From Poor To Green Tycoon: Meet Weedcraft Inc, The Cannabis Finance And Management Video Game, And Its Creator

By Hernan Panessi, via El Planteo.

Dedication, time, and skills: from humble beginnings to the big leagues. The wet dream of building a cannabis empire is now possible. Or at least it is with Weedcraft Inc, a finance video game where you can go virtually non-stop from filthy squalor to lavishly rich, becoming a cannabis tycoon.

"We are proud to say that basically all cannabis experts and fans who played the game realized how plausible it is," Kacper Kwiatkowski, Polish game designer and creator of Weedcraft Inc., told El Planteo.

For its creation, the development company Vile Monarch, of which Kwiatkowski is a co-founder, connected with Devolver Digital, a popular North American video game publisher, responsible for Serious Sam, and Hotline Miami, among other gems. They wanted to create a cannabis finance game. So they got to work.

Kacper noted: “Back then we were a young company with only two small pixel art in our portfolio, so this seemed like a great opportunity to do something more ambitious and work with a top publisher.”

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Immediately, the receptions of the specialized press and of the players were positive. "We only had a handful of repeated and surely justified objections," Kacper said. “Some of them were addressed later in updates (including Sandbox mode). Others, unfortunately, were embedded deep in the vision of the game. For example, not everyone enjoyed the manual labor at the beginning of the …

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