SimCity is the city-planning and urban development simulator developed by Maxis and EA, released in March 2013.

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SimCity no relief from work error eventhough the sims have everything

I kknow the game has been out for a few years now, but I finnally have 2 megatowers one high and 1 low wealth tower.But I have a weird glitch with the wealthy one. I have 2 $$$ apartments but 1 says ...
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How to sell services to other cities in SimCity 5?

Is it possible to sell education/ambulance/fire/police services to other cities as well as water or electricity? For example, people from other cities are already coming to my schools. How to make ...
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Arcology construction supply shipments not returning

As you can see in my screenshots, my alloy trucks tasked with delivering material to the arcology build site never return. It's been like this for days, with all of the them in the same spot, not ...
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With AMD CrossFire enabled, I experience some flickering in Simcity (2013)

I have AMD Radeon HD 5970 graphics cards, which are using CrossFire technology. I have experienced some flickering in the game when CrossFire is enabled. I have read something about AFR friendly mode ...
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How are goods consumed in SimCity(2013)?

I have been trying to find a solution to this for many days by scanning this site and searching Google, but I can't find a definitive answer. I have been planning out some Megatower configurations and ...
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How to solve the problem of “No relief from work! Leaving!”?

In my MegaTower people complain about overworked and No relief from work! Leaving! How to solve these problems?
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How do i transfer a game such as Simcity, to my Flash Drive, AND Make it work

So I'm just wondering how to transfer SimCity to a flash drive to play on my Laptop.I tried to copy it to one file but it did not work.
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What are the current numbers for freight/goods/workers per zone in Simcity 2013 [duplicate]

I've been trying to find some good numbers for zone statistics, and due to various patches, there has been a great deal of disparity between the results I've found. The page at ...
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No region wall in SimCity?

I would like to use the Region Wall on a copy of SimCity I got from a coupon. However, I have no button in the top left corner, and pressing Enter does nothing. What's going on here?
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Simcity Epic Projects

How do you produce the lawnmower, ladder, paint, etc. to get your tokens for epic projects? I've just unlocked/upgraded to this section and it is really cool but I have no way to finish without these ...
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How do i send Alloy to my other processor factory?

I'm starting to work with processors (getting a Processor Inc. soon), and i layed out a second processor factory. It's getting all the alloy and plastic, but the old one is getting no alloy or ...
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Power outages with excess power supply?

I currently have a nuclear power plant with a second plant add-on providing me 400mw of power to my city. The data meter on my power says I have excess power (of over 100mw) yet I keep getting ...
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Can I save epic project points while im not building an epic project?

I was wondering, is it was possible to collect epic project points, without currently working on an epic project? I find it really hard to collect the required 80 points, in only 24 hours, in order ...
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Is it possible to name streets or neighbourhoods?

In SimCity 4, I loved personalising my city by naming streets, building and neighbourhoods. Is this feature present in 2013 incarnation of SimCity?
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How do I increase the tech level of my industry?

I'd like my city to specialize in electronics, starting with the processor factory. One of the requirements of the processor factory is that I have to have 5 medium-tech industrial buildings in my ...
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Understanding my trips to other cities

When I visit other cities through the world exchange, there is a gray person symbol with a number in a red star right next to the city's name sign. What does that number represent? Also, some cities ...
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Powering the Arcology great works

I just finished my first ever Arcology great works. But it seems to need power, which makes perfectly good sence. How does the Arcology get its power demand met?
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How do you take a screenshot in SimCity?

How can I take a screenshot? When I press Print Screen to take a screenshot while in the game, the image on my clipboard is the Windows Desktop.
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Is placing parks in Industrial area a good idea?

Do parks help them increase the density of industrial buildings in SimCity 5? I've tried placing different types of parks, but they only seem to increase Land Value, and I figure Residence + Land ...
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How do you trade commodities between cities?

My end goal is to create a tech city. The very first city I created I tried this, but soon ran into resource problems. I then started a new region, my first city was mining. When I got to the point ...
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How do I fix the Space Center Great Work bug?

I have fully developed cities in the region with excess workers. I created also residential only city but I have this problem in phase 2 . that Space center halted , No worker 0/300 . Does anyone ...
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What are these Income Dips?

Every once in a while, my city income dips from like $1,250 to $32 Dollars P/H. Then people get mad for high taxes, and move out... What is this, Why is this, and how to stop it?
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Second city won't load in single player mode

When I try to start a 2nd city the load screen gets hung up. It keeps giving me different tips, but the city never loads. It says that I have claimed the city. Any advice?
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Why do I always get 'high tourist demand' notice in SimCity?

I got a notice that I had 'high tourist demand'. I have built a municipal airport, a ferry terminal, a airship hangar and a bus terminal. How can I improve?
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Whats with the fake crime?

