Hello Kings and Queens, The update to 1.17 will take place on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014. Recreate the Rock 'n Roll vibe in your city as Forge of Empires grooves into the Modern Era. Wartime upheaval brings new skills and strategies to the battlefield, while a new refined goods system brings old goods from earlier ages back into play. Are you ready to take on powerful new enemies and expand your empire? There will be a short period of downtime during the update, we apologize for this little inconvenience. Thank you for playing Forge of Empires. Sincerely, Your Forge of Empires Team
- 96 new story quests.
- This is by far the longest story quest line for any age until now.
- Fly to the Far East and land in a continent that spans over 11 new provinces.
- Meet the mighty Hisao Hito that leads his empire through a successful war.
- The newly conquered provinces are administered by the cruel general Ishiwara Katsu, driven by a secret agenda.
- Deal with Rin Gozen, a woman warrior of legendary fame.
- Plenty of choices need to be made that not only impact the outcome of the story, but also the rewards given.
- Different story outcomes depending on your choices.
- Plus 56 new “normal quests” (that can be aborted or skipped) and 11 new “recurring” quests.
- It is the time of Rock and Roll – help Rinbin become a Rock Star.
- How does Mandrubar deal with becoming famous?
- Send Paratroopers into battle that jump down and surprise the enemies (New skill: Rapid Deployment).
- Crush your foes using Battle Tanks.
- Fight on new battlefields that look like tropical beaches, featuring palm trees and sand hills.
- Master the all-new, refined goods system: Use old good deposits and old goods (unrefined goods) to produce the new ones (refined goods) in new buildings!
- Research 18 new technologies, including Hollywood, commercial aviation and baby boom.
- Construct new buildings to recreate a 1950’s vibe in your city.
- Produce movies in the Film Studio and make your people happy by placing an Amusement Park in your city.
- Get ready to collect blueprints for the towering Space Needle.
- Choose from 12 new Player Portraits of the Rock and Roll era.
Improvements and changes
- It was previously possible to participate in the PvP tournaments before unlocking the tower. This is no longer the case.
- Vehicles sometimes drove sideways after turning around corners on 2x2 roads. This behavior no longer occurs.
- Quest slots could be overlapped by premium collection icons. This has now been fixed.
- Using a FP package triggered a quest to buy Forge Points. This no longer occurs.
- Some issues with accepting/cancelling friend requests have been fixed.
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