How long does it take to build a ship in STO?
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Join Date: Dec 2007
06-01-2012, 11:59 AM
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i really want my question to be answered, it can't be that hard to give an estimation that doesn't ranges from one year to one week.
They could either provide the shortest time it took to create a ship and the longest time it took to create a ship or the average time it took to create a ship. Also, if they were to build a ship from last year from scratch now, it would take less time due to the devs understanding the ship creation process better. There is also the fact that CapnLogan was working on ships for most of the ships and now JamJamz and lcdrmiller0918 are doing ships now since CapnLogan's departure of March 2012. Therefore, different people can affect how quickly ships are made so the current ship team might have an average of 2 months for building a ship, but with the same team and no hires, then it might be 1 month.
Also, the question of how long does it take to build a ship is too vague. Each type of ship has a different set of time requirements. A shuttle taking 2 months would be embarrassing. What should be asked is how long does it take to build a shuttle, how long does it take to build a 2000 CP ship, etc. Also, a more accurate measurement of time should be man-hours since ships might not be worked on for weeks due to permission from CBS.
Therefore, there is no simple answer to this question since each ship is different is size, ability, and quirks.