County Taxes

Discussion in 'Ideas & Brainfarts' started by MrPPpuma, Jul 26, 2011.

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  1. MrPPpuma

    MrPPpuma Guest

    Howdy! I was thinking that to make it more like the real Old West, that different counties within a world should have different costs of living and have different set prices and possible taxes. Tell me what you think...;)

    Make variable taxes throughout the worlds, changing through different counties.

    Current Workaround
    None at all

    Coming back to my idea of the governmental idea, the person who is in charge of the county can choose the taxation, therefore putting players in a similar-to-real-life situation.

    Abuse Prevention
    Possibly people moving to other counties... Would have to be done in moderation. Admins would be able to overwrite and control out-of-control leaders.

    Putting players in a similar-to-real-life situation, therefore increasing realism in the game making it closer to real life in the old west.

    Does this idea appear on any of the Previously Suggested Ideas List? Yes/No
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  2. TJ Tuttle

    TJ Tuttle Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2010
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    I think you should follow posting guidelines for a change.
  3. rice farmer

    rice farmer Guest

    I don't think players are going to jump for higher taxes......
  4. MrPPpuma

    MrPPpuma Guest

    thanks guys!" have changed the summary thannks for suggestions and help !
  5. AJ Ray

    AJ Ray Guest

    If that was going to happen. It would give a reason to control a county, but the taxes would have to be limited to 1-5 percent of their current cash.
  6. Red Falcon

    Red Falcon Well-Known Member

    Jan 12, 2009
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    And exactly how will it be determined as to who is in control of a particular country? And how long would they be in control before someone else was allowed to take their turn at leadership. I will not vote for this idea if it's going to be anything like Kingship in England, where the person in charge stays in charge until they die. As it is, the countries in this game have names, although I don't know how or where they got them.
  7. Jakkals

    Jakkals Banned

    Sep 23, 2008
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    The Big Fort owner of a county sets the name. Dont ask me where/probably fort overview? i dont like taxes in RL therefore wont like it here as well. Could you perhaps throw my player in jail a couple of days a month rather than let him pay taxes. On a more serious note all the money earned by a town does not go to it. Paying further money that has no purpose would not be a good idea.
  8. MrPPpuma

    MrPPpuma Guest

    I think that the money probably goes to the fort?
  9. Elmyr

    Elmyr Guest

    Then it's useless once the fort is fully built, or as fully built as it's going to be (with a few levels of HQ unfinished).
  10. John Sibley

    John Sibley Well-Known Member

    Sep 2, 2010
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    I like this idea,
    5 stars,

    Just the taxes are collected by the town treasury of the town that owns the large fort.
  11. MrPPpuma

    MrPPpuma Guest

    thanks for your support! please spread this idea and help to follow this thru... thanks!
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  12. ZarekBean

    ZarekBean Guest

    i like this idea. if the large fort owners town treasury got the money it would create a competition to own the large forts, and with more towns wanting to control it, spurs more activity on a given world by way of fort fighting, and it could potentially remove some in game cash (the devs love that) as well.

  13. John Cena 619

    John Cena 619 Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    well.......i too like this one. taxes. like the old wild west huh? nice to hear buddy! i think the taxes should be set according to the income per week?

    any way, yes from my side
    5 stars from my side!
  14. ZarekBean

    ZarekBean Guest

    maybe tax what is in the personal bank of each county resident. if people dont want to pay taxes they have to risk getting dueled or ko'd and losing it all by carrying it in-hand.
  15. TJ Tuttle

    TJ Tuttle Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2010
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    Large alliances own large forts. Large Alliances need additional money less than anyone. No need to make it harder for smaller alliances.

    No to this idea.

    Anyone wants to try and tax me they can try and come collect it.