IBM's smart city game: pictures

IBM's smart city game: pictures

Summary: Ever played the classic build 'em up, knock 'em down game Sim City? Wondering how smart technology implementations really affect a city? Then you'll love IBM's new business toy.


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  • (Screenshot by Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    If they don't balance the budget properly and over invest in the wrong technologies, their coffers will run dry, leaving them hamstrung for precious turns to come.

  • (Screenshot by Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Make the right decisions, however, and they're on their way to lowering costs, increasing the population and making your city a great place to live.

  • (Screenshot by Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    As players complete each turn, they're given a breakdown of how their decisions affect the city and its industries.

Topic: IBM

Luke Hopewell

About Luke Hopewell

A fresh recruit onto the tech journalism battlefield, Luke Hopewell is eager to see some action. After a tour of duty in the belly of the Telstra beast, he is keen to report big stories on the enterprise beat. Drawing on past experience in radio, print and magazine, he plans to ask all the tough questions you want answered.

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