We recommend starting with the card game.
It’s more portable, faster, just as fun, and has less oil industry lobbyists. It’s a really easy transition from board game to card game and back. See pages 7-8 of these embedded/downloadable instructions (the same ones that come in the game) to get started right away with the card game, or watch the embedded video below!
Card Game Instructional Video
Setting up the board game
How to play the board game
Still have the version 1.0? See here for a free upgrade and for videos on how to play the original game.