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Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Jul 2016, 14:55
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

I'm really not sure if you are just incapable of reading and understanding, or purely trolling.

1) 272/1048 = 26% fleets from untagged. Out of those 272, 99 were mine and 40 were from planets that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2016, 17:21
Replies: 17
Views: 4,783
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R67 incs stats

I'm(3:8:7) the top >none< attacker with 99 launches/91 lands, and I don't mind being outed :D
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2016, 23:49
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

This is a pretty underrated post, but it only mentions the symptoms instead of explaining underlying problem.

All alliances have gradually become better at using the stats to their advantage and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2016, 22:13
Replies: 17
Views: 4,783
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R67 incs stats

"are"
It's planets without an alliance. A little self-explanatory, no?

Good stats, thanks. Ult recieving 8 days with higher incoming fleets than RB's top night is quite hilarious. It seems the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Jul 2016, 14:41
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

Now please go on discussing Munkee being a crimerider who lives in a van.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Jul 2016, 14:40
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

Actually, the donations happened the round before he won. That was a fun tactic though, looking back we donated too much and didn't initiate enough. The first week he could barely hit anyone and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Jul 2016, 14:24
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

Hi, I assume your friends signed up with the intention to attack with and/or defend you. How dare they help you gaining roids, xp and additional score by holding on to them. Completely unfair.
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2016, 18:22
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

Strangely, you mention two round winners that you know I worked very closely with during the round they won, so let me tell you:
They were selfish.

They had to be, otherwise they wouldn't have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2016, 18:08
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

I signed up to have fun. Attacking is part of the game, and if I choose to attack one galaxy over and over, that's my own business. I wonder how much score alliances like Ult and Asc have been...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2016, 16:41
Replies: 476
Views: 48,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r67 who will win

This is a funny thread. All the way from suggesting MH's should decide what strategies are legit (hint: the only thing they can decide is if you are breaking any rules), to saying there is no way to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2014, 12:31
Replies: 207
Views: 66,215
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R59 run in

I'm talking about round long deals stagnating the round 3 weeks before the end. p3n politics hit an all time low this round, and the best counterargument anyone has put forward to that is: "We won -...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2014, 11:44
Replies: 207
Views: 66,215
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R59 run in

p3n are currently napped to 180 planets, and they have 60 themselves. When you consider how small the universe is, that's probably a new record is terms of % of the active universe napped as #1.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Dec 2014, 08:50
Replies: 232
Views: 46,093
Posted By Zotnam
Re: XP is broken. fix it

I don't mind mc's. This rounds stats + race choices from alliances make up the perfect storm for XP to dominate. (Some XP whores are also getting escorted every night which isn't irrelevant)

I...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Nov 2014, 18:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Private Galaxies

What you are quoting is actually just proving what Patrikc said. You can exclude private galaxies from getting exiles, but the random galaxies will not get capped and grow really huge, mostly because...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Nov 2014, 18:35
Replies: 87
Views: 14,534
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Reset time?

Pt 574: XP whores are still dominating rankings, the top 5 planets are all xp based xans. The #1 planet has grown 1.4 mill this week. None of the value based planets have grown this much. Contrary to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 19:19
Replies: 364
Views: 41,896
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

I don't think you understand evidence in pa. If I send pods at you, and they roid you, nobody can really prove with hard evidence that I farmed you. Maybe you just had your base on run and hide by...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Sep 2014, 18:13
Replies: 26
Views: 2,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Incomming stats prediction

Maybe the most, but definitely not "by far"
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Sep 2014, 02:18
Replies: 49
Views: 8,413
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Best players in the history of PA?

While I agree that this discussion warrants you to take more into account than pure planet rankings, you could also argue that many of the traits you mentioned are needed to get a top planet. This is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Sep 2014, 15:01
Replies: 49
Views: 8,413
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Best players in the history of PA?

If you're talking about farming friends, then he has done that every round he has won
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Sep 2014, 13:01
Replies: 28
Views: 3,224
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Changes to governments

Unless mill centers are removed entirely (which I expect they might be), 35% xp bonus is way too much. Peacelover isn't viable currently as the bonuses almost cancel out eachother. +25% stealth would...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2014, 22:43
Replies: 49
Views: 8,413
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Best players in the history of PA?

Yes, that's on the history page, Could do an "average of def fleets sent by top3/10 players"
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Sep 2014, 22:50
Replies: 364
Views: 41,896
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R58 gossip thread! bringing it to the level 10!

Nothing that even comes close to the focker scale. They were a real force and roided many top planets in a pretty defensive round. And you compare them with Rock? Please..
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Jul 2014, 22:22
Replies: 52
Views: 5,008
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Alliance Nick System

I played for 10+ rounds in Ascendancy only being in one alliance channel. Tag limits were higher back then too. There was an attack channel, but it was rarely used because there was no real need. For...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Jul 2014, 22:09
Replies: 117
Views: 21,471
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 57 Alliance Stats

You = your gal, not you personally.

And meh, you can take numbers out of context and make the situation look different from what it was. The only reason 4:7 ended on a high number were late round...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jul 2014, 14:15
Replies: 117
Views: 21,471
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 57 Alliance Stats

Let's be real here FB. You did everything you could to fence in 4:7, move players into other alliances and getting pnaps for all non-ult in gal. When we warred p3n and Faceless and Spore none of your...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jul 2014, 14:05
Replies: 117
Views: 21,471
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 57 Alliance Stats

Interestingly enough, the landscape for fencing has changed. The traditional fence of 1-2 planets of each alliance will get you a ton of random raids now, since you don't risk pissing any alliance...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Jul 2014, 11:58
Replies: 135
Views: 12,499
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R58 Papadoc Stats discussion

There are a few ways to counter cath co being too strong as I remember from the past:
- bad effs
- an extra normal co ship that only shoots co
- BS that shoots co

I've never seen a direct...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Jul 2014, 22:43
Replies: 150
Views: 15,390
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 58 BB stats discussion

Zik ships t1's are beyond horrendous, 3 t1 BS and FR, 2 FI and 1 CR, WAT

Actually that seems to be a theme of these stats, as more races have a large percentage of their t1's on one or two...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Jul 2014, 22:25
Replies: 117
Views: 21,471
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 57 Alliance Stats

Quite a few rounds have been longer or shorter than the standard 6 weeks
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Jul 2014, 22:24
Replies: 117
Views: 21,471
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 57 Alliance Stats

The coverage rate table is somewhat useless tbh, as it depends very much on the stats being played with. You got r45 with 3 alliances in the top10, and r34 and r49 have two each as well. Pretty...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2014, 10:56
Replies: 1,342
Views: 162,115
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R57 gossip thread

Two ticks ago (pt 1116) BF was on 305.8 mill score, Faceless was on 305.7. I guess your definition of "comfortably" varies vastly from mine.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jun 2014, 17:51
Replies: 1,342
Views: 162,115
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R57 gossip thread

You could argue that BF are in just as good a position, currently they have two forts at #1 and #2. Biggest Faceless fort is in 7th.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 May 2014, 20:03
Replies: 141
Views: 21,815
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 56 Alliance Stats

Meh. You even played that round as a HC and remember ****ing nothing? Also from wiki r31:



So yeah, that nap was at most the last 3 weeks (7 week round). That length of nap happens _every_...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 31 May 2014, 17:46
Replies: 25
Views: 3,225
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Immortals recruiting slaves for R57

How did zeurg get lumped in with the brazilians? o_0

Raul is hilarious as a PA player, his english has improved though!
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 31 May 2014, 17:43
Replies: 52
Views: 7,056
Posted By Zotnam
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 31 May 2014, 17:41
Replies: 44
Views: 4,301
Posted By Zotnam
Re: BlackFlag R57

Not to rain on anyone's parade, but Souls has been fang hc in the past too :p

In any case, strong start with 51 members out of the gate! I guess a good part fang people, some of the more ambitious...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2014, 17:57
Replies: 237
Views: 29,653
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

Just the opposite, tbh
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Feb 2014, 23:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,488
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Clickable links in mail

You need to do ID of bcalc for it to be clickable in a mail, noobs

News and scans are also doable, heck it's even right there in the journal when you save a news item if you actually bothered to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 23:05
Replies: 237
Views: 29,653
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

Guess who has a smaller tag this round ^^

ND has been blocked on this round, Apprime has been blocked on this round, neither is/was going for the win. Blocks often have less to do with the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Feb 2014, 00:00
Replies: 237
Views: 29,653
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

I don't think this can be underestimated. While my 10-ish rounds involved in politics with Ascendancy can't really compare to your experiences in multiple alliance, for me steady smaller allies were...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 14:55
Replies: 237
Views: 29,653
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

Hey man, if you have better info please post it. Bare in mind I posted before attacks were launched. It did say "looks like" not "SPORE IS FOR SHURES DOING DIZ"
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 00:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Boosting Yay or Nai

I'd be interested in how. I can't think of a way that hasn't been used yet and the donation limit remains the same. I would still support a 30 mill limit per planet instead of 50 mill, but I think...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Jan 2014, 00:17
Replies: 237
Views: 29,653
Posted By Zotnam
Re: r 5 5 mid round sumup

Looks like Spore/CT/ND vs ult/vikings, unsure of faceless' involvement but HR/ROCK/App are just gal raiding
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jan 2014, 17:22
Replies: 145
Views: 13,279
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

This round, fr are targeted by: FI/CO/DE/CR/BS,

Do you think FR are bad this round?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Jan 2014, 17:21
Replies: 145
Views: 13,279
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 55 stats - any takers?

There are also Scarabs this round. It's not at all unheard of to have a 0 loss emp ship.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Jan 2014, 18:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By Zotnam
Re: New Research: Cap-Rate

There are already fluent cap rates in the game based on value. If you got roided down the first night then more than likely your attackers are not going to cap 25% from you the next night. The game...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Jan 2014, 18:59
Replies: 90
Views: 14,778
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy Thoughts

I absolutely agree with this. As inactive as some people claim to be, those at the top are all extremely active when they need to be (incoming). There's really close to zero effort involved in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Jan 2014, 18:39
Replies: 90
Views: 14,778
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy Thoughts

I'd like you to show me ten examples of top galaxies doing that. Shouldn't be hard if a lot are doing it. Go.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jan 2014, 21:13
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Covert Ops ranking

Ranks for total resources stolen, total ships stolen, roids blow up, etc etc would be much better.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jan 2014, 21:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Longer research-times for core mining

This would just give an even bigger advantage to those with many roids, while people on low roids gain nearly nothing. Core mining enables planets who get roided often to still maintain a decent...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2014, 21:01
Replies: 90
Views: 14,778
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy Thoughts

This is extremely silly, and I think the reply emanates that you haven't played this game for a long time. There is usually 1 late start spot available, and if you want to do an exile tactics then...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2014, 20:32
Replies: 90
Views: 14,778
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy Thoughts

You guys are blowing late sign ups way out of proportions. There were two late signs in the top100 last round, because with 9 man gals there are simply not enough fleets/ships to keep defending them....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Dec 2013, 01:16
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 54 Alliance Stats

I would enjoy laughing at stupid people for one.

