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Build A Bridge... and Get Over It! The Bridge Project is the successor to the original and award-winning Bridge Builder simulation, all amateur designers and structural engineers finally have a new challenge on their PC.
Release Date: Mar 28, 2013
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About the Game

Build A Bridge... and Get Over It!

The Bridge Project is the successor to the original and award-winning Bridge Builder simulation, all amateur designers and structural engineers finally have a new challenge on their PC.


The gameplay has been subject to much tweaking and development with new up to date materials exciting scenarios and a variety of tasks waiting to be solved.
Build stable bridges in a variety of landscapes with detailed environment.


Take on the task of constructing a huge variety of different bridges: suspended, folding, stone, steel, wood, car or railway bridges.


Whilst you enjoy the enhanced graphics and the new, improved physics engine putting the most spectacular bridges to the test with stress tests.


Download free levels from the global Bridge Project community, and participate in competitions.

Key Features

  • All-new in-game graphics with a variety of detailed 3D objects
  • New user interface for easy operation
  • Additional materials such as wood and concrete
  • In addition to trains, cars and ships you can now test vehicles such as buses and tanks

Your Bridges

  • Extended weight and stability testing of different vehicles, or natural events such as storms or earthquakes
  • 48 varied and challenging levels: different towns, canyons, rural areas
  • Set the design tasks to different modes - simple or expert.
  • Editor feature - build your own levels and share them with other players
  • Compare your technical skills with other players in the global online ranking
  • Take part in competitions, improve your own record!

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:Core2Duo 2.4 GHz or comparable
    • Memory:2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics:3D graphics card with min. 256 MB (GeForce 8600GT or comparable)
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • Sound:Direct X 9 compatible sound card
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Min. screen resolution 1024 x 768 (recommended 1366 x 768 or higher). Internet connection required to use online features.
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:3.0 GHz
    • Memory:4096 MB RAM
    • Graphics:3D graphics card with min. 512 MB (GeForce 9000 series or comparable)
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • Sound:Direct X 9 compatible sound card
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Min. screen resolution 1024 x 768 (recommended 1366 x 768 or higher). Internet connection required to use online features.

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Mac OS X 10.6
    • Processor:Core2Duo 2.0 GHz
    • Memory:2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics:3D graphics card with 256 MB / NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or ATI HD2400 or equivalent
    • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Keyboard and Mouse
Helpful customer reviews
7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
9.9 hrs on record
This game is totally about random

No tutorial for nothing, crazy physics, a symmetric bridge shows different levels of stress on the right side than on the left

You can replay the exact same bridge it work sometime, limited undo button, weird physics

Do not buy this game !
Posted: July 27
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60 of 115 people (52%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
I smoked a bunch of weed and became a civil engineer, it was a awesome time.
Posted: June 26
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Is Bridge Project flawed? Yes.
Is it worth full price? No.
Is it entertaining? Yes.

I got this little guy in a Humble Bundle, and while there's not a lot to it, it's fun enough to keep me amused. I'm having a good time completing bridges and then trimming back my design as much as possible to beat levels with minimal material usage. If you like to fiddle around with things relentlessly, this will be fun. The physics are definitely wonky, and results with the exact same bridge are not always the same. Also, the designer is inconsistent in its functionality. But again, those problems can be overlooked if you like putting things together and tweaking them.
Posted: July 23
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
10/10 Mos def the best bridge collapsing sim out, and my only reservation in recommending it is that the bridges always collapse so easily.
Posted: August 16
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Okay, so I wasn't really expecting this game to be really great when I got it. It was originally $20, but was on a 66% sale. I decided that I'd get it. It might be an entertaining puzzle game. Long answer short: it wasn't.

It isn't very entertaining. I mean, I guess it is what it says it is, but there isn't enough to it. There should be more creativity and imagination involved. There really isn't any. I was hoping that I would be able to build these large fancy bridges, but you only make simple ones.

The look of this game is only okay. The graphics look quite dated. It's not terrible, but it certainly isn't good. I'm also disappointed that it wasn't more entertaining to watch your bridge break. Instead, the pieces just detach and fall. There's no breaking apart, splintering, cracking, or whatever. All things considered, rather boring.


The controls are not the greatest either. Placing pieces is not very smooth. It feels like I'm playing an old game. Also, deleting a single piece is a pain. You right-click the piece to bring up the options for that piece (including deleting it), but most of the time, that menu doesn't show up.

My final complaint is the sound. First of all, the soundtrack sucks. I turned it off soon after I started the game. As for the other in-game sound, it sounds like I'm playing a game that's 20 years old. I'm not a game designer, but I'm pretty sure it is not that hard to have higher quality sounds for a game like this (which essentially consist of bridge-breaking noises, car horns, and annoying cheering). That reminds me, why did you find it necessary to add that stupid cheering after a car makes it across the bridge? This isn't a pre-school computer program.

Also, where is this workshop that it mentions? That was one of the reasons I got this. So that was also a disappointment. People probably could've added some interesting things to this game, but whatever.

Summary: This game is boring. There isn't enough creativity involved. The visuals are dated. The controls are not smooth enough when they work. The sound quality is awful. Overall, I would not even think about paying $20 for it. This game seems like it should be $5 dollars. The original price gave me a higher expectation, which it definitely did not come close to meeting.
Posted: August 7
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122 of 135 people (90%) found this review helpful
7.5 hrs on record
This game is a mess.

The physic are mostly wrong, especially when it comes to statics and dynamic of complex structures. The materials behave wrong, so there is no buckling of long thin steel, instead you see steel cables break from tension first.
Sometimes if you span a cable between two bearings (no load) it changes the behavior of your design (although this is mathematically not possible). Even better: when applying wind force on the described cable it broke! (This sounds like a bad joke but you can try it yourself)
The guy that made the algorythm has no no idea about structual calculations and/or the game designer didn't have common sense in noticing that there are GAMEBREAKING bugs in the simulation.

When you have to build suspension bridges, the experience is the worst (refer to the cable above), as they in general behave unbelieveable random and unrealistc - many levels you can just finish with try-retry and error and not with your knowledge about structual engineering.
At the same point this brings the only challenge you have, as the levels are boring and uninspired.

It happens regulary that your bridge collapses in one test and then you delete a part, rebuild the same part and suddenly it works. This brings us to the only good point of the game. Bridge collapse spectacular- what happens often randomly.

Ultimatly the unprecise (especially if you want to delete something) slow controls (icons spread over the whole screen) what makes retrying more frustrating than it should be.

I tried to give this game a chance, because i actually work as civil engineer - but i really got disappointed by the fake realism.
Posted: March 5
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