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folder icon   03-11-2005, 06:04 PM
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Technology has been implemented! You can now research technologies to improve the armies of your nation. These can improve the attack or the defence of your units. Later, new technologies like siege tech will be implemented.

All players start at level 1 for all technologies.

Costs double after every level.

Building more of your tech building (ie. a blacksmith) will reduce costs. The effect diminishes after you start purchasing large amounts of blacksmiths.

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folder icon   03-11-2005, 06:41 PM
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Cool! Thanks Ultra.

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folder icon   03-12-2005, 03:15 AM
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Are upgrades ment to show in your military tab as unit damage, I currently have 2 upgrades for both Defense and Offence and it reflects nothing in the unit tab? Granted, this is only a 2% increase at the moment... I will test with my alt login.

Also... should you not need to have upgrade facilities to perform upgrades? Granted they give you a decrease in cost, but you should still need atleast one upgrade facility to start upgrading?

Edit: Never mind, before you see any improvements to the units attack of defense you need to take into account their damage, and what percentage of 100 would give you more atack, for Crusaders it will take 4 upgrades, for Tauren it will take 5, for footmen it will take 20 and so forth.

Also, at a hefty 100 000 gold for a level ten upgrade this will put most upgrading purposes out of the running, even with a "rebate" from having upgrading buildings. Effectively to get the 100th upgrade you will be paying approximately either 1 000 000 or 10 000 000

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folder icon   03-12-2005, 04:22 AM
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Great new feature, but are we not supposed to build a war mill (or whatever the equivalent for other races) before being able to research technologies?

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folder icon   03-12-2005, 05:17 AM
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Great new feature, but are we not supposed to build a war mill (or whatever the equivalent for other races) before being able to research technologies?
I have 10 research buildings and receive no benefit. It cost 6000 gold to build them, so I would expect, especially at a low tech level, to get a cost reduction. However, it doesn't do anything. Values are still 200 -> 400 -> 800 -> 1600 -> 3200 -> 6400.

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folder icon   03-12-2005, 11:33 AM
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Okay ill check that out. We're short on manpower as such, we're short on pre-beta debugging so its hard for me to catch problems on time.

Also as said before technology costs double per level. We don't expect anyone to reach say level 15 save maybe one person. 1% boost is quite large per level, so by level 10 its a 10% advantage which would assure you victory with equal forces.

Yes you do need at least one of the tech buildings. I noticed it worked for humans, try checking if it works for your race.

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folder icon   03-13-2005, 01:35 AM
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Forzan you may have your researching buildings confused...

On a side note, the upgrades arnt that expensive, My nation currently has level 10 upgrades allready...And I built no upgrade facilities... Tha is both Defense and Attack.

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folder icon   03-13-2005, 12:25 PM
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Well to avoid confusion, the Undead tech building is the Graveyard. Dim should be fixing up the descriptions.

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folder icon   03-17-2005, 08:51 AM
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Hi guys

Looking at the upgrade system as it is now, it seems to be quite well laid out, with one exception. Very very few people will upgrade to level 15, perhaps only a few who realy want the big guns available or if they have verry large amounts of money available.

Suggestion: one of two things could change this.

1) change the % per upgrade to be 2, as apposed to 1, this way after five upgrades you would have the now level 10 upgrade most people will buy. Also, make the starting upgrade equil to 500 gold, and the multiplyer for each level equil to 3

1 = 2% = 500
2 = 4% = 1500
3 = 6% = 4500
4 = 8% = 13500
5 = 10% = 40500
6 = 12% = 121500
7 = 14% = 364500

This offers a slightly beter upgrade ratio with one and a half times the cost of the previous upgrades.

2) decrease the cost multiplier to 1.5 as apposed to 2.

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Well, either way, your system will have a cutoff level where most people will stop buying anyway... it dosent really change much Its the same basic principle.

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folder icon   03-17-2005, 05:38 PM
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Forzan you may have your researching buildings confused...

On a side note, the upgrades arnt that expensive, My nation currently has level 10 upgrades allready...And I built no upgrade facilities... Tha is both Defense and Attack.

My post was made before the fix was put in Antarus. Later that day the code was changed.

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