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Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Mar 2016, 22:32
Replies: 169
Views: 7,242
Posted By isildurx
Re: R66 Stat opinions

Half the playerbase as xan, well done to whoever made this set. Truly a spectacular accomplishment of stupidity.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jul 2015, 11:33
Replies: 102
Views: 13,087
Posted By isildurx
Re: R63 stats

well, alert me when he think they're playable then
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jul 2015, 08:34
Replies: 102
Views: 13,087
Posted By isildurx
Re: R63 stats

Well they obviously need work. 3 fi pod classes, 1 co pod class.
Corsair stealing init 5
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2015, 11:45
Replies: 385
Views: 59,839
Posted By isildurx
Re: Second half of the round

Seems that as per usual I was correct, and Forest incorrect, in that it does in fact seem that Asc will not win the round.

:) :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Jun 2015, 11:08
Replies: 228
Views: 23,561
Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stat Set Rnd 62

As a zik, I'd love to get some zik co inc. Just let me build some fr first
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 May 2015, 10:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By isildurx
Re: Emp ships in terran... or similar?

Whatever balances the stats I am for. It is very hard to balance the stats if you follow the "xan low init, zik latest init etc" mantra.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Apr 2015, 10:42
Replies: 32
Views: 2,167
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 62 stats?

well, ter and xan are doing pretty crap
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Apr 2015, 15:57
Replies: 32
Views: 2,167
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 62 stats?

Id be up for join ing such a group, dependant on the oter members.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2015, 16:32
Replies: 38
Views: 9,315
Posted By isildurx
Re: FA Fantasy League

Looks like me and LukeyLuke are out in front
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Mar 2015, 16:26
Replies: 132
Views: 10,421
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 61 stats

Etd fi looks rediculously good. Not sure why anyone would go another race than cat or etd
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2015, 16:02
Replies: 61
Views: 3,158
Posted By isildurx
Re: r61 Changes?

I like the late-starter and the little-built-ships-are-cheaper changes.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Feb 2015, 16:29
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Guess its just me and my gal in particular almost getting no fr incs.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Feb 2015, 11:59
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Why?
Aren't most fleets BS?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Feb 2015, 15:24
Replies: 132
Views: 10,421
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 61 stats

Just because a ship is out of the roidclass doesn't mean it's useless. You just have to make them worth building.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Jan 2015, 18:00
Replies: 677
Views: 33,333
Posted By isildurx
Re: R60 mid round turmoil

Total Attack Fleets Launched: 0
Total Defence Fleets Launched: 30
Total Fleets Launched: 30

jo, u n me br0!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jan 2015, 20:56
Replies: 132
Views: 10,421
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 61 stats

I think m0's are a good set to build on, although there doesn't appear to be very many options available within each race.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jan 2015, 15:12
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Seems to be plenty of bs around
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jan 2015, 10:56
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Then why do DE ters have to worry about wyverns?

edit: judging by the uni shipsstats, it sure looks like some people are going bs...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jan 2015, 10:38
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Well then those terrans can have fun being farmed by bs and co then.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Jan 2015, 13:39
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

What, how can they solo land the ter? You basically either need ~all your value in wyvs/guards/etc or be a LOT bigger than the ter de planet?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Jan 2015, 10:05
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Outinited my emp, oh noes.

Soon enough every ter will have enough warfrigs and wyvs to make them "immune" from fi* and de incs meaning they only have to build three ships rest of round to be...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jan 2015, 22:48
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

My gal got hit last night, I got no incs. TERRAN DE FORTRESS lives on for now.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jan 2015, 08:02
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Noone has said a PURE DE alliance strategy is viable, what we have said is that having SOME alliancemembers go DE can be VERY useful. Going DE is also a VERY GOOD way to play for inactive players or...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jan 2015, 18:16
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I've gone Ter DE, but I'm not very active, hopefully I won't get too many incs.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 16:33
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Apprime always plays
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 10:57
Replies: 260
Views: 12,851
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 10:52
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 09:35
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

As I said, had I been playing active in an alliance I'd have gone zik. As it is, I'm gonna be an inactive allianceless bum so I have to go the setup that, on paper, will get me the least amount of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 09:24
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

True enough, I'm disappointed that so few people have gone zik*, although I still believe that zik aint bad. Had I been playing active in an alliance this round I'd have gone zik and shown that co +...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 09:15
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

My basis for liking Ter DE (I'd also build some wyvs and war frigs for faking and to help vs fi incs) is that there's always going to be other juicier targets out there, and as long as I don't get...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 08:35
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I invite xans to spend all that res on anti de and then get farmed by fi and co all round
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jan 2015, 08:33
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Wow that calc is so stupid. You honestly think xans will invest half their value in an anti de ST ship
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jan 2015, 19:53
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Ofcourse pure de isn't viable for a whole ally, but for a single planet or a buddypack I think it's a very good strategy to avoid incs.

I can easily see me getting a nice rank next round with...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jan 2015, 18:22
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

How can a fr planet roid a terran de planet? You'd have to team up 3 or more planets prolly.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jan 2015, 07:44
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

So you're gonna build Wraiths, broadswords and bombers then? Sounds like a great plan.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Jan 2015, 09:11
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Agere, the fewer people who go de the berter for the few who do.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Jan 2015, 21:23
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I don't have a problem with that, plenty of other roiding fleets out there to choose from. At least we're not having another round with less than 10% etd.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Jan 2015, 19:48
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Just a heads up, you don't even have to build DE as zik...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Jan 2015, 10:03
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Btw, I had nothing to do with the changes being made the past week.
I obviously disagree that ter and zik are unplayable, so I guess we just have to wait and see.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2015, 12:11
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I think this is your problem. I try to make stats that allow for different ways of playing, different fleet-setups for each race, fake-ability and an ability to both solo and to form good teamups. I...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2015, 11:17
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I don't think a DE setup is a good way to go as an alliance strat, but for a solo planet I think it is a strong defensive backbone to your planet. Yes FR teamups by multiple planets can roid your DE...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2015, 10:12
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I'm not disagreeing about Zik DE being a poor roidfleet, but every roidingfleets can't be great. It's very strong defensively.

I think Zik CR will do just fine, yes the Marauder isn't great, but...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 23:38
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Re: m0rph3us R60 Stats

Just like you "hear" all that politics intel....

I haven't seen any bad reception of them, pretty much evenly split. m0's stats maybe have been recieved better, yours a bit worse.

"how pa is...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 21:35
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I proposed three options on what to do about zik de, hardly anyone cared either way. You can't come along complaining two weeks later. Even so, zik looks very playable to me, I'd strongly consider...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 20:38
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

How is the Rogue not a good ship?