So, I,ve got a police station,right? Yes, and still, the people living Closest to the police station are worried about crime and moving out. The weirdest thing is, I'm constantly checking my charts, ...
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Increase land value for residential building-Simcity

How do you most effectively increase land value for specifically residential building? I'd like to make an upgrade from Small houses and trailers to apartments and skyscrapers.
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Time Control Problems

The Time Control doesn't do anything on one city, then the other city its fine, and I have no idea how to fix this. I tried going back to the city that works and then back again and it still doesn't ...
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Why is my tech nonexistent when all my Sims are educated?

At first, I got level 3 tech but suddenly my tech level became 0. I didn't change anything, I have one university and three colleges. Almost all of my Sims are educated. Why did this happen? This ...
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simcity cannot remove road after lizard destroy expo center

I have expo center destroyed by lizard. I demolish the building, the road not gone, then i want to demolish the road, it cannot be done. Can someone help me?
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simcity nuclear meltdown even at level 4+ education

My nuclear power plant just went in to meltdown, even though I have a high level education. What am I missing?
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Simcity worker shortage

I got notice by that my worker shortage but when i open this window, all job filled What wrong have i done here? *someone said it because 16 avaiable job here new screenshot n i still got notice ...
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How can I fix ground pollution?

In my city I am developing a bit of a ground pollution problem, this hasn't quite yet reached my water supply but it's getting close and already some of the nearby residential zones have started ...
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How do I increase the capacity of my university?

I am stuck with an absolute maximum of 1800 students that I can force in my university, but I need 2000 to get the desired upgrade. The problem is that the capacity of the university is only 1300 ...
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Why does it say my code for Sim City was already used?

I bought it completely out of the store using my own money nobody but me and my Dad so nobody could steal the code. I tried entering the code when I got home but it failed to work. It said This code ...
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How is profit from gambling paid out?

Normally, with a trade port, the payment for your wares shows up all few days when they sell. With gambling however, this is different. There is no direct payout as far as I can see and it is also ...
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Is there a way to see a Layout Grid in Sim City 5?

Is there a way to enable a layout grid, or a mod which would allow me to view the city using a layout grid? In Sim City Classic, all zone types (residential, commercial and industrial) were 3x3 ...
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Have enough room but still needs more for high density?

So I was zoning my city, doing some experiences and then after I planned the layout of the roads to get the maximum number of High Density buildings back-to-back, I was very happy with the result and ...
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SimCity 2013: is the truck shipping bug fixed?

I got into the new SimCity when the cities of tomorrow came out. I enjoyed the game, but there was a fatal bug in the game that shipping trucks would ultimately get stuck on the map. Consequently, ...
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How to plan a good street layout

Can someone tell me a good layout when you begin a city? Grids do not work for me as I have a large traffic Jam everywhere.
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Housing zones not rebuilding

One of my cities had a small accident (not an ingame disaster). I went afk for a bit when i came back a lot of my houses had burnt down or were abandoned, so i destroyed them. My problem now is that ...
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How do I get freight going from one city to another?

in SimCity, I want freight to get going from my soon-to-be OmegaCo capitol, Capitol Bay West, to my region capitol, Capitol Bay Central. Is there any way to do this?
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Do trade ports with freight rail terminals still transport by truck?

If I build a freight rail terminal in my trade port, does the rail terminal provide for more freight added to the one already delivered by road, or does it replace the road deliveries entirely by ...
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How to get unemployed people to work?

I have 2000 unemployed in my city, but still many shops and even my fire station is closed because its not enough workers. How do I make my unemployed start working in my fire station??
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Can my two cities send resources at the same time?

In this region I claimed two lands and built up two cities and both produce the materials needed by the Great Works. I pressed that power button in Great Works tab with both cities and some resources ...
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How do I send resources to a “Great Work”?

I have started building the Arcology project, and I'm producing metal and alloy myself. Normally I export these products to earn money, but does anyone know if I have to set the trade settings to "Use ...
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What does the denominator in the tourism tooltip mean?

The gambling or culture adviser will show you how many tourists visited your city today and yesterday. If you mouse over the number of tourists, you see a tooltip with a breakdown by wealth level ...
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Does building the Arcology great work affect residential demand in individual cities?

The description for the Arcology great work reads as follows: Building this towering pinnacle of human architecture requires skilled workers and resources. This dense ecosystem contains everything ...
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What are the cheats in simcity?

When enabling sandbox mode in Simcity it says it enables cheats. What are these cheats and how do you use them?
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What are the working hours of Recycling Centre?

I have two recycling centres with maximum number of modifications and they are constantly congested - their storage of recycled garbage is constantly full or almost full (18-20/20 tons). As a ...
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Is there a way to import freight?

My question on Sim City (2013) is: Is there any way to import freight for my commercial zones? There is a big industrial city connected to me by road and rail. But I can't seem to get enough freight ...