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Mindustry the Factorio-like tower-defense game is now on Steam

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Oh no, this is going to be very bad for my free time. It was bad enough with Factorio having a huge update recently and now Mindustry is available on Steam.

While there's going to be a lot of obvious comparisons to Factorio due to the production chains and mining, Mindustry still manages to come off quite unique despite the similarities. Mindustry has a much bigger focus on the action and it has a different more simplistic art style to it.

It's free and open source, with the code up on GitHub but now that it's on Steam they can support the development even further with a much bigger audience. Additionally the Steam version does have some extras like Achievements, Steam Cloud, easier multiplayer and Steam Workshop support.

It has multiple games modes including Survival which is a tower-defense styled mode to survive as long as possible, an Attack mode to build factories and units to destroy enemy cores while defending your own, a PvP mode against other players and a Sandbox mode to do whatever you want with no enemies unless you want them.

You can find Mindustry on Steam now where it's 25% off until October 3rd or free in itch.io as before.

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Tchey 27 September 2019 at 10:48 am UTC
That game is awesome, have it for maybe 2 years, great progress.

It's a lot like Factorio at its start : a failure, low player population, not enough com', "ugly" visual...
Look at Factorio today, sold thousands of units, it's a genre almost.
Spirimint 27 September 2019 at 11:21 am UTC
Wow, i took the game from itch.io to check it out. It`s so addictive. Can`t stop playing.

Now i understand the hipe from factorio.
Nightblair 28 September 2019 at 4:19 pm UTC
Thanks for the tip!
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