Vile Monarch and Devolver Digital have finally announced a release date for Weedcraft Inc, their upcoming management sim about growing and selling the devil’s lettuce.
This narrative-heavy management game will be launching on April 11th, exclusively on Steam.
Weedcraft Inc allows players to build up their own marijuana empire. Starting with a humble (and illegal) one-man operation, players will be able to expand into a major corporation that offers exotic new strains developed for maximum potency.
The game will also dip into the legality of the business, and will have segments where you’ll need to dip your toe into politics to keep your business legal in the eyes of the state. You can check out the latest trailer above.
Here’s a rundown of the game:
Weedcraft Inc explores the business of producing, breeding and selling weed in America, delving deep into the financial, political and cultural aspects of the country’s complex relationship with this troublesome and promising plant.
Would-be marijuana moguls will need to prioritize resources carefully as they manage the production and distribution of their weed. Cultivate killer plants, cross-breed them to create unique strains of the devil’s lettuce, hire and manage a growing staff, and be prepared to take on the competition. As in real life, the business of bud presents plenty of opportunity along with a plethora of problems. Decide when and where to take on extra risk to maximize profit, but be careful, the cops and politicians are all working their own angles.
An important, controversial topic presented in an insightful and detailed manner, Weedcraft Inc presents a challenge to those who would rule the reefer, offering a series of diverse scenarios and unique characters to work with (or around) as your budding empire grows. Whether you choose to hobnob with politicians, pay off the police, fight for medical marijuana rights or work the legal system, it’s all in the name of the sticky icky and your cutthroat corporate profits.
- Controversy presented with insight.
- Manage your budding business’ economy and distribution.
- Choices that matter, characters with their own motivations all presented in a story with humor and heart.
- Equip your grow room for the best yields and control every element of your grow. Adjust nutrition, water and trim your plants, even breed entirely new strains!
- Change the laws, change society and change the way the world around you perceives your product.
- Play by the rules, break them or just bend them a little. Morality is on a sliding scale in Weedcraft Inc.
- Hire and fire employees, disrupt the competition and the law by any means at your disposal. Or keep your enemies close and make friends, the choice is yours.
Weedcraft Inc will be available on Windows PC and Mac via Steam for $19.99.