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Forum: Alliance Recruitment 3 Oct 2012, 19:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chax
Re: TGV awakens from a long slumber (r49)

RexDrax, very inspirational. but I wonder what class of ship are longboats?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2012, 14:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,685
Posted By Chax
Anyone want an old fart as a mascot?

I was clearing out my bookcase yesterday and going through all my burnt CDs to see which to keep and which to throw away. The last one I went through turned out to be full of IRC logs from round 3...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jul 2009, 11:21
Replies: 90
Views: 3,971
Posted By Chax
Re: Officers, a dying race?

I mostly do twink PvP in WoW nowadays
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 18 Jul 2009, 10:58
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By Chax
Re: Set Base Fleet to not take part in battle

Ahh the memories, I remember considering options for this back in r3 or 4 when fleetcatching was introduced. (hovering was possible for active planets before then)

I like the idea about flipping...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Feb 2006, 01:40
Replies: 38
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chax
Re: BP exile

Which is why I said might. not are.

And changing mid round is usually bad. But the whim of the community should be followed, or there wont' be one ;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Feb 2006, 00:11
Replies: 38
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chax
Re: BP exile

Obviously the powers that be while saying thus earlier might be changing their mind about this, so referring back to that is rather pointless.


Did I say self exile? I'm talking about exiling...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Feb 2006, 13:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chax
Re: BP exile

BP non exile is bad.
Exile costs is bad.
Not being able to delete is bad.
Changing rules mid round is TERRIBLE.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 09:19
Replies: 36
Views: 2,168
Posted By Chax
Re: Secret Questions

IS there anyone out there who has a working script to answer these questions?
IF there is I'd like to copy it so that I can login to my (single, manually played) account on a regular basis.

Yes I...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 7 Feb 2006, 07:22
Replies: 8
Views: 20,906
Posted By Chax
Re: I've not played since Round Z? What's changed?

The way any logical person sees it is if it takes 5h there it will take 5h back. This is not a role playing game where you can make up in character reasons for why things work a certain way and have...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Feb 2006, 22:42
Replies: 135
Views: 6,908
Posted By Chax
Re: What Alliance Has The Best Name

Well I joined Xanadu in r2 based purely on liking the name, so obviously I like that name.
I am also fond of the virus tag [=V=]. Anyone still have the logs of the meeting where that tag was...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Feb 2006, 22:33
Replies: 8
Views: 20,906
Posted By Chax
Re: I've not played since Round Z? What's changed?

er, it ticks from 1-0 and from 5-4 in same tick?
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Feb 2006, 14:34
Replies: 8
Views: 20,906
Posted By Chax
Re: I've not played since Round Z? What's changed?

I'd like to add a major difference I noticed today.
Fleet return times are 1h shorter than the listed launch times.

Today 11 planets in my gal had a total of 90 hostiles, I had 4 spread over 4...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2006, 10:49
Replies: 179
Views: 12,340
Posted By Chax
Re: Quha

I won't even attampt to reply to this, there are so many angles.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 01:58
Replies: 115
Views: 5,868
Posted By Chax
Re: Past & Present: The most HATED alliances of PA

I always liked sid, not so fond of the rest of the fury officers though.

As for what aliance I dislike the most. Fang or ldk I suppose.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 00:37
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Chax
Re: Advanced Targetting

Oh how I miss T3 all
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 00:34
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By Chax
Re: Which Skin..... You Choose

the skin you put as r3-4 is surely only r4.
The way I remember it r3 looked like the r2 one, but with more white text.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 00:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,384
Posted By Chax
Re: Cheaters uncovered vol2

Addendum to EULA:
By accepting this agreement you agree to having your real name adress and phone number published in the event that you break the game rules. You will recieve postcards every day,...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 00:20
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By Chax
Re: Preset Research

Simple solution. Engineers just keep doing what you told em to do til you tell em otherwise.

if you're researching in one area, once done you keep researching in the same area. Feel free to cancel...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 00:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Chax
Re: login question

Once this round I've managed to log in on the 1st try. Logged in an hour ago and it took me 4 tries.

It's insane.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 3 Feb 2006, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By Chax
Re: Chax looking for alliance

Well obviously yes, however for that you have to find people online, and work out what channels they idle in.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 3 Feb 2006, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By Chax
Chax looking for alliance

Hi, I'm Chax, Played round 2-9.5. Had an acct in PaX, but never upgraded so can't count that.
I used to be HC in Xanadu's glory days, GC of top 10 galaxy 'Oh to be a Pepsi bottle' (285:19) in round...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 19:25
Replies: 42
Views: 2,420
Posted By Chax
Re: Killing Singularity (Round 4 stuff)

Wheee, I'm in those newses :)

253:1:10 chris- 13000/11136
- The Dolls (285:19:1) 7 13000 <-me
- That thing (309:1:10) 7 11136

I dare say that we got very few roids due to the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 19:19
Replies: 42
Views: 2,420
Posted By Chax
Re: Killing Singularity (Round 4 stuff)

Really Poppa, 253:1 were #1 at a point in time with Pepsi as #2. Then they launched an attack on us and in return we set up an 8 waver with 6h intervals on them and they lost their #1 spot with us...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 19:11
Replies: 79
Views: 3,805
Posted By Chax
Re: You have been - comedy thread

You have been attacked by Killmark and the server shuts down when you try to load your news.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 23:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By Chax
Re: Nostalgic over Round 3.

