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Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Nov 2017, 13:57
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Forum display

Done. Well-spotted :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Sep 2017, 21:50
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 73 Misc Stats

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Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Sep 2017, 20:24
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance Recruitment

I'll look and see about expanding the existing system and what is possible
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Sep 2017, 20:06
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Ash'taari

I like the idea of a new damage type. Just trying to think how it would be implemented.

This point needs some clarifying: "Oh, and one more thing - it returns to any class that targets it. If...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Sep 2017, 19:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,109
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Redesigning the Overview

There seem to be two/three completely separate points in this thread.

On the first one:
The widgets are a nice idea, but will involve quite a lot of rework on existing pages - also, things like...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Sep 2017, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Mailbox

How are you meant to do multi co-ords to send a mail out?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Sep 2017, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Ingame Defence Tools Bug?

Is anyone else able to comment on it? it seems strange. there's nothing specifically note-related changed on the tick.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Sep 2017, 19:40
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Reinventing the structure killers (just for fun)

Just to (marginally) bump this but how often do players actually want to SK and roid? mostly it's either vengeance to SK or roid but rarely both? correct me if I'm wrong here
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Sep 2017, 19:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,762
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Quest Refresh

Agreed


Not as quests but in general these are some really nice ideas it'd be good to consider for specific planet bonuses or abilities sort of like goverments


There are potential additional...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Aug 2017, 14:37
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy Political Stability

Agreed, struggling to see the benefit of it?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Jul 2017, 06:46
Replies: 416
Views: 7,967
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2017, 21:14
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Eorc r72

http://www.planetarion.com/news/news/read/481-eorc-round-72-14072017
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2017, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Eorc r72

thanks. sorry, It was on my list of things to upload :( I will get it uploaded officially shortly.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2017, 12:33
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: return of the creators hour

Oh hey, I've turned up on time to almost every single EoRC and CH for the last 12 years - I think I had to leave one EoRC half way through because of a family emergency, and maybe had to skip one...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jul 2017, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 8,908
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Announcement about future of PA

there's fairly minimal profits each year and honestly, brexit isn't helping (we host in Europe). I think one year the small profit went to charity but happy for Lunar to correct me.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jul 2017, 07:08
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 72 Misc Stats

To be fair, not many rounds someone scans that much!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Jul 2017, 22:23
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 72 Misc Stats

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Forum: Forums Issues 11 Jul 2017, 22:20
Replies: 5
Views: 3,769
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Mail Box Limit

Is now 1000 for the forums
Forum: Forums Issues 17 Jun 2017, 09:01
Replies: 49
Views: 2,454
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New roids for posts shambles

sorry Meischter. Most of the people with your e-mail ISP are spambots and I did a review recently and deleted them all as they had ~0 posts. I've just re-looked and saw this post and so will remember...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 May 2017, 20:30
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

yes we're considering that for next round. :)
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2017, 12:11
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What does the DC listen to?

even more than that, [Irvine] has come back
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 May 2017, 10:03
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 71 Misc Stats

I link it on the portal. Do you mean in-game?

Unfortunately, we do have stats on the portal, on the beta history site, on the forums, etc. Need to consolidate it a bit more.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 May 2017, 10:01
Replies: 33
Views: 1,062
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: kill exile

that would easily form priv gals though - you and lots of others exile same tick, get a new galaxy, no brainer abuse
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 May 2017, 10:00
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Action from the start!

if you invest in cores you do get good value, but at the expense of things like ship travel techs and ship techs and that's going to hurt you a bit by tick 200 or so.

are you saying core should...
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2017, 09:58
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What does the DC listen to?

Ride of the Valkyries is always a favourite when things are going down. Otherwise something upbeat and probably pop-y (Timber, I Gotta Feeling, etc)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 May 2017, 09:50
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Question about quests

I think actually it just checks if you have 3 of each roid
Forum: Forums Issues 23 May 2017, 09:49
Replies: 49
Views: 2,454
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New roids for posts shambles

I'd honestly take the spam. even if we do have comments like this, we're still up on forum activity and posting and having a couple of new threads. Will review at the end of the round
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 May 2017, 22:01
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 71 Misc Stats

Someone who has their fleet sent by their alliance rather than themselves
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 May 2017, 07:35
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Feel free to delete posts that spam. I have a few. I agree we may need more mods. Not sure this is the thread to discuss though
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2017, 23:11
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: hey what up

I am glad that the guy that won, won. I know they all cared about music but his sister wrote the song and he just seemed to care so much about making people happy with his songs
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 May 2017, 07:55
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

The reason why I had forum posting in the first place is to encourage forum posts again. The forum thread posting didn't do this. I'm forced to try other ways. If you have suggestions on how else we...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 May 2017, 07:51
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

I can give whatever extracts you wish (as per comments on the misc thread)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 May 2017, 07:49
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Generally, I do remember to do it. The thing is there's no "kick off havoc", it's manual donation of stuff, so the enabling of havoc donations to new signups is a flick switch I sometimes forget to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 May 2017, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R71: covops stats

Warp drive changed from steal back to kill
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2017, 22:14
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 71 Misc Stats

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Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2017, 00:29
Replies: 1
Views: 1,659
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 70 Misc Stats

As always, please feel free to request more.
I might try and get these loaded onto the beta history page but not sure about format - it'd end up being a page per table, which is a LOT more pages.
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Dec 2016, 21:01
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: postpone r70 signups and round start with a week

The stats were discussed through some rounds of review and were finalised at the end of last round; it's been my bad for not copying them from speedgame to beta.

I was actually more worried that...
Forum: Departing PA Messages 16 Dec 2016, 14:07
Replies: 13
Views: 3,896
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Bye - Adapt

major bump - I assume everyone read he left in the summer? :P
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Dec 2016, 21:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Xmas stats 2016

yes, they do
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2016, 01:01
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R69: covop stats

Want to work out who those irritating people are with their covert opping? http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=1&round=69 :P
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2016, 00:59
Replies: 21
Views: 2,653
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R69: inc stats

Makes my http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php look pretty rubbish :P
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 23:44
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 69 Misc Stats

As always, random stats - let me know if you want anything else and I'll try and get it.

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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Oct 2016, 20:36
Replies: 265
Views: 11,860
Posted By Appocomaster
Welcome to the Forum Thread - Round 69!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 69 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2016, 16:17
Replies: 57
Views: 6,186
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: How many races should their be?

I don't personally have an issue with new styles of play (or even taking back a form of subversion) but I agree that having a race which it's not possible to win with is not really a viable solution....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Sep 2016, 08:07
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 68 Misc Stats

You mean the one linked to from the portal here (http://www.planetarion.com/files/cin/r68/top_100_launches.htm)?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Sep 2016, 19:11
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 68 Misc Stats

As always, random stats - let me know if you want anything else and I'll try and get it.


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Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Aug 2016, 18:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: [Discuss] Wave Distorters... - more susgestions

You do realise you bumped an ELEVEN year old thread? :)

The number of distorter players who get good rankings - top 100 - is always in the minority. Check the strategy forum posts I make each...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Jul 2016, 15:45
Replies: 296
Views: 10,313
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 68 Welcome to the Forum Thread

you can't even follow instructions :P
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Jul 2016, 13:54
Replies: 296
Views: 10,313
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 68 Welcome to the Forum Thread

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 68 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jul 2016, 23:56
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 67 Misc Stats

As normal - please feel free to suggest more stats.


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Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jun 2016, 16:35
Replies: 476
Views: 25,951
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r67 who will win

I don't remember saying that - and clarified on PM. I said we closed people for different things in the past and it's only called "farming" if there is an agreement. I never at any point said we'd...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2016, 10:31
Replies: 198
Views: 9,802
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Free Roids

posting here won't do it - you have to do it on the other thread :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 May 2016, 18:25
Replies: 157
Views: 8,445
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Closing this as ship stats now final
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 May 2016, 00:43
Replies: 260
Views: 10,602
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 67 Welcome to the Forum Thread

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 67 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 May 2016, 21:22
Replies: 31
Views: 3,230
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Change to Steal

Yes I agree. Cath suffers this a little bit, but Zik suffers more, even if you nerf it and give it bad d/c

For reference, we have a box where we set the % of steal to die - it's a matter of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 May 2016, 23:32
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Race on History Page

This is much more awkward than it seems.

