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Big City Expansion

The following are four buildings for use in Big City. If a building cannot be built until City Hall is constructed it will list this as a prerequisite (!). If a building is a special building (for Shopping Center consideration) this will be listed under effect (*).

PARKING LOT (1 Space building)
Basic Value: 4
!(Prerequisite): 2 adjacent special buildings and/or businesses.
Adjacent: Park: +1
Shopping Center: +5
* (Effect): Residences many not be built adjacent to Parking Lot.

# in Game:

2

HOSPITAL (2 Space building)
Basic Value: 3
!(Prerequisite): City Hall
Adjacent: The Hospital receives an increasing bonus based on the number of occupied adjacent properties (including parks and factories):
1: +1
2: +3
3: +6
4: +10
5: +15
6: +21

(It's the number of occupied properties that count not the actual buildings so a double residence still counts as 2 properties in this regard.)

# in Game:

1

SCHOOL (1 Space building)
Basic Value: 2
!(Prerequisite): 1 adjacent residence.
Location: City Center: +2
*(Effect): Adjacent Businesses are now worth -2.
Special Building.

# in Game:

2

POLICE STATION (1 Space building)
Basic Value: 6
!(Prerequisite): Last building in neighbourhood
City Hall
City Center
Adjacent: City Hall: x2
Cinema: +1
Bank: +1
Post Office: +1

# in Game:

2

In creating these extras I wanted to increase the interaction in the game.

It should be noted that the Hospital is potentially worth a great many points and yet is very easy to build. The trick is that there's only one in the game. This means that there's an incentive to wait as long as possible to build it (so that it's worth more) but if you wait too long someone else will do it first.

I'm very interested in hearing any thoughts people have on these, please send any comments to: editor@thegamesjournal.com.

- Greg Aleknevicus

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