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Mining questions

Post by Deacon on Sun Sep 12, 2010 2:30 pm


-When you find a deposit, is it ever noted as large/medium/small, or is that all to be discovered once you open it?

-I would assume the size of your investment drives how quickly you deplete the mine, does anybody have experience on that?

-Is mining a regional investment or always per-mine? ie once a mine plays out, that investment is effectively lost even if you have other deposits nearby?

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Re: Mining questions

Post by count-de-monet on Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:12 pm

unless Richard clearly notifies you that it is a limited resource eg "suitable for a maximum investment of 10,000 and 1,000 recruits" I assume it is reasonably unlimited supply in terms of investment potential
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Re: Mining questions

Post by Deacon on Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:49 pm


Thanks, that's what I wanted to know.
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Re: Mining questions

Post by Kingmaker on Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:24 am

Richard will not tell you he will just say deposists found at such and such. You see as the years go by if the production is failing by returns or by being informed it is mined out. Gold and silver etc will produce less as time goes on so that will indicate how much you have left


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Re: Mining questions

Post by the great unwashed on Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:52 pm

Thanks Kingmaker. That explains my mining returns in game 2.
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Re: Mining questions

Post by Deacon on Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:29 pm


I take it this is where some of the mining advances come in. If you can effectively deep mine you can keep the mine productive longer?

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Re: Mining questions

Post by Kingmaker on Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:27 am

No the mine will still run out


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Re: Mining questions

Post by Deacon on Sat Sep 18, 2010 4:33 pm


Of course it will eventually, just wondering what role then the mining advances played in the economic return of a mine?

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Re: Mining questions

Post by baggins on Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:56 pm

do you have to train miners or can you just use normal recruits in mines?

I have a number of mines but I dont have a "mining return" as mentioned above. does anyone know what that is?

perhaps i am not using my mines propely even though I have them.
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Re: Mining questions

Post by Ardagor on Sat Aug 06, 2011 4:13 pm

There is no problem using normal recruits in mining but trained miners are obviously much better suited to the task.

"Mining return" depends on how you invested in mining, there are 2 possibilities.

1) Ordinary investment will provide income in December.

2) There is a option, concerning gold and silver to order the miners to produce bullion instead. The mining will not end up on your trade income sheet, but an ever increasing pile of precious metal will accumulate at the mining site. It will be necessary to send someone to transport it to wherever it is needed, some guards might be a good idea as well.


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