1) we don't store that data currently in that place - it's completely separate to the other rankings so we'd have to merge them and update the system for...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 May 2016, 00:10
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 66 Misc Stats

I added a few new ones but feel free to suggest others:



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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2016, 23:44
Replies: 320
Views: 12,162
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 65 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

No long Round 65 - closing the thread
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Mar 2016, 22:04
Replies: 254
Views: 8,020
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 66 Welcome to the forum thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 66 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Mar 2016, 19:04
Replies: 35
Views: 2,296
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion app

There are no approved apps and any third party apps run all sorts of security risks / similar. Any such references will be removed.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2016, 21:50
Replies: 109
Views: 4,080
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r66 Changes

The setup:
the player has to move ships into a particular fleet and flag that the alliance can use it
the alliance can then launch it only to defend planets in your alliance. They can "cancel" the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Mar 2016, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: So structure defence

This is a nice idea which we might look at in the future :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2016, 21:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 65 Misc stats

Hi all,

as normal:


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Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 18:48
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: "Random alliance" option.

Yep, sounds abusable :(

We certainly can't have an alliance made of all the new joiners due to no officers, and the other option to have new players joining "random" alliances to go over the tag...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 15:33
Replies: 47
Views: 1,625
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Change of buddypack system

If we were doing a random round I would prefer it to be in a Christmas speedgame with cluster alliances.

I'd be happier to mix BPs but I'm struggling to understand - alliances go on their own or...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 15:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance limits 40/60 split

I've tidied up the thread a bit to remove unnecessary conversation and tried to keep the slightly more civil comments.

My only comments to make about the 90% rule:

1) Do scanners scale...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 12:47
Replies: 83
Views: 2,191
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r66 - The Random One

Just a quick note - I haven't had time to read through all of this yet, but I've been getting some PMs asking why Round 66 will be random.

This is obviously just a user poll and whilst the input...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Feb 2016, 00:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2,297
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Recall bug!

making an app is quite a large solution for a single problem and is hundreds of man hours. we don't have the budget.

as I said, we either "fix" the recall "errors" which are displayed when you...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 31 Jan 2016, 22:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,297
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Recall bug!

Sorry, buy yes. Every time someone says they've done this, we've looked and there's no actual bug - the only bug we can find is client side (i.e. the user's phone). there's not much we can do.

We...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Jan 2016, 23:30
Replies: 320
Views: 12,162
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 65 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 65 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2015, 10:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Web Page designer wanted

Whilst I in no way have time (or ability) to design a website, what sort of thing are you looking for? Preemptively asking the question for others.

A single page, several pages, picture gallery,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Dec 2015, 01:13
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 64 Misc Stats

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Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Nov 2015, 16:53
Replies: 105
Views: 7,937
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

Just to say:
1) combat engine does support steal ships not dying (or only dying as a fraction of value rather than total value stolen, e.g. currently it's 100%)
2) definitely agree with no 0 loss...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 1 Nov 2015, 15:26
Replies: 3
Views: 3,000
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Cov Ops

(no - whatever the game says you are on is what you are on)
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 22 Oct 2015, 10:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,000
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Cov Ops

I think there are some rounding bugs as the code (and actual language) used to update the stealth vs display / predict the stealth are different. We've looked in the past and there's nothing obvious;...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2015, 23:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,387
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: freaks, i need a tester

oh man I just laughed out loud
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 16 Oct 2015, 13:43
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planet Reset Message

Thanks, nice spot. Fixed for R65, will be included in Round 64 if we make any other changes to the code. :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Oct 2015, 22:43
Replies: 17
Views: 3,627
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Meet UK 03/10/2015

Thanks for everyone who attended. hope to have one again soon :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Oct 2015, 21:18
Replies: 307
Views: 17,325
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 64 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 64 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Sep 2015, 23:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 63 Misc Stats

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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Sep 2015, 23:57
Replies: 17
Views: 3,627
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Meet UK 12/09/2015

Retitling the thread to reflect 3rd October date.

For those that aren't familiar with London, it's a huge spoons near Bank / Monument
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Sep 2015, 21:47
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 64 Stats

Does anyone have any stats they're wanting to submit?
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2015, 00:59
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2015, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New Round

Thank you, TMKR :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Aug 2015, 10:28
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Can *ANYONE* explain to me why people join temporary tags rather than their actual alliance? The quest clearly says join not create now. I send messages around recommending they join not create.
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:04
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

This is not your nickname but I fixed that for you. :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:04
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

I have no idea what your nickname is but it isn't this. no roids for you sir :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:04
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:03
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

This is not your in-game nickname but i fixed this for you before ticks started anyway
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:03
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

As above, comma, bad. I fixed and you got your roids ages ago
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:03
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

As noted, adding a comma currently breaks things so I manually fixed this
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 21:03
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

You put your nickname first. Not sure why you put your forum nickname first. I manually fixed it for you and granted you the roids before ticks started
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2015, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Dream team fantasy football

Premier League Fantasy code: 1707564-529157
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2015, 22:18
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Dream team fantasy football

I am signed up but no league yet
Forum: General Discussions 5 Aug 2015, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Dream team fantasy football

prefer the premier league fantasy team one to the Sun one. :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Aug 2015, 15:52
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Good solution, also autocomplete the "change your skin"-quest then :)[/QUOTE]

you can change your password to the same password to get around it.

I guess in the enterprise world, 70 days to...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2015, 00:14
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Appocomaster
15/16 Premier League Prediction Thread

So ... we haven't had one of these in a while.

What are everyone's thoughts on the upcoming season? Happy to accept thoughts up to and after the start of the season, but my initial ones are as...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2015, 00:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: So this is a thing

Erm :( can no one else? I will need to look but I kind of thought that I'd enabled it for everyone :P
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Aug 2015, 00:03
Replies: 295
Views: 8,980
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 63 Welcome to the Forum Thread

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 63 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Please please PLEASE also consider posting elsewhere! :)

Posting your...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Aug 2015, 02:30
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

#1 - not sure of the huge gain - is this something which will make a big difference?

#2 - galaxy fund is on the mining page under a new tab; completely confused? do you mean galaxy fund donations...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Aug 2015, 02:28
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Aug 2015, 02:19
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

I am aware of this but not sure about the best way of fixing it, to be honest.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Aug 2015, 02:18
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Aug 2015, 00:37
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Do you have a preference as to how these are added? We store the time the news is generated, but fitting it on the news page ... especially if we do yyyy/mm/dd hh:mi:ss
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2015, 23:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: So this is a thing

No, you're able to put pictures on the forum now :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Jul 2015, 01:13
Replies: 0
Views: 1,565
Posted By Appocomaster
Question Round 63 Round Name Vote

Hi all,

It's that time again - please vote for the round name(s) which you feel are most appropriate for Round 63.

A reminder of previous round names is below:

Round 62 - Far from Home...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jul 2015, 14:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 62 Misc Stats

I fixed the title of it - someone asked explicitly for the incoming stats of the top 3 planets in the last week of the round.

I've worked out the bug but working out how to fix it will be harder...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jul 2015, 02:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 62 Misc Stats

Oh yeah I keep forgetting to fix it :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jul 2015, 01:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 62 Misc Stats

Top Scanners


+------+---------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2015, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Appocomaster
So this is a thing

http://imgick.silive.com/home/silive-media/width620/img/latest_news/photo/pluto-death-starjpg-0912af5ea77e42c3.jpg

The death star is coming!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Jul 2015, 14:18
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

On the other hand we've had people accidentally recall due to no confirm buttons ... :( so it seems like you want the boxes easier to click.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Jul 2015, 14:15
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Stop having so much history. how much is a long time? this is the vaguest bug report ever.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Jul 2015, 14:13
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

example combat report? they should do ..
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Jul 2015, 13:58
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Midtick backup

Paging Lunar_Lamp to this thread...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Jul 2015, 13:42
Replies: 102
Views: 10,989
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R63 stats

so far I've been contacted by:

Blue_Esper (currently doing his stats on beta)
green_cat
B-Butch3r

I'm happy for people to join #pastats and have discussions. I'm also happy to enable polls or...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jun 2015, 20:00
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

"so many" people are crashing but 0 people have reported this in support explicitly. This is the first I've heard of it. We added this because we had users who were clicking back and their browser...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Jun 2015, 12:34
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Currently yes, but feedback given has suggested this is not a great way of doing it, so Cin will be changing this (at the weekend or something) to step up what you see with unwanted / wanted / trusted
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Jun 2015, 12:33
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

Fixed for next round. will try and include it in this round too.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 May 2015, 22:48
Replies: 66
Views: 43,477
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planet Dumps (Last Updated: 10/06/10)

Just to keep this up to date:

we noticed some bugs in the botfiles so we fixed it (the galaxy value was incorrect; and the galaxy counted score did not contain the galaxy fund). This has now been...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2015, 21:53
Replies: 66
Views: 43,477
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planet Dumps (Last Updated: 10/06/10)

here (http://game.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=changes)

I will also update this post; thanks. :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 May 2015, 10:27
Replies: 228
Views: 20,940
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2015, 10:17
Replies: 4
Views: 2,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2015, 13:57
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: How do you rate the movie gravity?

