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KOSC Presents: Diego Del Llano Growables - 2017 Pack One

Introduction

This is set of growable, high-density lots made from Diego Del Llano's BATs that were released in 2017. The objective of this set is to provide growable alternatives to the ploppable landmarks in the original release for a more traditional gaming experience. While ploppable are amazing in their own right, it doesn't quite allow for one to experience the feeling of zoning a plot and having that shiny new tower pop up.

Package Overview

4/14 IMPORTANT NOTE - this file currently only works with the DarkNite versions, and NOT MaxisNite - an update will be rolled out soon to accomodate the MaxisNite buildings

Included in the following package are a set of growables for all Diego Del Llano's 2017 releases (excluding the Loop Postal Station building in the Federal Center Chicago set). A couple of the buildings have different occupant versions to satisfy different demand groups.

There are TWO versions of the package you can download: Vanilla and CAMThe vanilla version has all of the larger buildings capped at stage 8, with capacities that do not exceed 7500. For those that use the Colossus Addon Mod, the larger buildings extend all the way up to stage 15 and boast much higher capacities, up to around 11000.

If you desire to plop the growables, use the buildingPlop cheat and look for exemplars starting at DiegoDL_ (requires ExtraCheats.dll).

General Stats

All stats were generated with PIM-X. Vanilla versions differ only in growth stage and maximum capacity tweaks (for buildings that exceeded 7000 by default). The breakdown is as follows:

4 R$$$ buildings

  • CITITOWER Guadalajara, 4x6 left corner
  • Ventura Place One, 3x4 front
  • Ventura Place Two, 3x4 front
  • Ventura Place Three, 3x4 front

4 CS$$$ buildings

  • CITITOWER Guadalajara, 4x6 left corner
  • Hotel Presidente Guadalajara, 5x5 front
  • Hotel Presidente Intercontinental Mexico City, 4x2 front
  • Carlton Hotel Johannesburg, 4x2 front

7 CO$$ buildings

  • AON Center, 3x4 front
  • Carlton Center, 3x4 front
  • Carlton Hotel Building, 4x2 front
  • 345 California Center, 6x3 front
  • One Kansas City Place, 4x3 front
  • Everett McKinley Dirksen Building (Federal Center Chicago), 3x8 front
  • John C. Kluczynski Building (Federal Center Chicago), 6x3 front

10 CO$$$ buildings

  • One Metropolitan Square, 6x5 right corner
  • Gas Company Tower, 6x3 front
  • Capella Tower, 4x8 left corner
  • Park Building (Capella Tower small building), 4x2 front
  • Chanin Building, 4x4 front
  • Commerzbank Tower, 4x5 front
  • IBM-Marathon Tower, 5x9 right corner
  • Denver Place, 6x8 front
  • First National Bank Tower, 5x5 front
  • Torre Multiva, 4x3 front

Detailed stats for all of the buildings can be found in the enclosed README.

Install Instructions

Pick either the vanilla or the CAM version and drop the files in your My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder. To uninstall, simply delete the files from your hard drive.

Dependencies

Main Building(s)

This list contains all of the buildings used in this set. Each subfolder corresponds to a particular building/set of buildings - if you don't have a particular building feel free to delete the corresponding subfolder.

Mods (CAM version only)

You will only need these if you're using the CAM version. Either version of CAM will work with the CAMeLots.

Credit goes to Diego Del Llano for all of these spectacular BATs!





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Diego Del Llano

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   4 of 4 members found this review helpful 4 / 4 members

Oh My ! my Dream came true, I really hate to "program" this things in Plugin Manager and then lot. Thanks for make the work!  Is a Honor for me!    :3  

 

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Soon Wait for the Pack #2 ... Well If king of SimCity wants to... :') 

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mattb325

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Fantastic job!

@Diego Del Llano is such a brilliant (and prolific) batter that his work deserves to shine: and some new residential towers certainly won't go astray *:thumb:

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sejr99999

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

thank you for making this effort to make all these beautiful buildings growables   excellent work

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Hotwheeler

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Nice Work with turning them into Growables.

Say,in what Tileset / Style do they grow?

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Edvarz

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Diego Del Llano's buildings and KOSC's modding... yes please!

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HighTower76

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Thank you Diego your buildings are a new era in SC4 city scapes. Especially love the AON  building and have it although its not currently in any of the cities ive built lately. 

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tonyr

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Outstanding work! *:thumb:

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