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Production Line

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Management
Developer: Positech Games
Release Date: Second Half Of 2017

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'Production Line' Available On Steam Early Access

by Rainier on May 18, 2017 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT

Production Line is an isometric factory-building strategy game that flips the mechanics of most 'building' games on its head, instead of building bigger and better, the goal is to build faster and smarter.

Inspired by a book by Henry Ford (creator of the Model T car, and arguably the originator of the idea of production lines in factories), Production Line is a management/strategy game where the player runs a small, but growing car company. The objective is to grow your business whilst at the same time perfecting the layout, and production process for making cars, in order to bring the sale price for your cars as low as possible and thus available to the mass market.

The production line system works because each step in a car's construction is broken down until its so simple, it can be done at high speed and with high efficiency. Players of production line will start with a small inefficient factory and expand it to a vast sprawling production line where the cost of each car tumbles down and down, and (hopefully) profits and sales shoot up and up!

The mechanics of the game as unusual in that the player is not striving to make the product bigger, but to constantly subdivide the production process in order to squeeze every possible optimization and making each stage of the production line as simple and fast and efficient as possible.

Production Line has been in alpha-access pre-orders for four months direct from us through the humble widget, but we are now taking the plunge and opening it up to the players on steam and GoG. The game is initially for PC only and in English only. So far over 10,000 clever, attractive people have bought the game.

Positech Games are excited to announce their car-factory tycoon game / weld-em-up Production Line is out RIGHT NOW on Steam Early Access!

Production Line is still very much in development, with some big features, such as marketing and repairs/defects still planned to go in during its time in Early Access. The game is fully playable however, and even has some steam achievements already built in. We are taking the unusual step of asking players to vote on development priorities right from the games main menu screen.

The game will initially be for PC only, in English only, and will be available on GoG, Steam, The Humble store and direct from the developer "At some point later".


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