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« on: December 13, 2001, 12:50:05 AM »
after reading this thread, I attempted to make a replica of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Its the bridge that had the fire works all over it in the opening of the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

I had all the greatest of intentions, I carefully sculpted the landscape, I then spent ages building its complex design (working from photos).

The resulting bridge fell to the seabed like a sack of spuds!  I lightened it up a bit and re-inforced it but it still broke 60 links and only JUST supported a single carriage.

I won't bother posting it, however, if anyone else wants to take a shot at this one, feel free...


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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2001, 11:49:03 PM »
As an exercise in level design, I attempted to build a level to replicate the Firth of Forth crossing. Here's a somewhat weak attempt to build a replica. Anyone else try to make replica bridges ?

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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2001, 05:30:52 PM »
"And once again, the day is saved thanks to the Powerpuff Girls."

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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2001, 12:30:55 PM »
Well, as you can see, it's got a lot of extra cabling that isn't in the real bridge to provide enough strength at the initial moment of bridge flop.
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2001, 12:15:44 PM »
I made the Sears Tower, and unlike some towers, it stands up quite nicely in Pontifex.

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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2001, 01:08:48 PM »
Holland Style Drawbridge

[IMG]http://www.pontifex.mendelsohn.de/forum....brg.pxl

Be sure to set Difficulty to Medium, and run a 1 car train after the bridge is fully raised.


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« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2001, 01:31:18 PM »
Sear's tower is more like 9 buildings held together.  There are 8 of varying height, surounding the core, or heighest part.
beaujob: I wouldn't mind doing kung-fu in the shadow of a bridge that I built while death and a clown get it on in the bathtub next door, but that's a long ways off.

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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2001, 08:51:26 PM »
I  am glad that people tried to recreate bridges in pontifex.

did the model of the atturk bridge run into any problemns due to the lack of pretensioned cables?