In the wonderful world of capitalism, we all have to start somewhere. In Idle Capitalist, you will begin your own start-up capital by… squeezing lemon juice! Once you make enough bucks, you can move onto farming with chickens, and from there on out, there are lots of more interesting businesses waiting for you to take control! Our Idle Capitalist cheats and tips will show you how to maximize your profits!
Idle Capitalist, like most idle games, do not really need too much attention in order to run things smoothly, but there are a few tips that we can share with you in our Idle Capitalist cheats, tips and tricks strategy guide!
Buy upgrades for the speed boosts!
When you expand a business enough times, its production speed will permanently increase. You can see how much the speed increases by checking the “Quest” section on the main menu.
Business receive their first speed boost at level 25. The next boost comes at 50, then 100, and then another 100 for every boost after that, eventually capping out at level 1400!
As a general rule of progression, you know you can safely move onto the next business when the previous business has received so many speed boosts that the progress bar is always full. This is a good stopping point and you can move onto investing in the next business.
Complete the Challenges!
Challenges are progression-based achievements that unlock once you meet certain conditions. They usually ask you to expand a business to a specific level. You should try to do as many challenges as possible, as complete one will reward you with tycoon points and gold bars.
Gold bars are the premium currency of the game, so we do not need to explain how valuable those are, but tycoon points reward you over time.
Tycoon Chests contain a random amount of boosts, money, and gold bars in them, and they open up once you have accumulated enough tycoon points. Keep completing challenges to open them up!
Buy Managers as soon as possible!
As you learn in the tutorial, businesses must be manually started unless you have a manager running it. This is an idle game after all, so you do not want to be stuck waiting around to restart a business!
Managers become available when the business has sold some of their product, so wait a bit until you see the red notification dot on the Menu button.
Save up for the upgrades!
Once you have a couple of business upgraded and running, you will probably be earning lots of money now. The next thing you should prioritize are the upgrades, which can be found in the Menu.
These upgrades will permanently triple the amount of money a specific business makes, and you can buy one for each business. They are expensive, but they significantly increase your net income so they are worth it in the long run.
Go for the All Profit Angel bonuses!
Whenever you reset, you gain angel points depending on how big your capitalist empire was on your previous run. You can spend these angel points on permanent upgrades that affect all future runs.
We highly recommend grabbing the All Profit upgrades first and foremost, as they do exactly that – boost ALL of your profits from every source. This is a HUGE income increase, so prioritize those!
That’s all for Idle Capitalist! If you have any other tips or tricks to share, let us know in the comments below!