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That looks like a lot of modeling work.

I checked out some pics of the irl station.

I think it could be a little darker and less vibrant, and maybe accentuate all the little details, because I can see they are there just not very visible so it makes it looks flatter.

And the roof has more rust or whatever that brown thing is on the copper roof, it's not that clean green.

Also the entrance corner looks a bit weird and broken where it connects to the ground but I assume that's wip.

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  • 9 hours ago, Ronyx69 said:

    That looks like a lot of modeling work.

    I checked out some pics of the irl station.

    I think it could be a little darker and less vibrant, and maybe accentuate all the little details, because I can see they are there just not very visible so it makes it looks flatter.

    And the roof has more rust or whatever that brown thing is on the copper roof, it's not that clean green.

    Also the entrance corner looks a bit weird and broken where it connects to the ground but I assume that's wip.

    I should say that everything but the heritage looking part have no normal maps as of that picture haha so hopefully they're the only flat looking parts (yellow and red brick buildings do have all their maps)

    and I'm still playing around with the ground connection bits

    With the roof -  it uses one texture coordinate for all 8 sides of the dome, if i add a browning affect it could look a bit too repetitive? do you think i still should? - I was trying to save on space in the diffuse by only mapping one face and repeating them.

    In terms of darkness - it could go darker (and I agree) but i'm thinking that it does get that bright in direct sunlight but most of the time melbourne is overcast like the european map theme (which it looks much better in) - what do you think? make it darker and risk it being too dark in other themes?

    Also just a a general query: the road that's on the short end (the tram road in the pictures) should i embed that in the model (because it's actually 2m higher than the terrain) or let the player figure it out - first means i would set it to be a tram road and the asset would need snowfall to work, the second option would mean a bit of confusion for subscribers but more choice in terms of road placement... I'm torn

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  • 9 hours ago, donoteat said:

    I like big stations and I cannot lie.

     

     

    Can we use it like a through-station like the real thing, or is this a stub-ended terminal? 

    it's through :) the tracks turn into tunnels at the swanston bridge end so you can continue the tracks and bring them back up to surface whenever

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    13 hours ago, Bad Peanut said:

    what do you mean? It's got all the facade of flinder's street station - there's no more to add??

    I always think that is an unfinished station without a canopy due to budget constraint.

    Moreover, the owner of the station can take advantage of the air rights attached to the station.

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  • On 03/12/2016 at 2:36 PM, mrsmartman said:

    I always think that is an unfinished station without a canopy due to budget constraint.

    Moreover, the owner of the station can take advantage of the air rights attached to the station.

    hahahah I'm just recreating what's current - i was debating doing the original design but it makes more sense for people to have what's there at the moment if they want to try and recreate melbs a bit.

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  • 21 minutes ago, mutton noir said:

    Looks awesome! I'm amazed that to date no one has attempted to create any of the iconic London stations- St Pancras would be amazing

    i think it's the effort that goes into it haha - a little daunting - flinders was hard enough

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    22 hours ago, Bad Peanut said:

    i think it's the effort that goes into it haha - a little daunting - flinders was hard enough

    I can only imagine! I'm in awe of your skills and talent. Respect!

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  • Hey guys, just a quick screenshot of the trains I'm working on now, this is my first vehicle asset and by god they are a hell of a lot more difficult to do - what a learning curve. Still I think they'll turn out ok :) they'll be released in 3 car set and 2x 3 car set (6 car set). These are the B Class trains in Perth, WA. Still working on getting the UV mapping ok and making the textures.

    Here's a reference picture:

    tr4783.jpg

     

    and here's my WIP model:

    58c81a30d87ce_Screenshot25.thumb.png.9f9b5eb2b77ce0382fe94211f99e3a41.png

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