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Stars are the in-game currency of Polytopia. They are used for training units, buying technologies, harvesting resources, and constructing buildings.

Stars are produced every turn by cities and buildings like the Customs House. This income is measured in stars per turn (SPT). Stars can also be acquired as rewards or through the use of.

A 2016 screenshot in which the in-game currency is called "resources"

Stars were originally called "resources." They still represent resources in the Polytopian world.[citation needed]

Income sources[]

Item Income generated (stars per turn)
Cities 1 per level[note 1]
Clathrus 1 per adjacent Algae
Customs House 2 per adjacent Port
Ice Bank 3 per every 20 frozen tiles in the world, up to 30 SPT
Sanctuary 1 per adjacent wild animal
Workshop 1
  1. The income each city produces is shown to the right of the city's name. Capitals may produce more income; see Cities for details.

Other sources of stars[]

Item Value (stars)
Clear Forest 1
Disband Half the unit's cost (rounded down)
Resources city upgrade bonus 5
Reward for meeting an enemy three stars per 1000 points of enemy's score, rounded up; capped at 12 stars
Resources ruin reward 10
Whale Hunting 10