CityVille For Dummies by Kyle Orland

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Learn to build and play CityVille to its full potential!

You don't have to move to the city?just build one! Free to play, CityVille is a real-time simulation game that is available on Facebook and is the latest online game craze. As the only how-to beginner guide for new and current players, this helpful book walks you through the process of building a city from the ground up while acting as the city leader.

You'll learn how to clear land, assemble roads, construct buildings, ship and import goods, trade with others, interact with the city's residents, and visit neighboring cities. Vibrant full-color images throughout portray the game graphics and help to accurately display the differences between the various elements of the player's city.Serves as an ideal introduction to the popular online game, CityVilleWalks you through customizing your city leader avatar, clearing land for your city, and constructing roadsDemonstrates how to erect buildings and restaurants, run sales at your businesses, and expand your city to include doctors, police officers, firefighters, and business ownersAddresses importing and exporting from other countries, planting and harvesting crops to keep restaurants stocked, interacting with neighboring cities, and more Zeroes in on dealing with technical issues

Even if you're a country mouse at heart, this guide to CityVille will take you on an entertaining urban journey!


About Kyle Orland

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Kyle Orland is a video-game expert and a regular writer for the premier gaming blog He cohosts the NPR video game podcast Press Start ( and maintains's weekly "PressSpotting" column. He is frequently quoted in articles about gaming.
Published May 18, 2011 by For Dummies. 288 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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