I actually saw it in quite a nice cinema in London and I think it's quite incredible that you only really have two people in the film for any length of time. It's a bit like Wall-e in that, when you...
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2015, 13:55
Replies: 4
Views: 2,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Can you please suggest some topics to write about aliens?

What sort of aliens were you thinking about?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 May 2015, 14:42
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 61 Misc stats

Top Scanners


+------+----------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2015, 22:46
Replies: 207
Views: 8,928
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: mass NAPing- yawn boring

I think that we've always said that if it generates the link and you click it, that's fine. anything else is not fine.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2015, 21:56
Replies: 17
Views: 3,627
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Meet UK 12/09/2015

If it's in London, I don't currently have any other plans so I can be there.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Apr 2015, 11:58
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 62 stats?

urhg yeah. I was going to firstly actually force a group of people to look after stats, as I think I'm finding round after round I don't really have time to review them properly. stats/ race bonuses...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Mar 2015, 15:21
Replies: 266
Views: 8,780
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 61 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

No idea who you are but you aren't getting roids like that :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Mar 2015, 10:56
Replies: 61
Views: 2,571
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r61 Changes?

Sorry, no. This is the count of all permanent accounts (i.e. every account signed up since Round 41) vs those signed up after the time you joined.

I could do a separate status of, for those...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Mar 2015, 20:11
Replies: 266
Views: 8,780
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 61 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 61 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost. Though no one appears to post much on the forums, so I am not sure if there's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Mar 2015, 20:03
Replies: 61
Views: 2,571
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r61 Changes?

You're not listening. 25 man tags are the ONLY solution and will guaranteed make this game 1000x more competitive and bring back players. Why will no one listen?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Mar 2015, 02:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Essential Planetarion Feedback - Ordering on History page!

62% of accounts since Round 41 (so 20 rounds ago) were created in the last 15 rounds.

Maybe that text needs to be updated :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2015, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Essential Planetarion Feedback - Ordering on History page!

Correct.
We can estimate, based on the data on the beta server history stuff, many of the ranks post round 14, but if nicknames changed or something then it'd throw us off. We could never...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2015, 02:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Essential Planetarion Feedback - Ordering on History page!

Some players may have noticed there is a new list on the history page in-game.

There has been a question raised about the ordering of the data. Points have been made both for "newest first" and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Mar 2015, 13:38
Replies: 15
Views: 4,230
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Round 61 Round Name Voting!

The force is strong in this one.

No, wait, wrong show.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2015, 01:29
Replies: 61
Views: 2,571
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: r61 Changes?

If players are able to cleverly use ships which no one else is using, they might effectively get a 3-6% value gain over planets who go for the most common ships. Also, if one or two races are...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2015, 16:02
Replies: 15
Views: 4,230
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Round 61 Round Name Voting!

I always love these suspicious surges in one suggestion :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2015, 01:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,230
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Round 61 Round Name Voting!

Most people don't get the "Highly Illogical" one :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2015, 01:50
Replies: 15
Views: 4,230
Posted By Appocomaster
Planetarion Round 61 Round Name Voting!

Hi all,

It's that time again - please vote for the round name(s) which you feel are most appropriate for Round 61.

A reminder of previous round names is below:

Round 60 - The Fruits of War...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2015, 10:41
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

She replied, frustrated. Then
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Mar 2015, 19:03
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: EORC Log R60

Thanks - I also uploaded it to the portal here (http://www.planetarion.com/news/news/read/425-eorc-round-60-28022015)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Feb 2015, 21:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,394
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 60 Random Stats

As normal:


Top Scanners


+------+---------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2015, 17:55
Replies: 127
Views: 5,328
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R61 Changes

We've had several changes in alliances being created and dissolving and reforming again. The personnel does change in these shifts, sometimes depending on availability of people during rounds.
...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2015, 17:48
Replies: 127
Views: 5,328
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R61 Changes

What happens if there are enough buddy packs and randoms to make galaxies of 7, not 8? or if there are 80 people left over, who are forced into galaxies with no buddy packs?
What happens if you get...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2015, 16:34
Replies: 127
Views: 5,328
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R61 Changes

Firstly, thank you for the feedback. I know there have been some posts on this suggestions forum and I do read them and am trying to implement bits and pieces of many of them as I can.

Multi-Tick...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Feb 2015, 16:15
Replies: 127
Views: 5,328
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R61 Changes

Most of the code was finished about 2-3 rounds ago, to be honest. :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Feb 2015, 14:29
Replies: 127
Views: 5,328
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R61 Changes

I announced this change in particular (multi tick) because I thought it would cause these sorts of questions to arise.

much of the required code changes are in place or will be in place by this...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2015, 20:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: so here's what irks me

What's the purpose of this? a theoretical exercise?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 18 Feb 2015, 15:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,597
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Themes

The last 3 times we had a competition for skins or graphics, where we mailed the whole universe and put it on the portal, and offered a free credit, we got 0 entries I think.

We can't redo the...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2015, 21:50
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

Ravish Appocomaster's planet, because
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2015, 13:40
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

The story so far:

In deepest space, there
Lies an ancient ship
And in that ship
lies every dirty secret
of TheoDD's last relationship
with ten homosexual eskimos
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2015, 14:41
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

It's an indefinite article.

I've seen no examples online which say that "A" is not a world.
e.g. :

"The words A and AN are called "indefinite articles" and apply to some non-specific member...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2015, 14:20
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

it is :P
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2015, 13:13
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

That's 5 words :(
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2015, 13:13
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: man as ambrose bierce sees it

I forgot how eclectic you are. Everyone else told me I was wrong too, don't worry :P
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2015, 23:23
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Story Time!

of TheoDD's last relationship ...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 14 Feb 2015, 16:49
Replies: 23
Views: 2,639
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Pacifism

I'm actually finding this quite interesting :) Good luck to you, flowers
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2015, 13:51
Replies: 49
Views: 2,692
Posted By Appocomaster
Story Time!

Everyone adds 4 words.

In deepest space, there ...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2015, 13:50
Replies: 93
Views: 23,299
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2015, 13:49
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: man as ambrose bierce sees it

erm, that doesn't sound like Tietäjä
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2015, 12:00
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Lost roids

There was a slight issue but that was fixed about the time I posted. :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Feb 2015, 12:37
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Lost roids

can you confirm when they landed, please?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Jan 2015, 23:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,601
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Quicky: members in top100

sorry I got confused. will look at this soon
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Jan 2015, 21:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,601
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Quicky: members in top100

Actually, my new understanding of this is that you can add yourself as friendly so that you can choose if alliance members can see themselves / etc.

Is this something you want completely changed?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jan 2015, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Question about the stats on beta.planetation.com

also fixed history page in-game :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2015, 16:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Gal status

Just to confirm, in terms of the whole sorting by ETA thing, did you mean for each planet, sort by eta, or for the whole galaxy sort by eta (so much closer to alliance def)?

I understand that you...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2015, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Scanning

As I just said in the thread Mz linked, I hope that we'll have this as an advanced interface next round or so. :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2015, 14:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,674
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Custom scanning groups

We'll try and have some sort of advanced interface to do something like this in the next round or two
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2015, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Gal status

Done for Round 61 (if we have to make any other changes to that code, it might sneak in this round). Only "New" and "In Progress" will trigger the alert.

