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Darrow City BETA 2.0c

Submitted by futeki
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Darrow City


Created by Futeki Entertainment

Appendix
  1. Introduction
  2. Features
  3. What’s new in BETA 2.0
  4. Change Log
  5. Credits
  6. Author’s Notes


Introduction

Darrow City is a life map that borrows some aspects from the original Real Life (by Lord_Jonathan) and Life of a Peasant, such as getting a job, buying and driving vehicles, real estate, and more, but it introduces new and unique city management features giving players the opportunity to manage the city.

Features

  • All key positions throughout the city require a vote. No picking positions at the beginning of the game, alllowing players to choose at anytime.
  • Democracy (NO ABUSE): Elections prevent players from remaining in power too long or abusing their powers.
  • Furniture: Buy it, Use it, or Return it.
  • 18 Different Jobs
  • Random events occur based on conditions in the city.
  • City Status Box: Keep an eye on the otherall status of the city.
  • Boxing Ring: Challenge other players to a match.
  • Bowling Alley: Buy shoes, buy a ball and try to knock down as many pins as possible.
  • Legal: Players fighting? Theft? Take it up before your peers!
  • Politics: Lull the city into happiness, or cause chaos!
  • Banking: Turn that 20 gold into 200 gold.
  • Crime: Watch out for the bad guys, or help stop them.
  • Wealth: Enjoy reaping the rewards of your work.
  • Real Estate: Like a piece property? Buy it!
  • Gym: Get a good workout at the local gym.
  • Hospital: Sick or Injured? Go to the hospital!
  • Casino: Try your odds, maybe you'll be a big winner.

What's new in BETA 2.0


Overview


Jobs. Jobs. Jobs. They’re important and we’ve completely overhauled the entire jobs system. We really wanted to be more intuitive with this release so we've changed the way you work the jobs, and added help to provide a basic understanding of each job.

General


University
The University has been overhauled allow players to register for classes and apply for certificates after completing those classes.

Certificates
* Business (req. Language & Math)
* Culinary (req. Art & Chemistry)
* Engineering (req. Language & Math)
* History (req. Art & Language)
* Law (req. Language & Math)
* Medicine (req. Biology & Chemistry)

Classes
* Art
* Biology
* Chemistry
* Language
* Mathematics

Jobs
* Some jobs now require certifications from the university.

Animal Control
* As the animal control officer catches strays and brings them back to the shelter, when they drop them in a cage, they're paid.
* Randomly animals will become infected with Rabies requiring Euthanasia, upon doing so the officer will be paid.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Missions. Randomly animals will spawn inside of buildings, and the animal control officer must go into the building and capture it, and upon doing so will be paid.

Baker
* Create different types of breads and pastries.
* Depending on the type of bread or pastry, the Baker gets paid more when he sells them.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Orders. Various orders will come in from the customers behind the counter, if the Baker fills those orders He makes extra money.
* Catering. If the baker gets an order of multiple items for catering and delivers everything ordered within a certain time, He can get paid a large sum of money.
* Requires Culinary Certificate

Bank Manager
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Deposits - The bank manager will have deposits that appear next to the Teller. When carried to the vault, the Bank Manager gets paid.
* Interest rates now passively increase each day as long as the Bank Manager is a player
* Requires Business Certificate

Chef
* Create different types of dishes and meals.
* Depending on the type of dish or meal, the Chef gets more when he sells them.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Orders will come in through the wait staff. If the Chef cooks what is ordered, He will receive extra pay, otherwise He can sell the dishes to the vendor.
* Catering. If the Chef receives a large order of multiple items that needs to be delivered, and delivers it within a certain time, He can receive a large sum of money.
* Requires Culinary Certificate

Curator
* Expeditions. Randomly throughout the city an event will take place where a "mysterious" item has been found. If the Curator goes and picks it up and delivers it to the Museum, he is paid.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Tours. A group of children have arrived, and want to see the exhibits. If the Curator will interact with the child and interact with the signs that light up, the Curator will be paid.
* Requires History Certificate

Dock Worker
* Deliveries. As the Dock Worker breaks down the crates, different types of shipments will appear (Large, Medium, Small) requiring the worker to put them in the appropriate bin. If placed in the wrong the worker is still paid, but less.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Firefighter
* Firefight. The Firefighter can send out fire trucks to handle fires as well as use an ability to do so.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Garbage Worker
* Gather Garbage. The garbage worker drives around looking for garbage and picking it up, and then taking it to the garbage dump.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Grave Keeper
* Ghosts. Randomly ghosts spawn throughout the Graveyard, and when the Grave Keeper kills them, the keeper is paid.
* Plot Digging. Randomly an area will need to be dug up and prepared for a burial.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Lawyer
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Requires Law Certificate

