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Title: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: tornado on January 19, 2017, 09:40 AM
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/12903996b97d6ef1f77191a04fba520847a14e90.png)

Hello everybody,

welcome to Merrion Towers, my theme park which is is located in England.

Im a big fan of the real Theme Park "Alton Towers" in England, so this was the inspiration of the name.

The entrance of my park!
It must be a kind of castle.  :D
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/ffd9ceb8aab448a729cbda070c9fb8edfe4ded72.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/35dad640e060b5eed016812435dbd6fd6187a424.jpg)

I want to realize a real park, so i need a cash counter.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/fcc0fd3b659359d088783882e1b7a44d86d79fe3.jpg)


I want to design a typical english mainstreet, with timber framed houses (TUDOR STYLE)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/4815120c4b723a39c5b2a81fcaeeea949f56ff5d.jpg)

In the entrance building there is the monorail station, the queue at the beginning of the mainstreet.
I want to create a typical station atmosphere.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/910e42c6de1e236afda859a2bfbc1d2dbe7ccd46.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/9e9e271a30636c2e4d117cd7103adad92c01dab4.jpg)

Here the one part of the mainstreet in the night
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/dccf79550394c7ae3ec171f2375c86d4c15c1763.jpg)

And the entrance
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/19/7a04d622e8cccfd402b2d7ac1253f54a973526f7.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: shyguy on January 19, 2017, 09:10 PM
Welcome to SGW. This looks quite nice so far. It definitely has an "English" look to it, especially with the gardens and topiaries. I look forward to watching this park grow.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: AemJaY on January 19, 2017, 11:00 PM
Yeah Tornado :) Like your work! And glad you find the way over to shyguy ;)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: JPAlmighT on January 20, 2017, 05:01 AM


The clock on mainstreet makes for a great focal point, and I really like your station interior.  You've got a good knack for architectural variety along that street as well.  Good work!!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: matt9537 on January 20, 2017, 05:30 AM
This looks very nice! I can see the alton towers inspiration. Looking forward to see how it progresses. The entrance and main street is fantastic.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on January 20, 2017, 07:28 AM
Thanks for friendly welcome and the comments.  :D

Im a step ahead with the park, so i can show you some more pics.

The second part of the mainstreet.
I want to create a building for a show, so i create a clone of shakespeare´s globe theater.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/20/7a0471f9ab2381b2013dfc0db1dfe2dff3b6c2b9.jpg)

Another catchy building in the mainstreet, is the brewery
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/20/5dc36e39510dc95fa56e7bd558d9761460f6eb3a.jpg)

Here is a little overview of the mainstreet
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/20/9e24685331070fda57bb5d81f539ac13184ebbb0.jpg)

And in the next days, i show you my the newst theme area of my park.
Guess what?!
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/20/26664c16932d405802d03082e70f78b004a2947c.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: mb1.0.2 on January 20, 2017, 12:33 PM
Love the Globe theater...and a place that sells craft beer?!?! Sign me up! Looks like a great start.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: CoastersPaul on January 20, 2017, 03:00 PM
The buildings are almost big enough to look silly, but right now they're just impressive. It almost looks like a real town square instead of a theme park.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: TOGOFan on January 20, 2017, 03:48 PM
Somehow those rather large buildings... "work." I find if I build structures of that scale on my main street, they often come out looking bland but you have just the right amount of detail to make them feel complete but not chaotic. Very good work so far.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: citytrader on January 20, 2017, 04:26 PM
Really liking the look of this main street so far. The Globe theatre looks great!

Just a thought, take it or leave it. Your street looks very RCT3ish in that everything is lined up square. Perhaps you could alter the angle of one or two structures to break up the street a bit? PC gives us that luxury, and you should utilize it.

I'm guessing you are planning a Viking area? Can't wait!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on January 21, 2017, 05:15 AM
Love the Globe theater...and a place that sells craft beer?!?! Sign me up! Looks like a great start.

Haha...only decoration, no alcohol for my guests.  :D


Really liking the look of this main street so far. The Globe theatre looks great!

Just a thought, take it or leave it. Your street looks very RCT3ish in that everything is lined up square. Perhaps you could alter the angle of one or two structures to break up the street a bit? PC gives us that luxury, and you should utilize it.