I never attacked 1:1:9, but I do recall attacking your other planet later.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jul 2004, 01:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By Chax
Re: Discussion - How important is a good start?

I liked it better when planning your start was important.
I liked it better when every resource mattered, trading in gal was allowed in protection and sending 200 E to a galmate for 1 more amp made...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jun 2004, 16:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,968
Posted By Chax
Re: JoV (Joy of Villainy)

Wasn't me that gathered the intel, not trying to take any credit for that. I haven't done any hands on spying since r4 began. On the other hand I can't reveal the sources either.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jun 2004, 17:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,968
Posted By Chax
Re: JoV (Joy of Villainy)

Dunno how many JoVers are here, but I still have the JoV galaxy lists that Xanadu intel gathered before r6 started stashed somewhere.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jun 2004, 17:18
Replies: 120
Views: 10,242
Posted By Chax
Re: TPE? Legion? rd2 vets?

r2 was the most fun. who needs balance when you can steal fleets!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jun 2004, 17:37
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By Chax
Re: Forgot my login name

But you can use Psi_K surely, that's 5 characters.

And yes I posted about this during PaX when it was first changed, that's when I used spinner as my login name. Last age I use my first name, and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jun 2004, 06:07
Replies: 88
Views: 3,287
Posted By Chax
Re: Players Against Cheats and Abusers.

In round 3 I was attacked repeatedly by a top 10 guy, KR, it wasn't nice. He took 5500 roids off me. When me and some more people did a suicidal retal on him he accused me in these forums of being...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jun 2004, 00:02
Replies: 88
Views: 3,287
Posted By Chax
Re: Players Against Cheats and Abusers.

Why are some people trying to make this a moral issue?

Why should anyone feel more sorry for the guy who got killed because he was wrongly accused of cheating than for the guy who got killed...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2004, 23:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By Chax
Re: Forgot my login name

It just doesn't feel like my account when I can't use my username.
All of last round every time I went to the login page I double clicked the username box and chax came up and then I had to go back...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2004, 14:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By Chax
Forgot my login name

Ever since I started round 2 I've had chax as my nick, forum name, login name and every other round even my ruler name.

Now there is a block on having same ruler name as login name, fine ok...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Apr 2004, 10:27
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By Chax
Re: Ticker order

Separate it even more!
Back in r2 and first half of r3 it was production - movement - combat.
ships get built and you have incoming? move them :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Apr 2004, 10:25
Replies: 114
Views: 6,148
Posted By Chax
Re: Mentor Team

I believe I'd be able to fill most of the requirements except the current community status one. Not that I've been away, because I've been here since r2 and I'm not about to leave, but when it comes...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Apr 2004, 12:09
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Chax
Re: Happy Easter ... (?)

As a free planet who's been at 201 roids since just after protection I dare say the extra 75 were totally unecessary and only made my planet worse.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Apr 2004, 13:32
Replies: 43
Views: 1,542
Posted By Chax
Re: Ive been faithful to PA until now...

censor code is bad. LEt people censor themselves instead, and delete those that don't
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Apr 2004, 01:10
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Chax
Re: Ministers...

gal status is way too far down on the main page to see it when logged in.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Apr 2004, 00:27
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Chax
Re: Bring Back Illegal Chars In Gal Names

and allow me to have chax as my username like I've had r2-9
playing wit spinner as my username in r10 was not as fun as I'd hoped.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Mar 2004, 11:39
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Chax
Re: A Change....

I knew I was a top 10 player in at least one area! :)
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 25 Mar 2004, 11:22
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Chax
Re: Offensive names

Usually the adults are more offended than the kids :P
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 25 Mar 2004, 10:35
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Chax
Re: Should I just give up?

I turn on my computer in the morning and have no problems playing Dawn of myth, Utopia, Earth 2025, checking hotmail or reading the news. After all that I log in to check planetarion, scary not to...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 25 Mar 2004, 05:26
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Chax
Should I just give up?

botstopper page (http://hem.passagen.se/megitt/pepsi/botstopper.bmp)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2004, 09:22
Replies: 101
Views: 8,735
Posted By Chax
Re: Planetarion Celebrity

What counts as the planetarion team?
Forum mods?
If not my nomination goes to Tactitus
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 17 Mar 2004, 00:29
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Chax
Re: my PaX gfx don't work

mm nothign that works so far.
Funny thing, after I log into pa and get this problem, I get trouble with all web pages all over.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 17 Mar 2004, 00:28
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By Chax
reloading menu

MOTD says: If your images appear not to be cached, and it looks like the menu is reloading with each page, delete your cached images.

delete from where?
why should this help?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Mar 2004, 09:53
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Chax
Re: New skins for r11

Oh how these skins don't work for me
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 15 Mar 2004, 09:50
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Chax
my PaX gfx don't work

Here is what they looked like for me in PaX. Main page ok on login, but gfx disappearing when links clicked. Wasn't it better žn th eold days before menu started reloading for every page? At least...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 04:23
Replies: 39
Views: 760
Posted By Chax
Re: Gas Prices

Yeah, I suggest we use barrels of oil as the global currency.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 04:12
Replies: 91
Views: 1,413
Posted By Chax
Re: The "Age Gap"

It's very common that the female partner of a heterosexual relationship is 2 years younger than the male.

