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Guys over at Simtropolis are very disappointed in what they see so far. Many even regretting that they pre-ordered the game.

From what I've read and understand so far about SC2013, I can't help but to be disappointed too.
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It looks a lot less complex than SC2000 I played. I ended up returning it for The Sims because I found it a much more pleasurable experience

Anyways, this is the direction they have been heading. SC for iOS and Driod is awful

It makes sense that SC2013 is going to have a more sims feel finally. That's why the people at simtroplis are angry, they like that complex crap


Also, the main issue is offline mode but people will get over it.
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post #53 of 153
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It looks a lot less complex than SC2000 I played. I ended up returning it for The Sims because I found it a much more pleasurable experience
Anyways, this is the direction they have been heading. SC for iOS and Driod is awful
It makes sense that SC2013 is going to have a more sims feel finally. That's why the people at simtroplis are angry, they like that complex crap
Also, the main issue is offline mode but people will get over it.
Indeed. Reminds me of Civ IV vs V, one went excessively deep into complexities (Rise from Erebus, thou shall ever hold a place in my gaming HOF), and the newer version simplified it and made it more about the overall game than being able to ruin your entire game in just a couple bad micro moves.

Problem Civ V had was that it launched early and incomplete, needing a expansion to get to where it should have launched. If SC2013 launches successfully and is a fully fledged game, the lack of complexity will be made up for by the polish of the game.
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post #54 of 153
That looks really fun!! I can't wait for this!
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post #55 of 153
Looks AMAZING.

Go on Origin and look at the pre-order price.
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The problem is that your cities are going to be stored in the EA cloud with no option for local saves. So cracking the DRM won't help if it denies you access to the EA servers.
The whole save system bugs me, honestly. Cities are saved to/resumed from the cloud automatically, meaning you there are no previous saves to go back to if you messed something up. And forget about laying waste to your city with a disaster for fun and then reloading the game, because the damage will be permanent and irreversible. And what happens if/when EA turns off the SimCity servers in a few years?

-_- What happened to the time where we could be free while we play games not worry about stupid DRMs!!!
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I cannot wait for this game, still remember firing up SimCity 4 like 10 years ago, with rush hour, good times just creating random volcanoes, and building masssssive cities.
Gladly i still have it, might have to start playing again, and get this preordered.
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Looks great!
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Guys over at Simtropolis are very disappointed in what they see so far. Many even regretting that they pre-ordered the game.

From what I've read and understand so far about SC2013, I can't help but to be disappointed too.

I feel like it's a leap forward but two steps back, far better in some ways...but the ways its worse are pretty staggering.

Man, I am loving my internet that keeps dropping connections randomly since I had a power outage recently, it really makes always online DRM really fun. mad.gif (I firmly believe always online DRM should have an offline mode or be abolished until you can guarantee that people will have internet 24/7 wherever they may want to play a game, especially one like Simcity...)
    
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I feel like it's a leap forward but two steps back, far better in some ways...but the ways its worse are pretty staggering.
Man, I am loving my internet that keeps dropping connections randomly since I had a power outage recently, it really makes always online DRM really fun. mad.gif (I firmly believe always online DRM should have an offline mode or be abolished until you can guarantee that people will have internet 24/7 wherever they may want to play a game, especially one like Simcity...)

I haven't played the older ones in years so I can't remember but this looks amazing I hope I get accepted for the beta, and the DRM is really bugging me I hope they are able to crack the game so legitimate users can play offline or online whenever they like, If I was to make a game I wont put DRM in It (Ambition of being an Indie Dev) DRM nowadays is doing more damage than good, putting off purchasers and allowing pirates to have a better experience.
I purchased Anno 2070 the other day and was unaware of Ubi's extreme DRM, I think It was supposed to get sorted out but then I heard that It was still there, but Ubi's new DRM attempt is not always on and they've done some things to It, this thrilled me. I'm guessing the same will happen to this game as this Is what happened to all If not most of Ubisoft's games with this horrible DRM.

Why could I play AC2 On my PS3 without hassle but If I was to get It on PC I would need to register It?
DRM needs to die out soon or we'll be bound by cyber shackles in no time!
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