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Love building up a city and watching it all come to life? Good news for you then, as The Colonists has now been released for Linux. Set in the far future, you follow a group of self-replicating robots that have escaped from Earth. As they search for somewhere to call home, they're also trying to achieve their dream goal: to become human.

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Features:

  • A relaxing, engrossing settlement building game
  • Three Ages of technology — progress from dirt roads to a busy train network!
  • Clear and helpful early levels to get you started
  • Sandbox Mode for freeform play without constraints
  • A choice of Peaceful or Combat mission tracks

Love the idea of this one and I do enjoy a good city-builder, so hopefully I will be taking a look sometime. The Linux release comes after it's had numerous large updates to the game including Steam Workshop support, a Map Editor and plenty more so we're getting the best of it!

You can find it on Humble Store and Steam, although it's also on GOG they have no Linux build yet.

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Zlopez 31 May, 2019
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This looks like a very relaxing Settlers like game.
TheSHEEEP 31 May, 2019
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Has sheep.
Obviously a great game.
tuxintuxedo 31 May, 2019
Just found this a few days ago, but was sad they didn't have a Linux version. Great news.
14 31 May, 2019
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I'm more interested than normal since I've been playing colony games a lot lately. The Colonists looks pretty sweet.
razing32 31 May, 2019
I like how calm the music is as the robots are slaughtering each other.
Also they invented warfare and murdering each other - how much more human can you get :P
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