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CJ Arenzano

An Italian Island Jewel

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  1. zenozone
    zenozone
    5/5,
    just wanderful all the 5 stars amazing job dear Kip!
  2. Игорь
    Игорь
    5/5,
    I really like it!
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you, I appreciate it :)
  3. Drey 2
    Drey 2
    5/5,
    what a charming city, with ancient architecture and a good place for tourists, streets with small businesses, where tourists get their money, everything pleases me on the beach, a good place to live it all makes the city unique
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you a lot, it took a lot of freetime to create all the little things along the coastline :)
  4. riscoo
    riscoo
    5/5,
    hey! Arenzano is such an amazing city, i love all the details, i would like a lot to visit it :) I wanted as well to ask you where I can find the stone terrain as you can see in the first Medici Garden picture, and where I can find the houses that already come with the own game that have red roof, as in photo 14 and 19 I think. Thanks a lot and keep going! :)
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you for your kind words, it was a lot of work :)
      The mod that changes the roof coulour can be found on the first page of the project thread of DrazicDesign, here is the link:
      http://xlnation.city/threads/drazicdesign-project.2283/
      What do you mean with stone terrain? The mountainside is indeed part of the game terrain, I adjusted the gamma values within Photoshop, so it looks a bit different :'D
  5. niziol27
    niziol27
    5/5,
    Great work!!! :D
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you :)
  6. exit1423
    exit1423
    5/5,
    Wonderful city, nice composition, lots of great details.
    I can feel how much you devote yourself to this city.

    I even felt a shame that poor graphic quality of this game couldnt make this city better enough!
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Oops, I forgot to reply, I am sorry :(
      Thanks for your kind words and indeed, with XXL background, it would have looked a bit better^^
  7. Project_Oz
    Project_Oz
    5/5,
    Excellent custom made construction and impressive details. I am very happy to see that you are among the very few who have built protected harbor. You're getting really good.
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you a lot :)
      Indeed, the harbour was one of my favourite parts to play on. Well, I think the 3D View in Google Maps has helped me a lot :D
  8. lennon77
    lennon77
    5/5,
    I would love to visit this city with that charming old district
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Hey thanks for your review :)
      I would love to do so, too, as it is really cold here in Germany -.-
      But have you seen the update with the garden as well?
  9. AlPhAE
    AlPhAE
    5/5,
    INCREDIBLY! I like this style! LIKE!
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
  10. Kris2604
    Kris2604
    5/5,
    Absolutely amazing! Very inspirational for my future projects!
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you for your kind words, I feel honoured to hear that my journal may have inspired you :)
      But don't forget that there are other journals as well, and many may be even as inspirational as mine, just take a look at the City Journal section ;)
  11. solo
    solo
    5/5,
    stunning detail, do you have any aerial photos I always like to see the urban sprawl and how a city suits the landscape.
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Hey, thx for your kind words. It took me a long time to build some suburbs. But so far, I have not made much progress with the city due to an error which has the streets appear white when I zoom out. So far, nothing has helped, and it is really frustrating.
  12. Gioroman87
    Gioroman87
    5/5,
    @Kipate I'm Italian and I love my country. your town reflects the typical characteristics of an Italian-style between history and environmental culture
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Grazie mille! It is always nice to hear such appraisal from the people who actually live in the country :)
  13. Followyourheart
    Followyourheart
    5/5,
    I prefer to make love with that woman in pool
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Hahahaha :D but her curves aren't that round, you know ;)
  14. Peter912
    Peter912
    5/5,
    Awesome work like always Kip, beautiful and realistic. Got a question tho, where are those ploppable stones from?
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
  15. parisenforce
    parisenforce
    5/5,
    very nice city! love the old harbour, looks like Cartago's
    And I like the old gate landing in a city wall, reminded me of Porta Caelimontana in rome
  16. Inan
    Inan
    5/5,
    Great and realistic history part as alwasy, very nice details built with dedication, very good ideas all over the city. The Medici garden is very Special and original. Of Course 5 stars, i hope you will let us watch theis great CJ...don't delete it :-)
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Hey Inan, nice to see you around :-)
      So you read also the history part? Good to know that it caught the attention of at least some folks, it is the hardest part to me. Sometimes you have ideas for your city, and them you start thinking about the idea and you notice that it would make sense in any other city, but not the one you are building at the moment.

      Thanks for your kind words, I indeed invested some time into the construction of this city. Actually, I have to say that I had - generally spoken, not just your review - hoped for some more appraisal for the "minor" things that make that city looking so vivid, at least in my eyes. I mean, the garden is quite appealing, seeing the reviews below, but to me, it is not the defining structure of the city, there are other structures that "form" the city, for instance the old town hill monuments (castle, hotel, mausoleum), the harbour, the long esplanades along the coastline, the irregular road layout within the old town area, the modern expressway system, all this is much more defining in my opinion. The garden as a structural monument could easily be exchanged with something else...

      So, don't take it as a criticism, I still appreaciate your review a lot. But when you hear about one single certain structure for the seventh or eighth time, it may be irritating.
  17. Alex24
    Alex24
    5/5,
    Especially like the Giardino di Medici
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Thank you for your kind words, Alex :-)
  18. XOUSTE
    XOUSTE
    5/5,
    Excellent city,delicate garden and Wow the 5th pic lol.
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Hey, thank you for the review :)
      The garden actually needs some more details, I will try to pay more attention to details in the next city project.

      Mr.X² actully said that he wanted to use the 5th photo for the front page, as I would be some clickbait ( 點擊 餌) :D
  19. wildmusicista
    wildmusicista
    5/5,
    E' Fantastico! Bel Lavoro complimenti :)
    1. kipate
      Author's Response
      Grazie mille! È stato un lavoro difficile :)
  20. wildii
    wildii
    5/5,
    One word: Excellent! :)