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Back of Plastic Case - BBC Micro (UK):

    SIM CITY
    The Unique Award-Winning City Simulation Game

    With SIM CITY, take the destiny of the world's greatest cities in hand. Build houses, streets, factories, airports and power stations. You will have to fight crime and pollution, collect taxes and balance your budget.

    Everything is managed and animated in real time. Every decision influences instantly the life of your town. You will face crises, natural disasters (tornadoes, earthquakes, etc.), but - who knows - maybe one day you will construct the perfect city.

    SIM CITY is an all-absorbing and unique game. Other computer versions were voted the TOP GAME and TOP SIMULATION of the year in America (1989) and received a TILT D'OR award in France (1990).

    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 29, 2019.

Back of Box (Nintendo Classics) - SNES (NL):

    SimCity™

    Sticht een stad, geef hem een naam en laat hem uitgroeien tot een metropool. Of kies een scenario en probeer een stad te redden die wordt geteisterd door problemen. Als burgemeester beslis jij over zaken als belasting, stadsplanning, misdaadbestrijding, wegenbouw en scholing. De klok tikt en elke beslissing die je maakt verandert de toekomst. Samen met je assistent moet je de juiste keuzes maken!

    Catastrofes bedreigen de groeiende stad. Brand, aardbevingen, neerstortende vliegtuigen en zelfs een reusachtige Koopa met een neus voor milieuvervuiling!

    • Kun je de ideale stad bouwen? Of laten ontevreden burgers je zitten met een spookstad?
    • Het batterij-geheugen zorgt dat je de groeiende stad op elk moment kunt opslaan.

    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 28, 2019.

Back of Box - SNES (NL):

    SimCity™

    Een fantastisch simulatiespel, waarbij de speler de toekomst van een stad helemaal in eigen hand heeft!

    Begin met een klein stadje (geef het zelf maar een naam) en laat dat vervolgens uitgroeien tot een wereldstad. Of red een stad die door problemen wordt overspoeld. Alle beslissingen over zaken als belastingen, ruimtelijke ordening, misdaadbestrijding, transport, onderwijs, brandweer en andere belangrijke onderwerpen moet de speler zelf nemen. De tijd verstrijkt en elk besluit heeft gevolgen voor de toekomst. Dr. Wright staat altijd met goede raad paraat. Raadpleeg hem dus gerust!
    De stad wordt overigens ook bedreigd door onverwachte rampen als branden, aardbevingen, neerstortende vliegtuigen en zelfs door een reuze-Koopa die een fijne neus heeft voor industriële luchtverontreiniging!
    Zal het lukken de ideale stad te bouwen? Of trekken de ontevreden burgers uiteindelijk weg uit een spookstad?

    Door een batterij in de spelcassette kan met dit spel worden doorgespeeld vanaf het punt waar eerder gestopt is.

    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 28, 2019.

Back of Box (CD-ROM Classics) - Win/Win 3.x (US):

    SIM CITY Classic™

    THE ORIGINAL CITY SIMULATOR

    A true classic in computer entertainment, SimCity™ dares you to design and build the city of your dreams. SimCity took the computer world by storm (well, by earthquake anyway), stretched the rounds of entertainment software and tore down the wall between fun and learning. With its simple interface and he ability to run on almost any computer, SimCity Classic™ is the best introduction to both simulation games and city planning on this or any other planet.

    • Design unlimited cities from the ground up.
    • Use the Terrain Editor to sculpt your city's landscape.
    • Guide your decision-making process with real-time graphs and demographic maps.
    • Test your leadership abilities with the eight included city scenarios.
    • Fight floods, earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, meltdowns and monsters.


    "It's fun to build your own city, thrilling to watch it change and grow, depressing to watch it die. - Newsweek

    "... most sophisticated game yet...has would-be mayors glued to their screens. - CNN Business News

    "Games simply don't get any better than this. - Compute

    "Addicting is too mild a word for SimCity; for some players, it becomes an obsession." - PC Magazine


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    Your decisions will either attract simulated citizens - Sims - to move in and build homes, hospitals, churches, stores and factories, or drive them out in search of a better life elsewhere.

    Build cities or destroy them. Solve problems or create them. SimCity Classic puts you in charge of the lives, homes, hopes and dreams of millions of Sims.

    Detailed animation and sound effects bring simulated cities to life. Lay roads and traffic flows. Supply power and smokestacks churn.

    Visit the Maxis Web site at http://www..maxis.com

    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 28, 2019.

