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#1 Posted by mrbojangles25 (41898 posts) -

Hi Everyone, was wondering if people could recommend me some city builder games. Not just city builders, but god games, micromanagement games (like Factorio), and so forth. I need to build, do some sandbox constructive expression!

I don't want to say I have played them all, but it sure feels like it. I really enjoy the Anno series (except the most recent), Cities Skylines, SimCity 4, Banished, Black and White 1/2, War for the Overworld, Planet Coaster, and so forth.

Just wondering if anyone out there has played one I have not and if it is any good.

Thanks!

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#2 Posted by spector000 (274 posts) -

@mrbojangles25:

Pharaoh, Caesar III & IV, Aven colony, Tropico 1-5, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, Children of the Nile, Settlers 1-7...

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#3 Posted by mrbojangles25 (41898 posts) -

@spector000 said:

@mrbojangles25:

Pharaoh, Caesar III & IV, Aven colony, Tropico 1-5, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, Children of the Nile, Settlers 1-7...

Played all of those but Aven Colony, that looks super intriguing. Thank you very much for the recommendation!

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#4 Posted by Vaidream45 (1149 posts) -

Cities Skylines for city builders all the way.

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#5 Posted by mrbojangles25 (41898 posts) -

@vaidream45 said:

Cities Skylines for city builders all the way.

Yeah that is arguably the best city builder since SimCity 4, maybe even better than SimCity 4 in a lot of ways.

There's a real lack of good, quality city builders these days.

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#6 Posted by lucidique (515 posts) -

@vaidream45 said:

Cities Skylines for city builders all the way.

Especially with the Steam Workshop integration and the mini-expansions they put out every few months. It's keeping the game fresh even after a few years.

If you are willing to step out of the scope of building and managing a city, I would recommend taking look at Project Highrise, with similar Workshop support and frequent expansions.

It's a polished, richer version of Simtower. A lot of fun.

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#7 Posted by Banksv (4 posts) -

life is feudal forest village is a good game, there's also a game called frostpunk coming out soon that looks good

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#9 Posted by mrbojangles25 (41898 posts) -

@banksv said:

life is feudal forest village is a good game, there's also a game called frostpunk coming out soon that looks good

dude Frostpunk looks great. I love anything ______ punk, too.

Speaking of Steam/Frost/etc-punk, did you play Lethis? Pretty great game, a lot of the same visual style and gameplay of the old Impressions city builders (Pharaoh, Caesar III, etc)

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#10 Posted by Banksv (4 posts) -

@mrbojangles25:

Na i haven't played lethis mate, i will check it out to see what its like