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200,000 dilithium for these special projects.

WAY OVERPRICED AND EXTORTIONATE. A TOTAL RIP OFF.

Devs this is no fun at all. Please stop ripping us off.
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# 2
11-28-2012, 03:32 PM
OMG than don't do the special projects, simple as that they're not a needed necessity.
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# 3
11-28-2012, 03:34 PM
Dont do them this time around, wait until they come around again as the Devs have said that they will look at the costs of them and that they maybe reduced in cost next time they get re-done
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# 4
11-28-2012, 03:57 PM
The purpose of the special projects is to provide another method of getting fleet credits for members of large fleets. For a large fleet, getting fleet credits can be a real problem without those special projects. As an added benefit, the limited time projects add some decorations for the starbase.
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# 5
11-28-2012, 04:02 PM
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The purpose of the special projects is to provide another method of getting fleet credits for members of large fleets. For a large fleet, getting fleet credits can be a real problem without those special projects. As an added benefit, the limited time projects add some decorations for the starbase.
^ This

That, and the fact they're meant to be a 'we're this powerful/rich that we can afford this' indicator A way of showing off their Fleet's status... pure aesthetics like that don't require a function.

And they're not required by any means...
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Commander
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 440
# 6
11-28-2012, 04:09 PM
I'd love to see the number of large fleets compared to the number of small fleets. I'd imagine that the large fleets Cryptic caters to are outnumbered by small/med.
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# 7
11-28-2012, 07:13 PM
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The purpose of the special projects is to provide another method of getting fleet credits for members of large fleets. For a large fleet, getting fleet credits can be a real problem without those special projects. As an added benefit, the limited time projects add some decorations for the starbase.
I know because getting that 10% better performance from a fleet ship is so pivotal to a great STO experience. Cryptic could more wisely spend it's dev resources on better customization options for ship interiors and adding more options to the character creator. They could also just have fleet defense missions give credits and marks.
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# 8
11-28-2012, 03:33 PM
They are not supposed to be completed by one or two people. Its a fleet project so having 10 people contributing to it equally is only 20,000 dilithium per person or 3 days of refining at the cap of 8,000 dilithium per day.
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# 9
11-28-2012, 05:18 PM
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They are not supposed to be completed by one or two people. Its a fleet project so having 10 people contributing to it equally is only 20,000 dilithium per person or 3 days of refining at the cap of 8,000 dilithium per day.
Cryptic actually said the "average" size of a fleet is 25 active players. If you're in a tiny fleet or have fleet mates that aren't very generous then you don't get these shinnys.

Consider them Trophy's that you don't need but make you feel better. I'm in a mega fleet and we've had zero problems getting all of these done.
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# 10
11-28-2012, 07:03 PM
If the fleet is big enough it gets swallowed up in a couple of days while projects are on countdown.
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