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jeemersmom
Mar 03 2017, 09:26 AM
Nearly every time I check my newsfeed or see email notifications of Forum threads, I see complaints that production is too slow/inadequate to meet the demand of that person's facilities. "Just can't keep up" is the phrase most often seen. Come on, people, who can't you keep up with? Is there some unwritten law that says you will be booted off if you don't have the most facs in production, the most trains/ships, the most XPs??? Do you complain that the GAME is slow but have multi-layered farms with flowers, trees and facs on top of all of those layers? Do you say "I have to do that to keep up with demand"?
YOU are the one who creates the demand. You are the one who fills the facs several times a day, plows multiple layers, complains. FarmTown is a wonderful outlet for those who are homebound and the supreme time-waster for the rest of us. Relax and enjoy it.

Queen.of.Clutter
Mar 03 2017, 12:32 PM
I LOVE this !! Well said jeemersmom !

ccheney
Mar 03 2017, 08:48 PM
Yes it's only a game but it gets frustrating when for example it takes nearly a year to be able harvest enough flowers from both your own farm and other people's farms to fill one flower shop to 80% capacity and I have flowers on at least 4 farms and one 24X24 farm that is nothing but flowers. It's frustrating when you have oil wells on all 26 farms 3 oil refineries and still can't get enough petrochemical barrels for one facility. I also have paper mills on at least half of my farms because of the amount of paper rolls needed. Because of the amounts of products needed layering is a necessity especially when your farms are small and the prices to expand are so ridiculous. It's very rare that I can fill all my facilities to 100% capacity. I don't have trains or many FC facilities because of the amount of FC required to purchase them.I would have had to stop playing a long time ago if I hadn't cracked down and bought FC to purchase tools to run the facilities with one click. It took me over two hours just to do facilities before that. I am on a fixed income so buying FC is luxury for me, a rare treat. The FC facilities I have I bought with my earned FC. which I'm not getting much of since I have topped out on levels. I do quests to get FC now.

artbee
Mar 04 2017, 01:16 AM
yes that is true and it been great for me at early morning or night when I am home alone.
I don't have layers on my farm, factory sometimes take a little time. I also like to do something quickly and before i go out. The cost to make farm bigger is a lot. I think if you could turn off the message when you are out of something to make something it would be good.

SeniorCornwall
Mar 04 2017, 12:01 PM
Tend to agree with many on this post. Yes it is just a game, and we all make it what we want it to be. Some like decorating, some the chats, others the mini games, others producing items.. To each their own.

I do think it should be possible to maximize the production of all facilities with time and planning. While this is achievable with some facilities, others it is impossible. Some ingredients are scare and as new production options are added, they are even scarcer. I am not sure why we are limited to one mine or oil well per farm.... In real life you can have many mines in one area or multiple oil wells in one area. Why can we only have 2 of each train? Ever check rail yards or seen the length of trains... And why can people not also work the timed facilities? And why can't we boast production (like overtime in real life),,..

I strive to maximize my facilities, keep them all running at 100 % and look at my coins increase. Aim to increase my diversification score... So it would be great if we could actually achieve full production in time using available resources and land...

I know this would not help those who are still building their farms who are short of coins for land expansions. I was there once and thought the coins were too hard to get. But in time / planning / and expansions I got there and now have all the land expansions and sitting on tons of coins.

You will get there as well, and in the meantime just keep plugging away at it. Use the tools provided to plan that next factory, add multiples where you have the resources (ex. put a bank on every farm to generate coins), etc. Look at the comments around this site for pointers.

Happy Farming

firegold flames
Mar 04 2017, 09:21 PM
i agree and well said . Farm town is one of great game.

artbee
Mar 05 2017, 03:59 AM
To help I have worked at moving some facilities to many farm, rather then all on one. Also there are tools to do more then one at a time. It just takes time to be able to get them. And I have enjoyed the game as a whole

MOM GLENDA
Mar 05 2017, 09:48 AM
it is just a game but i love famtown.what i do not like about farmtown is people complaining about the cash products .farmtown would not be here for us to play if no one bought cash .they have to pay facebook to have farmtown on here .they have to pay workers enough to support their familys.one person cannot keep farmtown working and keep things for us to buy .i am sure it takes several people to do the work and keep farmtown running 24 hrs a day.people need to stop complaining about the cash you have to spend .i do without things to be able to buy cash because i love playing farmtown .we just living off ss checks if i can do it others can

leighwj1960
Mar 05 2017, 10:07 AM
Nearly every time I check my newsfeed or see email notifications of Forum threads, I see complaints that production is too slow/inadequate to meet the demand of that person's facilities. "Just can't keep up" is the phrase most often seen. Come on, people, who can't you keep up with? Is there some unwritten law that says you will be booted off if you don't have the most facs in production, the most trains/ships, the most XPs??? Do you complain that the GAME is slow but have multi-layered farms with flowers, trees and facs on top of all of those layers? Do you say "I have to do that to keep up with demand"?
YOU are the one who creates the demand. You are the one who fills the facs several times a day, plows multiple layers, complains. FarmTown is a wonderful outlet for those who are homebound and the supreme time-waster for the rest of us. Relax and enjoy it.

I completely agree. This is why I only post my facilities 2 or 3 times a week depending on my stock. This gives me time to rebuild my supplies so I can keep most of them filled 100%. I also tend to buy only facilities that use ingredients that I have excess of or that are easy to acquire.

Aliboots
Mar 05 2017, 02:55 PM
I started playing this game years ago, and then stopped. I stopped at level 71, with about a million in coins. In July last year, I started playing seriously. I'm now on level 800 with 30 farms, almost 25 billion coins and have about 132 million xps. I don't dabble in factories as I simply don't have the time at the moment, but I never earn less than a billion a day in coins. I also buy FC on a monthly basis, and the amount is determined by my budget. I spend less a month on this game than I did when playing other games that offered little rewards. The beauty of this game is that it is interactive, and you always have something to do, depending on YOU!

Try playing Criminal Case or Pearl's Peril. Unless you have thousands of friends on the game, your play time is about 20 minutes a day, and then you repeat stuff you have done multiple times. So boring.

I also change my farms. For example, when you first start, you plant free stuff, or stuff that is cheap and has a quick turnaround time. Then you realize that you earn a lot of coins fishing, so you buy ponds and lakes, etc. Then you look at, say, farm 3, and realise there are no fish on there, so you start over from scratch. Time consuming? Yes. Relaxing? Yes. Rewarding? Yes.

alyceclover
Mar 05 2017, 07:22 PM
Yes it's only a game but it gets frustrating when for example it takes nearly a year to be able harvest enough flowers from .

I have never had to harvest flowers for a year to fill my Flower shop.

I sold off a lot of flowers because I loathe harvesting them; now only use Flower Shop to create bouquets I need for other facilities and sell the potted plants.

I have never looked to see if I was filling facilities to 100% capacity, but am sure I fill many of them ~ like Perfume factory, Pet food, Tea and others.

I do not produce a lot of stuff like Petrochemicals because I have tons in stock. It truly depends upon what facilities players have; some need more of some stuff than others.

I do agree with the paper rolls and new items like Velvet and Felt rolls, but I just stop producing stuff that needs them if I am short, because it is just a game. When games stop being fun, when they frustrate me, or am forced to log on multiple times a day to complete stuff, I leave.

I like FT because one can play at their own pace, excepting, of course, if one participates in quests which are not mandatory.