Earlier this 12 months, Malmo, Sweden-based recreation developer Oskar Stålberg launched Townscaper, a low-stakes online game that’s just like Sim City with out the specter of pure catastrophe or the necessity to preserve characters’ emotional wellbeing. Customers solely have the choice to delete or construct with a sure colour, a perform that’s managed totally by the algorithm. Merely drop a block and watch the system assemble charming houses, towering cathedrals, and splendid greenspaces. “No objective. No actual gameplay. Simply loads of constructing and loads of magnificence. That’s it,” Stålberg writes.
Townscaper is at the moment out there to download for $6, though it isn’t completed fairly but. Watch this comprehensive tutorial to get a greater sense of the person expertise, and observe Stålberg on Twitter to maintain up with the most recent developments. (by way of Jeroen Apers)
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