Simcountry is a multiplayer Internet game in which you are the president, commander in chief, and industrial leader. You have to make the tough decisions about cutting or raising taxes, how to allocate the federal budget, what kind of infrastructure you want, etc..
  Enter the Game

Chronic Shortages (Little Upsilon)

Topics: Beginners: Chronic Shortages (Little Upsilon)

Sulla (Little Upsilon)

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 07:30 pm Click here to edit this post
All my state corporations are facing continual shortages of supplies, and as such, aren't making much money at all. How should I go about fixing that? I'm ordering best price at 185 quality for all corporations .

Stingray (Little Upsilon)

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 09:24 pm Click here to edit this post
Im New at this and getting shortages also I have mine set at any and best price seems to me 185 is set to high for best price you probably need immediate but your going to have to pay a higher price'hope this helps.

Crafty (Kebir Blue)

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:13 pm Click here to edit this post
Couple of ideas...a common market may increase your chances of getting things, and/or have your country buy things that you notice your corps frequently run out of. Then you can sell directly to your corps from your country's stocks. The corps money then goes back to your country so alls good.
You could also build corps that make stuff you need then contract their production to the other corps or the country. This is OK, the corps wont make quite as much, and you'll probably end up with really high quality supplies, but you can mix them with low Q supplies to get roughly the quality you want. When the shortage eases up a bit or you have plenty in stock, then sell the supplying corps product back on the world market again with a bit of mark up to make more profit.

sean britt (Kebir Blue)

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 04:20 pm Click here to edit this post
i was wondering all of my corps are running at low production % due to lack of factory maintence can i buy more of them if they are shortages for that? i see that item is -million short :(

Annemone (Little Upsilon)

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 05:28 pm Click here to edit this post
well, what can you say.. the economy is broke. i actually did try and created an enterprise to supply my state corps.

but i just found out the shortages are in a perpetual never-ending chain-now my enterprise corps are in shortage of supplies as well. theres just a shortage of everything.

thing is, if you want to make a corp to address the shortage, that company will need a material thats in shortage as well, and so on and so on.

lol i think whoever designed ths should be shot.

sean britt (Kebir Blue)

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 06:40 pm Click here to edit this post
i agree with u annemone lol but i notice the only thing all 18 of my corps are short on is employees and factory maintence units hehe but without the factory maintence units my production is going to come to a halt:( and i also see u have to be lv5 i think to build a corp that makes factory maintence units lol but besides that i like the game

Crafty (Golden Rainbow)

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 08:34 pm Click here to edit this post
Guys, guys, there's a reason for most things.

1) Adjust your buying strategy up, that is offer more cash initially for your corp supplies, 100% of market price rising 10% a month every month not delivered. That should make sure you get 99% of supplies promptly.

2) Build up a stock of stuff you find you use a lot of and is hard to get, in your country supplies. You can sell it to your corps directly in emergency.

3) Dont worry about the FMUs, corps can go for ages with a shortage of them before it makes any difference. AND I would recommend you buy as low quality FMU as you can to save some money, their quality doesnt seem to effect the overall product quality.

*correct at time of going to press. Certain terms and conditions may change without notice.

sean britt

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 09:22 pm Click here to edit this post
cool thanks crafty am new to the game and still learning and am so happy i just went to lv 2 woot woot

Crafty (Fearless Blue)

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 10:09 pm Click here to edit this post
Excellent, well done. Be sure to keep your corps hiring at 100%, very important.

Add a Message