Re: Sim SIty (was: Cartography)
|From:||Josh Roth <fuscian@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 20, 1999, 22:11|
In a message dated 5/20/1999 9:41:09 AM, bbetty@GLAD.ORG writes:
>Sally Caves wrote: "Is "SimCity" still available as a game? I used to
>a DOS version, but I never installed it since I switched to windows soon
>Yep, you can get it for windows or for Sony PlayStation!
There are several different versions of SimCity: SimCity Classic and Simcity=20
2000 are both out for Macintosh and Windows (I have 2000 for Mac), and=20
Simcity 3000 has been out since (I think) February for Windows and should be=20
out in July :-( for Macs.
There are some out for various video game systems, but I'm not sure of the=20
It's a great game, but not perfect for making cities to go along with your=20
conworld=97it is very limited. I tried to do this once for a city called =C7=
and it came out nice, but not the way I had envisioned it.
Something I would really like is a program that lets you make 3-D planets an=
zoomable maps, and figures out weather patterns based on the latitude and th=
location & size of bodies of water, mountains, etc. (I learned how to do all=20
that a few years ago back in eighth grade, but I don't remember much of it=20
and it's too complicated for me!). Any good programmers out there? :-)
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