Posted at 22:45 GMT on Sunday 18th December 2011
Signups open Friday, 6th January, 2012
Ticks start Friday, 13th January at 20:00 GMT
Shuffle on Saturday 14th January at 07:00 GMT.
Ticks end Friday, 2nd March at 20:00 GMT
-Buddy packs and alliance limits will continue to be at the following values:
-Buddy Packs: 5
-Maximum Alliance Size: 80
-Alliance Members that count towards total score: 50
-Prelaunch for attacking fleets has been cut to 2 ticks.
-Prelaunch for defence fleets has been cut to 6 ticks.
-news page now has a filter to allow the viewing of certain types of news only