Tropico 4 Strategy Guide

Welcome to Tropico, el Presidente I'm sure your rule will be an enlightened and profitable one. The little people are certain to love you, especially if you follow the principals set forth in this handy strategy guide. Tropico may be a tiny tropical island, but its management is very complex to all but accomplished leaders like you.There are countless factors that you must monitor to keep your economy productive and your people happy if you are worried about that sort of thing. This book is...

Pollution

Pollution comes from two sources people and buildings. Roadways and other heavy-traffic areas also become polluted over time.You can prevent people pollution by passing the Anti-Littering Ordinance edict. Even if you have no heavy industry,Tropico will have building pollution. Farms, construction offices, and teamster's offices all produce pollution. Individually, their pollution scores are low but their numbers add up. Of course, it is heavy industry and power plants that generate the largest...

Managing Health Care

Snake oil medicine will only please your people for so long. Eventually they will clamor for health care. Set your first clinic to preventative medicine, and then hire some overseas labor. Make sure it's fully staffed, and keep the doctors happy by paying them well and providing nearby upscale housing. Like other college-educated workers, doctors tend to be a little older, so you should monitor their age and replace them the You can set up a number of clinics throughout the city, but it's...

Managing The Environment

The environment is one of the 10 qualities that affect your people's feelings toward their ruler.You can check on their overall rating of the environment at any time by clicking the central control panel and clicking on the eye, which takes you to info mode. Once there, click on the thumbs up icon. This indicates your people's happiness with the environment, which may be even more important than the condition of the environment itself.Arrows will appear over the heads of the Tropicans...

And Ranches

These industries are crucial to your survival. Each game begins with a few farms, which you need more of to feed your people. It may also be that Tropico is mineral rich, and a wise Presidente exploits this wealth with mines. Before you build any of these structures, click on the Info icon the big eye and click on the Island icon in the upper-left to get an overall view of the attributes on your island.Three areas should concern you.The first is Overall Crop condition. Clicking here shows you...

Gold Rush

This scenario requires you to have 40 miners and a happiness of 55. Getting the miners shouldn't be too difficult just build mines as soon as you can and you should have 40 H ' i'. -i l,r . 'if tel ,- .- structures around the dock since they don't really have any purpose, other than looking nice. Make sure to use all of the edicts at your disposal to raise the people's happiness. As long as you give them consistent raises, basic services, and someplace to have fun you should not have much of a...

Fished Out Tropico

Before you get started know that this is one HARD scenario. The first thing to do is to get rid of the cannery. Then start building hotels everywhere. Don t try to make any other form of income. Concentrate on just building various hotels and attractions. At the start you will probably have some problems because the soil is horrible for growing everything except for sugar. This is fine for making money but not good for trying to feed your people. Eventually the soil evens out and corn becomes a...