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Mr Saturn64

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#21: *Preview* Saturnia International Airport

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#22: Life of a Saturnian: Henry Mason

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#23: Preview 2: Saturnia International Airport

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#24: Saturnia International Airport

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#25: A Big Announcement

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#26: Saturnia: An Educated City

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#27: Saturnia: A Faithful City

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#28: A Commute in Saturnia

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#29: A Rainy Day in Saturnia

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#30: The View from Above

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#31: Some Typical Suburbs

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#32: A Little Taste of Paris

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#33: The Saturnia Subway

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#34: One Year of Saturnia

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#35: An Afternoon at the Park

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#36: A Vacation in Saturnia: Day 1

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#37: A Vacation in Saturnia: Day 2

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#38: A Vacation in Saturnia: Day 3

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#39: A Vacation in Saturnia: Day 4

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#40: A Commute in Saturnia Remake

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And so that concludes the grand finale of Saturnia.  The first entry was published on Sunday, May 11, 2014, and it seems the final was on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  It's been a pleasure to work on Saturnia for such a long time, and to let the creativity it takes to conceive an entire metropolis in my mind flourish.  And I thank you all for reading Saturnia, whether you started with the first entry, or if this was your first.  It's always nice to get some feedback, and you guys were great.

So I suppose this is how it ends...  Does anyone remember today is Founder's Day?

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Mr Saturn64

Well guys, it seems like this is the end of the road.  I talked extensively about that yesterday on the forums, so go read that for more.  Now, for the finale I'm going to take one image from every entry of Saturnia, which will be 21 today and 20 on Saturday, October 17.  I'll go into a deep and sad speech about endings of things then.

Entry #1: Introduction to Saturnia

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Entry #2: History of Saturnia (Part 1)

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Entry #3: History of Saturnia (Part 2)

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Entry #4: History of Saturnia (Part 3)

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Entry #5: Saturnia in the 21st Century

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Entry #6: Saturnia in the Present Day

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Entry #7: Saturnia Stars Baseball

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Entry #8: Suburbs of Saturnia - Summer Fun in Menken

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Entry #9: Suburbs of Saturnia - Back to School in Hudson

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Entry #10: Livin' in the Ghetto

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Entry #11: Life of a Saturnian: Frank Gatewood

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Entry #12: Founder's Day 2014

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Entry #13: Election Day 2014

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Entry #14: Saturnia: A Towering City

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Entry #15: Saturnia: An Institutional City

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Entry #16: Saturnia's Newest Skyscraper?

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Entry #17: Center Square Christmas Tree

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Entry #18: Suburbs of Saturnia - Shopping Rush in Walnutville

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Entry #19: A White Christmas in Saturnia

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Entry #20: Saturnia: An Athletic City

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Those were good times we had... weren't they?

Mr Saturn64

For many, their day in the city starts in a quaint suburban home, and then progresses to vibrant areas.  These neighborhoods are calm, but empty.  A train is one of the most effective ways to get back into the city.

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Afterwards, the train will eventually reach downtown, which is always a pleasure to explore.

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For most, the day continues with work.  Head on over to the office, where you will contribute to meetings, paperwork, and all that jazz.  It may not be the best thing, but doing it in the city is better than out in the 'burbs, am I right?

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One of the upsides of being downtown is that there's a wide variety of restaurants.  If you want whatever kind of food you want, you can get it.

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Mr Saturn64

Rise and shine!  Another day!

However, this was not only another day, but the last day of our Saturnian vacation.  So therefore it would be the shortest.  But we decided to really make this one count, so we did.

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We went on a guided tour of City Hall, which not only boasts its colossal dome, but also lovely hallways, stairwells, and rooms.  The tour covers the mayor's reception room (provided it isn't in use at the moment, as it was not when we came), the City Council caucus room, which is incredible, and the Rotunda.  From the ground floor, one can look straight up into the dome, but the rotunda can also be accessed from the second and third floors.  There are also portraits and statues of previous city officials, as well as a few paintings regarding the city's history.  It is where the city is run, and lives up to that title.  

