Hey guys, I wanna bring your attention to this Chinese paradox.
For every other civs when dropping off resource, their income per minute decreases as the number of trip increases. For the Chinese, the tax gold is a bonus which mitigate this efficiency problem.
Now let’s talk about wheelbarrow, which costs 50F 150G to research, and is an essential eco tech universally speaking. It decreases the number of drop off trip by 33%. What it means for the Chinese, their tax eco got a -33% penalty after wheelbarrow.
My question is, why investing in an eco “upgrade” results in an impactful, long lasting eco penalty such as this? It is very contradicting to reason, thus I believe it was unintentional. Otherwise, the real cost of wheelbarrow for Chinese is way more than what is advertised.
My suggestion: Wheelbarrow to buff tax gold up 33% (for drop off tax only) to mitigate the penalty.