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Is Sim City fixed enough yet for PC? Its cheapish on amazon compared to Origin.

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I bought it a few weeks ago and definitely have had some fun with it. It's quite different from SC4, but I feel like it is a bit more casual and easy to play after you learn the mechanics.
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Is Sim City fixed enough yet for PC? Its cheapish on amazon compared to Origin.

thanks
I started playing again today and it seems a lot more stable than it was at original purchase, The reason I actually bothered to touch it was due to a IGN newsfeed on my FB about offline mode being confirmed as an update in the future(hopefully asap rather than months on end)
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I pre-ordered it. And well, I have mixed feeling about it.

I love the UI, graphic-style and new workings of Sim City. It really is super-fun, especially playing with friends. All of the major bugs with traffic, sewage, people, etc. have been fixed. But the only problem that still remains is the plot-size. City plots are simply too small to expand reasonably. However, apparently some high-end super-apartments fixed this in a cheap-ish DLC.

If you really like building/strategy-style games like Caesar, Sim, Pharaoh, etc. The new Sim City will not disappoint, how ever I wouldn't say it is COMPLETELY fixed. Only about 90% wink.gif
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I would personally wait and see how the offline mode update pans out.
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thanks guys for your opinion, ive neevr been a big sim city player but th new one looks interesting. I might give it a go since its only £25 on amazon, as apposed to rip off origin price of £45.
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I don't play often, but it's 10x better than it was. Just the traffic alleviation + overpasses and such make it much more enjoyable.
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I don't play often, but it's 10x better than it was. Just the traffic alleviation + overpasses and such make it much more enjoyable.

Are there still a ton of graphical glitches? *Too lazy to reinstall right now. tongue.gif
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Are there still a ton of graphical glitches? *Too lazy to reinstall right now. tongue.gif
I'll have the odd avenue going through a building, other than that not a big deal but admittedly it's been a few month's since I last fired it up. Mining these days, I feel like time playing any game is money lost!
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a spike in sales with the offline mode and modders getting acess to the game. Glad the game will be getting a second life.
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