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Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Jul 2018, 11:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By booji
Re: Shipstats R78

If it is a statsmafia it is a pretty open one; you are free to join it on TG or on IRC #statsdiscussion and give your views. Admittedly not a huge number actually comment but the TG channel has 50...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Jul 2018, 22:58
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By booji
Re: Galaxy Counted Score

It is a bit optimistic to think the PA team will change one thing let alone 2!

I dont really want this to be about 8:8. While it is what caused me to think of posting this I hope the suggestion...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Jul 2018, 17:05
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By booji
Re: Galaxy Counted Score

This thread is not about ally counting TheoDD. That is a very different argument. Galaxy sizes and whether you get a final person is totally outside the control of the people within the galaxy. With...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Jul 2018, 09:51
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By booji
Post Galaxy Counted Score

It seems slightly odd that the two team elements of the game are scored in very different ways. Allies are done through counted score, with only the top 40 of however many are in that alliance...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Jul 2018, 10:03
Replies: 54
Views: 1,997
Posted By booji
Re: Remove EXP or nerf it to oblivion

A cov op is unlikely to be big enough to make much difference on its own. And if it were it would then probably be op.



I have a suspicion that people wont like super duper ships even in small...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Jul 2018, 09:43
Replies: 54
Views: 1,997
Posted By booji
Re: Remove EXP or nerf it to oblivion

Well perhaps the problem is not the ability to gain xp but rather not being able to LOSE it! Either xp should degrade so xpers need to keep running. Or else you should be able to steal other people's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2018, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By booji
Re: Otters - Round 77

We will keep the same attacking philosophy to keep the rest of you on your toes even if we end up less than full tag.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 May 2018, 07:27
Replies: 73
Views: 3,822
Posted By booji
Re: Top planet rankings

Who is this Fos person? I've never heard of him, should we not be encouraging new players rather than immediately accusing them of cheating? Is he someone known to have cheated in the rounds I've...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Apr 2018, 17:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,950
Posted By booji
Re: Bring back PDS

The only pds suggestion I have ever thought vaguely sensible is to have them as constructions, and would really only be nuisance value. Prevent fakes etc. That would however have quite an impact on...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Jul 2017, 10:30
Replies: 28
Views: 3,406
Posted By booji
Re: Balanced vs random stats

Would it be possible to have ships that mostly emp but also kill a little (perhaps a percentage of frozen ships crews fail to repair their ships and get them working again and instead they get...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Jul 2017, 08:44
Replies: 28
Views: 3,406
Posted By booji
Re: Balanced vs random stats

Have we ever had 100% balanced stats? Most dont seem to be close once we get into actually playing. I personally think most of the recent stats have been pretty terrible, perhaps as a consequence of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 May 2017, 11:00
Replies: 33
Views: 2,811
Posted By booji
Re: kill exile

Being a HC, or indeed having consistently ok personal ranks, does not seem to help me when trying to persuade people to stay in my gal. When exiling around myself I have also had gals tell me to go...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2017, 12:58
Replies: 33
Views: 2,811
Posted By booji
Re: kill exile

I would be interested in a change to shake things up. But dont mind too much what that is. If exile is not possible at all then a galaxy disband needs to be available for a reasonable chunk of gals -...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 May 2017, 18:49
Replies: 31
Views: 2,686
Posted By booji
Re: R72 statsmafia stats

Not being cloaked rogues and wyverns are less of a problem for de than the spectre I would think. It is not something you need to get around entirely either. There is nothing wrong with having an...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 May 2017, 16:15
Replies: 75
Views: 7,886
Posted By booji
Re: R71: Incoming stats

So far as p3n was concerned we already considered Kittenz to be on Ult's side from having hit us during our first clashes with Ult. More effort could have been put into persuading them to switch but...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 May 2017, 15:03
Replies: 75
Views: 7,886
Posted By booji
Re: R71: Incoming stats

yes we have, we were in the same gal a few rounds back and had it then... though a few rounds back might now mean 10 rounds or so, I lose track very quickly.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 May 2017, 14:46
Replies: 75
Views: 7,886
Posted By booji
Re: R71: Incoming stats

We DO defend, we are just terrible at it and have no dcs. Our def therefore is both not our strong point in terms of number sent, and is a bit disorganised. But if you look at these stats you can see...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 May 2017, 12:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,686
Posted By booji
Re: R72 statsmafia stats

These stats seem to be pretty defensive; several 4 ship build options which is pretty unusual these days. Not necessarily something I personally am against but I think most people are.

Xan fi...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2017, 17:51
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

Ty for some of the changes. I guess these are being announced later as the stats to be. Are you likely to be making more changes? How worth commenting is it?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2017, 13:20
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

I'm clearly not a member :(

Local statsmafia member please enlighten us!

However given I have not been told or asked anything, and that there were two options put forward I presume mine have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 May 2017, 07:21
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I was actually referring to the first time they targeted us not this time. This time it was expected. Last time it was justified as being comeback for us hitting one of their galaxies a week or more...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 May 2017, 06:53
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I have not referred to kittenz in any post I have made. You are not completely new to pa are you? I have not liked your politics and I think you could be more honest about why you are targeting...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 May 2017, 08:30
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Does that then not justify you being more cautious when making agreements with p3n and ruling the issue out as a problem then? As I ask. But if you keep making assumptions it will bite you in the ass...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Apr 2017, 23:23
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

You have completely misunderstood me. I want to stop others violating em against me! Yes I want to bind my alliance more thoroughly too but that is simply because I want to be sure what the agreement...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Apr 2017, 17:16
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

We were arguing with Ult. I strongly suspect that p3n has negative political capital with ult anyway. EDIT for that matter I am doubtful that the forums come into anyone's calculations when it comes...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2017, 09:27
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Heavens! No attacks LAUNCHED until xx.

Really does it cost you anything to add that one word to specify? I am not asking for a giant legal document just for ppl to be vaguely careful.

How...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 23:36
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I dont agree. Let us say Trump gives an aircraft carrier group in the Indian Ocean an order to sail to attack North Korea. They reach Taiwan and are ordered to turn around has an attack occured? No....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 14:00
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I did apologise for misinterpreting who you were referring to in my 2nd wall of text. And yes I do walls of text very well. Arguing requires explanation which takes plenty of writing. Otherwise...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 11:20
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

You need to come up with better argumentation than that. In this instance I was suggesting that it would be specifically included that it would be a land tick not a launch tick. You would know this,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 10:38
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

This seems a silly objection from you eks. If it were specified in the deal that the time meant land tick not launch tick then it would make absolutely no difference to the hostility. It would be no...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 09:39
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

With Dorf having replied immediately after me, and me being the main representative of p3n on these boards (munks is rather sporadic in his posts) it made sense that he was replying to me, and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 07:40
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I'm guessing from that you mean p3n. If so could you please state what we have done that has been dirty. We have broken no agreements this round - not even any ambiguous ones where we think we did...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2017, 07:05
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

What has been dirty about ND politics? Please define it and explain rather than throwing around mud.

And of all alliances I don't think FAnG can complain about dirty politics. 3 agreements with...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Apr 2017, 20:49
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

This strikes me as an odd statement. Both because it is actually wrong; CT, ND, and Norse all seem to be taking incoming. And because there should be an expectation that only 1 alliance at a time...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2017, 20:04
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

To be clear p3n does not allow 3 fleet attacking. 1st week, last week. That is is. Rest of the time you need 1 or 2 def fleets home depending on the situation. 3 fleet attacking can potentially get...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2017, 10:23
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

P3n was losing roids considerably faster than Ult was. I have heard several times that we just needed to keep fighting and we would have been able to win over ult but that was just not realistic. We...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Apr 2017, 20:07
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Surely it would ensure they win every round. They would be the leader on both sides blocks. Sounds perfect!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Apr 2017, 18:29
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

It would certainly make things interesting if there were two Ult tags of 60. If they fought each other anyway.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Apr 2017, 07:37
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

I wonder whether a full mt set is possible now without being way too defensive. I guess you might be able to do it by having lots of ships with inconvenient t2 (where there is another ship covering...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 12:25
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

We got regular random incs from Ult, was most annoying. But definitely not a full nap. If they had given us a full on NAP things would have probably gone differently. It was one of the sore points...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 12:10
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Did you misread app for ult? Our NAP with app ran right through our fighting ult. We did not have a nap with Ult before fighting you. We had an agreement not to hit each other on raids (or similar, I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 10:41
Replies: 42
Views: 4,113
Posted By booji
Re: Biggest douche of PA

The round is not over. This competition is unfair on all those who plan to be massive c***s over the next few weeks!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 10:40
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By booji
Re: So this game still exists?

I use irccloud on my phone.

