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I'm sure it'll be added in later in the form of a transportation DLC.

If its pay DLC then the game is doomed.
Its like they really wanted to strip Sim city 4 down to its bones and then sell everything else as DLC.

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If its pay DLC then the game is doomed.
Its like they really wanted to strip Sim city 4 down to its bones and then sell everything else as DLC.

Have any of you been paying attention to The Sims 3 lately? This is exactly the business model they have for all Sims games.
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I actually liked the Sims city 4 zoning method, it decreased the amount of building repetition.
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http://sc2013thedeception.blogspot.se/

- No option 100% offline with single player mode.
- Always-on connection to Origin (EA servers).
- Limitations to players in fake single player mode.
- The presence of empty spaces not editable (useless empty spaces) with automatic road connections.
- Absence of terraforming.
- Absence of farms.
- Not being able to save your maps on the hard drive (you will not be able to reload the city to a stage prior to disasters).
- Road connections placed in a fixed and pre-determined location in the map.
- Airport City (the city is only one International Airport, occupying the entire map 2x2km).
- Absence of subway.
- Automatic road connections.
- Player doesn’t have complete control over the zoning by population density (almost automatic zoning).
- Dead space between all the buildings.
- Size of the maps is 2km by 2km (small maps).
- Not being able to control the regional transport.
- Modding restrictions.

-Many of your points are redundant.
-Many of your points are the same thing.
-points made are very similar.
-Duplicate topics.

Can't wait for the launch. For now, I'm for the current size of the cities. It makes you think about the quality vs just sheer quantity. Thankfully without having to have to plop power lines all over the place among other infrastructure tidbits you really don't need to have that excessive amount of space. Oldschoolers will still argue, but meh SimCity 2013 is not SimCity 4000 + some new features. try to remember that.
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-Many of your points are redundant.
-Many of your points are the same thing.
-points made are very similar.
-Duplicate topics.

Can't wait for the launch. For now, I'm for the current size of the cities. It makes you think about the quality vs just sheer quantity. Thankfully without having to have to plop power lines all over the place among other infrastructure tidbits you really don't need to have that excessive amount of space. Oldschoolers will still argue, but meh SimCity 2013 is not SimCity 4000 + some new features. try to remember that.

How much of the older Sim Cities have you played, and exactly which ones? Because absolutely none of what you said is applicable going back to SimCity 2000....
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-Many of your points are redundant.
-Many of your points are the same thing.
-points made are very similar.
-Duplicate topics.

Can't wait for the launch. For now, I'm for the current size of the cities. It makes you think about the quality vs just sheer quantity. Thankfully without having to have to plop power lines all over the place among other infrastructure tidbits you really don't need to have that excessive amount of space. Oldschoolers will still argue, but meh SimCity 2013 is not SimCity 4000 + some new features. try to remember that.

Those arent my points.

No. SimCity 5 is SimCity Society 2.0, even smaller, and no one liked Societies.
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if you don't like, then thanks for your input and move on ???

seems like solid logic.
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if you don't like, then thanks for your input and move on ???

seems like solid logic.

Isn't this the logic you should have followed before making your initial beratement of someone's fair criticism?
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So he's not allowed to state his opinion either Ganf? Sounds like the troll trying to fan the flames.
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Come on guys we had the city size and DRM discussion before. I know you are sceptical about the new features, and to be honest so am I. But I decided to give the game and the developers a chance and try the game before commenting on City size an co. And also I like the idea of controlling multiple cities on the same map. I plan to go for the biggest map and claim all 16 cities. I believe that would be enough of a challenge.
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