I'm a -71 and my wife is a -74, we met when I was 19 and she was 16.
Oh and the age of...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 04:06
Replies: 43
Views: 814
Posted By Chax
Re: So i was reading this magazine the other day.

People who worry about what causes homosexuality are usually afraid they might be homosexual themselves.

The scientific approach to homophobia one might say.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 03:31
Replies: 81
Views: 2,610
Posted By Chax
Re: Give people something to do

so what exactly is the problem with the NDA?
Or aren't you allowed to say?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 03:18
Replies: 35
Views: 2,513
Posted By Chax
Re: Any Round 2/3 people still around?

Hey Ice-Lady, Could you retroactively get me into Fury in round 2?
I wanna see what PA would be like for me on that route.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jan 2004, 03:16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,230
Posted By Chax
Re: Free IRC bouncer courtesty!

What is the benefit of having a bouncer?
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2004, 03:08
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By Chax
Re: multihunting

Just disband any alliance whose HC abuses the tools.
Make the disbanding public.
Other alliances will swoop in while they can't defend themselves .
Instant policing :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Jan 2004, 01:54
Replies: 51
Views: 1,841
Posted By Chax
Re: Reveal all formulas

I would be able to keep quiet about the formulas, but there are a couple of problems.

1. I would not want to play the game if I knew the formulas and noone else in my galaxy or alliance did. I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Dec 2003, 01:21
Replies: 69
Views: 3,301
Posted By Chax
Re: What do you enjoy about planetarion?

1. I liked being able to grow in score in round 2 despite getting my roids stolen all the time.
This was possible due to 2 things.
a. The separate income, movement and combat ticks which allowed...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Dec 2003, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By Chax
Re: Multi stage game

In utopia you can only see your own island (cluster/parallel) until 3h OOP at which point 1 island in each direction becomes visible to you. This is repeated with a new pair becoming visible every...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2003, 20:34
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By Chax
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2003, 20:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chax
Re: delayed fleets

I find that it was more fun in say round 2 and early half of round 3 when resource, movemenrt and combat ticks were separate and it was possible to hover fleets to escape combat.

Fleetcatcching to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Dec 2003, 19:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By Chax
Re: Multi stage game

I'd love playing a game like this.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 20 Nov 2003, 03:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By Chax
Re: Ship Autobalancing

So if xandathrii have the highest average score today, their ship costs go up, thus they'll have an even higher average tomorrow and costs will go up again. Repeat ad nauseam

This sounds rather...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Nov 2003, 02:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By Chax
Re: free planets still running

I stopped logging in when it was supposed to stop woking, but I logged in to day to over 20M of each resource and built a laod of ships.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Nov 2003, 03:52
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chax
Re: Passport

1 login, 1 name and irc has to be included
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Nov 2003, 03:49
Replies: 46
Views: 2,701
Posted By Chax
Re: PAX Opinions 2 - Dislikes

The part of PAX I dislike the most isn't in the poll.

the secret stats and formulas
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Oct 2003, 02:31
Replies: 31
Views: 1,648
Posted By Chax
Re: An Idea for Spinner / Sim Tech / Jolt

I hardly think alliances have improved since r5.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Oct 2003, 17:36
Replies: 54
Views: 2,000
Posted By Chax
Re: So how many private gals are there now?

Clearly a cause to delete. Not only the people exiling into galaxies, but also of the people voting yes to exile someone out to make the room.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Oct 2003, 22:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By Chax
Re: Loss of cluster alliances

Why not start one then, instead of quitting the game?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Oct 2003, 02:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By Chax
Re: Xanadu points

There's a difference in hiting anyone that isn't in your alliance compared to hitting enemy alliance members to hitting planets that have actually commited hostile acts.

crime and punishment
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2003, 03:03
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By Chax
Re: Holy **** dude

That must be terrible, 10 girls ready for the taking and you're unable to perform. What a nightmare.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Sep 2003, 19:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By Chax
mikay just got a negative point for making fun of...

mikay just got a negative point for making fun of the points system.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Sep 2003, 15:03
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By Chax
Been nice playing with you, good luck with the...

Been nice playing with you, good luck with the driving.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 28 Sep 2003, 03:22
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Chax
how do I get rid of the pics?

I have avatars and images turned off in my profile. Yet with the new forulms I see both moderators with piccieds under their name and regular users with piccies in their messages. I really wish to be...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Sep 2003, 23:26
Replies: 30
Views: 3,097
Posted By Chax
when the limit to who could be hit was first...

when the limit to who could be hit was first introduced I complained about not being able to
1. Roid small people that attacked you and lost their fleet.
2. Launch counters at small people that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Sep 2003, 23:18
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Chax
hmm, the one we shared with the CS people where...

hmm, the one we shared with the CS people where menu frames popped up inside menu frames if you weren't careful? I have to agree with you.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Sep 2003, 23:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Chax
Exiling

I have a free planet and today I exiled 3 times. Not even once did I land in the paid part of the universe. Nice work coders. :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2003, 23:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By Chax
I ha high hopes

but black just isn't black enough. I was hoping for black and white without graphics
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Sep 2003, 10:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Chax
And what motivation is there to cheat at all if...