Yes Zik aren't the best race to begin with, but you got plenty of opportunities to steal yourself a good fico fleet and there's lots of options for faking imo.
...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 19:41
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Re: m0rph3us R60 Stats

BB: That is the funniest thing I've heard in a long time.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 12:37
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Re: m0rph3us R60 Stats

It looks like it's my set up ingame atm. I thought m0's looked fun, but I'm confident that my set will also contribute to a good round and show to be a good set of stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Dec 2014, 21:48
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Re: m0rph3us R60 Stats

loooks interesting
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Dec 2014, 20:04
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Dec 2014, 00:07
Replies: 45
Views: 4,958
Posted By isildurx
Re: m0rph3us R60 Stats

You can have ships firing on their own class, just not at T1(or above 100% eff).
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Dec 2014, 12:38
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

im not sure im gonna bother changing around on the zik DEs, so if a third person wants go put his stats on the betaserver then fine by me
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Dec 2014, 12:37
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

no thanks, makes cath too good and the best defships are supposed to be out of roiding class
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Dec 2014, 12:09
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

yes because they were good to start with
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Dec 2014, 11:11
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

ive used two to ready mine, you've used two to refuse to make changes, no?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Dec 2014, 23:43
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

the way the combat engine works its not easy to diversify much
every race has had every kind of roidclass at some point
until changes are made to the dynamics of combat/research, its hard to change...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Dec 2014, 17:10
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

In option #2 I guess thief would be init 18
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Dec 2014, 11:49
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Okay, so I'm torn on what I'm gonna be doing re: zik DE;

The current options are;

1. Keep it as it is, no changes.
2. Thief changed to T1=CO type = steal and Clipper becomes T1=FR T2=FI. Harpy...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Dec 2014, 02:22
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 20:25
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

So perhaps give zik a FI killship with T1=DE?

I'm not sure we need to take it that far though, maybe just stop with the Thief
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 17:36
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

So you think thief should be init 18?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 16:46
Replies: 268
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

So a possible solution could be;

Thief changed to STEAL T1=CO
Clipper changed to T1=FR T2=FI
Harpy changed to init 9
Pegasus changed to init 10


What do you think about that?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 14:37
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I agree there, without major changes to the game mechanics of pa it's hard to get stats much better.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 14:18
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Anyone else got thoughts on changing cutlass targetting to T1=CO T2=FI
and adding a T2=FR(with reduced eff) on the dev?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 09:40
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Update to the stats

Wraith is now T1=CO T2=FI
Improved the E/R of the Lancer, Wraith and Beetle slightly
Added ship Weaver | Race = Cat| Class=DE| T1=FI T2=CO
Changed Scarab - It is now a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Dec 2014, 09:17
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

These stats are pretty much final barring anyone coming up with some real fine ideas. The stats were good to begin with, now they have been fine-tuned, so they are even better.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 22:44
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

If zik/ter's inability to roid the only fault about these stats then I'm happy. I feel like all five races are very playable and should have a solid amount of players choosing them.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 21:54
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Hey its just my opinion. If De is the worst class, then there must be lots of good options out there, cause the de fleets are ok and can also be faked.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 20:37
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

There will be PLENTY of de pods around the first week, shouldn't be a big problem to covop some. Also, why do you think everyone will go fr and de?

I don't remember fr being very popular in r56
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 18:54
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

The first couple of hundred ticks almost noone defends, I don't see why zik/ter DE should have any problem whatsoever roiding Etd and Cat during that period. ALso, many terrans and ziks are unlikely...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 18:43
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Which class do you think is not improved by having multiple races attacking together?

I am fully aware that DE isn't the best class for attacking, but it is the strongest option defensively, so...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 17:44
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

What??

Every class from CO through BS is improved in my stats by having multiple races attacking together.
If a ETD steal fi pods then FI also is improved..
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 15:25
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Update to the stats

Wraith is now T1=CO T2=FI
Improved the E/R of the Lancer, Wraith and Beetle slightly
Added ship Weaver | Race = Cat| Class=DE| T1=FI T2=CO
Changed Scarab - It is now a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 13:32
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Yes, but this is a problem with EVERY SINGLE SET* of stats, one class has to be weaker at attacking, but ends up being good defensively.
My worry with giving cath a DE fleet is that DE fleets will...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 13:25
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

:D
I like how you advice me to start over again on my set of stats that are actually GOOD, while you refuse to make any sensible changes your set which isn't close to as good :D

One reason to go...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 13:19
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I'm not disputing the fact that the DE fleet can only roid two races, what is the problem with the changes I've proposed? Don't they potentially help the DE fleets?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 12:50
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

what ter/zik de setup problem?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 12:14
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Changed currently lined up;

Increase the E/R of the Lancer, Wraith and Beetle (slightly)
Give cath a DE class ship anti FI/CO (or CO/FI)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 11:57
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Wait, you don't think cath should get a de pod if I give them a DE anti fi/co?

I didn't think about that tbh, but I guess that's what you're saying, and it's not a bad idea. SHouldn't be too hard...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 10:23
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

No particular reasoning, I'm not overly adament on either choice being the best, but seeing as it's 3 x FI hitting DE and only 2 x CO that does it, it would be more preferable imo. Also, the past two...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Dec 2014, 08:31
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

These stats are suitable for defensive play, just that the best defensive ships are outside of roidclasses
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Dec 2014, 22:30
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I distinctly recall many of the bigger caths having almost purely beetle fleets, yet not getting roided, I presume the alliance dynamics were the cause for this.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Dec 2014, 21:24
Replies: 268
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

It wouldn't be terrible. I've considered it but not "pulled the trigger". It would probably be an anti fi/co init 3. Then I would move the init of the ranger to 1 and the init of the defender to 2.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Dec 2014, 14:55
Replies: 268
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

What worries me slightly about reducing the Beetle's eff is the fact that it's cath's only anti fico. If they had another ship that was anti fico it'd be easier to justify the reduced efficiency of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Dec 2014, 10:25
Replies: 268
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

I should lower it to get you to try something new then :)

Anyhow, it's not the emp eff vs fi that would be lowered
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Dec 2014, 09:39
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Re: Isils round 60 stats

Well spiders do have some inherent advantages;

-lower eta
-can be used as flack if you get cat co inc

But yes, they're not the best ship around :p

I agree on the wraith, targets switched....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Dec 2014, 22:49
Replies: 268
Views: 13,508
Posted By isildurx
Isils round 60 stats

Hello.

My soon-to-be-revised r56 stats are now up on the beta server.
http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats&rn=174992789266

Feel free to come with feedback. I will certainly be...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Dec 2014, 14:40
Replies: 41
Views: 9,246
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Just need this put up on betaserver to make adjustments!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Dec 2014, 15:58
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Views: 1,386
Posted By isildurx
Re: Sats for R60

I've long wanted to try something like this.

One way to do it was f.ex that Hulls 1 gives you the ability to produce 3 ships of your choice, hulls 2 gives you the ability to produce an additional...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Dec 2014, 15:37
Replies: 116
Views: 15,395
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

I don't see any way there's not going to be a ton of cath co + tara with these stats. People love going cath co, and when you only have to build four ships it's a pretty easy way to play. Have your...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Dec 2014, 07:07
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

I don't think it's a problem that etd's FR fleet is "missing" a target. The fact that the fleet is cloaked and that etd have three other fleets to fake it as should make up for it.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Dec 2014, 21:18
Replies: 116
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

In his defence, as far as I can see every race is playable in some form.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Dec 2014, 14:11
Replies: 65
Views: 11,383
Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 stats discussion

Seeing as that's factually correct, I think we can expect him to misinterpret your post soon enough.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Dec 2014, 08:01
Replies: 116
Views: 15,395
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

I don't think these stats are too bad, but I'm worried about them from a "how the universe is going to shape up" kind of way.

When you have so many races with viable fi/co class roidships I can...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Dec 2014, 11:14
Replies: 116
Views: 15,395
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

So zik's best asset is an ally defship? Sounds like a fun race to play :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Dec 2014, 10:56
Replies: 41
Views: 9,246
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

I haven't made the changes needed to them yet, I can get that done within a day or two. Won't be big changes, mainly cath co reduced effs and some increases here and there elsewhere.

