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Automation and Support Functions

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Automation and Support Functions

Simcountry is a Virtual Worlds Strategy Game & a Massive Online Free Membership Simulation Game. Simcountry is a MMORPG with a war game and a peaceful game.

Table of Contents:

1. Support Functions, Automation and Interventions
2. Support to countries in the first 90 days of the account. Stopped on day 90
3. Country cash is at an unacceptable low level -3T or lower.
4. In case Support functions are turned on and game levels are 1, 2 or 3

1. Support Functions, Automation and Interventions [ top ]

There are several conditions that can trigger intervention of the game in a country or enterprise, with or without the consent of the player.

Most such functions however can be turned of if the player does not want external help but in countries that are financially close to bankruptcy, such interventions are compulsory and will continue as long as the dire financial conditions exist.

Turning the automation functions on or off can be done on the automation pages. These are shown of the country page and on the settings pages.

There are several groups of conditions that will trigger interventions.
1. New players, in the first 90 days they play.
    Most of the interventions can be turned off. Financial support will however continue.
2. Player is in game level 1, 2 or 3
    All interventions that are based on this condition can be turned off.
3. The country is close to bankruptcy
    All interventions that are triggered by this condition will continue as long as the financial problem persists. The interventions cannot be turned off.

2. Support to countries in the first 90 days of the account. Stopped on day 90 [ top ]

Cash support

If a beginner country has a cash level under -1T, it will receive a cash donation of up to 500B. The cash injection will be lower in most cases, depending on the cash shortage.
The player cannot turn this feature off.

Increasing Tax Percentage in corporations

If the general economic support function is turned on and if the country is in debt, and is losing more than 40B in the last month, the tax percentage for corporations will increase by 3% but will not exceed 60%.

The player can turn this feature off.

Trade Strategies

If the general economic support feature is on, in the first 90 days of the account, trade strategies will be set for purchasing, at 10% above market price and for product sales, at 10% under the quality level of the products. Purchasing strategy is set to start at 8% above market price and increase by additional 8% for each month the products are not delivered. The function can be turned off.

Ordering Raw materials for corporations

If the general economic support feature is on, in the first 90 days of the account, raw materials will be ordered at quality 150. The function can be turned off.

Reduce State Corporations salaries

If the general economic automation setting is on, (and in the first 90 days), reduce salaries in state corporations by 10% if it is making losses this year, and last year and has loans >=20B. The feature can be turned off.

Also reduce state corporations salaries by 10% if the salaries in the corporation are higher than government salaries or if the average salaries in state corporations are more than 50% higher than government salaries.

Reductions stop if salaries are as low as level 10 (100 is standard).

Reduce Private Corporations salaries

Reduce salaries in private corporations by 10% if it is making losses this year of more than 300M, and last year losses of more than 1 B, and has loans >20B. The feature cannot be turned off.

Also reduce state corporations salaries by 10% if the salaries in the corporation are higher than government salaries or if the average salaries in state corporations are more than 50% higher than government salaries.

Reductions stop if salaries are as low as level 10 (100 is standard).

Reduce Government Salaries

Reduce government salaries, if the general economic support feature is turned on, the country is making a loss of more than 50B in the past game month and has an outstanding debt.

Salaries will also be reduced if they are more than 50% higher than salaries in the state corporations while the general economic support feature is on. Salaries will never be reduced under the level of 10.

Automatic Building of New Corporations

If the general economic support feature is on and the country in debt and has many unemployed workers (>1.000.000), a new corporations will be created. The choice of corporation depends on the market and severe shortages in certain products will determine the type of corporation to be built. The feature can be turned off.

Rebalancing Education

Small intervention in the education system will take place when the general automation feature for economic support is turned on. The interventions make sure that shortages in a certain type of workers or professionals are reduced or eliminated.

Some shortages are always reduced by small spontaneous movements of workers between professional groups but structural changes can be achieved by changes in the education priorities. Such changes are taking place and will improve the situation in the country but such changes take time to materialize as the education system takes time to educate these professionals.

Some countries have too many corporations and as a result, may have severe shortages that cannot be solved by changes in priorities and will be solved in time by an increase in the population.

3. Country cash is at an unacceptable low level -3T or lower. [ top ]

Increasing Tax Percentage in corporations

If the country is in debt, and is losing more than 40B in the last month, the tax percentage for corporations will increase by 3% but will not exceed 60%. The function is not optional.

Trade Strategies

Trade strategies will be set for purchasing, at 10% above market price and for product sales, at 10% under the quality level of the products. Purchasing strategy is set to start at 8% above market price and increase by additional 8% for each month the products are not delivered. The function cannot be turned off.

Ordering Raw materials for corporations

Raw materials will be ordered at quality 150. The function cannot be turned off.

