Posted at 00:23 GMT on Saturday 8th December 2012
Round 49 - A Devastating Silence has now finished, with very different winning planets, galaxies and alliances! Please check our End of Round Ceremony log here for more information.
The Winter Round comes with the following setup:
Setup Round 49 with the following changes:
-6 man buddy packs
-shuffle tick at tick 24
-in-gal ETA is now 4
-news scans now only miss the most recent 2 ticks (rather than the most recent 3 ticks)
-30 minute ticks
-"Capture the Flag" ranking; every galaxy will get a special asteroid at tick 24 to guard and gain them points, based on the score of the player holding it. You gain bonus points for keeping your own.
-no salvaging of ships
Best of luck!