Simcity 4 is a city building/planning simulator. It is the fourth installment in the Simcity series and was released on January 14, 2003.

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My city is in a chronic recession

My city is 1500 years old. It has 1.8 million citizen, 800k businesses and a small industry (around 9k). It's a thriving town running on a $4.5 million yearly budget. It's pretty developed; the crime ...
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How to trade Power between Cities?

I just started with this quite old game. I have a rather good working city and wanted to export garbage to the neighbouring city. This worked fine. Then I wanted to import Electricity from the ...
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How do I build large, healthy cities in Simcity 4?

Every time I play Simcity 4, my cities usually end up broke and overpolluted by the time they reach 100k citizens. What's the best way to try and get a happy, healthy, and profitable large city?
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What's the optimal placement for water pumps?

In what was undoubtedly an act of poor judgement, I recently elected reinstalled Sim City 4. Now that my addiction is in full force, I'm wondering if there's an optimal placement for water pumps in ...
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Does Sim City 4 'blow up' at any point?

Please keep all answers spoiler free. Thank you. In Sim City 2000, once you reached a point of virtual city utopia, something happened. This gave you something else to do, and prevented the game ...
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Why has my neighbor city stopped taking garbage?

I have two cities. 1st is the main. 2nd is for garbage export. It was not difficult to start garbage exporting. I just created road connection and placed garbage processing plant in the 2nd and a 2x2 ...