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The cost increase of the next level is not the same for every investment.  Saudi Fields seem to have the lowest cost increase and Gas Wells the highest.
 
The cost increase of the next level is not the same for every investment.  Saudi Fields seem to have the lowest cost increase and Gas Wells the highest.
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==Reasoning==
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* From an in game perspective, not all investments are equal, and some investments are downright bad.
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* If all the properties had the same price multiplier, then at all times you'd know exactly what to do. 
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** Get all properties to 1000
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** Get all properties to 1100
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** etc. 
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* With the imbalanced level costs, you have to think about whether getting the next achievement in one of your good properties or saving up to get the Gas Wells to the next level and helping all properties is a better deal. 
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* This makes the completion of "Classic Mode" at 1800 Gas Wells feel more rewarding.
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* Near the end of "Classic Mode" it really lets some underused specialists shine.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:35, 11 November 2014

The cost increase of the next level is not the same for every investment. Saudi Fields seem to have the lowest cost increase and Gas Wells the highest.

Reasoning

  • From an in game perspective, not all investments are equal, and some investments are downright bad.
  • If all the properties had the same price multiplier, then at all times you'd know exactly what to do.
    • Get all properties to 1000
    • Get all properties to 1100
    • etc.
  • With the imbalanced level costs, you have to think about whether getting the next achievement in one of your good properties or saving up to get the Gas Wells to the next level and helping all properties is a better deal.
  • This makes the completion of "Classic Mode" at 1800 Gas Wells feel more rewarding.
  • Near the end of "Classic Mode" it really lets some underused specialists shine.
Investment Cost Increase
Gas Royalties 8%
Oil Royalties 8%
Gas Well 11%
Oil Well 9%
Oil Sands 10%
Shale Play 8%
Omani Field 8%
Saudi Field 7%