SimCity

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'This is the Police' Is Like 'SimCity' for Dirty Cops

With six months to retirement, it’s time to start sullying your good name.
Ian Birnbaum
7.23.16
Features

The Real Mayors of 'SimCity'

In 1990, all the candidates for mayor in Providence, Rhode Island, played a game of SimCity—why don't we make all our politicians do the same?
Jason Koebler
5.8.15
Perfect Worlds

I’m Going to Hell Because I Played SimCity Like an Asshole

As a kid, would build SimCity metropolises with the same goal that most children make sandcastles: to destroy them.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.8.15
Drugs

Cook Meth and Build a Drug Empire in This Breaking Bad Simulator

I knock, you knock, we all knock for blue rock.
Emanuel Maiberg
5.7.15
Perfect Worlds

How Real Is Reality? It's Rather Hard to Tell

The very fact that the world is so difficult to replicate is part of the reason we intuit that the real world is actually real.​​
Derek Mead
5.4.15
Motherboard

Perfect Worlds

In May, Motherboard is going to explore simulations of all kinds.
Jason Koebler
4.22.15
Gaming

'Skylines,' Your Favorite 'SimCity' Replacement, Just Got a Flight Simulator

The game is only a month old, but it already has a bunch of add-ons made by eager fans.
Zack Kotzer
3.25.15
Gaming

The 'SimCity' Empire Has Fallen and 'Skylines' Is Picking Up the Pieces

'Cities: Skylines' is the deep, complex city-builder game you always wanted.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.17.15
The Sims

'You'll Regret This!' SimCity Developer Maxis Is Closing Down

"Well it was a fun 12 years but, it's time to turn off the lights and put the key under the door.”
Zack Kotzer
3.4.15
Culture

Is 'SimCity' Homelessness a Bug or a Feature?

A new 600-page, two volume epic about how to get rid of the homeless in SimCity.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.13.15
cities

This 107 Million Person 'SimCity' Region Is a Portrait of Our Megacity Future

When you've got one Earth and an unending boom in population growth, the gravitational pull of the world's economic and population centers will continue to drag rural dwellers in.
Derek Mead
8.29.14
Motherboard Blog

In 1993, This Guy Was SimCity's Real Life Mayor

"This was a time of wonder, imagination, and new optimism about the impact of personal computing."
Derek Mead
11.19.13