After City Hall, it was unfortunately time to go.  So we returned to the hotel, where we packed our belongings, and prepared to head back to the airport.

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As we walked into the subway go to to the airport, I took a glance up.  There was the Prominence Bank Tower, where our visit had started.  It was five days ago, but seems like forever.  Afterwards, we headed back into the subway.

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The airport was almost exactly as it had been.  Therefore, we got off in front of the domestic flights terminal, and headed on in.  

Saturnia is a great city.  And the thing with travelling is that it's how you learn, and the places that you visit stick with you.  The sights you saw stay in your memories and make for good stories to tell.  That's why you should travel, because it will bring the best of you.

Mr Saturn64

The funny thing with vacations is that they often start the same way.  Both yesterday and the day before started on the same note, and that's waking up in the same hotel room.  Likewise, each day ends similarly as well.  Yesterday at the Art Museum and the day before in Old City both started and ended this way.  

In the morning, we went to the Saturnia Museum of Natural History, which is housed in a grand building near the river.  It houses dinosaur remains, minerals, and space related exhibits.  It may not be the best of its kind, but it's Saturnia's best science museum.  

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Literally across the street was another museum, the Saturnia Museum of Modern Art (SMoMA)  It houses contemporary works of art, with the oldest works in the collection dating to the 1920s.  To someone who doesn't know much about art, that may seem longer ago than it is in art terms.  Either way, it is a proficient collection, and holds some of the newest artwork.

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Afterwards, we spent the evening at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the Catholic cathedral in downtown.  The sun sets in the west, and one of the great rose windows is in the west, so that means the setting sun shines into the cathedral through the rose window.  That creates a beautiful light on the floor.  It makes the experience even better.

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Mr Saturn64

Today was a day that consisted of less individual sights, but more on one particular sight - that would be none other than the Saturnia Museum of Art.

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The clouds that hung over the sky yesterday returned.  The gardens of the museum were therefore empty, and allowed a nice time to see the gardens without them being busy.  

Thee museum itself is also superb, offering thousands of works spanning history.  The collection includes primarily painting and sculpture.  There is a main central atrium inside, and the different time periods are on either side of the building.  The atrium serves as a central point, but also as a nice place to switch mindset before taking in different areas of art.

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We arrived at the museum shortly after its 9:30 opening.  We left at 3:00, That just goes to show the vast amount of potential that this museum has.  It's a wonder - a must see.  

Afterwards, we sought some peace and quiet in the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, an impressive Gothic edifice on Grand Avenue.

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And that was a very nice way to end a day.  The stained glass in the Cathedral is superb, each depicting a different Bible story.  It's the type of building that everyone knows, but few actually know the true beauty and nature of.

Mr Saturn64

Today was our first day to wake up in Saturnia.  But today was a busy day, so it's best to get right to it.  And of course, you'd rather get up early for something enjoyable than something dull.  But I digress.

We got on the subway for the second time to go to old city.  Old City itself doesn't have any subway trains or bus stops within, but there's a subway station just outside the borders of the district.  

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The townhouses that lined the city in the 1700s still stand today, and despite its age, it is still a vibrant neighborhood.  It is oftentimes full of tourists,  but there are still evidences of the local culture around the place.  The said "three spires" of Old City are possibly Saturnia's most recognized landmarks.  St Mary's Church, the State House, and the Labor Markets are those three.  They were finished in 1742, 1738, and 1748, respectively.  

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While we were visiting the Labor Markets, the skies opened.  It was raining, simply put.  Not exactly the weather you want to get caught in while sightseeing.  The rain can be nice and peaceful sometimes, but other times not.  The market was completely indoors.  It was built to be the main site of selling agricultural goods.  It got its name after the work that was put in to providing for the city, done outside of city limits.

