SimCity GlassBox Game Engine

August 15 2012

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You remember SimCity? I personally spent hours playing this game many years back, watching my urban creations grow and collapse. The game is scheduled for a major new release in 2013, see the newest trailer.

I always have been fascinated about how such games could be developed. The level of complexity seems unmanageable. Electronic Arts made a few clips showing the capabilities of their new game engine. It’s all about agents, simulations, rules, resources and paths, and the following behind the scene videos make it look quite simple and easy.

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Complemented with a 3 parts series: scenario 1, scenario 2, scenario 3

If you want to discover a bit more about the GlassBox game engine, read up this article.

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