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LEARNING SKILLS


1. Skill introduction

There are 17 skills for the characters: navigation, sea battle, eloquence, sword-playing, falchion-playing, axe- playing, shooting, medicine, bare-hand fighting, mining, timber-felling, planting, fishing, foundry, sewing, alchemy and ship building.
There are two stages in every skill, initial skill and promotion skill. Initial skill can be upgraded to level 31, and promotion skill can be upgraded to level 100. The new created character owns a promotion skill: navigation (upper limit: 100 level), and three initial skills: sea battle, eloquence, and bare-hand fighting. Other skills should be learnt from skill masters in the game. The masters are usually at the city gates. Every character can learn initial skills without limit, but only 7 promotion skills.


2. Learning SkillsSearch for skill masters at the city gates, and talk with them, then the skills are learnt. Except 4 inborn skills of navigation, eloquence, bare-hand fighting and sea battle, other skills are required to learn with skill masters.
Initial skills, promotion skills and special skills are required to learn from skill masters.


3. Introduction to special skills


When the skill is increased 4 levels, one skill point is attained. As long as you have enough skill points, special skill promotion can be done.
In addition to required skill points in every special skill, you need some money for special skills promotion. More special skills promotion needs more money. The novice in the birth city just can learn 3 level special skills.
Besides passive skills, using skills and special skills will consume energy. Energy can be recovered through sitting for a rest or using recovery potion.


FUNCTION OF REPUTATION AND NOBLE TITLE

Noble title and Title are the particular systems of Voyage Century. It not only gives you different appellations, but also affects the characters on every aspect in the game, no matter in production or a battle, you will differ from other players in your Noble Titles and your Title. In the game, you will boost your reputation by attacking the pirates or identifying the findings. If your character dies, the reputation will decrease.
The relation between PK and reputation PK: At present, as there is no PVP system designed in battle, once you attack others, the character system will consider it as PK. The color of your character's name will be changed from blue to purple. If you kill the opponent, the color of your name will be changed to light red.
It's worth noticing that if your reputation equal to the opponent's or is lower than the opponent's, your reputation will increase; meanwhile, the opponent's will decrease when you attack them. On the contrary, if the opponent's reputation is lower than yours, your reputation will decrease when you attack your opponent, but the opponents' keeps the same. Meanwhile, your notoriety will increase.
The increase of reputation will give you more rights. For example, you can do public chatting, and you can wear larruping clothes to increase the character attribute. After your reputation reaches a certain degree, you can apply for noble title in the appointed NPC in every city. Application for noble title will cost you some silver.
When your certain skill reaches a certain level, you can apply for Title from the NPC Skill Master. Application for Title will cost you some silver. Others will recognize your profession and relevant information conveniently by your Title.


CLASSIFICATION OF REPUTATION AND NOBLE TITLES


Noble titles are divided into 13 levels. The Noble Titles in different countries are as followed:
Kingdom noble titles: Commoner, Warrior, Hero, Knight, Chevalier, Baronet, Baron, Viscount, Count (Countess), Marquis (Marquise), Duke (Duchess), Arch-duke, Royal Highness.

Chinese noble titles: Commoner, Scholar, Academician, Zhanshi, Doctor, Xiaowei, Assistant Minister, Cavalier, Minister, Du Wei (military officer sub-general), Tai Fu (a powerful official), General, Tai Shi


Japanese noble titles: Commoner, Samurai, Ninja, Rojin,  Zu Qing Tou, Group leader, Thing head,
Zu Qing General, Si General, Ninja Leader, Jia Lao, Xiu Lao
 

Korean noble titles: Commoner, discuss political affairs, du ti tiao, pan shu, Zhi Shi, Can Pan, Shang Shan, caretaker, Can Yi, Bie Jiang, Si Jian, Grand guards, Bu Jiang.
 

