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Strategic minimalism behind indie hit Islanders

On April 4th, a German indie studio called GrizzlyGames released Islanders, an atmospheric minimalist city builder. The game immediately got warm reception from critics and very positive reviews on Steam. Valve listed it among 20 top-selling games of April 2019.

Islanders is about making the best of very limited resources. So is the story of real-world people behind the game.

Game World Observer talked to Friedemann Allmenröder,