Giant beaver metropolis builder Timberborn has its first large replace out since an Early Access launch in September, and town constructing sport all concerning the cool cities beavers will construct after we’re all lifeless has some neat new stuff occurring.
In the massive replace launched simply this week, Timberborn’s beavers received the facility to make mechanical water pumps, large suckers designed to maneuver giant quantities of water vertically upwards. Previously a bit caught on shifting water horizontally or downwards, your beavers can now, with the suitable science, pump water to irrigate excessive locations or make reservoirs atop mountain peaks. Perhaps even add a brand new waterfall to the world.
There’s much more new stuff in the full patch notes, resembling: New buildings, like observatories, public swimming pools, and scorching mud baths. Mines for infinite metals, new crops and sources, chestnuts, et cetera.
Timberborn is a little more chill than different survival city-builders, way more forgiving than a sport like Banished, and stars large clever beavers. It additionally stars water, and constructing dams, locks, sluices, and now pumps to have an effect on the stream of water and guarantee a provide throughout droughts is the cornerstone of gameplay. I fairly adore it for what it’s.
It’s probably not performed, missing what some would possibly name “endgame content material,” however there is a enjoyable builder in right here if you happen to’re the form of participant that likes to make pleasing-looking cities. “Nurturing the forests and rivers round you, as a substitute of simply endlessly consuming the whole lot round you, offers advantage to Timberborn’s healthful presentation. Your settlement seems like a house, not only a nice hungry machine,” stated Sam Greer in a hands-on with the sport.
Timberborn is offered for $25 in Early Access on Steam.