Follow these steps to jumpstart gameplay. You may draw on any prior experience you have playing Monopoly, although reading the rules before and during play will provide a richer experience. Understanding the player roles introduced in Landlord and having quick access to the descriptions of the squares will be important as it rapidly becomes apparent that this precisely not Monopoly.
Shuffle the Change Cards and place them on the board.
Place 1 Owner token (blues), 1 Manager token (purples), 1 Employee token (greens), and 1 Unemployed token (reds) in a bag. Draw randomly to assign roles.
Each player takes 1 Role Card matching the symbol on the movement token she drew.
Each player takes the colored die indicated on her role card.
* OR use this Die Roller App
The Owner player begins the game owning the Enron Electric and Flint Water utilities.
Lay out the monies and properties in front of any player who volunteers to be Bank. The Bank then pays each player their first payday.
Read the first few pages of the rules carefully and consult the appendices as you play the game.
Place player tokens on the Payday square to begin play. The Unemployed player moves first. Play then rotates clockwise around the board.