Join us on our own very special Reddit: /r/Linuxers
After spending quite some time in Early Access, the vertically-focused neighborhood builder is now officially out.

YouTube Thumbnail
YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Accept Cookies & Show   Direct Link

Block’hood [Official Site] is about building different types of of structures and integrating them together block by block. It’s somewhat different than most building sims in the sense that most development is vertical, with things stacked on top of each other. Managing resources and how things connect to one another is part of the main challenge.

You can read Liam’s thoughts on the Early Access version here, if you’re interested. The full release has added a 5-chapter story mode as well as a range of optimizations and balance tweaks. It certainly does look like an interesting change from the more traditional builder-type games. Not only because of its blocky but clean visual style but because of how you’re supposed to play the game.

Grab a copy on Steam or DRM-free on GOG. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
6 Likes , Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG and Humble Store. See more here.
About the author -
author picture
History, sci-fi, technology, cooking, writing and playing games are things I enjoy very much. I'm always keen to try different genres of games and discover all the gems out there.

Oh and the name doesn't mean anything but coincidentally could be pronounced as "Buttery" which suits me just fine.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
4 comments

Kohrias 12 May, 2017
Looks nice. Just bought it drm-free on GOG.
razing32 13 May, 2017
I'll probably buy it. But I'll probably suck at it like a vacuum cleaner.
Ketil 13 May, 2017
It is fun, got about halfway through the challenges before stopped playing, but don't remember which ones I have done any more. As for the story, it seems to need the "LC_ALL=C %command%" override.


Last edited by Ketil on 13 May 2017 at 12:14 pm UTC
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on:

Patreon, Liberapay or PayPal Donation.

This ensures all of our main content remains totally free for everyone with no article paywalls. We also don't have tons of adverts, there's also no tracking and we respect your privacy. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
The comments on this article are closed.
Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
Latest Forum Posts