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Military module add-on proposal: Golden Regions

Day 1,707, 00:13 by W.A.R

Hello everybody!

I would like to present you for public debate a personal vision regarding a more interactive military module.


First of all, what are the current issues we are facing in The New World? Well, for starter there are the ping-pong wars based on Real-Life issues that keep emerging especially in the Balkans: Romania – Hungary, Croatia – Serbia, Turkey – Bulgaria, Greece – Republic of Macedonia.

All the mentioned countries have deleted each other, goal achieved.
So what’s next? Gain maximum resources? Everybody tried, the current disposal of resources per regions showed there isn’t room for all; so because we’re bored again let’s attack the same old ‘natural enemies’.

Countries need a new motivation to race with each other; we, the soldiers, need a new national purpose to fight for, to struggle to achieve so we can rub in our enemy’s face!



Here comes my idea: the Golden Regions (future referred as G.R.).

1) Each month, on 1st [01:00 hour], Plato publishes an eRepublik Insider article in which he announces the 5 Golden Regions of the month.

2) After 30 days (on the next 1st [00:00 hour], a country that occupies 1 G.R. will receive in its treasury 100 Gold from Plato. 5 prizes of 100 G are awarded for the 5 G.R..

3) If country A is allied with country B and country B occupied a G.R. at the time stipulated at 2), then country A will receive in its treasury 1 Gold from Plato for each day* country A had set Campaign of the Day for a country B battle.
* - resulting maximum 30 gold, no matter how many G.R. allies occupies.

4) In order to attack a G.R. for the first time, the attacking country will pay from its National Treasury the sum of 10 gold. The 10 gold goes in the Special Treasury of the attacked G.R. If the G.R. was previously attacked by any other country, in order to attack it, a country will pay the sum of gold currently stacked in the Special Treasure of the attacked G.R. + 10 gold.
Ergo, with every new attack, the costs will be 10, 20, 30, 40, etc.

5) After 30 days (on the next 1st [00:00 hour], a country that occupies 1 G.R. will receive in its treasury the entire sum of gold stacked in the G.R. Special Treasury.

6) A G.R. can be attacked starting the 2nd day of the month, 00:00 hour. By safe-guarding the G.R. for a day, plans for attack and defense can be made without rushing and nobody will be able to shout that Romanians could get an advantage from Adminlandia (like knowing the regions earlier).

7) A Resistance War can not be started in a G.R..

8 ) For a fair distribution worldwide I propose dividing all the regions in 5 ballot boxes: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Arabic Peninsula + Africa, Asia-Pacific, America. Each month, Plato randomly picks a region from each ballot box.

9) In order for as many countries could reach more easily G.R. new borders via seas and oceans must be created.

10) For each country, stats regarding the wining of G.R. will appear in a special tab on country profile page (like the old monuments).

Personal notes:

A) Why I like the Golden Regions idea?
Because it offers a new goal for everybody who wants to race. I would go back and fight for Romania to win a contest like this. But if a country isn’t interested in this, it can continue to focus in any other battles it wishes.
Each month, there will be 5 areas of interests, one in each continent! Using new borders via seas and oceans, countries will be able to jump from a continent to another more easily and attack any G.R. after short campaigns.
Countries will race for fame and to just to show they can do it. Each month we’ll have a proof which alliance was better, faster, and stronger.

B ) Will Plato agree with this concept?
I don’t know yet. It concerns some sum of gold from him and important changes in the game. I want your opinions first and if I get enough positive feedback, I’ll prepare a refined version of this idea and I’ll do my best to persuade them face-to-face at eRepublik HQ.

C) Why 5 Golden Regions? Why that division in the 5 ballot boxes?
Well, I consider this number optimum, concerning the number of the top countries in eRepublik. 7 could be another option, adding one more G.R. for America and maybe one more in Asia-Pacific. I prefer an odd number considering the current bi-polar character of eRepublik; a side must be proclaimed a winner each month.
In addition, creating 5 G.R. in different continents could offer the possibility for new local alliances to emerge and even continental ones. We could face even 5 alliances fighting with each other for supremacy!

D) Additional ideas
1. A G.R. could grant full economic bonuses for the country that occupies it, for the time it occupies it.
2. For attacking a G.R. a country could pay 10.000 currency instead of 10 gold, but Plato should convert at the end the sum in gold at a rate of 1000 currency for 1 gold.
3. The eRepublik Insider article should have statistics and reports about the battles and campaigns fought during last month.
4. I should be replenished with 1000 gold for this idea if it’s going to get ‘real’ :D
5. The point that need more refining is 3), regarding the allied countries.

If you want an example to imagine what military strategies could be made, take these 5 regions for example:
Western Europe – Catalonia (Spain)
Eastern Europe – Podolia (Ukraine)
Arabic Peninsula + Africa – Al Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
Asia- Pacific – Kinki (Japan)
America – Orinoquia (Columbia)

If it will be necessary, I’ll make a list of suggestions for new borders worldwide. Also Plato needs to fix the http://www.erepublik.com/en/country/donate/Adminlandia pages.

Later edit:
1. Maybe a bonus if the original owner keep it's G.R..

Thanks for reading and feel free to debate! If you read all this, please write some feedback and shout the article!

