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Level 9 Human gamer
Alignment: Chaotic evil
Posted on November 7, 2010 at 3:38 pm

I see on Gold edition, i have to refill my units in my cities using the city population...but they population increases way toooo slow...i have 2 phalagites being trained for over half hour...and are not even in the can i increase that? its REALLY annoying....

Level 18 Extraplanar gamer
Alignment: True neutral
Posted on November 7, 2010 at 4:51 pm

The recruit system in gold was intended to make the battle results more significant. So you'll have to be more careful with your units as it takes longer for you to recover from losses but it also means when you defeat the enemy they are down for much longer.

A few tricks that you might find helpful: units can now leave their home as long as they have at least 1 guy so your phalangites aren't stuck there. Also, you can change a unit's home city to one that has more recruits available. Finally, large cities generate recruits much faster than smaller ones so you may want to base your larger units in city's like pella (after you settle it with migrants).