|· What is maintenance and why do I need it?|
Maintenance is needed to build every item in the game except for mines, refineries and characters. Your pool of maintenance from which you can use to build items is displayed in the right monitor at the top of the Command Center. Each item costs a certain amount of maintenance points to exist in the game. If an item is scrapped or destroyed, its maintenance points are added back into the pool and can be used again. Each pairing of one mine and one refinery that you control produces 50 maintenance points. The more pairs you have, the more maintenance you can acquire. Use the Galaxy Overview from your Agent's right click menu to see how many of each you have; you will want this number to be the same for both facilities in order to maximize your maintenance production.[ Back to Top ]
|· How do I get more maintenance?|
To increase your maintenance, you can either:
1. Build more mine/refinery pairs,[ Back to Top ]
2. Acquire them by winning over neutral planets or taking over enemy planets,
3. Have your Agent Manage Production (though he may not put them exactly where
you would like him to).