Really thinking about switching back to the Python, so I can outfit it as a Big Rig... Don't have a lot of free playtime, so I think it's better if I can mine solo, not sure I can wing up. Anyway, this is going to be epic! Beltalowda!
A good question. However, when was the last time a CG even failed? The very first threshold tends to be easy enough to hit. There were some occasions when Frontier set the bars too high that they were practically impossible to achieve, but in such cases, they modified them while the CG was running so it could be done.If the first fails does the second just not happen or is there a fall back?
Yes - and mining CGs don't have particularly high thresholds even at the higher end.A good question. However, when was the last time a CG even failed? The very first threshold tends to be easy enough to hit.
Hm. I hope it won't be set to accept the new rare drops only (for which you need the seismic charges), because if so, they might accidentally set the bars too high.We should bear in mind that there is a lot of interest in a successful CG on Frontiers side too, as they want us to showcase the new mining mechanics.
This type of expedition content is one of the many reasons I created the iMU Community.Yes - and mining CGs don't have particularly high thresholds even at the higher end.
The last mining CG reached Tier 5 with only 424 participants (California Nebula), and you only need 600,000 tonnes for Tier 8.
Given the size of the expedition, even if not everyone brings mining gear, there should be plenty of people about.
If by "here" you mean Cololnia, all mining equipment is readily available. Except for the Pulse Wave Analyser, which can only be found in the Ogmar system to my knowledge, at either Dervish Platform or Whirling Station.Any word on whether mining tools and a refinery can be purchased here? I plan to travel in a Krait Phantom and don't have space to carry anything but lighweight mining lasers.
This will depend on the tier goals FD set. If we hit all 5 then I'd assume outfitting would be one of them tiers, and with that presumably the option to transfer mods there (this is not 100% confirmed yet though). Ideally we'd like the fleet to have the ability to unload all of its heavy mining gear at the new station before the journey across to Beagle Point begins.If i outfit my ship with mining gear and will be able to ditch them at the new station when its ready, can we transfer modules there also?
That's a curious decision - mining for materials is generally pretty slow compared with getting them by the SRV route , doesn't use the new mining tools at all, and since 3.0 there's been no penalty for hoarding every raw material in existence and carrying it around with you so lots of people will already have a substantial stock.We will not mine commodities but materials. We will only know which materials when the CG is announced by FD. They do not want anybody to hoard stuff before it begins.