This is only because I double-checked that...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2015, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance advertisment

Yeah,
ManiacMagic means that when you say you want to get in contact with someone, you can send them a custom message.

if you can suggest where I put that box ... :P
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 23 Jan 2015, 12:11
Replies: 1
Views: 2,181
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Covop planet in same tag - possible

Fixed; sorry

This was a result of the introduction to NAP alliances as well as alliance alliances.
Forum: Departing PA Messages 13 Jan 2015, 20:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,425
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Finally out.

FWIW we are having a couple of internal discussions about what we can do.

Best of luck though :)

It's interesting - I've seen some people drift to ... other online space games, but some of...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 13 Jan 2015, 20:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Incredibly High Planet Value at Start

oh, yeah I fixed that.

that was from an issue which apparently hasn't come up before where something wasn't properly reset after last round. Kind of surprised me tbh :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jan 2015, 16:03
Replies: 260
Views: 11,467
Posted By Appocomaster
The Round 60 Welcome to the Forum Thread

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 60 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost.

Posting your nickname here gives your planet 5 free asteroids of each type....
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2015, 17:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New Years Resolution 2015

1920 x 1080 :)

When I hook up my work laptop to my 32" screen it's more fun though
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jan 2015, 00:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New Alliance War Feature Discussion

As discussed with Zhil, I will try and implement a related "NAP" status (similar to Allied but without allowing for shared defence) which would allow for a compromise.

Also, to clarify, only the...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2014, 11:24
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Dec 2014, 23:28
Replies: 41
Views: 7,643
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Just for the benefit of everyone else - these are now on beta
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Dec 2014, 23:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,674
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Custom scanning groups

yeah, honestly I can't see many actual use cases for this scenario. Unless you're scanning your own alliance every night, you're probably not going to be scanning the same set of co-ords on a regular...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Dec 2014, 14:56
Replies: 41
Views: 7,643
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 60 Stats Offers

Okay, going to swap out Isil's stats - is anyone else wanting to upload theirs? I know B-Butcher wants his on briefly so he can upload them separately.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Dec 2014, 02:18
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Question about the stats on beta.planetation.com

Okay, fixed the beta history site's planet stats :)

Still the history page to go
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Dec 2014, 01:48
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Question about the stats on beta.planetation.com

Okay,

The alliance member count figures are correct.

The history page has a bug (previously undiscovered) where, when you launch at a target, recall, relaunch at the same target, recall AGAIN,...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Dec 2014, 00:31
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Hey guys how is it going

Merry Christmas :)

@Androme2 - Androme2 has been around since 2003 and I can't find any account which is just Androme from before then. So either they changed forum things or they literally...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Dec 2014, 19:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Question about the stats on beta.planetation.com

so there's still a question of what the stats show on beta?

and potentially the journal page.

will look at it - remind me in a couple of days though, once the winter round stuff is sorted ;)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Dec 2014, 11:19
Replies: 0
Views: 1,586
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 59 Random Statistics

Top Scanners:


+------+---------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Oct 2014, 23:58
Replies: 364
Views: 27,428
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

If you think you have evidence of cheating then please report it to the multihunters. Otherwise you're kind of just telling stories.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Oct 2014, 20:39
Replies: 337
Views: 22,640
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Round 59 Welcome to the Forums Thread!

Just to remind people, you're meant to post your NICKNAME and not "something random" :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Oct 2014, 23:35
Replies: 337
Views: 22,640
Posted By Appocomaster
The Round 59 Welcome to the Forums Thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 59 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost.

Posting your nickname here gives your planet 5 free asteroids of each type....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Oct 2014, 00:32
Replies: 368
Views: 32,684
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

Beetle Armour 11->13
Avenger Armour 71->80
Banshee Cost 51/51/51 -> 53/53/53
Illusion armour 6->5
Thief armour 36->34
Corsair armour 15->17
Dealer armour 36->40

final tweaks
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Oct 2014, 19:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 59 Round Name selection

Changed the font though technically it's incorrect
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Oct 2014, 16:33
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 59 Round Name selection

It's that time again - please select the name(s) most appropriate for the Round 59 Round Name. The winner gets a credit, remember!

For comparison, previous names are as follows:

Round 58 -...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Oct 2014, 21:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Bug: Ignore score limits for galaxy fund donations

Just to note, this is fixed for R59 (donations to the galaxy/alliance fund drop your value + score to match your score increasing when you get donated resources from the gal fund).
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Sep 2014, 00:28
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 58 Random Statistics

Top Scanners

+------+-----------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 20:13
Replies: 368
Views: 32,684
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

seconded :(



okay, everyone else, Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh has agreed that his stats appear to be a bit too controversial and is happy to step aside to let someone else set up their stats.

...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Sep 2014, 00:38
Replies: 31
Views: 3,329
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Remove vac mode

I'm not sure what you are suggesting here.

Vacation mode is removed for the last week of the round and has been for the last ... I don't know, 20 rounds at least? Maybe 30 or so.

If you go...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Sep 2014, 11:25
Replies: 368
Views: 32,684
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I've had 2 submissions of stats so far; I will be getting one set in the beta environment this weekend.

So far, only Paisley has volunteered to help on a more long term basis.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2014, 18:15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What's the worst emotion you can feel?

I think if I went through the rounds and found everyone who'd been in trouble at some point, none of you (and myself included) have come out entirely unscathed.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Sep 2014, 23:44
Replies: 368
Views: 32,684
Posted By Appocomaster
Stats - Round 59 and beyond

I decided to post this here as mostly it's only the people reading this forum who are interested in stats.

Whilst I'd like someone to create some stats for Round 59 (submissions welcome), I'd...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Aug 2014, 22:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Changes to traveltime

Parallel and Cluster ETAs were around for a while and weren't regarded as a failure as far as I know? :)

Defence ETA changes, maybe, but I'm not sure about attack ETA changes.

Also it means...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Aug 2014, 22:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Changes to alliances

I honestly don't think cluster-only alliances is a good idea; planets like playing in their alliance and some are alliance-or-nothing.

I guess if we have cluster alliances, there would be a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Aug 2014, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Bug: Ignore score limits for galaxy fund donations

ahh good spot. No one that I know of has seen this before.

It was implemented like this to stop those who were only just under the limit (and so therefore not eligible for donations which would...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Aug 2014, 22:28
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Changes to Galaxy Status

I have no idea what this means, to be honest.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Aug 2014, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Have you done your impossible?

I think that 5,6,7,8 years ago, if you told someone this game would still be going, they would say that was impossible.

However, it's still here. I have done my impossible.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Aug 2014, 21:18
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What is your biggest coincidence?

I know someone who gets very upset at the misuse of the word "random". Random is something which is hard to define, especially technically.

Also "randomly" modifying what looks to be your subtle...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Aug 2014, 21:14
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What's your concussion story?

You are a busy guy, obviously.

I have never been concussed. The closest I guess was when I had a general aesthetic.

How long did you spend at hospital?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Aug 2014, 21:12
Replies: 14
Views: 3,641
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2014, 17:30
Replies: 38
Views: 7,821
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: FA Fantasy League

Don't go for Fiddler or Quick Ben as your name, both sound a bit like pedos :)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2014, 15:24
Replies: 49
Views: 16,527
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Any of the old crew still around?

it's okay, I can ban him for advertising that evil forum that most of GD disappeared to.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2014, 00:21
Replies: 303
Views: 19,978
Posted By Appocomaster
The Round 58 Welcome to the Forum Thread!

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 58 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back again to give you that little helping boost.

Posting your nickname here gives your planet 5 free asteroids of each type....
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2014, 21:27
Replies: 38
Views: 7,821
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: FA Fantasy League

Posting to say I officially confirm that there's going to be a credit.

Also surely the satisfaction of coming second to me would be reward enough? ;)

I'm sure a few of you worthy people think...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2014, 22:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 58 Round Name selection

It's that time again - please select the name(s) most appropriate for the Round 58 Round Name. The winner gets a credit, remember!

For comparison, previous names are as follows:

Round 57 - Out...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jul 2014, 20:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What about if we had a "hirr" round...

Ah true, we'd have to take that into consideration I guess and offset it by stolen value
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jul 2014, 20:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By Appocomaster
What about if we had a "hirr" round...

