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Sim City (PC DVD)
Sim City (PC DVD)
Offered by Bargain Games UK
Price: 12.66

20 of 22 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars DO NOT BUY! You have been warned., 8 Mar 2013
= Fun:1.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Sim City (PC DVD) (DVD-ROM)
I am a long time gamer and have never known such an appalling act of disrespect for honest game purchasers. You cannot play this offline and Electronic Arts/Maxis have deemed it unnecessary to provide enough servers to adequately cater for everyone at release (or anywhere near enough apparently), despite running a beta test for just this eventuality and knowing exactly how many units they had produced and sold pre-order. I am not going to get angry as there is simply no point, when a company writes into its small print that when you accept installation of their game you waiver any right to take part in any class action lawsuit said company yet they are happy to take your money without out providing you with the product described they are crooks.
Amazon please remove this game from sale.

Edit 11/3/13

Having played now for some time following the addition of a large number of servers. I can report there is a great game at the core of sim city 5, unfortuantlely there are too many problems to properly enjoy it.

1. All games are saved on an individual server, if you cannot pick the same server you previously played, guess what you cant play that game!

2. The maps are hideously small, they have created some wonderful buildings and associated upgrades but you cannot make full use of them in one city, instead you have to begin another "specialised city". However the two cities don't operate in the same time so one city is paused, save for any regional transactions whilst you work on the new one (even then I had a problem getting all the power i wanted to transfer from one city to another).

3. When playing multiplayer with my brother the time issue reared its head again both of us were able to play at different speeds , rendering any sort of competitive gameplay largely null and void.

4. Server capacity can cause problems during multiplayer games. This may be fixed with time but there not going to fix the core gameplay issues.

I am afraid this is more "Sims city" than Sim City. Maybe they will get it right with next game, but I won't be pre-ordering thats for sure.


Lenovo G770 17.3 inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i5 2430M 2.4GHz, RAM 8GB, HDD 750GB, AMD 6650 2GB, Blu ray, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit)
Lenovo G770 17.3 inch Laptop - Black (Intel Core i5 2430M 2.4GHz, RAM 8GB, HDD 750GB, AMD 6650 2GB, Blu ray, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit)

5.0 out of 5 stars Best laptop I have ever used, 2 Dec 2012
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Would give this extra stars were it possible. Screen may not be as good as some but is more than fine for my needs (including gaming). Performance at this price is (I believe) unsurpassed and the build quality second to none.


WD Red 2TB for NAS 3.5-inch Desktop Hard Drive - OEM
WD Red 2TB for NAS 3.5-inch Desktop Hard Drive - OEM
Price: 70.91

5.0 out of 5 stars NAS Storage, 2 Dec 2012
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Difficult to review this as they tend to either work or not work! Glad to report this works flawlessly in my Synology DS212J 2 Bay NAS Enclosure.


Firetrap Re INcarnation Printed Men's T-Shirt Bone White X-Large
Firetrap Re INcarnation Printed Men's T-Shirt Bone White X-Large

5.0 out of 5 stars Cool Design, 2 Dec 2012
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Some t-shirts leave me scratching my head in wonder as to the attraction, but this design is a piece of art - very cool picture and good quality t-shirt and print.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Hot liquid vessel with mobility attachment!, 2 Dec 2012
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Good clear print, does exactly what it says on the tin. I have others in the same range would definitely recommend.


Merrell Men's Archeon Mid Wtpf Espresso Lace Up J086676 10 UK
Merrell Men's Archeon Mid Wtpf Espresso Lace Up J086676 10 UK

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Walking Shoe, 2 Dec 2012
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This is the single most comfortable shoe product I have ever bought. Size 10 actually fits, I have had trainers recently that didn't accomadate for wide feet but these are great. May not be the easiest to clean if they get very dirty - but they are super comfy.


Witchazel
Witchazel

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Soothing pscychedelic folk rock, 2 Dec 2012
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This review is from: Witchazel (MP3 Download)
Bought this as a Matt Berry comedy fan, not too bothered about folk music usually but this is a touch of class, great music and some subtle and less than subtle humour - Accident at a harvest festival, The badgers wake and From the manger to the mortuary - titles speak for themselves. Highly recommend.


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