Here’s the Eiersholt 4x mod map for Farming Simulator 19, made by Datalund. The link to the download location is at the end of this showcase.
I think that the Loess Hill Country was one of the most underrated maps of Farming Simulator 17. Now, it has gotten a second chance, thanks to the hard work of Datalund. Eiersholt, which is the name of the FS19 version, looks even more stunning than the original.
The amount of effort gone into making the map as realistic as possible is insane. Just check out how trees, bushes, and other plants blend in naturally, creating beautiful, life-like surroundings for villages, factories, and fields.
The main farmyard has a lot of buildings, like sheds, storage buildings, and animal pens. But it’s also divided into several farmlands. Buildings on farmlands you don’t already own, won’t be accessible until you’ve bought the land their sitting on.
For the Hard-Working Farmer
Eiersholt is a 4x map. It’s excellent for large scale multiplayer farming (note that I haven’t tested the map in multiplayer.) If you plan to play it by yourself, you can get a lot of AI manpower by using Courseplay.
Scattered around the map, you’ll find several smaller forests where you can hone your logging skills.
There are also a couple of areas to the North-West that’s perfect for creating new fields. But be warned – It’ll require a whole lot of work, especially removing all the trees.
Designated Areas for Placeables
Several areas have been made ready for placeable objects. All of them have a great-looking mix of several ground textures, not just one. This is a nice touch more mappers could learn from. The land looks more natural this way.
The map has also been prepared for Seasons 19. I especially like how it uses custom textures for a lot of the vegetation in the Spring and in the Fall.
FS19 Eiersholt 4x Map
I’m impressed with the work of Datalund. He keeps on updating the map, fixing and adding stuff. Many of you already know him from his YouTube channel, where he creates great tutorials for Courseplay, among other videos. Here’s more info about his fantastic map:
- Map Name: Eiersholt.
- Credits: Datalund (main mapper.)
- Map size: Large – 4x.
- Number of fields: 61 fields (there’s 1,082 ha of arable land.)
- Number of buyable farmlands: 99.
- Selling points: 16.
- Additional crops: Alfalfa, rye, millet, clover, and triticale.
I could not find any errors or warnings in the log after spending several hours on Eiersholt. The only tiny detail that caught my eye is that some of the farmyard buildings aren’t 100 % level. But hey, that’s just my mild OCD talking…
Version 188.8.131.52 – Increased Capacities
(Updated September 26, 2019) Datalund keeps improving his glorious Eiersholt map. The 184.108.40.206 update includes a lot of changes and fixes. Here are some examples:
- Many of the silos have an increased capacity, while most of the animal pens have space for more livestock.
- Alfalfa dry is now a separate filltype at the TMR mixer at Eiersholt. And its bale trigger is adjusted, you no longer need to use the bale pusher.
- An issue, where solid manure leaked through the walls of the manure pit, is fixed. Several other minor stuff, like texture issues and floating trees, is fixed as well.
You can read the full changelog inside the 220.127.116.11 folder at the map page (click the blue button under.) And no, you don’t have to start a new gamesave.
How to Download
The Eiersholt map is hosted at Google. The button below opens the main folder where you find all the versions of the map so far. You’ll also find lots of extra material, like a sheet with a detailed overview of all the fields and their sizes and changelogs for each version.
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