Hardware Tycoon is a simulation game where you run your own hardware company and change the market. Right now you can only develop and distribute processors, but many more features are planned.

Right now you can only develop and distribute processors, along with researching features for it, but more hardware is planned.

@Haxor - programmer
Senzo - artist/designer

Sounds by Bertrof are licensed under CC 3.0

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Published156 days ago
StatusIn development
Tags2D, hardware, html, Isometric, simulation, Singleplayer, tycoon
Average durationAbout an hour
Player countSingleplayer


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Good concept, but the downtime between available researches is high. Maybe some more options to make different CPU's like instruction sets? I will play through it some more, but for now the winning formula seems to be easy. Just make the best thing you can, and release it, make it again and again untill a new research is available.

There is a writing fail in the window for when you release a new DIP processor. It say's DPI. I hope this game turns out well :) I am looking forward to it!


I have ran the game for almost 10 years without an research available. I would love to see an update to the game :) You are certainly hitting some good notes with it! Keep it up!

Thanks! It's true, the game is lacking some content atm.

Thanks for pointing out the typo too.

its realy fun

its realy fun

its hard

Please tell me you're going to do a standalone, non browser version :D Quite enjoying this

Thanks! And yes, I plan on releasing a downloadable version which should hopefully run a bit better

Excellent, can't wait to see what you do with it. Umm, it peaks out at 2GHz, single core at the moment, is that right?

There is dual core, but very late in the game, and I believe 3GHz is the max but I'm not 100% sure.

Ah, I wasn't sure what was left as I seemed to peak at 2Ghz single core early on and didn't have any research available

It's been over a month. Please tell me there are updates or there are future updates. This is a type of game I love and just ask the community for help.

Please Make the time buttons bigger or add an option I play on my phone sometimes and it's impossible

I'll look into it. I didn't think it would be played on mobile, on PC you can change the speed with 1-3 and 0/space


Can you give us any updates about this game? I'm dying for it to have updates!

Unfortunately there are no major news, the update is almost finished but with no major progress for weeks. I'm focusing on school and if I find a hour or so I prefer to spend it on entertainment :\ I hope to get something done on my next holiday, but that's still quite far away. I will post about any news here.

How do we know when an update happens? If there is nothing, can you release something to tell us please?

I don't think there is any way to tell everyone there is an update on the game page, I'll look into it. There were no updates yet though.

Will This eventually be on steam?

I doubt it. I'd need to get the greenlight for 90$, so that's not happening anytime soon.

I like this game of hardware development. I don't have a lot of cash but donated 50 cents (all my earnings from youtube) as some help. XD

Thank you very much! It's not much but it always helps and boosts my motivation. I hope you'll enjoy the next updates too

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I don't need any help just now, but thanks anyway!

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The game is AWSOME! It's still misses a lot of things, the HUD is a GAME DEV TYCOON rip-off, but the core gameplay, is good. Sure it's not as original, because you guys just use Hardware instead of Softwares, but, it's really good. In these early stages, the game is really fun to play! So just keep it up, keep those updates coming! ;)

Thanks for the feedback! It is still missing quite a lot of features, it's just an early version, so updates are on the way.


I would probably not call it a "Rip-Off", It is pretty much the same as saying that Duke Nukem 3d was a rip-off of Doom