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SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« on: March 30, 2010, 02:24:54 PM »
After the succeed march's edition, we go on with the Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest. The April's topic is underground passengers & mail stations

Rules
  • Picture max size: 800x600
  • Available picture formats: png or jpg
  • Topic: Underground passengers & mail stations
  • You may use any pakset you want
  • Zoom is allowed.
  • Please include a short description and mention the pak you've used.
  • You can upload the picture to files.simutrans.us or any other image hosting service, and then post link to the image here.
  • The nomination period ends at the half of the month. Then, we'll make a poll to decide the winner(s)

Prize:

A mention at Simutrans Hall of Fame, compliments by the community and one post including your picture in the official blog.

Sample image:



Have fun!

P.S: link to the announcement at German Forum
« Last Edit: April 14, 2010, 09:53:08 PM by vilvoh »

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Offline MoTw

Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 03:19:34 PM »
A little bug in the blog post: Poll starts at APRIL 15th... March 15th (as said in your post) would need a time machine ;)
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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 03:44:04 PM »
Blog edited. Thanks for the back to the future warning...  ;D
« Last Edit: March 30, 2010, 03:48:23 PM by vilvoh »

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010, 04:46:21 PM »
In the screenshot, we must have ONLY underground structures or we can use sliced underground view so have a bit of ground structures ?

Honestly, I don't find this subject very intersting :/ underground structures aren't very nice.

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2010, 05:19:50 PM »
The idea is to show underground structures and parts of transport networks, with different levels and layouts. There're several videos at youtube that can help you to get the idea.

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2010, 05:28:37 PM »
While the March Edition was much about beauty, the April Edition is more about efficiency and technical "know-how". Maybe Simutrans-Player who post their networks can learn from each other...
Next one may more about beauty again, if you want to... ;)
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Offline gauthier

Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2010, 05:55:40 PM »
I don't know how you will judge each screenshots ... but this is a part of the biggest underground network I have. You can underground high speed train stations, some metro lines and some regional lines ;)
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Offline micslu

Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2010, 06:42:23 PM »
For the future contest: Beauty is nice, but I'd like to suggest Inelegant but working screenshot contest.
What I mean is for example a station that has become overly complex due to constant adding new lines. But however inelegant, the station must somehow be handling all the lines attached.

Many of my main stations/bus terminals are looking that way  :D

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2010, 12:57:28 AM »
This is my screenshot.



Title: Morning Commuters (The crowd at Shinjuku Station)
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Desciption: The underground plataforms of Shinjuku Station (see: http://forum.simutrans.com/index.php?topic=4103.0)

The shinjuku station is the Main terminus of Suburban Odakyu and Keio Railways(plataforms 1 to 6), and most of the passengers continue on to the subway system in the way to their work´s.

At underground level, you can se:(from left to right)
-Plataform 11,12 The kyobashi Line(Brown)
-Shinjuku Station Pedestrian Underpass
-Plataform 7,8 Abenobashi Line(Grey)(through service to Tobu Railways)
-Plataform 9,10 Shinjuku Line(Blue)(through service to kintetsu Railways)
-Plataform 13,14 Namboku Line(emerald)(through service to Tsukuba Rapid Railway)

At ground level, you found the Odakyu and Keio plataforms, a bus terminal, the new yamanote loop line(plataforms 16, 17, under construction), and the Monorail(plataform 15)(defunct)

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To have an idea: Shinjuku Station ,Shinjuku Ward and Chuo ward(city center)Skyline

The shinjuku Line Runs from Shinjuku to Kasumigaseki-Otemachi-Shimbashi-Uehommachi
The Abenobashi line Runs from Shinjuku to Higashi Shinjuku, Abenobashi, kita senju.
The Kyobashi line, comes from Hikarigaoka, Nerima, Shinjuku, Dobutsuenmae, Kyobashi, Tsuruhashi
The Namboku line comes from Kita senju-Ikebukuro-Abenobashi-Shinjuku-Shin Kyobashi-Shimbashi-Kyobashi

The next Screenshot explains it:

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/7665/skylineu.png
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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2010, 06:54:07 AM »
I'm sorry ger, but the image must be 800x600 as much, and yours is 1204x595. Please, try to reduce it.

