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Tiny Tower - Tips & Strategies Thread

04-28-2012, 10:23 AM
Does anyone have a list of the floors that stock the most items? Right now for me it looks like the Pancake House has 5K items or over 10K including the dream jobbers. This works out to 30k when the Big Spender arrives.

Wondering if there are better floors out there is not an easy way to check this in-game as most of my floors are constantly being restocked, which prevents you from checking stock levels.

I have about 42 floors and have been focusing on finding dram jobbers, although recently my tower is making a lot of coins just off stock levels, so the dream jobbers have been somewhat slowed down recently.

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01-24-2013, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by gamenumbers View Post
Does anyone have a list of the floors that stock the most items? Right now for me it looks like the Pancake House has 5K items or over 10K including the dream jobbers. This works out to 30k when the Big Spender arrives.
There may be other sources, but here's one:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/iphone/63492...s/63696?page=2

Under the "General Floor Details" header, there's a table that shows the details for all stores.

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01-25-2013, 11:10 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Indiana
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Is it generally a good idea to expand the stores by dropping 3 bux on them?

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01-25-2013, 11:20 AM
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I'm on the 6th floor! Thanks for the tips!
04-23-2013, 03:31 PM
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I just started this game, I followed the tip of saving $50 to buy the coins, then buying the first elevator upgrade. That really helped me get a head start. What should I save my bucks up for after that, another elevator? The next one costs $75, so expensive. I have 14 floors now.
04-24-2013, 12:47 PM
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Location: Indiana
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Originally Posted by Naked Snake View Post
I just started this game, I followed the tip of saving $50 to buy the coins, then buying the first elevator upgrade. That really helped me get a head start. What should I save my bucks up for after that, another elevator? The next one costs $75, so expensive. I have 14 floors now.
I personally would save up for the next elevator upgrade. If you are in it for the long haul, getting the elevator upgrades really help. (Just wait until you need the 499 buck upgrade!)

Of course if you need to spend some bucks upgrading important floors, definitely feel free to do so.

I am plugging along, waiting for floor 117 to complete construction.

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04-24-2013, 03:18 PM
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Posts: 448
I decided to spend my 75 on the 2nd elevator upgrade, I looked around in the menu screen and it seemed like the best buy for my money. Buying another 100k coins would have only give me 2 floors. Got 17 floors now, and things seem to be going okay.

This is a pretty cool game, even tho it's kind of just work. The balance between having stuff to do, having waiting times, spending virtual currency, and just how everything works together, I find is a lot better than Pixel People, which is a game I've put a crazy amount of time into.

Last edited by Naked Snake; 04-24-2013 at 03:20 PM.
04-26-2013, 10:40 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: California
Posts: 25
They updated the game and added new floors.
04-29-2013, 10:24 AM
Any more good strategies to add?

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Originally Posted by green_paper View Post
There may be other sources, but here's one:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/iphone/63492...s/63696?page=2

Under the "General Floor Details" header, there's a table that shows the details for all stores.
Hi guys!

I'm the owner of the guide mentioned by green_paper. I've been playing Tiny Tower pretty hardcore since the previous year mid November (that means I've been playing TT for over a year already ) when I got my iDevice.

I've looked through the tips in this thread and found some interesting but personally do not feel that they work well enough (at least for me) given I've developed my own mentality of this game. Do feel free to look through my guide under "Advanced Strategies & Information" to get more strategies and more insight to new information I gathered and discovered myself.

Do also feel free to continue adding newer strategies (except those already mentioned in my guide) and I'll consider compiling them into my guide, with the appropriate credits, of course. I don't mind taking constructive criticisms of my strategies too. By the way, the tips were compiled before I read this thread, so don't argue about plagiarism.

P.S. New update: I'm working to grab the details on the new floors soon, and afterwhich I'll get up a guide update.
04-30-2013, 02:46 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 448
I've been addicted to this game for about a week, but I started playing Pocket Planes about 3-4 days ago and finding it more compelling somehow, I'm beginning to lose motivation in Tiny Tower as a result. I'm at 30 floors but I don't have as much drive to keep going as I did before. I'll keep at it, but I'm not checking in as often to keep my stores stocked.

After another week, I'm finding Tiny Tower is a more rewarding game. Pocket Planes progresses very slowly and there are fewer and less frequent points where you feel you've accomplished something.

Last edited by Naked Snake; 05-07-2013 at 09:35 PM.