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While it was still raining, we went to the Museum of Saturnian History to complete the day's theme of history.  The museum itself is definitely of high quality, and recommended to any visitor to Saturnia.  The exhibits effectively cover the entire history of the city, from the 17th century to the present day.  The Neo-Classical building the collection is housed in is also great.

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At night, the dome of City Hall was easily visible, but it was worth walking over to the plaza to see it up close.  The dome is around 300 feet, and is also a certain must see.

Mr Saturn64

Summer time in any major cities means tourists, and for Saturnia, that will mean a time to welcome new visitors into the city.  This is the story of a family of anonymous tourists who will be taking in the many sites of Saturnia.  Day 1 is the shortest, so don't think that the rest will be.  

At approximately 12:09 PM, our plane landed at Saturnia International Airport.  The terminal was also full of visitors, but locals and business travelers were also present.

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And with that, the only way into the city without a rental car was public transit.  The Saturnia Transportation Authority (STA) provides subway/elevated rail service to the airport, as well as train and bus services.  Therefore, we got on an elevated train to go to the hotel to drop off our belongings before the sightseeing began.  The ride was long, but brought us to Center Square, where our target hotel stands.

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Preferred by business travelers, this hotel is located in the heart of downtown Saturnia, and is a mere three blocks from the Convention Center.  It also has the transit access and is between any major sites.  The hotel itself stands 21 stories, far from the tallest you'll find here, but has a shopping center, direct access to the underground train concourse, and is a 4 star hotel.  It's not big or anything, but quality over quantity.  

It was mid afternoon once that was settled, but we didn't have to go far for our first attraction.  We went to the observatory of the Prominence Bank Tower, which stands 1,078 feet over the streets.  The views are spectacular, and it's spire can be seen throughout the Saturnia region.  

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At the end of the afternoon, we went to a Saturnia Orchestra concert at the Merrit Center for Preforming Arts, the city's major preforming arts venue.

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And so ended our first day in Saturnia.  Tune in next time for the second day of sightseeing.

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For more on the Prominence Bank Tower observation deck, see the past entry The View from Above, which discusses it.

Mr Saturn64

West of Downtown and south of the Concord you'll find Fairview Park, a large park that shares it's name with the neighborhood of the same name. The park is very large, and contains several recreational facilities.

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There is a 10,000 seat baseball stadium here. The field is the size of that of a National Baseball League stadium. Also, the national Little League Tournament final has been held here several times.

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Soccer fields, Tennis courts, and playgrounds are also seen throughout the park. You can play on them, provided their not full, as this park can get quite busy.

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To the south of the park is the Saturnia Zoo, another favorite among children. The parking lot is also massive, as it is used for the zoo, stadium, and park.

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Set closer to the residential neighborhood, there is a swimming pool and skating rink, both indoors. They are not seasonal, so if you want to skate in the winter, you can.

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The park offers a stark contrast between the greenery and urban area surrounding it. It's a great place for any occasion.

Mr Saturn64

On May 11, 2014, after working for 9 months, the first entry of this very journal was published. One year ago*, the first entry was uploaded, being the first of 33 to do so between then and now. Simply titled, Introduction to Saturnia, is was little more than a basic introduction to the city as a whole. It can also be read here. A year after this, I thought it would be nice to recap everything we've seen in the past year.

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This picture was from the first entry, now a year old, and depicts the skyline close to how it is now.

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The four part History of Saturnia was published between late May and late June 2014. It detailed the history of Saturnia from the 1600s to now.

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The summer was celebrated with some good times at this here amusement park. Summer's coming soon!

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But when the summer came to a close, school resumed in the area, such as here at Hudson University.

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Later we explored the not-so-great areas of the city, such as the infamous neighborhoods of South Saturnia.

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On October 17, Founders' Day is celebrated in Saturnia, as we did at the Saturnia History Museum.

