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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.
Thought you might know it, but it was worth a shot. Ah yes, those real-estate photos - I had, in fact, seen an article about that blog somewhere and nearly forgotten about it afterwards, but then my sister gave me a tear-off calendar for Christmas: every day a horrible picture and a great one-liner. I love that stuff.
@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.
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.
@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.
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!