Posted at 23:32 GMT on Thursday 17th July 2014
The final tick of Round 57 - Out of Alignment will occur at 20:00 GMT today (Friday, 18th July).
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, 19th July and continue until Thursday, 31st July 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.
World Cup Update
Congratulations to 1:10, who won the World Cup Speedgame on Saturday 5th / Sunday 6th of July.
They are as follows:
They all receive a credit for being part of the winning galaxy.
Congratulations also go to eksero, who won the World Cup prediction league by predicting the results of every world cup match. He has also been granted a credit for winning.
Finally, congratulations go to Aracknid for winning the World Cup Fantasy League Team event, with an impressive lead of almost 100 points (almost 25% more than #2). He has also received a credit.
Round 58 signups will open on Friday, 1st August at 20:00 GMT. Round 58 will require you to pay for a credit if you wish to upgrade your account.
Submissions for Round 58'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, 23rd July, with the winner (selected on a public poll) getting a free credit.
Round 58 Ticks will start Friday, 8th August at 20:00 GMT and continue for 7 weeks, until the 26th of September.
-Maximum buddy pack sizes will stay at 4, with 1 late joiner from tick 336. Galaxies formed by buddy packs of 3 will gain 2 late joiners at tick 336.
-Alliance limits will stay at 60 total with 50 still counting towards alliance ranking.
-Stats are currently under discussion on this thread and will be available at a later date. However, for all of the latest beta news, plase check out #beta for the latest updates or sign up on our beta server.
More changes will be announced closer to signup.