The Amazing American Circus
Release Date: 16 Sep, 2021
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About the Game

Your worst fear is the audience’s indifference. Your best weapon is a dazzling amusement. Your artists are your army. Behold, the circus came to town!

About the Game

Roll up! Roll up! Come and take charge of your very own run-down circus and navigate a uniquely American form of entertainment, full of bizarre folklore, brutal crime, and social inequality as you battle to establish yourself amongst industry giants Ringling Bros., P.T. Barnum and Buffalo Bill:


Build your troupe, manage your circus camp, explore Gilded Age America, and amaze your audience to become the tycoon of an entertainment empire the likes of which the world has never seen!

Explore Gilded Age America

Dive into a story set during the dying days of the Wild West where history mingles with magical realism and ethnic folklore. Listen to an atmospheric soundtrack inspired by classic circus music and American country & folk as you travel to 90 cities and towns across 4 vast regions of the continental US. Encounter mythical creatures from such as the Wendigo and Bigfoot alongside historical figures including Susan B. Anthony, Nikola Tesla, and Queen Victoria. Play your cards right and you might be able seize the crown of greatest showman from P.T. Barnum himself!

Amaze the Audience

Deliver a perfect show in a special card duel between you and the audience. Beat their boredom with an arsenal of performances and tricks presented on over 200 beautifully hand-illustrated cards. Strategize carefully and gauge the mood of the crowd before playing your hand; what provokes cheers in the deep South might provoke jeers in the industrialised North!

Build Your Troupe

As the budding tycoon of a travelling circus your success depends on the variety of weird and wonderful acts you can get into the ring and the range of spectacular feats they can perform! With over 15 unique performers to recruit, and 32 audience types from across gilded age America to amaze, you’ve got your work cut out as you try to create the greatest show on earth!

Manage Your Circus Camp

As a showman you will have to travel light and fast, managing your resources and building the camp that supports your show as it grows, enabling you to drop jaws from coast to coast. With 8 different circus wagons, 18 unique upgrades available between them and over 100 modifications for the circus caravan as a whole, there’s a range of options to keep the show on the rails as diverse and varied as the performers in it!


What The Amazing American Circus has to offer?: 


  • Become a legend! Save a run-down circus, gather a troupe of performers, and dare to defy the greatest showmen on earth - P.T Barnum, Buffalo Bill, and more!
  • Recruit and train over 15 different types of circus artists
  • Take part in exciting battles on the circus arena using the beautifully illustrated collectible cards
  • Upgrade your circus caravan thanks to different types of wagons offering over 100 possible modifications
  • Meet both historical and fictional characters deeply embedded in American folklore, such as John D. Rockefeller, Susan B. Anthony, or Nikola Tesla
  • Immerse yourself in a story taking place during the turbulent era of the fading Wild West and enter the beautiful and dark world of Native American folklore and the immigrant populace
  • Listen to a unique soundtrack inspired by classic circus music and American country & folk

The Amazing American Circus in numbers:


  • 200+ hand-illustrated cards
  • Recruit and train over 15 different types of circus artists, among them mimes, strongmen, and acrobats
  • 8 different circus wagons to upgrade (18 unique upgrades altogether)
  • 32 different types of audience, whom you have to attract and entertain
  • Over 100 modifications and upgrade options for your circus caravan
  • 90 cities and towns to visit
  • 21 story-related side quests
  • 10 Grand Finale finisher actions
  • 16 Misfits to collect in Bizarre Baazaar wagon
  • 4 distinct geographical regions - travel across the American continent
  • 4 powerful opponents to defeat (one per region) - the legendary P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill, Queen Victoria, and more...
  • 1 but epic adventure akin to Baz Luhrman’s musicals, Ennio Morricone’s westerns, and the classic road movies
  • 60 minutes of a soundtrack inspired by country and folk music from different parts of the USA


SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4400 or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated DirectX 9 compatible soundcard
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: 3.0 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 7870/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated DirectX 9 compatible soundcard
Adventure Begins!
Adventure Begins!
Complete the Prologue.
A natural
A natural
First successful show (after the tutorial).
Baby’s first steps
Baby’s first steps
Finish the tutorial.
Sit yer ass back down
Sit yer ass back down
Finish the first act of a show with a Finale!
Something to remember me by
Something to remember me by
Finish a show with a Finale!
It’s starting to get misfity in here
It’s starting to get misfity in here
Get your first Misfit.
Suffering for the art
Suffering for the art
Travel without food.
The world’s a cold place
The world’s a cold place
First failed show (after the tutorial).
Going the distance
Going the distance
First three-segment journey.
Getting a hang of this
Getting a hang of this
Win ten shows.
Per aspera ad astra
Per aspera ad astra
Get your first Finale!
Son of an Outlaw
Son of an Outlaw
Complete Clown of a Father.
Widow's Tears
Widow's Tears
Complete Beasts of Oregon.
One Tough Cougar
One Tough Cougar
Complete Betsy's First Time on Stage.
Safecracker's Beak
Safecracker's Beak
Complete Blessed Be Thy Chicken.
When the hunter becomes the hunted
When the hunter becomes the hunted
Impress Buffalo Bill.
Shot in the Toe
Shot in the Toe
Complete A Crowd Tough as Nails.
Biggie Go Home
Biggie Go Home
Complete One Bigfoot's Solitude.
Once upon a time…
Once upon a time…
Leave the Wild West region behind.
Making it hard on yourself
Making it hard on yourself
Start a show with the minimal amount of artists.
Last man standing
Last man standing
Win a show with just one artist.
Lena's Curse
Lena's Curse
Complete A Spark Can be Trouble.
Richard from Richmond
Richard from Richmond
Complete A Night to Remember.
One way or the other
One way or the other
Complete A Mighty Fine Deal.
The greatest showman on Earth!
The greatest showman on Earth!
Impress Queen Victoria, P.T. Barnum and Roosevelt.
The new era begins
The new era begins
Finish the game.
I'm All Leprosed
I'm All Leprosed
Complete Just a Little Bit Sick.
Hey, big spender
Hey, big spender
Spend and/or lose all the money.
First Amateur Video
First Amateur Video
Complete A Circus Man, a Movie Star.
Modern Gepetto
Modern Gepetto
Complete Inventors' Quarrel.
Putting the ‘gg’ in ‘juggler’
Putting the ‘gg’ in ‘juggler’
Get a Juggler to the MAX level.
Couldn’t afford to lose
Couldn’t afford to lose
Impress Henry Ford.
Ghosts... ghosts everywhere
Ghosts... ghosts everywhere
Complete By Flood and by Fire.
Winning over the heart of the Heartland
Winning over the heart of the Heartland
Leave the Midwest region behind.
From the Bottom of the Lake
From the Bottom of the Lake
Complete A Man, a Ghost and a Love Story.
Leona's Song
Leona's Song
Complete Some Unusual Hunting.
Mary Ann's Revenge
Mary Ann's Revenge
Complete A Knife in the Day.
Exposed!
Exposed!
Complete Friends in High Places.
Crazy in the Head
Crazy in the Head
Complete Quite a Pair.
The only way is up
The only way is up
Leave the South region behind.
Walt's Bottle
Walt's Bottle
Complete A Desperate Case of Delusion.
Once a Fakir, Always a Misfit
Once a Fakir, Always a Misfit
Complete By the Devil's Hand?.
The king of New Orleans
The king of New Orleans
Impress Marie Laveau.
Soaring out of reach
Soaring out of reach
Get an Aerialist to the MAX level.
Impressive Enough
Impressive Enough
Impress 120 (or more) a Spectator with a single action.
Emotionally Unstable
Emotionally Unstable
Complete A Little Branching Out.
You can count on it
You can count on it
Get a Counting Chicken to the MAX level.
Eternal flame
Eternal flame
Get a Fire Eater to the MAX level.
Facing the truth
Facing the truth
Get a Face Changer to the MAX level.
The one who gets the last laugh
The one who gets the last laugh
Get a Clown to the MAX level.
The toughest of the toughies
The toughest of the toughies
Get a Strongman to the MAX level.
Nailed it!
Nailed it!
Get a Fakir to the MAX level.
Silent but deadly
Silent but deadly
Get a Mime to the MAX level.
The trickster
The trickster
Get an Illusionist to the MAX level.
Union of Great Minds
Union of Great Minds
Win a Show with three Counting Chickens.
The call of the wild
The call of the wild
Get an Animal Tamer to the MAX level.
Like father, like son...
Like father, like son...
Fail ten shows.
You can bank on him
You can bank on him
Get a Mountebank to the MAX level.
A truly ssspecial sssomeone
A truly ssspecial sssomeone
Get a Snake Charmer to the MAX level.
The one-man orchestra
The one-man orchestra
Get an One-man Band to the MAX level.
Shapeshifter
Shapeshifter
Get an Acrobat to the MAX level.
Strong Man
Strong Man
Face Changer
Face Changer
Counting Chicken
Counting Chicken
Snake Charmer
Snake Charmer
Illusionist
Illusionist
Fire Eater
Fire Eater
Mountebank
Mountebank
One-Man Band
One-Man Band
Acrobat
Acrobat
Aerialist
Aerialist
Animal Tamer
Animal Tamer
Clown
Clown
Fakir
Fakir
Juggler
Juggler
Mime
Mime

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