Manipulate the Economy and Out-wit your Opponents!
Welcome to Banana Republic, a politically unstable country where the economy is controlled by political and business elites. You are one of the elites of this nation, and your objective is to stash enough money in an offshore trust fund in order to retire comfortably. Invest in Stocks, Properties and Bonds and exert influence on the government to manipulate the economy for your personal gain! Unleash the financial monsters such as Debtzilla, Inflationsaurus and Taxopus to destroy the wealth of your competitors. Do you have what it takes to survive in this cut-throat world of money mania?!
Wongamamania: Banana Economy is a 2 to 5 players competitive card game that educates the players on the concept of the economic cycle and investment portfolio management. It also touches on various aspects of personal finance such as risk management, insurance and estate planning. The Second Edition of Wongamania: Banana Economy is now officially launched, packed with plenty of changes. It comes with improvements in graphic design and illustration, a dual language Chinese-English instruction, a new Education sheet that guides players through hidden economic lessons. More changes are waiting for you to explore!
WHAT REVIEWERS SAY
"What I got was a super fun and clever game, with a level of depth and intelligence that somehow made me smarter and learn stuff."
Australia Tabletop Gaming Network
''When it comes to personal finance, it isn’t just about how well your assets are currently doing in the market. Financial independence should hold true regardless of whether an economy is in a bull or bear market."
DollarsAndSense - Singaporean Financial News Portal
ECONOMIC CONCEPTS COVERED
Different Types of Assets
Buy and sell Asset to accumulate wealth as fast as possible
4 different phases of the cycle indicate your profit or loss from your Assets
Manipulate the economy that will be most favorable to your asset mix
Buy Insurance to protect yourself against unexpected events
Stash your money in Trust Funds to win the game and retire like a King!
"It keeps your time and money tight, making your decisions meaningful, but still allows for some unpredictability…kind of like how people interact with the economy and life in the real world."
Plumpy Thimble - Board Game Reviewer
''Although it is an easy game to pick up (thus making it suitable even for children), it offers a surprising amount of tactical depth and replay value.''
SG Budget Babe