Appoc: r53 stats seem to have gone from the history page, possibly because you replaced them with r54. Fix please :-)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Dec 2013, 18:55
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 54 Alliance Stats

Thanks, part two? Governments on the planet stat page would also be nice.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Dec 2013, 21:52
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 54 Alliance Stats

When will the history page be updated?

I'd love to see which alliances attacked each other + what alliances the specific gals had incoming from if possible.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Dec 2013, 21:32
Replies: 255
Views: 142,179
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Nagging over tiny things

Probably requested before and probably not a tiny thing. But I would like the same functions currently on the alliance def page on galaxy status. Or possibly on a new page called 'Galaxy defense'....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Dec 2013, 21:28
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Remove the galaxy fund

I don't think this is a good idea. There are many reasons for people to put stuff in the galaxy fund and it's open to every galaxy to use as they want.

What I could put my support behind in this...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Dec 2013, 21:20
Replies: 32
Views: 5,025
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Feedback requested: Covert Ops

Nonsense. 90% of the universe is already immune or close enough to be too risky to cov op. What real cov oppers do, is feed on the bottom 10%, mostly inactive players, and redistribute those...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Nov 2013, 23:55
Replies: 25
Views: 2,711
Posted By Zotnam
Re: It is people like this ...

Anything that can potentially lead people to watch Fry's Planet Word is good imo, even if the person quoting doesn't understand what he is quoting
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Nov 2013, 23:51
Replies: 29
Views: 2,725
Posted By Zotnam
Re: A bit of fun...possibly?

Easy, make the pnaps void if he gets above 1k roids as part of the deal. As far as I'm reading it he just wants to scan and be able to afford his amps, not init to 3k and sit on them all round
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2013, 11:12
Replies: 115
Views: 14,197
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vikings declare war on CT

In fairness Vikings are forced to roid someone that's smaller than they are, since they are the biggest... :banana:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Sep 2013, 07:26
Replies: 115
Views: 14,197
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vikings declare war on CT

Conflict drives this game.

This round everyone was extra careful not to offend each other too much, and we made it to pt 450 without any real war. Two groups have been the main beneficiaries of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Sep 2013, 12:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Covop stats on Universe page

Stuff like which alliances you stole from could be in the end of round stats, but not in the ones you are able to check in universe. We don't show the incoming counter for planets/galaxies/alliances...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Sep 2013, 11:57
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Gal size this round

While the bigger galaxies might have more planets, so will the smaller ones. Look through the round ending stats and show me rounds where the top galaxies did not receive more incoming than an...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Sep 2013, 11:50
Replies: 121
Views: 19,030
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 53 stats

Yeah man, everything looks much better with a def fleet or two. I personally wouldn't do pure xan fr vs ter BS, since that's going to hurt quite a lot in the long run.

Ter BS can land on some...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Sep 2013, 12:44
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Gal size this round

This is incorrect, there are about the same amount of people in BP's as last round(240-ish). But due to the BP size increase, we've dropped from 60 BP's to 46 BP's and that has in turn increased the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Sep 2013, 12:23
Replies: 121
Views: 19,030
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 53 stats

Why on earth wouldn't BS be able to land on FR? It's by far the two best anti FR ships.

FI are in the same situation as last round vs rangers, except that you have about twice as many people...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Sep 2013, 09:32
Replies: 121
Views: 19,030
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 53 stats

It's not really as bad as it looks. There are currently 40 etd's in the active universe and 10 in c200. For terran the total number is 204, but 87 in c200, so really only about 120 active. Granted,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Sep 2013, 09:10
Replies: 31
Views: 3,180
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Gal size this round

837 people signed up and less BP's than usually because it was raised from 4 to 5 probably
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Jul 2013, 19:05
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

But you need to be in the same alliance, or arrange a nap between your alliance and the one your multi is in. That means most of the time the HC knows who is cheating because they are the ones who...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Jul 2013, 11:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 scan statistics

Pele played what, 2 weeks and did 4k? :D
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 16:55
Replies: 119
Views: 13,743
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy setups

I can see 7:4 gets really bitter when people tell some truths about them and how they play. With this currently system I could personally benefit from doing what I've done this round with my galaxy,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 15:11
Replies: 60
Views: 10,131
Posted By Zotnam
Re: WTF is going on?

Late signers (1/2) should be available to galaxies outside the top25 imo. Level the playing field a little
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 15:06
Replies: 119
Views: 13,743
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy setups

Some people seem to think it's fair that they get to play with 10+ friends of their choosing every round. It isn't. That sort of thing should be impossible, but it's been going on for 10+ rounds and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 14:55
Replies: 119
Views: 13,743
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy setups

Why exactly is this impossible? Make a check that if a galaxy is at 8 planets, it's unable to get more people exiled in. A hard limit. No late starts, no bullshit. 3 in each BP so you can't just...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2013, 14:12
Replies: 22
Views: 7,975
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 53: Government Changes

I did, Monroe is talking about not setting a corp government under the current system until later in the round.
Then people are talking about starting demo and going corp later as a new tactic. ...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jul 2013, 12:55
Replies: 22
Views: 7,975
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 53: Government Changes

maybe you should actually read this thread..

Go corp to stack up as much resources as possible, then go tot when you need to spend it :p
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jul 2013, 15:28
Replies: 60
Views: 10,131
Posted By Zotnam
Re: WTF is going on?

Fencing is a bit misunderstood these days. An alliance isn't going to stay away from a galaxy just because they have 1-3 members. The exception to that rule is if the galaxy contains a HC or...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Jun 2013, 00:05
Replies: 60
Views: 10,131
Posted By Zotnam
Re: WTF is going on?

Nobody deserves to win based on 500 ticks. Right now Ult is clearly the strongest and best organized alliance, but with over half the round left let's not talk about who deserves what yet :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jun 2013, 03:00
Replies: 111
Views: 9,736
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Freeze income for planets in cluster 200

Meanwhile, the other "forgotten" planet that idled in c200 2 weeks is growing nicely, proving that this is a legit strategy if you are going away for the round start, or just don't fancy playing more...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Jun 2013, 11:31
Replies: 111
Views: 9,736
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Freeze income for planets in cluster 200

Closing him while under investigation I could understand

Moving him back to the active universe immediately I could understand

Putting him in vac mode I could understand

But to randomly...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jun 2013, 00:19
Replies: 128
Views: 9,903
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 predictions!

Spore has had balls so far. That's however not always a good thing in PA these days. They need some agreements to help them out, but with Ult running away already I wonder if those agreement won't...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Jun 2013, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By Zotnam
ETD fr

<Whine goes here>
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 May 2013, 00:03
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

You can't compare steal DC to normal ship's DC. That being said, yes, zik in r51 was way better than zik in r50. The difference was, like I talked about earlier, synergy. There was amazing synergy in...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 23:46
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

FR and DE obviously, I know Harpy have t2 FR NOW, but there's only one reason to build Harpy and that is to use them for fakes.. If you try to stop FR that way, I got no words..

Roaches shooting...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 05:31
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

This is truely terrible and I think after 51 rounds we should all expect better from you. Basically you've made cath better against all it's weak spots (fr/cr/bs) in a round that was already...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 05:27
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

Normally I don't respond to terrible players that can't read, but you need all the help you can get. There's only one thing terran is good at: Value. I never said otherwise. But they still really...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 May 2013, 05:02
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

Man look at the fking stats: http://beta.planetarion.com/history/?id=1&round=50 TGV had 2 terrans in the top100, TWO. And in total 2 TGV made top100 xp with these "unstoppable" DE waves. Heck I even...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 20 May 2013, 21:57
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

Well, the fairly balanced stats (apart from etd) certainly got butchered.

So much talk about Ter DE and BS, but did any of you geniuses actually play them with a decent planet? I did, and I'll...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 May 2013, 23:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who we were rd51

You are: Constant Happiness (9:1:3) Zik (Clear)
Size: 2,669 20 [Up 23 places]
Value: 5,901,579 103 [Up 22 places]
Score: 9,154,119 31 [Up 11 places]
XP: 54,209 2 [No change]

Ships...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 May 2013, 11:39
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Remove galaxy exiling

I don't agree with that. When you go random, you make a choice taking some risk. If you did not want the risk, you could just BP and be sure to have at least 3 other decent players. No exiles would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 May 2013, 11:34
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

I think you are overestimating the impact rangers had in r50. There weren't many around, and those that were around were mainly used for attacking. So it was almost like they were already removed,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 May 2013, 11:20
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Remove galaxy exiling

No exiling possible would make for a dull round, at least now your round isn't ruined if your BP gets terrible randoms. It would probably be worse conditions for new players too, because they would...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 May 2013, 11:01
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

Ter DE/Xan DE roid other Ter DE/Xan DE planets anyway, so this wouldn't be a problem.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 May 2013, 11:00
Replies: 153
Views: 29,067
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 52 stats

My list:

Ter:
A little lower armor, a little more damage (to about 350), to make them more like r51 stats where I like the balance. I played Ter r50 and the damage was fking horrific.
Whoever...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2013, 11:27
Replies: 120
Views: 26,631
Posted By Zotnam
Re: not-quite-JBG's r51 stats

Everyone needs a partner to roid with MT stats. Cath is traditionally the best race to solo with if you are looking at it from that aspect. I've solo'ed quite a bit with my zik fi/co after I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 May 2013, 11:07
Replies: 285
Views: 26,538
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The round so far

Wishmaster will end on 100+ fleets incoming, but he still had 1k ticks with barely anything. Measuring the amount of incoming on it's own doesn't tell the whole story. In general though, excellent...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 May 2013, 10:42
Replies: 430
Views: 25,856
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ministry - The return.

Why are you kissing some fat bird on whatsapp
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Apr 2013, 17:33
Replies: 285
Views: 26,538
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The round so far

Hi, I used to be relevant
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Apr 2013, 15:56
Replies: 68
Views: 4,281
Posted By Zotnam
Re: cheating or not cheating ?

Why? Cov opping in this form is a glorified full support planet that, within the rules of the game, give up everything they have to boost others. I like it as a personal tactic, but it is too much if...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Apr 2013, 14:38
Replies: 68
Views: 4,281
Posted By Zotnam
Re: cheating or not cheating ?

That changes nothing, cov-op planets have a very easy time at getting immune to cov ops themselves.

As for your other points, there are many ways to change cov ops and I was making a list of...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Apr 2013, 11:53
Replies: 68
Views: 4,281
Posted By Zotnam
Re: cheating or not cheating ?

