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Robban040

The holiday islands

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Absolutely beautiful work. Favorited, and time set aside for a current careful read from start to finish.  I can't wait to see more.

David

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2 hours ago, dedgren said:

Absolutely beautiful work. Favorited, and time set aside for a current careful read from start to finish.  I can't wait to see more.

David

Thank you David and I'm glad you liked it :-)

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Covered more than half the island by now.

And as always, I cant resist smacking down some skyscrapers....bit unrealistic but what the heck!

 

Overview:

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Downtown (with the "damn" sckyscrapers)

 

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A major bus station:

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Why not go straight from the office to the beach?

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Hopefully i can hold back abit with the tall buildings...but knowing myself, probably not! :-)

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It doesn't look too unrealistic. It reminds me a little bit of Miami. Just try to keep in mind how much office space and living space you have and whether it's realistic to your population, and I mean the population it would actually have, not what the game says. I just look at it and ask myself whether the city would have the population to justify the amount of office space and various commercial space.

For what it's worth, I don't think you've gone too crazy with the skyscrapers. It's a long, long way from looking like a clone of Manhattan.

 

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Looks like a typically island paradise getting spoilt by the need for big development, typically some Mediterranean cities that desire towering hotels that the charm away. :P

 

 

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Hi there

Love your work and detailing. 

How did you make your International Airport Building on page 2 ?

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Really nice update.  Having traveled by bicycle the length of the US Atlantic coast last year from Maine to Key West, Florida and thus seen that sort of development up close and personal I agree with Matthias King that you certainly have not overdone things with the tall buildings along the beachfront road.  It looks like what you'd expect in a significant urban area in that sort of location.  Your bus stop screenie makes me wish once more that a mod could be developed that would put a point that would spawn very low vehicle count traffic- say a car or truck every two minutes or so, even randomized between 30 seconds and that long, on almost always unused side roads and streets.  It always has looked somewhat strange to me to see traffic on central arterial roads and streets but pretty much nowhere else.

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On 2016-10-2 at 11:13 PM, Robban040 said:

Next project completed; The International Airport:

Overview with the city center in the background:

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The main terminal:

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Keep your heads down!

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The fuel comsumption is high!

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Part of the cargo apron:

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Just after take off:

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Stay tuned!

 

 

I don't think this airport is the combination of Joak's and Hikke ?

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On 2017-06-09 at 0:19 AM, Matthias King said:

It doesn't look too unrealistic. It reminds me a little bit of Miami. Just try to keep in mind how much office space and living space you have and whether it's realistic to your population, and I mean the population it would actually have, not what the game says. I just look at it and ask myself whether the city would have the population to justify the amount of office space and various commercial space.

For what it's worth, I don't think you've gone too crazy with the skyscrapers. It's a long, long way from looking like a clone of Manhattan.

 

Thank you for your input!

At the moment the amount of tall building might be justified regarding the population. But i tell you, soon enough I'll go crazy...i always do haha :-(

 

On 2017-06-09 at 1:52 AM, hbn said:

Looks like a typically island paradise getting spoilt by the need for big development, typically some Mediterranean cities that desire towering hotels that the charm away. :P

 

 

Haha yeah you are absolutely right. With hordes of tourist just destroying the pitoresque feeling

 

On 2017-06-09 at 6:31 AM, charlesnew said:

Bloody amazing. Keep coming with those screens!

Thank you very much! :-)

 

On 2017-06-12 at 2:58 PM, malepilot said:

Hi there

Love your work and detailing. 

How did you make your International Airport Building on page 2 ?

Thank you :-)

Regarding the airport its a bunch of buildings combined, with the main part being this:

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=762457846&searchtext=

and

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=693210859&searchtext=

 

On 2017-06-12 at 7:56 PM, dedgren said:

Really nice update.  Having traveled by bicycle the length of the US Atlantic coast last year from Maine to Key West, Florida and thus seen that sort of development up close and personal I agree with Matthias King that you certainly have not overdone things with the tall buildings along the beachfront road.  It looks like what you'd expect in a significant urban area in that sort of location.  Your bus stop screenie makes me wish once more that a mod could be developed that would put a point that would spawn very low vehicle count traffic- say a car or truck every two minutes or so, even randomized between 30 seconds and that long, on almost always unused side roads and streets.  It always has looked somewhat strange to me to see traffic on central arterial roads and streets but pretty much nowhere else.

