Dictator: Outbreak Cheats & Tips to Rule for as Long as Possible


A brand new game for the iPhone and iPad has been keeping me busy lately, Dictator Outbreak (or Dictator: Revolt if you go for the paid version). It seems that being a country’s dictator is not as easy as one might believe and the decisions you take will upset people who will eventually overthrow you. But I am here to share with you some Dictator: Outbreak cheats and tips so that you rule for as long as possible. And the best part is that if you play Dictator: Revolt, the same tips and tricks apply.

So let’s try to make the most out of our dictatorship, comrade, and let’s check out below Touch Tap Play’s Dictator: Outbreak cheats and tips / Dictator Revolt tips and cheats!

1. Anticipate the outcome of your decisions
Usually the decision you take regarding the matter on hand will increase your popularity amongst those who are requesting it and decrease it in the other two areas. Some increase by 2 or more, some only decrease one category, some both – that is pretty difficult to anticipate, but you can always know which category will get a star boost and use that to your own advantage to control the number of stars and keep all factions safe.

2. Get one category to over 10 ASAP
Basically, the top trick of the game is to get one category – any of it, to above 10 stars. Every extra star over 10 will give you extra 20k per turn so if you manage to constantly have 15 stars in one category, you are basically all set for an endless game. But that’s not that easy to achieve!

I believe that you should try to get over 10 stars in the people or army categories, as the oligarhs’ revolution is usually easy to contain. In order to quickly get over 10 stars, do like this: start with a decision in your picked category (we’ll use people here), and select the option that increases their ratings. Then go to any of the other factions and select the option that’s against that faction. Finally, go to the first category again (people) and select the option that increases your stars with them. Using this method, with a bit of luck, you will have 6-7 extra stars in the people category and over 4 in both other categories.

From now on, balance your decisions to keep the other two categories in a safe area, while making sure that your first category will never go below 10 stars.

3. A revolution will eventually come
No matter if you are playing Dictator: Outbreak or Dictator: Revolt, the decisions you make later on in the game will have a greater impact on the people (increase an area by more points, but also lose more points in the other areas, so the game gets more and more complicated. Eventually, a revolution will come and you will have a tough decision to make. Usually, I would recommend to go with the violent decision since it will lock the revolting category for three turns, then put them in the green for you – during this time, you should have enough turns to get your other low category on track and consolidate as many stars as possible in your top category.

4. Decide for the outcome, not common sense
Some of the decisions you can make seem extremely stupid (like allowing the Army’s horses to eat for free in restaurants), but this is a game, not real life. You have to make the decisions based on the expected outcome and not common sense – for example, accepting the aforementioned proposal will increase your popularity with the army and decrease it with the oligarchs and people. So do what you have to do to keep those stars in a safe area!

All in all, this is not a game you can win, but one where you can keep on playing for as long as possible and pretty soon you’ll easily get over 25 turns. I actually got 22 in my second try, so it’s completely doable as long as you balance things right.

If you have other tips and tricks for Dictator: Outbreak or Dictator: Revolt, let us know in the comment section below!

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Dictator: Outbreak Cheats & Tips to Rule for as Long as Possible


  1. It is almost always possible to get the police and the people happy and golden if you imprison the oligarchs. Don’t attempt to keep them all out of jail. Pick one and constantly abuse it and send it to jail, while simultaneously increasing the other categories.

    • But there would be an risk of getting assassinated by that faction that u constantly abuse and u would spend money for a bodyguard (I’m assuming u would be paranoid like me) and waste a lot of money trying to keep the faction in jail (jail needs money to operate) and buying bodyguards (each is I think $100 000)

  2. At the beginning choose which category you want to get into the yellow. Never pick that category and instead switch between the two others and say no every time to them. Once the category you chose is in the yellow, you can start saying no to it and the other two categories equally and they will all rise. Saying no tends to give a net positive outcome, so don’t say yes unless you’ve seen the question before and you know the outcome, or if a category gets two high, then you can say yes to the lower categories. If you do this and get past turn 15 or so you can’t loose. Also never jail a category, it costs more, and you will nearly always get a net negative with only two categories to work with.

  3. I actually can play endless, the method is simple, focus on people, but don’t meet them until they have extra 5 starts. The idea is meet police and any no, then meet oligarchs n say no, then meet police again next say no. This way your popularity will rise with public in five turns. After that you can meet people and oligarchs, eventually you will earn money from all three groups. And you can keep playing forever. In 250 moves I got board and stopped.

  4. problem is, after a few tens of millions in the bank the game becomes kind of pointless..
    Mara is right about above 200 and something turns the game is boring and pointless

  5. This game is way too easy. Around the 3-4 time i played i already mastered it. Always buy an oil refinery keep everyone happy and dont let it reach 10 stars. 200+ turns and still going strong with a lot of money in the treasurey.

  6. I’ve been doing great, but once i get to around move 60 a war starts. I dont know if there is a way to end the war or if i just need more money. But that is what i always end on.

    • Bradley,
      First: Sorry for my english. It’s terible, i know :/
      Second (tip): If you are in war, you have to 10 guns at army. If you have it, you will win this war. :) Good Luck

    • U would have to get 10 guns for army (same concept as stars) to win war. I suggest u focus everything for army as the war will eat up your treasury

  7. My best was just over 270 turns, and then it crashed… Pretty easy to keep going by playing favorites and keeping people out of jail. Eventually, with all the rallies, it’s somewhat difficult to keep them from having too many stars. I often have to ignore them in rallies. It’s not always that easy though. Getting hit with plague after plague and wars simultaneously can drain even ridiculous pots of cash.

  8. I have a good strategy.

    For peacetime alternate between Opposition and People. If it gets to 8 crosses say no to maintain a balance. In wartime go for Army every time it is available, otherwise pick Opposition or People. ALWAYS build the oil refineries. Bribe the faction for 100k unless it is at zero, where you may risk revolution.

    I am on turn 1642 with 37,030,000 dollars. No advices or cheats used. Only watched one ad by accident.


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