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Quest A Journey to the Middle Ages.png
A Journey to the PastAcademy of ArtsSearch for InspirationRestoring Old SarumMedieval FairReliable GuardsCastle DefenseTreasures of the Ancient KingsNew BeginningsArt and ScienceA Journey to the Middle Ages



"Renovate the abandoned city upon the hill and get a worthy reward!"

A Journey to the Middle Ages is a Timed Quest in which the player has 192 hours to build and upgrade a total of 5 new fixed structures with assets leading to exclusive rewards. It was released as part of an update on Thu January 17, 2019.[1]

"Sensational Discovery! Ruins of an ancient castle and a medieval fortress have been discovered in Megapolis."
"The residents are asking the mayor to: restore the abandoned city"
"The castle upon the hill can become a unique Academy of Arts, and the ancient city can be turned into one of the main tourist attractions of Megapolis!"

Requirements


A Journey to the Middle Ages Background.png

Tips

This timed quest requires 450 Megabucks sm.png (for assets, if purchased) and 1,199,570 Coin sm.png (for contracts, diagrams, buildings and foundation purchases) in total.

Stage 1 - A Journey to the Past

Quest A Journey to the Past.png
"Megapolis is a place of great discoveries! The Archeologists have discovered the ruins of Old Sarum, which was founded in 3000 BC!"

"The beautiful ruins have inspired the local artists! Start building the Academy of Arts on the spot where the medieval castle once stood."

Academy of Arts Construction.png Lay the Academy of Arts Foundation
Costs: 60,000 Coin sm.png or 5 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 100 Experience sm.png and 10,000 Population Limits.png cap increase

Rewards:

"Great start! As a reward for completing this task, you've received building materials. Use them wisely!"

Stage 2 - Academy of Arts

Quest Academy of Arts.png
"The Old Sarum Castle had the chance to serve the Romans and later, the Saxons. An Academy of Arts will now open inside its walls."

"The residents of Old Sarum no longer have to defend themselves against destructive hordes, which means it’s time to make art! Hurry up and complete the Academy of Arts!"

Academy of Arts L1.png Build the Academy of Arts
Costs:
05 x Concrete Blocks Asset Concrete Blocks.png
05 x Stepladder Asset Stepladder.png (from Stage 1 above)
Gives: 300 Experience sm.png and 25,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Open Air Drawing Session by the Castle contract at the Academy of Arts

Rewards:

"You have restored the old castle and turned it into an Academy of the Arts! Don’t rest on your laurels! Keep going!"
  • 230 Experience sm.png
  • 1,000 Coin sm.png

Stage 3 - Search for Inspiration

Quest Search for Inspiration.png
"The grand walls of the old fort and the medieval castle have become a source of inspiration for the students of the Academy!"

"Organize an open air drawing session by the castle for aspiring painters and start working on restoring the Food Warehouses."

Food Warehouses Construction.png Lay the Foundation of the Food Warehouses
Costs: 65,500 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 600 Experience sm.png and 8,000 Population Limits.png cap increase
Contract Open Air Drawing Session by the Castle.png Accept the Open Air Drawing Session by the Castle contract
Requires: Academy of Arts
Costs: 170 Coin sm.png and 15 minutes
Gives: 750 Coin sm.png and 7 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Amazing! Old Sarum is coming back to life, not only in the works of the artists, but also in real life!"
  • 270 Experience sm.png
  • 1,400 Coin sm.png

Stage 4 - Restoring Old Sarum

Quest Restoring Old Sarum.png
"The revival of Old Sarum has not gone unnoticed! This place may become a real gem for tourists."

"Continue restoring the ancient city! Build the Food Warehouses Frame and lay the Foundation of the Royal Treasury."

Food Warehouses L1.png Build the Food Warehouses Frame
Costs:
05 x Clay Bricks Asset Clay Bricks.png
05 x Granite Slabs Asset Granite Slabs.png
05 x Paint Brush Asset Paint Brush.png
Gives: 800 Experience sm.png and 18,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion
Royal Treasury Construction.png Lay the Royal Treasury Foundation
Costs: 57,100 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 450 Experience sm.png and 5,500 Population Limits.png cap increase

Rewards:

"Great work! You've received building materials as a reward. You can find them in the Storehouse."

Stage 5 - Medieval Fair

Quest Medieval Fair.png
"Large Food Warehouses used to be located inside the city walls. This way, in case of a siege, the garrison and the locals would not be left starving!"

