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Summer Event 2017 Feedback

Discussion in 'Announcement Feedback' started by Panacea, Jun 25, 2017.

  1. Panacea

    Panacea FOE Team Community Manager

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    If you'd like to discuss the event with other players, please use this discussion thread for your comments and suggestions.


    Thank you for playing Forge of Empires and... enjoy the Summer! :)

    Sincerely,
    The Forge of Empires Team
     
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  2. sloppyjoeslayer

    sloppyjoeslayer Well-Known Member

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    Link: Summer Event 2017
    Thank you.

    What time does it end, exactly?

    Link to the Beta Discussion: https://forum.beta.forgeofempires.com/index.php?threads/feedback-summer-event-2017.7535/
    tl:dr most not happy with wheel change, no tickets to find in city, though they recently changed to giving 1 Ticker per Town Hall collection, and large 5pc sets

    Added an extra Elephant Fountain Gate just because and a Watchfire for ardak kumerin, the two separate sets have no benefit other than for aesthetic purposes from placing them next to one another.
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    Indian Palace set (32sqft)

    Western Palace Tower (road required) (Given at end of first questline) (Silver Ring)
    2x2 - Provides coins
    When placed next to 1 - Coins
    When Placed next to 2 - 5 Goods

    Eastern Palace Tower (road required) (Given at end of first questline) (Silver Ring)
    2x2 - Provides coins
    When placed next to 1 - Coins
    When Placed next to 2 - 1fp

    Maharaja's Jungle Pond (Silver Ring)
    2x2 - Provides happiness
    When placed next to 1 - Happiness
    When Placed next to 2 - Happiness

    Bandar Playground (same as Jungle Pond?) (Silver Ring)
    2x2 - Provides happiness
    When placed next to 1 - Happiness
    When Placed next to 2 - Happiness

    Maharaja's Palace (road required) (Given at end of second questline)
    4x4 - Provides coins
    When placed next to 1 - Supplies
    When Placed next to 2 - Medals
    When placed next to 3 - 5 Goods
    When Placed next to 4 - 5fp's

    Indian Fountain set (25sqft)

    Memorial Chhatri (road required)
    1x1 - Provides coins
    When placed next to 1 - Coins
    When Placed next to 2 - Medals

    Elephant Fountain Gate (road required) (Silver Ring)
    3x1 - Provides coins
    When placed next to 1 - Coins
    When Placed next to 2 - 1fp

    Titan Arum Plant (Silver Ring)
    1x1 - Provides happiness
    When placed next to 1 - Happiness
    When Placed next to 2 - Happiness

    Chhatri Garden (Silver Ring)
    3x1 - Provides happiness
    When placed next to 1 - Happiness
    When Placed next to 2 - Happiness

    Elehpant Fountain (road required) (Gold ring)
    4x4 - Provides happiness
    When placed next to 1 - Coin % boost
    When Placed next to 2 - Supplies % boost
    When placed next to 3 - Defense Boost
    When Placed next to 4 - Attack Boost

    Quests (Keep in mind this is still from beta and subject to change. They have already changed it by removing some tickets from quest rewards and added a daily ticket to Town Hall collection so the ticket rewards below are not entirely correct)

    Questline 1 of 2

    1) Gather 200 coins and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    2) Build 2 decorations from your age or 3 from the previous age and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    3) In a production building, finish 1-hour productions 10 times and Spend 7 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    4) Build 3 residential buildings from your age or 4 from the previous age and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    5) Gather 40 Goods and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    6) Motive or Polish 40 Players and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    7) Research a technology OR Donate 400 Goods to the treasury from your stockpile and Spend 20 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    8) Gather 250 Tavern Silver OR Buy 4 Forge Points and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    9) In a production building, finish 4-hour productions 15 times and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    10) Contribute 25 Forge Points to a Great Building OR Activate 2 Tavern Boosts and Spend 7 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    11) Make People Enthusiastic and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    12) Recruit 4 Units from your age or 6 Units from your previous age and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    13) Build 2 Cultural Buildings from your age or 3 from your previous and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    14) Scout a Province OR Solve 12 GE encounters and Spend 7 Forge Points
    Ticket 2 Tickets

    15) Finish a 5-min production 20 times and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    16) Infiltrate 4 sectors OR Buy 4 Forge Points and Spend 7 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    17) Finish a 8-hour production 15 times and Finish a 15-min production 10 times
    1 Ticket

    18) Acquire 2 sectors without fighting OR Win 5 fights in a row without losing in-between them and Spend 7 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    19) Buy 7 Forge Points and Spend 7 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    20) Gain control over a province and Spend 7 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    End of Questline 1
    Reward: Western Palace Tower and Eastern Palace Tower

