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Building Upgrades

Building upgrade are found by clicking onto the building on your map and going to the upgrade tab.

Infrastructure

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Power Pant

Central Air conditioning $4,000

Job quality is increase by 20

Gas Turbines $6,000

The power station begins to consume natural gas instead of coal.

Half the amount of pollution generated by the power station.

Pollen filter $5,000

Reduces the amount of pollution created by the power plant.

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Geothermal plant

Enhanced geothermal system $15,000

The Geothermal plant no longer produces any pollution

Magma conduit $15,000

Effectiveness is increased by 50

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Plantation & Hydroponic Farm (Banana)

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Banana) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Banana)

Small parcel growth $2,000

Job quality is increased by 20

Workers wealth is increased

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Cocoa)

Inoculation $5,000

Effectiveness is increased by 100

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Cocoa) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Cocoa)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Coffee)

Bean processing $2,000

Effectiveness is increased by 20

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Coffee) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Coffee)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Corn)

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Corn) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Corn)

Selective breeding  $2,000

Effectiveness is increased each  month after this upgrade is built (max 100)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Cotton)

Mechanization $2,500

Decrease workers by 2 and increase effectiveness by 20

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Cotton) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Cotton)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Pineapple)

Modernize all $4,000+

Modernize all plantations (Pineapple) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Pineapple)

Pollution parcel  $5,000

Increase the effectiveness of all others nearby.

Pineapple plantations and hydroponic farms nearby by 25 based on an effectiveness (max 50)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Sugar)

Fiber fertilization $4,000

Increases the effectiveness of all other nearby plantations and hydroponic farms by 10

based on an effectiveness of (max 30)

Modernize all $8,000+

Modernize all plantations (Sugar) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Sugar)

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

Plantation Hydroponic Farm (Tobacco)

Modernize all $8,000+

Modernize all plantations (Tobacco) to hydroponic farms

Modernize  $4,000

Modernize to hydroponic farm (Tobacco)

Extensive fertilization $3,000

Increase effectiveness by 100 but the soil quality degrades overtime

Capillary sub-irrigation $4,000

(Once upgraded to hydroponic)

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the farm begins to consume 50 MW of electricity.

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Ranch & Cattle Farm (Cattle)

Manure Fertilizer $1,200

The effectiveness of nearby plantations and nearby hydroponic farms is increased by 10 based on effectiveness of  (max 20)

Modernize all $2,880+

Modernize all Ranches (Cattle) to Factory farms

Modernize  $2,880

Modernize to Factory farm (Cattle)

Veterinary vacation $500 (after upgrading to factory farms)

Effectiveness is increased by 10 buy budget is increased by 10%

Ranch Cattle Farm (Goat)

Forage pens $1,000

Increases the effectiveness by 10 (max 100) for each nearby plantation and hydroponic farm

Modernize all $2,880+

Modernize all Ranches (Goats) to Factory farms

Modernize  $2,880

Modernize to Factory farm (Goat)

Veterinary vacation $500 ( after upgrading to factory farms)

Effectiveness is increased by 10 buy budget is increased by 10%

Ranch Cattle Farm (Llamas)

Shaving pens $800

Job quality is increase by 10

Modernize all $2,880+

Modernize all Ranches (Llamas) to Factory farms

Modernize  $2,880

Modernize to Factory farm (Llamas)

Veterinary vacation $500 ( after upgrading to factory farms)

Effectiveness is increased by 10 buy budget is increased by 10%

Ranch Cattle Farm (Pigs)

Overfeeding $1,600

Effectiveness by 20 and job quality is decreased by 10

Modernize all $2,880+

Modernize all Ranches (Pigs) to Factory farms

Modernize  $2,880

Modernize to Factory farm (Pigs)

Veterinary vacation $500 ( after upgrading to factory farms)

Effectiveness is increased by 10 buy budget is increased by 10%

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Mine & Automated Mine (Bauxite)

Chemical Extractor $3,000

Increases the effectiveness by 30 and decreases the job quality by 10

Modernize all $6,200+

Modernize all mines (Bauxite) to

Automated mines (Bauxite)

