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City unplayable - possible population bug?

5:13 pm, July 13, 2014 The situation so far. I have a large field of residential zoning, but - hell if I know why - nobody is moving in. There's room here for thousands of people; the population hovers around several hundre [..] View

Are there any mods I SHOULD have?

5:13 pm, July 13, 2014 Hey, are there any mods I should have to make the game more playable/better? I watch Dizzy sometimes for a bit and I notice things he has that I don't unmodded. Are there any I should get or does it n [..] View

My city is going through a "depression time"

5:13 pm, July 13, 2014 So everything always goes fine in the beginning because it's easy but there's so many red notifications that it makes everything so hard. Here's an overview of my city so far: [..] View

Just a little question to ask you guys.

5:13 pm, July 13, 2014 I bought SimCity day 1 and have played around 100 hours, but I cannot find anything new to do, many people on this subreddit often post screenshots of SimCity 4 with its huge linking towns and cities [..] View

New Vid: SimCity 4 Extension

5:13 am, July 13, 2014 submitted by haljackey [link] [2 comments] View

daily income not added to hourly income

5:13 am, July 13, 2014 I am losing money every hour, but I make around 1 million each day on selling processors, why isn't this number split in 24 and added to the hourly total? The red number in the corner is quite annoyin [..] View

Joystiq Deals?

5:13 pm, July 12, 2014 I missed out on the sale for SC4 Deluxe on steam. I think it was a flash sale and I was at work. I did see this deal though: Does anyone know [..] View

Having an Issue with Project Akar and RCIPlop.

5:13 pm, July 12, 2014 I've installed both of these mods, but the 'RCI Residential' (and all the other RCI XYZs) are empty in game. submitted by Lobstrex13 [link] [4 comments] View

Devastating population stall

5:13 pm, July 12, 2014 So... this is happening. For some reason, despite all those buildings, the massive demand for jobs and all other needs met and exceeded, this has occured - the population has stalled at a few hundred. [..] View

My city keeps getting High Tech / Industrial Manufacturing

5:13 pm, July 12, 2014 So my city with ONLY Residential and Commercial zones is only getting High Tech and I-M for industry zones now. I have built about 4-5 neighbor cities for industries only. What should I do? Should I z [..] View

Building an Ore City (SC2013) Part 2: Buildings and Fun

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [comment] View

Mod request.

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 Not sure where it would be appropriate to request a mod, but I was wondering if there was someone who could make some philly-style row homes for me. Like replacing a medium density apartment building. [..] View

Mods not working, help please!

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 Like the title says, followed the install copy/paste of the package file for the mods i want to use into the simcitydata folder without the game running and no dice, tried over and over and nothing. a [..] View

A Look at Other People's Mods #8: Regional Bulldoze Mod by xoxide

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [2 comments] View

I want to get the new Sim City (5)?

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 So I want to get the new Sim City 5 because the graphics and new look looks amazing. I plan on buying the game from a local gamestop, the question I have is is offline play available for it? I know th [..] View

Tycoon News for July

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 submitted by Zhatt [link] [comment] View

[Let's Play] SimCity 2000 DOS - "Welcome to **** Valley!"

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 submitted by CotRA [link] [2 comments] View

Wealth and jobs? Sim City 5.

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 With project AKAR and have been happly ploping buildings however I like. The thing is though I just notice this, but there are actual different wealth requirments for jobs. I've been putting a ton of [..] View

What would you guys say are 'Essential mods' to use.

5:13 am, July 11, 2014 After work today, I want to have another go at Simcity. Been looking over the mods and they look awesome, Especially Project Orion. Any other mods that I should definitely use? Thanks submitted by m [..] View

Haven't played since launch, made this video back then. How is the game now?

5:13 pm, July 8, 2014 Wanting to get back into it, maybe buy the CoT expansion. Thoughts? submitted by Syn3rgetic [link] [2 comments] View

600k population goal - stalled at 430k

5:13 pm, July 8, 2014 This is what I'm working with. Following SimCityBrian's guide, I am pursuing the Big Government achievement; also making this my capital city with all City Hall modules. I know it's not the optimal ma [..] View

Segregation completed

5:13 pm, July 8, 2014

Building an Ore City (SC2013) Part 1: Here I Go Again on My Own

5:13 am, July 8, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [comment] View

Simcity 4: Is it possible to connect Subway/Bus Routes/Monorail lines across Regions?

