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SimCity E3 trailer and screens show off tilt-shifted simulation, a purple monster


Fighting fires

One of the coolest things I got to watch GlassBox do is deal with emergencies. A fire breaks out, and rather than burning until it's put out by the statistical coverage provided by a fire station, a truck must actually leave the station, drive to the scene, and spray it down.

I also witnessed one of SimCity's special characters -- an arsonist who runs around setting fires for the hell of it.

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