Posted at 08:45 GMT on Wednesday 18th July 2012
Round 47 - Traitors Amongst Us is coming to a close. The final tick, as mentioned on the Overview page, is 1177, and occurs at 20:00 GMT on Friday, 20th July.
The End of Round Ceremony (EoRC) is scheduled for Friday, 20th July at 21:00 GMT for an hour in #planetarion on irc.netgamers.org (accessible via the com unit). It will consist of:
-interviews with the top players
-interviews with the top galaxy
-interviews with representatives of the top alliance
-the alliance competition (allcomp), where users will [tag] in their nickname for their alliance, and the winning alliance will win 3 credits.
After the EoRC has been completed, the game will be setup for the "havoc" period, of fast-ticked madness. This will run from 09:00 GMT on Saturday, 21st July and continue until at least Thursday 26th July. The setup will be as follows:
-All researches completed
-500 million resources total (split over metal/crystal/eonium according to race)
-3000 asteroids total (split over metal/crystal/eonium according to race)
-30 of each factory, 30 wave amplifiers, 50 security centres and 30 of each refinery ADDED to each planet
-XP will be kept
-Asteroid mining limits increased to 8 million asteroids total
-Maximum construction limit set at 800 constructions
-Ticks set at every 15 minutes
-All alliances will be deleted and none will be allowed to be re-created.
Round 48 signups will open by Friday, 3rd August at 20:00 GMT.
Submissions for Round 48's name is NOW OPEN - please e-mail suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject "Round Name Suggestion". Submissions will be open until the end of the round, with the winner (selected on a public poll) getting a free credit.
Round 48 Ticks will start Friday, 10th August June at 20:00 GMT and continue for 7 weeks.
Beta stats for next round will be available this weekend on the beta server; changes will also be announced before signups.
Changes will include dropping the alliance limit to 60 planets, with all 60 counting.