Player Portraits in Forge of Empires

Whenever it comes to international games, character portraits tend to top the list of player’s additional desires; after gameplay must-haves of course. So with the large amount of portraits in the game, what influences them? While the game is quite diverse there is a simple explanation to the game’s look: settings and team representation.

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Live Streaming and Forge of Empires: All you Need to Know

Do you miss the good old days of submitting your opinions through comment sections or forums? The days were you wondered whether anyone apart from your fellow commentators read them. We also wondered, which is why we have started using periscope and Twitch as a way to get your feedback.

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Peer in the last periscope announcement

Although we will still read the forums and comments on our blogs, social media or videos, we want to offer players a way to interact more directly with us and our games. In the next couple of months we will try to implement live streaming into our communication strategy. If you have any suggestions or ideas for what you’d like to see, please leave them below. We will take everything into consideration as we proceed. Continue reading

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Tomorrow Comes to Forge of Empires – Today!

Have you ever wished you could see the future? Well luckily for you, Forge of Empires brings you a glimpse of what’s to come with its new age. From today on the much awaited Tomorrow Era is now available on all language versions.

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Forge of Empires: Random Facts

Whether you are a newbie or an experienced player, the best thing about following a game is watching it evolve. These changes can range from new features to new eras which add new dimensions to the game.  Since its start in 2012 Forge of Empires has added many different aspects but as a Forge player, do you know them all?

We know not everyone can be a Forge know-it-all, so we put together this infographic to share some of our favorite facts.

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We hope you enjoy them and if you have anything you want to know specifically about the game, let us know in the comment section. We will make sure to bring it to you next week.

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FOE Link Cheat Sheet

We know how precious time is when you play Forge of Empires, so we created a quick link cheat sheet to help you out. If you are an experienced player you might know all of these already but we want to help everyone through their FOE journey.

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Forge of Empires Comes to Android

If you are following the Forge of Empires Facebook page you might have noticed a strange video posted 2 days ago. The mysterious post told viewers to save today’s date, but for what exactly? Although there were many guesses, the right answer is that the Android app is now available!

We know many of you were anxiously waiting for this but we wanted to ensure the release of a great app. After a lot of work the team is very excited to announce this new game addition. We made you guys a special video with our Mobile Lead Developer Tobias, to let you know all the features we included in the app. We hope you enjoy it and get it at the Google Play store!

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Meet Your Team! Lead Community Manager “Bartek”

A few weeks ago, right after the holidays we introduced you to our team. Yet instead of focusing on the people, we broke this information down to the structure.  While this sheds some light into how we work it lacks the human perspective.

So we decided to change that this week with the first post of Meet Your Team! We kick these blogposts off with our Lead Community Manager Bartłomiej Wawro.

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Who is? Where is he from? What’s his experience? Read the short bio below to get all the answers you need:

Name: Bartłomiej Wawro (but people call him “Bartek”, just to make it easier)

From: Poland.

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#TBT: Forge of Empires’ Couples in Past Events

With the month of love coming to an end we decided to do a throwback to our past events to commemorate them. Like anything in life, love stories vary, so let’s look back at the past three years:

2013:

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Peer’s Top 10 Player Portraits

As the week enters its last half, we’ve reached the point where choosing can seem like a colossal task; especially when it’s between our favorite things. But the Forge of Empires team never quits, so we sat down with our Game Designer for another round of Peer’s Top 10.

This week we asked him two simple questions, what are your favorite player portraits and why? Here are his answers, hope you enjoy!

1)      Drowned Jack

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This portrait is from the “evil” ending of last year’s Valentine’s event. That ending, where Jack and Rose did not come together in the end, with a tragic outcome for Jack… ohhh… a great portrait for all the people out there that hate Titanic.

 

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Forge of Empires’ Top 10 Buildings According to the Game Designer

Let’s face it, Forge of Empires appeals to people for a variety of reasons. Yet one of its biggest perks is the variety of buildings players can choose as they go through the ages. Although we know that people have their individual preferences and everyone might not agree, we wanted to know the Game Designer’s opinion. So we asked Peer Kröger two simple questions: What are your top 10 favorite FOE buildings? And why?

Here are the results; enjoy:

1 .Amusement Park (Modern Era)

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I love the details, the action, the colors, everything. Even the way the animations work… our graphic artists reveal their remarkable talents here. Also, I am a big fan of hidden “Easter Eggs” and references, and there are quite a few in this building…

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