The Architect: Paris is a construction game that allows you to shape the city of Paris into what you want. Destroy, draw, build your own architectural projects, customizing each building carefully or entire districts at once.
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Very Positive (99) - 81% of the 99 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 25, 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?

“Our concept is new. Until now, no game had ever replicated a city in such detail, nor had given players the opportunity to design each and every building of the city.
We have so many ideas to design a new kind of city builder game! Maybe a few too many ideas.
Today, we need you, the players, to help us sort these ideas out, to let us know how you would like to see the game evolve. We have always been convinced that “The Architect: Paris” needed to be tailored to its community, and it is never too early to start…”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to keep the game in early access until the end of September 2021”

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

“We plan to add the following features:
  • Photo Mode
  • Ability for players to change entire neighborhoods with a set of city-planning rules
  • In-game block sharing system
  • Modding
  • Ability for players to create uniquely shaped buildings and mix designs
  • More Districts available
  • More designs available

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At the moment, the early access version of the game focuses around the Louvre area and offers:
  • City View: Fly over Paris like you’ve never done before!
  • Strategic Map: Choose which part(s) of the French capital you want to work and build on!
  • Drawing Board: Change the look of the city, block by block, using dozens of building, park and plaza designs!
  • Plot Editor: customize the plot design of each block, play with (almost) unlimited shapes and create the craziest urban ensembles!

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

“Yes, the price may change depending on what content and features are added to the full version of the game, when released.”

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

“We will keep the conversation going with players through the tools made available by STEAM. We will take into consideration our fans’ wishes to develop the game in such or such direction, either by adding content or a specific feature.
Part of our team will be entirely dedicated to this mission so that our developers can anticipate and define their goals accordingly.
Additionally, we will organize Discord chat sessions between developers and players to alpha test features we intend to implement.”
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About This Game

The Architect: Paris (TA:P) is a construction game.
Turn the capital of France into a medieval looking city or a futuristic one, build a business district surrounded by parks, create gigantic plazas worthy of the greatest soviet cities, imagine neighborhoods where historical architecture blends in with the most modern designs…

Draw your own buildings with an accuracy never seen before. The powerful brick-to-building system developed by Enodo Games will give you complete control over your projects.

Destroy. Draw. Build. And then, start over as many times as you wish.

Lastly, admire your work, choosing weather and lighting conditions that highlight your new city. Share your creations with players around the world through videos and pictures.

City View
First and foremost, enjoy the view!
Each street, building, monument that makes this city what it is will be replicated in great detail. This living environment will be the backdrop for your creations.
Change the time of day and weather conditions to visualize all your projects.

Strategic map
Which district will you choose as the stepping stone for your architectural journey? Which district will you erase from the map to make way for a massive park? What will be your next playground?
The Strategic map is where you will find answers to these questions. It is where you will gather information regarding Main Projects as well as Landmarks of each district.

Drawing Board.
The true heart of the game, where you will spend most your game time.
Pick a Design, apply it to a plot, customize the height of the building and the punctuation of the facade, change the roof shape, the materials, modify the lighting conditions in real time to make sure you are happy with your projec and confirm your choices to finally see it in the City View.

Plot Editor
Let’s take it up a notch.
When using existing plots that Paris provides is no longer enough for you, when you want to completely and profoundly redesign and reshape each district, you might just find what you need in the Plot Editor.
You will be able to erase or merge existing plots of a block, even redesign them entirely if you so wish. Powerful but easy to use, the Plot Editor will let your imagination roam free and give life to your wildest fantasies.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64 bits
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) or AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 960 or AMD R9 280
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: The game is in Early Access; minimum specifications may change during development.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64 bits
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) or AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1070 or AMD RX VEGA-56
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: The game is in Early Access, recommended specifications may change during development.

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