RichieTenenbaum wrote:Alloys, traces, artifacts and samples are components used in crafting. Schematics also are used for crafting, but they dictate what you can actually make. Find a place called Memory Alpha and do the tutorial quests there.
The batteries and shield charges are useful when you reach higher level combat.
The things actually called components along with the regenerators have no use unless you switch to hard.
Tribbles can be used on the ground to give you a fairly minor boost. But those fuckers will eat any food you have and breed.
Shield array can be added to your ship as an upgrade (assuming your current array is not better)
Lock boxes can be opened with keys purchased with real life monies. Who knows what's inside?
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