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    Questline 2/2 (1 every 24h, stacks)

    1) Build 6 Decorations and Gather 500 Supplies
    1 Ticket

    2) Visit 8 Taverns and Motivate or Polish 30 buildings of other players
    1 Ticket

    3) Build 2 residential buildings from your age or 3 from the previous and Make people Enthusiastic
    1 Ticket

    4) Finish 15 productions in a production building from your age or 20 from the previous age and Spend 10 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    5) Gather 50 Goods and Activate 1 Boost in Tavern
    1 Ticket

    6) Acquire 1 Sector without fighting OR Defeat 50 enemy units in battle and Finish 5-min productions 10 times
    1 Ticket

    7) Build 1 production building from your age OR 2 production buildings from the previous age and Spend 10 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    8) Finish each of the production options once and Recruit 3 units from your age or 5 units from the previous age
    2 Tickets

    9) Buy 8 Forge Points and Spend 8 Forge Points
    1 Ticket

    10) Motivate or polish 40 buildings of other players and Gather 700 supplies
    1 Ticket

    11) Scout a Province OR Complete Level 1 in GE and Spend 15 Forge Points
    2 Tickets

    12) Build 1 Goods Building from your age or 2 from the previous age and Collect 200 Tavern Silver
    1 Ticket

    13) Finish 1-hour productions 10 times and Finish 24-hour productions 6 times
    2 Tickets

    14) Infiltrate 4 Sectors OR Buy 4 FPs and Build a military building from your age or 2 from previous
    2 Tickets

    15) Sell ANY 4 buildings from your age or 6 from the previous and Recruit 4 units from your age or 6 from the previous
    1 Ticket

    16) Acquire 4 sectors OR Donate 700 Goods to the treasury and Gather 50 Goods
    2 Tickets

    17) Finish 4-hour productions 12 times and Spend 15 FPs
    1 Ticket

    18) Spend 20 Forge Points and Gain control over a province
    2 Tickets

    End of Second Questline
    Reward: Maharaja's Palace and 2 Tickets

    http://forgeofempires.wikia.com/wiki/2017_Summer_Event (ad blocker recommended for hijacking adds)

    Personally I won't be going for the sets on any of my live cities. They don't provide any benefit to alt cities and too large with not much benefit to play cities. So that just leaves going for some gold ring prizes which I doubt people who don't spend diamonds will get much of. Good luck though.
     
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  3. ardak kumerin

    ardak kumerin Well-Known Member

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    I am totally looking forward to this event.

    images (11).jpg

    I can't wait for it to start.
     
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  4. Dursland

    Dursland I am Dursland Forum Moderator

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    Would be nice if some of us showed up to that Q&A session and tried to steer them towards meaningful questions with good answers instead of the canned stuff that's been coming out lately.
     
  5. LordLupin

    LordLupin New Member

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    Question :
    if Western or Eastern Palace tower is not connected to road, are those two still count connected to sets power if those two place on each other side?
     
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  6. Dursland

    Dursland I am Dursland Forum Moderator

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    That's a really good question, but don't you have king/queen/ruins or garden set where you can test it yourself?

    If not let me know and I will check for you on my collection time tomorrow evening.
     
  7. harbinger956

    harbinger956 Well-Known Member

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    main building connected to the road will acknowledge the other unique pieces to provide the full bonus regardless if the sub structures are connected to the road they just have to touch the main building

    proof main building is connected to the road
    Screenshot 2017-06-25 at 1.48.36 AM.png
    the elephant gate and memorial need road connections to enable the perks they provide
    they are shown disconnected

    now hovering over the main building and you can see the main building has all 4 perks enabled even tho two are listed as disconnected
    Screenshot 2017-06-25 at 1.48.47 AM.png
     
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  8. Algona

    Algona Well-Known Member

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    "Some of the most valuable prizes aren't on a single wheel 4 times, but instead are spread throughout multiple wheels."

    Bat Feces. Pure greed on my part, but I've figured out ways to maximize luck and scored very well in summer 15, summer 16, and fall 16 Events. Maybe it's better for the "these Events are all about luck and Diamonds, there's no skill involved" people, but I think I got screwed. Just another damn case of people getting what they ask for. Enjoy it. Next time, think before you ask.

    Oh, well.

    Looking forward to the second experiment of set buildings in a major Event. I guess Spring counted? Let's see how it works again. Easy prediction, folk will not be happy. But then INNO could give out Gold Bullion and folk would be unhappy about the weight.

