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newyorkrunaway1

I'm not sure what happened to my most recent uploads for Parkland where I showcased downtown, they have disappeared off of my server somehow... annoying... I will try and get some more downtown pics back up soon, but until then, here is a picture of downtown Parkland in 1080p :)

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Downtown

I know it has been quite a while since my last update, and even longer since a major update. RL has played a huge role in my gameplay time, but I've finally gotten Downtown built out. So, here is Downtown Parkland! Enjoy! :)

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newyorkrunaway1

I have been busting butt on getting the region mapped out. This is about 12 Large city tiles, with many more in the region I am developing.

Map Key :

Orange/Red - Light Rail

White - Roads

Black -Highways

Yellow - Freight Rail

Blue - Avenues

Purple - Commuter Rail

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newyorkrunaway1

All right, sorry for the long delay since my last update. I have been

busting my butt on my down time (when im not running my dog rescue) to

put this region together. By far, this is the farthest I've ever gotten

with Parkland, in its many reboots through the years, and this one will

stick. These are the maps I've put together so far. As said before,

Parkland is made up of all large size city tiles, so you can imagine how

vast the region is and how much work was put into this. I was going to

wait until I got the 3 city tiles to the south of the already put

together tiles before i updated, but i wanted to go ahead and share my

work. Both pics have larger versions if you click on them. enjoy :)

As you can tell, I merged parts of the Montreal maps and Vancouver maps together to create this region of Parkland.

Here is the map I keep so I can keep a good map of the actual region

to follow along with, and for CJ updates. I photoshop all of the

individual transit views in each city to put this together. Then I go

over the map with the different colors, as seen below, to mark the

difference in transit.

Black : Highways

Blue : Avenues

Orange : Streetcar

Purple : Commuter Rail

Yellow : Freight Rail

White : Streets/Roads

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Here is the actual region view of the major city section of the region.

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I decided to deviate from the original road layout somewhat, and the

core has been moved further north to the forks in the river. This

allowed for more growth and customizability options. The pic below is

the area located across the river from the core downtown itself. This is

a huge picture, weighing in at 7mb and has a resolution of 5464x6253.

People were asking for larger pics, so here they are! :-) It also gives

in game ratio to the city itself. Click on the thumbnail to load the

larger image.

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newyorkrunaway1

Parkland is coming back! I will have all the older pictures posted up ASAP when all the pics get uploaded back to my website so i can post them! And, the new Parkland will have a few teasers! :)

Just a quick little update :)

newyorkrunaway1

Sorry it has been so long since the last update. I will have one soon.

It has been quite the hectic time here where i live in Nashville. We lost our house and one of our cars. We lost almost everything in the house and are displaced for a short few months while we try and build back again.

Here are some pics to show you whats going on...

These are after the waters started going back down and they let some people back in my neighborhood.... I waded about half a mile down the street in chest deep water. the water got about 4 feet into the house and the house already sits up 3 feet anyways because of flood plain laws in TN

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newyorkrunaway1

Parkland skyline is dominated by residential towers, and that includes its tallest....

Dont worry, it is still realistic... check out austin to see where i got inspiration for my skyline...

This is the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Residence Tower in Parkland

Stats :

Height : 801 ft

Floors : 50

Hotel Floors : 18

Amenities Floors : 2

Residential Floors : 30

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newyorkrunaway1

I have devised a new method for giving updates because the region is so large.... it is called the quad

here is a diagram and the areas

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1. Downtown, Midtown, and the major developed areas of Parkland

2. South Parkland areas

3.Southeast Parkland areas

4.East Parkland areas

Here is quad one with my transportation plan implemented...

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click on image for larger view... very large, you have been warned!

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click on image for larger view... very large, you have been warned!

newyorkrunaway1

Pause Parkland

Je dois dire... assez décourageant... mais félicitations aux gagnants... Il s'agit d'un vote communautaire, et évidemment méritée par ceux.... peut-être qu'un jour i aura l'honneur d'être le favori de la Communauté.... jusque-là... Je vais prendre une pause Parkland

au revoir pour l'instant

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Parkland Plans

here are some plans for parkland... they are each labeled... if you click on an image, it will give you a larger view... these are very large images... you have been warned...

here is a large overview of all the infrastructure being put in place

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here is the lrt lines in yellow, and the purple line for commuter rail

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the red lines represent the freight rail lines

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this is the main highways (green) and aretires (black) map

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