Archive for January, 2011
Here are a few facts and some tips for using trains in CityVille. Most of the time players do not use the trains to their fullest potential. This should give you some guidance and understanding when it comes to using trains once you have the means.
Using trains in CityVille will not be allowed until you have reached a minimum of level 5. After you have reached level 5 you will be able to start using trains for receiving and selling goods. This is when you can start using your neighbors to save you money and energy.
When you are starting to run out of goods in your city then it is a very good idea to start using your trains. Using your trains is a huge advantage because this helps save you a lot of energy thatn you would normally use harvesting your own crops and goods. You also get a lot more back for you coins than if you were harvesting goods yourself. (more…)
We have discussed how to place businesses and make the most of your space by placing the businesses together. In this video you can see the added benefit of placing your HQ buildings in a strategic location to increase the overall earnings of all your businesses. Watch the video below and watch how your bonuses and ratios increase just by correctly arranging your businesses and their HQ building in a manner conducive for extra income.
Find out how the best CityVille player built the biggest city on Facebook in this CityVille Domination Guide.
The developers of CityVille have incorporated some real-world principles in regards to businesses. I’ll go over some tips that are applied to real businesses that will help you in CityVille. Applying these techniques will help your businesses earn more money and also encourage other neighbors to open up businesses in your city.
One thing that holds true in CityVille that is gospel for all successful businesses is location. (more…)
I have decided to start something new here on CityVilleTipsX.com. I wanted to add a video category because there have been some good tips, as of late, showing up on YouTube.com.
This is a simple video that gets to the point of one of the tips I have posted here on the blog. The idea here is to save space by using sidewalks instead of roads. The video gives a great visual of how to implement that tip as well as confirms the little secret that community buildings do not need any kind of sidewalk or road for the buildings to be effective.
If you have any questions or need a run through for anything on CityVille just let me know by leaving a comment and I’ll get on it. If you want to learn the best kept secrets by builder of one of the richest cities in CityVille check out CityVille Secrets.
Here is my second cheat sheet. With this one you can plan your CityVille businesses more effectively by choosing which businesses will make you money quicker and which ones will make you the most money depending on your needs. I talk about balance a lot and I have discovered that analyzing this kind of data from the two cheat sheets (see crops, trains and ships cheat sheet) that I have given you on this blog you can easily make timely and effective decisions. For the most effective strategies check out the CityVille Domination guide.
HINT: Click on the column title to sort the data so it best suits you. If there is any data that you need like this please leave a comment and explain what you need and I’ll see what I can do.
CityVille Business Cheatsheet
Business Coins Earned Coins Earned
Purchase Cost Number of Colllections Until Profitable
Sushi $605 110 $5.50 $12,500 20.7 3x3
Handbag $654 120 $5.45 $10,000 15.3 3x3
Wedding $702 130 $5.40 $15,000 21.4 4x4
Cinema $749 140 $5.35 $100,000 133.5 4x4
Tower Eats $795 150 $5.30 $1,000,000 1257.9 4x4
Game Store $50 10 $5.00 $1,300 26 3x3
Cosmetics $120 25 $4.80 $1,900 15.8 3x3
Diner $230 50 $4.60 $1,600 7 3x3
French Resteraunt $495 110 $4.50 $4,500 9.1 3x3
Sunglasses $534 120 $4.45 $5,500 10.3 3x3
Shoe Store $572 130 $4.40 $3,500 6.1 3x3
Bike Shop $330 75 $4.40 $2,500 7.6 3x3
Seafood $609 140 $4.35 $7,500 12.3 3x3
Italian $654 150 $4.30 $6,500 10.1 3x3
Pool Hall $420 100 $4.20 $2,200 5.2 4x4
Bakery $40 10 $4.00 $200 5 3x3
Flower Shop $95 25 $3.80 $400 4.2 3x3
Toy Store $180 50 $3.60 $800 4.4 3x3
Burger Joint $240 75 $3.20 $1,000 4.2 3x3
Coffee Shop $320 100 $3.20 $600 1.9 3x3