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The Settlings is a strategy management game where you give your tiny workforce tasks to create an ecosystem of production. Taking elements from the classic Lemmings and Settlers game, your challenge is to set up automated networks of workers to gather, deliver, build and fight.

Unlike the frantic stress of other unstoppable planning games like Lemmings, the play here can be at your pace and offers a more relaxed experience. Play involves giving your flow of characters different tasks. For example, you need some Axe people to chip trees for wood, or Builder people to make houses. In this way, you slowly develop the things you need for your settlement.

As you progress you can expand the city, automate production chains and craft new tools and weapons. Much of the fun here is discovering how the different roles work with each other and result in unexpected outcomes. As well as giving your characters roles you can also direct them to build specific aspects of your settlement - ladders, lifts and the like.

The result is a strategy game in miniature. It's not just that the visuals are small, but the ecosystems can be seen all at once which makes it easier to plan and manage what's going on. There are various challenges on each level, but the main fun here is watching your world slowly unfold, one tiny workman at a time.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked The Settlings 13 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 8 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Sequencing and Strategy game with Brain Game, Collecting, Creative, Simulation and World Building elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 1 minute and 5 minutes to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.

Skill Level

9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Although it starts as a simple game, to properly plan and progress the

CostsCosts

The Settlings

Steam Store PC -
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Sequencing, Strategy (Brain Game, Collecting, Creative, Simulation and World Building)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Developer: The Settlings (@TheSettlings)


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