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Phyrus
4th September 2004, 02:05 PM
(Compiled by BiZzy-BoNe)

i added questions that many people ask in BARRACK and other parts.

UPDATED: 10/04/2005 (dd/mm/yyyy)



Question: Do "KOC admins" read the topics on GUA
answer: This question cannot be answered legitimately. The admins do come here however they're not obliged to make posts unless they need/want to

Question: What do I need to do when I get hacked?
answer: email to rocco@kingsofchaos.com

Question: Where do I report cheaters ?
answer: send a email to aman@kingsofchaos.com

Question: Is it allowed to let someone else controle your acount?
answer: The KoC rules say no "password sharing", so this would be considered as cheating and the account could be sanctioned with suspension temporarily or permanently.

Question: Can I switch to a new commander ?
answer: Yes, but this can only be done twice an age.

Question: Im a newbie and I need some help please
answer: go to the KOC help page (http://www.kingsofchaos.com/help.php) and especially this one: http://www.lordgaldorsclan.com/kocmanual.html

Question: What are the ways to get gold ?
answer: 1: Get many people to click on your link and for each unit you get you will receive more "GOLD TURN" - - - 2: you steel it
3: You buy 'Unit Production' upgrades so you get more units and a higher "Turn Based Gold".

Question: How do I join an alliance?
answer: Look around the Round Table section of these forums.

Question: Are all recruiters legal ?
answer: No some recruiters are declared legal by the admins and some are banned. See the rules page on the KoC website for a clear definitionof a recruiter.

Question: How do I prevent hacking (msn/koc/email/ etc) ?
answer: check this topic for tips: http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=105

Question: Do Mercenaries come up randomly?
answer: Yes and no, strangely enough. They normally come at :40 and :00 (40 mins past the hour and on the hour), though at different hours. People have also reported them at some other, random times.

Question: Is it true that koc has virusses/trojans ?
answer: Well it's not realy sure if it's true but many people complain that they received a virus/trojan from koc (this problem could come from the advertise companies

Question: I'm the commander of an officer(s) with XXX soldiers. How does this help me?
answer: Your officer will give you 1 soldier for every 2 soldiers he/she gets, so if an officer gets 10 soldiers, you get 5. Simple huh? In return you offer them your protection since you will most likely be bigger/stronger than them with your added soldier boost.

Question: What can I do to help my officers? (Added 6/25)
answer: Click their link everyday, and sabotage their enemies

Question: Is it allowed to ask people to become your officer ?
Answer: It's allowed to ask someone and if he wants to become your officer than you may give your link.

Question: My armory is gone, what happend ?
Answer: You were sabotaged and you didn't have enough sentry (anti spy) tools to prevent it. Buy sentry.

Question: How many times can I change my commander?
Answer: 2 times (this includes ditching someone).

Question: How do I protect myself from sabotage ?
Answer: Well, You are never compleetly protected from sabotage but you can make yourself more save if you build up your sentry rating.

Question: How long does ages last?
Answer: Approximately 6 months.

Question: When I reset my account, will my commander-changes be back?
Answer: No they won't

Question: Can I send other player's gold?
Answer: No you can not directly send or give other players gold. What you can do is sell off some of your armory and have other players attack, therefore giving them large amounts of gold. (added by stamos august 2nd)
Questions:
Answer:

If you know some GOOD questions to add in here than PM a KOC mod the question + a good answer and we'll chuck it up on the list.

THX

Lord Striker
4th September 2004, 04:40 PM
These are good answers. =P BUt the last question didnt have a question.

Doctor Rock
4th September 2004, 04:44 PM
This would have been usefull when I was a n00b but I had to find out verything by myself!

But that's over now, hopefully newbies will check this place out in time!

NuramII
4th September 2004, 04:58 PM
lol. Im wondering how a noob gets to be a commander in the first place... This is better than learning off the "streets." I wonder what a KoC ghetto would look like...

M3ch_Warr1or
4th September 2004, 05:13 PM
You can get ur gullible friends to join, lol

Pervertedhitman
4th September 2004, 05:18 PM
Rundown shacks with people constantly spying and attacking one another in the "streets" with sticks, knives, and the occasional helmet to boot. They speak in an unknown language only comprehensive to noobs, like "OMG U SUX COX!" then go attack with a stick and steal 2 gold off another ghetto. They claim to have connections in high places, by saying "ogm my alliance sab j00 nob" when you start a "gang" war with them. Then some huge powerful guy by the name of uhh.... cooj comes and smokes some punkass blood.

