Factory 42 is a worker placement, resource management style of game set in the world of Zanziar. Two to four players compete as Dwarven factory foremen guiding their workers through the manufacturing process, earning rewards from the fulfillment of government orders. Bureaucracy hinders the process, affects the supply to the common resource pools and can punish foremans for failing to fulfill orders. The factory production line has quotas to be met, rivals to undercut, tools to improve and shady deals to be made
Life is tough for a Dwarf on the production line, especially for the team leaders.