...where you are ranked by the amount of score (ships) which you have lost in combat.

I'd not do it as a serious round, but more of a speedgame. The idea is that you would have to get roids to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 20:34
Replies: 150
Views: 9,127
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

oh that makes sense now.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 20:32
Replies: 126
Views: 8,078
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R58 Stats

No. There's just me :cool:

though these days I need a mini me to be an allianceless, power-crazy person, etc. :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jul 2014, 20:29
Replies: 150
Views: 9,127
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

The issue is, Cath are very strong offensively and very weak defensively by nature. If you get good alliance/gal def to cover their defensive weakness, you can use the attacking nature to generally...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Jul 2014, 01:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 57 Random Statistics

Top Scanners:


+------+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Jul 2014, 00:34
Replies: 126
Views: 8,078
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R58 Stats

okay people justify to me why you think your stats are worth playing and what characteristics drive them!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Jul 2014, 14:16
Replies: 126
Views: 8,078
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R58 Stats

My bad. I haven't been paying attention and suddenly we have 5 sets coming out of the woodwork. FIVE sets. I'm not sure we've ever had more than 2 sets.

I don't know what to do. panic. panic....
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jul 2014, 18:41
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

sorry, hhd failure, I lost all the results.

Kidding.


Rank Player Country Games Predicted Total Points Points Per Game
1 eksero Uruguay ...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2014, 22:54
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

thank god that the netherlands scored or it'd be completely over.
now it's a straight "Appocomaster must get a more accurate result than eksero to win".
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2014, 21:24
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Going into the final games, the top teams look like:


Rank Player Country Games Predicted Total Points Points Per Game
1 Appocomaster Portugal ...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2014, 17:42
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Brazil 1 - 1 The Netherlands
Germany 2 - 1 Argentina
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 23:48
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Brazil vs The Netherlands
Germany vs Argentina
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2014, 23:48
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

I got a draw after 90 mins, at least :)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jul 2014, 20:58
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Brazil 2 - Germany 1
Argentina 1 - 1 Netherlands - Netherlands go through
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jul 2014, 09:36
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

I forgot to do these so will lose a game :(

Argentina 0 v Belgium 1
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2014, 23:15
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Quarter Finals Part 2:

France vs Germany
Agentina vs Belgium
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2014, 10:21
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

I had to double check the time on the first two predictions! nice going :)
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2014, 09:59
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Last 16 part 2:
France vs Nigeria
Germany vs Algeria
Argentina vs Switzerland
Belgium vs USA



Quarter Finals Part 1:
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Jun 2014, 09:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Land ticks

Nickname | Average Attempts
Machado | 1.935210
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2014, 21:57
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Fantasy League

Done :)
bye bye Suarez lol
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2014, 23:09
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

May have taken these off as they did kinda finish before you predicted and you happened to predict them 100%!
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2014, 23:01
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Last 16 Part 1:
Brazil vs Chile
Columbia v Uruguay
Netherlands v Mexico
Costa Rica v Greece
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2014, 00:20
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Round 3

FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP A
Cameroon v Brazil 21:00
Croatia v Mexico 21:00

FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP B
Australia v Spain 17:00
Netherlands v Chile 17:00
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2014, 22:44
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
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
Russia v South Korea


FIFA WORLD CUP - GROUP A
Brazil v Mexico 20:00
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jun 2014, 14:00
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

I'll try and sort the scores and put up the next batch today or tomorrow :)
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jun 2014, 12:50
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

so ... not neymar on the second or third goal? ouch :P
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2014, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Speedgame

signups aren't for another 2+ weeks for the actual qualifying session.

what do you take the Planetarion community for, organised people? :P
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2014, 09:35
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

sorry, jermain took Brazil from dreis; I hadn't got around to updating my post.
You can have:
Algeria
Australia
Cameroon
Colombia -gzambo
Costa Rica
Croatia (probably)
Germany (probably)...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2014, 16:23
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

we're not backing teams to win, we're just choosing teams to be.

When we get into the knockout round I'll draw the top players against each other in play offs so we have our own prediction world...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2014, 22:42
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

closes whenever :) but after the matches start, you're gonna do worse ...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2014, 22:09
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Fantasy League

As announced, credit for the winner. Bring it on :-)
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2014, 20:51
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Fantasy League

Ribery already injured and out. Glad I didn't pick him :)
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2014, 16:53
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Fantasy League

In and going to win. :)
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2014, 16:31
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Erm, the team part is the least important part!

The most important part is:


First matches for each group are as follows:

Group A
Brazil v Croatia
Mexico v Cameroon
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 May 2014, 22:08
Replies: 332
Views: 19,974
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Round 57 Welcome to the Forum Thread

You don't have to repost if you reset :)
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2014, 10:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Who will win the world cup?

There were two Spanish teams in the CL final and they do have some Spanish players, and Barca were still close. I agree they must be strong.

I can't see England settling things alight, though I'd...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 May 2014, 10:04
Replies: 332
Views: 19,974
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 22:41
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Wait, to clarify. we're not predicting the WINNERS. we're predicting every match.

I assume you're all claiming teams and saying you'll be involved. :P

updated list at the top
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2014, 11:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Who will win the world cup?

I agree with the top group and bottom group (though I'm sure someone from the bottom group will surprise us), but I am interested in how you've separated Portugal / Colombia / France / Belgium from...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 May 2014, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planet resets

Yes, they do :)
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2014, 12:27
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: World Cup Predictions Thread / League

Not Austria? Oh, wait... :P
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2014, 12:24
Replies: 332
Views: 19,974
Posted By Appocomaster
The Round 57 Welcome to the Forum Thread

Appocomaster

Welcome to the Round 57 "Welcome to the Forum" Thread, back by popular demand!

Posting your nickname here gives your planet 5 free asteroids of each type.


Points to note:

...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2014, 12:19
Replies: 131
Views: 11,301
Posted By Appocomaster
World Cup Predictions Thread / League

So, we haven't done this in a while.

Is anyone up for a World Cup predictions thread? We'll have a league, 3 points for a correct result, 1 point for the correct winner. If we have 32 or so...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2014, 12:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By Appocomaster
Who will win the world cup?

Well, obviously England, but who will come second?

I fancy Brazil; it's their home games and whilst they've struggled a bit in recent years, they could do pretty well. Spain must be fancied to be...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 May 2014, 21:52
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

I just killed it ... I guess I could do it for R57 too :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 May 2014, 20:52
Replies: 247
Views: 13,001
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R57 Stats sets

Stats final with the following tweaks:

Behemoth armour 110->75
Demeter emp res 91->94
Termite now requires siege class weapons rather than frigate class hulls
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 May 2014, 09:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 57 Roundname Voting!

It's that time again - please select the name(s) most appropriate for the Round 57 Round Name. The winner gets a credit, remember!

For comparison, previous names are as follows:

Round 56 -...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 May 2014, 11:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,651
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Cluster Alliances

I did not ever intend this to be a replacement for a real round setup.

Alliances are important communities of Planetarion and I can never see them being replaced for a full round.

I am...
Forum: General Discussions 13 May 2014, 11:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Hey guys how is it going

I am still here. not sure when I joined first.

Edit: apparently Oct 2003. is that early 2000s?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 May 2014, 22:04
Replies: 247
Views: 13,001
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: R57 Stats sets

I'm happy to endorse Santa's MT stats, pending any changes he is comfortable making, with the 3 pod classes.

Santa, over to you ;)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 May 2014, 10:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,630
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 56 random statistics

Top Scanners:


+------+----------------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 May 2014, 23:21
Replies: 141
Views: 12,595
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 56 Alliance Stats

Tick 577 (53%)


+------+---------------------+---------+------------+------------+-----------+-----------+------------+---------------+----------+---------+---------------+---------------+
|...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 May 2014, 21:51
Replies: 266
Views: 40,147
Posted By Appocomaster
Nagging over tiny things thread #2

This is for SMALL items (big items get ignored)

Please check
http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=3230600&postcount=256

for previous suggestions
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 May 2014, 16:36
Replies: 255
Views: 43,191
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things

END OF THREAD SUMMARY - accurate as of 17/05/2016



Fixed
why is info about race distribution on the Universe -> Misc page? Put that shit on the Universe -> Races page.
Why am I being logged...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 May 2014, 15:57
Replies: 255
Views: 43,191
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things

Summary of this thread is below.

