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    How to Make Roundabouts for Your Cities

    This is a tutorial that will show you step by step on how to make Roundabouts. Make sure you have the October 2005 NAM installed on your computer, which is conveniently located on the home page under the Modds and Downloads. Also be sure to click the plugins option after you extracted the NAM file to your computer. This will allow you to create the Roundabouts.

    First thing is first. Start up Sim City 4 Rush Hour.

    Step 1: Select street from the menu or push “alt R”. Now draw a strip of a street like the below picture.

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    Step 2: Draw 3 more strips of streets just like in Step 1. Use the below picture for a guide.

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    Step 3: Make any two strips you have just drawn into a “T” intersection like above. Make sure they are across from each other.

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    Step 4: Connect the “T” strips to the strips of roads that have not been connected. Repeat on the opposite side.

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    Step 5: And you are done. Feel free to place something in the middle of the Roundabout in to make it more appealing.

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    You can also do the same with one-way streets. Just follow the same steps as above but use the one-way streets instead.

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    Just draw a 3x3 circle of one-way roads like above and connect it with roads, streets or one-way roads. Feel free to place something in the middle of the Roundabout to make it more appealing.

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    You can also make Roundabouts with roads as well. Just zone a 2x2 circle of roads and you can make the above Roundabout by having roads or other transportation options for more realism.

    I hope you have appreciated this tutorial on how to make Roundabouts for your “Sim Cities”.

    If you have any questions please private message me.

    Thank you



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    Can you make a large roundabout with three avenues going into a large one-way roundabout?  If so, how?  I've tried experimenting but can't seem to do it.

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    This topic may be a little old... But what the heck !

    On 8/7/2016 at 5:30 PM, Deimos2k13 said:

    How about rundabouts done with Avenues?

    What's the point of having an Avenue roundpoint ? You end up with an inner road to the exterior one ; sure you could extent the avenue up to the inner round/square point, but I don't see the point. I wonder if Sims will use at all.

    My preference is to make a round loop with a OWR regardless what you hook to it : street/road/avenue.

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    On 7/25/2014 at 8:17 PM, thirstydeer said:

    Can you make a large roundabout with three avenues going into a large one-way roundabout?

    Yes, if the OWR circle is large enough to have at least two straight tiles so you could hook up the avenue. Avenues don't like hooking to curves.

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