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avatar kenofox
Level 58 : Grandmaster Fox
I haven't uploaded anything for a while now, so here's one to upload. 
cheers. :^P

I haven't really uploaded anything along the line of a "town" just yet, so I thought I'd make one, although still in my opinion this build is lacking quite a bit of things, but my due to my desire of building other things I kind of kept it cut to what I have so far instead.
Again, I suppose this build is more along the line of renaissance-ish style, built over the course of 6 days with tons of procrastination as usual.  I'm doing stuff over at my buildteam called Aminoque, trying to bring some stuff up for that team aswell. Anyways... yeah :^P there.

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  • Jyoda
  • Level 14
  • Journeyman Architect
  • January 16, 2015, 9:35 pm
Nice work, maybe not your greatest work but whatever. I'd like to see more warm colors especially on the houses. That would make the place feel happier and more classy. As it is now the color scheme just reminds me of one of those foggy and stinking towns from Pirates of the Carribean. And unfortunately your background story and the clean look don't really support this.

End of rant, have a diamond anyways mate.
  • mashugana
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 16, 2015, 3:11 am
Love.  omg love this.
Hey there, I've featured your build in my weekly top builds of the week, thanks a lot for your build! Hope you enjoy the video:

  • Strydr1234
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Pirate
  • January 13, 2015, 12:37 pm
looks sweet! keep it up! :)
  • Jodlum
  • Level 32
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 13, 2015, 7:25 am
Very nice build! I love it! Also, that music fits perfectly! It actually reminds me of music I actually heard before... If only I could remember it...
  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 11, 2015, 12:42 pm
It's called Imagination by Capo Reproductions.
And the other piece of music I was thinking of is Time from the movie Inception.
  • CraftyFoxe
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 73
  • Legendary Fox
  • January 10, 2015, 5:54 pm
Only clicked because you are a fox
Nice City - reminds me of the spawn on our newest map :)
  • Fishies
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Architect
  • January 10, 2015, 7:41 am
You really bring that style to life Keno :) Nice stuff.
i gave the 100th DIA LOL,AMAZING!!!!
  • Borajax007
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 10, 2015, 5:27 am
Sorry but I don't understand this gets so much diamonds, I dont want to hate but in my eyes most of this looks kind of blend and lacks detail. Even these renders cant make it look pretty, I wonder how it looks in-game. Maybe if you would use more than 4 different blocks for a building it could make a big difference. I like the trees though.
  • Ajoyboy
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Sailor
  • January 10, 2015, 6:14 am
When you say detail I assume you are referring to mainstream slabs, stairs, fences, etc. You don't have to like it, but the beauty of keno's work is that he makes realism look great in minecraft. He's got so many diamonds because a build like this is not easy to complete. Keno goes away from mainstream to make his stuff and that's what makes it great in my opinion.
  • Borajax007
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 10, 2015, 6:21 am
No thats not really what I meant, not at all. Lots of people consider slabs and stuff as detail but there are so much more ways to detail your builds they dont know about. I actually hate it when a build is filled with stairs and slabs (like almost every pop-reel project on pmc). Normally people dont spend time on little details like I said in my other comment, too bad because it would make town like this lots more fun to look at. Kenofox didnt do a bad job on this but it could have been a million times better.
  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 10, 2015, 5:32 am
What sort of details do you have in mind when you call it a detail? :^P
  • Borajax007
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 10, 2015, 6:14 am
There are tons of ways to detail. Your strees for example, now they look really ''clean''. You could just add in some moss blocks, cauldrons filled with water, some stacks of hay. There are endless possibilities. I see you have made a little ship, with nothing in it! How could you do that =P It should have stuff on it or you could put trade goods in the docks so it actually looks like they are loading/unloading. Make some market stalls or so,  You really missed out on a lot of things. Thats just for the detail part. I think your structures also could have been better. I see you use a pillar and then fill a gap of 3 blocks and then just leave it like that. ( Some builds are more complex though) The ones that arent that complex should get an upgrade, add some stairs or make the 2nd storey stick out 1 block.
  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 10, 2015, 6:30 am
I guess that might be so.Putting aside the building "complexity", I'll talk about that in a bit <-  :---     The road being clean in my opinion doesn't necessarily mean a bad thing. It means that people takes care of it around the area, unless if the area is damp and moist and barely anybody there to take care of the issue, Perhaps that'd be a nice thing I could have added, which I won't lie I do think there might've been few places around the tunnels. The build itself did not have a large enough of a dock for cranes to carry things however, so I kept it pretty simple with small crates here and there, along with a more larger warehouse containing more room to store more goods, most of them being food and whatnot, which is loaded on a boat to carry back time to time  from a slightly distant location from them. If I were to basically add in the narrative I can quickly make that make sense by saying; To the east of them another town stretches, where some of the goods from Blugough is transported to using boats as the roads are a bit too small for a cargo cart to pass. As for the market stalls, Around the townsquare area, those buildings are actually either cafe, tavern or inn, those things each carrying the cargo by manual labour with strong men carrying them back and forth. From my experience, the distance they'd have to move however really isn't much if we go by minecraft logic of one block=a meter. Which totally is doable if I were to convert physical endurance of  a man moving such distance, otherwise probably depends on it's crate content. again, probably food and whatnot. The area to the west belongs to the fishermen, that's what those tiny boats are for. Some of them carry some fishes using those boats.            <- there's my narrative excuse.     :-- Onwards to the buildings. Buildings sticking out is called a jetties, commonly seen in a timber framing houses seen in medieval buildings. Those are really not necessary to be added, Infact it's highly dependant on which theme you're going for. Medieval in this case doesn't fit in the category. As for the walls being blank, I don't believe having things around the wall always "add" to the buildings, if anything I question why things are there, Unless if I can think of a use of it, I tend not to add anything on them.
  • Borajax007
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 10, 2015, 7:02 am
I got your point and im glad you dont get angry when someone has criticism (kind of rare nowadays on pmc). You got some fair points but it doesnt change my opinion, I think you got to find the right balance between realism and something pleasant to look at. You could consider this as realistic but just some minor changes would still keep it realistic and nicer to look at. Also, the dock is rather big, and it would be realistic if it had more goods on it considering the size of the town. Saying that there is a town further east doesnt take away the fact that you can just keep a boat empty, its really use to fill the boat. Maybe you could have made some boats sailing out of the docks to that town with the goods on it and the ones that are in the docks could be empty, thats the balance I was talking about. Dont fill every boat, or not even one at all, just some of them. I agree on the structure thing (didnt knew they were called jetties). At first I was basing my opinion on that like it was something medieval but after reading your comment I realised this wasn't really medieval. (Maybe its because Im used to only look/build medieval stuff ;-) The rest of your comment seems legit. Matter of opinion I guess.
Would like to see your next town!
  • Plienas26
  • Level 22
  • Expert Dragonborn
  • January 10, 2015, 4:12 am
I would like to feature you for next week's best minecraft project show. May I use a portion of your video for your part of the feature? I will credit you in the video and link to this project and the video itself.

