How to add your language into Airapport games

Airapport games such as Farm and Mine and Idle Tower Builder gathered international community: as of Nov 2023 there are over 19000 members on the games' Discord server.

To make it easier for the players who speak different languages to play the games the translation engine is included. Most of the initial translations were made automatically, but many players suggested to help with the texts improvement.

To make it easier to improve the current translations and to add new languages we created a special Github repository: Airapport Community Translations. This repository contains language files which can be edited and placed into the game's data\translations\ folder, and your changes will appear in the game at once. These files are compatible with Farm and Mine v.1.2.5 or higher and with Idle Tower Builder v.1.4.11 or higher.

How to make fixes in one of the current game languages

This repository contains 2 folders: trans/farm - with the language files for Farm and Mine and trans/tower - with the language files for Idle Tower Builder. These are json files which can be edited with any text editor. The section "phrases" of a language file contains pairs "key":"value" for the translated text. For convenience these pairs are grouped by their meaning: "general interface", "buildings", "inventions", etc. You can corrent any translation or tranlate the terms in "untranslated" groups.

Once done, please, save the file. To test your translation, please, use the Itch version of the corresponding game, and place the updated language file to the data\translations\ folder.

To let other players use your translation, please, update the file in the repository and make a pull request. Don't forget to fill in the "lang_translator" value so that we will thank you in the game!

How to add new language

Copy en.json file under another name. Fill in the "lang_code" and "lang_selfname" fields to identify new language. Add your information as "lang_translator" and tell about the state of the translation in "lang_translation_comment". And finally, change all the English texts from the keys into the desired language.

Test the translation on your game copy by placing the new file to data\translations\ folder, and once everything is ready, please, submit the new file to this repository to make it available for other players, and to be included into the mobile updates of the Airapport games, too

Thank you for your help!

Video instruction

Bonus codes for Airapport Games (valid till Nov 18th)

 Codes valid till Nov 18th. Have fun @everyone!

  • CODE EPEYCDF: Science multiplied x10 for the world Babel Tower (Idle Tower Builder)
  • CODE EUI6295: Money multiplied x10 for the world Babel Tower (Idle Tower Builder) CODE EPM31Z8: Prestige increased: 2 Transport Prestige. Transport capacity +40% for the world Farm and Mine! (Farm and Mine) CODE EUI82PJ: Prestige increased: 2 Production Prestige. Production boost +20% for the world Farm and Mine!
  • CODE S458VY x10 multiplier World: Transmutation (Transmutation)
  • CODE W5SK Free Zeppelin World: Workshop (Steampunk Idle Spinner)
  • CODE WDFUY7L Time 12h forward World: Clockwork city (Steampunk Idle Spinner)
  • CODE S4ZDF4 Time 1h forward World: Floating islands (Steampunk Idle Spinner)
  • CODE WQLVMQA Money 3 times the current World: Assembly line (Engineer Millionaire)
  • CODE WQLC1YJ Free Engine World: Underwater (20 000 Cogs under the Sea)
  • CODE WJSSDFJ Time 2h forward World: Good Old Spinner
Codes are posted every week in Airapport Games Discord community:

Friends, thank you for your support for our defenders! Please, keep doing this as today is the 627th day of the full-scale terrorussian invasion. Our work is often interrupted by the air raid alerts, but we can keep going thanks to the protection of the Ukrainian defenders and help from our friends from the whole world. Let's keep supporting Ukrainian volunteers, such as O-Pocket who gather funds for the vital supplies for the survival of Ukrainians. We will win together!

Farm and Mine 1.2.2: it's easier to regain your progress after a midgame restart

The first lines of Farm in Mine were written 2.5 years ago at the Ludum Dare 48 game jam. The theme was "Deeper and Deeper" and it gave an idea of a game where the player first digs potatoes and then reaches coal, iron, oil and other natural deposits.

Since then the game is updated with new content, concepts and convenience improvements. In its current state there are 52 work facilities, 28 professions, 51 inventions, 6 cats, 8 permanent prestige upgrades. Here is a teaser of a fully unlocked farm:

Many ideas from the newest update were suggested by the viewers of my livestream. During the whole September we were running a streaming marathon where we played Farm and Mine for 30-60 minutes every day. During the streams we shared strategy advice, answer questions and discuss plans for the future. Totally the streaming marathon took 19 hours and consists of 38 series.

This experience helped us spot and fix various gameplay issues. Sometimes we even did programming right on the stream.

The biggest issue spotted was a difficulty to regain progress after a midgame restart. The commonly used strategy to do it was the following: wait till the game offers you a daily reward, but don't use this reward right aways. Instead, restart, gain prestige points, and after this get a daily reward (which might be coins or ideas). This tactic helps to regain progress after a restart, but the restarts were limited by the availability and the value of the daily bonus.

So to make the players restart easier we added 2 new facilities: Bank and Library. The corresponding inventions for them are unlocked after the inventions Economy(2) and Science(1).

Once constructed, these building start generate coins and ideas. But not for immediate use. Instead, these resources will be available for use only after your restart the game. So, once you construct Bank and Library you'll be able to restart at a time which is the most convenient for you.

Among other improvements the update 1.2.2 brings are:

  • It's possible to roll back all Workforce upgrades at once
  • Inventions button is on the main screen
  • It's possible to clear earning statistics, to let you easier spot the current best earning facility
  • Formula for the prestige gain is adjusted (earlier it had slight discrepancies due to float numbers)
  • Issue with the Steam Engine stopping over time was partly fixed: now it's possible to manually stop the conveyor belt which transports coal away from the engine

The game is available for Windows, Linux, Android and iOS.

