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Blueprint Tycoon

Blueprint Tycoon

Build your settlement, gather goods, ensure maximum efficiency and make a profit!

In Blueprint Tycoon you are tasked with running a settlement by gathering raw materials and crafting them into complex goods to be supplied to your contractor for a profit.

Create your own Blueprints for each Crafter/Harvester using multiple Workers with a multitude of Tools and try to create the most productive Blueprints.

Profit margins are razor thin so you must focus on ensuring peak efficiency at every point of your supply chain, if something breaks you must be swift in managing your cash flow before your treasury runs out and you face the wrath of unpaid Workers!

  • Plan your Island for maximum efficiency
  • Hire workers and keep them happy, fed and most importantly, paid
  • Colonize other Islands and set up trading routes
  • Research new products to supply more profitable contracts
  • Maximize productivity by creating your own Blueprints
  • Manage your supply chain and keep everything working at peak efficiency
  • Optimize your contracts for maximum profit!


Requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: 1.7Ghz Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon 4850 or equivalent
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.5
  • Processor: 1.7Ghz Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon 4850 or equivalent
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Keyboard and Mouse with Secondary click enabled
  • OS: Ubuntu Linux, version 10.10 or later
  • Processor: 1.7Ghz Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon 4850 or equivalent
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

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Prison Architect

Prison Architect

Build and Manage A Maximum Security Prison.

Build and manage a Maximum Security Prison. As the sun casts it’s early morning rays on a beautiful patch of countryside the clock starts ticking. You’ve got to crack on and build a holding cell to detain the job­ lot of maximum security prisoners that are trundling to your future prison on their yellow bus. As your workmen lay the last brick you don’t have a moment to let them rest as they need to get started on the first proper cell block so you can make room for the next prisoner intake. Once they’ve all got a place to lay their weary heads the fun can really start.

You’ll need a canteen, infirmary and a guard room, oh, and don’t forget to plumb in a toilet, or things will get messy, but what about a workout area? Or solitary confinement cells? Or an execution chamber?

Inspired by Dungeon Keeper, Dwarf Fortress and Theme Hospital and with over 1 million players having spent time inside, Prison Architect is the world’s best lock-­em-­up.

Story Mode

Prison Architect opens with the story of Edward, a man facing the electric chair for committing a crime of passion. This is followed by four additional chapters focusing on different characters and aspects of prison life. From Mafia Dons to power-crazed senators, Prison Architect has them all! To bring these characters to life, Introversion teamed up with award winning professional writer Chris Hastings, producing an enthralling tale of corruption and human misery set against the background of the modern prison industrial complex.

Escape Mode

Finished your supermax? Got guard dogs roving every corridor and prisoners eating out of your hand? Now you can live the horror by firing up escape mode and play as a prisoner hell-bent on getting the hell out of dodge.

Dig a tunnel, go for the armoury or start a riot and slip out in the chaos, it’s entirely up to you! Figure out how to escape from your own creation, or hit the random button and load one of the 12,000 prisons created by the steam co
Requirements:

  • OS:XP
  • Processor:Intel Core2 Duo 2.4Ghz or Higher / AMD 3Ghz or Higher
  • Memory:4 GB RAM
  • Graphics:Nvidia 8600 / Radeon equivalent (2009 era)
  • Hard Drive:300 MB HD space
  • Processor:2009 era Macbook Pro, Core2 Duo processor
  • Memory:4 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive:300 MB HD space

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Tropico 5

Tropico 5

Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next installment of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular ‘dictator sim’ series. Expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing an all-new set of challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration and for the first time in Tropico history – cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players.

    The Eras – Start your reign during colonial times, survive the World Wars and the Great Depression, be a dictator during the Cold War, and advance your country to modern times and beyond. From the 19th century to the 21st, each era carries its own challenges and opportunities.
    The Dynasty – Each member of El Presidente’s extended family is present on the island and may be appointed as a ruler, a manager, an ambassador or a general. Invest in the members of your Dynasty to unlock new traits and turn them into your most valuable assets.
    Research and Renovate – Advance your nation by discovering new buildings, technologies and resources. Renovate your old buildings to more efficient modern buildings.
    Advanced trade system and trade fleet – Amass a global trade fleet and use your ships to secure trade routes to neighboring islands or world superpowers, both for export and import.
    Explore your island – Discover what lies beyond the fog of war. Find valuable resource deposits and explore the ruins of ancient civilizations.
    All new art – All artwork has been re-designed from scratch to provide Tropico 5 with a unique visual identity. Choose from over 100 buildings from each of the individual eras.
    Cooperative and competitive multiplayer – Up to 4 players can build up their own cities and economies on any given island map. Players can choose to share resources, supplies and population or declare war on each other.