NuramII
4th September 2004, 05:22 PM
Okay... thank you for that...imaginative story? Yeh thats the words.

donleysean420
4th September 2004, 05:27 PM
ummm ,,, n00bs get to be commanders because they keep sending recruitment pms to other players and foolish n00bs sign up to them.

Doctor Rock
4th September 2004, 06:37 PM
Yeah, that's a good tactic, lol

Clone
4th September 2004, 11:00 PM
These are good answers. =P BUt the last question didnt have a question.

It is there to show that more questions & answers might be added. Not a big deal.

As for the rest of you, stop spamming in this thread!

MysteryQuest
4th September 2004, 11:56 PM
The links that are given in the FAQ, are links to threads in the old forum. Now all is deleted, you can throw them away.

Clone
5th September 2004, 12:32 AM
Okay, I did the best I could to fix the link problems. Thanks for letting me know.

BiZzy-BoNe
5th September 2004, 02:56 AM
We will update later will some beter information that fits to this new forum etc

Now if you know a good question that could be added than pm me or reply in here and maybe it will be added.

lilw69
5th September 2004, 03:28 PM
nvm

the saboteur
6th September 2004, 04:23 AM
Lilw69 ur KoC Helper is a load of rubbish, it downloads a bundle of viruses, trojans, worms, u name it its there. I think u should sort it out or at least not advertise ur link on GUA...

Here are a few things it downloads:
*DyFuCA
*Internet Optimizer
*My Daily Horoscope
*nCase
*Software Update Manager
*TV Media
*WebRebates (by TopRebates.com)
*WSEM Update

BiZzy-BoNe
6th September 2004, 08:27 AM
Saboteur thx for reporting this.

If any of you guys know a good question that can be added than pm or any other KOC mods. THX

the_scot
6th September 2004, 11:18 AM
k, so im sorta new to the game. im pretty good tho. just want to know (since i just got an officer) how i can give my officer units and such. And is there anything else i can give my officer besides units?

the saboteur
6th September 2004, 12:50 PM
U can't give ur officer units but s/he gives u one unit everytime s/he receives 2 soldeirs via recruitment.

U can give ur officer protection, advice on the game, sell offs (dunno if its still legal) and any general help (for example sabotage enemies). Theres nothing u can really do to enhance ur officers stats or army size directly...

donleysean420
6th September 2004, 10:43 PM
this may be a stupid question, but how do i take down a huge alliance, like say,**thinks a moment and flips a coin** phoenix rising?

Tekano
7th September 2004, 02:11 AM
come up with a better alliance than pr, sab them to the stone age with ur group, mass attack the bigger accounts and make everyone leave their chain. hard work, but it's possible... maybe...

lilw69
8th September 2004, 12:46 PM
well im sorry if it does do this to tell you the truth i didnt kno about this ill upload it to a different server and see how it does there....sorry bout all of the trouble

DutchDJ
11th September 2004, 09:30 AM
Most of the things did I already knew but somethings where quite handy. :)

doom777
14th September 2004, 06:34 PM
How do I calculate whether or not i will succed in recon? How come I can't send 2 spies to recon even for the most noobish, last page accounts, while i have over 50k spy action?

Chinajo
19th September 2004, 10:00 PM
How big is the randomizing factor for battles? I made an attack with SA=31000 against a DA =24000 and he successfully defended. I scouted afterword and his DA was still the same. What happened?

Jo

elminster
19th September 2004, 10:17 PM
How big is the randomizing factor for battles? I made an attack with SA=31000 against a DA =24000 and he successfully defended. I scouted afterword and his DA was still the same. What happened?

Jo


i think the random factor will be kinda big when your SA is kinda small, as in below 1million.

you should also take in consideration weapon damage... although i'm not really sure how that affects.

Chinajo
19th September 2004, 10:51 PM
All weapons full strength when attack made. funny thing was my biggest weapons took no damage only my 5 lowest.

Jo

M_Northstar
23rd September 2004, 03:49 AM
How are the different rankings calculated? Is the number of men or the number and strength of equipment more important?

How is the amount of gold stolen during an attack determined, aside from the number of attack turns spent?

Rincewind
23rd September 2004, 02:33 PM
The calculation of the rankings is based on your SA, DA, spy rating and sentry rating. The more balanced they are, the better your rank will be.