It's worth mentioning that the current #1 galaxy is also using a cov opper to boost their value. It's a very good tactic for early-midround play if you have someone very active and that is also...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Apr 2013, 17:07
Replies: 68
Views: 4,281
Posted By Zotnam
Re: cheating or not cheating ?

shaz was a big part of this kind of strategy when I thought up the idea originally. I told Appoc I would show him how much you can abuse the donation system, and imo we fully accomplished that....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Mar 2013, 06:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Another Change Pre-Round

dists are only useful for blocking incoming scans now, making them a little cheaper only means you'll get slightly more faking, and that's a good thing.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Mar 2013, 07:10
Replies: 120
Views: 26,631
Posted By Zotnam
Re: not-quite-JBG's r51 stats

It's a different game now. Big planets will init 3-400 roids if they lose some (last round top10 planets: Knight init'ed from 1300 -> 1700, Mikee from 600 -> 1200 after getting roided.)
Medium sized...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2013, 14:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,690
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy statistics per round

All these new stats (planet ones as well) are great.

If I was to make a few requests on the planet stats, it would be a "salvage received" and "in gal def fleets received" + "alliance def fleets...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2013, 14:47
Replies: 110
Views: 34,404
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congrats ND

The last two weeks ND has hit the #6, #7 and #8 alliance mainly, TGV has hit both #1 and #2. Maybe you should teach them how to fence? This is the most pathetic alliance "win" I can remember in PA...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Feb 2013, 11:14
Replies: 255
Views: 142,179
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Nagging over tiny things

Being able to see pl'ed fleets in galaxy, like you can on the alliance def screen, possibly on a new, dedicated galaxy defense screen where you can edit access.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Feb 2013, 03:17
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: War!

You are saying that like they couldn't already expect that just from being fat
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2013, 04:51
Replies: 430
Views: 25,856
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ministry - The return.

Pretty sure I killed any chance of Ministry coming back about 2 years ago...

Sup Klen, I talked to Pies a while back, he's a ginger junkie living in a camper :up:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Dec 2012, 13:47
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

He meant a top3 planet, but yeah, entirely pointless crashing going on today, way more than any other round I've played tbh.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2012, 13:43
Replies: 33
Views: 2,715
Posted By Zotnam
Re: scans

30 is not plenty, especially not for a big planet.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Dec 2012, 13:29
Replies: 128
Views: 10,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Multihunter idiocy part 91503

No-one was complaining last round when ND planets sold their ships to exile out of the #1 gal (a gal which Des was in btw), but all of a sudden now it's unfair that other people do the same? ROFLMAO
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Dec 2012, 03:19
Replies: 430
Views: 25,856
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ministry - The return.

Bad necro-jonas, bad! *slap*
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Dec 2012, 03:07
Replies: 109
Views: 8,075
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mo cheatin'

Sounds like a good strat to me. Why is everyone so upset about this?
Maybe carDi agreed to it and Apprime will farm big Ult planets for xp and Fang will finish 3rd. I'd like to see the MH's handle a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Dec 2012, 02:59
Replies: 33
Views: 2,715
Posted By Zotnam
Re: scans

Biggest pile of bullshit I've seen posted for a while.

1) Use an old scan. With the alliance tools in place, there's really no need to wait for a new scan of a dude. Heck just look at the eta and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Dec 2012, 16:33
Replies: 128
Views: 10,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Multihunter idiocy part 91503

It's even easier than that. You can PL a fleet +12 and the dude can't init. Log on twice a day and keep a planet from ever initiating at all. I might make a planet next round just to PL +12 twice a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Dec 2012, 14:06
Replies: 128
Views: 10,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Multihunter idiocy part 91503

Tbh if this round has proven anything, it's that the attitude of the playerbase is worse.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Dec 2012, 11:52
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 16 Tick delay to salvage ships

Yes, PA needs more realism. Because owning a planet and building ships on it to attack other planets is totally something that I could see myself doing in the future, and this is good practice.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2012, 11:47
Replies: 128
Views: 10,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Multihunter idiocy part 91503

I'd rather get roided than quit a top10 planet, but it seems I am one of the few. Getting yourself closed because of 10 fleets incoming is pretty extreme though, and it was one of the people...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Nov 2012, 19:03
Replies: 57
Views: 5,712
Posted By Zotnam
Re: New MH team / head of MH team?

I'd do it, but only to make up reasons to close most of you.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Nov 2012, 14:49
Replies: 60
Views: 4,237
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Has anyone noticed?

It's wrapped up already tbh, not because Ultores can't possibly close the gap, but because there's no way to change the political situation and actually give them a chance to do it. Some people think...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Nov 2012, 23:55
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By Zotnam
Re: :O Its been a loooong time

You are better off, the only ministry left is Mikee..
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2012, 23:45
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

I was talking about Pommeh. Not sure what you are on about. That round was full of questionable bullshit when it came to pranks anyway, so maybe you would have won without that crash, maybe you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Nov 2012, 20:50
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

Dragons cheated just as much as LDK tbh. Wishmaster's best buddy donated him to his roundwin too, it's not like cheating is just limited to who logs into an account.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Nov 2012, 19:46
Replies: 128
Views: 10,761
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Multihunter idiocy part 91503

I hate Ace as much as the next guy, but this isn't the worst way to deal with a situation like this under the circumstances. With the context of how hard it is to roid this round, a 400 roid cap...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Nov 2012, 14:20
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

He certainly didn't say no to cousin defense when he had roids.

This is just a desperate cry for attention now that his round is over.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Nov 2012, 13:05
Replies: 166
Views: 19,002
Posted By Zotnam
Re: mz' R50 Stats

That's because it's far from the first draft. I'm pretty sure I looked at the first draft(?), gave some opinions and lots of things have been changed. This is certainly much better than the stats I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Nov 2012, 12:53
Replies: 122
Views: 20,598
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Cheating in Apprime

Let's talk about scan bots in alliances like CT too.. (Hi Jintao) I guess it's okay for CT to take in a guy that's been closed multiple times for cheating and then point fingers at others?

Really,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Nov 2012, 12:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The Joys - <poorly defined person/planet/alliance> Tactic

I would be surprised if he is the only fang planet with this sort of arrangement. But such, unfortunately, is the state of PA after nearly 50 rounds.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Nov 2012, 12:11
Replies: 271
Views: 18,802
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ult and App

It's certainly working today.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Nov 2012, 19:25
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Quick math: You have 1300 total round roids, I will assume 300 of those were initiated. That means in those 14 landings, you have capped 1k roids, or an average of about 70 roids per landing. So...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Nov 2012, 07:10
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Defending is too easy, mainly because there are too many no-loss def ships and many emp issues. Cath has 2 ships targeting EVERY CLASS. Try and compare Guardian and Roach efficiency, it's beyond a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Nov 2012, 02:42
Replies: 271
Views: 18,802
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ult and App

Well.. they did manage to trick you into hitting App. Of course Ult wanted to win if possible. It worked out perfectly, because App put up enough of a fight to keep those alliances preoccupied while...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 18 Oct 2012, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Plaguuu for sale!

Enjoy having a xan in your alliance that has tt -3 at PT500
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Oct 2012, 20:17
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Pegasus shoots CO also though, which makes it a little better for def. I did talk to appoc while this was ongoing, and I was left with the impression he didn't have a clue what he was doing, changing...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Oct 2012, 19:12
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Can someone explain to me what the point with even having a ship called Spirit is? With all the changes in the stats, you left this in there to have zero use both on offense and defense, it's useless...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2012, 20:21
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

I said the same to Appoc yesterday. Who is going to make stats in the future when you have someone just changing everything about them?
A few AC/DC changes and emp resistance isn't a problem, but...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2012, 19:51
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

...last round?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2012, 03:34
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

That's a very general way of saying you just changed everything. These are NOTHING like the stats that were turned in. Now xans don't need siege, xan DE target 5 classes, FR balance is completely...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2012, 03:00
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Wtf is the point in having someone make stats if Appoc changes them fundamentally anyway? Now we had initial defensive stats that were made even more defensive...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Oct 2012, 19:32
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

If everyone goes terran, terran will actually suffer since the best race at defending against terran is.... terran. If everyone went terran, we'd be having an init war. Xan is the best counter to Ter...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Oct 2012, 18:36
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

It doesn't make Mantis useless at all. You'll just need some CO/FI flak to eat the beetle emp fire. Besides, t3 emp eff is horrible. It's good that you can't just send 10k Mantis and get free kill on...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Oct 2012, 21:51
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

Wyvern pretty much make you immune to 4 different attack fleeets, even if they team up. Drake make you immune to another two.
Syren makes it costy for two more attack fleets.

So you are really...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Oct 2012, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Zotnam
Re: suggestion increasing player base

Pretty sure I already get a mail whenever sign ups to a new round start?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Oct 2012, 03:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Roundname voting

You seriously had a round called "Space Sheeps"? Christ I am glad I never paid any attention to round names
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Oct 2012, 03:30
Replies: 351
Views: 40,329
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Well done Ult

What exactly is your point? The best alliances adapt. Fury and Legion would also have done so (and heck they did, in Titans and Eclipse/1up). A not insignificant number of old Fury/Legion people have...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Oct 2012, 14:02
Replies: 246
Views: 26,910
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Stats

I never liked 3 pod class stats.. If we're really going in that direction, just make all ships capable of capping like back in the early pax days :)

In the current beta ones, you have stuff like...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Oct 2012, 03:13
Replies: 351
Views: 40,329
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Well done Ult

Rules will only get you so far. People thrive when given some responsibility. Taking it all away from them isn't going to get you anywhere worthwhile. and people will get bored.

I honestly don't...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2012, 22:47
Replies: 351
Views: 40,329
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Well done Ult

For most, it has to be both. It's unreasonable to expect anyone to completely put their ego/planet aside, but you need to embrace this as a good thing and harvest the positives from it. I definitely...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Oct 2012, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 3,614
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Salvage for stealing

I don't know what you did to salvage, but it is truly ****ed. You have bcalcs where it's 800k vs 3 mill value losses before salvage, and the def will still go down 500k.. It's beyond stupid and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2012, 22:10
Replies: 351
Views: 40,329
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Well done Ult

This is fairly close to what we did a few rounds in Ascendancy. The basic def calc would be done by someone who is online anyway while the DC's cover the easy single fleet incoming with the correct...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2012, 17:15
Replies: 73
Views: 4,638
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Change Log Reaction

You'd be surprised, the taxes in Apprime were constantly 4-5% since I joined at pt 400 or so. There was no need to use the trade bug, resources got sent out fast enough that the fund was never close...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2012, 14:02
Replies: 73
Views: 4,638
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Change Log Reaction

It's very easy. We could have done some serious abuse there this round. We didn't. But it's open to all gals, especially the big ones. All you need is a late starter/smaller planet in gal. The planet...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Oct 2012, 13:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,310
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round stats

http://beta.planetarion.com/history/history.php?id=6&round=48

I like the top0 alliance.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2012, 12:23
Replies: 73
Views: 4,638
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 49 Change Log Reaction

And that's the whole point of this exercise isn't it? It could still be seriously abused though, I'd rather it had a fixed max cap over 200 ticks like galaxy donations. Pumping alliance resources to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2012, 11:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By Zotnam
Re: distorters bug or feature ?