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2010, 11:32:37 AM »
what's that ? O_o

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2010, 02:31:43 PM »
Here is the Rezized screenshot.

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[img width=600 height=375]http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/5449/morningcommuters.jpg[/img]
Title: Morning Commuters(The Crowd at Shinjuku Station)

mod note: image attached to the previous comment.
~vilvoh


what's that ? O_o

It´s the Underpass Set:
http://japanese.simutrans.com/index.php?Addon128%2FRoadTools%201



Thanks Vilvoh.

(Sorry for the doublepost)

PD: I can´t deactivate the white grid.
« Last Edit: March 31, 2010, 03:16:54 PM by vilvoh »

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2010, 03:07:01 PM »
thanks, it seems to be an interesting addon ;)

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2010, 03:20:05 PM »
If you see the preview image of the addon, it's simply awesome!

Now, back to the topic, I suggest to mix train, tram and bus stations, not only train stations.

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2010, 09:21:53 PM »
Ok - still off topic - but that underpass extension is amazing.. I so have to try that. Is it compatible with pak128 + pak128 Britain? Meanwhile - I may have to look at using underground networks in one of my busiest cities (for screenshot purposes) - although I generally avoid the expense of them (probably a SC habit hanging over) and just run very solid bus services for passengers.
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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #15 on: March 31, 2010, 11:50:07 PM »
Ok - still off topic - but that underpass extension is amazing.. I so have to try that. Is it compatible with pak128 + pak128 Britain? Meanwhile - I may have to look at using underground networks in one of my busiest cities (for screenshot purposes) - although I generally avoid the expense of them (probably a SC habit hanging over) and just run very solid bus services for passengers.


Ithink it should be compatible with all simutrans 128 paksets.
The japanese addons aren´t specifics for the pak128.japan. They can be used on any 128 pakset.

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2010, 05:15:46 PM »
The Japanese style drawing doesn't fit very well to other paks  :-[

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2010, 06:09:19 PM »
Here's my entry:

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"This is <Korinth main station>. It's the biggest station of the whole world and overcrowded for more than hundred years. Recently, there has been set up a metro link to provide better connection to the city centre. You can see the metro tracks on the left. Next to it, there are four tracks for the high-speed lines serving all parts of the map. The single track on the right is reserved for a small post train."

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2010, 03:57:01 AM »
I have an entry! Everything actually works except for the underpass and the road was expanded. I`m just sad that i had to downscale it which reduced the quality.


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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #19 on: April 13, 2010, 11:57:00 AM »
Nice screenshots!!  :)

This competition needs more. Go on!
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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2010, 06:09:16 PM »
I've updated my screenshot:

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"This is <Korinth main station>. It's the biggest station of the whole world and overcrowded for more than hundred years. Recently, there has been set up a metro link to provide better connection to the city centre. You can see the metro tracks on the left. Next to it, there are four tracks for the high-speed lines serving all parts of the map. Just at the timetable change the new Hermes trains were introduced and now play a main part in the transportation network: Running - or should I say: flying ;) - with almost 450 km/h and having even more seats than the famous 'NoSe Arrow', big parts of waiting passengers are carried away in a very fast but expensive way: Only one of the Hermes trains you can see in the picture costs incredible 138 "credits" per kilometre!"

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2010, 08:30:12 AM »
Today ends the nomination period, so hurry up in case you want to take part on the contest!

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2010, 08:51:36 AM »
I can't enter this month at the only thing I have ever built underground are single tunnels!

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2010, 11:08:33 AM »
I can't enter this month at the only thing I have ever built underground are single tunnels!

:newbie:

Just wait for the next month ;)
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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2010, 11:09:08 AM »
That is my plan!

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Re: SMSC April Edition: underground passengers & mail stations
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2010, 09:51:50 PM »
The nomination period is over, so this topic will be locked and now you can vote for the candidates at the poll.

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