Mechanic
* Broken Cars. Randomly cars will appear, and by repairing them, the Mechanic gets paid.
* Painting. Randomly cars will appear, and by painting them, the Mechanic gets paid.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.
* Requires Engineering Certificate

Park Ranger
* Weeds. Randomly trees/plants will grow, if they're not kept in check they'll make the park difficult to use.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Postal Worker
* Delivery. Randomly mail appears in the post office, when delivered to mailboxes the Postal Worker gets paid.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

Reporter
* Report. When events take place around the City, the Reporter has a time limit to get there and use their camera, and upon doing so will get paid.
* Help Quest - A quest that shows you how to perform the basic duties.

New Items
* Box of Matches - Starts a fire at the targeted area (specifically fire places).
* Security Camera - An upgrade for homes allowing players to watch their homes 24/7.
* Television - Lets players to see various events happening around the city.

Other



ATM
* All ATM machines uses items.

Misc
* When Muggers attack players, they lose money

Events



New
* Tornado
* Thunderstorm
* Earthquake
* Meteor Shower
* Sinkhole


Screenshots


ATM's - Get your paycheck? Stick it in the bank!
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Bowling Alley
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Boxing Ring
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Car Dealership - The ultimate form of getting screwed, car sales.
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Car Servicing - Get your car repaired, new exaust, or perhaps a new paint job.
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Casino - Perhaps its time to take a chance with everything you have?
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Court - Someone's guilty, just need to figure out who!
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Gym
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Informatics - What's going on with the City?
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Mansions - Docks
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Museum
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Park
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Camping
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Parking
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Pet Store - One of the many shops!
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Furniture Store
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Toy Store
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Change Log



BETA 2.0c

This version has been released to address some bugs. It contains all of the BETA 2.0 features.

Bugs
* Fixed numerous trigger issues



BETA 2.0b

This version has been released to address some bugs. It contains all of the BETA 2.0 features.

Bugs
* Fixed an issue allowing the RC copter to use jail break
* Fixed a glitch allowing players to create money by making bank deposits
* Fixed an issue allowing players to use Gym equipment with weapons
* Fixed a glitch causing heroes to get stuck in prison after equipping an item



BETA 2.0a

This version has been released to address some bugs that render major features unplayable. It contains all of the BETA 2.0 features.

Bugs
* Fixed an issue causing the game to crash when the Lawyer uses the podium
* Fixed an issue causing the location texts to appear before the cinematic ends
* Fixed an issue causing the exit button not to work on the start a life dialog
* Fixed an issue causing the Punching Bags not to work
* Fixed an issue causing the population to increase when a police officer dies
* Fixed an issue allowing weapons to be taken into the Boxing Ring
* Fixed an issue with the City Council causing items on the agenda to disappear



BETA 2.0

Major
* City Council is now in place
* New political system has been implemented

AI
* Court will now have cases appear automatically each day

Transportation
* Taxis have been added to various places across the city

Other
* Player interactions with other citizens can now been seen by players in close proximity
* Taxes are no longer automatically deducted
* City Income is no longer adjusted for player taxes owed
* Dirty Cop now requires interaction and the cost goes up every time it is used
* Building titles have been added
* Kiosk no longer requires use of Interact ability
* Mailbox no longer requires use of Interact ability
* Real Estate signs no longer require use of Interact ability
* University system has been updated
* Some items are now stackable
* Weapons system has been rebuilt
* Car Shop no longer requires use of the Interact ability
* Bank has been rebuilt due to complaints
* Elections are now held every Tuesday at 18:00
* City Leaders have been added to promote political competition
* Kiosk has been updated to display buttons correctly based on conditions
* Kiosk voting has been updated
* Player can now pay their taxes from the Budget screen
* City events have been updated and are more dependent on status and mood
* Kiosks for Bail have been added to the police station
* Evidence now appears when a unit attacks another unit
* Informatics have been updated
* Reward Points have been added
* Death sentence appeal has been removed
* AI Vehicles have been reduced to help with traffic issues
* Population is now adjusted weekly as opposed to daily
* Court system has been upgraded
* Prison system has been added
* Budget is now accessible by typing ‘-budget’
* Attributes is now accessible by typing ‘-details’
* Bank Safes have been added
* Help Stones have been added
* Help Quests can now be triggered from Help Stones
* Map item has now been added
* Court complaints can no longer be filed when there is no Judge (temporary change)
* Cases will no longer appear in Court when there is no Judge (temporary change)
* If notices are enabled, notices are now given when property (houses, apartments, etc) is sold for the amount sold
* Councilors now disappear when the Council is adjourned
* Players arrested by AI police automatically sentenced
* Help stone for Mayor fixed
* Cinematic has been updated
* Help (F9) information has had requirements for jobs added
* Missions for the Animal Control officer take place more frequently
* Map load sequence has been updated

