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Quest Mysterious Ruins Quest Center for Ancient Studies Quest The Cradle of Civilization Quest Precise Age Quest A Legend of Treasure Quest National Library of Greece Quest Debates Quest A Tour of the Past Quest The Secret of the Ancient Scrolls Quest Treasure Hunt Quest Cradle of Civilization
Mysterious Ruins Center for Ancient Studies The Cradle of Civilization Precise Age A Legend of Treasure National Library of Greece Debates A Tour of the Past The Secret of the Ancient Scrolls Treasure Hunt Cradle of Civilization




"Start rebuilding the mysterious ruins in the Megapolis desert. Discover their origin, find treasure, and pick up a well-earned reward!"

Cradle of Civilization is a Timed Quest in which the player has 192 hours to build and upgrade a total of 4 new fixed structures with assets leading to exclusive rewards. It was released as part of an update on August 11, 2015.[1] The event also provides 19px-CapitalPoints.png for 19px-CapitalPoints.png World Architecture: Through the Ages.

"Mysterious ruins have been found in the desert of Megapolis! Scientists believe that they could be the ruins of the ancient city of Acropolis. This place is famous for its incredible cultural heritage and treasure!"
"The residents beg the mayor: restore the ancient city"
"Start rebuilding the mysterious ruins – discover their origin, find treasure and get a well-earned reward!"

Requirements


Cradle of Civilization Background


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Stage 1 - Mysterious Ruins

Mysterious ruins have been found in the desert of Megapolis. Archaeologists believe that they could be the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Acropolis. We need to check if that’s truly the case!

Tasks:

Start building the Center for Ancient Studies – a scientific center specializing in the history and culture of the ancient world.
Center for Ancient Studies Construction Buy a Center for Ancient Studies Foundation
Costs: 248,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 22 Power sm and 22 Water sm
Gives: 260 Experience sm, 200 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 10,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Great start! As a reward for completing this task, you receive building materials. Use them wisely!

Stage 2 - Center for Ancient Studies

The aim of the Center for Ancient Studies is to encourage the progress of historical studies and coordinate the expert activities of historians, philologists, art historians and archaeologists.

Tasks:

Keep building the Center for Ancient Studies and start restoring the ruins of the mysterious ancient city!
Center for Ancient Studies L1 Build the Center for Ancient Studies Frame
Costs:
05 x Drainage Devices Asset Drainage Devices
05 x Scaffolding Cover Asset Scaffolding Cover (from Stage 1 above)
Gives: 300 Experience sm, 500 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 15,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Ruins of Acropolis Construction Start reconstructing the Ruins of Acropolis
Costs: 910,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 20 Power sm and 20 Water sm
Gives: 1,500 Experience sm, 500 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 29,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Wonderful! More and more experts believe that before us lie the ruins of ancient Acropolis. But before we can come to a definitive conclusion, we need to do much more research!
  • 330 Experience sm
  • 1,000 Coin sm

Stage 3 - The Cradle of Civilization

If the scientists’ claims are true, then we’re incredibly fortunate! Ancient Greece is called the cradle of European civilization – it has a colossal cultural and historical significance!

Tasks:

Build the Center for Ancient Studies and start restoring the Parthenon.
Center for Ancient Studies L2 Build the Center for Ancient Studies
Costs:
05 x Column Asset Column
05 x Projector Asset Projector
Gives: 400 Experience sm, 1,000 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 20,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Radiometric Dating of Ruins and Public Reading: Greek Myths contracts at the Center for Ancient Studies
Parthenon Construction Buy the Parthenon Foundation
Costs: 920,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 20 Power sm and 20 Water sm
Gives: 1,800 Experience sm and 24,000 Population Limits cap increase

Rewards:

Great work! You receive building materials as a reward. You can find them in the Storehouse.

Stage 4 - Precise Age

You built the Center for Ancient Studies and now you can discover the precise age and origin of the ruins!

Tasks:

Find out the precise age of the ruins using radiometric dating. Keep rebuilding the ancient city – restore the Ruins of Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
Ruins of Acropolis L1 Restore the Ruins of Acropolis
Costs:
08 x Cords Asset Cords
11 x Restoration Equipment Asset Restoration Equipment (10 from Stage 3 above)
11 x Safety Goggles Asset Safety Goggles
Gives: 3,000 Experience sm, 1,500 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 50,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion and access to Historical Film Screening: "Ancient Greece" contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
Odeon of Herodes Atticus Buy the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Costs: 1,190,000 Coin sm or 4 Megabucks sm, 40 Power sm and 30 Water sm
Gives: 2,200 Experience sm, 250 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 32,100 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 4,100 Coin sm, 160 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 70 Experience sm every 11 hours and access to Attican Tragedy Performance contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
Contract Radiometric Dating of Ruins Accept the Radiometric Dating of Ruins contract
Requires: Center for Ancient Studies
Costs: 250 Coin sm and 15 minutes
Gives: 1,100 Coin sm and 10 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You completed this task! The age of the ruins supports the scientists’ beliefs – these are the ruins of an ancient Greek city. Keep restoring it and you might find something valuable!
  • 400 Experience sm
  • 2,300 Coin sm

