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PostSubject: Elmdale - new world + lots   Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:11 pm


Elmdale



Elmdale is the first world I've finished, and my main gaming world. I've been looking for a medium non-island, non-tropical world that has all types of areas and doesn't require all EPs for a very long time, but didn't manage to find one (well, all but the base game only worlds require at least WA), so, I decided to make one myself. Elmdale is created on a medium-sized map, with distant terrain from Twinbrook, or, to be exact, 3 of them rotated and placed in different positions to surround the town from all sides.

I made Elmdale with empty lots, and plan to upload lots for it separately, because I use a lot of CC for lots.
Elmdale has the following areas:

(click the spoiler to see the areas)
Elmdale districts:
 

- The Old Town will feature elaborate old architecture, many community lots and apartments.It is also the place for some RHs, like City Hall, Police Station, School, Bookstore.
- The modern district will have contemporary and even ultramodern architecture, apartment lots and houses, and, of course, community lots, including RH's: Hospital, Foodstore, Business Center, Staduim+Show Venue.
- The Pier is for modern decked houses and ports with houseboats.
- The Industrial District will be the place for loft houses and RH's: Criminal hideout, Research Lab, Film Studio (to me it looks like a warehouse, so I plan to place it there as a new independent film studio that actually occupies an old warehouse; don't know whether it's realistic enough, though)
- The Old Suburb us for rich Victorian-styled houses, and the part that is closer to the river will have some decked houses and a resort near the waterfall.
- Rural Area is for small farms and traditional houses, usually with vegetable gardens and farm-themed store objects like chicken house or cow shed. It will also host Equestrian Centre and a few community gardens (like the one in Twinbrook)
- The Beach Area is for beach houses, ports,a beach-styled resort, and, of course, the beach.
So, there's a room for everything.

The town has a railway that looks functional, but it is just deco. There will also be a railway station!
I imported ini files from China (WA) into Elmdale for custom water/sky colors, but you don't need WA to play this world. I don't even have that EP myself.
I used 13 textues total for making this world, but only 2 chunks have 9 textures;other chunks have 6 to 8 textures.

Click the spoiler for technical details:
Elmdale Technical Info:
 


Picture Time!
Elmdale Views:
 

Click here to see more pics and to download.
Click here for autumn views of the town.
Click here to read about Elmdale Project.

I hope you like it! If you have any question, feel free to ask.
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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:30 am

The world looks great. Like the train in it. Good job!
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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:15 pm

Looks like a lovely world. You blended the distant terrains well. Very well done.

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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:47 pm

I really, really, really like it! And I especially like the train track area also. Very well done!

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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:26 am

Gramcrackers, MerryWiddow, daisylee, thank you all! I'mglad that you like the town.

Btw, I built the Train Station for it, so, the trains have where to "arrive" (unfortunately they're just deco, and don't move).
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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:07 am

You are VERY talented!
Wow, this world is awesome, great landscape and layout thumbs up 
The train station is beautiful too.
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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:30 am

Beautiful world, love the train! thumbs up 
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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:30 pm

Just Beautiful WW.

I saw it on MS3B the other day! Did you get some good traffic to your blog?

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PostSubject: Re: Elmdale - new world + lots   Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:50 am

The train/trainstation is really good!!!
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