Cities: Skylines - After Dark - Dev Diary 3: Expanded city services

Cities: Skylines - After Dark - Dev Diary 3: Expanded city services

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I only have this question:
Will we be able to create train stations, harbours and airports with taxi stands or even bus stops integrated?
 
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I have a quick question @Co_Karoliina, did you guys finally manage to add tunnels in map editor mode? Last I checked, it was still disabled. :/

Also, with the difference between street lamp lights, is that a randomly generated effect in-game? Or do we get to choose which color based on what type of lamp we pay for? (eg. low efficiency yellow, vs high efficiency LED white)?
That would be great if you could choose what sort of streetlamps where used an prices changed with them!
 

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I only have this question:
Will we be able to create train stations, harbours and airports with taxi stands or even bus stops integrated?
Great idea! I'm envisaging it as something along the lines of the building ploppables in SimCity 2013, where there are one or more "sockets" (for want of a better word) in the structure footprint where you can plug in a bus stop, taxi rank or metro station.
 
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What a wonderful world...

We need a mod for police corruption, then :D
Police Brutality mod with built in Protest Movement functionality
 

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I have ever and ever said, it's a no go to bring out a city-builder without ingame terraforming-tool.
Please CO, make this happen. Terraform-tool is a must to have in the base-game and not as mod.
 
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I have ever and ever said, it's a no go to bring out a city-builder without ingame terraforming-tool.
Please CO, make this happen. Terraform-tool is a must to have in the base-game and not as mod.
While they're at it, they could improve the controls for terraforming (both in-game and in the map editor). The one thing that would be of immense help would be the ability to level a custom-sized area with razor-sharp edges. So you'd simply set the desired height level, drag out an area with the mouse (like you do with zoning RCI), release the mouse, and voilà! There's your new perfectly level plateau with defined edges, in a mere 15 seconds. Unlike now, when you have to download (or make) a square brush to begin with, and then twist it around (iirc you need a mod for this too) and paint over an area, crossing your fingers that you won't **** up anything and have to start over... -.- EDIT: or you try to do it with the default, round brushes, which is enough to give Cthulhu nightmares! *shivers* o_O
 
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You guys need to add Trams/light rails i have been dying for trams in my cities. I always wish you guys have it. Please can you add this it would be my dream to have trams in the game.
 
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Expanded city services?

Perfect time to raise especially buildings & roads caps - because the game cannot be played at all when the caps hit.
Yet pre-release (vanilla) dev's said "city sizes are 9 tiles, but with a mod can be expanded to 25 tiles" - still the caps were pushed so low.

Some games have these kind of things as options with a warning not to raise if minimum PC specs.

Raise the caps. Please.
 
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and elevated metro/train stations please. This has been an integral part of any city- where mass transit stations are elevated on top of roads. If you don't want to make it happen, at least ALLOW it to be modded!
 

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I wonder wether cops will chase criminals by car a la Driver 1 style.

The car chase is something I think that C:S is missing in the cop system, actually the cops just patrols around and go at marked houses, then they go back to the police department.

Criminals could perform their dirty acts, then try to evade, this would look cool.

Also, I wonder wether we'll be able to see these crimes happening. While playing SC4, I remember myself LMAOing at the Sims punching eachother on the streets, jacking cars, throwing toilet paper on trees, performing indecent harass and seeing them getting arrested after sending the cops after them.
 
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The improvements to crime and police services should be part of the free patch, IMO.
We noticed at some point that crime rate always stayed very low and it was almost impossible to get it to rise
So it's essentially broken and should be patched, not fixed through paid DLC. That's why it was nearly impossible to unlock the achievement for a high-crime rate unless you started a new city and tried your very hardest to make it as shitty as possible.

Don't get me wrong I'm definitely buying After Dark, but a broken feature in the base game shouldn't be a selling point of DLC, out of principle.