That is excellent news! I will actually have a reason to build a base now Also, @Fractalite ,I think a few weeks back you asked about a planet I had posted some screenshots of, but I wasn't sure what the planet was. Well, I finally tracked down a similar planet! It's called Strange Temperate. I especially love the striations (I think that's the right word) in the mountains. Looks awesome! It's definitely one of the most scenic planets I've found so far. In pursuit of Aux Cores, I went into Zirax territory, located a Barren planet, and went down to look for Silver. Oddly enough, the very first POI I found was a Silver Deposit. That was a bit of a surprise. Took my tree harvesting HV and converted it to a mining one, flew it down with the SV and collected a bunch of silver. So far, I've built two Aux Cores, both in CPU mode, which return a good 660,000 CPU! (Unless I missed a decimal point there), which allowed me to upgrade a few Positron turrets, add 4 extra Laser Repeaters, added 3 salvaged Heavy Missile Turrets firing the 250mm Helldart missiles, and added a T2 Repair Bay to the internal hangar to keep the Bandicoot in fighting shape. Tried to take on a Zirax Destroyer with the new upgrades and realized I still need a bit more firepower to take one down without worry. So I instead took out a few pirate ships, and a red ship called the Thunderstrike. Continuing plan is to keep exploring planets, record vendor/POI types and the stuff they buy and sell, and especially keep building Aux Cores until I've gotten all 10 possible. After that? Not sure, maybe going after Legacy ships for the Quantum Cores I've heard about?