Create a 21st century micro-nation and experiment with economic and political ideals. Futuristic skyscrapers or spreading slums, the Nation relies on your economic and city planning skills.
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Mostly Positive (762) - 75% of the 762 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 22, 2018

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About This Game

Notes from the developer:

- This is not a puzzle game, in Citystate there is no right combination to build a successful Nation. This is a sandbox, old school style in which most building tools are unlocked at the start. There are no mandatory guided steps, aside from a brief independent tutorial.
- Micro-management is minimal in Citystate; you won't need to build public facilities or set up bus lines. Instead, the game focuses on macro-management and economics, encouraging you to explore the big picture and experiment with political ideologies.
- The game mechanics are based on today’s global economy. The effect of policies aim to mirror real-world nations and their inherent differences. Citystate is often politically incorrect and possibly biased.
- The game is specifically designed for mature audiences.

Technical description:

Citystate is a city-builder and a political sandbox in which you plan, build and rule a micro nation from scratch. Design your map, your flag, name your State and pass the first policies! Experiment with political orientations and city-planning strategies to make your Nation strive toward success.

  • + Realistic urban growth patterns, land value based dynamics.
  • + Low income, middle income and upper income residential buildings.
  • + Industrial zones, evolving from basic factories to high tech industries.
  • + Commercial zones, evolving from small stores to malls, and tall office towers.
  • + Arcologies, government buildings, parks and special unlockable buildings.
  • + Real-scale skyscrapers.
  • + 3 road types, monorail, airport and seaport.

  • + One demand bar per social class.
  • + Trade capacity / Infrastructures.
  • + GDP growth rate.
  • + Credit rating / Bonds.
  • + Tourism
  • + Demographics (population growth, poverty rate, income inequality,...).

  • + Freedom Index (free market) VS Civil Rights Index (progressive).
  • + Education, Health-care and Justice budgets.
  • + 26 forms of government, from communist dictatorship to libertarian anarchy.
  • + Slums and urban decay.
  • + Illegal immigration, army and riots.

  • + Large maps up to 4x4 miles (6.4x6.4km).
  • + Region mode with 20 available maps.
  • + Flag Creator.
  • + Resource management.
  • + Sandbox mod (unlimited money).
  • + Space expansion with 20 planets to colonize.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4030
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD 3200
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD 3200
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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