New thread is here (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=200417)
Forum: Forums Issues 4 May 2014, 14:50
Replies: 9
Views: 26,686
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Forums

Something silly - I assume you're going down and reading the whole of each thread, not (for example) the first page or something?

Not heard of anyone complaining of this before; it seems to work...
Forum: Forums Issues 4 May 2014, 14:33
Replies: 9
Views: 26,686
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Forums

interesting. You're obviously logged in whilst doing all of this. I assume you aren't reading it in a non-tracking browser window (e.g. incognito mode) after logging in? or something similar?
...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 May 2014, 21:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance relations

Hey guys, this is "Planetarion suggestions" not "Planetarion handbags".
I've deleted most of the posts which are more aimed at each other and less aimed at constructive discussion. I honestly could...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Apr 2014, 16:52
Replies: 148
Views: 6,899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy Exiles

I know that at least two alliances did it last round at more of an alliance level. So you're looking at quite a lot more than 15 people. :)

Edit: If someone nudges me tomorrow night, I'll look for...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Apr 2014, 08:43
Replies: 80
Views: 6,210
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Stats maker

also higher class is less of an issue than 0-loss steal ships.

It's very easy to change steal to 0 loss steal ships instead of the current steal (there's just a setting), but having both at once...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 27 Apr 2014, 13:35
Replies: 2
%20
Views: 889
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: %20

Hi,
this is a known bug with having read-only access to alliance defence messages. I believe it will be fixed for next round :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2014, 11:23
Replies: 80
Views: 6,210
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Stats maker

okay just to clarify, I don't remember having had any stats offered for this round, it'd be good if anyone is willing to step forward.

I thought that Isilx had already sorted a set but just...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Apr 2014, 16:00
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: PA World Cup

why an NFL skin when it's Football?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Apr 2014, 09:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: PA World Cup

I won't be doing anything less than multiples of 24 hours as it includes more than just Rest of World - unless Europe are happy doing midnight until 14:00 GMT? ;)

I was thinking you could have...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Apr 2014, 17:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: PA World Cup

Anyone got any slightly more specific preferences beyond private galaxies?

Length of time, 1 round or playoffs then final, tick speed, method of winning (special roids vs pure value), size of...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2014, 11:43
Replies: 49
Views: 5,383
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: What book are you reading now?

I'm reading Jim Butcher's Dresden Files. It's getting tense now, 11 books in (plus all the relevant short stories from "Side Jobs"). NEED MORE.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2014, 17:19
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

erm, as far as i know it should be working now and for the entire round? So I'm a bit confused as to why there's the assumption that it stopped at the end of shuffle. :)
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2014, 21:19
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By Appocomaster
Can someone explain to me...

...how you're meant to wire lighting sockets?

So, I understand the two main ideas of wiring power circuits - spurs (where you have a wire from the fuse box to the first socket, then first to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Mar 2014, 14:44
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Com Unit (IRC)

We are using the qwebirc third party application. This is web-based and doesn't really have anything in the way of right click menus. The exception to this is clicking on the nick list, which expands...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Mar 2014, 09:30
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

I like how you quoted my "please put your nickname first" post and still managed to not put your nickname first :p
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2014, 17:00
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Appocomaster
Joke of the week

I'll put up a poll on Saturday, but I'd like to start us off with:

A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, “This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 20 Mar 2014, 13:51
Replies: 0
Views: 828
Posted By Appocomaster
zmeu

pm me on irc please! :)

or e-mail me at [email protected]
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2014, 11:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: England Team for 2014

Yeah walcott is "learning how to walk again (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/arsenal/10669312/Im-learning-to-walk-again-says-Arsenals-Theo-Walcott.html)".

Interesting that you...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Mar 2014, 10:39
Replies: 148
Views: 6,899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy Exiles

To address a couple of comments in this thread:

so far, there is no indication that there will be more buddy packs (or fewer planets per galaxy after shuffle) than last round. I will be monitoring...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Mar 2014, 09:37
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

Just to note, this won't be getting you free roids :)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2014, 21:21
Replies: 17
Views: 19,744
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Artificial Intelligence

That is strange. I'll have a look and see why.

The feedback was interesting - I do happen to have a large collection of names which may be appropriate for Planetarion players, but I would not want...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Mar 2014, 11:30
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

meh I was of two minds - it's planetarion-related but yeah fair enough. I've given out direct links to this thread. Why should general discussions be before Planetarion?

Also, your nickname is...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2014, 09:27
Replies: 17
Views: 19,744
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Artificial Intelligence

Hi Spinner,

thanks for the feedback. :)

I honestly don't know - going into the admin tools I can't see any word that might match what is starred, and also I can't seem to display anything under...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2014, 15:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: England Team for 2014

Interesting that you don't include Townsend, Sturridge, Johnson, Lennon, Rooney in that! Some would argue that a few of those players are bit different.

England do have a bit more pace than...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Mar 2014, 15:57
Replies: 148
Views: 6,899
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy Exiles

If it doesn't work at all, then we will review the situation at the end of the round.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Mar 2014, 10:49
Replies: 17
Views: 19,744
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Artificial Intelligence

yes, something I've been thinking about for a worry


I'd want them in one or more alliances. I wouldn't want them co-operating with in-game alliances.

I would want them working together -...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Mar 2014, 10:36
Replies: 24
Views: 6,557
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Tick Planning for New Players.

yeah originally I thought it would be difficult to cope with resets and stuff. then I made a super-cool script on Saturday to do all this roid allocating in a super awesome way. :up:

So I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2014, 00:09
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

when you sign up ingame :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Mar 2014, 23:22
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: steece round 56

One of the few advantages of being an admin is that, unless things go really wrong, I don't get too many sleepless nights ;)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Mar 2014, 21:09
Replies: 24
Views: 6,557
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Tick Planning for New Players.

Hi,
this was my idea to see if more people could be attracted onto the forums. if we get a few people posting, then I'll do it every round. so far, it might not happen again :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2014, 18:39
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

You need to post your username in-game (wades) rather than ... I don't know what that is :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2014, 18:37
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

You won't until you put your nickname in :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2014, 12:47
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

Okay, modified the original post.

Notes:
bigfoot, Chedderz (yes, that's you Benneh), Dead, Eraph, Arty and mz! do not exist as in-game nicknames. (yes, I know you're not playing, mz)

Please...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2014, 23:48
Replies: 435
Views: 27,086
Posted By Appocomaster
The Welcome To the Forum Thread!

Appocomaster

:)

Make sure you put your nickname first. ^^

Note that this is your NICKNAME (which your alliance know you as), and not your login name or your ruler name or your planet name....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Mar 2014, 17:36
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Politics::Minister Abilities (Galactic Commander)

This removes the requirement to have different people voting for exile (currently, 3 people are needed to exile someone). This makes it easier for a small number of people to cause a lot of damage...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Mar 2014, 15:54
Replies: 25
Views: 1,959
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: New Military/Gov't Spies CovOp

This is more a scan than a covert op (information gathering = scan)

There used to be a scan called a military scan similar to your last request (though in its most recent form the information...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Mar 2014, 17:13
Replies: 17
Views: 19,744
Posted By Appocomaster
Artificial Intelligence

If I were developing part of an online space game and wanted to make automated planets, what would the best approach be?

Say, for example, I had records of the recent researches, constructions,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Mar 2014, 22:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Havoc

I honestly don't want to change havoc too much.

some of the havocs we've done have included ctf (galaxy only), a full reset, just galaxy only, reducing the alliance limit to 30 for any new...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2014, 22:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: England Team for 2014

I think that our team is fairly solid and has a reasonable chance at escaping the group
Forum: Departing PA Messages 9 Mar 2014, 21:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Its been great.

Cheers for looking after me when I came visiting!

