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Started 4/19/18 by AEGram; 67535 views.
SharpEye1

From: SharpEye1

4/20/18

Oh, everything goes up (gets more expensive) as you level up!  The best thing you can do, if you haven't already, is scroll through AEG's NEW Strategy Guide!  There are lots of things I would have done differently, had I known better!  One is about the airship items (packing crates) and how many wheels you earn for each ship.  When I was in the Level 20's, If I had to pack and send the airship, each crate mostly asked for less than 15 of an airship item (so doing a castle round or two could help replenish the stock and you'd earn anywhere from 60 to 99 wheels.  That could be annoying if a DQ asked for 100 wheels....if you see what I mean.  At Level 84 and waiting for the next update, to send an airship now, each crate asks for anywhere from a 100 to almost 200 of an item, per crate!  This would take many rounds of all available open areas to replenish just from sending the ship one time!  And the amount of wheels in relation to the amount of items is usually 300, but can be more (or just under what Trina now asks for!)  So, it's very annoying, dicey, frustrating, and a sore spot for a lot of the long time, high level players.  So, if you're working on the achievements (like pack so many crates, etc.), I would stay at the lowest level I could and keep doing the rounds and sending the ship and get the achievements done on the cheap, in comparison to now.  I hope this all makes sense.

Ada  

Hi TJ,

You'll be glad to know that Trina's demands do max out.  I think it's 20 ZZs & 20 thank you cards, 50 HOS, 200 shards, 300 airship wheels, so you may already be there.  

You're at a good level now for working on DQ achievements, if you ever want to get those.  The airship requirements in particular get onerous at higher levels - I'm already seeing airships asking for 37 of each item! 

You haven't reached the point where advancing gets really expensive. My next 10 levels will take about a million coins - literally!

The level you're on now will only cost ~33K - level 32 is 111K! I highly recommend taking full advantage of the Spring room HOS!  Less than 2 weeks left!

TJ (StarBlazes)

From: TJ (StarBlazes)

4/20/18

Thanks Druid & SharpEye, that's what I was afraid of... At least Trina has a max cut off that's something... but wow I can't believe the Airship goes to 200 items a crate!!! No wonder high lvls complain about never getting enough :-( That's crazy!!! So what about the HOS cool down times or should I be afraid to ask? 

AEGram

From: AEGram

4/20/18

TJ ...... Relative to Trina, DQs, cost of the game ....

1. Desertdruid is very correct -- so far Trina requests have maxed at 300 wheels, 200 shards, 20 postcards, 50 scenes, and 20 ZZs 

2. It is also correct that the cost of the game generally increases with the leveling up .... the 70's are some of the most expensive. Level 77 is by far the most expensive level (coming in at a cost of 193,200 coins if you had to craft as well as open every item/place). In addition to the Strategy Guide that lists the level cost at the end of the level, there is a Total Game Cost thread that has already been copied to this location. It JUST lists the coin and stamp cost for each level. Using it, you can plan ahead.

3. Regarding the airship .... as you advance with each level, the number of wheels that the airship gives you increases. (It will be a range, not always the same amount. At current max level, I have gotten some for as little as 252 wheels and as high as 375 wheels. And I think that the 375 was the highest anyone reported.

The wheels are directly related to the number of crates you will be asked to pack. You get 3 wheels for EACH item you put in a crate ...... so, my 375 wheel airship asked for a total of 125 items .... there are 3 crates, so that airship actually asked for about 41.66 items in each crate. (it was probably something like 45, 48, and 32 --- or some similar combination. I don't recall if ever a crate asked for 50 items, but certainly NOT 200 items in one crate .... not even in total.

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AEGram

From: AEGram

4/20/18

While it is true that there are more HOSs opened at the higher levels, there are still only a certain number you can do in 1 hour. Sometime back, I figured that (for my game) I would need to do at least 2 full rounds in the game between airship sendings to not run out or low of any of the items. (There are 105 HOSs currently available, so I would need to do 210 HOSs after I sent an airship to recoup the loss of items. Since I can only do about 60 HOSs in an hour, it would take me about 3.5 hours.)  ..... THIS is what there was so much hullabaloo about the unfairness of the increasing number of wheels as you level up.  .... There are only so many hours in a day ... eventually, we will need to play all day just for one sending.

As a result, many of us are considering no longer leveling up until we complete the DQ achievements.

TJ (StarBlazes)

From: TJ (StarBlazes)

4/20/18

Thanks AEGram, that's a lot of helpful info ;-)

SharpEye1

From: SharpEye1

4/21/18

The wheels are directly related to the number of crates you will be asked to pack. You get 3 wheels for EACH item you put in a crate ...... so, my 375 wheel airship asked for a total of 125 items .... there are 3 crates, so that airship actually asked for about 41.66 items in each crate. (it was probably something like 45, 48, and 32 --- or some similar combination. I don't recall if ever a crate asked for 50 items, but certainly NOT 200 items in one crate .... not even in total

Oops!  My bad......I think I was confusing my wheels and items! Here's a pic to show you what AEGram is talking about.

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

4/21/18

The Problem is A.e.gram (sorry, but this abbreviation is ingrained in my brain!) that most of the DQs require at least ONE airship drop and you CANNOT pick and choose which DQ you do

Misery heaped on misery as your statistics/figures are all only too correctdisappointed_relieveddisappointed_relieved

AEGram

From: AEGram

4/21/18

It is SOOOO true that many of the DQs require airship sending .... some even have 2 sendings required.

Just to give others a perspective .... when Winter Event concluded, I had quite a stash of each airship item in inventory ..... Winter event concluded mid-January .... Spring started a little over 2 months later. 

I didn't even concentrate on Daily Quests (although I tried to do many of them) ..... in other words, I did not use Amulets to move things along to get more in. By time the Spring Event started, I had used about 600 of EACH of the airship items ..... that is nearly 3600 items!!!!!

Once again, I am building airship items during this event (well...... I WAS until I started spending most of my day copying things over......sigh, sigh, MEGAsigh) ......and I will have quite the airship inventory when it concludes .....but it will be a little over 5 months until Fall starts and we currently have NO Fall room...... my airship inventory will be seriously depleted by time Winter Event comes around.

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