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SimCity 4

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
76
4.0
Windows
84
3.9

Trivia

When loading a city, one of the random things the loader says is "Pixelizing Nude Patch." This is a reference to nude patches for The Sims, some which even make the nudity more realistic.

Contributed by Nelson340 (27) on Dec 03, 2007. -- edit trivia



Most of the buildings are named after the developers of the game. (refer to the Credits page)

Contributed by Andy Voss (1635) on May 11, 2004. -- edit trivia



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 3000 had dimetric perspectives, meaning the sides are equally visible, but the top is less visible. There has never been an isometric SimCity.

Contributed by Zack Green (1015) on Sep 21, 2003. -- edit trivia



A bonus Transportation disc comes with the game if you ordered the game at Electronics Boutique.

The Transportation CD contains:

Steam Engine - Turn any railroad into a historic monument.

Paddle-Wheel Steamer - Launch this classic vessel on your SimCity 4 waterways.

Bi-plane - Bring your skies to life with the sound of propeller-driven aircraft.

Vintage Cars - Add some early automotive style to your city streets.

Air Force Game Reward - Featuring new military aircraft that fly in formation.

Contributed by Corn Popper (69521) on Jan 20, 2003. -- edit trivia



The game was supposed to be released on January 14th, 2003. However, it was shipped to retailers before the release date, and they put it on shelves before the release date. EA got angry at the retailers, but let it go and dropped the release date.

Contributed by Zack Green (1015) on Jan 15, 2003. -- edit trivia