Working Out The Strategy

Bane has two muscle with him, and is standing close to Coley's Office. All gang members have weapons and perfect health the green faces in their Gangster Windows - so how do they manage to kill Coley This is where you begin to work out the strategy by observing the rival gangsters and their 'muscle' moving around their territory. You can get information about any character you see by holding down SHIFT and left clicking on him her if the character is 'muscle'...

Episode Building Power

Now Bane is in serious 'hot water' with the rival gangs and the only way for him to survive is to get deeper into the gangster lifestyle. He'll need much more money to survive. This Episode is an important introduction to the business side of the game. The map is the same Bane is still in his home town, Buffalo Falls but you'll notice more legit businesses shown. Bane's objective as detailed in the Briefing is to take control of a Liquor Still located deep in 'Stretch' McDowd's territory and...

Persuasion And Bribery

There are two types of influence persuasion and bribery. A character is persuaded if he she agrees to favour you without any money changing hands. Bribery, on the other hand is more straightforward, requiring hourly payments to the corrupt official a form of influence that can be a severe drain on your funds. To influence someone In the game, you'll need to acquire a gangster with a high skill rating In Charm . Select the character you want to influence. Open their Building Window e.g. the...

Network Game Tcpip

Click on the TCP IP button and you will be asked if you want to Create or Join a game. Type in a name for your Network game and click on OK You will now enter the Host Game screen. This allows you to set up the game you will be hosting. Game Set Up Type in the Name you want to play under in the Player Details box and press Enter it will appear in the Player's Panel . Select a Gang Colour as Host you can choose any colour and it will appear next to your name in the Player's Panel. Select a...

Lets Go To Work

Click on the Advisor button bottom left then click on the Objectives button. This will tell you that you must kill Ward Coley - your main objective in this first Episode. Unpause the game Spacebar . Click on the middle Map View button top left , or press the minus - key on the numeric keypad to go to Overhead View. Open the Building Window for the available business the silver cash register and select 'Buy Site' from the options at the bottom of the window. Confirm the purchase of the site...

Beer and Liquor Supplies

A lot of the illegal businesses that make money require beer and liquor deliveries to make them fully profitable. The beer and liquor is distributed automatically from the city's clandestine stills and breweries. Each illegal business needs at least one delivery of beer and liquor to operate at maximum profit. Depriving a business of either beer or liquor will sharply decrease its income 25 for most sites, 50 in the case of a speakeasy. Complete loss of supply hits sites very hard - a speakeasy...

The Office

The office is the most important of your illegal businesses. It is the site that houses your business specialists and is a good place for your gang to recover after combat. The office is very rarely attacked or raided. Finances Tab Vehicles Tab Weapons Tab Business Tab Finances Tab Vehicles Tab Weapons Tab Business Tab Business Specialist Tab Gangsters Tab Gang Leader Tab Character Details This shows you details about the site and your gang much like the standard Building Window above . Panel...