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Postal Service


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Postal Service

Post by Deacon on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:30 am

I was considering establishing a postal service to see if it would boost by EH, and such. Anybody else ever done it? Was it worth the investment? Was it expensive?
The Real Louis

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Re: Postal Service

Post by The Real Louis on Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:35 am

I have, recently (in game terms, about 6 months ago) set up a commercial postal system (rather than using the army). Costs were:

A central post office to serve as a main hub of operations costs 10,000 to open and run annually. To open an inn as a postal hostel, such as the historic Black Elephant Inn in Vienna costs 5,000,plus 10,000 per annum upkeep.

Which (for a large country) comes to quite a lot, allowing sufficient inns. My EH has only gone down since - but, given the opacity of factors affecting EH, doesn't necessarily indicate that the postal system is not having a beneficial effect. Can't imagine it would have a negative effect! (Please!)

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