Also mz, you...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Dec 2014, 10:36
Replies: 116
Views: 15,395
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats for r60

I haven't even looked at the effs, but cath co would be popular with these stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Nov 2014, 19:20
Replies: 41
Views: 9,246
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Yes ofcourse it would be balanced more than just nerfing the beetle, but a few small changes would alter the dynamic dramatically and make them better imo.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Nov 2014, 19:53
Replies: 41
Views: 9,246
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Still proposing to slightly modify my r56 set for re-use ^^
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Nov 2014, 17:28
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Judging the quality of stats

Etd looks really good.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Nov 2014, 08:59
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Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Nov 2014, 12:50
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

I know they were very recently played, but I'd be happy to make some changes to my round 56 stats and put them up again. Round 56 was kinda ruined by the beetle being OP, so lowering the eff on that...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Oct 2014, 21:51
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Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Oct 2014, 21:43
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Yeah I think re-using/tweaking old sets is the sensible way to do it for a few rounds..
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Oct 2014, 21:16
Replies: 337
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Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Oct 2014, 20:05
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Stealers not dying when stealing got my pants real wet with excitement.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Oct 2014, 14:50
Replies: 48
Views: 6,529
Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 prediction!

I'll believe it when I see it. My bet is Faceless will have allied or NAP'd (at least "fortress gals") 3 or more alliances for most of round.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2014, 14:48
Replies: 368
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I'll for sure update my set and put it up as a suggestion for next round. My gut feeling is that people are going to get really frustrated by this next round :p
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Oct 2014, 20:34
Replies: 368
Views: 41,492
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I propose next round we re-use my stats from a few rounds back, they deserve another go with lower effs on the beetle :p
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Oct 2014, 06:57
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 prediction!

You should take it as a compliment.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Oct 2014, 13:00
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 prediction!

wishmaster t5

lol :(

sorry wish!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Oct 2014, 13:43
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

No, work (thankfully :p)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Oct 2014, 12:26
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Ugh, looks like a really xan heavy uni is gonna be the case :( So relieved I don't really have the time to play the next round :p
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Oct 2014, 10:15
Replies: 48
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 prediction!

I'm not gonna dispute him being one of the best players from "back in the days". SHould be interesting if he and his bumchums come back.

P.S Hi elviz!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Oct 2014, 09:02
Replies: 48
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R59 prediction!

"best old players"

who's that`?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Oct 2014, 13:49
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Most classes without an EMP in them usually either a) becomes shit at attacking or b) too powerful. Having more roidfleets with EMP in them makes balancing the stats easier.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Oct 2014, 18:36
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I haven't looked in-depth at efficiencies but as far as I can see Xan FI + DE (with some wraiths for later on) and Cath CO + FR looks pretty viable setups.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Oct 2014, 21:04
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Everything is better than MT stats where you just spam 3 ships
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2014, 15:18
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I cant understand the logic behind going a FR fort. Surely with these kind of stats you want to diversify to that you have access to all the good defships ingal?

If you go FR fortress as a gal...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2014, 14:22
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Overall I think these stats looks alright if the effs are fixed right. Think it will lead to a round similar to last round with a lot of possibilities for attacking. Will be frustrating for people...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2014, 14:20
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Having looked at the stats a bit, what stands out to me is the following:

- Most attackfleets are somewhat viable, can hit at least 2 races and can join in on good teamups.
- The one real...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2014, 13:31
Replies: 368
Views: 41,492
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

The problem is that very few of the people who are capable enough to give contructive and well-reasoned feedback on stats frequent this forum. What we're mostly left with are people who either don't...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2014, 10:55
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

This thread is a PERFECT example of why we need the so-called "stats committee" that appoco talked about. It's absolutely IMPOSSIBLE for a person to make a set of stats if he's to listen to every...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Sep 2014, 11:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

It actually doesn't. "Oh shit, xan fi are good, I need to go the race that can deal with xan fi.... oh hmmm... I have to go xan to beat xan...

=> 40% of uni goes xan


If there is to be a ship...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Sep 2014, 09:16
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Ill state this for the umpteenth time.

Xan having the only good anti xan fi is THE WORST dynamic about a set of stats :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2014, 18:22
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

He's got a point though. BS was really good in round 58, and they don't look any worse this round. At least the effs of the BS can't be very high(I haven't looked)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2014, 10:11
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

By the way Tia, I'd make the clipper a kill ship. Zik's dont want to steal BS, so there should be a ship targetting BS with kill.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2014, 10:09
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Also, if the "whole universe" is gonna go Ter/Etd DE then HAVE FUN landing on ingal dragons.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2014, 10:03
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Okay, let's look at b-bitcher's logic:

First claim: Everyone will fort with these stats since there's only one viable combo
Second claim: p3ng/FL/BF/CT all had forts this previous round

Can...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2014, 16:17
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

Do also remember that two of the remaining planets were late-signups who stayed low value for a long time donating res to fund and thus didn't have the fleet to def. You also had Aif who had a lot of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2014, 15:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

As I've said. Me personally I had to ground my fleet for the gal at least half the days of the round. Then there are some days where your alliance pretty much doesn't get inc.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2014, 10:03
Replies: 26
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Incomming stats prediction

No surprise there. 1:3 got incs pretty much every day all round long, a miracle that we came so close to winning top gal.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2014, 10:00
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

When you have incs on your gal roughly 2 out of 3 nights throughout the round, and half the gal with no ally, it's not possible to send many out of gal deffleets.

Lucifer: I think you are...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Sep 2014, 09:34
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I don't have a problem with xan being quite open, as they are often very strong offensively. Both the Pulsar and the Spectre fire after fleets roiding them and have no ships flacking them, meaning...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Sep 2014, 08:48
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

The fact that they are ST automatically makes me 30% more positive about them.

First thing I notice is how absolutely brutal xan looks defensively. Going to be 100% IMPOSSIBLE to keep any roids...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 21:28
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Yeah please not Tia.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 19:36
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Incomming stats prediction

5:2 had some "garbage time" incs about 3 days before round ended, but the difference should still be substantial
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 17:02
Replies: 26
Views: 2,183
Posted By isildurx
Re: Incomming stats prediction

not hard to add their totals to the pie. 1:3 prolly had by far the most incs even without those two planets
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 16:34
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Incomming stats prediction

More looking forward to seeing inc.stats on gals
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Sep 2014, 15:16
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

BS teamup is too good imo.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2014, 12:56
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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Aug 2014, 13:43
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Posted By isildurx
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 21:15
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats

Mz said in the statsthread that appoco has told him papadocs are being used
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 21:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats

Sometimes I wonder how shit you have to make xan xi before people stop saying they are overpowered. Not saying that xan fi isn't good, but me personally I wouldn't go xan with these stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 13:22
Replies: 135
Views: 10,079
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

No way, that woulda have made xan too good again. Zik needs some good killships to be worth playing.
I think Xan are alright now. The FI fleet is very strong, and the de fleet is very solid...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 11:13
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Well if you also removed th PK T2= DE then the only change is that xan de cant hit ter(which they probably wouldn't be able to regardless), while Ter DE can now hit Xan. So overall DE teamups loses...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 11:08
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats

I wouldn't go xan or cat with these stats
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 11:04
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

My bad, the wyvern and the Guardian has to target the same ships T1 and T2. So either both ships are FR/DE or both are DE/FR, if not they are too powerful indeed.

