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The correct benefit of a economic metropolis node

[...] an Economic Metropolis brings world changing functionality to the table. Normally markets are local, and players can buy from and sell to only those players who are in the same Node. Economic Metropolises break that convention, and they have the capability to build a market that integrates with all the Nodes in their zone of influence, providing for a far larger market than any other Metropolis could hope for.

From https://www.ashesofcreation.com/node-series-part-2-metropolis/

I think some people are misunderstanding the feature that the economic metropolis brings into the game. If I remember correctly, Steven said in one livestream something like this (no exact quote):
A economic metropolis allows you to buy goods from nodes inside the metropolis nodes zone of influence.

However, you only claim the ownership of the goods.
You need them to be transported to your desired node before you can use them.

I think most people forget that major (bold) part, and think they have instant access to goods they buy in a economic metropolis.

Is this correct? Somebody got the transcript of that stream? ^^

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    I believe your interpretation is correct, but I can't find a transcript to back it up.
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    Looking......................
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    @Herdo I think I've found the transcript you are talking about:


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    lexmax said:
    @Herdo I think I've found the transcript you are talking about:


    @lexmax I think this refers to the general transportation of goods, but might as well apply to those goods bought in an economic metropolis node. Maybe it wasn't transcripted, but I think it's good that I'm not the only one having this in mind - I think some people are forgetting this fact when talking about those nodes.
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    Herdo said:
    lexmax said:
    @Herdo I think I've found the transcript you are talking about:


    @lexmax I think this refers to the general transportation of goods, but might as well apply to those goods bought in an economic metropolis node. Maybe it wasn't transcripted, but I think it's good that I'm not the only one having this in mind - I think some people are forgetting this fact when talking about those nodes.
    Agreed. I think the supply chain in AoC is a great pacing mechanism for the economy. The lack of instant gratification and need for forethought and planning to avoid pitfalls and maximise utility is a very compelling dynamic.
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