Pirate noble titles: Wanderers, Peg Leg, Iron Hand, Metal Tooth, Golden Eye, Jackal, Falcon, Flying Tiger, Skeleton, Devil, Hades, Great Pirate, Pirate King

PRODUCTION


Different kinds of production
There are four kinds of production: Founding, sewing, gold refining and ship building.
Founding refers to the production and maintenance of weapon.
Sewing refers to the production and maintenance costume and cap.
Gold refining refers to the production of different medicine.
If you have learnt the skill of ship building, you can produce the ship equipment and parts and repair the ship by yourself.


How to produce
You have to learn the production skills first and equipped with the proper tools.                      
You have to have the blueprint of certain goods to carry out the production. The higher your level is, the more goods you can produce, and the higher the successful rate is.
Production will also cost stamina.


Blueprint
The plans will state clearly the materials needed by the production. You can begin production after you have collected all the needed materials. All the materials are produced by raw materials.
You can buy plain blueprints from the NPC, blueprints of high level must be acquired from the other sources. (Mission, defeat pirates)


Take the tailor for example
When the player has learnt the skill of sewing and reached certain level, he can go to the tailor's to buy a needle pack. The player must have a blueprint and get the required materials ready for production. You can begin production by clicking the sewing button.
Note: Cloths belongs to semi-finished goods, and must be produced by raw material.
When the required materials are ready, you can put them into the item box of your character. Click the production button, then, the produced equipment will appear in the equipment box of the character.
Production will cost stamina. Players can't produce equipment when the stamina of the character runs out.

 

PLANTING


Planting requirement
You have to have the relative skills and tools(hoe). Go to the skill tutor to learn the skill of planting and to the blacksmith to buy hoe.
Only if you have the seeds and go to a special area can you carry out your planting activity. The planting area is usually located in the rural area.


Gathering seeds
Wild plants will appear automatically in the rural area of the city with no fixed time and place.
After you have found the wild plants, move the mouse on them, then the mouse will become a sign of hand, left  click mouse, you can pick up the seeds and crops.
You can also have seeds when the harvest comes. This will enable you to plant repeatedly.


The usage of tools
The durability of the hoe will decrease during it's usage, and it can't be fixed.When the durability of the hoedrops to 1, it can't be used again, you have to go to the blacksmith to buy a new one.
Hoes of middle or high level will have higher durability and can be used for a much longer time. What's more it'll increase the axe skill experience if the players fight with hoes.


The method of planting
When all of the things are ready, players can go to the planting area and begin to plant. Put the tools and the seeds into the item box, right click the seed, then the seeds are planted.
You can harvest your crops in real time twenty minutes later. It will leave some time as a protection for the players to harvest their crops. The crops will be harvested by the other players if a player hasn't harvested hiscrops within the time.


Example of planting
When the players are qualified for planting, they can go the rural area of Athens to gather flax seeds. Then, open the map, which will show a fixed planting area, move the character to the area, open the item box, right click the flax seeds, then the character will begin to plant the seeds and make the planting movement.
The planting activity will consume stamina, when the stamina runs out, you can't carry out the plantation. The harvest of the flax will begin 20 minutes later. You can harvest the crops by left clicking the mouse.

Collecting
Collecting, planting, and production are main contents of the production system. Because any materials in the game must be produced by raw materials, and then assemble the materials into articles and equipment. However, the raw material can only be acquired by Collecting and planting. So players can't miss any of the three steps.
The methods of Collecting are divided into logging, mining, capturing. Each method correspond s with a specific skill. If a player wants to Collect resources, the first thing he should do is to learn the corresponding skills. The higher the skill is, the better the raw materials Collected are. The rural area of the city, offing and the islands are places to Collect resources.
After the players have learnt the skills, they have to choose the right tools. Axes are used for logging, pickaxes are used for mining, fishing nets are used for capturing. Despite the fishing net, which is sold by the boss of shipyard, all the other tools can be brought from the blacksmith.
You can also buy clothes from tailors which are suitable for work to increase the ability of the character, such as bearing of weight.
When everything is ready, players can go to a specific area designed for Collecting resources and get the resources you want by left clicking the mouse.

 

READY TO LAUNCH OUT


Purpose to launch out
Before launching out, make sure what do you want to do, trade, sea battle or adventure. On different purposes, different preparation will be required. 


