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For the standard, non-timed quest, see History Come to Life.
Quest World History Quest Historical Research Quest Castle of Birds Quest Luxury Castle Quest Forest Manor Quest Dragon Castle Quest Castle of the Ocean Quest Romantic Castle Quest History Comes to Life
World History Historical Research Castle of Birds Luxury Castle Forest Manor Dragon Castle Castle of the Ocean Romantic Castle History Comes to Life


History Comes to Life
Quest History Comes to Life
Objective(s)

Build and Upgrade:

Reward(s)

'"Build the most beautiful historical castles in the Azure Mountains near Megapolis to attract tourists to the city!"

"Near Megapolis, the majestic Azure Mountains zig-zag through the sky, overgrown with thick forests, surrounding a hidden, light blue lagoon with massive, impassable cliffs.

"We have to attract tourists interested in history to our city! To do that, we need to build a Historical Instiutte and start building some ancient castles. Then Megapolis wil be come a thriving center of historical tourism!"

History Comes to Life (also called Living History in the Facebook version) is a timed Quest in which the player has 192 hours to build and upgrade a total of 6 areas and 1 buildings with assets leading up to historic castle-related rewards. It was released as part of Update/08.16.2013.[1][2]

Requirements

  • None
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Tip

Depending on how you play the game, this quest may require around 430 Megabucks sm total and 410,000 Coin sm to complete fully.


Stage 1 - World HistoryEdit

History is in fashion again! Tourists love to look at ancient castles. You should build replicas of the most famous castles in the Azure Mountains near Megapolis.

Tasks:

Buy a foundation for the Historial Institute and visit your neighbors to tell them about your interest in history.
Historical Institute Construction Buy a foundation for the Historical Institute
Costs: 30,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 6 Power sm and 4 Water sm
Gives: 160 Experience sm and 2,100 Population sm cap increase
Quest Visit Friends Visit 5 neighbors
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Tip

Visits will only count for neighbors the player has not yet visited during the current daily free asset cycle, which resets at approximately 6:00 pm, US Eastern Time

Rewards:

Excellent work! Complete the construction of your Historical Institute to build real castles in your city!
  • 180 Experience sm
  • 3,500 Coin sm
  • 5 x Photoelectric Doors Asset Photoelectric Doors


Stage 2 - Historical ResearchEdit

Each piece of research you carry out in the Historical Institute will give you the opportunity to build a castle in the Azure Mountains. Don't miss these opportunities!

Tasks:

Build a Historical Institute to create some castles just like the originals. As a reward, you'll get the construction materials you need.
Historical Institute L1 Build the Historical Institute
Requires:
5 x Concrete Slabs Asset Concrete Slabs
5 x Photoelectric Doors Asset Photoelectric Doors (from Stage 1 above)
5 x Glass Asset Glass
5 x Research Equipment Asset Research Equipment
Contract Studying Paleographic Sources Complete a contract for Studying Paleographic Sources at the Historical Institute
Requires:
3,700 Coin sm and 2 hours
Swallows Nest Construction Buy the Swallow's Nest castle foundation
Requires: Historical Institute
Costs: 50,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 10 Power sm and 10 Water sm
Gives: 150 Experience sm and 5,500 Population sm cap increase

Rewards:

Excellent work! You've started your research. Now complete some contracts, and soon you'll be ready to build the most famous castles of the world right here in Megapolis!
  • 220 Experience sm
  • 4,450 Coin sm
  • 5 x Decorative Stones Asset Decorative Stones


Stage 3 - Castle of BirdsEdit

The Swallow's Nest castle is located on a high cliff over the Black Sea. It's one of the most romantic castles in the world.

