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SimCity gameplay video offers strategies for satisfying needy citizens

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Whip out your to-do list. In between your checkboxes for "eat a bagel" and "stare," pencil in "watch 10-minute SimCity video." (Maybe bold it with a Sharpie, too.) Why? Because apart from another glimpse at SimCity's elegant GlassBox engine (opens in new tab) , the trailer features strategy tips by Lead Designer Stone Librande on constructing a fledgling city of sin, including the classic, never-go-wrong gem "Dump all the sewage into a corner of the town and hope the sims don't notice."

For more insights on lording over swelling settlements like an omnipotent mayor perched atop a cloud, head over to our hands-on (opens in new tab) .

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?