Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1) What is the purpose of Round 2?

This round mainly tests you on your operational and marketing skills, shows you how they go hand in hand in real world application


2) What skills do I need to solve Round 2?

All you need is your business acumen and strategic mind.

Remember Game Theory.


3) Where do I submit the Solution?

You can submit HERE.

The deadline for submission is 21st Feb EOD


4) What is the purpose of the Trading Platform?

It is where you can give your estimates and gauge the market scenario. The more you participate in this, the more even your competitors

would participate. This would enable you to view the market trend and hence gain profit from the trading you would do with all your

competitors.

So, Participate in the Trading.


5) What is the purpose of the response sheet floated?

This is where all the inputs of every participant can be viewed.  Using this, you can estimate the supply/demand for each weapon which

gives you better insight into what should your prices be.

You can see the Market Trend HERE


6) How are the weapons useful to me and how can they be selected?

They would affect your military power and they can be used in the further round.

You need to select the 2 weapons and the plant type for each weapon along with how many units you wish to produce.


7) How do the Sources from which I raised funds affect me in this Round?

If you have raised funds from Lannister family, then your final military power would increase by 25%.

If you have raised funds from Tyrell family, then your final military power would increase by 5% and the raw material costs required for

the plant that you wish to select would reduce by 5%.

If you have raised funds from Martell family, then the operational efficiency of the plant that you wish to select would increase by 10% i.e.

it becomes 100%.

If you have raised funds from Petyr Baelish, then your final military power would increase by 0.5% for every 10,000 GDC you have taken

from him.

If you have raised funds from the Iron Bank of Braavos, the amount left with you from the amount you raised in total will fetch you returns   @3.5% p.a. This will be affected at the end of the event.


8) How will the trade happen?

The trade will happen between all participants. It will be handled by us dynamically. We’ll ensure that the choice that is more profitable to

you will be carried out. Though, it may also happen that none of your choices are carried out. Everything will be depending on the final

supply/demand of each weapon.


9) What is the role of Iron Bank in the trade?

The Iron Bank of Braavos will be acting as the felicitator of the trade.


10) Can I participate in the trade without selling any unit of the weapons I manufactured?

No, you can only participate in the trade if you sell any number of units of both the weapons you are manufacturing.


11) On what basis will my performance be judged?

Your qualification to the next round will be based on the Supremacy Factor.