Towns brings a fresh new take on the citybuilding/management genre by introducing many RPG features.

Drawing inspiration from games such as Diablo, Dungeon Keeper and Dwarf Fortress, the game has you managing a settlement on top of an active dungeon. Instead of playing the hero who delves deep into the dungeon, how about playing the town that houses and caters to the hero's needs?

Both the RPG and strategic aspects will be fleshed out over a series of sprawling dungeons.

Craft unique weapons, obtain randomized loot and build a settlement capable of holding back the forces that come up from the depths!

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2 comments by supermalparit on Sep 21st, 2013

Hello all!

We want to thank you all for the patience of waiting of v14, it took a long time, had to take a revision of features midway, but its finally here!

So, what does V14 bring to the table?

Events are special, random and semi-random situations that can affect the map, the people or the items in the game. They come in all sort of forms, some can be benefitting but some can cause harm.

Day/Night system
We have added a day/night cycle. Some events will be limited only to the days and some only to the night.
Some might get harsher during night times.
The day/night cycle affect the lighting and trigger sounds, so don't get surprised by hearing chickens here and there.

Mouse interface improvements
The mouse has been improved so that it now allow for interaction of the terrain/items/creatures from higher layers. If you have grown too accustomed to the old mouse style interface, you can set it up easily by switching the 2d mouse. If you don't want the height boxes indicators showing, you can disable them in the options menu accessible from within the game.

Rotation and unlocking
Some items can now be rotated by pressing the F button while building them (a direction indicator will appear) or through right clicking the menu and choosing the facing direction.
Any item can now be unlocked so that it could be moved around and about.

Other stuff
We have reworked heroes so that they are now waiting to be fully healed before returning to the dungeons. Also, heroes now require specific items to be built inside the tavern rooms if you wish to attract them:

Barbarian - bone bed
Elf - harp
Knight - wooden bed
Dwarf - room to be built underground
Mage - wooden cupboard
Sips - necromancer statue
Vechs - bird in a golden cage
Punchwood - a wooden bed and a stone male statue
Herbalist - Potted plant
Rogue/Thief - Decorative Chest
Highlander - Room above level 5

Soldiers can level up, but will not keep their levels if they are reverted back to civilians, this is done so you will want to keep a steady and regular fighting force.

Townies will now drop crafted and harvested items directly into containers if they can see free ones around them in close proximity.

You can check the full patch notes here.

We hope you will enjoy this patch and as always, you are more than welcome to leave us suggestions and feedback on steam, indiedb or on our forums.


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Towns v9 demo for Linux. You need Java to run the game

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Towns v9 demo for Mac. You need Java to run the game

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Towns v8a demo for Windows. You need Java to run the game

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Towns v8a demo for Linux. You need Java to run the game

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jroi_bautista Dec 7 2013 says:

Where's the latest update? Wow it's been forever since i last viewed this page and nothing is still changed, How come?

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Dragon000 Dec 6 2013 says:

what dose a boss around group do

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LOMDR Nov 20 2013 says:

I'm wondering how to get the Buried Bundle to download through desura

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ajmxxx1 Nov 21 2013 replied:

simple look to the right of this page .... >>>>> and highlight the download .... :D
make sure you have room on your cmptr.... (i hope this helps?)

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ajmxxx1 Nov 7 2013 says:

:) ..... Yes a weather system would be nice .... maybe a Watchtower or Guardtower that can be build-up and garrisoned by one or two ciz! ..... can there be some kind of ballista wpn to shoot down from a higher lvl at the atking enemy on the ground ? ... example : stack two blocks or more high than put a cannon or crossbow ballista on the top level ...Hmmmm ... maybe .... this would make castle's so more real to build!.... how about some sphere glass for the street lamps in the future? ..... just some idea's ..... wine or beer ,bee's for Honey, dog's for hunting, cat's for pets .... i know some of this is coming soon ..... (have a great day to all) :D

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star_something Oct 31 2013 says:

one thing this game really needs new art better graphics (also art) make the bows range better!! its really bad the range is 4 blocks!! pointless if the bow cannot shot further add better animations. thats my list of what has to be done

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loudandsilent Oct 24 2013 says:

How do i backdownload to version 13? 14 whitescreens most text and the mini-map.

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loudandsilent Oct 24 2013 replied:

Still playable but tedious since i cannot see anything on the minimap and title screen.

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jroi_bautista Oct 13 2013 says:

Hmm , Now that there's day and night system, All it needs is in my opinion is Weather system , Or maybe Towers that can defend your town, I'm getting closer in buying this game, but something is still missing and i cant get to know what.

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Discorded Oct 6 2013 says:

Grr! Wish i could buy this awesome game! The demo's not enough T.T

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Dragon000 Dec 6 2013 replied:

just save up som $ its not much its not like buying a car

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Highest Rated (37 agree) 7/10

It is a game with great potential. The gameplay is like DF Lite (If it existed), which is not coincidental because the developers said they had Toady's masterwork in mind while working on this game. An important difference between Towns and DF is that Towns has an interface more attuned to the human eyes. That's right, wanna mine that wall? Click, drag, click, orders are now set! Now watch the Townsfolk perform hard labor! (Note: Press Ctrl to toggle wall visibility. It makes tracking your village's…

Dec 2 2011 by Mythrrinthael

Lowest Rated (6 agree) 1/10

Disappointed with the progress.

Mar 8 2012 by leekz

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