One would expect that there is a cap on the number of royalty - I mean, even the slowest user would eventually get enough points for a crown, after ten years or so. And by then, all longterm users are royalty... there is a devaluational aspect in that. To keep royalty special, one should only grant the top 1% of a country a crown, the top 5% a sword, the top 10% a shield...
AM for some 25.000 km² around Maastricht, the Netherlands
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