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In 1993, Britain's Channel 4 ran a four-part documentary series on video games. The third episode was about SimCity, and twenty years on, it stands as a monument to all that was amazing about both the early 90s and antique PC gaming.

Dug up today by Motherboard, it's fascinating seeing the way the doco blurs - or is just unable to sift through - what's actually possible in a game and what they think a game could or should be doing.

It's also fun to see them talk about all of SimCity 2000's systems, considering they worked so well in that game and yet completely fall down in a 2013 version of the same game.


Equinox - Serious Fun [YouTube, via Motherboard]

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