29 November 2011 @ 02:35 pm
MMO: Riverblossom Hills Part 1  

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10 June 2011 @ 10:45 am
MMO: Riverblossom Hills  
I changed very little in Riverblossom Hills. Deco-wise, it's one of my favourite Maxis hoods, and it's clear one of the developers put a lot of work in it. It's got a lot of detail and character already, so I just tried to add to that a bit.
Taking neighborhood pictures for Riverblossom Hills is a nightmare, by the way. Because of the surrounding mountains the camera constantly flips out and jumps to a ridiculously zoomed-out position. Ugh.

Just smell that mountain air... )
20 August 2010 @ 07:48 pm
Riverblossom Hills: Hood Pics  
Riverblossom Hills and Veronaville share a University in my Megahood (Academie Le Tour), so I wanted to tie them together a little bit in terms of general look and feel. RBH is obviously much more mountain-like and situated further north, but I tried to give it the same olde-worlde charm that Veronaville has (in my opinion.)

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08 August 2010 @ 10:56 am
Round 1: Riverblossom Hills (Part 2)  
From Monday on I will probably be updating quite a bit less frequently. *Waits for the cheers of spammed friendslists to die down*
I have an extremely important resit at the end of august, which will basically make or break my year. I pass, I'm all good. I fail, I have to retake my year including a subject I HATE, while not being allowed to retake the ones I love. So yeah, no pressure or anything. That's one of the reasons I've been stuffing all my play and LJ time into these past few weeks.

Anyways, moving on to Riverblossom Hills! I took waaaaay too many pics of the Roselands, because I luffs them. So sue me :p

This is the house Cyd and Erin bought after they left Happy Volts.  Right now, it's a-buzz with preparations for the wedding.
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07 August 2010 @ 01:17 pm
Round 1: Riverblossom Hills (Part 1)  
Riverblossom Hills, a small town secluded in the mountains, where its hardy inhabitants battle the long, harsh winters in an attempt to reap nature's bounty. Which is their own fault, really. If they wanted to be farmers so badly, they should've gone and lived in some fertile area where there's at least a chance of some sunshine or their crops not being frozen before they mature. Like, Veronaville or something.

One of the more foolhardy inhabitants of Riverblossom Hills is farmer and (according to Riverblossom Hills citizens, anyway) hot stuff Leod McGreggor.

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13 July 2010 @ 10:00 pm
Riverblossom Hills: Hood Makeover  
I've been using a different terrain for Riverblossom Hills for ages, so I just HoodReplaced it from the original to the Megahood version. It's got pretty much the same terrain feel, but a different layout which I vastly prefer.

The houses definitely need some work, but I can't keep my attention on it very well, so they'll be rebuilt as I go along. Riverblossom Hills has a Spring/Fall/Winter/Winter climate, as it's up in the mountains, and I appreciate the irony of it being supposed to be a farmer's community. Up in the mountains? They'd better invest in some greenhouses then.