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Play Like Maj Ch. 1 - Personality and Gems

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    "what good is being on top if there is no one to praise you"?!?! That goes against what you said talking about how to conduct yourself. What was that you said about " being humble"? Also, you started of your gems advice by saying first I want to talk about gems. Actually, first you gave us a lesson in "personality, ways of acting, how you should be a "killer" (on a game), and a little strategy. Gems was probably your 5th, 6th topic. Nice reading, and hope you get all the praise you need to make yourself feel good about- a nice and fun game. Try getting praise in the real world.

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    Winning at any cost or having fun at no cost?

    I have read Major's entire Guide, and it is well written and full of useful advice on dominating your KOCBFTN world. However, while the guide certainly helps me understand my enemy, it misses the mark for being practical for me in particular, or for the casual gamer unwilling or unable to buy gems. Don't get me wrong - I do not begrudge those that choose to spend their own money on gems. That's entirely their own choice. And, I entered the game knowing I would be at a disadvantage (Granted, not the HUGE disadvantage it turned out to be). If anything, the guide has convinced me that KOCBFTN is actually two games: one for those it the "winning at any cost" camp, and one for the "just having fun" camp. I hope to find a guide for the second camp.

    I take issue with the way Major characterizes the moral character many of the players. Major derides players that lack the courage or the will to strike back. The fact is, they are acting rationally in the face of uneven odds. (Most players don't have a knight over level 30.) You don't engage in a direct conflict with a superior force; you find different tactics. Unfortunately, tactics in KOCTBFTN are limited. (You strike and turtle, you flip wilds if you find them). Major clearly outlines steps to take to even the odds for direct battle. Kudos. However, he is mistaken when he assumes that everyone else takes this as seriously as he does and is willing to sacrifice money (or tapjoy time/privacy) for in-game gains. This is NOT war; this is a game, and a mobile app at that. "Winning at any cost" may apply in many situations, but for me at least, it does not apply here. Personally, I'd rather have fun at no cost, than (have an opportunity) to "win" for $50+. Major mistakes timidity for a different perspective on the nature of mobile phone entertainment.

    Many argue that the hundreds of dollars they spend on their cities is worth the entertainment return they receive in "dominating" their virtual world. I have better things to spend my money on.

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    Teferi

    Capt Im a chancy of what I consider to be a good top 20 alliance, and from what ive seen I would love to see what youve managed to put together. My bet is a great group of killers

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  • Draad
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    I have a lvl 193 with a lvl 9 knights hall. I suspect it works in a similar way as getting a level 212 knight in that, the cap lvl for a knight based on the hall level only means that once you reach that lvl (or past it) you can't add more experience. With a lvl 10 hall, if you knight reaches lvl 200 from experience, you will not be able to get it to level 212 (to do that, you have to get it to 199 and change before adding a Train with Aurthur). I suspect the rest of the hall levels work in a similar way. I suspect a lvl 9 hall means you can't ADD experience one your knight is at or past lvl 180, but if you had a lvl 179 before adding the Train with Arthur, you'd have a lvl 193...

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  • Noob_58F2WXK
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    I think (but can't confirm this now) that the second city knights hall did not require leveling up to get higher evel knights in tat city.

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  • runey71
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    I got my knight to 191 with a lvl 9 knights hall.
    Agnes
    Would you be able to tell us how you managed that? Trying to figure out the cap per Knights Hall level is horribly time consuming and / or expensive. So any extra info I can get will help heaps

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    Originally posted by Captain_Maj View Post
    Yes, I dont know the exact level you can get your knight too with a level 9 Knights Hall. I think it might be 170 but dont quote me. Maybe someone else can correct me.
    I got my knight to 191 with a lvl 9 knights hall.
    Agnes

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  • Captain_Maj
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    If the wolves dont pray on the sheep then they would never get ahead. This is the way it is.

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  • Queen_Bytch
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    You speak of decorum and such yet farming and saying u looked like a farm is bad form I think. But great info maj

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  • Captain_Maj
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    Thanks a lot, if you liked this one check out chapter two, just went up.

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  • runey71
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    Everything in this guide is spot on. I especially liked the section on how to conduct yourself. Awesome guide

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    Riveting stuff

    I'll give u an a for effort maj Although, if u have the gems to spend on all that, and I assume u already have, u would realise that once you have a substantial offence, building our defensive might will help greatly in sustaining a large offence. I'm sure u will discuss troops and walls m such in chapter 2, I look forward to you teaching people how to dove as well

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    Originally posted by Captain_Maj View Post
    Yes, I dont know the exact level you can get your knight too with a level 9 Knights Hall. I think it might be 170 but dont quote me. Maybe someone else can correct me.
    pirates are pansies. thought you'd know that from your naval days.

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  • Captain_Maj
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    Originally posted by Unregistered View Post
    whAt does the upgrade to level 10 knight hall get for you? is that needed to lvl up a knight to max 200? you seem to suggest that if i had one divine inspiration, spend it on the knight hall?!

    great writeup, maj. i hope nobody else sees this.. lol
    Yes, I dont know the exact level you can get your knight too with a level 9 Knights Hall. I think it might be 170 but dont quote me. Maybe someone else can correct me.

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    why L10 knight hall?

    whAt does the upgrade to level 10 knight hall get for you? is that needed to lvl up a knight to max 200? you seem to suggest that if i had one divine inspiration, spend it on the knight hall?!

    great writeup, maj. i hope nobody else sees this.. lol

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