money

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. DaddyIsHere_

    Money Glitching is still a thing (and it got worse)

    I don't think I need to add much more tbh... Does anyone know if there's a fix for this? Should I submit a ticket in the Issue tracker? Can Support actually help? Pls let me know my bears miss me and I don't want to close this zoo. p.s. my supposed 'Debt' is actually higher than the Italian...
  5. KaoRu

    Franchise Feedback

    Okay, I've spent all day playing Franchise. This was my 6th attempt for heavens sake. After getting alot of advise from some of you guys and watching other players on YouTube I tried once again to be successful at this mode. I started off small and slow. I bought two Hippos and Nile...
  6. B

    Money gone, instantly unrepayable debts.

    Hello, so i was just building my third Zoo tonight, very fun game btw. regardless of some really annoying bugs. But as i finally managed to get lots of lions my bank account went from 30k + to a number i cannot even pronounce. I dont think i will be able to make it positive again. I really dont...
  7. F

    Animal Market vor Billionairs

    Hello, its impossible for a new starter to get another animals than wolves, wild dogs or ostriches. All the other Animals are too expensive or I cannot buy them for money. As a starter you dont have so much of the "Points" how should it be possible to get a lion or a bear? There shoul be a...
  8. R

    Negative 100 Billion Dollars

    I trained all my keepers up to level 2 (I had about 7 or 8), and then increased all their salaries to $1550, and upon leaving the menu I got the notification that I was low on cash, which was bizarre cuz I was sitting at around $100k. I looked down to see that I was suddenly over 136 billion...
  9. 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?
  10. 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...
  11. Yamiks

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

    VIDEO LINK HERE
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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?
  15. 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!
  16. 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...
  17. Yamiks

    [Video] Robigo VIP missions - 100mil/h

    https://youtu.be/Gk1FuX-LDhM
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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!
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. 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
  26. H

    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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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.
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. Soon(TM)

    Making money in 2.4

    I've been informed about the RHEA money making method. This gets me around 200 million credits per hour at the moment, give or take. Even when I first started doing it, when I was not even allied, it was around 15-30 million per trip. Is this the biggest money maker so far in ED or could you...
  39. Yamiks

    [Video] Making money : (Diah)Rhea runs 120+ mil/hour

    https://youtu.be/R4fov3gNMr4 Again, huge thanks to reddit user Why-so-delirious Original reddit thread here : https://redd.it/73a21j Enjoy! --edit--it's nerefed... all hope is lost..
  40. Globusdiablo

    Poll: Laptop or desktop or?

    Hey Commanders So, what hardware are you/will you be using for ED? Pros and cons? Personally, I'm buying a rig, just for this one game. I started out thinking laptop, preferably Asus ROG, then went to desktop for better graphics options, and now I'm back at the laptop again, mainly because I...
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