Hundreds of years have passed since the last vestiges of humanity disappeared from the face of the Earth. By coincidence or design, a single strike of lightning gave power to an ancient and ruined factory. The rusted gears and mechanisms creaked to life, creating what was to be called 'the first four' of the Clockwork Workers. These four, empowered by rare crystals, slowly and deliberately started following one, single command that the perishing humanity had programmed into them. As if to mirror human history, the workers toiled to increase their numbers, spawning artificial societies and cultures, and growing their power and influence. As one of these first four, you must construct as many workers as you can and expand your reign over this new Clockwork Empire.