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      Got the wrong discs? Or didn't receive them in the mail?   06/20/2018

      For those who opted for physical discs -- if you donated between April - June and you received the WRONG discs or NO discs in the mail, please email stexcd@simtropolis.com and include your donation info such as Paypal transaction ID and we will get this rectified!
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A Lurker's First Step

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Hi there, I've been playing the Sim City series for over a decade now, but only found Simtropolis and the potential that the community have added to SC4 in the last 2 years. I've always wanted to make a city journal but never felt my cities were really good enough until I had some practice with the ridiculous amounts of custom content. So a year and a half later I've finally made something I feel is worthy of starting a city journal with. The image is pretty big so I hosted it on the new stash feature from deviantart. Not sure if simtropolis can host images this large, if anyone knows let me know please.

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Its unnamed, and took about 2 days of on and off work. The buildings are mostly just placeholders. The majority are still maxis buildings which I plan to replace. The city is self sufficient too, it actually functions and is profitable which I like to do when working on good looking cities. Any suggestions or recommendations on how to improve or change parts of the city as it stands would be very much appreciated.

With this City Journal I plan to upload bits and pieces; some good, some bad. And finally I might cover how I do things in my kind of semi-newbie way and learn from some local veteran players at the same time =)

Thanks guys,


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Really nice!!! I love the way use use trams!!! [img]http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/44.gif[/img]
Also I feel I'm in a similar position as you, for I too want to make a City Journal but I feel like I lack ability. (I'm working on starting one right now. ;) )
Definitely looking forward to seeing more!

*[i]So many Ducks! And there's one for you!* [/i][img]http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/40.gif[/img]

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Not even joking, that's a very nice start to a city journal, and I look forward to watching your skills get better.

That's a pretty big picture though, and I would provide links to those, because when Simtropolis has to resize images that big, it can literally take hours. Most images here are closeups with links (or smaller pictures that also link) to the bigger ones because we don't want to bog down Simtropolis even more than it usually is already... ;)

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