How do I build a ship?

#1ed98027Posted 12/4/2011 5:17:33 AM
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.
#2NoobzorLoLoLoLPosted 12/4/2011 7:44:39 AM
You need to build a shipyard. It's only in the second tech level of the Eco/Tycoon stuff, IIRC. Has an anchor on its icon, at least for the Ecos.
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#3ed98027(Topic Creator)Posted 12/4/2011 6:16:09 PM
Ah thanks, I kept looking at the harbor section in the tier one list and couldn't find it.
#4DancesWithLobstersPosted 12/5/2011 6:22:50 AM
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
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