Oh! Edo Towns Guide

Structures Yield Rankings and Town Level Combos Residents Jobs Crafts
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This game is set in Edo Japan (1603-1868). Manage your own feudal domain by attracting residents and developing new crafts and buildings.
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Game Flow
Build Vacant Lots to attract new residents. Research new buildings and construct them on the map to increase your domain's Yield.
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What is Yield?
Yield is an overall indicator of a domain's wealth. All buildings, people, and even crafts contribute to your total Yield.
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People's Movements
People move along paths to shop at stores or go to work. There's a limit to how far they can travel, but a horse or vehicle can increase it.
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Farmers work in fields. Artisans and merchants work at Wholesalers. The castle will sometimes collect taxes depending on job lvl. and location.
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Getting More Residents
Increase your domain's total Yield to attract new residents. When you get a new resident, you will collect a fee based on their home's Yield.
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Resident Parameters 1
Aids in discovering new buildings & leveling up.
Higher loyalty = harder work and more money.
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Resident Parameters 2
Makes it easier to go out & meet others.
Helps discover crafts and get research points.
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Yearly Taxes
Taxes are paid by your residents in gold each year, depending on the size and Yield of their house. (Taxes don't affect their Wallets.)
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Research Points
There are 4 kinds of RP: Food, War, Technology, and Education. These can be discovered when people shop, talk, craft or perform research.
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Town Size
Get more residents, buildings and combos to increase your town size. Then you can research more buildings & crafts, and get more visitors.
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Store Parameters
When residents enter a store, its parameters will increase and you may find Research Points. As users increase, so does a store's level.
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Building Compatibility
Placing compatible buildings near each other increases Yield. Try placing trees and plants near houses, or placing stores together.
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Castle Characteristics
A castle gets income from all jobs and allows people to switch jobs. It can raise the Yield of other buildings that are relatively far away.
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What Are Crafts?
Crafts are special items with a high Yield value. After an artisan makes a craft, it can be used on a building to boost its parameters.
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Making Crafts
Craft plans can be found in buildings near Wholesalers. Making crafts uses Research Points. High Int and Skill will improve your chances.
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Using Crafts
Use a craft on a person or building to boost Yield or a resident's Wallet. Leveling up a craft boosts effectiveness and recharges it.
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You will sometimes get visitors to your domain. Having crafts and combos will attract more visitors. If they accomplish their goal, you get a reward.
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Jobs (Part 1)
Average people who work in the fields.
Skilled craftspeople who can make crafts.
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Jobs (Part 2)
Hardworking people with more money to spend.
Work in the castle or fields. Have high Yield.
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What Are Combos?
Put compatible buildings near each other to make a combo, increasing the Yield and product prices of nearby buildings. Combos are vital!
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Gameplay Hints
At first, watch how you use Gold and Research Points. After you get more residents, try and make combos to increase Yield and prices.
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The game ends when you reach March of the 16th year. Your high score will be saved, but you can keep playing the map for as long as you like.
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Some of your parameters will be carried over to subsequent games. And if you keep playing, you may find special characters or visitors.
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About this Game
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Oh! Edo Towns
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