The credit is the monetary unit in Escape Velocity Nova. Credits can be used for many useful purposes:

There are many means to earn credits, such as trading, hauling cargo, pirating, and working for governments or corporations.


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Just like in the real world, people are willing to kill you in order to steal your money. Protect your credits, and they will defend you by allowing you to buy cool stuff.