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Topic: Holyday City / Vortex Missions are useless imo

There may be some tiny percentage of times when it is more beneficial to not use a mission and simply sell the food but that is such a small chance you can just go with the strategy of always using missions. They do not cost 50% of your food. They cost 10 minutes worth of your current food production.

 
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Topic: Holyday City / Vortex Missions are useless imo

The bonuses are actually really good. I think there are a couple of things you are missing.

First, if a mission is in progress when you reset, the mission continues into the next reset, so it doesn’t go to waste. Also, you can wait a bit before cashing in a boost to make it more potent. In addition, if you happen to get a port or profit paradox right before a reset it is not a waste. The very last thing you do before you reset should be to sell off all your resources. This sale gains a boost from an additional level on the port or profit paradox.

 
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Topic: Holyday City / Vortex Jump Poorly Thought Out

I really like the vortex, but I do agree that it is kinda annoying that the results are the same regardless of what your prejump level was. It is not just about comparing yourself to newer players. It also has to do with the notion that everything I did after reaching PL 10 was worthless.

A fair although highly unintuitive way to handle this would have been to allow you to jump into the highest level vortex your PL would support. I don’t mean that a level 20 player should have been able to get an instant x625 bonus (assuming jumps are allowed every 3 levels starting at 10). That would obviously be way OP. What I mean is that they should be counted as having used the higher level vortex, not a lower level one.

For example suppose player X is level 11 and player Y is level 20 and they both jump. Player X would then next be able to jump at PL 13 then 16 then 19 etc. Player Y, on the other hand, would be able to do their next jump at PL 10 then 13 then 16 then 22, having already used up the level 19 vortex.

This would have provided enough of a benefit for higher levels while still not being game breaking.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / JUNE 1, 2015 UPDATE ISSUES

Unity will not load for me. Using Firefox.

 
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Topic: Holyday City / What does it take to get to the next level?

I thought it might be nice to keep track of what manager it typically takes to get to each personal level. This would provide a better gauge for newer players to see how close they are to getting to the next level. I realize this could vary especially at lower levels when things are closer together or if you go away for an extended period and come back, but I am talking about you average reasonably efficient player. I am at PL 12 and I know what manager got me to 12 and I think I remember what got me to 11. I will keep track from now on moving forward. Any information about lower or higher levels would be most appreciated.

PL 11 (I think): Synthetics ($1.216 QuattuoTrigintillion)
PL 12: Max, the Exp. Manager ($1.200 SeptenTrigintillion)

 
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Topic: Holyday City / How the GUI should look like

Why is there even a tab for popularity? To me this is just a waste. There should just be an icon that displays when you will level up on your next restart.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: Developer / ** Bug reports **

Clicking on currency exchange causes my computer to freeze up and get a blue screen of death.

 
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Topic: Curio Quest / Extreme Suggestion On Improving Play

I think this would drive away too many nonpaying players. I have spent on at least half a dozen Kong games, but I would quit before I payed for something so brazenly Ptw.

 
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Topic: Curio Quest / Promo Code into Referral

I would guess someone changed their ID to that. Looks like you fell for the trick. You can still get the promo but not refer anyone if that is what happened.

 
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Topic: Curio Quest / Question about 4* duplicates

I actually got 2 Anzu as well on the same 5 disc purchase last time he was in the shop. As far as using 2 goes, I would say that depends on what your other options are. I don’t have any other 4*, but I seem to do better using Anzu, Nasting, and Fritter as my team than any combo I have tried with 2 Anzu in it. 2 Anzu is way too weak against fire. I still leveled them both up to 40 and took them to A rank just so I can use them in survival and if there is an arena event with a boost to air damage/hp.

 
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Topic: Curio Quest / Make Friends

I give gifts every day. My ID is Duderok

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: Developer / An update from Cody, AdCap Lead Designer!

For every 1 person that posts their displeasure about the game being broken there are probably dozens that say nothing and just leave the game. People fail to realize this when they whine about anyone that dares to criticize anything about the game. Also realize that while this problem is far more pervasive now than it has been, it has been going on for quite awhile and the only response I can recall is “we can’t replicate the problem, it must be on your end”. Furthermore, any person that tries the game for the first time will probably never give it a second try in its current state.

I probably wouldn’t be worried about the lack of offline earnings if this truly was an isolated incident that started yesterday, but as it stands I can certainly relate to the negativity.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / Still no offline earnings, export code doesnt work too

I never had this problem until today, but now I am having it as well. Quite frankly it isn’t worth the effort to have to import and export every time considering it is supposed to be an IDLE game.

