SimCity 30 Years Later: A Retrospective

1 lut 2019
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The first retail releases of SimCity launched on February 2, 1989 for the Macintosh and Amiga, with the IBM PC following later. And from that point onward, computer gaming was irreversibly changed!
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  • Please do a Warcraft Tides of Darkness review, thank you

    Stephen FisherStephen Fisher16 dni temu
  • Future USA: everyone commutes around on huge hyperloops among overtly rounded residential complexes and other sci-fi buildings Future Europe: "We are the Old World, and will remain so until the very end!"

    Gustavo6046Gustavo6046Miesiąc temu
  • Such an amazing video. Thx so much

    Awake 7Awake 7Miesiąc temu
  • SimCity for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System has always been one of my absolute favorites for the console.

    smbcollectorsmbcollectorMiesiąc temu
  • Hard Mode should be renamed to 2020 Mode

    B1xB1xMiesiąc temu
  • The moment when Maxis decides to rename Hard Mode as “2020” in the next rerelease

    Six PackSix PackMiesiąc temu
  • Packard Hell, that is perfect touch with video

    James PageJames PageMiesiąc temu
  • Man I wish I had one of those boxes with the Godzilla or tornado, I think I had a later version

    Kalma ClemensKalma Clemens2 miesięcy temu
  • You really look after your games

    I kinda forgotI kinda forgot2 miesięcy temu
  • Oh I have that Lem book but I've never read it- now I'm so excited to read it!

    Ericka CEricka C2 miesięcy temu
  • Was just digging through my piles of old games and what do ya know...found a copy on CD-ROM. Lucky me.

    Spotted BulletSpotted Bullet3 miesięcy temu
  • as someone who was born in 1998, there's something so surreal about seeing floppy disks. I remember seeing them when I was 5, but the computer that used them was put away in the attic. the first game I remember playing was baldur's gate

    Daniel LeGrandDaniel LeGrand3 miesięcy temu
  • Why would they try to prevent someone from making copies of the high scores? That is so random.

    AnubisAnubis3 miesięcy temu
    • You can’t play the game without typing in one of those numbers. It was a form of copy protection for the game itself, basically early DRM. Got an old video on it here: plworld.info/show/eJp8ltaznpuxabg/wideo.html

      LGRLGR3 miesięcy temu
  • Today Im a city planner due to this game. I've started to play It in 1992, and realized that urban studies and design was my vocation back then.

    Guilherme GrochowskiGuilherme Grochowski4 miesięcy temu
  • I played the hell out of that game, but I think I had it on the SNES. Later I got SC 2000 and that one I definitely put some hours on. The wife and I abused the bugs in that game viciously, like making waterfalls on the very edge of the map and putting up hydroelectric dams for power. The Sim City series kinda died after that, each new incarnation lost something and became more and more unfun. Now', it's just a joke.

    crgzerocrgzero4 miesięcy temu
  • Klapaucius - it's a cheat for money in The Sims.

    JockerJocker4 miesięcy temu
  • This is the first game I played on PC.....I would leave PC running while I slept to increase funds and would wake up to a half destroyed city.

    D JD J4 miesięcy temu
  • even though im only 14, these old games are pretty interesting

    x35gamingx35gaming4 miesięcy temu
  • Never knew Sim City was so popular.

    Deyvson Moutinho CalimanDeyvson Moutinho Caliman4 miesięcy temu
  • This sure brings back memories

    Malaysia BaristaMalaysia Barista4 miesięcy temu
  • Great video! But wow, the game looks so . . . DOS-y compared to the Mac version I grew up with. :) But then again, I couldn't even get back into SimCity 2000 when I bought it from GOG because even though the interface is really quite Mac-like, it takes over everything when it runs, and its windows float over a cramped, logo-ed game background instead of gracefully coexisting in movable, resizable, command-tabbable form on the desktop, as in my memories.

    IdahoBookwormIdahoBookworm4 miesięcy temu
  • Did anyone else feel like they wanted to vomit when playing the old version of SimCity, not that I didn't like it. It made me feel ill

    Carl johnsonCarl johnson4 miesięcy temu
  • I only played the original sim city on the SNES which had Bowser in place of Godzilla.

