Anno 2070 is a video game with city-building and real-time strategy gameplay elements by Ubisoft and Related Designs, published by Ubisoft.

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Anno 2070 Deep Ocean Expansion cannot advance researchers to geniues

Anno 2070, continuous game, Deep Ocean expansion is present (i.e. I have build functional food factories, I have the thermal power station available to me). I have over 5,000 researchers who have all ...
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What do houses require to advance? [duplicate]

I seem to be missing something about how the house upgrading system works. I seem to have fulfilled all the obvious requirements: both population classes' needs are fulfilled to 100%, both classes are ...
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How to change the date format?

I'm new to Anno 2070 and started playing today, but one of the first things I noticed is that the date format is all wrong. The game is in English as is my OS, however the game uses the date format ...
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Confused coordinates - How to start ship expedition?

So I bought Confused Coordinates ship action/expedition. I have it loaded onto a warship with some weapons (the thing it says is needed for the action). How do I start the expedition? I have tried ...
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Is it possible to unlock eco tech as tycoon?

Is it possible to use the eco tech tree as a tycoon player, and vice versa? If it is possible, how do you unlock the respective tech trees?
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How accurate are the Steam playtimes?

Within Steam you can look at how much playtime you have for each game. It says that I have 73 hours of playtime for Anno 2070. I would have guessed that I would have somewhere around 10. Could this ...
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Does Baines Avenue give any advantages over the highway?

Does Baines Avenue give any advantages over the highway? It doesn't seem to have any differences except for the fact that it costs 10 credits more.
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Lifestyle need not being met?

So I have 1,470 Eco Employees, and my warehouse on the island has 85 tons of Communicators in it, but my Eco Employee Lifestyle need is stuck at 0%... Any tips?
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How to complete the quest: Every second counts?

I'm stuck at the Every second counts quest (chapter 2, mission 1). The game wants me to build a deep sea warehouse on the free site of the underwater island. But it says: "you can only have one deep ...
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How can I see an overview of production or consumption?

I'd like to see an overview of my production and consumption rates. By knowing what the current economy is, it would help in things like deciding whether to have a mine produce iron or coal. How can ...
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How do you obtain the ark upgrade Comprehensive Environmental Regulations?

I'm testing ark item stacking and I'm trying to obtain a copy of the item "Comprehensive Environmental Regulations" (Eco building maintenance reduced by some %, The icon is a house with the three-bar ...
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In Anno 2070, which NPC cannot go to war?

I was playing a modified medium continuous game with Bartok and she declared war on me based on an ultimatum. If I want to play a continuous game, which NPCs should I pick so that there are no ...
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Does performing research in the lab or academy permanently reduce ecobalance in Anno 2070?

I've been conducting a lot of research in my labs and academies. I noticed that the ecobalance goes down during research and somehow it doesn't go back to previous level when research is done. Is ...
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What do you need to build to decrease research time in Anno 2070?

Do I need more researchers or more labs to decrease the research time in the Academy in Anno 2070? Is there some kind of chart which indicates how many of each are required to decrease research time ...
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How to get the “offline mode” log entry in Anno 2070?

In Anno 2070, you can collect "log entries", small hints and tips for new players. I know one exists for "offline mode", but I am unable to get it (I tried playing offline for a bit, but didn't get ...
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What is the full list of log entries in Anno 2070?

In Anno 2070, you can collect "log entries", small hints and tips for new players. When you have collected all of them, you get a secret achievement "Training Completed". However, I cannot find a ...
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In Anno 2070, what consumes wood?

I understand that it's used to buy buildings, but for some reason my stockpile of wood is constantly emptying. Was not able to find any building that should be using it. (Missing 1 Act 3, if that ...
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Is there a tutorial in ANNO 2070?

Well I just got the game, and so far, I'm completely stumped. I click on the campaign quickstart button on the menu, and I was promptly thrown into the game with little to no explanation what-so-ever ...
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Unable to activate EMP cannon in final mission

I'm on the final mission of the Anno 2770 campaign, and I am trying to disable F.A.T.H.E.R.'s shields using the EMP cannon installed on one of my ships. However, when I left-click on the EMP cannon ...
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How do I play Anno 2070 offline?

I completely love the anno series of games. Now I have bought anno 2070, install it, activate it, and now when I run the game, I am required to login. There is an "offline mode" button in the ...
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How does offline mode impact Anno 2070?

Anno 2070 apparently has online and offline modes, and I'm wondering how those modes are different. I found some discussion of what you can't do in offline mode, but having not yet played the game ...
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Is there any use for Top Secret Files?

When I destroy enemy buildings with my ships they drop in the water. The tooltip implies that they might be useless, but in that case why are they implemented? It feels like they should be good for ...
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What are the benefits and disadvantages of the Global Trust and Eden Initiative factions?

I always play as the Eden Initiative. Am I missing out on anything by not playing Global Trust?
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How do I get higher career ranks?

I get messages from time to time saying I got "promoted" in my career, but I can't figure out what triggers that.
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How to increase warehouse storage capacity in Anno2070

In Anno1404, you could build docks (or maybe something else, I am not sure I remember correctly), each of which would increase the capacity of the warehouse. I couldn't find anything equivalent in ...
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Do I need a Tree Nursery for a Sawmill if I already have a natural forest?

In campaign mission 1-4, I need to supply wood for an item as one of my quests. In order to do this, I need to build a Sawmill. The production chain ingame recommends a Tree Nursery for a Sawmill, but ...
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Are there permanent consequences for decisions in the campaign?

I've come to the first mission in the campaign (1-3) that has a decision you need to make, asking you to side either with the Ecos or the Tycoons for your development choices. Are there permanent ...
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How often do Senate and World Council votes occur?

On the main screen, there's options to vote for the Senate and the World Council, which the game says will globally affect players. However, it doesn't specify how often you get to vote for a new ...
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Is it possible to change my island name?

It was possible in Anno 1404 at least, but I can't seem to find an option for it in 2070.
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How do I improve ecological conditions?

I have like -45 ecological-ness, and it's saying that I have acid soil and stuff like that. I've looked through my buildings and all I find are buildings that are negative or neutral, nothing that ...
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How to advance lab assistants to researchers?

I can't find a list of needs for lab assistants. I gave them everything (they have carbon to upgrade). What else am I missing? I read researched on the internet and couldn't find a solution.
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How do I maintain a constant amount of a good on an island via trade routes?

Is there way to set up trade routes to maintain a certain goods level? For example, if I have three islands where I might want to build, is it possible to set up a route to ensure that a certain ...
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Why won't my Researchers advance further in sandbox mode?

I started an unlimited game and I just wanted to build up my Techs like I did in the campaign. It started well enough until I realized that my researchers just weren't advancing. I gave them all they ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for production ratios?

Whenever I build a production chain (such as wheat farms-> flour mill -> pasta factory), I am never sure how many of each building I need to optimize the industry. Do you generally need more farms ...
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Chapter 3, Mission 3 - Lost the ability to use scout drone

There are several side quests where you have to use the scout drone on your ship to scan underwater areas. On my ship I do not have the "scout drone" in my slot. I cannot buy this item either. What ...
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How do you get rid of the “Rotten Fish” in Chapter 2 Mission 2?

In mission 1 of Chapter 2, the population is getting sick from rotten fish, and I run out of food. How do you resolve this problem? I'm not sure if you can get the "fresh fish" item from the cove to ...