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Sep 24th 2020, 16:48:28

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Sep 18th 2020, 20:12:10

The consumption rates used to be

Civilians .03 bushels
Spies .005
Troops, jets, turrets .001
Tanks .003

Some of that may have changed. Buy 1000 units and take a turn to test

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Sep 18th 2020, 13:38:44

66 EEVIL WAR MACHINE (#60) 428 $43,194 CG
Serp are you still playing

74 Anarcho Syndicalist Commune (#52) 120 $5,617 CG
Assassin not playing either

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Sep 16th 2020, 16:13:02

Originally posted by KoHeartsGPA:
I find it hilarious that you're all triggered by one mainstream media news network all while the rest outright lie and manufacture talking points so you all are in the same Trump derangement syndrome page, I love it :-)

You have misread me if you didn't pick up on me calling out ALL corporate media. There is one network shoveling out fascist propaganda (Fox) and a bunch of other networks contorting themselves into opposing Trump as strenuously as possible while not challenging their corporate sponsors at all.

That means instead of CNN, MSNBC, or ABC etc being soapboxes for calling out polluters like oil companies or the military industrial complex, or thieves like the health insurance and pharmaceutical industry, or corporations who cut salaries and benefits while their CEOs earn millions, you get... nonstop sensational reporting about Russia (and suppression of independent media as a result), or Trump insulting someone, or so on. Nothing that challenges the United States power structure is allowed, and we get nothing that champions the true interests of working people. It's a shame.

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Sep 16th 2020, 15:10:08

Originally posted by DerrickICN:
Incase anyone wanted the list of activists on site keeping the peace because they are inspired by the brave acts of a few leaders holding peace in a city where hundreds of out of towners were brought in the middle of the night to cause trouble, the were as follows:

Refuse Fascism Philly
UTDJ
Penn Community For Justice
Delco Resists
Torah Hates Trump
Party for Socialism and Liberation
Philly Socialists
Working Families Party
Black Panthers
MOVE

And I must say, when those guys from MOVE speak it is something. Has to be crazy to be the only people ever that American government dropped bombs on. Crazy we all had to work so hard to prevent this instigating behavior from becoming ugly. 30 years after they were already bombed the people out here preventing ugly fluff are the only people they ever bombed.

And you wanna say someone else started it. Eat a hard fluff and stay out of my city.

Sounds like a good list. That MOVE stuff is wild, although maybe the Tusla massacre also qualifies with the state involved with bombing black Wall Street.

I get depressed sometimes because groups like those you listed above are who we need in power to resolve things like the climate crisis, but instead our only options are guys like Trump, who only wants to accelerate it so the oil companies can profit, and bought politicians like Biden, who while better is not going to be the one to take on vested power. Meanwhile the world is burning and the arctic shelf is collapsing, but the corporate media ensures folks like those listed above will never get wide publicity for their efforts, while on the right, outright fascism reigns daily on FOX. :(

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Sep 14th 2020, 20:00:32

Got an offer by PM already!

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Sep 13th 2020, 23:24:38

I use Brave. It's a Chromium browser meaning it's built off the Chrome engine (as is Edge these days), but it has the best privacy. It also has some kind of weird coin/reward function that seems scammy so I never enabled it, which you don't have to.

edit: I didn't bump this, the spammer did!

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Sep 13th 2020, 14:43:28

I need a tech start ally I believe, anyone still looking?

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Sep 12th 2020, 17:47:38

fluff ERARTHQUAKES

An earthquake occurred destroying 3 buildings!

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Sep 8th 2020, 15:03:25

Strat check in time!

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Sep 8th 2020, 14:22:46

There is a national security state, and Trump despite his bluster is part of it. Assange *allegedly* helped him win, right? Nonetheless, because as a publisher Assange releases sensitive US intelligence, the Trump administration is prosecuting/persecuting Assange very aggressively. I don't know if KoH et al realize this.

The Trump administration is currently in the midst of an attempt to extradite Assange to the US, with hearings happening right now, to charge him with crimes for soliciting classified information (as journalists constantly do) and lock him away for life. But what do you expect when Trump has ghouls like former CIA director Mike Pompeo running State?

Despite the threat to the First Amendment and journalism in general the MSM gives relatively scant coverage to this because most of them know they will never directly challenge the US State Dept/military operations the way Assange did and thus are safe. In fact, the US press is far more likely to dutifully report lies in service of US aggression, like about WMD in Iraq, than they are to challenge it.

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Sep 8th 2020, 14:06:48

Originally posted by Chevs:
Originally posted by DerrickICN:
Originally posted by Chevs:
Originally posted by Requiem:
That is the problem when you try to label people. Generalizations are general.


Gerd just enjoys vague generalizations and strawman arguments to try and justify his hate of the west.

He has like short man syndrome or whatever the equivalent is for coming from fluffhole country like Sweden, that will be a 3rd world country before long.

Like Amerikkka? What? The rest of the world looking at us like "look at me. You are the fluffhole country now."