5:13 am, July 7, 2014 So far in cities with 0 residents filled with commercial/industrial which are connected to residential hot-spots I am getting 0 usage for mentioned connections. Road and Rail is getting traffic but no [..] View

Video on my attempt to prototype a agent-based trafficsystem for a city simulator.

5:13 am, July 7, 2014 submitted by cellularized [link] [12 comments] View

Making a list of must have MODS for Sim City 5.

5:13 am, July 7, 2014 So I'm making a list of must have mods for Sim City 5. Here is a unorginzed list of must have mods and optional cool mods for SC5. I didn't look at any enhancment packs since pretty much all of them s [..] View

What is the fastest way to make money?

5:13 am, July 7, 2014 Played 2 games only,all I did was build residential zones,then build shops,services,and a casino..Seemed to work but I'm pretty sure I'm doing something wrong. submitted by midoman111 [link] [2 com [..] View

Need help with Sim City 4!

5:13 am, July 6, 2014 Hi, so I'm starting a new city. But I've always been confused on a lot of things. I read the RCI demand graph to see what to build, but for industries it's always on I-AG that is the highest. I don't [..] View

Processors Disappearing

5:13 am, July 6, 2014 Hey guys. just got simcity and i loved it at first but i keep running into issues that all have complex fucky workarounds or the game gives you misleading info and numbers so i never know what to trus [..] View

Need Testers For Mod

5:13 pm, July 5, 2014 Hey guys :) I need testers for this one mod I'm working on. I am trying to make it so that the fire truck does not stop in traffic or at traffic lights when it is going to a fire. Download the file by [..] View

My biggest issue with all SimCity games...

5:13 am, July 5, 2014 One thing that has always bothered me about service buildings (Police stations, hospitals, schools, etc), is that they have a fixed size/ By this I mean, the police station is rather tall compared to [..] View

Some mods to help me get started?

5:13 am, July 5, 2014 I've had SC4 for a while now, and while the vanilla game is great and all, seeing all the awesome things you guys have made makes me want to get some mods. What are some good mods to get you started? [..] View

Building a Casino City (SC2013) Part 12: The End

5:13 am, July 5, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [comment] View

Today's non critical news is...

5:13 am, July 5, 2014

Is the new SimCity really that bad?

5:13 pm, July 4, 2014 I love the SimCity series. I started playing with 3000, then got the DS one (ha), and have put countless hours onto SC4 and finally picked up a digital copy in the steam sale, anticipating it to quick [..] View

A Look at Other People's Mods (Reviews) #6: Project Akar

5:13 pm, July 4, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [comment] View

Glitchy City

5:13 am, July 4, 2014 submitted by haljackey [link] [comment] View

Building a Casino City (SC2013) Part 11: The Fourth and Final Casino

5:13 am, July 4, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [comment] View

Getting Simcity 4 tomorrow any tips?

5:13 am, July 4, 2014 So I am going to buy Simcity 4 tomorrow I was going to get Simcity 2013 but then I looked at how small the city is and even though the graphics look awesome it just seems like its not worth the money. [..] View

stacked roundabout interchange

5:13 am, July 4, 2014

I created a cinematic of a few cities my friend and I created. Any Suggestions?

5:13 pm, July 3, 2014 submitted by KLChicken [link] [1 comment] View

Building a Casino City (SC2013) Part 10: Continued Expansion

5:13 am, July 3, 2014 submitted by capton2020 [link] [9 comments] View

Simcity 2013 Las Vegas

5:13 am, July 3, 2014 I wish someone would make a accurate copy of Las Vegas. If there is one can someone post a link. I'm thinking of making one but wanted to see how they layed out the freeway since there is so 3 interch [..] View

Somebody asked if this merge in Hawaii could be made using Udon

5:13 am, July 3, 2014 google maps link-,-157.8901785,1025m/data=!3m1!1e3 Here's what I made- side view- Video- http://www.youtu [..] View

City building challenge for enthusiastic SC4 players. 2014 edition.

5:13 am, July 3, 2014 Same as last years challenge (I'm uncreative!) My challenge to you is to start a new region (vanilla) and without cheats, build up to skyscrapers. Not a problem eh? The person with the smallest land u [..] View

Today I started a SimCity 4 design-centric series

5:13 am, July 3, 2014 submitted by strictoaster [link] [comment] View

Simcity 4 Deluxe can't reset visual settings

5:13 pm, July 2, 2014 I bought Simcity 4 Deluxe about a year ago, and played for around 10 hours and enjoyed it. I wanted to play this game again, but as I start it (in Steam), it doesn't do anything and my status is switc [..] View

Just purchased the game for mac on app store, looking to add some mods.