I'm guessing you are planning a Viking area? Can't wait!

Yes, your right Viking/Scandinavia.
Im an old rct kid, so your right, im not really happy with the end of the mainstreet. So you can see, the building on the left is not completed. Im happy for all advice.  :)

Thanks for all you comments. Im really happy about it.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Quikrix on January 22, 2017, 06:20 AM
It has a very quaint feel about it! Can't wait to see more!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on January 22, 2017, 10:18 AM
Be prepared for new pics  :D
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/22/7f2b70b5ddf8558f84c33fe9459c88ff7fd81716.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/22/dff523c540d5784c4dca71295bf71f328aef04f9.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on January 24, 2017, 09:59 AM
The station looks great and the first picture as well. I like your park at all, nice work!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on January 27, 2017, 10:10 AM
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/dcabaa2c2b11e56deeb9f1fddcac332ebabcfd8e.png)

Welcome to Scandinavia

Today i will present my new theme area. The new area in the park is split in two parts, one is the shopping, eat and drink part (Scandinavia) and the other one is the viking, with the coaster.

So lets start with the first one.

The entrance gate. The coaster "THOR - the VIKINGCOASTER" drives through the cave.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/7685460d38a13280e13ce708fb1b2d96eb197b23.jpg)

Wanna some ice cream...? here you are right...!
In „SIGUDURS IS HUS“ you get some delicious stuff, and on the sunroof you have an nice view of the Coaster.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/3c3e18542ac9c399b96dcfd7804f2a704a051944.jpg)

In the red house there are the toilets and the blue one is the exit for a new attraction in the future.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/a6452cbf5c60fadd09277e301ec888a5dd40f514.jpg)

For the maritime feeling there is a big lighthouse (WORKSHOP).
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/c87c193d194fbf5decfe2ac76f65666ed114f634.jpg)

The second part of the scandinavia area, you can buy hotdogs or some souvenirs.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/344c422de1fb62a32cf0c60333bc5b0ba38fcfd1.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/5291bc6b6ed069336185cc16751db7e3513411bf.jpg)

The special building is the Fastpass and Souvenirshop for THOR.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/67101d8764ef6cda66997031b8fc7ffb07ec265e.jpg)

Lets have a look on the boardwalk.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/6cbb89d863758462851b8b5f29d137cf1a02f084.jpg)

And at least a overview of the first part
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/aa79006205386720ed75fe6445a500ddd3428659.jpg)

Here are some atmosphere pics.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/6c9e94d1e452b106f70529fc6d2deae2a8edc2d0.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/01/27/8792bcd370fbd2664b2ef9e416510acbc69fee4f.jpg)

And the IMAGE VIDEO for the new area.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcbkAP1J2kc (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcbkAP1J2kc)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: _mister_MR_ on January 27, 2017, 09:59 PM
Looking great! I really like the classic yet modern feel of the woody. I love that lighthouse too!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: shyguy on January 27, 2017, 11:44 PM
I really like the new area. It's very colorful and the coaster looks great. Nice job. :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on February 01, 2017, 10:29 AM
Thanks for your response!  :)

Here part 2 of the area, the Coaster THOR!

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/9b7efd0fcbe7a0dd677adf238456e5a6d5d5dc0f.png)

To separate the two parts, i create a small gate to the Viking area.
Sometimes its very busy there, everbody want to ride with THOR.  :D
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/8e2a26920b79fbeac3a64dcf441776b1525a707a.jpg)

The entrance of the coaster. Thor want to say hello with his Hammer called Mjölnir and his viking helmet.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/5c40f818a534f6d8eb6b33af2b0c9685ae968099.jpg)

The next part of the queue, if you dont sell a fast pass, is the bridge with the vikining boat (workshop)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/62e89b42613f142415c7ba9684d7c2b00e3bb212.jpg)

Than the first little cave
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/48026a85692b00db25ec1e3e31eca2d2322d9899.jpg)

In the next cave there a the evil ice giants, muahhaha  :scared:
Thats a part of the viking mythologies
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/5bd60b59ef1ea94d6dc6fca29a6ddf1d837ef89f.jpg)

The big station of the coaster with cool effects, you can here the thunder of Thor, if the train arrived the station.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/f0548d3b7ff7cc39eb5b0319afa1ae1bc31435f5.jpg)

The first part of the coaster track, you pass a little Darkride
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/7df392535c0f28dfb1d68a7069311fc3f39a2ce3.jpg)


If you wanna see the whole coaster track, watch the video on youtube.