Abilities
* Budget ability has been removed
* Attributes ability has been removed

Items
* Weapons have been added
* Map of the City has been updated

Jobs
* Judge job now has armored vehicle
* Mayor job now requires campaigning for population votes
* Police Cruisercraft no longer require drivers
* Judge and Mayor jobs no longer permit use of the vehicles after quitting
* Police Chief now has Investigation ability to use on Evidence
* Police Chief can now use a computer to view Budget, Warrants and Personnel
* Police Chief can now suppress Hippies and Riots by using SWAT units
* Judge job has been updated
* Lawyer job now pays correctly
* Lawyer can now motion the court
* Judge job now can view motions
* Park Ranger wait time between trimmings has been reduced to 10 seconds from 20 seconds
* Bank Manager has been rebuilt
* Bank Manager now has a Help Quest
* Bank Manager now passively increases the interest each day
* Doctor job has been removed
* Mayor pay has been reduced by 200
* Judge pay has been reduced by 200
* Police Chief pay has been reduced by 200
* Judge help quest added
* Lawyer job now pays passively during working hours when there are no cases or no Judge
* Lawyer is now notified when a case starts in Court
* Judge help quest updated
* Judge help stone updated
* Mayor help quest added
* Mayor Prepare Budget has been updated
* Police Chief help quest added
* Updated Curator job to notify when Museum is closed
* Chef job now has text above the order and delivery units
* Mechanic vehicle repair spawns are more frequent
* Mechanic job help quest has been updated
* Reward points awarded to the Mechanic have been reduced
* Pay for Mechanic jobs has been reduced
* Park Ranger help quest has been updated
* Baker help quest has been updated
* Help (F9) information has been updated
* Mechanic message for completion of vehicle repair has been removed
* Missions for the Mechanic job now spawn vehicles
* Message for the Mechanic vehicle repair spawn has been removed
* University classes have been updated
* Event pings now only appear to players who have news enabled (‘-news on’)

Terrain
* Graveyard has been updated
* Waste Disposal area has been updated
* Courthouse area has been updated
* Prison has been added
* Hospital area has been updated
* Police Station has been updated
* Restoration fountains have been removed and replaced
* Updated the City Hall exterior slightly
* Bank building has been updated
* City Hall Council Chambers terrain updated

Events
* Tornado has been added
* Thunderstorm has been added
* Earthquake has been added
* Meteor Shower has been added
* Sinkhole has been added

Stats
* Body increases energy by 1
* Education has been removed
* Knowledge has been added
* Dexterity now increases attack speed
* Dexterity increases attack damage by 2

Bugs
* Kiosk System now allows players to register for all positions
* Fixed a bug causing double taxation on bank interest
* When the Firefighter quits the job they no longer keep control of the Fire Trucks
* Election now allows a vote for Mayor after vote for Judge
* Fixed an issue that wouldn’t allow Animal Control to drop off animals
* Fixed an issue that wouldn’t allow Dock Worker to drop off crates
* Boxing Ring now gives rewards to winner
* Boxing Ring no longer breaks when a player patrols over circle of power
* Court complaint dialog no longer disappears when used by multiple players
* University dialogs no longer disappear when multiple players use them
* Fixed an issue that caused the Prison system to only use 1 cell
* Fixed an issue that caused the game to crash in the Court system
* Fixed an issue with two houses south of the bank (15 & 25 Embers Street)
* Fixed an issue with court AI
* Fixed an issue with the Curator job that caused job-owned items to move after close
* Fixed issues with the Judge help quest
* News messages now display correctly
* The University no longer moves the Help Stone outside when it closes
* The Theatre no longer moves AI units outside when it closes
* The Stadium no longer moves AI units outside when it closes
* The Casino no longer moves AI units outside when it closes
* The Bowling Alley no longer moves Help Stone outside when it closes
* Lowered the number of kids on Tours to 2 for Curator job to prevent blocking
* Fixed an issue that prevented Chef delivery and order units from accepting items
* Orders are now cleared when the Chef quits
* Fixed an issue that caused the Mechanic help unit to stay
* Help units for the Mechanic now disappear when the Mechanic quits
* Mechanic job pay has been fixed
* Doctor job has been removed (temporarily)
* Baker delivery units now clear when the player quits
* Property dialog no longer clears when multiple players use it
* When both motel rooms are rented by the same player they no longer keep 1 after expiration
* Mailbox dialog no longer clears when multiple players use it
* Fixed an issue causing the bank safes and units to move outside when bank closes
* Accident messages now only appear to the Police Chief
* Vehicles only spawn for the Mechanic during working hours
* Fixed an issue with the School Textbooks that caused players to gain money by picking them up
* Fixed an issue with the Animal Control officer that caused multiple Missions to start at once


