Real time strategy and society management game. Explore the planet, build and defend your colony. Trade products and armaments and take advantage of price changes. Let your colonists establish their own businesses or build the buildings yourself. Fight against the enemy colonies and alien lifeforms.
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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?

“It's an expanding game experience. We are going to add more features and components to the already extensive game. Starting with Early Access enables us to continue this process.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will be in Early Access for at least six months. We decide later if we are continuing the Early Access after that.”

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

“In the final version there will be even more things to play with that interact and affect the game world. These can be for example more interactions with individual colonists, alien items, items that improve the performance of production, units and colonists etc.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is completely playable and it can be played from the beginning to the end. Basic game play supporting features like save and load game functionality are included. Optimization and streamlining will continue and game play options will be added during the Early Access.”

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

“The price will most probably increase after the Early Access.”

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

“We listen to players' opinions and development thoughts and are looking forward to further development keeping the game in line with its original ideas.”
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About This Game

In the distant space there is a habitable exoplanet. The planet has solid ground, water and natural resources. The game begins on this new world with initial settlement under your control.

Planet Colonization combines management with real time strategy. The game focuses on the functioning of the society, financial management and defending your colony against the other colonies. As the ruler of the colony you decide which way the things go. Things that need to be controlled are production and trade, society and tax model, employment of the colonists, harvesting of the natural resources and relations to the other colonies. The fertile planet has attracted other settlers too and they don’t like that you are there exploiting the natural resources and occupying the ground.

The society model covers the whole life cycle of a colonist. Young colonists can go to school (if you have one available) and then to college. As the colonists get older they then start working and establishing businesses and earning what they need for living. If there are no jobs available and they have no cash, they will move away unless you provide them with appropriate benefit.

The practical skills and knowledge of the workers and managers affects to how efficiently the work is done. If you have skilled workforce in a factory, for example, it will produce more than a factory with less skilled workforce. If you like, you can allow your colonists to become private business owners. They will send you building requests and you then decide, which private businesses are allowed.

To build and operate defense systems and to construct accommodation, schools and hospitals, you can build profitable public production and collect taxes. The tax model can be chosen from multiple choices between flat tax percentage to a progressive tax model.

Many kind of natural resources can be found from the planet. Carbon-based life that has existed there for hundreds of millions of years has also created fertile grounds for agriculture and forestry and deposits of oil can be found from below the surface. However, the explorers will occasionally bump into alien lifeforms that live on the planet and they can be troublesome sometimes.

If the colonists can’t find or produce the necessary items they need, they are bought from the Planetary Exchange. Funding for the purchases is also available from the Planetary Bank system as long as the colony doesn’t exceed its credit limit.

The distribution of natural resources on a planet is not always fair. Some colonies also like to occupy more land area than they need, so it seems. This leads to conflicts of interests between the colonies, so prepare for confrontations!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-6100 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GTX 950 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Screen resolution 1920x1080
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-8350K or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1660 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Screen resolution 1920x1080

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