And at least a overview of the whole area.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/53b8359d8d8ce4321deaa86768d4dcf2e769166a.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/01/97b2b4238b3623fbc43f0fc387c12db3f11c7a54.jpg)

Thanks for your comments. Stay tuned! :whistling:
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: shyguy on February 01, 2017, 03:37 PM
I love the entrance to the Thor coaster with the hammer and helmet. Very creative. :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Quinn on February 01, 2017, 10:00 PM
I must say that I love the layout of the coaster. That one helix above the water is a very nice element. Great work! :up:
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Nemmie on February 04, 2017, 08:10 AM
Wow. This is getting interesting.

I'm a massive fan of bold pops of colour so I really love how you've used bold colours in an area that would usually be more toned down and rustic. The colours really work set against Thor's earthy colours. And the buildings themselves are wonderful. The lighthouse is inspired.
And Thor itself looks like one hell of a ride. I can't wait to have a go.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: n7 on February 04, 2017, 08:29 AM
The pops of color in scandinavia are freakin awesome - really bold primary colors immediately transport you to the far North!

My favorite this has got to be that lighthouse - what a brilliant combination of elements.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: SebsScreen on February 05, 2017, 09:08 AM
Amazing, Will Definitely Be Making A Scandinavian Section In My Park Now. This Park Is Like A Combo Of My Two Favorite Theme Parks (Alton Towers And Europa Park). I Love It!  ;D
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on February 06, 2017, 09:05 AM
THANK YOU guys, im so happy about the comments!  :blush:

I wanna go ahead, to present the next area of my park.


A little preview for you.
Its getting magical!  ;)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/06/42639476c54bcd41e727b8c80d57083042dbdfb2.jpg)


Take a seat: "Grimms Wonder" will be one of the new attractions
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/06/65cda8dd0bae187df37213119c9658785b332d63.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Gianni on February 06, 2017, 09:39 AM
Scandinavia indeed looks incredible. I love the Europa Park feeling you gave the area!

The magical update looks so cosy. I love the indoor (?) flatride, the bookshelves are creative!

(Also, Shakespeares Globe looks like the real thing. Great job)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Nemmie on February 06, 2017, 11:59 AM
I love it.

Are the shelves in that a library like room full of Grimm's fairy tales? Brilliantly creative.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on February 12, 2017, 10:55 AM
Hey guys, thanks for comments.

Im keep on with the working on my new area.
Its the second part of it, wanna have a look on grimms fairytales?
In the magical forest you are right!  ;)

Heres a picture of it. Meet the frog on the pond, and read in the book the fairytale of the "frog king".
Im not ready, but i want to show you a little bit.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/02/12/6045e8613d745407b88246a9139d0eebf24139ee.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: SmanMickey on February 12, 2017, 11:42 AM
It looks amazing!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: LuxDreaming on February 15, 2017, 01:36 PM
This is some really spectacular work here!!!! Love it!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: FlyingDutchman7 on February 16, 2017, 06:17 AM
Oh, I love the scenery of Grimms wonder: your bookcase is very creative!

This park contains many elements with very creative use of scenery. I love it and I'd like to see mooooaaaar!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: andreizsmart on February 16, 2017, 10:38 AM
This feels very much in line with Tivoli or De Efteling and I love it. I critize everyone for this but be careful with coasters and track shaping. The park looks wonderful but it the rides dont support that then it falls apart a little. Nonetheless, Im in love with the architecture and ideas. The scandinavian area is beautifully crafted. Its about time someone makes a lighthouse in this game!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 05, 2017, 11:00 AM
Im ready with the fairytale area.
Next weekend im upload a new video and many picture. :)

Here is a little teaser.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/05/f39f31f2ac4e98dec7267c601bfc8728c4c82320.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on March 06, 2017, 04:19 AM
Nice castle in the background, really like the atmosphere and general setting.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: TMH on March 06, 2017, 08:34 PM
The fairytale area oozes with charm. The warm lighting works really well. Excited to see more of it... and I'm hopeful the roller coaster in the background has the same realistic charm.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: SPRidley on March 07, 2017, 04:12 AM
When I saw the globe theater I really loved what you didn, but then I feel in love with the rest of the areas also. What ana amzing project you have here.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 11, 2017, 07:31 AM
 (http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/300ee4c15a2fe3a2a309a13a46cde33d58a2aaa8.png)

Welcome to the Magic Village!