BETA 1.7.8

* Grave Keeper job has been rebuilt
* Grave plots have been added
* Grave Keeper ghost has been updated
* Mechanic job has been rebuilt
* Mechanic has had Missions added
* Mechanic help quest added
* Park Ranger job has been rebuilt
* Park Ranger help quest added
* Postal Worker job has been rebuilt
* Postal Worker help quest added
* Reporter has been rebuilt
* Reporter help quest added
* Garbage Worker job has been rebuilt
* Garbage Worker help quest has been added
* Bank Manager help quest has been added
* Chef job has been rebuilt
* Chef help quest has been added
* Cleaned up various job functions
* Curator job has been rebuilt
* Curator help quest has been added
* Baker now receives random orders from people in the Bakery
* Baker now gets requests for deliveries
* Baker is no longer required to work before 6:00 or after 18:00
* Baker no longer gets random orders on Sunday or Saturday
* Baker no longer gets requests for deliveries on Sunday or Saturday
* Animal Control missions no longer start on Sunday or Saturday
* Animal Control rabies dogs no longer spawn on Sunday or Saturday
* Animal Control is no longer required to work before 6:00 or after 18:00
* Randomly dogs will get rabies, if the Animal Control officer kills it he gets money and reward points
* Animal Control officer now has Missions to capture animals stuck in random places
* Kiosk System has been rebuilt
* Voting System has been updated
* Car Shop has been rebuilt
* Death system updated
* Create character system added
* Ethnicity has been added
* Garbage spawns have been removed
* Garbage Cans have been added
* Cleaned up misc. functions within the map
* When City Hall closes it removes everyone
* City Hall controls for the Council Chambers have been removed
* City Hall controls for the Main entrance have been removed
* Reward Points Merchant has been added to City Hall
* Heroes now have a run ability that uses energy but causes them to move faster
* Economy indicator has been added
* Taxes in city stats are an average of all taxes
* City analytics have been cleaned up
* City analytics have been updated
* Mugger numbers lowered
* Muggers now spawn in certain spawns
* Mugger health and health regeneration has been lowered
* Job-based vehicles no longer spawn until after a player takes the job
* Real estate system has been rebuilt
* Mailboxes now display an address upon interacting with them
* Car Garage has been updated
* Graveyard has been updated
* Reporter area has been updated
* Southwest Area updated
* Security merchant area updated
* Elections now allow people to vote for more than one candidate
* Car Shop now works correctly
* Quit job for Firefighter now works properly
* Multiple bugs with the quit functions have been fixed
* Fixed a bug with the death system
* Removed a memory leak with the death system
* When City Hall closes it no longer removes the Chief of Security
* Fixed a bug causing vehicles to spawn on the sidewalk in front of the news office
* Fixed a bug with the Animal Control job causing it not to ping the correct locations
* A bug causing the UFO event to trigger incorrectly has been fixed
* Fixed a bug causing the Motel room doors to not open
* Fixed a bug with the events causing there to be an overlap in their starting
* Motel now works as intended


