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CJ Catalyst Glass

Video and extra real-world bonus included

  1. eric_jeppesen
    Population:
    3500000
    Map:
    Yueyang
    Game Version:
    • Cities XXL 2015
    请先允许我用中文感叹一下:半年一座!

    Hi, mayors.

    My last city New Eden has been released for half a year and today, I’m glad to show my Next-Generation city Catalyst Glass.

    Besides, Catalyst Glass’ video has been released in YouTube and BiliBili, welcome to have a visit!



    [BiliBili site] 【CitiesXXL】Catalyst Glass 城市宣传片最终版_单机联机_游戏_bilibili_哔哩哔哩弹幕视频网

    Also my video have EXTRA REAL-WORLD BONUS in the end, hope you’ll like it.


    Because of XLN has 30 pictures limit, so others detailed description will placed in CJ’s UPDATES tag.

    Overview – Exordium of Catalyst Glass

    Update 1 - Mass Transportation

    Update 2 – Overpasses (RHM works)

    Update 3 – Environment

    Update 4 – Amazing Buildings

    Update 5 – After Dark

    Update 6Behind the scenes

    [Appendix] My last city New Eden’s CJ website:

    CJ - New Eden


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    Exordium

    CATALYST GLASS
    In 3rd Narration
    Welcome, the visitors to Catalyst Glass City. I am the mayor Eric Jeppesen, please let me introduce the city and hope you have a good time travelling around.

    [POPULATION] 3 500 000

    [FEATURE] + Semi-DIY Airport

    + Expressway System (RHM works)

    + Maglev

    + DIY Train Station and Rail System

    + Huge Seaport

    + Intl Passenger Port

    + Environment

    + Amazing Buildings

    + …


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    1 INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION

    Catalyst Glass City has an Intl Airport, owned 2 runways and 2 terminals. Besides, 3 CARGO terminals and a helipad for CGPD also being deployed here.

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    Each Terminal’s Departure and Arrival has Expressway Link to city’s hotspots. Passengers can transform Metro, Maglev or Intercity Bus freely.
    It has many hi-tech companies set their factories around the Intl Airport to expand their business.

    Only by air transport is difficult to solve the huge demand for freight. Catalyst Glass also has a huge deep-water seaport to handling containers. A power plant is seated nearby to support whole city’s power.

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    Precisely because Catalyst Glass is a coastal city so a passenger seaport was built. Everyday visitors were delivered by cruise ships to our city.

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    People in neighboring cities can travel by train or High Speed Rail to Catalyst Glass. Our city has a central train station and 2 small countryside link stations. In order not to let the freight train into the city center caused by noise pollution, our city built a freight railway in rural area to avoid this (see UPDATE 1).

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    Of course, the road traffic is also not to be ignored. Catalyst Glass has an Intercity Buses Terminal to transport rural passengers.

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    2 CITY TRANSPORTATION

    As a metropolitan, metro lines are essential. High density Metro Network linked the whole city together.

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    Besides, Maglev Monoraill is faster than metro. But it’s only 2 lines with 2 branch lines which one of them is link to passenger seaport and another is link to Olympic Centre.

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    In ground, BRT (Bus Rapid Transport) System has their Bus-only lanes as metro’s supplement.

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    The city is proud of the elevated expressway. You can drive freely cross the city. Overpasses ensured the rapid pass of the vehicles.

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    3 AMAZING BUILDINGS

    Flourishing financial industry let the people get rich and their companies owned a lot of skyscrapers in city central and city subsidiary-centres such as Financial Street and The View. Here comes the Central Business District.

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    The View.

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    South Lake.

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    Financial Street.

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    And Wanda Plaza. Art museum and City Museum were placed here.

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    Here, we have to mention the building is located at the northern end of Dongting Lake: The Shard. Which is 1050 meters high, Standing on the top of the viewing platform, you can overlook the whole city.

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    At the foot of it is a golf course and a general aviation airport. And you can see the North Railway Station at left side of photo.

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    4 ENVIRONMENT

    The city is not composed of reinforced concrete. Some environment friendly spots spread throughout the city.

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    Such as CATALYST Plaza. There's a Hilton Hotel and a sky wheel.

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    Dongting Lake always attract visitors. Dongting Bridge to Seaport crossed the lake.

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    Another place is the bay bridge at Southern of the city. Opera House and sailboat bay located in there.

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    In order to commemorate the city's economic take-off, we built this monument: IND Tower. It stands in the south of the harbour, watching the city step by step development.

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    5 AFTER DARK

    Night of the city, more brilliant.

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    6 BIRD’S EYE VIEW

    Exhausting my eyes to a thousand li further, I am ascending one more story of the tower.

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    7 SATELLITE MAP

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    EOM Author's words

    Hi, folks.

    Thanks for watching my CJ – Catalyst Glass!

    I’m a university student that living in Beijing, and my university is Shijiazhuang Tiedao University(石家庄铁道大学). If you are living in Beijing or Shijiazhuang you can find me.

    Except Cities XL series and Mirror’s Edge series, I also loved railway and aviation. Just like Train Simulator and Microsoft Flight Simulator series or Prepar3D. If you love them too you can make friend with me.

    You can contact me @eric_jeppesen in Twitter or Tieba, or find me Eric Jeppesen in Steam and Origin.


    Thx again for your watching!


    Because of XLN has 30 pictures limit, so others detailed description will placed in CJ’s UPDATES tag.

    Overview – Exordium of Catalyst Glass

    Update 1 - Mass Transportation

    Update 2 – Overpasses (RHM works)

    Update 3 – Environment

    Update 4 – Amazing Buildings

    Update 5 – After Dark

    Update 6 – Behind the scenes

    Besides, Catalyst Glass’ video has been released in YouTube and BiliBili, welcome to have a visit!

    [YouTube site]

    [BiliBili site] 【CitiesXXL】Catalyst Glass 城市宣传片最终版_单机联机_游戏_bilibili_哔哩哔哩弹幕视频网

    Also my video have EXTRA REAL-WORLD BONUS in the end, hope you’ll like it.

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    最后请允许我用滑稽的语调感叹一句:

    苟利建城生死以 起因复杂避趋之 我就念了两句诗

Recent Reviews

  1. gcyzidane
    gcyzidane
    5/5,
    很喜欢你的城市和精心制作的视频,我想知道为何你的视频里楼顶没有破产标志什么的,是后期处理还是城市就没有破产建筑?
    我也常去北京,喜欢这个游戏。希望能和你交个朋友,微信gcyzidane
    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      除了有一些DIY火车站、港口有“未连接市政厅”以外几乎没有破产建筑。抄收你的微信了,有时间聊~
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    Sergey Zhuravlev
    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      You mean MODs?
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    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      Thx for your comment and your suggestion!
  5. xman90
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      哈,共同进步共同提高~
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    Kurtis Edwards
    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      Thx for your reply!
      Maybe I influenced by the Chinese ancient city construction in daily life in Beijing(Right angle) and I'm trying to change that in my next city Euphoria. And thx for your suggestion!
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    veija2
    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      Thx for your admire!
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    fayeddd
    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      Thx for your reply and more pics were uploaded in UPDATE tags, welcome have a visit!
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    5/5,
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    1. eric_jeppesen
      Author's Response
      In XLN's XXL page or simply just find it in Steam's Workshop~
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      Author's Response
      CRH380B到蚌埠然后上京沪联络线一路向北——恭喜您获得成就:到达商场南站【乘客可换乘地铁4号线、14号线……