Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 9 days ago.
Like a toy, there’s a fascination in experimenting to see how Townscaper's underlying algorithm will automatically turn blocks into cute little houses, arches, stairways, bridges and lush backyards, depending on their configuration. Access to all the building tools is given right away and Townscaper’s algorithm ensures that every block snaps together in a cohesive way to allow anyone to create the town of their dreams with houses, gardens, and bridges, regardless of architectural skill.
As enquiring minds push the game to build ever more complex structures and layouts you can discover more of where the building will take you. Build quaint island towns with curvy streets. Build small hamlets, soaring cathedrals, canal networks, or sky cities on stilts. Block by block.
As you build you create a strange otherworldly building-site soundtrack. Hear waves break against the building, masonry plop into the sea, and new dwellings pop into existence. The sounds and lovely seas-side visuals make this a game as calming as a fidget spinner.
“No goal. No real gameplay. Just plenty of building and plenty of beauty. That's it.”
View our choice of games like Townscaper. This game is good if you want to:
- Create something for visitors
- Set your own difficulty
- Play games good for autistic diversity
- Broaden your gaming diet
- Play games like toys
- Learn something playing a properly great game
- Escape life's storms for a while
- Use craft to learn science
- Learn how buildings are built
- Interact musically
- Play games with building like LEGO
- Control and order things
- Play your first video game
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 8+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
The menus make sounds. The colour selection of the buildings can be selected with the D-Pad on consoles/controller each colour makes a different noise as you select it.
Our Townscaper Accessibility Report documents 25 accessibility features:
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