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I'm in California. I drove past the EA headquarters a couple weeks ago while in San Francisco for V day tongue.gif It is a known problem that they still haven't fixed. I was so looking forward to starting my first city today, but I just got home from work and it still doesn't register as released.

Hah, by the time SC2 had been out this long I had finished the campaign already, and for this I can't even start the download yet lol...

Guess this means more time for MWO or Dark Souls.
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Played last night after launch, the game was only unlocked on origin for me @ 1:30 AM, 1.5 Hrs, late, then took some time to DL and update, finally got playing close to 2AM, was able to get on north america East servers quickly, although it had auto selected Oceanic as my default server. I played a couple cities, one in a private region with a friend, one in a public region... Got my private region hit with a giant lizard, UFOs, and a zombie outbreak... hurray random events... lol. and it's fallen into debt on multiple occasions simply due to the trade industry and the fluctuations on imports and exports... which really sucks. It's a fun game although I've run into lots of issues, menus disappearing, buildings that are occupied, but the texture stll shows them as on fire? lol. lots of random shenanigans... also pushing past 100k population causes lots of issues, I'm gonna have to dezone/rezone a lot tonight to fix some issues....
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Played last night after launch, the game was only unlocked on origin for me @ 1:30 AM, 1.5 Hrs, late, then took some time to DL and update, finally got playing close to 2AM, was able to get on north america East servers quickly, although it had auto selected Oceanic as my default server. I played a couple cities, one in a private region with a friend, one in a public region... Got my private region hit with a giant lizard, UFOs, and a zombie outbreak... hurray random events... lol. and it's fallen into debt on multiple occasions simply due to the trade industry and the fluctuations on imports and exports... which really sucks. It's a fun game although I've run into lots of issues, menus disappearing, buildings that are occupied, but the texture stll shows them as on fire? lol. lots of random shenanigans... also pushing past 100k population causes lots of issues, I'm gonna have to dezone/rezone a lot tonight to fix some issues....

Sounds like you should be getting paid for all that thumb.gif
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Game is very fun but wow, my GPU fan is running full tilt nonstop when playing. Ugh
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Buy...Download...Install....Open launcher....Change sound from speakers to headset.....SimCity is not responding
I have a bad feeling about this and I haven't even played yet.

Edit: Typo
Edited by jason793 - 3/5/13 at 5:55pm
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Metacritic user score shows a 3.2. Amazon reviews have SimCity at 1.5 stars. I don't think I am going to buy this like I originally thought.
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Metacritic user score shows a 3.2. Amazon reviews have SimCity at 1.5 stars. I don't think I am going to buy this like I originally thought.


To be fair, most of those are people who are butt hurt over not being able to play off the starting line. However, there are many legit complaints. I'd give the game a 6/10
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My kids got SIMS3 ordered incoming snail mail as they wanted the hard copy. They are pretty excited first time SIM players.

Will be watching over their shoulder. biggrin.gif
     
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Reap what you sow EA, I hope they lose bank on this and customers get full refunds for this if demanded.
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Yesterday news of probable end of the Dead Space series, now Sim City issues. With them saying that gamers like microtransactions. Why is EA killing off its properties left and right?
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