But most alliances use something as well as irc these days. Slack, WA, TG, probably others.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 09:37
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

There was no discussion of the length of time it might be for. Indeed there was no discussion of the possibility of fleetcatches. I assumed the rest of the BC room knew what we were getting in for. ...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 03:58
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

If you mean we are on ults side because we are not currently atacking them then I am glad to join you there along with basically every other ally Bb :D
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 00:10
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Eh? What leads you to that conclusion. At the time it was potentially pretty good politics from us. You need to look from the time not from now. When we took your suggestion that we were at war and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Apr 2017, 00:03
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I am sure I explained at the time that there was not a huge number of targets out there and you guys were fat so likely to be hit. Yes it is not your fault that we were severely constrained in our...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Apr 2017, 23:54
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Do you want the log of my conversation with Sandvold? That evening I asked whether you guys considered us at war (not in quite as black and white terms as I might like now but no matter) and was told...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Apr 2017, 23:21
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I would have had no problem if you really had "approached you to hear what was going on?" as if that is what you had done you would have taken my denial, probably say we are stretching credibility,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Apr 2017, 20:50
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

True I cant prove that there was no discussion of it elsewhere. A battle group could have gone for it but then why would they have a discussion in the main channel in such a fashion? To cover it up...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Apr 2017, 19:00
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Wierd how you end your log before my explanation. (though understandable since it was a screenshot). However I am sure that in practice it is because you know it completely undermines your suggestion...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2017, 23:58
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

If you are talking about the initial dispute then I will restate that almost no alliance would consider 5 of 16 targets to be ptargeting. That is normal raiding not ptargeting. I accept it is not...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 22:05
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

You will never have everyone agree that they are an amazing set! They are certainly more balanced than many as there are several options that are working well (whether this is due to no cloak or low...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 17:02
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

I am not sure that is a very good answer. A lot of that depends on the emp values and is difficult to tell without them being in a calc. However as cat and etd cant really concentrate their fleets...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 12:46
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

Only emp out inits xan fi.
Only emp out inits xan fr.
How do you expect this not to be a massively xan heavy round?
Do you intend xan to be much more vulnerable to emp than other races?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 11:20
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

First I think you give ult too much credit. Of course they wont backstab others on their block as that would be totally against their interests. This is why I thought FAnG's explanation for breaking...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 11:05
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

If they are all "nasty backstabbers and untrustworthy" then why would ult do deals with them as said deals are clearly worthless?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 10:46
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

That should surely have gone in http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=3255796#post3255796

Unless you are advocating running the same set again next round?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2017, 10:20
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I personally don't have a problem with either. NAPs are one way of playing. If Ult get ahead by good politics who are we to object, we just need to do politics better ourselves.

As to the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2017, 16:27
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Well how do you end wars then? You cant just walk off and assume that the other side will lose interest.


Of course we did (or at least the ones to do with ult - did not anticipate app turning...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2017, 15:29
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

How else were we supposed to end a war? Unfortunately a ceasefire is how it is normally done. No point stopping a war if it does not actually stop. We wanted tick 800, Ult wanted tick 900 and would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Apr 2017, 14:31
Replies: 98
Views: 12,752
Posted By booji
Re: R72 shipstats

Nobody has seemed particularly interested in them in the past but I am still happy to have my most recent proposed set as a possibility http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=201179
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2017, 14:16
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

I am pretty sure this is FAKE NEWS.
P3n has 3 HCs. One of which Willzzz does little so I would be very surprised if he talked to you. Munkee dislikes talking you so I have my doubts it is him you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2017, 14:04
Replies: 427
Views: 33,988
Posted By booji
Re: R71 Prediction, drama, and fun thread.

Yet somehow you expect others to do so, where is the logic in that?


Yes this would be a good reason for p3n to drop out. The problem is that then CT or ND would have a hard time, and drop out,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Mar 2017, 18:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,945
Posted By booji
Re: blast from the past

Here I think the definition has to be 'second childhood'.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Mar 2017, 20:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By booji
Re: s3als r71

It is not quite a troll as it is a real alliance
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Mar 2017, 20:21
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

I would have thought the scanning cheat & problem pretty easy to fix; now that alliances are ingame why can there not be an option for having the alliance control scans? They can build amps and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2017, 00:45
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Perhaps unusually for these forums I agree with BB, the same would happen in p3n (if you don't recall anyway; no point in just instantly kicking without giving the opportunity to recant).
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Feb 2017, 18:57
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

If you don't ask you don't have a chance of getting what you want! The only T10 tag we did not ask was app itself. But then from what sevenseas says perhaps we should have asked app, some might have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Feb 2017, 11:01
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Those arguing about naptarion I am not sure that the number of naps necessarily is what should be condemned. p3n currently has avoidance with ult, and alliances with bows, vgn, and norseless, as well...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Feb 2017, 01:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By booji
Re: Admin - Can you bring back quick rounds?

I thought WP referred to Wolfpack?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Feb 2017, 08:51
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By booji
Re: Admin - Can you bring back quick rounds?

Unfortunately information from earlier rounds is not officially stored. The best we have is http://www.clawofdarkness.com/pawiki/index.php/Main_Page
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Feb 2017, 08:32
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Who do you expect to have done anything about it? You are a HC and looking for cheating, most ppl don't have access to a wide range of info, or are not specifically looking for cheating so won't have...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Feb 2017, 22:59
Replies: 92
Views: 44,183
Posted By booji
Re: R71 shipstats

I did not say that it could not attack, simply that it has fewer options than most others and importantly this is while at the same time as being among the worst defensively. Either on its own would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Feb 2017, 21:46
Replies: 92
Views: 44,183
Posted By booji
Re: R71 shipstats

If you think it is 'heavily biased' you should say what you think is wrong with it so that it can be considered and corrected. That is the point of these threads.

I personally think zik is a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2017, 20:19
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

If anyone in p3n is farming please provide me with evidence and I am sure they will be kicked in short order. I was not aware of any cats attacking with fi in p3n except blink who attacks without any...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Feb 2017, 20:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By booji
Re: Admin - Can you bring back quick rounds?

The community is a lot smaller now. And forums are out of fashion!

But also there are good reasons not to post on the forums; posts on AD invariably spark vitriolic arguments between alliances...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Feb 2017, 08:23
Replies: 92
Views: 44,183
Posted By booji
Re: R71 shipstats

Yes it is, and there is as a result a fine line between cat being op and being under powered, it is very rare to see cat just right as a result of it. It does make it surprising that this set has an...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Feb 2017, 22:18
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

That would be the other way to do it. Implement an alliance market for intel/naps/wars. Would have things like 'p3nguins looking for ally to hit apprime for 50million res'. It would cost to go to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Feb 2017, 20:56
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

I think that there should be some option to buy intel from the game which would cost the alliance fund (or an individual if not in an alliance) a certain amount of resources per planet they are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2017, 20:18
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

I know that you believe that Infidels has been lying but I don't really have any hard facts to go on. I just have two conflicting accounts of who is to blame. It is probably pretty similar to those...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Feb 2017, 08:22
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

Not certain it would really affect stagnation but it could be interesting to have the hostile and friendly settings for alliances showing publically. Even better would be if they were automatic with...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2017, 08:14
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

BB you have never understood that to someone who has nothing against infidels or bows, and does not understand much about your disputes, your position has looked extraordinarily similar to theirs.
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2017, 00:23
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

You have been leading me on about hitting app for weeks how is that honest? :( While you have never been outright dishonest you have certainly been able to keep things spinning implying you will hit...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Feb 2017, 08:38
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

My thought was the same: I dont see anyone working with SK Happy, GalRaz, PATSA, Trinity, and IronFist! Though I presume he really means CT, Bows, p3n, Infi, and ND.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Feb 2017, 08:27
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By booji
Put ship cov op later on tech tree

The pa crew's decision to restrict the ability to farm pods does not seem to have stopped it actually happening; there are a surprising number of cat fi attacks. Presumably by the round about way of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2017, 21:41
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Considering both are ancient history this seems like two geriatrics beating each other with their zimmer frames!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Feb 2017, 21:31
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

I agree, I would make it a much more curved or exponential curve and should at the opposite end be cheaper for the first 300 or 400 thus making easier to come back when roided into the ground.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Feb 2017, 21:26
Replies: 92
Views: 44,183
Posted By booji
Re: R71 shipstats

Yes it is rather difficult to tell whether the lack of cloak will make cat op. I am inclined to think it will. I think the solution should be to up several ships emp res to make them anti cat ships....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Feb 2017, 00:43
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

Some of the war suggestions are surely pretty easy such as the truces during cooldown, a bash limit, or making it more effective against bigger tags. None are big picture changes, and all use ideas...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Feb 2017, 23:55
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

While it is true that the chances are nothing will happen that does not mean that it is not worth making suggestions; not making suggestions would simply make it even less likely that there are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Feb 2017, 21:59
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

When trying to sort 'factual errors' why repeat one that we have already said is flat out untrue. We have NEVER had a nap with norse this round. The closest has been a couple of days fort avoid (4+)...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Feb 2017, 09:33
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

When talking about this we should probably remember that we mostly dislike the opposite of stagnation almost as much as we dislike stagnation! By this I mean the gangbangs that inevitably cause...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Feb 2017, 14:37
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

While I believe such to be unjustified that would be my thought too.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Feb 2017, 13:52
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

If you can be safe simply because you stack up all in one gal then there is something very wrong with the game. Engaging in a round long war (much of it entirely being prosecuted unilaterally)...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 11 Feb 2017, 00:11
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

I intend to see out the round. Will put a prop up at the end though so you can decide :up::down:. On the first bit anyway!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Feb 2017, 21:48
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

We neither wanted it nor did not. We thought we were likely to fight you (it was rather your stated policy) but would have been very happy for app to have decided otherwise. It also would seem to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Feb 2017, 08:44
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

That would of course be another option. Ally win based not on score as now but on number of wars won, or some new alliance points system, or number of golden roids captured. Things that would require...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Feb 2017, 00:05
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

On the suggestions so far:
Initiation limits: I think this would have no impact, and certainly not at 1000. There are very few players and alliances who will initiate once at this level anyway. And...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Feb 2017, 22:07
Replies: 96
Views: 21,069
Posted By booji
Re: Round stagnation