Reduce State Corporations salaries

If the general economic automation setting is on, (and in the first 90 days), reduce salaries in state corporations by 10% if it is making losses this year, and last year and has loans >=20B. The feature cannot be turned off.

Also reduce state corporations salaries by 10% if the salaries in the corporation are higher than government salaries or if the average salaries in state corporations are more than 50% higher than government salaries.

Reductions stop if salaries are as low as level 10 (100 is standard).

Reduce Government Salaries

Reduce government salaries if the country is making a loss of more than 50B in the past game month and has an outstanding debt. Salaries will also be reduced if they are more than 50% higher than salaries in the state corporations. Salaries will never be reduced under the level of 10.

Automatic Building of New Corporations

If the country has many unemployed workers (>1.000.000), a new corporations will be created. The choice of corporation depends on the market and severe shortages in certain products will determine the type of corporation to be built. The feature cannot be turned off.

In addition, the feature will be triggered if the country has an employment rate of 70% or lower, while employment levels in existing corporations is >95%.

Rebalancing Education

Small intervention in the education system will take place as long as the cash shortages persist. The interventions make sure that shortages in a certain type of workers or professionals are reduced or eliminated.

Some shortages are always reduced by small spontaneous movements of workers between professional groups but structural changes can be achieved by changes in the education priorities. Such changes are taking place and will improve the situation in the country but such changes take time to materialize as the education system takes time to educate these professionals.

Some countries have too many corporations and as a result, may have severe shortages that cannot be solved by changes in priorities and will be solved in time by an increase in the population.

Moving Weapons into the Reserves

50% of the active weapons in the entire army will be moved to the reserves each game month to reduce the cost of the army. This means that within a couple of months, nearly the entire army will be deactivated and moved to the reserves.

At the same time, 20% of the military units will be disbanded and the weapons will be returned to base. The weapons will then become part of the active army that will continue to deactivate.

This feature cannot be stopped and will reduce the cost of the army while returning many soldiers and officers back to the economy.

Improving Production and Hiring level

When the automation feature for Increasing Employment is set and the production level is < 70%, it is automatically set to 100% to trigger higher production. The same occurs with the hiring level. If lower than 70%, it will be increased to 100% to trigger fresh hiring by the corporations.

4. In case Support functions are turned on and game levels are 1, 2 or 3 [ top ]

Increasing Tax Percentage in corporations

If the general economic support function is turned on and if the country is in debt, and is losing more than 40B in the last month, the tax percentage for corporations will increase by 3% but will not exceed 60%.

Automatic Building of New Corporations

If the automation feature for Increase Employment is on and the player is in game level 1-3, and the country has an employment rate of 70% or lower, while employment levels in existing corporations is >95%, the auto creation of corporations will be triggered.

Adding schools and universities

If the Education setup and development feature is turned on and the county is in game level 1-3 and the education index is <135, more schools and universities will be build until the education index reaches the target level of 135. The function will not be triggered if the country is in debt.

Changes are small and gradual and will not cause any big changes in the education index.

Depending on the education index and the number of available teachers and university teachers, the education priorities for teaches and university teachers may be increased or decreased to match the needs of the country. This type of changes will also stop when the population in the country exceeds 20 million.

Adding Hospitals

If the Health Care Sector Setup feature is turned on and the county is in game level 1-3 and the health index is <120, more hospitals will be build until the health index reaches the target level of 120. The function will not be triggered if the country is in debt. Changes are small and gradual and will not cause any big changes in the health index.

Depending on the health index and the number of available doctors and nurse, the education priorities for doctors and nurses may be increased or decreased to match the needs of the country. This type of changes will also stop when the population in the country exceeds 20 million.

Adding Roads, Train Tracks and Water Treatment Facilities

If the Transportation Sector Setup feature is turned on and the county is in game level 1-3 and the transportation index is <135, more roads, train tracks and water treatment facilities will be build until the transportation index reaches the target level of 135. The function will not be triggered if the country is in debt. Changes are small and gradual and will not cause any big changes in the health index.

Automatic purchasing of Ammunition and Supplies for the Army

If the automatic procedure to Buy Ammunition and Supplies for the army is turned on and the country does not have any debt or short on cash, automatic orders will be placed to make sure the army remains fully supplied.

The feature will stop functioning if the player's reaches game level 4 or any of the other conditions is not fulfilled.

Improving Employment

When the automation features that call for moving workers to other professions and for increasing employment are set, more workers will be moved between professions to reduce shortages and improve employment levels. The feature can be turned of.

Improving Production and Hiring level

When the production level is < 70%, it is automatically set to 100% to trigger higher production. The same occurs with the hiring level. If lower than 70%, it will be increased to 100% to trigger fresh hiring by the corporations.