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A Developer Diary about real-life landmarks that inspired Extreme Chase locations Riverbank and White Castle.

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Previous news article mentioned video game inspiration source, today let's move to real life.

Parts of Extreme Chase are heavily inspired by locations that strongly impressed me years ago and memories about them eventually shaped this mod.

I would like to show a couple of landmarks. Riverbank at the beginning is inspired by Malaya Yelovka river. When the reservoir is drained, many dead trees appear from under the water.

Riverbank Real-Life Inspiration

The location is based on my memories of the place and this photo was done after it was created. Bank of a river that often rises turned out similar in atmosphere, but with its own peculiarities.

White Castle Real Life Inspiration

The White Castle near the Fountain is inspired by a real fountain's pump station built in form of a castle. Unfortunately, this place is currently abandoned and rundown.

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An interesting story, thanks for sharing!

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Thanks. Glad you find it interesting. This is only the beginning of the story.

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