If you also make the clipper T1 =...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:59
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats

Rationale was: let's choose the most intriguing and least shit set.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:46
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Xans will build bansh regardless. I think it's fine the way I propose it. They build only one ships outside of att fleet.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:45
Replies: 135
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

I wanna propose making the Wyvern T1= FR T2 = DE and
making the Dragon T1 = CR
This would make Terran a bit less "meh" and give xan another hole defensively. DO remember that the BS fleet can...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:26
Replies: 135
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Thats in a regular round. ST rounds are different, and every ship has lower eff than it has during a regular MT round.
This being said, a small increase on the beet/viper might be in order
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats

It's a sad state of affairs when what class the SKs are in determines whether the stats are good or not.

I, for one, really like these stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:03
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

I think the only emp ships that is definitively too low is the mantis. The spider might be too good?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 10:01
Replies: 135
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Mantis emp eff looks way too low, why on gods green earth would anyone build Mantis over spider.

Scarab eff also looks too low

Rogue effs looks too low

Phoenix could probably get a damage...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 09:46
Replies: 135
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

First let me say there's a lot I like about these stats.

Some of my initial thoughts;

Xan looks too good defensively, primarily just open to xan fi, cat co/cr and etd bs.

I really dislike...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Aug 2014, 08:44
Replies: 135
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Will look at this today and give proper feedback.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Aug 2014, 10:23
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

Think I might come up with a set of stats for next round, so we can avoid the debacle of this round.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jul 2014, 09:19
Replies: 52
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Alliance Nick System

But seriously, I don't see how all of BB's friends have used all of their 3 channels...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jul 2014, 08:30
Replies: 52
Views: 3,659
Posted By isildurx
Re: Alliance Nick System

The discussion currently happening is one of the most hilarious to witness in quite a while. Talk about white-guy-problems right here. "Oh shit, I have to many groups of friends for the irc network...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Jul 2014, 13:51
Replies: 51
Views: 3,361
Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

While I think Ter BS looks alright, they're simply too weak vs fico for my liking.

I don't see a way for me to go anything except xan or cat. I could contemplate Etd if I had a cath partner who...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2014, 23:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 Round Name selection

Is "a new day of hope" even gramatically correct?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Jul 2014, 18:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 predictions!

Mass NAPs, galraiding, one of the two biggest alliances going to war with an alliance not in the top 6. Maybe some action the last two weeks.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Jul 2014, 13:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By isildurx
Re: Changes to population

If we introduce a time limit to change in population(f.ex once every 24 ticks), then the "salvage population" might introduce an interesting dynamic where an attacker pulls at the last second in...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Jul 2014, 13:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By isildurx
Re: Changes to population

The stealth pop will raise the stealth level and not the alert level surely?

Not sure the salvage and experience populations will work. I think that both of them will have to have some sort of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Jul 2014, 15:35
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

noooooooooooooo
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Jul 2014, 08:37
Replies: 126
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

wish appoco would decide on a set of stats and run with it. me personally, one set of stats is about all i have time to analyze and fix before signups open. so the sooner appoco picks a set the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2014, 20:29
Replies: 51
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

Yeah that's true bobzy, but I'm gonna assume the Scarab is gonna be changed as having T1=FI and T2=FI simply doesnt work. Better to just have it be T1 = CR and the MOTH be T1=FI T2=CO
ALso, if etds...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2014, 20:16
Replies: 51
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

Okay, my suggestion is as follows;

Make the Dealer a FR class EMP ship targetting FI/CO init 3
Make the Pedlar a FR class ship stealing CR init 21
Remove the ETD DE pod
GIve ETD a FR pod
...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2014, 19:21
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

SO basically etd and zik are useless for soloing
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2014, 19:13
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

I agree. Every roidingfleet should be able to solo at least a couple of other races.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Jul 2014, 07:39
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

Yes, these look the most promising out of the three
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 15:05
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

In a vacuum I agree with you BB that BS may look good. But in practice, BS fleets won't be much played at all. The reason for this is the follwing;

a) Going BS means building four ships, while...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 11:57
Replies: 51
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

What is the purpose of the Devastator? Why would anyone build it?
What is the purpose of the Centaur? WHy would anyone build it?
WHy would anyone build Dreads over Wyvs?

Overall you have so many...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 11:20
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Blue's Stats Discussion

Will take a look at these and give some feedback asap
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 09:05
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

Butcher: you heard of anyone going zik, or xan bs?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2014, 06:40
Replies: 150
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

Shocked this has made it to the betastage in its current form :D
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Jul 2014, 10:12
Replies: 8
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Gov/Race Startup Changes

I tried to increase the anarchy time two rounds ago with no luck
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 18:32
Replies: 150
Views: 12,030
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

We've kept saying this for the last few rounds, but somehow cath keeps being the most successful race. Most of the planets who are aiming for roundwin tend to go cath as a huge cath fleet is almost a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 16:07
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

Also, my one true nagging complaint in pa are people's insistence on swapping the name of the ships around. I'm gonna spend 2/3 of the round to learn that Dragon's suddenly target FR/De, that the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 16:05
Replies: 150
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

Well, lower cath emp eff, strengthen zik, weaken etd. That's for sure.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 12:23
Replies: 150
Views: 12,030
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

My stats had pretty decent emp effs(barring the Beetle), perhaps use those as a guideline.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 11:31
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

It doesn't have to fire FIRST, it just has to fire before some of the other races..

Also, I'm seconding the "cath is too good argument". Cath has been heavily played for a number of rounds now,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 09:40
Replies: 150
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

I haven't studied the stats in-depth, but here are some of my thoughts re: the stats;

- I really don't see the xan fi is too good argument; they have to spread their resources over three ships...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jul 2014, 15:37
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

Just to clarify appoco. Would it be possible to have the "all etd" round mentioned in the other thread?
Not in r58 obviously, but sometime soon
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2014, 09:18
Replies: 1,342
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

The only thing you've proven in this thread is that you're a joke that noone can take seriously.

To get back on topic.

About 60 ticks to go BF, FL and CT with only 6m score separating them. Who...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jul 2014, 12:09
Replies: 150
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

I would LOVE a "full etd round", and I think it's much easier to make a balanced set of stats for such a round too.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 17:26
Replies: 1,342
Views: 137,615
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

SO yeah, how is Ult supposed to end infront of all those three alliances?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 16:50
Replies: 1,342
Views: 137,615
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

Actually, the fact that Forest is still spouting his "ult can win bullshit" should be enough for people to know to NEVER take him seriously.

Currently:

Ult are 6m behind BF with 40k less roids...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 16:47
Replies: 1,342
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

zero chance ult wins, willing to bet however much you want
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 16:33
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

To be fair, I've played in some alliances that have EMO'd and given up, and I'm not sure Ult this round can qualify as that. It's as simple as that NO alliance will EVER continue playing when its...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 16:31
Replies: 1,342
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

I think most people, including people in ult/app can agree that Spore deserves to win last round. This isn't based on them playing well, but based on their HCs ability to manage the political...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 10:55
Replies: 1,342
Views: 137,615
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

HCs might be partly to blame, but the main problem is that going to war is often a loose-loose scenario where you pretty much always end up worse than when you went in. Either due to costly lands,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 08:59
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

Me + Mz, boom, committee sorted!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2014, 11:19
Replies: 1,342
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

It should be easy for any enlightened person to see through what Forest is saying, and know that he's just trying to act important as usual and is in fact just trolling.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Jul 2014, 07:50
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

I've changed my mind, if I'm supposed to debate stats with the people replying in this thread then I'm out.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Jul 2014, 13:14
Replies: 1,342
Views: 137,615
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 gossip thread

Ult have been by far the strongest alliance this round.

