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Author Topic: Strange merchant missions: mining base in dire need of iron.  (Read 2722 times)

Matt_S

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This may not really qualify as a bug, but it seems odd enough to be worth mentioning.  It might make sense if it was a transport from A to B mission, but for a delivery mission it's strange.   I went to the base without accepting the mission, and sure enough there wasn't any iron.  I was kind of hoping I could buy the iron right there and complete the mission :hehe:

But yeah, I think delivery missions shouldn't be for one of the base's prime export.
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Re: Strange merchant missions: mining base in dire need of i
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 08:47:15 AM »
Maybe money laundering? Dirty business, you know.

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Re: Strange merchant missions: mining base in dire need of i
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2012, 10:29:20 AM »
When that sort of thing happens I usually make up a reason, like their mining equipment broke down and they have to make their shipment goals in a limited amount of time to meet product demand. It's not implausible, though you're right that it's a bit jarring.