Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

Friday Eye Candy: Take a Tour of a Digital San Francisco

A modded version of Cities: Skylines and 200-250 hours are all it takes to make a 1:1 digital representation of the city of San Francisco.
November 4, 2016, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

John Metcalfe shares the story of a gamer who made an "incredibly detailed" digital version of San Francisco. "It’s so realistic you can almost taste the saline sea air," writes Metcalfe, "but every building, park, and boulevard in this 'San Francisco' is a digital imposter."

Reddit user radiativeDoctor has inspired a long discussion of the project on Reddit, and has posted a series of 60-plus images sharing the work on Imgur.

San Francisco 1:1 recreation
Full Story:
Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in CityLab
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email