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Laughter

Laughter

Female, 26 years old, from St. Louis, United States

Laughter

I'd like to toss a few thoughts out for those still on the fence on if they want to spend their pretty pennies on Sim City.

 

I don't know what it was like upon the wee hours of launch. My guess like any game.. it may of had some issues. Now I don't know what the issues were and why so many people were angry. However, I personally understand that sometimes a game launches and it isn't all magical unicorns and rainbows. I also understand that people are mad because they can't play offline. I can see your frustration.. but this doesn't bother me. I am a girl of many games. If the game is down i'll play something else.

 

I installed the game around 8 PM CST last night. Patched. Was in-game playing after 20 minutes of downloading/patching. I had zero issues picking a server and starting a city. I even created a division and other random people joined me and made cities in my division.

 

Last night I had more fun with a game then I have had in quite a long time. I told my husband I would come upstairs to hang out and watch TV after I created my city.. that didn't happen. I finally pulled myself off of the game about 40 minutes later.

 

I couldn't sleep because all I could think about was Sim City and when I finally did sleep I dreamed I was playing Sim City to the vividness of even remember having conversations in chat with other people. None of this happened though. Damn dreams.

 

Woke up around 5 AM.. made some pancakes and got back to the game.

 

As for complaints there is a small one. It doesn't overly bother me and maybe part of it is because I am very special at straight lines. But I had some funky roads going on.. weird angles and such. I would like to think it was horrible road planning and terrain issues. But maybe it's something that can eventually be fixed in the game.

 

Overall:

 

I would recommend this to people as I enjoy it.

 

I think people are overreacting because it's EA and everyone hates EA and it's the cool thing to do.

Sonnorcteer
  • Mar 6, 2013 5:38:05 PM
Sonnorcteer

Good opinions on the game! Especially the comment about EA and the automatic hate. As for the actual game how easy would you say it is to get things running smoothly? One of my main issues with old games was that everything would constantly go wrong and i would get incredibly frustrated and quit...

Laughter
  • Mar 6, 2013 8:12:41 PM
Laughter

I have been playing for about 6 hours total. Nothing has gone overly wrong yet. Minus the mutant dragon thing that spawned for a few seconds. He didn't mess anything up though.

Sonnorcteer
  • Mar 6, 2013 8:30:17 PM
Sonnorcteer

Hmm thanks, thats given my wallet a dilemma now :P