What do you do in the game Oiligarchy?

July 8, 2020 Off By idswater

What do you do in the game Oiligarchy?

The game Oiligarchyis a playable commentary on the oil industry. The player takes the role of an “oiligarch” managing the extraction business in the homeland and overseas and lobbies the government to keep the carbon-fossil based economy as profitable as possible.

How to be a successful manager in Oiligarchy?

Affecting the politics is the key to being a successful manager in Oiligarchy. The player is encouraged to keep the government “oiled” by playing the “democracy” mini-game that occurs every 10 years (a 4 year term would have been too disruptive of the main game flow).

What happens in the pre peak phase of Oiligarchy?

Oiligarchy has four possible endings. In the pre-peak phase the player can be fired for bad management if the demands exceed the offer for too many years. That is an implementation of the free competition mode of production.

What is the main mechanic of the Oiligarchy?

Oiligarchy’s main mechanic is loosely based on the Hubbert peak theory. The theory can be summarized as follows. For any given geographical area the rate of petroleum production tends to follow a bell-shaped curve. Early in the curve the production rate increases due to the discovery rate and the addition of infrastructure.

How do you drill for oil in Oiligarchy?

Then Drill, Baby, Drill! To play Oiligarchy, use your mouse to select different actions from the upper tab. Search for the best areas to drill for oil and then get to the building. You click on different locations in the world map located on the lower-left side of the screen. Due to the law, you may not be able to drill in certain areas.

The game Oiligarchyis a playable commentary on the oil industry. The player takes the role of an “oiligarch” managing the extraction business in the homeland and overseas and lobbies the government to keep the carbon-fossil based economy as profitable as possible.

Affecting the politics is the key to being a successful manager in Oiligarchy. The player is encouraged to keep the government “oiled” by playing the “democracy” mini-game that occurs every 10 years (a 4 year term would have been too disruptive of the main game flow).

What’s the best way to get rid of oligarchy?

The solution, used even by countries like Switzerland with purely private, individual-mandate systems, is “all-payer regulation”—the conversion of the medical-industrial sector from a group of price-gouging profiteers into a publicly-regulated utility with regulated prices.