Back of Jewel Case (ReCreation) - Win 3.x (DE):

    SIM CITY™ Classic

    Ein echter Klassiker der Computer Unterhaltungssoftware. SimCity fordert Sie heraus, die Stadt Ihrer Träume zu erschaffen. Die Wand zwischen Spaß und Lernen wird gesprengt. Mit einem simplen Interface und der Möglichkeit, auf fast jedem Computer zu laufen, ist SimCity DAS Einsteigerspiel der Simulationen.

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    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 28, 2019.

Back of Jewel Case (Green Pepper) - Win 3.x (DE):
    Ein echter Klassiker der Computer Unterhaltungssoftware.

    SimCity fordert Sie heraus, die Stadt Ihrer Träume zu erschaffen. Die Trennung zwischen Spaß und Lernen wird gesprengt.

    Mit einem simplen Interface und der Möglichkeit, auf fast jedem Computer zu laufen, ist SimCity DAS Einsteigerspiel der Simulation.

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    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 27, 2019.

Back of Box - ZX Spectrum (SP):
    SIM CITY no es un juego, es un simulador en el que podrás crear tu propia ciudad.
    Tendrás que tener en cuenta: el terrorismo, la polución, las zonas verdes, los aeropuertos, las zonas industriales, es decir, absolutamente todo; si lo consigues hacer bien, ganarás las elecciones y podrás seguir jugando; si no, tendrás que marcharte de la ciudad y dejar que otro lo intente.
    SIM CITY ha sido comentado en prensa mundialmente conocida como New York Times. Herald Tribune. etc.
    Haciéndolo uno de los simuladores más esperados.

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    Contributed by jean-louis (48245) on Nov 26, 2019.

Back of Box – SNES (US):

    A sophisticated city simulator where the future depends on your decisions!

    Start with a fledgling town (you name it yourself) and build it into a metropolis. Or, take on the challenge of rescuing a city overwhelmed with problems. Either way, taxes, zoning, crime, transportation, education, fire control, and other critical issues are in your hands. Time is passing, and every decision you make has a future consequence. Your assistant, Dr. Wright, can help you make the right decisions. Just ask!

    Surprise catastrophies also threaten your growing city—fire, earthquakes, airplane crashes, even a giant Koopa who has a nose for industrial pollution!

    Will you build the ideal city? Or will disgruntled citizens leave you with a ghost town?

    Battery inside game allows you to start where you left off.

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5048) on Aug 01, 2008.

www.nintendo.com - Wii:

    Laying the foundation for fun

    Shake hands, kiss babies and don't let monsters destroy your city!

    So you want to be Mayor? Well, here’s your opportunity! Begin with empty land, start a town, name it after yourself, and build it into a city. Then see if you can sustain enough growth to build your city into a megalopolis! As Mayor, you have the tools to overcome any challenge. Whether it's taxes, zoning, crime, transportation, fire control, pollution, natural disasters, or other critical issues, the duties as Mayor are yours. For a change of pace, try saving a city burdened with problems by playing one of the eight built-in scenarios. Time is passing and every decision you make has future consequences—so get to work!

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (65796) on Feb 07, 2007.

Game Manual:
    Enter SimCity and take control. Be the undisputed ruler of a sophisticated real-time City Simulation. Become the master of existing cities such as San Francisco, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro or create your own dream city (or dream slum) from the ground up.

    Whether you take over an existing city or build your own, you are the Mayor and City Planner with complete authority.

    Your city is populated by Sims - Simulated Citizens. Like their human counterparts, they build houses, condos, churches, stores and factories. And, also like humans, they complain about things like taxes, mayors, taxes, city planners and taxes. If they get too unhappy they move out; you collect fewer taxes, the city deteriorates.

    Contributed by James Walter (284) on Dec 14, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    Design and Build the City of Your Dreams

    Fight crime, unemployment and pollution. Control budgets, transit and population. Create industry, shopping centers, parks, stadiums, seaports and airports.

    Pre-built cities include: Tokyo, San Francisco, Bern, Hamburg, Rio De Janeiro, Detroit and Boston.

    Confront diasters -- floods, earthquakes, fires, tornados, meltdowns and monsters.

    Real-time graphics and demographic mapping keep you constantly informed.

    SimCity includes maps of famous cities on disk, open to your design.

    It's up to you to save the population, or engineer it's destruction.

    SimCity is Alive! SimCity is a model that works, but no toy train set ever looked this good! Lay roads and traffic moves. Supply electricity and smokestacks churns.

    A SYSTEM SIMULATION FROM MAXIS

    Contributed by Brian Hirt (10028) on Feb 10, 2000.