DTOLMAN has been playing VGA Planets since 1996. Since discovering planets.nu, he has been an active participant in the planets.nu mod scene, and has been slowly working on his goal of playing each race at least once in a full game...
In part 1 of the VGA Turns in 30 Minutes or Less series, we focused on three of the most powerful time saving techniques – ready checkboxes, waypoints, and automating planet builds. In part 2 I’d like to focus on commands that allow you to start working on next turn – now – so you can spend less time clicking next turn, and more time having fun. Continue reading →
Glorious battles, economic expansion, bold exploration, diplomatic triumphs. There is a lot of fun to be had in VGA Planets. Unfortunately to get to that fun, there is a lot of busy work that needs to be repeated turn after turn. For some players that can lead to turns that last hours, or having to skip crucial, but repetitive tasks.
Fortunately I’m here to tell you that there are a lot of features in-game that can reduce a lot of this busy work. For those willing to try some player made mods, there are Continue reading →
Planets.nu itself allows users to modify their experience with custom scripts, which can add new features, options, automation, and visualizations to your VGA experience. To run a mod, you first need to install greasemonkey or tampermonkey (see: Installing Mods with Planets.nu).
The table is broken up into two groups – newer Mods that should work with the standard Continue reading →