Thought I’d start a new semi-guide on my approach to the game, initially covering the following topics, which there are a number I need to flesh out.
I strongly believed a skilled non-coiner can keep up with this game. And relatively easily at that these days. You are trying to keep ahead of the masses, as that is where the difficulty is of the game is generally balanced to. You need to build smarter and approach targets smarter than the average player and you will be able to keep up. It is literally as simple as that. It does mean though, that you may need to sacrifice some PvP elements in the short term – particularly if you are behind the power curve.
How do you build and approach targets smarter than average? Well, either figure it out for yourself, or look at the many available resources around on approaches that work. Coiners are my friends. They often test out what works and what doesn’t work before I even have to consider my builds.
The whole game is simply a series of challenges and puzzles. You can make a choice – either whine about it, or try to figure it out. I will always try to figure it out, and in 99% of cases there is a way to meet the challenge without spending a single coin.
When something is newly released, my first thought is simply, it is what it is, and it is the same for everyone. So, how can I use it to get further ahead in my game? That being said, if it’s not going to get me further in game, then I’m still likely to get it, although not as a huge priority, just to ensure it doesn’t set me back on the FM at some stage, or alternately it becomes a useful item in future, or I’ve misjudged its value.