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  • Summary: Private prisons have become the new growth industry. You will construct and run an efficient rehabilitation facility with nothing but money on your mind. There's no escaping under your watchful eye as you oversee every detail of prison life. Manage prisoner sentences from time off for goodPrivate prisons have become the new growth industry. You will construct and run an efficient rehabilitation facility with nothing but money on your mind. There's no escaping under your watchful eye as you oversee every detail of prison life. Manage prisoner sentences from time off for good behavior to rehabilitation training. Hire and control your prison staff. Set up and run prison industries. Influence prisoner morale by creating inmate activities, breaking up fights and handling gang problems. Establish your facility's reputation as the ultimate correctional institution. [ValuSoft] Collapse
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  1. I really feel bad about this being so... bad. Being able to create your own security force, guard towers, exercise yards, food and punishment areas. That should be a recipe for tons of fun. However, every critical ingredient lacked what it needs to be more than average.
  2. 20
    The basic mechanic of the game, building bigger and bigger stuff, is the same as it is in just about all the other Tycoon games; it just happens that in this case you’re building things that are very disinteresting.
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  1. DarynW.
    Oct 29, 2005
    9
    Just great I love the way black prison guards only beat up white prisoners and visa versa, deathrow, padded cells, and being able to drop bad Just great I love the way black prison guards only beat up white prisoners and visa versa, deathrow, padded cells, and being able to drop bad prisoners and guards into "Hole" cells. Prisoner escapes - this game is great. Expand
  2. MIke
    Oct 30, 2005
    7
    This game wasn't as bad as you might expect: it is cute (tongue and cheek) and gives you several levels to work with. Give it a try.
  3. LorenzC.
    Nov 1, 2005
    5
    Hmmm.... i've seen the preview version an actually i have my own copy of prison tycoon... ONLY it won't work. i have a 384MB Hmmm.... i've seen the preview version an actually i have my own copy of prison tycoon... ONLY it won't work. i have a 384MB memory, and i'm using S3g pro savage ddr... but it displys "Direct3D render creation error" and it doesn't work... can you please help me with this... without having to buy a new video card... Tnx = ) I give it a 5 because i haven't tried it yet.. bu who knows.. aybe it will go up 5 more!!! ONLY if i can finally get to play it on my system that is... Expand
  4. FredM.
    Oct 6, 2006
    2
    Typical shovelware, completely lacking in documentation, numerous missing features. But I guess they sold enough units to pay for a sequel, Typical shovelware, completely lacking in documentation, numerous missing features. But I guess they sold enough units to pay for a sequel, in other words the people who bought the first one paid for them to finish making the game. Expand
  5. PeterU.
    May 13, 2006
    1
    This is an old game with even worse camera tools. if it was a free on-line game it would still suck. btw: no tutorial only manual.
  6. LukeM.
    May 30, 2006
    0
    Best Game Ever!!!!
  7. PakoK.
    Jun 9, 2006
    0
    Set the time to maximum, should wait a lot, and there are no prisoners, only 7 or 8 in 2-3 days (years?). They are not working, just walking Set the time to maximum, should wait a lot, and there are no prisoners, only 7 or 8 in 2-3 days (years?). They are not working, just walking around, and nothing happend. Do not buy, do not download. The camera toggle sucked, and the game crashed. Expand

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