Posted at 19:53 GMT on Friday 28th February 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen, the latest Planetarion update!
The final tick of Round 55 - Clouds of Deception has just finished.
The End of Round Ceremony (EoRC) is scheduled for 21:00 GMT today 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.
Havoc will start at 09:00 GMT on Saturday, 28th February and continue until Thursday, 13th March at 20:00 GMT.
Havoc setup 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
-Asteroid mining limits increased to 8 million asteroids total
-Maximum construction limit set at 800 constructions
-Ticks set at every 15 minutes.
-Alliance waiting time set to 0.
Round 56 signups will open on Friday, 14th March at 20:00 GMT. Round 56 will require you to pay for a credit if you wish to upgrade your account.
Submissions for Round 56's name are NOW OPEN - please e-mail suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject "Round Name Suggestion". Submissions will be open until Wednesday, 5th March, with the winner (selected on a public poll) getting a free credit.
Round 56 Ticks will start Friday, 21st March at 20:00 GMT and continue for 7 weeks, until the 9th of May.
-Maximum buddy pack sizes will stay at 3, with 1 late joiner from tick 336.
-Alliance limits will change to 65 total with 50 still counting towards alliance ranking.
-Stats are currently in development; the latest version is available in on our beta manual stats page. Add to the feedback on these on the Round 56 stats forum thread. The stats changes may also involve race and government changes.
More changes will be announced closer to signup.