Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › [Official] SimCity Information & Discussion Thread
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Official] SimCity Information & Discussion Thread - Page 50

post #491 of 815
Quote:
Originally Posted by hamzta09 View Post

So discussing the game is now against Seanage book of law.
wow hamz, any point or topic against your view and you just go to the extreme on interpretation. where's that ignore button at....

at this point, not sure if trolling...
NegativEnergy
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K @ 4.6 (1.34v) ASRock Z68 PRO GEN3 Z68 SLI MSI GTX560 TI x2 Cosair Vengeance 16gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Crucial M4 128gb Western Digital Green 2TB EK HF rev 3 CPU Block (Plexi + EN Nickle) EK HF Bridge edition Universal VGA Block (x2) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Danger Den CPX Pro Pump XSPC RX360 Radiator (rev 2) XSPC RX240 Radiator 7x PrimoChill Blood Red Dye bomb in 110oz of di... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Primochill Utopia Win 7 64bit SP1 acer hn274h 120hz 3d 27" Steelseries 6gv2 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ZX850w gold HAF X MS 1.0 5 Button 
  hide details  
Reply
NegativEnergy
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K @ 4.6 (1.34v) ASRock Z68 PRO GEN3 Z68 SLI MSI GTX560 TI x2 Cosair Vengeance 16gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Crucial M4 128gb Western Digital Green 2TB EK HF rev 3 CPU Block (Plexi + EN Nickle) EK HF Bridge edition Universal VGA Block (x2) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Danger Den CPX Pro Pump XSPC RX360 Radiator (rev 2) XSPC RX240 Radiator 7x PrimoChill Blood Red Dye bomb in 110oz of di... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Primochill Utopia Win 7 64bit SP1 acer hn274h 120hz 3d 27" Steelseries 6gv2 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ZX850w gold HAF X MS 1.0 5 Button 
  hide details  
Reply

Gear mentioned in this thread:

post #492 of 815
Quote:
Originally Posted by hamzta09 View Post

Service != Population anyway

Whole service "simulation" system is pointless when the sims themselves are simulated.
It just puts sticks in the wheels of your personal gameplay experience limiting you.
When the game says you have 200k sims, for everything other than traffic, you've got 200k sims.
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #493 of 815
Am I missing something I have 2 cities 1 has schools and university, isn't the other city meant to go to the first city and use the education there?
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
post #494 of 815
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenback View Post

Am I missing something I have 2 cities 1 has schools and university, isn't the other city meant to go to the first city and use the education there?
You need bus stops for that to start to happen as well as the first city being noticeably higher in education (~2 ranks higher is what I've noticed). Schoolbus connections seem to be the hardest to get started.

Just thinking about it, I believe you also need a regional bus terminal somewhere in the region for bus connections of either kind.
Edited by -Apocalypse- - 3/21/13 at 9:22am
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #495 of 815
cheers figured I was missing something, I'll give it a go tonight smile.gif
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
post #496 of 815
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

When the game says you have 200k sims, for everything other than traffic, you've got 200k sims.

No, Ill remain with my
"Whole service "simulation" system is pointless when the sims themselves arent simulated.
It just puts sticks in the wheels of your personal gameplay experience limiting you."

Cause, 200k isnt a real number and Maxis just punishes your creativity by forcing you to use all these utilities that require such big spots on the buildplace meaning less commercial/industrial for instance. And I dont want my city to endlessly "grow" I cant tell the game to stop its ridiculous. Everything feels enforced.
post #497 of 815
Patch 1.8 March 22nd

General
Police station can no longer hold more prisoners than the capacity.
Added missing roof texture for certain commercial building.
Added completion moment cinematic for Great Works.
Visiting police cars have avatar of neighbor above them.
Arcology Population reflects the population of the Arcology, not the city.
Fixed a clog in the pipes where sewage would sometimes get backed up and act jittery.
Region Wall will pop up when a new chat message has been received.

Road Improvements
Improvements to cases when connecting a new road to an existing road that goes over uneven terrain.
Tuned some of the road snapping priorities to address some edge cases where it wasn’t behaving as desired
Fixed a case where a new road would sometimes cause an existing road to change its shape drastically.
Made Upgrade Roads mini-tutorial appear at appropriate time.
Fix to four lane bridge to improve divider line placement.