The end of round stats will show just how much more incs Ult has gotten than everyone else.

AD contains some of the dumbest people with...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2014, 09:00
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

brazil vs the netherlands 1-1
germany vs argentina 3-1
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Jul 2014, 21:40
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

In my opinion it's almost impossible to make stats where all races are equally playable. With ziks stealing last, and people moaning when they have too many killships, caths having to have "just the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 19:34
Replies: 126
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

Wow. I think I spent about 25 hours on my stats when I made mine, and half of that was probably ineffective and tedious emp/effs.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 08:42
Replies: 126
Views: 11,847
Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

Some rounds politics heavily shapes the t100, other rounds not. I think it's pretty apparent this round that the stats have dictated the t100, not the politics.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 07:29
Replies: 126
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

I'd be happy to sit on a "stats commmittee" but I cba to make another set of stats on my own, balancing effs and emp is simply too boring.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 07:23
Replies: 126
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R58 Stats

What, these stats are good!? 40 xans and 36 caths in the top 100. Talk about balanced.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jul 2014, 14:49
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Netherlands v Argentina 1-1
Germany v Brazil 2-1
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jul 2014, 06:16
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Quarter Finals Part 2:

France vs Germany 3-2

Agentina vs Belgium 1-1
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2014, 16:59
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Last 16 part 2:
France vs Nigeria 3-1
Germany vs Algeria 3-0
Argentina vs Switzerland 2-1
Belgium vs USA 0-0

Brazil v Columbia 1-2
Netherlands v Costa Rica 1-1
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2014, 08:42
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Round 3

FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP A
Cameroon v Brazil 21:00 0-3
Croatia v Mexico 21:00 2-1

FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP B
Australia v Spain 17:00 1-1
Netherlands v Chile 17:00 1-3
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2014, 07:57
Replies: 131
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Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Okay,
Round 2 (and Group H from Round 1 because I overlooked that) :

FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP H
Belgium v Algeria 2-0
Russia v South Korea 1-2


FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP A
Brazil v Mexico ...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2014, 15:15
Replies: 131
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Posted By isildurx
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

First matches for each group are as follows:

Group A
Brazil v Croatia 2-0
Mexico v Cameroon 1-0

Group B
Spain v Netherlands 2-0
Chile v Australia 3-1
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2014, 10:02
Replies: 332
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Posted By isildurx
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2014, 08:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By isildurx
Re: Who will win the world cup?

I could present arguments for why you're wrong, but I cba :(

Barcelona was a lot less tiki-taka this season than previouss seasons(due to new manager), could be that the reason they didn't win...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 13:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By isildurx
Re: Who will win the world cup?

Italy are in a tough group, don't have many goalscoring threats, Pirlo is getting ooooold and haven't really been that impressive for a while now.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 12:09
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By isildurx
Re: Who will win the world cup?

They simply have a better starting XI as far as I see it. More complete teams, despite Colombia having a very slow centre of the defence, Belgium lacking tournament-experience and Portugal lacking a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 May 2014, 11:00
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

I know it's too late to say anything now, but as a general point of view, I'm very much against the dynamic where the best anti xan fi ship is another xan ship.
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 10:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By isildurx
Re: Who will win the world cup?

This my ranking of the 20 strongest sides at the world cup;

Spain
Argentina
Brazil
Germany
-------
Portugal
Colombia
France
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 10:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By isildurx
Re: Who will win the world cup?

If anyone outside of Spain, Brazil and Argentina win I will be very surprised. SPain remain the favorites to me.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 May 2014, 09:24
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

I've not had the time to look at the stats this round. What is the combo that's the hardest to roid? (non-emp)
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 09:19
Replies: 131
Views: 14,882
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 May 2014, 06:27
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

Yeah I don't like FR at all either. Ingal CRBS based anti FR and INvestors* will own you all round long.



* As noone in their right mind will build zik fr
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 May 2014, 16:44
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

The xan fi shot first vs co last round too, it wasn't a problem.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 May 2014, 11:33
Replies: 23
Views: 3,067
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2014, 10:44
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

Are the stats on the beta server up-to-date?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 May 2014, 16:45
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

This is turning into a right cluster****, shocker.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 May 2014, 06:04
Replies: 14
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Posted By isildurx
Re: A Proposal...

Yes because the one thing Forest needs more of is attention.............
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2014, 19:04
Replies: 247
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

I agree about the Devastator and peg, useless ships.

FR looks pretty shit to me, looks like it'll get owned bigtime by Wyverns, Tycoons and Ghosts ingal.

With so many pods and thw ability to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2014, 06:28
Replies: 247
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

If the MT stats are being Used ill try and look em over tonight
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 May 2014, 18:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

R37 set was already proposed, I vote for that one.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 May 2014, 11:54
Replies: 247
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

So we arent re-using a set?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 May 2014, 10:50
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 random statistics

Me and plaguu owning the "least xp" ranking :p No idea why anyone would build more than 40 dists :|
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 May 2014, 10:00
Replies: 247
Views: 17,819
Posted By isildurx
Re: R57 Stats sets

Are we any closer to deciding on which set of stats to use?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 May 2014, 08:21
Replies: 141
Views: 16,402
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 Alliance Stats

and spores incs probably continued being below average for a few hundred ticks after tick577, despite them having the most roids by far
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2014, 21:18
Replies: 460
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

how many times have you quit now? 5?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2014, 10:02
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

Any alliance can win one round, let's see if Spore can make it two or three in a row.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 May 2014, 06:50
Replies: 460
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

If neither of the top two alliances has a single day of roids lost for several weeks, how is that not a stagnant universe?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 May 2014, 14:06
Replies: 460
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

yeah. shame the universe didnt gang up on spore two weeks earlier, then it would have been interesting
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2014, 11:05
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

R36 at least looks like most races did alright in the ranking, the one exception being etd. SO perhaps try and improve etd.

This being said, I hate MT stats, so boring to just spam three ships.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Apr 2014, 19:36
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

More worried about an abundance of xans
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2014, 16:42
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

WHat makes you think this makes people less inclined to exile into "supergals"?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Apr 2014, 18:01
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

I vote against re-using r53 stats. With the way PA currently is, there's gonna be about 70% cat + xan with those stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Apr 2014, 14:09
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

Well, a rushed set of stats would be the worst option. Re-using good old set of stats at regular intervals isn't a bad idea.

The stats from this round could easily be re-used at some point in...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2014, 14:56
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

JBG proposed reusing round 37s stats a few years ago, so that's my suggestion;

http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=4&round=37

Looking at the planetranks for that round they look...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2014, 13:32
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

I propose re-using, with minor updates, an "old" set for next round.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Apr 2014, 07:04
Replies: 460
Views: 51,007
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

Oh there's plenty of situations where I wouldn't want my #2 ranked alliance to hit the #1 ranked one, but in this situation whene there's already a sizeable block lined up vs #1 and, I still got a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Apr 2014, 08:40
Replies: 460
Views: 51,007
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

Final nail in the coffin to prove that the alliance-situation in this game has detoriated beyond repair.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Apr 2014, 07:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By isildurx
Re: PA World Cup

720 ticks is too short imo, need enough time to go back and forth with backstabbing :D

I really feel like enough thought needs to be put into which countries should be in which region. Some...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Apr 2014, 17:55
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

Completely disagree, every race is very open to at least one shipsclass*

*only possible exception being terrans whoring de with a little bit of war frigs and wyvs on the side
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Apr 2014, 17:32
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

EVery race(bar zik) have at least two viable roiding fleets, which can be faked. And as many ziks have stolen co, they also have two viable roiding fleets. Ters can ship covop fi pods, caths can ship...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Apr 2014, 07:16
Replies: 460
Views: 51,007
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Apr 2014, 15:12
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By isildurx
Re: PA World Cup

5 man gals too little, 8 or 10 plz.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2014, 17:06
Replies: 80
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

Well, every race bar xan and cat can.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2014, 16:00
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

Cutlass, wraith and Lancers are all fine against cath co. The problem is that due to not getting incs, the caths spores can spam so much beetles that they simply overwhelm the fico defence. If every...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2014, 12:40
Replies: 80
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

So because the beetle is good EMP is OP? What about how easily cath are roided by other classes than fi and co?