Also, I now take lettuce and fried onion in my burgers - is that good enough?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Mar 2014, 17:04
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance Clusters

On phone so can't reply fully but strongly against this idea. I am very strongly pro galaxy not being the same as alliance. This makes things more political and means at least some planets in...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Mar 2014, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Development suggestions

Population has a limit to what it can do, whereas factories scale things way better
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Mar 2014, 16:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Lock alliance join/leave in final week

I know it has upset some people but it has been done successfully in 2 previous rounds (ascendancy did it I think). Last round at least one top alliance knew the alliance of basically everyone in the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Mar 2014, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Military Suggestions

This would be really changing covert ops for some covert ops. The only way I can see this happening is if say 1 agent stole 10 guards but if you had 90% alertness you'd lose 1 guard not 10. I guess...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 18:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: England Team for 2014

P.s. I'm a Liverpool supporter
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2014, 12:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Appocomaster
England Team for 2014

So, for some reason it feels like there's more people than ever before who might make Brazil.

I think the big question is around if Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard will make the flight (either...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Mar 2014, 23:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 56 Roundname thread

you don't get a credit for voting first :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Mar 2014, 23:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 56 Roundname thread

It's that time again - please select the name(s) most appropriate for the Round 56 Round Name. The winner gets a credit, remember!

Previous names are as follows:

Round 55 - Clouds of Deception...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2014, 16:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 55 Scan / etc Statistics

Added top 100 showing govs / related statistics.

we don't track combat statistics on a tick by tick basis.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Mar 2014, 12:34
Replies: 28
Views: 2,508
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 55 Alliance Statistics

This is roughly every 1/3 of the round (I forgot so it's a bit off, but you can get an idea).

Tick 452 - 38% through the round

...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2014, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 55 Scan / etc Statistics

Happy to run out more statistics on request
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2014, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 55 Scan / etc Statistics

Top Scanners:


+------+--------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Feb 2014, 10:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Private Rounds

We'll look at bringing back the 30 second tick speedgame server soon (I need to set it up when I get a minute), but allowing a decent amount of customisation through the front end required for this...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Feb 2014, 09:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Ship stats and beta

ship stats have been up for ages, etc.

will soon start looking for ship stats for round 57.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Feb 2014, 09:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Credit Bonus

It's done as it is currently because it forces people to choose - most people want one before the other, so it means there's more of a choice around choosing to get the early tech bonus or mid round...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Feb 2014, 09:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Reverse engineering research for ZIK

thank you. There was a lot of protesting at first when people realised I was actually going to use these stats in round 14. It was actually quite limiting as the higher class of each non zik race...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 9 Feb 2014, 16:56
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: beenday04 message me!

well, I'm not sure if it's a spambot or not. kind of amusing if it is though.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 7 Feb 2014, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By Appocomaster
beenday04 message me!

Beenday04 if you see this please mail me at [email protected]
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: So, did you see that ludicrous display...?

Moyes couldn't get anyone to join Man Utd because everyone knew it was a sinking ship. Tottenham had a bit more momentum. I think that another difference is actually in the chairmen - there are few...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 16:31
Replies: 90
Views: 12,010
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy Thoughts

why not put a cap on galaxy size?


Capping random galaxies both:
1) allows planets to exile into 'new' galaxies and effectively form private galaxies (to some extent, at least)
2) means new...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 13:53
Replies: 90
Views: 12,010
Posted By Appocomaster
Galaxy Thoughts

So, there has been a lot of discussion about the exile system and the general galaxy system.

I've been trying to think about a way of solving this.

The fundamental reason why the buddy pack...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Jan 2014, 13:24
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: So, did you see that ludicrous display...?

No one made reference to the IT Crowd :(


He has had a few jokes at his expense - him finally seeing Everton finish above Man Utd in the league, etc.

I think they had quite a nice little run...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2014, 01:29
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Appocomaster
So, did you see that ludicrous display...?

What was Moyes thinking, sending on Kagawa so early?

The problem with Man Utd is they always try and walk it in ....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Dec 2013, 02:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By Appocomaster
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Dec 2013, 01:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 55 Round Name!

It's that time again - please select the name(s) most appropriate for the Round 55 Round Name. The winner gets a credit, remember!

Previous names are as follows:

Round 54 - Heroes and Traitors...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Dec 2013, 13:27
Replies: 145
Views: 10,541
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

I had a dream last night that someone gave me some stats :(

okay, will review Tia's and the modified version today and hopefully get some sort of beta testing going soon
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Dec 2013, 23:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Alliance Intel Stats

I've not verified this, but (and this is rough and ready) I think this is accurate:


+---------------+---------------------+------------------------+
| name | total_intel_records |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Dec 2013, 23:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 54 Alliance Stats

http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=1&round=54
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Dec 2013, 20:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Appocomaster
Alliance Intel Stats

I've had a few requests for Alliance Intel stats, which I'll add in here. Firstly:

People who added the most intel



+-------------+-------------+------------+
| intel_added | nickname |...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Dec 2013, 22:05
Replies: 145
Views: 10,541
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 55 stats - any takers?

Is anyone interested in doing them?

Looking for a similar style ST with a few T2s and maybe 1-2 T3s (more for EMP ships). We've redone quite a few sets of stats recently, so willing to have a set...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Dec 2013, 12:38
Replies: 0
Views: 1,278
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 54 Scan statistics

Top scanners:


+------+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| rank | nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Dec 2013, 23:12
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 54 Alliance Stats

My bad, I just spent ages talking to him :p fixed my post
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Dec 2013, 23:09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 54 Alliance Stats

As requested by RedDrax:

This is for releasing at the end of the round

Tick 339:

...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Dec 2013, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Christmas Ideas!

none of the older skins work because the people who did them all left and didn't hand over the original graphics, and we've changed the user interface quite drastically to make it e.g. more mobile...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2013, 15:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planearion Merchandise

The site is unfortunately generally a bit expensive; however, it's UK based (unlike most sites which are American and charge you extra shipping and also to convert prices from dollars)) and allows us...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Nov 2013, 16:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Christmas Ideas!

We don't have any previous code bases as such prior to round 13, and any code base pre round 41 doesn't integrate with the passport system (and would lose lots of features / etc).

What do you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Nov 2013, 21:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By Appocomaster
Christmas Ideas!

With the Christmas round on the horizon, now's the chance to start getting Christmas suggestions in.

Mainly focusing around stats, names for resources, and so on. We'll be having no alliances and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Nov 2013, 21:16
Replies: 32
Views: 4,296
Posted By Appocomaster
Feedback requested: Covert Ops

So,
everyone's starting to get the hang of the new covert ops. As we're almost mid-round now, I wondered if anyone had any feedback they wanted to give around covert ops - or anything they wished...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Nov 2013, 21:57
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 53 Scan Statistics

Top Scanners:



+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |
+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| josh...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Nov 2013, 19:40
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Random Suggestions

We could improve the in-game alliance listing - instead of having just a drop down list of alliances, have a more in-depth description (alliance name, number of members, message for applicants -...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Nov 2013, 00:02
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Downtime

there was a typo, I forgot to restart the server, when i did it went broke but it was fixed pretty quick :p
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Oct 2013, 08:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 54 Round Name!

Hi all,
it's that time again.

Please select the name(s) which you feel would be best suited for Round 52 over the next week. The winner will receive a free credit

Below is a list of the names...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2013, 17:39
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Something Needs to Change

Just for clarification - I'm not sure what you mean here.

I think using more scans doesn't increase the chance of getting scans per se, but if you'd have a 10% chance with one scan, if you scan 10...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Oct 2013, 14:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Clickable links in mail

if they sent you the bcalc with code then you could click it :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Oct 2013, 14:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Clickable links in mail

please distinguish between links to in-game things and external sites - we can't link to external sites but the bcalc, scan and news things already exist. I'm not sure how easy it'll be to auto...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Oct 2013, 14:40
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Email planet function

I think it'd have to be an optional thing and by default for privacy reasons it should probably be turned off OR at least prompted on sign up, etc.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Oct 2013, 12:38
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Self Destruction

Moved AD stuff to this (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=200166) thread.
Forum: Planetarion Race History 23 Sep 2013, 22:10
Replies: 0
Views: 9,821
Posted By Appocomaster
Planetarion Race History

Recently, there have been several backstory discussions.

I'm making this subforum to allow people to discuss their ideas for the history of Planetarion.