5:13 am, July 2, 2014 Im looking for regions with pre made cities in them, a sort of "starter city". Its been a while since I've played, and now I can't find where to get a few of these regions. With a brief goog [..] View

It's been a while since I've been here. What are/were the big mods and updates to SimCity 2013?

5:13 am, July 1, 2014 I stopped playing a few months after release. What have the major updates done, and are there any good mods that I should check out? submitted by ElagabalusRex [link] [1 comment] View

Where can I find more showcases of modded cities?

5:13 am, July 1, 2014 This sub is great but It's easy to run out of new screenshots to see. I want to see more cities that have bigger maps and udon! submitted by Action_hero_name [link] [4 comments] View

Game wont open

5:13 pm, June 30, 2014 I try to open the game on orgin, and the only thing that pops up is "Sim City" then nothing happens. Any help will be appreciated submitted by Evilindisguise [link] [2 comments] View

"Building Tokyo" presents (EP8) NIHONBASHI: the "center" of Japan (SimCity 2013).

5:13 pm, June 30, 2014 submitted by Yuttho [link] [12 comments] View

Origin Version Mods and Patches

5:13 pm, June 30, 2014 So I had EA activate my disc copy of Simcity 4 Deluxe recently as a Origin Game so in the future when disc drives become rare I could still play it. My question is whether or not I need to patch it li [..] View

Come watch two smaller YouTubers play SimCity!

5:13 am, June 30, 2014 My YouTube friend, TheDrMeowMix, and I are both fairly well known in the Minecraft Theme Park/Disney Server world as owners of McParks, one of the largest 1:1 Theme Park builds in Minecraft. Recently, [..] View

[Mod Suggestion]OmegaCO Shipping Drones

5:13 am, June 30, 2014 These drones will act just like OmegaCO shipping vehicles, but as drones. I've ran into the problem of having my buildings run out of OmegaCO simply because the shipping transport vehicles get stuck i [..] View

My 200th SC4 video, with some major public investments in Prospect Bay

5:13 am, June 30, 2014 submitted by Janbiya [link] [comment] View

Raised Highways?

5:13 pm, June 29, 2014 I've been checking Skye Storm's videos and 60 second tips to find an answer to this question, but haven't had any luck yet. Hoping that one of you can give me a quick answer. How do I make a raised hi [..] View

Can we hold a contest? Details inside!

5:13 am, June 29, 2014 Now that UDON is here, the ways that I make cities have changed drastically. Instead of focusing on density, I focus on efficient road structure. The cities that I make are also starting to function l [..] View

/r/SimCity Is Looking For One Moderator - Thick Skin Required

5:13 pm, June 27, 2014 Moderating has become a full-time ordeal and I am looking to bring one person on board for a 30 day trial as a Moderator. Moderating is usually a thankless volunteer opportunity. Things to consider: D [..] View

Could we discuss SimCity 4?

5:13 pm, June 27, 2014 What do you guys like/dislike about it? I LOVE the big worlds and how the game doesn't hold your hand. I dislike al the problems it has with newer operating settings. But that happens with old games : [..] View

Things are Looking Up

5:13 pm, June 27, 2014

SC4 Noob at regions looking for advice.

5:13 am, June 27, 2014 I'm a fairly adept SC4 player at this point, having little to no problem dealing with a single-city-tile city, but when it comes to working with outside tiles and the region as a whole, I fall flat. I [..] View

Community Question: WHAT THE HECK DO YOU WANT NEXT????

5:13 am, June 27, 2014 Ok .. this may sound kind of stupid but honestly.. What do you want next. We as a community have received information, mods, ideas and done our best to help provide the tools you have requested. We h [..] View

Those poor tourists...

5:13 am, June 27, 2014

River Valley Town. My first UDoN showcase.

5:13 pm, June 26, 2014 River Valley Town Been awhile since I last posted a showcase. This is River Valley Town, a quiet utility town of 50k. The people here work their arse off to ensure power plants, water, sewage are run [..] View

No online mode available when I start up SimCity 2013. Help?

5:13 am, June 26, 2014 Hi! I've played online before so I don't believe it's a problem with the game being installed incorrectly. I've been playing offline for a while now after buying the expansion pack, however I now noti [..] View

Omega Manual?

5:13 am, June 26, 2014 Is there an Omega manual out there somewhere. When I got the expansion for futuristic cities I didn't get a manual for the new things. Also, if it matters, I'm personally claiming all the cities in my [..] View

Cannot download UDON for SC5. Can someone help me?