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In November we voted for our mayor, and you chose to reelect our current mayor, who is now in his second term.

After that, we examined various aspects of the city that make it special, from skyscrapers...

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To Museums...

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To churches...

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To Stadiums,

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Last Christmas was a wonderful Yuletide.

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More recently, we've looked at things on a closer scale, like a pleasant rainy day out there.

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And now, some pictures from the vault.

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Thank you for reading. It's been a great year.

Mr Saturn64

One vital aspect of any major city is the need to get around. A city as large as Saturnia will need some of that, as not everyone can get on the highway or any of the bridges. The subway only runs on the north side. The majority of the stations are located in downtown, although some to stretch out to neighborhoods beyond. Let's take a look.

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Center Square is the major transportation hub in the city, boasting a subway and bus station, an underground concourse, railroad access, a sizable plaza, and an information center.

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The southernmost station is by the Saturnia Museum of Modern Art, which sits on the banks of the Concord River. The bus stop/subway station combination is good for the city.

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In the middle of Grand Avenue lies this station, with entrances on three points. Shoppers and churchgoers alike visit this station quite often. Hence, it's pretty busy on Sunday morning...

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Up north in the Industrial District, the station is there, but completely engulfed by pollution. One of the more negative aspects of urban life, that.

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And finally, the transition between elevated rail and subway signifies proximity to denser areas.

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Thanks for reading this mini-entry. If you’d care to stick around, there’s some stuff I want to get off my chest. First off… really bad news… Sim City 4 has been crashing. More often than not the game takes 5 minutes + to load and then crashes upon entering a city. That’s made making entries for Saturnia very difficult. That one can likely be resolved. Saturnia itself is a major offender to this, as the majority of times I attempt to load it, it crashes.

Another thing is what has been dominating this site lately, Cities: Skylines. I do not yet own it. I have every intention to. Though I haven’t confirmed it yet, journals are in planning for said game. The thing is that I don’t want that taking away from Sim City 4. I will likely love both games equally, and be willing to do some city building magic in either one. However, that does eliminatethe possibility of huge amounts of Sim City 4 journals. I may get one or two extras out, but don’t expect all the wonderful cities I spoke of that one time to be released.

And finally, as some astute readers may know, Saturnia was first published on May 11, 2014. Yes, I have something in mind for a big update. It’s in the works…

Mr Saturn64

West of Downtown lies Little Paris, a quaint little neighborhood based on - wait for it - Paris. It's a great place to visit, spend a day when you come. There are cafes, parks, theaters... These images speak for themselves.

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Mr Saturn64

Beyond the reaches of the diverse city center lie the expansive suburbs, which stretch for seemingly boundless distances across wherever they can thrive. The exact location of the suburb I present to you is ultimately inconsequential, as is what you are about to see. Regardless of your opinion on such areas, they serve their purpose. Although some detest such places... perfectly reasonable...

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The 1,078 foot spire of the Prominence Bank Tower is among the most iconic buildings in the Saturnia skyline. It was built in 1991 and to this day is unrivaled in the skyline.

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The tower is also a large tourist draw because of its 72nd floor observation deck, which offers views of the city and suburbs of Saturnia.

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City Hall peeks through the Art Deco skyscrapers of the 20s. City Hall is famous for its architectural and historical significance.

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The South Saturnia neighborhoods that routinely fill the police report are visible from here. The modern buildings from the failed gentrification project of the 1980's are easily seen.

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The University of Saturnia is a fine inner city school. It is also directly north of the tower, meaning it is easy to distinguish.

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The former Saturnia International Airport sits empty nowadays. It will soon be demolished.

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The St Nicholas of Tolentine Seminary sits on the border with neighboring Richmond. It wasn't in the city at all at its 1872 opening...

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GoTech stadium is the largest stadium in Saturnia. it seats 74,000 Saturnia Tigers fans for football. It's the offseason now, so it now holds tours and semi-professional games.

