7 Signs SimCity’s Creators Are Environmental Activists

The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
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The creators of the legendary urban planning series SimCity told PopSci they never intended for their game to have any political leanings or secret messages, but we could sense their environmental beliefs a mile away. From evil factory owners to not-so-subtle pokes at the food industry, developer Maxis has crafted a relatively heavy-handed take on how the world is and how it ought to be.

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