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Where does the money go if they don't reach their goal? 100 percent of it to Charities, or does someone Pocket it?

Your pledge is not charged to your credit card until the goal is met.
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Rofl, those PR "core values" are the same things every large corporation publishes and distributes to their employees. I used to work for one. The problem is, if you believe a corporation really means any of it, you are sadly naive. There is no direct profit from actually acting on those claims, therefore they won't be acted on.

As with anyone, it's not what you SAY that is the truth, it's what you DO. I think we can all see what EA really is from their actions, both past and present.

No-one believes them, but it is fun to point out that they say they do when they screw up and make it plain they don't believe them.
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Thought i'd post some pics up for people to see what were up to. This is my city, Geforce 3 in EVGA Land. And I figured its time for some POSITIVE feedback from playing SimCity. Yes, I am JUST AS MAD as the rest of you about this entire DRM/server issue and have cussed and banged my fists when seeing the server issues when logging in and losing hours of city work due to poor server sync issues.

However, I am ALSO having a total blast with this game WHEN IT IS WORKING and playing with some people in a region from the EVGA forums. So lets have a seat and see some positive fun time with this game mkay?

Yeah I am having a blast with it as well, I am just sorta pissed I cant play right now since my server is maxed out ( they need to fix that)
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The game is still severely lacking... No subways, tiny maps, no option to terraform, traffic problems to the point where you only have one option to layout roads... It IS a fun game, but this game is NOT SimCity.
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Take a look at this guy's city:

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/9352941.page
That looks really good but this part is honestly depressing
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The city wasn't this pretty at first.
By the time I first unlock Consumer Electronic Factory I ran out of space to build.
I have about 6 million in my treasury and I spent 4 million of it to tear all industrial area apart and rebuild them, I guess it was worth it.
So he got to to the tech and had to wreck a crapload of stuff just cause the space ran out frown.gif
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I always wondered why people still follow game series after genre swaps. For instance, why is everyone flocking to Simcity 2013 when it pretty much redesigns everything they knew and includes aweful drm. I for one got gifted Cities XL Platinum via steam whilst it was on sale and I think it's far better than all the vid's I've seen of this trainwreck. Then again I can't really see how something this ... simple can be so addictive but that -is- just my opinion on the matter.
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Comment on the complexities of a game after you've played and understood how the game works.
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I always wondered why people still follow game series after genre swaps. For instance, why is everyone flocking to Simcity 2013 when it pretty much redesigns everything they knew and includes aweful drm. I for one got gifted Cities XL Platinum via steam whilst it was on sale and I think it's far better than all the vid's I've seen of this trainwreck. Then again I can't really see how something this ... simple can be so addictive but that -is- just my opinion on the matter.

lol... come back after you've played it.
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I always wondered why people still follow game series after genre swaps. For instance, why is everyone flocking to Simcity 2013 when it pretty much redesigns everything they knew and includes aweful drm. I for one got gifted Cities XL Platinum via steam whilst it was on sale and I think it's far better than all the vid's I've seen of this trainwreck. Then again I can't really see how something this ... simple can be so addictive but that -is- just my opinion on the matter.

I've heard nothing about Cities XL other than it being a big heap of dung. I think Valve even removed it's metacritic score from Steam because of how bad it is. Not that I rely on internet reviews but it's just extra info.
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