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The Tango is a small and fast early-game Miner.

   

Description

The Tango is a cheap Miner that is equipped with two Small Mining Lasers. Its health totals at 1200 and is divided evenly between hull and shields (600/600). It is similar in design to the Industrial Miner, but much smaller and cheaper. Its Mining Lasers have a range of 4000 studs.

Interior

The minuscule interior of the Tango consists of a dome that houses the cockpit. Assorted crates and a screen are spread in this cramped room.

Advantages

  • Cheap price.
  • New players can use this to make a decent profit.
  • Good speed for a Miner.
  • If used by a player with a level one Warehouse, it is immune to all damage.

Disadvantages

  • Low health. (1200 total HP).
  • Somewhat slow mining speed.
  • Limited cargo and ore holds.

Strategy

  • Make sure to check for any enemies every 30 seconds, either by looking around or on the Minimap.
  • Always mine in a peaceful faction to ensure safety from players.
  • Always make sure your faction has strong allies.
  • Don't mine at the Mega Base during a War.
  • When War is declared, quickly turn back to the closest base and despawn.

Safety

  • Don't mine near Aliens, and dock if one starts coming closer.
  • Never mine at War unless your Warehouse is level one.
  • If Mining at War, check the Minimap every 30 seconds; however, it can be very foolish to insist on mining during a War.

Version History

  • Was given a remodel .56?
  • .61h1? - Warp drive added.

Trivia

  • It was one of the first Miners in the game, and has existed since .30.
  • Brings in about 625 credits without any Loyalty per run, but can earn up to 1125 credits.
  • There is a type of dance (or dance style) similarly named to the ship; the Tango.
  • Enter code "tango" to get a free Tango (the code will not work if you own a Tango).
    Tango-0

    Old Tango Model

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