Many weeks have past since i start my new theme area.
Merrion Towers is a family park, so i want to create a kids area.
I want to make two sections like the Scandinavian part.
So there is the Magic Village and the Magic Forrest.


Here are the pictures of the village.

In the entrance section of the area there is a big magic fountain.
Its a little bit twee, but it must be in a fantasy area. Behind there is a big building with a drawbridge.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/c16a326e6eb9690e9c9dae7862240e54c07b74f7.jpg)

The whole Village in its full splendor.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/47537b107ec70795ae876e61be4874e1bb03e870.jpg)
 
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/a6139a07f0081e3430b953baed42300cd7db770a.jpg)

At the right sight you can go shopping or you enjoy a coffee on the terrace.
The terrace on the backside in the magic forest.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/0786dd678ae1df8e600c171961b8488f4674ef1c.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/8b55badf6dd376f321e71ce0c8af4c45fb3a7ad8.jpg)

The entrance of "Grimms Wonder" get an special building. I want to create a different look, so its like some kind of town hall. I want that the visitors know that there is something special.
At night the building get a special look from the light.(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/264e028ccff01a7c42bfec0e3cd1ea977f1e170c.jpg)

On the left side there is the attraction oldtimer. The Station is a wind mill.
The queue get through a barn and then back on the street of the village.(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/2687ab41080932db7be98cbaa76fdb57e2d45bd3.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/7437343a737129c9b63ccac9ae622403a0b9daba.jpg)

One of my favorite is the design of the flowers, the oldtimer way get nothing special.
But there is the Globe Theater and much flower power.(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/4493dc427ac25ab58cd19ea86a1ed67f1a268ac0.jpg)
 
The last picture is the area by night.(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/11/f26339b1c84adcc993102d09babb8d0b381f4a62.jpg)
 
And i pack the whole new area in a new video.
Enjoy it!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc2H_AEE5JM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc2H_AEE5JM)

 
 
 
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: shyguy on March 11, 2017, 10:23 AM
The Magic Village is so charming. i think it's your best land yet. Too bad the flowers around the Oldtimer cars all turn white when you move the camera away. I thought they were rocks. I hope Frontier fixes this.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: TMH on March 12, 2017, 09:46 AM
That village is beautiful and the construction of the square... square surrounded by detailed structures is very European (I'm getting Plopsaland vibes). And of course, that car ride is something special. The gardens are so well designed.

The roller coaster was very fun too. I always love a good Snow White themed ride.  :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: SPRidley on March 13, 2017, 05:13 AM
That video was amazing tornado!
All the area has so much charm and its so well done.
Just subscribed toyour channel, becuase this is something I have to follow.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 23, 2017, 11:10 AM
 (http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/189267dd68fd6ec2b5c1ee1f161cf83a03e7c00e.png)

Welcome to the magic forest!

It´s time for the next part of the new fairytale area. 
The pattern for the magic forest was the theme park “Efteling” in the Netherlands.
In my opinion they have one of the best fairytale forests of the world.

 
 We start with the first fairytale “Hansel and Gretel”
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/528f5ff7e2b799a0ce71a911b03f17a231b7fe74.jpg)

 The first attraction in the forest is the chair-o-plane. It was a coincidence that im place that on this place. But i think it’s was a good idea to make it more attractive for the visitors to walk through this area. The entrance should look a little bit elf-like.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/6252f5f58e63596c2c3b7c7d2e19f6798b193e48.jpg)
 
The next one is “Mother Holle”. At the window there is a little snow effect.
And at the gate there is a gold effect. (http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/10fd16ca3dbcac1e2baf2896637ad2c048a4f58a.jpg)
 
In the forest there are not only trees, I make some gardening there.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/d7e256daf0909c746d45fdeb3a23ff547957b641.jpg)