Winning by politics is a perfectly acceptable way of winning. I have never understood the idea that it is somehow less worthwhile. If an alliance has managed to put itself in a position where it wins...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2017, 20:02
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

22nd is ages after I was talking about. The raid I mentioned is was on the 16th. We did indeed ptarget you on the morning of the 23rd but that was not after having hit norse but a couple of days...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2017, 07:24
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

I did not say it was not anti app (you were targeting our gals quite a bit too at the time - I expect that with the exception of that night you had a higher proportion of your attacks going on us...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2017, 00:21
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

We first ptargeted you several days after we made peace with future. I think you may be referring to an attack on two of your fort gals at once (2:6 and 6:1 LT 235), which technically was not a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Feb 2017, 21:01
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Us P3nguins would gladly reconsider our politics. We will block with anyone who wants to hit app. At the moment however we have 0 room for manouver to reconsider our politics. As much as I hate to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Feb 2017, 00:06
Replies: 92
Views: 44,183
Posted By booji
Re: R71 shipstats

They are on the speedgame server so presumably you can use speedgame.planetarion bcalcs to play around http://speedgame.planetarion.com/bcalc.pl?rn=42949998969
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Feb 2017, 20:11
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

As much as the forums may decry easy wins Politics always has a big influence on who wins. App may or may not be an awesome alliance this round but it is clear that they have so far played politics...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Feb 2017, 08:04
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By booji
Re: Change to Upgrade Bonus

If this were done I would be inclined to have an upgrade only doing one thing rather than two; you dont get both of research/cons and roids/res. Alternatively make the upgrades smaller.
If it were...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Jan 2017, 20:12
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

Unfortunately it is its staticness that is the problem for us. We were in a hole so we decided to keep digging :salute:

We agree with you.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jan 2017, 13:04
Replies: 556
Views: 111,112
Posted By booji
Re: R70 prediction & drama thread

It should probably be pointed out that the mail was from me not munkee, and was based entirely on what was in the open already and conclusions from what we were doing as having been away I dont have...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Dec 2016, 00:58
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By booji
Re: booji’s future round stats set proposal

I personally think there is an appetite to go back to a five race set for a round but if people want a four race set I'm happy to put these forward again.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Dec 2016, 00:49
Replies: 16
Views: 6,820
Posted By booji
Re: Cow Stats

The avenger a stealer with 0 damage?

Need to even up the costs between the resources. Have you ever known someone to have six and a half times the number of metal asteroids as either of the other...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2016, 13:20
Replies: 21
Views: 4,843
Posted By booji
Re: R69: inc stats

The p3n inc is about what I expected. There is an obvious tendency with memory to forget that period in the middle with almost no incs while just remembering the most recent week and a bit with...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 22:39
Replies: 61
Views: 12,578
Posted By booji
Re: Congrats to ult round 69

No idea about pace but I cant see how you could have helped ani without being willing to hit ult. His basic problem was having less than 1k roids and regular large waves of incs from ult. A deal with...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 21:21
Replies: 61
Views: 12,578
Posted By booji
Re: Congrats to ult round 69

not winning does not automatically mean the decision to give it a go was wrong. We thought the chances of us winning if we hit you were better than if not but none of us thought we were the most...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 21:04
Replies: 61
Views: 12,578
Posted By booji
Re: Congrats to ult round 69

Dont most alliances going for the win get gangbanged at some point? Surely you were going to. Would you have just give up if p3n had not been a part of it?

Sandvold we had little evidence that you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 18:01
Replies: 61
Views: 12,578
Posted By booji
Re: Congrats to ult round 69

Top in lost roids sure! Incs maybe but not by that much as you forget that there was an immensely long period in the middle of 0 incs on us.



A good chunk of said block would have hit ult for...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2016, 14:58
Replies: 265
Views: 31,828
Posted By booji
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Nov 2016, 20:53
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

We certainly made mistakes but our lack of def during the gang bangs was not one of them. No alliance can def 250-300 incs, not even ult due to the limits on the number of fleets. As such our choice...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Nov 2016, 12:59
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

Unfortunately it only looks interesting in theory. In practice everyone has deals with Ult so no chance of a shift. So looking like a pretty boring last week atm.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Nov 2016, 19:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,155
Posted By booji
Re: Limits on incoming

As much as I hate getting hundreds of incs at a time it is realistically the only way of getting through some alliances. If it were possible to get through with a lot less then gangbangings would not...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Nov 2016, 18:42
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

Yes we landed on tick 1000. I have no idea how the deal with ult was defined in terms of whether it was landing or launching then. Good chance it was undefined; it is not the kind of thing ppl think...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Nov 2016, 22:16
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

HAH maybe! But that is not how I meant it, I simply meant that in my view we could have waited to see if you would go back to hitting ult. That said it would have been giving you a free pass to the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Nov 2016, 21:52
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

That is really why I think we moved too early; we were actually defending quite well, could have held on a few more days to see what happened without it being a disaster for us.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Nov 2016, 21:33
Replies: 334
Views: 32,098
Posted By booji
Re: Upcomming r69 drama thread!

I'll say here what I have been telling cardi for a while. We clearly had differing interpretations of our eor deal. For p3n it was a deal so long as we were fighting ult - something I expected at the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2016, 15:44
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Make up your mind!

Are you defining having an actually successful def system as not only having the system but also having the incs to actually make the system necessary?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2016, 14:35
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

While I do actually disagree in this particular post I was pointing out the contradiction between two statements you put next to each other. It cannot both be the case that 90% of alliances cant keep...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2016, 13:50
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

One or other of these have to be wrong. In practice PA at the moment has at most 10 alliances. If both bows and Ult run defence systems then that would mean it is simply not possible for 80% not 90%.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jul 2016, 06:45
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

I agree with kaiba on this. PA is not a war game it is a strategy game, and the strategy is almost invariably as little war as possible. Even those (like ult) who are good at wars then want those...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Jul 2016, 16:40
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Given it is clearly a gray area I rather hope they would have been warned first rather than simply closed if the mh were to decide they counted the strategy as farming.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Jul 2016, 13:56
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

There are a great many people who play by almost entirely defending - hence we have an ever increasing number of 'def planets'. They simply don't usually expect that defending to be a way to winning.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Jul 2016, 23:01
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

On the subject of changing the subject... no one answered my question :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Jul 2016, 16:49
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Anyone know when was the last time where we were pretty certain about all three of;
Top ally (bows)
Top gal (8:7)
Top planet (Benneh)
A week before the end?

I look forward to someone upending...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Jul 2016, 23:22
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By booji
Re: booji’s future round stats set proposal

I think these stats are as dead as my last set!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2016, 11:32
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Don't you think there should at least be attempts to tweak it first? Perhaps def fleets can only be a certain percentage of a planet's fleet value; 30%? Or perhaps it only gets set for a certain...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jun 2016, 21:21
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

It is pretty clear that the whole universe is dependent on farming benneh's gal ;)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jun 2016, 07:01
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

This is why I am also in favour of more mh transparency and case files.


What is the way that 'PA is aiming for'? That is for the PA team to decide after this round whether this particular xp...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2016, 23:16
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

My point is that there is always this hollering and cries of cheating whenever someone thinks up a new way to potentially win. Almost by definition a new way of doing this is a new way of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2016, 22:08
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Ive never understood this determanation that there should only be one method of playing that has a chance of winning. Why should defending not be a possibility? Or xp attacking, scanning, cov opping...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2016, 00:07
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

This clearly needs to be defined rather than leaving it to being decided on an ad hoc basis which presumably it is at the moment. Do the mh refer to their body off cases to decide on definitions?...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jun 2016, 23:46
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

Initiating roids for the community (rather than an individual or an alliance) should be seen as a service to the community not as something to be closed for. To me it is almost exactly the same as...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jun 2016, 22:55
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

If roid initiating its the problem then the mh seriously need to reconsider how they do things. This game needs more roids not less! Everyone likes gaining roids and get frustrated when they don't...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jun 2016, 22:15
Replies: 476
Views: 37,795
Posted By booji
Re: r67 who will win

So far as I am aware there is no collusion between attackers and 3:4; they just make sure they are good enough targets that they get attacked and then def. Reinitiate after landing and repeat the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jun 2016, 19:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By booji
Re: booji’s future round stats set proposal

Thanks for the reply BB.

It was however set as a preference by the godfather of the stats mafia :D

Etd is to me the obvious one to drop, it has no particular following, and tends to either be...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 May 2016, 09:37
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By booji
booji’s future round stats set proposal

I don’t want to commit myself to when they will be used… if ever, my last proposed set did not get very far before being shot down in flames by you lot so don’t be expecting too much.

My suggested...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 May 2016, 18:48
Replies: 539
Views: 70,453
Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

yes we need a new thread to throw mud at each other in!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 May 2016, 19:02
Replies: 539
Views: 70,453
Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I never said anything about you not being organised... just like Joseph did not.

Glad to hear it!

