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    @nycsc4 ... This file should only include the texture and lot files - due to copyright reasons I have to link to anything that is not mine (the stadium in this case). I'm not sure what you mean by the "invisible KS file." On the OneDrive, there is a button for KS_AllianzArena 15x12 which once downloaded, will give a *.7z file. If you're using the default windows extractor, it may be a problem (not sure if it can handle 7zip files or not), but something like winrar should unzip it just fine. The .desc and .model files you need will be right there. Let me know if that's not working for you.
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    Hi there, quick question. I just downloaded this stadium but it doesn't seem to work. I am missing the "a" and "b" files. The main download here only includes the texture and lot files. The one drive only has the invisible "KS" file. Let me know if you can help. Thanks.
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    Great first BAT! I do have a couple of suggestions: 1) The base could use some added detail. You could use planters, more trees, newspaper stands, etc... to spruce up the grounds. 2) The roof needs a little more work. The details are not very crisp. I would add some texture to the roof and a few more props. 3) Study other BATter's work to see what details they have added to their BATs to make them great. A few suggestions would be Mattb325, Madhatter, Aarron Grahm, SimGobber...plus many others. Overall, a great job on your first BAT. I gave you 5/5. Looking forward to further creations from you. Keep up the good work.
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    The MGM Tower (Constellation Place), is a tower of 35 floors, located in Century City, Los Angeles, CA. Built in 2003, for years it served as headquarters of the Golden Metro (MGM) until 2011, currently is home to Houlihan Lokey, ICM Partners and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). About the Model: My first BAT and belongs to a Sketchup model, with its minor modifications. * Does not count on night light. *Monument * Photo faces I hope you like my first model, it is a bit bago but I hope to improve, I would like your criticism and observations, agradesco to "Diego del Llano" for its tips. Greetings and enjoy. Model sourced from the 3D Warehouse, created by Google Geo Models.
  7. @thirstydeer - welcome to the world of custom content There are 4 tilesets in the game (the game has to be either "SC4 Deluxe" or "SC4" + "Rush Hour" expansion pack, the very basic game won't allow custom content to be used) which you can use to control what types of buildings are grown. The four tilesets are: Houston/New York/Chicago and Euro. If you don't change these settings, as a default, all tilesets are on, and the game builds from one tileset only every 5 game years. By selecting only the Euro tileset, you will give these buildings the greatest chance to grow . There is a little bit of further discussion here: Additionally, to get a 6x6 zone easily in the game, press and hold the CTRL key while zoning the commercial zone to count out a square 6 tiles each side.
  8. What exactly do you mean by this: "These are all offered as growable 6x6, stage 1, medium wealth, Commercial Services on the EURO Tileset only." I'm a pretty basic user of the game and am just starting to dabble with the myriad of custom content available on this site so I want to make sure it'll work for me before I download it. It truly looks great!
  9. If anything it's possible for a river with lots of flow to widen abruptly when the channel shape shifts from deep and narrow to wide and shallow.
  10. @mattb325 Yes, I enjoy doing this on my days off. I will have a Kmart, Walmart, and Lowes foods tomorrow.
    thank you excellent choice for up to date housing in SC4 beautiful models, lotting and modding all perfect as always
  11. I do plan on doing more to these lots, I'm am looking for some tree and plants props, I did place car props but that don't seem to come up maybe try redoing. I also plan on do more gat station by Deadwood. And a little more of B62.
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  13. Haha! Thanks @T Wrecks - I have visited that site plenty of times before, it is very good for a laugh, but had forgotten about it for a while. There's also this one which shows just the opposite end of the hell-spectrum: http://terriblerealestateagentphotos.com/
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    While I did technically already upload three of the lots found in this pack, I decided to split it from the pharmacy pack (which is where those three lots were found) since I found a few additional buildings that can qualify as banks. Hence this is the reason why there is now a bank and a pharmacy pack. 5 of the 7 lots will require lotplop to gain access to them. DK1's Bank of America and SavagePhoenix's Illium National Bank will show in the landmark menu. 2x3 lots: Annuity Bank Hoard Investments 3x3 lots: Bank and Trust Credit Union The above 4 lots are dependent on a LEX download which is found here: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=525 2x4 lots: 3x4 lots: Other Dependencies: BSC MEGA Props SG Vol 1 BSC MegaProps CP Vol. 1 BSC Texture Pack Cycledogg Vol. 1 SuperSHK MEGA Parking Textures 1.0.1 SHK Parking Pack
    the first and last lots are ok, but the middle one feels super rushed.
  15. It's good to have yo on board as a lotter, and even better to see old models aren't that forsaken after all. For the fist one (which I like best model-wise), the base texture is not ideal IMO, however. It blurs with the roof of the shop building, makes it hard to tell what's going on on the lot, and it also contrasts very strongly with the modeled concrete around the petrol pumps. I think a very light grey would complement the buildings a bit better. The second one is similar, plus I think it the lot may be somewhat big for the building. All of the lots could use some more props - maybe a fence around the back, some parked cars, the odd oil drum here or there, maybe some crates and/or a dumpster behind the building, or a trashcan somewhere... deadwoods has made some really neat servo station props for his "Deadwoods Petrol" series that you could also use to great effect. As it stands, the lots look kinda barren and deserted. Since you're using SHK's textures & props anyway, you could also try to get some more mileage out of them; perhaps by putting some defined parking spots near the shop building. But most importantly, have fun and keep 'em coming!
  16. Well, some may find this architecture and style egreigeous, but I sure welcome having such buildings in my SC4 plugins folder! I particularly like them for the multi-building lots like the 5x5 that you provided - makes it easy to recreate planned development. Thank you for making and sharing them! On a totally unrelated note, your little rant about the generic, bland and somehwat cheap character of that architecture makes me think the blog mcmansionhell.com might appeal to you - unless you already know that one. I've had many laughs out of it.
    What a treat! Residential midrise variety is much-needed and these are beautiful!
    Ah bland and boring mid-rise apartment blocks. My favorite. Wonderful stuff!
    Tout sauf ennuyeuse mon cher Matt! Lovely detailed
    A different small building with a great look!
    You did a wonderful job on this one! Thank you!
    Another beauty!
    Great job one more time!
    Truly beautiful and well done!
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