Freitag, 20. Mai 2011

Location of Downtown

So i started to build downtown, I did not want to copy a city of a game. So I digged through old pictures, searched for pictures with the name "downtown" and finally found this:

The area is named downtown skyport. It was amazing for me to find this picture. New York had a skyport for private planes in the 30s. It was located at the end of Wall Street. So the long street in downtown could be seen as wall street, the crossing street is called South Street. The skyport was between pier 11 and 12. Here is another picture of the downtown skyport:

So the location of downtown is obviously somewhere in a city similar to New York. I would name the city where downtown is a port of maybe Empire City. New York ( the state ) was called in the past often empire state.

Thats it for today,


Montag, 16. Mai 2011

How it began

The shooter "Mafia" by Illusion Softworks is one of the most impressing games for me.
Story, the city, the 30s, the cars ... what to say , it is a masterpiece.

But it has no multiplayer. So I had the idea to make my first multiplayer game inpspired by mafia. I am no modder, so I had to create all the textures, buildings, characters, cars on my own or with help. Some assets also where free or I bought them. I made downtown in my sparetime, as I have no funding for the game.

To make downtown typical like an american city, I made a lot of research. Here is my favorite New York Site.

Well, but back to the start. Click here to visit one of the first tests of downtown. It had a chat, but you could not see other player character.

I hope you enjoy this timetravel.

have a nice day


Sonntag, 15. Mai 2011

Welcome to the Downtown 1930s Blog!

Hi Downtown 1930s family,

I am happy to see you here on this blog.

Downtown 1930s is the work of mainly one person. I tell it at this place to clarify it. There are NO other sites or people involved in making it. But Downtown had a few very helpfull supporters in the past.

I am also known in the forum as "hansigansi" or "nimda", but that is all. If someone in the game tells you, he is admin or whatever, don't believe it. If I am in the game, I call myself starry. There is NO other official site in the web for this game. So far, there is also NO facebook site for this.

The official site where downtown 1930 is hosted is my gamesite

Now something about my very cool supporters. Some are not active anymore, some are still.
So, Big Thanks to Al Corleone, Darren, Johnny, Kraehaktiv, Frucade, Schreibtisch and Victorzie, to name the most importants. Also thanks to my friends of mafia the game, in their forums you can read a lot about the history of downtown 1930s from its beginning.

My friends of are big supporters of the game by linking to it on their site. Thank you, 3doyunlar.