Quick Start Guide
Welcome fresh blood! Here's a list of things to know and do once you get dropped into general population:
In New Jersey prison you can search the yard 15 times per hour. To do this, visit the Prison Hall, then click the door in the lower left corner to head out to the yard. Click the jewels on the ground to search the yard. You can use all 15 searches at once or just a few and come back later.
When searching the yard, you also get the chance of finding free items, so don't forget to do this every day!
Get a Job
The first job in New Jersey prison requires that your defense is at least 30. So spend a few Energy training up at the gym until you're eligible to get the job. Then visit the job listings (located on the noticeboard in the prison hall) to take the job.
Congrats, now you'll get at least $50 per day. You earn more as your stats continue to grow though.
Now that you've got cash in hand, you'll want to make sure you train up your stats so that you can defend yourself when someone attacks. Head over to the gym and train regularly! You can use Chocolate Bars to restore energy and Water to restore stamina so that you can train more.
Save for Bank Account
Once you get a job and have a little cash coming in, you'll want to save up to open a bank account. Having an account allows you to earn interest and protect your funds from being stolen during a mugging or battle.
Dress up your Cell
Cell Amenities are a quick way to get a semi-permanent boost in stats. To start off with, you'll want to grab something that'll raise your energy and stamina. More energy allows you to do more, and more stamina means you'll be more effective at the gym.
You can use the voting links (towards the bottom of the menu on the left) and earn 1 favor per vote per day. With these favors you can head to the warden's office and grab some cell amenities. It might be best to start off with some wooden chairs and self defense books to get you started..
You can enable map-highlighting from the settings page of your account to make it easier to find clickable areas when exploring the prison.
Battle speed can be changed from your account settings page