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Waaaaaayyyy far out is the World of Entertainment, the amusement park beyond Saturnia's southern borders. Summer is coming! be patient

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Happy birthday to me. This entry is my birthday present to you.

Mr Saturn64

Some people, myself included, like the rain. While some others find the rainfall dreary, I find it peaceful and calming. Today, rain fell on Saturnia. Let's take a look.

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Plazas on the outside are found empty. With nowhere to go on a Sunday afternoon, why would you be there?

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The canals that carried 19th century manufactured goods to the port get quite full during these times. The row homes that still hold their position of such proximity to the canal are fine.

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In the Concord River, the rain falls steadily. Water on water, it seems.

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Spring is coming, but not quite yet. The Stars play their first home game on March 31. At least the field will be dry by then.

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Back downtown, the rain brings its own glory to buildings. The rainfall upon such buildings is a persistent reminder of the strength of these old buildings. They stand through everything. Even something that we know is ultimately inconsequential, like the rain.

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Later in the afternoon, the dark clouds surmounted the light clouds, making it a dark rainy day. When viewed from afar, the spires of Downtown's tallest buildings were consumed by said clouds. Take a look up and you'll see the building rise as far as the eye can see.

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The Convention Center is host to many an event, and the rain doesn't stop it. It seems like a nice day to meet with various special interest groups.

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Rain aside, I have an announcement to make. That is that Saturnia has reached 20,000 views on Simtropolis' city journal section. Thank you for reading, whether you read the first entry on May 11, 2014, or are just now reading this. It pleases me to know that you've seen Saturnia, and maybe you like it for what it is. So thank you for reading.

Mr Saturn64

A Commute in Saturnia

Every work day involves a commute to and from the destination. So here I (the anonymous narrator) will tell you about my commute.

It starts in this boring suburb I live in, which is near the last station on Saturnia's elevated rail line.

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Needless to say, there's quite a bit of ground to be covered. The train goes to Downtown Saturnia. There are only subway trains running north of the river.

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In some parts, roads like that and tunnels under the tracks can distinguish neighborhood boundaries.

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The transition to the underground subway is in a park, which is something not seen often. It separates the denser areas of the city from the less dense.

I get off at the major station by the GoTech Tower, the office in which I work. The station itself is buried beneath layers of skyscrapers.

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With that, my office overlooks the Concord River to the south, in one of those windows...

Mr Saturn64

Being a multicultural city, Saturnia has its share of fine religious architecture. Ecclesiastical architecture can be the best of old world architecture, so here are 4.

First up is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, which is the seat and center of the Catholic Archdiocese of Saturnia.

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DOMINUS FORTITUDO SALUTIS NOSTRAE reads the inscription over the central doors of this grand, Gothic cathedral, completed in 1894.

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The cathedral's most renowned features are the rose windows, which are among the finest around, and the organ, which elegantly wraps around the rose window's lower half.

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The Cathedral of St John the Evangelist was the tallest building in the city upon its 1836 completion. Although it no longer holds that title today, the Episcopal Diocese of Saturnia calls this fine place home.

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The bell tower is a fine example of Gothic architecture, and the bells can be heard throughout downtown, a calming way to escape the world for a little while.

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If you do decide to go, the adjacent restaurant is actually one of Saturnia's finest. It's one of the more hidden treasures of this city.

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Speaking of hidden treasures, the Islamic Center is Saturnia's largest Mosque. The courtyard and central room are among the city's best architectural achievements, and really are a hidden treasure indeed.

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Islam prohibits depictions of Muhammad, so geometric designs are found in their elegance and clever designs around the place.

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Despite the looks of it, the Mormon Temple was finished in the early 1990s. It is easily among Saturnia's most futuristic buildings, even with it's traditional landscaping and gardens.