Requirements:

  • OS: Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher (DirectX 11 hardware support required)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
  • OS: OSX 10.9
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • OS: Ubuntu/SteamOS (latest)
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 400 or higher, AMD Radeon HD 4000 or higher, Intel HD 4000 or higher
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

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Banished

Banished

In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland.

The townspeople of Banished are your primary resource. They are born, grow older, work, have children of their own, and eventually die. Keeping them healthy, happy, and well-fed are essential to making your town grow. Building new homes is not enough—there must be enough people to move in and have families of their own.

Banished has no skill trees. Any structure can be built at any time, provided that your people have collected the resources to do so. There is no money. Instead, your hard-earned resources can be bartered away with the arrival of trade vessels. These merchants are the key to adding livestock and annual crops to the townspeople’s diet; however, their lengthy trade route comes with the risk of bringing illnesses from abroad.

There are twenty different occupations that the people in the city can perform from farming, hunting, and blacksmithing, to mining, teaching, and healing. No single strategy will succeed for every town. Some resources may be more scarce from one map to the next. The player can choose to replant forests, mine for iron, and quarry for rock, but all these choices require setting aside space into which you cannot expand.

The success or failure of a town depends on the appropriate management of risks and resources.
Requirements:

  • OS: Win XP SP3 / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 2)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 250 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Any

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X Rebirth

X Rebirth

In the distant future, the X universe faces a period of profound and irrevocable change. While the universe stumbles towards an uncertain future, countless adventures await as new enemies rise in search of power. Enter a young adventurer and his unlikely female ally traveling in an old, battered ship with a glorious past – two people alone against the galaxy, playing a key part in the events to come. The fate of the universe rests in the hands of the player…

X Rebirth represents a spectacular new beginning for the X series, offering loyal fans and newcomers alike a vast, vivid and extremely detailed universe to explore throughout the game. Varied gameplay elements such as action-packed space combat, detailed trading mechanics and high-speed space exploration with fast travel allow players to experience a truly unique space saga that will keep them hooked for dozens of hours. X Rebirth features a whole new user experience – it is easier than ever to start with, and remains as deep as fans expect it.FEATURES

TRADE! A fully simulated economy that means your actions really do matter. Travel the space highways to find profit in gigantic space cities, swarming with ships and drones.

++ Every ship you see has a task. Stop a freighter from reaching its destination and its cargo will be stopped too, causing prices to rise. ++

FIGHT! From small scale skirmishes to epic fleet encounters, battles in the X Universe know no limits. Choose to fight for the military, work for the police or be a lawless pirate, or if you prefer just fight when you need to defend yourself – it’s up to you.

++ Take the action right into massive structures. Target turrets and shield generators to weaken your enemy, damage engines and jump drives to prevent their ships from escaping, or stop their factories producing to cripple their economy. ++

BUILD! Create your own empire! From trading stations to large factories, farms to hightech military complexes, everything can belong to you. Build for trade and profit or to strengthen your military presence and dominate your enemies.

++ Extend and upgrade your stations to make them operate more efficiently, with every element visible in glorious animated detail. Harvest your own resources to keep your empire running smoothly. ++

THINK! A rich, detailed history and a deep complex plot await you, but you are free to decide when and where to take part. Explore the universe at your own pace – choose your own path and create your own destiny.

++ Get up-close and personal with aliens and humans alike. Land on stations, meet people, then accept missions from them or hire them as crew members for your ships. ++

TRADE, FIGHT, BUILD, THINK… in the X Universe – the biggest sandbox this side of the galaxy.
Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit), Vista SP2 (64-bit), XP SP3 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel i-Series at 2GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GT400 series with 512MB RAM or better, ATI 4870HD with 512MB RAM or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
  • OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Processor: Intel i-Series at 2GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro
  • Storage: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: OpenAL Soft compatible
  • Additional Notes: OpenGL version 4.2
  • OS: SteamOS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel i-Series at 2GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Vendor proprietary drivers, Nvidia GT500 series with 1GB RAM or better, ATI 5870HD with 1GB RAM or better
  • Storage: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: OpenAL Soft compatible
  • Additional Notes: OpenGL version 4.2

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Democracy 3

Democracy 3

Have you ever wanted to be president? or prime-minister? Convinced you could do a better job of running the country? Let’s face it, you could hardly do a worse job than our current political leaders.

