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Round 58 - Denial of Victory signups are now open!

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Dates

  • Round 58 Ticks Start: Friday 8th August 2014
  • Round 58 Ticks End: Friday 26th September 2014
  • Round 58 Havoc Ends: Thursday 9th October 2014

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  • Round 58 - Denial of Victory: 188

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  • 23 May: Round 57 "Out of Alignment" has opened for signups! Create your planet at http://t.co/Zp28b1ryI8 Ticks start next Friday at 20:00 GMT

  • 21 Mar: Round 56 starts tonight at 20:00 GMT, have you got a planet yet? http://t.co/NR3IFvGCAB

  • 10 Jan: Round 55 starts ticking in just over an hour!

  • 3 Jan: Winter round has finished (with some havoc starting this weekend). Round 55 signups open! http://t.co/pgEcf1cybB

  • 21 Dec: We're going to be running a mini round over the winter break, more info here - http://t.co/2fwae17Iwh

Round 54, the Winter Round and Round 55

Round 54
Round 54 - Heroes and Traitors finishes on 20th December.
The End of Round Ceremony (EoRC) is scheduled for Friday, 20th 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 20th December, with ticks starting on 27th December at 20:00. The winter round will be a free round, with races, government bonuses and ship statistics available and confirmed at signup.

Code is based on the Round 54 code, with the following changes:
-Buddy packs of 6
-Covert op tweaks, announced in more detail at signup.
-No alliances
-No defence limitations
-2 Cluster defence ETA bonus
-Ticks will be 15 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 an official Planetarion mug awarded to the planet with the highest score.

Creators Hour

We will be having a Creators Hour in #planetarion (accessed via the com unit) at 21:00 GMT on Monday, 23rd of December
To ask a question, please /msg CH_Bot your question.

Round 55
Round 55 signups will open on Friday, 3rd January 2014 at 20:00 GMT.
Submissions for Round 55's name is NOW OPEN - please e-mail suggestions to round55@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 55 Ticks will start Friday, 10th January at 20:00 GMT and continue for 7 weeks.
Changes for this round will be announced closer to the time.

Note: Winter round tick speed changed to 15 minutes.