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  1. Cephalonia (Countryside & Overviews)

    Our journey to Cephalonia concludes with one last trip through the countryside. From the winding roads, small farms, and stunning natural beauty - there's so many things that makes this island so beautiful, and makes it a fitting way to end our trip. Additionally, I'll be showcasing some more overviews of Cephalonia. We were last at Myrtos Beach - and after a fun day at the beach, we made accommodations at the nearby Plaza Myrtos for the night. Once nightfall hits, the only lights you'll find in the distance are that of the occasional boat or two. It's quiet and peaceful - but also quite beautiful. Our room in the villa happens to overlook the edge of the beach - so we get an excellent view of the sunrise. Fortunately, we didn't have to deal with any of the rain at the beach.. The rain finally lets up - but is quickly replaced by a blanket of thick fog for most of the evening. The Cephalonian countryside is crossed by a variety of winding roads. There's no such thing as a dull drive here - and between every twist and turn, the views are incredible. Small, charming churches like this one dot the countryside. Two last overviews of the Cephalonian countryside. And to wrap things up - a couple of full tile overviews. (Click for full size.) I hope you enjoyed your visit to Cephalonia! Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Cephalonia (Myrtos Beach)" Big thanks to @Toby Ferrian, @RobertLM78, @CorinaMarie, @Fantozzi, @redfox85, @bobolee, @_Michael, @mike_oxlong, @Odainsaker, @Manuel-ito, @mrsmartman, @Jonas_Chaves, @raynev1, @Oerk, @scotttbarry, @RandyE, @bladeberkman, & @Talla 2XLC for all the likes!
  2. Developing the City of Pololomia

    Replies: Urban Constanta: Thank you! Odainsaker: I didn't know that- so thanks for that brief slice of urban history. I basically went for a style that is green, takes up space and has paths/parks running through these neighbourhoods. RandyE: It is harder to build extensively with diagonals because there are fewer buildings to use, but I have worked out ways of creating diagonal city blocks. As for the industry and commerce a lot of that style you were talking must be because I used Mattb325's buildings which are spacey, have green spaces and look rather modern. kschmidt: It means a lot of use of the "Make Historical" button! I used the No Maxis buildings mod and I have in my head a list of buildings which suit various themes. The "standard" you were talking about is actually growable for the green suburbs. licoricebomb: The horses can be found here- http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2862. Entry 2: Developing the City of Pololomia In this entry I show you the current state of Pololomia and finished areas. This is a large city tile I'm working on and one which is a basic template for the style I go for when playing SC4. Enjoy! 1. So this is the city of Pololomia as it stands. In the southwest corner is the city centre, then the city fans outwards and decreases in density... 2. The W2W buildings I have used are mainly Jasoncw, NoFunk and Goofyguytpa creations which can be found on the STEX. 3. While I have found that Mattb325's creations are great for filling in city blocks which aren't necessarily W2W. 4. The W2W Buddhist temple is zero7's Z7 Temple and Stupa. 5. Every city block I create has parking in the middle, back alleys or gardens at the back which connect together. It's easy to place buildings down but it is a lot harder connecting them together- so I use car parking, trees, parks and other fillers to make each city block unique. Also MMPs are useful too for adding variety to blank texture tiles! 6. An even trickier thing to pull off is density transitions. Ideally in the centre of cities and the inner city area the buildings are at least several floors high with higher buildings dotted around. But in mid-rise areas this can be anywhere between 10 to 4 floors high with the occasional tower block. While for low-rise areas it can be anywhere from ground floor height to four floors high. 7. The secret to diagonal city building is hiding the jagged square edges of the textures. In this picture I have hidden/disguised most of the jagged square edges so that it all blends together. SFBT Diagonal Fillers and Simcoug's Diagonal Tenements are some of my preferred methods for building diagonally. 8. And now back to the inner city area and this time railways. Now railways really need to separate and divide a city. So that means walls, tunnels and bridges. Having road crossings on a railway in an inner city area is not very common. So in this picture I used FLUPS to really emphasise the railway splitting up the city, lastly every bit of the railway is bordered with fences and walls. 9. Little roundabouts can be a great cosmetic addon or architectural addon even if it's a little unrealistic. Also tight FLUPs in urban areas are some of the coolest things this game has to offer. 10. Roundabouts can also prove to be a useful means of separating streets and SAM streets... 11. In this neighbourhood I used KingOfSimCity's Maxis Mansion Overhaul mod which is incredibly cool stuff. Large lots, green areas and those FA tennis courts! 12. But it's also important to break up a themed area with other fillers: for instance WorkingManProductions Allotment set and FrankU's parks (tree fillers). 13. The next entry will show further development from Pololomia and more finished city scenes. I think this city will take four or five weeks to finish. In the north and east I want to create rural areas and farmland and THAT is the trickiest transition of them all - urban to rural! So see you then! And thanks a lot for your comments!
  3. Welcome! Saw something you liked in someone's screenshot but can't find it? Vaguely remember seeing something once, but you don't know where it is? Wondering whether or not a plugin of a certain type exists? This is the thread where you can ask for help finding things. When asking, please be as descriptive and specific as possible. This can help people to understand what you're looking for. If possible, screenshots are also encouraged. This thread is a direct continuation of the original topic, which got too big. Someone might have already been looking for the same thing as you, so checking there first might get you your answer faster. P.S. If you would like a particular BAT to be made, please request it in the BAT Request Thread.
  4. An Introduction to The URS

