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Game #992
Simulation   Trade or management

Rating: 8.71 (1724 votes)

SimTower box cover

SimTower screenshot
A cool little game by Japanese designer Yoot Saito was a big hit on the Macintosh but received only lukewarm response from the PC crowd. Although one can find many faults with the game's underlying mechanics, gameplay is fast, fun, and humorous. Zone a tower and increase its population to raise your score and gain access for more room types. The narrow focus limits the variety of additions you can build for your tower, but there is always enough havoc you must keep under control (e.g. elevator congestion and cockroaches in suites) that it hardly seems to matter. Also check out Yoot Saito's Yoot Tower, the excellent sequel to this gem.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Yoot Saito
Developer: Maxis
Publisher: Maxis
Year: 1994
Software Copyright: Maxis
Theme: Design Tool, Modern
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows 3.1
Where to get it:   from MediaPlay.com!
Related Links: Official game page, McLure's SimTower Stuff, Uval & Harel's site
If you like this game, try: Yoot Tower, SimAnt for Windows, SimFarm for Windows

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