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SimCity 2013 - Game

Welcome to the ever-expanding database for some of the fundamentals of modding in SimCity 2013.

Factory
Happy modding!

Buildings & Vehicles ModdingEdit

For those of you interested in creating custom buildings, vehicles and other structures, you will find a wide range of information here. Modeling tutorials, texturing resources, and information on how to create your own game assets are available.


Buildings (IN PROGRESS)Edit


Buildings are an important element in SimCity 2013. They fill your city with visual interest and provide public services, shelter, jobs and entertainment for your residents.

Building-ProcessorFactory

Processor Factory

Building Sub-pages:

Texture
Page
Page


VehiclesEdit


Vehicles are one of the most visually-interactive elements in SimCity 2013. They move around your city delivering goods, transporting residents, and keeping a watchful eye on crime and disasters.

Vehicle-FireHelicopter

Fire Helicopter

Vehicle Sub-pages:

Vehicle Data
Texture
Interior UV Coordinates


ModelingEdit


Modeling is the process of developing a three-dimensional surface of an object using specialized software.

Modeling-3dsMax

3D Modeling

Modeling Sub-pages:

Low Poly Modeling Tutorial
Polygon Budget
Page


TexturingEdit


Texturing is the process of applying surface textures and detail to an object.

Vehicle-FireHelicopter

Fire Helicopter

Texturing Sub-pages:

Color Map (Vehicle)
Gloss Map (Vehicle)
Mask Map (Vehicle)


Advanced Modding (IN PROGRESS)Edit

More info coming soon.


Modding ResourcesEdit

Here you will find a wide variety of resources to aid you in modding for SimCity. File type breakdowns, software packages, tutorials, and information are available for use.


ToolsEdit


Tools are available to help make the modding process easier. Software packages, information and templates speed up the process and help you focus on creating great mods.

Vehicle-FireHelicopter

Fire Helicopter

Tools Sub-pages:

SimCityPak
DDS Plugins
Page


File TypesEdit


File Types come in all shapes and sizes and carry all the data needed for your mod. 3D models, textures, scripts, file properties and other information is stored here.

Vehicle-FireHelicopter

Fire Helicopter

File Type Sub-pages:

DDS File
Package File
Property File


TutorialsEdit


Tutorials are available to walk you through certain concepts and processes involved with modding.

Vehicle-FireHelicopter

Fire Helicopter

Tutorial Sub-pages:

DDS Exporting Tutorial
Mod Installation
Normal Map Tutorial (Vehicle)


Simtropolis CommunityEdit

Simtropolis

Simtropolis Community Logo

Simtropolis is home to the SimCity 2013 modding community, as well as previous SimCity games: Simtropolis.com

To download SimCity 2013 mods, visit the ST/Exchange on Simtropolis: Mods - Simtropolis Forums

Here, you can sort by mod type and filter results based on popularity, reviews, and ratings. Support modders with ratings and comments on their creations; this helps encourage future mods and gives valueable feedback to the creator.


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