Generic Streets

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Generic Streets

Most of the streets are still stubs and making a short story for each one is a tedious task when there is no real action besides revive points and odd stories. To remove the stubs several of these could have generic backgrounds with the opportunity to change or adapt to whatever is going on.

Here is a quick set of generic streets, lanes and other non-building locations to be used.

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One of Malton's many streets after dark.

Street of Malton

This is one of the many streets of Malton, consisting of a road with two lanes and a pedestrian walk on each side. Markings on the road indicate bus stops and bicycle lanes, and common street signs show which direction you are headed. Streetlights allowing for the public to use the street were all intact and functioning up until the outbreak.


Before the quarantine you would find children playing, riding their bikes and having fights with snow during the winter season.

In 1993 most of the Malton streets were flooded due to a series of major cloudbursts. The sewers overflowed and sewage water flooded the streets, making it nearly impossible to drive through. After several days of cleaning, the streets of Malton had flooding security installed to prevent another incident.

After the outbreak the streets became mostly devoid of any people, and the streets became full of debris, making it hard to find anything of interest.

Malton Lane

One of Malton's many lanes. Most of the lanes in Malton consist of narrow streets lacking a median, which makes them single-laned. Typically, these types of roads would only allow one-way passage from one street or boulevard to another, making it friendlier to pedestrians. Crossings would typically be unlighted as lower speed limits on these lanes made it easier for the drivers to stop at the designated areas for people to cross the street.


Almost all of the outdoor areas in Malton have been flooded and therefore secured to prevent overflooding again. During this time most of the lanes were closed off due to the single lane being used by workers installing the new drain system. The people using cars had to find alternative routes, leading to massive delays in traffic, and the local business businesses also saw a drop in customers as well as many of their employees being delayed on their way to work.

Malton Drive

One of several drives in Malton. Typically, this type of street would allow for local access to one, or a group of buildings such as hospitals, hotels, fire departments or nectroTech labs. Sometimes drives would also act as shortcuts between roads which would allow meandering rather than just a straight drive like on the boulevards. Due to the nature of this type of road, speeding was dangerous and accidents occurred frequently.


Most of the drives were built after the larger roads and are often the property of the nearby buildings, and therefore cared for with greater effort as they are part of the area's image. Due to the nature of these areas, the amount of burglary would also be greater, as the public display was taken as an invitation from criminals all around the suburbs. After a series of breaking-and-entering incidents, most of the areas installed security measures such as cameras and patrolling guards after dark.

A boulevard shown before the incident.

Malton Boulevard

A boulevard in the city.

As with most of the larger roads in Malton, the boulevards provide the people with a way to transport themselves around in the suburbs, often by having a wide, multi-laned street that branches off to other smaller roads, like drives and avenues.

Due to the large size and higher speed on this type of road you would often see bridges going above, or tunnels below the road allowing pedestrians to cross the quite wide roads.


Before 1998 every boulevard had major crosswalks for pedestrians to use. However, a terrible accident occurred that year, in which a bus was unable to stop in time and crashed into a small group of the elderly, who died in the accident. To prevent further accidents, the city council voted on having every crosswalk built above or under the road, a project which was completed and put into use by late 1999.

Today, the boulevards are littered with the husks of rusted cars, with trash being blown around under a cracked pavement coated in dried blood. On some boulevards you can find newspapers reminding survivors of their life before the outbreak. The roads have fallen into disrepair, and are now owned by the hordes of zombies wandering through the empty streets searching for humans to feed on.

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