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This collection includes SimCity 2000, SimCity 2000 Scenarios: Volume 1 - Great Disasters and the SimCity 2000: Urban Renewal Kit (city & object editor), with the addition of bonus cities/scenarios.


SimCity 2000: CD Collection Windows The WillTV option on the main menu leads to this screen. Each button shows Will Wright answering a separate question
SimCity 2000: CD Collection DOS This is the city of Bay View. It's one of the winning entries from Maxis' 1994 city creation contest.
SimCity 2000: CD Collection Windows 3.x The Oni Herald
SimCity 2000: CD Collection Windows 3.x This is the Will TV option. There are four mini interviews here, in each developer Will Wright answers a specific question such as 'What got you started developing Sim games'

Promo Images

SimCity 2000: CD Collection Screenshot
SimCity 2000: CD Collection Screenshot
SimCity 2000: CD Collection Screenshot
SimCity 2000: CD Collection Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "SimCity 2000: Special Edition" -- Budget release title
  • "SimCity 2000: La Collection" -- French title
  • "SimCity 2000: Edição Especial" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

No matter how hard I tried I just couldn't enjoy it Windows 3.x James Walter (285)

Critic Reviews

PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1996 90 out of 100 90
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1995 87 out of 100 87
PC Format (UK) DOS Dec, 1995 77 out of 100 77
Macworld Macintosh Dec, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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SimCity 2000 Special Edition 4 lilliputian (746)
Jul 22, 2019


Not all platforms are the same

Assuming that the Electronic Arts Collector release is standard then there are differences between the DOS, WIN3.x and Windows installations.;
  • The DOS install does not have any extras or goodies for the player
  • The WIN 3.x install comes with demo versions of SimTown, SimTower, Widget Workshop and Marty and The Trouble with Cheese, these are on the CD in a folder marked Goodies and have to be installed separately.
  • The Windows installation has a 'Goodies' option on the main menu, this opens a new window to the Goodies folder on the CD where there are Windows demo versions of SimTown and Widget Workshop, again these have to be installed separately
All three installations have 74 cities and 18 scenarios
Contributed to by chirinea (46641), Gene Davison (805) and William Shawn McDonie (1180)