"Restore one of the main attractions of the city - the Food Warehouses - and celebrate this event by inviting people to a Medieval Fair!"

Food Warehouses L2.png Build the Food Warehouses
Costs:
06 x Bricks Asset Bricks.png
04 x Insulation Asset Insulation.png
10 x Scaffolding Cover Asset Scaffolding Cover.png (from Stage 4 above)
Gives: 1,200 Experience sm.png and 34,300 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 3,300 Coin sm.png and 120 Experience sm.png every 12 hours and access to Fair Day at the Castle contract at the Academy of Arts
Contract Fair Day at the Castle.png Complete the Fair Day at the Castle contract
Requires: Food Warehouses
Costs: 800 Coin sm.png and 1 hour
Gives: 3,500 Coin sm.png and 33 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Considering how much the tourists have enjoyed the festivities, we should make it into an Old Sarum annual tradition!"
  • 370 Experience sm.png
  • 2,500 Coin sm.png

Stage 6 - Reliable Guards

Quest Reliable Guards.png
"Old Sarum is a true fortress city. The impenetrable city walls shielded an Arsenal and warriors, ready to go into battle against enemy forces at a moment’s notice!"

"Build the City Gates and lay the Arsenal Foundation. The legendary royal treasures will now be well protected."

Royal Treasury L1.png Build the Royal Treasury Frame
Costs:
08 x Mixed Concrete Asset Concrete Mixer.png
09 x Paving Slabs Asset Paving Stones.png
10 x Stone Blocks Asset Stone Blocks.png
08 x Technical Drawing Asset Tech Drawing.png
Gives: 700 Experience sm.png and 13,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion
Arsenal Construction.png Lay the Arsenal Foundation
Costs: 61,200 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 500 Experience sm.png and 7,000 Population Limits.png cap increase
City Gates L0.png Build the City Gates
Costs: 908,000 Coin sm.png or 3 Megabucks sm.png
Gives: 870 Experience sm.png and 11,500 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 1,800 Coin sm.png and 64 Experience sm.png every 19 hours and access to Historical Castle Defense Reconstruction contract at the Academy of Arts

Rewards:

"You did a fine job on this task! Your reward is a Building Coupon for 10 materials."

Stage 7 - Castle Defense

Quest Castle Defense.png
"The scientists are hoping that they will manage to find the treasury of Old Sarum, and with it - if they’re lucky - the treasures of William the Conqueror himself."

"Build the Royal Treasury and take part in the grand historical reconstruction of the defense of the castle. Whose side will you pick?"

Royal Treasury L2.png Build the Royal Treasury
Costs:
07 x Column Asset Column.png
10 x Drainage Device Asset Drainage Devices.png
09 x Hydro Insulation Asset Hydro Insulation.png
08 x Limestone Asset Limestone.png
11 x Sandstone Asset Sandstone.png
10 x Tools Asset Tools.png
Gives: 1,150 Experience sm.png and 28,800 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 1,400 Coin sm.png and 47 Experience sm.png every 5 hours and access to Expert Analysis of the Treasure contract at the Academy of Arts
Contract Historical Castle Defense Reconstruction.png Accept the Historical Castle Defense Reconstruction contract
Requires: City Gates
Costs: 3,200 Coin sm.png and 3 hours
Gives: 14,300 Coin sm.png and 140 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"The city walls have survived the enemy attack! You’re getting materials that will allow you to continue building as a reward. Look for them in the Storehouse!"

Stage 8 - Treasures of the Ancient Kings

Quest Treasures of the Ancient Kings.png
"Old Sarum was built at the crossroads of several trading routes, and over the years many amazing treasures have accumulated within its walls!"

"Invite experts to analyze the riches of Sarum and complete the construction of the Arsenal. Treasures must be guarded well!"

Arsenal L1.png Build the Arsenal
Costs:
09 x Adaptable Screwdriver Asset Adaptable Screwdriver.png
08 x Cement Asset Cement.png
11 x Ceramic Granite Asset Ceramic Granite.png
09 x Gravel Asset Gravel.png
09 x Heavy Duty Adhesive Asset Liquid Nails.png
12 x Jerry Cans Asset Cans.png
10 x Lagging Asset Lagging.png (from Stage 7 above)
10 x Painting Equipment Asset Painting Equipment.png
07 x Sledgehammer Asset Sledgehammer.png
10 x T Square Asset T Square.png
Gives: 800 Experience sm.png and 16,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Interactive Tour of the Castle contract at the Academy of Arts
Contract Expert Analysis of the Treasure.png Complete the Expert Analysis of the Treasure contract
Requires: Royal Treasury
Costs: 7,900 Coin sm.png and 5 hours
Gives: 34,500 Coin sm.png and 330 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Excellent! You’ve restored the Arsenal!"
  • 620 Experience sm.png
  • 5,200 Coin sm.png

Stage 9 - New Beginnings

Quest New Beginnings.png
"Do you still remember the students of the Academy of Arts, Mayor? There are more and more of them every day!"

