Novum Culta

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Settlement Novum Culta

Map screenshot as seen on 9 May 2012

About
Founder getplayerhead.sh?broncoskip&16.png broncoskip getplayerhead.sh?Ldog540&16.png Ldog540 getplayerhead.sh?mottbro&16.png mottbro
Contributors getplayerhead.sh?winx51&16.png winx51 getplayerhead.sh?GodlyCheeze&16.png GodlyCheeze
Category Towns
Underground? No
Fortified? No
Public access? Yes
Public build? Yes
Size north to south 80m
Size west to east 80m
Transport
Road link? No
Nexus link? No
Rail link? Yes
Boat link? Yes (Mushiana route and FlyingJellyfish route)
Portal? No
Location
Coordinates X=7200
Y=64
Z=5600
Dimension Overworld
Nearest warp NovumCulta
Map link


An ocean town founded in February 2012, at the time of writing still under intensive construction.

Contents

Location

Located in the vast open waters of the second stage of the border expansion, currently its only connection to the mainland is by a long underwater railway tunnel linking to Mycelia. Originally a puny outpost in the vast ocean created by Ldog540, the city began rapid growth when Broncoskip and Mottbro took an interest in the insignificant blip on the map. Novum Culta is one of the more lively cities due to its recent founding. Typically, there is at least one player in the server playing who has a home in Novum Culta.

Transport

Warp

The city was made a warp on 8 May 2012.

Railway

The city is linked to the Freedonia Railway System via a partly underwater line leading several kilometers to Mycelia, and onwards to the mainland from there.

Boat

The city is part of two boat routes: the FlyingJellyfish route and Mushiana route.

History

Map screenshot as seen on 3 Mar 2012, under construction
Novum Culta had humble beginnings (EXTREMELY humble beginnings) as a small cobble platform in the middle of the ocean. It only began to bloom whengetplayerhead.sh?Ldog540&16.png Ldog540's prayers to the god getplayerhead.sh?broncoskip&16.png broncoskip were answered. Descending on a lightning bolt, Bronco blessed what was to become Novum Culta with a horde of seed materials from which the city was grown. The materials would have been worthless, however, if not for the talents of getplayerhead.sh?mottbro&16.png mottbro who scuplted the raw materials into Novum's streets and mall. With the trio hard at work, the town rapidly grew into a hub for players. After a time, it was decided to link the remote Novum Culta with the Mycelia Rail Line. A massive underwater tunnel was created for that purpose. Miracle struck when, on May 8th, 2012, getplayerhead.sh?SlowRiot&16.png SlowRiot made Novum Culta a warp. Sadly, due it becoming a warp, the quality of buildings being built in Novum Culta has begun to deteriorate.

Notable buildings

Interior of the railway station
A selection of biomes in little glass boxes on the outskirts of the city
Statue on an island between Novum Culta and Mycelia


Lower Novum

getplayerhead.sh?Nhbdy4Ever&16.png Nhbdy4Ever has created an underground section of Novum named, aptly, Lower Novum. The construction of this section of the city in itself brought a huge influx of new citizens. Despite the misconception that underground cities are tight, claustrophobic, and poorly built, this section of Novum Culta is quality and spacious. The two sections of Novum Culta are amicable and united, but sovereign of each other's sphere of influence, with each section being ruled by it's own mayor.


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