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City States

City States
Norman Barrows
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City States

A city builder type game. You are the leader of an ancient city state. The objective is to to make your city grow and thrive (survival / becoming stronger).

Unlike typical city builders, City States emphasizes the lack of control that real leaders dealt with as depicted in The Pelopenesian War by Thucydides, and other histories.

So you won't find yourself micro-managing an economic system, or deciding where to put the sewers, or leading the city's army in battle. As King, you have advisors, misiters, and generals to do these things for you.

So in that respect its less a city builder and more a city-state governing simulator. Perhaps "King simulator" might be a good description?

The game is still under development. All basic building types are implemented. But the game has a very deep and rich rules system which has yet to be fully implemented.

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    • Looks freaking awesome 
    • Yes its only the layout of the level, it lacks all the details that you mention i hope to polish it soon and show the level final version. Stay tune for  future updates!
    • If you mean the small triangle near the monter right hand, its beacause of the upper right ledge of the wall, but indeed there are many geometry problems, all the level ita made of blocks and not are well aligned, but due lack of time its the best i can do for now  😨🙃
    • The overall geometry is a good start, but could need more details using pre-designed instances. Different materials between floor and walls would give a sense of direction. Lights in different colors can create the sense of being a closed or open space using blue and yellow tints.
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