Gravity Well

Economy
Updated 1/21/2015

The Gravity Well economy revolves around three commodities.

Finished Goods
Factories produce a moderate amount of finished goods using a large amount of raw materials.
Indigenous people on habitable worlds produce a tiny amount of finished goods.
Farms produce a tiny amount of finished goods.

Cities use lots of finished goods to construct buildings.
Cities use a small amount of finished goods to repair buildings.
Spaceports use lots of finished goods to manufacture spacecraft.
Homes consume a tiny amount of finished goods.
Citizens of every city consume a tiny amount of finished goods.

Cities with a factory are exporters of finished goods.
Cities without a factory are importers of finished goods.


Raw Materials
Mines produce a moderate amount of raw materials.
Indigenous people on habitable worlds produce a tiny amount of raw materials.
Farms produce a small amount of raw materials.

Factories consume a large amount of raw materials to produce a moderate amount of finished goods.

Cities with a factory are importers of raw materials.
Cities with a mine but no factory are exporters of raw materials.


Food
Farms produce a large amount of food.
Indigenous people on habitable worlds produce a tiny amount of food.

Food is consumed by citizens of every city.

Citizens in a city with no food stop working, if the environment is uninhabitable.
Bases stop reloading ordnance when out of ammo.
Factories stop converting raw materials to finished goods.
Mines stop producing raw materials.
Spaceports stop manufacturing spacecraft.
Buildings stop attempting to install a shield module.
Cities with a farm are exporters of food.
Cities in uninhabitable environments are importers of food.