Plutocracy is a 2D strategy that will immerse you into the era of the Gilded Age of the rise of big business and the first billionaires. Your path get started by investing and capturing the most profitable companies. Achieve financial wealth by buying out companies, building monopolies which in turn help you to lobby laws and politicians, corrupt officials.
You'll be able to make political intrigues as well as play the game of big business by putting sticks in the wheels. In front of you will open tens of years of history with hundreds of significant events. You can influence the aftermath World Wars, make an economic crisis by using the earned money and influence. Build the most powerful financial empire and become a shadow ruler of the world!
The game supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS. Release date - August 2018
We have been inspiring by Theodore Dreiser's the Trilogy of Desire, especially by the Financier.
1870 America - the era of a gilded age of the USA. It was the birth of great corporation and monopolies that conquered the world. The time of the first billionaires who rewrote the history. Now you can start from the bottom and become the shadow ruler of the world!
Various types of enterprises
There are many types of the companies you can find in the game such as oil, transport, financial and others. The company functioning depends on the demand and supply in the market as well as the activities of other companies. Explore the market and basic financial indicators to seek the profitable companies.
This is the list of all shareholders of the company and a brief summary of the company. Each shareholder has its influence. If you're not powerful enough, you will not be able to arrange a meeting. Each shareholder gives you the chance of success in the negotiations. It depends on his or her personal characteristics. Score influence points, use tricks to negotiate and buy out the controlling stake quicker than a rival.
You arrange a meeting with the shareholders to negotiate. You explore the identity of your opponent, his interests and desires. Use them as leverages to achieve the goal. Also you set the amount of a deal you are willing to spend and the price per share. The better you prepare for the negotiation, the better your chances of success.
The crucial point of success is the ability to diplomacy. After you had chosen the company and arranged the meeting with a shareholder, you may start a dialogue. Depending on the chosen strategy of negotiating a shareholder will answer you. Tilt the scales in your favor, using the skills and talents.
Build your monopoly
Collect controlling stakes of the companies, unite them in trusts, holdings or monopolies to capture the market share and gain extra profit.
Historical facts and events
This notification will show up every time something bad or good goes on with you or when the historical events arise.They will affect the economy, politics and the property. For instance, the First and Second World Wars and other military conflicts as well as various business proposals. Will you accept the offer on charity or not? Your train has broken. Will you wait for the repair or rent another transport? There are dozens events in the game all of which have two options. Each choice gives you something bad and good. So, it's up to you.
Corrupt the politicians and lobby the laws
You can decide to finance an election campaign politicians or give bribes to promote your own interests. Politicians will help you push the bills which will favorably effect on your economy as well as to impair the economy of your competitors.
Win the auction
You'll win luxury items and pieces of artistry at the auction: the respectable mansions, vehicles, antiques, collectibles and other valuable items. Gathering collections, you will be able to achieve necessary alliances and gain trust allies. Your reputation will increase. But be careful! Do not invest in anything that cannot increase in price.
Join unions, find unique friends – it's your agents of influence. In a hard moment they will dig up dirt, eliminate the character you want and open the doors for you in the world of power and endless possibilities. For instance, using a journalist you can cause a panic on the stock exchange and provoke a fall the company's shares of competitors. Or hire a private detective to dig some dirt up on the unwanted politicians.
Play with your friends online. Determine who of you is best suited for the role of billionaire. You may choose your own goal for the win. Find yourself in the global ranking table of players.