    Johnathan RubinskyJohnathan Rubinsky4 miesięcy temu
  • simcity 2000 will always be my favorite

    MutePilot109MutePilot1094 miesięcy temu
  • Clint's voice is smooth and calm. His content is interesting, but not exciting. The smooth jazz soundtrack is a lullaby. LGR is the perfect channel to watch before bedtime. Not to say it's boring, but it helps me calm down before I fall asleep.

    Joseph GrantJoseph Grant4 miesięcy temu
  • In 5th grade my teacher told us that one type of zoning was residential and asked if we knew any others. I raised my hand and said commercial and industrial. The teacher said i couldn't have known that and accused me of reading her notes. Gaming has taught me a heck of a lot over the years.

    Ryan OlivierRyan Olivier4 miesięcy temu
  • Absolutely LOVED SimCity 2000!

    ShaxuulShaxuul4 miesięcy temu
  • When your own mother leads the impeachment mob you know it’s serious 13 : 22

    Max WoofMax Woof4 miesięcy temu
  • 0:04 I all played those games using DosBox but not a real DOS. I really want to have one.

    Harvey MogarHarvey Mogar4 miesięcy temu
  • Bob the robberon hudgames - best game ever I stuck on level 26

    james coon linjames coon lin4 miesięcy temu
  • Played the SNES version... Godzilla got replaced with Bowser from the Mario games.

    Joe R MJoe R M4 miesięcy temu
  • *Maybe stop playing SimCity and fix real-life Detroit*

    StuStu4 miesięcy temu
  • At the end of this video I said to myself, “LGR, this is why I love your content.“ I’m late to the party, but I’ve been playing Cities Skylines for the last few weeks, and it takes me right back to my days playing SimCity in the 90s. This video also takes me back, thanks!

    Dan NoblesDan Nobles4 miesięcy temu
  • I think ancient Rome would had made more sense than wild west.

    Andrew the chipmunk.Andrew the chipmunk.4 miesięcy temu
  • for a brief moment, computer games were actually educational and edifying instead of brutalizing, pornographic, and depressing

    perf bperf b5 miesięcy temu
  • klapaucius was also the code for money on first the sims. Amazing video

    ROCK IS DEADROCK IS DEAD5 miesięcy temu
  • I was addicted to Sim City for quite a while on the Amiga version. Richardville was quite a success. :) FYI I was 30 at the time....

    RichardinNC1RichardinNC15 miesięcy temu
  • my entire childhood in one video

    jim skinnjim skinn5 miesięcy temu
  • Boomers' Minecraft.

    Stefan HenselStefan Hensel5 miesięcy temu
  • The Amiga version was far superior to the MSDOS version

    Layby2kLayby2k5 miesięcy temu
  • Don't know how I got here, but now I know what Klapaucius means.

    Blas LafontaineBlas Lafontaine5 miesięcy temu
  • I remember discovering that a single disconnected rail tile counted as connected for growth purposes. They complain about it constantly, but still grow, conduct business, pay taxes. Bwahaha

    Alex McDAlex McD5 miesięcy temu
  • And they still can't make single laneways or pedestrian walkways for Japanese shopping streets. But kudos for the older simcities for having premade cities. Newer ones only had the terrain without a city.

    리주민리주민5 miesięcy temu
    • And every competitor city builder can't do it either. Hegg, one went further and made only 4 lane streets the smallest available and a 20 hectare city council (mandatory to place) as large as the imperial palace in japan.

      리주민리주민5 miesięcy temu
  • I have been playing Sim City at least 30 years. Has to be my favorite game.

    James HalfhorseJames Halfhorse5 miesięcy temu
  • I'm of a certain age where I remember playing SimTown in elementary school during computer class. ~'93.

    MidnightAgendaMidnightAgenda5 miesięcy temu
  • Wondering why you didn’t use train tracks from the beginning

    OrdozOrdoz5 miesięcy temu
  • The Commodore 64 version had pipes.

    Chris GascoigneChris Gascoigne5 miesięcy temu
  • If you hold down shift and type fund, you get 10,000 simoleons

    A Random PersonA Random Person5 miesięcy temu
  • I believe you will like js13kgames.com/entries/simland

    Aurélio HeckertAurélio Heckert5 miesięcy temu
  • Oh, Gosh, I've been wasting my life playing computer games since 1978. Ok, only been wasting time on city building since 1989, but before that, there was Wolfenstein on PC and 1917 on the Spectrum and Space Invaders on the Commodore PET and Worm on the Exidy Sorceror...

