'The Tenants' Is a Great Game About Landlord Jobs That Shouldn't Exist

Maximilian Yates is one of the many residents of my increasingly-sprawling rental empire in The Tenants, an early-access "landlord sim" that combines the resource management inherent in any game about managing properties with the building and decorating from The Sims franchise. Maximilian doesn't like me much. I don't blame him.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jg8emb/the-tenants-is-a-great-game-about-landlord-jobs-that-shouldnt-exist

Feels like a game that lacks a thesis but should actually have one. I wonder who thought what we needed in 2021 was a landlord simulator.

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great piece, sounds like a frustrating game…

But this game, unlike The Sims , is not about the strange puzzle of humanity. If anything it’s about the puzzling inhumanities of being a landlord.

Gita out here with the killer back of the box quote

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