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Poll Idea 05: Improve Country Search for CEO Corp Building (White Giant)

Topics: Suggestions: Poll Idea 05: Improve Country Search for CEO Corp Building (White Giant)

David Wendelken (White Giant)

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 01:12 pm Click here to edit this post
The current method of finding countries that might hold a corporation is grossly inefficient.

There are two pages involved. The first lets the computer search for a new country. The second tells you information about that country.

Let's start with the first page, the country search page. The only thing it tells you is the name of the country. With thousands of countries in a world, that's usually totally useless information. So, basically, you have to go to the second page, the country data page.

First improvement: combine the two pages.

Second improvement: the seach mechanism repeats countries. Have it keep track of which countries have already been shown to the user and do not repeat them. Provide a "start search over" button that clears out the searched country list (and automatically clear it when starting a search for a new corporation type or when the hiring threshold % (explained below) is changed).

Third improvement: Provide the president's name on the country data page, plus the last login info for the president, plus the number of countries that president controls.

Fourth improvement: Provide a hiring % threshold to the search criteria, so that a country will only be returned if it has sufficient unemployed workers of the correct types that would allow it to hire to at least the specified hiring % threshold.

Keith Allaire (Little Upsilon)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 04:45 am Click here to edit this post
The forum for each world (e.g. White Giant forum, Little Upsilon forum) has a link to a wiki list of 0% tax countries in the corresponding world. These lists make searching for places to build corps MUCH easier and they should be used with reckless abandon. :)

David Wendelken (White Giant)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 07:00 pm Click here to edit this post
Thanks for the tip!

Fifth improvement:

Maximum tax % you are willing to pay.

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