SimTown

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SimTown
SimTown cover
Developers
Maxis
Release dates
Windows 1995
Mac OS (Classic) 1995
SimTown guide at StrategyWiki
SimTown at Wikipedia
Sim
SimCity (series)
SimEarth 1990
SimAnt 1991
SimLife 1992
SimFarm 1993
SimHealth 1994
SimTower 1994
SimIsle 1995
SimTown 1995
SimPark 1996
SimGolf 1996
SimTunes 1996
SimSafari 1998
The Sims (series)
Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002

Key points

Cannot be run natively on newer versions of Windows due to OS-specific error

General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Entire game can be copied to the hard drive.
Windows
Mac OS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\*.twn
Mac OS (Classic)
This is the default path used by the game. The save file location can be determined by the user.

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound effects can be toggled on/off.
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues unresolved[edit]

"Sorry! This version of SimTown requires either MS Windows 95 or MS Windows NT 3.5"[edit]

Prevents game from running on newer versions of Windows

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) Intel 386SX
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA, XGA
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 6.0.7
Processor (CPU) Motorola 68030
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB

References