Resources are everything in Game of War: Fire Age.Having the resources that you need starts with simply building and upgrading more of your resource buildings. Build farms for food, villas for silver, iron mines for ore, quarries for stone and logging camps for wood. Build more of them, and upgrade them, in order to increase your hourly earnings. Pay special attention to food, because so much of it is consumed hourly by your troops; if you don’t watch out, you might end up with a negative food income per hour.
Attacking other kingdoms is a great way to earn more silver, but usually, other empires will have their warehouses upgraded so high that it’s impossible to earn any of the other four resources from them. Instead, occupy various NPC areas that contain resources. Forts contain silver, quarries contain rocks, farms contain food, camps contain wood, and mines contain ore. The higher the level, the more resources that they contain (they are not guarded by troops), and the more troops that you send over, the more resources that they can carry back to your empire.
You can spend gold directly on resources in the store tab, if you so choose to. Also, once you buy the marketplace, you can request resources from your alliance teammates, or send resources to other teammates who request it.
To ratchet up the prize quantity in the casino, you can pay some gold to switch to the high roller mode. High roller mode boosts the size of your prizes, as well as increases the chances of getting hefty resource prizes. In addition, if you are in VIP mode, you will receive an automatic boost to all of your resources.
One of the big draws about Game of War: Fire Age, is that it has a translation system built into the software that automatically translates other languages to the game language of your choice. Go to the menu and hit "Correct to earn", and you can earn free resources by helping fix the translator’s errors or unknowns, and not only will you improve the quality of the game’s translation, you’ll also have a chance to earn free resources (and other goods) for participating.