So what is your best designs yet? Mine is right now is to focus on the two starting ships: Shields and Armor is the big things with these 2 at level 8 pretty much the only treats are torpedoes or that shields get critical damaged. If you are lucky to get the two wonders that make your ships imune to torpedoes and critical hits your ships will be nearly unkillable. Firepower gets maybe only 20% of the energy, cannons and torpedoes are the main weapons. Engine is uppgrades to have around 4 SP.