Absolution Gap: Frequently Asked Questions about Glory Devices

1.1 INTRODUCTION

To save time for those who are not interested in meta, the introduction can be found in the end at the appendix.

1.2 HOW TO APPLY THIS GUIDE

This guide is meant for vanilla Planets NU, but can – possibly – also apply to TimHOST or other host programs. Planets NU campaign features, however, Continue reading

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An Old Scroll – The Fascists’ Fork

The Old Scrolls Series from Donovan’s Super Site:

Please note that some data may refer to earlier game versions or different host settings. Although game and strategies have advanced since the writing of this guide, the provided information is more than useful for an inspired gameplay and a good base to start from. Enjoy!

Written by: Timo Kreike

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An Old Scroll – The Fascists!!

The Old Scrolls Series from Donovan’s Super Site:

Please note that some data may refer to earlier game versions or different host settings. Although game and strategies have advanced since the writing of this guide, the provided information is more than useful for an inspired gameplay and a good base to start from. Enjoy!

Written by: Steel Rat

The Fascists !!

OK, I guess it’s about time the University Staff starts talking a little more about the new things that VGAP 3.50 brings up (since our “students” seem to want only study in that subject) rather than the generic stuff of the game. But hey, give us ol’ codger Continue reading

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An Old Scroll – Juniper’s Guide to the Klingons

The Old Scrolls Series from Donovan’s Super Site:

Please note that some data may refer to earlier game versions or different host settings. Although game and strategies have advanced since the writing of this guide, the provided information is more than useful for an inspired gameplay and a good base to start from. Enjoy!

Written by: George Morrow in 1998

Juniper’s Guide to the Klingons

I have read through most of the material that has been written on playing the Fascist or Klingon race. I have also searched the alt.games.vga-planets newsgroup for information on the Fascists. What I have found, I have found lacking. Many folks have  Continue reading

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Chasing Carriers

Ships with cloaking devices are a good thing — every Privateer, Bird, Fascist or Lizard player will agree on that. Your cloaking ships can disturb enemy freighter routes, sabotage their economy and even fight many medium-sized ships. But when it comes to fighting a carrier race with its huge battlecarriers, the cloaking races often have big problems. This article explains a few little tricks to make these seemingly indestructible carrier monsters less harmful.

As all regular Planets players know, cloaking ships usually can’t stand up to any 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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Small Deep Space Freighter

Small Deep Space Freighter can be build by every race exept the Solar Federation

180px-Small_Deep_Space_Freighter Techlevel 1 Crew   2
Engines 1 Fuel 200
Cargo  70
Mass  30
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