Retro city building is back! As mayor, build your city block by block. Manage your citizens (silizens) with the help of deep statistics and analytics and get re-elected!
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Positive (19) - 84% of the 19 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 14, 2021
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Hey, we're Polycorne, a new independant video game development studio. Silicon City is our first game!
We're commited to bring you an amazing city builder full of the features you've been waiting for.
We're releasing the game in early access to let you enjoy it while supporting us to keep working on it.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“You can count on 12 months of frequent releases with new content and features until a full version of the game, Q4 2022.
You can find the full article about our road map here:
https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/1121200/view/2856961479517549899

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version of Silicon City will be as you'd expect it: a retro city builder focused on data analysis and micro management.

A new UI
We've been working on it for months now, this is almost ready. Before the end of the year, you'll discover a modular UI, scaled for a game with ambition.

Full procedural buildings
If you play the game with the current version, you'll find some prefab model of some houses and shops. We're developping our procedural engine step by step to replace them and give you the most diverse possible models in all your cities.

Mods and custom content
We will give you the opportunity to write down your own games and missions.

Politics
Get ready to campaign for the mayoral elections!
The opinion of your citizens will matter. A political opponent might take you out of the game if you don't gain popularity amongst your citizen. Place urban planning ordinances to restrict or define a neighbor's look and density.
Achieve missions for your citizens to go high in the polls! Watch trending tags from your city's social network to locate problems and solve them.

Public transports and roads
Roads will become as more complex as you would expect, with multi-lanes avenues, one-way streets and customizable intersections. Public transports such as buses, tramways and metros will help your carbon footprint and your citizen's options to commute to work. Manage any bus stop, bus line and keep an eye on your budget to keep your street traffic less.

Schools and education
Schools will raise the skills and education of your younger citizens, before they are in age to go to work. Older citizens will be able to visit museums, libraries and any other cultural buildings to evolve their taste, and increase their skill set. With a good budget management, education will be a fundamental tool to help your citizens lives.

Disasters
Hold on to your keyboard while your fate might not go in your favor. Pray for no casualties when mother Nature gets angry and sends fires and heavy storms. Hope that plane will not crash into your new office buildings.

More scenarii
The 3 levels of the tutorial will be expanded to a new level with 6 original scenarii.

More, more, more:
More buildings, music, cars, infographics, 3D models and in-game charts.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is currently stable. The core engine has been carefully though and developed in house for all the changes and any features to come.
Right now, the player can create any map of his liking through the level editor and start the city.
During the game, new buildings get unlocked along the city's rank. Today the buildings of the rank 4 are still missing, but the game remains playable and your city can grow without any further limitation.
Features such as criminality, fire coverage and pollution are not yet active.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Don't miss our launch offer

a special 15% off price: 15,29€!

The game's full price will remain at 17,99€ or 19,99$ during the next 12 months of the early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

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About This Game

Retro city building is back!

Silicon City is a tribute to the good ol’ city builders from the 90’s. It revisits classic game mechanics such as grid-based playground with procedural development, different types of construction (residential area, public service building, shops and offices, parks and cultural areas) the organization of road traffic and managing the evolution of citizens.

You’re in charge!

As the newly-elected mayor, you’ll start from scratch. Transform an empty piece of land into a concrete jungle, welcoming thousands of citizens.
Build residential areas for future electors to move in. Provide them with electricity, entertainment and jobs. Monitor their financial situation to tweak and polish your urban layout.

Don’t take it easy

You must be re-elected! Citizens are counting on you. They will spend their days between work, entertainment and social activities. Provide them a variety of schools and jobs to help them to boost their skills. Meet their demands to grow your followers for the next elections.

Planning is everything

Get ready to face your worst enemy: traffic jams. Thanks to our own specific technology, you’ll get a better understanding of how to optimize the navigation of your citizens.
It’s essential to prevent them from losing their jobs, because they have been trapped in the morning rush hour, and on top of that it will cause less pollution. Also, don’t let them drive for hours to get basic groceries. They’ll be grateful.

System Requirements

Windows
macOS
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1050
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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