Ikariam


Mechanical Pen
Science
Science research
Research Points:
Requires: 31,968 31,968 Research Point(s)
Accumulated: ( 110,044 110,044 Research Point(s))
Requires:
 Science : Experiments (Research)
Allows:
 Science : Bird's Flight (Research)


+ 8%  + 8% Research Point(s) per hour
Scores:
Scientists (Accumulated)
639 (2,200)
Levels of research:
4

Description

A brilliant little apparatus:  A smart inventor has managed to teach writing to a machine.  Now we can easily copy our scriptures and our academies can quickly exchange their ideas with each other!


Effect

Allows: Increase of +8%  +8% more Research Points more (× 1.08) research points per scientist per hour.
Cumulative with Paper's + 2% (× 1.02).
Cumulative with Ink's + 4% (× 1.04).
Cumulative with Potion of Wisdom's + 20% (× 1.20) when activated.
Cumulative with Corruption from low level Palace / Governor's Residence's, in that city (0  –  - 92)%. (× 0.00  –  0.08) (if active)
Cumulative with Government advantages/disadvantages: (if active)
Advantages:
Democracy's + 1  + 1 Research Point(s) per hour for each displayed cultural goods treaty.
Nomocracy's - 5% (× 0.95) Corruption (0% min) in all cities. (including the Capital)
Technocracy's + 5%  + 5% Research Point(s) (× 1.05) per hour.
Disadvantages:
Aristocracy's +3 % (× 1.03) Corruption (100% max) in all colonies. (excluding the Capital)
Oligarchy's + 3% (× 1.03) Corruption (100% max) in all cities. (including the Capital)
Theocracy's - 5%  - 5% Research Point(s) (× 0.95) per hour.
  • For an approximated minimal increase of (+10  –  +34)% (× 1.10  –  1.34).
Each scientist will now produce approximately 1.10  –  1.34  1.10  –  1.34 Research Point(s) per hour instead of the normal 1 Research Point(s) per hour.

Total score & Scientists

All researches give you 0.02 Scientists points for every 1 Research Point(s) spent on any of them.  This is added to your Total score points.

  • This means that you will earn 1 Scientists & Total score point for every 50 50 Research Point(s) you spend.

Levels of research

You will earn 4 Levels of research points for every research you complete, no matter how many  Research Point(s) are required to complete it or which group it belongs to.

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