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Business is the backbone of the economy in the role-play. It is the driving force that creates and generates the most money throughout the game. Due to the nature of the role-play, most businesses are considered corporations. There are several different mechanisms in place in an attempt to create the most realistic form of business. So let’s see where we start.


There are a few things you may want to become familiar with before you start your business, such as how the economy is operated in general. The role-play uses several different terms that you may want to get to know.

  • Industry classification — the organizational grouping of companies based on similar production processes, similar products, or similar behavior in financial markets.

    At the start of the role-play there are 10 industries you can choose from:

    • Agriculture

    • Mining

    • Construction

    • Manufacturing

    • Information

    • Finance

    • Real Estate

    • Services

    • Entertainment

    • Trade

  • Sector — the subset division of industries that is more specific to the type of business the company does.

    Your company can choose whatever sector it wishes but still correspond predominately on the industry classification it falls under. Here are a few examples of the sectors and their corresponding industry:


Farms, forestry, fishing, and hunting


Oil and gas extraction, mining


Durable goods, wood products, machinery, computer and electronic products, electrical equipment, etc.


Publishing, motion picture and sound recording, broadcasting, data processing, and hosting


Banks, credit intermediation, securities, commodity contracts, financial investments, insurance carriers, funds, trusts

Real Estate

Real estate, rental, and leasing


Professional, scientific, and technical services, legal services, computer system design, administration support, management of companies


Performing arts, spectator sports, museums, amusement, gambling, and recreation, accommodation, and food services


Wholesale trade, retail trade

  • Revenue — the income your company generates from its normal operations. The period for revenue is always in an annual form. 

  • Net profit — also known as net income, is the amount of revenue left after subtracting all expenses, taxes, and costs. 

  • Fiscal year — a year in which revenue is tracked and broken into four quarters, four weeks, or a month is one fiscal year.

  • Quarter — the four equal divisions of the fiscal year, one quarter is equal to one out-of-character week.

  • Quarterly Profit Payout - the amount of your net profit you will receive quarterly, or weekly out of character.

  • Market share — the portion of a market controlled by a particular company, for purposes of the role-play this is separated and grouped by industry and state and translated into a percentage applied to the overall revenue of the industrial class in that state.

  • Operation costs — expenses associated with the maintenance and administration of your business on a day-to-day basis, it is taken automatically assessed from your revenue by administration.

  • Corporation tax — also known as company tax, a direct tax imposed on the income of your company.

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