Tasks:

Build your first Castle! And get to the research you need to build the next one.
Swallows Nest L1 Build the Swallow's Nest castle
Requires:
10 x Piles Asset Piles
10 x Limestone Asset Limestone
5 x Decorative Stones Asset Decorative Stones (from Stage 2 above)
5 x Concrete Blocks Asset Concrete Blocks
Contract Stratigraphic Research Complete the contract for Stratigraphic Research at the Historical Institute
Requires:
Swallow's Nest
5,600 Coin sm and 4 hours
Chillon Castle Construction Buy the Chillon Castle foundation
Requires: Swallow's Nest
Costs: 55,000 Coin sm or 4 Megabucks sm, 10 Power sm and 10 Water sm
Gives: 180 Experience sm and 6,000 Population sm cap increase

Rewards:

The Swallow's Nest will soon be Megapolis's most elegant romantic symbol! And now you've got the materials you need to keep on building! They're at your Storehouse.
  • 250 Experience sm
  • 5,600 Coin sm
  • 5 x Supports Asset Supports


Stage 4 - Luxury CastleEdit

Chillon Castle is located in Switzerland. It was popularized by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner of Chillon.

Tasks:

Build a new luxurious Castle in the Azure Mountains and get access to the next research task. Then you will be able to build the Austrian Manor.
Chillon Castle L1 Build Chillon Castle
Requires:
10 x Restoration Equipment Asset Restoration Equipment
10 x Tiles Asset Tiles
10 x Sand Asset Sand
5 x Supports Asset Supports (from Stage 3 above)
5 x Precious Wood Furniture Asset Precious Wood Furniture
5 x Scaffolding Asset Scaffolding
Contract Geochronological Research Perform the Geochronological Research contract at the Historical Institute
Requires:
Chillon Castle
6,450 Coin sm and 4 hours

Rewards:

Thanks to your efforts, Megapolis is becoming a beautiful place! Want to tell your friends about the improvements?
  • 300 Experience sm
  • 6,800 Coin sm


Stage 5 - Forest ManorEdit

This gorgeous Austrian manor is built in a traditional style among dense forests. It is a very mysterious place indeed.


Tasks:

Build the Austrian manor in the Azure Mountains and accept the new contract and you'll get an ancient park as a gift.
Austrian Manor Construction Buy the Austrian Manor foundation
Costs: 60,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm, 10 Power sm and 10 Water sm
Gives: 250 Experience sm and 7,200 Population sm cap increase
Austrian Manor L1 Build the Austrian Manor
Requires:
10 x Turf Asset Turf
10 x Concrete Mixer Asset Concrete Mixer
10 x Clay Bricks Asset Clay Bricks
10 x Column Asset Column
10 x Lawn Trellises Asset Lawn Trellises
5 x Concrete Rings Asset Concrete Rings
5 x Sandstone Asset Sandstone
Contract Construction Method Reconstruction Accept the Construction Method Reconstruction contract
Requires:
Austrian Manor
8,000 Coin sm and 6 hours (contract only needs to be started, not completed)

Rewards:

Excellent work! Your present is already sitting in your storehouse. Want to tell your friends about it?
  • 250 Experience sm
  • 7,000 Coin sm
  • Ancient Park
Ancient Park Gives: 150 Experience sm and 7,800 Population sm cap increase


Stage 6 - Dragon CastleEdit

Schloss Drachenburg means "Dragon's Fortress" in German. In this castle, you'll find frescoes and tapestries depicting scenes from German history.


Tasks:

Build the Schloss Drachenburg and start a new research task. Soon you'll be building more marvelous Castles in the Azure Mountains!
Schloss Drachenburg Construction Buy the Schloss Drachenburg Castle foundation
Costs: 65,000 Coin sm or 4 Megabucks sm, 15 Power sm and 10 Water sm
Gives: 300 Experience sm and 8,000 Population sm cap increase
Schloss Drachenburg L1 Build Schloss Drachenburg
Requires:
15 x Cement Asset Cement
15 x Pipes Asset Pipes
15 x Granite Slabs Asset Granite Slabs
10 x Mirrors Asset Mirrors
10 x Clay Bricks Asset Clay Bricks
5 x Brazilian Marble Asset Brazilian Marble
5 x Concrete Slabs Asset Concrete Slabs
Contract Creating a Holographic Castle Model Accept the contract for Creating a Holographic Castle Model
Requires:
Schloss Drachenburg
10,300 Coin sm and 6 hours (contract only needs to be started, not completed)

Rewards:

Magnificent! Megapolis's new castles really make for a beautiful skyline! And you get a reward for your efforts: materials you can use to keep on building! You can find them in your Storehouse.
  • 400 Experience sm
  • 8,200 Coin sm
  • 5 x Hard Hat Asset Hard Hat


Stage 7 - Castle of the OceanEdit

Pena National Palace is found in Portugal, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It is located on a hill, and on a clear day you can even see it from Lisbon.