And if it comes out positive, call your physician so it can be removed asap.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Sep 2012, 18:46
Replies: 351
Views: 40,329
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Well done Ult

Jelle already touched on this, albeit in a crude manner. The truth is you have to evolve. One DC doing all of the alliance is a thing of the past (unless your name is shaz). Much of Ascendancy's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jan 2011, 00:18
Replies: 45
Views: 8,543
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Desse

Completely in shock right now. Not had much contact with him the last while, but he was one of the people I started playing with back in r4 and played with steadily over the years ever since. A great...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Nov 2010, 21:26
Replies: 112
Views: 12,090
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Imperia and their mum

You cannot be serious. Imp has had 1 day of Apprime incs, Asc has had more like 14... oh holy shit that we decide to hit another alliance than Apprime on the weekend when our activity is terrible...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Oct 2010, 04:33
Replies: 78
Views: 13,251
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 39 Stats

Terran 185(16%)
Cathaar 122(11%)
Xandathrii 234(21%)
Zikonian 283(25%)
Eitraides 272(24%)

Looks like 70% fi/co with a bit of the other classes on the side, fun :rolleyes:
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Oct 2010, 04:23
Replies: 24
Views: 6,783
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ancient History - WHAT IF: Fury-Xanadu Alliance

Oh oh I love "what if" history theories!

Now do one where Martin Luther is burned after his trial in Worms :o
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Sep 2010, 19:23
Replies: 75
Views: 21,162
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Worst Alliance EVA!!

You can say this as often as you like, it still doesn't make it true.. Because none of that is accurate. There was a cooldown, it was pre-agreed and ignored (exactly like the broken nap this round)....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Sep 2010, 09:43
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

Simple enough, Appoc just forgot to disable it. I don't think he should at this point either, this is hilarious :D
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 21 Sep 2010, 09:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,388
Posted By Zotnam
Re: G.R.O.S.S. - Gaming community

I don't like you, but <3 awp and look4me
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 19:02
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

So you are arguing that "Would you be interested in hitting NFI" is a backstab coming from ND, but NFI can go around asking "Where do you stand in the current political situation"? Because that's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 16:47
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

No, you are trying to justify napping yet another alliance by making someone else look like the bad guy. The only reason ND even considered turned was your emo pm whines about not having #1 planet....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 16:35
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

Actually incs at the start of the round is way worse than now.

A) Salvage for anything crashing at the start is worth **** all, by now big attacks can easily net the attacked planet 100k+ value in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 16:17
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

Seriously, did you even read your post? You ARE turning it into all vs ND by openly inviting everyone to help hit them. You ARE hitting them for the sake of it. You are the only alliance that stands...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 16:09
Replies: 341
Views: 40,208
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Mehh

It's not going to make the round interesting, it just means ND will be bashed with the numbers NFI should have been bashed with (NFI/APP/OSI/ODDR vs ND/ASC)

It's sort of funny to see apprime fall...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2010, 02:38
Replies: 64
Views: 5,946
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Worst Round EVA

<yoink> (how did linkie not make this joke yet)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Sep 2010, 17:03
Replies: 168
Views: 15,965
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Replace the incompetent MH staff

Having the pleasure of knowing Fiery before she became a multihunter, stuff like that was not at all uncommon. You shouldn't have asked if you didn't want to know though. Always found it odd that she...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Aug 2010, 00:01
Replies: 168
Views: 15,965
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Replace the incompetent MH staff

This just makes me think the MH's have a list of "bad" words that they search for and if anything pops up, they close it down. Monkeys at work really.. Especially when it comes to different languages...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Aug 2010, 04:22
Replies: 97
Views: 12,411
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations NFI

Go save pakistan dude
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Aug 2010, 21:03
Replies: 97
Views: 12,411
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations NFI

Don't worry, cardi is back in charge, will solve everything !!!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Aug 2010, 23:17
Replies: 53
Views: 5,686
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations Dunkelgraf!

His account did anyway, no-one knows who really played it!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Aug 2010, 14:42
Replies: 30
Views: 6,807
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 38 Changes

What exactly have you fixed? I read two random pages today, and both had multiple errors, one of them was the Introduction page...

Other than that, there are still separate pages for fleets and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Aug 2010, 19:09
Replies: 135
Views: 20,672
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 38 predictions

And who exactly are you? Seems I know more about what's going on in ND than you do :( (mind you I was pretty much in pm with half the ND hc the entire last few days of the round) FYI, 3 mill ND...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2010, 12:05
Replies: 135
Views: 20,672
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 38 predictions

Yeah, the head dc that insisted on doing all their def the last 3 days and pretty much managed to lose the round for them through crashing value against alliances that weren't evo. Tough loss, that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Aug 2010, 14:12
Replies: 39
Views: 3,328
Posted By Zotnam
Re: personal data storage

I would find an account that has only been logged in from one IP a lot more suspicious than one with 5-10. The thing is, most people with wierd names aren't really lieing about them. Those that want...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Jul 2010, 18:40
Replies: 135
Views: 20,672
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 38 predictions

1. app
2. ct
..
7. asc

Going back to 3man bp's over private gals heavily favors some alliances.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jul 2010, 18:18
Replies: 39
Views: 7,348
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who We Were R37

You know who to blame for this :p

You are: Another day (8:3:4) Ter (Clear)
Size: 1,768 39
Value: 8,652,389 3
Score: 9,679,769 4
XP: 17,123 295

Roiding pretty much became impossible...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2010, 17:00
Replies: 170
Views: 12,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratz NewDawn

There was a cooldown. Who the **** gets a nap without cooldown? What the **** would you know about it? Cardi remembers barely anything of the things he say when he is stoned and I am sure I can dig...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2010, 15:34
Replies: 170
Views: 12,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratz NewDawn

/shrug, I asked cardi to paste the log with the agreement and he refused to. If there was nothing about a cooldown, he would have spammed it everywhere already. Besides that, logs are insanely easy...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Jul 2010, 18:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,800
Posted By Zotnam
Re: salvage distribution

That doesn't make any sort of sense. If anything, the terrans should be bitching about only being allowed 250 constructions, it takes away one of their best racial bonuses for like 1/3 of the game.....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2010, 16:15
Replies: 170
Views: 12,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratz NewDawn

I wouldn't exactly call it " full satisfaction" :D There were problems, just none bigger than I was willing to work with, and once Apprime had gone hostile we simply ran out of potential alliances to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2010, 16:06
Replies: 170
Views: 12,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratz NewDawn

I thought that was a joke offer tbh.

Honestly, at that point we were well out of reach for the #1 spot and we had been ever since we got gangbanged for a week. We were never going to outroid evo...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2010, 03:55
Replies: 170
Views: 12,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratz NewDawn

Meh, it was a round of horrible politics controled by individuals using them for their own personal gain over what made sense for their alliance. At the start of the round, the best thing that could...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jun 2010, 22:36
Replies: 76
Views: 8,767
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The Big blackout and the consequences

maybe you should just stop lieing.. http://pastebin.org/351823
Utterly disgusted with you as well santa.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Jun 2010, 12:47
Replies: 126
Views: 12,687
Posted By Zotnam
Re: politics this round

Not sure if you have even read anything in this thread if that's what you think.. Only reason Asc is fat is lack of incoming
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jun 2010, 20:24
Replies: 126
Views: 12,687
Posted By Zotnam
Re: politics this round

Mostly Osiris and Evo, but I fail to see what this has to do with anything. You can get this info from a simple news scan anyway.

I can also confirm that Asc is fat.

As for the smaller...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 May 2010, 01:56
Replies: 46
Views: 10,928
Posted By Zotnam
Re: eXilition

Zhil would not have been happy if we went with Fury. And we're all afraid of Zhil :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2010, 01:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By Zotnam
Re: New beginners manual & video

No offense, but it also really shows that you only put 20 mins of effort into it..

It's obviously better than none though!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 May 2010, 22:45
Replies: 46
Views: 10,928
Posted By Zotnam
Re: eXilition

damn.. what an unexpected comeback!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 May 2010, 19:45
Replies: 78
Views: 6,687
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 37 predictions thread

Fortress gals are the new fence gals! Cardi told me last round! Looks like it will be a crapload of normal fence gals this round though, wars will be horrible to fight.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 May 2010, 21:25
Replies: 72
Views: 5,187
Posted By Zotnam
Re: I heared

and I heard apprime already declared war on said alliance no matter what they name it!
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 18 May 2010, 17:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Bcalcs

No, it doesn't. That just empties the whole column, and you often have more than 1 fleet in each column so this feature is utterly useless. Like when you have 40 fleets incoming, the bcalc can't even...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 May 2010, 22:43
Replies: 263
Views: 16,990
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Alliance player limit

There's no lack of capable people in both asc and apprime I imagine, there is however a lack of people willing to step up. I had serious issues last round finding someone to share duties with me as...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 May 2010, 02:27
Replies: 263
Views: 16,990
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Alliance player limit

Certainly a topic that people care about with this many posts in a short time.. I've not read all of them, but I would like to see 30 man tags for a round, just to mix it up. Maybe a private gal...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 May 2010, 01:54
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Me more than anyone. Sick value gain after I got some of the kill fleets recalled :D I forgot the actual calc we did at the end of the round, but something like 50% of my value came from salvage,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 May 2010, 12:29
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

I suppose he could have let all vision anti cr/bs suicide on his place and have all the co home to leech salvage, since it was last tick I don't think it would be enough though.
If he had lost...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 May 2010, 04:22
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

Nah, him being ter DE was clearly the best and only choice we could have made at that stage. Picking Terran/tot was essential as it was by far and away the best value combo and DE was the only sound...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 May 2010, 23:16
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

Well, in the end he did finish top10, despite crashing in the middle of the round. 2 of his "support planets" finished ahead of him though. All your other predictions came through, he went...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 May 2010, 22:43
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

There is really little to no difference between having someone initiate to 500 with the bonus and earn it back by tick 36 or having them donate the startup bonus at that time, at least not from the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 May 2010, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Private/Public galaxies = gold

Because ideally, you want some players to find random gals attractive. And for them to be found attractive, they need to compete against everyone else, not in their own "special rankings". Should we...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 May 2010, 12:36
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

You can hit anyone if you team up.. I guess other alliances failed to sell the idea of attacking asc because we were pretty much doing nothing all round anyway. During the whole round the only...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 18:58
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

You did ruin BA's chance of staying on top man :) I'm not saying people are wrong in hating us for the move we made, we would have been pissed off with vision if they did they same thing to dedin for...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 18:10
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Really? You are going to claim you did not fence with 4 alliances in the gal? Surely if having all planets in a gal in one alliance is sooo much better you could just have done that. There's no way...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 14:33
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

How is this in any way close to how the reality was? In the end, there were 3 alliances who could not hit our gal, that's it. And certainly two of those three were added fairly late in the round. But...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 14:29
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Sure I'd like to get top gal, that's not the point.
I never once this round thought, 'hey we got a chance for top1 galaxy, lets try and make that happen and shape asc politics to get that', this is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 14:26
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Who on earth said anything about a taboo? Do you even know what that word means? It's just really poor to accuse another galaxy of napping stuff when you are in the most napped galaxy yourself. I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 May 2010, 10:10
Replies: 119
Views: 19,807
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Single targetting to return.. Opinions!!!

