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HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

Today I wish to present you a new city: Ocean city. This entry will be a bit special because I tried something new: taking screenshots each seasons; spring, summer, fall and winter. Unfortunately I have no special snow effect for my winter pictures and that's very, very embarassing :cry: (maybe I'll try to find a tutorial and then edit this entry). In this update we will also see the evolution of a park during these seasons.

Presentation: Ocean city is a new city at the coast of the Laurie ocean. When I say "new city" I mean that she was founded 150 years ago.

Municipal statistics:

-The population of this town is about 207.000 inhabitants (april 2013 census).

-Mostly young inhabitants aged 18 to 40

-No unemployment

-49% of public transportation use

-Of 185.000 workers we have 90.000 industrial jobs, 92.000 comercial jobs, 1.700 civic jobs and 1.300 commuters

-no illitrate people.

REPLIES:

nate1245: Thank you ! :)

Hazani Pratama: Thanks :)

dubaidude303: Thank you :D

Schulmanator: Yes, thank you ! :D

RepublicMaster: Thank you ! ;)

Sim_City_Fan: Thanks :D

Well, let's start !

I) Spring. After a cold winter the spring's back:

Grenade park:

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The eastern village:

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II) Summer. Three months of sun and nice weather:

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South drive:

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III) Fall. A sad but, sometimes beautiful, season:

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Glen's wood corner:

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IV) Winter. Three freezing months:

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Roger's:

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V) Random pictures of Ocean city:

Downtown Ocean city and his port:

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At night:

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Xavier street:

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I hope you liked this special entry ! Don't forget to coment and to rate :D if you liked !

More soon, bye !

EDIT: 1st image can be seen now !

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

In this update I'll show you port New Hope. This port was built (anno) 1777 just one year before the declaration of independence of New Simtown. As many countries New Simtown was British colony (just to inform you: New Simtown is located somewhere between Alaska and Mexiko; fictional place of course!). Not as the United States, New Simtown obtained its independence by a declaration of the United Kingdom due to the hard work of the english settlers; they considered it as a reward.

Naturally there where a lot of trading with european countries like France, Spain or Italia. That's why we have a lot of old ports and port ruins. One of these ruins is located at west of Simopolis: This is Port New Hope.

City stats: -200.000 inhabitants (not the whole city is shown in this update

-Mayor rating 95%

-Unemployment 2%

-(Around 7.000.000 inhabitants--regional)

REPLIES:

@Schulmanator: Thanks and that's a very good idea ! :thumb:

@ggamgus: Thank you very much! :D

@111222333444: Thanks ! :)

@Alex_1210: Thank you ! :)

@jlt122: Thank you and you will see more :thumb:

@dabadon5: Thank you :D

@titanicbuff: Never went to this place but it seems to be very nice, thanks :D

@titanicbuff: Really? If you want I'll invite you :rofl:

@Forthwall: Thank you ! :D

@jason leo: Thank you very much Jason :thumb: ! It means a lot to me :yes:

@Mr_Maison: I used a lot of different rocks: some are from CP some from Pegasus :) BTW: Thanks :thumb:

No more waiting: let's start:

This was the port in 1872. After several years in war with Mexico, only 20% of the port survived:

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This is the east side of the port today. We can see some ruins of an old castle:

portnewhope3avr01136604.pngAfter years of proceeding the city of New Hope decided to replace the old port by a new multi-functional port. Some ships where still here (images of the construction are shown in the next three pics):

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The new, fininished port:

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New Hope (next two pics):

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Some divers have found this sunken ship four months ago:

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In front of the new marina we have a beautiful seaside:

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Before I'll show you the new marina you'll see some pictures of its construction:

1) Before:

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2) After destroying the road due to several holes in the asphalt the construction began:

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3) And here's the finished marina at night:

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Of course such a city has its CBD, created after the economic boom:

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I hope you enjoyed this update! Don't forget to rate and/ or comment this entry :D

P.S: sorry, but some pictures are still in PNG :( But I'm sure this is not a dramatic problem :lol:

More soon!

