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Sim City 4: Deluxe £2.49 @ Steam

£2.49 @ Steam
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition includes the bestselling SimCity 4 and the all-new SimCity 4 Rush Hour Expansion Pack. Create the most massive region of cities ever, with a farming town, bedroom community, h… Read More
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SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition includes the bestselling SimCity 4 and the all-new SimCity 4 Rush Hour Expansion Pack. Create the most massive region of cities ever, with a farming town, bedroom community, high-tech commercial center, and industrial backbone. Take complete control of your city's transportation system, and solve U-Drive-It missions — from fighting crime to tackling disasters. Watch your population skyrocket as you get your Sims on the go and create the ultimate living, breathing megalopolis — the most expansive SimCity 4 compilation ever.
Features
Create an Entire Region of Cities — Weave together a tapestry of cities linked by a fully integrated transportation network and watch them share and compete for resources.
Wield God-like Powers — Sculpt the landscape to create a world based on your imagination, then summon volcanoes, tornadoes, meteors, and lightning.
Be a Responsive Mayor — Build a world-class city with stadiums, airports, universities, and real-world landmarks. Deploy emergency vehicles and join in the action as they battle blazes, mobs, and more.
Get Insight from Your Sims — Read the rhythm of the city, from commuter hell to mellow cruising, noon-time crowds to night-time calm.
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10 Likes #1
Usual advice when this deal comes up:

In Steam, right click Simcity 4 and click properties. Then click Set Launch Options on the first tab.

In this box, you can add any, some, or all of the following text.

-CustomResolution:enabled -rXXXXxYYYY -intro:off -CPUCount:1

change XXXX and YYYY to your monitors resolution to enable widescreen resolutions not supported by default.
-CPUCount:1 restricts the game to 1 of your CPU cores and prevents issues caused by multicore CPUs
-intro:off just disables the intro video that plays each time you start the game


Some people also claim adding -EH:off also prevents crashes but I'm not sure what it does and haven't used it myself.
6 Likes #2
Heat, I also just found this great mod: The Network Addon Mod NAM.
http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/17/16943/thumb_620x2000/CopperasCove.jpg

The Network Addon Mod, or NAM, is a modification for SimCity 4 Deluxe (or SimCity 4 with the Rush Hour Expansion pack), which adds a myriad of new transport network items, ranging from ground light rail, to fractional-angle roads, to roundabouts, and much more. It also includes bugfixes to Maxis items and a highly optimized set of traffic simulator plugins, improving pathfinding accuracy and performance.
#3
Is this worth having if you already have SC5?
1 Like #4
Heat for the OP, and likes for every comment so far. Good, constructive stuff all round (pun not originally intended, but I'm leaving it here because I like it). 8)
1 Like #5
grabme
Is this worth having if you already have SC5?

For £2.49, probably. I'm told Simcity5 is a very different game.
1 Like #6
Bargain, nice one op, heat added :)
1 Like #7
grabme
Is this worth having if you already have SC5?

Absolutely. Consider SC4 like the pro version of SC5. SC5 is good for a bit of a play, but when you want to actually dedicate some serious time into building a massive project, SC4 is the only way.
4 Likes #8
As long as you're feeling nostalgic, don't forget to pick up SC2000 for free on Origin: https://www.origin.com/en-gb/store/free-games/on-the-house
1 Like #9
love this thanks op and all :)
#10
bblgoose
As long as you're feeling nostalgic, don't forget to pick up SC2000 for free on Origin: https://www.origin.com/en-gb/store/free-games/on-the-house

Requires a whole ton of crap from Origin before you get your hands on the game :( ...
#11
Sim City 5 is absolutely dreadful even with recent fixes, this is a much, much better game.
#12
Great game, the rush hour expansion and NAM pack are a must to make it possible to get to super large cities!
banned#13
Godlikezebra
Godlikezebra
THIS IS FREE RIGHT NOW AT -ORIGIN-

Has been for about a month or so


No it isn't :D

That is a different Sim City and posted already in this thread. Do not post wrong statements.


Edited By: jaystan on Jan 08, 2015 17:31
#14
Never really used Steam. Is this for PC only or Mac too?
banned 1 Like #15
DJ_Grover
Never really used Steam. Is this for PC only or Mac too?

Windows & Mac.
#16
Best version of this game. Far superior to Sim City V in almost every way.
#17
Polax
Requires a whole ton of crap from Origin before you get your hands on the game :( ...


Not really? Just the Origin client and an account with them, which I'm guessing a lot of PC Gamers do anyways.

After that, just add it to your library.

Just as easy as Steam really?
#18
srw985
Usual advice when this deal comes up:
In Steam, right click Simcity 4 and click properties. Then click Set Launch Options on the first tab.
In this box, you can add any, some, or all of the following text.-CustomResolution:enabled -rXXXXxYYYY -intro:off -CPUCount:1
change XXXX and YYYY to your monitors resolution to enable widescreen resolutions not supported by default.-CPUCount:1 restricts the game to 1 of your CPU cores and prevents issues caused by multicore CPUs-intro:off just disables the intro video that plays each time you start the game
Some people also claim adding -EH:off also prevents crashes but I'm not sure what it does and haven't used it myself.

Thanks for this, I will try this as SC4 has always been unstable. I hope this works because it makes the game unplayable.
#19
imdaewen
srw985
Usual advice when this deal comes up:
In Steam, right click Simcity 4 and click properties. Then click Set Launch Options on the first tab.
In this box, you can add any, some, or all of the following text.-CustomResolution:enabled -rXXXXxYYYY -intro:off -CPUCount:1
change XXXX and YYYY to your monitors resolution to enable widescreen resolutions not supported by default.-CPUCount:1 restricts the game to 1 of your CPU cores and prevents issues caused by multicore CPUs-intro:off just disables the intro video that plays each time you start the game
Some people also claim adding -EH:off also prevents crashes but I'm not sure what it does and haven't used it myself.
Thanks for this, I will try this as SC4 has always been unstable. I hope this works because it makes the game unplayable.

Even with this mine will still crash occasionally. Much better than without but still, save often.
#20
Is this deal still on? Coming up as £9.99
banned#21
martin1372
Is this deal still on? Coming up as £9.99


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