Learn How To Earn The Most Gold While Playing Frontierville
by: Mary Rajotte
; edited by: Benjamin Sell
; updated: 5/25/2012
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Money makes the world go around, even on the frontier. Gold coins are the main currency of Zynga's Frontierville, and this article will show you which goals, tasks, badges, and rewards can help you earn the most gold in your game.
By completing tasks in Frontierville, and you can earn gold which can then be used to purchase items in the Frontierville market. The amount of gold, you can earn varies depending on the mission or task you complete.
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Goals or missions are one of the easiest ways to earn gold in Frontierville. They are currently hundreds of goals and missions throughout the game to complete, all with varying levels of difficulty and reward. From the very first time you start in Frontierville, you can earn gold coin. The Tend your Homestead mission, which requires you to harvest three tomatoes and feed three chickens, will earn you 50 gold coins to get you started on getting your homestead into tip-top shape .
As you progress in the game and have built up your Homestead, missions become more difficult. However, rewards also become more lucrative. Sharing completed missions with your friends in Frontierville can also earn you claim. For example, by completing the Get Married Goal (stage I), you do not earn any gold coins for completing the mission however, if you share your progress with friends, you can earn 100 gold coins.
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Trading in Collections for Gold Coins
With 110 collections in the game of Frontierville, only six currently offer going rewards in trade for the hard work of your pioneers on their Homestead. .
The collections that will earn you gold coins include:
Apricot Collection - earned by harvesting and watering apricot trees - 3000 coin reward
Flower Shop Collection -- earned by collecting the daily bonus from your flower shop -- 50 coin reward
School Collection -- earned by collecting the daily bonus for your schoolhouse -- 3500 coin reward
Tailor Shop Collection -- earned by collecting the daily bonus from your tailor shop -- 100 coin reward
Tomato Collection -- earned by harvesting and watering tomato plants -- 500 coin reward
Trading Post Collection -- earned by trading in the trading Post -- 1000 coin reward
Completing these collections offers multiple rewards while playing Frontierville. Not only do you warn the coins listed above, but the same items can be used as part of the various Goals that come up during gameplay.
Be sure to keep an eye on the News Feed of your Frontierville friends on Facebook. When they share completed collections, you can earn bonus gold coins from them, too.
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Golden Rewards For Earning Badges
Frontierville offers a variety of merit badges for completing various tasks during gameplay.
27 of the 155 badges currently available to players will earn you gold coins. With four levels within each category of badges, you can easily show off your hard work around the homestead, and build up your funds so you can improve your homestead and gain experience points.
Some of the ways you can earn badges and bonus gold coins are:
Maybe It's Time for a Giant Rabbit? goal - 100 coins
Vendettas & Varmints, Part I of II goal - 300 coins
Goin' to the Chapel of Love, Part III of IV goal - 50 coins
Pony Express, Part IV of V - 50 coins
Bess and Fanny, Part IV of V - 50 coins
The Great Tomato Race timed goal - 100 coins
Finkerton's Detective Agency, Part V of V - 200 coins
Doghouse, Part II of V - 150 coins
April Holidays, Part II of V - 500 coins
Welcome Back, Part I of III - 100 coins
Canning Master, Part IV of IV - 5000 coins
Extra! Extra!, Part IV of IV - 100 coins
Give Neighbor Construction Material (brick, hammar, hand drill, nails, paint bucket) - 25 coins
Give Neighbor School Supplies (chalk, ink well, ink pen, slate spit ball) - 25 coins
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How to Spend Your Hard-Earned Gold
Now that you've earned yourself some gold it time to spend it in the Frontierville market .
Clicking on the market tab in the Frontierville menu will bring up a marketplace with a variety of items to purchase with your gold in the following categories:
Decorations (including Limited Edition items)
Don't worry about spending all your money in one place. Frontierville offers 4 badges that reward you for buying items in the Market:
Sufficient Spender Badge - spend 10,000 Coins to earn
Super Spender Badge spend 100,000 Coins to earn
Sophisticated Spender Badge - spend 1,000,000 Coins to earn
Stunning Spender Badge - spend 10,000,000 Coins to earn
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Enjoying the Frontierville Experience
The only way to progress in the game of Frontierville is to complete various tasks and goals, but don't think you won't be rewarded for your hard work. Frontierville offers a variety of ways to not only earn gold coins, but an entire marketplace full of fun and exciting ways to spend them.