    As long as SoK and HoF are each available multiple times through out the Event and there is a decent chance that multiples can be won, and there is some way to bring skill and brains to the Event I'll be happy.

    Good luck to all players!
     
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  9. harbinger956

    harbinger956 Well-Known Member

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    Screenshot (69).png
     
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  10. Dursland

    Dursland I am Dursland Forum Moderator

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    Sounds like it favors active players then. Probably best to save up tickets for a blowout day and have at it.

    Not sure I will try for either set - both require a lot of space since have to have roads all around, and I believe that, on a per-square basis, they don't give you anything better than what's already out there.

    Likely better off going after SoKs and the such like Alonga said.
     
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  11. Hedley23

    Hedley23 New Member

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    HOFs and SoKs were not available on Beta- BIG thumbs down! Will they be available multiple times on live servers?
     
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  12. Tony Harris

    Tony Harris New Member

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    Can the buildings be plunder?
     
  13. sloppyjoeslayer

    sloppyjoeslayer Well-Known Member

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    I saw SoK, which is on the wikia list but not HoF which is not on the wikia list.
     
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  14. Lord Muggle

    Lord Muggle Well-Known Member

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    As a non- diamond player- I think that sadly, there aren't enough tickets from the event quests to get a set. You would have to buy them..... So I'm reluctantly doing this event knowing that I won't get the full set. If it helps, I liked Inno's system for the Winter and Valentine events, where you could earn event currency like FPs and from your town hall. I wish they would implement that on all major events, but that's just me.
     
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  15. Ylisaveta

    Ylisaveta Well-Known Member

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    Yes, SoK's were. I got 3 of them.
     
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  16. Oddie

    Oddie Member

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    Reading the quests for the Summer event; I am done after the first three. Quest 4: Building 4 residential buildings from your age. I am not deleting a premium building only to rebuild it four times. I also will not delete other buildings to clear space to erect said buildings. I guess at my level, I can quit worrying about any event and just play the game my way.
     
  17. Kevicom

    Kevicom Member

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    You’ve had a good game here. And, in the beginning, I bought Diamonds, because the game was exciting and SATISFYING. But that is steadily changing.


    Since you now insist on creating all these space-hawging "sets" as event rewards, would it KILL you to make EXTRA LARGE MEDALS PACKAGES amongst the regular prizes in this and forthcoming events?


    The game grows steadily less appealing the more we players feel we're being outright extorted for Expansions / Diamond purchases by Mafia Bosses.


    And it’s nice of you to restrict the best stuff to ONE per WHEEL this time, too. Certainly, none of us have enough useless crap we didn’t want in the first place clogging up our inventory from random crapshoots, so why not make that even worse too.


    No wonder you skipped the Soccer Cup Event this year. It must have really panicked your millennial butts last year when you saw all of us saving up Cups to outright purchase only those things we wanted in the first place.


    Oh, and thanks for giving us access to less tickets this time as well. Finding sets of 5, 10 or more in our respective wildernesses again just makes this too much fun. And, it might actually help. God forbid.


    And the more you start restricting other options to acquire more and cheaper expansions to make room for all this new stuff – and the more you restrict opportunities to acquire those things we want and avoid being stuck with yet even more of those things we don’t - you’re definitely and slowly killing this game’s appeal, customer loyalty and P.R.


    I keep hoping for a personnel change as things just keep getting subtly worse (Don’t they have a McDonalds in Germany now? They’re always hirin’, ya know). Because if there isn’t a change in personnel or policy and this trend isn’t sharply reversed, a lot of other players are not only gonna stop buying Diamonds, they’re gonna start bailing eventually as well, and your new player count is gonna start a steady and alarming decline as former player word spreads.


    You attract and retain players and PAYING CUSTOMERS who buy Diamonds by making a game enjoyable, exciting and SATISFYING, not by making it steadily more and more disappointing and frustrating in an attempt to EXTORT Diamond Purchases – with a sarcastic smile in your videos.
     
  18. peeweesrevenge

    peeweesrevenge Active Member

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    I'm with others who are concerned as to exactly when this shindig starts and finishes.
    If Panecea could get back to us with the times stated in UTC it would be really, really nice! Of course that would be breaking with tradition but it is worth a shot ....
     
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  19. Dursland

    Dursland I am Dursland Forum Moderator

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    Doubt she reads those, have never seen her reply to a thread except to do damage control in an alleged case of mod abuse.
     
  20. sloppyjoeslayer

    sloppyjoeslayer Well-Known Member

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    Oh god your Avatar and that pic lol, I really wish they would start taking the Q&A's a bit more seriously but I can sort of understand for the release of stuff.
     
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