The game brings a fresh new take on the city building/management genre by introducing many RPG features. In Towns you manage a settlement on top of an active dungeon. Instead of playing the hero who delves deep into the dungeon, how about playing the town that houses and caters to the hero's needs?
User reviews: Mostly Negative (1,622 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 7, 2012

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The game brings a fresh new take on the city building/management genre by introducing many RPG features.

In Towns you manage a settlement on top of an active dungeon. Instead of playing the hero who delves deep into the dungeon, how about playing the town that houses and caters to the hero's needs?


Both the RPG and strategic aspects will be fleshed out over a series of sprawling dungeons.


Attract travelling heroes that will independently explore the dungeons below, fight off monsters, gain levels, special skills and collect the best loot they can find in order to clear the land of all evil!


Craft unique weapons, trade with exotic items, obtain randomized loot, set up devious death traps and build a settlement capable of holding back the forces that come up from the depths!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 1.3
    • Hard Drive: 20 MB HD space
    • Additional:The game needs Java 1.6 or higher
    Recommended:
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Additional:The game needs Java 1.6 or higher
    Minimum:
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 1.3
    • Hard Drive:20 MB HD space
    • Additional:The game needs Java 1.6 or higher
    Recommended:
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Additional:The game needs Java 1.6 or higher
Helpful customer reviews
253 of 259 people (98%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
So if Moderators or others push you to the demo, its not the best way to understand how the game is or how well it runs. First off, the demo does not give you the greatest feel for the game, just proves that the basic mechanics are working....

I'd also like to point this out, HEAVY MODERATION in the forums, see link below. If YETI does not agree with you or finds a reason to delete "negative" posts, he will. If you post in the forums, YETI will justify and "help" you make sense of the horrible AI and how the game was built as SH***Y as it is but it was all done like this on purpose. He responds to every comment to mask the amount of players who feel the same way about the game. Discussions that become overwhelming negative he will delete because the discussion is going in "circles" Check his own delete blog on the link below. This type of moderation in the forums is one attempt to keep the game alive. He HEAVILY defends the game at every chance even with all of the people arguing with him. The only people who agree are Lvl 0 Steam Users with Blocked Profiles.... Enough said.

http://steamcommunity.com/app/221020/discussions/0/35220315866244607/

Now for the review:

The game is time consuming which is why you may see players with a fair amount of hours, the bugs become more apparent the longer you play. Horrible AI, AI starving itself with plenty of food. Slow productivity of the AI. You have to micromanage every aspect of the game which to me and everyone else in the forums, is horrible AI construction and pathing that they will not fix. If you attempt to build a house all at once in the game, the builders constructing it will not stop working on it until it is finished, that includes dieing in the process from starvation (with plenty of food next to them).... feel free to drop me a comment on here with anything else you would like to know. *I do not respond to Lvl 0 Steam accounts with blocked profiles, your comment will get deleted.

Dungeons get even more involved and getting to them is a pain... to say the least. Construction is not polished at all.

To sum it up, the game runs, if you work around the poor mechanics of the game, it is playable. Its extremely time consuming which looking at this game, it should be a faster payout of fun since its a bit behind its time.

There is no Dev support in the forums, just moderators pushing the game every now and then. Development is next to nothing, look at the update history.
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187 of 197 people (95%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
88.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 26
It was fun for a bit, but the devs ran off with everyone's money.
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152 of 156 people (97%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
139.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
Bought this game before it came to steam. I enjoyed it, it had some seriously cool things going for it as I'm sure you can see by the amount of hours I've played this game. With its interesting take and style from DF.

Sadly I can only say as a recomendation:

DO NOT BUY THIS GAME! Read all the other reviews. This game is dead, how it's still for sale and at such a high price is beyond me.
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141 of 144 people (98%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
330.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 1
Held off for so long on writing this.

330 hours... Must be a great value right? Nope, nearly all of it was idle in the background while I waited huge amounts of time for the terrible AI to get anything done.

This game is a tedious unpolished mess, filled with either insane levels of micro management or giant periods of idle time. The AI is dirt poor and starves to death doing basic tasks. Asking questions about it on the forums will get you told by the moderator how it's not a bug and is really your fault... this is only true because you bought the game.

The dev also seems to think it's cool to appoint fanboy's and white knights as moderators. The Steam moderater doesn't moderate, he takes a clear side and bans people who disagree.

Do not buy this game, do not support this dev. There are reasons why the reviews are mostly negative.

Edit:

Be clear anyone reading this that asking about this game on the forums will result in you being lied to by the few fanboys remaining, everyone else who'd give an honest answer has been banned.
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108 of 115 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 7
Game is unfinished and abandoned. Don't waste your money.
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