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Avan

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Restock green crew
« on: August 05, 2012, 10:14:21 AM »

Its kinda weird that they only ever restock regular crew

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Re: Restock green crew
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2012, 10:30:25 AM »

Why would you want green crew anyway? sure they are cheap but i would rather want a regular crewman that knows what he is doing than a guy that will crash my ship into an asteroid.
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Re: Restock green crew
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2012, 10:39:45 AM »

The main (functional) reason would be that it's significantly (five times?) more expensive to supply a ship with 100 Regular crew than it is to supply it with 100 Green crew.

Sure, as you progress you can afford the regular crew better, but there's always the slim chance that the RNG could screw you over.

But the functional reasons are besides the point.
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Re: Restock green crew
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2012, 11:18:26 AM »

Green crew is actually incredibly useful! Destroyers only count 50% of crew for experience and that number decreases to 20% (I think) for capital ships. That means an Onslaught only needs 100 regular crew to be regular: the 400 green crew saves a heck of a lot of money.

They do 'steal' experience so it will take longer to get veterans and elites - but on the other hand you can either save or sell your new regular crew for a decent profit :P.
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Re: Restock green crew
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2012, 11:49:59 AM »

I don't think it's so much that they want more green crew than the fact that it doesn't make sense from a lore standpoint.  Kind of like how all fleets are Regular and never Green, Veteran, or Elite.
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