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In the leader of the genre, Cities: Skylines, you might have to contend with a natural disaster or two, but the most pressing threats most of the time are too much traffic and poor trash collection. Frostpunk takes place in an alternate version of the late 19th century.
This world is a more advanced place than our own reality was at the time, with steam-powered contraptions that replicate a lot of modern technology. As wonderful as all this tech is, the world was ill-prepared for a massive drop in temperature which has rendered the planet into an arctic wasteland.
Expeditionary groups have set out in search for areas where humanity can weather the cold and attempt to solve the mystery of the sudden temperature drop. Fighting the Cold You play the role of captain of a British expedition. You and a group of Londoners set out on a journey to colonize a vast crater.
At the center of the crater is your lifeblood, and one of the focal pieces of Frostpunk: The Generator is a massive steam-powered furnace which will form the center of your colony.
This is your most important building. Without a constant supply of coal to fuel its ravenous needs, it will dim, and your people will freeze to death.
Unlike most city-builders, there is an ever present enemy in Frostpunk. You will spend the entire game fighting against the cold. Each decision you make will have to take temperature into account, and each building you place will serve as a bulwark against the icy tundra.
It's not a process you can take your time on either. Your population starts the game homeless, and you'll have to hastily assemble a tent village before they begin getting sick and losing limbs from frostbite.
Even when your citizens have the shelter of tents, though, you've only got a reprieve. As the temperature drops, tents will become ineffective against the cold, and you'll have to upgrade them into bunkhouses, and finally houses that can span multiple levels.
Of course, shelter means nothing without warmth, and the constant need for more and more coal to fire the furnaces, steam hubs and heaters to keep your population warm and alive gets more and more frantic as time goes on. Fighting With Coal When you arrive in the crater, there will be piles of wood, coal, and steel lying about for your citizens to gather.
However, those don't last long, and this is where building positioning, work management, and resource management come into play. There are several methods you can gather each resource.
You can mine coal and steel, hunt for food or grow it in a hothouse, deploy a sawmill to cut trees or drill through the crater wall to harvest frozen ones, and more.
Each of these ways of gathering has its own pros and cons, and you'll likely find yourself trying to use a delicate mixture of each to provide the resources you need.
During my playthrough lack of coal continually threatened my city's survival. Even with multiple mines and coal thumpers, I couldn't keep up with demand, so I built a series of charcoal kilns that convert wood to coal.
Since I was generating a surplus of wood, this allowed me to still have enough to build while turning the excess into the resource I needed more of. The most critical resource in Frostpunk, and the most difficult to accrue is humans. None of your buildings matter without a workforce, and without your constant attention, you'll find yourself with a ghost town real fast.
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