    Neil BarnettNeil Barnett5 miesięcy temu
  • I used to love playing Sim City. Until the day I thought to myself "Whats the point? What am I even trying to achieve?" I havent played it since.

    Not Me Not MeNot Me Not Me5 miesięcy temu
  • Good to see the superior software box

    Alastair MontgomeryAlastair Montgomery5 miesięcy temu
  • Great game.

    PheugoPheugo5 miesięcy temu
  • Super Nintendo version is the one I played.

    Glenn AbbottGlenn Abbott5 miesięcy temu
  • Very important game in my development as well.

    Glenn AbbottGlenn Abbott5 miesięcy temu
  • They should have named it Crack City. I had that for Super NES and it was like being hooked on crack.

    JefffJefff5 miesięcy temu
  • who's the real slim shitty?

    GФФŦЏϾКΞЯGФФŦЏϾКΞЯ5 miesięcy temu
  • starts around 8:00 mins. mostly boring actually.

    Daniel FrederiksonDaniel Frederikson5 miesięcy temu
  • Sim City was good up until 4. Then we had societies and the reboot. Both absolutely awful. Such a shame. I think my favourites have to be 2000 and 4. However I LOVE the SNES version. It is where it all started for me.

    Gary GarrattGary Garratt5 miesięcy temu
  • Нихуя не панятна

    Диванный КритикДиванный Критик5 miesięcy temu
  • Was a freshman in college in 1990. I must have played SimCity for 10,000 hours. Sometimes I would go to bed with it open, and when I woke up it would be the year 2525 and I would have $50,000,000 in the bank. Or my city will long since have been destroyed by disasters. Then Civilization came along and I lost some interest in SimCity. At least until another version came along. SimCity 2000 was amazing.

    OAT351OAT3515 miesięcy temu
  • This one i pleayed when i was kids,

    online-soroban.comonline-soroban.com5 miesięcy temu
  • media.giphy.com/media/jShr8wkP38XTO/giphy.gif

    Joe WebsterJoe Webster5 miesięcy temu
  • This video made me want to play Sim City again. I fired up the SNES version and accidentally got sucked in for hours again. Metropolis status already. Thanks for reminding me how fun this game is

    Chris MacChris Mac5 miesięcy temu
  • I thoroughly enjoyed SimCity over the years. Starting with my dad's NES game, then getting Classic for my PC in the mid-90s, and lastly buying SC4 - I always made my own personal goals with my cities. I would plan where the airport would be placed first, which would be on water and as close to the center of the map as possible. Then I would start building Commercial around the proposed airport followed by Residential, and then have Industry around the perimeter of the map to minimize pollution. I would only use rail for transit and I would never have a fire department. If I remember correctly, my cities would usually range between 150,000 and 190,000 in population. Although island cities would be different, being more like a collection of villages surrounding a centered airport. Ah, memories! I'm feeling nostalgic now.

    tudorjasontudorjason5 miesięcy temu
  • wow so much creativity

    trampoline cat jumptrampoline cat jump5 miesięcy temu
  • And still, the last SimCity base game came with more content than its partitioned rival.

    AlanDunaway3000AlanDunaway30005 miesięcy temu
  • I fondly remember my SNES Sim City addiction as a kid; played it every morning before school at my best friends place, before finally getting my own copy a year later. No other 16 bit era game sucked me in quite like that one.

    TruthBy DesignTruthBy Design5 miesięcy temu
  • I just saw the 20 most complete, enjoyable, and rewarding minutes about SimCity. If you want to write a scholar paper on Simcity, you just need to watch this video. Thanks !!

    Alfonso RodriguezAlfonso Rodriguez5 miesięcy temu
  • Who remembers Sim Ant? SNES SimCity destroyed my time as an 8 year old.

    omnesilereomnesilere5 miesięcy temu
  • Sometimes I wish the graphic design industry was still as ridiculous as it was in the 90's.

    Michael BassMichael Bass5 miesięcy temu
  • Sim Ant was the first RTS I ever played.

    Linden StrombergLinden Stromberg5 miesięcy temu
  • i loved this game!

