Junkyard Tycoon is a beautiful time management game for Android and we’re here to help you with some Junkyard Tycoon cheats and tips to play the game better, sell those cars for larger profits and unlock everything in the game.
Junkyard Tycoon seems like an early access game, with features still in the works and some things needing some serious polish, but overall this is a really good and addictive game that we absolutely love playing. There are some annoying “pay to win” features (like only being able to offload one car at a time), but we can’t complain too much.
With these in mind, let’s learn everything there is to be learned about this nice game in our Junkyard Tycoon cheats and tips article!
Know the prices of the cars
There are just a few types of cars in the game and you should know what are the best prices for them. Don’t be afraid to skip buying a vehicle if the price is not right and always try to prioritize purchasing the better cars over the others, as the potential for profit increases.
This takes some time and experience, but pretty soon you will know roughly that if you get a Volksvagen Wolf for $250 you’re up for a great deal, while getting one for $500 will result in a difficult time for you to make any profits.
Don’t forget about the Car Baler
Probably the most annoying part in the game is the car baler as you can only scrap one vehicle at a time without paying for an expensive premium. Therefore, you should always scrap vehicles and restart, otherwise you will get stuck and not be able to bring in new ones.
My recommendation is to start with the ones that require the least amount of time when you log in to the game, then leave the ones requiring more time for when you’re logged out.
Sell your Warehouse items too
These are extremely useful for future purchases and area unlocks, but you can safely sell most of the items in the warehouse until you get to having around $5,000 constantly, because that is when you can start dreaming about unlocking new stuff. And it will take some time to get there.
So sell your items, but be smart about it: start with those that you have a ton of and always keep 2-3 on hand. Alternately, you can check out the areas you can unlock and the prices to unlock them, then save the items required for that unlock and sell everything else.
Getting to unlock everything requires some time, especially before you have unlocked the maximum number of vehicle parking spots and scrapping areas. And since we’re here, that is what you should focus on first before unlocking new areas in the game: getting to at least 5 parking spots and 5 scrapping areas before anything else in order to keep the profits coming.
Sell the items in the stock room at the right price!
This is one of the slightly annoying features – but one that is, strangely, extremely fun as well at the same time. The price of the items you scrap from your vehicles fluctuates and changes every 5 seconds. This is why you should spend some time in the shop and only sell when the market price is closer to the maximum price of that piece of equipment.
From what I’ve seen, the vehicles are made in such a way that you can get a minimum of $100 profit per car, but you should aim for at least $200 and probably a lot more in the case of the more expensive vehicles.
So take your time and only sell when the price is right – but make sure you act fast because in many occasions I was to slow and I tapped the sell button after the 5 seconds were gone, usually selling at a much lower price.
What extra buildings to unlock
The game is built in such a way that you don’t really have a ton of options when it comes to unlocking new buildings: unlock what you afford first.
The first thing you should unlock, therefore, would be the repair building which costs $5,00 and just a small amount of items. Things get a bit more complicated afterwards, with the Vehicle Distribution and University being available for the same amount of coins. I’d go for Vehicle building first… and sky’s the limit afterwards!
This would be it right now in terms of tips and tricks for Junkyard Tycoon. If you have additional tips to share with fellow players, don’t hesitate to let us know by commenting below.
These would be, for now, our Junkyard Tycoon tips and tricks. Do you have other suggestions for fellow players? Let us know by sharing your strategies below.