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By pclark0611 new branded truck trailers for your cities.
Big G Express
This is an expansion to my trucking set released in November 2016, which you can download below. This brings a total of 90 total trailers from myself to your games. They will spawn randomly near Industrial areas.
For these to work you need @Simfanatik's trucking automata.
To install: simply extract to your Plugins folder.
By metarvoThis is a set of power pole models that will be used in Texas Steel-V Tower and Wood H-Frame power line set releases. A variety of rotations are included, and there are also numerous different types of models included for dead-ends and angles. Some of them are flat on the ground for construction. There are also banners with triangular plastic flags that are sometimes used to mark rights of way prior to construction but they can be used just to get attention, too. In addition, there are supplemental poles that can be used alone or to enhance the appearance of the Wood H-Frame poles, since these types of models don’t always show up well at more distant zooms. This is itself a dependency pack and needs no dependencies.
A water tower with alot of curves around it. Based off some I've seen. Customizable, that logo in the picture is just an example. NOTE: gmax only file
THIS IS A 3D MODEL. DOWNLOADING THIS FILE WILL NOT MAKE BUILDING APPEAR IN SimCity. FOR 3DSMAX USERS ONLY.
Bank Of Canada - Toronto
This is a 100% fictional building I created summer 2013 as an experiment in using different techniques on creating glass (as a quick tutorial for members in chat). The Simtropolis chat community loved it so much they asked for it to be exported in the game. Unfortunately I have no intention of exporting this building. With the cleaning of my computer, this is better uploaded to the Simtropolis community.
This scene has a real good taste of how I actually create my glass for my exported buildings! Download at your own risk.
Poly count: 1,685,955 (high, mainly due to tree foliage)
Dependencies Included: Y
Created in: 3dsmax 2012 x64
Lighting Rigs: Let There Be Light (2012) by Simfox
File size (decompressed): 84.5 MB in 4 files
File Extension: ".max"
Permission to re-upload: Y (but with credit)
Author's note(s): I made this really quick during chat on ST, so it wasn't as clean as I usually intend by buildings to be. In other words, don't mind the mess! haha
Visit the "Skyscrapers Galore! " thread under "Bat - Open Discussion" for more projects!
By EnekistI found these in my folders while cleaning my hdd.
Feel free to use these in your BATs.
They are SAT files, just import into 3ds max.
THESE ARE NO FINISHED BATs OR LOTs!
FOR MODELLING ONLY!
... but this is only the first part ...
Google translation: German -> English
In this pack are 24 variants of my tunnel portals, for self texturing.
As well as 2 Models for advertising and five tunnel portals for increased traffic routes where,
I can not get to bring them into play . Maybe it shank one of you .
ModelFile in this pack: 3ds & Gmax
A Please inform me if your soltet create it (with proof image) here in SimForum, thank you.
By sliachticasSão Paulo City Taxi.
This mod comes with the new visual identity of the São Paulo City's Taxi.
The yellow strip is the Comum Taxi and the Red Strip is the Special Taxi.
Special Thanks to developder of the mod "Dutch Taxis" who is the base of this mod.
By SimfanatikThis time I did made a pack of 5 , 1926 cadillac for your old cities, again i took
( SW 77 - GLENNIE 1980,s BMW M5 ) from the ( Glennie Car Pack )
those one available on Simtropolis
and change the models, theses are $$$ high wealth vehicles , the vehicles are
UDI , DRIVEABLE, I did try to change instances but there is something
im not doing right , so again you must choose between the BMW,s
or the Cady,s they share the same. dat file .simply extract the .dat file
into your plugins folder, and you will see those Vintage car cruise into
your cities, If someone is interested in showing me how to make new instance
( duplicate ) i could make many of those, like they say Variety is good,
and i m very happy to make new models (exclusive) got many more models
in my workshop, just waiting to roll, i m trying to modify models instead
of only re-skin them . So again, Have fun ! and enjoy !
By SimfanatikYea yea yea ! Me again !
6 New Additional UDI Vans
6 new Additional ( Lot Editor ) props
PS --- This time i did make 2 versions
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By DolphinFoxNew version Armor pack.
Added: GW E-100, SU-8, M41, KV-5, M-8 Howitzer, PZ-6 Tiger.
Updated: Gun of Panter, updatet T23
The tanks second world(global) are taken from game World of Tanks
*Updated: The problem with too large M41 is corrected, too small M8 Is increased in the sizes VK4502 and is a little increased T23
By SimfanatikHey hey hey ! me again, finaly find the way to make new automatas, so many car crashes
sims are real bad drivers, so this is for you a set of 2 towing trucks
( custom made model made by myself ) those are new additional vehicles and you can drive them too
those towing trucks do not replace anny vehicles , and you can play both at the same time, wow !
simply extract the .dat files into your plugins folder and your set to go !
Many thanks to - Klyte45 - , he did show me how to make new automatas (instances)
so have fun ! and comment
By JasoncwThis download contains the CamLight rig I've used to render all of my BATs since the beginning of 2007. The render to the left was made following the instructions in the included tutorial, while the render on the right was made using the default rig and render settings.