The biggest fairytale is definitely the sleeping beauty castle. There are only shops at the courtyard.
Maby in the future i can place there a new attraction!?
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/74e93c2c6f72b737eac986ffee09190d45897182.jpg)

The Tower of Rapunzel, close to the tower there are a lot of shopping stores.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/1a464fdfb0f2b9ac80f474aadb7452ef5045188a.jpg)

The main attraction is snow white.
The station is close to a little pond, it’s a bit big for a drafts house, but the station is so big.
I want to create a dreamy place with the little pond and the stone bridge.(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/60f06c586b1505422cd53a510e7f75e28e4b0879.jpg)
 (http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/8df83ee9d1b527da7be70ec7513f471f1edf68e9.jpg)(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/dee37aa47dd58cd4f5a6a88250eb3d7619ef2d16.jpg)
 
 The queue have 3 parts, one is the mine part, than the cellar and at least the garden part.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/23/023f231d60c1dbf55326d1954df95698e067fcaa.jpg)
 
What will the future look like of Merrion Towers?
I want to make a little makeover of the English part, with a “new attraction”.
After that i want to start a new big project. In the video there is a hidden teaser for the new attraction.  :P
Be prepared for some new stuff.

Thanks for all the comments. It‘s almost a motivation to go ahead with the project!  :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: LuxDreaming on March 23, 2017, 12:23 PM
Woah! This is gorgeous! How large is the park? Are you getting a ton of lag in frame rate? It's beautifully detailed. I especially love the chairs and tables at the Foxy Coffee shop patio. How did you make them? They are so detailed but not out of scale.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: SPRidley on March 26, 2017, 07:13 AM
That queue and area is the stuff of legends! Love ths tone bridge in the last shot.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 26, 2017, 10:04 AM
Woah! This is gorgeous! How large is the park? Are you getting a ton of lag in frame rate? It's beautifully detailed. I especially love the chairs and tables at the Foxy Coffee shop patio. How did you make them? They are so detailed but not out of scale.
Thanks. The frame rate is 30 at the moment, i have a new pc, so i have a good performance for a big park.  ;)
The chairs and tables are from the workshop, but i change the umbrellas.

That queue and area is the stuff of legends! Love ths tone bridge in the last shot.
Thanks.  :-[

Today i new pic, from a old/new attraction who get now the theming.
Lady's and gentleman its tea time in merrion towers!  ;)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/26/917c257f581768cb6852453850a31834f5e1c922.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on March 27, 2017, 06:02 AM
The magic forest looks superb, espacially the third picture from the 23th of march update is wonderful. Lovely area you´ve created here. The britain area is not bad as well although I like Magic Forest more for now. The front of the new area is detailed and nice but a little bit too "flat", perhaps one or two buildings could stand more forward: you can move the tea building more forward (I don´t know how too express, I hope you know what I mean :D )
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Bullethead on March 27, 2017, 07:24 AM
This is an awesome park!  You have a great sense of style and I'm very impressed with the architecture and gardening.  Could you please post the link to your workshop page so I can find a few of these wonderful things?
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: AemJaY on March 27, 2017, 09:50 AM
oh nice retheming Tornado! And i like the quelin eof snowwhite. great work at all!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 27, 2017, 10:50 AM
The magic forest looks superb, espacially the third picture from the 23th of march update is wonderful. Lovely area you´ve created here. The britain area is not bad as well although I like Magic Forest more for now. The front of the new area is detailed and nice but a little bit too "flat", perhaps one or two buildings could stand more forward: you can move the tea building more forward (I don´t know how too express, I hope you know what I mean :D )
Thank you so much for your good advice. Your right its a bit too "flat", so i move the buildings on the right and left side. It looks much better now.  :yes:

This is an awesome park!  You have a great sense of style and I'm very impressed with the architecture and gardening.  Could you please post the link to your workshop page so I can find a few of these wonderful things?
oh nice retheming Tornado! And i like the quelin eof snowwhite. great work at all!
Thank you so much!  :)
Here my steam account: http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198039961718/

And the new version:
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/03/27/b2a5e23ad2a887781d02ff7fd24aa8fb5bf8911f.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on March 28, 2017, 05:20 AM
Yes, great, it´s really now, like it! Now I´m interested in the stores, is there any restaurant? Is it possible to buy tea in that tea house? Then you could place a table with chairs in front of the building so that the guests are able to drink their tea there. Perhaps right between the tea building and the very left building you could place it.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on March 28, 2017, 08:00 AM
Yes, great, it´s really now, like it! Now I´m interested in the stores, is there any restaurant? Is it possible to buy tea in that tea house? Then you could place a table with chairs in front of the building so that the guests are able to drink their tea there. Perhaps right between the tea building and the very left building you could place it.

