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    Hoven, say Hóven, is my second largest city on the moment. The shape is based at the city of Tampere (Tammerfors) which is in Finland. I roughly calculated the inhabitants, and I came to +- 40.000
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    Wow, must have taken a lot of work. Impressive

    Some questions out of curiosity:

    - Do I see a stadium or circus to the north?
    - Why are most of the docks located on an island?
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    Sweet...can't really say much until ya get further along but man, you can really draw a nice city.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gandwarf View Post
    Wow, must have taken a lot of work. Impressive

    Some questions out of curiosity:

    - Do I see a stadium or circus to the north?
    - Why are most of the docks located on an island?
    Yes it is a circus, look at rome you'll find one there too.
    Because it's a military island, and mariniers are stationed there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaspertjie View Post
    Yes it is a circus, look at rome you'll find one there too.
    Because it's a military island, and mariniers are stationed there.
    Ah ok.
    I thought that many docks meant lots of trade going on there and the merchants in that case probably would have wanted a land connection (otherwise goods would still need to be ferried to the land).

    So did you create your own alphabet as well for your cities? As I can see two names on your map.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gandwarf View Post
    Ah ok.
    I thought that many docks meant lots of trade going on there and the merchants in that case probably would have wanted a land connection (otherwise goods would still need to be ferried to the land).

    So did you create your own alphabet as well for your cities? As I can see two names on your map.
    Oh, you don't want to know. I have created my own language: Maraxxian. Also, my land is called Maraxxia. I also have created a symbol alphabet. It is a very simple to learn language, though the words of it look very difficult. If you say something you want me to translate, just say it.

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    If that's water / sea in the north and south... one might expect canals to connect the two. It's a bit hard to tell whether there are any. If there are none, consider adding some.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bartmoss View Post
    If that's water / sea in the north and south... one might expect canals to connect the two. It's a bit hard to tell whether there are any. If there are none, consider adding some.
    That's a thing I left with purpose, because the city would become too small.

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