Crime, Unemployment, National Debt, Terrorism, Climate Change…Have you got the answers to the problems that face western industrialized nations? Here is your chance to find out…An entire virtual country
Democracy 3 simulates the motivations, loyalties and desires of everyone in the country. A custom-designed neural network is used to model individual voters, each which varying memberships of voting groups, political parties and pressure groups. Each voters income is modeled, along with their levels of complacency and cynicism. This is the most sophisticated political strategy game ever created.

Unique user interface
Despite being vastly detailed under-the-hood, Democracy 3 has a unique user interface that makes visualizing the connections between laws, policies, voters and situations easy. A simple iconic-based view of your countries issues allows you to ‘drill-down’ through all the relationships between policies and voters to quickly analyze the impacts of your decisions. Your trade policy may affect GDP, which will affect unemployment, which will effect poverty, and thus crime, leading to a change in tourism, which affects GDP…Complex simulated voters
Each individual voter is a mixture of a subset of the 21 different voter groups represented within the game. They might be a young, wealthy, liberal socialist commuter, or a retired conservative religious capitalist, for example. Not only this, but the extent to which they identify each of those groups is both variable, and can be affected by your policies in the long term. Convert your country to religion, or atheism, to capitalism, or socialism by careful and nuanced adjustment of your policies and laws over time. A ‘focus group’ feature lets you look at individual voters and see exactly how they came to a decision to vote for you (or not!).Read the reviews!
http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/09/18/democracy-3-hands-on-losing-elections-with-land-mines-in-a-complex-politics-sim/

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013/10/07/greatest-britain-democracy-3-hands-on/

http://indiestatik.com/2013/10/09/kill-your-starry-eyed-romanticism-in-real-time-with-democracy-3/

http://www.jumptogamer.com/reviews/democracy-3-review/

http://www.kernelmag.com/reviews/game-review/6167/democracy-3/

http://fronttowardsgamer.com/2013/10/28/democracy-3-review-pc/

http://tiger-gaming.org/democracy-3/

http://www.bagofgames.com/2013/10/democracy-3-review/

http://www.softpedia.com/reviews/games/pc/Democracy-3-Review-393388.shtml

http://www.n4gtv.com/threads/democracy-3-review.592/

… and lots more…Mod Support
Democracy 3 is very configurable and trivial to mod. It also has steam workshop support, for easy installation and browsing of modded content. Want to mod the game yourself? no problem, you need zero coding experience, just a spreadsheet program or a text editor, and we have a full comprehensive modding guide available here:

http://www.positech.co.uk/democracy3/modding.html

Modders can easily edit the policies, add new ones, change the way objects affect others, create entirely new countries, situations and even re-write the entire economic and political model. Everything is editable and accessible.
Requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: 2 gig
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: any
  • Processor: 2 gig
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: any
  • Processor: 2 gig
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: any

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Rise of Venice

Rise of Venice

Venice was at the peak of its power during the Renaissance and was viewed as a city of decadence, beauty and intrigue. Renowned as the linchpin of civilization and the cultural centre of Europe, Venice was the most important trading post between Western Europe and the eastern stretch of the Mediterranean Sea. It was also the stage for political corruptions and clandestine dealings.

This is where your story begins. As a young man striving for success, power and wealth and with the support of your family, you begin to build up a trading empire across Genua, Tripoli, Rome, Alexandria and Constantinople in addition to many other significant cities from the Renaissance. As you progress through the ranks of Venetian society, increasing your power with smart trading moves and calling in the occasional favour you can begin to assemble your own fleet. With this you will start to build up new production facilities, test yourself in challenging sea battles where you will face off against pirates as well as political enemies to finally become the Doge of Venice.Key Features:

  • Experience a compelling story full of intrigue and treason in Venice at the time of the Renaissance
  • Trade a variety of goods in the most important cities of the time such as Rome, Alexandria, Constantinople or Athens.
  • With your own family tree you can interact with your family members, send them on missions and watch how the power of your family grows over time.
  • Meet other important families who are pulling the strings in Venice’s government and influence political decisions yourself.
  • Build your own production facilities and trading fleets
  • Take fate into your own hands and test your skills in furious sea battles
  • Multiplayer mode for up to 4 players via LAN and Internet

Requirements:

  • OS: Windows Vista/7/8
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo-Prozessor or similar
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible, 512MB
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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Game Dev Tycoon

Game Dev Tycoon

In Game Dev Tycoon you replay the history of the gaming industry by starting your own video game development company in the 80s. Create best selling games. Research new technologies and invent new game types. Become the leader of the market and gain worldwide fans.A journey through gaming history

Start in the 80s

Start your adventure in a small garage office in the 80s. Enjoy the hand-crafted level design while you develop your first simple games. Gain experience, unlock new options and create your first game engine.

