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Bappy1988
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Riverside docks

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I've started playing this game again over the internet and zoom with friends since isolation...

I love the 'new' canal stuff, locks and rivers etc are great.

However there is a slight issue I'm finding in that you need to raise a bit of ground and run a canal up to it to make a dock and that makes adding docks to existing stations on flat ground a real pain.

How about a 2-tile riverside dock that you build on level ground on tiles adjacent to a river or canal? that would allow you to run a canal up to existing stations much more easily.

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What if rivers carved out a channel to flow through, providing convenient sloped banks to build regular docks against?
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Re: Riverside docks

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Drury wrote:
04 May 2020 01:39
What if rivers carved out a channel to flow through, providing convenient sloped banks to build regular docks against?
That could work, and evidently it's possible, but then you've still got the issue of canals. That is where I think Riverside docks (like the ones you might find on the Thames in London) would be useful, as it's already expensive enough to build the canals, but to raise land next to it as well? I think Riverside docks would be far easier there.

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I agree there should be a way to build docks allong side the rivers or channels.

Port industriel at Lyon (on the Rhône river) : https://www.google.fr/maps/@45.7133674, ... a=!3m1!1e3
Quais de Saône at Villefranche-sur-Saône (on the Saône river) : https://www.google.fr/maps/@45.9816162, ... a=!3m1!1e3

Port du canal at Dijon (Canal de Bourgogne channel) : https://www.google.fr/maps/place/21000+ ... !4d5.04148

By editing a scenario, it's possible to level rivers to 1 altitude, but with a generated map, channels and rivers are useless as we can't use them to build inland docks/ports.

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