    Welcome to The URS! What is The URS? Well... 1. The URS stands for Urban/Rural/Scenic. 2. This CJ will cover all sorts. 3. Lush, green suburbs... 4. With rich details and some nice patterns. 5. Commercial areas and civic complexes... 6. With some realistic spacing and division of areas. 7. Diagonals are covered too! 8. And I throw in all kinds of fillers to make areas look interesting. 9. And what about the urban, W2W and inner city areas? 10. No problem! 11. But we are forgetting industry! 12. And of course the MMPs! 13. Rougher, low-wealth and rundown areas are also covered in The URS. 14. Old content meets new content. You will see old plugins effortlessly fit in with new content, new mods and new fillers. 15. And of course every area and every city will have its own feeling to it. So that's The URS in a nutshell. This month and the next I am working on a city tile. After that I'll be specialising in a particular area: farms, industry, forestry, suburbs, seaports, power plants, etc... There will be weekly updates. So... See you around and I hope you have enjoyed these pictures.
  5. Hello everyone, I think we can all agree that maxis tunnels have an advantage over NAM's ones that you can build normally on top of them. But for some reason, I have no control over the location of the exit point. To make myself clearer, check out the following screenshots. Is there a mod or a certain way to decide where I want to the exit point to be? The slope mods I am using are disabled in case you wanna suggest that.
  6. Cephalonia (Myrtos Beach)

    Our next stop is Myrtos Beach - arguably the most beautiful location in all of Cephalonia. Due to it's remote location, you won't be able to reach it by foot - the only way to reach Myrtos Beach it is to traverse your way down a series of steep curves. If you're able to make it there however, you'll be rewarded greatly with warm waters, soft white sand, and the view of a lifetime. The day starts early for anyone wanting a prime spot at the beach - and the roads throughout the surrounding countryside are already starting to fill up with cars. The roads slowly start to get steeper and steeper - a sign that we're getting closer to the beach. As we start to see scree slopes dot the surrounding hills - it means we're just about there. We stop at an overlook and get our first good look of the beach. It's quite stunning.. but the first order of business is how to get down there. There's only one way, and it's not for the faint of the heart. A steep road filled with hairpin curves traverses down the mountainside - and when it gets busy, it only becomes that much more intimidating. But if you can make it down to the bottom, you'll be rewarded greatly. We're finally at the beach! We get a great spot and start soaking up the sun. A couple of Myrtos Beach panoramas (click for full-size). The beach in all its glory. If you can get past the huge crowds, there's really no other place like it on Cephalonia. It's a truly stunning natural wonder. And finally, various views of the beach and surrounding countryside from above. Myrtos Beach is truly a quite a sight to behold. Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Cephalonia (Rural Scenes)" Big thanks to @Artimus, @CorinaMarie, @Fantozzi, @Manuel-ito, @scotttbarry, @mike_oxlong, @_Michael, @RobertLM78, @RandyE, @Toby Ferrian, @Maloskero, @mrsmartman, @Neto Dari, @Marushine, @bobolee, @Prophet42, @Odainsaker, @redfox85, @GoKingsGo, & @SC4L0ver for all the likes!
  7. Cephalonia (Rural Scenes)

