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CJ City of Foskópolis

Welcome to the capital of Melañiza. Lean out and feel vertigo.

  1. TheFosaGames
    Game Version:
    • Cities XL Platinum

    I recommend listening this song while you read the post.


    Map of the Districts and the Neigbourhoods

    Organization: The city is divided into 4 districts, La Paz (1), Central (2), Periférico (3) and Campestre (4).
    The division follows the course of the rivers, and the Western Avenue, continuing the Central Park Lake.

    1. FAST FACS

    Nickname: Pacific City, The Gone Wild City, Healthy City, The Complete.
    Motto: Donec Clavem Civitalis
    Autonomous Region: Foskópolis Capital
    Province: Foskópolis
    Judicial Regions: Foskópolis I, II, III & IV
    Altitude: min, 0 mm. max, 193mm. (Montepinar)
    Population: 24,364,815 (2015)
    General Satisfaction: 1 85% 2 82% 3 88% 4 99%
    Average Satisfaction: 8,85/10
    Demonym: foskopolitano, foskopolitana.
    Postal Code: 01001-01099
    Dial Pref. (+35) 91x.xxxx.xxx
    Mayor (2015): TheFosaGames (PAL)
    Budget Money: 1,147,039,984 (2015)
    Pattern: St. William
    Patroness: St. Mónica
    Website: www.foskopolis.ml


    We don't have records about have people in these areas to 4.000aC, where skeletal remains have been discovered in the neighborhood of Marina.

    OLD AGE:
    Foskópolis was an important place for the Greeks, who founded the city as a port town called Salonkopolis. They've recorded for manuscripts found and currently stored in the National Museum. Later, the city was conquered by the Romans, who called Frolonkopolis. The Romans began to live around the current Monte Viejo, which corresponds to the old town when the Roman Forum, remains dating from the first century.

    MEDIEVAL AGE: In the Middle Ages, the city changed the name and was called Foskópolis, the city was one of the most important ports in the world, because we can find a variety of manuscripts from transactions with other traders in the Middle Ages. The city began to leave the Latin to make way for Spanish, the official language of the city.
    Christian culture is present in this city, the first cathedral to be built was the St. William, located on a slope of Monte Viejo, and which dates from 1249. Just one of the peaks of Monte Viejo is the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, which was built from 1299 until his inauguration in 1310. in the Rock Island, there was lighthouse, which was destroyed in an earthquake in 1387.

    MODERN AGE: In modern times the city population was earning a substantial way. At this time they began to build almost all the cathedrals and churches in the city, namely by 1500.
    In 1773, the British army attempted to colonize Foskópolis, but lost the defeat, in the honor of the country, it was decided to lift the Arc de Triomphe, in the district of Santa Maria.

    CONTEMPORANY AGE: The 18th century was the century of gold, as they had so many artists in the city, a fact that led to create the Boulevard of culture, and where they are most museums in the city, and the neighborhood of La Latina, where is the best theaters in the city.
    The Industrial Revolution came tackles the city, leading to the creation of industrial areas in the south and north of the city. The first railway line linking Foskópolis - La Berdaña, a mountain village rich in coal. Currently all trains leave from the Estación del Oeste (Western Railway) Station.

    Foskópolis didn't participated in any World War.
    Currently the city is one of the most peaceful in the world and one of the best quality of life.


    The District of La Paz is situated in the right bank of the River Travelet. In this neighborhood live about an 8 million people of the city. In this district are some of the most important monuments of the city. Here there are the Bibo Towers, a complex of two skyscrapers in which one acts as a casino and viewpoint of the city and the other a fine restaurant.

    We are also the financial center of the city, with exuberant skyscrapers and an amazing sea views at the Port Passenger of Foskópolis.

    Here we find the Boulevard of the Culture. There are a lot of museums. We can walk watching artwork, and enter to the Wax Museum. Near this boulevard there are the National Museum. Check it out!

    Nearby is the National Library, with about 2 million books in his libraries, at the foot of the highest mountain of the city, the Montepinar Mountain, with 190 meters, and easily accessible.


    In Montepinar are located the Olympic stadiums. At his peak, it's the University of Foskópolis, with all his faculties there.

    The Central District is located at the southwest bank of the River travelet. In this neighborhood there are living about 12 million people. The description (north-south) is very variable.

    Above all, we have Puerta de Poniente, with the A-1 highway and the Western Railway Station, where all the peripheral trains leave, with the Independence Square and Victory Square.

    Going down we find the Portal de la Victoria and the lighthouse that start the Central Park Lake, where we find the third green lung of the city, apart from Montepinar and (later mentioned) Monte Viejo. In this park, perfect for activities such as running or outdoor sports, we found lots of places besides the Palace of the Angel, and The Triangle, a shopping center with a very distinctive logistic city skyscraper.
    Arriving at the junction of the 3 bridges, we find the Apple Store, the Stock Exchange of Foskópolis, the Intermodal Station and the Government Palace.

    If we go down, we find the downtown, where skyscrapers predominate. In its neighborhoods we can find the Plaza de la Victoria, the Royce Hall (where prestigious artists have performed), among others.

    To communicate with La Paz, there are the 18 de Octubre bridge, the busiest in the city.

    To the west is Chinatown, with a statue of Buddha and the Red Tower. Is Very Important visit this popular neighborhood.

    The Marina district is well known for being the neighborhood party and drink. Near we have the Conference Palace and its square, which is a mecca for skaters. It’s located near the Plaza España, an icon of the Plaça Espanya in Barcelona, where we find the magic fountain, and the Arenas shopping center. Next, we have the Roman Forum, dating from the 1st century.

