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I was wondering if the steam version of Sim City 4 runs better than the disk version. It seams that it never ran very well even on my sig rig, but if the steam one runs better I might have to buy it.
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Hey guys I have a General Question about Sim City 4. Ive played alot of games in my time & Ive always wanted to get into Simulation. What I am looking to achieve is a game that takes MASSIVE amounts of time & a game that has a ton of options to use.

Does Sim City 4 give me what im looking for wich is Massive hours of gameplay & does it have alot of Build options so you can always expand & expand?
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Yes
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You need to do some work arounds to get the game working correctly on modern PC hardware. There's guides on the steam forums for the game I believe. Also there's info in this thread here: http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/867860-lets-play-sim-city-4-dig.html
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ok thanks I decided not to go with sim city but Grab Cities XL 2011 or City XL Limited Edition

I know it was on sale earlier this weak so ill wait to see Jan 2 for the resale
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3;11810873 
ok thanks I decided not to go with sim city but Grab Cities XL 2011 or City XL Limited Edition

I know it was on sale earlier this weak so ill wait to see Jan 2 for the resale

That game is a piece of crap. Too many bugs and glitches
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Wich game?
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Originally Posted by FireMarshallBill;11809481 
I was wondering if the steam version of Sim City 4 runs better than the disk version. It seams that it never ran very well even on my sig rig, but if the steam one runs better I might have to buy it.

the reason it ran like crap is because nvidia does a bad job at rendering this game (the videocard is too new)

so run it on software rendering(use cpu only to render the game) and it should be smooth as butter
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg;11812572 
That game is a piece of crap. Too many bugs and glitches

Both versions of Cities. Kinda regret leaving my SC4 discs back at my mom's house... ~7 hour drive from here.
    
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3;11812714 
Wich game?

Cities XL, bad choice my man, that game is a dumbed down sickly imitation of Simcity. I should know I bought it when it first came out -_-

At least you got it cheap...

Should still grab Simcity 4, last time I checked it was like 4 bucks on Steam!

You'd like it ALOT more...
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