Dear players and admins,
here are few suggestions about a simple system copied from the rocket factory one, that could help both the game as a community and both the mechanics of it.
INTRODUCING THE ENERGY BARS FACTORY
Could be built more or less like the rocket factory, and each function of it can be used once/day.
LEVEL FUNCTIONS FOOD REQUIRED
1 Energy Bar + 2 mins XP inhibitor 50 for each kind
2 Energy Bar + 5 mins XP inhibitor 100 for each kind
3 Energy Bar + 10 mins XP inhibitor 150 for each kind
4 Energy Bar + 3 mins Damage Accelerator 200 for each kind
5 Energy Bar + 10 mins Damage Accelerator 300 for each kind
a - what will probably happen
- A bigger consumption of both food and weapons, because the players will have the chance to shoot more. This would especially allow the "tycoon" oriented players to have fun again, producing, selling, buying, smuggling, creating companies or else.
- An increased gaming experience for lower divisions players, that would have at least a little chance to help in a battle, even if just for a few minutes.
- A reason for a useless feature to start to become useful (Q7 FOOD COMPANIES).
- Some more concrete consequences like revitalizing the "meta-gaming coordination" and the offer of supplies from MU to lower division players.
b - what could happen
- Most of Q7 food on the market would start to become extremely expensive for a while, at least until the players haven't built more firms to supply the increased food / raws request.
- Baby boom would have a sense again, because the new players wouldn't be totally inactive and useless.
c - how this could affect eRepublik labs
- Game servers would have to stand a bit of an increased activity from lower level players, but all along the day, not just in a few moments.
- Huge earnings would come to the game owners from the purchases of golds for the factory itself and for the companies needed to provide raws, food and weapons to the market. Especially, the factory would become like the upgraded training grounds: a "must" for lower division players, a firm that can't be delayed to be built for too long.
- Infantry kit wouldn't be forgotten. In fact it provides a much more helpful experience inhibitor, and anyway there would be an increasing amount of customers due to the renewed activity of lower divisions.
- Purchases of energy bars would be the same, considering that the factory would allow only to store one more energy bar each day.
- A revised TYCOON PACK would probably be more useful (or better: would start to have a sense).
Thanks to all players who will be so kind to give a feedback and thanks to the admins for taking in serious consideration this idea. I am not pretending this is the solution. This can be a little start.
Best regards to everyone.