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Entries Tagged as 'SimCity'

Simcity GDC talks

April 8th, 2013 · No Comments

Hi all, high time for a new post. I have been very busy with work and the new SimCity, but my scedule is getting a bit less tight so I will have more time for this blog again.
In the last weeks the Game Development Conference, GDC, took place in San Francisco, USA. There were two […]

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24-hours in SimCity

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments

In a little over a month the new SimCity will be released. Maxis, the developer of the game, is rather active on the social media. Creative Director Ocean Quigley twittered a link to a video he uploaded on YouTube showing 24 hours in a SimCity on “cheetah” speed.
This new SimCity alledgedly is a game where […]

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SimCity beta test is near

January 18th, 2013 · No Comments

As I posted last year, the new SimCity game, which will be launched in March, has a closed beta planned where anyone could subscribe to.
It is finally announced to start Jan 25th, and ends Jan 28th. You can still enter, subscription ends Jan 21th. People who get invited can play the game for 1 […]

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Tags: Other games · SimCity

Best Wishes!

December 31st, 2012 · No Comments

To all the readers of my blog: I wish you all the best in the coming year. Who knows what it may bring?

Here is my personal top three list of things to look forward to:
Curiosity, one of our humble but heroic representatives on Mars, may find things we did not expect to find.
The new Simcity […]

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Tags: Astronomy · Me · Robots · SimCity

SimCity Showcase

December 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Spot the difference!
Guess which city… ?

Courtesy of Guillaume Pierre of Maxis.

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SimCity strategy video, part 2

December 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is the second strategy video of the new SimCity, where more is shown of the region play.

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Cities viewed from Space

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Wired has a beautiful series of areal pictures of planned cities on their site today. Here are a few of my favourites.

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Tags: Art · Earth · SimCity

First SimCity gameplay video

October 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The game is planned to be released in February 2013. The closed beta test is expected to start somewhere in the next two months.

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SimCity traffic

September 29th, 2012 · No Comments

I have another animated image for you today; it show the SimCity traffic flowing through an intersection. All the cars and people that you see in the picture are separately simulated using the GlassBox engine that Maxis developed. Follow this link to see one of the developers, Andrew Wilmott, talk about the GlassBox engine.

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SimCity PAX demo accounts

September 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Maxis has been showing off a pre-alpha demo of their new SimCity game on the recent PAX convention. Pictures or videos were not allowed, but plenty of people played and published an account of thrier experience with the game. Here is a list:

InsideGaming Daily
Aus Gamers
TekGoblin
neil5280
Bone Idle
DealSpwn

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