This round I must have launched 25-30 attacks that I knew would be covered before we even scanned. My fleet wasn't small. It was typically 8-10 man team ups. When it gets that hard to roid single...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 May 2010, 10:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,891
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who We Were R36

You are: And it feels like me (10:4:5) Xan (Clear)
Size: 2,366 9
Value: 9,153,862 3
Score: 10,105,402 3
XP: 15,859 292

Ships (1,951,999 total)
Sentinel 4,999 Vsharrak 600,000...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 09:53
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

This had nothing to do with getting a certain spot in the gal ranking.
There were no naps involved other than what ascendancy had.. maybe you should ask your own alliance why they didn't attack our...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 May 2010, 09:50
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Who cares? We never wanted to win top gal, we never thought about FC'ing people in the random gals ahead on score unlike people in your gal.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 22:38
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

That only came after 8:3 pussying out and into vacation. 45man tag yeah, but a defpool of 3 times that because of fencegals.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 May 2010, 20:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By Zotnam
Re: NAP expiration time

It seems that after the first 72 hours, you can drop a nap instantly. Kinda defeats the purpose of it imo, it should be 24 hours to cancel at any time, or like mentioned earlier optional duration etc.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:35
Replies: 22
Views: 6,094
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Planetarion, or is it Donatearion?

Yes, I am pretty sure of that, if it's possible it's an easy fix anyway, make the planet recieving the donation be under, not equal to the limit.

Not sure where you get those figures, in alliance...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:31
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

http://pastebin.org/207554

...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:23
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Congrats on winning the round, after apprime you were the most active alliance and you made the right moves at the right time (or santa did).
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:19
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Over elaborate stuff is always more fun ;)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:17
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

If you wanted to lose #1 alliance by doing this, I would not have whined. That would have been an extremely heavy price to pay. Who honestly saw this coming, hands up?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 19:14
Replies: 328
Views: 37,578
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Asc/THINLYVEILEDTHREAT

Given the same circumstances, you would have done the same thing with 'your' alliance. I can explain a bit I guess.

We made this move because 12:3 and dmnts in particular have been extremely...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 May 2010, 18:53
Replies: 22
Views: 6,094
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Planetarion, or is it Donatearion?

How would this be possible? Do you mean in the last few ticks? Then the limit is 50 million. I am pretty sure that if you are the only one in gal you CANNOT donate to yourself, as you need to be...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2010, 11:13
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

Lemmings also follow eachother blindly over a cliff. So far you have countless planets in vacation and people dieing at base, what a nice reverse effect!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2010, 08:54
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

Ask him who has picked apprime fleet combo/strategy the last 3 rounds :)

You did claim that, by saying we were desperately pm'ing other alliances.

Oh, we do have intel about what is going on...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2010, 07:57
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

Tbh, half the time cardi just does whatever JBG suggests he should do anyway, then makes it look like his own plan in apprime (like what races/strategy to go for a round).

There was never any...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Apr 2010, 22:34
Replies: 31
Views: 2,792
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Why Public/Privates don't work (at least this round)

I knew it had 9-10 ct, just didn't see a need to update intel on it :D
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2010, 18:34
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

He's trying to make ND go for the win, first by letting them get close to vision with the means of xp landings on apprime, then offering them to hit vision once they are close enough. I have rarely...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2010, 18:32
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

I'm sorry, was it you or me pm'ing alliance hc's daily about hitting apprime, being in the shared channel taking part in the dicussions and knowing exactly how this chain of events unfolded? Right,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2010, 17:35
Replies: 294
Views: 21,297
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Sad change in planetarion history

It seems you really don't understand this, so I will explain it. Apprime roided the #2 ranked Vision planet. They sent excessive fleets at him and sk'ed him 3 or 4 waves. Afterwards, several Apprime...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Apr 2010, 08:36
Replies: 164
Views: 19,882
Posted By Zotnam
Re: See you in 72 ticks cardi!

We had this discussion so many times, and it always ends up with "going vac mode to avoid incoming is abuse" and then nothing changes the coming round.
I know you lose income for 72 ticks, but it's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Apr 2010, 08:28
Replies: 164
Views: 19,882
Posted By Zotnam
Re: See you in 72 ticks cardi!

Yeah, there is no way this was abuse just to avoid incoming, I am sure they all pm'ed multihunters with valid reasons. Just crazy how its all on the same day/tick!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Apr 2010, 20:20
Replies: 73
Views: 6,720
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Will DLR manage to stay top5?

Apart from you saying "bottom line" 3 times and none of them actually being the bottom line, this post makes sense. Actually so much sense I wish it had come from someone like zebra or another long...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Apr 2010, 14:25
Replies: 143
Views: 11,057
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vision/newdawn nap

More than this, he reponded to the "apprime earns more per tick" claim by adding 15% income to the roids Apprime were infront of THINLYVEILEDTHREAT, when quite clearly they earn 15% more with all of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Apr 2010, 20:07
Replies: 143
Views: 11,057
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vision/newdawn nap

This is flat out wrong on so many points, that I frankly have to consider starting to ignore you. I will give it a last try, but please for the good of the forums stop making up numbers.

You seem...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Apr 2010, 18:36
Replies: 143
Views: 11,057
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vision/newdawn nap

Dear HaNzI,

I am having trouble responding to any of your posts as it simply seems you have no idea what is going on in the universe, and instead of looking at facts, you make up imagiry numbers....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Apr 2010, 11:29
Replies: 143
Views: 11,057
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Vision/newdawn nap

I don't think attacking an alliance that currently has 10 out of the top20 planets and many of the biggest gals is a decision they have to defend, seems like an obvious harder choice than actually...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2010, 17:49
Replies: 147
Views: 16,113
Posted By Zotnam
Re: NewDawn and P3nguins

I heard they canceled a gal raid to cover him :)
Nah, obviously it's nice to cover a 30+ fleet incoming wave at any time of day, but I'd only consider it a real win if some of the attackers crashed.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2010, 17:43
Replies: 76
Views: 13,144
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Lokken: is he shit?

Crumbled might be the wrong word to use, but the fact is asc repaid cardi for the xvx nap in r31 by joining the apprime side. After we left, the block never really got as organised, and even at the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2010, 17:34
Replies: 76
Views: 13,144
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Lokken: is he shit?

Why would something I say be elavated to the official asc opinion? I'm pretty sure I have a right to be a bitter cynic. And where in that quote does it say we won't fight anyway?
I can also see...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Apr 2010, 14:48
Replies: 147
Views: 16,113
Posted By Zotnam
Re: NewDawn and P3nguins

That's not true at all. They launched two huge fi/co waves at LordN at 20:00 gmt or so, obviously just fueled by being bored. ND covered it, and now they are gloating about how amazing they are :D
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Apr 2010, 14:01
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

Bluearmy is just the giant homosexual tip of the donation iceberg. There are plenty more people getting donations or donating things away, and while he is the most obvious, he is certainly not the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2010, 17:45
Replies: 24
Views: 3,130
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Motivations

I heard lots of rumours about various wars, but it seems like they never really kicked into gear or stayed at 1-2 day things instead of full wars.

JBG declared war on fence galaxies (asc went for...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2010, 21:57
Replies: 109
Views: 18,061
Posted By Zotnam
Re: are people serious?

That has been done to death, with very little success I might add. Honestly stuff like this has just gotten us more active in the past :(

If you are up for a different suggestion, I'd say just...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Mar 2010, 21:15
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

Fine, I wanted this thread to go on a bit before I spoke my piece so here we go.

I came up with this idea a few rounds back after seeing some etd planet get a large donation (2 or 3 planets worth...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2010, 17:11
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

mz already asked you this once[edit: twice], but why? You aren't really putting forth any arguements to support what you are saying. I do agree it shouldn't be possible, but how is it an expliot?...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2010, 15:10
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

If he wanted to exile, he would have done so before making the value jump. This move is purely to start a discussion about donations
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2010, 15:09
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Re: donation whores

This is in no way the first planet to get a donation at the start of the round. It's just the most obvious. The rules are the same for everyone, you can get this amount donated to you aswell if you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2010, 14:42
Replies: 275
Views: 62,242
Posted By Zotnam
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2010, 14:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Random gals arent fun anymore.

Basicly most of the active players made private gals. I was upset when I saw private galaxies would be able to recieve defense from their alliance because it entirely screws those going random, and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Mar 2010, 09:03
Replies: 38
Views: 5,027
Posted By Zotnam
Re: looking to the future

I did, sorta. Was kinda bad timing with my computer dieing and I only played half the round. It's always hard to get the sort of respect needed for changing things in an established alliance so you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Feb 2010, 20:05
Replies: 20
Views: 3,248
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Game Feed

Seriously, who comes up with these ideas? All this and more is already viewable on sandmans.. If you want to make in game stats of this sort, you need to come up with a daily summery of ups and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jan 2010, 20:12
Replies: 22
Views: 8,191
Posted By Zotnam
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Nov 2009, 16:22
Replies: 433
Views: 113,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Interesting change in politics

First of all it's quite clearly not you she meant to refer to.

Having an ND member of 8 rounds describe the alliance as "second tier" is pretty funny, also considering said alliance is sitting in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Nov 2009, 13:20
Replies: 433
Views: 113,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Interesting change in politics

I've always enjoyed the challenge of getting inc as a pa player, something which I guess makes me a minority in a game where everyone else seems to try their hardest to avoid it. Even with waves...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Nov 2009, 15:12
Replies: 433
Views: 113,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Interesting change in politics

they were 125 roids infront, 125/582 = 0.215 but whatever really, is that the most relevant thing in the post?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Nov 2009, 15:05
Replies: 433
Views: 113,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Interesting change in politics

Not sure what you call "top gal", #1 score gal matters very little at this point.