"Upgrade the Academy of Arts to the International Academy of Arts and organize an interactive tour of the castle and its surroundings!"

Academy of Arts L2.png Upgrade the Academy of Arts to the International Academy of Arts
Costs:
07 x Construction Adhesive Asset Construction Adhesive.png
10 x Claydite Asset Expanded Clay.png
08 x Facade Adhesive Asset Facade Adhesive.png
12 x Hydraulic Anchor Asset Hydraulic Anchor.png
10 x Hydraulic Jack Asset Hydraulic Jack.png
05 x Manual Auger Asset Manual Drilling Apparatus.png
11 x Perforated Brick Asset Ceramic Brick.png
10 x Pickaxe Asset Pickax.png
09 x Self-Tapping Screw Asset Self-Tapping Screw.png
11 x Steel Cable Asset Steel Cables.png
12 x Shovel Bucket Asset Versatile Bucket.png
Gives: 750 Experience sm.png and 50,000 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion and access to Minstrel Tournament contract at the Academy of Arts
Contract Interactive Tour of the Castle.png Accept the Interactive Tour of the Castle contract
Requires: Arsenal
Costs: 14,700 Coin sm.png and 8 hours
Gives: 64,000 Coin sm.png and 600 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Great work! As a reward, you're getting building materials. Keep it up!"

Stage 10 - Art and Science

Quest Art and Science.png
"Medieval castles make people think of romance. Why not organize a Minstrel Tournament in Old Sarum?"

"Turn the Arsenal into a Military Museum and attend the Minstrel Tournament."

Arsenal L2.png Upgrade the Arsenal to a Military Museum
Costs:
05 x Chain-Link Fencing Asset Chain-Link Fencing.png (from Stage 9 above)
07 x Crushed Granite Asset Crushed Granite.png
09 x Decorative Stones Asset Decorative Stones.png
12 x Hammer Asset Hammer.png
10 x Breaker Asset Hydraulic Hammer.png
11 x Insulating Paint Asset Insulating Paint.png
11 x Kerosene Asset Kerosene.png
10 x Lubricant Oil Asset Lubricant.png
11 x Scaffolding Asset Scaffolding.png
08 x Square Beams Asset Square Log.png
10 x Thermal Insulation Asset Thermal Insulation.png
11 x Tiles Asset Tiles.png
Gives: 1,000 Experience sm.png and 29,600 Population Limits.png cap increase upon completion, then 3,200 Coin sm.png and 110 Experience sm.png every 12 hours and access to Photo Session in the Armor of a Guard contract at the Academy of Arts
Contract Minstrel Tournament.png Accept the Minstrel Tournament contract
BUG!
Actually requires to complete the contract, instead of just accepting.
Requires: International Academy of Arts
Costs: 21,000 Coin sm.png and 10 hours
Gives: 92,000 Coin sm.png and 840 Experience sm.png upon completion

Rewards:

"Great work! You have repaired the old city and made it the center of cultural and scientific life!"

Rewards

For completing Stage 10

  • Old Sarum Castle
Old Sarum Castle

Old Sarum Castle

Requires:
  • Fixed Plot
Gives:
  • 57,200 Population Limits.png cap increase
  • 7,100 Coin sm.png and 210 Experience sm.png every 17 hours
    Coin per Minute: 6.96 Coin sm.png
    XP per Minute: 0.21 Experience sm.png
  • Access to Grand Opening of the Castle to Visitors contract at the Academy of Arts
Achievement after acquiring the Old Sarum Castle
Restoration Architect

"Congratulations! You have restored Old Sarum and got a new achievement - Restoration Architect!"

  • 30,000 Coin sm.png
  • 1,000 Experience sm.png
  • 3 Megabucks sm.png

Trivia

  • Social Quantum's internal name for this quest is "Путешествие в Средние века" which translates to "Journey to the Middle Ages".
  • Social Quantum's ID for this quest is 10078622.

References


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