• Townscaper: Build Your Worries Away With This Instantly Gratifying Island City Construction Game

    4 days ago - By Colossal

    Earlier this year, Malmo, Sweden-based game developer Oskar Stålberg launched Townscaper , a low-stakes video game that's similar to Sim City without the threat of natural disaster or the need to maintain characters' emotional wellbeing. Users only have the option to delete or build with a certain color, a function that's controlled entirely by the algorithm. Simply drop a block and watch the system construct charming homes, towering cathedrals, and luxurious greenspaces. “No goal. No real gameplay. Just plenty of building and plenty of beauty. That's it,” Stålberg writes.
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