    And filled in Monte Viejo, we find the old town, all full of houses dating from 1600, and are renovated and equipped for the residence. In the two peaks we find the Sacred Heart Cathedral, and the City Hall. Below this mountain flows the Memorial Tunnel, the busiest in the city.

    On the right, we find the Cathedral of San Guillermo, the patron of the city.
    Below we are the industrial zone, and the ICT area, with major technology companies. To the right is the harbor of Foskópolis.

    Above we have Santa Monica, annexed to Foskópolis in 2000, which is the main beach, and the star tourist attraction. Here are the most important elite residences. The sandy beach, waves, sea... Summer is assured throughout the year. Stroll along the boardwalk with an ice cream is a pleasure. If we walk, we found Punta Alegre, when the Travelet River dies, and a big wheel. Here fun is guaranteed.

    Also, near here, it is the Gold's Gym Foskópolis, the mecca of bodybuilding in the city. If you continue, you will see The Rock Island, a former military prison queen, now a tourist attraction.

    Across the road, you have left the neighborhood of the casinos in town, right, Independence Bridge, the longest in the city, through which the trams (and the metro, but that below).

    This district has 5 million of people, and is located on the northwest bank of the River Travelet. In this neighborhood is the Mount Nelson, with the Nelson's column on top.
    In the West Avenue (A-1) there are the Republic and Independence. Above is the Mount Nelson, Nelson's column. Nearly, the Blue Globe, an office building.

    If we continue, we have the Parliament of Melañiza, and later, the Arc de Triomphe of the city. Following is the Church of St. Mary, and St. Patrick's Cathedral.


    Campestre district is basically farms, and access to the A-2 (North Highway)


    Metro, Bus & Tram Map Under Construction
    To be Continued... ^_^

    This is my first city.

    Ifyou want more information or a list of mods that I used, write it in the comments.

    PD: The green zones it's because the Greenergy is not loaded, but there are trees.

    PD2: The airport mod doesn't work in my city. TT
    PD3: There are a lot of references to another cities of the world, for example, L.A. (Santa Mónica and Punta Alegre), New York (Downtown), Pekin (Chinatown), Barcelona (Montepinar & Plaza España), Paris (Arc de Triomphe), London, etc.

    TheFosaGames ~ 2016.
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Recent Reviews

  1. Marc Zandecki
    Marc Zandecki
    As Kipate said. Much more to learn have jou. Ore is it some one green litle gay that said it to someone with a lichtsaber? Never the less. Building city's is an art. If you are a fan of skyscraper cities than i would suggest. To concentrate them in to the center of the city and than work to the outside with layer by layer. (T3/T4/T2/T1. The landscape around the city is alsow verry important. From the pictures i can already see that jou have the basic understandings of wath it meens to build a city. Good luck for the future. And keep it realistic. Three stars
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      Keep in mind, this is my first city, I try to work hard next time. Thanks for the tips :)
  2. kipate
    Two stars the city, plus one for the nice description!
    Size is not everything! For now, I would recommend to find your own style. What kind of city do you like the most? More skyscraper-cities like Hong Kong or Tokyo? More the classical French or Spanish cities? Think about it.

    After having found your style, do three things first before you start building:
    1) have a look at the cities you want to resemble with Google Maps. They will surely not look like you imagined within any of their districts, there are always differences ;-)
    2) have a look at the forums and the CJs here. Maybe someone has built a city similar to what you want to build. Learning from others is the key :)
    3) have a look at some tutorials here for "Gameplay". They may be older, but still they contain all necessary information for beginners :)

    Afterwards, start building, and be patient, sometimes you will need to delete things again...
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      I like skyscrapers, but I like going out of the ordinary, that's what I try to do in my next city. Here I have focused on the quality of the people and the monuments. I know I have much to learn, but slowly I'll try to touch perfection. Thanks for the tips and for stopping here. :)
  3. ailo
    Te doy 4 estrellas ya que es tu primera ciudad. El mapa satélite es bueno. Pero lo que no me gusta es que hay tantos rascacielos, parece que estás torturando tu computadora jaja
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      El lag en el mapa es real JAJAJAJAJA, es una capital, quería que tuviera muchos rascacielos, pero se me fué de las manos jeje :p. Gracias por pasarte :)
  4. Inan
    To be honest, it is just a classic city of a beginner, 3 stars is the maximum. Zoned blocks, griddy, skyscrapers everywhere, no variety etc. But hey - don't bother, i don't know anybody whos' first city was a masterpiece, you will improve. The Journal part is very good. Keep on going! :-)
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      I'll try to do better next time, don't worry, I'll improvise. Thanks for have a look :)
  5. dlimpens
    average city, not very special, but oke
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      I wanted it to be the capital of my country. Now I will focus on creating new maps and make special cities. Thanks for checking :)
  6. Anirban
    Loved your city, i am posting a review in your discussion thread
    Also i loved your information and history, good job
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      About skyscrapers, i wanted there to many, the industrial zone would not bother much, Greenergy theme, all plots have some trees, the mountains also wear it. And the population wanted exceeded 10 million, but I didn't imagine 24 hahaha. Greetings :)
  7. Lord-Katania
    Un trabajo muy bueno que se merece solo aplausos.
    Yo veo que aunque la ciudad este muy muy bien te falten zonas libres me refiero a zonas no construidas.Las mejores partes sin dudas son el Chinatown preciosa la idea y el Foro Romano.
    1. TheFosaGames
      Author's Response
      Traté de aprovechar al máximo la ciudad, ya diseñándola desde el minuto uno (las calles, el funcionamiento, etc.), Después de estar casi 1 semana haciendo las calles y las direcciones de sentido que tendrían, elegí sitios donde colocar los barrios culturales, y luego ya fué usar la imaginación jajajajaja. Me alegro que te haya gustado Chinatown y el Foro Romano. Saludos :)