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Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Mar 2019, 16:47
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By budious
Re: Forts and whining

You could also stack my last idea with a galaxy implementation using some slight modification, as well as provide incentive to attack top fort galaxies.

Top 3 Galaxies Cap Bonuses: 1st +3%; 2nd...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Mar 2019, 17:57
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By budious
Re: Forts and whining

So how about reducing cap gradually using total number of incoming hostiles in a 24 hour period as a metric?

All incoming hostile fleets would reduce the base cap rate for all incomings on their...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2019, 14:17
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By budious
Re: Forts and whining

As far as addressing block alliances/naps in-game, how about applying a penalty against maximum cap? Allied status would reduce cap 2%, NAP status by 1%. Nothing can be done about the politics...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Feb 2019, 19:36
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By budious
Re: COVERT OPs fix

Another cov op scan idea, "Sonic Attack" - utilize amplifiers to emit ultrasonic waves at guards, sickening them for [x] ticks, reducing their effectiveness by [y]... strength of effect determined by...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 11 Jan 2019, 20:13
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By budious
Re: COVERT OPs fix

Look at it as there are two options to block or counter the subversion broadcasts, the target can either continue to hoard distorters to limit the number of potential broadcasters or increase alert...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Jan 2019, 11:45
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By budious
Re: COVERT OPs fix

I figured it was a good way to address immunity by making a larger financial impact to have full immunity against the scan, while also incurring high expense on those who wish to utilize it. To me,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Jan 2019, 22:20
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By budious
Re: COVERT OPs fix

How about adding a new scan after AU - "Anti-Government Subversion Broadcast" - which if amps>distorters allows the scanning planet to broadcast subversive messages to the target's population,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2014, 11:40
Replies: 340
Views: 96,195
Posted By budious
Re: Round 59 gossip thread

Good to see you guys have failed miserably at actually warring each other - again. Par for course. Bravo. Well done.

tl;dr - PA is gay.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2014, 11:36
Replies: 232
Views: 46,188
Posted By budious
Re: XP is broken. fix it

I like playing with XP [as a solo player who goes TER]... jesus, stfu, and just fix the damn XAN stats next time.

tl;dr - this thread is retarded. Fix the title, "XAN is broken. fix it"
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2014, 11:34
Replies: 41
Views: 8,110
Posted By budious
Re: Limited jumpgates on alliances.

First can we limit retards on portal? Second, can we limit alliance size to 20. Third, can we limit galaxies to 8.

tl;dr - bloodybutcher is still a ****ing tool
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2014, 11:23
Replies: 14
Views: 3,297
Posted By budious
Re: MoC ... and research

I'd like to suggest [again] some fleet combat modifiers like attack bonus/ defense bonus branches, that would boost stats by 1% per completed teir. This would be more useful play strategy for a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2014, 11:19
Replies: 14
Views: 3,297
Posted By budious
Re: MoC ... and research

It's a fair point that all ministers are pointless in a galaxy of 11-12. since you elect GC and he picks the Ministers, you might just put all the management options under the GC, and he determines...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2014, 06:04
Replies: 460
Views: 61,373
Posted By budious
Re: R56 development thread.

ST stats are needed, why have huge alliances with tons of MT ships making this a defense heavy game?

Military Centers, build them so you can profit from XP on rougher bcalcs, of course, XP only...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2014, 05:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By budious
Re: Team-up group messages

Do I not get an artistic license to be cynical and sarcastic on this forum? :D
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 1 May 2014, 09:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By budious
Fakes

Announcing FAKES for R57, join #dlr to apply

This is the new alliance to annoy everyone in blocks or top allies. This is the alliance for people who play and don't play, and nobody in between....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 May 2014, 09:37
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By budious
Re: Closed planet scans

A planet in Vacation or Closed should be refunded the scan cost automatically ideally.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 May 2014, 09:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By budious
Re: Team-up group messages

Yeah, I'd love it so I can piggy your attack wave then issue a group recall at ETA 1 and land solo. :salute:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Nov 2013, 08:50
Replies: 63
Views: 7,192
Posted By budious
Re: Round 54 Predictions

