Games are meant to be an escape from real world drudgery, but we sure love games that put us to work. Tycoon games often have us up into the wee hours of the morning clicking away. There's just something about running an imaginary business. If you're looking for some fun tycoon games to play on your mobile device, here are a few of our favorites.
RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic
It doesn't get much better than RollerCoaster Tycoon, and now you can play the original version on iOS courtesy of Atari. Build rollercoasters, rides, and food stands, all while managing your customers' happiness.
Fiz: The Brewery Management Game
If you've ever wanted to start a brewery, you can start with Fiz, a brewery management game. Craft different tapes of beers, selecting different types of hops and other ingredients to create your brewery's unique brand. You can show off what you've been working on at industry festivals throughout the course of the game.
A KairoSoft classic, GameDev Story lets you serve as head of a video game studio. Hire staff, including developers and artists, choose the projects you'll be working, manage your budget, and handle publicity once the game launches. It's a real deep dive into the game development process.
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! puts you on the other side of fantasy RPG adventures. In a world ruled by little potato people, you set up shop as a master weaponsmith, honing your trade and selling a variety of weapons to the adventurers passing through your village.
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