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Contents

Account

What are the technical requirements for playing eRepublik?

eRepublik is available online and does not require any downloads. To get the full benefit of eRepublik all you need is an Internet connection.
The minimum requirements are:
Netbook with 1.6GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM, latest Flash version.
Recommended requirements are:
PC/Mac with 2.4GHz CPU, 2 GB RAM, Nvidia/ATI graphics, latest Flash version.

How many accounts can I open?

A single user may create/administrate a single eRepublik citizen account.

What should I do if I have forgotten my password?

On the login page, you will find a link called "Forgot password". Click on it and you'll be redirected to a form where you'll have to fill in your email address. We will then send you further information regarding how to reset your password by email.

Can I change my username (citizen name)?

You can change your username by going to your profile, then click "edit profile" button. At the bottom of the page you will see "Change name", and under it, you will see your current username. Your first changing of username will cost you Icon-gold.gif 5 GOLD, all next changing will cost you Icon-gold.gif 50 GOLD. You can change your username every 3 months.

How can I use my own image on my profile?

In order to have access to your profile, you have to be logged in. Go to your profile and click on 'Edit profile'. Here you'll be able to choose your photo and to upload it to the site.

Many users report that after they have uploaded their new avatar, it does not show up. You do not need to continue uploading the same photo over and over again. This is a common bug and with a little time and patience, you will be able to see your photo.

Why isn't the new image I uploaded showing?

Sometimes, your browser may store a cached version of your old profile picture, therefore meaning it loads the old version instead of the new one. To resolve this, you should either use Ctrl+F5 (Internet Explorer) or Ctrl+Shift+R (Firefox, Chrome, etc.), or completely clear your browser's cache.

If this still does not work, it is likely that eRepublik's servers are still processing your upload and will take some time to update your profile picture.

How much does eRepublik cost?

It's absolutely free to register your citizen on eRepublik and start playing. Additionally, you have the option to buy eRepublik gold with real money.

Game Play

Basics

After I've registered in eRepublik, what should I do next?

The daily tasks list from the home page can help you. After finishing your daily tasks, remember to go back to the homepage so you can click the "Get Reward" button for working and training.

How can I quickly learn the basics of the game?

All the information can be found on the eRepublik official Wiki. You can also access and use our forums, specifically the Help forum. It is there that you can contact the administration team, as well as other citizens, in order to solve any doubts you may have.

What is gold and why do I need it?

Main article: Gold

Regardless of the terminology used, eRepublik Gold represents a limited license right and is not redeemable for any sum of money or monetary value at any time.
The "eRepublik gold" is a needed to:

Employment and Money

How can I donate products or money to another citizen?

In each citizen profile you have the 'Donate' button. After you click on it, you'll access the donation panel where you can transfer your products, Gold or eRepublik currency to other citizens. You can receive the maximum amount of Icon-gold.gif 10 GOLD per day. The amount of currency you can receive or donate is unlimited.

How can I make more money?

To earn more than your daily pay, you can join your country's military, own a company, or speculate on the Monetary market. Earn achievements: Hard Worker, True patriot, Battle Hero, Battle Campaign Hero, Country President, Congress member, mercenary medal, etc..

How do I get a job?

The first step is to visit the job market. Here you will be able to browse through all the job offers posted by companies in eRepublik and pick the job you feel is both secure and well-paying.

Why am I not receiving my full pay?

Main article: Work tax

Work tax is automatically removed from your daily pay.

Can I work in more than one company?

Main article: Work

Yes, but you can only work once in the company which doesn't belong to you. In addition of working in your own company you lose 10 energy and instead of salary you get the products you made.

Fighting and Warfare

How can I fight in eRepublik?

You can see if your country is involved in a war (a resistance war too) by viewing the war list accessible from the homepage. After you decide which battle you should fight in, you simply click the 'Fight' button on that page. During the battle you will lose energy, but your help may prove to be decisive in some battles. Your damage is also influenced by the weapon you use in the fight, along with your rank level.

Energy

What is energy and what is it good for?

Energy represents your citizen's energy and vitality levels. Energy can be lost while fighting, working or training, but can be replenished by eating.

How does my citizen eat?

By pressing "Recover Energy" button the highest quality food units from your inventory are automatically consumed in order to recover energy as close to maximum as possible. Food can be purchased from the marketplace.

Ranking Up

How can I unlock new features within eRepublik?