And what motivation is there to cheat at all if you're not interested in playing?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Sep 2003, 00:48
Replies: 50
Views: 3,013
Posted By Chax
r2 please

Beats all the other rounds hands down.

straight 10% roidcap
possibility to grow even if you lost roids
possible to hover fleets
visible alliance tags
incentive to defend strangers
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Sep 2003, 01:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chax
Then leave forums as they are until you've fixed...

Then leave forums as they are until you've fixed the portal.
The forums are working fine, the portal is not working fine.
Now I realise that you don't like the maxim If it works, don't fix it. But...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Sep 2003, 19:19
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
You said last night that you'd stop posting and...

You said last night that you'd stop posting and you asked me to stop replying, which I did. You however have continued to post, so why should we believe you this time?

You'll be back with a witty...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Sep 2003, 09:03
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Chax
Is there enough time to do that research in the...

Is there enough time to do that research in the trial days for all races without priorities?
Forum: General Discussions 15 Sep 2003, 07:35
Replies: 32
Views: 801
Posted By Chax
And you're calling Scorpio a fairy?

And you're calling Scorpio a fairy?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2003, 02:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By Chax
You have guts to make up such an acronym when you...

You have guts to make up such an acronym when you too bear the same initial.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Sep 2003, 00:35
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
It shouldn't be a matter of how many people are...

It shouldn't be a matter of how many people are pissed off if they do A or B. It should be a matter of making it fair. Pissing off cheaters shouldn't besomething to be afraid of.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Sep 2003, 23:32
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
Re: heheh

Maybe it would have taken the exact amount of time, but that doesn't in any way mean I'm wrong.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Sep 2003, 23:31
Replies: 42
Views: 1,829
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Most boring first 24hours ever..

before r4 you could trade resources with your galmates during protection.
I have been campaigning every round since tick 0 r4 to get it reinstated, and finally it's back.

Too bad that in the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Sep 2003, 07:33
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Chax
Several alliances no longer have any cheaters in them

Among the most noteworthy alliances that are now 100% cheat free guaranteed are the folowing:
Suicide Kings
WaC
Blue Tuba
Teh phernix empeir
Legion
Xanadu
Fury
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Sep 2003, 07:27
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
Quite irrelevant king, since whatever they did...

Quite irrelevant king, since whatever they did can't be done anymore now, making the playing field unlevel.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Sep 2003, 02:44
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Chax
here are a couple

Lockhead: Information in the manual missing? (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=169088)

Soron: manual R10 (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=168602)
...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Sep 2003, 22:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By Chax
She was the favourite cabinet member of both me...

She was the favourite cabinet member of both me and my wife despite the fact that neither of us voted for her party. She was sensible, level-headed and when she spoke it made sense.

Anna, you will...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Sep 2003, 22:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By Chax
the 9/11 remembrance tv shows have been cancelled...

the 9/11 remembrance tv shows have been cancelled in Sweden.

Right now we're more upset about The Swedish foreign minister Anna Lind having died this morning after 12h of surgery following...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Sep 2003, 03:53
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
What about complaining about someone complaining?...

What about complaining about someone complaining?

I'm a whiner, I admit it, it's a flaw I have. you however are a hipocritical whiner, and that sir, is way worse.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Sep 2003, 22:05
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By Chax
Non shuffling madness

If there was a way of getting together with friends then either we should all be allowed to use it or noone should. There is no middle ground.

Are they so few as to have no impact? Then why not...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Sep 2003, 23:57
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By Chax
I tried to post a reply to your old thread before...

I tried to post a reply to your old thread before you deleted it and made it a poll causing my long elaborate reply to be lost and due to the back button giving me invalid thread impossible to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Sep 2003, 23:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Beta's End

My sentiment exactly, which is why I didn't even bother to sign up for the public beta. Having beein in the closed beta and realizing that the boards we had were useless made me believe that there...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Sep 2003, 21:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,210
Posted By Chax
If you have time for two constructions before...

If you have time for two constructions before your first research is finished your first one should be a mine so that you get that extra income during the time your building the research lab...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Sep 2003, 16:37
Replies: 252
Views: 14,526
Posted By Chax
But Scorpio, I was the biggest Virus planet,...

But Scorpio, I was the biggest Virus planet, still doesn't make me better than LLG.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Sep 2003, 11:32
Replies: 252
Views: 14,526
Posted By Chax
It didn't take skill to get a decent roidcount in...

It didn't take skill to get a decent roidcount in r3 if you were in a Legion/Fury galaxy. Skill in r3 was having a decent roidcount even though not in one of those galaxies or to a lesser extent...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Sep 2003, 23:34
Replies: 55
Views: 2,976
Posted By Chax
Not playing the public Beta

I did play beta though for a reset or two, and I'll most likely play the game, although I'm not very enthousiastic.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Sep 2003, 23:31
Replies: 252
Views: 14,526
Posted By Chax
I wonder though

How many of the people mentioned here are 100% clean.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Sep 2003, 00:24
Replies: 62
Views: 4,019
Posted By Chax
limit can be bad

One of the larger alliances in this game memberwise is IPC. IPC has been rather open in previous rounds, letting new members in and giving them a place to call home. Anyone looking at the tag ranking...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Sep 2003, 00:14
Replies: 252
Views: 14,526
Posted By Chax
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2003, 18:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chax
Portal resolution

I recall the discusion about the temporary portal not being any good in 800*600, and how approx 40% of people on the net using that res, while almost 50% used 1024*768.

