Metro troop build times

Metro troop build times

Message par DoRG » Mer Juil 12, 2023 3:50

I just got my first metro, yay!
I ran the numbers on the troop build times, it looks t me like a Metro can only build troops as fast a a single city. A city produces troops 5x as fast as a fort, why doesn’t a metro produce troops at 5x the speed of a city?

Am I wrong in my math?

This is a worse imbalance than the capture-silver adjustment that you just released.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Bilbo-LKotA » Dim Juil 16, 2023 9:55

Metro troop build is way too slow compared to a single City. It needs to be at least the same as the speed of the 5 Cities it created.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Bilbo-LKotA » Dim Juil 16, 2023 13:45

It takes 50 days to build all the troops in a fully developed City (archers).
It seems reasonable that you build all the troops for a Metro once fully developed, at 50 days,
Due to the extra troop capacity I a City, it would need to be much more than 5x the speed of a City.
Perhaps 10 times the speed of a City would be a good starting point. I.e. 2 seconds to build an archer.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Jking777 » Sam Août 12, 2023 19:12

This needs to be fixed ASAP. Making building metropolises unattractive does not make sense. Only use currently is for silver. But if your in a world with a lot of action and fights you rather have 5 cities. Recruitment times need to 5 times less of a city to at least match it. Talked with multiple people over different servers and they all agree. Think the silver update was even less important since there are ways around that. You dont want to wait like 6-12 months for full troop count.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par typosyn » Dim Août 13, 2023 14:18

yup, got first metropolis too. Indeed troop recruiting is the same as a city. Given that one merged 5 cities, speed is effectively 5 times slower. This is useless, I rather keep cities to get 5 times more troops in the same amount of time. And with mass functions it is not so difficult.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Bilbo-LKotA » Lun Août 14, 2023 17:55

It does discourage attacking players given the slow troop build. I get that they are a little stronger but only by a very small margin.
The very slow troop build is a major drawback on what is supposed to be a wargame….
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par kleptos » Ven Août 25, 2023 20:34

I am also not sure how much the actual capacity gain is as the buildings eat a lot of the additional capacity up. But it all clmes down to recruiting speeds - too slow to be encouraged to build onf if there is any war going on
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Bilbo-LKotA » Dim Août 27, 2023 20:53

To the developers, can the Troop Build time for the Metro be reviewed favourably please.

Just 1 attack on a City puts the Metro troop build time at around 50 days. This seems disproportionate to its size and the speed of building troops in a Ciy.
Thank you
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par Saltwater » Sam Fév 03, 2024 16:23

Not creating any more metros. Recruiting is broken.
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Re: Metro troop build times

Message par kleptos » Jeu Fév 22, 2024 15:18

One day you would hope that they change it to 5x city recruitment speed. Shouldnt be that difficult
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