Set in the fictionalized 80s Latin America, Cartel Tycoon tells the story of a time during which the cartels took over the US and the whole world. Ridiculously rich drug kingpins rule their glorious empires while creating thousands of jobs, but at the same time maelstrom of violence envelops this criminal world.

Build an empire of Drug production and smuggling chains while dealing with enemy gangs, your rogue lieutenants, state authorities, and public opinion. Trade and sell illegal goods and legal goods disguising your trade. Conquer neighboring regions and send profits climbing to unlock new upgrade paths and powerful research opportunities. Adapt on the fly to procedurally generated events and listen to the psychedelic soundtrack made by artists from all around the world.


  • Grow a drug empire in the late ‘80s, dealing in various goods

  • Tycoon action on an epic scale with dozens of upgrade paths and endless strategic combinations

  • Run huge logistical systems of your farms, labs, warehouses, workshops, research centers, and delivery lines

  • Death is inevitable but lieutenants with unique traits take over for the drug lord before them

  • Evade the authorities and square off against rival cartels on the path to profit

  • Procedurally generated story and roguelike action for endless replayability

  • Original soundtrack captures the era with psychedelic and Latin American influences

watch our devlogs

Watching Our Devlog playlist is a great way to learn more about existing and upcoming features!

A new one comes out every month!

Fight & Stash Update + DLC

Combat Rework, New Building Type and a DLC!

sacred lamb update

We’re excited to bring you our next Content Update, “Sacred Lamb” with major additions to the gameplay, a new end-game challenge, changes based on your feedback, and, of course, bug fixes!

goals & gains update



Our official Discord server is a main hub for chatting with the developers and fellow aspiring druglords, ask for advice, share your feedback and make edgy drug jokes & memes


Visit our shop for exclusive Cartel Tycoon merch!

Cartel Tycoon Merch graphic


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