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Monument Builders – Rushmore Giveaway

Game Giveaway of the day — Monument Builders – Rushmore

Prove that you are a perfect architect!
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Monument Builders – Rushmore was available as a giveaway on February 10, 2018!

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Travel back in time and become the person in charge of building the famous Mount Rushmore! Direct workers and manage resources with the help of Henry Johnson, the site foreman, to finish work projects in time! Defend against thieves trying to sabotage your work sites! Will you be up to the task of building a monument on such a vast scale?

System Requirements:

Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 10; CPU: 1.0 GHz; RAM: 1024 MB; DirectX: 9.0; Hard Drive: 281 MB





File Size:

135 MB



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I enjoy time-and-resource management games and I have enjoyed the Monument Builders series though they've never been my favorites. I've played the first few levels of this one and it appears to be much like the others. The graphics are good and I like the actual history embedded in them (as opposed to the usual fantasy/imaginary story lines). And it's kind of fun to watch the progress of the monument as you go along.

But ... I find the sounds and the comments by the workers to be repetitive and annoying so I turn them off or way down. There is a lot of waiting around for workers to complete a task or materials to be delivered. And you can't click on a task until there is a worker available, so you can't get ahead of them. I suppose you could consider these to be just part of the challenge of the game, but I find it a little frustrating instead. On most of these games I'll take on the challenge of going for 3 stars, but here I move on to the next if I just get 2.

So, I'm not sure I'll keep it. I'll give a few more levels and see if it grows on me.

Thanks to GGOTD, MPC, and Whiterabbit.

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Thank you for your feedback DanO, please excuse the late moderation. was called away due to a family illness.

Reply   |   Comment by DanO  –  2 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

Stephan, I've been around here long enough to know how dedicated you are to your family. And I'm always appreciative of how much of your time and expertise you volunteer to make this site what it is. So -- no apology necessary. ;)

Reply   |   Comment by DanO  –  2 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

impossible to install ...

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Please read my reply to your second comment, thank you.

Reply   |   Comment by ryg  –  2 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

successfully activated but the rest not install ...

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The giveaway wrapper contains Themida code, which is sometimes blocked by antivirus software because Themida code can also be used to wrap (hide) malware. There are a few things you can do to ensure you get the game.

• White-list the giveaway files with your security software then install as normal

• Reboot your computer in safe mode with networking, install the game, then reboot out of safe mode

• Temporarily turn off your security, install the game, then reboot the security.

The game giveaway team have been giving away games since 2006 and have never given away a game infected with malware.

Reply   |   Comment by ryg  –  2 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

This is a brilliant game one of a series of games that have been offered on this set before. It is a time management game great graphics and gameplay. It is easy to learn how to play but hard to get 3stars on every level. The only thing that could make this game better is if you could click on a task before the last one is completed so a worker when free could go straight to the next task. Thank you mpc for offering the game today.

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Thank you for your feedback Ros, appreciated.

Reply   |   Comment by ros  –  2 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Monument Builders – Rushmore
In Brief
Monument Builders: Rushmore is a Time Management building game from the Monument Builders series (see links below to other free and commercial versions of Monument Builders e.g. Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Titanic, Alcatraz, Great Wall of China, Big Ben, Cologne Cathedral, Statue of Liberty, Empire State building and San Francisco).

Monument Builders: Rushmore downloads to a 135 MB zip file that unzips to three files, (a setup.gcd security wrapper, the set-up file and a read me). Those with multiple hard drives can save games on any drive they wish. The newly installed game is 277 MB in size. The game installs to the following path by default, but can be changed by the user if you prefer:
C:\Program Files (x86)\MyPlayCity.com\Monument Builders – Rushmore
Four shortcuts are installed to the desktop. three of which can be safely deleted (Play Online Games, MyPlayCity Games and shortcuts to a free online game which vary each week). Also, if you don't like icons installed to the quick launch task bar, make sure you uncheck the box when the additional tasks window appears (after the Select Start Menu Folder window)
Prove that you are a perfect architect in the challenging game Monument Builders – Rushmore! Travel back in time and become the person in charge of building the famous Mount Rushmore! Lead the workers and manage resources with the help of Henry Johnson, the site foreman, to finish the projects in time! Banish the hordes of thieves trying to sabotage your work sites! Will you be up to the task of building a monument on such a vast scale? As well as being one of the world's most famous monuments, Mount Rushmore is a current symbol of the USA in American films and written works for which it has provided inspiration. Mount Rushmore now welcomes over 2 million visitors every year, retracing more than 150 years of American history. So try hard not to disgrace yourself while building it!
Reference accessed HERE. 10th Feb 2018

The Game:
The Monument Builders series has always been about allowing players to experience all the hard work and effort that went into some of the world's most iconic and memorable monuments. In this instalment of the game you'll get to witness the entire construction of Mount Rushmore from start to finish and do your part in it as well. It' has superb gameplay and a setting that everyone is sure to enjoy so we definitely recommend giving it a shot.
Perhaps the most impressive part of Monument Builders: Rushmore is how in touch it is with its setting. Throughout the entirety of the game you'll be told fun and interesting little facts about Mount Rushmore and its construction process. Learning these things while playing the game makes the experience more immersive and engaging. This feature isn't really something that you'd find in most other time management games since most of them have fictional settings and this is exactly why this game, and the whole Monument Builders series in general, is so unique.
Onto the gameplay, it's worth mentioning that Monument Builders: Rushmore isn't necessarily the most challenging time management game out there. If you have at least a decent understanding of how games in this genre work then you should be able to breeze through ti with no difficulty. This is actually a pretty nice change of pace since most time management games tend to become absurdly difficult especially during their later stages.

