Author Topic: Do things cost energy to maintain?  (Read 1358 times)

Offline fatbooboo

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Do things cost energy to maintain?
« on: July 26, 2015, 12:01:17 AM »
I just started playing again and I was wanting to know whether turrets,stations, units ,  everything that can be built cost energy to maintain?

Offline Toranth

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Re: Do things cost energy to maintain?
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2015, 12:16:05 AM »
Yes, everything you build costs some amount of energy.  Unlike Metal, however, this is more of a continuous measure:  You have X total energy production, you have Y total energy consumption, and X is bigger than Y so everything operates.  You cannot save up energy to spend later, which means that if Y, your usage, is bigger than X, your production, you will start to have problems.