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Total Domination Pro Player contest

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General T. Winters
16 September, 2015, 4:04 PM UTC

Announcing Total Domination’s Pro Player contest! Think you know all there is to know about the Wasteland?

It's no secret that every Commander needs a tactical mind to succeed. Are you an expert strategist? Do you consider yourself among Total Domination’s elite?

If you are truly a PRO Player, prove your knowledge for a chance at a massive Reward!

Contest Rules:

1. Choose one of the given topics and write a brief article (no more than 2,000 words):

a. Clan Achievements – strategies for getting them more efficiently

b. Sector Development – best practices for accelerating your in-game progress

c. Infestations – tactics, calculations, army composition, and hints

2. Post your articles in the Comment section.

3. Only original submissions will qualify. Plagiarism is prohibited, and will earn you latrine duty for a week.

4. Other Commanders are free to evaluate your article by hitting the LIKE button.

STRATCOM representatives will award prizes to the 3 authors of the best and most informative articles!

PRIZES:

1st Place Prize - 5,000 Crystals.

2nd Place Prize - 4,000 Crystals.

3rd Place Prize - 3,000 Crystals.

The submission deadline is October 7, 2015.

- NOTE: By participating in this contest you are agreeing to allow Plarium Games LTD to use your submission, in whole or in part, for any and all promotional purposes at our sole discretion. You are also agreeing to waive any claim to financial compensation or copyright of your submission now or at any point in the future.

ATTENTION

Descriptions that violate Plarium’s Terms of Service will be removed by the administration.

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Rhylian
16 September, 2015, 5:16 PM UTC

Well infests are easy now :P

Since they are only an exchange and you can no longer win units (been tested) it's become kinda epically meh.

So it doesn't matter how you do them anymore really.

The missions (the small ones) are nowhere near good (5 troopers for having to do 5 infests? really? My lowest infest is lvl 70+ -_-, any idea how much troops killing seven of those costs?)so not worth it either in fact wouldn't mind seeing them removed.

The only "gain" is the Imp units but this is somewhat negated by the 3% resource tax on payouts.

So all you need to know about infests is that you will not get more out of it then you put in and all you basically do is exchange lower units for stronger units LOOOONNGGGG term.

The clan mission where you need to kill at least 100 points of infests? Again go try that when the lowest infest you have is lvl 70+ -_-

Most of the time you will not be able to get a reward from that either as you will need weeks just to kill a single infest at higher levels.


Also, since the bank has been increased to 150% don't expect to see a payout soon + you will not get the whole bankvalue anymore anyway as a part stays stuck in the to pay for the small payouts you get which also delay your big payout.

Oh and also if you do try doing it by chipping away at a ton of infests (hope you have a few years) and then hope you get a profit somehow by having lots of small payouts by killing all the yellowbarrd infests? ehh yeah no go there either.

We no longer have the bank reset itself to zero if you go into the negative after a reset. So you will have to fill up however much you went into the negative before having any chance of a bank payout. 


So infests: Meh most people can do fine now without them if they build smart.

So no matter what tactic or math you now use: infests = exchanging units at a small tax cost (3%)


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fakeasnever
Moderator
16 September, 2015, 9:13 PM UTC

@General T. Winters (16 September, 2015, 4:04 PM UTC):
B. Sector Development.

Buildings: Develop the things that help decrease time spent as soon as possible (Resource buildings to increase their income, senate/research centre to decrease building/technology research times)

Technologies: Research new technologies before leveling up old ones, if applicable. Trade your duplicate modules for different modules so you can research it faster than just normally waiting until you get all the modules.

Profile Points:

Raid points: Raid higher level, inactive sectors. Usually low level sectors will be good enough while you do not have enough troops to make your full raids. To find some decent farms, find some sectors level 30+ within ~300KM of your sector, and check back on their EXP bar every few days; If it moves none of very little over a large period of time, chances are they are inactive.

Offence/Defence points: I made a large post in Soldiers Inc about how PvP works (From observation). You can use this to minimize loses and increase your PvP total.  ( http://forum.plarium.com/en/soldiers-inc/game-discussion/topics/battle-2/ )

Infestation points: Also in the above link.

Resource spending: Always prioritize your buildings/technologies over new units, if you are unable to afford both. Units are a one-time use, while buildings/technologies are forever. Also, make sure you get an Extractor Rig asap. It has no downsides and speeds up your resource gain enormosely

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squll
16 September, 2015, 11:43 PM UTC

What you don't realize is, you are doing a kind of Tutorial for new players right there. Thing that Plarium could do by themselves but nop.. Let's giving Crystals for doing the work.

Thing is, I would like to have a Plarium tutorial of Infest, just to know ahah....



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Anyway, keep going guys, let's make a tutorial for new players..

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General T. Winters
21 September, 2015, 9:47 AM UTC
Commanders, this is your chance to prove your experience and knowledge of Total Domination world! Take part in the Contest!
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General T. Winters
15 October, 2015, 10:39 AM UTC

Commanders, the contest is over! I can't say that I'm pleased with the results. I guess much more Commanders can share their experience and participate in such activities.  Anyway, that's your choice.


Commander fakeasnever, thank you for your informative post about the Sector Development.

I think our new players will find it very useful! 
Take your 5,000 crystals as a Reward and be ready for new victories!

Congratulations!

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