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Citystate is a city-builder and a political sandbox in which you plan, build and rule a micro nation from scratch. A simulator made to challenge your political views and your governing skills no matter where you are on the political spectrum. Every decision has multiple impacts on multiple time scales, your State will progressively change according to your choices and skills. In Citystate there is no rule, no limit, no mandatory first steps, no tech tree, not any boundary to the core gameplay. Only the most pragmatic but complex economic simulator to experiment with and in complete freedom. A highly realistic economy: - Supply and demand mechanisms. - Balance of trade, resource exploitation, imports/exports. - Stock market and bonds. - Social classes, simulated demographics. A politicized governing system: - 40 political issues, 160 options to choose from. - Border control and immigration. - 25 forms of government, from communist dictatorship to libertarian anarchy. - Violent riots, slums and urban decay. Essential city building features: - Realistic urban growth patterns. - Land value based dynamics. - 80+ types of buildings and 4 unlockable Arcologies. A fully customizable map: - A map creator at start. - 6 biomes. - 4 mineable ressources. - Agriculture.
Release date
Feb 22, 2018
Citystate Dev
Citystate Dev
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2.4 GHZ
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 3200
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 3200
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
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Citystate reviews and comments

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Product received for free Building a Big City has always been very popular. Back in 1993, some People played Sim City in 2000 and built a Big City in a Pixel Look. And even today, in 2018, the Issue could hardly be more interesting. Games like Cities Skylines and Cities XXL Have kept the Genre up to date. Now a new, albeit smaller, representative joins: Citystate. General [This is an early Version of the Game] Citystate is visually about as detailed As the aforementioned genre representative Sim City 2000, but differs in almost all other Areas. It is also possible to build individual Building Areas, but not as complex as in Sim City. In Citystate, we cultivate square areas and determine where thin, medium and heavily populated urban Residential areas are to be created. We are Also setting Up Parks to increase Land values. In addition to this Planning, we address the Construction Of farms and Iron Mines in this game version, which is freely available to Us. In doing so, we put the agricultural Areas on lush green Meadows and watch as small Tractors bag the Fields. The Mines form a completely different Area. Here we select Mountain Deposits and use drilling to check the Resources in the Soil before We set up an Iron Mine after a successful Search. Once we have met our own Needs, the Rest of The raw Materials are exported and bring us Money. The other Part of our financial Income comes from Tax Revenue. In Doing so, Taxes from sparsely populated Areas bring in less than those of heavily populated. That was almost everything in the Build-up. Sure, there are different Types of street And the Parks are not all the same either, but we can't have an impact on the Buildings for the Release. But the Game is not called Citystate for nothing. The Idea in the Background refers to the State itself. We keep deciding on political Events, setting, for example, how we will deal with Drug Problems, Crime and even equal Rights for Men and women. These Decisions subsequently affect the Population, for example by attracting more people to the City if we give more Freedom to the Population, and in Turn, much of it leaves the City again, in turn, with a vigorous Approach. Gameplay Positively Good Overview: City Construction goes well hand A growing city exudes The same Charm as it did at SimCity. The Economy is not easy to get a Grip on. Motivation is definitely there. So you want to avoid taking out a Loan as best you can. Events make the Player think. Social and political Decisions have Consequences, which many Players who haven't thought about it before will notice. The Player's Decision can create Revolts and Uprisings. Negative Little urban Building Opportunities Visually in 1993 Stopped Currently only available in English. Some Events have to be translated first. Without any further Content, Citystate is a bit monotonous in the Long run. Technology Citystate Has a very simplified Graphics and of course loses against big Titles like City Skylines or Cities XXL. The Fact Is, however, that It exudes the same Charm as Sim City 2000, which was a little prettier than Citystate in 1993. The Game has a good Zoom level. The further away you move away from The Action, the better Citystate looks. Replay Value Currently, Citystate offers Fun for several Hours. If you have gradually understood the Game after the first Passes, you will have your Pleasure with ever larger Cities for longer. Currently, I think you're going to have 10-15 Hours of Gameplay. If more Content follows and maybe the community modding scene is also involved in the Game, you can call it a great Simulation. Conclusion Citystate Is still at an early Stage, but already offers a lot of Content to offer several Hours of Fun. The more Content, the more interesting Citystate becomes. Fans of the old SimCity parts, Citystate is sure to bring a lot of Joy. Additional, If you want to convince yourself of the Game, you can click on the Video that follows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wf_dm3LrR3s&feature=youtu.be To my Person: I'm the Cigar0, Content Creator on Youtube. Member of GGC and always very interested in new Games. I would be very happy to visit. To the Channel You want to read more Reviews about great Games? You want to be helped decide which Game to buy? Then visit us on the official Review Program of the German _ Gamer _ Community.
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