To begin, you will be required to create a store. Click the button, and head over to the main page which is located (you need an account to see links)
In red, bold letters at the top of the page, you will be asked to choose a time zone for your game; Plushie Tycoon time (what I will refer to as PTT) and NST are not the same, and you must remember this throughout your game. Plushie Tycoon updates run from 10:01am
, so it is best to choose a time zone where you will be online for those updates. If you cannot get access to the internet between 10am and 5pm during your personal time zone (for example, you get home at 6pm), wait until 6pm and then set the PTT to 10am. Make sense?
The next thing you will be required to do is to pay rent on your factory, warehouse, and store. Click each link to pay rent.
Head on over to the raw materials goods (you need an account to see links)
. Pay attention, because this step is important. Before you purchase anything, add up the cost of the following:
If your items come to a total of 3,900np
or less, proceed with the purchase of the following:
*When choosing gems, it is recommended to choose the following species only:
Those species will require four
rolls of cloth each, and are the species that tend to sell the fastest
in your store. I strongly advise avoiding any species that require less cloth.
Never tell anyone which species you have chosen!
When loads of people make the same species, the value drops - bringing you less profit, and also making the plushies harder to sell.
You do not
have to choose six of those seven species to create; you are welcome to choose gems for three Draiks and three Yurbles for example, or two Elephantes and four Zafaras etc. Experiment with them, and see which species bring in the most profit for you.
It is now time to begin creating jobs. Head over to your factory (you need an account to see links)
and submit your jobs. Do not submit your jobs in blocks of 200 or 300 etc!
If you do this, when it comes to selling your plushies, you will have to wait until all 200 etc have sold before you will be given any NP. It is advised to stick with six blocks of 100 so that when a block has sold, you will receive your profit sooner. You will have to pay additional rent on your factory in order to fit in all of the jobs, but don't worry about that.
When you have submitted your jobs, you must hire your workers. Visit the personnel tab (you need an account to see links)
and choose 250 trainees
, and 25 managers
. If your browser does not allow you to buy the 250 trainees in one block, buy them in blocks of 100 and 50.
It is now time to wait. The first update occurs at 10:01am
PTT, and all other updates will also occur at :01
past the hour. After the first update, fire all of your workers
. The only one left will be the single manager that you are unable to fire throughout the game. The reason behind firing your workers is because by letting them run for multiple updates, you lose money faster and risk going bankrupt very, very quickly. Once you have done that, view your warehouse (you need an account to see links)
and take note of the time. It will take almost three and a half hours for your plushies to become ready to move to your store.
After three and a half hours have passed, go back to your warehouse. Rather than seeing the word "loading" next to the plushies, you will see a check box instead. Check three of the boxes, and ship your plushies to your store.
It will take five minutes
for the plushies to ship to your store, which is located (you need an account to see links)
. Do not
go crazy with advertisements and upgrades - the only things I advise are to buy the first three upgrades for the first three options. After that, wait until you're showing a lot of profit.
Plushies will only sell during the game updates, so you can sit back and relax for a while. It may take a day or two for all of your plushies to sell, depending on how popular your chosen species' are. Once sold, go back to the materials section. Add up the price of everything again, and if they come to a total of 3,900np or below, begin purchasing. If your workers were able to complete three species last time, you will only be required to buy to replace those three - if they were able to complete four, buy to replace four etc. At this point, all you must do is follow the guide from the beginning.
THE TAX MAN COMETH
Aww, you think I'm cute?
Hand over the cash, bitch ~
The Tax Man is in all honesty, a complete pain in the ass. He will visit you exactly seven days from when you began your game, down to the exact hour and minute. If you miss his visit, the penalty is that your workers will have not created any plushies, and your store will have not sold any plushies. You are still able to pay him however, by visiting the factory, warehouse, and store sections.
Assuming that you began your game on the first day of the second week of the month, you will only have two visits from the tax man. I recommend beginning at this point for practice, and when you become better, you can start later into the month.