A downloadable game for Windows and Linux


Cytopia is a free, open source retro pixel-art city building game with a big focus on mods. It’s based on a custom isometric rendering engine based on SDL2.

Visit our Github page!

Visit our Projects website at cytopia.net Or our community page for Dev Blogs and our forum community.cytopia.net

Current Key Features:

  • Custom UI System, based on JSON. Highly moddable
  • SDL2 based rendering engine written in C++
  • Custom Isometric Engine 
  • Terrain manipulation
  • Custom Pixel-art graphics made by our Graphics Artists
  • JSON based tileData for easy modding
  • A tile editor for adding new buildings, modifying existing ones
  • Scripting language for mods (AngelScript)
  • Procedural Terrain Generation

For code documentation see the projects Doxygen Documentation.

If you have questions or if you want to join the project, visit the Projects Discord Server In case you want to support our project on patreon, visit our Patreon Page

Key Features

  • Different zoom levels
  • Relocate camera via rightclick
  • Read settings from json files ( Filename to tile ID / Engine specific Settings )
  • Terrain editing (raise / lower terrain)

Project Lead / Lead Developer

JimmySnails (Engine, UI, ...)

Cad'ika Orade (Procedural Terrain Generation) 


adct23 (Engine, Audiosystem)

AnotherFoxGuy (BuildSystem, WebSite)

Ercadio (Engine, Unittests)

Kollix (TileData Editor)

lizzyd710 (UI)

Notakas (Engine, Gameplay)

Paragoumba (Engine, Gameplay)

utilForever (Code Reviews, Consulting)

Westrox (Engine, Gameplay)

Yukyduky (Engine, Gameplay)

Graphics Artists

KingTut 101





Sound Design



Windows Devel 43 MB
Version 0.2-CIBuild-67 9 days ago
Linux Devel 44 MB
Version 0.2-CIBuild-1875.2 9 days ago


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Wow what an amazing game! 5 out of 5 stars!


This is a really good game :)


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