From Lord Galdor's sticky 'Kings of Chaos - Tips and hints':

Stealing maximum amount of gold

To steal maximum amount of gold from someone, always look for an army size equal or larger then yours. Also always use 15 attack turns. A nice trick is to make your attacks always on/after 30 min past the hour or 3 min past the hour. This is when the gold comes in and you'll be the first to steal it.

There is a big random factor involved in stealing gold, though, which seems to vary from 30% to 100% in this age.

M_Northstar
27th September 2004, 08:14 PM
The calculation of the rankings is based on your SA, DA, spy rating and sentry rating. The more balanced they are, the better your rank will be.



There is a big random factor involved in stealing gold, though, which seems to vary from 30% to 100% in this age.

Hmmm... Thank you, that makes sense of some things I've been wondering about, but does it explain how someone with only 53 soldiers can inflict over 800000 damage to me, and also be impervious to my spies?

Raiden
1st October 2004, 05:47 AM
Could you do something to those players who attack with 1 turn and if they win they attack again and again with 15 turns and steal all your gold.
(im noob so it makes game hard to me=( please do something to prevent it,like you could attack that player once in 6 hour,something like that)

the saboteur
4th October 2004, 06:19 PM
Theres nothing u can do about that, and sometimes they lose when attacking the second time around though so thats a waste of 15 turns.

This all due to this randomness factor in attacking. Also when people attack with one turn, the enemy (opponent) only uses a smaller factor of his/her DA so the second time around the DA could be even higher. This only works for when attackers SA ~ =Opponents DA. I have witnessed it myself many of times...

NixieRogue
14th October 2004, 11:54 AM
I have a question: I've been reading these boards all day and I was wondering what banking is?

Ram0n
15th October 2004, 09:48 AM
Good point NixieRogue

it isnt in KoC i guess

Orcstriker
15th October 2004, 08:42 PM
I have a question: I've been reading these boards all day and I was wondering what banking is?
Banking is where you by lots of sticks or knives or any really cheap weapons until you have a bunch of them then when u have enough you can sell them and by something. most people use this for upgrading stuff.

Orcstriker
15th October 2004, 09:12 PM
How do I calculate whether or not i will succed in recon? How come I can't send 2 spies to recon even for the most noobish, last page accounts, while i have over 50k spy action?
You cant really its kinda messed up. Sometimes you get through sometimes you don't. But 1 thing that really helps is have a high spy skill, higher then there sentry and equip your spies with grappling hooks.

edit: crap sorry that was a double post. sorry i didnt no my post was still there from the last 1. sorry
Thx for reporting it ~ bizzy-bone

daniel7912
30th October 2004, 01:06 AM
hi every1, i am kinda a noob to KOC, and i just wanted to know if you go into vacation mode, do you still keep saving up turns or not?
thanx,

Rincewind
30th October 2004, 01:15 PM
If you go on vacation mode you get no gold, no turns, no unit production etc..

There have been a lot of problems with vacation mode either turning off too soon or failing to let people back into their accounts at the end of the vacation. I'm not aware of this having been fixed so don't use it if you can avoid doing so: if you do, you have been warned!

Jedi
1st November 2004, 01:51 AM
Okee dokey, elementary questions:

1. How many times can you set on vacation mode?

2. Can you extend the period of your current vacation mode? If yes, then how?

3. If I am an officer and I have officers below me, do they automatically linked to my commander during my vacation mode?

4. Can I send and receive PMs during vacation mode?

5. I want to reset my account, but retain my extensive buddy list. Is this possible?

6. If I train all my soldiers to spies, what will happen to my mercs?

7. A new age starts, my officers start their account before I do, obviously they won't have any commander until I start mine. Say one week later, I started my account, do I still get to keep them or is there a grace period until you loose em?

Rincewind
1st November 2004, 01:45 PM
Okee dokey, elementary questions:

1. How many times can you set on vacation mode?

2. Can you extend the period of your current vacation mode? If yes, then how?

3. If I am an officer and I have officers below me, do they automatically linked to my commander during my vacation mode?

4. Can I send and receive PMs during vacation mode?

5. I want to reset my account, but retain my extensive buddy list. Is this possible?

6. If I train all my soldiers to spies, what will happen to my mercs?

7. A new age starts, my officers start their account before I do, obviously they won't have any commander until I start mine. Say one week later, I started my account, do I still get to keep them or is there a grace period until you loose em?