Stage 5 - A Legend of Treasure

There are many legends about the untold riches hidden in the ancient Acropolis. But none have managed to find them yet.

Tasks:

Continue to build the legendary Parthenon. Buy the Temple of Athena Nike and find out as much as you can about the culture of Ancient Greece by watching a historical film.
Parthenon L1 Build the Parthenon Frame
Costs:
12 x Excavation Brush Asset Excavation Brush
13 x Organic Resins Asset Organic Resins
07 x Restoration Equipment Asset Restoration Equipment
08 x Sandstone Asset Sandstone
Gives: 2,500 Experience sm, 1,250 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 40,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Temple of Athena Nike Buy the Temple of Athena Nike
Costs: 1,200,000 Coin sm or 4 Megabucks sm, 39 Power sm and 29 Water sm
Gives: 2,200 Experience sm, 300 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 31,500 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 3,200 Coin sm, 120 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 49 Experience sm every 8 hours and access to Studying Ancient Greek Scrolls contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
Contract Historical Film Screening- "Ancient Greece" Complete the Historical Film Screening: "Ancient Greece" contract
Requires: Acropolis
Costs: 620 Coin sm and 30 minutes
Gives: 2,700 Coin sm and 30 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

During an excavation, you found some ancient Greek scrolls and the Discobolus Sculpture. The sculpture is in your Storehouse. Hurry and build it!
  • 430 Experience sm
  • 3,000 Coin sm
  • Discobolus Sculpture
Discobolus Sculpture Discobolus Sculpture
Requires:
  • 2x2 Plot
Gives:
  • 2,300 Experience sm, 300 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 37,000 Population Limits cap increase
  • Can be sold for 174,000 Coin sm

Stage 6 - National Library of Greece

To decode ancient scrolls, you’ll need the National Library of Greece.

Tasks:

Build the Parthenon and start building the National Library of Greece. Immerse yourself in the culture of Ancient Greece alongside your friends – participate in the performance of an Attican tragedy.
Parthenon L2 Build the Parthenon
Costs:
12 x Brackets Asset Brackets
13 x Column Asset Column
11 x Hard Hat Asset Hard Hat
14 x Marble Gravel Asset Marble Gravel
08 x Sand Asset Sand
12 x Scaffolding Asset Scaffolding
Gives: 3,500 Experience sm, 3,250 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 70,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 11,400 Coin sm, 280 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 250 Experience sm every 7 hours and access to Greek-Style Debates contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
National Library of Greece Construction Buy the National Library of Greece Foundation
Costs: 1,000,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 30 Power sm and 30 Water sm
Gives: 2,500 Experience sm, 500 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 40,000 Population Limits cap increase
Contract Attican Tragedy Performance Accept the Attican Tragedy Performance contract
Requires: Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Costs: 1,300 Coin sm and 1 hour
Gives: 5,600 Coin sm and 60 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Wonderful work! You receive building materials as a reward. Use them to build the National Library of Greece!

Stage 7 - Debates

The art of debate can be traced back to Ancient Greece, where they were a fundamental part of democracy. Philosophers, politicians and ordinary citizens all took part in them. Participate in debates with your friends!

Tasks:

Build the Propylaea and take part in ancient Greek debates with your friends!
Ruins of Acropolis L2 Build the Propylaea
Costs:
07 x Column Asset Column
12 x Gypsum Fibreboard Asset Gypsum Fibreboard
12 x Hydraulic Hammer Asset Hydraulic Hammer
11 x Hydraulic Jack Asset Hydraulic Jack (10 from Stage 6 above)
10 x Limestone Asset Limestone
14 x Paving Stones Asset Paving Stones
08 x Stone Blocks Asset Stone Blocks
16 x Vase Asset Vase
Gives: 4,000 Experience sm, 3,500 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 60,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 6,500 Coin sm, 250 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 150 Experience sm every 4 hours and access to Tour of Ancient Acropolis contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
Contract Greek-Style Debates Complete the Greek-Style Debates contract
Requires: Parthenon
Costs: 6,100 Coin sm and 3 hours
Gives: 26,800 Coin sm and 260 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You took care of this task and you receive building materials as a reward!