    Michael PassmoreMichael Passmore5 miesięcy temu
  • Sim City, Shadow President and Capitalism Plus were the games I played in school 😎

    beha8tinbeha8tin5 miesięcy temu
  • 17:51 Propaganda about nuclear energy in this and complete fiction series like Chernobyl are the reason why the world is collectively acting like nuclear energy flat-earthers.

    intravenaintravena5 miesięcy temu
  • It always surprises me that whenever I see top 20 or whatever lists for SNES games, Sim City is never mentioned. I loved that game.

    Vik SandhuVik Sandhu5 miesięcy temu
  • Wow you actually have boxes for these games? I never had any boxes for games back then. Just had a bunch of disks. Edit: How much do those boxes cost these days? Also I probably was playing it years after it was released... explains a lot.

    r0b690r0b6905 miesięcy temu
  • I never really played the original Sim City(not getting my first computer until 1995) when it was current(only really played in as a "retro game"), but Sim City 2000 was a significant part of my childhood.

    Brandon SharittBrandon Sharitt5 miesięcy temu
  • I have fond memories of this game. Usually at 3 am and saying, "just one more year"

    DavidDavid5 miesięcy temu
  • I was playing SimCity when the news of Kurt Cobain's death came over the radio.

    Robert TurnipRobert Turnip5 miesięcy temu
    • Wowowow

      Awake 7Awake 7Miesiąc temu
  • omg this guys game shelf is amazing

    Sky HigherSky Higher5 miesięcy temu
  • SimCity is the only video I have played on and off for 30 years! I also started with SimCIty classic. I truly enjoyed terraforming!

    Anthony HoganAnthony Hogan5 miesięcy temu
  • Loved restarting the new map until you got a island!

    PantsuGirlPantsuGirl5 miesięcy temu
  • SimCity, FOR WINDOWS, wtf is wrong with you dude !?! On a f* Packard Bell '''''''computer'''''''''' You had your boyhood all WRONG !!!

    pascuolpascuol5 miesięcy temu
  • I remember getting Sim City 3000 for my Sega Saturn. It was fun. It also had one major problem. You could only save one city. Also that one city save took up the entire save game memory of the Saturn =(

    Scott FScott F5 miesięcy temu
  • The question is, why on Earth now I have to take care of water pipes and microscopic details when I can just enjoy and relax a nice simulator keeping the complexity far from me? In the last years we have been confusing sophistication with complexity. I miss these kind of games. Long Life to Sim City (I had the deluxe version I believe, awesome packaging too)!

    Cristian ConteducaCristian Conteduca5 miesięcy temu
  • Wow I loved SimAnt!

    Doug HaywardDoug Hayward5 miesięcy temu
  • Cool to see the OG pc one on here. Though my first experience was Super Nintendo

    Nick PavloffNick Pavloff5 miesięcy temu
  • I might play mine today

    Nick PavloffNick Pavloff5 miesięcy temu
  • 3:34 I love that Stanislaw Lem cameo in here! Also check out The Futurological Congress. It's so so good! I'm about to go revisit the Cyberiad again, too. (Also, Sim City 2000 FTW)

    TeddySpaghettiTeddySpaghetti5 miesięcy temu
  • I can't be the only one who wants to play SimRefinery.

    ZVNDMVNZVNDMVN5 miesięcy temu
  • I still play SimCity!

    Robert EwaltRobert Ewalt5 miesięcy temu
  • This game taught me how to budget and I appreciate it.

    blaknoizeeblaknoizee5 miesięcy temu
  • remember the moment my city became a megapolis and the message popped up if i could send a copy of my city.

    joppippojjoppippoj5 miesięcy temu
  • Spent way too much time playing this on Amiga 500 along with Lemmings, Apache & lastly Shadow of the Beast.

    66Block66Block5 miesięcy temu
  • Never build roads in the original simcity. Rail did everything without traffic. (At least the Super Nintendo version.)

    Fern BedekFern Bedek5 miesięcy temu
  • This is way more entertaining than the 8 bit guy.

    Lornes Literal AssholeLornes Literal Asshole5 miesięcy temu
  • SimCity is still the best software to get a glimpse about economy and ecology.

    y2ksw1y2ksw15 miesięcy temu
  • 30 years later and i still dont know how to effectively use the train to reduce traffic lol.....

    AgentMrX7AgentMrX75 miesięcy temu
  • This video makes me want to play either an early version of Sim City or Cities: Skylines.

    Shin IgamiShin Igami5 miesięcy temu
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