Developed by Bigpoint, Rising Cities is a free-to-play construction/management MMO completely playable in your favorite browser. Players have to create and develop their unique virtual city, granting an healthy living spaces for their residents, collecting, renting and investing in industry, power generation plants, transportation system and a lot of additional construction essential for a flourish metropolis. Their very own virtual city will need a vast amount of resources and energy, just like a real metropolis.
The most important thing in the game is balance. You have to hear the desires of your citizens, because they obviously don't want to live in an empty and boring landscape, and help them, without forgetting what your city truly needs. Having your pockets always full by satisfying your citizens is always good, but in order to prevent any disaster it's better to keep an eye on what's happening in your city and your industries.
However, getting to the top and becoming the best mayor is an arduous task. Only with a good strategy, good resource management and a consciousness for the well-being of your citizens you will become a powerful and respectful mayor.
Just like a real city, your virtual metropolis will need different kind of resources and energy in order to run properly. You should start developing a balanced, crisis-proof industry which will produce all kinds of different goods. You can use these goods to build your city or trade them with other players at the market place. Try out different economic systems and stick with the one that best fits your management style and your skill.
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