I seem to make pretty poor choices of where to place my harvesters. Although I did stumble across one place that gave me 900+ scrap gears in one 3 hour period, most of mine seem to generate a barrel about every 3 to 5 minutes. After payday, I'll be buying one of those location things that let me pinpoint where to put a harvesters for maximum output as well as some of that fuel that gives up to a 75% boost in productivity.
I have been experiencing a situation where it seems that if I leave the one barrel that spawns, the harvesters will slow down production and not spawn another barrel for 5 to 10 minutes. I have tested this repetitively so I think that is what is happening, but maybe it is something else.
Does anyone know for sure that …Read more >
(edit - Thank you to those that replied, I wasn't sure anyone would even see this and I do appreciate the input and feedback)
20150122 - I may be too much of a role player from way back, but if my allies own a keep, I hesitate to attack it in order to plant my own harvesters. I have noticed what seems to be a general disregard by others in this matter. I do understand that if a certain faction that is an ally has the keeps owned, it prevents their allies from planting their harvesters. Also, I have benefitted from the global control that the faction has achieved on some occassions and I understand the desire for that status as well, but I do see the downsides for their allies.
It is an unfortunate situation (in my limited experience) th…Read more >
20150122 - did not realize that there would be such a huge demand for scrap steel when I was crafting at 135.
turns out that the components necessary for crafting vehicles in particular requires a BUNCH of scrap steel.
if you are crafting, make scrap steel harvesters and then part an alternate toon at a keep with a common faction. Whenever you are working on your main, have your alt harvesting. I am compiling the approximate cost so I know how to price the courier bike key I am crafting. with over 525 scrap steel being used, just paying for the steel is going to be pricey.Read more >