BETA 1.7.2b

* Beds now replenish health
* Showers now replenish mana
* New Vehicle: Equinox
* Animal Control - Help Quest added
* Baker - Help Quest added
* Certificates added
* Checking accounts are no longer double taxed
* Court system updated to reflect new bank changes
* Bank Manager job has been rebuilt
* Checking accounts are no longer double taxed
* Court system updated to reflect new bank changes
* Post office area updated
* Bowling Alley area updated
* Theatre area updated and preparation started for new events
* Checking accounts are no longer double taxed
* Court system updated to reflect new bank changes
* Muggers now take money as they attack
* Attributes dialog has been added
* Budget dialog has been added
* City Hall area updated
* Theatre area updated and preparation started for new events
* Restaurant area updated
* Theatre area updated
* Garage area updated
* Gym area updated
* Muggers are now counted towards population count
* Populace now has permanent vehicles
* Darrow Heights mansions have been updated
* Bank Manager Job is now paid at the end of the work day (18:00)
* Bank Manager pay has been reduced
* Interest on bank accounts is now paid at the end of the work day (18:00)
* When the bank closes the manager is now removed
* Muggers now take less gold when they attack
* UFO Model has now been changed
* Showers have been added to the Gym
* Beds have been added to the jail cells
* Showers have been added to jail cells
* Election timer has been reduced to one minute
* Cleaned up job quit functions
* Police cars now have arrest ability
* Police cars are now included in population count
* Police patrol are now included in population count
* City Heights is now known as Darrow Heights
* Taxes and city finances only occur once per day
* Park area has been updated to make room for new events
* When bank closes it removes the Get Job unit and the door controls
* Energy lost as a result of using gym equipment lowered
* Heroes no longer stop using gym equipment upon skill up
* Bank accounts require minimum amounts to receive interest
* Player details dialog now displays certificates
* Dock Worker job has been rebuilt
* Dock Worker has had Help Quest added
* Max stats for heroes have been lowered by 50
* Sheriff now has control over patrol units
* Gym equipment no longer works hero energy is below 20%
* Names have been added to Heroes
* Sheriff is now known as the Chief of Police to better fit the position
* Baker now requires a Culinary certification
* Bank Manager now requires a Business certification
* Chef now requires a Culinary certification
* Curator now requires a History certification
* Doctor now requires a Medicine certification
* Judge now requires a Law certification
* Mayor now requires a Business certification
* Mechanic now requires a Engineering certification
* Police Chief now requires a Law certification
* Jail area has been updated and more cells added
* Achievement Points are now known as Reward Points
* University has been completed
* Budget screen has been updated
* University now removes everyone when class is over


BETA 1.5a

-Various bug fixes
-City Government terrain revamped and redesigned



Credits

Special Thanks:
  • okawa
  • p0keahontus
  • Lord_Jonathan
Also a big thank you to:

Models:
  • D.O.G.
  • Goldwolf
  • !!GORO!!
  • Cavman
  • Hellish Hybrid
  • hellblazer-14
  • rednek
  • qassamzed
  • Illidan(Evil)X
  • Ket
  • communist_orc
  • RightField
  • Fingolfin
  • Dan van Ohllus
  • pl0x0rz
  • anarchianbedlam
  • Gottfrei
  • FlashpoinT
  • Afronight_76
  • spong3bob
  • donut3.5
Skins:
  • okawa
Testers:
  • CassMJR
  • TCatalann
  • Lord_Crusader
  • smk-parkour
  • Asip
  • esb
  • MR.Tricky
  • Talonic
  • iBrhundle
Systems:
  • alfr3d
  • redb00sh
  • p0keahontus
  • g00b3r
  • Lord_Jonathan
  • okawa
Loading Screen/Map Preview Image:
  • okawa
Terrain:
  • okawa
  • p0keahontus



Author’s Notes



For more up to date information as well as discussion please visit:

The Official Futeki Community



Keywords:
LOAP, Real Life, Simulator
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Darrow City BETA 2.0c (Map)

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09:57, 27th Jun 2011 -Kobas-: Status: Approved Comment
  1. 09:57, 27th Jun 2011
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  2. Narrat0r

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    How about putting a decent description instead of glorifying the map...?
     
  3. drakexx

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    gonna check........
     
  4. light bolt30

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    Sigh, another LOAP style map.. This genre is really bad anyways, the description lacks.
     
  5. x3GlikE

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    gonna check........ 2
     
  6. FrostScythe

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    I Hate this kind of maps... And please fix your description
    Voting:N/A
     
  7. drakexx

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    awesome loap 5/5 apro+rep
     
  8. Krl70

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    well, tho this is loap style, it appears different, but there is waaay to much help stuff... the screen is filled up in a sec (-clear i know), you should rather make it that you have interact with the helps rather than selecting them.
     
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    i thought this map is a rip off from real life for moron
     
  10. futeki

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    Thanks! We've tried taking all of the pros from Real Life and LOAP, and adding simulation to it to allow management of the city. The overall plan in the next version is to make certain parts of the city purchasable, so the city's money is put to good use and also so it provides another objective.