    For our next chapter of Cephalonia, we stay in the countryside - but this time, focusing on the small village of Anomeria and a number of surrounding rural scenes. Quaint villages like these dot the landscape for as far as the eye can see - while they may be small, they more than make up for it with their charm and character. Early morning in rural Greece is truly special - there's really nothing else like it. While most days are sunny and beautiful here - it's not uncommon for fog to roll in at the blink of an eye. ... rain showers are probably the only thing that can spoil your day here. But the rain is usually gone as quick as it rolls in. The golden sunsets of rural Greece are something that you don't want to miss out on. Nighttime here is quiet, yet beautiful. For centuries, small plots of land lined with stone walls have dotted the landscape. They're a cheap, efficient way to divide up fields. When viewed from above - rural Greece can be quite stunning. Myrtos Beach is off in the distance - and it happens to be our next destination Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Cephalonia (Farmland)" Big thanks to @MushyMushy, @bladeberkman, @RobertLM78, @Toby Ferrian, @RandyE, @Fantozzi, @CorinaMarie, @scotttbarry, @Oerk, @Artimus, @redfox85, @bobolee, @_Michael, @Manuel-ito, @raynev1, @The British Sausage, @Elenphor, @Marushine, @Dirktator, @mrsmartman, & @JP Schriefer for all the likes!
  8. Cephalonia: Introduction

    The Mediterranean is one of the world's most beautiful destinations - and Greece's Cephalonia is one of its most spectacular islands. Between the soft sand, crystal clear water, beautiful landscapes, and perfect temperatures - any trip here is truly unforgettable. After previously exploring this theme earlier in 2016 - I've decided to expand on it quite a bit. I've detailed the remainder of the tile, covering every last bit of land with flora - and there's going to be a massive variety of new scenes to explore. We'll get the five-part series started off by taking a look at one of the defining features of Greece - the Ionian Sea. From there, it's off to the countryside to visit some of the beautiful farmland that covers the island. We'll then visit one of the many charming villages that dot the landscape - Anomeria. The fourth update will be a special one - a trip to Cephalonia's iconic Myrtos Beach. We'll then wrap things up with one last trip through the countryside, along with some overviews of the entire tile. With 100 pictures in total - it's going to be a truly incredible trip. We begin in a couple of days - you won't want to miss it! Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Greece: Part III" Big thanks to @RobertLM78, @TekindusT, @Tyberius06, @SC4L0ver, @CorinaMarie, @tariely, @redfox85, @Toby Ferrian, @_Michael, @Fantozzi, @Manuel-ito, @Maloskero, @raynev1, @mrsmartman, @bobolee, @RandyE, @Tonraq, @scotttbarry, @mike_oxlong, & @Marushine for all the likes!
  9. Cephalonia (Farmland)

    One of the most beautiful sights in all of Cephalonia are the many rural farms that flank the hillsides. Despite Greece being infamously poor for farming (in ancient times, they would actually import many of their crops from other countries such as Egypt due to poor soil conditions) - conditions are just good enough here that a number of crops are able to grow. It's a simple beauty that makes it so special, one that has lasted for thousands of years. Small farmhouses like this one dot the landscape - with olives, wheat, and grapes being vital crops. In springtime, the blooming flowers put on a beautiful display - complimenting the natural beauty of the region. Sunsets here are quite magical. The Ancient Greeks needed a crop that would grow on the rough, rugged hillsides. That crop was olives - and these groves have dotted the Cephalonian landscape for thousands of years. Today, Greece is the world's third largest olive exporter - for many here, getting a good harvest is crucial. The rural roads here are quite beautiful. Surrounded by rows of cypress trees and endless fields - there's not many drives out there that can compare. Finding them is quite rare - but the occasional sunflower patch makes for a beautiful contrast of colors. The long abandoned farmhouse.. When viewed from above - you can really get a complete grasp of how beautiful Cephalonia is and everything it has to offer. Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Cephalonia (Waterside)" Big thanks to @redfox85, @RobertLM78, @Artimus, @RandyE, @Fantozzi, @bladeberkman, @Toby Ferrian, @scotttbarry, @CorinaMarie, @mike_oxlong, @TMTS, @mrsmartman, @Odainsaker, @bobolee, @kingofsimcity, @raynev1, @tariely, @GoKingsGo, @Namiko, @APSMS, @_Michael, & @Prophet42 for all the likes!
  10. 2020 Election