Necessary preparations
Ship situation: check whether the ship is all right, if not, go to the Shipyard Boss's for repairing. If the sail is damaged, the speed of your ship will be lowered.
Provision: You should make sure if the provision on your ship is enough according to the voyage distance, quantity of sailors and the shipload. At the beginning of voyage, it is enough for the captain to carry several hundreds of provision.
Sailors: if there are wounded sailors, they should be cured at the Docker's. When recruiting sailors, the amount of the sailor should be half of the max. Thus, the speed of your ship will be ensured and the provision will be saved.


Voyage notice
The amount of sailor is one of the factors that influence the voyage speed. If you want to reach the highest speed, you can recruit all the sailors. However, your provision consumption will accelerate, and can't afford long-time voyage.
If you want to save the provision, it is quite enough for you to recruit necessary number of sailors.
In the voyage, if the provision is not enough, you can lower the sail. Then you can decrease the provision consumption. Of course, the speed will decrease, too.
The ship armors will not occupy the load.
If the ship load is beyond 70%, the speed will be influenced obviously.
It is possible to encounter the pirate's ship when sailing on the public sea. You can choose to bribe, or you can choose to attack. If the pirate ship's level is low, you can threaten it or escape to avoid a battle. However, if you fail, the battle is inevitable.
The prompt to the voyage situation

FIGHT IN A SEA BATTLE


Cannon fight
Precondition of cannon fight: Reconstruct your ship into an armed ship, equip with the figurehead of fire series and increase the amount and power of the cannons as much as possible. Prepare enough cannonballs, and if you are rich in silver coins, it's suggested that you buy armor punching balls. You can buy cannons and cannon balls from the shipyard boss, and you can produce them by yourself too.
How to fire: After you have got the cannons and cannon balls ready, you can sail off and looking for the corsair and the smuggling ships to attack. The smuggling ship will appear in great amount at night. You can left click the mouse to select a target and then press the attack button or click the target continuously to attack the enemy. The smuggling ships will not come out in the day time, you can go to the battle field to fight with other armed ships. When the battle begins, it will turn into the scene in offing. The cannons are in the two sides of the ship, so you can only attack your enemy when he is in your cannon firing range. The cannon firing range in the small battle map is represented as a blue sector. You can fire at your enemy's ship by left clicking the ship or pressing the attack button when the enemy's ship is in your cannon firing range.
Tips on cannon fight: Due to the cannon firing range, you will have more advantage if you move your ship beyond the cannon firing degree of your enemy. It's called the 'T' type attack. You can get a skill point when you level up the sea battle skill to 4 levels. You can go back to the port and use the skill point to learn the special skill of sea battle from the skill master. Level up the special skill of cannon fight, you can equip cannons of higher level.
Types of cannon: Cannons are divided into normal cannon, howitzer, buckshot cannon, cannon, quick firer, cannon, dartling cannon. The attribute of normal cannon is average; the howitzer and the cannon has the longest firing range; buckshot cannon has a wide firing degree; the quick-firer and the dartling cannon has the highest firing speed.
Grappling battle
Preconditions of grappling: Your sea battle skill must reach 4 levels and you must learn the skill of grappling. You must buy a grappling from the shipyard boss and equip it on your ship. The land battle skills are at best over 11 levels.
How to grapple: Enter the battle field, and stay closed to your enemy's ship. Then you can right click the grappling sign (in the sea operation part of the operation interface). When you successfully grapple your enemy's ship, it will switch to the scene of grappling battle. If you fail to grapple your enemy's ship, it'll take 20seconds to grapple again.
Strategy of close fight: You can use the same way to operate close fight as you do in the land battle. There are 3 kinds of strategy in the close fight for you to choose. First, you can win by killing the captain of your enemy. Second, you can win by breaking the backstay of your enemy. Third, cut off all the grappling and run away, which means you lose.
Tips on close fight: You can use the skill of medicine to cure your sailors. You can also run away by cutting off all the grappling when you are in inferior position.
Mines
Conditions to us mines: Since the trading ships cannot equip many cannons, it can equip mines. The higher your ship's level is, the better the mines you can equip are.
How to use mines: Mines will do great damage to large numbers of enemy, but you will also be accidentally damaged by the mines. After you equip the mines on your ship, the sign of mine will appear in operation menu. Drag the sign into the shortcut column, and then you can use the shortcut key to release the mines.


