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On the Account in Age of Booty

On the Account44 (25)

Beat all medium challenges.

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Achievement won on 15 Apr 10
TA Score for this game: 338
Posted on 16 April 10 at 00:57
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Level 7 on Medium is by far the hardest board in the game. It's harder than level 7 on hard as I beat hard on my first try without looking at any suggestions on what to do. So if you use this method I'm about to talk about, it should help you out on any other board you play.

Other people have given the strategy of taking the top towns first as they CPU doesn't really go after them. Well I tried that and it didn't work for me at all. Once you take a town in this game, the CPU will come to that town next and take it from you. Being that you re-spawn back in at the bottom of the screen, you will not make it back up to the top in time to help defend it any, even if you got the town all the way upgraded. So when you lose the town, you lost your time and effort on all you did and you probably won't win the match.

So what I did was flip the strategy and didn't concentrate on the top but worked on the bottom instead.

When you first start out, upgrade your guns twice, it'll save you time on taking out merchant ships and oil drum islands. Stick to the bottom of the map and just run around collecting crates destroying merchant ships. Once you run all that out, the next part depends on the CPU. If they are already coming down attacking one of the lower side towns, go up behind them so you're firing on one of the ships. Once it goes down, grab the crate. Reason being is I noticed if you take out CPU ships, they are more likely to drop wood rather than gold so it will help you upgrade your ship and towns by racking up the wood. Let them fight the towns and you hit them from the back while collecting the loot. This helped me upgrade my ship and towns way faster by taking them out versus the towns.

Now, while you're upgrading your ship, be sure to upgrade speed first so you can get around fast to keep collecting crates when they show up and then upgrade your guns to take out the other ships faster. After that, upgrade your armor as it comes up in between upgrading your towns as you will be mostly concentrating on towns at this point.

Once you have upgrade your ship to the fastest speed and maxed out your guns. Maybe even 1 armor by this point as well depending on how things are going. If the cpu hasn't taken down the bottom middle town yet, go take it over and work solely on upgrading the town to max. Stay there and help defend it if they are going straight to attacking it. You should be able to keep gaining crates and if you do die, you can get back and fight them again really quick while they are weak. So you can take them down quickly and be able to get the loot as well. Once your town is maxed out and the CPU is leaving the town alone, look to see which town the CPU has control over and has upgraded. When I played the right side was upgraded once and they hadn't touched the left side one yet. So take out the higher upgraded one the CPU holds as this prevents them from racking up towns to win. You will have to defend the town and work to upgrade it fully before you can leave it but you have to protect the bottom middle one as well. The CPU will try for a little bit but once the towns energy is up from being fully maxed out, they back off. At that point, go take the other town and do the same.

At this point your ship should either be maxed out or 1 away on full armor and all 3 towns on the bottom should be fully maxed out.

Now you have to look at the top of the map to see what's going on. The CPU's were fighting over a town at the top so I ran up the side they were fighting on (the right side for me) and sacked the town in front of the CPU base. The base they were fighting over was the one above that one, so it's a weak town and easy to take down with a maxed out ship. So once you start attacking that town, the CPU is going to come so you will have to defend the town after you obtain it. The ships re-spawn right beside you but you're gaining health back by owning the town and make sure to get it upgraded at least once. Eventually they will go off on another path and not fight you for a moment.

During this fighting I hit the 2 minute warning for the game being over and I controlled 4 towns with the bottom 3 maxed out so they could last if they got attacked.

Once that CPU goes off somewhere else, quickly rush up if and destroy any ships and take over the weak town above you. Once you capture the town, that's 5 and you'll win.

Granted lets say you lose a town before you can take the top town. You will still either be at 3 or 4 towns and when the time runs out, whoever controls the most towns wins. So you should still win even if the time runs out.

Hopefully this strategy will help someone who had a bunch of trouble on this map like I did or at least give you some good tips on how to win better.
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