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

Today I'll present you one of my nature scenes. I tried to be realistic but I haven't got enough time to do something really impressive, so just take a look and tell me what you're thinking about.

This part of the region belongs to the Hoover district. But I won't just show you the nature, I'll show you the surrounding city too.

City stats.: -22.051 inhabitants

-3.953 comercial employment

-18.098 industrial employment

REPLIES:

@Liszak: Thank you ! :D

@dubaidude303: Thanks ! And sorry for that picture :kitty:

@dabadon5: Thank you ! I didn't know that the downtown look like Houston :)

@CherryBrandNewLife: I'm sure that you can build such a city just try it again and again :yes:

@Aaron Graham: Thank you ! I think it's currently my best downtown area :D

@PaulSawyer: Thanks ! :)

@Alex_1210: WoW I didn't know that, thanks for telling me that!

@ggamgus: Thank you very much! :)

@zombie615: I use a lot of different house mods you can find them on the STEX and on the LEX. Most of them are from the LEX. I don't use cheats because I don't need them. BTW thanks ! :D

@eoin247: Thank you :)

@Jimmy Buzaid: Thanks ! :D

@Briman: Thank you !

@jason leo: Once more thank you :thumb: I'll try to work a bit more with Gimp next time.

No more waiting: here's the city!

This is the Hoover lake, named in honor of James C. Hoover 2nd president of New Simtown. We can see some people spending their hollydays near the lake:

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Some kayaks and some boats...:

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Still a part of the lake:

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The Dawson bridges:

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The north-side of the Hoover lake:

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The Hoover forest with a dear stand (and some dears):

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A gravel road with some travelers:

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Some parts of the city (next 3 pics):

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But such a city also have an industrial zone:

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That's all !

I really hope you enjoyed this update ! Don't forget to leave a comment and/or rate this entry :D

More soon !

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

This time we'll visit different cities of the county. We'll see:

-Jule's ,

-Preston ,

-And the renovated neighbourhood in Simopolis.

But before we start anything.....I finally present you the (provisional) flag of New Simtown !

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REPLIES:

@jason leo: Thank you as always ! :thumb: I sent you a PM and the problem has been fixed.

@Schulmanator: I tried to put some new buildings but my game didn't let me. Thanks :D

@Hellken: Thank you :)

@Zodicus: Thank you very much! :D

@titanicbuff: Thanks :)

@testuser1234: Thank you, I like the blue colours too :yes:

@MisterRisk1: Thanks, I think it's not the last time that you will see a poll :thumb:

@#1SithLord: Thank you very much ! :)

AN NOW... LET'S START !

1)Jule's:

Jule's is a small district located on the right of Simopolis. Pop.: 7.500.

a) Fukugawa Kawasaki nuclear power plant:

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b)National firefighter training center:

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c)Jule's at morning:

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d)At night:

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2) Preston:

Preston is a large district located on the north of Jule's. Pop.: 175.000.

a)On this awful pic. you'll see the Olson park building and, of course, the Olson park (Warning: this pic might hurt! )

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b)A small neighbourhood near Rush street:

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c)Next two pictures: the Mariott industries:

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d)Dowtown Preston:

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e)Downtown at night:

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f)Rainy day in Preston (first try to make a rain effect with GIMP2 :D). This is the Laurie park:

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g)The whole city at morning:

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3)Simopolis:

The most of you alredy know this city and the "Grant district". I made a poll and asked what kind of place you would like to see. So I made an ecological friendly neighbourhood with highrise apartements. Pop.(city): 800.000.

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Please notice that the old apartements that you can see will be replaced one day and sorry for low-wealthed highrises.

I hope you liked this update and don't forget to rate and/or leave a comment :thumb: .

More soon!

