Modify your settings, as well as the amount of resources you can earn. A good strategy is to build a base and get into the habit of always having the resources available for you. The first thing that you want to do is to build a base on the map. You want to place buildings in strategic locations. This will make it easier for you to defend your base from attacks. If you’re using a base, you’ll want to make sure that you have enough resources available. The next step is to start collecting resources.