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Forge your new home
If you like your city building games like SimCity or The Settlers, but don't want to get bogged down in combat and all that unpleasant fighting, then Banished might just be what you've been looking for. The game takes nicely intriguing concept, of a group of exiled people who are now venturing out into the wilderness and who must now make their new home wherever they can. You start out with little but a few supplies scavenged from your former homeland and must use them wisely in order to build up your new settlement so that your people can be happy. There are no real restrictions on how you design your city, but you've got to keep your citizens busy by finding them jobs, getting them to build houses and other buildings, helping them to have children, to find resources and all the other sorts of things that everyday life require. The game is played out in the genre's typical isometric perspective, which gives a good view of your ever expanding city, while the whole thing has a pleasing and rather relaxing feel to it, which is perfect for spending the long dark evenings of the winter. If you do want some action, then this isn't for you, but if you prefer a more considered approach to city building, then this should be your cup of tea. There's plenty of depth and options here to keep you busy, and it proves to be quite enthralling watching your city grow bit by bit. The interface makes it all a breeze, while the visuals are simple enough but highly effective and easy on the eye. All in all, a pleasant and enjoyable bit of strategy fun.