Questions tagged [prison-architect]

Prison Architect is a simulation/management game developed and published by Introversion Software. It was released on October 6, 2015.

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Why is this building still requiring an entrance?

Just as the title says, I have a building with an entrance, that still requires and entrance.
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What is the deal with all the food in the Storage areas in Prison-Architect

All my Storages are overfull with old food, they dont use it in the Kitchens and they dont dump it automaticly... Do i make something wrong with my Kitchens or the Regime? This much food all over the ...
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Where is the program scheduler on the iPad version?

I am trying to schedule an alcoholics counseling program to a specific common room on the iOS (ipad) version of Prison Architect. I have micromanagement unlocked, and I have the program created, but ...
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How can I get all of the graphics to load?

I bought the standard prison architect game of steam and not all the graphics are loaded. Did I buy the wrong one? I cant see any of the objects/prisoners/guards etc. Should I download a different ...
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Why are my cells counted as different cell blocks?

I've tried rebuilding cells and the foundations of the cell blocks, but my cells keep getting counted as individual cell blocks. I've posted images of the cell block in deployment and live mode. What ...
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On Ps4 prison architect how do I remove the tunnels

I can not remove the tunnels on PS4, so can anyone help me?
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More than one delivery location

Playing Alpha 23 on Linux. Is it possible to have 2 or more Delivery Rooms? I set up a second prison complex with its own Delivery Room but all deliveries still only go to the first Delivery Room. ...
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My prison won't receive any food from deliveries and it says my prisoners won't come for 10,000 hours

I only have one prisoner left for some reason and it says that the 9 prisoners won't come for 16,689 hours, I tried to open than close the prison intake and also went into the save and changed it into ...
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The game always crash after saving

I'm playing the latest alpha build of Prison Architect (alpha-20) on Ubuntu 14.04 via Steam. My problem is that the game always crash when I save the game or when the auto-save is triggered. At the ...
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Prison Architect crashes xServer [closed]

When I begin playing Prison Architect, I create a new world and after 10-15 seconds the XServer dies and restarts leaving me at the linuxmint login screen and I really have a quite beefy computer that ...
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Why are many of my prisoners staying in their holding cell? [duplicate]

Although there is plenty of space for the 170 prisoners in my prison (capacity: 210), the prisoners stay in holding cells instead and leave many individual cells completely unoccupied. I can tell ...
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What is this icon next to the inmates name tag?

I sometimes see this, and I'm not sure what it is. Next to an inmates name, it will have an icon (drugs in this case) and I can't seem to find online anywhere what this is, or what causes it: I ...
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how do I get access to the single visitor set up (not visitor table)?

I see a lot of prisons where visitation is not at a visitor table but one on one through a window. It seems like it would help get rid of all that contraband, but I do not seem to have the option (...
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Prison Architect, are prisoners supposed to go outside of their cell to do things?

I've been playing Prison Architect for a while now, I have all the rooms, and everything set. However, my prisoners don't go outside of their cell, even at feeding time. I don't know if they're ...
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Exporting Game Bible pages in Prison Architect?

The game bible pages that we collect contain design notes that I'm really curious to read. But reading them in-game is greatly inconvenient. I'd love for a way to export them and read on a kindle or ...
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Bed Graphics Glitch

This just started happening today, so I assume it has something to do with Update 7. When the Worker picked up the Bed from Storage, this happened. When I tried to get a screenshot, it disappeared. It ...
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How do you remove the supply of stolen tools?

In prison Architect how do you remove the supply of stolen tools?
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How do I activate a Prison Architect steam code?

So I bought a special edition of Prison Architect, but I don't know how to activate the code. Do I have to enter the code somewhere in the game? or somewhere else? I have the 'Prison Architect Name in ...
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The prisoner icons in Logistics

When I enter the Logistics view to assign prisoners to jobs, (see image) some of the icons that appear when I click on a work area are red, and sometimes they are white. I haven't been able to find ...
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Foundation issue between buildings

I have a cell block that I want to connect to a newer cell block. I created the foundation, then wanted to create a secure inside tunnel (with regular foundation) between the two for ease of workers, ...
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Dead visitors moving about, not being taken by a hearse

I had a riot and some people died including visitors. The problem is that they are sent to hearse, but the dead people keep moving to south. The hearse goes away taking noone. This is an infinite ...
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Dirty clothes at the reception

I have a laundry where 4 prisoners work (4 washers, 3 carts, 2 boards), 5 janitors and yet, my reception is filled with dirty clothes that no one bothers to pick up. The normal laundry cycle seems to ...
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Log-on Money Bug

I have just recently noticed a weird bug. Whenever I disable a mod, when I hit 'Play', it gives me $24,500 for a Grant Completion. Every time. It's definitely a bug, because I currently running 3 ...
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Dark/Grey areas in Prison Architect

In my Prison I turned off Fog Of War, but in most areas where a Gaurd or Staff isn't present the area will turn Dark and Grey. The prisoners do not show and lights don't seem to do anything and when ...
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Why don't my prisoners leave infirmary?

My prisoners have been stuck in the infirmary for the last few hours, why? Screendump
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Is it possible to disable spawning of specific vehicles?

Through modding or otherwise, is it possible to disable the spawning of specific vehicles, i.e. hearses when prisoners die?
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My prisoners won't use my canteen [duplicate]

Recently I've bought Prison Architect, and I'm making a prison. I've built a canteen and kitchen and assigned prisoners to the canteen. The problem is, my prisoners won't go to the canteen to eat, ...
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Will shakedowns and cell searchs reveal tunnels?

For a while now, I've suspected but just now confirmed that after a whole prison shakedown (2381 items/inmates searched), which was performed while they were sleeping (so there was no passing of goods ...
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Prison Architect: Campaign Level 3 won't advance

I am playing campaign level 3 in Prison Architect. I've completed everything in the todo list - it's empty. I saw the cutscene where the CEO tells Benedict that each incarcerated prisoner is worth 73K ...
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Is there a limit to the number of rooms of a given type in Prison Architect?

Background Information I've been experimenting with making a separate "prison unit" for each inmate type (Minimum Security, Medium Security, Max Security, Protective Custody, etc.). I am trying to ...
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Prison Architect. Zone Updates cause freezes. Any cure?

Game fps dropping down to 1 fps for 1-2 secs every 15-30 secs. I found that it happens during zones updates (zone i mean rules per each zone accessible via "Positioning"). I guess that it is mainly ...
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How do you get soldiers in Prison Architect without losing or mods?

I saw a friend have soldiers in his game, he had no mods, and it was not a Game-Over situation. How can I do that? I accidentally did It once, but I don't know how.
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How to restrict areas to specific types of prisoners [duplicate]

So, here we have how my new prison currently looks. However, I ran into issues when it comes to keeping the prisoners to where they belong. I have 3 cell blocks, the grey ones are currently open to ...
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How do I input custom names into my game?

I am trying to get custom names in the game for Prison Architect but it wont let me because I already own the game, and it comes with the game. How do I get custom names into the game?