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Missing trucks avoidance technique

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As we all have been facing service vehicle missing from the map due to building get destroy during disaster or bulldoze while those service vehicles are still on the road, I have an idea to avoid the bug before MAXIS releases the patches.

 

Steps:

  1. First, we will need one empty unclaimed land.
  2. Secondly, you may need extra simoleons to donate to the new land, now we named the new city SERVICE PROVIDER.
  3. Thirdly, build all the service like fire station, police station, hospital, garbage dump, recycling center on the new lands using the donated money.
  4. Make sure you zone some residential for workers too.
  5. Now, let all the buildings hire enough worker and fully functions. Upgrade the building as long as you need.
  6. If you are playing with your friends, all of you can fund the SERVICE PROVIDER together while having all the service buildings built on this land.
  7. Finally, sell the service to the city that needs the services. If there aren't enough trucks, build more or upgrade the current building.

 

Benefits:

  1. Main city will not need to pay for the service building maintenance, but need to funds the new land at initial stage.
  2. No disaster will happen to an idle city!! So no risk that the service building will be destroyed, and thus no more missing service vehicles!
  3. You only pay one time fee to build the building, no need to maintains the building once everything is up and running as the service budget is running on a IDLE city.
  4. No demolish, no bulldoze, no disasters, so the vehicles won't be missing from the garage.

 

Disadvantages:

  1. If you are having traffic jam at the highway entrance or even highway, the services will be slowed.
  2. Startup fees might be too high if you are going to build a lot of service building alone.
  3. Requires one empty land to do the jobs.
  4. Requires extra time to maintain the SERVICE PROVIDER city.

Hopefully, this is a helpful technique for those who faced the issue over and over again.  :D

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