At the PlanetsCon 2015 in Leiden, Netherlands the first Turn of the Year Awards were held. Many turns in four categories were handed in from all over the world, nominated by the PlanetsMagazine Crew and presented to the PlanetsCon participants who then discussed and voted democratically for each winner. A big ‘Thank you!’ goes out to all Continue reading →
So you want to play the Missing Colonies of Man, eh? Well, here’s a few basic things you might want to know if you’re just starting out, and I daresay there might be a trick or two in here that even experienced commanders may have missed.
If this is your first-ever game, the Colonies are one of the best choices. They’re one of the easier races to play, and they’re very forgiving if you Continue reading →
Look, we all know this subject is going to take place in the comments and dominate the Nu’s feed. Since no amount of discouragement is apt to eliminate this speculation — and, more to the point, since this speculation is absolutely essential to the process of creating future strategies and production tactics for use in the new system, Continue reading →
Like the title says, this is NOT official; it’s NOT a statement from Joshua; it’s NOT authoritative. Instead, it’s our best educated guess based on what we know for certain. Be assured, this article will be modified in order to keep it current with any changes or discoveries, and from time to time it may be taken down or reposted.
The Intent: The roll-out will not be immediate; instead, there will first be test games and Continue reading →
The Federal Fleet consists of torpedo ships in various sizes, ranging from Destroyers and fairly strong Cruisers to medium size and heavy Battleships. This very broad shiplist includes terraformers and a bioscanner and lacks Cloakers and Continue reading →
The Lizard Fleet consists of cloakable Cruisers, Destroyers and fairly small Battleships and Carriers. Due to the Lizard Crew Bonus all ships belonging to the Lizards have the capability of taking 150% damage before blowing up. Lizard ships equipped Continue reading →
In Planets you can choose between 11 Races that are inspired by well-known Sci-Fi civilizations. Each race has its unique character and abilities and all need to be played differently on their way to victory. Some of the races in the Planets universe rather Continue reading →