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Arcology residents and jobs

#1 2017-11-06 03:41:36
Would it be possible to limit the arcology workers to those resident in that particular arcology much like diplomats stay and work at an embassy? It defeats the concept of an arcology if the workers for that arcology reside elsewhere.
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#2 2017-11-06 07:16:56
How do you know that they work elsewhere ?
#3 2017-11-06 07:29:45
you can see where they are working.... and if a full arcology has only 2k of 7k jobs filled, it's obvious that they aren't working in it.
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#4 2017-11-06 07:32:24
Yep. I have several full arcologies with less than the full complement of workers.
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#5 2017-11-06 18:06:12
ah, so you'll want to make sure that the type of occupation (botanist, scientist, politician to name a few) that people working in the arcology have get's paid more. Colonists will fill up the jobs that pay the most first, and then whoever comes after them get the scraps left behind. So if you want to fill up food and water processing plants first, make botanists have a higher salary than all other jobs. I'm not sure what type of occupation an arcology job is, maybe blue collar, but find out and make that job the highest paying job and any newcomers will fill up the arcologies instead of going elsewhere. make sure to let the arcology fill up before creating another arcology though, because some people might cross between the arcologies to go to work if you don't.

Actually, there is one more downside if the occupation is blue collar. most production plants are blue collar, like steel, gold, regolith, etc. So make sure that you don't have any empty jobs in those before immigrating people into an arcology, or those people may go elsewhere to work for a steel plant instead of the arcology, even if blue collar makes the most money.
Edited by Amorphus on 2017-11-06 18:13:52
#6 2017-11-07 02:59:14
@Amorphus The reference lists arcology jobs as unskilled, which does pose a problem.

However, I referenced embassies in my original post. The assumption is there is some code that makes sure their diplomats stay in one place even during fire drills.
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