Smart Money Maker is a collaborative card game for 2-6 players of all ages (10-99 years old) to discover how the New Economy works!

Despite the many opportunities to collaborate, it's possible that players won’t manage to pay off all debts. In that case, the game is the winner!

How does competition work in the New Economy?

Connections have to be made quicker and volumes of data multiplied. Word of mouth is crucial to creating positive impressions among groups, subcultures, communities. People who know how to deal with the New Economy make and break news, and spread information about services and products.

According to this model, a search engine like Google creates wealth with a stream of information just like banks generate it with a stream of money. The penny-wise who follow the rules of the old economy keep their assets out of circulation: earn low returns, pay taxes and run losses. In the New Economy, the one who moves their investments wins.

It is based on a simple concept: everyone plays against the problems left behind by the old economy. The objective is to pay for all debts, taxes, loans and make investments to remain in the market. Players have to collaborate: they receive a portfolio of cards that represent the New Economy models. The cards can be traded in for cash when they are used to pay off debts.

The project has been funded on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter on December 2015. Thank you to all my supporters !

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Monopoly®, a game born in the old capitalist era, was based on the accumulation of money and goods. Since the economy rules have changed, Smart Money Maker wants to illustrate the fundamentals of the New Economy.

In the old economy, value was determined by the market: the relationship between supply and demand determined the price of a commodity. In the new economy everything has been turned upside down. The US writer Kevin Kelly explained it in his book New Rules for the New Economy. Abundance determines value: the more one consumes, the less resources will cost. Production price approaches zero thanks to the digital sphere. Replication is just a click away.

Sharing with others, expressing our opinions, and joining a community are all actions that generate value.

Watch the video with the explanations of the rules.

Price: $29.99 USD + shipment cost.

Made in Italy
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