Housing Ladder arcade game has players dodging buy-to-let investors

Game by cartoonist Tim Hunkin features villains such as second-home owners as players try to buy a house before they’re 80

Britain’s housing crisis has been turned into a spoof arcade game where players have to dodge second-home owners and foreign investors to “buy a house or die trying”.

The Housing Ladder slot machine, by the Suffolk-based cartoonist and inventor Tim Hunkin, uses treadmill steps on an actual ladder to move an automated figure towards the prize of a house encrusted in fake diamonds.

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