5:13 am, June 26, 2014 I keep going to this page: and all that happens is it sends me to adfly and then [..] View

For those who haven't seen it: SimCity 4 TuLEP Demonstration

5:13 am, June 26, 2014 submitted by haljackey [link] [1 comment] View

Sums up my first encounter well.

5:13 pm, June 25, 2014

Problems activating in Origin... Help please

5:13 am, June 25, 2014 So this may have been asked but I couldn't find an answer I was looking for so sorry if its a repost. So right off the bat here is what the error looks like: When I first got [..] View

NAM replacement for mac

5:13 am, June 25, 2014 I have recently gotten Simcity 4 on Mac, and was saddened to learn that NAM is incompatible. I'm mostly okay with that, because I don't really need the extra content added, but I do really need the im [..] View

One of my firefighters got a little lost.

5:13 am, June 25, 2014

Unable to bulldoze a tunnel?

5:13 pm, June 24, 2014 So I'm redesigning my town and I failed to bulldoze a tunnel which is now underground with no access to bulldozing. Is there any way to fix that? submitted by jimkolp2 [link] [2 comments] View

Cannot Play Offline

5:13 am, June 24, 2014 I just downloaded SimCity. I bought the code from Amazon. When I try to play offline I get this message "Error communicating with Origin. Please check that Origin is online." At the bottom i [..] View

Poor suburban planning causes traffic jams

5:13 am, June 24, 2014

Haven't played vanilla SimCity 2013 since May '13. Are TVs or Computers still best ways to make money?

5:13 am, June 23, 2014 Last time I played it was either TVs or computers that made the most money, then in one of the later updates it changed it to the other. I also remember some guy crunched out the numbers and found out [..] View

[SimCity 4] questions, specifically Steam version

5:13 am, June 23, 2014 Hi all Whenever SC4 on Steam goes on a better sale, I will be picking it up. Anyone know if you can use 1920x1080 resolution? I read some of the reviews of it, and some guy said that anything past 160 [..] View

SimCity 2000 - Mouse wheel to zoom?

5:13 am, June 23, 2014 Are there any tools that would allow me to set my mouse wheel to zoom in/out in SimCity 2000? A google search didn't really get my anywhere. submitted by evanvolm [link] [comment] View

Tutorial on building up SC4 cities?

5:13 am, June 23, 2014 I watched /u/haljackey 's youtube series but I don't have multiple gigs of mods like him. I have a just a few ploppable buildings, NAM/RHW's newest version, and the radical demand ordinance mod. Is th [..] View

Building Suburbia, Part 1: Big Box Retail

5:13 am, June 22, 2014

Rainy night over a small town.

5:13 pm, June 21, 2014

Creating purely industrial city

5:13 am, June 21, 2014 Ok i know that this was possible in Sim City 4, but i can't seem too get it to work in Sim City (2013). Basically i want to create one city in a region with only industial zone and another city with o [..] View

Project Orion Mod Problem

5:13 am, June 21, 2014 Hey guys :) So :D I started a new city with Project Orion installed. I can draw the regional roads perfectly, and I have them connected to original city tile roads. However; when I go to zone or plop [..] View

Haven't played in forever... do sims still change their houses/workplaces every day?

5:13 am, June 21, 2014 One of the main reasons I stopped playing soon after launch was finding out that individual sims don't have permanent houses, they just go to the closest empty house every day. Is this still a thing? [..] View

New to SimCity5 and have 2 questions.

5:13 am, June 21, 2014 1) Why there are so many people who still play SimCity 4? Is there something really better than 5? (Or 2013, i dont know how you usually call it) 2) If I have an oil usine in one city and in another c [..] View

Sim City 4, I need help on installing mods!

5:13 am, June 21, 2014 I just installed Sim City 4 via Steam on a Macintosh (don't really care if you cuss at me for not having a windows) and I need help on how to add mods to the game. Your help is appreciated! submitted [..] View

Problem with Sandbox.

5:13 pm, June 20, 2014 My Sandbox mode still only gives me $50 000 and all buildings aren't available. Does anyone know if there is a fix for it? submitted by Valkie [link] [3 comments] View

Could someone please explain the basics of Orion/3K? I promise I'm not an idiot.

5:13 am, June 20, 2014 Okay, I have at least an intermediate handle on the mods involved but I'm still missing something somewhere. I already had Udon, BOC, and the RCI plop mod. I 'get' them, pretty much. I installed Orio [..] View


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