Ramming
Conditions of ramming: Your sea battle skill must reach 4 levels and you must learn the skill of ramming. You must buy a ram from the shipyard boss and equip it on your ship. The others requirements are the same as the cannon fight.
How to ram: Ramming is just an assistant attacking method in sea battle. For the most part, you have to win a battle by cannon fight and grappling. In the sea battle, you can choose a target and click the ramming button. Then you can turn your ship to your enemy and attack them.

 


EXCHANGE ITEMS


In game, there are various articles that involved in life, trade, weapon, clothes and so on. You cannot collect or find all the articles you need only by yourself. So you have to exchange the relevant things with others.
First, choose the one you want to exchange with, and then click the exchange icon.
When he or she agrees to exchange with you, an exchanging window will appear. First, input the price he or she asks for, then tick off the confirm button. Make sure what he or she gives is what you want, and click confirm button.

 

TRADING SYSTEM 
Brief introduction to trading system 
No matter form the point of world or form the point of 5000 history of China, sea treading plays an important role. So, systemizing the trading in the game is to let the player experience different culture and the fun that sea trading bring to them. 
How to trade
There is a bourse in each city in the game. Players can sell and buy articles by talking with the owner of the bourse and choose the trade button.
After you have bought something from one bourse. You can go to another city to sell them. Then, the trading process is finished, and you can gain some money. 
Tips on trading
In the game, the further your destination is, and the city nearby doesn't produce the product you are going to sell, the more money you can earn.
The revenue doesn't always the same. Each city has a certain demand for certain goods, if the supply of the article goes beyond the demand, the price of the goods will decrease. On the contrary, the price will increase.
Sometimes certain kinds of article will be popular in some cities. During this period, the price of the article will increase, and will not be influenced by the supply and demand. The prevailing period of certain articles can be checked through talking with the owner of the bourse.
Furthermore, the Amity Degree in certain cities will decided the trading tax.
About eloquence
he revenue you gain from trade is directly proportional to the eloquence experience of the character. Only if you do business between bourses in different cities can you get revenue and skill experience. And the formation experience of the ship will increase too. It will not increase your experience if you sell articles that are got from other people or that you pick up at the sea.
The special skill of eloquence will decide the kind of articles you can buy. Only when the purchasing skill reaches certain level can you buy certain goods.

 

EXPLORATION SYSTEM 
Brief introduction to exploration system: Exploration system is one part of the game, which has a lot of content and a huge scope for the player to explore. The vast land and sea, the rural area in the city, the desolate and uninhabited island, and the bizarre new species, findings, vestiges will make the game a little bit difficult for the novice players. But when the players are capable enough of exploring the outside world, they will find that the whole exploration system will bring them great fun and will help them to develop more successfully in the future. 
How to explore: In order to get findings, players need to sail on the high sea and look for shining spots near the shore, which means something special is hiding nearby. Players can begin their exploration by clicking the explore button in the operation menu and input the number of sailors dispatched. The more telescope player's characters equipped, the more findings they can get. Players will acquire the discovery logbook of their findings if they find something. Sent the discovery logbook to the connoisseur, the players can get some money and boost their reputation.
Tips on exploration: There are no specific requirements for exploration. Just the same as the ordinary game and sail. Check the geographic location and the coordinates when you land on the island for adventure or when you go into a cave. Take care the NPC on the island, they will attack you voluntarily and will do great damage on you while you are fighting with them. It's suggested that players use ships of high speed for exploration, such as raiding ship, because it will be easy for raiding ship to escape from the chases of the pirates. It's also suggested that players slow their ship down to explore. Because this can save provision of the convoy.
When the players find new species or vestiges. The system will automatically record the name of the species or vestiges players have found in the logbook. Players who have found rare things can bring them back to the city where they are born and go to the appointed NPC for appraisal. It will increase their wealth and reputation by doing this. The rarer the players' findings are, the more valuable the findings are, and the more reputation you will gain.