1. No limit has been reported.

2. As you can't get into your account while it's in vacation mode, no.

3. - (Don't know)

4. As you can't get into your account, not KoC PMs.

5. When you reset your account I believe everything is reset. My buddy disappeared at the start of Age 3.

6. You will still have your mercs. You won't be able to buy any more, you can't train them and if your army is too small to lose them in battle they'll just stay there.

7. I think you'll keep them in those particular circumstances. (I'm 90% sure.)

Touch_of_Death
1st November 2004, 01:54 PM
I will answer

3. no they aren't they are without commander for that time, but they will return under you when your account is out of 'vacation' -mode

6. They come back under your command when they haven't changed command.

Jedi
2nd November 2004, 10:51 PM
Thanks Rincewind and Touch of Death. Sorry for late reply. Still excited on the election result.

BiZzy-BoNe
4th November 2004, 11:16 AM
Anyone who thinks he has a good question can reply it in here and we (KOC mods) will check if we add it (name included)

BiZzy-BoNe
19th November 2004, 03:10 AM
Only reply in this thread for these things:
You got a question and you need help
You got a question that could be added to the list (name will be added)
Something you don't understand from the list
You want to discuss something like a problem etc


If you post something else in here you could receive a warning !

plumbob
22nd December 2004, 08:57 AM
When a person puts his account on vacation does that account still earn people and money or is it actually like it implies suspended for that alotted amount of time?

*->Static<-*
23rd December 2004, 08:05 AM
Your account will be "frozen", that means that it will be suspended for the amount of time that you picked.



I now I should be posting in here, but the question was open for some days now. Sorry, my post can be removed if it is wished.

skullboy1000
24th December 2004, 05:40 PM
Can i join the PR if i am directly under Denny?

Mini_Stack
29th December 2004, 01:08 PM
What it is, is when i attack with my 19 attck specialist, which all have weapons aginst a force of more defence specialists then my attack specialists, why is it that i only steal around 50,000 gold? It is starting to do my head in.

Sum 1 plz help. Cheers

Mini_Stack

*->Static<-*
29th December 2004, 02:45 PM
Can i join the PR if i am directly under Denny?


If you are already under Denny, I guess you are part of PR. You can find there recruitment thread in the round table. You can ask more info there or to people who post there.


What it is, is when i attack with my 19 attck specialist, which all have weapons aginst a force of more defence specialists then my attack specialists, why is it that i only steal around 50,000 gold? It is starting to do my head in.

Sum 1 plz help. Cheers

Mini_Stack


I don't understand the question quite well, but I will do my best to answer it.

You have 19 attack specialists and you attack people with more defencive specialists and you only steal 50.000 gold? You don't understand how this comes.

Maybe you have not many attack specialists, but many defencive man. Your overall amount of soldiers is more then the other player's amount of soldiers. An example:

You have 5 attack soldiers and other soldiers 95(defencive, untrained, mercenaries, ect..) Not counting spy's and sentries, they don't get involved. That would give a total amount of a 100 soldiers.
You opponent has 10 Defencive specialists and his total amount of soldiers is about 90 soldiers.

This would mean he has a less amount of soldiers then you and you will not steal alot from him if you breatch his defence.

I hope this is the thing you ment...

Mini_Stack
30th December 2004, 07:25 AM
Thanks very much it answered my question perfectly.
cheers

DontWorryIRox
31st December 2004, 09:48 PM
How long has age 3 been going on?

Jayson
31st December 2004, 10:42 PM
How long has age 3 been going on?

IT's been joing for about 5 and half months.

BiZzy-BoNe
3rd January 2005, 03:14 PM
and i gues it will take another while before the new age comes (maybe in the summer)

THOR_X_THE_ELITE
21st January 2005, 07:57 PM
it has ??/ it seem a tad bit longer i join along time ago but i thought it was about 7 or 8

eth
11th March 2005, 04:54 AM
What use are officers and commanders?

MGC
11th March 2005, 06:52 PM
well the use of an officer is that it provides the commander with soldiers and various other things.. the use of a commander is that it provides protection and help in tactics retaliation and attacks.. if its a good 1 anyway..


now my question.. it apears theres a penalty for recon, sabbing,and the stopping of those 2,.. if i have a bad spy to tools ratio.. (say 20.000 to 0).. question: can i solve this problem by giving them the cheapest tools. would that negate the penalty for bad ratio as well as it would with expensive tools (regardless of spyrating wich no doubt would be higher with good tools for the same amount of gold)

Inceputul Vietii
27th March 2005, 05:40 AM
I saw somewhere in this forum that spies / sentries give gold too, but they only give something like 3/4 of the TBG a normal soldier does.
This works for age 4 too?
How much gold does a normal soledier and a spie / sentry gives THIS age?

