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Food

Food is the most important resource in American Conquest. Without it, a famine will gradually wipe out all of the player's units. Every unit and ship

Food can be obtained through farming, fishing, hunting, and trading. Food production upgrades increase the carrying capacity for collectors while keeping the collection time the same, thus increasing food output.

Agriculture Edit

Collector Carrying Cap Collection time Food per second
European Peasant 100 40 seconds 2.5
North American Peasant 90 42.5 seconds 2.10~
South American Peasant* 90 40 seconds 2.25

*The Pueblos' Peasant posses the work rates of a South American Peasant

Hunting Edit

Collector

Carrying Cap

Collection time

Food per second

Trapper Buccaneer 200 36 seconds 5.55
Sioux Archer 104 20 seconds 5.2
North American Peasant 100 18 seconds 5.55

Fishing Edit

Collector

Carrying Cap

Collection time

Food per second

Fishing canoe 500 25 seconds 20

Trade rates Edit

Buying starts at 100 Gold for 840 Food

Selling starts at 100 Food for 5 Gold

Trivia Edit

Ships can explode through starvation.

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