For this tutorial you'll need 3ds Max 8 (other versions may or may not work) and BAT4Max installed, and a basic proficiency in each, though setting it up is very straightforward.
This does not work with Gmax or the standard BAT.
Please do not post troubleshooting questions in the comments section of this upload. Instead, post your troubleshooting in the 3ds Max - Troubleshooting thread, and note that you're following this tutorial.
TB2_CameraLightRigHuge-Jasoncw.max: The CamLight rig itself.
Jasoncw - CamLight Rig Tutorial.pdf: The tutorial on how to set up the CamLight rig.
Click here for development discussion of new projects by Jasoncw
By Houston_FanWell, here's an incomplete BAT model I created(and it's my first BAT). It's a 21-story office tower called Leon Center. If someone could tweak the textures, add roof junk and other minute details, nighlights, and renders, that would be appreciated. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to do this, and send me the model and render when you're done with it. Please do not redistribute this model without my permission(personal use only). Thank you.
- Textures included.
- Requires 2ch.net Simplayer's Chinatown Furniture and Junk Pack(desks, chairs, and textures)
By r3b00tThis summer your sims won't be thursty! They can get drinks everywhere in the city thanks to these vending machines! Are you in the mood for some fruit? Then you can enjoy Sim Juice, only the best fruit is processed in this drink! You rather have some water? Sim H
By Simfanatik6 New Additional UDI AUTOMATAS
------ Software -----
Includes 6 New Additional ( Lot Editor ) Props
All in High Definition !
By kd5raxThis pack of poly conservative flora includes a vartiety of assorted plants. From left to right, 1 ultra low poly tree, 2 palms, 1 cactus, 1 agave (or century plant, and yes it is a real plant, not an alien lifeform), 2 yuccas, 1 bush and 4 different colored flowers.
By GlenniHere's a set of street clutter models i made for my latest models. 3dsmax but i also included a .3ds which is importable into GMAX./BAT
Textures for the models included.
By SimfanatikHappy new year everyone ! this is an Additional mayor vehicle , you can select it
in the mayor UDI vehicle panel , 2 files include , Software 256 , and a HD 512 one as well
the bike as the same properties as the Limo , if you hit the space bar , the Rider is gonna throw
you money !!!!!!!
****** Please only play one .dat
Enjoy , and have fun !
By DolphinFoxNew version military aircrafts F/A-6 Intruder and F/A-10 Tunderbolt. The planes are addition, as new transport means, instead of replacement original. Now, the planes can shoot by rockets and can throw bombs. Thanks FANTA1990 that he has found the file, necessary to me, of types of vehicles. Necessarily establish Lua_files.
For correct job it is necessary to put a mode of a video software as models of planes of high range.
Destroy your city to all of features with the help of these planes!!!
By JasoncwImprovements to BAT4Max have made this tutorial obsolete. Visit the BAT4Max thread in the BAT - Open Discussion forum to get the latest version of BAT4Max.
This tutorial shows how to replace the rendered images with other images, before they are converted into .FSH files. Since this tutorial might still be useful for that, I'll keep it up, but for the original purposes this tutorial is obsolete.
This tutorial explains how to create a .SC4Model file using different scenes for night and day.
In real life, "night" is when we are on the shadow side of the planet. There are sun rays, but they are being blocked, so we are literally in the shadow of the planet. This means that there are no sun rays casting shadows on the dark side of the planet, so there are no strong shadows, just ambient moon light. However, in the game, night is made by taking the day render, and adding a blue tint to it. The TruNite rig in this package was made by deleting the light that represents the sun, and then adjusting the light that represents ambient lighting (like the sky or moon) so that these renders are visually compatible with standard day renders.
While I made the TruNite rig included here and this tutorial, the concept of TruNite itself is SimFox's creation.
For this tutorial you'll need to have 3ds Max 8 (other versions may or may not work) and BAT4Max installed, and a basic proficiency in each.
This will not work with Gmax or the standard BAT.
Please do not post troubleshooting questions in the comments section of this upload. Instead, post your troubleshooting questions in the 3ds Max - Troubleshooting thread, and note that you're following this tutorial.
To get a better idea of how TruNite looks, download any of my BATs from December 2007 or newer and look at them at night in the game.
TB2_CameraLightRigHuge–Jasoncw-TruNite.max: My first TruNite rig.
TB2_CameraLightRigHuge–Jasoncw-TruNite(V2).max: An improved TruNite rig.
TB2_CameraLightRigHuge–Jasoncw-TruNite(V3).max: An improved TruNite rig. Use this rig.
Jasoncw - TruNite Tutorial.pdf: The tutorial on how to use TruNite. This has generally been made obsolete by the TruNite exporter in BAT4Max Version 2.5.
Click here for development discussion of new projects by Jasoncw
By DolphinFoxNew version battleship. Now battleshiphas independence of the passenger ship and icon.
Updated: Corrected models
By kd5raxthis is the second volume of my new flora pack, it contains two realistic pines.
These models should be used with caution as too many in one scene can overload it. I reccomend using 20 per scene depending on your computer and what is in the scene already
By on001222I built this model from 3ds max 2009 but I used to export the gmax why I can not export it in 3ds max Export not know the steps to export.
I'm sorry my English is not a written language.
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