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SimCity’s basic idea as a game is to simulate the ongoings in a city, covering all the basic problems, dealing with infrastructure and people’s needs and demands. In SimCity you take control as the mayor of your newly founded city and start out with nothing but a small amount of money and piece of land. Hopefully you’ll end up with a bustling metropolis with great fun on the way there.

Many feel that one thing that limits the game is that there is no way of winning. On the contrary many others say that just that is SimCity’s greatest strength, that there is no end.  Use your imagination and the possibilities are endless and it does give you satisfaction enough to see that your ideas eventually gives you that nice looking paradise city with your own personal touch.

S i m C i t y  4  O v e r v i e w

Developer: Maxis
Publisher: EA
Official web site: http://www.simcity.com/
Release date: January 14, 2003.

System requirements:

Minimum
· CPU: P3 500MHz or equivalent.
· RAM: 128Mb.
· Video: 16Mb supported Direct3D capable video card with DirectX 7.0 compatible driver.
· Disk Space: 1Gb.
· CD-ROM: 8X or faster.

Recommended
· CPU: P4 1GHz or equivalent.
· RAM: 256Mb.
· Video: 32Mb supported Direct3D capable video card with DirectX 7.0 compatible driver.
· Disk Space: 1Gb.
· CD-ROM: 8X or faster.

S i m C i t y  4  F e a t u r e s

  • New simulation engine.
  • Three sets of buildings:
      1. A turn-of-the-century

    Chicago

       feel
      1. 1950s

    New York City

       appearance
      1. 2000

    Houston

       ultramodern look
  • You can now construct buildings on sloped terrain!
  • Bigger, better and more relevant disasters.
  • New weather and night and day engine!
  • Ability to dispatch the Mayor, police or fire department to areas in the city where they are needed.
  • You can now create a bunch of towns and see them interact with eachother as you connect them.
  • Ability to personalize you Sims and follow them around as the go about their everyday life.
  • New landscape creation features.
  • Automated infrastructure (optional).

F u r t h e r  R e a d i n g

· Press (reviews, previews and media)
· Official Site Articles
· Other Fan Sites