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[Kotaku] His Name Was John Davidson. He Lived And Died In Garbage City.

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...John Davidson is dead broke. Yesterday he arrived in Garbage City. Jobless, circling the block in his car—his last worldly possession—desperately, desperately looking for any kind of work. He has no other options. He's hit rock bottom.

Why else would John be in Garbage City?

John Davidson's story: it's transient. For just a few short seconds you can grasp it, before it dissipates, lost in context and the fiction of an invented city in transition.

Hover your mouse over John and you'll get a short, one-sentence summary. A single life reduced to six short words. John Davidson: Dead broke, looking for a job. You invent this man's life, you hear his story and your reaction is to elaborate, to ask questions. Why did John come here? What happened to John? What went wrong? How did John's life become so bad that he felt he had to drive his broken-down, rust-bucket of a car all the way to Garbage City, where trash goes to die?

Sim City is about stories. And this story is about John Davidson...

http://kotaku.com/5967734/his-name-was-john-davidson-he-lived-and-died-in-garbage-city

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All I want is to start with a village and turn it into a huge metropolis to be the home of 2 billion people.

I don't really care for the story of those 2 billion people tongue.gif
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What?
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What did I just read?
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Lol

I'm more intrigued on how well this resource sharing between cities work, because it sounds like if your city become big enough, you'll be forced to try outsource the high pollution stuff

I wonder if your surrounding cities run in real time, while you play? I'm very interested to see how this mechanic works, it will most likely make or break the game
But it looks like it's going to make the game truely epic, so excited
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What?

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What did I just read?

At first this was my reaction, until I looked at the source thumb.gif
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At first this was my reaction, until I looked at the source thumb.gif

Kotaku is yet another atrocious Gawker media website populated by weaboos and bronies for some reason.
post #8 of 26
Bummer... They should make it so the buildings keep track of who went in, that way the individual people persist...
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for those that didnt read and have no clue what this is... its about the new sim city game lol. dur
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I did read and I still have no clue.
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