Stage 8 - A Tour of the Past

Most of the historical buildings have been restored. Now the Acropolis is open to tourists!

Tasks:

Organize a tour of the Acropolis. Keep building the National Library of Greece to decode the ancient Greek scrolls you found!
National Library of Greece L1 Build the National Library of Greece Frame
Costs:
10 x Cement Asset Cement
14 x Column Asset Column
07 x Hammer Asset Hammer
13 x Paving Stone (Venetian) Asset Paving Stone (Venetian)
09 x Perforator Asset Perforator
11 x Sandstone Asset Sandstone
15 x Tech Drawing Asset Tech Drawing
16 x Ventilation System Asset Ventilation System (5 from Stage 7 above)
Gives: 3,000 Experience sm, 2,000 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 50,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion
Contract Tour of Ancient Acropolis Complete the Tour of Ancient Acropolis contract
Requires: Ruins of Acropolis: Propylaea
Costs: 11,800 Coin sm and 5 hours
Gives: 51,200 Coin sm and 530 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You did a great job! The city’s inhabitants are so excited by the tour!
  • 580 Experience sm
  • 5,700 Coin sm

Stage 9 - The Secret of the Ancient Scrolls

The National Library of Greece contains the largest collection of ancient Greek dictionaries in the world. These dictionaries are essential for decoding the ancient Greek scrolls we found.

Tasks:

Finish building the National Library of Greece and discover the secret of the ancient Greek scrolls.
National Library of Greece L2 Build the National Library of Greece
Costs:
12 x Bricks Asset Bricks
14 x Crushed Granite Asset Crushed Granite
12 x Facade Adhesive Asset Facade Adhesive
10 x Facing Plates Asset Facing Plates
13 x Flower Beds Asset Flower Beds
15 x Granite Slabs Asset Granite Slabs
06 x Parquet Plank Asset Parquet Plank
12 x Sound Insulation Asset Sound Insulation
11 x Stone Blocks Asset Stone Blocks
Gives: 4,000 Experience sm, 5,000 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 73,000 Population Limits cap increase upon completion, then 16,500 Coin sm, 380 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 370 Experience sm every 9 hours and access to Searching for an Ancient Greek Relic contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
Contract Studying Ancient Greek Scrolls Complete the Studying Ancient Greek Scrolls contract
Requires: Temple of Athena Nike
Costs: 17,300 Coin sm and 7 hours
Gives: 75,100 Coin sm and 760 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

Great work! You decoded the scrolls, and they show the location of a treasure. Hurry and find the treasure!
  • 640 Experience sm
  • 6,800 Coin sm

Stage 10 - Treasure Hunt

Find the treasure of Ancient Greece and get a wonderful gift!

Tasks:

The scrolls point to the location of some ancient Greek relics – start searching for them.
Megapolis Quest Coins Collect 1,000 in taxes
Contract Searching for an Ancient Greek Relic Accept the Searching for an Ancient Greek Relic contract
Requires: National Library of Greece
Costs: 26,200 Coin sm and 9 hours
Gives: 114,000 Coin sm and 1,100 Experience sm upon completion

Rewards:

You dealt with this task and found a real treasure – an ancient Greek relic! As a reward for your efforts, you get the Museum of Antiquity. Build it to get a new title!
  • 700 Experience sm
  • 8,000 Coin sm
  • Museum of Antiquity


Reward - Cradle of Civilization

Museum of Antiquity Museum of Antiquity
Requires:
  • 3x4 Plot
  • 130 Power sm and 150 Water sm
Gives:
  • 10,000 Experience sm, 1,300 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 200,000 Population Limits cap increase
  • 27,800 Coin sm, 720 19px-CapitalPoints.png and 660 Experience sm every 14 hours
    Coins per Minute: 33.10 Coin sm
    XP per Minute: 0.79 Experience sm
    Points per Minute: 0.86 19px-CapitalPoints.png
  • Access to Pythian Games contract at the Center for Ancient Studies
  • Can be sold for 2,180,000 Coin sm


Achievement after Building the Museum of Antiquity

Achievement Expert of Antiquity "You built the Museum of Antiquity and earned a new title: Expert of Antiquity. Do you want to tell your friends?"
  • Experience sm
  • 30,000 Coin sm
  • Megabucks sm

Trivia

  • Social Quantum's internal name for this quest is "Колыбель цивилизации" which translates to "The cradle of civilization".
  • Social Quantum's ID for this quest is 10073990.

References

  1. SQ Forum: Update 08.11.2015 #2

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