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sugar rocket range


zach123b
  • Branch: Live Branch Version: Windows Pending

how does 150kg of co2 get 6 tiles of range and 300kg of sugar -plus- 300kg oxidizer have -2 tiles- of range.  a third the range for 4 times the cost in mass let alone producing the oxidizer+sugar vs co2


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build two rocket pads, build sugar engine, oxidizer tank, and spacefarer nosecone then build second rocket as carbon dioxide engine and spacefarer nosecone.  fill both rockets sufficiently then compare ranges in the status page or send them both on missions and see which one runs out of fuel first

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Confirming this. The range is suspiciously short, considering the sugar engine is supposed to be 5 times more powerful than the CO2 engine. Not to mention that two tiles can get you literally nowhere.

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I'm quite surprised by this as well.  It looks like it's supposed to be more advanced, so it's odd to find it less useful than the carbon-dioxide engine.

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sugar engine carries one extra module (apart the oxygen tank); so I could use 10 dup habitat and transportation module, for example. 

But two tile flight gets you nowhere....

I used it only in debug. I prefer CO2 as an in-game option.

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