No, its the entrance of a new attraction, guess what?!  :D :P
The first building is only the stock of the tea house, there are another building.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on July 05, 2017, 10:53 AM
After a long time, i have some new Screenshots.

The new attraction "Teahouse", i show the entrance in my last Post.
The entrance ist a stock full of tea.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/bc7271642c901a9089a1fc7eee6fe4cf65034cc5.jpg)

Tea time in the second House of the queue! :D
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/3303e7aa394532f24c6dd7b09da529fce0f0a6b0.jpg)

The Monorailstation close to the entrance get a makeover.

OldVersion:
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/ffde583afb37eadb40e42d3c115910ed1fc045a4.jpeg)

NewVersion:
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/12ad31b86e5676c32f7747441083006554e55598.jpg)

Here the whole english themed area.

Old:
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/6fbdef410c16a279f36e291e88946c4174861f2f.jpg)


New:
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/413f6ecd1138aba11a746856cd6fd6bc5cc2000f.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/a68743f68038578f3a8fe36f49ea4d6d57d29df5.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/66b5d4b80b969ca4929319e70c6f096fa3dce5c4.jpg)

My new project is a new coaster "Raven" and a theme area.
Its getting dark!  ;)

Here a the first flatride, a classic "skyfly", themed with ruin and water- and fireeffects.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/d337df6b35f695a2f98b618f1c8d5330a088f4f1.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/2e5f0cade96e95b3825b696f5ddf61207501120d.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/024e8ba4e62ebac81a8b80b640de7aea8991e15c.jpg)
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/612ea3c06d83b088ffc5665c39af71e059dd9a55.jpg)

The logo of the new coaster "RAVEN"
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/05/000bf63890e60c0b39cdea1931099f99154e4784.png)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Fisherman on July 05, 2017, 12:27 PM
I love Raven!!  Clever way to theme the skyfly!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: wowmanrct on July 05, 2017, 03:05 PM
great looking interiors
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: AemJaY on July 05, 2017, 11:19 PM
wow that new flatride theme looks awesome!
And i also love the new Ride name! Keep it up :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on July 09, 2017, 08:13 AM
Looks very interesting, I like the theme of the skyfly attraction. Well done!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Plokoon111 on July 09, 2017, 12:03 PM
Looking good so far Tornado!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on July 10, 2017, 11:30 AM
Thank you so much for all the comments.

"Join the mystery of RAVEN....!"
Lets have a look on the queue  ;)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2017/07/10/cff848fdd7c6700f04b653c4f69e710992714bd1.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on July 10, 2017, 11:50 AM
WHat a great teaser shot, I like that, lighting and level of detail is fantastic. Thumbs up!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: mb1.0.2 on July 10, 2017, 12:17 PM
I'm excited to see more of this coaster! That flat ride is themed incredibly well.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: AemJaY on July 12, 2017, 09:55 AM
want that Clock! great work!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on July 26, 2017, 11:18 AM
THX for the comments.  :up:

If you want to take a ride with ravenyou must pass the magical gate.
In the nighttime there is a little show, i take a video of it.

Enjoy! :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8j9Bch5bKY

Here are some facts about raven:
- Coastertype: Eurofighter
- 8 Inversions
- 1 Launch
- Vertical Chain Lift Hill
- Darkride with special effects
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: RCT D! on July 26, 2017, 02:57 PM
Looks really great, nice introduction and gate show. I like when a ride is celebrated by a show with soundtrack, well done!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on August 20, 2017, 10:36 AM
I have some new pictures from my new attraction raven.
The queue is almost finish, so lets start a little tour.

