Project Introduction

Immerse yourself in the age of industrialization and build a thriving metropolis from the grounds up. Prospera combines first person gameplay with city building in the golden era of steam power and urbanization. Start from scratch with nothing but your tools and the untouched wilderness. Chop trees, construct buildings, recruit workers, procure materials and grow your first settlement into a vivid city in the 19th century. You have to pay attention to the constantly increasing needs of your citizens as their prosperity grows. Make sure that the production of resources does not come to a standstill while also keeping an eye on your finances, and you will be rewarded with the beautiful sight of bustling city life in the age of industrialisation.

  • Cut Trees, chop wood and use it to construct first buildings

  • Build up a infrastructure to produce the resources needed to grow a city

  • Manage your Builders, Transporters and Crafters

  • Build the roads that speed up the transport of ressources

  • Construct housing for the population

  • Make sure the needs of the population are met, only happy inhabitants pay taxes

  • Manage your finances

  • Lean back and watch your settlement grow from tiny village to a thriving 19th century city

About Developer

Servus (Bavarian slang for “Hi”), we are Active Fungus Studios, a Munich-based game development studio founded in 2020. Led by Jakob Braun, the founder and CEO, we are a small-size, high-impact team of 20, developing first-person and third-person games. Our key skills are in:

  • Realistic graphics style

  • Deep stories and branching narrative with player agency

  • First-person - building, simulation and management gameplay

  • Survival mechanics

  • Serious games

  • Historic settings

  • Unreal Engine 5

As a remote company, we value flexible working conditions that allow us to integrate talented professionals regardless of their location.

Active Fungus develops computer games as experiences that entertain as well as immerse our players deeply in the subject matter and provide food for thought. Through computer games, we enable players to adopt different perspectives and encourage them to experience and understand conflicts and problems from different angles.

We create worlds that are deep and rich in stories, experiences and challenges for the players and ourselves. We select projects that are close to our hearts, in which we can fully immerse ourselves. As a team, we encourage ourselves to contribute ideas, feedback, and improvements and to participate in the decision-making process.

Founded in 2020, Active Fungus Studios released the game “Inspector Schmidt - A Bavarian Tale” in February 2023 making a first impact in the German gaming community. The release with 83% positive reviews on steam opened the doors for new projects and a strong development of the team from 3 developers in 2020 to 20 team members by the end of 2023. Currently the team is working on 3 projects:

Inspector Schmidt - The Ebbing
A playable mystery thriller. In thisstory-driven third-person RPG, you solve a murder case at the German North Sea coast in 1870, where the first telegraph cable between the North American and European continents had just been installed. It is the second part of the "Insperctor Schmidt" series.

Medieval Farmer Simulator
A first-person survival and village builder game, set in medieval times

A serious game dedicated to the training of medical personnel in high stress triage situations like disasters and terror attacks, funded by BMBF, the German Ministry for Education and Research.