Mar 18 2014

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Offline mode is here! Here is how to save and load...

When you load up SimCity you will now get an option to choose single player. When you have started a region, you get these new options in the options menu: These saving options speak for themselves. Where is the load option you ask? You have to exit back to main menu and select ‘play’ (not resume) Test1 was the game I used “save as” on, so I can load...

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Mar 18 2014

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SimCity offline mode coming today!

The servers will be taken offline today and updated with update 10 patch. This patch allows offline mode (also known as single player mode). Keep an eye on this thread for more information: forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/0/10023460.page FAQ Q: How do I play SimCity offline? A: The new Single-Player Mode allows you to play SimCity anytime, anywhere, without the need of an active...

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Jan 14 2014

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Engineering SimCity for Offline Play

A new blog has been released with very good information on how much work it took to get the upcoming offline mode to work. The original creative vision for SimCity was to make a game where every action had an effect on other cities in your region. As such, we engineered the game to meet this vision, setting up the player’s PC (client) to communicate all of its information to...

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Jan 13 2014

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SimCity Offline Is Coming! Update 10!

In the next update for SimCity we get offline mode! In Update 10, you can still play solo in Regions on your own, or in Multiplayer with people from around the world. What’s new is the Single Player Mode, which allows you to play the game Offline by yourself. And because your saved games in this mode are stored locally, you can save and load to your heart’s content. Our team...

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Dec 2 2013

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SimCity Concept Art

@MaxisGuillaume has been posting some SimCity concept art, I will collect them all here! ...

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Nov 20 2013

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Cities of Tomorrow Review

Many of us Mayors have had the same problem, once you figured out how to balance your chosen specialization, RCI, services and greatworks, the fun gameplay of SimCity was a bit gone. So it was right time for an expansion pack! Cities of Tomorrow is the first expansion of SimCity. As the name suggest it has a futuristic theme. Maxis’ prediction on our future is however a bit...

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Nov 20 2013

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Suggested Tax rates for SimCity

If you are like me always cursing at your Sims for their tax-rate complains, then this table will help you too! It was made by Renan Klippel from the SimNation Guild, thanks to simcityplanningguide for the...

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Nov 9 2013

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SimCity Cities of Tomorrow Screenshots and Videos!

Here is a huge collection of all the screenshots and videos I took today: Videos style="display:inline-block;width:468px;height:15px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-0200315087366241" data-ad-slot="2825012328">   Disaster Screenshots style="display:inline-block;width:468px;height:15px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-0200315087366241" ...

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Nov 8 2013

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Simcity LiveStreaming with BeyondSims and SimFans

We are live streaming SimCity with Dan (from BeyondSims) and Daniel (from SimFans)! Check out all of our streams below – and we may have a special visit from Charlie who works on the Maxis PR team. Watch live video from PlatinumSimmers on twitch.tv Watch live video from SimFansDE on twitch.tv Watch live video from Beyondsims on...

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Nov 7 2013

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“The only thing ‘CoT’ doesn’t re...

Do you agree with @mcdermott about Cities of Tomorrow, that it is a pretty Dark, Dystopic vision of our urban future? I found that the Academy future sounds pretty good to me, but mainly because I cannot wait to clean up the ground pollution in my cities. A dependency on ControlNet however might not be a good thing! I do not even have to discuss why the OmegaCo future is not a...

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