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yes, I would love this.
quite some of you would know I want a city building game bad. I even opened threads for it, for anno 2070, for tropico 4, etc.
but whatever you make, please
please
please
I mean PLEASE
DO NOT introduce wars into multiplayer

I don't remember Maxis ever allowing their games to have anything close to wars or full-fledged violence (Besides aliens firing pew-pew guns.) So I don't exactly see them going, "Oh boy, let's have players destroy each other with armies!"
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I don't remember Maxis ever allowing their games to have anything close to wars or full-fledged violence (Besides aliens firing pew-pew guns.) So I don't exactly see them going, "Oh boy, let's have players destroy each other with armies!"

and I've never seen an RPG game that gives you Junk as your loot 95% of the time, and I don't mean junk like bad weapon / armor, I mean literally, junk that you can't use anywhere in the game except selling it for like $2.


until dragon age 2 that is....


Sometimes they can mess up so bad you don't even know where they get those ideas from




but I do hope they stick to the tradition and make a good game, heck I won't even mind a dumbed down game, I just want a city builder that looks nice and play fun redface.gif
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system requirements for SC5 as posted on Origin store website:

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better, or Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2,0GHz or better
Operating System: Windows XP/Vista/7
RAM: 2GB
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 2x00 or better* nVidia 7800 or better* Intel Series 4 integrated graphics or better*
Broadband internet: minimum download speed of 256kbps and upload speed of 64kbps
*Mimimum 256MB VRAM and shader 3.0 support or better
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Oh man, endless hours of City building awaits.

Try years ha!

And looks like I am NOT getting a degree anytime soon biggrin.gif


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great news everyone, mod support has been confirmed: http://www.shacknews.com/article/72768/simcity-designed-to-support-mods
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It would be a shot to the knee if they did not give modding support, and no oranges would make them k.
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system requirements for SC5 as posted on Origin store website:
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better, or Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2,0GHz or better
Operating System: Windows XP/Vista/7
RAM: 2GB
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 2x00 or better* nVidia 7800 or better* Intel Series 4 integrated graphics or better*
Broadband internet: minimum download speed of 256kbps and upload speed of 64kbps
*Mimimum 256MB VRAM and shader 3.0 support or better

is a console release expected or something?
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I don't think those are official by any means. Too far away from release for that.
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is a console release expected or something?
Those are minimum requirements. Let's hope this is like The Sims 3 and Command & Conquer 3 where the minimum requirements are just that. Both of those games also had console releases but the PC version was still the prime version where it was at, so even if this hits consoles (relatively possible since Sims City 2000 did), then it doesn't necessarily mean anything.
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I remember asking before, I was told it was something to do with modern gpu's not being good at rendering 2.5d. Simctiy 4 didn't even use 100% of a core on my i7 920 4ghz.

Simcity 4 ran great on my PC when it came out and it still runs great today I have never had any problems running it on AMD hardware must be an Nvidia problem.
 
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