Data on effectiveness of modules

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Reply #30 on: October 05, 2016, 01:16:42 pm
I would love it if Virgil would shed some light on all this. I'm sure he has an algorithm somewhere he used to determine balance.  8)

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Reply #31 on: September 11, 2017, 10:19:20 pm
Since I couldn't find the answers anywhere: Engines

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v ∝ E/n

v = ship speed going forward
E = number of engines
n = number of hull tiles placed

"n" is the number used to calculate CM cost, which is not affected by:
  • Armor
  • Modules
  • Tile shape
Unfortunately, there is no way to see "n" directly in the ship editor -- you would need to either count directly in the editor, or reverse-engineer the CM cost formula.

EDIT: Unless your hull consists entirely of unarmored square tiles.

 
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