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Rooms with a Port View

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Update 29: Rooms with a Port View

Welcome back everyone! First off a huge THANK YOU!!! to all of you for making last weeks entry the #1 on Ben's Top Ten! You guys rock. :thumb:

This week we keep with the residential theme and jump over to the west side of the tile and look at the residential sector there.

(Reminder: PLEASE CLICK IMAGES IF YOU WANT TO VIEW IN FULL RESOLUTION! ~Thanks.)

1. The west side of the port.

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2. The northern part is mostly small apartment buildings

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3. The neighborhood's school, police, fire, and med center.

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4. Across the street is that blasted Sorrento (you wouldn't believe what a pain it is to get it to pop)

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5. Just south is a small neighborhood of more small apartments. Rumor has it the city developers have their eyes on this chunk of land for more high rise projects.

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6. More apartments.

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7. A small strip of trees separates the old from the new.

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8. On the other side of the old apartments are more newer high rise projects next to the port outlet.

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9. A cargo ship transits the waterway.

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10. Back behind the school is a glass jungle.

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11. But the stuff on the edge has a nifty view, albeit of the industrial area.

(while saving the pics for the last update i finally got fed up with the default train skin and went and got a new shiny one)

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12. More.

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That's all for this update folks. Up next week are the night shots. Thanks for stopping by. :ninja:

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Great Odin's Raven! 22 comments! Again a big THANKS! for BTT #1 status last week!

@ten trillion, nathan_spcity, simguy23; The avenue splitter is by Bripizza and is somewhere here.

@prayingMANTIS, cloud92, Wraner, bla777, simguy23; Hai, that's Fukushima Diachi, made by BAT master SOMY and on his website here.

also @bla777; nice user pic 8)

@111222333444, woodnava; nah it's perfectly safe. It has built-in quadruple quantum safety redundancies! :P

@NMUSpidey; maybe a bit of foreshadowing. it will be a looooooooooong time before i progress across the map to working over there.

Black stained horizon

Like a dream long forgotten

Sudden remembrance

@Benedict: Much thanks, kind sir!

@ggamus, escilnavia, vivapanda, paulobergonci, simtof, macko123456; Thanks to all of you for your kind words :D

@ee99, testuser1234; as you can see i picked up a train skin. I never made much use of the passenger trains before, preferring GLR, so it's something i didn't really pay attention to.

@bigro; I think that a little bit of PS can make the image look crisper, but using photoshop effects takes away from the content of the image. I think a well layed out pic is better than something with sunflares, rain, swirls, etc...

@spursrule14; thank you, sir! recognition like that is always greatly appreciated. ;)

@kimyusang; I don't know the name offhand, but I think it's by northcountydude. A quick search of 'railyard' should pop it up fairly quickly.

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In photo #8, the bridge in the background is marvelous. The height looks a tad short, but the stones covering the approach are dynamite. Plus the seawall just seals everything air tight.
Great Work!!

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awwww yeaaaah! that is what i call a city! awesome housing! very nicely mixed with maxis textures and custom stuff

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