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No Natural Disasters In Cities XL

21 Jul 2009 by Paul Younger
Cities XL will not feature any natural disasters as the game is about "creation, not destruction."Monte Cristo's CEO Jerome Gastaldi told IncGamers that the company decided against including natural disasters - a a popular feature in the Sim City series -  in Cities XL because it wouldn't be fair to a player if an earthquake took out an entire city."It would be like seeing your WoW character down 10 levels next time you logged in."However the feature may be implemented into future expansions."If you implement those gaming mechanics, you have to make sure there is a gameplay to counterbalance these negative effects, and that's part of our upcoming features after game release."Check back for the full interview with Jerome Gastaldi later today. 

Cities XL will not feature any natural disasters as the game is about “creation, not destruction.”Monte Cristo’s CEO Jerome Gastaldi told IncGamers that the company decided against including natural disasters – a a popular feature in the Sim City series –  in Cities XL because it wouldn’t be fair to a player if an earthquake took out an entire city.”It would be like seeing your WoW character down 10 levels next time you logged in.”However the feature may be implemented into future expansions.”If you implement those gaming mechanics, you have to make sure there is a gameplay to counterbalance these negative effects, and that’s part of our upcoming features after game release.”Check back for the full interview with Jerome Gastaldi later today. 

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