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Dec 15, 2022

Definitely Not Fried Chicken is definitely a drug empire sim coming to Steam Early Access on January 18th

From Press Release:

Manchester, UK – 15th December, 2022 — Today, publisher Merge Games and developer Dope Games are excited to reveal Breaking Bad inspired business management simulator, Definitely Not Fried Chicken is launching to Early Access on Steam on 18th January, 2023! The Early Access version will include:

  • Weed Levels 1, 2 and 3, including 3 strains of cannabis
  • Meth Level 1
  • 3 fronts including Chicken Shop, Laundromat and Donut Shop
  • Begin the ‘The Major’ storyline
  • All monuments including Construction Site, Pawn Shop, Gym and more
  • 2 special clients (Astronauts, Aliens)

With its tongue in cheek humour and seemingly infinite depth, Definitely Not Fried Chicken is the ultimate in drug empire strategy and simulation.

A business management sim with a twist, grow your very own narcotics empire through ‘legitimate’ fronts by managing both sides of the business. One uses the front door, another uses the back!

Acquire new ‘businesses’, meet new clientele, develop more potent narcotics, make lots of money, and leave a city in ruin!

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Set in a sunshine soaked city in the glamorous 80’s, Definitely Not Fried Chicken is the ultimate test of your entrepreneurial business skills.

Buy adjoining plots of land and expand. Design and lay out your complete production line and establish distribution routes.

Fortify your compounds defences and make sure any ‘overly-enthusiastic’ customers can’t break in.

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Research and develop better strains of narcotics like marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine.

But simply making a great product is not enough. You need somewhere to sell it from! This is where your legitimate businesses come in…

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Build and manage your fronts. Run a chain of fried chicken stores or diversify your portfolio with a laundromat, donut shop and more.

A happy employee is a productive employee, so it’s important to take care of your workforce provide the basic necessities.

And safety equipment will really help with staff turnover/mortality rates…

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Key Features

  • Narcos ain’t got nothin’ on you – Build your drug empire from the ground up, distributing marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and other goods
  • Balance is a delicate job – Balance the demanding tasks of managing both your illegal drugs trade and your “legit” businesses.
  • Gotta stand out to do good business – Build and customise your drugs compound and business fronts.
  • Better work place, better products – Upgrade your facilities and staff equipment for a better product and a bigger profit
  • Any place is a good place to see your wares – Design your empire, from fried chicken shops to laundromats to nightclubs
  • Happy workers are productive workers – Manage your workforce, hire & fire, accommodate for their wants and needs to do great work.

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