-for shouting-

Tiered of the same wars?
Try conquer the Golden Regions!
http://tinyurl.com/GoldenRegions
-chain-shout-


Running again for Congress in USA,

Vive la Résistance!


 

Comments

xGlove
xGlove Day 1,707, 00:21

First!

xGlove
xGlove Day 1,707, 00:23

'100 Gold from Plato' ---->

Will Plato Give 100 Gold? I Think No

But the idea is relly Coool! +1

insmuh
insmuh Day 1,707, 00:23

v

elbandido
elbandido Day 1,707, 00:25

interesting idea

ExZilYon
ExZilYon Day 1,707, 00:30

Don't like as it might put some nations in very bad position depending on just pure luck....
If you want that this "ping-pong" wars to stop admins should just remove this rule where regions need to be connected with capital region.....
Some motivation is surely needed but again it may cause a lot of problems for certain nations.....

FueGoX 3.0
FueGoX 3.0 Day 1,707, 00:31

nice idea !

xy2set
xy2set Day 1,707, 00:33

Cool Idea, but from an economist's point of view, it isn't worth fighting over G.R.s... at least not for 100g. I mean, a country could spend more gold taking a G.R... and if not, it'd take more gold to hold it from invaders

Vlad Sabau
Vlad Sabau Day 1,707, 00:38

not bad idea

elbandido
elbandido Day 1,707, 00:41

...maybe giving a bonus for training at every country who have a GR
...or giving some bonus for production
...or giving one GR all over the world, and the alliance who conquer it can share its resources bonuses between allies, in a bipolar world, one goal

Roman Daco
Roman Daco Day 1,707, 00:42

Plato said: TL;DR

Lorenzo Lopes Riviera
Lorenzo Lopes Riviera Day 1,707, 00:42

+V +Shout +Sub

W.A.R
W.A.R Day 1,707, 00:44

It will get boring fighting for 1 country, for 1 region for an entire month.

Xavinyo
Xavinyo Day 1,707, 00:44

It would bring a lot of flaming when one country is 1-2 step from the golden region (like Romania from Podolia) and others are 3-4 steps far. Also Ukraine won't be happy if in that month 4-5 countries are trying to carve a path to the golden region, that results in NE-s being declared by 3-4 contestant and most likely Ukraine wiped.

While the idea has some interesting elements, due to the side effects it still sucks.

SouthHeves
SouthHeves Day 1,707, 00:44

Then why not +1000 RCM (Random Country Money ASDF) to every player who lives in that region and having the citizenship of that country.

vand3r
vand3r Day 1,707, 00:46

goooooooooood

Lysander Spooner II
Lysander Spooner II Day 1,707, 00:55

Interesting idea.

Cercizi.07
Cercizi.07 Day 1,707, 01:16

Someone should send them a ticket, so admins can read it !!!

tkgabor
tkgabor Day 1,707, 02:02

Not bad idea, but 100g is not enough.

Mawkish
Mawkish Day 1,707, 02:41

Plato is not going to pump free gold into the game. Instead of gold bonus, maybe it would be better to receive strength bonus for all the citizens of the country that holds GR:
- day 1: GR is announced
- all the citizens of the country that currently has GR get +2 str / day while training
- if GR is occupied by another country, all the citizens of the occupying country receive +3 str / day
- day 30: citizens of the country that holds GR receive +10 str and GR is moved by Plato randomly.

Fettis
Fettis Day 1,707, 03:51

Cool idea, I like it!

Xavinyo
Xavinyo Day 1,707, 04:09

@Mawkish your idea would result in more in game corruption, ie congress members would earn more gold for giving out CPs in a country holding GR. Believe me peopel would get desperate and a good idea would result in Balcanic handling, due to stupid rules. The bonus should be hypothetical which boosts your ego but not your character, otherwise it will be abused for bad.

Ovalni Chmar
Ovalni Chmar Day 1,707, 04:47

Plato is not going to pump free gold into the game. Instead of gold bonus, maybe it would be better to receive strength bonus for all the citizens of the country that holds GR:
- day 1: GR is announced
- all the citizens of the country that currently has GR get +2 str / day while training
- if GR is occupied by another country, all the citizens of the occupying country receive +3 str / day
- day 30: citizens of the country that holds GR receive +10 str and GR is moved by Plato randomly.
x2

Acornion
Acornion Day 1,707, 08:57

mie imi pare o idee de reactivare/stimulare a vechilor dispute teritoriale din RL. pe aceasta linie ar fi mult mai multe asemenea "regiuni de aur"..... care poate ar aduce mai multi jucatori.
eu as avea o contrapropunere, mai progresista, mai in pas cu vremurile.
implementarea in joc a aliantei RL numita Uniunea Europeana. oricum este aproape stat, iar mersul timpului pe planeta inseamna metisarea tuturor pana la formarea unei singure natiuni.
o7!

Mystela
Mystela Day 1,707, 20:49

I like the ideas for alternatives to a gold reward because there's too much room for abuse, even if Admin were ever to agree to reward 100g.

I think the suggestion for a strength bonus is the most equitable one.

o7

1366613
1366613 Day 1,708, 00:16

Yes!

 
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