Hello my name is Scott (H_Farfy) First I would like to say what a great site this is, I have been surfing around looking at a few forums and am I ever glad I found this one. I am not realy new to making scenery but I am certainly at a crossroad and would like to ask your opinion as too which road to take. Where have I been, well I have been making scenery for CFS1 forever, I have used Terra builder, cfsmap and cfsClass to make Islands. I have used EOD and NOVA to make buildings and objects and Airport for windows to build airports and towns. In the last year or so I started to use Novasim to make things for FS9. I have noticed a problem with blurry textures and I think it is to do with the MipMaps, I am sure I could resole this but in the end Novasim only make API files, and I have read much that, that is not Ideal for FS9, so other than to waste time trying fix the problems with my API files. I thought its time to move on. I have recently bought FSDS v3 and it is simple enough to use and in just a few hours I had a very nice house built. I have always had good luck working with Airport so I have installed ScenGenX. Working with FSDS I have made my first few test projects as BGL’s and used the default location to work on them, next I saved them as MDL files and used ScenGenX to test them this also works just fine. Now with both these programs I am sure I have much to learn, but this is my Question before I invest a ton of time into this should I be working with MDL’s or I also see that FSDS will make XML files should I be working with them instead? Also in the past I have uploaded API files for others to use, If MDL files are the one of choice would I just consider them to be the same as API’s and treat them as such? Thank You ..Scott first time posting and If I did this right there should be a screen shot of my first house.