It is quite simple to get started in the Dollar Bay simulation.
After creating a character in the game and logging in, you are automatically
assigned an address, a store, and a starting budget. In order to succeed
and move up the scoreboard, you need to begin making a profit. To make a profit,
you need stock your store with products that will be bought by the Dollar
The first thing you will want to do is choose at least
one product to sell in your store, perhaps even more. (see Choosing
what to sell)
If you want, feel free to browse other merchants' stores to
see what they are selling and get a feel for prices and competition. (see
You will need to hire an employee to sell your chosen products.
(see Hiring Employees)
You can then order products from the various Dollar Bay suppliers.
You can set the prices that you would like to sell your products
at. You can price them below, at or above the competition. (See
You can review your inventory (i.e. check quantities, prices,
etc.) by pressing the "Stock" button. (SeeManaging
If you'd like, you can advertise your store through radio or
newspaper ads by hitting the "Advertising" button. (SeeAdvertising)
You can check the Dollar Bay news to find out what is happening
around the bay. (click the "News" button)
If you need advice on a subject during game play, choose the
"Tutor" button for help on popular topics. Another option is to
click the "Help" button for a complete guide to playing Dollar Bay.