How many “city building” tap games have you played before? The answer is usually “just one and I hate them” or “five on a daily basis,” with very little room in between. Yes, Century City [Free] is another one of those “wait and tap” builders, but it sets itself apart with a few extra mechanics that allow you to play a more active role in your cities’ quest for unfettered expansion.
The bright and charming bit-style visuals are the first thing the developer did right, immediately evoking memories of those wonderful magazine “seek and find” spreads, or more recently, the intro to HBO’s Silicon Valley. Vehicles are roaming freely about the metropolis, boats are out and about in the ocean, and the city feels sufficiently full of life.
So what’s the core goal? Make money, so you can spend money, to make more money, to spend more money. You’ve heard it before, I’m sure. You’ll spend a lot of time tapping new building plots, which allow you to earn more gold, and waiting for them to refill — this is inevitable. But if you’re so inclined, you can head down into the gold mine to play a Cookie