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Dates

  • Round 69 Ticks End: Friday 2nd December 2016
  • Winter Round Signups Open: Sunday 4th December 2016
  • Winter Round Ticks Start: Friday 9th December 2016
  • Winter Round Ticks End: Friday 23rd December 2016
  • Round 70 Signups Open: Friday 30th December 2016
  • Round 70 Ticks Start: Friday 6th January 2017
  • Round 70 Ticks End: Friday 24th February 2017

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Round 49/ Winter Round / Round 50 update

Round 49
Round 49 - A Devastating Silence finishes on 7th December.
Vacation Mode will be removed as usual on Friday for the final week of the round, and top 200 planets will be moved out of c200. Please raise a support ticket if you have a valid reason to be in vacation mode for the last week of the round.

The End of Round Ceremony (EoRC) is scheduled for Friday, 7th December 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.

There will be no havoc due to the starting of the winter round.

Winter Round

The winter round signups will open on 7th December, with ticks starting on 14th December at 20:00. The winter round will be a free round, with races, government bonuses and ship statistics based roughly on last round (http://winter.planetarion.com).

Code is based on the Round 49 code, with the following changes:

-Buddy packs of 6
-No alliances
-No defence limitations
-2 Cluster defence ETA bonus
-Ticks will be 30 minutes long
-"Capture the Flag" mode enabled, with every galaxy having its own special asteroid.
-In-galaxy defence will be ETA 4 (news scan delays will change to 2 ticks to compromise).

There will be no prizes for this round, and any further changes will be announced closer to the time.

Round 50

Round 50 signups will open on Friday, 4th January 2013 at 20:00 GMT. Round 50 will be a free round.

Submissions for Round 50's name is NOW OPEN - please e-mail suggestions to round50@planetarion.com, with the subject "Round Name Suggestion". Submissions will be open until the start of the winter round, with the winner (selected on a public poll) getting a free credit.
Round 50 Ticks will start Friday, 11th January at 20:00 GMT and continue for 7 weeks.

Changes for this round will be announced closer to the time.