Civics & CultureVideo Sunday Video: How Realistic Is Cities Skylines? By Stephen Fesler - March 3, 2019 1 Share Facebook Twitter ReddIt Tumblr Email Print In this video, Dave Amos of City Beautiful speaks to a software designer about Cities: Skylines and its attempt to simulate real cities. We hope you loved this article. If so, please consider supporting our work. The Urbanist is a non-profit that depends on donations from readers like you. Related RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Sunday Video: City of the Future–Singapore New Photography Exhibit Shares Stories of Homesteading in Pioneer Square March Meetup this Tuesday: Maiko Winkler-Chin Will Talk Chinatown Past and Future Sunday Video: The Design Tricks That Keep Skyscrapers from Swaying Sustenance (in White Center) Tacoma Says ‘Yes’ to Cottages in its Backyard 1 COMMENT I love this game. That said, I find it’s a lot easier than the Sim City games, which were balanced so that you had to be a lot more careful with your money or your city will go bankrupt. Or if traffic got too bad, and people wouldn’t be able to get to work. I rarely have to make difficult decisions and tradeoffs in skylines. Subways are not that expensive to build to alleviate traffic, so I don’t really need the other transportation options. I can usually run the whole city on wind power, so I don’t need to carefully plan out my power options. Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.