Shelendil wrote:Engineering Bay and Squad HQ are important. The Laboratory and Starship Command are good too. Other than that: walls, spaceports, heroes, and unit research are the basics. You don't need a drone for walls. Unit production buildings and resource storage as needed.
Turrets/traps are optional.... Build level 1 of everything, then assess if and how you want to increase your defense at the expense of increased experience level. Experience level is the most important factor for pvp matchmaking.
WOAH!!! But thanks for the advice Shelendil!