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

New Simtown has grown and a new city is now present: Simopolis. This modern city was built at the Dawson river, a long canal connecting the east to the west. This city is part of the west-territories which are administrated by the new senator Marshall Owens.

Here the stats:-0% of no-schooling (still don't know if this correct english...)

-10% of unemployment.

-62% of public transport use, due to installation of new GLR lines.

-60% of satisfaction.

-48% medium-wealthed sims, 25% of rich and 18% of low-wealthed sims.

-this city is connected with a large 10 lanes highway.

-around 6.000.000 inhabitants in the whole region.

-around 500.000 hab. in Simopolis.

Just before we beginn:

REPLIES:

@ggamgus: Thank you man ! :D

@Schulmanator: Thank you very much ! :D

@SilverCyric: Thanks for this nice comment ! :)

@blaqsk8:If you want I can PM you and give you some of my favourites :)

@Bluthlucidity: I know it was weird :ohyes:

@TayMay27: Thank you !! :)

@fatjuice888: Thanks :)

@MisterRisk1: Thanks :)

So...let's start:

This is the "Sunshine In hotel' which welcomes you during each hollydays (excepted during winter):

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15 miles away, the west district. You will see some smog above the buildings, this is due to the proximity of an industrial zone:

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Here is the old parliament's place, which is in contrast with some modern skyscrapers. On the left you can see the financial buildings. These buildings where built from 1940 to 1990:

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Another place in Simopolis, the Grant district. This neighbourhood will probably be replaced by a newer and a greener palce if the inhabitants vote for "yes" during the next votes:

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Just one last day-picture. A new bridge, which will connect the downtown to the airport, will be finished in a few years:

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AND NOW I'LL SHOW YOU SOME NIGHT PICS.:

1)The west district:

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2)Northern downtown:

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3)The casino lane:

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4)Middle of the downtown:

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That's all. For next time I'll try to make a more realistic town or country side.

I hope you enjoyed this update! And don't forgett to rate/comment this entry, your opinion is very important!

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

In this update I'll present you the city of Grandeville. This metropolis was founded by the french/canadian community of Ghettisburg not so long ago. Therefore the majority of the population is french and/or american.

Some stats.: -no unemployment due to the proximity of an industrial town.

-5% of no-schooling (don't know of this is correct english^_^)

-low criminality

-30% of public transports used

-72% of satisfaction in this city

-336.000 inhabitants, mostly medium wealth.

REPLIES:

@Schulmanator:I thank you^very much ! =)

@jason leo: thank you as usual, man ^_^ =)

@carlosau: thanks!

@newyorka: lol thank you :P

@grstudios: guess what I did just after posting this entry ?Once more thank you for the advice :)

@Aaron Graham: thank you, man !! :)

@james2016: yes I know the seaport was a bit to close I'll try better next time.Thank you =)

You can listen to this music (not everyone's taste but try it out):

Now to the city:

The eastern suburbs with an elevated neighbourhood:

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Eduardson:

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The starting point of the Ridgeway canal and it's surrounding blocks:

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Here you can see that the one part of the canal is still under construction (next two pics):

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Here you can see the contrast between old american/european buildings and new asian buildings. The canal is finished after months of hard work:

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The "Hale In" hotel": and the residential corner:

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That's one part of the CBD (alien effect ^_^):

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And now some night pictures:

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Nobody's playing in the "Platini arena" tonight:

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I hope you liked this update and don't forgett to give your opinion and/or rate this entry =) Thanks.

More soon.

B.C builder

HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEW SIMTOWN

Today I show you the small town of Bourg La Fayette. This small city is located at the north of Kalvin Bay (another big city that you'll probably see in a further update) and near North Simopolis. This city was founded 1870-before the "big expansion" - have around50.000 inhabitants, no unemployment and looks typical for american cities.

At the end of this update I'll show you another place (the bonus). Sorry no photoshop/GIMP effects this time.

