Orconomics 2nd Edition

A project in Camaiore, Italy by Ares Games

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The cut-throat economic boardgame - For Orc Entrepreneurs Only!
Backers: 1006
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $46,295 of $10,000
Dates: Feb 23rd -> Mar 12th (17 days)
Project By: Ares Games
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Latest News

Breaking News! All goals unlocked! 100 Miniatures Added to Orconomics!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Life is good! My new startup here at the Mermaids' Island is doing great, and I see you, loyal interns at TotemCorp, racing through all the final goals the company set for you! Well done! I am so proud of you!  THE FINAL FUNDING GOAL has... (Read More)

A Letter from the Mermaids' Islands

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! I want to let you know that I am doing great, here at the Mermaids' Islands! I could never think that the rise to government of the despised Moochlings would turn out to be so good, for me personally (not so much for my Shamanocratic... (Read More)

Breaking News! TotemCorp Shares Soares at the Leg-Horn Stock Market - Author JZ Pike To Sign "Dark Profit" Books!

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! You have been slow as the slowest Dwarf, but finally you completed ALL the jobs I gave you up to now! There's nothing like the relief to finally have your desk empty... and then see another stack of bills to process, and snailmail letters... (Read More)

Breaking News! TotemCorp Stock Up +50% in one week - Orc Horde Fails to Unlock Social Goal - Last Seats Available in First Ares Official Demo Event

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! TotemCorp is bursting with new interns every day,  and that's great! However, you are still struggling to achieve the simple daily goal I gave you on March, 3rd. If you see some of your co-workers misteriously vanishing in the company... (Read More)

Breaking News! Government Grants 110% Bonus to Orcs Investing in Recycling - First ever English playthrough of a game of ORCONOMICS

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Many of you, and some excellent reviewers, have been asking for additional industries.  TotemCorp knows you are little greedy goblinoids who are never happy, and so today's bonus goal is - guess what? - a NEW SECTOR - RECYCLING! The board... (Read More)

Breaking News! Shamanocratic party establishes March, 6th as "Day of the Orc Virtues"

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! As promised, to celebrate my new role as member of parliament of the Shamanocratic party. I am offering you a BONUS UNLOCK today! Quests of Dare offer to creative entrepreneurs original paths to victory. You can score victory points by... (Read More)

Orconomics 2nd Edition Kickstarter Preview

March 6th - via: everythingboardgames.com
Ever wanted to “find out what Orc society has become, now that the Age of Heroes is in the past?” Now we know! The Orcs not only defeated mankind in the Age of Heroes, they funneled all that rage into cutthroat . . . Capitalism? (Read More)

Breaking News! Globocratic PM resigns - Shamanocracy Established - Otrebor Wins MP Seat in Leg-Horn District

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! It's a great day here at TotemCorp. We got a whole horde of new Orc interns invited by our friend Zack Pike! Like us, they are all great fans of the ORCONOMICS - A SATIRE book and the DARK PROFIT saga. So we want to put you all immediately... (Read More)

Breaking News! First Goblocratic PM appointed by the Queen to Lead United Orcdom out of Anarchy -

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, Orcs! Another daily mission accomplished! I see you are starting to understand one of the important tenets of Orcness, "Might is in Numbers"... and both Ares' and Orconomics' Facebook groups grew by 100 orcs this week! For this achievement,... (Read More)

Breaking News! Famous Human Author J. Zachary Pike Speaks Out on ORCONOMICS - Orc Horde Paralized by a Frozen Yogurt Rain Spell

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Strange times here in the United Orcdom! Our tecnhorcrat PM Boorish Trollson resigned, but as we did not unlock any alternative government form, we are living in pure anarchy! I know, we Orcs have a taste for the Chaotic side of life, and... (Read More)

Breaking News! More Headlines than we can fit here!

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! We've got more headlines than we can fit in a 255-character title (silly Human limitations). So let's go straight to the point, time is gold, gold is time, and all that, and today we'got nothing to waste, neither time nor gold! We've got a... (Read More)

Orconomics 2nd Edition - Anteprima del titolo Ares Games

March 2nd - via: gamelegends.it
Le grandi e campali guerre amate e per certi versi ambite dagli orchi più valorosi non esistono più, il mondo intorno a loro sta cambiando e per non rimanere con le asce in mano, i nostri pericolosi “eroi” decidono di lasciare da parte la via della guerra per abbracciare l’arte dell’imprenditoria. Con questa avvincente premessa, Orconomics si presenta ai giocatori, cercando di sfatare il mito degli orchi, che li vede semplicemente come dei guerrieri desiderosi solo di sangue, per proiettarli nel mondo dell’economia. (Read More)

Breaking News! Technorcratic PM resigns over complaints of increasing interference from Trolls in the elections - Goblocratic Party Leading in the Polls

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Do you see the stack of paperwork building up on your desks? There was some progress on our daily missions, but definitely not enough to make the Boar(d) of Directors happy. Together with the latest news about the Technorcratic Prime... (Read More)

Breaking News! Orconomics stock grows +5% - Lazy Moochlings Fail their Daily Quest- Otrebor angrily declares "We will give them a new quest anyway!"

