This article reflects my own opinion about what to build on the first turn. In a previous post, I asserted that a Large Deep Space Freighter (LDSF) with Transwarp Drives is always a safe choice to build. I reaffirm that it is acceptable to build the LDSF on the first turn.
In my opinion, however, there is a better choice for everyone. Every race should build a capital ship (a ship with weapons – also known as a warship) on turn 1. Continue reading →
A privateer is not a common criminal. Far from an ordinary pirate, the privateer is a professional thief whose operations are supported by a legitimate government. In human history, privateers were authorized to engage in piracy by governments that lacked sufficient resources for a traditional army or navy. The privateers’ thievery was not illegal but rather licensed by heads of state and internationally recognized as a licit form of warfare. Notably, privateering could reduce war casualties because the peaceful transfer of resources resulting Continue reading →