Modernize $6,200

Modernize to automated mine (Bauxite)

Rockbreaker $3,500

Increases the available amount of resources in the deposit by 20,000

Mine & Automated Mine (Gold)

Water cannons $3,200

Effectiveness is increased by 20, but pollution is increased by 30%

Modernize all $6,200+

Modernize all mines (Gold) to

Automated mines (Gold)

Modernize $6,200

Modernize to automated mine (Gold)

Rockbreaker $3,500

Increases the available amount of resources in the deposit by 20,000

Mine & Automated Mine (Uranium)

Dangerous waste disposal $2,750

Lowers pollution to the amount typical for other mines

Modernize all $6,200+

Modernize all mines (Uranium) to

Automated mines (Uranium)

Modernize $6,200

Modernize to automated mine (Uranium)

Rockbreaker $3,500

Increases the available amount of resources in the deposit by 20,000

Mine & Automated Mine (Coal)

Coal preparation plant $2,800

Increases workers by 3 and Effectiveness by 30

Modernize all $6,200+

Modernize all mines (Coal) to

Automated mines (Coal)

Modernize $6,200

Modernize to automated mine (Coal)

Rockbreaker $3,500

Increases the available amount of resources in the deposit by 20,000

Mine & Automated Mine (Iron)

Heavy crusher $2,500

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but job quality is decreased by 10

Modernize all $6,200

Modernize all mines (Iron) to

Automated mines (Iron)

Modernize $6,200

Modernize to automated mine (Iron)

Rockbreaker $3,500

Increases the available amount of resources in the deposit by 20,000

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Wharf

Drift netting $500

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the wharf depletes fish schools 20% faster

Feeding pens $800

Schools of fish regrow even while worked by a fisherman

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Logging Camp

Power saw $700

Effectiveness is increased by 30 but the logging cam begins to consume 50 MW electricity

Reforestation $1,000

The logging camp plants new trees over time but the building’s budget is doubled

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Oil well

Fracking posts $3,500

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the oil well generates 30% more pollution

Coiled tubing rig $1,000

Increases the reserves of oil and natural gas in the deposit by 15,000 units

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Oil Refinery

Bio-fuel $7,000

Produces natural gas based on the number of plantations and hydroponic farms in the area

Coal diesel $5,500

Adds an additional production cycle. The oil refinery processes coal into oil.

Petro chemicals $6,500

The pollution generated by the oil refinery is halved but the building consumes an extra 100 MW of electricity

Industry (Goods)

 

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Lumber Mill

Dust incinerator $2,500

Decreases generated pollution by 50% but the mill begins to consume 100 MW of electricity

Log debarker $3,200

Increases the consumption of raw resources by 30% and effectiveness by 30

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Textile Mill

Acrylic Dyes $4,000

Effectiveness is increased by 30 but the textile mill produces 50% more pollution

Fine fabric rolling $3,800

Effectiveness is increased by 20

Workshop expansion $11,600

Increases workers by 6 and effectiveness by 50

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Cannery

Automated Line $5,700

Decrease workers by 4 and increases effectiveness by 20

Central air conditioning $3,200

Job quality is increased by 20

High-pressure canner $4,800

Adds an additional production cycle. Allow this cannery to process meat into canned goods

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Steel Mill

Electric arc furnace $5,000

The steel mill consumes 20% less raw resources but begins to consume 220 MW electricity

Rolling shop $ 3,000

Effectiveness is increase by 20 but the budget of the steel mill is increased  by 20% as well

Smelter mill $ 4,000

Effectiveness is increased by 20 but the steel mill generates 30% more pollution

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Furniture Factory

Central air conditioning $3,000

Increases job quality by 20

Fine grafting $7,500

Adds an additional production cycle. The factory processes gold and planks (requires both) into furniture

Handcraft workshop $3,800

Increases workers by 8 and effectiveness by 20

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Pharmaceutical Company

Dangerous waste disposal $5,500

Negates all pollution

Supply local market $15,000

The effectiveness of clinics and hospitals on the island is increased by 20 based on effectiveness (max 40)

Totally natural $18,000

Adds an additional production cycle. The pharmaceutical company processes oil into pharmaceuticals.

