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by slickrcbd
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie gameplay questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3705

Re: Newbie gameplay questions

Thanks for all the help, although my first question is unanswered.
How do I reclaim a sector the computer built an outpost on? The sector is not colored, not even with the "disputed territory" stripes, there is just an unfinished outpost that I can't remove or destroy.
by slickrcbd
Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie gameplay questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3705

Re: Newbie gameplay questions

I think you misunderstood my question. The usual advice is to try a game in its vanilla unmodded form first, then start playing with mods. However, with some games, there are either really annoying features or bugs that the official patches don't address, so some mods are strongly recommended to eve...
by slickrcbd
Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie gameplay questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3705

Re: Newbie gameplay questions

Sorry, I thought it was on a 1:1 ratio with trade goods. It doesn't say anywhere in the documentation and I haven't experimented enough. Are you saying it uses the formula CREDITS = SQRT(INDUSTRY) when using trade goods? I see how producing a ship and scrapping it is more efficient then. Do you get ...
by slickrcbd
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie gameplay questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3705

Re: Newbie gameplay questions

I just realized something, what's the advantage of building a ship and scrapping it so you can use the credits to buy one elsewhere over simply using the "trade goods" production item to convert the industry directly into credits? That also has the benefit of that on what would be the last turn givi...
by slickrcbd
Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newbie gameplay questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3705

Newbie gameplay questions

I just picked up this game last month at the library "book sale". I've been perusing the strategy guides in this form and site as well as gamefaqs. I have a couple questions including one that might be a bug. The computer started building an outpost in my territory. I moved a warship to try to destr...

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