The fact of the matter is that top planets have napped the universe and thus aren't...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2014, 12:32
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

No, politics did.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2014, 10:45
Replies: 80
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

That's because they're all spore or napped to spore and have inited like crazy. The stats have little to do with it. When a planet in the top 10 can invest 70% of their resources in one ship and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Apr 2014, 19:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By isildurx
Re: PA World Cup

10 man private galaxies, have some sort of qualifier if a lot of people are interested. Ideally the final should have like 15 gals or smth?
Run it over a weekend, 2 minute ticks.

Total score...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Apr 2014, 22:32
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

And the round isn't even halfway, caths ALWAYS do great first half of the round.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Apr 2014, 19:49
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

I dunno, 29% caths in uni and 35 caths in the t100. I suspect this number will drop as the round goes on. Doesn't seem awfully overpowered to me.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2014, 06:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,637
Posted By isildurx
Re: Good job App

I'm pretty sure everyone knows by now that if you ptarget apprime, you will get the same medicine (or worse) back.

Also, imagine if App didn't use this tactic, maybe your new players wouldn't have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2014, 07:15
Replies: 460
Views: 51,007
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

Wow, the native englishspeaker lecturing the non-native, what great use of your time. I hear there's a lot of spellingerrors on reddit, why don't you go and correct all them too.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Apr 2014, 19:39
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

Haven't heard very many complaints re: my stats this round, but there's always some people who are unhappy.

If I was to do another set of stats at some point I'd go for three podclasses each...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Apr 2014, 18:59
Replies: 80
Views: 8,826
Posted By isildurx
Re: Stats maker

someone needs to make stats for next round
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2014, 17:46
Replies: 460
Views: 51,007
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

I find it rediculous that no block has been formed against Spore
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Apr 2014, 07:07
Replies: 460
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Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 development thread.

At this point there seems to be no alliance(outside of spore?) with any ambition whatsoever, leading most alliances to just try and farm the smaller alliances and galaxier ad nauseum.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Mar 2014, 21:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By isildurx
Re: Really !

just buy some structure defence
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Mar 2014, 13:05
Replies: 435
Views: 32,705
Posted By isildurx
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

IsilX needs roids plz!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2014, 23:02
Replies: 435
Views: 32,705
Posted By isildurx
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Mar 2014, 17:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By isildurx
Re: immortals politics

I need one too
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Mar 2014, 16:41
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

Well, it tends to max out at like 8 or 9 planets. At shuffle there will probably be maximum 6 planets per gal.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Mar 2014, 16:07
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

Lol!

If there is on one bp per gal, and each gal has 8 planets then it doesn't take a rocketscientist to figure out that the amount of randoms is approximately 5 * the number of gals.....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Mar 2014, 17:56
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

Yes, and that obviously wasn't a typical night...............
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Mar 2014, 17:44
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

I'd say a typical night of incs is usually 30-60 fleets of inc, depending on the fatness of the gal and he ally involved.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Mar 2014, 13:58
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

I'm sorry but if my gal is only 7 or 8 players big, it simply doesn't have room for a small planet for me to "teach". The smaller the gal, the more crucial that every planet in it has high value and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Mar 2014, 12:47
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

Yeah it's pretty crazy. Assuming most gals will be exiling around the same time, you pretty much have to wait 200 ticks between each exile, and thus risk spending 200 ticks in an abysmal gal.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Mar 2014, 07:52
Replies: 103
Views: 8,190
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 prediction thread

I predict wide-spread NAPs, big alliances bullying small alliances until one ally gets a big roidlead, at which point this alliance gets hammered and go inactive. The rest of the round is basically a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2014, 18:28
Replies: 103
Views: 8,190
Posted By isildurx
Re: R56 prediction thread

How are you gonna get every ally hc into a 3-man BP?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Mar 2014, 11:24
Replies: 24
Views: 10,210
Posted By isildurx
Re: Tick Planning for New Players.

Yeah, youtube videos would be the easiest I'd wager.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Mar 2014, 15:25
Replies: 148
Views: 10,109
Posted By isildurx
Re: Galaxy Exiles

I worry that a lot of people are going to be stuck in really poor gals and go inactive before half the round has gone.

edit: The fact that galaxies are only 7-9 planets have made it impossible to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Mar 2014, 21:25
Replies: 209
Views: 19,797
Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Just returned from four days away and I'm surprised to see so many caths and xans and disappointed to see so few etds. Hopefully people figure out how easily etds roid caths and what a great...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Mar 2014, 20:42
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

The Lancer aint so bad? Could steal co pods too.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Mar 2014, 19:03
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Xans did alright in r50 considering it looks like Zik was way OP. Think I'll keep the beetle/ranger eff as is :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Mar 2014, 15:47
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Round 50 had a very similar cat co and xan fi makeup, compare these stats to them? I'm not sure what the efficiency was back then.
Beetle have 1 more gun and cost like 15% less in my stats, but xan...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Mar 2014, 14:37
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Take it up with Appoco. You might also consider that perhaps those people want to go Xan?

I've given my reasoning for the Beetle's high efficiency here several times;

1. There are lots of fi/co...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2014, 21:33
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By isildurx
Re: England Team for 2014

Yes, because the Fifa ranking with Switzerland in 6th place is an accurate rank of a team's strength........
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Mar 2014, 00:18
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Stats are set in stone now, and besides, lots of people would unfortunately go ballistic if cath had a third podclass and noone else did.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2014, 19:24
Replies: 18
Views: 2,062
Posted By isildurx
Re: England Team for 2014

If they go out before the quarters then belittling is very much warranted
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Mar 2014, 19:02
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Which you of course are! :)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2014, 09:53
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Posted By isildurx
Re: England Team for 2014

I would dump out Ruddy for Forster, Shaw for Baines, Walker for Barry and Townsend for Barkley in your squad.

As for the first XI, Baines should start imo and I'd have Barry or Wilshere alongside...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Mar 2014, 09:34
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I think you guys are suffering from recency bias. Yes cath co is good, it always is, but it's far from as good as it was last round.
Beetle T2 isn't frightening imo, and gl to caths hoping to easly...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 23:27
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

They're in Appoco's hands now.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 15:46
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

On average xan DO "kill faster". ALL their ships can't have the lowest init

Also, that race description is about 50 rounds old and it's stupid to follow it incredibly close.

I don't see any...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 13:13
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Maybe next time!

Personally I wouldn't mind a set of stats where every race had 3 podclasses and/or a stealship each!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 09:22
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well, some ships have to fire "first". Etd, zik, xan and ter all have at least one such ship. If you want balanced stats where every race can solo then that's how it has to be.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 07:47
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

WHat can stop pirates for firing first?

