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Lay of Land with CzardusJul 20, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2315a66b9403a79520d8881fb4f589e8cf6e745d.jpg Get the Lay of the Land with Czardus when he explains how to use the elevation difference of the terrain of your map to your advantage! Who knew a bunch of lines would come so handy?! This tutorial uses no mods and is recorded on PC. It's applicable for Xbox, PS4, and Switch users. Watch more from Czardus HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2add102482710bef949426f5ee7faf19b185b2ee.pngThis working calculator in Cities: Skylines is powered by human pooJul 17, 2019 - PC GamerThough the video above might look incomprehensible, what you're actually looking at is a working calculator that runs on human poop. Not real human poop, mind you, but the simulated human poop from city-building simulator Cities: Skylines. Engineered by a player named Daniel Bali, this relatively simple 4-bit adder can do some basic addition of small numbers, and it's also the first time anyone has built a working computer inside of Cities: Skylines. That kind of virtual computer engineering is typically reserved for Minecraft, which has useful tools like redstone created specifically for creating the binary logic at the heart of a computer. But Bali has cleverly created a similar system in Cities: Skylines, one that uses a whole lot of coal power plants, wind turbines, and, yes, poo. Bali's write-up of the design is fascinating and well worth reading. But essentially he discovered that Cities: Skylines had all the necessary ingredients to make a simple circuit board, AND and NOT gates. The first was pretty simple to make and just required some power lines, a power plant, water tower, and sewage pipes. But, more difficult, was making the NOT switch (also called an inverter) necessary to make the calculator work. "To achieve this we will make use of the game’s simulation of fluid dynamics," Bali writes. "Improper use of dams, canals or abuse of sewage pipes can result in buildings getting flooded. A flooded power plant will not produce electricity. This is enough to build a NOT gate." Bali's computer turns a Cities: Skylines map into a giant circuit board. Bali designed a clever system that would flood a wind turbine on command, thus stopping it from generating power. To do that, he had to create a nearby city capable of pumping out a lot of waste and then routing it through the circuit board to the wind turbines. The video above is proof that the calculator works, though its input and output are binary. In the beginning, Bali connects different wires to the main power source. Connected wires (highlighted in blue) represent 1s and non-connected wires represent zeros. The video shows the computer adding 9 (1001 in binary) and 14 (1110 in binary) together and, after a long time spent flooding wind turbines with poo, the calculator arrives at the right answer: 23 (10111 in binary). As Bali explains, the big drawback with his machine is how slow it runs and its size. "one 4-bit addition took roughly 15 months in game which is about 20 minutes in real life," Bali writes. "There are also problems with size. Due to how power is implemented in the game, components of a gate need to be placed relatively far apart, otherwise power would flow between them. The 4-bit adder took up much of the 9 tiles available in a normal game, although I did not optimize it very much." The calculator uses four of these 1-bit adders to do basic addition. Recreating the Spanish Countryside with ChichesJul 17, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/cb2a18072e55226ffb3965c9df0f82affa4c3202.jpg Chirches shows us the Spanish countryside, how beautiful it is, how it was built, and how to build your own! Old buildings dotting the hilly landscape framed with steep cliffs. Yeah, that's northern Spain alright. Follow Chiches for more Spanish Cities content HERE! 🗺️Map🗺️ ⚙️Mods Used⚙️ 🏙️Workshop Collection🏙️ ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! Creating Realistic Suburbs with two dollars twentyJul 16, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/b9897a14ce79fa964a135ef99b120f0d2dfb7ee3.jpg Thanks to two dollars twenty we've got an excellent new tutorial on how to create realistic suburbs! Depending on what city this is a suburb of, this could mean family friendly backyards with swimming pools and BBQ's, or junk-filled front yards with porch-sitting grandpas. What does your neighborhood look like? ⚙️Mods Used⚙️ Follow two dollars twenty for more incredible neighborhoods and cities! