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Common Guild Threads

At some point every player will either join a guild, or create a guild. Depending on the activity level of a guild you’re likely to see a multitude of different threads. The more active the guild, the more guild threads you’re likely to see. Some of these threads your guild leadership will deem “mandatory”, and they often do that by some specific symbol in the title of the thread that makes them...

The Function of a Guild

At its heart Forge of Empires truly is a resource management and worker placement style game. You need to have enough population to run things in your city, enough happiness to make them work hard, and then harvest what they make to serve your advancement. Whether these things are troops, goods, supplies, coins, FPs, or something else; it all serves the purpose of your own advancement. A game like this though would be very...

Handy Dandy Hall of Fame

It’s a common thought that the two best ways to raise a guild’s level are to do Guild Expedition or Guild vs Guild; either one or the other, or both in some manner. There is nothing wrong in this thinking, and these are what make the game something to interact with daily (among other things). They’re not the only two things however that can raise up a guild’s level. Many forget about the Hall of Fame,...

FP Swap Threads Etiquette

When it comes to leveling Great Buildings, swap threads are all the rage. It’s pretty standard practice for a guild to have general swap threads set up, but there’s a second kind of swap as well: the coveted dedicated swap. Let’s discuss both, in-depth, as far as etiquette goes. Much of this may seem like common knowledge, but to the player just starting out, with a whole bunch of things to think about and...

Stix to Bricks: Personal Threads

There are a lot of different ways to handle having a guild work together to help get new Great Buildings out of the mud, taking them from sticks to bricks. The most common way to see this done is one thread where you share your newly planted GB for others to donate to, and usually the donations stop after it makes it from Level 0 (sticks) to Level 1 (bricks). A different approach to this, one that really helps if a guild has...

What Makes You A Great Guildmate?

Expectations of what makes a good guild mate vary greatly guild to guild, but here are a few things to keep in mind. We consider all of these attributes fundamental to being a great teammate 1. Aid at least twice per week, more often is encouraged – giving aid not only benefits your mates by ensuring their productions are increased, but also often offers protection from plunder and enables bonus productions on special...