Each time a new level is reached in eRepublik (based on the EP earned), a new feature is unlocked for you.

What are the experience points and how can I earn them?

Main article: Experience points

Experience points (EP, XP) represent the knowledge level a citizen reaches in eRepublik. One experience point is received each time you train, work or fight. Additionally, EP will be received after you:

  • vote in the party, congressional or presidential elections;
  • become a full member of a Military unit
  • etc...

What are the rankings?

Main article: Rankings

The ranking is used to show your position in eRepublik relative to the experience points you and other people earned. The top citizens can be found under Info > Rankings.

Other

How can I add friends in eRepublik?

When viewing the profile page of another citizen, you have the "Add as friend" button. After you click it, an alert is sent to the other citizen and if your friendship request is accepted, he/she is automatically added to your friend list. You can see your friends' shouts on the homepage which allows you to keep in touch with them more easily.

What are the Feeds in eRepublik?

Shouts are used in eRepublik as a way to communicate with the community. You can see the shoutbox on the homepage with four types of tabs: friends, Military Unit, Party, and Facebook. Keep in touch with your friends and update them about any recent events in eRepublik that you are involved in (e.g.: "I've created a new company" or "I am now a member of the Yellow party in Argentina").

How do I change my Citizenship?

Main article: Citizenship

You must first be a resident of the country you want to become a citizen of.

Then go to Country Info - Social Stats. On the Social Stats page click on "View requests". On the Citizenship Application page click on "Apply for Citizenship". State the reason you are requesting citizenship and a member of congress will make a decision in regards. Don't worry though! There is no "Deny Citizenship" button!

Political

Congressional

How do I become a member of congress?

Main article: Congress elections

The party president proposes a list of 40 members to participate in the elections for Congress which are held on the 25th of each month. Only the candidates of the top five parties, in terms of the number of members, enter the race for a congress seat. You also have to reach level 15 to be able to participate in these elections, and have to apply on the 17th-23rd each month.

How many congressmen does each country get?

The number of congressmen a country has depends on the number of regions it has. You may see more here

Presidential

How can I become president of a country?

Only the party presidents can nominate a person for the country's presidential elections, so you need to gain their support. It is also possible to nominate yourself as a suitable candidate for the presidential elections if you are a party president. You need to reach level 18 to be able to participate in these elections.

Note: Only 5 candidates can appear on the elections, so make sure that the party supporting you is high enough in the rankings, by the member size, so that you end up on the ballot

Companies, Organizations, Newspapers

Why should I buy a market license?

Main article: License

In order to export your products, you'll need to buy a market license for each country that you intend to export to. The price of a market license is Icon-gold.gif 20 GOLD.

What are organizations?

Main article: Organization

Organizations are owned by the Country Administration, with some of the rights restricted. An organization cannot train, fight, be politically involved, be a party member, own a party, vote, nor work.

How can I create a newspaper?

Main article: Newspaper

In order for a citizen to create a newspaper, he/she must have at least level 9 experience. If you are not a newspaper owner you can become one for the cost of Icon-gold.gif 2 GOLD. Newspapers in eRepublik are a strong communication tool between citizens and also are considered to be the main source of propaganda and advertisements for the entities within eRepublik.

What to do if...

...my family wants to play eRepublik and we share the same IP?

The use of the same IP by more than one citizen is NOT considered to be a criterion for determining multiple accounts.
There aren't any restrictions, and we hope all of you will have fun in the New World.

...I want to delete my eRepublik account?

Just send a request by selecting the "Game Support" subject in the contact form.

...I want to change my Citizen name?

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Click "edit profile" button on the right.
  3. Click "account setings" button
  4. Change your current username with the name you want.
  5. Click "Edit" button under the new username.
  • first time changing your username is free, every next time is Icon-gold.gif 50 GOLD
  • you can change your username every 3 months

...I want to live in another region of the New World?

Main article: Travel

You are allowed to use the change residence option from your profile in order to move to any other region of the New World.

It only requires that you have one moving ticket in your inventory or pay a fee in currency.

You also have the option to apply for citizenship in another country if you have moved to a region in another country.

...I want to move my company to another region of the New World?

There is no feature allowing changes to a company's residence.
All companies in a citizens account will change region when the citizen changes citizenship.
However, you can choose to place the company on sale.

...I want to close down my company?

Main article: Dissolve

Company can be closed by using the dissolve company button on company page.

See also


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