Your opinion of other alliances is all very well but I will let them speak for themselves.
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 May 2016, 13:03
Replies: 539
Views: 70,453
Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Joseph did not say that BF was not organised, but that organisation did not matter. Very different things. You may disagree with him on whether organisation mattered or not but he is certainly not...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 May 2016, 23:05
Replies: 85
Views: 8,688
Posted By booji
Re: R68 Shipstat proposals

I think you are misinterpreting

Jintao does not mean that they cant steal into a 'main' class. Rather he means they are not allowed to steal into a class they cant already steal through stealing...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2016, 13:44
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I am hoping that this is just because SKs are always left until last but at the moment their cost seems really weird compared to other ships and each other. For example the Termite is really cheap...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2016, 11:03
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Possibly, but many of the fleets based on cr or bs have big ally def problems which is most damaging to just those "mid" and "low" those alliances that benefited most from ally def improvements last...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 May 2016, 09:12
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By booji
Re: Super Inc Scan

Pretty much this was suggested as a replacement to ally def only a couple of weeks ago, see http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=201160
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 May 2016, 23:54
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Something minor to fix; emp res of the rambler is much lower than its escorting fi. http://xmas.planetarion.com/bcalc.pl?id=njtd93iams0jb5o at the moment all ramblers can be empd when only three...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 May 2016, 23:30
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I have already stated that I don't like pat's set and that is still the case. It has lots of ships that seem pointless, an odd cat fr hole (which I acknowledge has to a some extent been fixed), is...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 May 2016, 22:30
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

If both are of equal quality what is the reasoning behind heavily favouring one over the other?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 May 2016, 23:55
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

What does TheoDD have to do with this? So far as I can see he has not made a substantive contribution on any of the suggested stats sets for this round.

And Rogues? An alliance dead for rounds and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 May 2016, 23:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,998
Posted By booji
Re: Round 67 Name Voting

I rather like that it is also an appropriate pun 'when mourning comes'
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2016, 19:29
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Average on T1 excluding against SKs is 146%, the only MT set I seem to have the analysis saved from is round 57 where the average on T1 was 165%. Perhaps someone with more saved can help out?
...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2016, 15:00
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Off the chart is an odd way of phrasing too low which I assume you mean; they are a lot lower than Pat's or BB's sets. Clarification?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2016, 07:42
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Yes this is the cause of our confusion. It is clear that they announced BB's stats in that announcement yet even BB does not seem to think it likely that they will be the final set. You would think...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 May 2016, 07:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By booji
Re: Race on History Page

You mean the ingame page?

It is already there on http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=1&round=66 (which is what I think about whenever says anything about the history page!)
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 May 2016, 20:11
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Having suggested having ter with emp and other oddities here on the forums before, and considered 'all etd' with Jintao before I have to say I am rather disappointed with this set. To me this simply...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 May 2016, 13:56
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Doesn't it break these three rules pretty gratuitously so surely it can't be in contention!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 May 2016, 22:20
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

In which case the answer to Joseph seems to be we don't know and are waiting for Jintao to enlighten us.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 May 2016, 20:57
Replies: 157
Views: 11,704
Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Appoco posted a set?
http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats is BB's
http://xmas.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats is Pat's
http://speedgame.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats is m0's
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 May 2016, 09:21
Replies: 109
Views: 9,133
Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

I think you missed my point. Essentially that the best way to limit cov op stealing is to not have lots of ships in classes without pods. In your set for example you could pretty easily get rid of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 May 2016, 07:52
Replies: 109
Views: 9,133
Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Makes more sense simply to have few ships available to build in non roiding fleets to start with. No one is going to get very far with a tiny cov opped fleet if they can't build any ships to back it...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 May 2016, 14:54
Replies: 109
Views: 5,651
Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

I did not deny that other things have a role. I said that taking their activity and excluding other factors they deserved better. I am very much for the position that everyone (at least every...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 May 2016, 10:29
Replies: 109
Views: 9,133
Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Undeniably very different from this round just past though, so likely to annoy a different set of players!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 May 2016, 10:23
Replies: 109
Views: 5,651
Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

My conclusion was very specifically 'deserved' i.e. I think that such activity should be better rewarded than it was and as such had little to do with facts and much to do with opinion. Your post...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 May 2016, 23:25
Replies: 109
Views: 5,651
Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Ooooo lets not talk about total defence but I instead refer you to total attack fleets + total def fleets divided by number of members creating what might be considered to be fleet activity per...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2016, 22:08
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

This was certainly not what I meant. The point I was trying to make is that galaxies score is counted for all members of the galaxy, unlike alliances. As such they are unlikely to benefit so much...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2016, 19:42
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

That has already been covered. I am talking about not having an objection to the Galaxy using my fleet but then it being used badly damaging trust. Yes I can in future say no to using my fleet but...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2016, 09:23
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

Sounds like something slightly more complex. But yes I was thinking that a not being able to use it against alliance would be the sensible thing. To be honest I would not even bother with a tick box...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2016, 09:14
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

Eh? Will you know in advance Buddah that your galaxy will be hit by, and then use your fleet to defend against your alliance Buddah? If it is a gal raid then fair enough, but most of the time it will...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2016, 08:09
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

I think my difficulty with the Galaxy def fleet rather than ally def fleet is that you often have less control over what Galaxy you are in than what alliance - with a BP of just 2 or 3 how do you...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 May 2016, 08:02
Replies: 109
Views: 9,133
Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Btw the round 66 and round 67 thread http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=201163 gave a link to Bbs stats http://beta.planetarion.com/manual.pl?page=stats. Does that mean it's final? If so...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 May 2016, 07:42
Replies: 109
Views: 5,651
Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

:rolleyes: BB you could at least take a cursory look at history before you launch into your 'facts'; Ultores last round sent 4025 ally def fleets so more than bows this round. Both p3n and ND added...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 May 2016, 11:05
Replies: 28
Views: 2,814
Posted By booji
Re: Replacment suggestion for alliance fleet

Reasoning for why this is better?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2016, 17:47
Replies: 38
Views: 5,310
Posted By booji
Re: Zikonia has fallen (r67 stats proposal)

Narrow in the sense that you think everyone will go for fr/de? However this is really your opinion, as all the other classes are playable, indeed are easier to use solo than any of the fr de options....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2016, 09:37
Replies: 38
Views: 5,310
Posted By booji
Re: Zikonia has fallen (r67 stats proposal)

As much as a terran getting fr helps fr team ups immensely it is not particularly useful for the terran itself as the gain would mostly be adding emp ships that are good against fi/co which the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2016, 23:36
Replies: 38
Views: 5,310
Posted By booji
Re: Zikonia has fallen (r67 stats proposal)

Well clearly not terran; terrans will have wf as flack anyway so terrans would be a really bad choice to attack with cat co! There should be no problem with a fleet not being able to attack one...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2016, 21:28
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Posted By booji
Re: Zikonia has fallen (r67 stats proposal)

I thought it an odd choice too, to me etd would have seemed the obvious one to get rid of. Killing off any of the others will anger that race's fans, etd probably has least people who play it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 May 2016, 11:24
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Posted By booji
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2016, 07:56
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I certainly would not deny that there may be reasons why you might want to build ships that otherwise look inferior beyond ally instructions; for example there may be less ships around that target...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 May 2016, 23:21
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Unless forced by alliance why build?
The phoenix; The drake is a pretty good ship, it has the initiative over some though not all fr.
The syren; if you already have drakes why invest in another...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 May 2016, 20:16
Replies: 157
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I thought when I saw this set again after this round I would think this set looks good by comparison but I find I still utterly loath them. The cat fr hole looks so totally contrived. Two races can...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 May 2016, 20:41
Replies: 539
Views: 70,453
Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

And ironically p3n went xan to troll ult... An alliance we have barely attacked and barely had incoming from all round.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Apr 2016, 07:38
Replies: 15
Views: 2,125
Posted By booji
Re: Solution to Out of Tag planets

I quite like this idea. I wonder whether you might want to start a week in or something; most tags don't fully tag immediately and there is little need to. My income so far as a not very big planet...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Apr 2016, 20:17
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

What value alliances would these be? The only ones are really Bows and BF. I guess ND went into the round intending to do their usual but they are not usually a big value alliance. I dont know...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2016, 16:25
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

While I agree with your general point BB that it will not take some more fleets to get through alliances I disagree with the extent to which this is the case. Certainly p3n has this round had plenty...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2016, 10:24
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

While I don't like the three pod thing would not getting rid of some of the second targets not be more effective?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Apr 2016, 07:33
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Just looking at this one randomly what makes you think that cat cr will have almost a third of their cr value in the mantis? Most cats use very few norm ships unless it covers something where there...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 19:41
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Sorry rereading what I wrote and what I meant have little relation to each other my mistake!

What I really meant was is it yours and Pat's sets that we have as options? And will our discussions...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 19:36
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

So 45 fleets?

We were sending our usual 60 odd, not great for an alliance that is supposedly an attacking alliance but hardly a disaster.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 19:16
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 bb set discussion

Not looked yet (or rather not looked again yet) but do you have any update on the sets there are? What is the process from here?

p.s. for anyone who does not remember the link to beta stats...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 19:03
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

The average value of an ult xan is 1192.9k. Since they are almost entirely made of fi that is going to be 200-250k fi each. If p3n intel is correct they have 54 xans so lets say 11,880k fi. This...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 18:36
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Except that six tags were mentioned; the total values of those tags is 528million, almost two and a half times BFs value. Even assuming perfect DCing getting on for half of incs should be going...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 17:59
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

As a scanner I have not been told anything, it was an observation from jgps :p Which of course means you may have launched, recalled and relaunched before I noticed (or perhaps your second raid is...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 17:57
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

I don't think it has been caused by ally launch but incs are definitely more spread out this round. Some alliances have shifted their launches to much later; Ult, p3n, some of the time BF to name a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2016, 07:21
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

How do you utterly destroy someone in a game in which there is always next round? It hardly need saying that some of the emnity towards ult is about previous rounds rather than this one. Edit: I...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Apr 2016, 11:34
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

A bit early to say remove it, should at least wait until the stats for this round are out. We have also yet to hear from the 'training' alliances which despite our arguing about who it actually...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Apr 2016, 07:34
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

I guess we need the full stats but this was really not the case. P3n def was pretty average in these rounds, it was our attack that was exceptional.