Best Korea will win top alliance average score, average size, and alliance points.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2013, 08:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,406
Posted By budious
Re: NSA affair

All the action is on the deep web anyways. You guys don't know about PA 2.0 because it's only at the .onion
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2013, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By budious
Re: The little prince

Uncle Harry needs to get busy and knock up a few hookers so the little brat can have a few playmates.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Jul 2013, 04:12
Replies: 123
Views: 18,797
Posted By budious
Re: round so far in the eye of a member of rock hc

Nobody wants to be a pole smoker but you do what it takes these days to get on that allied alliances list. Listen to the free advice here, learn to be a pole smoker. PA pro-tip.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 19 Jul 2013, 04:08
Replies: 37
Views: 6,903
Posted By budious
Re: Apprime round whatever

What happened to pm Yoshika for recruitment? :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jul 2013, 07:33
Replies: 121
Views: 19,116
Posted By budious
Re: Round 53 stats

We were suggesting a few rounds ago that logically, either eta or hull research order should be swapped. Why make the slowest ship the last to research and the fastest the first? It would spread out...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 01:40
Replies: 123
Views: 18,797
Posted By budious
Re: round so far in the eye of a member of rock hc

I like rock, you have some awesome idlers to pod bash, and you don't defend well. I'd rate you 5 out of 5 roids as targets for a one-man roiding crew.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 01:38
Replies: 119
Views: 13,788
Posted By budious
Re: Galaxy setups

No more galaxies, just lump all planets by alliances into clusters. This will eliminate the overhead of having to separate the two.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 01:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By budious
Re: xtreme bounty 2013

Game of Thrones inspired eh, someone you don't like out there? :P
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 2,355
Posted By budious
Re: Nothing Changes

We grow older. I look in the mirror, I'm old as ****. I'm like, where did time go. Then I login to PA.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Jul 2013, 23:09
Replies: 121
Views: 19,116
Posted By budious
Re: Round 53 stats

Yeah, that's my planet. :salute:

Here some details from my combat statistics:*
http://pastebin.com/xNBeg6Dk

*note, I did not abridge those combat statistics, I have only landed with terran...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Jul 2013, 16:13
Replies: 121
Views: 19,116
Posted By budious
Re: Round 53 stats

Reduce all pods roid stealing efficiencies by 80% or more. Fleetless (w/o attack ships) podding should be harder, and cost more value for crashing pods than it does now.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Jun 2013, 10:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By budious
Re: Bug with returning empty fleets

Shh... I been exploiting this with pod crashing for rounds now.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jun 2013, 20:09
Replies: 60
Views: 10,145
Posted By budious
Re: WTF is going on?

90K alliance points in my solo tag, w00t! Suck my balls.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jun 2013, 00:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By budious
Re: ETD fr

<insert butt hurt here> is <insert whine here> my game, rage!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2013, 23:47
Replies: 110
Views: 34,445
Posted By budious
Re: Congrats ND

... or the monkey does the spanking and butcher does the catching. ;)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2013, 23:16
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Defence Page

A better suggestion would be to remove outgoing fleets from the Galaxy view, it's none of their damn business where I'm crashing tonight.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2013, 23:12
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Defence Page

Well ****, why not just let my HC read all my naughty sex mails I send in game while we're at it too... solo'ing behind your HC's back on shit targets is every PA players God-given right. :banana:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2012, 01:33
Replies: 519
Views: 166,903
Posted By budious
Re: Round 47 Predictions

Since DLR was taking round off I have been playing with CT this round. I joined a little before tick 400, and by last week was ranked 5th in CT for defense points, ala having been shorted quite a few...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Jul 2012, 01:22
Replies: 12
Views: 2,006
Posted By budious
Re: Revolution

... or you could do an amplifier efficiency research branch, which lvl 1 adds 5%, lvl 2 adds 10% etc. Vive la Revolution! :salute:



So you propose taking the last bit of fun out of PA?! I like...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Jun 2012, 22:02
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

A bit of revisionist history there, it was a mid-round merge with Insomnia. Two different ally cultures and mismatch of races and class types. Things could have gone smoother, but we didn't recruit...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Jun 2012, 15:07
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

It's the delusion of elitism that some of you have that you are above and so far beyond the capacity of the average planetarion player that contributes to the death of this game. The average player...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Jun 2012, 04:44
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

Sure, shut down the discussion if it's one you don't like.

