Cities are complex and that's why you love them.
Experience a true city: millions of interactions between people, companies and neighborhoods. Follow detailed daily lifes, see businesses struggle in the local economy and be mesmerized by the traffic simulation. Each citizen is simulated individually, their behaviour is realistic and adorably human.
Think and plan as the urban developer that you are.
Prepare changes to your city by creating the perfect plan. Use the most powerful and yet intuitive drawing tools in any city sim ever. Create the craziest roads and intersections, lay out custom parks or even airports. Juggle projects, set priorities and recover from bad situations.
Create a city that looks like a city.
Let your city grow across a beautiful landscape, without boundaries. Enjoy detailed control over zones that curve along roads. Be surprised by procedural architecture that uniquely adapts to the available space and the local circumstances. What style and flavor will your city have?
Humble beginnings, ambitious goal.
Anselm Eickhoff builds Citybound. It gained attention as a small prototype, then became his fulltime dream project. Now he is chipping away at the impossibility of the task.
Cutting edge tech stack, better than latest research.
Native Rust and a healthy portion of magic: my recipe for high-performance and rapid development speed. The solid foundation: a custom geometry toolset, microsimulation framework and economy model - based on and inspired by countless papers and theses.
We are getting there - be a part of the process.
Citybound is developed completely open source. In addition, I regularly update my community about my progress, we discuss all kinds of aspects and event invent stuff together!
My funding model is honest and sustainable: I make every new prototype available to everyone and fans pledge a monthly contribution of their choosing.Support Citybound on:
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