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Title: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 08, 2013, 05:05:06 PM
My BAT for the NBT, will be exposed here :)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 08, 2013, 05:13:05 PM
Well, it's time to show my first picture of the Bank of New York ( BoNY ) on the Devotion forum :)
Actually, I'm working on the nightlight. Some work need to be done, but I think it's should be ready very soon !! Enjoyed  ()stsfd()

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/7e2bd1dde55b215889099f66c49e469c.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on July 08, 2013, 05:32:40 PM
Great Work, I love the night lights!!!! :D
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Post by: exi123 on July 08, 2013, 07:19:24 PM
This looks amazing!
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Post by: Bipin on July 08, 2013, 08:38:19 PM
Astounding is an understatement!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on July 09, 2013, 03:21:02 AM
That looks crazy, if I may say so. Fantastic job.


Cheers
Willy
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Post by: noahclem on July 09, 2013, 04:02:29 AM
Now that is an absolutely stunning night view  &apls &apls  And welcome to SC4D!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: rooker1 on July 09, 2013, 04:59:12 AM
Awesome work, great model and beautiful night lights indeed!

Robin &apls
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 09, 2013, 01:08:44 PM
Thanks guys for your support  :).
I think this building will be ready very soon, And you'll enjoy to have it in your game. The second planified, was the American International, I'll begun the nightlight immediatly after his picture, if anyone has no request on the American Inter  :P
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Uzil on July 09, 2013, 01:51:48 PM
Great work  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 10, 2013, 03:40:47 PM
Thanks guys, about the BoNY, this building should be ready current the next week . But an other night picture need to be posted before, for the correction of several details . And the config need to be done, I think, I'll upload this one before august .
 
And Here, the American International:
In the final version, the sidewalks will be removed.

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/eb539d7f3326f6924062fe10afdf5f97.jpg)

Enjoyed ;)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: io_bg on July 10, 2013, 04:20:09 PM
Beautiful work on both buildings!
My only criticism would be that the AI looks a tad too "dirty".
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Girafe on July 10, 2013, 05:10:30 PM
That's a good job.

The yellow texture of the top roof is not "good". It doesn't fit right with the other textures, try to dessaturate it to get something more grey.

Flags should fly in the same direction.

Marble texture on the ground floor is strange,

 ;)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: noahclem on July 10, 2013, 05:16:39 PM
Wow, just the best of the NYC look and architecture  :o  I've followed your work for a long time and what you're doing lately is just fantastic!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Buzzit on July 11, 2013, 05:53:56 AM
simply superb! What detail! &apls
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on July 11, 2013, 08:46:42 AM
I think my jaw is somewhere under the desk, can't find it back.

I'm glad you decided to post here, since I didn't know you work (shame on me).


Cheers
Willy
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on July 11, 2013, 06:17:16 PM
I do agree that the wall textures are a little to dirty. :D
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Post by: Mr.Lin on July 11, 2013, 09:29:45 PM
Fantastic work !
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: whatevermind on July 12, 2013, 01:53:33 PM
I recently found a bunch of your buildings on the STEX, so I'm thrilled to see you've started a thread here. You're buildings are amazing, can't wait to see more!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 18, 2013, 02:41:45 PM
Thanks guys for your advices and for a lot of awesome pictures of South Manhattan :). I'm working on the new colors of the AIG Building. Maybe I've badly interpreted the diferent views of the building. In my mind, the American International was very dirty by weather and time ... sorry :p


Here a night view of the bank of New York:
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/22d54aac532659a5375e5f2f16a46e8c.jpg)

And, sorry guys for the slow advancement in my work, I'm a few busy at this time  :(
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: rooker1 on July 19, 2013, 06:58:41 AM
Love the building!
Any progress is a lot better than no progress. You take your time and don't ever rush through anything, especially if this is going to be the end result.

Robin
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on July 19, 2013, 10:51:17 AM
love the nightlights, your doing a great job, keep it up!!! :D
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Post by: noahclem on July 19, 2013, 01:35:46 PM
Fantastic  :o  No worries on slow progress, take your time on this beauty  :thumbsup:

EDIT: I also like the textures dirty as you've done them.
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Kergelen on July 20, 2013, 04:30:51 AM
Amazing building.
Love the night view and unlike others I like the dirty textures. &apls
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 22, 2013, 12:39:01 PM
Thanks guys for your support, I announce to you: Bank of New York, is under export !  :satisfied:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on July 22, 2013, 12:48:03 PM
Can't wait to download it. :D
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 25, 2013, 04:41:05 PM
Okay, thanks guys for all your posts. This is encouraging  :)
The Bank of NY will exported tomorow, and I'll set the files during the week end :) ... please wait again, do not destroy your keyboard  :P

Here an picture of the perspective view of the American International Bldg, with new colors and textures. More dark  ;D
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/4161150cdb6bc31249b7fe3b5ec5a5d1.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: rooker1 on July 25, 2013, 05:12:35 PM
Awesome work.
I would love to see these on the LEX. Do you think you might try to go through the LEX candidacy? Just a thought.

