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What type of airport should NORO's new one be?

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Offline art128

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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #120 on: March 16, 2013, 05:47:24 PM »
Lovely little scene, Robin. The rocks, cattails and trees all bend together really well. :)

Thank Arthur.  I'm trying my best to mix together everything.  Everyone my be surprised that today I destroyed the entire area.  I didn't like what I saw and redid it all.  I have been at it for most of the day now....about 6 hours or so.  Time flies when you are very busy. - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #121 on: March 16, 2013, 07:12:55 PM »
Well done Robin &apls

Thanks a lot! - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #122 on: March 16, 2013, 07:19:28 PM »


A few more pics of the area in different lights and seasons.

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I am beginning to realize it's not me that is making these great scenes, it's the brushes.  A big thanks to all that have made all these MMPs lately.  It makes our lives so much easier to make scnes like these!

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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #123 on: March 17, 2013, 01:06:48 AM »
Fantastic landscapes. &apls

Thanks, after seeing some of your work, it means a lot. - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #124 on: March 17, 2013, 05:12:11 AM »
Beautiful and peaceful pictures :)

That was my goal.....beutiful and peaceful, thanks for stopping by. - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #125 on: March 17, 2013, 06:38:18 AM »
Oh my, that flora is just simply awesome! I'm speechless!

Thanks a lot.  I think I am getting better.  It definitley doesn't take me as long any more. - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #126 on: March 17, 2013, 12:44:31 PM »
Lovely pictures again Robin  &apls  I'm so happy with the way the water looks.


I've been playing the tile Iu, focusing initially on building a motorway through the tile along the route we've agreed upon. The ridge at the northern end of the tile was a bit higher than we realized (about 420m elevation at the lowest point of the top) so the building has been a bit challenging. Our slope mod for highways is set to 5, equivalent to a bit over a 6% grade taking into account the game's vertical scale distortion, but by curving the highway and making a cut for the road at the top I was able to build the road in a way I'm happy with. I've implemented it as Symphony but the layout is designed to make it possible to eventually upgrade to RHW6/8-C. Not sure if we'll ever want to do that but it's good to keep our options open.







Here are the overview shots:







These scenes are MMP-free, all trees are courtesy of Vortext's tree controllers with Willy's tweaks. Perhaps I'm beating a dead horse but I just can't say enough good things about his work. Love it.

The plan is for there to be two interchanges in Iu. I've been wobbling back and forth on the first interchange between various types of parclo, diamond, and more complicated interchanges. Your suggestions are more than welcome and you can see one of my ideas in the overview pictures. Here is another idea:



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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #127 on: March 17, 2013, 02:09:39 PM »
Nice stuff with Symphony! It looks it has been put in good use...

Protip, on the bottom interchange, extend the tiles of the MHW one tile extra to make proper transitions...


Thanks Maarten and I appreciate the tip  :thumbsup:  Do you have a sign set you'd recommend for NORO?

-Noah
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #128 on: March 17, 2013, 03:42:20 PM »
Nice work, Robin. I like the first and second ones (in that order) best because they are more colorful. The other two are very attractive as well, though. I think you pretty much have the waterway-detail work down pat.

And Noah, there you go again with those amazing motorways of yours. And thanks for the slope mod. If I ever find 15 minutes I can spare, I’ll open the game and try out some of these new toys.

You guys are doing a wonderful job, and each of you has an individual style that compliments the other…
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #129 on: March 17, 2013, 05:02:17 PM »
Nice job Noah! &apls

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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #130 on: March 20, 2013, 05:32:18 PM »


Today's challenge is for you. 
My team doesn't know what I am up to.  $%#Ninj2 I am looking for a log cabin/lodge.  Needs to be about 2x2 minimum and of very good quality.  If you can provide link and a pic or two, I would appreciate it.

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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #131 on: March 20, 2013, 05:39:10 PM »
Uh oh, Robin is going rogue!  :D

I am looking for a log cabin/lodge.

Maybe a little too big but Girafe's Edelweiss Chalet is pretty nice.


Could work. - Robin
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #132 on: March 20, 2013, 05:48:34 PM »
I am looking for a log cabin/lodge.  Needs to be about 2x2 minimum and of very good quality.

Joan !?!


Noah: Forest as long as the eye can see. Feel at home ?

I definitely have hers in mind. - Robin

Yes Arne  :D  -Noah
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #133 on: March 20, 2013, 06:27:35 PM »
Here's one that I think could work. Pretty sure it's a 2x2.



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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #134 on: March 21, 2013, 06:23:38 AM »
Here are a few of my thoughts.....

Fish Tale Ale Brew Pub by Simgoober
A little big but very nice model.


CAL Brixham Sculling Club by callagrafx

May or may not be able to use this one as I need to check and see if the boat launch is BATted with the rest of the model.  This one is nice becasue it has some small boats and may fit in well with my ideas.

CAL Return to Summerton Mill BSC by callagrafx

Very nice model, may be a little small for what I have in mind, but still might be able to use it in the area.

CAL Summerton Mill BSC by callagrafx

Another great looking model, might be too small again but I like that water wheel.

CAL The Old Coach House BSC by callagrafx

Awesome looking model and I like the idea that it use to be an old coach house converted into what I need it for....not a bed and breakfast. ::)  Might be too small.

CAL Murphy's Pub BSC by callagrafx

Not exactly what I asked everyone for, but I couldn't keep my eyes off it.  I think it may work for what I want.

Any one of these will need to be reLOTted for what I need and I do like them all, including the ones suggestted by you guys. ()testing()
The search goes on.
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #135 on: March 23, 2013, 01:03:45 PM »
Curious to learn what you're planning on Robin!
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #136 on: March 23, 2013, 02:10:42 PM »
Great collection of BATs you've accumulated for this project Robin! I'm very curious to see where this project will end up  :thumbsup:

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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #137 on: March 23, 2013, 03:22:55 PM »
I did a little cabin scouting myself, but all the cabins I found were too small.  &Thk/(  So, I regret that I wasn't able to help you there, but it looks like you've got a fairly large list of possibilities already.  I look forward to seeing which one you pick.  :)
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #138 on: March 24, 2013, 09:00:32 AM »
Show in SG Prop pack in LE:
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Re: The Noro Cooperative
« Reply #139 on: March 26, 2013, 11:43:40 AM »


The last two polls I have forgotten to post the results when the polls were over.  So here they are now.


Here we have decided to go with closer to 50% of that area will be a Natural Reserve.
Thank you for your input everyone.


Our winner of this little Competion is Joan (Jmouse) and she should be watching for her reward in the coming updates.

Some new picutres should be coming from one us any time soon, althogth, both Willy and Noah are a little busy with real life right now.

Enjoy!
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