What country is better ? (Besides Canada if we can get rid of Trudeau)

Cuba

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Sep 8th 2020, 0:22:26

Congrats on the strong win Gerdler!

Guess the topfeed on me was not too pivotal since I am finishing second with or without it, even if it did cost damn near 10m net. I'm on a second place streak here...

64 2 CLAP (#48) 70,000 $119,047,554 DG Farmer
63 2 beavis (#24) 58,226 $125,977,153 CG Commie
62 2 Zeal (#58) 30,989 $106,630,000 DG Techer

What's next?!

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Sep 7th 2020, 23:17:04

Originally posted by Gerdler:
LOL you are really hung up on this arn't you? :P

If I want it changed, this is the place to ask, no? I've yet to post this here until now.

I usually don't play at all after work, and don't think jumping through login time hoops should determine how many turns anyone gets to play with. Simple as that.

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Sep 7th 2020, 18:01:37

I want to meet my opponents on an equal playing field, but because of the way login bonus turns are given out, I typically get ~55 fewer turns than my most active competitors in Primary. In other words, they are getting 61 days and I am getting 60. In turn, I have the same edge on someone who logs on even less than I do.

* If you're always active you get on average 8 bonus turns a day the way the complicated login bonus system is currently built.

* If you have less time and log on exactly once a day to play your turns, you get 6 bonus turns a day.

That is a real difference - 120 turns over a Primary server round - and why? Being more active already has its own advantages. Please don't further punish those of us who can't be on as often. Before, the logout bonus system helped those of us who couldn't be on all the time, and I do understand why that was phased out - don't reward people for NOT playing! However, asking for the same number of turns as our opponents is really a bare minimum request.

POTENTIAL FIX: Simply give us 7 bonus turns every day with our 20 free acres.

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Sep 4th 2020, 16:51:59

I think they've tried some ideas like buffing restarts for example but there's not necessarily a simple solution.

On the other hand they could just give us 8 bonus turns with our 20 acres every day instead of the current fluffamamie bonus turn system, and then sore losers won't have that turn disparity to blame for their finishes.

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Sep 4th 2020, 16:21:59

When is 1 tech point worth the most? On day one, because you'll have that tech on day one, and day two, and day three, and so on, and it will pay out for you the entire reset. Similarly, if I get 1 extra turn on day 1 then I have 59 days for that turn to pay itself back. i don't know if there's actually an answer to the question, by the way.

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Sep 4th 2020, 14:34:53

What is more valuable:

1 turn in the first month of the set, when you can invest that turn into your growth and have it pay back all the rest of set
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1 turn near end of set when you're at your peak production, and cashing $30m/turn or what have you

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Sep 4th 2020, 12:56:53

57 more turns than me is actually standard for very active players. It's the same again this set based on my recent spy op on (I think) your country, and comparisons with Tmac. I also compared with Herbs three sets in a row when he was active and it always landed in that range.

I don't think that's fair, because I don't think people should be punished for having less availability, beyond the gameplay impact that already entails.

I also don't think people should be able to pay for an extra bonus point, and you should really just get saved the trouble of having to click the bonus links, to address KoH's comment. But at least in that case the purpose is raising money for the developers and hosting.

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Sep 3rd 2020, 20:16:15

How many total turns did you get last Primary set? I found I had 48 + 6.9 per day, 3295 total.

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Sep 3rd 2020, 19:26:04

I figure the change was made to encourage people to play instead of encouraging them not to, LOL. Makes sense.

Like your paste says, though, full-time play means you get 8 turns per day instead of 6. Maybe in reality some players are averaging like 7.5 and I'm getting like 6.5.

It adds up and rewards people that can log in more, even though being logged on more often is already mostly self-rewarding as Gerdler mentions. It bugs me to be at a competitive disadvantage. OTOH I did pay to get the Bonus benefit...

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Sep 3rd 2020, 18:44:01

It really does bug me, I cried about it back in February on the Patron board to no avail. :P I play Primary because it doesn't have the same time demands as other servers. Still though I feel like I'm on a lot, but maybe just during too brief of a window? I don't even know.

Anyway back on the direct topic, to DruncK, i believe the 3 and 6 turn bonuses are still nominally 12 and 18 hour bonuses, but you don't have to be logged out for all that time to receive them. But it's a little more complicated than that too.

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Sep 3rd 2020, 18:19:15

On the other hand if you log in too rarely(?) you can get shorted on the bonus turns to the point it's no longer negligible. I generally get 50-60 fewer turns than the countries I'm playing against over a given round, which is a whole day's handicap. The bonus turn system is weird.

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Sep 1st 2020, 15:46:38

Everyone gets more turns than me. I hate it, Moonshiner and Guybrush 50+ more turns than me this reset.

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Sep 1st 2020, 13:45:11

I think it will likely take more like 130m net to win, similar to last round. I hadn't been able to pinpoint where my finish would've been due to unknown sales prices, potential re-sales, etc. Could've been anywhere from ~122m (just an estimate if I sold all food on private) to over 130m with some good breaks.

