{"__v":5,"_id":"550a98fbcd78a42300ddf452","category":{"__v":4,"_id":"5508125c0c4d8c19008a5f83","project":"543b9b0065bf840e00b473d5","version":"543b9b0065bf840e00b473d8","pages":["5508146e0c4d8c19008a5f89","550a98fbcd78a42300ddf452","55221f064801a40d00a77611","552222ad4d96e419003c36f3"],"reference":false,"createdAt":"2015-03-17T11:39:08.949Z","from_sync":false,"order":7,"slug":"developer-faq","title":"Developer FAQ"},"project":"543b9b0065bf840e00b473d5","user":"543b9aa865bf840e00b473d1","version":{"__v":11,"_id":"543b9b0065bf840e00b473d8","project":"543b9b0065bf840e00b473d5","createdAt":"2014-10-13T09:27:28.467Z","releaseDate":"2014-10-13T09:27:28.467Z","categories":["543b9b0065bf840e00b473d9","543b9ef065bf840e00b473e0","54890012f291f61400c02d36","54890902f291f61400c02d3e","54890c43f291f61400c02d44","54890d71c178b40b00aa3086","5508125c0c4d8c19008a5f83","55094050961f17170070abbd","550945111c38c50d006118ad","550a4c2e42fff40d00ae6049","55221c074801a40d00a77610"],"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":false,"codename":"","version_clean":"1.0.0","version":"1.0"},"updates":[],"createdAt":"2015-03-19T09:38:03.208Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","githubsync":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"order":3,"body":"[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"warning\",\n  \"title\": \"The following page does not apply to Pro or Complete Kit Owners\",\n  \"body\": \"\"\n}\n[/block]\nThe Starter Kit version is designed for city-building, although we've included examples of how you can expand the game with Competitions (included in Pro and Complete) or special types of buildings.\n\nThese examples are simple demonstrations in XML with the UI buttons rigged up already. If you would like to use any of these features, you'll need to write the scripts necessary to work with the XML and UI we've preconfigured for you in the demo or upgrade to the Pro and Complete Kits for PvP Competitions. \n\nFor beginners, we recommend deleting the elements from the UI as the features below are not necessary for a city-building game and will distract you from what's already done in the demo. \n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"XML Data\"\n}\n[/block]\n**Competitions.xml**\n\nAdd in your own competitions to win resources and XP. Each competition can cost soft-currency like gold or hard-currency like gems. Also you can set the chance of winning a competition and also the cost of units. Each competition consumes the resources/units you require and after the time delay you set will award the user the prize you set depending on the chance of winning. \n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"warning\",\n  \"title\": \"Upgrade to the Pro or Complete Kit\",\n  \"body\": \"PvP Competitions are included in the Pro and Complete Kits ([more information](https://www.citybuildingkit.com/#pricing))\"\n}\n[/block]\n**Artifacts.xml**\n\nThese are special items, like decoration, players can purchase and put around the map. No special use other than decoration. \n\n**Research.xml**\n\nCertain buildings can be improved with research to unlock specific features, units, or competitions.  \n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/bCkwf4r1SompkS7eic5B\",\n        \"xml.jpg\",\n        \"680\",\n        \"662\",\n        \"#6dabce\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Example of the mockup XML data\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]","excerpt":"How to expand the Starter Kit version","slug":"starter-kit-expansions","type":"basic","title":"Starter Kit Expansions"}

Starter Kit Expansions

How to expand the Starter Kit version

[block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "The following page does not apply to Pro or Complete Kit Owners", "body": "" } [/block] The Starter Kit version is designed for city-building, although we've included examples of how you can expand the game with Competitions (included in Pro and Complete) or special types of buildings. These examples are simple demonstrations in XML with the UI buttons rigged up already. If you would like to use any of these features, you'll need to write the scripts necessary to work with the XML and UI we've preconfigured for you in the demo or upgrade to the Pro and Complete Kits for PvP Competitions. For beginners, we recommend deleting the elements from the UI as the features below are not necessary for a city-building game and will distract you from what's already done in the demo. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "XML Data" } [/block] **Competitions.xml** Add in your own competitions to win resources and XP. Each competition can cost soft-currency like gold or hard-currency like gems. Also you can set the chance of winning a competition and also the cost of units. Each competition consumes the resources/units you require and after the time delay you set will award the user the prize you set depending on the chance of winning. [block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "Upgrade to the Pro or Complete Kit", "body": "PvP Competitions are included in the Pro and Complete Kits ([more information](https://www.citybuildingkit.com/#pricing))" } [/block] **Artifacts.xml** These are special items, like decoration, players can purchase and put around the map. No special use other than decoration. **Research.xml** Certain buildings can be improved with research to unlock specific features, units, or competitions. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/bCkwf4r1SompkS7eic5B", "xml.jpg", "680", "662", "#6dabce", "" ], "caption": "Example of the mockup XML data" } ] } [/block]