For a long time, a strategy game about building socialistic cities Workers & Resources: Soviet Republic has had a significant flaw in the economic system. The game allows you to take an unlimited number of loans, which players can use to pay off the debt on each loan by taking another one. This way, players can get money out of thin air. It kills the economic challenge a bit, so the developers finally decided to deal with this issue.
Studio 3Division announced that in the next update the issue will be fixed by introducing a new formula. It will set a limit on the allowable loan that will scale depending on the number of workers in the Republic and the price of the currency. The available loan limit will constantly decrease until the player pays off all loans. The system will still allow borrowing more than 100% of the republic’s GDP, but it will not be so easy to pay off them, and the chance of falling into a debt trap will increase.
Also, the developers told details about how exactly the prices of resources are changing dynamically while you buy and sell. You can read the full dev report here.