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Mr Saturn64

In order to prepare a person for their forthcoming life events, education is vital. Saturnia has its fair share of schools, so let's take a look.

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This is what a typical Saturnian school looks like. This particular one is a Catholic school near the Cathedral.

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In greater Saturnia, most suburban schools are large and spread over a large area. This quaint little neighborhood has that as its local high school.

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Also out in the suburbs is Hudson University, an esteemed school where the most advanced students go.

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The inner-city University of Saturnia recently completed this library, a modern facility with a large area for students' academic needs.

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And lastly, the Saturnia Public Library is a monumental structure, buried beneath the skyscrapers that rise from it.

For more on educational facilities in Saturnia, see the separate entries on Hudson University and the Museums of Saturnia.

Mr Saturn64

A Big Announcement

I have a big announcement to make. This is not only Saturnia’s 25th entry, but time to show something that I’ve only hinted at, but never actually stated. It’s time for it. There are a few entries of Saturnia, notably History of Saturnia, Saturnia Stars Baseball, and the second Life of a Saturnian, which references other cities.

The thing is, I’ve been working on a veritable amount of cities. Each of the cities I’ve referenced is in process. Those pictures in the second Life of a Saturnian are of actual constructions. I’ve devised ideas for these cities, and feedback would be nice. This is little more than shameless self-promotion, but also an opportunity for you to give some feedback.

One tertiary question remains: how likely is publication of these? Some are definite. Some are unlikely. Some would be nice. More on that as we roll along.

Without further ado, here are the cities. Each city is loosely based on an American city, although you’ll notice plenty of influence from European cities.

*NOTE THAT NONE OF THESE ARE CLOSE TO BEING COMPLETED*

First off is Merticus, the largest of the cities. This one is based on New York City, towering skyscrapers and expansive residential districts.

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Next up is Churchill, a city that is long past its prime. A low-wealth city It name emphasizes the fact that these cities aren’t supposed to be set in this world.

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Here’s Cambria, a seaside megalopolis with skyscrapers a-plenty. This would be a major financial hub, but with the same expanisve residential districts of Merticus

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Last but not least is Civitum, the national Capital. Think of it as Washington with mostly Parisian architecture. This city is well organized and exquisite.

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There are also two other cities I have planned that are not pictured. First off is an unnamed city similar to Las Vegas, a gambling resort, except on an island. The second is Providence, which I envision as my perfect city.

So... any thoughts on these? Which ones would you like to see?

Mr Saturn64

After years of planning, construction, and anticipation, the brand new Saturnia International Airport has opened. It is located in Port Town, a northern Saturnia neighborhood that once served as a large industrial center. Saturnia is no longer as big an industrial center, so many of the factories and refineries sat derelict for years, even. This means many industrial companies that stood were forced out of the area. However, the old Saturnia airport was too small and too close to the skyscrapers of Downtown Saturnia.

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Today is the day in which the new airport is opened, where there will be much festivity. The first plane is scheduled to land on 12:00 exactly after departing from the existing Saturnia International Airport. This small plane seating 75 will contain a veteran pilot who has been to every country in the world, as well as volunteer firefighters and police officers. The plane departed the original airport at 11:00, planning on flying around the Saturnia area before landing at the new airport, making the six year construction period seem worth it.

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Foremost, the new complex is a contemporary facility boasting two terminals (one for domestic travel, the second for international travel), two massive parking garages, three runways, hangars and fueling facilities, and a hotel.

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The International Terminal has room for bus pickups/dropoffs, a large food court, a sleek, modern design, and the important things; currency exchange, travel information, and seating for waiting for your plane.

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The garage at the International Terminal is massive, as well as having its own rail station. For a city Saturnia's size, a garage for an airport on that scale is vital.

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Airport security shouldn't be need lest something unlawful occur.

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So is airport fire station. Better safe than sorry.

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There are three runways for the airport, one that is best for small planes, the other two can have planes fly across the oceans.