How about;

Rogue init 5
Black WIdow init 3
Tarantula init 2
Investor init 5
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2014, 22:55
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Ehh, zik has one ship with a really low init.... Zik has many normal ships ) so they are better at attacking and b) so they dont steal useless ships
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 22:03
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Update:

Lowered the armor of the Pegasus and Drake slightly(about 4-5%) to be more in line with the overall efficiency of Zik DE

I'm also trying to remove the 15% terran salvage bonus which has...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 20:29
Replies: 18
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Posted By isildurx
Re: lets discuss forest intelligence

Always nice to see such interesting conversations between the two biggest jokes in pa.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 20:00
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Pegasus now a DE with T1= CO T2 = FI
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 18:21
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I might swap the targetting of the peg yeah, anyone else have opinions on this?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 17:06
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

http://beta.planetarion.com/bcalc.pl?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 16:40
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Yes it's strong, but unlike round 55 it only targets 3 classes. Caths need to build at least 4 ships, so their efficiency have to be high.

edit:

The beetle has a bit higher efficiency than...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 09:10
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I'm talking about Xan FI, they can roid four out of five races.
FR teamups can also roid four out of five races.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2014, 08:47
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

If Xan is really good, then there will be an abundance of xan in the universe, some alliance will go pure xan fi, and overall it's not gonna be very fun. I think Xan look good in these stats, they...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Mar 2014, 14:15
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I have also suggested either scrapping the possibility to change goverment, or make going into anarchy a lot more "expensive".
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Mar 2014, 11:22
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Updates:

- Updated a whole lot of minor emp effs for fi and co ships.
- Overall Beetle and Ranger are more effective vs xan fi
- Increased emp eff of the Defender
- Decreased E/R and armour of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Mar 2014, 10:13
Replies: 209
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Hey, it was you who gave me the notes on what the eres and cost of pods should be mz :p

I'll give it another look over :\
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Mar 2014, 17:09
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats

Noone's pointed out anything being wrong recently, so they're very close to final in my book.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Mar 2014, 16:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

The betaserver is up and running with the stats now, if anyone for some reason wants to "test" them.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2014, 15:24
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well, in theory, they are :p
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2014, 11:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well, etd is open to pretty much everything :D
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2014, 10:58
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

What about the etd de targetting that makhil questioned?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2014, 10:13
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I don't personally view it as a big problem, what does everyone else think? There's 0 chance of me swapping th targetting on the Guardian, that's for sure.

Noone has any thoughts on my questions...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Feb 2014, 15:37
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

adjusted some costs, e-res and armor of some pods
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Feb 2014, 14:56
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Improved efficiency of BW and Scorpion.

Greatly lowered the armor and Emp-res on SKs
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Feb 2014, 14:29
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

A few questions re: some of the most "important" ships in the stats

* Is the war frigate too good? It kills at about 110% efficiency, but it's not in a roidfleet and there has to be a good ingal...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Feb 2014, 14:18
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Do terran ships have thave higher emp res? EMP res isn't the same as armor :p I don't really care either way.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Feb 2014, 13:19
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Adjusted Harpy and WF emp res, roach and guardian efficiency and lowered spide damage a bit.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Feb 2014, 21:15
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

If you have something you don't think is balanced then let me know, but if noone say anything then no..
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Feb 2014, 09:31
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Posted By isildurx
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Feb 2014, 08:36
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

This is ofcourse true, you two are prime examples :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Feb 2014, 22:22
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

Well if you say so then it must be true.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 22:00
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

If App hadn't decided to go all lolxan there'd be like 10% etd+xan in total heh.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 20:26
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

This round must have been awesome for ziks though?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 20:04
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

That's what I said.... cat co and mara+clipper are imba.

With "0" etds in the uni ziks are basically immune versus three races.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 14:20
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well, I'd still urge people to take a look at effciencies and see if any look off. EMP effs, efficiency of the low-init killships, steal effs and the A/C of DE fleets probably most crucial.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 13:49
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Three weeks of no game and I'm sue you're ready for a new round.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 10:40
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

There, E/M/C costs have been evened out a bit now. Now they should all be 20-25% higher.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 10:24
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Yeah I see now Kaiba that ziks are well-balanced in terms of cost while Ter and Cat require a bit too much C/M, I'll fix it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 08:14
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

I hear an awesome dude is making great stats for next round, you should give it a go.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 07:55
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

FR is great offensively, no doubt, but going FR also leaves you open to just about every type of inc.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2014, 07:52
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

The cheaper the ship the lower the emp res, it's not a typo.

If you look at the stats Kaiba you see that normal/emp/steal ships costs ~25% more metal/crystal/eon respectively.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Feb 2014, 20:59
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

One more thing, how do you think the DE are balanced? Are their armor too high, too low damage eff? Don't want to make DE planets impossible to roid.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Feb 2014, 20:51
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I think Ter DE is pretty weak, so it being able to be faked isn't a huge deal imo. I dropped the emp resistance of the investor quite a bit now.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Feb 2014, 19:45
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

No efficiencies are done, I am more than willing to listen to any and all comments re: those.

I think BS teamups can be really strong, a bit dependent on how the universe shapes up racewise, and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Feb 2014, 10:09
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

I think the two main issues with these stats are that FR and Mara are too strong, and that there really isn't much in the way of anti CO available at ally-eta. No getting away from those two huge...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Feb 2014, 12:06
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Zik De is the worst roiding fleet, no doubt, but zik could potentially steal some de to strengthen its DE fleet. Zik CR could be really good, and I think, overall, zik is a very appealing race for...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Feb 2014, 17:12
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

These changes should lead to every* class being good at attacking, especially with a teamup.

There should be ample opportunities for faking

Every race can choose from, at least, two vastly...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Feb 2014, 16:55
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

In the hope of adressing some of the concerns re: defensive stats and some other minor complaints, I'm planning to implement the following changes tonight;

Phoenix: Used to be class=CO T1=CO T2 =...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Feb 2014, 15:07
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Probably going to be making some changes to the stats today, just fyi.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Feb 2014, 23:11
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Seriously, one reply re: the two proposed changes? You lotalays whine that stats aren't being done early enough, yet when feedback is wanted you're al oysters :\
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Feb 2014, 20:31
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Why are you talking about ships tarhetting fr?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 17:49
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Would also like feedback on the following possible changes;

Wyvern init = 6 instead of 7 (Wyvern would probably need a drop in D/C)
Spectre init = 7 instead of 6
Pillager init = 8 instead of 9...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 17:37
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Would like feedback on these possible changes;

Corsair class = CO (instead of FI), T1=DE T2= None, Init = 19
Lancer class = FI (instead of CO), T1= CO T2 = FI Init = 6

What these changes would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 17:17
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well to be fair, I have been heavily involved in several prior sets :p
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 08:42
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I don't his criticism of the stats was misplaced, I didn't agree with his proposed changes though. I'm going to look into the fico targetting balance sometime soon.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Feb 2014, 22:50
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I'd rather just swap targetting on the beetle and do the change to the corsair i proposed.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Feb 2014, 22:17
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Those are both valid point, will look into it :)

Maybe make the corsair a CO T1=DE stealship?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 17:57
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

This all depends what kind of round alliances want to play, if there is to be a focus on being strong offensively or being harder to roid.

The way I see it, the most likely combos for the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 17:38
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Efficiencies ae by no means set in stone, I'll probably give the Guardian a nice buff for sure.

One thing people often fail to grasp is that even though races on paper are strong versus both class...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 15:44
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Noone would build spectre.