Replies:

Firstly: I want to thank you guys for all the comments and the rating of the last update :thumb:

@nicholas.post86: Thank you (I spended a lot of time on GIMP to do this ^_^)

@Gpsarros: I've sent you a PM for the link

@Sylvio Jorge: thank you man :)

@KonstantinII: I know, I wanted it so ^_^

@Simcityer5: thanks

@Amsterdam1979: thank you very much :D

@jason leo: thank you and thanks for this precious advice! :golly:

@grstudios:thank you for your advices :thumb: . As you might see in this update I reduced the number of skyscrapers and made more small cities.

@Lindsaygaskell94: it's a BAT from mattb325: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=174

@Haljackey: thank you man !

Let's start:

I. The city's center

a) The Williamson church:

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b)In front of the church, the Bradley elementary:

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c) Samson corner:

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II. Ericsson street.

a) The Laurie :wub:departement bank and the Lord Simon Ist hotel:

bourglafayette23sept061.pngb)Small shops at night:

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IV. Here is the town hall and the "Rue de minuit" corner:

a) The town hall:

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b)Rue de minuit:

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V. Even this city has an industry park:

a) 19th century factories are still here:

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c) Gregory Winterfield, one of the major investers have his own factory:

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And here the whole city:

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BONUS: Port Clarckson:

As promised...Here a few pics of my most beautiful port:

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This port is not alone, a town of around 120.000 inhabitants is surrounding:

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Just ignore the information bubble :cry:

I hope you enjoyed this update! And don't forgett to rate/leave a comment :D

B.C builder

North Simopolis area

Hello and welcome back to New Simtown county

Today I want to show you one of my favourite areas under development: the "North Simopolis federal area". This area, with North Simopolis as a capital, is the northern part of the up coming megalopolis of New Simopolis. At the time I write the city has a population of around 650.000 inhabitants and there's still a lot of place to build !

The city was founded at the beginning of 2013 and due to the massive immigration and installation of industry parks the city is very large. Even if there's a lot of industries, we have an unemployment rate of about 10% wich is rather high.

REPLIES:

@jason leo: Thanks for your advices , no more icons and the minimizes button remover is activated as you will see.

So let's make a tour in that zone !

I. Laurie beach:

I.a) The financial district:

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b) The closest buildings to the beach:

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c) Here you can see the "University of the americans" college:

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d) To the left of that establishment the residential part (with the A1 highway):

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II. North Simopolis:

a)Goslin park between two amazing apartement buildings:

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A month later and at night:

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b) The "old" downtown with impressive art-deco and neo-gothic buildings:

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c) The prestige of the city: The "Sir Louis III" parliament located on the famous french corner:

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d) The french corner:

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e) Here you can see the "Jean Rochefort" university , which is also the tallest education complex of the county:

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f) A small neighbourhood along the EH-5 highway:

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Next to the industrial activity zone, the "Blake corner":

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And here the county post headquarters:

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g) Some people once said that a city looks better at night... Well...here you can see some night shots of North Simopolis:

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I hope you liked this update and don't forget to comment/rate :golly:

See you soon for another update!

B.C builder

Johnson's district

Welcome back to New Simtown county!

Today we will go to one of the new districts of New Simtown.

The city's population is about 157.000 inhabitants; mostly rich people are living there. The main employments are located in high-tech industries and medium comercial offices.

In this update I'll show you some interresting places of the Johnson's district.

