Yeah I feel kind of stupid now, I am teched up to technician level now and managed to get a few choppers up and flying, but I still don't find any option to build my own ships. Am I doing something wrong? I'm playing continuous mode with Eco if it matters.
Yeah, building new ships is pretty high-tier, which makes sense since you're producing EVERYTHING that goes into it on your own little island. Takes a lot of infrastructure to turn a pile of ore into a battleship. I can see why you'd assume it be more basic though; it usually is. What kind of RTS game doesn't let you build new units right off the bat, right? This kind! :D