What I like about the spectre as it is now is that xans can potentially attack with fr + de and roid ters.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 13:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

This is intentional, so that the odds of ziks ruining their fleets by stealing useless out-of-roidclass ships is lower. ZIks do have stealships that target every single class though.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 12:49
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

How is clippers not OP? It is 100% impossible to not loose a ****ton in def without emp def. Their eff is way too high with that early init

One xan in t20, clearly what's expected!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 12:08
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Posted By isildurx
Re: r55 Stats debate thread

Maras and Clippers are too good, apart from that the stats aren't too awful.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 12:07
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

How is war frigate not an effective counter?
Every race has a co->fi ship, should be plenty of opportunity to find allydef vs xan fi.

Totally agree with DE becoming weak later in the round,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Feb 2014, 07:53
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Because..... each bs fleet being able to solo three races isn't enough?
Cath can hit every race, ziks can hit only two races but have the possibility of stealing itself a great cr fleet.

How...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Feb 2014, 22:21
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

It is possible to only build three ships and target everything, but they Would be spread over all three metaclasses and leave you with a terrible fleet both offensively and defensively, few, if any,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Feb 2014, 22:18
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

As usual you guys keep making claims without any form of coherent arguments in then.
Why is a third podclass for cath bad. Any reason beyond "cat having the most oods is unfair".
And just because...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Feb 2014, 15:50
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I'm toying with the idea of giving cath a third podclass(DE) and a DE->FICO EMP ship. It would probably have init 3, and Defenders change its init to 2.

Thoughts?

Obviously this would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Feb 2014, 17:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Give me some examples of galaxies who's forted i recent rounds please.
Getting people to exile in and having huge value does NOT necessarily constitute forting btw


As for attacking stas, I...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Feb 2014, 16:36
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I respect that, and I think you're partly right, but the suggestion you've come up with(and the suggetions I've tought of) don't remdy that.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2014, 20:24
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

That's the problem though, the changes you want to make doesn't really make forting* any harder. And I would beg to differ, in my opinion stats where it's easy to fort(i.e hard to be attacked) are...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2014, 18:06
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I change my stats when I get argument I agree with, but I don't agree with your logic whatsoever.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2014, 16:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

UPDATE

The Guardian and Roach are now init 2, previously init 3.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2014, 16:18
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I disagree completely with your claim that xan fi, fr and de are the only viable alliance options. And if xan fi are already one of the few alliance options, why would your strengthen it by removing...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2014, 00:09
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Might change Tarantula init to 1 and Guardian and Roach init to 2
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 23:30
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

The way I see it, if these stats need to be made more offensive then the primary class to improve is DE.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 23:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

SO with your changes;

- nothing stops xan fi
- the spider is useless
- xan fr is pretty much useless on its own
- etd pretty much becomes cath v2.0 with 5 emp ships

Making etd stronger...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 20:19
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Can you please point out specific ships that make this set too defensive?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Jan 2014, 09:22
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

The problem is that culling ships means that perhaps stats become a bit more offensive but it means fewer options and less diversifiation. Everyone spamming one roidclass each is boring.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Jan 2014, 19:54
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Well if the ships out-of-roidclass is WORSE than the ships in a roidclass... who the hell would build them? Every ship has to have an advantage that makes it worth buying.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Jan 2014, 23:10
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Dont look at effs yet, look at inits and targetting. You always do effs last, there's no point in doing all the effs now, only for me to change the init of a ship or add a new ship completely...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Jan 2014, 18:08
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Many ships doesn't necessrily mean defensive stats, you can't build every ship.

As for etd FR it can hit xan and etd, and if teamed with xan it can also hit Zik and Cat. If it steal

Guardian...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Jan 2014, 17:07
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

There are some good defships but I feel like theyve been spread around mainly outside of roidclasses.
Every attackfleet can attack at least 2 races, and there are big opportunities for faking.
...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Jan 2014, 11:59
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

Shiporder fixed now.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Jan 2014, 09:31
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

I'm not finishing of efficiencies until people think that the inits/targettings are alright

And I 100% disagree that etd is bad.

I'm sorry about shipclasses not being in order, have nagged...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Jan 2014, 18:59
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 56 shipsstats

So a set of stats is presented early, and noone has opinions on them?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Jan 2014, 13:18
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Posted By isildurx
Round 56 shipsstats

My suggestion from R56 shipsstats can be found at;

http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats

The efficiencies aren't done, the targetting/inits saw some changes this morning and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Jan 2014, 11:28
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

1) I fail to see how the BW is useless. You have a trade-off between BW, which kills and has lower eta, or taras + scorp who have slower eta and are two ships, but which has a lot better efficiency....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Jan 2014, 00:17
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

But it's EMP, who cares.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jan 2014, 22:08
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I don't view it as a big problem, means people have more options when it comes to fleet-setup. There are no 0-loss defships.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jan 2014, 14:49
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

The goals I wanted to accomplish(and think I have accomplished) are;

- every roidfleet has at least two targets
- etd is a playable race
- there are at least two viable fleet-setups for each...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jan 2014, 14:33
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

That's mine. Far from done with efficiencies.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Jan 2014, 20:42
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

First iteration of my set should be up on betaserver by the end of the weekend I reckon.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Jan 2014, 15:25
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I've got initial inits/class/targeting down the set I'm working on, just need to get around to sorting effs.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Jan 2014, 08:12
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Ship stats and beta

Several people have set of stats in development, chill out, next round is 2 months away
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Jan 2014, 00:37
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I might try to whip up a set of stats for next rnd tbh.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Jan 2014, 16:56
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Private Rounds

So who you're after are europeans who play planetarion at work, don't dare about their rank, simple solo raids and little player interaction?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Jan 2014, 15:46
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

For once, I absolutely agree with Kaiba.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Jan 2014, 21:41
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I see you've edited the stats today Tia. Some changes I would suggest:

Gryphon InIt =5
Pegasus init = 7
Thief T1 = Fi, Type = Normal, Init = 5
Buccaneer = T1= BS T2 = CR
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Jan 2014, 12:27
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

Yeah zik is really playable now............

Whoever goes zik in this xan/ter-centric uni better have a lot of spare time to dc their incs at night.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2014, 20:12
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Longer research-times for core mining

As it is now it's too strong at least imo
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2014, 19:55
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Posted By isildurx
Longer research-times for core mining

I don't know about everyone else, but I find the fact that more and more planets just sit on 0 or 100 roids for a long part of the round just doing core mining really boring. It's no doubt a valid...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 19:19
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

The Peg flacks the chim and vice versa though
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 18:42
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

And do remember that BPs are only 3 and galaxies smaller, so harder to rely on ingal def.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 18:31
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

On the bigger planets, it's usually the alliance which has to do the job. Ingal mainly helps vs solos and small waves* tbh.

*which hardly land these days
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 18:16
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

Yes landing is harder, but since you're xan you can send our three att fleets a day no problem. Those defships are all vs the shitty fr fleet, it's the fi fleet which is going to be the main...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 17:46
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

Cloaked, can just spam FI and FR attships, hard to roid, decent fi att fleet. What's not to like?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jan 2014, 14:21
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

Am I the only one who thinks Cath looks terrible?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 23:23
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I see the Clipper still doesn't do any damage. Really nice to see you've put in a lot of effort Tia.......
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 23:09
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

Time to sign up as xan!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 22:53
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

So you think the Roach T2 eff is fine Patrikc?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 22:42
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Posted By isildurx
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I'd also like an explanation of how one is supposed to survive as cath. I particularily like the Roach's T2 eff, with the Beetle T2 eff a close second.
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