 

FISHING 
Qualification of fishing: Find the skill tutor and learn the fishing skill. Players can also get a fishing net of low quality by doing so. Equipping the fishing net on the boat, then you can begin fishing. 
How to fish: When the players get everything ready for fishing, he can go to the sea. Press the ALT button to check the location of the shoal. Move the boat to the shoal, left click the boat, then it will begin fishing.
Fishing will consume stamina. When the players' boat move or when they run out of stamina, the fishing activity will finish. 
The usage of fishing net: The durability of the hoe will decrease during its usage, and can't be fixed. When the durability of the fishing net reaches 1, it can't be used again, and you have to go to the blacksmith to buy a new one. Fishing nets of middle or high level will have higher durability and can be used for a much longer time. 
Note:The amount of sea food won't increase when the boat is over weighted. You can sell the sea food to the market. And if you acquire precious sells, you can send it to the NPC for appraisal to increase your reputation


MINING


Brief introduction to mining: Mining is to get the ores form nature, then smelt the ores into metal. In the game, every weapon, ship armor, ship ram, figurehead and high level armor are produced by metal.
Precondition of mining:
Find the skill tutor and learn the mining skill. Players can learn the mining skill of 1 level, the level 1 special skill of ore research and a pickaxe of low quality. You are able to mine after you are equipped with the pickaxe. 


How to mine: The ore is usually located on the rural area or the island. When everything is ready, players can move the character to an area specifically designed for mining. After getting the pickaxe ready, you can look for stones for mining. You can find stones that can be mined by moving the mouse onto them. If a stone is able to be mined, it will give you a signal. Then, you can begin mining by left clicking the mouse.

The Usage of tools:
The durability of the pickaxe will decrease during its usage, and it can't be fixed. When the durability of the pickaxe drops to 1, it can't be used again, you have to go to the blacksmith to buy a new one.
Pickaxes of middle or high level will have higher durability and can be used for a much longer time. Furthermore, it'll increase the axe skill experience if the players fight with pickaxes.
The acquisition of resources
Every resources gathering area will have ores of three different grade. The higher the grade of ore is, the harder for the player to acquire it.
For example: Players can find a lot of ores of 1st grade, a handful of ores of the 2nd grade and a few ores of the 3rd grade in suburb area of Athens.
When all the ores have been mined, they can't be mined again. It will cost a few days for the resources to recover.

Special skills of mining:
Special skills of mining include ore research, mining practice, mining stamina.
The grade of ore mined depends on the skill of ore research.
Level up the skill of mining practice will increase the ability to bear weight of the character and will enable the character to carry more material.
Level up the skill of mining stamina, will increase the stamina points of the character and make the mining time last longer. 

Smelt of ores :
Players cannot produce the ores directly into equipment before the ores are smelt into metal.
Every 3 ores can be smelted into a metal. There is no fail rate in smelting activity. Each smelting activity will cost 5 stamina points. Ores of high grade can be smelted into metals of low level; however, ores of low grade cannot be smelted into metal of high level.
Ores that are kept in the warehouse can be smelted into metals too.

TIMBER FELLING
Brief introduction to timber felling: Timber felling is to get the timber from nature, and then, manufacture it into wood. In the game, wood is required in the production of every weapon, armor, ship ram and figurehead. 
Precondition of timber felling: Find the skill tutor and learn the timber felling skill. Players can learn the timber felling skill of 1 level, the level 1 special skill of timber research and an axe. You are able to mine after you are equipped with the axe. 
How to timber: The forest is usually located on the rural area or the island. When everything is ready, players can move the character to an area specifically designed for timber felling. After getting the pickaxe ready, you can look for tree for timber felling. You can find trees that can be timbered by moving the mouse onto them. If a tree is able to be timbered, it will give you a signal. Then, you can begin timber felling by left clicking the mouse 
The usage of tools:
The durability of the axe will decrease during its usage, and it can't be fixed. When the durability of the axe drops to 1, it can't be used again, you have to go to the blacksmith to buy a new one.
Axes of middle or high level will have higher durability and can be used for a much longer time. Furthermore, it'll increase the axe skill experience if the players fight with timber felling axes. 
The acquisition of resources:
Every resources gathering area will have timbers of three different grade. The higher the grade of timber is, the harder for the player to acquire it.
For example: Players can find a lot of timbers of 1st grade, a handful of timbers of 2nd grade and a few timbers of 3rd grade in suburb area of Athens.
When all the trees are timbered. It will cost a few days for the resources to recover. 

