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Prison Tycoon 3: Lockdown

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Crack that Whip! Take reigns of a privately run prison. You are responsible for the care, custody, and control of individuals who have been arrested. Begin with a low security prison and build it up to a SuperMax. From construction to daily operations, you must protect society while turning a profit. It's time for lockdown.
  • Country Club or Billy Club? - Manage security levels, food rations, recreation opportunities, and much more. How tough will you be?
  • En Guard - Hire trustworthy prison guards and arm them with weapons, riot shields and guard dogs to maintain peace and control, but keep your eye on your budget. Underpay and organized crime will run rampant in your prison.
  • Watch with an eagle eye! - Monitor all activities 24/7. Keep a look out for escapees, contraband or illegal activity.
  • The Devil's in the details - From the guards you hire to the food you serve, every choice you make will ripple throughout your prison.
  • Back on the chain gang- Assign prisoners work detail from cleaning and maintenance work to back-breaking manual labor.
  • Throw away the key? - You determine whether to release your prisoners on parole or keep them locked down tight to protect society.
  • Danger Zone- Manage gangs and prisoner morale to avoid riots.
  • Interrogate military prisoners for vital intel- Earn extra bonuses by getting prisoners to provide crucial information.
Release date
Virtual Playground
Retroism, ValuSoft
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista
  • Processor: Pentium® III 1.4 GHz or greater
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 64 MB DirectX® 9 compatible video card (ATI Radeon 8500, Geforce 5200 or Intel GMA 900 series)
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9 compatible sound card
  • Input: Keyboard and mouse
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Last Modified: Aug 28, 2019

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I've seen a lot of thrash in my life, both on Steam and beyond. But THIS so-called "game"-it's something with something, so unplayable piece of ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ and still worth searching. It is so bad that it is possible to scold this Frankenstein for hours. Let's start with the fact that there is no training here. At all. No clues, no explanations of what is happening here and what to do, Prison Tycoon 3 does not give. All the details of the local "gameplay" are known by the method of poking, and poking here will take a long time, because the local interface is a meaningless porridge of icons and numbers, compared to which hardcore flight simulators seem intuitive and simple in Learn. Having Tormented and somehow built a couple of cabins with beds, I sat for another couple of minutes poking around the screen, because the prison was, but from where to take prisoners was decidedly incomprehensible. Then SUDDENLY the screen darkened and a window with the prisoners ' cards appeared, and the prison finally got the guests. But I did not have time to recover, as one of the newcomers decided to escape and climbed through the prison fence. When I turned on the alarm, I opened a terrible truth-local artificial intelligence has no brains from the word "at all." These artificial IDIOTS from the guard ran up to the place where the fugitive overdid the fence, and so all the gur'boy and stayed there to stand, watching as the prisoner runs away. Later I was only convinced that there are not even the simplest scripts-people in Prison Tycoon 3 actively simulate Brownian movement and walk on completely insane trajectories, and even constantly pass through each other, these ghosts. Needless to say that such a concept as "physiological needs" These buratins also do not know? The whole day Passed, and no one even saw the absence of a canteen or toilets, no protests, no reduction in the prison rating, no fines at all! You think that's it? Oh No, it's only the first 5 minutes of the game, and I've been on this track for 25 minutes. The game has two modes, "free" and trials. In free are given to choose three types of prison, male, female and military-that's just the difference between them there is no score. In the test mode the game offers to perform missions with a clear goal, and the first task was "within three years to keep the prison and do not let more than 10 prisoners." Here is only one snag-the game counter shows only a year... And the current time. There are no Dates and months anywhere. And the hell knows how long these three years will take real time. And the main thing-one game day, at the maximum, X4 speed, takes 15 minutes of real time. 15 minutes to look at the Unhewn hollow in the corners, which play the role of people. I Just do not know whether to mention that Prison Tycoon 3 looks disgusting even by the standards of 2007, the developers have managed to make ugly even models of buildings. The Sound is constantly disappearing and occasionally includes pieces of music and screams of the guards, but most of the time in Prison Tycoon 3 reigns dead silence. I was sure that the game sooner or later will fall on the desktop with a critical error, but I did not have the patience. Prison Tycoon 3-is a reference thrash that will throw in the paint many current underplay on Unity and other material for card farms. I Have only one question left-what the hell was this nightmare at all needed to digging and haul on Steam? Here and without the products of veterans thrash from ValuSoft now grabs such ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ The ♥ and, and this junk has not even a minimum historical value.
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