X – Beyond the Frontier

X - Beyond the Frontier

Hex Cheat:
Save your game, and note how many credits you have. Open up the 
savegame in an hex editor (the first save game is named X0.SAV 
then X1.SAV etc etc) DO NOT try and edit X99.SAV, it's the save
game list. 

Open up windows calculator, switch to scientific view. type in 
your credits *withouth the comma* ie. if you have 298.35 credits, 
you type in 29835 and click Hex. 

It will give you the value of 12A, since in hex each number is 
represented by 2 digits, simply put a zero at the start so it 
makes 012A. 
Now search for this value in the savegame. You will find it twice 
and you must change it in both places. The first location is near 
BC90, although this *can* change... 

To reiterate, convert the whole number *without* the comma. change 
both places! 

Making fast money:
Hint by Jaeger

- Hire the Teladi Albatross 
- Buy a Solar Power Plant 
- Transport it to the Greater Profit system 
- Deploy it near the crystal plant 
- Buy crystals at the crystal plant and stock them in your solar 
  power plant 

- Check the price of energy cells at the other two solar plants in 
  the system and adjust yours to make good profit fast 

After getting some money, buy a telardinium mine and a freighter. 
These produce profit fast and with no attendance like the solar 
plant, except to get the credits

The best thing you can do in the beginning is to buy and sell energy
units. Buy energy from solar power plants that have a lot of energy 
(they'll sell it cheaper), and sell them to various factories that 
are low on energy to make a fast profit. 

Once you've saved up about 15,000 credits, talk to one of the transports
in the system and have it accompany you when you buy a power plant of 
your own. You'll need the transport to carry the new power plant to the
system in which you want to open up shop. Find a system that's low on 
power plants, and park yours next to a cluster of factories to rake in
the big bucks. 

Don't attack or destroy any Xenon buildings until you reach the 
appropriate quest. You won't be able to complete the quests required
to win the game if you destroy one of the crucial Xenon targets before
the quest flag is set.

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