Bonus Images for Vintage Games Book: Chapter 15 - SimCity (1989)

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Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time (2009), by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton, through Focal Press. Vintage Games, available from retailers worldwide, is a full color, illustrated book, that explores the most influential videogames of all time, including Super Mario Bros., Grand Theft Auto III, Doom, The Sims, and many more.

Bonus images not found in Vintage Games for Chapter 15 – SimCity (1989): Building Blocks for Fun and Profit:

Excerpt from the manual for the Mattel Aquarius version of Utopia, describing some of the game’s depth.

Box back from SimCity for Nintendo's Super NES, which proved to be one of the more popular conversions of the game and had a few unique features over other versions. The only minor downside is that the game slows down considerably when the city becomes very large.

SimGolf is a golfing game that has players build courses and then play them. It was designed by Sid Meier.

Versions of SimCity have been a popular application on mobile platforms. Shown here is EA's SimCity 2009 (2009) for the Apple iPhone, which makes excellent use of the touch screen.


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