I have noticed a slowdown in many of AoF's branches and in many of its activities.
I have logged after 3 weeks and almost as an outsider things appear to be slowing down(again) in the following areas-
Certain slowdown in recruitment activities have taken place.Records show that during from the 2nd week of August recruitment has slowed.
I dont think leaders need to be continuously reminded of the importance of recruitment.
This has been mentioned earlier as well that if each leader recruits atleast 2 new members it will be more than enough.
But what that is depressing is the fact that recruitment by AoF X Wing in OGame has greatly slowed.There were high hopes for X Wing.
Plans and targets were clearly put forward on when to achieve important milestones.Ranking has dropped and they are below 100.
IT SEEMS THAT ALL THOSE HOPES REPRESENTED A FALSE DAWN.
WITH THIS THERE IS LITTLE HOPE OF CREATING ANY ELITE WING OF RAIDERS.
Point accumulation by AoF Main Branch too has slowed down.There is lag of around 200k points,we are behind by around 200k points to achieve our goals.
Again at this rate when will we touch the magic figure of 4 mil points and would be considered a force to reckon with.
Nothing inspiring from Freelancer front as well,with what i have heard that Alpha is under complete "government control"??!!!
Regarding Ikariam,i am not in a position to comment.
Slowdowns happen periodically,there are days of zero activity and there are days,weeks of great activity.
BUT ITS QUITE CLEAR-
LETS STOP THINKING OF EXPANSION,LETS CLEAN UP OUR HOUSE FIRST!!
There shouldnt be any expansion till we are in a very strong position in the games we play right now-
Freelancer,Ogame and IKariam.
I leave it to u on what "strong" means here.
This November 26th we will be 2 years old,maybe on that day we should expand into some new game.
Untill then we should expand within the games we play now.Have around 250-300 registered members by then,a very large player base and very large number of leaders.
PS-Suggestions on how to come out of this cyclic recession are welcome.