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Author Topic: how to support independent?  (Read 833 times)

Havoc

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how to support independent?
« on: May 08, 2020, 10:42:09 AM »

hi, how can I support the Independent?
On actual run I try to be like pirate/smugler with good relations to pritates ( actual -55)
and maybe I will kill all the other fractions....

I would like to sell some blueprints, corrupted nanoforge and stuff to improve relations to the Independent.
Is Nortia a good place for it? can they build the ships "for me" ? ::)


an other question
when should I use "raid"? I have one valkyrie somewhere
0 marines at the moment,
is it possible to plunder a bit with 500 marines, or do I need 2000+?
« Last Edit: May 08, 2020, 10:45:59 AM by Havoc »
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Amoebka

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Re: how to support independent?
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2020, 11:08:02 AM »

Factions (except one) can't learn blueprints, but they can use special items. If you sell a Pristine Nanoforge (they already have a corrupted one) on Nova Maxios open market, they will start using it and ship quality of all independent fleets will increase.

You can raid quite a few places with 500 marines. You can check defense strength in colony menu when you are at a planet. You usually want ~40% raiding effectiveness. Raiding is mostly done to steal blueprints (only for planets with heavy industries) or disrupt industries, plundering isn't very profitable.
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Havoc

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Re: how to support independent?
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2020, 12:53:06 PM »

ok thx

I think raid is useless for me
have already some blueprints from exploration missons

1.5mio money and my fleet still use about 2 supply

the only goal is still to be pirate friend and then kill hegemony first :)
« Last Edit: May 08, 2020, 12:55:21 PM by Havoc »
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Aereto

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Re: how to support independent?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2020, 11:00:00 PM »

the only goal is still to be pirate friend and then kill hegemony first :)

I would also advice placing only one comm sniffer in a system dominated in pirates to see if there are any missions offered by the Pirate faction. Helps in working your way to inhospitable and get smooth sailing from there, even if it means blowing up Pather bases if you happen to sell a corrupted nanoforge to their only heavy industry and attract Pather cells.

With the Hegemony gone, no one will stop you from indulging yourself in AIs.
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Havoc

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Re: how to support independent?
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2020, 10:04:09 AM »

thats an good idea
I need more sniffers :)
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Re: how to support independent?
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2020, 07:38:00 PM »

thats an good idea
I need more sniffers :)
1 Sniffer at a time, unless you are ready to have the sniffers exposed and provoke factions you don't want to mess with yet.
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