    Mayoral Election Pauline Hudson (R - Sabetha) Seen as the frontrunner, Hudson is promising to expand the city's industrial capabilities (including constructing a major airport in the region) Kevin Williams (I - Brownville) Despite being an Independent, Williams is receiving the support of liberal voters. He promises to protect and expand the city's environmental protection areas. City Council (all unchallenged) Ward 1: Shane Brown (R - Cook) Ward 2: Dorothy Goodman (D - Nebraska City) Ward 3: Colleen Vetter (I - Peru) Ward 4: Stephen Alloway (D - Bedford) Ward 5: Pamela Justice (I - Rock Port) Ward 6: Matthew Lee (R - Maryville) Ward 7: Michelle Reed (D - Mound City) Ward 8: Kenneth Rickford (R - Savannah) Ward 9: Tony Fry (R - Falls City) Ward 10: Paul Tyson (R - Pawnee City) Capital Locations (Where should the Capitol Hill complex be constructed?) West Fairfax (link to map) PROS: Ample infrastructure (particularly Interstate-29); near geographic center of region CONS: Limited space for Capitol Hill complex; highway limits aesthetic potential Rulo (link to map) PROS: Aesthetic location on peninsula; ample waterway access; near Falls City CONS: Limited long-term growth (especially with Reservations right across river)
  11. I am having a big problem. Every city i create has a too big industry demand and too little res. and com. demand. Even when i create a quarter of the largest map with industry, the demand is still really high. Then ALL demand stops except industry. There is no way i can grow my city without making it hideous and polluted. When i raise the dirty industry demand, all the others are high. I can't make my whole city Industry. Can someone give me tips on how to stop this?
  12. Rina's Ridiculous Rivers (10x10 Map)

    Version 1.0.0

    66 Downloads

    This map represents my first attempt to code in rivers generation to the Offline Planet Map Generator. It got a bit silly with the water going more places than I'd planned for. I really like the look so I'm tossing it out here on the STEX in case other peeps might want to use it. This map also combines my love of rolling hills terrain with pre-flattened terraces for ease of building. The first picture above introduces @Cyclone Boom's SimEarth colors which gives a very realistic satellite view. The second pic is my own version of the in game mini map topographical view. I use this one for my initial major transportation network planning. (Feel free to right click and Save As any of the pics you might want a copy of.) Next you'll see the full rendered region obtained using the Region Census program (both with and without trees). The remaining pics are individual city tile views showing samples of the flattened terraces along with the rolling hills. Those pics are shown using the Columbus Terrain Mod 2 which I modified by setting MaxBeachWidth to 0x9 and MaxBeachAltitude to 9. I feel this defines the coast lines better. Water is by @drunkapple To use: Put the three files in a folder called Rina's Rivers under your Region folder of SimCity 4 in your Documents. Then simply render in game with Shift+Control+Alt+r from that region screen like any other grayscale import. Note: Some Terrain Mods have altered the original Maxis settings for the total height, sea level, and import scale factor. If your render does not look like the above pictures, this will be why.
  13. Hi all I have been playing SC4 on the Mac since it was ported over. I recently learned about the NAM on here and am very excited about it. But I can't seem to install it. I downloaded the Mac installer from here http://www.moddb.com/mods/network-addon-mod/downloads/network-addon-mod-version-35-mac but the installer freezes after opening. The machine I am using is a 2012 Retina MacBook Pro running OSX Sierra. Anyone got any ideas? Ed
  14. Starting Maps & Business

