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Text Error in Game Log

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Posted by knilob 2009-01-05 20:19:51 GMT


I placed an Iron Works in my current game that immediately sold its iron to the demand track. This is the message that popped up in the Game Log:

"The newly constructed Iron Works sells 4 coal cubes to the Demand Track for ?6."

It's minor and doesn't affect gameplay, but I thought you should know.
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Posted by Hammerite This user is an administrator. 2009-01-06 00:22:30 GMT


It means a total of ?6 (?2+?2+?1+?1), not ?6 for each individual cube. Is that what you were enquiring about?

Posted by helio 2009-01-06 03:13:30 GMT


no, the log says the IRON sells 4 COAL cubes. Makes no sense =)

Posted by knilob 2009-01-06 03:24:16 GMT


Yes, thanks for clarifying Helio. I thought it would be obvious, but I should've been more explicit in my report.

Posted by Hammerite This user is an administrator. 2009-01-06 15:32:43 GMT


Oh I see. I didn't notice that at first. That will be simple to fix, I'll do it now. (It won't be fixed in the games where it has already happened, but it won't happen any more.)

Posted by KenH 2009-01-06 18:29:25 GMT


On a related note, you might want to indicate in the text when an iron works / coal mine / cotton mill flips and starts producing income. This is implied by the message and the piece on the board but since you are doing such a great job with the text descriptions, you might consider adding this verbiage.

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