SimCity 2000

SimCity 2000 (Maxis) is the updated version of that venerable classic, SimCity the granddaddy of all simulation games.

Editor's Rating: 4.8/5

SimCity 2000 Screenshot

Although this newer version has been around for awhile, its still one of the most entertaining simulation programs you can buy. Start out with little more than cow pastures, and in no time you can be ruling a megalopolis if you know how to manage a city, that is. The issues you must consider and control are numerous zoning, development, mass transit, education, recreation, utilities, and on and on. Your potential problems are even more numerous illiteracy, urban blight, riots, declining land values, gridlock, and an aging infrastructure, to name just a few. We’ve always been fans of this game, mostly because it strikes a perfect balance between giving you control over the minute details a good simulation requires and keeping things simple enough to be fun. The initial learning curve is a bit steep we’d like to see a tutorial like the one included with Gazillionaire, but we must admit that in traditional Maxis style the manual is at least an entertaining read. SimCity 2000 will hold your interest longer than just about any other CD-ROM game, mainly because the simulation is so challenging. But if you can stay on top of things, keep crime and pollution low and maybe float some successful bond issues, you’ll be rewarded with throngs of your little Sim-citizens erecting a statue in your honor. What more could anyone ask for?

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SimCity 2000, reviewed by Stilgar on 2007-07-17T15:21:58+00:00 rating 4.8 out of 5

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  1. Dern
    Posted October 28, 2007 at 3:34 pm | Permalink

    Oh, boy a real sim to sink mine teath in i like it.

  2. eaer
    Posted December 14, 2007 at 11:11 pm | Permalink

    uhhhh…. cant figure out how to open the damn thing

  3. Ilies
    Posted February 12, 2008 at 12:02 pm | Permalink

    Just a question! how to build a power plant???? i dont find it…

  4. sirpoontang
    Posted March 14, 2008 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

    i like the poontang

  5. Posted June 10, 2008 at 11:41 am | Permalink

    How the FUCK do u build a power plant!!!!!!!!

  6. King Awesome
    Posted August 26, 2008 at 6:45 pm | Permalink

    I Can’t seem to gret any population in my city

  7. Powerplantman
    Posted September 9, 2008 at 9:05 pm | Permalink

    To build a power plant just click and hold the electricity icon (power lines) and a menu should show up, while still holding your left-click, move down and highlight “Power Plants” and you will be provided with a menu of available power plants to build.

  8. man
    Posted October 9, 2008 at 9:20 pm | Permalink

    how do you even play the game

  9. peef
    Posted November 11, 2008 at 2:35 am | Permalink

    how do you get money??!!! and how do you build buildings?

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