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  1. A

    A good proposition to improve open play mode

    I have already opened this thread elsewhere, but I think I did it where it was not correct and they have removed it. My proposal is to make the most attractive open game. For a couple of weeks now I have been testing the PVP pirate role and I have noticed that when trying to assault a cargo...
  2. J

    Money plummets

    Hey I was wondering if anyone can help. I’ve been playing franchise mode this week to breed elephants for the challenge. I started a new zoo with animals traded in, money was rolling in fast and then suddenly my money plummets to over £100,000 and I can’t seem to reign it back. I have bred lots...
  3. KGeib

    Franchise zoos and needs for new transfer methods

    I have two point: * Franchise zoos need to share money with each other as it is a franchise; what's the point of franchise if you can't share the money among franchise zoologists? * And we need a faster method to transfer animals from one zoo to another. It is tiring and boring to have to go...
  4. AbsinthSvK

    Old player whining

    Every single time when i come back to read what is new in this game i got disappointed (except "Horizons"). Every single time i expect new content to play and there in no content only some broken functions and fixes that should have been fixed long time ago. How other games can deliver new...
  5. Y

    External funding and donors

    Despite the game's focus on conservation, the financial side has a very theme park like mentality. Guests are the sole source of revenue, and you must cater for all their needs, which are pretty unrealistic for a zoo. E.g. shops every 50 meters, seeing only 5 specific animals, the will to not...
  6. J

    New zoo always going into debt. Need bailout option or a way for zoo to come back.

    The last three zoos (1 is a career map) I have opened since the new patches all have issues with money. I'm currently in debt and can't get out of it. I have the minimum staff that is trained and can do everything, and I always get to 3-5 enclosures before the money to pay for staff and animal...
  7. Y

    Economy Crashing after update 1.0.3

    My zoo was very successful, and after the update, I begin to lose huge amounts of money without changing anything. Most of it is the cost of food and refunds, which were not a problem at all before the update. I currently lose 100,000 per 5 minutes, and before the update I used to get 50,000...
  8. D

    Animal food costs

    It is quite hard to make a steady income in the game. Basically there are two main expenses, staff, and animal food. I recon the amout of money going to animal food is not really in balance. Lower ther costs of food, it would make the game more accesible and it gives you more freedom to play...
  9. imaner76

    How big is the money problem really?

    As we *all run around worrying about money for a certain new ship that may be arriving in December I thought I'd ask how much of an issue is it, if it is billions to buy? Is there a list of CMDRs fortunes, maybe a published average of CMDRs current money on hand? If you're **mega rich let us...
  10. G

    Slavers and Passenger Transport

    Idk if this will fall on deaf ears but I wanted to throw a small suggestion. When transporting people you sometimes get a request from slavers to sell you the people you are transporting. They offer a way lower price and sometimes way out of the way. I think it would be a good idea if the...
  11. P

    Livery on the frontier site.

    Hello everyone I come here after being told by FD that it is better to type it down here instead of filing a ticket. So here it goes! Like many of you I like Elite. The thing is whenever I am able to devote the little time available I have for games I jump right into the game. I see a big...
  12. S

    PLEASE have the option of turning money on in Sandbox mode

    Sadly planet coaster did not have this feature. But I would greatly appreciate it if we could have the option of using money in sandbox mode. I would like everything unlocked, but still have the challenge of building and maintaining my zoo with money. Any thoughts on this?
  13. A

    Putting bounty on real player who have killed you

    It would be nice, if you could put a bounty with your in game money on other players who killed you. The amount would be of the players choosing. If I like to have this person killed for 500 million it should be possible. Some people like me are traders. What do we have? Money. What can we get...
  14. Yamiks

    [Video] New mining "GOLD RUSH" 60-130mil/h

    VIDEO LINK HERE
  15. C

    Pretend I'm new, I basically am. How should I approach ship ownership?

    I have three ships; the iEagle, the iCourier, and the iClipper. I have about 2.4 mil left, the iEagle is "all A's" style except for a fast recharge shield, and I have a modified fast recharge shield, 2x MCs, and 1x Beam laser on the Courier. My preferred income has always been from some sort of...
  16. Gromit_

    Player to Player trade

    When will it be possible for players to trade with each other?? Including modules, ships everything, some players could make a living out of engineering ships modules etc. The players who don't want to Grind for everything could buy some stuff from players. It would also bring players together...
  17. P

    Road to Riches

    I’ve seen people talk about it so I googled and I found something from alpha orbital. Is this the one y’all are talking about? And how much does it make from a run though?
  18. Yamiks

    [video] How to make EASY credits

    https://youtu.be/J7NDeUpR5y8 If you have a favorite EASY method of making credits : do share it below!
  19. Eruptor218

    Stoyben's 4 step plan to make Elite Dangerous again (Major Suggestions)

    This post is on behalf on a friend from many Discords Stoyben. He's not much of a forum dweller so on his behalf I will convey his ideas here. While we all look forward to the major improvements coming in future updates, some of the ideas here would work well with the game, and are worth...
  20. Yamiks

    [Video] Robigo VIP missions - 100mil/h

    https://youtu.be/Gk1FuX-LDhM
  21. Reneta Scian

    More Wing Mission Nerfs - AKA We work hard for our money

    The fact is, FDev has a history of failing to properly balance and incentivize both solo and especially multiplayer activities, and we have all seen this happen time and time again. Something pays too high to the wrong rank of player, and instead of redesign the mechanics of credit payouts to...
  22. D

    Is 2nd island bugged ?