As we live in Ukraine, we never forget that we can keep creating games only thanks to the protection of the Ukrainian Defense Forces and the help from our friends worldwide. Ukraine is withstanding the terrorussians' attacks for over 600 days now. Please, keep supporting volunteers' initiatives such as O-Pocket Foundation ( This is a fund organized by the game developers from Kharkiv, the city in the East of the country. They provide the Ukrainian defenders with the necessary supplies.

Your help and support are vital. Thank you!

Bonus codes for Airapport games (valid till Sep 16th)

These days we are running a streaming marathon playing my Farm and Mine idle city building and resource management tycoon. On the todays stream I'm going to share the bonus codes for Airapport games such as Engineer Millionaire, Steampunk Idle Spinner, Idle Tower Builder and others. You are welcome to join! 

We never forget that we can keep developing games and play with you only because the Ukrainian defense forces are protecting us. 

We keep asking all our friends from the whole world, please, keep supporting Ukraine. You can do this via UNITED24, which is President Zelenskyy's initiative. You can select which direction to support: defense, humanitarian demining, medical aid, rebuild Ukraine or education and science.

Airapport will play own idle games on a series of streams

Starting from June 14th we are launching a series of streams where the developer will play the games for 1 hour a day (30 minutes in the evening and 30 minutes in the morning), talk to the players, discuss new ideas and suggestions, answer questions, share game secrets and tactics. 

We are going to start from Idle Tower Builder game, and then proceed to Farm and Mine, Steampunk Idle Spinner, Engineer Millionaire, 20 000 Cogs under the Sean and Transmutation. 

First stream:
Airapport idle games are available for Windows, Linux, iOS and Android. 

1. Steampunk Idle Spinner
That's the game with "Incredible contraptions" vibe. You have a money-producing machine and you can make it spin faster by connecting additional cogwheels. Also you'll unlock new machines which will boost your earnings, and finally - a portal which leads to other ingame world with new discoveries.
Game contents: 4 ingame worlds with over 50 various mechanisms
Mobile links:
2. Idle Tower Builder (Babel Tower)
In this game you optimize the production of bricks needed to build the tower which reaches to space. The higher the tower becomes the more bricks you need. Every floor unlock a facility which makes a certain aspect of tower construction easier. Also you can prestige and restart construction using the bonus of Golden Bricks
Game contents: 31 floors to the victory message, 40 various facilities. Besided the main tower there is a contest mode for the Babel tower construction
Mobile links:
3. Farm and Mine
This is a city building/resource management tycoon game. You have 3 main resources: money, population and ideas. Money is used for efficiency upgrades, population is used to hire workers who will automate production and ideas unlock new facilities.
Game contents: 48 work facilities, 24 professions, 45 inventions, 6 cats
Mobile links:
4. Engineer Millionaire (Coin Factory Idle)
Engineer game expands the ideas of Steampunk Idle Spinner and is more focused on factory building. You can build a factory made of rooms and the place machines inside these rooms. In another ingame worlds you can construct an assebmly line and handle resource conversions on a conveyor belts
Game contents: 2 ingame worlds with over 35 various mechanisms
Mobile links:
5. 20 000 Cogs under the Sea (Underwater Factory)
This game was inspired by Joules Verne’s Captain Nemo adventures and features underwater steampunk contraptions. You can mine for resources on the sea bed, explore territory and eventually reach the surface.
Game contents: 1 ingame worlds with over 25 various mechanisms
Mobile links:
6. Transmutation (Idle Alchemy Lab)
This game is focused on elements conversion and world building. Convert element A to element B with a certain coefficient, then wait till element B self-converts back to element B with a slightly higher coefficient. Repeat. Use produced substances to create a world and populate it.
Game contents: 19 elements, 36 world items
Mobile links:

Steampunk Idle Spinner is live for 6 years on mobile and receives new updates regularly

Friends, we can keep developing games for you only because the Ukrainian defense forces are protecting us. This week terrorussians destroyed one of the biggest dams in Europe, causing a massive flooding and destruction.

We keep asking all our friends from the whole world, please, keep supporting Ukraine. You can do this via UNITED24, which is President Zelenskyy's initiative. You can select which direction to support: defense, humanitarian demining, medical aid, rebuild Ukraine or education and science.

You help does really matter and appreciated so much!

Coin Factory assembly line is working

A whole new world into Engineer Millionaire/Coin Factory Idle.

Here you can build an assembly line to produce coins from copper after several intermediate stages. 

The Assembly Line world is shown as closed, but all you need to unlock it is just click on the lock icon - and you'll be able to play it!

First you mine copper, then you produce copper plates from it. Eventually a machine producing copper disks from copper plates will be unlocked. And finally, you'll be able to produce copper coins!

The game is available for Windows, Android and iOS

New game world is introducing 3 new concepts:

  • Global machine class upgrade: in it you don't need to look at individual machines and upgrade their levels. Just open an upgrade panel from the top menu and you'll be able to upgrade all the machines of a class. Additional convenience here is that the upgrade buttons no longer cover machine views.
  • Easy machine dragging. Top menu contain a button to toggle a drag mode. If drag mode is on, you'll be able to drag the machines at once, without long-pressing them. Don't forget to switch the drag mode of once you need to click on the machines without dragging them.
  • Prestige restart. Yes, this feature has been long overlooked and overcomplicated in my Steampunk Idle Spiner engine. So for this one I added a simple restart mechanics, where you earn prestige depending on the number of sales you made at the market in the current run. Prestige boosts your click power, market prices and provides start money amount.

Please share you play experience (and perhaps, screenshots or your factory and a Statistics tab) to help me balance the upcoming game content.


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