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SMSC November 2012 Edition: Historical & Modern buildings

Started by vilvoh, November 06, 2012, 09:40:10 AM

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Here we go with the last edition of the Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest before Christmas. The November's topic is Historical & Modern buildings. Show us the mixture between the old architecture and the stylish new buildings of your town.

  • Only one picture per user
  • Picture max size: 800x600 px
  • Available picture formats: png or jpg
  • Topic: Historial & Modern buildings
  • You may use any pakset you want, but only one
  • Zoom is allowed.
  • Please indicate if it's from a real game or not.
  • Please include a short description and mention the pak you've used.
  • You can upload the picture to an image hosting service like imgur, or photobucket and then post link to the image here.
  • The nomination period ends at 21th November. Then, we'll make a poll to decide the winner(s)

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

Have fun!

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Great challenge, here is my participation :)

Lyon - Berges du Rhône
Here is the most attractive quarter of Lyon, a city of 300.000 citizens.
A long time ago, before the facilities you can see in the of this picture, there were only wetlands bording the east shore of this river: Le Rhône. The historical buildings are in the west shore and a few in the east shore.
Later, thanks to the great developpement of the city, the east-south shore was completely refurbished to build the University of Lyon III that you can see in this picture (buildings with red roofs). More, a national research center was build (grey and blue buildings), the whole forming a large university campus. Finally, footpaths were developed along the river so the students can relax between exams.

So this river is the border of two styles, the historical buildings in the west and the new campus in the east.

From real game
Pak 128 + addons


Chiyoda is located at the very heart of  Tokyo.
The central area of the ward is occupied by the Imperial Palace - the main residence of the Emperor of Japan.

The buildings of the Imperial Palace constructed in the Meiji era were constructed of wood. Their design employed traditional Japanese architecture in their exterior appearance while the interiors were an eclectic mixture of Japanese and European elements fashionable in the 19th century.

The Imperial Palace is surrounded by business and administrative areas, such as Kasumigaseki in the south. It is almost exclusively occupied by administrations and agencies housed in modern skyscrapers.

real game, pak128.japan


Interesting idea for a SMSC!

This was taken after about half a decade of play in the "Anthill" scenario you get with a default install:

Pak64 with full zoom.

Leipzig was a small working town supporting the surrounding oil and coal industries. Post-war restructuring gave many new modern office and government buildings, although some old historical buildings survived modernisation, such as the railway marketplace, the grammar school, and the large bookshop...
Life is like a Simutrans transformer:

You only get one of them, and you can't have it on a slope.


Enkort, i recognised it at the first glance. The moats look quite like it.