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City-builder fans may want to keep an eye on this one. Pressing Thumbs Games just revealed Times of Progress, a classic city-builder set during the Industrial Revolution.

"Place industries to extract the natural resources that the land offers. Connect them with the transport infrastructure and make sure that they have access to the local workforce. Progress towards providing secondary goods and services to your population, while balancing the issues that arise from the expanding city."

Looks pretty cosy, check out the initial announcement trailer below:

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Game Features:

  • Procedurally generated maps.
  • Randomised starting conditions to choose from.
  • Quick and intuitive road and railway placement.
  • Automatic order and dispatch of products.
  • Modifiable terrain to reach new areas.
  • Trading mechanic with AI controlled cities.
  • Randomised goals and rewards to choose from.
  • High replayability.

For the nerds: it's made with the free and open source Bevy Engine.

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5 comments

hardpenguin Dec 14, 2023
Quoteit's made with the free and open source Bevy Engine.
Hell yeah, open source!
Philadelphus Dec 14, 2023
Oo, a Bevy game! Glad to start seeing games made with it maturing to the point of wider release.
mZSq7Fq3qs Dec 14, 2023
Intersting. I would probably enjoy this. I love OpenTTD but I am too lazy to figure out how to train properly.
emod 2 years Dec 14, 2023
Looks cool, and it's nice to see games done with Bevy.
MicHaeL_MonStaR Dec 18, 2023
So this is like ANNO 1800 with RollerCoaster Tycoon graphics?... I'm in! (even if that's accurate, I like the look of this)
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