 
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Topic: Lionheart Tactics: Feedback and Problems / Purchase Bug

Dungeon rewards are also broken.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / Offline money problem workaround

I always click to a different page from the tab I have AdCap open in before closing the tab or browser and I have not had this problem. Way back when the game was pretty new, I used this as a workaround for a totally different issue I was having and I continue to do it out of habit even though it probably hasn’t been necessary in many months. This is most likely coincidence, and I am probably just having good luck that the lost offline progress bug hasn’t afflicted me, but maybe its worth a shot to try it.

 
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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / Spike Factory Nerf?

I have observed spikes disappearing a week or 2 ago, so it is not something new today. I do, however have some questions about the mechanics of them disappearing.

1) Are the disappearing spikes based on a spike limit or a time limit?
2) Is this a per tower limit or a per track limit?
3) Do spike balls also have a limit? I would guess they do, but haven’t actually seen them disappear.
4) If the limit is per track, do spike balls and spikes have separate limits or do they share a limit? For example if the limit was 1000 would that mean I could have 1000 spikes and 1000 spike balls, or just a total of 1000?

 
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Topic: Bloons Monkey City / About the Contested Territory

In general I strongly dislike games that scale up difficulty with your level as this takes away the satisfaction of progressing. In this case, however, I don’t really have a problem with it because all it really does is move you to a higher tier of CT. Your competitors for CT are also facing the same challenge. Is my understanding of this correct? If tiles also got harder as you leveled up I would probably also rate this game 1/5.

 
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Topic: Card Monsters / what is your favorite card

Sharknight. I haven’t used it in ages but when I first got it my deck just seemed so much better. Equipping him with a dragoon spear got me through many Kurtey Infestations, Violent Mushrums and Northern Storms.

 
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Topic: Global Assault: General / [to Dev's] Repeatable missions or a 'clear scan' button

Once your screen is all yellow with opponents you can’t beat, new scans will overwrite those with new different opponents. This, however, doesn’t really solve the problem as winning in PVP increases your dominance, but losing doesn’t seem to lower it meaning you continuously get more and more difficult opponents to fight to the point where you can hardly beat any new opponents you scan. Yeah, I know that supposedly when someone attacks and beats you your dominance goes down, but my dominance goes down very little if at all despite having a very weak squad for my dominance level.

That being said, I don’t think this is really the root of the problem. PVP is the only way to get materials for making equipment, and I actually like that it is a challenge to get theses materials. Part of the strategy of this game is deciding how to spend these. The real problem is that there aren’t enough ways to get credits and scrap. You can get stuck on missions way quicker than PVP. There really needs to be more things you can do for these.

I also don’t buy that your generator is an acceptable way to make progress. It would take an unreasonably long time to get enough for any later upgrades if salvaging what you buy on generator income was your only source of scrap.

 
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Topic: Global Assault: General / [Dev] Bug/Issue Report

I am also having issues with scanning today. Some of the time when I scan it does nothing but take away my scan energy. Other times it has worked as normal.

 
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Topic: Card Monsters / Up-coming changes

Are updates even worth it at this point? The game doesn’t have a high enough rating to attract new players no matter how good an update would be. I would prefer if they would just make CM2 or something. What the game really needs is a totally revamped PVP system that would probably be easier to implement from scratch.

Also, I hate the crystal ability. I don’t want more cards with it. We need something like an epic Chance card instead.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / Anybody else not making money while not on?

Initially after the latest update, offline progress wasn’t working for me. Yesterday it started working again, but then last night it once again stopped working.

 
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Topic: Prime World: Defenders / 200 Stars later

Grand Mirrors aren’t worth anything if you can’t get a single card to combine them with. I get tons of Energy Cannons, Toxic Towers, and Ice Towers and nothing else ever. I have 2 Grand Mirrors with nothing to use them on. I easily get more than enough of those 3 towers I don’t need a mirror, and I can’t get anything else.

 
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Topic: Prime World: Defenders / Mirrors

I have gotten 1 grand mirror from a chest and 1 from a daily login so they can be gotten for free. I have only ever seen the one mirror in a chest, however, so they are probably an extremely rare drop.

 
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Topic: AdVenture Capitalist: General / Game progress quite slow around those Quattourtrigintillions

I have played this game since 300 of all investments was the max achievement, and this is the first update that tried to make progress a bit more linear. Every previous update results in extremely rapid growth right after the update eventually leading to near total stagnation as the final achievement or upgrade approaches. I am at 2 quindecillion AI and my progress is still going at a reasonable rate. Some of those AI upgrades that seem like a total waste actually can make a huge difference. I think the car wash upgrade is total crap, but buying the pizza AI upgrade is really worth it once you get to 2200 Newspapers. Also don’t forget to buy the cost decreasing managers when you can.