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

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Simcity 2013 - Space Center Oil Problem

I have a very annoying problem. I can't send oil to the space center. I don't produce oil. I import Oil to Trade Port and Depot. After filling, I use the use locally option. But nothing happens. Even ...
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No more Sims in Simcity?

I have come across something I've never seen before in simcity, no more people are populating my city. No one is taking residence in the newly built houses, no one is living in the high density ...
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I bought a physical copy of an EA game and was forced to sign in to Origin

I used Origin a few years ago to play games online, but since then I have bought game discs and don't understand why I have to use Origin to play them.
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Can you make a city all industry and just ship in workers from another city in SimCity 2013?

If I set up a world that’s basically just industry, drilling, exporting, and a few other essentials can I just like up a bus terminal and rail terminal and send in workers from my densely populated ...
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How can I claim an abandoned city?

I bought Simcity complete edition from Origin. I also got the Nissan electric car addon and the deluxe edition plus the rest of the downloadable content. As far as I can tell, I have bought ...
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How do I build a bridge when SimCity says “The slope is too steep”?

Every time I try to create a bridge in my city over a lake it says "The slope is too steep". I have tried to Google it but to no success.
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Why there's a hole with a commercial building on it?

Since I was making my city, I made a roundabout for shops or anything. This roundabout was under constructing, but this weird glitch occurs. Does anyone know why it could happen?
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Why can't I join two Fire Offices together?

I was setting up a Fire Station in the city, I have added some stuff in there, and I press Fire Office. If I attempt to add a Fire Office adjacent to another one, so as to make a single and larger ...
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How do i connect bridges in simcity?

I was wondering if there is any way to connect bridges with each other in the simcity game? If yes then how would I do it?
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How do I display the framerate (fps) in SimCity on a Mac?

I'm trying to find the best graphics settings for my Mac but can't compare because I can't see what the framerate is. How do I display the framerate on SimCity?
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Mini buildings in SimCity (2013)

In SimCity, when I zone land for residential, commercial and industrial, sometimes there is not enough space at the end of the zone to fit another building. Occasionally, these little strips of land ...
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Was Simcity (2013) fixed?

There was a lot of bad reviews of Simcity, mostly because always-online gaming, small cities... The list is very long. I never purchased this game because of all the issues that this game haves, and ...
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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 http://forum.ea.com/...
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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 plastic....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 units....
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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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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 ...
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How does city resource trading work?

I ask because I'm having issues. I tried the obvious space saving measure of having water/power/sewage on one city and zoning and developing more another city. It worked for quite a while, but now for ...
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Seaport and ferry dock and airport

Here is my simple question, how do you build a ferry terminal ? How do you build a seaport ? (provided it is different fom ferry terminal) How do you build an airport ? Thanks for your insight.
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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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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 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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Around what time does the first crimes start happening?

I love to play Simcity every so often, but I always get frustrated because I have the same problem each time. I would be upgrading my city when this happens: (sigh)......... The crime explosion ...
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How do I know if a city is connected by wireless?

I attempted to have one city in the corner of the region broadcast ControlNet and start a new city in a different corner using money from the first city. Both ControlNet and money gifts are wireless, ...
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How to provide workers, shops and freight in my simcity5?

I have all those available jobs, all this population, I need a lot of shops and I also need 1000 freight... what can I do to solve this situation? thanks
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What benefits and drawbacks of OmegaCo?

Since there's a lack of information on what the OmegaCo Factory actually does, I am wondering its effect, purpose, and potential drawbacks are. Is it more profitable to use OmegaCo compared to say ...
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Classrooms Full!

I keep getting complains about people that couldn't go to school. How could I fix this? I tried a lot of things (like multiple universities and school bus stops everywhere). Not sure how to fix this. ...
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Why are the sewage pipes “backed up” if much capacity still exists?

My sewage system is way in the green for capacity (76.1 needed, 123.0 capacity). Yet every now and then I get a yellow alert that I have "backed up pipes", and the Treatment Plant shows the "Sewage ...
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How do I get rid of low wealth demand in jobs?

I have been working on a nice balance between demand and jobless citizens. When I look at my demand, I can see the companies in my city, only want low wealth workers. How do I remove this demand? I ...