So are we gonna have a Giantbomb community region?

#1 Posted by Redsox44 (519 posts) -

So the idea of having a bunch of cities that exist in the same world and affect each other sounds amazing and actually is enough to get me over the always-online complaint. I can imagine how fun it will be to a group that gets to know each other through the cities they build, like everybody starts to hate that guy to the west that keeps sending pollution towards your city, or forming alliances with other players to share resources and not share with others.

Sounds like it can be a really fun multiplayer experience. I don't know the limit for amount of players playing together in a region but I would hope it's a pretty high number to create some really interesting situations.

Who else is pumped for the potential griefing experiences with fellow duders!?

#2 Posted by Irvandus (3117 posts) -

Giant Bomb Country sounds like the best worst country. Oh wait Vinny would be playing too so the best worst cuntry.

#3 Posted by TimesHero (877 posts) -

I can dig it.

#4 Posted by Inkerman (1492 posts) -

The whole idea kind of reminds me of a virus type scenario. I'm assuming that cities only affect those directly adjacent to them (I believe it was 4, but may be 8 if diagonals are included), so one 'bad' city can only affect a few others, but affect them enough, if the other players struggle to contain crime, pollution, etc, then they to may begin to affect others adjacent to them, spreading the 'disease'. In any case, it sounds awesome.

#5 Posted by ClairvoyantVibrations (1043 posts) -

I'm up for it, as long as you don't mind that I'm bad at Sim City and all of the cities around me will become crime infested shit holes.

#6 Posted by Redsox44 (519 posts) -

@Skyfire543: I don't mind, I've never even played Sim City before, only The Sims games, so you can't be that much worse than me.

#7 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -

Never played SimCity, but you just described sounds really fun. I'll probably host/feature something for it on my GB PC Gaming Hub, since we have a voice server and the whole deal.

#8 Posted by Marz (5753 posts) -

Sure when it' comes out... but that's still awhile away i think.

#9 Posted by skittles (179 posts) -

I'm ridiculously excited for this. I think I've been needing a game to really sink a lot of hours into.

I used to play World of Warcraft (many years ago) and there was actually a lot of comfort to be had from having that one game you can play for hours and hours. These days I can't really justify spending so much time on one thing, without having anything to show for it. Simply increasing the level of my character and scoring phat lewts isn't enough, otherwise I'd be playing Diablo 3.

Building a huge sprawling city that cleverly manage resources, traffic flow, water, pollution, crime, fire threats and anything else the game might contain is something I could really get into though. I'd have a ridiculous amount of fun, and I'd have an entire city to show off instead of just one character :3

Also, I've always thought it would be cool to build my home city and surrounding suburbs in a video game. In previous games it's been a bit difficult, but in this one it actually looks achievable!

Oh yeah, count me in for this Giant Bomb community region.

#10 Posted by MachoFantastico (5645 posts) -

It won't end well... but I'm in. :D

#11 Posted by Fattony12000 (7976 posts) -

Giant Bombopolis.

#12 Posted by trickyaudio (3 posts) -

I'm in!

#13 Posted by Kiri90 (292 posts) -

@Fattony12000 said:

Giant Bombopolis.

I approve of this name!

#14 Posted by EpicSteve (6909 posts) -

Yeah, I've already thought about recruiting some dedicated city builders to create a utopia that will be the worst or best place in the world.

#15 Posted by spartica (88 posts) -

This intrigues me. Wasn't around for the first attempt. How did it go down?

#16 Posted by Gearhead (2377 posts) -

I'd be down for this. The whole community aspect of this game sounds awesome with a bunch of people, as I basically want to ruin others cities with my pollution and crime.

#17 Posted by DeF (5236 posts) -

I'm gonna send everyone all my trash!

#18 Posted by Brodehouse (10721 posts) -

Bancouver y'all.

#19 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2763 posts) -

I guess it depends how many people are allowed in a region. It seems like under six would be sensible, but if it's 10+ then sure.

#20 Posted by Lanechanger (713 posts) -

I'm stoked for the new SimCity, I got the one on iphone and filled the entire map and still have it generate revenue, that's when I decided I 'beat' SimCity.

This new one looks amazing, I'd be down for some multiplayer. I shall call it... New Vincent Caravillage!

#21 Posted by paulmd (20 posts) -

I am definitely in.

What intrigues me the most is that this certainly seems to have been built as a co-operative game. I'm sure online communities such as this will find a way to make SimCity a cutthroat competitive game.

#22 Posted by ThePickle (4274 posts) -

If it's not called the Lang Zone, I'm out.

#23 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -


#24 Posted by wewantsthering (1652 posts) -

Sure. Everyone is voting for South Park to the name of the restaurant text thing right? lol

#25 Posted by Dagbiker (7022 posts) -

Ill do it. Bombtopia will be the transportation hub of the world.

#26 Posted by Danteveli (1322 posts) -

I'm going to build my Ice-TLand and it will be dope.

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