The gameplay formula it utilizes is still the same as it's been for many years now. Each level has a bunch of objectives you need to complete and to complete these objectives you must manage your resources, manage your time and of course manage all your workers. If you make use of your time, resources and workers efficiently then you'll be able to complete the level easily but if you don't do so and the timer runs out before the objectives are completed then the level will have to be repeated.
In terms of visuals, Monument Builders: Rushmore has a lot of great sights to take in. It's pretty satisfying to watch the construction of this iconic monument from start to finish but alongside that the game also has some stellar sound effects, a vibrant colour palette, solid art work and some very smooth animations.
Edited reference accessed HERE. Originally posted by Virtual Worlds Land. Edited & reposted by Whiterabbit-uk 10th February 2018.

Other Reviews and Videos of Monument builders: Rushmore:
You can see Big Fish community reviews of Monument Builders: Rushmore HERE and more information in the Big Fish forums HERE. There are several in-game videos of game play HERE, HERE, HERE - (links to 8 part walkthrough), HERE, HERE and HERE. You can also find a written walkthrough HERE
After you've had an opportunity to play today's giveaway please take a few moments to give some positive or negative feedback; for example, what you liked or disliked about the game, or how it could be improved. If you don't like the genre at all, please explain why and if any, what improvements would change your mind? If you don't have time to post a comment today, please do so at your convenience, thank you. If you wish to post a review or comment about the game later, you can access the comments section by going to the game giveaways home page, then scroll to the bottom of the page where it says Archives and select the date the giveaway was live (giveaway days are in bold type). This will open the appropriate page for you to post your comment or review. Alternatively, you can google the name of the game and include Gamegiveawayoftheday in the search. This should give you a list of links to whenever this game was given away.

If you miss today's game giveaway you can always get the game via MyPlayCity 24/7 HERE; or If you prefer to purchase the game you can get it HERE via Big Fish Games.
You can get a bundle of 5 other Monument builders games via Steam called 5-in-1 Pack – Monument builders: Destination USA that includes Alcatraz, Statue of liberty, Mount Rushmore, San Francisco and the Empire state building for only £6.99/$ HERE. You can get two other Monument builders games via MyPlayCity i.e. Notre Dame de Paris HERE and Colosseum HERE. You can also get (for free) Eiffel Tower and Titanic via Gametop. These games are also available from other free game sites such as FreeGamePick and MyRealGames, though do make sure you uncheck the checkboxes when you start the installations. MyPlayCity recently changed their installation package and have at least for now removed the toolbars and home page/browser changes. (the downloadable executable also looks different from previously, the MPC logo has been removed). You can also get others in the franchise, though not free via other commercial game sites such as Steam and Big Fish; for example, another one from Steam Alcatraz and others from big Fish games e.g. Great Wall of China, Big Ben: London and Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Finally, you can see a list of all the Monument builders games with descriptions via a game review site HERE.

Problems getting the game to work:
If you're having problems installing or activating or getting Monument Builders – Rushmore to work please visit the FAQ's Thread HERE and read through the communities comments because sometimes fixes have already been posted, for example, a common issue seen since the Themida wrapper was introduced three years ago is that some community members installation of the game are blocked by their security because Themida code has been known to hide malware, (usually an error message is flagged for example 'The executable is corrupted' even though in reality it is not); so as a precaution some anti malware programs will block and even delete the suspect installation files even though the files (i.e. the setup, read me and setup.gcd files are actually totally free from malware. This issue can be solved either by rebooting your computer in safe mode with networking or a quicker method is to temporarily turn off your security software to allow the installation. You could also try whitelisting the setup.gcd file. In the almost 11 years this game giveaway site has been operating there has 'never' been a game given away that was infected with malware.
If for any reason you want to contact the giveaway team, for example, you have a game to offer the community, or are unable to download the latest game or other issues that the FAQ's thread or these comments don't cover or solve you can do so HERE
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank MyPlayCity for giving away Monument Builders – Rushmore and also to the game giveaway team, as always, for securing other ways to get free games.

Useful Information not related to today's game giveaway:
If Monument Builders – Rushmore doesn't interest you, but you still hanker for something new to play, you'll find details of some game deals whether they be sale items, indie bundles or games being given away for free HERE (I've not updated the thread in a while, but most of the links still take you to the latest deals). Also check HERE and HERE.
The rest of the information that used to be posted in the game review can be found in the forums HERE. Finally, check out Delenns threads for details of other free games and offers HERE and elsewhere in the game discussion forums HERE, (usually on the first page of the game discussion forums).



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