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2fbccf5ae7f4c51ad1d98744723ae4a8790313a6.jpgUtilizing Terrain Elevations with Titan | Tutorial | Cities: SkylinesJul 13, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/ccf0c938996014c25f106b27d82af3d59bbfce5d.jpg Titan has some expert advice on how to utilize elevation to create astonishing viewpoints and vistas in your cities. Follow these simple tips and you'll be able to master any terrain! This video uses a LUT for color-enhancement, but no other mods are used Anybody else scared of heights? If so, these cable cars might not be for you {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2508ee93fe190ba7f65c875a0ad69870d046c679.jpg{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/3563eac81f1d741fbe99da508b186dc52945c1d9.jpg Be sure to follow Titan for more incredible city building here: {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/6db3454da31bee0197ae121c805835c07f175d48.jpgProp Snapping with PugGaming and BloodyPenguinJul 11, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/049d2b0f2f348da237abfc7ea47e05f6d644b68a.png PugGaming gives us a breakdown of an incredibly useful mod for detailing, Prop Snapping. This mod, made by BloodyPenguin, allows you greater control over the vertical placement of props. Download Prop Snapping here! This mod is made possible because of the hard work of BloodyPenguin! You can follow and support him here: {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/1bf0e5ef8c19e8521ffd86b971428ae09aa26393.jpg You can also follow PugGaming for more amazing videos and tutorials! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/6115b7d4c78e3bf9026767a7a0330696258871e0.jpg ⚙️Other Useful Mods⚙️ Prop & Tree Anarchy: 🎬Move It! Mod Tutorial🎬 Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! Interchanges and On/Off Ramps with Sam BurJul 9, 2019 - Community AnnouncementsToday we've got a two parter for you! Learn all about using highway interchanges and the best ways to manage on/off ramps! ⚙️ Mod Used ⚙️ Traffic Manager: Watch more Sam Bur HERE: {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/cb03da29a4eea83614baa9de239929a744269b10.png Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! Mining with Woody PowersJul 6, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/5d355f8d81c36c8f06ab27c511cae010aacd062b.jpg We've dug out a really good tutorial for our console and vanilla players with another collab with Woody Powers! Dust off your boots, polish your shovels, and put on your best yellow overalls and enjoy this gem! Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! Follow Woody Powers on his own channel here: {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/a0afd128144bc3241b9564f1640a40b169c477f6.pngTop 10 Mods of June 2019 with BiffaJul 5, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/d4c9d2c47cafc85881ce5a198278c2ffbd87d676.jpg The list of mods and assets of June is here! Biffa has his top 10 picks, and Paradox is doing our part to rewards these amazing creators with $25 gift cards. Be sure to thank them for their hard work! ⚙️Top 10 Collection on Steam Workshop ⚙️ Follow Biffa and watch more tea-drinking tutorials HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/7c602025cde010bfc6a8e663b2630fcc241c9f51.jpgWhat developers think of Xbox Game PassJul 5, 2019 - EurogamerSubscription gaming services such as Xbox Game Pass, EA Access and PlayStation Now have become a good deal for players - or at least, a good way of ensuring you never reach the bottom of your pile of shame. As this year's E3 festivities made plain, they are now central to platform holder strategy, with Microsoft releasing all its first-party titles on Game Pass, and Google Stadia to ship with its own, currently rather meagre subscription game service. But are they always a fair deal for developers? The details of these partnerships remain closely guarded, but in a panel discussion at Gamelab last week hosted by editor-in-chief Matt Handrahan, some of the people behind Crusader Kings, Rime, Q.U.B.E. and Inside offered broad thoughts on Xbox Game Pass in particular. "Consumers want as many games as possible, as free as possible, and you can't get anything for free, so you need to find the right price, but that's the angle," began Dino Patti, co-founder of Playdead and latterly, Somerville developer Jumpship. "Developers need to look at what does this get me, and for me, and I might be biased, but I think the way business is for Game Pass, it's the first time it's actually what I would consider fair for developers. " I've been suggested subscription it's never worked out, because they don't know what developers need, and in the end, it is developers putting out a game for free!" Patti went on, adding, "with Game Pass they're doing it correctly for the developers." Read more Basics of Map Making Part 2 by FluxtranceJul 4, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/d8c03ca8faaa8a8b920e51ae20f59473ae29b438.jpg Part two of Fluxtrance's map making series will bring you even closer to fully understanding and being able to use all of the map making tools! Grow both your hills and your map making skills! Watch part 1: ⚙️Extra Landscaping Tools⚙️ Like what you see from Fluxtrance? Follow him HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/95700fb5e8d75f4817beb9cebad8cb140bbbc2dc.jpgThe 20 best management games on PCJul 2, 2019 