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Constructor

2 months ago

Constructor Plus makes the fighty city-builder even wackier

While many city-building strategy games have rivalry between builders, it's rarely as explicit--or as silly--as calling in a mafia favour to whack a gaffer, sending a ghost to haunt an estate, or unleashing yobs to terrorise residents by belching and tossing bins. Constructor earned a special place in my heart in 1997 with its eclectic take on city-building, and now it's fancier than ever in…

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2 years ago

Prep your snag list – Constructor remake is out now

After a couple of delays (builders, eh?) Constructor [official site], System 3’s remake of their estate-building strategy game from 1997, finally launched on Friday. You're an up-and-coming property tycoon tasked with building an empire while sabotaging rivals with dodgy plumbers, explosions, and gangsters. It was a much-loved British classic with lots of silly accents, including the voice actor for Boycie from Only Fools and Horses.

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Cowboy builders: Constructor demo erected wonky

A demo is out for Constructor [official site], System 3's remake of their estate-building strategy game from 1997. I really dug the original and its classic silly British sensibilities, building up my own estates while sabotaging my rivals' neighbourhoods with dodgy plumbers, killer clowns, gangsters, and thugs. This remake has been delayed a bit and the demo has troubles of its own, but I am…

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Ready quick go! Constructor free for another few hours

3 2 1 no time just go: head over to GOG to download Constructor for free. It's a town-building RTS from 1997 with warring estate developers, and it's fun and it's funny and- oh my stars you've less than four hours to download it for keepsies. An 'HD' remake is coming later this month, sure, but for now you might fancy kicking the tyres and…

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4 years ago

Build ‘Em Up, Burn ‘Em Down: Constructor HD Announced

After you've bowed to a wealthy tenant's demands and blown up their neighbour's giant gnome, then sent a gang of yobs out to terrorise a rival council's estate - backed up by a hippy holding a street rave to distract their council workers - by tossing bins and jeering, other city management games can feel a little dry. System 3's 1997 game Constructor was that,…

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