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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Loki Logic

This is the first in a series of articles I’m writing on tools and tactics for fighting against the Privateers. We’ll begin with what I consider the most effective tool: The Loki Class Destroyer. This will cover how to use them and how to protect them in various situations.

The Loki Class Destroyer

See the link above for information on the Loki Class Destroyer. Lokis are a powerful tool against the Privateers, due to their tachyon field that can decloak ships within 10ly. Unlike glory device ships, Continue reading

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More firepower for the T-Rex

Somewhere on the net there is a mass battle simulator i got hold of during the Scorpius War Championship game. Instead of singular battles it spits out percentages, how likely a certain ship will perform vs another while simulatung hundreds of times. Unfortunately i have forgotten the name and place where to get it.

However: The task was to find out how i can safely sit in Webmines with my T-Rex Class Sweepers without having to worry about those nasty Crystal Thunder Class Carrier, which 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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