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun A lot of genres have had a resurgence over the past five years, but none more successfully than management games. There are now more ways to direct trains, lay conveyor belts, coral visitors and profit, profit, profit than you could play in a lifetime. The question is: which of these famous timesinks is worth your time, and which of the whipsmart new hires can compete against the hagard, seen-it-all old dogs? That’s what this list is for. These are 20 best management games you can play right now on PC, in no particular order, and updated for 2019. (more…) National Park with TheTimeisterJun 29, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/eab84520dba42b520528f4d75026e40fcebc387c.jpg With some tips from TheTimeister you can make a cool national park in Cities Skylines! Weave the trails along mountains and over rivers, all to get to your favorite camp site! Follow TheTimeister HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2f51f27e289336cdd65e36a529eca9f6b818a1e8.jpg ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! of Map Making Part 1 by FluxtranceJun 27, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/b3ca92ac5633afa597a0acb9dbe64f1e7c20bf1a.jpg Mapmaker extraordinaire Fluxtrance wants to share his knowledge of map-making with you! Design your own map, great for making the city of your dreams! Part two will be out on July 4th, so remember to hit that subscribe button! Subscribe to Fluxtrance HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/95700fb5e8d75f4817beb9cebad8cb140bbbc2dc.jpgRoad Layout and Design with PresJun 25, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/e69ef8c0826b02afaa5f238af8996c01966c3acc.jpg Roads are the lifeblood of any city, so the layout and design you choose will shape the way you build your city. Use these tips from Pres to create realistic layouts that will help you get the look and feeling you want for your city, and design tips to make them look good! Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! Follow Pres HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/a63455860b3d7a40304a3d14fa70ab89e08f3aab.jpgCity Builders EP5: ImperfectionsJun 20, 2019 - Community AnnouncementsPremiering June 21st at 9pm CEST (12pm PDT) Our 5th city builder episode is here! This video features a prominent member of our community, Avanya, who has a serious list of accomplishments! - An active asset designer on Steam Workshop - The creator of European Suburbia content pack - And an admin of the SkylinesNation Facebook group! Be sure to watch this video about this inspiring creator and all that she's done for our community. We hope you enjoy this video series!Prop Line Tool with Skibitth and AlterranJun 13, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/e657ebfe9326dbaa883acd0def36b71e12d2377c.jpg Get all your props and trees in order with Prop Line Tool! The creator of Prop Line Tool, Alterran, has teamed up with Skibitth to make a tutorial video on Prop Line Tool! Learn all the shortcuts and efficient tricks to get all your props in a row! Be sure to subscribe for more Cities: Skylines content! ⚙️ Mods used ⚙️ Follow Skibitth HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/28c6dafff403898041f487fb93efa91c52edcf32.png Follow Alterran HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/8282459370e76e9bc3a405969db3b8e078b14d0a.jpg Sunken Highways with ImperialJediJun 11, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/9b16b075a433abc391524620571fb4968a024402.jpg Lowering a highway can help with creating an interesting skyline to your city! If you're planning for the future it's also perfect! Just cover it with some dirt, make it into a tunnel and you can reclaim the ground that it occupies! ⚙️ Mods used ⚙️ Follow ImperialJedi HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/fd9b338f0b008fdde929b2c4ed7d8b9caaa942b3.pngMetro Overhaul Mod with Bsquiklehausen and AndreHarvJun 6, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/503a2bb329b9848a509b18369a020dc6b188c39a.jpg Bsquiklehausen previews the upcoming release of Metro Overhaul Mod 9.0! A fresh, new look and exciting features to come, all made by the community! Download it today from the Steam Workshop! ⚙️ Metro Overhaul Mod: ⚙️ 🏙️ Metro Overhaul Collection: 🏙️ Watch more of Bsquiklehausen HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/42971646a8f19c067b91ccc14f897021498f977c.jpgTop 10 Mods of May 2019 with BiffaJun 5, 2019 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/2e2611f8baf73abcbe657273fdf76097a962de94.png May has gone and went, leaving us with another amazing bunch of assets and mods! Biffa has his top 10 picks, and Paradox is doing our part to rewards these amazing creators with $25 gift cards. Be sure to thank them for their hard work! Link to Mods/Assets below 👇👇 ⚙️Top 10 Collection on Steam Workshop ⚙️ Follow Biffa HERE! {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/6625556/0be986da2b0d4e6a773deb9dd817553f43f053b2.jpg