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! I see you are taking these Human "holiday" and "rest" concepts far too seriously. Should I remind you are ORCS? How could you fail me like this? Yesterday I gave you a very simple quest - just 10 posts around the Ungoliant-like World Wide... (Read More)

Breaking News! - Technorcratic Govermnent Awards Medal to recognize "Hard Work" of more than 400 Orc Entrepreneurs - New Mission Revealed to Orc Public

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! You are band of smart, lazy, goblinheads, indeed! I gave you a mission to open 10 THREADS on Boardgamegeek's Orconomics Page and hey - we have TEN! Not eleven, not twelve - not nine, either! - exactly TEN! INCLUDING MINE! You think you are... (Read More)

Breaking News! Technorcratic Government to invest 1M Gold Skulls on Education - "Orc Rules of Business" to be released in Limited Edition

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Here we are with the latest news from New Orc City and TotemCorp Inc! Our accounting department has been trying all day to sum the Twitter Retweets, Instagram Likes, Facebook posts and other assorted asocial stuff. It looks like puttting... (Read More)

Breaking News! - Custom Die Unveiled to the Public - New Orc City Judge Discharges Alleged Suspects in Spy Ring - TotemCorp Launches a Startup to Produce DeckHolders

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Here we are, fourth day in our campaign, and it looks like we've got a bull market today! Let's take a look at today's headlines...  While you Orcs have been a little lazy with our daily missions, fortunately a lot of young and more... (Read More)


February 26th - via: boardseyeview.net
The premise of Orconomics is that players are entrepreneurial orcs trying to start businesses across the various sectors of orc industry. Players each start with two businesses (worth one point each) but, to win, you need to be the first to score 11 points, by establishing more businesses and achieving quests (open objective cards that can be claimed by a player when they meet the card's criteria). (Read More)

Breaking News! - Spy Ring Investigation Continues - Technorcratic Party to Subsidize the Education Sector - Elon Tusk fumbles the roll during the Crisis Custom Dice presentation

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Third day in our campaign! Do you feel strong? Do you feel brave? Do you feel ORC? Now, it's time for a new mission! You have been a little lazy with our Boardgamegeek mission and it is not completed yet! That's unacceptable! But I am a... (Read More)

Breaking News! Technorcratic Party Takes Control of Government - Spy Ring Discovered Trying to steal Orconomical Secrets

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Congratulations, you have achieved your first mission! We now have 1000 followers on our Facebook page. The more, the merrier - we Orc love company - so let's try to keep it growing, ok? I love that you are all doing your part to get... (Read More)

Breaking News! Orconomics IPO completed in 24 hours - Totemologists deflect the Crisis - Technorcratic Party Leading Exit Polls

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! It's hard to keep up with the news, no lack of headlines for this update! Our first and most important milestone! You cannot rise a proper Tower for a Dark Overlord without good foundations, and the same is true for the latest skyscraper... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Orconomics' is a Game for the More Sophisticated Orc

February 24th - via: geekdad.com
Orconomics is a tabletop game of business for 2-5 players, ages 10 and up, and takes about 60 minutes to play. This Kickstarter edition contains 50 orc corporate building miniatures that will not be included in the retail version. It is also the second edition of the game, but the first edition to be released in English. The previous edition was available only in Russian. Orconomics was designed by Fyodor Korzhenkov and Timofey Bokarev and published by Ares Games, with illustrations by Anton Kvasovarov and Anastasia Mazeina. (Read More)

Breaking News - Orconomics stock on the rise - Acquisition not completed yet! - A mission for you

February 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Orcs! Here we are, little more than 4 hours after launch, and 65% funded already! We have some work to do together - and you know one of the most important Orc Rules of Business... So while I would LOVE to do the hard work... I really need YOU to... (Read More)

Orconomics 2nd Edition Up On Kickstarter

February 23rd - via: tabletopgamingnews.com
Green, as they say, is good. At least, that's the prevailing feeling in Orconomics, the economic game with a decidedly ork-y twist. Ares Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring you a new, updated, 2nd edition version of the game. (Read More)

Orconomics, aperto il kickstarter per la seconda edizione del gioco

February 23rd - via: gamelegends.it
Oggi 23 febbraio, si è aperto un nuovo kickstarter, più nello specifico si tratta di Orconomics 2nd edition. Il famoso gioco da tavolo di Ares Games uscito nel 2018 sembra che godrà di nuova vita. L’obiettivo iniziale è di raggiungere 10.000$, con un singolo pledge di 49$, una dead line al 12 marzo, ed una data di rilascio del gioco intorno a dicembre 2021. (Read More)

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