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FAQ/Strategy Guide by CityBuilderAK47

Version: 1.11 | Updated: 09/19/19

Table of Contents

  1. Intro
    1. Theme Hospital vs. Two Point Hospital
    2. Additional Resources
    3. Where Your Save Files Are Stored
    4. Updates / Additional Content
  2. Before You Build: What Makes An Effective Layout?
    1. 11 Tips for Hospital Success
    2. The Patient Process
    3. Patient Happiness
    4. The 9 General Rules of Hospital Layout
    5. Kudosh & Recommend Items
  3. Before You Build: Staffing
    1. Staff Happiness & Staff Threats
    2. Doctor Skills
    3. Nurse Skills
    4. Assistant Skills
    5. Janitor Skills
    6. Common Skills
    7. Staff Traits
    8. Staff Attire
  4. Countryside Region
    1. Level 1: Hogsport
    2. Level 2: Lower Bullocks
    3. Level 3: Flottering
  5. Cold Region
    1. Level 4: Mitton University
    2. Level 5: Tumble
    3. Level 6: Flemington
    4. Level 6: Flemington - Case Study - 2 Stars to 3 Stars
    5. Level 6: Flemington - 3-Star Winning Layout
  6. Industrial Region
    1. Level 7: Smogley
    2. Level 7: Smogley - Case Study - From Failing 1 Star to Succesful 3 Star
    3. Level 7: Smogley - 3 Star Winning Layout
    4. Level 8: Melt Downs
    5. Level 8: Melt Downs - 3-Star Winning Layout
    6. Level 9: Duckworth-Upon-Bilge
    7. Level 9: Duckworth-upon-Bilge - 3-Star Winning Layout
  7. Tropical Region
    1. Level 10: Sweaty Palms
    2. Level 10: Sweaty Palms - Case Study - A Failing Hospital (When to Give Up)
    3. Level 10: Sweaty Palms - 3-Star Winning Layout
    4. Level 11: Grockle Bay
    5. Level 11: Grockle Bay - 3-Star Winning Layout
    6. Level 12: Blighton
    7. Level 12: Blighton - 3-Star Winning Layout
  8. Urban Region
    1. Level 13: Rotting Hill
    2. Level 13: Rotting Hill - 3-Star Winning Layout
    3. Level 14: Pelican Wharf
    4. Level 14: Pelican Wharf - 3-Star Winning Layout
    5. Level 15: Croquembouche
    6. Level 15: Croquembouche - 3-Star Winning Layout
  9. Sandbox
  10. Interior Designer
  11. (Snowfall) Pointy Mountain Region
    1. (Snowfall) Level 16: Underlook Hotel
    2. (Snowfall) Level 17: Swelbard
    3. (Snowfall) Level 18: Roquefort Castle
    4. (Snowfall) Level 18: Roquefort Castle - 3-Star Layout
    5. (Snowfall) New Items
    6. (Snowfall) New Rooms
    7. (Snowfall) New Illnesses
    8. (Snowfall) Other New Things
  12. (Pebberley Island) Pebberley Island Region
    1. (Pebberley Island) Level 19: Pebberley Reef
    2. (Pebberley Island) Level 19: Pebberley Reef - 3-Star Winning Layout
    3. (Pebberley Island) Level 20: Overgrowth
    4. (Pebberley Island) Level 21: Topless Mountain
    5. (Pebberley Island) Level 21: Topless Mountain - Case Study - Working Successfully with Waves
    6. (Pebberley Island) New Items
    7. (Pebberley Island) New Rooms
    8. (Pebberley Island) New Illnesses
  13. (Close Encounters) Desert Region
    1. (Close Encounters) - Level 22: Goldpan
    2. (Close Encounters) - Level 23: Camouflage Falls
    3. (Close Encounters) - Level 23: Camouflage Falls - Anatomy of a 3-Star Wave-Smashing Hospital
    4. (Close Encounters) - Level 24: Chasm 24
    5. (Close Encounters) - New Items
    6. (Close Encounters) - New Rooms
    7. (Close Encounters) - New Illnesses
  14. (Superbug Initiative) - The Superbug Initiative
    1. (Superbug Initiative) - Research Projects
    2. (Superbug Initiative) - Project-Unlocked Items
  15. Building a Better Hospital
    1. GP Queues
    2. Hospital Level Snowballing
    3. Expansion Strategy
    4. Examples in Efficiency
    5. Room Prestige
    6. The Great Patient Purge
  16. Training
  17. Marketing
  18. Common 2-Star Challenges
    1. Money Troubles
  19. Common 3-Star Challenges
    1. You want HOW Much in Hospital Value?
    2. Attractiveness Rating
    3. Bump that Cure Rate Up!
    4. Staff Morale? Are You Kidding Me?
  20. Staff Challenges
  21. Illnesses
    1. List of Illnesses
    2. Chance of Cure
    3. Rogue Monobrows
  22. Epidemics
  23. Emergencies
  24. Disasters
  25. Rooms
  26. Item Listing
    1. Kudosh Item Listing
    2. (Special) Item Listing
    3. (Retro Items Pack) DLC Item Listing
  27. Research Projects
  28. VIP Visits
  29. End of Year Awards
  30. Steam Achievement Guide
  31. Two Point Humor
  32. Contact the Author
    1. Legal Bla Bla Bla

(Pebberley Island) Pebberley Island Region

(Pebberley Island) New Items

There are many new items!