The big raven greeting his guests, before they take the exciting ride.
(http://up.picr.de/30135039nz.jpg)

Than there is a little bridge, with the guards of the ride.
(http://up.picr.de/30135040er.jpg)

Now you have the choice, main queue or fastpass.
(http://up.picr.de/30135041qt.jpg)

The main queue go along a little pond, than there is a kind of stable, on the small hill there is a pavilion
(http://up.picr.de/30135043no.jpg)
(http://up.picr.de/30135044kt.jpg)

The next scene is a church, the line cross the rocks.
(http://up.picr.de/30135045po.jpg)(http://up.picr.de/30135046df.jpg)

At the end there is the main building, the castle of Raven, its not finished.
(http://up.picr.de/30135047by.jpg)

Here are a overview.
(http://up.picr.de/30135048by.jpg)
(http://up.picr.de/30135049vp.jpg)

 

Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: Bullethead on August 21, 2017, 06:02 AM
That is friggin' magnificent!  You put so many details and custom elements into this, all while creating a very realistic castle and its dependent buildings.  Bravo!   :up:


The big raven is cool and obvious, but to me the really noteworthy stuff is in all the little details.  The R crest over the door, the custom clock, the various fences and railings, even the large boulder in the plaza that is fracturing along its natural bedding planes.  And then all the carefully placed vegetation conveys an atmosphere of creepy neglect without going overboard.


The one nitpick I have is that next time you might want to change the time of day for your screenshots so all these details are easier to see.  The lighting you used here, while appropriately creepy, still hides a lot of your work.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on August 21, 2017, 11:59 AM
Thanks Bullethead for your comment. Im really happy that you like mit stuff.  :)

Here a little Shot from the DarkRidepart of Raven.  ;)
(http://up.picr.de/30146137yu.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers
Post by: tornado on August 27, 2017, 06:10 AM
Today i have some new pics from the station of raven.
The light ambient is different from time to time, it still depends where the train is on the track.

(http://up.picr.de/30195145jh.jpg)

(http://up.picr.de/30195148av.jpg)

(http://up.picr.de/30195150qf.jpg)

(http://up.picr.de/30195146kr.jpg)

(http://up.picr.de/30195152fs.jpg)


Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: Bullethead on August 27, 2017, 05:41 PM
Very creepy :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: Neitsab on August 28, 2017, 03:15 AM
Nice work for the interior for this station ! Very spooky atmosphere and a lot of little details :) ! From what I have seen, the paths would gain at add some details on them, they look a bit too "clean".
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: RCT D! on August 28, 2017, 05:47 AM
Wow the station looks fantastic, you really did a great job on this theme. Looks unique. Great lighting as well, the atmosphere you´ve created is very special.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: AemJaY on August 28, 2017, 06:22 AM
great work as alwayse!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: tornado on August 15, 2018, 08:02 AM
Hello im back at work and have some new stuff for you.  ;)

I have made a refurbishment of the scandinavian area.

The station of Thor are completely new, inside and outside.
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/mlahWKR2.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/mlahWKR2.html)
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/cL0W9qaK.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/cL0W9qaK.html)
(https://s2.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/naNX0cGP.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/naNX0cGP.html)
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/8Deky8dY.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/8Deky8dY.html)
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/au4Y5PJ4.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/au4Y5PJ4.html)
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/ygNFLTb1.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/ygNFLTb1.html)
(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/thb/g2UBXMyz.jpg) (https://www.imagebanana.com/s/1150/g2UBXMyz.html)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: shyguy on August 15, 2018, 11:00 AM
Why are your last pics so small?
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: Bullethead on August 15, 2018, 02:05 PM
The station of Thor are completely new, inside and outside.

Nice station!  Thor is my umpteenth-great-uncle (I'm descended from his brother Baldur) so I naturally approve.  But how did Uncle Thor's hammer get in there without leaving a smoking hole in the roof?  :D 

But wow!  So many brackets in that custom roof!
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: tornado on August 16, 2018, 09:45 AM
Why are your last pics so small?
You can click on the pics and you see it full size.  ;)

Thanks for comments.  :)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: shyguy on August 16, 2018, 11:39 AM
^But that takes you off the site to your hosting site. If you use the image tags correctly, you get this...


