The Scorpius War Revisited

Written by SpaceSquad.

This is not really a race guide, it is more a war log, the story of how i have won the first Championship game and became the emperor of Planets.nu. It is the story of a real game, everyone can review it here.  In the following text, i try to give you an inside view of that game, i try to explain the decisions i made along the way to victory. Hopefully you can use it as an inspiration to your victory….

Below you can see one of the top secret strategic maps i created during the game. I am not really sure about the exact date, but due to the fact that the Cyborg homeworld is gone its must be between month 12 and 15 of the conflict. The map shows the excepted and partly confirmed homeworld locations of all races. The thin lines will give you a hint how this information has been calculated. The map you see is already very accurate thanks to diplomatic action.

The colored fields are, what I call, “Sphere of direct control “ or core area. It´s the area a race is most likely willing to fight for instead of finding a peaceful agreement. The borders Continue reading

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The Amazing Small Deep Space Freighter

Tom Graves started a great thread about the many uses of the Small Deep Space Freighter (SDSF) on the news feed at Planets Nu. He has now given us permission to edit and publish his post on Planets Mag for all to see!

NOTE: Certain aspects of this article reference the Priority Build Points system.

In Tom’s words: Small Deep Space Freighters are likely to represent 10-15% of your fleet at the time the Ship Continue reading

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Improved Desert Habitation

Improved Desert Habitation – Make It Your First Nu Campaign Advantage Purchase

Improved Desert Habitation: “Crystalline colonists grow even faster on hot worlds (2.5X faster on 100 degree planets), but slower on cool worlds.”

So you have decided to take command of the Crystal Confederation in a Nu Planets Campaign game. And you can enter the galaxy using a total of 500 points. Should you Continue reading

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