Developed by Vasco Games, City Builder 17 Police Station is a construction game in which you get to simulate constructing a police station. If you really are into construction games and like to build things from scratch, this city builder simulator app is made for you. If you like to control big and heavy machines like cement trucks and cranes, you would find the game interesting as well. The game's scope might be limited as it only allows you to build a police station but it's still an extremely fun game to play.
The city builder simulator app gets you started right away with its simplistic design easily guiding you to the start of your first mission. The mission is extremely easy and helps you understand the basic controls of the game. You would have to use one or the kind of heavy machinery in every mission and you would have to control all kinds of movement of the machine. This is great as it's a fine simulation of real-life heavy machinery which has a lot of controls other than the simple forward and reverse movement.
The gameplay is impressive to say the least. The amount of control on offer is great and the overall simplicity with which the game can be understood is pretty awesome too. As soon as the mission starts, your objective is laid down to you. The work area is marked in yellow so that you know where exactly you have to go. The control of the heavy machinery required for that mission is also handed over automatically. You then need to drive the machine around and perform the assigned task. The game awards you points based on how quickly you finish the mission. There are three stars. You get all three if you finish within the first deadline. You get two stars if you finish within the second deadline and you get one star if you complete the task but fail to meet any of the deadlines. This is great because it would always keep you interested in the game to come back to the missions after you have mastered the game.
There are a total of 20 missions with bonus missions in between to keep your interest going. At the end of the 20 missions, the police station is completely built. The missions are well-divided with easy tasks coming up first and then the difficulty level increasing with each mission. This is great as you progress, you need bigger challenges and the city builder simulator always has a bigger challenge in store for you.
There is some great variety in the heavy machinery available for use as well in this city builder simulator app. You will find forklifts, dump trucks, cranes, bulldozers, cement truck, excavators, transport trucks and loaders in the game and the amount of control on offer for each of these machines is amazing. You can even change the skin design of each machine but you would have to buy the skin after gaining points by completing the missions.
The only problem that I have with the game is that it somehow gets hanged every now and again at the start of the mission and you would then need to close the app and open again to start a new mission. This is a bug which has come up with the latest update and its hoped that the developers remove this soon.
- Excellent graphics
- Fine gameplay
- Great control for heavy machinery
- 20 challenging and well-developed missions plus bonus missions
- Great variety in the heavy machinery available
City Builder 17 Police Station is a great game if you love construction simulation games. You get the chance to build a police station from scratch and with nice graphics, you will never get bored.