A claim stake is an NFT structure which will be utilized in-game to claim a portion of land for the purpose of resource extraction.
Mining resources are a critical pillar of the Star Atlas economy. To mine, users need to possess ATLAS for both the necessary infrastructure, crew, and demand auction. The extracted resources will come as NFTs and with these resources, new and better NFTs can be created.
As you mine, you’ll gain “mining experience". Increased mining experience will unlock “increased quality and speed of resource gathering and discounts on labor and maintenance of farm holdings.”
To understand land claims and mining you have to first understand the various structures associated with this game loop.
There are 5 types of Claim Stakes available in the marketplace. Rank 5 is the best and will be the most expensive when it comes out. The tier of the stake determines how wide and deep a player can excavate the staked claim below.
A claim stake is an NFT structure that will be utilized in-game to claim a portion of land for the purpose of resource extraction.
There are currently different structures in the marketplace for your future mining setup. These are:
To extract mineral value from any claimed entity, the owner must first build a Power Plant. It is required to energize the Mining Drill and other mining structures and extract raw ore, minerals, and gases.
Constructing a Mining Drill powered by a Power Plant will begin the automatic process of extracting materials from the claim below. Auto-sleds load the materials and are ready to transport them to the nearest chosen Space Station.
Constructing an Orbital Space Station above your Mining Station is the quickest route for prepping your raw materials for a quick sale and advanced crafting recipes.