Create games your way

In Game Dev Tycoon the decisions you make during development really matter. Decide which areas you want to focus on. Does your game need more gameplay or should you focus more on quests? These decisions will have a major impact on the success of your game.

Grow your company

Once you have successfully released a few games you can move into your own office and forge a world-class development team. Hire staff, train them and unlock new options.

Make larger more complex games

With experience and a good team, you can release larger, more complex games. Larger games bring new challenges and you will have to manage your team well to deliver hit games.Features

  • Start a game development company in the 80s
  • Design and create games
  • Gain new insights through game reports
  • Research new technologies
  • Create custom game engines
  • Move into bigger offices
  • Forge a world-class development team
  • Unlock secret labs
  • Conduct industry changing products
  • Unlock achievements
  • Modding support
  • Workshop support
  • Community translations for German, Spanish, French, Portoguese (Brazil), Russian, Czech, Swedish, Dutch and Italian are available through the in-game menu.

The full game has many more features which are not listed here to prevent spoilers.
Requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: minimum resolution of 1024×768
  • OS: Mac OS 10.7.5+
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: minimum resolution of 1024×768
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: minimum resolution of 1024×768

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Cities in Motion 2

Cities in Motion 2

Cities in Motion 2 is the sequel to the popular mass transit simulation game Cities in Motion. Build, manage and lead your transportation network to provide cities with their ever changing needs. CIM2 introduces new features including multiplayer game modes, day and night cycles, timetables and dynamic cities.

Building the transportation network will directly affect how the city grows. Affordable transportation brings middle class housing and work places, while more expensive and exotic choices bring high end businesses. Take advantage of many different types of vehicles including buses, trams, ferries and more.

Build alone or play cooperatively with a friend. Use the newly implemented bus lanes to build efficient traffic free roadways. Tackle rush hour by managing transportation timetables and meeting the needs of the citizens.Key Features

  • Dynamic cities
  • Player’s choices effect city growth
  • Day and night cycle
  • Manage the timetables
  • Multiplayer with both co-operative and competitive modes
  • Campaign and sandbox modes

Requirements:

  • OS:Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  • Processor:2 GHz Dual core
  • Memory:3 GB RAM
  • Graphics:nVIDIA GeForce 8800, 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 3850, 512 MB RAM
  • DirectX®:9.0
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
  • OS:OSX Snow Leopard 10.6.3
  • Processor:2 GHz Dual core
  • Memory:3 GB RAM
  • Graphics:nVIDIA GeForce 8800, 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 3850, 512 MB RAM
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
  • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
  • Processor:Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
  • Memory:3 GB RAM
  • Graphics:nVIDIA GeForce 8800, 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 3850, 512 MB RAM
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional:GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer
  • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
  • Processor:Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
  • Memory:4 GB RAM
  • Graphics:nVIDIA GeForce 8800, 1024 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 3850, 1024 MB RAM
  • Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional:GLSL 1.3, OpenGL 2.1. Controller support: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. Internet Connection or LAN for multiplayer

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Cities XL Platinum

Cities XL Platinum

Build cities, shape a world.

Cities XL Platinum lets you design, build and link up cities of all shapes and sizes around the Cities XL planet!

Build more impressive cities than ever before! Cities XL Platinum offers a huge variety of over 1,000 buildings and constructions (including 50 brand new structures), that you can freely place on more than 60 gigantic maps, offering varied terrain and an incredible level of detail.

Take on the role of virtual mayor and find solutions to the problems faced by modern city planners like energy shortages and public transportation. Answer the growing needs of your citizens and find the perfect balance between various services such as housing, recreation, and employment. Specialize your cities and set up a trade network with neighboring towns to ensure large-scale financial success with an increasingly complex network of cities!Key Features:

  • Over 1000 different buildings
  • 60 gigantic maps
  • Answer the needs of the citizens: employment, housing, recreation, and more
  • Manage a large-scale economy

Requirements:

  • OS: WINDOWS XP SP3/WINDOWS VISTA SP1/WINDOWS 7/WINDOWS 8
  • Processor: AMD/INTEL 2.5 GHZ
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 MB 100% DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE ATI RADEON HD 3850/NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 OR HIGHER
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 9 GB HD space
  • Sound: COMPATIBLE DIRECTX 9.0

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