I'm okay with moderator merging this thread with others on similar subject though.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jun 2012, 23:34
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

... and numerous times the suggestion of switching hulls 1 with hulls 3 eta's to make higher tech level the faster travel time, and there has been more consensus around that change than ally size yet...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jun 2012, 23:24
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

I don't see how maintaing the status quo is helpful, especially when the current status quo is failing and killing the game. Maybe that's what everyone wants? /tinfoil hat
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jun 2012, 23:22
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

Simple. Stop babysitting your members and teach them how to it themselves. DLR has 30 members and generally 27/30 are fully competent DCs and the three that aren't are just too new to the game and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jun 2012, 06:43
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

Then try being in one of the smaller tags when there is already a high limit and then see it go unlimited. Why would they want to fight you and your unlimited friends? That's the most idiotic...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jun 2012, 23:15
Replies: 319
Views: 75,677
Posted By budious
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

I swore I saw baddars mentioning the longer post I read last night. Did I take the red pill or the blue? Do I even care? Stop trying to keep me playing PA spinner.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Jun 2012, 23:11
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

The only practical way to go your route is random shuffle of all players into one of two sanctioned alliances. It might work that way but I dont think it would be any easier to administer than simply...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Jun 2012, 21:08
Replies: 153
Views: 14,468
Posted By budious
Re: Ally limits

It's also a dead game.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jun 2012, 05:00
Replies: 319
Views: 75,677
Posted By budious
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

Reverse? :confused:
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jun 2012, 16:15
Replies: 319
Views: 75,677
Posted By budious
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

I look forward to the closure of PA as I cannot escape the droves of people who stalk me until I come back to play it. Closing PA is the only and final solution. Close PA if you are listening Jagex,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jun 2012, 16:07
Replies: 519
Views: 166,903
Posted By budious
Re: Round 47 Predictions

Don't Fart Without The Kleenex



Wait, what? Seriously? What kind of idiocy is this nonsense. I don't condone racism but you can't break an in-game rule through a forum post. If that is the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Jun 2012, 16:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,335
Posted By budious
Re: Ministers' abilities

Here are mine,

MoC - auto translator tool in scroll down menu, options like Klingon and Imperial, or Latin
MoW - can set up to 3 galaxy relations, no real effect enforced, but it shows up on...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jun 2012, 12:41
Replies: 19
Views: 2,770
Posted By budious
Re: Round so far

:crymeariver:
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 May 2012, 12:29
Replies: 19
Views: 2,082
Posted By budious
Re: Reworking the Research Tree

I always thought it was the logical choice to begin with that the primary benefit of the classes are the eta reduction rather than their attributes. Afterall, all stats every round just come down to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 May 2012, 01:17
Replies: 164
Views: 19,712
Posted By budious
Re: Beta r47

Appocomaster, could you set beta up to reset every 1500 ticks? Kind of dull and boring when everyone is on even start, much more so when top planets already have 20M score ahead of you, but still...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 May 2012, 22:49
Replies: 164
Views: 19,712
Posted By budious
Re: Beta r47

:crymeariver:

Yeah, but it doesn't change the numbers that playing defensively and initing and protecting value can put you in the front with the current system. I was the only terran in DLR so...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 May 2012, 19:27
Replies: 164
Views: 19,712
Posted By budious
Re: Beta r47

I pretty much did just that this past round. Inited to 1500, used bonus to get another 400. Built FCs and refineries and played defense. Finished 42nd place for only stealing 80 roids and losing...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 May 2012, 00:42
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

So... heads still buried in sand?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 May 2012, 00:40
Replies: 24
Views: 5,861
Posted By budious
Re: Disallow Havoc Alliances

