Properties are not going to start requiring direct gold to pay them- they dont have toProperties are not going to start requiring direct gold to pay them.
You're asking us to eliminate an item and its entire purpose for the sake of stopping people keeping what is theirs so easily.
Making it cost gold also isn't going to be a solution to your problem. People will burn labor a different way to afford the gold. Or its made expensive enough they can't do that and casual players suffer the penalty with many unhappy of how expensive it is to hold properties
You cannot stop people from owning properties that don't actively play without forcing activity as a requirement because people will find a way around it.
1 Making it cost gold also isn't going to be a solution to your problem - are u sure ????>
the problem with taxes are few and here they are :
- people can create endless ALT accounts each of them using different IP thru every VPN program
and now with this new Labor market system what they have to do its just go to the nearest community center using theyr main account and put an offer of lets say 1 gold for crafting 100 tax certs and do the job with any of theyr ALT accounts ,and no wonder my neighbor in Halcy has 10 exactly the same copy-paste houses next to each other and another 15 farms on the other side of the road (he is not using any of them tho he just owns them cuz he can ) it is impossible to maintain the 20+ propertys he owns with the labor from 1 account regardless if he is using labor stipends etc.
2-You cannot stop people from owning properties that don't actively play without forcing activity as a requirement because people will find a way around it - i dont think so and here is why :
the main issue here is that the price for crafting the un-bound tax certificate is very low i think its about 3/4 silver per stack of 5
this price needs to be increased to 2 gold per tax cert or 10 gold per stack of 5 and by doing so it will be irrelevant how many alt accounts u will own because even if the labor for crafting gets down to 180 lp per stack of 5 the price of 10 gold will remain
3- casual players suffer the penalty with many unhappy of how expensive it is to hold properties -are they ??? :
As a casual player i ca tell u that i have no problem with the taxes . i own 5 24x24 that go under the heavy taxation each costing 75 tax certs per week , 3 cash shop gazebos each at 15 tax certs weekly and 3 cash shop 8x8 at 5 certs x week each or a total of 435 tax certs, thats 15660 lp weekly for taxes (at 230k proficiency).
the price for crafting the bound certs which is i thing around 5 copper per stack of 5 certs the casual player will not suffer at all
my point here is - keep the price of the bound certs the same
- increase the price if the un-bound certs to 10 gold per stack of 5 by doing this it wont matter on how many accounts the player is gonna craft the tax certs since he cannot transfer bound tax certs to hes main account he will still have to pay the 10 gold per 5 cert
and the problem will be fixed because after the 5th property u get penalty tax rate (ithink it was 500%) if we increase this rate it will make the player spend all of hes weekly labor on taxes or spend gold on land that he does not use