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Volume 7, Issue 4
2000

FLIP PHILLIPS

Flip Phillips, editor of The Mathematica Journal

SimCity 3000 and Mathematica

In the beginning there was Tetris. Tetris seemed to have taken over every Macintosh in the building by sometime in late 1987. About that time, a fellow addict brought in a virtual city planning program, created by Will Wright, entitled SimCity. This wasn't just a game in the traditional sense, it was one of the first true "system simulator" programs to ever exist on the personal computer. The primary thing I remembered about my introduction to it was my friend unleashing the wrath of Godzilla upon a small, barely thriving metropolis that he had created.

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Flip Phillips
Skidmore College
Editor, The Mathematica Journal
flip@mathematica-journal.com
www.skidmore.edu/~flip

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