+1 Connovar's comments

I think it's just sad that we need to have an intervention for 80 people and explain to them why thinking it is okay to be in Factory is the wrong mentality for the PA...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 May 2012, 12:41
Replies: 58
Views: 11,303
Posted By budious
Re: Blocking

So make them all little alliances... 42 planet battle royales! :banana:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 May 2012, 11:06
Replies: 58
Views: 11,303
Posted By budious
Re: Blocking

Stolen/Lost Roids
Metal Crystal Eonium
Stolen 15 14 14
Lost 198 183 183

2:5:8 (Ter) 'The Pixie Dust Farts' of 'Our Man in Berlin' Score: 7241154 (49) Value: 6589434 (44) Size: 1900 (69)...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Apr 2012, 12:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By budious
Re: New Alliance Scoring System

Alliance Quality Scoring (OP) (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=3197534&postcount=20); Alliance Quality Scoring (reply) ...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Mar 2012, 23:34
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

So you produce datasets from when something hasn't been tried to support the case for not trying it?... this is about as useless as that academic study stating 33 is the happiest age, or men are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2012, 23:31
Replies: 49
Views: 12,683
Posted By budious
Re: Round 45 - Worst Round Ever?

Why is this even up for debate? Everyone knows R46 is gonna to take the crown.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Mar 2012, 02:40
Replies: 72
Views: 19,361
Posted By budious
Re: R46 Stats

I don't like the idea of hulls1:hulls3 combat under any circumstances. However, if you were to implement these stats then I would suggest swapping CR/BS to hulls1 research and FI/CO to hulls3...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2012, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By budious
Re: Round 46 Roundname Voting

I vote Hostile Diplomacy for the sheer irony.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Mar 2012, 19:44
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

Well said RexDrax



The only positives I see to the step approach is getting people on board to agree to tag downsize; and that those 5-10 players who are shaved from each of the large tags...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Mar 2012, 01:36
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

I'm for any change so long as people can see the light and agree the playerbase doesn't support the current alliance sizes. If Appoco came on right now and said next round would be 70 members with 60...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2012, 20:24
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

I've already seen plenty of instances of new players being turned away by the fat tag alliances who still have spots to spare but no motivation to train or deal with new recruits when they dont have...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2012, 19:49
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

... but when was the last time we tried anything other than some absurd tag size where two-thirds count towards score? How much has the playerbase dwindled since the last change? Why does it hurt to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Mar 2012, 00:27
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

As I see it:

Group A: Satisfied with the current alliance size, politics, game structure. Are going to play next round whether an alliance change is implemented or not.

Group B: Disgruntled...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Mar 2012, 18:50
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

... and if you would read the thread me and neroon have already addressed "they will play together no matter what" scenario numerous times.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Mar 2012, 18:05
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

I wouldn't call a mid-round merge a "proper big tag." It had nothing to do with size and everything to do with two player bases of opposing gameplay philosophies and fleet class makeups not meshing...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Mar 2012, 15:48
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

But it's not that much of a problem. It's no different then it is now with blocks forming each round. The benefit is now each side is lumped into consistent player sized scoring blocks and compete...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2012, 19:26
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Size

So are you saying that big alliances rely soley on playerbase size rather than skill and that smaller alliances of hardcore players are a threat? In most games they would just be considered the...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 27 Feb 2012, 18:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,454
Posted By budious
Re: Ngo round 45 Havoc

Hopefully if common sense prevails then Appoco remembers to disable alliances in Havoc. Havoc alliances. :rolleyes:
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2012, 18:48
Replies: 149
Views: 15,368
Posted By budious
Alliance Size

R46:

"Maximum Alliance Size: 80
Alliance Members that count towards total score: 50"

*%$&!*... really? We've seen how well this works out the past few rounds. Stagnate as hell politics and 3-4...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 10 Feb 2012, 02:26
Replies: 3
Views: 5,013
Posted By budious
Re: Usi round 45

Deja Vu (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=3213145&postcount=1)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Feb 2012, 02:15
Replies: 126
Views: 31,935
Posted By budious
Re: Round 45 Predictions

