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Old 07-09-2012, 10:05 AM   #871
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:45 AM   #872
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Ekaros, but seems like I just hit next level for alliance...

Hmm, now if I just could decide something to spend those codes on, everything interesting has some bad review
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:04 AM   #873
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Is there an updated list of MR members playing? I need to splurge on getting alliances going before taking the Rogue Agent whack.
Page 48 has a list of everyone who's checked in on this thread since the reboot. But not everyone's still active.
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:52 PM   #874
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thanks for posting the update. Im still there as Nemo (and a 2nd one as Maggie)
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Old 07-09-2012, 03:05 PM   #875
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Page 48 has a list of everyone who's checked in on this thread since the reboot. But not everyone's still active.
Thanks. I tracked it down earlier and I think I allied everyone on the list.
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:40 AM   #876
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I just made it to level 10 and have discovered this Bynum Brothers Broomworks that I've been hearing so much about.

38,000 BB cost, 30,000 BB on surge and 35,000 BB per cycle!

Can that be right? I've gone from having approx. 3,000 BB per cycle per asset to 35,000. I can't believe this isn't an error. These things can almost pay for themselves in a single cycle!
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:55 AM   #877
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It levels up quite nice to, at level 15 it surges for 112,875 which is not so good - I only surge assets over 250k but it does give 122,500 / cycle which helps to get 2M / cycle from assets.
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:29 PM   #878
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Woo-hoo! I have level 18 projects! Now to spend the billion dollars I have accumulated and level up!
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:00 PM   #879
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planetbaen is down ... no word on when it will be back up...
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:30 AM   #880
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Up for me again, but everything was the way I left it when going to bed last night - new cycle seems to have started just recently now and I finally have surge points to spend again (didn't yet when the site finally came up again earlier).
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:28 AM   #881
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The cost to level up seems to have doubled overnight. Level 18 was ~300 million last night. Today is ~600 million.
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:01 AM   #882
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The cost to level up seems to have doubled overnight. Level 18 was ~300 million last night. Today is ~600 million.
I though the level up cost from 15 to 16 went up quite a bit last night, but I didn't exactly remember what it started out to be. When I first looked at it, I thought it had doubled.

I've enjoyed the game so far, but it's becoming a bit of a drag. No matter what numbers they give you, only having an average of five surges a round is boring. Wish we could buy more, or somehow win some.

I'm not sure what to do at this point to make it interesting. If I play around with my assets I'm afraid I'll just make things worse instead of better. Then I'll be even farther behind, so I'm not willing to mess with it too much now.

Which is making it a bit dull.
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Its just game wrapped advertising with free coupons. I see the game as being a coupon printer and don't expect it to be entertaining.
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Its just game wrapped advertising with free coupons. I see the game as being a coupon printer and don't expect it to be entertaining.
If they're slowing the 'coupon' earning down by upping the cost of leveling up then there needs to be something interesting to do during the longer wait times.

I've messed with mine just out of boredom, but don't have any real expectations of making level 16 any time soon.

For me, I find all the interesting action comes when I level up. Not just because of a coupon once in a while, but because I have to take a few minutes to do all my projects, collecting my gifts, and deciding what new assets to keep from the projects and what to delete to make room.

Other than a few extra minutes every few days, not much else to keep up with. Other than outages and some sever whacks, no real surprises. Maybe because I've gotten quite a few free books already I'm finding I'm now messing with it just to find something interesting to do with it.
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Players beware - Bob just downvalued (by a huge amount) the high population assets. Don't go surging your cores (or upgrading them).
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