build beautiful cities in the game.

    But again its just an idea
     
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  2. Mr. Sky

    Mr. Sky Executive

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    Yes, I understand your idea. It seems that some buildings are too high. In Germany there are only a few buildings, which stories are much higher than the remaining.
    [​IMG]





    But there are also other things, that are not in the right scale. The streets are to large, that means, that there would would be room for 4 cars, instead for 2 cars.

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. wildii

    wildii Mayor

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    Good idea. A rule of thumb for construction sizes. My mods have these sizes: Floors are also between 3 and 3,5 meters, my doors always count 2,75 meters and my standard-sized windows 1,75 (but they vary greatly). In depth I think it depends on what kind of building you mod.
     
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  4. axel

    axel Mayor

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    Please modders put somme sizes on this topic, becose i making a new pack at the moment and i want to make them enjoyable to play for everyone (y)
     
  5. Drazicdesign

    Drazicdesign Governor

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    Personally, I find that the game of buildings oversizing.

    All my mods are done in real scale.

    Your buildings have the same proportions as my "Package village of Florence
    ".

    I think you did a great job with your buildings, they have the right scale.
    Do not change anything,
    This will bring even more realism to the game.


    Look at the picture,

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Mr.X²

    Mr.X² Moderator

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    there you go, total height is 26m (rooftop-pavement)
    usually i use full meters like 4,5 or 6 or sth... placed the boxes quickly and its a modified monty model
    measures1.jpg
     
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  7. axel

    axel Mayor

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    @ Drazicdesign thank you, i will not change them and keep them like it is
    @ MrX2 thank you its not much bigger then my buildings, buildings here in holland are between 3 a 3.50 m


    here are a few pics, I dont think there a much difference between the buildings?? you wil see the old buildings like the paris pack and tjech buildings and russisch buildings are a little big bigger, but in my opinion this is normal becose the old buildings where higher than the buildings from now??? feedback please
     

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  8. Mr.X²

    Mr.X² Moderator

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    id say thats fine, of course
    but my personal taste is: a little too small
    :D
    so its up to you ;)
     
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  9. axel

    axel Mayor

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    would 4 m be better?
     
  10. Big Meany Mean

    Big Meany Mean Executive

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    Vanilla models are just too big...
     
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  11. axel

    axel Mayor

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    So keep the models like it is or make them bigger?
     
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    Keep them as they are. Didn't @Monty 's Human Citizens Mod change also the size of the people? Hence your houses' height would fit them better?
     
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  13. Monty

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    I actually use the "door frame" as reference too. A regular door would be around 2.3-2.5 mts high (the actual door panel, not including the transom). Make sure it's 2.3-2.5 is not the total height of the door+transom but just the panel. I think the game models were scaled up or down to make them fit the standard bases without altering proportions.


    Buildings from Paris pack are noticeably upscaled. The ones in the German pack have more realistic measurements. And as he said, Drazic's have realistic measurements too.
     
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  14. axel

    axel Mayor

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    Yes thank you Kipate and Monty, i use the door frames also i keep the door 2 meters and with little window above the door i use 2.40 meters, i also use Montys humans also and if i am correct the are between 1.80 and 2.00 meters and use the bone skeleton in 3Dmax and make the bone skeleton at 2.00 meters and then start making buildings ( in the pic you wil see the bone skeleton)
     

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