Some mod will edit the co-ords, but 5:7, 7:3, 7:6, 1:4, 3:2 7:9 3:1 1:2 have not been hit for quite a while. 5:1...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Nov 2009, 06:09
Replies: 433
Views: 113,747
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Interesting change in politics

Round has been a joke so far, every alliance is avoiding hitting big gals eventhough they have been top on ratio all the time. Seems like this is caused by everyone being affraid to piss off...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 7 Nov 2009, 14:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,378
Posted By Zotnam
Re: ROCK in Round 34 recruitment closed

Good luck to your new alliance :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2009, 12:05
Replies: 113
Views: 14,931
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 34 Predictions

While asc is off to a trademark slow start, I don't think they will be top3 in the end, not seeing enough good fortress gals for that. Apprime on the other hand seems to have built some very nice...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Nov 2009, 09:17
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Illusions

calc'ing with max salvage is a huge fail, still half of pa seems to be doing that

I really don't see why xan's can't attack zik/etd. Ter might be hard without a t1 fr and pegs being so good, but...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 31 Oct 2009, 20:47
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Planetarion iPhone app

Hmm, never had a problem with viewing pa on iphone, usually runs smooth and I can change the things I want to with relative ease. So why would we need an app for it?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Oct 2009, 13:27
Replies: 34
Views: 6,049
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Old Bones

Can I stay if I was reading the forum without an account in 2000?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Oct 2009, 16:46
Replies: 92
Views: 5,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Race for topspot

lost count of how many times we rejected him tbh
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Oct 2009, 11:13
Replies: 92
Views: 5,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Race for topspot

round 4 - http://game.planetarion.com/show_news.pl?id=cp7xm3qsd5lvu62
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Oct 2009, 09:19
Replies: 92
Views: 5,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Race for topspot

http://game.planetarion.com/show_news.pl?id=290qnqkozwxd5jp

boring, but there you go
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Oct 2009, 17:13
Replies: 92
Views: 5,643
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Race for topspot

I completely disagree. It's been a shit round for the planet race, with mostly poor planets up there.

Top gal is done and dusted unless there are crashes, p3n ****ed up their chance for top...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Oct 2009, 17:06
Replies: 30
Views: 3,988
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The effect of ally size caps on large galaxies and planets

eh? Let me spell it out for you then,

every planet getting fi or co inc = less fi/co def in gal

every planet getting fr or de inc = less fr/de def in gal

every planet getting cr or bs inc =...
Forum: Departing PA Messages 3 Oct 2009, 21:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By Zotnam
Re: leaving for a long while! :D

shut up hk, it's not like you are a linguist either
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Oct 2009, 15:53
Replies: 259
Views: 20,746
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascendancy v Apprime

Luckily peacekeepers were both the best ship to def and att asc with, so you two are argueing over nothing :) If there's one trend I see in asc, it's that we go whatever race has the best def/is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Oct 2009, 15:50
Replies: 48
Views: 4,602
Posted By Zotnam
Re: how come evo is bigger than asc now?

Evo are good at gal raiding, good for them!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Oct 2009, 15:15
Replies: 30
Views: 3,988
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The effect of ally size caps on large galaxies and planets

Where's the contradiction? I still think that, although this round it would be more like a fi/co wave and two cr/bs waves heh
Forum: Strategic Discussions 2 Oct 2009, 00:10
Replies: 30
Views: 3,988
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The effect of ally size caps on large galaxies and planets

Sorry, but I can't make any sense of this. Giving everyone in gal the same classes of incoming will mean gal def is kept to a minimum, the only reason I went for subclasses is that you generally need...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Oct 2009, 16:37
Replies: 259
Views: 20,746
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascendancy v Apprime

It's not, I'll run through it quickly:

Vision dropped from 2nd/3rd because they kept attacking/crashing on ascendancy, turning themselfs into a support alliance for apprime and barely gaining...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Oct 2009, 15:57
Replies: 259
Views: 20,746
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascendancy v Apprime

No, it's about all of apprime. They have built anti asc fleets, leaving themselfs very open to the rest of the uni. And still wonder why they face more inc with their poor fleets than asc is. I'm...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Oct 2009, 13:05
Replies: 30
Views: 3,988
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The effect of ally size caps on large galaxies and planets

Yes, you will see the same people make up the bp's in the top10 round after round. Higher than that depends a lot on randoms and alliance politics etc etc, a bp can only push a gal so far. You get to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Sep 2009, 20:54
Replies: 30
Views: 3,988
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The effect of ally size caps on large galaxies and planets

My gal this round has only had 3 nights of inc, but two of them have been with overwelming force (5-7 attackers per wave, typically 3-4 waves on each planet). This is typical for the big gals when...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Sep 2009, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 3,444
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Out in the open

think we can all agree p3n won't win, I'm also sure p3n knows this. So they should sit and wait for the apprime/vision vs asc war to finish and let the winner of that roid them? Sure sounds like fun...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2009, 18:48
Replies: 93
Views: 8,004
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Explanations of new closure rules by MHs, plz?

Belgian IP, dutch browser (as in a browser that is only available in dutch, which in turn is only used by 1 other person in pa, cardi would have no reason to use it.) Apparently 10 min later a lith...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2009, 17:28
Replies: 93
Views: 8,004
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Explanations of new closure rules by MHs, plz?

If an account gets logged into from another country, using a different browser with a language the original account owner doesn't even speak, then yes I'd say that's a closing. How is that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Sep 2009, 17:20
Replies: 21
Views: 2,693
Posted By Zotnam
Re: ROCK and Politics and Alliances

who exactly would the underdog be this round?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 18 Sep 2009, 19:16
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By Zotnam
Re: EORA - End of rounds awards

I'm not sure such stuff can be done without inside knowlegde of all alliances. How can you tell which ascendancy member played the best? I would have no idea about other alliances than my own, and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Sep 2009, 12:58
Replies: 259
Views: 20,746
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascendancy v Apprime

fact #1: Apprime has more xan planets than any other race.
fact #2: Most of those xans are also in "fortress gals" with the added bonus that the big apprime gals actually have fence aswell, the asc...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Sep 2009, 17:41
Replies: 18
Views: 2,667
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Xan fortress gals

Out of the top 5 gals, only one has below 5 xans (it has 4). And no, not all of the top5 is asc. Roiding other xans with only xans in your ally won't be easy, that's the major drawback.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Sep 2009, 13:55
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Brep like the Bcalc

I find this one of the single most annoying things in the bcalc. Could we please add a total ship column next to 'killed' 'emped' 'stolen', thanks.

So I find this suggestion 100% useless, but if...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Sep 2009, 18:27
Replies: 179
Views: 16,868
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Proposal for the creation of the roundly block against Apprime

It's already been pointed out but seems you missed it; both asc and app rather avoid eachother and go for easier roids from gal raiding. It makes sense for both of them and don't expect it to change...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Aug 2009, 12:35
Replies: 56
Views: 4,928
Posted By Zotnam
Re: ND pollitics

I don't think there can be too much said about mistakes in politics this round. Everyone showed a willingness to hit hard targets consistantly and in the end the best alliance won.

I thought ND...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Aug 2009, 12:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,445
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who We Were R32

You are: ThoseFlashingLights (7:3:10) Cat (Clear)
Size: 1,483 79
Value: 2,984,866 250
Score: 6,796,306 20
XP: 63,524 2

Ships (919,611 total) (Ship Analysis)
Beetle 389,752 ...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Aug 2009, 14:33
Replies: 221
Views: 34,908
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R32 stats and next round :p

You need to call any stealer a lith nick at least!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Aug 2009, 05:23
Replies: 221
Views: 34,908
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R32 stats and next round :p

only if the xans go for a seriously gimped fleet ;) That said, some xans did... if xan overall gets better, ter de will be a little worse.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Aug 2009, 11:03
Replies: 221
Views: 34,908
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R32 stats and next round :p

Hmm, I don't think any t1/t2 changes are needed. It makes cath cr alot weaker on attack imo, and also weaker on def, while terrans have massive benifit from it and I feel they roid well enough...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jul 2009, 15:58
Replies: 127
Views: 24,164
Posted By Zotnam
Re: What happened with ct today?

Top 4 in top planet bashings today are ct/ex-ct this round.. Together they are in -2 million value. I'd say that stuff costs you in a close(!) round like this one
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jul 2009, 14:18
Replies: 127
Views: 24,164
Posted By Zotnam
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jul 2009, 19:32
Replies: 72
Views: 7,937
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascrime

Uh, whatever goes on in gal defense the alliances rarely has much to do with.. I assume the waves on the asc planets were too big to be covered by this guy, so he defended someone else in gal instead.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jul 2009, 18:29
Replies: 72
Views: 7,937
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascrime

Yeah man, totally makes sense to put 0 waves on 900 roid apprime targets, but on the 1200 asc ones lets make 4 big waves! This is in the same galaxy. CT etc said themselfs the block broke up too...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jul 2009, 17:49
Replies: 72
Views: 7,937
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascrime

And I told him what happend yesterday, can you stop this recent onset of needless posts please?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jul 2009, 11:09
Replies: 72
Views: 7,937
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascrime

One planet lost 1100 roids yesterday, that planet was asc. Prolly will be a small minus again today, seems it's more important to hit us than apprime for some alliances :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Jul 2009, 12:48
Replies: 72
Views: 7,937
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascrime

that's just for xp, nothing personal
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Jul 2009, 13:57
Replies: 299
Views: 24,160
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Apprime

Looks like they did fine? 6% gain. 2:3 is not an overly heavy p3n gal anyway, it just has the #1 p3n player. That gal got pretty roided though, all top alliances did a day of random roiding and all...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Jul 2009, 14:53
Replies: 299
Views: 24,160
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Apprime

Tired of your bullshit wish, so here's a leading question for you regarding wareffort: Let's take elviz/ronin/cardi(I'm going to call this the top apprime players in the biggest gals + all 3 terran...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Jul 2009, 16:11
Replies: 299
Views: 24,160
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Apprime

I don't think we want to take all the credit for this (well JBG might), there has been good willingness from ct/nd/p3n/ec to hit apprime consistantly, even through different arguements. Obviously asc...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jul 2009, 13:26
Replies: 299
Views: 24,160
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Apprime

I have to agree that the new cap rules makes it more important to keep the top planets from being roided, since its a real struggle to get them back now. As for defleeching, once you commit fleets to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jul 2009, 17:08
Replies: 156
Views: 16,235
Posted By Zotnam
Re: No drama?

Everyone went back to gal raiding a few days ago, it's pretty clear who benefits the most from it
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jul 2009, 07:04
Replies: 156
Views: 16,235
Posted By Zotnam
Re: No drama?

ehm duh.. the randoms in this case obviously being those not in the alliance dominating the gal, regardless of them being in the bp or not.


100% agreed, I've been in split gals, badly split...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Jul 2009, 14:46
Replies: 156
Views: 16,235
Posted By Zotnam
Re: No drama?

That's obviously bullshit or you should be kicked from your ally, why someone in p3nguins/nd/ct would defend an apprime while the rest of their alliance is targeting the same alliance is beyond me....
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Jul 2009, 01:21
Replies: 27
Views: 2,392
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Galaxy Entrance Thresholds

He has a point imo.. except the threshold should be extremely much lower, maybe 20% of the average score. This threshold should also not apply to brand new sign up ups, or signing up late would be...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Jul 2009, 05:02
Replies: 156
Views: 16,235
Posted By Zotnam
Re: No drama?

