Not to be billy bandwagon but I agree with op. I’m not as active as most rn so the most consistent to gain I can hope for is 15 rp a day. It’ll take a solid month to get that. I’m not saying rp shouldn’t have value but maybe an alternative option for upgrades should be looked into. (Sub with other resources or something)
Actually Speed didn’t donate to keep Recycle 5 last season because it was cheap. He regrets it now and would like to retroactively donate to keep last season’s Recycle 5. Either way, it was obviously too cheap before and we will not make that mistake again, lol.
At least the last two players support me I closed last season with something around 850 RP. I had EGS 5 but did not donate to keep it as it was cheap in terms of both, credits and RP.
Now it is expensive
Thanks for the hint to place the wrong blocks and take them with the multitool after.
Thanks for the hint with the alien container trader, i will search for him But to be honest, i think that i visited every corner in HWS but never met that trader.
Hopefully he is not in the BH Zirax battle fortress. I am not afraid of fighting the fortress but RED grilling my back while i try.
To make the RP calculation more precise : As a freelancer i get 12 RP per day, this means to buy EGS level 5 for 425 RP(thanks for the precise correction Rex) i need 36 days minimum… more than a third of a season, IF i am online every day and dont miss one of the three prequisite to earn the 12 RP per day. As the average IQ in Europe is 100 i hope you can follow me.
And this is only valid IF i dont spend my RP for something else (bank upgrade, stealth).
These alien containers on the market did not just appear from an unknown source (like a dark miracle), they are coming mostly from missions and other sources available to all players. So your discount maths discounts those RP gains.
And in case you do the missions you may come across this elusive alien container trader that is “hiding” in a trading area and is mentioned in the guide.
Without being mean (something you need to look into DM)
My first season 6.0 my end of season RP was… 7
Second season 6.5 my ending RP was… 300ish
Third season 7.0 my ending RP was 1400ish
Fourth season 7.5 my ending RP was 2054
Fifth season 7.5.x already over 400… Some are even better than me and over 700 as Rex pointed out.
Notice a pattern? Skill and knowledge increases = higher ending season RP. I have known players who in the past bought EB level 5 on day one of a season (there was no carry over then). Try joining RED or some other major EU faction that can teach you the ropes. It will end a lot of your grief.
Do you guys mind if I enquire just how you get such high RP? Cant be just containers from missions.
I’m at 351 currently - getting the max passive 11 a day as lawless (sure i’ve missed a few here n there) and supplementing with a large number of player kills.
Even when I get enough for recycle 5 - the cred cost is likely to put me off. Consequently, I have old ships in need of repair just hanging around taking up server load. Doubt i’ll ever get around to fixing or stripping them tbh.
Well far as I can tell that’s really about it. Get your passive rp for your class, get kills, and get alien containers. You could also be in a faction of other classes and give each other the containers that aren’t needed so everyone benefits from mission rewards and poi loot.