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SimCity series

Group Description

The SimCity series are the brainchild of Will Wright, initially a map editor for Raid on Bungeling Bay, his first game, but as he found out creating them was more fun the game itself, started to develop the program from a map editor towards a city simulator. The immense popularity gave starting company Maxis a huge boost, and spawned other variants with the Sim prefix, most notably The Sims Series.

Trivia

Perspective

Contrary to popular belief, the graphical perspective of SimCity 4 is actually trimetric rather than isometric, meaning none of the three visible sides of an object are equally viewable. SimCity 2000 and SimCity 3000 had dimetric perspectives, meaning the sides are equally visible, but the top is less visible. There has never been an isometric SimCity.

Trivia contributed by Zack Green
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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
The Sims: Carnival - SnapCity2008WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.2.00
SimCity (Digital Deluxe Edition)2013WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.2.31
Streets of SimCity1997WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.2.47
SimTown1995Macintosh, OS/2, Windows, Windows 3.xMaxis Software Inc.2.66
SimCity Societies2007WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.2.88
SimCity Deluxe2010Android, iPad, iPhoneEA Mobile3.00
SimCity2009iPhoneEA Mobile3.20
SimCity De Luxe1993Amiga, DOSInfogrames Europe SA3.25
SimCity2013Macintosh, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.33
SimCity Enhanced CD-ROM1993DOS, MacintoshInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.40
SimCopter1996WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.50
SimCity Social2012BrowserElectronic Arts, Inc.3.60
SimCity1989Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, CDTV, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, FM Towns, Macintosh, OS/2, Palm OS, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, Wii, Windows, Windows 3.x, ZX SpectrumBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.68
SimCity 30001999Macintosh, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.73
SimCity 2000 Urban Renewal Kit1994DOS, Windows 3.xMaxis Software Inc.3.77
SimCity 3000 Unlimited2000Linux, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.79
SimCity 20001993Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, OS/2, PC-98, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, SEGA Saturn, SNES, Windows, Windows 3.x, Windows MobileBlack Pearl Software3.83
SimCity 4: Rush Hour2003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.86
SimCity 42003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.88
SimCity Societies: Destinations2008WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.90
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition2003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.99
SimCity 2000: Includes Scenarios Volume 1 Great Disasters1994DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Imagineer Co., Ltd.4.00
SimCity Graphics Set 2: Future Cities1991Amiga, DOSMaxis Software Inc.4.00
SimCity Societies (Deluxe Edition)2008WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.00
The SimCity Box2008WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.00
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Selected Covers

SimCity 4: Rush Hour Windows Front Cover
Front cover for SimCity 4: Rush Hour
SimCity iPhone Front Cover
Front cover for SimCity
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition Windows Front Cover
Front cover for SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition
SimCity 3000 Unlimited Windows Front Cover
Front cover for SimCity 3000 Unlimited

Selected Screenshots

New to Rush Hour, you may name roads, bodies of water, land, mountains, etc., to whatever you desire.
Screenshot from SimCity 4: Rush Hour
Main Menu
Screenshot from SimCity
A City
Screenshot from SimCity 3000 Unlimited
Intro - Growing city
Screenshot from SimCity Enhanced CD-ROM