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An Introduction to Banished + Short Review

I saw TB’s video on Banished. I read some stuff about it. Checked out some reviews. Didn’t feel entirely sure that I wanted it. Looked at other city-builders. Got it anyway.

Hard to find a good title image for this one.

You might be asking “What is Banished?”, and that is a valid question. Banished is a city-builder, though unlike the Anno or Tropico games, this is decidedly small-scale. The idea is to set up a small village and just survive as you slowly expand. If you get too greedy, or too eager, or too confident, it might start a snowball that ends with most of your villagers dead, and it’s hard to recover from that. It might be best to just start over.

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