Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Video Guide - Getting Started

Hopefully this starter guide will answer a lot of questions new players have about Tile Empires. An important concept not mentioned in this video though is explorers.

You start the game with around 30 tiles. Your capital will produce 2 more tiles each turn, but to receive more you will need to build explorers. Each explorer will produce an extra tile and increase your tile storage by 1. To read more about explorers and producing tiles, head on over to Player Guide - Explorers.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Alpha Game 3 ... Soon!

The next test game is ready to launch at any moment. If you signed up or were in any of the previous test games, you will receive an email 24 hours before the game starts with info for logging into the game.

But before it starts, I'm trying to finish a basic guide video for getting started with Tile Empires. All the people that were in the previous test game have probably talked to me or someone else that has already played it. Since there is no in-game tutorial or walkthrough at this point, I was afraid new players would have a slight disadvantage without some sort of quick basic overview.

I had originally intended to have a new test game months ago, but I ended up adding more features and doing some balancing to make the beginning of games more enjoyable. I also had to work on generating accounts and spawning players in instead of doing all that manually through the database. I just hope everyone enjoys it once the next game starts.