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05-31-2012, 06:53 PM
When harvesting from a planet can the source planet run out of resources?

05-31-2012, 07:01 PM
You can run the stockpile dry - outposts start out with 25k common ore (the resources put into building the outpost ship) stockpiled that you can harvest, but you can never run a planet completely out of resources to where it's useless - they have resource generation rate so they'll always produce more, though how fast they do so will depend on the planet.

05-31-2012, 07:08 PM
Yes, you can harvest a planet faster than it regenerates. When you do, the harvesters will sit idle at the planet until it regenerates and then they will strip it and leave. They don't wait until they are full again.

06-01-2012, 12:29 AM
I was always wondering, when the planet lets say has +800 CO. Is that per hour? And also at which time increments does ore regenerate? Every 5 mins?

06-01-2012, 12:39 AM
Per hour and yes, the refresh time is five minutes.