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post #11 of 70
It's too late to try and apologize with an offline mode, EA...
post #12 of 70
I'll stick with SC4 thanks.
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post #13 of 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by XAslanX View Post

Difference between Simcity and SimCity 4: No Origin requirement, people don't have to jump through hoops to play SC4. No forced always online, people can play when and where they want without fear of not being able to connect to the master server to play their single player game. Larger build area, SC4 doesn't suffer from the small build able area that the one does. Modding community for SC4 has been around for a while now, it was only just recently announced that the new is going to allow modding but with restrictions.
That last bit about modding was with regard to online cities, and was a few months ago, not recently. With offline mode they've already mentioned it's much closer to a carte blanche.

Also, the always-online is going away, that's literally the whole point of this news article...
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post #14 of 70
I for one hope modders can make this Sim City better than Sim City 4. I would love to have a Sim City that doesn't run on a single core and doesn't crash, especially when heavily modded.
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post #15 of 70
Hang on just a sec, is this article really saying that EA is learning from a mistake?
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Originally Posted by Skillers Inc View Post

Hang on just a sec, is this article really saying that EA is learning from a mistake?

Not in the least.
post #17 of 70
You mean they where able to turn off the NEED to be connected to the internet? I thought they'd have to re-code the game to do that tongue.gif

Oh and now it's being claimed as a "feature"

LOL.
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post #18 of 70
If this and modding makes it possible to get larger map, and fix stuff i can't wait.
post #19 of 70
Read that as ; we have earned enough on the game,now you can pirate it.
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"The game is impossible to run without it offloading some of the work to their servers."

orly

I guess our enthusiast class processors are no match against high latency servers 100s of miles away.
    
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