Round 58...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Apr 2016, 22:56
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Must you denigrate us with every post? They were hardly accidental victories. And they were very much attacking not defending victories; other alliances def was very similar, but p3n sent huge...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Apr 2016, 21:52
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

As an alliance that has traditionally been bad at def and good at attacking I would readily concede that we are not very good at def. Though 'lower tier' therefore lunping us in with HR, Norse etc...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Apr 2016, 19:10
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

who would you expect to care? If there was not even enough care to be able to coordinate land times there is certainly not going to be much care now the block is over.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Apr 2016, 16:34
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

... and attempting to avoid being roided into the ground by the vengeful BF
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Apr 2016, 23:10
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Bows and p3n def has been very similar. Last 8 rounds for bows/9 for p3n bows has had on average a recall rate of 53.03% compared to p3n's 52.71% but p3n has had much higher incs 57.58 per member...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 Apr 2016, 19:50
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

I would be more in favour of your suggestion if you kept every player's number of ally launchable fleets at 1 rather than letting it go higher as you do.

However I see little reason why big...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Apr 2016, 19:42
Replies: 8
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Posted By booji
Re: Gal 'Pool' Amps

What do you have ally scanners for? I guess they could put in similar options for galaxy scanners but the idea of pooling amps seems silly - if you are going to do it for a gal why not pool all of an...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Apr 2016, 07:41
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

BB theodd was in Norse yes, but he was not the round winner, that is what Sandvold was questioning.

And an alliance can have the best DCs in the universe and have dire defence.... If those DCs are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2016, 05:05
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

So tell me who is fighting who then. The only long term war that I can see is ult and ct and as a result of both being xp alliances this can easily be broken off, it is not something both parties...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 23:12
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

In normal incs it is helping p3n immensely. It remains to be seen what happens in an actual conflict. I personally have suspicions that it has resulted in an even less responsive alliance than we had...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 23:06
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

No the situation is totally different. Last round even if I were to agree that norse were the elephant in the room (which I am not sure I do) there was nothing that could be done about said elephant....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 22:58
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Oh to have an alliance like that!

However I dont quite understand the point in the context of the thread. Is this in support of caj by saying top alliances need the feature less so should have to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 22:53
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Any alliance can def. P3n has historically done little defending, which does not not mean p3n is never able to def. The same is the case with Norse. However I personally think your covering ability...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 17:24
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

We very rarely seem to actually get much of the reasoning that the pa crew has behind a particular change. Tag limits have existed for a long time - indeed I presume that they have ever since...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2016, 00:29
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

If an alliance gains another 10 members unexpectedly how would you not expect it's situation to change? Gaining a dedicated group as we did makes a big difference. In this case it also meant gaining...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2016, 23:56
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I dont think rogues ever claimed to be the new big shot on the block, we simply hoped to stir up moribund politics a little. I dont think anyone in their right mind would claim an alliance of around...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2016, 23:29
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

You seem to have something of an obsession about an alliance that lasted all of two rounds and barely made much of an impact even in the rounds it did play. Krypton is clearly a big supporter of tag...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Apr 2016, 23:07
Replies: 109
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Sounds like coding in support planets to me!
Edit: I say this because I notice that the bottom 30% of an alliance of 60 is 18 planets, or bottom 30% of 40 is 12 - so a considerable expansion for...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Apr 2016, 23:04
Replies: 6
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Posted By booji
Re: Planet-Based Defence

There are ways that you can have planet based defence that is not as negative as Mz says that have been suggested before. Most notably (and probably most sensibly) is the regular proposal to change...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Apr 2016, 22:54
Replies: 7
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Posted By booji
Re: Galaxy Sizes r66

P3n also had almost no bps this time after last round having lots of all p3n BPs to create forts.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2016, 19:04
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Looking at the changes page tag limits, with an exception for round 56, have been at 60 since round 48, Krypton can have little to do with this when he returned to the game with p3n in round 57. The...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Apr 2016, 14:20
Replies: 7
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Posted By booji
Re: Galaxy Sizes r66

Are galaxies actually that much smaller? Most seem to be 9 or 10 which seems pretty normal for the gals that don't get late sign-up or particularly lucky (Any stats anywhere?) I was surprised at the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Apr 2016, 13:17
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

And I am surprised it needs clarifying that I am asking what particular problems rather than just a clarification about whether you just mean the forums are the problem - read between the lines, if I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Apr 2016, 12:51
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Another massive overstatement.

What is your reasoning for this? How can it be the cause of pa dying when probably at most 10% of the players have read any of the thread?
Or do you actually mean...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Apr 2016, 10:15
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Alliances 4 and 8 have historically been on ult's side so this seems a rather over the top statement. And the blocking mentality that applies to ult applies to everyone else too, it is just less...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Apr 2016, 23:38
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

There is no reason to believe that a block will be to "take BF out completely". And I think it is all but certain that there will be a block at some point - a fat target that allies are scared off is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Apr 2016, 13:40
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

You think it will actually be a fight rather than a race?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2016, 22:52
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I don't remember seeing large bows stocks building during our war but neither was I looking out for it so it may have been true. However they dropped from 3rd rank to 6th during the course of our war...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2016, 20:03
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

This is true, but it is hardly a conventional round. Ult has already tried to attack you and not done very well have they not? They can safely leave you so long as their xp gains match your value...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2016, 17:23
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Munkee tried that in p3n, we ended up losing too many members! :D
Tbh p3n is supposed to be exactly as DoDDy mentions for Ult (hence the no DCs thing), however as you say about Fl increasingly the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2016, 09:27
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Clouds you are falling into the trap that so many people here do. Your aim does not matter, it is the perception others have of your aims that matter. Almost everyone I have spoken to this round...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2016, 07:32
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Most military or political HCs would probably enjoy the books suggested anyway.


People are much more aware of BFs chance of winning than they were of norse at this time last round. BF is clearly...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2016, 13:11
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

The realationship really does not matter. What matters is a, the perception of the relationship which is very similar, and b, the escalation that creates.

Exactly. Hence a resulting escalation...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2016, 06:23
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Ppl have been complaining about Heroes and out of tag Ults for pretty much as long as I have been playing. Heroes seemed to have a bit more independence particularly in peacetime but the result was...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 22:56
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Yes there is a bit of a chicken and egg problem. What comes first? Ult having lots of planets so causing the need for several alliances to gang up on Ult, or the knowledge that Ult will be gangbanged...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 20:01
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Why do we need to keep going through these things; what does this have to do with this round? Are four alliances blocking you at the moment?

And for the record I suspect that claim was mine not...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 16:22
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Because I was in the Hc and did not know anything beyond a suspicious steal until Morden was closed. Of course I can't be certain, it is possible that there were 'kitchen cabinet' groups or that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 16:15
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Ahh Morden, sorry about the confusion I'm sure there was a prominent moridin or similar nick in the early rounds.

As to the rest we have been through this in another thread. It is also irrelevant...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 14:53
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

At the time cardi was a member of rogues I was not aware of him having cheated in years and years, people change and you need to give second chances. If no one took in members who cheated at some...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Apr 2016, 14:14
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Bb we did not deny he was cheating, we denied we knew about him cheating which is very different. I doubt any of us would ever consider flat out saying that we would/could know for certain he was not...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Apr 2016, 16:40
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

This seems a rather sweeping statement given that there have been quite a few complaints about this xp round already (see that thread calling for a reset only a couple of days in). So what makes you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Apr 2016, 07:53
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

That has been p3n's definition of trying for aaaages! You have probably mocked us for this definition in the past! :p
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Apr 2016, 22:51
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Why would we want BF down? Yes there is the traditional fear of a hegemon but is it really in our interests to put our heads above the parapet?
And why should we be any more likely to succeed? We...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Apr 2016, 20:31
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

It rather sounds like CT wont, and may even bandwagon with BF, which really only leaves ult. The remaining alliances are trailing with little chance of victory so have no obvious motive to make the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Apr 2016, 18:01
Replies: 157
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Thanks. Do we get a chance to discuss them this time?


You sure? Looks like Terran does not either; their only anti fi is the War Frigate.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Apr 2016, 06:57
Replies: 157
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Tbh since the main objection to your stats Pat was that it was too fortable at the cost of allies who dont pl def all you need to do is make some ally def ships better at the same time as reducing...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Apr 2016, 18:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,612
Posted By booji
Re: Simple Additions to Def Page

If we are doing simple changes to the def page I would like the dropdown for coverage options changed from fake being one option to being two; fake attack and fake defence. Just putting fake always...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Apr 2016, 12:06
Replies: 157
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

You did not allow much time for submissions (I had not even noticed the thread before the submission date was past), and then go for a set that a large number in the community disliked so much they...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2016, 08:51
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Awesome... doubt it will happen this round but we live in hope!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Apr 2016, 15:29
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I would define targeting by how you are raiding not by the number of fleets as I am sure you would too. If you are hitting a galaxy it is gal raiding. If you are hitting one alliance it is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Apr 2016, 14:13
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Unfortunately such was the state to which p3n attacks had got to by the end of last round 40 would have been pretty reasonable night.