Robin
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Girafe on July 25, 2013, 05:53:08 PM
Awesome work.
I would love to see these on the LEX. Do you think you might try to go through the LEX candidacy? Just a thought.

Robin

If help is needed for packaging, don't hesitate to ask. I did video tutorials on how to do a read me and how to do an installer in french but I never uploaded them on youtube  &ops maybe I should do...
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: RepublicMaster on July 25, 2013, 06:14:26 PM
Amazing job! Those textures look great. :D
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on July 26, 2013, 06:14:47 AM
Fantastic! I think I will want to build a skyscraper city now, and it's been a long time since I felt that way.

I wholeheartedly concur with advising a LEX candidacy. It's not as much a hassle as some may think (and I know).


Cheers
Willy
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: noahclem on July 26, 2013, 06:25:54 AM
Looking beautiful as always  :o  If you decide to do the LEX candidacy and need a hand with the modding let me know  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 27, 2013, 01:30:28 PM
Thanks guys, in waiting for my candidacy for the LEX, because I don't know how I can upload a file on this site  :-[, come to download the Bank of New York on the STEX  :thumbsup: http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/28895-nybt-bank-of-new-york/ :)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on July 27, 2013, 01:37:08 PM
The candidacy is the process you go through to get upload rights. That way we can assure the users that all the files are properly modded. It's simple: start a thread here (http://sc4devotion.com/forums/index.php?board=5.0) and the folks will scrutinize your building.


Cheers
Willy
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 28, 2013, 04:29:38 AM
Thanks for the tips Swordmaster, I'm waiting my candidacy right now :)
Examination is here : http://sc4devotion.com/forums/index.php?topic=16001.0 (http://sc4devotion.com/forums/index.php?topic=16001.0)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on July 28, 2013, 07:21:31 AM
Sorry guys for double post.
After the Bank of New York, I'll finish the American International.

Here the SC4 render view of the building, I need to add more details for the bricks tiles on the facade. But I think, the color is better like this ;) .
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/f0966e8a3fce1685c99d7e1cf3edb6d2.jpg)


About the packaging for my stuff, I don't know how to create an installer like you do guys for your uploads. Personally I'm interested by that technic :D . I think it's better than "zip" files.
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: whatevermind on July 28, 2013, 01:37:15 PM
That is one awesome building.  :thumbsup:

As far as the installers, there's a tutorial here (http://sc4devotion.com/forums/index.php?topic=7655.0) that is very useful. Biggest thing with making them is just to make sure you have all the files you need ready when you start (i.e. readme, pictures, and the plugin files themselves), then the rest of it comes together pretty easily. And of course the scrutineers will test your installer as well to make sure everything lands in the right place. Good luck!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on August 04, 2013, 12:20:49 PM
Thanks guys for those comments ;)
Today I've worked on the American International, and reworked the textures, I need your opinion about it, and vote for your preference ;)


#1(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/26f4e1bab22b0377b4b131203cfc87ce.jpg)


#2(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/e8820ae86da7bb07b78554495fe4c499.jpg)

Personally, I prefer the number two :)


But I've a bug with the light of the 40th Wall Street, the textures are very clear and I don't know what's the problem, maybe someone can help me :/

I think it's can be the gamma's level but I don't know how to fix this bug ...
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/79e44cd73481c31b68ad5e4d325b660c.jpg)

Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Uzil on August 04, 2013, 12:43:32 PM
I prefer the first version  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on August 04, 2013, 06:24:45 PM
I had to open the two images side by side to see the difference. Therefore, I don't think it'll matter very much. Both are very good.


Cheers
Willy
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Cheddar on August 04, 2013, 06:37:53 PM
I'll go with #2, the second one has a sightly darker texture.
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on August 05, 2013, 07:08:04 AM
Wonderful work on 40 wall Street can't wait to see more. :)

For the AIG  building the texture still need some work, it's to dark. Please do not release this till the textures are just right. :)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on August 11, 2013, 11:54:40 AM
Thanks guys. Here two pictures of the AIG and the 40th wall Street. The texture of the American International was be corrected and the bug for the gamma of the Trump Tower is fixed.

AIG
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/ffede36c8eff776c7a94b3babd5514e6.jpg)

Trump Tower/ 40h Wall Street
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/4703618ebdde8b2809a52972fb86130e.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: art128 on August 11, 2013, 12:07:35 PM
Looking really good!
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Post by: Uzil on August 11, 2013, 01:48:30 PM
OMG ! Simply amazing  &apls
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Post by: Cheddar on August 11, 2013, 03:38:43 PM
Both are looking great!  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on August 15, 2013, 07:33:45 AM
Wonderful work!!! :O
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on August 20, 2013, 10:52:06 AM
Thanks all for comments and support. Yesterday, I've worked on the 40th Wall Street and the Shwab Building :)

Don't worry about the Lobby of the tower, it's ever the old model, the new will be better :)


(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/fe93ca43c0b03e6c5728fc59eb06e618.jpg)

Enjoyed  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: APSMS on August 20, 2013, 04:42:39 PM
It looks great. Perhaps we could get a shot of the building with the lighting in front so we can see the textures out of the shadow?

