From the Emperor:
Introducing the indispensable accessory for players of Tiny Empires...
TINY EMPIRES COMPANION
Are you never quite sure who is bribing you?
Not sure if those sabotage targets are worth the risk?
Do you keep forgetting which monarch rules over which kingdom?
Then you might find the Tiny Empires Companion VERY useful.
By the way, you can try it for FREE for two weeks, to see if the cost of L$250/month is worth it to you.
Read on. There is a landmark to the free trial down below.
--== What is this thing? ==--
The Tiny Empires Companion is a HUD object that you wear while playing Tiny Empires. It helps you keep track of other players in the game and in your vicinity. It also allows quick lookups of players and kingdoms without having to visit the TE standings web page. In short, it acts as a companion HUD to the main Tiny Empires HUD.
--== What does it do? ==--
o Looks up Tiny Empires player names to see their rank, liege, and kingdom without going to the Standings page
o Scans your immediate area to find other Tiny Empires players (and shows their rank, liege, and kingdom)
o Shows rank, liege, and kingdom information about about any other players mentioned on your game hud this turn
o This includes any bribe makers or potential bribe takers, the list of sabotage targets, promotions, special titles, etc.
o If you see a name in your offers this turn, it will be clickable on the Companion.
o Looks up a kingdom name to find out the name of its King or Queen, and its rank in the empire
o Shows the latest gossip among the people of the realm
--== What kind of information does it give? ==--
For any nearby players, or names shown in your current set of offers, simply click the name to see the person's name, rank, special title if they have one, kingdom name, and monarch name. Here is a example of the information:
"Tiny Empires Companion: Squire Tanner Larson, subject of Prime Suspect Harriet Nightfire (Viscountess), under the rule of Queen Mary Aberdeen of the Kingdom of Froth"
You can get the same information for ANY player in the game by typing their name (or partial name) into your local chat window.
You can also get information about Kingdoms by typing the name (or partial name) of the Kingdom. It will show the name of its King or Queen as well as that Kingdom's ranking in the empire. Here is an example of Kingdom information:
"Tiny Empires Companion: The Kingdom of Froth, Queen Mary Aberdeen, currently ranked 17"
The Companion will also show the most recent Gossip among the nobility of the empire.
--== HOW CAN I GET IT? ==--
Come to Ultralite Soleil's shop at this landmark:
Look for the Tiny Empires Companion vendor.
You will be able to get a free, fully functional trial of the Companion that lasts for two weeks.
After that, the cost to continue using it is L$250 per month.
You can pre-pay for as many months as you'd like -- every L$250 adds another 30 days of usage to your Companion.
Check it out!
Here is a screenshot of it on my hud:
A couple of brief usage notes... to get information on a kingdom, you use the '/k' switch, e.g.:
/2 /k Caledon
(just for fun, try 'Aurea')
And to get gossip, you just type:
..more details and a considered review will be held until I get some experience with this... say in a week or so.
And on a side note, the upgrade station has been remodeled. The Emperor declared that blue glass was just "so 1100", and it has been replaced with a stone structure. The single vendor with the arrows to choose between different products has been replaced with multiple vendors, one for each product, grouped by type.
Check it out! (wait, didn't someone just say that?)