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Fashion Company

Catwalk TV $5,000

Effectiveness is increased by 15 (max 45) for each TV station on the island

Haute couture $6,000

Service quality of entertainment buildings in the vicinity is increased by 5 based on effectiveness ( max10)

Stairway to heaven $4,000

The required education of workers is reduced to high school.

Industry (Luxury Goods)

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Cigar Factory

Automated line $6,000

Decrease workers by 4 and effectiveness by 20

Conditioned dryers $8,000

The factory consumes 20% less resources

Machine choppers $5,000

The factory begins to consume 20 MW of electricity. Effectiveness is increased by 10

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Rum Distillery

Dunder still $5,000

The rum distillery consumes 25% less raw resources

Electric stills $5,000

the factory begins to consume 150 MW of electricity. Effectiveness is increased by 20

Supply local market $5,000

The effectiveness of taverns, restaurants and nightclubs in the vicinity is increased by 10  based on effectiveness (max 20)

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Jewelry Worksop

Central air conditioning $3,000

Job quality is increased by 20

Jeweler’s consortium $4,500

Effectiveness increases by 10 (max50) for every other jewelry workshop nearby

Plating shop $2,500

The jewelry workshop consumes 10% less raw resources

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Vehicle Factory

Agricultural vehicles $18,000

The effectiveness of all plantations on the island is increased by 15 based on effectiveness (max 30)

Pollution filter $4,500

The vehicle factory produces 50% less pollution but consumes an addition 110 MW of electricity

Robotic assembly line$13,000

Decreases workers by 6 and increases effectiveness by 30

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Chocolate Factory

Central air conditioning $9,000

Job quality is increased by 20

Liberated chocolate $12,000

Adds an additional production cycle. The chocolate  factory processes milk and cocoa (requires both) into chocolate.

Natural surrogates $11,000

The factory consumes 20% less raw resources but begins to produce pollution

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Electronics factory

Borrowed copyrights $6,000

Budget is reduced by 50% but international relations with USA and EU suffer a -5 penalty

Robotics $12,000

Decreases workers by 2 and increases effectiveness by 20

Silica conductors $4,000

Consumes less Gold

Residential

 

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Country House

Electrification $50

Housing quality is increased by 10 but the building consumes 5 MW of electricity

Modernize all $1,800+

Modernize all country houses to houses

Modernize $1,800

Modernize to house

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House

Electrification $300

Housing quality is increased by 20 but the building consumes 10 MW of electricity

Neighborhood watch $150

Lowers crime in the immediate area

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Mansion

Electrification $1,000

Housing quality is increased by 10 but the building consumes 15 MW of electricity

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Tenement

Electrification $500

Housing quality is increased by 20 but the building consumes 50 MW of electricity

Modernize all $3,600+

Modernize all tenements to apartments

Modernize $3,600

Modernize to apartment

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Apartment

Electrification $1,000

Housing quality is increased by 15 but the building consumes 10 MW of electricity

Modernize all $9,600+

Modernize all  apartments to modern apartments

Modernize $9,600

Modernize to modern apartment

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Modern Apartment

Luxury flat $5,000

Housing quality is increased by 20 but the apartment consumes an additional 10 MW of electricity

Entertainment & Environment

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Restaurant

All you can eat $500

Slob tourists are added as a preferred tourist class

Kids meals $500

Family tourists are added as a preferred tourists class

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Beach site

VIP zone $1,500

Wealthy tourists are added as  preferred tourist class

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Circus

Dancing llamas $3,000

Service quality is increased by 3 (max 15) for each Llama ranch or llama factory farm in the vicinity

Nouveau cirque $3,000

Cultural tourists are added as a prefered class

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Cineplex

5D $8,000

Family tourists are added as a preferred tourist class

Romantic comedies $3,000

Increases birth rate on the island by 5% (max 20%)

Waste treatment plant $6,000

Increases the effectiveness of construction office, steel mills, vehicle factories in the vicinity by 20 based on effectiveness (max 40)

