Money generation has become a slower process since the last update I feel. It’s like they swapped rank and money.
Oh well. I’m still flying a space ship. And it’s still fun as hell. I’ve been doing a mixture of passenger sightseeing tours and wing missions to gain funds for the Corvette fitting and it’s been going pretty good! Since Mission Log 52, I’ve been able to mark off the Power Plant and Thrusters from the list on my Short/Long term goals page. I can probably knock out the smaller upgrades pretty quick and then focus on the last huge one. Armor upgrades are some serious coin.
Part of the added benefit of the sightseeing tours is gaining a Pilot Federation rank of Ranger!
I’ve gotten pretty good at remembering to honk whenever I’m jumping around. I usually only take passenger missions with 2 or less stops and payouts no lower than 2 million.
Wing missions (specifically for deliveries) seem to have been changed quite a but since launch. When they started…I could get 7 million for moving 2-3 thousand tons of cargo. Now I’m seeing 7 thousand tons for 3-4 million. Which sucks because it’s absolutely not worth the time. Over the weekend, though, I happened across a 5600 ton mission with a 10+ million payout. Even better, some Hammer Wing members jumped in and helped out. They picked up around 100 tons between the two of them but it was more about getting the the chance to cash in on 10 million without a lot of work. Here they are delivering the final loads just before I completed the mission
And here’s a random GamerCow that I ran into!