But not just running a prison. The Prison Architect game allows you to build it first, and then run it. To the best of your abilities of course. Starting with your first prison, isn’t easy.
The Basics Of The Prison Architect Game
Developed by Introversion Software and published by Paradox Interactive, Prison Architect is a cool game about the intricate details of the prison system. It allows you to build and then run your own prison, through a great simulation/strategy. How hard can it be? Well, you’re about to find out.
The Fun Is In The Details
This is truly a great game. But the fun is in the details of the game itself. It’s not enough just to build it. You will need to manage it and make it sustainable. You’ll also need to figure out the ways to keep your prisoners happy. And try to prevent their escape from your prison. We’ve all seen Prison Break, right? However, the catch in all of this is that you’re running a private prison. Not a state-owned prison. So, you’ll also have to turn in a profit at the end of the year. How while you be balancing the wellbeing and happiness of the prisoners? While also being good at enforcing their rehabilitation?
It’s not quite simple, of course. The more you add to the prison, the more money you’ll generate. So make sure to build and build to expand the facilities. However, don’t get fooled by the minimalism in the style and atmosphere. Yes, it’s quite simple but that’s just the appearance. Indeed the game goes deep in the gameplay.
And of course, there’s the simulation part of the game. In which the prisoners act and live like prisoners. They’re violent and they’re tough to manage. But you’ll have to make do with what you’ve got. That’s also the more complex part of this simulation, but in all honesty, have no fear. Every prison-based movie or TV show that you’ve ever seen gave you the basics. It’s simple once you get the hang of it. And of course, this is a great game. You won’t regret trying it.
Prison Architect Game is available for purchase at IndieGala.