*->Static<-*
27th March 2005, 01:18 PM
Yes, in age 4 this is not changed.

You still get 15 gold for a spy and/or sentry. With a human you get 20% more for spies and/or sentries.

count_darkstar
30th March 2005, 08:35 PM
hey i got sab and i didnt get to keep 25%... some guy decided it wasnt enuf and sab ALL of my defense/attack weapons.....and he didnt stop there, he also sab all of my commanders stuff.... i was way back in ranks 54k and he was in 22k like wtf is that even legal to destroy ALL of it???

Pain4
31st March 2005, 03:09 AM
ummm ,,, n00bs get to be commanders because they keep sending recruitment pms to other players and foolish n00bs sign up to them.


Thats what i did when i first signed up. It actually works. The only problem is they never go online and check out their account so it just gets deleted so all your hard work recruiting just goes down the toilet.

:toilet_cl

*->Static<-*
3rd April 2005, 10:28 AM
hey i got sab and i didnt get to keep 25%... some guy decided it wasnt enuf and sab ALL of my defense/attack weapons.....and he didnt stop there, he also sab all of my commanders stuff.... i was way back in ranks 54k and he was in 22k like wtf is that even legal to destroy ALL of it???


There are no rules against these kind of actions. You have to make sure your sentry is high enough to protect the weapons you have... I know this is not the thing you want to hear, but that is all I can give you.. I'm sorry :(.

Ghetto
4th April 2005, 11:50 AM
Just a simple question, when recieving msgs from others in KOC and it becomes very vulgar and abusive words, what shoudl one do with that?

Rincewind
4th April 2005, 04:03 PM
There is a little censorship but there's a lot it doesn't catch, and those who want to send offensive messages just alter the censored words slightly, adding a hyphen or something so the word isn't picked up. What you do is: delete the message.

Ghetto
5th April 2005, 12:56 AM
I understnad on deleting it but for a 13 yr old to use profanity on here like it is his bible is bad and wrong............I just wondered if there was a place to forward it so he could aget a warning like other online games i know and support

*->Static<-*
5th April 2005, 04:21 AM
just put this player on your ignorelist. Then he can't send any messages to you anymore.

Shadowfox
10th April 2005, 01:28 AM
Addition:

Q: Whan I reset my account, will my commander-changes be back?
A: No they won't!

Shadow Knight
12th April 2005, 06:40 AM
Nice...^.^

Monsuco
28th April 2005, 06:02 PM
I have decided to go about GUA and make this index (for those of you who are too lazy to use the search button up top, it is there for a reason) Below I have listed links to threads about common issues. So please, if a thread is already in existence DON'T MAKE A NEW ONE WITH THE SAME FREAKING TOPIC!

Question: Help me, I am a noob. I don't know how to play.
Links to help: Look in the KoC guidebook. (http://www.kingsofchaos.com/help.php#)

Question: Where has my stuff gone?
Link: First check your attack log or intel log. Then try the sabotage thread (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=88)

Question: I got hacked.
Link: You cannot post hacking accusations on GUA. Keep a good antispyware program on. Here are some threads to help. Hacker Alert! (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=10797)Prevent Hacking! (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=105) Tech Questions FAQ Malware (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=108) Virus Alert! (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=14982)
Question: Were can I make recommendations to the game?
Link: Throne Room (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=39)

Question: Where can I post my KoC link here on the forums?
Link: You don't! People who post their link on GUA have them edited out. Doing this repetitively will get you banned.

Question: I have a question about GUA.
Link: GUA guide. (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=401) Noob Questions (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=6)

Question: I want to just post some funny random stuff somewhere?
Link: Check the GUA spam section, (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=43) or the Kings Of Chaos spam section (Chaos Wastelands) (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=164).

Question: I just made the coolest site! Where can I tell everyone about it?
Link: Advertising (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=41)

Question: Where is a place where I can talk about non-KoC stuff?
Link: Serious Discussion, (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=5) entertainment, (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=20) and here is a list of the GUA forums. (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumlist.php?)