Item Name

Item CostDescriptionEffectPicture
Can Be Used InOther Info
Bamboo Bench$300
(K75)
The bench's porous cousinIncreases ComfortCorridors
Laxative Drink Machine$2,000
(K500)
Stocked with Swill. Healthy, thick and loaded with roughage.Reduces Thirst
Increases Health
Drastically Increases Toilet Need
Corridors
Staff Rooms
Amusing Snack Machine$2,000
(K500)
Stocked with Morsel Men, the snack that features a whole cast of different flavoured characters.Reduces Hunger
Reduces Boredom
Corridors
Staff Rooms
Ice Sculpture$300
(K75)
This is not a pineapple.Decreases TemperatureCorridors, Most RoomsDoes not require maintenance and does not melt, making this the ideal air conditioning for all of your tropical hospital.
Kiosk Hut$2,500
(K1,500)
Not real bamboo. Not real straw. Not real ice cream. You get the picture.Reduces Hunger, Thirst
Increases Happiness
Keeps People Cool
CorridorsMust be staffed by an Assistant
Palm Tree$800
(K900)
Radiates summer vibes.Increases Hospital AttractivenessCorridors
Most Rooms
Never needs maintenance, but an unwieldy 2x2 tile size
Carnivorous Plant$800
(K800)
Dangerous and immobile.Increases Hospital AttractivenessCorridors
Most Rooms
Does not eat anyone, but is an interactable object - staff will use it while idling between patients. Although it's no-maintenance, it does distract staff so I find it better in the corridor.
Fish Enclosure$1,000
(K800)
A locallised cross-section of river, ocean or lake.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room PrestigeCorridors
Most Rooms
Pink Bird$250A statue of a ludicrously coloured, fictional bird.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Pink flamingo statue. Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Overgrowth
Bottled Ship$700I tried removing the ship. I wouldn't recommend it.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Unlocked by achieving 2 stars in Pebberley Reef
Singing Fish$700
(K600)
The voice of an angel, the body of a fish.Increases Room Prestige

Corridors
Some
Rooms

Yes, it actually does "sing" - well, you don't hear it, but staff can interact with it
Dolphountain$11,000Part waterborne mammal, part water feature, there's a little something for everyone.Increases Hospital Attractiveness

Corridors

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Pebberly Reef.
Blank Look Poster$50Clap once for happy, twice for sad.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Pebberly Reef.
Wanderust Poster$50A reminder to vent your delusional archaeological aspirations on bones, not perilously protected artefacts.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Overgrowth
Screwball Poster$50An illustration based on an account given by a Screwball patient, in which they detailed a recurring nightmare.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Topless Mountain
Seasonal Paintings$250
(K75)
A quadriptych (yes, quadriptych) about weather.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Bureaucats Poster$100
(K250)
The flagship cartoon of Bungle Kidz, popular amongst small children and university students.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Corridors
Most Rooms

Wicker Chair$150
(K150)
Still technically carpentry?Increases Comfort

Corridors
Most Rooms

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Topless Mountain
Wicker Sofa$450
(K300)
You can bring patio furniture inside...Increases Comfort

Staff Room

Unlocked by achieving 1 star in Topless Mountain
Wicker Armchair$350...but shouldn't take regular furniture outside.Increases Comfort

Staff Room

Unlocked by achieving 2 stars in Topless Mountain
Egg Chair$250Have you ever wanted to sit in an egg? No? Alright then.Increases Comforrt

Staff Room

Unlocked by achieving 2 stars in Overgrowth
Putting Green$1,500
(K100)
A smaller, wackier version of golf.Provides Entertainment

Staff Room

Wicker Table$400
(K100)
Its surface wasn't flat. Thus the glass.Decorative item

Staff Room

3D Printer$1,500
(K600)
A printer that makes things instead of pictures of things.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige
+1% Treatment Power

Indentification Room

Spare Stamps$600
(K500)
We won't need them, but, stil, just in case.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Indentification Room

Prototype Faces$900It took a series of prototype faces before we got the materials just right. Here are some of our favourite iterative mistakes.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Indentification Room

Can be unlocked by achieving 3 stars in Pebberly Reef
Map$400
(K500)
Explains where some things are in relation to other things.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Escape Room

Blunderbuss$700
(K400)
Has less range than the human arm.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Escape Room

Wall decor object.
Torch$800Stone that is inexplicably on fire.Decorative item

Escape Room

Unlocked by achieving 3 stars in Overgrowth
Crate$800
(K600)
A box made of wood, that may, or may not, contain more wood.Decorative item

Escape Room

8 Ball Sign$600Dingy in the best way.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Correcting Pool

Unlocked by achieving 3 stars in Topless Mountain
Cue Rack$600
(K400)
A collection of regular cues that inspired, but should not be mistaken for, their much more expensive medical counterpart.Increases Hospital Attractiveness and Room Prestige

Correcting Pool

Wall Lamp$400
(K350)
A light that somehow makes the room look darker.Increase Room Prestige

Correcting Pool