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"What do you think the best method to show time left for active background (wolf, rolling stone)?"

Probably floating text that moves with camera. So a player wouldn't need to have his/her eyes constantly glued to place where wolf/stone/etc should be. Beside, speical audio effect to indicate that wolf/stone/etc became avaiable would be helpfull too.

"Also there is a chance that player can cheat the game."

Of course. By the way, it's why I susggested number of wins, instead of win/lose ratio (otherwise a player would be able to cheat by allowing enemies to kill him). But the same logic is applied to any code. A player with some hacker skills can find a bug and use it to cheat the game. But would you give up? "I can't write perfect code, thus I should just give up". I don't think so, most likely you would just change your code. You can use the same approach in proposed price mechanism. If you will discover (or a player will discover and inform you) way to cheat it, then you can always just change how the price mechanism works. Or even return to static prices, if you decide that you can't fix it.

Another advantage of dynamic prices: As a developer you can include new bonus (or remove/change old one) without need to carefully recalculate static prices. 

P.S. Among with cheating, there is another possible problem with dynamic prices: Price adjustment takes time. Considering relatively small amount of missions (18 missions total. 19 if we count bonus mission with the giant green ogre.) prices must adjust quickly enough (probably giving ability to replay guild missions and make them able to influence the prices will ease this problem a little.).

 Floating text that moves with camera - it's easy. I will make it.

I did not say that I will not try to mage dynamic prices) 

But firstly I should finish core game. I have a deadline to 10 of December to make version 1.0

1.0 is 10 levels. 40-50 guild-mission. Also I need to do new trailer. Make with compositor 5 soundtracks. And make with narrative designer new descriptions. 

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"But firstly I should finish core game. I have a deadline to 10 of December to make version 1.0

1.0 is 10 levels. 40-50 guild-mission"

Sounds good. More missions would allow more time for price mechanism to adjust prices.


"I think I can change price each battle. But also I will make sure that there are victories in different locations and modes, so that the player cannot lower prices with the help of a particular easy mission.

So if player won several times in a row one level I will not lower prices."


I see problems with such approach. 


Firstly, there will be no way to lower prices once player won all missions.

Secondly, if you will punish winning several times in row, then players will easily bypass it by letting enemy kill them after each victory.  And if you will use limit like "If you won 3 times, no matter if in row or not, then prices won't be lowered next time", then it would be bad too, because isolated number of wins isn't indicator of difficulty. Maybe a player was able to win this specific mission 3 times (NOT in row), but was able to win other missions 10 times (NOT in row) or even more.  Compared with number of wins of other missions, this mission probably is more difficult.

Hm, yes you are right. So I need to think about this mechanic in detail.

Why don't you just adopt the price mechanism that I already proposed? It's not like I have patent over it and will sue you for patent violatation.

I like your version, I mean, I still can't implement it right now, it looks simple in words, but rewriting it into code is much more complicated and requires lengthy tests.

I think I can change price each battle. But also I will make sure that there are victories in different locations and modes, so that the player cannot lower prices with the help of a particular easy mission.

So if player won several times in a row one level I will not lower prices.