Dec 15, 2017 Last Updated 3:01 PM, Dec 14, 2017

The Colonists Early Access Release Date Announced

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STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS: We also have a release date for the Early Access version: November 9th 2017.  The game can now be Wishlisted on Steam.

The Colonists is a settlement building game inspired by classic titles like The Settlers and the Anno series.

You take control of a team of robots tasked with settling a newly-discovered planet, preparing the ground for an influx of inhabitants from their homeworld.

You'll advance from the Stone Age to the Space Age as you build the infrastructure for your colony by constructing complex road, boat, train and drone transport systems.

Harvest natural resources, conquer other civilisations or trade with new allies. Explore, research, manage, tweak and refine to your heart's content!

The Colonists will feature a single player campaign, a free-play mode, competitive multiplayer and co-op.

It's being developed by Richard Wallis of Codebyfire, an extremely talented designer and coder who is based at Bristol Games Hub.

About Codebyfire

Codebyfire is Richard Wallis, a one man game development studio from Bristol. After more than ten years in the games industry working on a variety games for web, mobile, console and PC, Richard is now developing his first full release, The Colonists.

About Mode 7

Mode 7 is an indie developer and publisher. Based in Oxford, they are best known for their 2011 strategy game Frozen Synapse.

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