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Sep 1st 2020, 13:40:54

Yep, only like 8 more now because I ran off a bunch already

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Sep 1st 2020, 13:29:37

Yeah I can't win now (don't know if I would have before but maybe?). If he doesn't RoR I can hit 70k just by exploring ~40 turns and just did 25. consolation prize?

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Sep 1st 2020, 13:07:30

Yeah last time someone reached 70k was Serp in March-April 2016. Over 4 years! Well, the streak goes on I guess since I didn't actually make it anymore. I attacked an extra day more than I should've just to hit the benchmark. :P

I've been back for 6 sets now and and in 2 of them (33%) I've been topfed in the last week to block a potential win...

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Sep 1st 2020, 12:38:01

Who cares? If it was, credit to me for having the land to begin with. Not exactly an accomplishment to throw out a pointless late top feed... it wasn’t even close to net matched!

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Sep 1st 2020, 12:26:59

:|

One annoying thing about end of set top feeds like that is now not only am I no longer in the race to win this reset, I’ll never actually be able to know what my finish even would’ve been. I really wanted to see where I landed.

And it doesn’t even help the guy, it’s just griefing/enjoying seeing a big number.

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Aug 28th 2020, 20:51:59

Originally posted by KoHeartsGPA:
fluff you private market!!!


You purchased 3514857 Bushels for $903,326,592.

Nooo

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Aug 25th 2020, 21:04:52

One of us could be like 16 years old... if our dad introduced us to the game haha

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Aug 24th 2020, 13:13:28

Originally posted by Ektar:
One could say “retalling” someone with over 50 million turrets and 145% weapons tech over 200 acres is an overreaction, yes?

Agreed, it's pretty uneven. There's reasons it doesn't make sense and then there's reasons it does.

First, there's the aspect of hitting dangerous countries in the first place. If you then make it difficult for them to retal for awhile, does that mean they're not entitled to hit back anymore? I wouldn't think so, unless you can run all the way until the reset ends. Then there's obviously GDI where one hit equals one hit, no matter how old or small it is. That's simply a reality that the meta game has to arrange itself around, and that's caused 1:1 retals to become fairly standard procedure. Finally, there's the land at stake. If someone can snatch 5000 acres when land is scarce, then regardless of whether it's a huge break or an old retal, a player competing to win is not going to want to leave that opportunity on the table.

Now that all makes perfect sense, but I'll still readily admit, if you take a step back again, and look at it from the 10,000 foot view, making a 5000 acre profit off an old meaningless 200 acre hit absolutely is rather absurd, no question.

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Aug 23rd 2020, 17:17:47

Well, he's living up to the name it sounds like!

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Aug 17th 2020, 14:41:42

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Aug 12th 2020, 17:38:29

Originally posted by Requiem:
I think an easy solution is to just give premium bonus points at X time every day no matter what. Login or not. People who buy premium are going to most likely log in daily anyway, I would assume.

Thoughts?

Yeah, why not?

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Aug 11th 2020, 21:05:23

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Aug 11th 2020, 19:13:27

I feel like attacking is so simple that the Windows calculator is all you need. once I get my ops done, typing in the numbers literally only takes a few seconds. only time I failed in my last ~300 attacks was an accidental SS.

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Aug 11th 2020, 17:49:40

Just doing mental estimates for all your grabs huh :) I guess that's why you don't appear on the Attack Success leaderboard!

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Aug 11th 2020, 13:49:17

I use nothing but Windows calculator for 90% of the set but then once attack phase ends, if i feel my country is competitive, I'll start looking into some of the game formulas and doing some calcs

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Aug 9th 2020, 16:13:10

Originally posted by Requiem:
Suggestions do not equal changes; they equal suggestions. If you fear an idea because you think it will be bad for the game, you believe that the Developer is inept.

Suggestions shouldn't bother anyone, and that is the wrong way to look at it.

Servers with low numbers of players will always suck because this game works best with thousands of people, not hundreds. Now go and debate my post with a 3,000-word essay that I won't read.

Well, they did push to nearly all servers a change where you can't AB/BR buildings unless someone is the same building type as you. Just absolutely zero regard for solo servers, and Tournament is still on that change set 9 months later. o_O

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Aug 7th 2020, 3:39:31

Y'all can quit grabbing, I'll keep farming.

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Aug 5th 2020, 20:30:34

Too quiet around here lately. I hereby vow to attack KoH

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Jul 27th 2020, 14:20:46

Originally posted by Marshal:
i'm not twisting anything just asking why it's ok to call other players (not just me) as nazis, racists etc.
Originally posted by KoHeartsGPA:
Originally posted by Marshal:
i'm not twisting anything just asking why it's ok to call other players (not just me) as nazis, racists etc.



Because it's not using nor hinting at people's real identity, big fluffing DUH dude.

LOL exactly. What does calling someone mean names have to do with exposing real life info? There's not even a thread of a logical connection there.

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Jul 20th 2020, 14:08:37

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