    Washington, DC destroyed in terrorist attack On September 23, 2017, a terrorist detonated a suitcase nuclear bomb in Washington, DC. Aside from the massive casualties, the city will be uninhabitable for generations. New capital city location settled After months of political negotiations, the location of the new U.S. capital city has been officially announced by President Trump (who was in Florida at the time of the DC attack). There were many offers from various cities and states throughout the country, but the sparsely populated area along the Missouri River between St. Joseph, Missouri and Lincoln, Nebraska was the winner. This region was chosen for a number of reasons: Geographically central to the country Land coming from Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas A large area of fertile, sturdy land (over 5,000 square miles) with few inhabitants (less than 100,000 people) New Washington City Council structure announced The new Federal District will be governed by a 10 person city council with each member coming from a specific ward. The mayor is elected from at-large from all wards and serves as a voting Chairman of the City Council. All elected officials serve 2 year terms without term limits. The first official election is scheduled for 2020. In the meantime, the Governors of the respective states are asked to each appoint 1 person to a Planning Council that will meet until after the 2020 election. 2019 Business Update Industry Demand Utilities 1,955 Restaurant 468 Store 765 School 561 Medical Center 935 Office 77 Annual Company Financial Overview Company Player Industry Last Year's Cash on Hand Sales Profit Misc. Profit Misc Expenses Cash On Hand Prime Oil & Gas X Natural Resources $53,207.75 $2,620.80 $0.00 $0.00 $55,828.55 Tarkio AgroSciences X Consumer Goods $27,293.20 $1,201.20 $0.00 $0.00 $28,494.40 Smith Realty X Real Estate $56,006.00 $5,505.50 $0.00 $0.00 $61,511.50 Central Sewer X Utilities $6,861.28 $37,575.00 $0.00 $0.00 $44,436.28 Helios Electricity X Utilities $100,000.00 $36,146.30 $0.00 $100,000.00 $36,146.30 Rosie's Burgers & Shakes X Restaurant $50,023.90 $9,352.00 $0.00 $0.00 $59,375.90 Nemaha Grocery X Store $73,977.40 $6,362.65 $0.00 $0.00 $80,340.05 Yearly Inventory Industry Produced Sold Obsolete Inventory % Change Natural Resources 500 80 420 -6.67% Consumer Goods 1500 60 1440 0.00% Real Estate 100 22 78 -11.36% Utilities 2000 1955 45 -94.62% Restaurant 1000 468 532 -43.28% Store 1000 765 235 -74.40% School 0 0 0 #DIV/0! Medical Center 0 0 0 #DIV/0! Office 0 0 0 #DIV/0! Total 6100 3350 2750 -41.11% Average Price Industry Current Change Natural Resources $36.00 1.41% Consumer Goods $22.00 0.00% Real Estate $275.00 -8.33% Utilities $45.75 -2.66% Restaurant $25.00 0.00% Store $11.00 10.00% School $100.00 0.00% Medical Center $100.00 0.00% Office $400.00 0.00% Full business details can be found in this spreadsheet.
  15. I was building a railroad for the city I'm working on, and a few seconds after I place the Victorian Viaduct Station, the game crashes to desktop. Restarted the computer, then tried again. The same thing happened. I did it a third time to make sure it wasn't an accident, and it happened again? Is this a bug?
  16. Moscow

    For anyone going to Moscow, a trip down the heart of the city is a must. We begin our journey with a drive down Tverskaya Street - the most well-known road in all of Moscow. This crowded shopping district has existed since the 12th century, and the streets are lined with historic architecture wherever you look. Even with some light rain, its Russian charm is still undeniable. As we make our way around the city, the rain begins to pick up considerably. Endless rows of commie blocks dominate the surrounding landscape - their bleak repetitiveness serves as a fitting backdrop to the elements. October brings the first snow of the year - creating a beautiful atmosphere around many of Moscow's most famous landmarks such as the Lomonossov Moscow State University. Completed in 1953, its imposing facade has served as the perfect symbol of Moscow - a powerful city that serves as the financial, political, and economic capital of Russia. Once the calendar crosses over into December, temperatures plunge into the negatives as the entire city turns into a winter wonderland. Moscow is one of the coldest major cities in the world - with temperatures as low as -44F being recorded, it takes a lot to brave these months. While it may be cold outside, it's not cold enough to stop us from visiting one of Moscow's most famous tourist attractions, Red Square. Few places on earth can boast such a collection of historic buildings in one location - with the Kremlin, State Museum, St. Basil's Cathedral, and many more within walking distance. Once the seasons change and the elements begin to clear up, a beautiful, sleek city emerges. Despite still being in construction, the Moscow International Business Center (Moscow City) boasts one of the most impressive skylines in all of Europe (and in the world). Its one of a kind collection of skyscrapers on the banks of the Moskva River include the Federation Tower, City of Capitals, and Naberezhnaya Tower - all of which are equally stunning. While Moscow may be known for it's past historic architecture, Moscow City makes it clear that this is also a city with an eye on the future. NOTE: Two of these scenes (Moscow City & Red Square) feature a handful of sketchup models from sites like 3d warehouse, as there were no close replacements for certain buildings I needed. These are real models imported into the game with 3dsmax, they are like any other BAT you would use. Some editing was done though to add effects like extra nightlights and snow. Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Replies for "2016: Year in Review"
  17. I just bought cities skyline and loving the mods, however SimCity 4 will always be top notch for me. I apologize if this question have been asked already so here it is... I downloaded big ben and houses of parliament for cities skylines and that has put a massive smile on my face, I was wondering if its possible to move these files into SimCity 4? thanks
  18. Big maps?

