Questions tagged [tropico-5]

Tropico 5 is a construction and management simulation video game developed by Haemimont Games. For the first time in the series the game features cooperative and competitive multiplayer for up to four players.

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How much corruption does each Constitutional option generate?

In Tropico 5, Constitution options each add (or subtract?) to your total "corruption %". This is a financial overhead that eats up a portion of your country's income. However, the game is utterly ...
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How can I export a resource that has been depleted

I am playing the waterborne campaign and to finish the mission I need to export 3000 uranium, but I have depleted my uranium deposit. What can I do to finish the mission?
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Homeless people, but multiple vacant houses

My town has approximatly 450 citizens. There are multiple vacant houses both for the poor and the rich people, but nobody is moving in. How can I solve this problem?
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Does it matter where I place my embassies and customs houses?

Some buildings, including embassies and customs houses, do not need any workers and do not have any obvious effects on their surroundings. Does it matter at all where I place them?
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Locating Hydroponic Farms in Tropico 5

Is it possible to locate hydroponic farms anywhere on the map, or do I need to place them in locations that are ordinarily good locations for the crop I am growing?
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Cannot get last remaining Dynasty member

I'm stuck on finding the last dynasty member (currently have 6) and I need the final one for the final trophy to get the Platinum trophy. I've found some forum posts mentioning that you can get a ...
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Does “building effectiveness” affect all manageable structures?

Some managers will raise the "effectiveness" of a building. Do all buildings (that can have a manager) benefit from this stat? Foreman: Effectiveness increased and job quality reduced by 10 (Max 20)...
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How do you get re-elected in the tutorial?

I followed every instruction the Tutorial told me, and even picked the option to sway the vote in my favor using less than honorable means, and still lost. I was kicked out of the tutorial without ...
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Missing cursor in Tropico 5

In Tropico 5, I can see the cursor in the options screen, etc. But when I am actually playing the game, puff, it's gone. The cursor exist, it shows a reaction when it is pointed at something, but it's ...
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How to keep electricity running consistently in Tropico 5?

I build 5 - 6 power plants at center of my island and those small square power units to spread electricity all over the island. I build mine over all coal deposits to provide coal to the power plants. ...
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Military uprising and other problems in Tropico 5

I am playing Tropico 5 and I reach till Cold War stage easily. The problem begins here. After few months or years, I lose my military completely. Any one of these happens, 1) An military uprising ...
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How do I solve the mission “Day Zero”?

No matter what Island I play it on, at some point I plummet from like 60% to 40% approval and lose the votes. If I declare Martial Law to prevent the votes, the military coups. How do I solve this ...
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Cannot get to the title screen

On the PC version of Tropico 5, after I go through the launcher, the game gets stuck on the artistic Tropico 5 loading screen. What should I do?
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Can I change dynasty in a single player game?

Some weird bug happened where my singleplayer dynasty became out of sync and it made a second dynasty... Is it possible to select a different dynasty in the single player campaign after one has been ...
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How can I keep exports from stealing?

I'm selling gold to China through an export trade route. I'm also running two Electronics Factories, which require gold and bauxite. How do I keep the export trade route from stealing candy from a bab ...
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What's wrong with my transport infrastructure? Things aren't moving!

I have a well-populated island: 1800 people, 41 raw resource buildings, 14 various factories, 12 docks, and 15 Teamsters' Offices. Traffic is fairly good – aside from the tourists' quarter, ...
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What buildings do each faction like?

When I open up the Almanac and look at the Factions, I get to see the last half-dozen things that made the faction happy. Usually, it's pretty straightforward: "We like that constitutional amendment" ...
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How do I get rid of Rebels without causing an uprising?

I have a bit of a problem with rebels: if I leave them alone, they attack. If I start knocking them off with the Banish or Execute actions, then civil unrest rises, there's an uprising, and everyone ...
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How do imports work if you don't set up a trade route?

Tropico 5, like Tropico 4, has trading. It does it in an obscure way, though: you can set up explicit trade route, or you can just trade at the default prices for everything. It's unclear, though, how ...
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Is there a way to reset an island in Campaign mode?

In Tropico V's campaign mode, you cycle between islands, doing missions on them. If you do a mission on an island you have been to before, the island is pretty much in the same state it was in when ...
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How can I increase my population

I am currently on the mission Back to the past! And have a really good economy. My only problem is, that I lag a large enough workforce. How can I increase the population on my island?