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A hotel is also attached to the complex, which is fine for business travelers.

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As stated before, planning for this airport's construction took years. Proposals for the airport were first seen as early as the mid 1990's. Construction on the complex began in 2006, 9 years ago. Today's event shows the amount of time, effort, money, and energy put into this. But because of all that, Saturnia is more accessible and new than ever before.

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I hate to tease you some more, but I've run into some computer issues. The Dulles Terminal with the functional airports doesn't work. In the meantime, everything around the terminal, such as the garages, public transit access, hotels, rental car services are done. So it may be a while, so I leave you with this preview. Enjoy.

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A city, or a suburb, is dependent on architects. Saturnia was the home of one of Simeri's greatest architects. Henry Mason (1864-1931) designed several buildings in Saturnia and beyond after serving in Simeri's armed forces between 1874-1877. After graduating from college in 1882, Mason went on to be one of the greatest architects of all time. Let's look at some of his buildings, shall we?

BUILDINGS IN SATURNIA

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Saturnia Museum of Art (1910)

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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (1894)

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Good Times Hotel (1929) This was his final building.

BUILDINGS NEAR SATURNIA

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Hudson University Administration Building (1890)

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St Rita's Church and School (1907, 1915)

BUILDINGS OUTSIDE SATURNIA

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Mason designed several of the most notable buildings in Mertinus City, Simeri's largest. The city flourished especially between 1910-1940.

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First Bank of Grand Avenue (1919)

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Southern Masonic Lodge (1923)

Mason also designed some buildings of note in Churchill, a city that in recent years has seen a little bit of the worse for wear, but with some architectural acheivments.

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St Michael's Cathedral (1903)

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Several row homes were designed by him, which still house everyday residents.

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All right, we got a big entry coming up. I've no idea how long this will take, but be patient if it takes a while. Because I'm working on an entry emphasizing none other than the brand new Saturnia International Airport. It's a big project, it's been in the works for a while, and it will be coming soon to a CJ near you. For now, accept this preview.

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Much like most major metropolises, Saturnia is home to a handful of professional sports teams. Saturnia has four different professional sports teams, one in varying sports.

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Name: Stars Stadium

Team: Saturnia Stars

Sport: Baseball

Year opened: 1915

Capacity: 39,000

Distinctive Feature: The doors to the stadium are rounded, as custom for stadiums of this age.

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Name: Riverside Stadium

Team: Saturnia Masters

Sport: Soccer

Year opened: 1959

Capacity: 53,000

Distinctive feature: The iron scaffolding was seen frequently in stadiums during this period, but it is one of the few remaining.

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Name: GoTech Stadium

Team: Saturnia Tigers

Sport: Football

Year Opened: 2004

Capacity: 74,000

Distinctive feature: Sits in a sea of parking, due to a rumor of a Stars move to a new nearby stadium.

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Name: Cahalane Arena

Team: Saturnia Rings

Sport: Hockey

Year opened: 2003

Capacity: 30,000

Distinctive feature: Largest in Simerian Hockey League

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Merry Christmas to all. This Christmas gave all a special surprise because of the weather conditions. A cold 28 degrees, it also came with snow. That's right. Snow on Christmas. Here are some pictures.

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At least the season's over for the Stars.

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If you want tot go to the theater, that's a nice way to spend the day.

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The canals in South Saturnia will be frozen soon. Be sure to (illegally) ice skate there.

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At Christmas night, the snow picked up, creating large amounts of snow on the ground.

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Now then, I'm a busy man, so I'm not going to be able to make any replies tomorrow, but let me say this: Merry Christmas to all, have a Happy New Year (I'll be back by then). Also have a Happy 238th Anniversary of Washington's Crossing of the Delaware, Happy Birthday to my best Jewish friend, and Happy Birthday to my mother as well. So here's thanking you for reading Saturnia, and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Will see you again for more Saturnian goodliness in 2015.