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zhadek1

Have anybody really big scale maps?

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20x20 big cities would be 80x80 small cities. If I'm correct, each small map is 1km^2. That would make the SimCity map 6400 km^2 or 2500 mi^2. By real life standards, it is small. It is extremely large by SimCity standards though. If you really want a big city, you can just as easily do it yourself by editing the map configuration.

Speaking of map size, I wonder what the largest map ever made in SimCity 4 was. It would be awesome to see a map the size of a small country.

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You can make the Config file yourself in MS Paint (there's some tutorials lying around). The problem is rendering the region. You need a pretty powerful computer to get a 400 large city tile (20x20) region to render in a timely fashion.

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  • I can make simple flat area with 20x20 big cities, but it just flat. I'm speaking about landscape. It means, that i need scalemap with big resolution. Standart STEX maps are not big enough, so if i make region with it, cities in that regions will be disgusting becase of pixels on the board of colors.

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    G'Day Zhadek1,

    I have 300 maps uploaded to the stex, many are 20x20 and larger. drunk's maps

    Jag140,

    I have made a config.bmp 224x224 and opened it in game. Now that is big. I can make a picture of it in SC4Manager but it is an unexciting flat green thing. Mapper and terraformer have heart failure trying to do anything with it.

    224.jpg

    224x224

    80.jpg

    80x80

    A comparison of the 224 and 80 km maps.

    Cheers

    drunk(always)

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  • "Now that is big. I can make a picture of it in SC4Manager but it is an unexciting flat green thing. Mapper and terraformer have heart failure trying to do anything with it."

    That's what i'm talking about, it's flat, but i need something more intresting. I have tried to make big map, using this map, but because of resolution of greyscale everything was....gnarly....square...i don't now how to describe it in English. So i'm trying to find some map with more then 2561 x 2561 Pixel, to make a region.

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