In Poleconomy, each player is both Tycoon and Politician.
As a Tycoon, he buys and sells some of Canada's largest companies and advertising media, invests in insurance, buys bonds and makes takeover bids. He faces the peril of inflation and commercial disaster. His profits are taxed by a Government elected from amongst the players.
As a Politician, each player is a member of Parliament. Further he is a member of the Government or Opposition, depending on the outcome of an election. He could be appointed Prime Minister. His decisions will then affect the financial destiny of each player in the game. Elections are
held throughout the game and Government policies such as tax and spending changes can affect all players chances for accumulating wealth. There are two ways of playing Poleconomy. Game I mainly centres on the economic and financial aspects of the Canadian economy. This is the fun game for all the family.
Poleconomy is a game for 2 to 6 players. It is best played with 4 to 6. Each player will need paper and pencil to record figures.
(From Canadian Edition Rules - Made by Whitman Golden Ltd. Cambndge, Ontario NIR 5X2 Canada)