However this new portal is...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Aug 2003, 02:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By Chax
I think that cathaar needs 3 classes if she wants...

I think that cathaar needs 3 classes if she wants to deal any damage to structures. This kind of makes cathaar a bad choice, unless you've decided to ignore bombing planets into the stoneage.

I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Aug 2003, 02:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
Portal

It's funny though, the portal allows 4 letter usernames. Maybe one will become automatically logged into the game if logged into the portal once the passport thing is finished. In that case the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Aug 2003, 10:42
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
Why exactly is it that I can see that picture?...

Why exactly is it that I can see that picture? I'm pretty sure I have turned off all such options in my profile.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Aug 2003, 04:15
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Chax
Wouldn't it be nice if one was able to change it...

Wouldn't it be nice if one was able to change it before logging in for the first time in the paid universe with no regard for how late in the game it is.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Aug 2003, 04:14
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Chax
It's easier to guess a username when the limit is...

It's easier to guess a username when the limit is 5-10 characters than if it is 2-20 characters.

Just because the option exists doesn't mean people will use it
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 22:51
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Chax
2-20 for ruler and planet but only 5-10 for login...

2-20 for ruler and planet but only 5-10 for login name? What on earth is the point of that?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 17:25
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Same goes for Xanadu btw

Ah, but is it more effort for everyone with a 4 letter name to be name1 than for PA to change the minimum to 1 char?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 16:33
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
well, I guess I'll take someone elses name

Signup Complete
The account spinner has been registered.

You will now receive an e-mail from us, where you will find further instructions.
The e-mail will be sent in less than a minute, but the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 16:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
Same goes for Xanadu btw

The new Xanadu forums don't allow 4 character usernames either. So I can't be bothered being a Xanadu member in the games they play now.

The question is, am I petty for letting such a detail...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 16:26
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By Chax
I can't play anymore due to changes

When I tried to sign up for PaX the signup page says this: Username Max 10 characters

So I fill in the form and enter the username I've had since r2, the same as my forum name, my irc nick and my...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Aug 2003, 08:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chax
I never said that, you did. Being able to target...

I never said that, you did. Being able to target everything with 1 class isn't necessarily a bad thing, it depends on other things wether that's good or bad. Things we know nothing of, due to stats...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Aug 2003, 16:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By Chax
This is the kind of reply to when posts that have...

This is the kind of reply to when posts that have appeared every round of PA :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Aug 2003, 09:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chax
I wasn't negative. I was just stating what I...

I wasn't negative. I was just stating what I would do if I was alliance HC in a universe with only T1 and no t2 random. I had no idea there were 5 shipclasses btw, or that a bomber existed.

What...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Aug 2003, 21:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chax
Providing that your first assumption is correct,...

Providing that your first assumption is correct, then the second and third will certainly follow. However I wouldn't place any money on your first assumption. Xandathrii have previously been able to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Aug 2003, 19:13
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chax


Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Aug 2003, 19:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chax
Naah, the shrewd alliance will only have one...

Naah, the shrewd alliance will only have one shipclass in the whole alliance but will still be able to target all classes with it. This means defense swapping against a raid by that alliance is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Aug 2003, 10:13
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By Chax
Newbies will have less need for a manual for r10...

Newbies will have less need for a manual for r10 than they had for previous rounds.
Veterans however will have a lot more need for a manual than previous rounds. ;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2003, 23:28
Replies: 67
Views: 2,371
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: PAX Beta first impressions

I was in the galaxy, I was even GC of it half the time. I didn't cheat though, never gave out my login and never logged into anyone elses account either.

I did however report 2 people in the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2003, 23:17
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Planetarion X - Status update

Oh, never knew that. Wonder how many people have clicked that link to a forum with 0 posts in.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Aug 2003, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Chax
Re: Planetarion X - Status update

Would signing up on August 25th mean that the 2 week trial runs out before ticks start? Or is the 2 week trial actally a number of ticks rather than 14 days in the calendar?

On a different note it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2003, 21:00
Replies: 67
Views: 2,371
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: PAX Beta first impressions

Galaxy: I think we defended eachother rather well in the 2 rounds of the r6 beta we were in the same galaxy Hicks. I can't remember if it was Tzen bolt throwers or chimeras you kept sending to defend...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2003, 18:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,102
Posted By Chax
Googlism for: chax chax is as easy as 1 ...

Googlism for: chax

chax is as easy as 1
chax is restored
chax is a learning program whose domain is whatever is told to it
chax is sympathetic to
chax is more brutal when he says
chax is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2003, 15:57
Replies: 60
Views: 2,157
Posted By Chax
I'll sign up

wether after the free trial period I'll actually play or not depends more on my finacial situation at the time payment is needed than anything else.

I just got the bill for the first month of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2003, 03:06
Replies: 83
Views: 3,373
Posted By Chax
Yes, you did get your point across.

But there are 2 things, now that I have your attention.

