So I’ve been playing for two and a half weeks and I’ve obviously noticed a (serious?) problem. I literally have WAY TOO MANY recruits. Like honestly, it’s getting to be ridiculous. My instinct tells me that I shouldn’t discard all these recruits… but I think I see where this is going and I don’t like it - namely because of the food it’s tying up.
As of now my TC 11 is already backed up over 2 months, training 812 heroes. Now I know this is literally nothing compared to some people who have 2000+ days queued! THATS NUTS! But for me, if I already have well over 1 million food tied up across my TCs because of “recruit overload” - and that’s after only been 2 and a half weeks!
I’m trying to rush SH20 + 2x TC20. My SH will be level 13 in a day. All my farms are level 11. But I’m planning on rushing to SH15 to open up new slots and then pushing all my farms to level 13, because I’m having a pretty annoying food shortage - mostly because I keep pumping food into TC11.
…and by the way, I would rather run TC11 because it’s 1k food/2 recruits/2 hrs vs TC4 being 1.5k/4/3 hrs… but whats annoying is that even though TC11 is way more efficient, it only uses half the recruits that TC4 does, so even though I’m “saving food”… I’m actually just putting more food in the bank because of how few recruits are being used, lol.
Anyways, I just wanted to go on a little rant here, because I love the game so far, but managing recruits seems like a total chore and it feels like a pretty blatant flaw.
To me the obvious solution seems to be - just forget about banking more than a couple months of recruits in my TCs, and actually use the rest of the food for immediate needs like leveling Heroes/Watchtower/Research. These immediate needs for all that ham will translate into greater income NOW which I can then reinvest into greater and faster grow, etc, etc.
Am I missing something?
There are so many awesome and experienced people in this community so I’m really curious what advice you can offer… because as you can see, I’m not that patient… and I’m seriously considering recruit genocide.