Food Chain Magnate



Splotter Spellen | Published:

"Orange juice? They want orange juice? What is the world coming to? I want commercials for burgers on all channels, every 15 minutes. We are the Home of the Original Burger, not a hippie health haven. And place a billboard next to that new house on the corner. I want them craving beer every second they sit in their posh new garden." The new management trainee trembles in front of the CEO and tries to politely point out that... "How do you mean, we don't have enough staff? The HR director reports to you. Hire more people! Train them! But whatever you do, don't pay them any real wages. I did not go into business to become poor. And fire that discount manager, he is only costing me money. From now on, we'll sell gourmet burgers. Same crap, double the price. Get my marketing director in here!"

Food Chain Magnate is a heavy strategy game about building a fast food chain. The focus is on building your company using a card-driven (human) resource management system. Players compete on a variable city map through purchasing, marketing and sales, and on a job market for key staff members. The game can be played by 2-5 serious gamers in 2-4 hours.

  • 20 Map Tiles
  • 5 Player Menus
  • 1 Turn Order Track
  • 8 House TIles
  • 8 Garden Tiles
  • 16 Marketing Tiles (billboards, mailboxes, airplanes and radios)
  • 16 "busy" chips
  • 3 restaurants for each player
  • 1 turn order marker for each player
  • 222 Employee Cards
  • 84 Milestone Cards
  • 18 Bank Reserve Cards
  • 6 CEO Cards
  • Paper Money
  • 40 Wooden Soft Drinks
  • 40 Wooden Beers
  • 40 Wooden Lemonades
  • 40 Wooden Pizzas
  • 40 Wooden Burgers


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