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Opera House

Threepenny opera $1,000

Lowers the required wealth to visit the opera

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Casino

Baccarat tables $3,500

Wealthy tourists are added as a preferred tourist class

Slot machines $1,500

slob tourists are added as a preferred tourist class

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Ancient Ruins

“Alien” Artifacts $2,500

Slob tourists are added as a preferred tourist class

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Museum

Field trip $4,000

Increases the effectiveness of all schools in the vicinity by 25 (students graduate faster)

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Stadium

International venue $9,200

All tourists classes become preferred tourist class

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Hang Gliding Club

Jet-powered gliders $5,000

increases quality by 25 Tourism

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Airport

Charter flights $5,000

Receive additional profits from tickets

Diplomatic flights $4,000

All foreign relations are increased by 10 but the budget of the airport will be increased by 10%

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Aerodrome

Diplomatic flights $4,500

All foreign relations are increased by 10 but the budget of the airport will be increased by 10%

First class Terminal $7,000

Provides additional profits from tickets

Welfare and Media

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Catholic Mission

Community aid $1,200

Increases housing quality of residences in the vicinity by 10 (max 20) but the budget is increased by 25%

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Grocery

Farmers fair $400

Food quality is increased by 20 but budget is increased by 20%

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Newspaper

Paid ads $3,700

The newspaper begins to generate small profits

Yellow press $2,500

The required education of workers is reduced to high school

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Clinic

Hospitalization wing $5,000

Increases the maximum number of visitors by 50

Obstetrics wing £2,000

increases birth rate on the island by 10% (50 max)

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Church

Community aid $1,200

Increases housing quality of residences in the vicinity by 10 (max 20) but the budget is increased by 25%

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Supermarket

El prez action figures $4,500

The supermarket begins to generate small profits paid directly into your swiss bank account

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Police station

Fire brigade $4,000

Sends firetrucks to putout fires but the budget of the police station is increased by 25 %

Radio dispatch $3,000

The police station services a larger area but the budget is increased by 10%

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Hospital

Hospitalization wing $10,000

Increases the maximum number of visitors by 100

Obstetrics wing £2,000

Increases birth rate on the island by 10% (50 max)

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Cathedral

Community aid $1,200

Increases housing quality of residences in the vicinity by 10 (max 20) but the budget is increased by 25%

Ordination Autonomy – $10,000

Doubles the maximum number of visitors

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TV station

TNT music television $6,500

Effectiveness of entertainment buildings in the vicinity is increased by 20

Telemarketing $6,000

The TV station begins to generate profits

Research & Education

 

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Library

Academic Department $2,000

The Library generates 25% more research points

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High school

Interactive education modernize $4,500

Effectiveness is increased by 50 (students graduate faster)

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College

Interactive education modernize $4,500

Effectiveness is increased by 50 (students graduate faster)

Research points $2,000

The college will start to produce research points

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Observatory

Academic department $5,000

The observatory generates 25% more research points.

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Science lab

Extreme testing $4,500

Effectiveness is increased by 20 (max 60) for each nearby electronics factory.

Small hadron collider £3,600

Effectiveness is increased by 50, but the science lab begins to consume an extra 500 MW of electricity.

Economy & Foreign Relations

 

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Drydock

Reinforced $5,000

Trade ships carry 50% more exports

Shipwright $20,000

Each dock provides one extra ship

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Bank

Travel insurance $7,000

The bank generates revenues for each tourist on the island

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Customs office

Double duty evasion $8,000

Decreases prices of import trade offers

Special tax $ 4,000

Generates swiss bank account from all exports

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Office

Qualified professionals $4,000

The required education for workers is increased to college. Effectiveness is increased by 30

Military

 

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Guard tower

Machine Gun $2,500

Increase the attack rate of the guard tower

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Military Fort

Modernized weaponry $2,000

Replaces the colonial infantry in the military fort infantry

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Barracks

Special training $4,000

Replaces the infantry in the barracks with modern infantry

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Army Base

Reactive armour $5,000

Replaces the tanks in the army base with MKII

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Aircraft Carrier

Smart bombs $5,000

Improves the bombing run damage and decreases the chance for collateral damage

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