    Okay, first of all, sorry if this comes across SUPER noobish haha. But is there actually a way to have bigger maps in SimCity 4? So larger than the largest maxis provided. I found a mod but it seemed an aprils fool joke? Also, sorry for all the forum posts lately! Love the active community, btw
  19. SIM MARS continued works

    Well hello everyone. I see alot of new names. I am going to be doing some bats and designs for the Mod Sim Mars Beta 3 release. My first step will be drawings second step will be creating the bats them selves. I am starting from the ground up since it has been a number of years since I have done any thing with simcity at all. I am back and I am here to stay untill this wonderful site is gone.
  20. Tour of Africa: Central Africa

    The tour resumes as we look towards one of Africa's most iconic natural wonders - the legendary Mount Kilimanjaro. Standing some 19,341 feet tall - its Africa's tallest mountain and one of its most popular climbing destinations. Despite its height, its a relatively easy climb - its essentially a big trek to the top - but what you do need to watch out for here is the very real risk of altitude sickness. While the top might not be as impressive as it once was with many of its iconic glaciers melting due to climate change - it still offers some of the most incredible views the world has to offer. From Kilimanjaro, we travel north into Kenya to witness some of Africa's most stunning wildlife. Our first stop is the incredible Masai Mara National Reserve - home to some of the best wildlife on the face of the planet. You'll find elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, wildebeest, and countless others roaming these lands - even with declining numbers in recent years, there's still plenty here to observe and stare at in awe. The best way though to view them though is high above in a hot air balloon - despite the cost, its still certainly an experience that you won't want to miss out on. We continue north to another one of Kenya's wildlife gems - the incredible Lake Logipi. This algae-infested rift valley lake is home to countless lesser flamingos each year during migration - they make for a truly stunning sight among the many hot springs and geysers that dot the shoreline. Further north is where you'll find what some call the world's biggest swamp: the Sudd of South Sudan. The very name "Sudd" is Arabic for barrier or obstruction - and that's just what this swamp has been for thousands of years for the locals and outsiders alike. Not even the Roman Empire could get past it - Emperor Nero himself sent his troops up the White Nile, but the Sudd prevented any further colonization. These swamps have also have made the search for the source of the White Nile particularly difficult - its simply that big and difficult to navigate. Despite the nature of the swamps, the locals have lived here for thousands of years, usually setting up small huts on various islands across the swamps. Although seeing wildlife here can be rare - its still possible to see a thundering herd of elephants now and then making their way across the swamp. We begin making our way back down south through the rural landscapes of the Great Rift Valley. For as far as the eye can see, the lands here are crossed by an intricate pattern of huts and farmland, providing the locals just enough to make a living off of. Our final stop in Central Africa is another one of Africa's premier natural wonders - majestic Victoria Falls. The tribes here call it "the smoke that thunders" - which seems quite fitting as you can hear the water cascading down these sheer cliffs from miles away. At 355 feet tall, these might not be the world's tallest waterfalls - but they're certainly one of the most awe-inspiring - and a destination that anyone visiting here won't want to miss. (No photoshop used on the scene below) Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Tour of Africa: East Africa" Big thanks to @RobertLM78, @_Michael, @Toby Ferrian, @Urban Constanta, @Manuel-ito, @Odainsaker, @CorinaMarie, @nRVOUS, @RandyE, @SC4L0ver, @bobolee, @raynev1, @mike_oxlong, @Namiko, @mattb325, @mrsmartman, @kelistmac, @matias93, @Marushine, @Jonas_Chaves, & @Akallan for all the likes!
  21. San Donato

