SimCity 2000 is an amazing game, from whichever perspective you choose. City model, graphics, gameplay. Whichever topic comes to your mind, SimCity 2000 will have it covered brilliantly.
Let us start with the actual game concept. At the beginning, you are given a piece of land and some cash. Using those two resources, you will have to do your best to create a small town with the entire necessary infrastructure so that it can function on its own. Then, as time passes and you get some money out of taxes, industries and commercial zones, you will probably decide to expand or increase the quality of life in the existing city.
The choices are up to you really. You could have a huge town that's in a mess, or you can build a small, beautiful and peaceful town. Building a big town that is functioning without too many problems will be a task that is more challenging than you think. You will have to make compromises all the time. Determine what are the most necessary and important things that need to be done, which should be taken care of right away or later and so on. If city mayors really had to go through all that, they would probably be clinically insane. As time passes you will also gain new construction facilities and monuments to build. You can also connect your city to the surrounding ones (run by the computer).
SimCity is a game that will be challenging to you even after you played it a thousand times. That is why it’s invaluable in the gaming world.
As for the graphics, as I mentioned at the beginning of the review, they are simply amazing. The screen resolution will stretch to amazing 640x480 (this is a DOS game, remember?) that will give you unseen detail. All the buildings and scenery are drawn very nicely so you will enjoy just by sitting back and watching your city come to life. The learning curve is pretty steep so if you're playing it for the first time, have patience. It will pay off in the end.
I think I've made my point – 5 mark, without a doubt!
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Posted on: 2013-07-21 by briandee2
Posted on: 2013-06-08 by havoc164
The real game is fantastic for what I remember. However I will never know because whatever jerk that runs this site can't be bothered to put a real download button for it up.
Posted on: 2013-06-06 by Arkanjo
Where's the download?
Posted on: 2013-06-02 by mlp151
boop deboop beep bop
Posted on: 2013-05-29 by footbagger27
Had a lot of fun with this when I was a kid
I think I worked out how to download it.
Posted on: 2013-05-16 by fguy95-2
I clicked the little icon next to the picture.
sim city 200
Posted on: 2013-04-02 by fstcrx
How do I download?
How do you download it?
Posted on: 2013-03-28 by Blurr555
read the title
wheres the download ???????????????
Posted on: 2013-03-16 by bernd1966
where i can download this ???
How the freak can I download this?!?
Posted on: 2013-03-03 by Elviin
Title says it all.
Posted on: 2013-03-02 by Psychedelic Brew
I love this game so much. I've been playing it since I was but a wee lad and still going strong on it today!
Posted on: 2013-01-22 by TomL
remember when i was a kid - ispent hours building cities