This game has been Greenlit by the Community!

The community has shown their interest in this game. Valve has reached out to this developer to start moving things toward release on Steam.

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DIE_by_SCI-FI Jan 26 @ 3:37pm 
Keep working! I hope that you make your game finally :-)
Gut Eater Aug 25, 2014 @ 9:39am 
as simplistic as the graphics look in this game, the concept REALLY interests me. Gonna give this a try when it comes out :)
Sparkbolt  [author] Aug 23, 2014 @ 9:07pm 
There's currently a significant rebuild of the game in process, lots of gameplay/interface/simulation tweaks and changes and a big rewrite, but aesthetically it's still similar (though perhaps a bit less dense and more artwork). I plan on improving the graphics as I go, but gameplay options will always come first.
jrobb Aug 22, 2014 @ 11:00pm 
is this still a work being progressed? It looks very interesting but a lot to take on.
mayonnaise Jul 24, 2014 @ 10:43pm 
no grafics?
Huddles&Cuddles Jul 18, 2014 @ 3:23pm 
good work XD
Huddles&Cuddles Jul 18, 2014 @ 3:22pm 
*shrugs* ok
Zmaj_iz_Bosne Jun 21, 2014 @ 3:35pm 
Good work!
[1st SSF] LaZoR Bear May 15, 2014 @ 4:30pm 
Congratz! This is a great news.
Lowcashbro May 15, 2014 @ 7:05am 
YEAH BABY! JOHNNY, IT'S TIME TO COOK!
Scriptwolf May 15, 2014 @ 5:06am 
congrats spark :D
Sparkbolt  [author] May 14, 2014 @ 7:47pm 
GREENLIT!
The closed alpha isn't finished yet, but this is a big step towards our public launch!
ionutudor2012 Apr 14, 2014 @ 4:52pm 
voted
[1st SSF] LaZoR Bear Apr 13, 2014 @ 4:20pm 
I just can't freaking wait for the next buy-in. I missed the kickstarter and I would have taken a 50$ pledge, the bonus were so awesome. Please open up some alpha-beta slots soon :) my screen won't take my money, but maybe you will.
Valery Mar 15, 2014 @ 3:35pm 
Если эта игра будет на русском - то купил бы.
Sparkbolt  [author] Feb 21, 2014 @ 1:10pm 
Спасибо!
P E D O P H I L E N Feb 20, 2014 @ 3:46pm 
Хорошая задумка, я бы купил эту игру.
Thunder-tan Jan 13, 2014 @ 10:35pm 
Looks like a fantastic bit of game, cannot wait for this to get Greenlit.
davidhamm1 Dec 27, 2013 @ 9:33am 
I saw this on Kickstarter and was unable to spare the cash at the time, but looking forward to it coming to Steam!!!
hurrimark Dec 15, 2013 @ 1:18pm 
My most anticipated game of the year!
Leif Derekson Nov 15, 2013 @ 3:53am 
When I first saw this on Kickstarter, I was an immediate backer. This earned me an invite to play the pre alpha version and get all the updates. So far the game is meeting my expectation and I can't wait to see it finished.
Sparkbolt  [author] Oct 30, 2013 @ 11:50am 
Glad to hear the feedback, everyone!

@Wayne: Bakagrapper is one of our best fans, he knows what's up! more visual elements will be introduced as I confirm I wont need to toss them later.

@RanAnxiang/@Sandwich: That's the goal; to create that strategy game that no one else seemed up to making! Frustrated with getting so close just to keep playing different tactics games (fun, but not what I wanted), When I got the opportunity and built up a solid base, I launched this project. You guys got it spot on, it's an economic wargame with PR, backroom deals, backstabbing internal affairs...

I'm considering a "latestarter" where I open the game sales up again for a window... we're not really pretty enough for a public launch yet, but people really want to buy in. Hit up the facebook page or sign on the newsletter at the levelzerogames.com website to find out when it's available!
۞Ufuk!''Gsmoke Oct 26, 2013 @ 5:18pm 
when will i be able to buy/preorder it i whant this sooo badly !!
[GER]Kokoloriskopf™ Oct 20, 2013 @ 1:12am 
Very interesting
NorCalRcr Oct 18, 2013 @ 3:51am 
Looks pretty cool.
Sandwich Oct 15, 2013 @ 9:11pm 
I've wanted a game like this for ages! I remember actually writing down ideas and planning stuff for a game like this. Not just fighting over companies, but the other companies talent scouts, the media and inter departmental wars over trivial issues. So yeah, this looks so cool!
Whiskey Tango Oct 10, 2013 @ 4:49am 
It looks so hardcore;D And i love it!
RanAnxiang Sep 27, 2013 @ 7:32pm 
This looks like the game I never knew I always wanted. Personally, I'm nostalgic for the charm of mid 90s style games that have been cropping up recently. Drop down menues, multiple interfaces, a charming and tone setting--but not necessarily visually distracting--background. It's like an 'economic wargame' only your map is the city and your 'troups' are accountants, politicians, and shady fixers.
bakagrappler Sep 27, 2013 @ 4:24am 
@Wayne
At the moment, the game is still getting it's basic systems developed. Plotting, spying, scouting, assassinating, stealing, kidnapping, bribing, backstabbing, dubauchery in some cases, addiction, obsession, depression, infiltration, detonations, incarcerations, seductions, constructions, productions, bought polititions, and public opinions.