    San Donato Here you have a small town that is close to Torre Canne and San Foca. This village is called San Donato. With this warm climate you get to 42 degrees centigrade there are beautiful beaches with a crystal clear sea. The Church of San Donato of Arezzo The San Donato railway station This village is crossed by the highway A34. You can see the railway network and the high speed. A small industrial area and the beach. A34 highway with A35. Campaign and highway junction Farms To conclude a beautiful olive cultivation COMMENT REPLIES: Torre Canne Marina @GoKingsGo:Torre Canne is a very coveted tourist destination. @JP Schriefer:Thank you very much @Toby Ferrian:I was experimenting with the effects to find the right effect. In effects in some photos the effects are exaggerated. @schokoladeneis 1:I was experimenting with the effects on the pictures @feyss:Too colorful @BLANKBLANK:I was experimenting with the effects. Anyway thanks for the comment. @kschmidt:Thanks for the comment. Even if you do not see in the shots there is a tunnel that connects the industrial area with the city @Takingyouther:Thanks for the comment.
  22. Tour of Africa: East Africa

    The tour continues on as we make our way to Madagascar and the many unique destinations that dot the shorelines. Our first stop however, will be at one of the many quaint fishing villages along the shore. The friendly locals have been fishing in these waters for centuries, and it remains one of the most vital economic activities in this part of the world. After a couple of days driving through the barren landscapes of rural Madagascar - we finally reach the stunning natural wonder of Isalo Massif. This national park is well known for its unique plant and animal life - and looks like something that came straight out of the Jurassic era. Hiking is popular in these parts, but do be careful - many of the rocks here are crumbling and it can be a long ways down.. On the west coast of Madagascar is where you'll find one of its most famed attractions - the endless forests of baobab trees. These are some of the most unique trees in the world - reaching heights as tall as 100 ft, they're hard to miss - and every trip to Madagascar should include a visit here. However, as with many natural wonders across the world - human activity has had a profound impact here, and could continue to cause bigger issues down the road. The trees originally didn't grow in isolated patches, but were once instead part of a great forest - one that's been cut down to a small fraction of its original size. While the locals have left the baobabs as a sign of respect, it should be noted that this area isn't a national park and could very well be subject to further deforestation and human activity in the years to come. Not too far away from the baobabs is where you'll find another one of Madagascar's wonders - Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park. These majestic karst formations have been carved into razor sharp pinnacles by groundwater and the elements, and this dramatic forest of stone is a destination that you won't want to miss. Plenty of unique plants and animals are found here as well, thriving in the unique elements - making for a truly unique trip. We board our boat and make our way back to the mainland, where we'll spend the next couple of days visiting a few more of the stunning villages that dot the shorelines of Mozambique. Between the pristine blue water, unique architecture, and perfect weather - there's few places in Africa that can rival their beauty. We move into the mainland, and the next destination is the wildlife haven of Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania. With plentiful populations of giraffes and other unique animals, its a must-visit destination - and if you're lucky, you might even spot a couple of rare black rhinos along the way as well. Be on the lookout though for giraffe in particular - you never know when they might cross the road, feet away from your car.. The last stop is one of Africa's most beautiful and deadly locations - the stunning crater and lava lake of 11,385 foot tall Mount Nyiragongo. This volcano has a long history of violent eruptions, and with the last eruption coming in 2016 - you never know when it might be set off again. For the particularly adventurous tourist - you can hike up to the steep crater rim and take in stunning views of the world's largest lava lake. (No photoshop used - this goes for the previous one too. The lava lake is a big custom texture & prop I made, along with a couple Maxis smoke animations.) Don't forget to comment, like, and follow True Earth if you haven't already! -korver --- Previous Update: "Tour of Africa: Southern Africa" Big thanks to @Manuel-ito, @RandyE, @bladeberkman, @Fantozzi, @RobertLM78, @huzman, @Toby Ferrian, @_Michael, @CorinaMarie, @scotttbarry, @TekindusT, @bobolee, @Odainsaker, @mike_oxlong, @nRVOUS, @GoKingsGo, @raynev1, @Marushine, @The British Sausage, @mrsmartman, @SC4L0ver, @matias93, @Neto Dari, @Jonas_Chaves, @Akallan, @Namiko, & @Elenphor for all the likes!
  23. I was not able to find any building with a large quantity of CS-$ employees, and my region has a big demand, but not enough space for it. If you know any would you post it below. I have a mac, thus not able to use the tool to modify/edit the content of buildings myself, would someone do that for a skyscraper of your choice ?(something practical, not spacey futuristic) We'll call it a mall with Cs-$ population of 3000...I know it may not make sense but I hella need it.
  24. Constanta mosaic 2

    From the album Jolteon's Picture Dump

    Scaled down to 50% and compressed. Uncompressed high resolution image: Constanta mosaic 2.jpg (25.05 MB)
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