For years, computer nerds who wanted to get in touch with their inner Tony Manero have played the drug-dealer simulation Dope Wars, and played it on everything from PC's to Palm Pilots to TI-83+ graphing calculators. Someone finally had the brilliant idea to port it to the iPhone, renaming it "Drug Lords" in the process.
The object of the game? Sell the most drugs, make the most money. Duh.
The iPhone version adds a new wrinkle by using its GPS capabilities to show the scores of nearby dealers and calibrate cocaine prices to the local market value.
Somewhere in underground-comix heaven, the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers are giggling with glee…