1. Does your reply here constitute a waiver saying we're allowed to discuss the beta? It's a bit unclear on that point. While you do slap...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Aug 2003, 02:55
Replies: 83
Views: 3,373
Posted By Chax
I think you'll find that races were introduced in...

I think you'll find that races were introduced in r6 and that r7 was a balanced r6. r5 on the other hand was the battleship love parade.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Aug 2003, 00:43
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Chax
Older games

Warlords series truly rocks, I like #3 best, and the coolest thing is you can chose if you want to play real time or turn based.

Heroes of might and magic series. I prefer #2 as it's graphics are...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2003, 15:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By Chax
I already have done. once a week for a year. When...

I already have done. once a week for a year. When I was at uni studying to be a shrink. It is a requirement for studying to be one.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2003, 15:02
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By Chax
No it won't. All a DC needs to know is if the...

No it won't. All a DC needs to know is if the defense he gathers will either be enough to kill the attacker regardless of his mission if the defenders set mission to kill ships, or if the defense if...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 22:53
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By Chax
---------------------------------------- And...

----------------------------------------

And you're in charge of the tools?

There will be a pretty accurate bcalc by the time people move to the paid universe.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 22:49
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By Chax
the galaxy is asleep

So I assume that I'd have to ask friends from other timezones to launch 1 hostile ship at me to be able to newsie me every hour

I don't understand what you're saying about timeout though. with a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 22:41
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By Chax
Is this legal?

Since only the planet with incoming can see the size of the hostile fleet, let alone scan it the need arises for some way of staying safe at night. Bots and scripts are illegal. Babysitting is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 22:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
And all 3 of those threads are spam

And all 3 of those threads are spam
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 16:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
we could all go to smegs own boards and spam them...

we could all go to smegs own boards and spam them with toilets
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 12:10
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By Chax
It would be a lot better if you could scan...

It would be a lot better if you could scan incoming on any planet in your galaxy
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 01:13
Replies: 163
Views: 8,124
Posted By Chax
X X X X yes there have been 4 alliances...

X
X
X
X
yes there have been 4 alliances with that tag afaik. I was a member of one of them in r2 and I got a lot of odd mails for my tag.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 00:37
Replies: 75
Views: 2,651
Posted By Chax
My dad uses 640*480 on a 17" screen, higher...

My dad uses 640*480 on a 17" screen, higher resolution than that and he can't read the menus in the programmes, let alone the text on most websites. Granted this is rather extreme, but I am sure...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Aug 2003, 00:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,729
Posted By Chax
er?

What are you talking about?

http://portal.planetarion.com?n=245 looks the same to me ;)
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 6 Aug 2003, 14:28
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Chax
Digiscent isn't any bill or bob. Did you bother...

Digiscent isn't any bill or bob. Did you bother to read his signature?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Aug 2003, 00:34
Replies: 272
Views: 10,389
Posted By Chax
How could you without knowing who he was be...

How could you without knowing who he was be certain that you checked his galaxy?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Jul 2003, 00:45
Replies: 38
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chax
Oh how I waited for that game for years. Played...

Oh how I waited for that game for years. Played #2 over and over and over. Bought #3 20min after it was released, had it preordered. Played a couple hours, read the manual while smoking on the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Jul 2003, 12:19
Replies: 39
Views: 1,853
Posted By Chax
If you haven't got an irc nick already you'd get...

If you haven't got an irc nick already you'd get one reserved for you that's identical to your forumname. If youi haven't got one of those either then you get one that's identical to your ruler name,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jul 2003, 22:01
Replies: 39
Views: 1,853
Posted By Chax
1 account instead of 3

Instead of having 3 separate accounts there should be 1 for all the PA needs. Currently we need
1. a registered irc nick
2. a forums account
3. A planet.

People should instead have one account...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2003, 14:18
Replies: 112
Views: 6,964
Posted By Chax
It'd be fun, Sigrid and I could have a race at...

It'd be fun, Sigrid and I could have a race at who reports the most people fastest, and then we could sit in IRC showing eachother pics of our sons.

On a different note, there are a couple of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jul 2003, 13:28
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By Chax
cheater

cheater
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 12:42
Replies: 115
Views: 5,457
Posted By Chax
Cheaters don't deserve respect, so unless the...

Cheaters don't deserve respect, so unless the team you are referring to is PA Team who closed you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 12:38
Replies: 115
Views: 5,457
Posted By Chax
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 12:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By Chax
hugs to Sigrid, since Divine says she deserves...

hugs to Sigrid, since Divine says she deserves them.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 10:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By Chax
slovenia != slovakia although they're not all...

slovenia != slovakia although they're not all that far apart.
Was never behind the iron curtin either afaik, albeit communist.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 09:42
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Chax
the 3rd option

70 scorpion
200 avenger
100 tarantula
30 mantis.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jul 2003, 09:39
Replies: 66
Views: 2,141
Posted By Chax
Re: multihunters are cool

My password is the same as it was in round 2.Can't see much reason to change it since noone else has it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Jul 2003, 13:06
Replies: 142
Ldk
Views: 4,911
Posted By Chax
This is the problem with PA

How on earth can a person that has his own set of rules ever be allowed to have any power in the game?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Jul 2003, 12:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By Chax
My stolen ships

Centaur 9 Chimera 47 Astro Pod 4
Pegasus 1469 Demeter 202
Widowmaker 261 Kthal Fireblade 25

and then I have 1500 rogues 1500 buccas and some FI
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jul 2003, 23:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By Chax
I made an r3 'skin' for using with newer Pa...