Looking at his stats the 39 incs on day 40 would be p3n's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Apr 2016, 07:13
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Morning of February 25th; I made a bet with Sandvold on whether fl would launch with us. I lost.
Iirc p3n attacked norse on our own on the last weekend and failed, then went back to attacking ult....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Apr 2016, 00:20
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Actually we attempted to a few days before the end - we attacked Norse with the understanding that fl would come after us but fl backed out making it a pointless effort. Whether it would have been...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2016, 23:05
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

BB if we had been fifth all round then yes your reasoning would be correct, but for a good chunk of it we were second and fighting for first. We lost that fight and ended up fifth but continued to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2016, 19:31
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I would have thought that obvious; we fought for first place by attempting to beat the alliance that did deserve to win and prevented them from doing so. I don't think BB's issue is with our lack of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Mar 2016, 19:14
Replies: 157
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

Yes they might.
My irritation at your constant blaming and doing down of p3n in other areas of the forums is bleeding over into this one, for that I apologise. Your information was not what I asked...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Mar 2016, 16:44
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I did say that I played these rounds; I know what the stats looked like (and I actually looked at them very recently for completely unrelated reasons) I simply was asking for how weapons speed and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Mar 2016, 15:10
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I did not say I needed an explanation of early round stats just a reminder of weapon-speed and agility as I don't think Jintao was proposing reusing a set from prePAX. Apart from these two they are...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Mar 2016, 14:34
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Posted By booji
Re: R67 Shipstats proposals

I am failing to understand this. Under what circumstances at the moment do harpies continue taking damage even after they are dead?
Do you mean a ship with high damage can only kill 1 ship as it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Mar 2016, 11:36
Replies: 13
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Posted By booji
Re: Oblivion Announcement

Weird, if any round does not need a def strategy it is this one! Oddly p3n - well known as an attacking alliance - is also trying to create a def strategy for the first time ever. Presumably this is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Mar 2016, 15:09
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

Really? Sure I think p3n was pretty dire last round but it was still statistically better than ND. p3n had a 53.5% recall rate vs ND's 37.7% while having higher incs per member. ND sent more attack...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Mar 2016, 12:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By booji
Re: Reset round

This seems a little overblown. A change is good once in a while so why should there not be the occasional xp round? I personally don't like this playstyle but don't see this as a reason to call for a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Mar 2016, 08:08
Replies: 169
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

I doubt it was intended. It does highlight that one if the main reasons for a discussion in stats on the forums is often to weaken xan - when bb first mentioned a stats Mafia I wondered if this was...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2016, 07:32
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

That is a shame. I kind of thought ult would want to come back strong to prevent the coalition you fought claiming a second victory. There was certainly some discussion in p3n that as much of a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Mar 2016, 11:46
Replies: 169
Views: 7,807
Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

Welcome Trudy. Traditionally terran is the race best for new players but I am not sure that is the case here. Probably best to go with everyone else and choose xan, that way at least you are likely...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Mar 2016, 21:27
Replies: 539
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 who will win

I am surprised at the number of people who have ult way down, is there information out there that they are not playing properly? If they are going for the win as usual I can't see how ppl don't have...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Mar 2016, 22:44
Replies: 35
Views: 2,881
Posted By booji
Re: Planetarion app

Aha these must have been while I was not checking the forums as I missed them, the discussion seemed to be exactly where it was when I last saw it except for poco's reply
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Mar 2016, 21:45
Replies: 35
Views: 2,881
Posted By booji
Re: Planetarion app

Considering that no one has suggested that there should be an app created without the consent and participation of the pa team this seems an oddly off topic response from you Appocomaster.

It...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Mar 2016, 07:46
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Unfortunately I doubt fiddling with setting def ships is going to make much difference to us.

Atm p3n tends to demand about a third of value in whatever defship your race is supposed to be...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2016, 22:51
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Reading through the last two pages this was never answered and I am genuinely interested in whether you have another explanation beyond the obvious two points that I think have already been...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2016, 13:23
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

I had presumed the effs, particularly the high emp ones to be down to ST. I have to admit I don't remember the effs of previous fully St stats to compare.

What is wrong with the targeting? It...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2016, 12:17
Replies: 278
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

Sandvold that is not the same as p3n breaking agreements though. More like you had a deal with ult and trusted them to keep it while you did not have a deal with p3n and fl so we're worried that they...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2016, 11:52
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

Perhaps you should not assume what others have missed. A quick look at the thread shows that it has not been a discussion working out the failings of the alternate stats set and proposing...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2016, 15:11
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

Tells you who to complain to if you don't like it! Having an anonymous set without allowing any discussion of the pros and cons of that set would be a very retrograde step in terms of player...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2016, 14:50
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 Stat opinions

Who is the alternative set by? Or is it a modification on an old set? (Taking a quick look through it does not look exactly like any of them).
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Mar 2016, 00:56
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

You mean no way one could have known that none of p3ng/fl/ct or ult would win? Certainly. There would have had to have been a fair few people who would have bet on Ult above any of those three at the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2016, 19:49
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

My implied criticism was not meant to be anything of the sort. That is why it was after my analysis and then given the qualifier that it was purely a personal perspective - the impact on me...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2016, 14:57
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

Odd criticism coming from someone who most of the time does not even play anymore! Yes it is laziness, as I think is the amount p3n prelaunches. And I agree that it is possible to solve (indeed...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2016, 13:12
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 Changes

My 2 cents
On alliance def fleets I am kinda on the fence. It could turn out to be an excellent change but there does seem to be a good balance of positives and negatives to it so don’t think I can...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2016, 12:27
Replies: 112
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

Which change? The alliance fleets? (please note this is the stats thread not the changes thread)

If this is what you mean then what research can there have been? People would have mentioned it if...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Mar 2016, 00:26
Replies: 278
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

HCs of all alliances have less ability to speak truthfully in public than normal players; they know more of the contradictions, the shady deals, and occasionally even when members have not always...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2016, 22:50
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

I thought about denying this... But it is probably true enough, whether pa can gain more players is one of my recurring themes on the forums though I did not think it was really coming out over the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2016, 13:01
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

Really kaiba, what percentage of players signing up before tick start are actually new to the game? Almost everyone will have played before and have some familiarity with stats. The majority will...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Mar 2016, 11:16
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

Supposing you are right then how does is matter?
If alliances are deciding that they won't play actively but instead intend to xp, idle, troll, fc or whatever then these people voting as directed by...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Mar 2016, 08:45
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

M0 you say you want exceptions removed entirely. Do you mean there should never be two accounts sharing one ip, or that it can be done without any exception so allowing as much interaction as the two...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2016, 22:32
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Views: 15,186
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

Since it has clearly been pointed out to be insulting if ppl could stop using both of the words mentioned then! You and gm both used said insulting words after it had been pointed out that they are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2016, 21:50
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

This is not the case. I think you are totally misreading it. He was using a rhetorical question to make a statement. (Though it would have served the point he was making if you had taken offence I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2016, 20:53
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

No he is not making a statement about why you should be allowed to use that word. What he is doing is attempting to show that what matters is whether the word or phrase is offensive to someone....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2016, 20:17
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

Somehow I don't think you thought through this comment very well. Do you think people only ever crash on defence? If we assume that you don't then it is the number of fleet movements that matters...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Mar 2016, 18:26
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

I have never been in an alliance with you, or zwanstic, or spiderpig so I doubt you are talking about round 64 p3n. (Think Vegeta was p3n in round 57 or 58) I was not in p3n rounds 61-3 if that helps...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2016, 19:54
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

Kaiba, yes we know that no matter the stats set some people will be able to prosper even if going against the grain; the very active and dedicated. But the game should not be just about those who...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2016, 12:12
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

If that is your definition kaiba then how did Krypton mix up fences and forts? Yours and his seem to match reasonably well.

That aside you seem to be moving the discussion off track. Fences are...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Mar 2016, 08:36
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

Tia; it is rather confusing that in PA we have two different things we both call forts.
The first is where the stats are defensive and a player can play with most of his value in one ship type.
The...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Feb 2016, 23:44
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

My apologies 5, though in practice they will surely use all six. I guess we just have a general disagreement on 2 classes thing.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Feb 2016, 23:08
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

"16) Whining about planet closures/deletions when they aren't related to whether a specific alliance is cheating/harbouring cheats - we are not a customer service forum, PD is the most obvious...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Feb 2016, 22:19
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

The denials are however pointless berten. If you are innocent then you will deny it... But of course if you are guilty you will deny it too so why bother?

