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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English, Spanish, Ukrainian
Players: Single-player
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Development news
  • There is a department for each branch that is headed by an advisor.
  • Advisors are being hired from educated citizens or invited from other towns.
  • Each employee has experience and personal abilities, which influence department's productivity.
  • Every department has certain amount of points, which you can distribute for various tasks.
  • To increase number of points, advisors need assistants.
  • Every new workplace requires furniture. Also paper is required for the facility to work.
  • To expand staff, you may need to build a bigger town hall building.
This way I'm trying to solve the late-game problem from which suffer most of city-building games. As the city grows, it requires more staff in town hall, hence more expenses. Besides, player's personnel management can strongly influence the development of the city, which, on my opinion, could add more strategic possibilities.

Another new concept is a mayor's time as an additional resource. This resource is spent on construction, trade agreements, new policy issues. Time resource restores as the game time goes on. To speed up restoring you'll need to hire more assistants.

Also there's a functioning city guard building now. The guards are keeping order and prevent crime, which may become a problem in bigger towns. The player can assign guards to watch a specific point or patrol arbitrary path.

Of course all of this is a subject to change as I'll test this all on practice, but the main direction is there. Later I'll probably tell about new production chains and citizens personal traits. Follow the news on Facebook and Twitter. Share your thoughts in comments below or in official subreddit: /r/OstrivGame/

Description
Release date: Late 2017
Ostriv puts you in a role of a governor of an 18th century town to challenge your creative skills and management abilities. Dive into the story mode and decide the fate of your country, or just build your cities for fun in sandbox mode.


Main features:



Create your cities, trade with neighboring towns by land or distant countries by sea, define taxes and policies, and watch as Ostriv's world reacts to your decisions in a natural way.

The game utilizes a custom engine written from scratch to allow for the most detailed simulation, including seamless seasons change, influences on environment, economy simulation, and realistic human behavior.




Every citizen is an individual who has their own motivation and set of abilities. Thus each playthrough creates a plenty of unique life stories.

Watch your people arrange their lives in your town: make families, choose jobs based on their skills, produce and sell goods to each other, and move up the social ladder.

They can also resort to violence and crime when their needs are not fulfilled.




Created solely by one man, the game keeps its style consistent with the author's vision. Inspired by Ukrainian culture, Ostriv delivers a unique Eastern European feel never shown in city-building games before.




Create your own levels, buildings, scenarios, or even develop a full-scale campaign. Share your creations with the community or download mods made by other players on the Steam Workshop.
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257 Comments
astress 7 hours ago 
War and Order is using the trailer for their ad.
IkaroszHUN May 23 @ 3:25pm 
Free to play? I think no..
Babayko19 May 23 @ 1:53am 
Чекаємо з нетерпінням!
VeTaL May 22 @ 12:45pm 
Вау, виглядае круто!
Ukey May 21 @ 7:40am 
nice
Team46+1/Zentai May 21 @ 6:31am 
Дуже хочется купити,цікаво якою буде ціна?Проект виглядає дуже перспективно,надіюсь охочих купувати буде багато.
Kushnir [UA] May 14 @ 8:29pm 
ппц, складно уявити, що ця гра створюється однією людиною. Підписуюсь та чекаю!
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It's hard to imagine that this game is created by one person. Subscribe and wait!
maninho_lj May 13 @ 1:12pm 
Este jogo tem a possibilidade de sair portugês do Brasil.
Harold der Bärtige May 11 @ 1:00am 
Now this is what I call a promising City-Builder/Town-Builder.
Wish you all the best for your projekt and will keep an eye on it and will definitly buy it when it hits early access(in case you plan to release a early access).
Greetings from germany.