Townscaper – Town Generator Game

This summer Oskar Stålberg released his game Townscaper (see video above).

Build quaint island towns with curvy streets, small hamlets, soaring cathedrals, canal networks, or sky cities on stilts. Build the town your dreams, block by block.

No goal. No real gameplay. Just plenty of building and plenty of beauty. That’s it.

Yesterday he surprised us all by releasing a web version.

Looking at it via the DevTools I see that it’s powered by WebGL and Web Assembly.

Townscaper on Steam →
Townscaper on the web →


Checking Oskar’s blog, you can see that he’s been into city builders for quite some time. Take this demo from 6 years ago:

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Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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