David

Thank you David :-)

Yeah that mod would be awesome...guess we can only dream of it right now. Byt seeing how long this game has come since the release I dont think its impossible we will see it one day :-)

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Right now I'm having some troubles with textures and props flickering/disappearing whenever i zoom in. All the traffic is gone aswell.

Anyone knows a solution to this problem?

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On 14.6.2017 at 7:32 PM, Robban040 said:

Right now I'm having some troubles with textures and props flickering/disappearing whenever i zoom in. All the traffic is gone aswell.

Anyone knows a solution to this problem?

This sounds awfully familiar. Do you also experience trees disappearing? And decals flickering? In my case I suspect it had to do with props in the water. Could be boats from the boat pack or a wooden boat in the shallow lake. In one case unsubscribing the boats helped, in another deleting a sunken boat in a slow river. In one case I had to clean out a whole stretch of rocks, plants and stuff between water and lakeside where I had been working on just before the "incident". Sometimes a hint is gained from where it happens when you zoom in (and where it doesn't). It's definitely annoying.

 

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17 hours ago, Simulanten said:

 

This sounds awfully familiar. Do you also experience trees disappearing? And decals flickering? In my case I suspect it had to do with props in the water. Could be boats from the boat pack or a wooden boat in the shallow lake. In one case unsubscribing the boats helped, in another deleting a sunken boat in a slow river. In one case I had to clean out a whole stretch of rocks, plants and stuff between water and lakeside where I had been working on just before the "incident". Sometimes a hint is gained from where it happens when you zoom in (and where it doesn't). It's definitely annoying.

 

I found the cause.

It was this prop: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=853027363&searchtext=trawler

I removed it and now it works fine again :-)

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Yeah its rather strange. Gonna keep it unsubscribed even though it would be perfect for my current project :(

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22 minutes ago, dedgren said:

There ought to be a master list of dodgy mods and assets kept somewhere.

Just sayin'.

David

Yeah, if im not misstaken there is one....somewhere. Not sure where to find it though :-P

 

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Progress has been made!

Actally soon the whole island is complete, just a small area left to do.

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This is the area I've been working on.

Added a arena and another marina:

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Much activity in the bay!

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A nice view for the lazy people at the beach...

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The bay:

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Aaah the waste of electricity....just realised I havnt added a power plant yet..doh!

 

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Thats all for now, next update will be the last one i guess :-)

 

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Hate to be the one to have to go out and line up those beach chairs every morning.  Another fine update!  The last screenie is a keeper.

David

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On 2017-06-20 at 5:12 AM, dedgren said:

Hate to be the one to have to go out and line up those beach chairs every morning.  Another fine update!  The last screenie is a keeper.

David

Haha yeah, poor guy!

Cheers! :)

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Well then!

So I couldnt bother finishing the last details of the island (might come back later and finish it off)

Instead I went ahead and started on a new map.

Have only just started with the harbor, but here is a few shots of what I got so far:

 

A cruise ship terminal!

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A home made draw bridge (yeah yeah I know it would never work! :-P)

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Nice! 

I was planning on doing the same concept for a cruise terminal, guess you beat me to it :)

As always, high quality and original work from you! 

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22 hours ago, Leeijo said:

Nice! 

I was planning on doing the same concept for a cruise terminal, guess you beat me to it :)

As always, high quality and original work from you! 

Oh do make one though, its always nice getting some inspiration for a "future expansion of mine" :-)

Thanks buddy!

 

20 hours ago, aaronimanuel said:

Inspiration for my city :) Wonderful city you have!

Thank you very much. Makes me happy to hear i can inspire people :-)

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