The US-American company Epic Games Inc, developer of Unreal Engine technology and market leader in this segment, operates the so-called Epic MegaGrants program with the goal of supporting 3D graphics development.
In every inch of the landscape, parameters such as crime, land value, pollution, … can be queried.
The various service buildings for the residents use this system, among others. Service buildings create different effects in the surroundings. Each effect has a radius. The effect gradually decreases towards the edge. Effects can add up.
The picture shows the fire protection of the fire brigades. The spot of colour in the middle symbolises yellow=lower, blue=high fire protection.
People and buildings ask at any coordinates for the prevailing situation there and react accordingly.
The updating of the area effects can be followed live. If you want to build a new building, it is first placed on the mouse pointer to determine the building location. Before building a service building, you can see on the map what effects the building will have when fully occupied. This means, however, that even if a fire brigade is only 50% occupied, the effectiveness will suffer.
This makes it possible to increase the fire risk locally by events (e.g. because young people play with fire). With a certain probability, a house can burn there and the fire brigade has to come. Hopefully there is no traffic jam on the way ;).
Camera Position Save Load Camera will also save/load the rotation
Road construction Bridge height Konst Setting is no longer saved.
City Next returns to the main menu faster and can be quit faster.
Prevents that residential buildings on the street are demolished when the street on buildings is changed.
In photo mode, buildings with a mouse pointer are not highlighted. In photo mode nothing can be clicked on anymore.
During a party a score can be loaded.
Quick loading with F8 key is possible during a party.
Liveview of the fields during the construction of service buildings (e.g. hospital).
New currency symbols added in many menus
Set the currency in the options
City Next works with Windows 7.
Balancing residential capacity and office capacity are the same for all zone buildings within a development stage. The higher the development level, the more capacity a residential building or office building has per grid.
Building farms allows surrounding bridges of a few meters (2m)