When creating a new Prison this menu will pop up, showing the list of prison options you can choose.
Prisoner Gender Edit
located above the Warden selector is the option to choose a male or female prison. Both function more or less the same except for a few extra rooms snd mechanics for a female prison. For more information see: Female Prisoners.
Map Size Edit
This option doesn't actually do anything to actual gameplay except for the starting building land area, and does not have different amounts of risks depending on the size.
Obsticle Spawning and Gameplay Options Edit
The area off this menu that has the biggest effect on gameplay is this section. It may determine a lot of factors to your prison's success or impending doom
Fog of War Edit
Generate forests, lakes and buildings Edit
These three options all generate different things, generate forests will randomly spawn trees throughout the map. generate lakes will generate lakes that are irremovable obstacles that cannot be placed on or walked on. Generate buildings will spawn random walls and floors on the map.
Failure conditions Edit
This option enables or disables the random Events that can occur in your prison they include a number of various problems and obstacles that could potentially destroy your entire prison.
This will decide wether gangs are active in your prison Which can become a fairly large problem if they start fighting and claiming territory.
Unlimited funds Edit
This option does exactly what you would expect, It allows you to spend money even if you are in debt. It also with prevent failure conditions from large debt. It does not prevent achievements.
Developer Cheats Edit
This option will enable developer cheats. It will permanently disable all achievements for this prison.