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Ecological City Simulator Block'hood Launches on Steam

Ecological City Simulator Block'hood Launches on Steam

Love architectural video games like Minecraft or SimCity? Then it's worth checking out this ecological city simulator, Block'hood, which allows players to build their own arcology-style structures for humans and other species to coexist, all while managing a range of environmental and engineering conditions.

Following our review of the beta version of the game last March, the final edition has now launched on gaming platform Steam. New features include a 5-episode guided story mode, an increased maximum building size, an unlockable "unconstrained" mode, and compatibility in 8 different languages: English,  Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and Russian.

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Ecological City Simulator Block'hood Launches on Steam, Courtesy of Block'hood
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Block'hood was selected as the winner of the 'Best Gameplay' award at the Games for Change festival in 2016 and was one of the finalists for 'Games for Impact' at the Game Awards 2016.

To learn more and to download the game, click here – and check out our review below:

Block'hood: The Neighborhood Building Game That Will Test Your Urban and Architectural Prowess

It is said that the best design solutions are often found when a project comes with a very strict set of parameters. So it makes sense that architectural games, with their coded restrictions and rigid rulesets, tend to draw out a particular kind of creative problem solving.

Cite: Patrick Lynch. "Ecological City Simulator Block'hood Launches on Steam" 13 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/871195/ecological-city-simulator-blockhood-launches-on-steam/> ISSN 0719-8884
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建筑师的游戏——生态城市模拟游戏 Block'hood 正式发行