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Big Pharma

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What if you had it in your power to rid the world of disease, to improve the lives of millions, to ease suffering and cure the sick… and earn a tidy profit?
As the head of your own Pharmaceutical Conglomerate you have this power resting in your hands. Will you use it for good? Being totally altruistic may not be the best business plan. The uncomfortable truth (is there an ointment for that?) is that some remedies are more profitable than others and illness is good for business.
Welcome to the world of Big Pharma!
From humble beginnings
with a few rusty reconditioned machines, you can progress from knocking out cheap generic treatments for minor ailments, to discovering new active ingredients and hi-tech machines to help refine the next generation of world-changing drugs.But watch out,
you’re not alone out there. Rival corporations that want to put you out of business have their own set of competing cures and treatments.
Then there’s the dynamically shifting marketplace which means that your fancy cold and flu medicine from last winter might not sell so well now it’s the height of summer. Where did I put my anti-wrinkle sun cream?Big Pharma
is part business sim, part logistics puzzle. It’s one thing to work away in the lab perfecting new formulas, but converting the ‘sciency stuff’ into cold hard cash means bringing an engineering and business mind to the problem.
Factory space is expensive, and those fancy new agglomerators and centrifuges don’t always slot nicely together.Features: 35 business-busting challenges spread out across 7 unique scenarios
Custom game mode
Freebuild mode
Modding support

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Developer
Twice Circled
Publisher
Positech Games
Age rating
Not rated
Website
http://www.bigpharmagame.com

System requirements for Linux

Minimum:
  • OS: E.g. Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 600 series or better
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any
  • Additional Notes: Requires the following packages to be installed: libc6:i386, libasound2:i386, libasound2-data:i386, libasound2-plugins:i386 and dependencies.
Recommended:
  • OS: E.g. Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17
  • Processor: 2GHz Quad Core
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 series or better
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any
  • Additional Notes: Requires the following packages to be installed: libc6:i386, libasound2:i386, libasound2-data:i386, libasound2-plugins:i386 and dependencies.

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: 10.6.8, 32/64-bit
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 600 series or better
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: any
Recommended:
  • OS: Latest Mac OS X
  • Processor: 2GHz Quad Core
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 series or better
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: any

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 600 series or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: any
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: 2GHz Quad Core
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 700 series or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: any
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Big Pharma reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
A Game to Tinker and plan several Steps in Advance. The Trick is to produce a production Line for Drugs from an Active Ingredient. It should be taken to look out that one can produce different Types from these one Active ingredient different types by combining other Active Ingredients several Drugs and then the Head smokes me. Admittedly, to Relax and come to other Thoughts, this Game is all suitable every Time. Graphically, of course, it can't keep up with MGS or GTA, so it should also work with a Wood Calculator, although the Graphics here are not decisive. I had somehow imagined a Theme Hospital clone, but then (after the half-hour Tutorial to be recommended) I was even more captivated at the Game. I received it with Steam discount and DLC, but also note the Full Price (£22.99) I wouldn't pay for it. I know now it's confusing!! It's Fun, no Question, but the Price is set to High.
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Big Pharma not only a different Kind of Puzzle, but also and above all a technical Masterpiece that is convincing through the simple yet pretty Animations, and yet also the basic simple Mechanics. Don't Get me wrong now, I have never said anything from simply saying the game offers a lot of Challenges that you have to "Master" first. + can't see me full enough of the little Animations. + Super many Challenges with different Levels of difficulty. + tricky Puzzle Elements + any amount of Character to start your own Company (Not playing relevant) + any amount of good Soundtrack (Every Decision should probably be considered its Money) + Resources (easy to Use, and you have to get real Consider what you want to do with it) + good economic SIM (important Supply and Demand) + you can absolutely bask what it means you might. His Goal of the Challenge not met + every round is random, no one will be able To start right away-after 5 or 6 times by playing it annoys that you always have to build in the lower Challenges against the same small Production Paths + Mann can do that Play up to 3 times faster-under the Heading Remedies you can find Production chains but with no Hint for which Raw material-the Purchase Price without a Special Sale is too high for me personally although it is a very nice game, I have it on offer Bought since it was under €10-the Tutorial is well designed but there is so damn much more to consider, especially as far as the Production chains are concerned, that means to find out for yourself, which can also be Fun. -there is no Story in the familiar sinne (which certainly does not bother)-there are hardly any negative points ^ ^ times look it will probably play even longer. Conclusion: You Can't just get through it like that, (on slightly possibly) but otherwise You really have to make an Economical effort to really make it. This means paying attention to how much you buy An and your Competitor otherwise the Raw Material Purchase prices rise, which again has a negative effect on your Profit, oh I could still tell so much about it. Buy it for under €10 if you like Business/trade/puzzle/strategy, Build Games. Keep it up, Big Pharma.
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