I find it rather disappointing no one seems to have any idea what SimEarth is; it truly is a gem among sims (from this era...).
Has anyone else even played this game?
I own the PC version, and rented the SNES version. imo I prefer the SNES version, as there is a definite ending there. The final planet of the SNES's scenario mode was a pain until I found out you could boil over all the water on the planet and then let stuff grow and civilization flourish on the planet. It was just about impossible to complete it with all the planet's water intact. I'm not sure if anyone managed to complete it with all the planet's water intact or not.
The hard scenarios was really just Mars, and maybe even Venus. The first scenarios could be completed through using the Monolith, and subsequent planets after Venus give you enough time to maintain the atmosphere, grow enough living plants, add enough lifeforms and civilization.
" I played this when I was younger and had no idea what what going on. I remember unleashing tsunamis and hurricanes again and again after my attempts to populate the earth with dinosaurs failed. "That's pretty much was what I did. I was 7 or 8 when I played this.
I also played SimFarm and SimCity.
" @SpawnMan said:Same here. I know how to play it now but most of the time I just faff about really. I still play SimCity 3000 as SimFarm is pretty rad too (though controllinig that damned plane was never easy and the music slowly drove you insane)." I played this when I was younger and had no idea what what going on. I remember unleashing tsunamis and hurricanes again and again after my attempts to populate the earth with dinosaurs failed. "That's pretty much was what I did. I was 7 or 8 when I played this. I also played SimFarm and SimCity. "
Of course. Actually had to okay the disposing of all my old game manuals when I was home last. Sim City, Sim Ant, Sim Earth, Sim City 2k (still got my free shirt too), etc etc. Miss the days when manuals actually held information, let alone minor lessons. Sim Ant covered biology, Sim Earth covered geology, Civilization was part history book, Railroad Tycoon covered locomotive engine bios. Good times good times.
So sad that all that gets cranked out these days are Sims expansions and abominations of the Sim City francise.
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