I call BS on that one. The servers may be handling the inter-city calculations but that's it. There's just no way that these mini-cities have so many calculations that a decent desktop stumbles with them.
I went off the bean almost a year ago. The symptoms lasted for almost ten days, and the first four or so days were absolute HELL.
"Lead us in a few words of silent prayer." -- Bill Peterson, former Houston Oiler football coach