Stanislaw Lem hat Will Wright bei Sim City inspiriert (New York Times, 1989 !)

He was also intrigued by a story by Stanislaw Lem called ”The Seventh Sally,” which appears in ”The Mind’s I,” a collection edited by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett (Bantam, 1982). In the Lem story a banished tyrant returns to his despotic ways after being given control over a simulated city.