Was mostly due to one of their "heavy" gals being triple booked rather than intense targeting
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Jun 2009, 10:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By Zotnam
Re: What's the new cap rate thing?

The new value bullshit not working is worse anyway imo :p
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Jun 2009, 17:46
Replies: 160
Views: 16,619
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 32 Predictions?

It'll become pretty clear very soon who the leading alliances are, people can choose to bash on asc for a while but I'm sure they'll realise its not the best place to focus on!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Jun 2009, 13:29
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By Zotnam
Re: What's the new cap rate thing?

jester doesn't actually have a planet, so he can't check that we just need it for a munin command ;o
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Jun 2009, 10:45
Replies: 160
Views: 16,619
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 32 Predictions?

Yeah not buying that arguement, it's been like that the last 5 rounds, tends to get boring when you keep winning dispite having more or less the whole uni against you. There were calls (even in asc)...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 26 Jun 2009, 17:12
Replies: 203
Views: 24,165
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R32 Shipstats

With the race stats atm, I think etd looks like the best choice. So not sure that would prove anything. Depends abit how many caths are going cr instead of co (I would imagine a 50/50 ratio here)....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Jun 2009, 15:30
Replies: 131
Views: 10,389
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Should SKs be changed for R32?

Meh, all changes seems to be going in the direction of punishing people even harder for getting roided. As a gal dc I hate that because it forces you to prioritize planets even earlier and makes it...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Jun 2009, 12:05
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Hey Look This Was Me! Round 31

You are: Received (1:10:5) Ter (Clear)
Size: 5,489 7
Value: 9,531,206 8
Score: 11,241,446 5
XP: 28,504 109

Ships (4,045,000 total)
Harpy 1,200,000 Valkyrie 1,425,000...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jun 2009, 19:03
Replies: 249
Views: 22,301
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Worst ever political PA decisions!!!

Yeah more people from 5:6 than from 6:1..

Also, interestingly, 6 people who were omen last round and only 4 who were in asc.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2009, 18:54
Replies: 72
Views: 7,011
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 32 Changes

Christ. Attacking bigger planets is already giving you a good xp boost, this is such a huge increase to that its a joke. And in turn you make it harder for the people roided to gain it back. Maybe...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jun 2009, 17:23
Replies: 249
Views: 22,301
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Worst ever political PA decisions!!!

Yeah, except you can easily be in positive roid growth at the start (and later) despite getting inc. My gal had incs 6 days in a row and every second night before/after that untill pt 700.. Pretty...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Jun 2009, 00:46
Replies: 249
Views: 22,301
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Worst ever political PA decisions!!!

I stopped myself from posting this round since we had so many asc posters last round and hey the good examples should come from the top..

The thing about being a good leader is that you want to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Apr 2009, 02:38
Replies: 62
Views: 4,740
Posted By Zotnam
Re: xVx round 31

Do you really think this is new info to me? DLR didn't make DLR have an easy round, the political situation in the universe did.. CT had good success raiding dlr gals (except 7:2) and that's why they...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2009, 22:19
Replies: 62
Views: 4,740
Posted By Zotnam
Re: xVx round 31

If you want to start like any other alliance, don't come here complaining about other alliances doing the same, while having no idea about their overall goal/motivation. Unless there's a radical...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2009, 16:46
Replies: 62
Views: 4,740
Posted By Zotnam
Re: xVx round 31

I can't see xvx wanting to fight a war against asc and I don't think they intended to aim for #1 alliance in the first place. But there are no agreements for now, just friendly chit-chat..
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 16:01
Replies: 433
Views: 126,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 rumour thread

Because you can have fun without winning. There is a time and a place to hit any alliance, but doing it for 7 weeks straight is no fun for anyone involved. Ask an alliance like VGN if its benificial...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 15:51
Replies: 433
Views: 126,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 rumour thread

This is exactly what happened last round, Cocteau didn't even play and can still predict it. You did though CBA. I honestly think trying to destoy asc in that way again, would hurt the game more than...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2009, 16:24
Replies: 433
Views: 126,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 rumour thread

If we're keeping the focus on the next round (might have been my fault we strayed elsewhere in the first place), ct is looking weaker than this round due to players departing, a fang hc commented...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2009, 15:31
Replies: 433
Views: 126,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 rumour thread

Heh such a small comment and so much fuzz(y) :) This was the 1 example where we found out (different parsers pretty clearly shows the a and b team), for all I know it could have happend alot more. If...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Apr 2009, 15:29
Replies: 433
Views: 126,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 rumour thread

I completely agree, futhermore those leading the ranks should also be leading the way when it comes to picking the hardest targets, send good value def etc. It will inspire the lower ranked members...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 Apr 2009, 11:51
Replies: 547
Views: 47,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 shipstats

Because its like I said, this whole process should be done differently, gate not being on irc just underlines that ;) If I remember correctly from other rounds appoc can also go in and overrule...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Apr 2009, 23:14
Replies: 547
Views: 47,032
Posted By Zotnam
Re: R31 shipstats

isilx to make pro xan stats next round plx.

I did alot of theorycrafting with others before starting last round to have the best bp combo possible and tbh things didn't quite turn out as we had...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Apr 2009, 22:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Log-in question

Tbh, as log-in/confirm questions comes the one in pa isn't one of the worst I've seen, never had a problem getting locked out either on phone or while drunk/otherwise indulged
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 15:20
Replies: 172
Views: 16,639
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

Not sure who gives you this kind of info, maybe the same dude that told you tobbe crashed on elviz? (which was totally impossible since they were in gal) In any case, omen giving elviz a pnap was...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 15:09
Replies: 43
Views: 3,496
Posted By Zotnam
Re: I got it wrong!!!

Most of that lead was built in the final week, calling this round for boring or being dominated by asc is just so wrong. I guess as an alliance we've become pretty damn good at mopping up once the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 19:13
Replies: 46
Views: 4,445
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So Top Average Score then?

spam

Golan (P) Zik x:6:5 17,573,279 17,573,279 14,768,939 3,957 HC
ASC - CarDinaL (P) Zik 6:x:3 16,580,534 16,580,534 14,553,794 4,277 HC
bread (P) Ter 2:10:x 12,969,359 12,969,359...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 17:57
Replies: 218
Views: 38,619
Posted By Zotnam
Re: hirr politics

Like with kb's example which was already mentioned in this thread, people get away with very obvious farming incidences by claiming innocence and ignorance. You know what, I'm pretty sure I'd cover...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 16:34
Replies: 218
Views: 38,619
Posted By Zotnam
Re: hirr politics

I wonder if you ever saw the calc on eksero? there were basicly little to none anti fr/de in their co fleets, eksero himself had enough fr in prod to flak with and maxcap co with his pillagers,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Mar 2009, 21:27
Replies: 31
Views: 2,295
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Salvage is too high

Who the **** has built any of those ships? No zik I know, even if they look good on stats, trust me they suck in game. Seriously adding zik cr to a bcalc is just bloating the value because the ships...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 21:17
Replies: 55
Views: 6,066
Posted By Zotnam
Re: best player to be ingal with?

It's about so many things really, fleet effiency, keeping moral up, helping new players, watching out for your gal mates, reliable to make all kinds of decisions from politics to what ships are...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 20:53
Replies: 172
Views: 16,639
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

That's so far from the truth its not even funny, I could find a list of people that have left us just from last round and it would be like 10 people who finished top100.. The key is asc makes a good...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Mar 2009, 20:09
Replies: 31
Views: 2,295
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Salvage is too high

I completely disagree, zik is the most defensive race by nature (last to shoot), if salvage was removed it would be pointless to play them. One thing that should be looked at is the ziks getting ALL...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 19:54
Replies: 172
Views: 16,639
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

HC access in game really isn't needed for that many people, bc with full access for that level gives you nearly all the power except kicking/removing people
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 19:41
Replies: 55
Views: 6,066
Posted By Zotnam
Re: best player to be ingal with?

me (anyone I've been in gal with will agree)

Otherwise, I guess JBG or Smasher
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 11:16
Replies: 128
Views: 11,278
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Are YOU blind?

Yeah man, I prefer this as a 72 tick round, where me and my gal won too.. And ministry as the winning alliance!
No seriously what kind of shit comment is that? Round ends when it ends, and make no...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Mar 2009, 14:34
Replies: 172
Views: 16,639
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

The main difference is, if you want to be involved in all this stuff in asc, you will be. As such everyone has the options to be "hc" or "bc" of "dc", and tbh that works because most people prefer to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 23:03
Replies: 94
Views: 7,718
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Politics

Tbh, ct shouldnt choose a permanent ally here, just hit where they think they can gain most roids, be it asc, nd or even dlr. And I also think ct hc knows enough about how to gain "easy" roids to do...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Mar 2009, 18:40
Replies: 665
Views: 60,351
Posted By Zotnam
Re: An open message to Planetarion

While I personally think the alliance rankings are most important, things like planet ranking and galaxy ranking shouldn't be completely ignored. There are a few (relatively) easy to take down top...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Mar 2009, 17:40
Replies: 665
Views: 60,351
Posted By Zotnam
Re: An open message to Planetarion

This is so far away from the truth that I'll have to call it clueless. I'm 100% sure hirr/ROCK wouldn't still be on good terms with asc if they felt we used them for flak. At the time the agreement...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Mar 2009, 17:33
Replies: 665
Views: 60,351
Posted By Zotnam
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Man this is so hilarious, you only add intel that's handed to you on a plate or what? Simple news scans would show 90% of the top alliances co-ords now, yet you blame bad intel :) There are alot of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Mar 2009, 15:41
Replies: 21
Views: 2,452
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Spartans ? PA or PIA ?

you are thinking of pia - with my shield!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2009, 11:42
Replies: 58
Views: 4,997
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Is the game ticking?

I'd also like to point out that we're seeing 7-8 min ticks quite often. This wasn't the case before moving and it feels like its just a matter of time before the whole thing goes down again and we'll...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Mar 2009, 06:49
Replies: 51
Views: 19,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The Weakness of R30 Xan FI

The funny thing is, he has actually built fr now after having been a pure fi/cr planet. If you want to call it switching or not I don't care, point remains that terrans need some fr.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2009, 22:35
Replies: 51
Views: 19,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The Weakness of R30 Xan FI

Obviously its mostly a def fleet against pure etd co inc, and to flak fr anti cr/bs def better.. that can also be used for attack. I never said the terrans are switching to fr because its a better...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2009, 18:21
Replies: 51
Views: 19,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The Weakness of R30 Xan FI

Actually, pretty much all the big terrans are now switching/switched to fr.. fi/cr planets are ridicously easy to roid and always get mass incoming.. exception being the 9:1 terran and we all know...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 16:51
Replies: 188
Views: 16,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Because of the long round!!

