A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Your landlord is knocking on your door. You have one coin left to your name. You insert the coin into your slot machine...and...JACKPOT! Luck be a Landlord, tonight!

Luck be a Landlord is a roguelike deckbuilder about using a slot machine to earn rent money and defeat capitalism. This game does not contain any real-world currency gambling or microtransactions.


  • Roguelite gameplay - The symbols you can add to the slot machine are different every time!
  • Lots of Symbols to add to your slot machine - Each symbol has different effects and interactions.
  • Plenty of Items to choose from - The items are different every time as well, leading to interesting build strategies.
  • A terrible landlord to defeat.
  • A dog you can pet.
  • Capitalism.

A Steam Key is provided with every purchase!

This Steam Early Access game is currently not a finished game and may or may not change significantly over the course of development. To learn more about Steam Early Access, please visit http://store.steampowered.com/earlyaccessfaq/

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Buy Now$9.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

Luck be a Landlord | Windows 92 MB
Version 0.9.18
Luck be a Landlord | macOS 75 MB
Version 0.9.18
Luck be a Landlord | Linux 94 MB
Version 0.9.18

Download demo

Luck be a Landlord (DEMO) | Windows 92 MB
Version 0.9.18
Luck be a Landlord (DEMO) | macOS 75 MB
Version 0.9.18
Luck be a Landlord (DEMO) | Linux 94 MB
Version 0.9.18


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Has anyone else had this happen. I am playing the 9.4 build of luck by a landlord an essences don't seem to be anywhere. In the game( for me anyway)Do you have to be playing on a certain floor.

You have to either win a game on Floor 6 or win 7 games since the essence update. There's also a way you can edit your savefile to unlock it instantly. Instructions are here https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/1404850/view/5510701238793103299

Well I am working on my seven

I am making a demake of this cool game, what do you think?


great game! I'd like to cash in my chips now... :)

amazing game. the consistent updates are awesome!


The most recent update made the game crash without launch for me. I last played with the previous patch.

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I love this. Very excited to see what gets added next <3

The only addition I'd love is a way to see what objects are worth where they're at in the board. Like if the Silver Arrow points at an object, show it's 9 coins this round, but in parantheses that it's normally 3. Sometimes when the coin amounts happen so fast it's hard to keep track of what increased what, and it would help me figure out why things are getting me so many coins!

That or even a label that has "effected by" then a list of symbols you currently have.

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I would write something, but I can't stop playing this game long enough to do so...the highlight of the recent bundle for me!


Alright, I admit I didnt expect a simple slot machine game quite so intriguing, but ... it is. You need to gamble to pay your rent of the game is over. During your sessions playing the roulette machine, you gradually unlock more items that will allow you to gain higher payouts and by combining the right items at the right time, you can turn your game time into a veritable money machine. Its fun, addicting, quick to play and offers enough depth to optimize your runs that every decision feels genuinely interesting and worth pondering. Deceiving looks, great game. 4/5

More Itch Bundle impressions: https://tomalexi.itch.io/
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Really Amazing Game!!! The music is really awesome!

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Great stuff. For Slay the Spire fans, it's almost like just a constant balancing of relics.

Points of improvement for the full release:

  • It could use way more sound effects (like when you press buttons or roll the slots)
  • It could probably be more/fully keyboard-operated for the most part, other than item removals
  • The music could be more complex (I don't know if you're seeking composers, but I'd be interested if so!)

Absolutely love this game


Beastly game, love it. Please make it so there is a button click to press after the spin and before picking the next symbol. Sometimes you want a moment longer to work out why something vanished or doubled!

Just wanted to say I really enjoyed the game! It really kept pulling me back in!


I have to ask due to the bundle, I do know the key won't be included in the bundle, but will the game be updated in itch.io like it would be on steam, even through early access and release ? (I have seen your game and I am so glad I am able to get it, even better that it is for a good cause)


Every DRM-free version of the game receives updates whenever the Steam version does!

Very glad to hear that and thank you for answering quick ! 

I'm enjoying diving into this game!

I'm playing on Ubuntu, and I'd like to create a link to the game in my applications launcher. Have you created an app icon anywhere that I could use?

Are there any plans  to give the Diver a corresponding generator. For example the bartender generates beer for the dwarf but as it stands nothing generates for the diver he just eats stuff. There should be a generator for him. Just a thought.

Dan take all the time you need. I love Luck be a Landlord and most developers do not update as frequently or take feedback as seriously as you seem  to. So by all means keep up the good work. 


Will there be a mobile version of this? I found out about this from Northernlion’s stream and would love to play this on mobile.


A mobile version is planned to enter development once the game is out of Early Access!


Sweetness! Is there a rough timeline on that? Something like; 3-4 months from now, early next year, etc?

I'm curious too. My mom wouldn't play on PC, but probably would on her Android tablet. If it saved her one trip to a real slots place, it would pay for itself.

Will the mobile version be free with in app purchases and adds or a reduced price like 3$ or the steam price?


Oh, endless mode!




I think I broke the game

This game is horrifically addictive.


are there any plans for a mobile version? i'd love that


Same! My wife and I watch Northernlion’s stream and would really enjoy having it on mobile.