Red Planet Farming - Cities
Red Planet Farming has welcomed the addition of cities this week. Instead of forcing players to reach a certain profit, they now must feed a population of people. This is all very exciting because RPF felt a bit empty and emotionless before, but when players watch the population of their city rise and fall in accordance to how many plants they grow, I think it will give the game a but more weight. Here are some images of what it looks like with the city now:
Basically the way it works is that if the player is able to feed their population, then the population grows the next year. If they don’t feed everyone, the population falls. If the player fails to feed the population for consecutive years, then the population decreases exponentially. If the player reaches a tbd low population rate, their city dies, and they lose.
In addition, if the player’s population is doing well and growing fast, the city will start expanding into the surrounding plots, destroying anything the player has made along the way.