I made an r3 'skin' for using with newer Pa versions where I had my own main page up once. However then they made the invalid referrer thing and it no longer worked and after that I think it's been...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Jul 2003, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Chax
You're lucky

I liked it a lot better when sentinel was a metal ship, and the only way for a xan to use C was Arrowheads, frigs and waves

there were much less sentinels in the universe then.
And this made...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Jul 2003, 19:41
Replies: 52
Views: 3,197
Posted By Chax
non end rankings count?

In that case I'll nominate Breed who was #1 tick 72 in r4. The amount of incoming she got after protection ended..... made me glad I was only #2 at the time. ;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Jun 2003, 21:11
Replies: 49
Views: 2,116
Posted By Chax
So hard to pick just 1 of each

Best:
1. r2 thieves - any of the versions
2. Private galaxies - great to play with friends in r4
3. Exiling - get rid of the inactives and get new players.
4. r2 Ghosts - love the cloaked wf
5....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Jun 2003, 20:53
Replies: 55
Views: 3,024
Posted By Chax
My own r4 of course!

Since I wasn't supposed to put up the Xanadu galpic I had premade until we all tagged. I just randomly looked for pictures and put one up.
Galpic: Screenshot from Pepsi commercial, where Britney...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jun 2003, 22:03
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Chax
Score for amps is bad

If you're a player that makes your own scans you need to have a load of amps. Players who use scanplanets don't need the amps.
More score means you have to take bigger targets, if amps gave score...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2003, 15:44
Replies: 203
Views: 8,659
Posted By Chax
Way to go Spinner

You have showed an amazing consistency here.
Well done, close all the cheaters.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jun 2003, 14:15
Replies: 45
Views: 4,036
Posted By Chax
I support Sigrid.

Sigrid for Multihunter!

She knows the game.
She has the right attitude.
She wouldn't repopen a cheater who claimed he didn't know.
I'd trust her to do a good job.

Disclaimer:
I have never...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jun 2003, 09:06
Replies: 34
Views: 2,179
Posted By Chax
Well, you two would really try to read it that...

Well, you two would really try to read it that way wouldn't you? ;)




Read it again, and don't cut off half the sentence this time.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Jun 2003, 21:05
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Chax
Re: Login Questions

Are you kidding?
The math I can do while I'm still half sleeping, however my eyes aren't quite tuned in that fast so There's about 50% chance I read the wrong letter when I've just gotten out of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Jun 2003, 20:50
Replies: 60
Views: 3,543
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: You're gal sucks if...

bah typical, you always copy my fleetdesigns!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Jun 2003, 20:39
Replies: 42
Views: 3,476
Posted By Chax
say what? no stats? then what's the point? ...

say what? no stats?
then what's the point?
numbers>gfx but might as well go play a game with gfx if we can't have the numbers.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 1 Jun 2003, 18:32
Replies: 307
Views: 17,710
Posted By Chax
It doesn't surpass the Xanadu webbie from what I...

It doesn't surpass the Xanadu webbie from what I can see, but then there may be HC or officer level things I can't see on the IPC webbie that I ofc had access to on the Xanadu webbie.

Stil IPC's...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 1 Jun 2003, 13:57
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By Chax
The obvious thing to do is to scan whoever has...

The obvious thing to do is to scan whoever has most roids in the universe.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Jun 2003, 13:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,238
Posted By Chax
Ofc it harms people, it harms people that do...

Ofc it harms people, it harms people that do their own scans. and make scan planets all the more necessary.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Jun 2003, 02:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By Chax
You don't have to screw people over to be #1.

You don't have to screw people over to be #1.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 May 2003, 00:17
Replies: 120
Views: 4,739
Posted By Chax
2 stories.

r3

I was once sitting in a channel talking to 2 friends. It wasn't a permanent channel, I just did a /join #channelname and I was there with ops. We made this temp channel just to have a private...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 May 2003, 21:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Chax
you're missing the bucc

the buccaneer kills pegs and dems, and if the terran atacker wants to send wyverns along, bye bye wyverns.
the rogue not only defends you by stealing pegs and dems, but also provides you with a new...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2003, 14:42
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Chax
Re: You know the quest that tells you to send a message to 1:1:1?

Why send a message to 1:1:1? I sent one to everyone in my galaxy instead. Works just as well for the quest, and also serves the purose of ommunication.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2003, 03:41
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
From what I recall from r8 beta the reason...

From what I recall from r8 beta the reason exiling cost resources was that it was pointed out that one could get away from the self exiling costs and limits by getting the galaxy to exile you. With...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2003, 03:33
Replies: 116
Views: 3,694
Posted By Chax
I actually changed mine, not because I don't use...

I actually changed mine, not because I don't use or don't have access to the email listed in my account, but because the emailprovider actually changed the adress from [email protected] to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2003, 02:55
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
Amazing really, the way you make up your mind...

Amazing really, the way you make up your mind that this is about something that it isn't. What has voting for me got to do with anything, I never mentioned not voting for me as an exile resason. I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2003, 01:20
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
What a croc of nonsense. I want to make...