So, as a person who actually worked as a video game tester on some Triple A flagship titles, I can tell you this. UI and background graphics looking pretty is about 10-14 months away from being the primary objective, because if Sparkbolt were to put resources into it now, he'd have to change it all again by the time the game is released. With the Indy budget he has, I'm sure he's not looking to waste a penny of the Kickstarter money.
Wayne Sep 23, 2013 @ 11:19am 
I love the idea, but from what I've seen it needs graphical and interface improvement. I give a thumbs up for the concept I hope the final product will have a much better look to it.
Sparkbolt  [author] Sep 9, 2013 @ 1:01pm 
The plan is to have a 3D cityscape (like the one pictured), but there's a lot to build before getting into something that complex with no gameplay.
(Vendo Stim + Origin) Sep 8, 2013 @ 7:35pm 
A animated background could be a good addition :3
Sparkbolt  [author] Sep 4, 2013 @ 7:57am 
The font has since been changed for the body of most menus, and the execution is going to be slow this early as lots of base systems are still being built up! It's not like the game is already done and I'm just adding things on top, I'm still in the process of building up the whole thing; it's gonna take some time.
monolive Sep 3, 2013 @ 9:01am 
so good.
Nelson Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:55am 
Great idea, slow execution, eyewateringly bad UI font.
Mythagic Aug 20, 2013 @ 12:27pm 
This reads like the game that Ruthless.com nearly was, mixed with the card game Realpolitik. I'm very excited - just sorry I misssed the kickstarter. Any other way to get involved with the beta testing?
milky Aug 11, 2013 @ 12:08am 
Yes, just yes.
TheJamesPope Aug 4, 2013 @ 11:44pm 
I have a couple of friends who I'm sure will be interested in this, I'll make sure to send it their way.
~GSW~ JumpyJump Jul 28, 2013 @ 12:47am 
Really hoping to see this get the Greenlight, or end up on Early Access soon. The prototype just gets better and better with each iteration.
Wizard 1.5 Jul 25, 2013 @ 12:49pm 
Great Idea! A multiplayer function would be nice.
Sparkbolt  [author] Jul 20, 2013 @ 1:17pm 
Thanks! I've uploaded an Introduction video as well that'll hopefully show people the growth the game is making.
ShatteredByLoss Jul 20, 2013 @ 1:08pm 
+1 Vote!
Sparkbolt  [author] Jul 18, 2013 @ 6:40pm 
And the new prototype build is out on Desura for Kickstarters and Paypal backers!
Sparkbolt  [author] Jul 9, 2013 @ 8:24am 
Thanks for the support, everyone! We've got the closed beta on Desura in the mean time, and will probably open up there after awhile... hopefully we'll be able to do the same on Steam some day!
As for the trailer, it wasn't that kind of deal. the funds were for a trailer alone, and we were lucky enough to make a Net Gain trailer with them.
Phreedom Jul 8, 2013 @ 11:25pm 
This looks amazing, got my vote and I can't wait to buy it. No need to pretty the graphics up I love the look and feel of it - But then I am a Dwarf Fortress fan and still play text-adventure games, so my my thoughts on graphics are probably not the best to go buy :) Any way keep up the great work!
Reaper Jul 5, 2013 @ 7:16pm 
Should have spent the actor/cgi fund on artist for the game instead. Still upvoted based on the idea.
Cpt. Zamolxe Jul 4, 2013 @ 2:01pm 
You have my vote, I like the idea.
bakagrappler Jun 29, 2013 @ 4:46pm 
Hey everyone, you see the News Ticker at the bottom of the Pre-Alpha gameplay video? Well, why not try suggesting news headlines for the year 2043 yourselves?
Zmaj_iz_Bosne Jun 12, 2013 @ 2:56am 
go for it. old style aufbau game. vote up
1200V2 Jun 11, 2013 @ 10:41am 
Thanks for your information it was an eye opener. And succes with your game.