Thrudd's Trading Tools is a community populated searchable database of trade commodities and station services for the space simulation Elite: Dangerous.


FAQ

How is the data gathered?

All data is gathered by members of the community and entered manually through an admin interface on the site, by uploading a csv of data gathered by using OCR tools or by using the EDDN network via ED Market Connector.

To upload CSV data you need to have reached Competent rank on my site but using the site or updating prices. See the list below.

How can I contribute?

Access to the site is gained through registering and using the site. New users can query existing data after a few searches they can unlock the ability to edit prices and later adding editing stations and systems. Sending me a nicely worded email also works. ;)

Reputation awards are given for:

  • Making a trade query
  • Confirming prices in the Station Commodities editor
  • Correcting prices in the Station Commodities editor
  • Uploading CSV commodity data.
  • Uploading commodity data via the EDDN.
  • Adding a missing Commodity to a Station
  • Adding or editing a Commodity thats new to the game or otherwise incorrect
  • Adding or editing a System or Station
Rank Rep Benefits Suggestions To Achieve
Elite n/a Admin features. Not achievable
Deadly 16000 It's a cool title. No other benefits. :)
Dangerous 8000 It's a cool title. No other benefits. :)
Master 4000 Add/edit systems & stations. Import another seven stations worth of data.
Expert 2000 Delete incorrect station commodities & add all missing commodities to a station shortcut. Import six stations worth of data from CSV.
Competent 250 Add station commodities & use the CSV import feature to update existing stations. Update prices in about five stations.
Novice 50 Can manually confirm all prices in a station at once. Update a station or two.
Mostly Harmless 25 Manually edit & confirm prices. 25 queries, won't take long to achieve. :)
Harmless 0 Nothing special, you can query the data using the forms on the main page. Make an account.