I don't really know what these buildings look like in RL, but they seem to be very quality models nonetheless.
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Bipin on August 20, 2013, 05:50:37 PM
Such sheer, grand beauty! I absolutely love this one!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on August 21, 2013, 09:01:59 AM
Thanks you both, about the shadow on the facade of the building this mistake was corrected and another picture will be delivered soon to show us the good render ;)
And here an updated of the American Intrnational, look at the top, and, give me your advices and your comments about the color :)

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/ece848221e660964a23bdc864909549a.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on August 31, 2013, 06:30:43 AM
Okay, thanks guys for your support, I'm glad to say: the day version is ready. For the flags, they will be exported and set as prop, like that, you can remove them for your cities ;)

I need to configure the LOD for the flags, and... oh ! it will be my first "props" for the game :)
And two version will delivered, orthogonal and diagonales, I think this building could be seen on all his angles :D ... Now I must work on the nightlight :)

On this picture, I hope, you can see the difference than the other pictures, around the crown, the floors, and the decoration between the windows of the lower levels :)

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/d29381fedf123fdb7b288f3d9659b0ad.jpg)

Enjoyed  ::)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Girafe on August 31, 2013, 06:34:03 AM
The top looks much better  ;)

 but the marble texture at the base is not correct
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on September 01, 2013, 09:23:38 AM
Looks great, have you thought about using my bricks?
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Post by: rooker1 on September 03, 2013, 05:37:00 AM
Outstanding work!!
I'm not sure about the texture used on the lowest floor wall. It does look like marble, but something looks strange about it....can't put my finger on it, sorry.
Robin
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Delecto on September 03, 2013, 06:34:53 AM
Really beautiful.  :thumbsup: But it's true that the lowest floor still deserves a some work.
A little less black should do the trick better.

(http://www.nyc-architecture.com/SCC/SCC010-70pine6031.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on September 09, 2013, 03:47:07 PM
Thanks guys

For the flags, they have been removed of the original building model, and to be add to the lot as props. Lot with flags and without will be created

Today, I present to you the first render by night, it's as always too glare for the lobby and the spire, but it's will be corrected   . I'm not yet satified by the result :/


@Aaron: For the American international, I've not used your brick textures. I've created it as procedural :). But for the next building in brick, I promise to use your textures :D
@Delecto: Yep, I've seen this small detail, I'm working on ;)

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/3352913ac8f395647d44e8074bdddefd.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on September 19, 2013, 06:57:01 PM
Hi guys, here an update for the AIG tower and the 40th Wall Street.

American International:
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/d3a2fa869e2821bc30c42442c9cca9b3.jpg)

40th Wall Street:
(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/a3a6cc23cc334ebed40416cc95961fa3.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Huston_N7 on September 19, 2013, 08:35:55 PM
That's an amazing amount of detail added compared to the older version! Definitely an amazing re-mastering of the BAT ;)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: whatevermind on September 19, 2013, 08:38:00 PM
Those are bafflingly large and complicated towers, and you doing an amazing job with them!  ;D
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on September 20, 2013, 05:20:22 PM
Thanks guys for your comments :).
Today, I've done an export of the day render, and it's successful . And compared the two version, I don't need to ask you, what's your favorite ...

And look the flags, it's working perfectly as props wowo!!

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/409db5a6a44090c60eb0c831e9b4dac5.jpg)

Enjoyed  ()stsfd()
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: RepublicMaster on September 20, 2013, 06:19:10 PM
This version looks much better!  :thumbsup:
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Post by: rooker1 on September 23, 2013, 04:49:03 AM
NO comparison. Great work and awesome details!

Robin &apls
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on October 12, 2013, 03:07:34 PM
Hi guys, thanks for you comments.

Since my last post, this building has made a long way. The days versions are already exported and wait the final night version who's need some corrections, again and again :D
Here my last render for the night view :

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/56b96f5c5fb2e2acc1a2eef1d62bfefd.jpg)

Enjoyed  :)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: cmdp123789 on October 12, 2013, 04:20:58 PM
LOOKS GREAT  &apls UPLOAD NOW!!!
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: darknono35 on December 01, 2013, 04:00:54 PM
Hi guys, NYBT American International Building is NOW online on the STEX  :thumbsup:
http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/29084-nybt-american-international-building/

(http://www.ld-host.de/uploads/images/fa20ae148c4597c080f5754ce465eb02.jpg)
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: whatevermind on December 01, 2013, 04:41:08 PM
That is amazing. Excellent work!  &apls
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: rooker1 on December 02, 2013, 05:10:27 AM
That is an incredible piece of work. The detail is awesome and the night lights are outstanding.

Robin
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Swordmaster on December 02, 2013, 09:52:25 AM
Great job! :thumbsup:


Cheers
Willy
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: noahclem on December 03, 2013, 04:46:49 AM
A stunning work of art  :o  I'm really glad you've done a diagonal version--it will go right to the center of Noropolis  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Aaron Graham on December 04, 2013, 06:25:14 PM
Lovely job my friend. :D
Title: Re: Darknono35's NYBT BAT
Post by: Shroud on December 07, 2013, 06:04:25 AM
Amazing talent!