i've spent more enjoyable hours than i remember playing the simcity games in the past.
the city xl games just don't have the addictive appeal of the maxis versions, and seem curiously half-finished.
i'm fearing the game will be a flop if it's aimed primarily at low-powered consoles. luckily consoles haven't been mentioned yet...
here's the youtube vid: note the small print "images not representative of actual gameplay"
fantail - here are instructions
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