Builders of Egypt: Prologue is a city-building economic strategy taking place in the Nile Valley. Immerse yourself in a world full of pyramids, where you will become a part of the ancient world. Create history, be history!
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Mostly Positive (3,973) - 73% of the 3,973 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 2, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early access provides an opportunity for players to actively participate in the game development process. This is particularly important due to the complex nature of economic games, where it is very important to keep the balance of the gameplay properly. This is very time-consuming, but can be done with the active support of players.

The time thus gained will allow us to realize all the ideas and create a final product that will meet the expectations of the players who have supported us throughout the whole production process.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Early access will take a maximum of one year. We want to make sure that all of the game's mechanics are working properly, which in the case of economy game is a long process, not to mention writing a script, translating texts, searching for source materials and creating rich and detailed game content.

We do not take shortcuts, so the game requires additional production time. The current version of the game includes first initial missions with a lot of interesting gameplay. Additional mechanics will appear as the game production progresses.”

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

“The game will be updated on an ongoing basis with all new developments in gameplay mechanics as well as additional graphics, interface corrections and additional translations of game texts. In addition, we are also planning:

  • we plan to add free missions for functionality testing and additional game promotion
  • political actions on the world map
  • military units
  • several different events affecting the game
  • a clear distinction between social strata and their impact on gameplay
  • encyclopedia of the game concerning Ancient Egypt

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game in its current version is fully playable. The Prologue at the moment contains one mission, which is an introduction to Ancient Egyptian history.

It is possible to build a settlement from the scratch, production of wares and food, random events affecting the gameplay are available. Basic diplomacy and the general situation on the map of the region are also available, so the game offers a long gameplay right from the beginning.

Additional mechanics as well as its changes, patches, balance adjustments, interface updates will be added to the game as regular updates.”

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

“Builders of Egypt: Prologue will be free the entire time.”

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

“Every single feedback counts for us. On the forum, discussions on various functions in the game have been going on for a long time, resulting in changes in the gameplay mechanics. All bigger and smaller changes were described in devblogs, which could be followed from the beginning of the game on Steam. This game is created for you, so your feedback is most important and has a real impact on the final product.”
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About This Game

Builders of Egypt: Prologue is an economic type of city-building taking place in the valley of the Nile. The story starts in a little-known protodynastic period in which you will be able to observe the birth of the Old Egypt and finished with the death of Cleopatra VII.

The most important aspect is the skillful management of urban planning by shaping the grid of streets, placing buildings and their mutual relation. Well-designed city will greatly improve economic efficiency which may convert into city income.

Diplomacy and politics:
The governor will face very difficult choices to be made in a constantly changing political environment. Costly expeditions, Pharaoh and other cities requests, military threat and a mixture of different cultures will be a commonplace. A series of wrong choices can cost the loss of trading partners and low interest in the city by settlers. Moreover, the total lack of obedience to the rulers may end up with a civil war.

Deity will be able to interfere with daily life but it will be done implicitly. The main aspect of religion will be satisfying the need for access to the places of worship, providing supplies for temples or organizing festivals. Neglecting this sphere may result in a dangerous social unrest on a par with e.g. famine.

Trade is the most important element in royal treasury. Without it, it is very difficult for economic stability built solely on taxes. Therefore, in the interest of the player, producing goods for export at prices that will be able to change dynamically depending on the geopolitical situation, will be required.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 4130 or greater
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 750ti or greater
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
    • Processor: Fourth Generation Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz or AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB & nVidia 960 or greater
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device

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