(https://s1.imagebanana.com/file/180815/mlahWKR2.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: Bullethead on August 16, 2018, 04:21 PM
^But that takes you off the site to your hosting site. If you use the image tags correctly, you get this...

Which presents a problem for me.  I put my pics on Flickr because I can never get Imgur to work.  Anyway, as you've probably noticed, while the links Flickr give me do indeed make the image get bigger here on SGW, they also open other tabs that lead to the same pic on Flickr.  There's no way I can edit the link to keep that from happening, either.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: shyguy on August 16, 2018, 04:25 PM
Which presents a problem for me.  I put my pics on Flickr because I can never get Imgur to work.  Anyway, as you've probably noticed, while the links Flickr give me do indeed make the image get bigger here on SGW, they also open other tabs that lead to the same pic on Flickr.  There's no way I can edit the link to keep that from happening, either.
Your pics are large enough so it is not needed to click them to enlarge. Don't know why you can't get Imgur to work. I use it. I love it. And it's a snap to use. PM me if you want to use it and need help.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: Bullethead on August 16, 2018, 05:57 PM
Your pics are large enough so it is not needed to click them to enlarge.


Strange.  To me, pretty much everybody's pics, including mine, are the same size, the width of the text, so I have to click them all to enlarge.

Quote
Don't know why you can't get Imgur to work. I use it. I love it. And it's a snap to use. PM me if you want to use it and need help.

I'll keep that in mind.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - be prepare for RAVEN!
Post by: wowmanrct on August 17, 2018, 01:59 PM
Most photo sites have different types of links that can be used. I use 'Direct' and it seems to work best for me.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: tornado on December 23, 2018, 06:03 AM
Today i want to show you my new theme area, its time for greece!

I spend a lot of time for the new area, 2 new Rides (Watercoaster and a Flateride) and a new station for the Monorail.
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/17d57b06f0c41ddadc6e1a35e44a579a235f7e11.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/b4b2b625432566cb94d21bbef1b9d5702d397391.jpg)

The Monorail Station
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/93e98c9a44211d096b832573c5a7f183fc0a26c9.jpg)

Different Shops and Food and the whole theme area
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/47a3f9ebe4739a6e670037a5328ee874baa08344.jpg)

The new fountain inspired by the "Fontana di trevi" in rome
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/358c9e938126d5f3c0a735ec8c04f070985e2af2.jpg)

The flate ride named by the god of wine in greece
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/e95e30f6127e1fbb2b6e93a6c07eda5130a3c219.jpg)

The restaurant Taverna
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/06fb92bc7b9128401135a019a69e79e623aa58a7.jpg)

A lot of details
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/94da83a3030e391c06d65b14c98fd88f00490f5a.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/5637668597db5c830d1fdb86d096ba5fc8fa9296.jpg)



The new area by night
(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/1478146bd7ad67441cdccc35194ec837e75f9d98.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/94e98bbba375983cdfe9f9d71b64c3fba9f82571.jpg)

(http://www.lupiupload.de/images/2018/12/23/3853345a056bc0717c0189b46a56792470f38cda.jpg)
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: Bullethead on December 23, 2018, 06:29 AM
I really like the style of the architecture here.  Very attractive to the eye and has a nice flow to it.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: wowmanrct on December 23, 2018, 07:38 AM
looks like Greece - nice job
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: shyguy on December 23, 2018, 11:22 AM
You did a remarkable job recreating Greece... the architecture, color scheme, the the narrow stairways climbing up through the city. This is my favorite section of your park so far.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: JB on December 23, 2018, 04:55 PM
The fountain looks fantastic! And yes, it does look inspired by the Trevi fountain. I like the multiple pools. All these shots look great but my favorite is the last daytime screenshot; looking up the staircase/street toward all the houses and shops.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: Nemmie on December 30, 2018, 12:30 PM
I'm so glad to see this park back.
The new area is great. And I agree about the staircase going up the narrow street. It almost makes me feel like I'm on holiday, feeling the warm air and hearing the birds overhead.
Title: Re: Merrion Towers - welcome to greece!
Post by: tornado on July 24, 2019, 09:16 AM
My park is ready to download in the workshop, but im not finished! :-)
I think after 2,5 years, its good too upload the park, but in the future i will create some new theme areas in the park.

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1813089606