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Hey all, I thought we could do with a topic like this for Skylines! Often I have something I'd love to show but it doesn't fit into any topic. So I'll start.

 

 

I'm working on testing my new avenue system, I discovered that certain assets snap to eachother more easily than others, I think it has to do with being centered perfectly in the editor.

 

Anyway, here's my pic... huge avenue town is being born, man this is gonna look sick when done... there's a new mod that lets you change the color of roads, it's awesome. Can't think of the name now but it's very popular, easy to find.

 

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  • Nope it's not some roads, some roads is nice but not really, the transitions between road types need a lot of work and that pink road is just terrible, imo. Only thing I like is the 2-lane highway and the rural road. 

     

    Anyway, I've lookedit up and itscalled Road Color Changer  and its sweet. You configure the color by setting numeric RGB values in a config file. Can make your roads be any color you want. In the image it's at .4 for all values, going to .25 makes them really dark and is the default.

     

    About the intersections I think you got a point, but maybe it's good so I can test and see how efficiently the traffic moves. Notice the smaller intersections don't cross the avenue but only feed onto one side.

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    ah, fair enough about the mod :) Might look into that.

     

    and yes, it's not the intersections with the roads I'm worried about, it's the 4 avenue ones. I noticed the really short section of avenue between them hinders flow a lot. (the next car behind will wait for the previous car to clear the small section of avenue before it will drive into the crossroads, making it stutter a lot, and lowering flow by about 80% (just a rough guesstimate). Wish we could tell the game to treat a combination of intersections like a single intersection. Maybe it will be modded in at some date.

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  • ah, fair enough about the mod :) Might look into that.

     

    and yes, it's not the intersections with the roads I'm worried about, it's the 4 avenue ones. I noticed the really short section of avenue between them hinders flow a lot. (the next car behind will wait for the previous car to clear the small section of avenue before it will drive into the crossroads, making it stutter a lot, and lowering flow by about 80% (just a rough guesstimate). Wish we could tell the game to treat a combination of intersections like a single intersection. Maybe it will be modded in at some date.

     

    Sooooo. I took your advice.. I've re-vamped my avenue pieces to include more types of intersections, and I remade the test town with the proper spacing between major intersections this time, maybe I went a bit overboard :-)

    What do you think? They far enough, too far? Hehe. 

     

     

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    I'll be updating the MAv1 once I'm done testing properly this time : - ) Made it much easier to use, reduced the guide grids from 6 assets to just one and it now works on sloping terrain. 

     

    I have to say I absolutely LOVE this game. I got the slower speed mod, and you wouldn't believe how awesome it is.. walking down the avenues and seeing everything... man ... *spongebob eyes* And i have a crappy graphics card...

     

    EDIT: Well that was a major disaster teehee. So much traffic, need to plan the intersections much better. And I forgot pedestrian overpasses. 

     

    Made for some interesting scenes lol.

     

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    That guy on the right looking straight at us : - )

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    Working on a map. More info there ;

     

    This topic is called 'show us what you're working on'. Not 'let us read what you're working on'. Please only post pictures and no links to other topics or CJs.

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    @Ultimate727 : Ok... So... uhh... Alright, someone delete my posts here please. And if you want some pics, let me to know, I will post them both in the topic of my project and here. Thanks.

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  • Maybe he doesn't know how to link images... I did not see any in the other topic he linked, nor in his other Assets Theme topic...

     

    Need help with this Trylk255? It really helps get people to comment on your topics if you include images : ) As in, not links to images, but images that are visible right here.

     

    Like this:

     

    Hey guys, I'm working on a new plant to share with y'all, looks pretty good so far huh? :D

     

    Small Palm :D

     

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    I plopped a bunch of them for testing pusposes, palms forest :D

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    Here's the map i'm working on. Idea and groundwork done in photoshop.

     

    A mostly flat "fantasy" island with an old weathered volcano (inclusive crater lake) and 3 little rivers. Map is based on 2 height levels, the lighter area (2nd picture) is near water level. The right upper side of the map should represent the harbour/industrial region (around 7 quaters big) (industrial, agriculture, oil, and some wood). Ore will be around the upper side of the volcano under the forest. (Thinking about to paint ore complete around it, or fill some part of the harbour with ore!? "I don't know right now"). Shiproutes going directly into the harbour-basins. Working atm on the highways & railways for the lower-left/right part of the map, then painting the rest of the forest. More pictures and release in a own thread will come when am done with work and testing. Advice & suggestions are welcome. Btw it's my first map which i create. =)

     

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    2. lighter area is near water level

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    So I was just tinkering around with textures... and damn ended up spending a whole night "packaging" them...  :meh:

    Terrain Texture Replacer Mod link: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=416966387

    Texture links can be found in the mod's discussion thread: http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/416966387/611702631227996654/

    Additional info, screenshots also in there.

     

    Well, anyone can simply rename these textures and make any combination you want.

    From the normal set you can turn it into desert by copy/rename sand into grass.

    Or turn the dark cliff into grass...  :boggle:

     

    Winter Set:

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    Normal Set:

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    Random doodle...  :rofl:

     

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    Now THAT is excellent. Is that the RedBull Ring in Austria? Very nice.

    What did you do for the gravel traps?

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    Now THAT is excellent. Is that the RedBull Ring in Austria? Very nice.

    What did you do for the gravel traps?

     

    Yep RedBull Ring.

    Just the pedestrian dirt path and some various sizes filler lots from workshops.

    Texture looks a bit different cuz I have my own texture mod on at that time. (need some fix, repetitive too obvious...)

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    How did you get nice curvature for the gravel traps using the fillers? Was it a tedious manual rotation of the square lots positioned meticulously to get a curve, or was there a (mildly) easier way?

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