Question: some guy edited my post! What the heck happened?
Link: GUA has people they trust that edit out violations of the GUA rules. They are moderators, super moderators, admins, and Krystin, the warnings admin. (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=110) These people only change post when the rules are broken and are trusted GUA members.

Question: How do I use the GUA and/or KoC chat room?
Link: This tells about IRC, (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=146) Shadow fox’s guide. (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=14941)

Question: So is there anywhere I can post a recruit link for my KoC link?
Link: No! You may not. The obvious reason: GUA would have around 50,000 threads like this one. (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=16167) and GUA isn't a recruiter, it is for discussion! .

Question: I have an idea that would make GUA so sweet! Where can I post it?
Link: Suggestion Box (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=4)

Question: OMG little colored bars! I must have!
Link: Relax and click this (http://www.giveupalready.com/refill.php) (yes I know it didn't work. It takes a while, don't worry it will come.) Speaking of that elements, you get them from your user CP. Up at the top click user CP and then hit edit profile in the corner, scroll down to where it says element and choose one. You can play some sort of RPG on GUA but I don't really understand it but it is found here. (http://www.giveupalready.com/forumdisplay.php?f=14) I don't really know much about it though.

I will work on this every so often. For now I am tired of it.

ervin
7th May 2005, 08:28 PM
what happens if you join an army, besides the fact you get paid?

*->Static<-*
15th May 2005, 08:02 AM
Paid?

If you become an officer of someone you don't get paid. Maybe by a sell off of your commander, but that doesn't happen all the time.

MagnaTude The SamuRai
13th June 2005, 03:33 PM
Just a Q:
Is the visibility of the "gold" dependent of the spy rate?
How com I can see the gold amount of some and not of others?

bloodpirate
13th June 2005, 03:37 PM
your spy ranking must be twice the sentry ranking of a person to see their gold

Biggest_Dwarf
13th June 2005, 03:37 PM
you need twice as much spy as your targets sentry ;)

*edit*
lol posted at the same time :P

APhantom
16th June 2005, 04:43 PM
What does one do when a commander ditches an entire army of officers? Is this considered changing your commander? Or can you still (even if this is your second commander) change over to a new one?

APhanom

Rincewind
19th June 2005, 02:29 PM
Unfortunately this counts as a commander change (from having a commander to having no commander). So if this has happened to you, you'll have to play without a commander - unless you want to delete your account and start a new one. If you're in a good alliance you can still turn to them for support when necessary.

If you're the commander, thinking of deleting your account, it's nice to warn your officers first. That way, any with 1 commander change left can still pick another commander if they want to.

Bloodthirsty
26th June 2005, 04:20 PM
Will this age still be going on lets say... ummm through July 10

gizmokitten
26th June 2005, 06:25 PM
Nobody knows, but it probably will. The end of the age will be announced by he admins on the main page of KoC.

*->Static<-*
27th June 2005, 05:44 AM
Will this age still be going on lets say... ummm through July 10


Depends on the scedual of the admins. They will also have vacation and such... Normaly an age will last about 6 months and is supose to end this summer. You will see when it ends when the anouncements will be made here two weeks before.

Bloodthirsty
28th June 2005, 10:23 PM
tnx so much because ill be gone for a week and dont want to fall behind for the next age i know it will start out slow... but i have to be there the first seconds or ill freak.

q0987
30th June 2005, 12:20 PM
I have a question involving mercs. I noticed that there are none availible.
1) Do they get replenished each day? If they do, what time in the day are they posted?
2)If a person happens to get some mercs, when it comes to unit losses, do the untrained mercs get taken off before the trained mercs?

bloodpirate
30th June 2005, 12:31 PM
1. mercs come at random times. but always at 40 minutes after the hour or right on the hour. but random hours. and ard gone in about 1 minute. the amount of mercs for sale are random too.
2.untrained die first, then trained

Royalty
1st July 2005, 12:08 AM
Hi my name is royalty and im still new to koc but im doing pretty good i have a question though what are the chatroom rules I think I might have borken one inadverntently because i got kicked out. Now keep in mind i was not threatening at all i wa sjust telling any enemies of my empeire or reich in german how my massive suprise attack was a total sucess and i was also telling my enemies that I have stargetd select bank accounts we all need money at soem point anyway my question is did i break any rules please let me know as im currently trying to get back into the chatroom

DMD
1st July 2005, 07:49 PM
how much gold does a human get? per troop? per spy/sentry? how much does any other race get?