    HI all ! I've been paying this great game for 2 days now and love it ! However I wanted to ask 2 questions, since I have noclue if it's how it meant to be, or is my game bugged. 1. On the 2nd Island once my finances reach to $5,122,317 money froze, literally I got unlimited tons of $$$ I am...
  23. max9000

    An idea on missions vs Rebuy cost

    I personally feel when it comes to missions, you should get some sort of bonus money based on how valuable your ship is, like first, the initial price of the mission, Plus an extra 50% Rebuy cost money added. The more expensive your ship is the more money you will make through doing missions...
  24. Yamiks

    [video] Is making 100 mil/h unreasonable ?!

    https://youtu.be/iM5C-kQB-uo This is my take on the topic and i bet rest of you also one or two things to say : so feel free to express yourselves!
  25. V

    Missions to colonia?

    Hey cmdrs, I was wondering if anyone has seen any more data delivery missions to colonia anymore? I know there were a bunch when 2.4 hit but I haven’t seen any since then. I wanted to pick up a few on my way out into the black since I plan on being out there a while and don’t want to take...
  26. G

    Newcomer / Intro transferrence of wealth

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y8JYOjmPUw&feature=youtu.be **EDIT** Sorry I never posted a description on what the video was. I figured the title kinda said it. Nistevo using limpets to transfer slaves to other account to make millions in 1 run.
  27. Reneta Scian

    FDev has made Every Style of Gameplay Unrewarding and Tedious

    Elite Dangerous' update cycle and game balance is one of the most neurotic in gaming. They either fail to notice a glitch that causes extremely unbalanced payouts/exploitable payouts, or otherwise take a new fun, rewarding and enjoyable game mechanic and nerf it until it's no longer fun or...
  28. Yamiks

    [Video] The need for credits & unrewarding gameplay

    https://youtu.be/g1TSDOTEbAg Also the planet in the end (if you had watched the video till the end you'd know already) was : Synuefe VM-D C15-10 2A
  29. Harley001

    Making money with combat in 3.0?

    I got some friends that are burned out from trade and want to do some combat. I don't mind but I want to earn some $ while doing it. We did some wing assassin missions, they're fun but I have a goal I want to reach so I was just wondering what the community suggest for money making while killing...
  30. Genxav

    Lets talk about Earning Money (with spreadsheets)

    Hello Everyone, Its been a crazy week with all thie gold rushes and easy money making bugs...so this is definitely a symptom of a bigger problem with the game on how it rewards it players for their time. Quick story time: Yesterday i was doing boom data deliver missions that are one of the...
  31. S

    Newcomer / Intro How can I earn good money

    Hello, I would like to have some tips and info on how to earn some good money. I have been doing trades, and then passengers mission, but it doesn't get me much money everyday. Thank you to answers.
  32. Yamiks

    [Video] Money making META in 3.0 - Skimmer missions 200-300 mil/h (The Voly-boom run)

    https://youtu.be/qgettBYx02A Ladies and gentlemen, I present "The Voly-boom run" -----------NERFED------------ Step1: go to 31 Beta Leonis minoris -> seddon rech Step2: get a CHEAP ship , non large ship and equip it with DUMBFIRE missiles and a shield! Step3: move to Volynov colony station...
  33. B

    Practically impossible make to money on the Elite dangerous.

    The missions pay little and when they pay a lot of example missions of 22 million and need to jump 22,000 light years, practically 1 million a light year, this is ridiculous, not to mention the extremely expensive items to buy for the ships in the stations and how to buy if the game does not...
  34. J

    Stock exchange?

    Hi, I have a void left by X3 that is not filled by elite but i would love it to be so. Namely A stock exchange. Elite hase a set number of commodities with a set galactic average and a fluctuating value, it would be a dream feature to be able to buy options or stock in a commoditie to sell whem...
  35. Gueromarinero

    There is an Illness in the Game

    You won't hear it on Galnet, you won't get more than a hint of it on YouTube, but yet there it is. Much like the flu outbreak in this country, it is there; unable to compete with such headlines as "Thargoid pays hush money to ****star", but lethal in it's own right nonetheless. We are all...
  36. C

    Money Making

    So I've got about 850+ hrs on Elite, been playing of the last couple of years, and honestly I can say that FDev shutting down money makers is one of the most realistic things about this game. When a particular market is too good for too long there's a bubble, a few people get rich, and then it...
  37. Justinian Octavius

    Passenger Mission Arrival Point Algorithm needs to apply to Commodities Market upon return

    One of the side effects of the algorithm for rewarding passenger missions based upon the arrival point distance was that it killed off the commodities trade for many commanders. Thus, imho, when the algorithm returns it needs to apply to prices on the Commodities Market as well. CMDR Justinian...
  38. W

    Combat really not paying enough (???), after I tried doing other things...

    TL;DR: Combat seems to not earn enough compared with other activities (listed below). Is there a way of making it more profitable? Hi everyone, Are combat missions, bounty hunting and combat bonds really underpaying right now? Around a week ago, my experience with ED was mostly combat oriented...
  39. DMC831

    Please bring back Long Range Smuggling (and cargo hauling)

    Last night, I did the Robigo Run for the first time in almost a year and a half! I love smuggling. I have tons of money and all the ships in the game, yet all I wanna do is smuggle. I took about a year and a half off from Elite (I love the game and was having fun, but just got too busy in...
  40. T

    Demand/Production/Stock price dilemma, and Smuggling issues - Save the Merchants!

    Hey pilots. I was thinking for a while about how galactic economy works. I was first playing E: D with (don't laugh) Spice and Wolf in mind – a story about two smart people using their wit to turn in some tasty profit. So I did cargo runs, and deliveries, and smuggling, tried piracy (heh) and...
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