  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 10, 2015, 4:49 am
  • kllo
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 10, 2015, 1:36 am
nice town :D
  • Fischsuppe
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Blob
  • January 9, 2015, 9:45 am
i like this town its tiny and sweet :D with really nice houses and details
  • Aequotis
  • Contest Judge
  • Level 62
  • High Grandmaster Vampire
  • January 9, 2015, 8:25 am
Yep, you made me cum again...

he hehe heee ehe hehe ehheheheh ehhehe
  • JakeL777
  • Level 35
  • Artisan Architect
  • January 9, 2015, 8:14 am
Nice stuff Keno, nice to see you're still building.
  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 9, 2015, 9:19 am
Thanks. I'm generally building. You should build more stuff mate. :^P
  • oakley09
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Wizard
  • January 9, 2015, 4:32 am
Beautilful - fancy trees :)
  • SnowShepherd
  • Level 43
  • Master Engineer
  • January 9, 2015, 3:50 am
Furries runnin everything!
  • kenofox
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • January 9, 2015, 4:40 am
  • Fudds
  • Level 51
  • Grandmaster Blob
  • January 8, 2015, 9:47 pm
Looks awesome! Diamond and Fave :D
  • Legends1994
  • Level 25
  • Expert Dragon
  • January 8, 2015, 9:41 pm
Would you be intreasted in coming to build a harbour town for my RPG server were making
www.heroesofwestfold.com we would love to have someone with some nice talent to compliment our massive custom map and terrain

  • WizryNet
  • Level 44
  • Master Network
  • January 8, 2015, 7:50 pm
Love your style of building, great job once again! +1
  • SCMowns
  • Level 64
  • High Grandmaster Wolf
  • January 8, 2015, 6:23 pm
  • John Adams
  • Level 40
  • Master Architect
  • January 8, 2015, 6:00 pm
Nice job Keno, terrain moulds in well with the town, which i tend to like alot
  • Redivert
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Toast
  • January 8, 2015, 3:33 pm
Looks great!
  • Fighterbear12
  • Level 51
  • Grandmaster Musician
  • January 8, 2015, 3:15 pm
Oh yeah! This is so good 10/10. You're definitely one of my favourite builders <3
  • Log414
  • Level 22
  • Expert Lumberjack
  • January 8, 2015, 12:54 pm
That project name though>>>

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