*->Static<-*
4th July 2005, 07:54 AM
Hi my name is royalty and im still new to koc but im doing pretty good i have a question though what are the chatroom rules I think I might have borken one inadverntently because i got kicked out. Now keep in mind i was not threatening at all i wa sjust telling any enemies of my empeire or reich in german how my massive suprise attack was a total sucess and i was also telling my enemies that I have stargetd select bank accounts we all need money at soem point anyway my question is did i break any rules please let me know as im currently trying to get back into the chatroom


Witch chatroom do you mean? Is it the KoC-chatroom or the chatroom of GUA? If it is the chatroom of KoC you can contact Haplo for this matter.


how much gold does a human get? per troop? per spy/sentry? how much does any other race get?


Humans
Soldiers: 34 (33,6) gold each turn
Spies/sentries: 18 gold each turn

Every other race:
Soldiers: 28 gold each turn
Spies/sentries: 15 gold each turn

note: Mercenaries don't count for gold.

More info about the races:
http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=74

Portuguese
4th July 2005, 02:51 PM
QUESTION: Why do I sometimes steal everything to someone with 15 attacks, while to others with the same Rank, Defense and Defense Technology I get just 20,000 or so?

WHYYYYYY? :cry:

Please explain this ASAP.

Thx.

Flupe
4th July 2005, 03:13 PM
It could depend on how large your army is relative to your enemy's army.
If your army is much bigger you'll steal less.
If you attack people with a much bigger army you're chance is higher you'll steal more. So if you attack someone with rank 20,000 with a small army (but same money to steal) you'll steal less than when attacking someone ranked 30,000 but with a much bigger army.
There's always the random factor of course.

Portuguese
4th July 2005, 03:38 PM
So, my best strategy is to have NO DEFENDERS, so people always steal a stupidly low gold on me? Is that the best defense strategy?

My current stats:
25,137,000 Attack
2,664,000 Defense
7,680,000 Spy
5,386,000 Sentry

Arround 20,000 in ranking

Thinking in take Defense to a lower number and to put more people to spy!
Perhaps starting put less people in Attack, as that seems to be a big disadvantadge, and start buying only BlackPowderMissiles from now on.

Is this the best strategy to max my steel capability and to minimize my losses?
Is this it?

PS: Thx for your quick response.

xiloe
5th July 2005, 12:35 AM
It's your overall(total) fighting force not your defence soldiers; you can change your soldiers to spies or sentries to lower your TFF but it reduces TBG.

Flupe
5th July 2005, 01:30 AM
You have to find a good balance. It will as xiloe says indeed affect your tbg. What you could do is when you get your unit production everyday instead of training them into defence or attack train them into sentry or spy.
You could also just look for the bigger army's and stop attacking the really small ones.

DMD
5th July 2005, 06:14 AM
thanxz alot static! I was wondering bc I couldnt find it anywhere!

fury
17th July 2005, 07:58 PM
I see this kind of question posted so often on the boards, and there's no sticky about it, at least that I can find. Maybe this will be it. I know a thing or two about getting officers, so I figured I might as well share the wealth...

There are several methods of how to gain an officer.


This one is how it all got started. It's also the easiest way. Ask your friends, family, coworkers, and classmates who don't already play; send them your recruit link and tell them it's a fun game. (A little white lie couldn't hurt ;))

Get a hold of friends who already play, but don't have a commander. They don't really have much to lose, unless you are a member of a controversial alliance (such as every one of the alliances represented in the top 10)

Occasionally someone will ASK to be your officer. In this case, all you have to do is get in touch with them somehow to give them your recruit link, or ask them to use their commander switch.

If you are a member of an alliance which has a command chain structure, (most do these days) try to get a spot in the chain where you will have people placed under you. Some alliances may base your placement in the chain with competitions for rank or something similar, or may consider your placement depending on how active a member of the alliance you are. Discuss the possibility with your alliance superiors to find out the specific plan there.

If you are charismatic you may want to try your hand at starting your own alliance. GUA's How to create and manage a clan (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=52) thread will give you a crash course on how to do this. Remember: An alliance that is fun to be a part of and/or serves a popular cause will often gain a strong base of members more quickly.

Got a knack for programming? Well, you're in luck. The hot commodity these days is making tools that make KoC easier to play. Write a program that a lot of people find useful and you might just find yourself with a crowd of loyal followers hanging on your every word.


Then there is also the method of mass recruiting, which is now highly frowned upon. This is the process of sending cut/paste messages to several people in low ranks in the hopes that some of them join you.

