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Raiding Banks and Bank Traps – Tip

From time to time we are lucky enough to find an Alliance bank (usually billions of resources ) or perhaps a personal player’s bank (usually millions or low billions) with its shield down. Your goal is to drain the resources. Fast. Here is a method to help you do that: Start by porting as close to the bank as possible. Once you are ...

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How Low Can Debuff Go? [Tested]

Did a little bit of testing tonight… The question arose of whether or not you could go “negative” with enemy troop defense. The Game of War battle simulation algorithm hasn’t quite been cracked… It’s almost there but not quite. One of the big mysteries is enemy defense Debuff and inherent defense boosts based on quantity/type of troops. A theory is that ...

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Gear and Core Update: Colossus Cavalry, Ravenous Harpy, Guardian Sphinx, Vindicator Dungeon

A massive new update – 4 new sets of gear, cores, pieces and gems have just gone up plus a new set bonus. Gear: Ravenous Harpy Colossus Dragoon Vindicator (Dungeon Gear) Guardian Sphinx Also check out the updated Best Combat Gear Cores: The Ravenous Harpy and Guardian Sphinx cores have been added, check them out in the Best Cores and Pieces Tool here. Or see ...

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Wild Troops – New Troop Type Coming Soon

Wild Troops Coming Soon to Game of War We will shortly be seeing the introduction of a brand new troop type to Game of War. Called “Wild Troops” these troops will be strong against Strategic Troops but weak against Regular Troops. The days of amassing enormous armies of Strategic Troops may be numbered – by releasing a foil to the ...

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An Interview with Gabe Leydon, Machine Zone’s CEO

Venture Beat has interviewed the Machine Zone CEO Gabe Leydon. In quite a frank article he talks about the complexity of the game: It’s very technical. It’s really hard. It’s the largest single-shard game in the world, ever. It’s very hard to manage….We’ve worked on it for more than four years now. We can handle more than a million players ...

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Cavalry Set Gear – Fire Age Vs Colossus

The third set of Colossus gear has now been released –  Cavalry set. This set requires 13 new and hard to obtain Gold Fireballs. How does the Colossus stack up against the Fire Age set? Fire Age Colossus Helm VS Research Speed 38% Food Production 300% Upkeep Reduction 75% Cavalry Attack 55% 65% Strategic Cavalry Attack 55% 65% Troop Defense Bonus ...

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Cockatrice, Haunted Gear and Undead Dragon Cores – Now Live

Cores: The Cockatrice and Undead Dragon cores have been added, check them out in the Best Cores and Pieces Tool here. Or see all Cores and Pieces here. New Gear: Check out the Cockatrice gear here. And the Haunted Gear here. New Secret Recipes: Check out the new Undead Dragon Secret Core Recipes here New Set Bonuses: There is a new Set Bonus for the Undead Dragon.

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Mass Kingdom Mergers

kingdom merge

Dozens of more Kingdoms are set to be merged. After the first two pairs of Kingdoms were merged (presumably successfully) last month, Machine Zone are now rolling this out to many more kingdoms. Here is a list of already confirmed kingdoms for the merger: 10, 12, 22,  32, 38, 40, 42, 46, 48, 58, 64, 70, 72, 76, 78, 82, 92, 102, ...

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Ranged Set Gear – Fire Age Vs Colossus

The new Colossus Ranged set gear has been released. This set requires 13 new and hard to obtain Silver Fireballs. This set also makes use of those purple and white fire balls that have been unusable up until now. We can only make the assumption that the Colossus set will be the new beefed up Fire Age gear with another Infantry ...

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And the #1 Requested Feature Is…….

Today beta testers were the first to get a glimpse at the new features coming our way. The feature to be able expand rally sizes will soon be granted. The additions will be added to the bottom of the existing march tree. In order to unlock the first “New” research you will have to have completed rally reduction 10. All the ...

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