You are forgetting loads of things, not the least of which being the spy which enabled Omen to get all Asc co-ords before we were even defending as an alliance.. There's also no doubt whatsoever Omen...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 16:23
Replies: 188
Views: 16,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Because of the long round!!

Lets get this straight right now, you were talking numbers and claiming the Asc/CT block was bigger in that aspect.. It wasn't at any point of the round. That the Omen flak has now died is hardly a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 14:06
Replies: 43
Views: 4,212
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ascendancy/Omen - Light at the end of the tunnel

Tbh, I'd rather have something more worthwhile than Light waiting for me at the end of the tunnel :/
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 14:03
Replies: 188
Views: 16,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Because of the long round!!

(represents current numbers in game)
For most of the round CT(100)/Asc(100) have been alot smaller than Omen(96)/VGN(83)/Factory(39).. Omen started with about 120+ players and Asc with 80, now its...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 07:35
Replies: 188
Views: 16,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Because of the long round!!

It's just the truth, how its perceived by you or anyone else I don't care care about is insignificant. Considering Omen has been declared "dead" and is only 2 mill score behind #2 surely suggests the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 22:56
Replies: 34
Views: 3,214
Posted By Zotnam
Re: gals getting to big

I agree, this many planets in a gal is a joke and favours whoever got lucky exiles rather than the good bp's. 12 or 15 planets max in a gal would be a much better solution. When getting to this size...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 22:49
Replies: 188
Views: 16,001
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Because of the long round!!

I don't think this could be more wrong tbh, Omen are way too bitter about being beaten twice by Asc to work together, they'd rather just try and prevent an alliance from winning than going for the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Feb 2009, 18:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By Zotnam
Re: The lonely life of a new sign-up

It really depends.. At this stage of the round a new sign up will have a hard time catching up, one without an ally even less of a chance. The prospect of having the chance of a much bigger,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Feb 2009, 11:55
Replies: 75
2:9
Views: 6,868
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 2:9

Nah man you got it twisted, Ronin said he needed def because he couldn't get his prod out in time, poor guy with only 8light/9medium facts! (yeah he dc'ed himself)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2009, 13:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,890
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Downtime procedure

All alliances would land, did you not get the point at all? Ye sure some waves will have more time to get defended against but this is not a very big issue, reasons for that have already been...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Feb 2009, 22:41
Replies: 25
Views: 2,890
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Downtime procedure

Man, I wanted to stay out of this discussion aswell but the arguements being used are so god damn awfull I can't help myself.

Honestly, I don't really give a damn is <person A> got to land and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Feb 2009, 17:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Ministry

Hi plummer
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 16:33
Replies: 55
Views: 5,390
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Fix the ****ing

Either cancel the ****ing round, its a huge disrespect to the people who have used time on the game twice in a short periode of time to completely delete their work. Or hey, open the game with like...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jan 2009, 15:20
Replies: 51
Views: 5,152
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Black ICE/Tok'ra

same, and I was surprised that I had posts in this topic :D
But yeah, at least the tok'ra people I used to talk to have moved on to other things and are rarely(if ever) on irc. Miss you revol,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jan 2009, 20:45
Replies: 435
Views: 47,004
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rd 30 Prediction thread

Because I found it an interesting choice of words in the first post I quoted and because taking in alot of people from another ally (I called it a bg, you can just call it a group of people that used...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jan 2009, 20:05
Replies: 435
Views: 47,004
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rd 30 Prediction thread

Actually, only the first part was a question (which you didn't answer).
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jan 2009, 20:00
Replies: 435
Views: 47,004
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rd 30 Prediction thread

Out of intrest, how many good quality players would you say there were in aud last round? Compared to the number of people you've taken in from the aud bg this round.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Jan 2009, 21:32
Replies: 47
Views: 5,287
Posted By Zotnam
Re: What alliance wins best rep award?

People are most likely thinking about the mass vacation/quitting that happend after Krush decided to attack eclipse or fang or whatever we were allied with that meant everyone would get roided since...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Dec 2008, 08:59
Replies: 47
Views: 5,287
Posted By Zotnam
Re: What alliance wins best rep award?

Phraktos is sort of what you could call an early version of eXi, that ally did pretty well later no?
(I've been in both the mentioned alliances, I'm a terrible player.)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Dec 2008, 01:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Dear 11 6 2

The amount of ship donations going on in havoc is fast making it even more pointless than it was to begin with. You had 3 waves of incoming with no pods from 1 planet meaning you could nicely maxcap...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Dec 2008, 03:04
Replies: 172
Views: 17,457
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

I hope that isn't what I said, because big prod hiding is very good on a selfish level (more xp from lands, more small easy targets to attack, less likely to get inc), but its terrible on both...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 21 Dec 2008, 03:11
Replies: 40
Views: 7,955
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who We Were R29

You are: Ghost (5:2:14) Xan (Clear)
Size: 2,085 50
Value: 3,933,418 108
Score: 5,324,638 106
XP: 23,187 189

Phantom 1,000,000 Banshee 1,370,137
Spectre 170,200 Illusion 10,000
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Dec 2008, 01:52
Replies: 172
Views: 17,457
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

Ah but he did this round already, by only hitting asc late sign up planets instead of real targets :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Dec 2008, 13:29
Replies: 179
Views: 15,693
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Bring back private galaxies...

This is not about your gal specificly, but you seem to think its a good example of the buddy system working. It isn't. Random is random and you can be the most caring person in the world and your...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Dec 2008, 20:52
Replies: 179
Views: 15,693
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Bring back private galaxies...

Point is, you are only in the position where you can now defend properly in galaxy because of no incs for the vast majority of the round, thus the less active people in your gal actually have decent...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Dec 2008, 14:09
Replies: 179
Views: 15,693
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Bring back private galaxies...

As well as 3:7 have done, it wouldn't have been a top10 galaxy in a normal round, any gal that avoids inc will eventually get strong and this is exactly what happend. No-one had a real need to hit...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Dec 2008, 00:55
Replies: 172
Views: 17,457
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

Hi, we did that last round and won by a huge margin, leading from end of protection till the end except for 2 or 3 ticks around the first xp lands. An asc break might be good for the game, shuffle...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Dec 2008, 21:52
Replies: 172
Views: 17,457
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

facts:
eksero 2223 Untaxable
Reese 2932 Untaxable

(its a day or two old)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Dec 2008, 02:12
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Exploit?

The manual is very outdated on this issue, not only about the lenght but also prelauched fleets seem to get recalled when a planet enters vacation mode, dispite the opposite being stated. Which way...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Dec 2008, 01:26
Replies: 117
5:3
Views: 7,673
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 5:3

This thread got boring, now we need a 7:8 thread instead.. Seriously though, when "top" gals are so poor they run away one way or another because of facing incoming it makes me question why they even...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Dec 2008, 06:55
Replies: 117
5:3
Views: 7,673
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 5:3

I don't ever post for Ascendancy, I post for myself. And just because you got no real answers doesn't mean you should stoop to personal insults, we've seen before how inaccurate denial "facts" really...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Dec 2008, 01:08
Replies: 117
5:3
Views: 7,673
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 5:3

You see, to me this just proves the whole point I made in my earlier post. We've been targeted for the last 2-3 weeks also, some days more heavy than others and that's totally normal for the current...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Dec 2008, 22:40
Replies: 117
5:3
Views: 7,673
Posted By Zotnam
Re: 5:3

Let me just say, like nearly all other denial posters your numbers are way off, maybe let your HC post about that stuff instead since they are more likely to know. I have a very very hard time...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 14:33
Replies: 39
Views: 3,485
Posted By Zotnam
Re: :newdawn:

Think it's fair to say ND's only goal for this round now is for lukey or relig to win. Only half-justifyable reason I can think of for landing that
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2008, 13:21
Replies: 59
Views: 6,259
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So what is going on?

and the extremely successfull fleetcatch just puts it over the top, may I just say OUCH
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Nov 2008, 21:43
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Someone in this thread said asc had barely any inc during last round, we aren't moaning about it at all, just had to set it straight since it was a silly thing to say.

I don't think denial was...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Nov 2008, 15:40
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Yeah I know which other gal you hit, like I said in my post (if you had actually read it, things would be easier for you to understand) this is a better tactic than pure ptargets when it comes to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2008, 06:42
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

You know I agree with that. But when you get 8 fleets incoming at 21 GMT you are better off covering it in gal, simply undercovering it or at the very least get people to defend that aren't going to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2008, 06:34
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

VGN + ND on 3:2, ROCK + DEN on 1:10 and some ND on a few big asc planets around the uni. You can argue this isn't ptargeting, but when it comes to attacking heavy asc gals like these, it works the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Nov 2008, 06:17
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Quick round up: Politics are fluet and you won't be facing the same situation for a longer periode of time, if you have the best teamwork you will prevail, regardless of everything else.

Last...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Nov 2008, 19:55
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

The more of your posts I read, the more I become keenly aware of how scarce real info is for non-hc's in most other alliances. The mistakes denial have done round after round is putting some people...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Nov 2008, 19:35
Replies: 59
Views: 6,259
Posted By Zotnam
Re: So what is going on?

Most important thing first, alliance rankings:

Denial established a decent lead early on and were coasting at the top untill the trio of aud/asc/nd started hitting them. Denial has since teamed up...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Nov 2008, 23:08
Replies: 601
Views: 71,060
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

I'll highlight this again since it was seriously the best post of the whole thread. Anyone who was asc last round will know why :D
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Nov 2008, 19:55
Replies: 32
Views: 3,356
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Why Rollback?

I can even accept the rollback, but recalling all fleets is insane, cancels the whole night of attacking (except for those landing very early) and the planning which has gone into it.

Make the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Oct 2008, 23:29
Replies: 23
Views: 2,832
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Who we were

You are: Clean (4:10:10) Etd (Clear)
Size: 2,558 30
Value: 5,269,035 42
Score: 8,042,475 14
XP: 46,224 3

Defender 500,000
Fireblade 143,000 Paladin 125,000
Stalwart 200,000 ...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2008, 13:36
Replies: 34
Views: 3,674
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Round 29 BP

Heard gir and junglemuffin are interested
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Sep 2008, 14:23
Replies: 49
Views: 4,477
Posted By Zotnam
Re: Whats up with the top galaxy

Incoming Scan on x:y:z in tick 807Fleet: roiding time ! Mission: Attack
Illusion 1999
Mirage 1
Total Ships: 100466

Information stored for x:y:z - nick=riem alliance=Conspiracy

fresh one from...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Sep 2008, 11:15
Replies: 65
Views: 6,158
Posted By Zotnam
Re: United Fleets

Dispite all the succesfull fleetcatches in r26 on asc people, the ally still won a pretty solid victory in the end, which only backs up the arguement made by a few people that its a tactical mistake...
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