Special skills of timber felling:
Special skills of timber felling include timber research, timber felling practice, and timber felling stamina.
The skill of timber research will decide the grade of ore mined.
Level up the skill of timber felling practice will increase the ability to bear weight of the character and will enable the character to carry more material.
Level up the skill of timber felling stamina, will increase the stamina points of the character and make the timber felling time lasts longer. 

Manufacture of timber 
Players can not produce the timbers directly into equipment before the timbers are manufactured into wood. After you have learnt the skill of timber felling, a manufacture button will appear in the operation interface. This means you can manufacture the timbers into wood.
Every 3 timbers can be manufactured into a wood. There is no fail rate in manufacturing activity. Each manufacturing activity will cost 5 stamina points. Timbers of high grade can be manufactured into wood of low level; however, timbers of low grade can not be manufactured into wood of high level.
Timbers that are kept in the warehouse can be manufactured into wood too.

 

CONSUME AND RESUME STAMINA


Consume Stamina
Except for passive skills, most skills will consume certain stamina, including collecting and production.
City chat and public chat will consume stamina.
Resume Stamina
Stamina will be resumed automatically but slowly. Sitting down to have a rest will speed up the resumption of your stamina.
Using Healing Potion will resume stamina quickly. Higher-level potions have larger capacity. However, the amount of resumption in every second is the same.
Upgrade Healing skill will increase the efficiency of using potions. 5 stamina points will be resumed in every second without using Healing skill, and 6 stamina points will be resumed in every second with level 1 Healing skill while 7 points with level 2 Healing skill, and you can deduce the rest from this.

SHIPS REBUILD
You can ask Shipyard Boss to rebuild your ship when you satisfy with the requirement on level, material and gold.
Every time you rebuild your ship, the attribute of the ship will be increased largely. Along with the rebuilding level upgrade, the expenditure will also increase.
In game, different cities provide different level ship-rebuilding service. The service and corresponding cities are as followed:
     Level 1----Athens
     Level 2----Genoa
     Level3 to 4---Algiers
     Level 5 to 6---- Seville
     Level 7 to 8---- Hamburg
     Level 9---- Muscat
     Level 10----Zhigu and Seoul

There are three types of ships
Military Warships give priority to the Maximum Cannon Amount.
Maneuverable Exploration Ships give priority to Sailor Amount, Speed and Propulsion.
Structured Merchant Ships give priority to Loading Capacity and Durability.

 UPGRADE FIGUREHEAD
Figurehead Introduction
Figurehead will enhance the ship attribute largely. There are three types of figurehead, Water series, Fire series and Wind series Water serial figureheads give priority to the Durability and Load of the ship, Fire serial figureheads give priority to Cannon Amount, Wind serial figureheads give priority to Speed and Sailor Amount.
The experience gained from voyage, trade adventure and sea battle will increase your figurehead experience.
Upgrade Figurehead
When your figurehead experiences are full, you can ask the Shipyard Boss to upgrade your figurehead. It will cost you some metal, timber and silver to do so. It is possible that you may fail in upgrading the figurehead. When failure degree exceeds the upper limit, the figurehead is not suitable to be upgraded anymore, or it will be broken.
Players can produce figurehead by themselves or gain it by defeating the enemy ship.

