Currently, there's a system in place:
Some people make weapons, Others work for weapons. This is how most of our Military Units are run.
I'm unsure who currently has Q7 factories and how many, however, I think that the Dignity Brigade Commune is on to something. They have a system that can help the economy as well as players themselves.
How Dignity Brigade works: (simplified)
Locutus is the only member with a Q7 factory.
Everyone within the MU who wants weapons, sells their WRM (Weapons Raw Materials) on the market at 1.00 ZAR. So say I make 2000 WRM/ per day.
I post 2000WRM on the market and then transfer. 2000 ZAR to Locutus, he buys it off the market, then uses it to make however many Q7 weapons that allows.
Locutus donates me the weapons.
The Dignity Brigade also helps members (slowly, as it is a smaller MU) save up to purchase their own WRM factories so that they can produce enough Q7 weapons to be self sufficient, as well as also take the burden of WRM off Locutus.
Willdeboer and irule777 and I were discussing trying to implement this system as a staple in other MU's or how to make it work nationally.
If we were to take this system and build on it. Say Locutus SELLS the Q7 weapons back to me and transfers the appropriate money. (or has an eSA citizen do it.) There's more tax money being built.
Now have eSAAF do this, or at least the members with q7 factories, or even Q6.
Helping all players build up their own productions. Maybe even use tax revenues to help fund this program.
Our "Proudly South African" fixed prices can also help be the standard price range of the weapons trade.
Now to the Downside
-Maybe some money is lost to taxes.
-MU communes would probably have to be more broken down into smaller segments.
-Multiple people are relying on the activity of one.
This is simply an idea that I had. Not a proposal, not a pitch, not something I want to start right away, but I would like feedback. Any tweaks, ideas, ways to streamline it, make it better, shortcomings and downsides.
Please let me know!
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