I think DLR is doing quite well seeing as how only one person bothered to give us a modest 9th place prediction in this thread. Then again, we're always used to dealing with overwhelming numbers...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Feb 2012, 01:09
Replies: 126
Views: 31,935
Posted By budious
Re: Round 45 Predictions

I'm indifferent to the outcome, just making an obvious observation at tick 500 to call the round... this was a prediction thread last I checked?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Feb 2012, 20:20
Replies: 126
Views: 31,935
Posted By budious
Re: Round 45 Predictions

Congrats Ultores on the threepeat. CT/XVX/ND let down as usual. See you in R46.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Sep 2011, 01:26
Replies: 26
Views: 3,657
Posted By budious
Re: Petition for another round of...

How about a round of strong cr/bs stats and significant xp bonus for each structure killed administered in an attack? Run up the xp score bracket on rankings and effectively make the SK the weapon of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Sep 2011, 01:14
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By budious
Re: Some changes

1. No
2. Maybe, no to doubling. Perhaps another 25%
3. No
4. No, maybe 10% off on group scan for a given coords.
5. No, maybe bi-racial hybrid planets but not two accounts.
6. Maybe, open to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Sep 2011, 20:37
Replies: 39
Views: 4,606
Posted By budious
Re: WE hate SK's what do you think ?

Surface attack result at Uganda (1:6:6)
Heavy Factory : 1
Finance Centre : 3

Surface attack result at LIBIA (3:9:8)
Light Factory : 1
Medium Factory : 2
Heavy Factory : 1

Surface...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Apr 2011, 03:02
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By budious
New Alliances for R42...

Let's discuss it before R42 gets here, have a few people step up, organize some new smaller tags. Then let's see who still tries to argue against lowering tag size limit?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Apr 2011, 02:57
Replies: 11
Views: 2,300
Posted By budious
Re: Message from Commanders for Def Page

So have a member list action with checkboxes next to each and if you check it off then any incoming messages get parsed into another color text and there is no action available for setting status or...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Apr 2011, 21:08
Replies: 190
Views: 26,541
Posted By budious
Re: Proposal for the creation of the roundly block against Apprime

Translated "it's time to make this round as boring as the last" ... whatever happened to people just hitting people and stop dicking around with politics like a bunch of wussies you all are and play...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2011, 23:34
Replies: 91
Views: 13,314
Posted By budious
Re: #operations

Lies!

budious,
DLR - public disinformation officer
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2011, 23:00
Replies: 91
Views: 13,314
Posted By budious
Re: #operations

Our block is to solidify our lead in the universe and to pummel inferior alliances into dust. There is no reason to discuss that which is already known.

budious,
DLR - public disinformation...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Mar 2011, 18:27
Replies: 34
Views: 4,456
Posted By budious
Re: Secrurity Risk

I might agree to an extent if I was using my [email protected] format email to access PA from a unencrypted public network that SSL would be an added benefit. However, the password...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Mar 2011, 18:17
Replies: 23
Views: 3,965
Posted By budious
Re: Jagex' conditions for a PA link on their Website

So basically by making this change the PA administration is effectively admitting that collecting the amount of personal information that it has required for the past decade was entirely unnecessary...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 7 Mar 2011, 00:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By budious
Re: Tyrell Corporation - an apathy alliance for R41

Yeah, I know they did... but I didn't realize it until after I had my solo tag roughly the same as their tag last round, guess we all felt a bit that way... :crymeariver:

They were APATHY at start...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 6 Mar 2011, 11:56
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By budious
Tyrell Corporation - an apathy alliance for R41

More human than human is our motto... apathy is the pendulum of the human emotion, tearing away through indifference where interest once took root only to be eroded by the futility of playing amongst...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2011, 01:44
Replies: 76
Views: 14,444
Posted By budious
Re: Round 41 Stats

It's not possible to have stats that don't suck. Prove me wrong.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Aug 2010, 02:26
Replies: 69
Views: 6,382
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Points System