 


WAREHOUSE
The usage of warehouse:Players can deposit your items in Warehouse for safekeeping. There are two Warehouse Managers in each city who you can talk with to deposit or withdraw your items. The items in Warehouse will be well kept and never lose even if you die.
Arehouse Transfer:
Your Warehouse will be set in your birthplace initially. When you need to deposit items in other cities, you can apply for a new warehouse from local Warehouse Managers. It will cost you much silver. You can apply for two warehouses at most in other cities. If you don't want to spend large amount of money on it, you can transfer your former warehouse to current locality; however, all items in your former warehouse will be confiscated.
Arehouse Investment:
A warehouse is capable of holding 18 articles which within 500 loads in total. If you need to enlarge your warehouse load, you can invest your warehouse by application from Warehouse Manager. It will cost you 500 silvers for one load. However, the amount of items that you can deposit will not increase.

 

SEA STORM
storm on the sea
Weather on the sea is changeful. The furious rainstorm is rather dangerous. If you encountered dark clouds and lightning on high seas, you must keep away from it immediately, or you will be engulfed into the storm.
Encountering storm
If you were engulfed into the storm carelessly. The ship will be attacked fiercely by the storm. If you go on your voyage in the storms, the hull durability and sail durability will decrease largely, the sailors may be wounded and your ship has to face the instant dangerous to sink. However your voyage experience will increase largely.
Drop anchor and stop the ship when you encounter the storm, the damage to the hull and sail from the storm will decrease.
Escape from the storm
When encounter the storm, keep sailing at one direction for a few minutes will enable you to escape from the storm.
If the ship durability cannot sustain to escape from the storm, you should drop the anchor to repair the ship. Keep staying in one place for a period of time will also enable you to escape from the storm.

 

PICK UP FLOATERS
Pick up floaters: It is likely that you may find the debris of ships or floating boxes on the sea. You can drive your ship close to the floaters and salvage them.
The gain from floaters: From the floaters, you may gain decks, cannon, telescope, sailor kit or medic kit and sometime even the provision and silver. Anyway, the floaters will bring unexpected surprise or gettings to you.

 


VENDING
How to set a booth: When you want to sell or purchase articles, you can use the booth setting function, which can do this automatically. First, click the booth setting button. And then enter the booth-setting window.
Sales
Click the article in the column of your own character and ship.
Fill in the price and quantity of article for sale.
May input the advertisement words for article for sale in cry message.
Click Start Booth Setting, and then into the booth setting.
Purchases
Click directly the empty column of sales receiving, and then input the name of purchased article.
Click the checking key to confirm the information of the purchased articles.
After inputting the price and amount of purchased articles, click 'yes'.
May input the advertisement words for purchased articles in selling cry message.
Click Start Vending, and then into the booth setting.
Booth transformations
There are more than 20 booth models in Voyage Century. And if you want to transform weapon sales booth, clothes sales booth, medicine sales booth, lumber sales booth, typical booth and so on, you need to go to the boss in the trade place for transformation.
Transforming weapon sales booth needs forging skill.
Transforming clothes sales booth needs to sewing skill.
Transforming medicines sales booth needs alchemy skill.
Transforming lumber sales booth to needs ship-building skill.

 


EMPLOY GUARD
You can hire guards from the Principal of the Guild Alliance. You will get a whistle after hire guards successfully, with which you can summon your guards in unsafe area.
Hired Guards are not the guards to protect the player. Similar with city guarder, Hired Guards only attack the notoriety and patrol in certain area. After the employ hour, Hired Guards will disappear.

Hired Guards are in the use of protecting the players who are collecting materials on the field from being attacked by the Notoriety. It's an important means for the handcrafters to protect themselves.


DYEING
In Voyage Century, players can change the color of your hull, sail and hair through dyeing, as long as you gathering necessary material for dyeing.
The dye material for sail is divided into two kinds: dyestuff and canvas. Dyestuffs can be purchased from the Item Seller or Alchemist and canvas will be obtained through fighting with pirates. Different level ships need different level canvas to dye. Hull dyeing is similar to sail dyeing. However, more paint is needed in hull dyeing. So hull dyeing will cost you a large amount of silver since the Paint is expensive. Hair dyeing needs special hair dye.