Text Improvements
Clarified alerts about residents not moving in because of high taxes to state if it is residents, commercial businesses, or Industry that won't move in because of high taxes.
Improved text and icons on cities in region view.
Updated text for "Become a Suburban City" mission to improve clarity.
Updated requirements text for HazMat garage for clarity.
Workhorse
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770K 4.8 GHz 24/7 MSI Z77A-GD65 R9 290X 1200/1500 MHz 24/7 16GB Corsair Vengeance LP (4x 4GB) 1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 830 128GB SSD (System) Seagate Barracuda 2TB (Data) Samsung 840 250GB SSD (Software) Lite-On iHBS112 Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i + 2x Noctua NF-F12 Windows 10 Pro ASUS VG248QE 120Hz + LightBoost Ducky DK2108 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1000W Corsair Carbide 500R Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i5 3570K 4.5 GHz ASRock Z75 Pro Crucial Ballistix Sport 32GB 1600 MHz Samsung 850 PRO 128GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 850 PRO 128GB Noctua NH-L12 CentOS 6.6 Antec Earthwatts Platinum 550W 
Case
Cooler Master Elite 361 
  hide details  
Reply
Workhorse
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770K 4.8 GHz 24/7 MSI Z77A-GD65 R9 290X 1200/1500 MHz 24/7 16GB Corsair Vengeance LP (4x 4GB) 1600MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 830 128GB SSD (System) Seagate Barracuda 2TB (Data) Samsung 840 250GB SSD (Software) Lite-On iHBS112 Blu-Ray Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i + 2x Noctua NF-F12 Windows 10 Pro ASUS VG248QE 120Hz + LightBoost Ducky DK2108 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1000W Corsair Carbide 500R Razer Deathadder 3.5G 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i5 3570K 4.5 GHz ASRock Z75 Pro Crucial Ballistix Sport 32GB 1600 MHz Samsung 850 PRO 128GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 850 PRO 128GB Noctua NH-L12 CentOS 6.6 Antec Earthwatts Platinum 550W 
Case
Cooler Master Elite 361 
  hide details  
Reply
post #498 of 815
thanks Meulen for posting the update text!
NegativEnergy
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K @ 4.6 (1.34v) ASRock Z68 PRO GEN3 Z68 SLI MSI GTX560 TI x2 Cosair Vengeance 16gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Crucial M4 128gb Western Digital Green 2TB EK HF rev 3 CPU Block (Plexi + EN Nickle) EK HF Bridge edition Universal VGA Block (x2) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Danger Den CPX Pro Pump XSPC RX360 Radiator (rev 2) XSPC RX240 Radiator 7x PrimoChill Blood Red Dye bomb in 110oz of di... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Primochill Utopia Win 7 64bit SP1 acer hn274h 120hz 3d 27" Steelseries 6gv2 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ZX850w gold HAF X MS 1.0 5 Button 
  hide details  
Reply
NegativEnergy
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K @ 4.6 (1.34v) ASRock Z68 PRO GEN3 Z68 SLI MSI GTX560 TI x2 Cosair Vengeance 16gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Crucial M4 128gb Western Digital Green 2TB EK HF rev 3 CPU Block (Plexi + EN Nickle) EK HF Bridge edition Universal VGA Block (x2) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Danger Den CPX Pro Pump XSPC RX360 Radiator (rev 2) XSPC RX240 Radiator 7x PrimoChill Blood Red Dye bomb in 110oz of di... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Primochill Utopia Win 7 64bit SP1 acer hn274h 120hz 3d 27" Steelseries 6gv2 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ZX850w gold HAF X MS 1.0 5 Button 
  hide details  
Reply
post #499 of 815
well 8 TV factories and 3 trade ports importing processor's and plastic soon you have more money than you could ever need, My sims have no tax so are happy smile.gif .
The only 2 things that bugged me, Not being able to put roads and rail out to the region where I want, meant I had to wreck 1 side of my city to bring rail to where I wanted it, because I didn't start out building an electronics city, and the other is the natural disasters they seem to target the important parts of the city.

Warning to others don't put anything important by the garbage site as the dinosaur will no doubt go trough it, don't put all money making business to close together as meteorite storm will take half out mad.gif

I don't think this version of SimCity has the same replay value of previous versions for 3 reasons:

City size being all the same and set position, limits how and what you build

Number of specialisations: Gambling is the only 1 that can go anywhere, Trade and electronics you need water and rail to make it work well, Petroleum and metals there is only x number of city tiles you can use that have oil or ores

Set points for leaving the city: means you can only build the city in a set way, It's meant to be a city simulation but even villages have a road that goes through them, I don't live in a big town but it still has at least 5 different ways in/out

eg if I was to build another electronics city I would still have to put the factories up wind of the city so still have to leave space around the edge to run rails which means I would virtually have to do the same lay out I have for this city, because of city size you can't do the same city but spread out.

And lastly the 10 save limit I can see being a pain as it's a region save and not city you will in theory have to delete 16 cities once you run out of saves, yes you could move to a different server but that sort of defeats the object of playing with friends if your on different servers

these are just my thoughts and opinions
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
swimming haf-x
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k 4.7 1.37 v asus p8p67 deluxe vtx3d black HD 7870 kiningston hyper x 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
hitachi xspc raystorm phobya 360 Ek-vga Bridge edition  windows 7 ultimate 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
aoc 23.5" mushkin joules 800w coolermaster HaF-X gigabyte 
  hide details  
Reply
post #500 of 815
In regards to the free game via origin.. Has anyone else received "Download Error, There was a problem initiating your download. Please try again later"

I have been trying to get my free game for a week now....

-Went to the Origin forums to find a fix, it was that my origin version wasn't the latest.
Edited by jagz - 3/23/13 at 2:29pm
Simplicity
(16 items)
 
#2 PC
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 90gb Deepcool Gammaxx 300 Windows 7 Samsung SyncMaster 932bw 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Rosewill Lightning 800w CM Stryker Dell 
  hide details  
Reply
Simplicity
(16 items)
 
#2 PC
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 90gb Deepcool Gammaxx 300 Windows 7 Samsung SyncMaster 932bw 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell Rosewill Lightning 800w CM Stryker Dell 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming

Gear mentioned in this thread:

Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › [Official] SimCity Information & Discussion Thread