    Definitely a good idea. I'll add, we initially had too many news messages, which is why we added the ability for you to turn them off. Would removing the notices for taking a job be something you'd like to see as well?

    Will definitely get to work on that, was having trouble with the description area.

    While I'd contend that it is in the LOAP/Real Life genre, it's *NOT* a LOAP map. To start, when a LOAP is being created, people fight from the get go to grab the positions they want so they can abuse them. This doesn't allow that. The little bit of power people get through positions in the map, can easily be taken away. Next, all of the attributes are limited so no one player can quickly level up and go around killing people, gym equipment simply stops working once they reach the cap.
     
  11. Krl70

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    No, that's okay, you could need those. And as soon as you have learned the rules, they won't show up too often.
     
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    So basicly what your saying, that, like in real life, the people without the positions have way more power than those with the positions? COOL!
     
  13. futeki

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    Sorta. For instance, say you want to remove the sheriff, that player has no way of stopping you from doing so if everyone else agrees. However, if the majority vote to keep him, he/she stays.

    But all of the positions that have an effect on city government, are extremely limited in power. The goal was to prevent people from abusing power, but one of the main ways to do that is not to give them too much to begin with. Example: The mayor sets the tax rate and has some administrative powers. The sheriff can arrest people and obviously needs to fight or subdue random events that occur (riots, protests, etc.). The judge decides what to do when someone files a complaint (lawsuit) or someone is arrested (e.g. fine, jail time, death penalty [if not banned by Mayor]).

    Considering this map is still in BETA, there may be areas where abuse can still take place, but we've tried to think up as many of those instances as possible and find solutions.

    I'll add, the 3 main positions for the city government, Mayor, Sheriff and Judge all have horrible pay. The baker makes more than they do, not even trying, so the only reason someone would want to be in those positions is to improve the city, considering they really can't do much towards the other players.
     
  14. Tha Flamestorm

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    Still, judge and sheriff get troops, mayor too? they could use that as a stationary for abuse, right? Im certain if anyone wanted to abuse anything, it would be one of those positions bonuses, not what they dont get, what they DO get.
    Mind you i only got a position into judge, played it online, so i couldnt see the other two, personally i just use my bailiffs on par with patrol officers and guard my district of the city from thugs and whatnot.
    Bossing people around in court is so fun :D, especialy when you have the ability to arrest people and charge them and they know it! XD
     
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    I get your point, but look at the officers. They're weak. If the player has their attributes maxed out they could easily kill them. Additionally, the other players can purchase security guards which are at the same skill level from the top of the map (gold and cooldown permitting).

    As for the ability to arrest, again, the hope is that the Mayor, Sheriff and Judge aren't all corrupt at the same time. In which case, hopefully someone would go to City Hall and impeach them depending on how many players are playing. If all three are working together, well, there's not much you can do about that unless you've got a majority that want to vote against them.
     
  16. x1luca1x

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    Improve the Description add Screens and Videos
     
  17. Tha Flamestorm

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    Officers are in no way weak, they may be weaker than the players, but they still are able to kill a level 10 hero with ease if theres about 5 of them, with ease, im telling you! it took 5 seconds to kill a level 5 hero with 5 officers (bailiffs, rather)
    oh and arrest seems to be broken? when i tried to arrest someone all it did was ensnare them, how does that work? Shouldnt they like, be relocated to some jail or something? (idunno)
     
  18. futeki

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    Go get a bulletproof vest from the security guard at the top of the map, and come back here after doing so and tell me how long it took to kill the hero. Currently my time is 46 seconds. As a level 10 hero, I can kill almost all of the police before they get me to 30% health. Does it need some tweaking? Yes. But if we lower them too much, players will simply overthrow the government. We will come up with a solution to the issue of the mayor, judge and police being able to block off city hall preventing players from impeaching them. We're considering an ability.

    Arrest works, but it currently only allows arresting of heroes of players. The reason for this, was because of the current 20 case limit in the court system. Currently the way the court system works, if we increase the case limit, it'll take a lot longer to process the cases. So someone could sit in jail 4 minutes before their case is even heard, which as you can just imagine, is too long. We didn't want there to be abuse until we sorted out the best way to handle it. Currently the map is fun like it is. It needs some tweaking and some features to be added and others to be tweaked, but it's complete and works. We're almost where we want it for a stable release.
     
  19. Krl70

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    What are these vests made of?! mithril?!
     
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