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SimCity 4
on Mac & Linux

In SimCity 4, you get to create, build, and run the city of your dreams. You're the hand of God, shaping the landscape and summoning disasters at will. And you're a big-city mayor, managing every last detail of your bustling metropolis. Keep your fingers on the pulse of your creation as you listen to your Sims' feedback and get more immersed in your SimCity than ever before.

Mac Rating

Limited Functionality
Last Tested: 12.2.0 (2)

Linux Rating

Runs Well
Last Tested: 12.0.0 (1)

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SimCity 4

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Screen Shots

A moderately-developed SC4 DE region running in an emulated desktop under CX Games 8.1.4 on Kubuntu 9.10. The graphical corruption in the lower edges of the city "Knise" is a bug caused by saving when running in higher custom resolutions, such as 1920x1200. This bug also happens on Windows and does not impact gameplay once within a city.
Screenshot of SC4 on CXG 8.0.0, showing problem with white text in dialog buttons.
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