Search cost at higher level

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Search cost at higher level

Post by Jaystar » Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:51 pm

I feel the search cost after level 27 is too expensive.
The rate at which search cost increases per few level is quite consistent up to level 26.

At level 26, it requires 2,000 gold.
At level 27, it will cost 4,000 gold.
At level 31, the cost will be 8,000 gold.

There is also a massive gold sink in all the nodes we upgrade, I don't see the point of adding another gold sink in terms of search cost. I hope dev can have a look in revamping the search cost because I can't imagine what it will be at level 35....
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by 90skushkid » Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Jaystar wrote:I feel the search cost after level 27 is too expensive.
The rate at which search cost increases per few level is quite consistent up to level 26.

At level 26, it requires 2,000 gold.
At level 27, it will cost 4,000 gold.
At level 31, the cost will be 8,000 gold.

There is also a massive gold sink in all the nodes we upgrade, I don't see the point of adding another gold sink in terms of search cost. I hope dev can have a look in revamping the search cost because I can't imagine what it will be at level 35....
I understand where your coming from because im only a low lvl 12 but I already foresee the issues in gold. given the fact that when I do a search either players are way to high then me or the ones I do wanna get they are all online so I cant hack. but it takes me like 6-10 searches to go on with the actual point of the which is to hack and not to search.
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by Bumbledolt » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:13 pm

Jaystar wrote:I feel the search cost after level 27 is too expensive.
The rate at which search cost increases per few level is quite consistent up to level 26.

At level 26, it requires 2,000 gold.
At level 27, it will cost 4,000 gold.
At level 31, the cost will be 8,000 gold.

There is also a massive gold sink in all the nodes we upgrade, I don't see the point of adding another gold sink in terms of search cost. I hope dev can have a look in revamping the search cost because I can't imagine what it will be at level 35....
I don't have a problem with the search thing it is too slow down the process of fast leveling up if it will be not introduced people would be spamming search , you get enough loot from one hack to cover that up you also have a very large database.
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by Luminaar » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:23 pm

90skushkid wrote:I understand where your coming from because im only a low lvl 12 ...
Lower level information on Search costs are required here! http://hackersthegame.wikia.com/wiki/World_Map Feel free to quote me and put the info on here if it's easier :)
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by HCX - DReaD » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:47 pm

Luminaar wrote:
90skushkid wrote:I understand where your coming from because im only a low lvl 12 ...
Lower level information on Search costs are required here! http://hackersthegame.wikia.com/wiki/World_Map Feel free to quote me and put the info on here if it's easier :)
lv12 is 256 (unfortunately I forgot the earlier ones...)
lv13 is 440
lv14 is 440

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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by Luminaar » Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:30 pm

HCX - DReaD wrote: lv13 is 440
lv14 is 440
Great stuff, thank you.
We have a different entry already for level 13. Could I get a 3rd opinion/confirmation :)
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by HCX - DReaD » Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:55 pm

Luminaar wrote:Great stuff, thank you.
We have a different entry already for level 13. Could I get a 3rd opinion/confirmation :)
Sadly I don't have a screenshot to back this up, but I'm pretty sure lv13 and lv14 cost the same. At least in my account it is.

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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by Luminaar » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:11 am

HCX - DReaD wrote:Sadly I don't have a screenshot to back this up, but I'm pretty sure lv13 and lv14 cost the same. At least in my account it is.
Tbh, I think you're right - I just didn't want to delete someone else's input without double-checking :) "Pretty sure" works for me!
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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by HCX - DReaD » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:19 am

Luminaar wrote:Tbh, I think you're right - I just didn't want to delete someone else's input without double-checking :) "Pretty sure" works for me!
Glad to hear that! I will notify again when I level up :)

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Re: Search cost at higher level

Post by HCX - DReaD » Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:26 pm

Lv 15 is 440....

I'm having a horrible suspicion that the cost is based on Core level.... There's no way the search cost is the same 3 levels in a row, right..?

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