The good news - you have $2,000 in cash, and licenses to legally trade. The bad? You owe $5,500 to Dishonest Harry, a not-too-friendly loan shark, interest is piling up, he'll be visiting you soon for his money, and he owns a chainsaw! Just sayin'. You only have one choice - dive into the world of wholesale trading of weed to make money fast and save your skin!

As you travel from location to location, a day passes and local prices change. Buy low, sell higher! But beware - Officer Hardass is looking out for you, so get prepared for a stand-off with the cops by visiting the Dope Wars Superstore to tool up for the inevitable confrontation! You can also buy more storage space along the way at the Superstore, so look out for sales and special offers.

Along the way, special market events will cause prices to rise or fall spectacularly, so be ready for these, this is how you get rich! There are muggers out there, so try to keep unused cash in the bank, earning interest. Other loan sharks can lend you money to solve short-term liquidity crunches, but they'll be after their money soon enough! If you get injured, pop in to see the local doctor at his surgery, but look out - he has no scruples, and you have kidneys. A bad combination.

Listen out for the crazy old lady, too. She sure has some wacky things to say, but occasionally, she'll give you a very handy tip off, which is essential to your financial success in Dope Wars. Also, keep an eye out (and cash on hand) for the chance to buy a larger coat. More space, more profit! Good luck my friend, you're sure going to need it!!

This is the ad-supported version. The full version removes ads, allows 15, 60, 90, 120 and 365 day game lengths, shows arrows indicating direction of daily price changes, and adds the powerful RCL 9000 weapon.

This version of Dope Wars is ported directly from the wildly popular version of the PC game, also from Beermat Software. Same great addictive game play, modified for your mobile device!

If you find any bugs in Dope Wars , or would like to see new features added to Dope Wars, please drop us an email at

What’s New

Version 1.3.3

Bug Fix - Price Chart now displays under iOS 11.3

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
602 Ratings

602 Ratings

Focusondrew ,


Another reviewer mentioned “Palm Pilot” classic... well I’m going to show my age here and say that this classic goes back much, much further than Palm - to the days of MS-DOS.
With no shortage of customization, this game is great for nostalgia, but also an excellent, fast paced competition between friends. There’re no super high res graphics or sound marvels to be found. Indeed, the game maintains the charm of the original, but is still packed full of new features. I find this game (again) really suits my need for touch screen gaming satisfaction.

The Big Uber Homie ,


I was just telling my lady about this game and it made me look it up wowwww. It’s still popping I just miss all the other names that were used.😂😂😂😂😂😂. Like fish scale.

iPhonePsycho ,

Loved the original

Maybe it’s the free version, or maybe i just don’t know how to use the app, but i don’t like the fact that it won’t let me repay some of the loan that is outstanding. if i only have partial money. It forces me to keep carrying the debt at 15-30% even though i have cash in the bank earning 6%. I wouldn’t mind paying for the full version if that takes care of that issue, but no commenter mentions it, and the preview doesn’t mention it either

Developer Response ,

I'm sorry that not partially repaying a loan makes this a one star app for you. Do remember, these are nasty loan sharks, not your friendly neighbourhood bank! They want all their money back at once and they want their interest, too! Will consider this option for a future update, but it has never been part of the game in its 34 year history!


Ian Wall
26 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


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