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Old 01-20-2011, 09:33 AM
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Well I read that your Kingdom continues whilst your offline, presumably building and resource gathering, which is cool but will your units continue to travel and scout whilst your away from the world?

I was also wondering about timescales, for instance how long will it take an army or a scout mounted or otherwise to travel large distances, or in real terms how large is the world?

Whilst your off line can your world be attacked so when you come back its in ruins?

Just some general queiries. If theyre dumb and already answered somewhere then please point me in the right direction.
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:06 AM
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im actually curious as well...
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:45 AM
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Yeah would be interested in this also, sounds quite confusing if you are offline. possibly its like AOE online where your area is active online but is not "active" in the open world.
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:49 AM
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I think that your city can be only under attack when you are conected if not it will be impossible to mantain a city
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Old 01-20-2011, 11:14 AM
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There isn't really a great way to handle this. If you allow a truely persistent world...then you should be able to be attacked while logged off the game. But if those cases, how effective are your armies / cities at defending themselves? if you don't allow it then it would be simple for people to log off before a battle or something.
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Old 01-20-2011, 11:17 AM
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People can choose to log off before an attack but they will have to pay a price to the attacker to make up for it.
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Old 01-20-2011, 12:15 PM
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There isn't really a great way to handle this. If you allow a truely persistent world...then you should be able to be attacked while logged off the game. But if those cases, how effective are your armies / cities at defending themselves? if you don't allow it then it would be simple for people to log off before a battle or something.
Yeh there is a question mark here I guess. Whilst as you say it would not be a persistant world and cities or kingdoms should not just dissappear when your offline, but if they stay then you need some kind of effective defence otherwise you would never dare sleep, or god forbid take a holiday. Then only full time players can do well, but from the other point of view you would not want to keep taking your army to atack another kingdom only to find they are not online time after time and their city mcannot be attacked
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Old 01-30-2011, 12:14 PM
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There isn't really a great way to handle this. If you allow a truely persistent world...then you should be able to be attacked while logged off the game. But if those cases, how effective are your armies / cities at defending themselves? if you don't allow it then it would be simple for people to log off before a battle or something.
This is an excellent point, and I'm sure that this has come up several times in the course of development. If you log out and can't be attacked, then what's the point of it being persistent, but if you can be attacked while logged out, how will you win if you're not there?
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Old 02-03-2011, 07:30 PM
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im also curious about this
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:16 PM
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here's the answer i found @ FAQ

Q: Can you opt out of a fight?
A: Yes, but it costs resources. If you opt out, the attacking player cannot challenge you again for a predetermined amount of time.

Q: Can my stronghold be attacked when I'm offline?
A: No, your stronghold will remain untouched.

Q: What happens if a player leaves or signs out in the middle of a skirmish?
A: It will be counted as a resignation, and that player will be forced to pay tribute to his or her attackers.

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