I thought I was being on topic as most in the thread had already voiced opinion at having the scale capped somewhere between 2-3x the scoring, I provided one example of a model that would produce...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Aug 2010, 22:48
Replies: 69
Views: 6,382
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Points System

You have to define good because it can be a very subjective opinion based on a poor mathematical model with arbitrary limits with no grounding other than popular opinion or you can formulate a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Aug 2010, 21:56
Replies: 69
Views: 6,382
Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Points System

lol, I can identify with this sentiment but there is only so much to do between ticks :P

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The problem with my first formula is some conditions would produce negative...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Aug 2010, 20:01
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Posted By budious
Re: Alliance Points System

I think the system itself is an interesting idea but deciding the metric to measure the scoring leads to a few conundrums. I don't think APS should replace the normal counted scoring system for...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Aug 2010, 01:57
Replies: 30
Views: 6,827
Posted By budious
Re: Round 38 Changes

Forgive my ignorance, maybe I missed something along the way, but when did being able to defend out of tag/alliance come back into play (regarding points 3 & 4 of APS) ?

Also, just eye balling...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Nov 2009, 12:06
Replies: 36
Views: 4,425
Posted By budious
Re: UK Data Protection Act of 1998 and the PA EULA

You are missing the whole point. Being responsible with other people's personal information, even if it is severely limited in scope such as Name and Location, still requires you to be proactive in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Nov 2009, 11:20
Replies: 36
Views: 4,425
Posted By budious
Re: UK Data Protection Act of 1998 and the PA EULA

This was hardly blackmail, I think there was well documented transcripts of discussions that I shared with you via email correspondence regarding the behavior of multihunters staff. Now they may not...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Nov 2009, 06:35
Replies: 36
Views: 4,425
Posted By budious
Re: UK Data Protection Act of 1998 and the PA EULA

The first paragraph of the letter I sent Pete.



My concerns specifically regarding data handling by Planetarion and Renegade Games:

Confidentiality:

Is the database stored on an...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Nov 2009, 08:48
Replies: 36
Views: 4,425
Posted By budious
UK Data Protection Act of 1998 and the PA EULA

I would like to advise all Planetarion users that usage of personally identifiable information pertaining to signup and EULA acceptance is potentially violating the UK Data Protection Act of 1998.
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Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jun 2009, 09:47
Replies: 203
Views: 24,275
Posted By budious
Re: R32 Shipstats

Good to see this thread come alive with a spirited debate about stats and other submissions. JBGs looks short and simple and to the point, I would like to see it fleshed out a bit more but good...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jun 2009, 06:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By budious
Re: Ship Stats for Upcoming Rounds - Debate?

I wanted to elaborate a bit more on this topic after having a bit more time to think about it. I don't think it does the game or the players justice to treat ship stats as last minute design...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Jun 2009, 05:23
Replies: 203
Views: 24,275
Posted By budious
Re: R32 Shipstats

OK, sorry I misread your comment. I understand the sentiment that FI/CO was overused but I chalk that up to the lack of EMP targeting FI class that allowed CATH to run wild with large FI fleets. Even...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jun 2009, 22:42
Replies: 203
Views: 24,275
Posted By budious
Re: R32 Shipstats

How about at least looking at them first? I'm kind of offended that you assume I just pulled these numbers out my arse without giving it any thought.

Here's how it breaks down.

CATH FI Beetle -...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jun 2009, 04:27
Replies: 203
Views: 24,275
Posted By budious
Re: R32 Shipstats

I have put together my own proposal for upcoming stats for this round or a later one. Simply put, I prefer the less complex two pod ship system that limits combat vessels to around seven per race. I...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jun 2009, 04:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By budious
Re: Ship Stats for Upcoming Rounds - Debate?

Fair enough, I overlooked this sub-forum but the methodology of creating stats deserves it's own thread anyways.

Just to flesh out my latter point a bit further, I would propose assembling three...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Jun 2009, 20:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By budious
Ship Stats for Upcoming Rounds - Debate?

No reason to state the obvious, I think most of us were thoroughly disappointed with the ship stats last round. In fact it bugged me so much I spent hours at night thinking of ways it could be made...
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