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Yet Another City

Discussion in 'City Photos' started by skullz613, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. skullz613

    skullz613 Administrator

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    MAP: The Wetlands

    I decided to make a thread as this one is doing OK. I have the odd crash every hour.

    I will be posting random pictures as I build it. No fancy Photoshop adjustments yet until its at a stage worthy enough for a CJ.
    I'm not using any particular city style so don't ask what style it is. I'm using the Japanese roads because I like them.

    Oh and regarding the trees. Here in New Zealand when it's autumn, we still have lots of evergreen trees so we have a cool mixture of green, red and yellow trees. That does not mean I'm basing my city on New Zealand cities.

    I may make two city areas, one each side of the map with a few small towns.

    City area one
    Newcity02.jpg

    Close up of the city center.
    Newcity03.jpg
    Park area with a lake.
    Newcity01.jpg
     
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  2. kipate

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    I like this little town already a lots;
    just a slight suggestion to make the little pond
    looking more realistic:
    Try to sink the area in between the ped paths by using some
    5 meter wide path. Then use market plazas of OWP mod by Asterian to
    downelevate the area within the 5m wide ped path, then place water plaza there,
    then delete the 5m plaza and "connect" 10m wide ped paths and the water plaza
    with increasing greenery plazas...
    Hopefully it is understandable, I often write things such that only I understand them...
     
  3. skullz613

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    Thanks Kipate. I tried using the dig tool to drop one level but it makes it to low. Also the water plaza just puts the level back up to normal. I will try your method on a new pond/lake first before attempting to adjust the one I made.
     
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  4. Nogerivan

    Nogerivan Governor

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    I only know one way to make a pond, I place a medieval stone in to the downelevated area and then use the chinese water plaza (well it say asphalt in thumbnail but it looks like water :D ), then delete the stone
    that stone like holding the plaza to raise ground to normal and somehow only that water plaza that work...
    You can maybe try another object then stone and water plaza

    I'm keen to see Your cj soon...
     

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  5. skullz613

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    Can you point me to the plaza your talking about? Is it here on the XLEX?
     
  6. Nogerivan

    Nogerivan Governor

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    oh well I thought it was on xln..
    this was it on sccn, I'm extract the dds and it looks same
    Code:
    http://simcity.cn/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=117874&extra=page%3D1%26filter%3Dtypeid%26typeid%3D236
    there is a link on 1st comment with pan.baidu link to it
     
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  7. skullz613

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    Thanks for the link. I did not have that one. I'll test it out later tonight.
     
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    Something is triggering a crash roughly every 10 minutes. I'm using the patch that adjusts the automatic save to every hour. There's entries in the log that shows that the game is making partial saves every few minutes so maybe the patch is the cause. I have further testing to do today.
    I don't want to give up on this city as a lot of work has gone into it.
     
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  9. RealCity

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    Your crash may due to the taxi depot mod you placed in in your city. Once had it, and crash like every 10min. Another mod that might cause your game crash is a parking mod called small parking lot, you place it, everything seems fine, but after a while the game crash with auto saving.
     
  10. skullz613

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    Thanks for the tips RealCity. I take them out and see what happens.
     
  11. skullz613

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    Well I removed the taxi mod and then took out all the small parking lots. I managed to play for 23 minutes. It did not crash, I just backed out of the game. The next step is to put the taxi stand back in without the small parking lots and run the game so see if its causing the problem. If that's OK then it might be the small parking lots as others have had issues with them.
     
  12. RealCity

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    Excellent. Let me know which mod caused your crash.
     
  13. Peter912

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    I think its most likely to the small parking to cause the crash - I had no problems so far with the taxi depot.
     
  14. skullz613

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    I put the Taxi Mod back into the city and the game ran for nearly an hour before crashing.
    I took it out and the game ran for only 9 minutes. This time I think something else triggered the crash because the game did run fine without the Taxi Mod.
    I'll be testing the small parking lot today.
     
  15. Pamascus27

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    I like the city so far! I love the atmosphere and the buildings you chose for the city. Keep it up (y)
    EDIT: It might be the parking lot mod as said above, but I don't really know. But I hope you'll be able to manage it :)
     
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    This city is still alive. There is still a few of supersnakes parking mod somewhere in it that I have to remove yet. Its got much bigger now than what the screens show in my post post. I've been busy with the bootleg map competition so have not done much to this city.
     
  17. Pamascus27

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    Great to hear that the problem is almost fixed! Can we please have some screens of your city now that it is much bigger? :rolleyes: Anyways, if you feel like you want to do the Bootleg City instead, its fine, your Bootleg City also looks awesome. :)
     
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    I'll see if I can get some screens done later. I need to load it up anyway to find those parking lots and remove them. Then I can remove the mod.
     
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    Alright I see, good luck, mate. :)
     

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