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Fully playable Caesar 3 open source game engine Julius has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Another brilliant open source game engine, Julius is a fully playable replacement for the original 1998 release of the city-builder Caesar 3.

Fantasy RTS city-builder Songs of Syx has sold over 11 thousand copies

By Liam Dawe,
After a Kickstarter success back in May 2020, then an Early Access release on Steam in September 2020 - the fantasy grand-strategy city-builder Songs of Syx has continued to be a big indie success. Here's a look over it.

Tropico 6 gets a new developer and a new DLC out now with Caribbean Skies

By Liam Dawe,
Caribbean Skies is the name of the latest DLC for the satirical city-builder Tropico 6, and not just that there's a new developer taking over development.

Real-time grand strategy fantasy city-builder Songs of Syx arrives on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
Songs of Syx, a title currently in development and available as Early Access has now officially arrived on the DRM-free store GOG if that's where you prefer your games.

Pharaoh-like isometric city builder Nebuchadnezzar to release February 17, 2021

By Liam Dawe,
While there is an upcoming Pharaoh remaster (which has no Linux support plans), we also have the far more interesting looking Nebuchadnezzar.

The advanced Caesar III game engine Augustus has a new release up

By Liam Dawe,
To play the classic city-builder Caesar III on modern platforms there is the FOSS game engine Julius, however there's also a more advanced version called Augustus that had a major new release.

Babylon comes to Civilization VI, plus a new game mode on November 19 with the next DLC

By Liam Dawe,
As part of the ongoing expansion for the New Frontier Pass, the turn-based strategy Civilization VI will be getting another DLC on November 19.

Godlike village building sim 'Rise to Ruins' is now available DRM-free on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
A long time coming! The popular pixel-art village building sim that gives you god powers, Rise to Ruins, has now launched DRM-free on We also have some sales numbers for you.

Steam has a huge City Builder sale going on right now until November 10

By Liam Dawe,
Need to get your mind off the world for a bit and perhaps create your own ideal society? Well, Valve are here to help with that with a new Steam sale.

Julius, the open source re-implementation of Caesar III has a new major release

By Liam Dawe,
Caesar III continues to live on and get improvements on modern systems thanks to open source, with the Julius game engine continuing to mature.

Songs of Syx appears to be an early success brewing on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
After releasing into Early Access on Steam on September 21, 2020 - it appears that the grand strategy city-builder Songs of Syx is seeing some early success.

Antimatter is a very ambitious upcoming galaxy-wide exploration city-builder

By Liam Dawe,
Top marks for ambition on this one, as Antimatter from developer Geoffroy Pirard is planned to be a 4x city-builder where you can explore space and colonize many other planets.

Fantasy grand strategy city-builder Songs of Syx is out in Early Access

By Liam Dawe,
As one of the most promising indie games this year, Songs of Syx has properly entered Early Access on Steam so you can try your hand at city-building with a grand strategy theme.

Come win a key for the upcoming fantasy city-builder Songs of Syx

By Liam Dawe,
We've teamed up with Gamatron to offer you a chance to win a key for their upcoming grand-strategy city-builder Songs of Syx which enters Early Access soon.

Fantasy city-builder Songs of Syx comes to Steam on September 21 - try the demo

By Liam Dawe,
Gamatron AB are calling Songs of Syx an epic city-state simulator, blending elements of a city-builder with real-time strategy gameplay and much more.

Arcane Fortune is a grand strategy empire building game you can play in your terminal

By Liam Dawe,
Newly released is Arcane Fortune, a free game inspired by Civilization and SimCity with their ultimate goal to have the same 'detail and realism as Dwarf Fortress'.

Tropico 6 gets a few new features plus a Linux release on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
Want to take on the role of El Presidente? Well if you've been holding out for a Linux release on GOG we've got good news, plus it continues to be updated.

The Universim god game gets early-game love, a new explainer trailer plus more

By Liam Dawe,
A city builder that's also a sort-of god game sim and eventually it will also be a multi-planet strategy game? The Universim certainly has a grand plan and a new explainer trailer to help.

Rebuild the ecosystem in the latest Terra Nil update

By Liam Dawe,
Terra Nil is a city-builder that's about rebuilding the ecosystem and getting everything green, rather than painting the map grey with towers full of people.

Pharaoh-like isometric city builder Nebuchadnezzar confirmed for GOG and Steam

By Liam Dawe,
You might not have heard of Nebuchadnezzar, an in-development isometric city-builder in the style of classics like Pharaoh and Zeus but it's coming.
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