Tasks:

Build the Pena National Palace and start some new research. Hurry up: the historical festival is starting soon!
Pena National Palace Construction Buy the Pena National Palace foundation
Costs: 70,000 Coin sm or 5 Megabucks sm, 15 Power sm and 15 Water sm
Gives: 350 Experience sm and 10,000 Population sm cap increase
Pena National Palace L1 Build Pena National Palace
Requires:
15 x Limestone Asset Limestone
15 x Rebar Asset Rebar
10 x Bricks Asset Bricks
10 x Paint Asset Paint
10 x Perforator Asset Perforator
10 x Facing Plates Asset Facing Plates
10 x Glass Asset Glass
5 x Hard Hat Asset Hard Hat
5 x Gold Leaf Asset Gold Leaf
Contract Thermoluminescent Dating Accept the contract for Thermoluminescent Dating
Requires:
Pena National Palace
7,700 Coin sm and 8 hours (contract only needs to be started, not completed)

Rewards:

Excellent work! Keep it up and soon the Azure Mountains of Megapolis will be the world's top center for historical tourism!
  • 450 Experience sm
  • 9,300 Coin sm
  • 10 x Roof Tile Asset Roof Tile


Stage 8 - Romantic CastleEdit

The German castle Neuschwanstein is the most romantic castle in the world. A great place to hold the historical festival!

Tasks:

It's time to organize a historical reconstruction festival! During this festival, people will see history come to life in tournaments, balls, and more!
Neuschwanstein Castle Construction Buy the Neuschwanstein Castle foundation
Costs: 80,000 Coin sm or 5 Megabucks sm, 15 Power sm and 15 Water sm
Gives: 500 Experience sm and 12,000 Population sm cap increase
Neuschwanstein Castle L1 Build Neuschwanstein Castle
Requires:
15 x Concrete Blocks Asset Concrete Blocks
15 x Vase Asset Vase
15 x Drainage Devices Asset Drainage Devices
15 x Clay Bricks Asset Clay Bricks
15 x Column Asset Column
10 x Precious Wood Furniture Asset Precious Wood Furniture
10 x Scaffolding Cover Asset Scaffolding Cover
10 x Roof Tile Asset Roof Tile (from Stage 7 above)
5 x Brazilian Marble Asset Brazilian Marble
Contract Organizing the Historical Reconstruction Festival Accept the contract for Organizing the Historical Reconstruction Festival
Requires:
Neuschwanstein Castle
8,200 Coin sm and 12 hours (contract only needs to be started, not completed)

Rewards:

You've completed all your tasks and won a unique prize: Casa Loma Castle! Not only that, but you have the opportunity for a contract to film some historical documentaries! Want to tell your friends about it?
  • 500 Experience sm
  • 10,000 Coin sm
  • Casa Loma Castle (see below)

Reward - History Comes to LifeEdit

Casa Loma Castle
Casa Loma Castle
Requires:
  • Level ??
  • ?? Power sm and ?? Water sm
Gives:

Quest Rewards after Building Casa Loma Castle

Great! You've built Casa Loma Castle and your admiring residents have given you a new tile: Duke of the Azure Mountains. Would you like to tell your friends?
  • 1,000 Experience sm
  • 30,000 Coin sm
  • 3 x Glass Asset Glass

Trivia Edit

The real Casa Loma is a mansion in Toronto, Canada.

References Edit

  1. SQ Forum: Update 08.16.2013
  2. Megapolis 101 Facebook Journal (all screenshots)
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