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Since Sim City 2000, players are able to define zones by densities - low density for small buildings, medium density for low to mid-sized buildings, and high density for anything up to large tower blocks.
Wright and Braun returned to Brøderbund to formally clear the rights to the game in 1988, when Sim City was near completion.The open source version will be called Micropolis (the initial name for Sim City), since EA retains the trademark Sim City.The version shipped on OLPC laptops will still be called Sim City, but will have to be tested by EA quality assurance before each release to be able to use that name.Sim City was released in 1990 on the ZX Spectrum 48K & 128K by Infrogrames, programmed by Probe Software Ltd - Antony R. On January 10, 2008, the Sim City source code was released under the free software GPL 3 license.The release of the source code was related to the donation of Sim City software to the One Laptop Per Child laptop, as one of the principles of the OLPC laptop is the use of free and open source software.Players could build highways, roads, bus depots, railway tracks, subways, train depots and zone land for seaports and airports.
There are a total of nine varieties of power plants in SC2K, including coal, natural gas, wind turbines, hydroelectric dams (which can only be placed on waterfall tiles) and the futuristic fusion power and satellite microwave plant.
Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Wii, Play Station, Nintendo 64, Nintendo 64DD, Sega Saturn, Play Station 3, Nintendo DS, Acorn Archimedes, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amiga CDTV, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, C64, DESQview, DOS, EPOC32, FM Towns, i OS, Android, PC-98, GBA, OLPC XO-1, OS/2, Ne WS, Web browser, SNES, Tk, Unix, X11 TCL, Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sim City is an open-ended city-building video game series originally designed by developer Will Wright.
Developed in Orinda, California, it is published by Maxis (now a division of Electronic Arts) and has spawned several different editions that have sold worldwide, with the first game in the series, Sim City, published in 1989.
The unexpected and enduring success of the original Sim City, combined with other "Sim" titles' relative lack of success at the time, motivated the development of a sequel.
Sim City 2000 (SC2K), released in 1993, was a major extension.
The player may also make deals with neighbouring cities to sell or buy services, as long as a connection is made to the neighbor for that service (this feature was introduced in Sim City 3000).