REPLIES:

@jason leo: Thanks, man ! :)

@dubaidude303: Thank you ! :D

Here's we have a small neighbour hood next to the main road of Johnson's (sorry I forgott to turn off the icons):

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That's the Petersen lane, a nice part of Johnson's with W2Ws and the L. Carlson college, one of the major universities of the county:

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A more closer pic of the university and the avenue under renovation:

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On this pic you can see the intersection of highway A1 and the coastal freeway F-2 (westward):

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Here you can see a paint of east downtown from a young street artist:

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South downtown:

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Under a few clouds we can see west downtown and the right end of Laurie beach (you will see the beach in another update). We also have a mix of modern and older skyscrapers:

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Here the northern part of the industrial district:

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And that's the whole Johnson's district:

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BONUS: NEW PORT HAVEN. I wanted to show a few other pics from my biggest seaport:

Here the main docks:

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Some warehouses:

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And here the port at night:

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I hope you enjoyed this update! And don't forgett to comment/rate (only if you want :thumb: )

B.C builder

Hello and wellcome back to New Simtown !

Replies:

@Thank you !

@It's good that you liked it :D

@Thanks !

@Thank you !

@Nice to hear that !

The town of New Horizon got the title of 3rd metropolis of the county one week ago. The population of the city is about 206.753 happy inhabitants. In this area we have no unemployment (135.086 com. workplaces, 69.875 ind. workplaces and 1792 others).

Today you'll see the finished city of New Horizon. Here's the brand new CBD:

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Here a more closer picture of some hotels:

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Due to the size of the city the administration decided to build another town hall:

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Here's the Oriion regional airport with the surrounding residential area:

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Winston Churchill park:

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Now to the industrial area (next 2 pics.):

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And now Alberta, a small country area where you can find lakes, wild rivers, flowers and a dam. This are is also famous for its forest (next four pics.):

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I hope you enjoyed this update !

See you soon !

B.C builder

Hello, and welcome back to New Horizon!

Since last time the town has grown much more and reached the number of aproximately 40.000 inhabitants, which means that the expected number of 15.000 inhabitants was clearly exceeded.

The development of a new CBD will start soon.

Replies:

@Jacob Guajardo: Thanks

@jason leo: I think I won't show so much construction sites in the next updates.

@16minuteman: Thanks.

Here you can see the new city center which caracterises the dynamism of this city (sorry for the brownstones):

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Here the simgold financial center before:

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And after construction:

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That's the "Astoria In" casino under construction:

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And finished:

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And here's the Monet grand hotel:

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I hope you liked this update ! See more soon.

B.C builder

Hello and welcome back to the county of New Simtown.

Today we will see how much the city of New Horizon has grown since last time.

"We have actually, around 4.200 people living in our town." said mayor C. Johnson. He also mentioned the progress of the aerial train line and the highways and the construction of a new tunnel (not shown in this update, sorry). According to plan the town will expand to the west side.

REPLIES:

@Schulmanator: Thanks, you will certainly see it grow

@Jacob Guadjardo: you will see more this time !

@jason leo: thanks

@SimRico: thanks and good luck !

That's the current progress of the highway (A1). The interchange where requested for those inhabitants, who don't work in this city.

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Folowing the road we will reach the center of New Horizon:

Small W2W are growing and giving the city an american touch.

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Here below the construction of a new rail interchange and the progress of the international road:

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Last but not least, the new avenue is almost finished:

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I hope you liked this update! More soon...

B.C builder

New Simtown

Simtropolis community, guests, welcome to the county of New Simtown !

This is my first CJ and I hope that you will like it. If their is a problem or if I must do something better, please tell me. If you want to see something in particular, just say it ;).

Replies:

@raynev1: Thanks, happy new year to you!

@ggamgus: really ? =)

@jason leo: Happy new year to you! You will see some updates; thats sure!

Just for the beginning: English is not my native language, so please excuse me if their are some mistakes =)

Here's the today's journal of New Simtown: (please read it ^^)

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Here's the pic of the current progress of highway A1 and the metropolitan elevated rail line (L-1A)

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Here you can see the intercontinental Sim Nation road which will cross many counties:

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Here you can see the upcoming town of New Horizon city. Industries will try to engage some people. The immigration of around 15.000 inhabitants is expected for the end of the month:

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I hope you enjoy this first update! You will see more soon.