To provide a framework, in the past...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Sep 2013, 23:44
Replies: 121
Views: 12,211
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 53 stats

I have barely had time to look at stats in those 3 weeks. I've mainly left as is, apart from:

Wyvern and Leviathan emp resistance 91->90
Guardian guns 13->14
Thief Armour 19->21
Tycoon Armour...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Sep 2013, 21:00
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Planetarion Manual Simplification / Modification

I can - moved. Discussion can continue!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Aug 2013, 23:31
Replies: 22
Views: 4,909
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 53: Government Changes

and yes yes I should have looked at this earlier but work and social life (and not sure when this round was going to start) yada yada.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Aug 2013, 23:30
Replies: 22
Views: 4,909
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 53: Government Changes

just as a note, I replaced some of the message notifications with news notifications as suggested. governments definitely won't be final tomorrow night, need some time to review them this weekend....
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2013, 21:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: NSA affair

There are actually examples where telling the truth has got people put in prison when they were innocent, due to mistaken identity, etc.

with such a large amount of information, you can find out...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Aug 2013, 15:55
Replies: 102
Views: 10,519
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: My 2 cents about the future

I think Spinner implicitly answered your question - it's a lot more than 10k.

We're going to open signups tomorrow to allow for people to sign up and to start sorting out things like buddy packs...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Jul 2013, 13:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 52 scan statistics

Top scanners:

+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |
+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| mz ...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jul 2013, 11:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nothing Changes

Jagex were considering allowing someone to take it on to run it for them and to keep most/all of the profits, but that fell through due to legal difficulties.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jul 2013, 11:24
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: End of PA?

just posting ....
sorry for the delay :(

Edit: here (http://www.planetarion.com/news/news/read/385-eorc-round-52-19072013)

In summary, there was a security breach to some admin pages, with no...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2013, 11:18
Replies: 123
Views: 11,865
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: round so far in the eye of a member of rock hc

It doesn't; when we do an end of round snapshot, it only uses the current alliances (as we don't track the alliance of the source/target planets on launch).
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 22:58
Replies: 119
Views: 9,548
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy setups

The PA Team see and have access to none of the funding directly; my understanding is that the game roughly breaks even over the course of the year (when server/bandwidth /etc costs are taken into...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 22:46
Replies: 123
Views: 11,865
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: round so far in the eye of a member of rock hc

At the end of the round we'll do the alliance stats (previous rounds (http://beta.planetarion.com/history/?id=6&round=51)) to help to clarify the relative incomings of alliances. :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Jul 2013, 12:14
Replies: 119
Views: 9,548
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy setups

we have very, very limited resources (basically it's one part time paid developer and myself in my free time; most of the PA team are full time employed.)
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 18:11
Replies: 119
Views: 9,548
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy setups

I'm happy to admit that the buddy pack / galaxy / exile system needs looking at.

However, firstly, having skimmed this thread, I must say that a lot of the "suggestions" have already been...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2013, 12:18
Replies: 22
Views: 4,909
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 53: Government Changes

In Round 53, there are a few changes aimed at the government area of Planetarion. As it's still not completely set in stone, there are a few details that can still be changed, depending on the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jul 2013, 15:33
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Bug with returning empty fleets

er, the bug is actually that depending on their user id, sometimes it's eta 0, sometimes it's eta 1. no difference between kill/steal etc. It's on my todo list (though honestly, the whole fleet...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 May 2013, 01:11
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Final tweaks (Investor was a lot weaker than I honestly remembered; also, etd was meant to be better than terran vs emp but when I looked it didn't appear to be).

emp resistances:
leviathan...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 May 2013, 23:07
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Last changes:

Viper Removed T2
Bolt Thrower emp resistance 5->20
Bolt Thrower armour 15 -> 16
Bolt Thrower damage 16 -> 17
Ziz -> Medusa
Vampyre Emp Resistance 50 -> 54
Merchant Emp...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 08:33
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

De and ...?



If we drop the viper, we see that we have:

Fr T1: 5 (of which 3 are Fi firing after Rangers, the other 2 aren't ally def)
Fr T2: 4 (of which 1 is Fi firing after Rangers, the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 00:03
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Latest changes:

Vsharrak emp res 33 -> 41
Pulsar emp res 43 -> 49
Illusion emp res 27 -> 35
Clipper T1 <-> T2
Broker emp resistance 45->54
Tycoon emp resistance 64->66
Baliff emp...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 May 2013, 11:01
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Just to clarify - are you saying it's definitely too strong?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 May 2013, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 52 Round Name

Hi all,
it's that time again.

Please select the name(s) which you feel would be best suited for Round 52 over the next week. The winner will receive a free credit

Below is a list of the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2013, 12:45
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

I don't follow. Emp is too strong so you've improved Cat? I can't find any change that caused a serious Emp nerf.
[/QUOTE]
I honestly thought i'd tweaked up a lot more emp resistances than I have,...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2013, 12:36
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Firstly, obviously I misspoke last time with the Beetle changes - I meant the Mosquito. Apologies.
I have no idea why I put the beetle comment.

Fixed CR EMP (for Investor T2 - it's the only ship...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 May 2013, 00:42
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Sorry, I ended up running late.

Changes made to the beta server in the last few hours - not ordered very well, sorry!

Locust T2 Bs
Broker T1 T2 swap
Arrowhead cloaked

CR emp resistance...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 May 2013, 16:08
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

yes



Not sure how you planned to do this :D
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 May 2013, 09:16
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Just to say that I am reviewing the stats and making a shortlist of my own changes in parallel with considering changes suggested in this thread. I hope to make the first round of changes either...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2013, 21:08
Replies: 0
Views: 880
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 51 Scan statistics

+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| nick | successful_scans | total_scans | amps |
+-------------+------------------+-------------+------+
| NightSky | ...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 May 2013, 23:29
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

I think that's going to be me this time. x2 :)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 May 2013, 16:57
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Round 52 stats

Sorry I was thinking of round 49 stats :(
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 May 2013, 13:13
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Prelaunch on incoming scans

Yeah I'm not sure why I only added it for attacker; will add it.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 May 2013, 13:12
Replies: 153
Views: 18,746
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 52 stats

Round 52 will be a re-roll of the Round 50 stats.

Beta stats (http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats)contain the 'most accurate' stats, but only 2 real changes have been made so far:...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 May 2013, 08:03
Replies: 255
Views: 43,191
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Nagging over tiny things

I misunderstood and almost wrote a long response. Just caught it :)

Looking at the first comment, I don't understand why these are split. Do you have an example we can look at from a backup? feel...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Apr 2013, 17:07
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Multiple scans of same type on the alliance def page

That would make sense as we assumed we wouldn't have two scans done the same second when identifying the latest scan. :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Mar 2013, 15:55
Replies: 19
Views: 2,296
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: KIA Statistics

shhhh
only 3 people or so realised until you pointed it out :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2013, 23:50
Replies: 319
Views: 39,571
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

This announcement was quoted earlier in the thread :P
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Mar 2013, 10:22
Replies: 120
Views: 17,627
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: not-quite-JBG's r51 stats

Checking in to say PA team do this too.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Mar 2013, 19:36
Replies: 319
Views: 39,571
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

Can I say he isn't. He upped prices and put us on shit servers and didn't advertise. Any changes he made were vetoed by pa team or rejected by the community
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2013, 00:57
Replies: 5
Views: 2,121
Posted By Appocomaster
Round 51 - Round Name Voting!

Hi all,
it's that time again.

Please select the name(s) which you feel would be best suited for Round 51 over the next week. The winner will receive a free credit :)

Below is a list of the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2013, 23:23
Replies: 120
Views: 17,627
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: not-quite-JBG's r51 stats

His link;
originally we were going with r42 but r30 is now the way, the truth and the light.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Mar 2013, 23:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy statistics per round

Which round was that?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2013, 15:11
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Posted By Appocomaster
Re: Galaxy statistics per round

Can't do all of this for all rounds. remind me after r51 starts, would like to finalise that stuff first ;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2013, 15:09
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Posted By Appocomaster
Re: KIA Statistics

Can't give contributed value; don't store it.
I was thinking of opening it out. specifically, total score / total value, but I was also toying with adding alliance fund values in as well.

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Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2013, 14:36
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Posted By Appocomaster
NetGamers channels

Anyone want to advertise their community / irc games / etc? Something to pass the time between ticks.

A couple of more well known examples:

#werewolf (an irc implementation of werewolf...
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