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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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Island City [Urban Planning]

Hi folks!
I just wanna show you my city.Its still under construction,so at this moment i have no textures on the buildings.
Just a quick preview.The island on the left is still under plannig,also the bridge is U/C,i want to make it similar to Brooklyn Bridge.At this moment highest building has 142m. More soon.
What cha think ?
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:40 AM   #2
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Nice, but you should render it! I can see there's CCTV HQ there!! but the density and the buildings height looks realistic
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Old January 26th, 2012, 02:01 AM   #3
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Another angle.
Yes i`ll try to render it but first off i need a lot of HQ textures.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 03:08 AM   #4
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Love your urban planning... wish all cities could be at least as dense as that...
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Old January 26th, 2012, 12:32 PM   #5
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that looks great !
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Old January 26th, 2012, 12:53 PM   #6
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http://www.cgtextures.com/ HQ textures. Good looking city, map reminds me of GTAIV.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 08:42 PM   #7
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maybe Bohan
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Old January 27th, 2012, 06:51 AM   #8
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Niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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Old February 4th, 2012, 09:49 PM   #9
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Hi guys!
A little update of my city,still no textures - sry for that.

As you can see ,the second island is almost finish.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 10:39 PM   #10
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the model is really cool, but it seems you're doing something wrong if it takes 15 minutes to render the image and the result is...well not very good

maybe you should give Kerkythea a try
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Old February 4th, 2012, 11:22 PM   #11
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I kind of like the look of the render. I would probably desaturate the water and sand slightly, but other than that I think it looks pretty cool at this point, seeing as you haven't added any textures to the buildings yet. Also, I think I spy some "Global Illumination" in there, so 15 minutes is understandable I guess.

Anyhow, I really like the city planning, it does look very realistic.
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i'm sorry, but are you serous? 15 minutes for an image that looks hardly better than a SketchUp instant-screenshot?
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Old February 5th, 2012, 12:06 AM   #13
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I'm not saying it looks realistic or complex. But if you for instance look closely on the giant buildings facing the large, central green area on the left island, you can see that the sides facing the this green area. You can notice the same effect on waterfront buildings, but in blue. This is because the scene is rendered with "Global illumination", which means that the computer have calculated how light bounces off of surfaces in the scene, indirectly illuminating other surfaces.

I'm not saying that the effect of this makes the picture realistic, nor even takes away from it's simplicity. All I'm saying is that this "Global Illumination" does require some computer power and hence is the reason for the 15min render time, not his choice of renderer.
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You should try and get a decent water texture before commencing the building texturing, this will help to bring everything to life.
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Old February 5th, 2012, 07:04 PM   #15
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the model is really cool, but it seems you're doing something wrong if it takes 15 minutes to render the image and the result is...well not very good

maybe you should give Kerkythea a try
my pc is old ,thats why it takes so loooooong to render the image
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Old February 6th, 2012, 08:08 AM   #16
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Amazing work Brother, Keep it up
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Old February 9th, 2012, 11:01 PM   #17
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Hi!
First textured buildings are on the Island.
I know that this is not very professional render but well here it is :
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looks nice!!
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Old February 10th, 2012, 09:57 AM   #19
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Good wor, great to see street level view. Will you add street level details i.e lamp posts, traffic signals, trees etc ?
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