The legal system bit is also pointless as...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Feb 2016, 21:06
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

I do wonder whether everyone who is not in Ult is just forgetting what it is like to have an alliance that is effectively DCd. Other alliances in history have done almost as well as Ult at covering...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 Feb 2016, 20:27
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Posted By booji
Re: R66 ship stats

I agree with many of the comments already mentioned; I too don’t like the emphasis this set puts on forts, and agree it seems unlikely that we will get the small galaxies you appear to be hoping for...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Feb 2016, 14:48
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Views: 2,355
Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

This current set of arguing about statistics looking at higher and lower ranked galaxies seems to me to be rather pointless. If statistics are to be used for one or other side then surely someone...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2016, 10:13
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

Not sure whether you mean 200 people as meaning your memberbase can be enjoying the last few round, or as meaning the remainder of the players after your memberbase, so ult has 443 people! My my that...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2016, 19:56
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Views: 2,355
Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

The bigger problem for these small galaxies is that the incs they get are all front loaded at the beginning of the round. They are the main targets while alliances are trying to avoid irritating each...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Feb 2016, 15:12
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Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

This is an interesting idea. It would solve the issue with politics while still allowing those who want to play with friends to stay together. What it does not solve is the tendency towards a couple...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 14:24
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Posted By booji
Re: Round 65 Misc stats

It is always available at http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=3&round=65
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 13:08
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

It would be interesting to have an ally HC from each alliance (preferably politics) make a similar post for comparison.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 12:07
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

Your sending defence to bows would cause the same phenomenon as Astatores has not the one ult has.

But to take your gist you are saying alliance defence includes fleets sent in by other...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 12:02
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Fl must surely have considered the norse win, any brief look at the alliance rankings and consideration of the counting limits made it an obvious play. Only if they had no one who has been playing...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 10:27
Replies: 278
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

I have a question on the alliance stats (on beta rather than bram's):
I have always assumed that 'Alliance defence' and 'Galaxy defence' is the number of defence fleets received from other planets...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 10:14
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I was not implying that it was an attempt to take out norse - it clearly was not; you dont send half a defeated alliance's fleets at an alliance you think is winning believing that that attack will...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 27 Feb 2016, 10:11
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Posted By booji
Re: Illuminati r66

Best of luck with the alliance.

However I dont think it is the current makeup of alliances that creates this story round after round. It is a result of Ult's dominance when they are playing to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 09:54
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

What makes you think they did not see it coming? Pretty sure they did, it has been mentioned all over the place as a possibility for ages. It simply depended on whether there were enough decent sized...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2016, 00:23
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Posted By booji
Re: R65 Inc stats

All credit to ult, amazing stats.

P3n's on the other hand were unusually dire - even beaten on attacks.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Feb 2016, 18:40
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

I did not like the set they were based upon so I am somewhat biased. And to be honest I still did not like this set, as I said initially about it it is rather rock paper scissors. judging by targets...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 18:29
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Views: 3,074
Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

The poll might have been rather more even if there had been a 'changes to bp/smaller bp' option. There is a good chance that there are people like me who are agnostic about random but want a change...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2016, 15:36
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Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

I am pretty sure the Christmas speedround does not have the same problems the main game has. The discussion here would be totally irrelevant to it.



Not been in a playing galaxy for a while? ;)...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2016, 00:14
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I am pretty sure p3n had a fort avoidance rather than a full nap. Comes to little difference though.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 21:04
Replies: 83
Views: 3,074
Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

You completely ignore the point of using different words for different things. It is so that I dont need to qualify everything with the 'players who play better' or the 'players who have just newly...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 19:20
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Views: 3,074
Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

Players does not exactly distinguish them from the other groups we are talking about. The point of labels is to be clear not to muddy the waters about who you are talking about.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 17:29
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

I'm saying elite because I have yet to think of a better word. Since it encompasses players across a wide range of alliances I can't just say 'Ult', and words like 'overachievers' are lame......
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 16:59
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

It is however a bit of a vicious circle. The people who care about value and not crashing cluster together which often leaves educating new players to others who would often not be considered the top...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 16:06
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

PA remains a group activity if focused on alliances rather than galaxies. Indeed a random galaxy would be playing as a group just as much as a bp (possibly more so - no more being condescending to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 14:00
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

The proposal here is not to get rid of the exile system! No one is likely to be trapped in a fully inactive gal unless they have spent too long trying to get to a perfect Galaxy and the exile cost...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 13:33
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

Well quite... but you have not responded to my response. How does this constitute bringing you down to their level? If you have taught someone for a good amount of time and they now know know the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 12:11
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

Neither. This seems a rather odd statement. Do all players in your galaxy have exactly the same activity and ability? I doubt it. We always work around the fact that people are on at different times,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Feb 2016, 00:34
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Posted By booji
Re: r66 - The Random One

They aren't. There is a very good chance that everyone who has posted in this thread has played in a bp and likes the system, they simply want a change from time to time to keep things interesting....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Feb 2016, 07:59
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Views: 2,355
Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

Less of a problem if the starting galaxies are tiny. Iirc Galaxy sizes about doubled over a round. This was a problem when that meant gals were getting up to 16/17 members as they became difficult to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Feb 2016, 23:59
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Posted By booji
Re: Change of buddypack system

I agree.

But I dont think this would harm Ult over any other alliance. It would simply be a change in how everyone does things and I see no reason why ult should not adapt to that as well as...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Feb 2016, 19:07
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I would be very happy to remove bps entirely for a round but I think there would be too much opposition to it so doubt it would happen.

As such the slotting of two 2/3man bps together sounds a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Feb 2016, 00:01
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I think Raven's wording was poor. I dont think it is what we would normally consider 'escorting' that he was talking about (I certainly have not seen any of it on p3n) but rather the willingness of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 18:39
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

BB you have us all rather confused, why don't you tell us exactly which round you are talking about?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 13:32
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

You are mixing up cause and effect. P3n usually fights bows after bows has shown itself to be hostile towards p3n's objectives.

You are also dead wrong about p3n and ct not hitting each other....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 11:33
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Your evidence? If you dont have any this seems to be rather insulting. P3n HC is very open about it's political deals. Members are always told immediately and we get regular updates on the general...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 04:17
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I don't know the details of p3n politics but I think it unlikely that p3n and ND had any kind of pre round agreement. If they did Munkee would have to have been keeping it secret from the p3n...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 00:56
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

You imply that this is the only kind of 'growth' that matters but this is clearly not the case or you would not be in the situation you are in. You could quite easily argue that in terms of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 00:22
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I did not say they dont matter. I said they are in large part the result of tactics used rather than some other factor (like numbers). You grounded to protect your roid lead until it no longer...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2016, 00:09
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I cant speak for ct but ND has been napped with p3n for most of both rounds so we could expect low incs. IIRC they were the were the first alliance to agree to naps with us last round when we were...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Feb 2016, 13:16
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Judging by the last two days of p3n hitting bows the change that would serve bows best is to reduce the amount of crashing.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Feb 2016, 19:06
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I might be biased because I was in Ascendancy for some of those rounds (though I fought them for some too) but because of the much larger playerbase (around 1.5k then iirc) a very large number of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Feb 2016, 12:36
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Unfortunately as I am sure you are aware having fought us in multiple rounds this round our attacking abilities are unusually dire. Hopefully we will work out what the problem is and sort it out...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Feb 2016, 00:12
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

This is exactly my worry, stagnation with the same things happening again and again, combined with a realisation that they cant win by any means but being in ult means that good players gravitate to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Feb 2016, 20:21
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

You have a default kickback. p3n has a truly abysmal record against ult (although a good record against anyone else) however you were missing my meaning (which I guess is fair enough I did not spell...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Feb 2016, 18:55
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

You are more active, which is why sometime you should play with just 60 members and actually show you can do it without your hangers on.

P.s. implying they are shared or multi accounts is rather...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2016, 15:10
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I agree that it only takes a couple. My stating there is a lack of dcs was stating that it is difficult even to find that many. P3n has 0 consistent dcs. Yes this is partially down to p3n's lack of a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2016, 15:02
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Only the last one is easy for an alliance to manage. The first in particular is really difficult for any new alliance to do, the are simply too few players who are willing and able to dc for a whole...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2016, 14:29
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Norse winning ally would be awesome, but I think that is a bit of a stretch still.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2016, 14:01
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Except that in effect we crashed much more than that the next tick! :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Feb 2016, 18:20
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

True. You are certainly correct that if an alliance wanted to take out ult the beginning would really be the time to do it. The problem is that going to war with someone at the beginning runs the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Feb 2016, 13:40
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

The goal is not to beat Ult, it is to win. However if any other alliance except Ult wants to win they will almost certainly have to get past Ult somehow, and this normally means by fighting.
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2016, 12:52
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Posted By booji
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Feb 2016, 12:52
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Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

Is this directed at my post? To explain a little more; some stats sets are offensive and other are defensive and ofc some people like one and some the other. If going for just one set over a long...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2016, 09:07
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Oi Oi! we have done our fair share of crashing! :o



The calculation is rather different for the smaller alliances like ND that are very unlikely to win. For them yes the hope is that Ult wont...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2016, 00:12
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

This seems a strange statement when you are always first when the hits start (and in this case still are despite four alliances hitting you for ages). I don't understand. How is this unambitious?...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Feb 2016, 20:19
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

My inclination if wanting to rerun sets would be to have two (or three or whatever) and go turn about. Have one stats set and run for multiple times back to back would not be good for the game. Yes I...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Feb 2016, 12:10
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

You dont want some variety? Considering these are modified from a set only a couple of rounds ago im getting bored with them :p

I see the benefit of rerunning stats but would prefer it were not...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Feb 2016, 15:16
Replies: 497
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Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

While it does look like this assuming fl and p3n stick together I think fl have almost as much chance as p3n. Yes they are a long way behind but sooner or later ult will be down by enough roids that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Feb 2016, 13:31
Replies: 110
Views: 13,091
Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

This seems to imply that cheating was well known within rogues which I am pretty sure was not true. I thought we had a scan bot from quite early but was not certain until near the end of the round...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Feb 2016, 00:12
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

You are aware that p3n is playing a fr strat and so far making a reasonable fist of it? Sure it has its disadvantages but it is not yet proving to be a disaster. I certainly remember p3n having made...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Jan 2016, 18:29
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By booji
Re: R65 Ship Stats proposals

Ziks would seem to be playable despite this. p3n has 5 ter, 11 cat (scanners and def planets), 2 etd, 13 zik, and 23 xan. Our top 10 on score in ally are 3 xans 7 ziks!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jan 2016, 09:48
Replies: 47
Views: 6,083
Posted By booji
Re: At what point is there not enough players?