Take my word for it, as someone who once thought mass recruiting was the way to the holy grail of Rank #1 in KoC - 90% of officers gained from mass recruiting aren't worth the time it takes to get them to join you.

That may sound harsh, but there's a reason why it's the least successful way of building an empire. It may get you a temporarily larger officer list but the fact of the matter is that anyone who actually joins you has joined you because they have no loyalty to anything else; what's to stop them from joining another person who sends them a mass recruit message? And chances are, the next person who recruits that officer is higher ranked and thus more attractive to the prospective defector. Not to mention the whole concept of mass recruiting strongly annoys many people, and you are very likely to piss off a member of a major alliance. In short, don't try to recruit anyone you don't know. It could get ugly.

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However, it is much more difficult to keep an officer than to gain one. The best commanders know how to keep their officers happy and that is what gets them the dough that catapults them to the top ranks.

Keeping your officers happy may consist of protecting them, fighting wars with them, and sticking up for them if their honor is in question. At the very minimum, in order to keep the ones worth keeping, you either need to run a large alliance able to support all your officers' needs, or you need to maintain personal contact with each of them (Instant messenger, IRC, KoC messaging). If you have a large amount of officers and don't run an alliance, you should at least start up a forum on http://www.invisionfree.com/ or a similar free forum system, or an IRC channel so that you can all keep in touch. Communication is the key to keeping officers - if the only communication your officers conduct doesn't include you, you will probably very quickly find your officers moving on to someone else.

Other tips on maintaining your officers' satisfaction:


Help them learn the game. Teach them all the strategies you know about how to protect yourself from losing all your soldiers, how to maximize your profits from attacking, how to sabotage, etc.
Help them get soldiers. Point them to all of the recruiters you can get your hands on and tell them that if they click on them, they will get more soldiers.
Help them get officers. Teach them the same tactics that you've used to get your own officers. If your officers get many officers themselves, your chances of excelling in KoC greatly increase.
Help them start alliances. The best chance you have of your officers soaring to greatness is if they have all the skills and the will it takes to lead an alliance. Help them start alliances, maybe even help run alliances with them. Alliances are the best way to build strong players in this game.

jonthejew
21st July 2005, 10:49 AM
um...i understand that for every 2 men your officer gets, you get 1 man. does it work with their unit production too? for instance, if my officer has a 40 unit production, do i get 20 men from it, or do i only get men from how many clicks he gets? I hope this makes enough sense for me to get an answer. thanks.

kaistheterrible
22nd July 2005, 04:45 PM
how do i get more orks for my army in kings of chaos?

*->Static<-*
31st July 2005, 11:37 AM
um...i understand that for every 2 men your officer gets, you get 1 man. does it work with their unit production too? for instance, if my officer has a 40 unit production, do i get 20 men from it, or do i only get men from how many clicks he gets? I hope this makes enough sense for me to get an answer. thanks.


Unit production is not included in the officerbonus. Only the clicks on his/her unique link count.


how do i get more orks for my army in kings of chaos?

recruiter list (http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?t=12897), clicking on your unique link every 24 hours, getting officers who click on there unique link and upgrading your unit production.

habapSG
4th November 2005, 09:01 AM
You can change commanders 15 times per age now.

rj92
7th November 2005, 10:01 PM
hi there, the link you give of lordgaldorsclan doesnt exist anymore
:lurk:

arthur_pendragon
15th November 2005, 07:54 PM
hey i have a small ?

Evinlock
23rd November 2005, 03:28 PM
Good FAQ section. Thanks for the help.

tearle
28th December 2005, 01:52 PM
Why are some of the links yellow for some users when I view them on the attack page? Is there special meaning to it?

*->Static<-*
28th December 2005, 01:53 PM
Yellow is logged-in and red is logged-out

xximad0rk
9th January 2006, 11:10 PM
uhh i have 1 question.. when i buy wepaons and amours and stuff how do i equip it to my soliders? or is it auotmatically equiped?

Xull
9th January 2006, 11:32 PM
uhh i have 1 question.. when i buy wepaons and amours and stuff how do i equip it to my soliders? or is it auotmatically equiped?automatically equipped; best weapons go with best soldiers, etc... basically you get the most out of what weapons you have + can equip.

see http://www.giveupalready.com/showthread.php?p=566213#post566213 if you'd like to see how it works + a sample calculation.