MFD pricing

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MFD pricing

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I've been thinking about MFD pricing and can't really make my mind about it. Combat MFD seems to be at 300, that feels a bit low and Cody suggested that Navigation MFD could cost over 1000, that feels a bit high. Some common agreement would help here and make the pricing easier for authors. In my pondering I have divided the MFDs into three categories.

1. MFDs that give you useful extra information.
* Combat MFD
* Market Inquirer MFD

2. MFDs that show you information that is accessible otherwise.
* Navigation MFD
* Manifest MFD

3. Logging / Fun info MFDs
* Trophy Collector MFD
* CommsLog MFD
* Useful MFDs

I think that the first category should be the most expensive one, but how expensive? around 1000? Second one ~600 and third ~300?

How does that feel?
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I think your prices are about right.
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Agreed.

Basically, category #2 is about not losing visibility in-flight while checking info otherwise available in the ship interface screens...
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Agreed.
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