I have always thought the biggest influence of greater numbers is on the other side. Not only does more players make it more competitive at the top but probably much more importantly makes it less...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Jan 2016, 18:51
Replies: 497
Views: 34,733
Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

Regardless of whether they act as an extension of Ult in the round if they are playing as a tag they will have a rank!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Jan 2016, 15:04
Replies: 497
Views: 34,733
Posted By booji
Re: R65. Who wins?

I thought Apprime was playing too, or is that just their usual not doing anything serious... still odd to include Norse but not App. Related question; is there to be a Heroes style tag (under...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Dec 2015, 10:07
Replies: 69
Views: 6,541
Posted By booji
Re: Prelaunch(again)

Yes I mean what it is apparently supposed to prevent, people changing their pl later thus mucking up the defenders nice planned defence. It was a pro because preventing this is apparently the aim of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Dec 2015, 00:30
Replies: 129
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Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

A round of all random, or shuffling multiple smaller bps together would really shake things up. But there would be immense opposition to it. I suspect all priv gals would be much more popular, but...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Dec 2015, 00:27
Replies: 69
Views: 6,541
Posted By booji
Re: Prelaunch(again)

somehow I have never even considered option 2!

I also have a 5th con (or 4th if taking out #1): Damages gal defence. It is useful to be able to pl a def fleet +2/3/4, sometimes it even forces a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Dec 2015, 22:55
Replies: 69
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Posted By booji
Re: Prelaunch(again)

My list was for inc scan, military scan would need to be a bit different.

The fleets launching on pl would seem to have more negatives than positives.

pros:
1, preventing ppl mucking around...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Dec 2015, 16:48
Replies: 69
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Posted By booji
Re: Prelaunch(again)

So far as I can see if you ignore BBs odd idea about fleets flying away on pl which the reasoning for has yet to be fully explained I think the pl time showing on inc scans is more of a good thing...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Dec 2015, 14:19
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

Isn't this usual for top planet/gal?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Dec 2015, 10:27
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Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

Most major alliances demand that their defships be a quarter to a third of value so I doubt that makes much difference between the top allies (not always the case, by the end of last round p3n was...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Dec 2015, 08:44
Replies: 69
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Posted By booji
Re: Prelaunch(again)

I am sure that mil scans or changing inc scans has been suggested before and has not happened so I can't see this thread making a difference. Personally I think that it would add more balance between...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Dec 2015, 00:09
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

I am most disappointed that you have played in p3n and still clearly think us incompetent players. :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Dec 2015, 17:25
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

If this were really the case it should however mean that those who get defence are more inclined to send back. If this were the case p3n should get more not less ingal def.


This seems to bring...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Dec 2015, 16:28
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

Except that it implies that those of us not in ult are all morons who just sit there gormlessly and cry when no ingal def is forthcoming to fix our woes!
Which is of course not true. P3nguins all dc...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Dec 2015, 15:25
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

So it shows they were happy to def ult but not anyone else... but not happy to wake up in the middle of the night so only defended ingal. Eminently sensible!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2015, 14:21
Replies: 36
Views: 5,563
Posted By booji
Re: Improvement in Score

Depending on who you consider to be second tier alliances this appears to simply be an untrue statement. Both the rounds p3n won had interesting wars that went on for most of the round with some...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2015, 13:03
Replies: 36
Views: 5,563
Posted By booji
Re: Improvement in Score

Do we really want to encourage bashing? I thought that bashing and block wars were generally considered to be a bad thing.

I don’t see how it prevents sitting on ones roids. Indeed does it not...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2015, 12:11
Replies: 36
Views: 5,563
Posted By booji
Re: Improvement in Score

There has usually been a lot of opposition to losing xp and aside from the usual problems (possible negative xp! Makes value even more important…) there would seem to be other problems as a result of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2015, 11:42
Replies: 36
Views: 5,563
Posted By booji
Re: Improvement in Score

Hmmmm. Its not actually stated whether the same loss occurs if there is no defence. I had been assuming it does not. If it does than this really hurts alliances like Norse or FC/HEROES that are built...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2015, 11:34
Replies: 36
Views: 5,563
Posted By booji
Re: Improvement in Score

Easy avoided by having it so that the bonus is reduced for each ally that is at war with the same alliance creating an incentive to fight one on one. This however would be rendered pointless if never...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Dec 2015, 12:02
Replies: 129
Views: 14,298
Posted By booji
Re: R64 Inc stats

I am surprised at the number of incs bows got but otherwise pretty much as expected imo. Were they in a war with CT and ND?

p.s. any idea when the official ones for the whole round will be up? I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Dec 2015, 19:57
Replies: 307
Views: 23,105
Posted By booji
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2015, 17:21
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

Presumably it is quite difficult to prove that there was an agreement particularly in escort cases like this.

Anyone know what kind of evidence the multi hunters actually need to be able to say...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2015, 00:01
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

My gal has succeeded in stopping every wave from HR on us (us meaning the three p3ns ingal) at least three times yet they keep coming...
Please tell me o Oracle what am I doing wrong? Should I stop...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2015, 13:56
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

Too early to write ult off. The last week is about xp... and it is off faceless that most xp is likely to come so Ult could easily win it on that.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2015, 12:41
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

I suspect an ult's view of what heavy incs is and anyone else's differ!

on the other hand:

not yet as low as p3n got to, and still planets with over 1k. From the perspective of a planet which...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Nov 2015, 23:54
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

Do you intentionally misinterpret what people write? :confused:

I nowhere said Ult have not had incs. You could very easily argue that fighting your enemies in sequence is harder than all...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Nov 2015, 18:31
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

Kindly point out where we have said we are the only ally to have received 4v1 incs... pretty sure we have not because it would be a preposterous suggestion. So why then try to bend things while...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Nov 2015, 17:31
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

This is pretty meaningless. As Mz notes this changes considerably round to round. Up to round 57 p3n was not playing so cant be compared.


Two of these rounds it was p3n who won - 58 and 59....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Nov 2015, 10:02
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

Possibly, but due to this being a dynamic game do you not think that if we did there would be much more cr/bs class anti cr/bs flying around? we would be back to a similar position. Given our...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Nov 2015, 21:19
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

I am sorry, where exactly did I say that p3n is better than any other ally? (besides we all know I think Asc is better not p3n :p)

No one can control politics so they never get incs so this is a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Nov 2015, 20:14
Replies: 434
Views: 36,240
Posted By booji
Re: R64 predictions

As much as I dont like the poor defence stuff (being a defencive player) you are being very narrow minded when you think of it as being entirely a problem. There has to be more than one way to win;...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jul 2015, 23:56
Replies: 165
Views: 28,907
Posted By booji
Re: Congratulation Black-Flag

Congrats bf... Well done on politics at least. No idea if you deserve congratulations on the military side or not as I barely got a chance to attack you guys so test your def :p (I guess stats will...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jul 2015, 23:54
Replies: 385
Views: 61,321
Posted By booji
Re: Second half of the round

This is because asc is anything but a monolithic alliance. With no Hc we have no clear goals. Benneh's goal was raul out of t3, but there was a significant other faction that wanted to get Redrush as...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Jul 2015, 13:55
Replies: 102
Views: 13,466
Posted By booji
Re: R63 stats

The same might be said about elections. But we don't tend to just take the results of such a vote under consideration.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Jul 2015, 09:27
Replies: 266
Views: 57,061
Posted By booji
Re: Nagging over tiny things thread #2

On gal status and the ally defence page there is a Fake option. It is however unclear whether this means its a fake attack or a fake defence which means there is inconsistent usage; confusing!

So...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Jul 2015, 19:41
Replies: 385
Views: 61,321
Posted By booji
Re: Second half of the round

Your memory of last round is clearly very clouded... our attacks were dire, and our def somewhat better last round!

I have to admit this argument has totally lost me and ends up with both sides...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jul 2015, 13:06
Replies: 385
Views: 61,321
Posted By booji
Re: Second half of the round

It is probably worth noting that ascendancy is quite an open alliance when it comes to things like this. We have someone in ult tag in our main channel, and ult probably has several asc members in...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 29 May 2015, 23:26
Replies: 228
Views: 24,090
Posted By booji
Re: Blue's Stat Set Rnd 62

Well that's what comes of not going with having the peg as an totally awesome ship firing before all fi co kill ships that was briefly the case. Unfortunately having the peg fire at the same time as...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 May 2015, 07:07
Replies: 228
Views: 24,090
Posted By booji
Re: Blue's Stat Set Rnd 62

They have indeed gone up a lot.
For me however the bigger problem with it is that they are rather uneven; to take probably the most extreme example the Viper fires on the Investor t1 at 168% eff...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 May 2015, 13:22
Replies: 228
Views: 24,090
Posted By booji
Re: Blue's Stat Set Rnd 62

These stats are not made for soloing, indeed only xan is likely to be really good at soloing this round and that due to their fakes. Almost every solo fleet is easily stopped by something or other...
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