About veldan

Veldan picked up Planets 3 in 1993 and played on and off for many years, with the longest stint on Nu. In real life he works as a Systems Administrator and spends his free time in the mountains.

Minefields: Behind the Host

The first article all about minefields sure was exciting, was it not? If you haven’t read it please take a look at The Nine Attributes of Space Mines. This second article in this three-part series delves deep into the host order for any minefield related host actions. The objective is that with the first two articles in the series complete, the ground work will be laid for the third article to discuss more advanced minefield topics. Veterans out there may want to give this article at least a skim, you never know Continue reading

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The Nine Attributes of Space Mines

Welcome to this first article in a three-part series discussing an oftentimes not well-understood subject in Planets: the lowly minefield. This series of articles is intended to cover major subjects for minefields. This first article introduces the minefield, outlines its major characteristics, gives guidance on how one may consider moving through a minefield, explains the minefield limit, and finally describes the relationship between a minefield and that scourge of the Echo Cluster, the ion storm. This article is directed toward Continue reading

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