Landlord Tycoon

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Description of App

This money game makes you a master of real estate! Invest in real-life properties to build your empire!

In Landlord, the first reality-based business tycoon game, you can enjoy a business simulator, trading game and a bit of augmented reality all in one. It’s a cash flow game where you can buy, sell and trade digital properties, and with GPS and geolocation, you play the game in their actual locations!

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE REALITY
• Start your real estate journey with $50,000
• Build your empire based off places you know, like your school or office
• Get rich and earn money each time someone checks in at your property (powered by Foursquare and Facebook!)
• Upgrade your estates to earn even more or sell them to get a quick profit
• Learn finance and real estate investing thanks to realistic simulations

Become the landlord of your city empire and profit from it to become the richest capitalist!
REMEMBER! You’re the business tycoon, so invest wisely, trade with other players and compete with your friends. In this cash game, every dollar counts as you progress and build your real-life monopoly.

BILLIONAIRE BATTLE
It’s a billionaire battle! Compete with other landlords, invite your friends and challenge them to see who’s the best tycoon. Learn how to use your money in the most effective way.

Can you conquer the real estate market and become the biggest business tycoon? Download Landlord now!

Version

2.7.2

Free or Paid

Free With In-App Purchase

Apple Watch Support

No

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

iOS Version

12.2

Accessibility Comments

I would say this app is mostly accessible, The parts that aren’t don’t impact gameplay at all. There is a map, which you don’t have to use, which isn’t accessible, but the app defaults to list view instead of map view anyway. The button in the top left will open the main menu. When you’re buying properties, or looking at your portfolio, there are two buttons that voice-over doesn’t read, these are not actually buttons they’re just status tabs, so if you try and click them and nothing happens, that’s how it’s meant to be. Apart from that everything is accessible in my opinion.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads most page elements.

Button Labeling

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Other Comments

Developers are willing and interested to hear about what accessibility improvements they can make, if you want, you can contact them from within the app.

Developer's Twitter Username

@landlordgame

Recommendations

2 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Jen 1 year 5 months ago

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Comments

Submitted by mority on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

I'm playing this game for a while now and while it is quite fun to see what's around and buy things, it sooner or later forces you to buy coins to continue, things like upgrades, buying some property and even bidding on property takes up coins which is unaceptable in my oppinion, it doesn't make bidding available for everyone, it makes it possible for those who have the bigger money stash, which is normal, but also who invests real world currency into coins which you need. It also takes a long while till you have good income, at the start it is particularly slow.

Submitted by Quentin on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Hi!
How can we buy shares?

Submitted by mority on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Yes, that might be true, but in the later game, leveling up is a very tedious process and with property which is worth a lot of cash you do need a lot of coins.
For example, I am at level 28, need around 1000000000 euros to advance. I bought a share of a property, and even for an upgrade which brings 5 percent more net income I need to pay around 1000 coins.

Submitted by Nolly on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Actually I have been playing this game for months and completely disagree. You do need to purchase coins to succeed in this game. The property maximum you can own is by default 10. To increase this you need to use coins to buy the upgrade. The upgrade starts out at around 150 coins and goes up quite rapidly from there. There is no way you can truly succeed in this game if you don't purchase this upgrade, which takes a tremendous amount of coins, which takes a tremendous amount of money.

It's true you earn coins from leveling, but this amount is so small it won't even enable you to purchase much past a certain point. Also, eventually leveling slows down and is capped by the number of properties you own, which is capped by the number of coins you spend. See the cycle? You can also watch adds, but this is also capped at 5 adds (10 coins) per 6 hours. So basically if you don't spend money, you will have little to do in the game until you eventually are able to purchase more property slots, which at mid to high levels can take weeks or months using the ad feature.

This isn't an opinion I alone have. If you go to their facebook page users complain about this every single day and the creator chooses to ignore it because he is making quite a lot of money off of the fact that so many are willing to purchase coins.

I highly advise anyone against playing this game not only due to the cash sink but because recently Buy Land was added and it is not accessible. Well, technically it is but it's a random accessibility at best.

Also, beware if you do plan on playing the game that "boosting" is not allowed and the creator will sell all your properties if you are suspected of boosting another player.

Submitted by SunLightStreak on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

I downloaded the game, and it’s no longer accessible. I can’t interact with anything.

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