Game Details

Release Date: September 1, 2013

Genre: Simulation Game (Movie Industry Sim)

Language: English

Price: $7.99

Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8

File Size: 27.4MB

Version: 1.4.1

Buy Today: Desktop Version or Steam

Product Info

  • "Showtime!" will allow you to control and build your very own movie studio from the ground up! As a newcomer to Tinseltown it will be your job to create movies your audiences want to see as well as develop new technology to stay relevant in the film industry.

    • Create the type of movies you've always wanted to make! Or buy film rights from other studios to reboot a franchise.
    • Contract actors/actresses to your studio to use them whenever and whatever you desire!
    • Stay ahead of the curve by upgrading your studio facilities and keeping up to date in the latest film and sound technology.
    • The in-game Editor allows you to easily customise almost every facet of the game - from actors/directors/producers to film titles, studios and even critic reviews (plus much more!)
    • Showtime! will also allow you to import your very own movie posters.
    • Featuring 9 dynamic AI studios to compete against. Compete for the #1 spot to receive annual government bonuses and rewards!
    • Have aspiring screenwriters pitch you movie ideas, or build your own scriptwriting office to do it for you!
    • Compete against the highest grossing movies of all time for the top spot in the Hall of Fame
    • Cheat your way to the top! Think of a famous quote and try your like... Psst; "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" torches your competitors' studio lots! -- And you didnt hear that from me ;)
  • I appreciate all feedback. If you would like to rate Showtime you can do so on Indie DB, CNET Download, Soft Finder or Soft32. Thank you so much for your support!

    10/10 (Editor) @ SoftPlanet: "If you want to feel the thrill of a movie studio that produces movies download Showtime! and the game will simulate the whole business environment for you."

    10/10 @ SteamGames

    5/5 (Game of the Month June 2014) @ SteamGames.Ro: "Overall, to what is now available, Showtime! seems to be one of the best games available on Steam."

    4/5 (User Rated) @ Soft32: "Its main interface is quite intuitive and the menus are well organized. Quickly create the type of movies you have always wanted to make."

    Positive @ TechZwn: "Showtime! is an in-depth, highly-detailed simulation that is more than worth its purchase price. If you have ever wanted to control your own movie studio and make all the decisions on your own, this is your game."

    8/10 @ ResetMX

    71% Positive (75 User Rated Scores as of September 2014) @ Steam: "Showtime is an excellent game for anyone who appreciates mostly text-based management sims. It allows for a lot of creativity and is very easy to learn."

  • Demo

    - Download (Version 1.2 / 25.7MB)

    Full Version

    This download requires a serial activation code to be purchased prior to installation. If you would like to purchase Showtime please visit our store!

    - Download (Version 1.4.1 / 27.4MB)

  • Got a problem? It might be a simple fix! Troubleshoot your problem below and if you cant find an answer please shoot us an email.

    Problem: Runtime Error 339
    Fix: You will need to run the game as an administrator. The game is attempting to create new runtime files and is being denied permission. Simply right click on the shortcut, click "Properties", "Compatibility" and "Run this program as an administrator". If this does not work then you may need to delete certain files from your System directory (e.g. MSINET.ocx) and reinstall them.

    For more information please click here

    Problem: Blue screen / Screen text messed up
    Fix: On Windows 7/8 your screen text may be set to 125% or more. Simply right click on the desktop, select "Personalize", "Display" (bottom left hand corner), and select "Smaller - 100% (default)".

    For more information please click here

  • Modding Showtime! is ultra simple; just open up the editor which is packaged with each game (full version) and mod away! Just remember to make a backup of your original file directory before tinkering. Here are some tested and approved mods created by the community:

    All mods are player-generated content and are free to distribute as you please. Myrtilus Entertainment is not associated with any real world persons, companies or film titles held within these mods.

    Corwin86 Real World Mod Lite

    - Download (Version 1.0 / 18.8MB)
    Description: This mod pack adds 1000 real world actors/actresses + 480 real world directors + 100 fictional screenwriters + 100 fictional producers + character avatars to the game.
    Created By: Corwin86
    Added: February 7, 2014


    - Download (Version 1.0 / 851KB)
    Description: This mod pack adds 40 real world producers (60 total including originals) + character avatars to the game.
    Created By: Anonymous
    Added: November 30, 2013


    - Download (Version 1.0 / 187KB)
    Description: This mod pack replaces all 10 AI studios with real world studios + logos.
    Created By: Anonymous
    Added: November 30, 2013

    Got a mod you would like to share? Send us an email (available on the contacts page) and we'll take a gander.

  • Feel like just messing around? Go for it! Here is a list of every cheat available in Showtime:

    • "You talkin to me?" - grants you the Language Department

    • "Show me the money" - adds $100,000,000 to your studio

    • "I'll have what shes having" - upgrades your film and sound technology

    • "Its alive!" - grants you the Laboratory

    • "You cant handle the truth!" - grants you the Script Office

    • "Houston we have a problem" - clears bank debt

    • "My precious" - grants you the Groundbreaking set construction

    • "I'm the king of the world!" - resets facility upkeep for your studio

    • "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" - bankrupts all competing studios

    • "Take your stinking paws off me you damned dirty ape" - grants the Rehearsal Facility

    • "I am the nightrider" - grants you the Stunt School