What a croc of nonsense.

I want to make friends with new people. However, some people are impossible to make friends with.

1. People that don't log in.
2. People that don't post in forums.
3....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2003, 13:25
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: Exiling

It takes how long to log in and make a post on forums?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2003, 13:09
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
for reference...

my old start beta now thread (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=155878)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2003, 12:58
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
my last thread on the fund...

my last thread on the fund (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=160326)

I have moaned about not being able to trade or donate resources in protection ever since they removed the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2003, 12:45
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Exiling

yes obviously there are several options. however regardless of which of the above that apply to the people in my galaxy that still have the random name I want them out.

Someone that is so...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 May 2003, 12:22
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chax
Exiling

You need at least 1 of each resource in the Galaxy Fund to initiate an exile vote of planet_x_x_x.

WHY? why can't we exile inactives right away? why does it still cost so much to exile?

These...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 May 2003, 14:16
Replies: 41
Views: 941
Posted By Chax
ban all of them

especialy the vertical curves one.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 May 2003, 12:58
Replies: 35
Views: 2,537
Posted By Chax
gal rankings

anyone up to a list of galrankings and the nicks of the people in the top 10 gals for eah round?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 May 2003, 01:38
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Chax
usually there's something in MOTD that points to...

usually there's something in MOTD that points to a portal article that refers to a forum post

I agree it's messy, but picking the portal as the only place for announcememnts just because it's what...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 May 2003, 22:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By Chax
Any american timezone 8am start would be perfect...

Any american timezone 8am start would be perfect for me. I'm in CET zone and I want to play during the night when my wife and son are asleep.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 May 2003, 22:38
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Why do you hope that? is it realism or are you...

Why do you hope that? is it realism or are you just not familiar with the concept of shooting for the stars?

I wished the beta for r10 started when r9 started ticking

I really hope it will...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 21:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
OK, you haven't said anything in this thread...

OK, you haven't said anything in this thread prior to the post I was answering there, so my failure to read what you've said is certainly not a failure on my part. How am I supposed to take into...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 21:19
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
You aren't making sense

This isn't about designing a new game, this is about testing Planetarion.

If what you're saying is just another way of rubbing everyones noses in the fact that r10 is a different game and that you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 21:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Define game mechanics please

Define game mechanics please
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 21:08
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
When I don't appear to anything.. huh? I'm sorry...

When I don't appear to anything.. huh? I'm sorry but you'll have to elaborate on that. I haven't a clue what you're saying so I can't answer it. Some verb missing there?



I think the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 13:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
You can't see the connection? They release too...

You can't see the connection? They release too little information. They wait too long to release the information. They aren't letting us discuss things before they're set in stone.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 12:12
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Chax
thanks gzambo. Nice to find out.

thanks gzambo. Nice to find out.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 12:12
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Too slow

Well, how would I know? There's too little info released to be able to make a judgement. And that is my point.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 11:43
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: Too slow

There are 2 things that mostly affect Planetarion.

1. Stats, formulas, galaxy composition, travel times.
2. Alliances reactions to the above.

For neither of these do you need the actual game...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 May 2003, 10:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Too slow

Either you know where I'm coming from or you don't. Going around being clever only shows your ignorance.

The way I see it you don't need a single line of code to start testing.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 May 2003, 09:47
Replies: 35
Views: 1,459
Posted By Chax
Too slow

As always they dont' start early enough.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 May 2003, 09:31
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Chax
And what a real crappy thing to do that was. So...

And what a real crappy thing to do that was.
So much easier to read them here.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 May 2003, 20:01
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By Chax
Civ 1, Master of Orion 2 and Warlords 3, I...

Civ 1, Master of Orion 2 and Warlords 3, I seriously doubt there will ever be a release of any better strategy games in my lifetime. It seems that with the graphics and sound available nowadays too...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 May 2003, 14:31
Replies: 157
Views: 6,364
Posted By Chax
If it's a Xanadu that doesn't powerblock, count...

If it's a Xanadu that doesn't powerblock, count me in.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 May 2003, 14:15
Replies: 157
Views: 6,364
Posted By Chax
I seriously doubt that Addict and Gin are online

I seriously doubt that Addict and Gin are online
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 May 2003, 23:10
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By Chax
I remember there was a parser for overview in...

I remember there was a parser for overview in round 2 and 3 that gave a tick by tick analysis of incoming fleets hostile and friendly.

There was also a different one for newsscansm that did the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2003, 13:37
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By Chax
That's not very many pegs, I had more than that...

That's not very many pegs, I had more than that last round at the same score. Although it IS mucho demeters.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2003, 12:58
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: A Request for Help...

We let him out on parole once/round. We're not inhumane.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 May 2003, 12:54
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By Chax
Exiled and landed here...

System Information for (13:3:6)

Ships (1519 units total)
Black Widow 600 Widowmaker 426
Tarantula 250 Avenger 125
Mantis 30 Guardian 18
Scorpion 20 Astro Pod 50

PDS (5260...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 May 2003, 21:32
Replies: 42
Views: 1,782
Posted By Chax
I made 2 successful attacks this last week,...

I made 2 successful attacks this last week, launched and never newsied because rounds over soon and I got roids!

Apart from that nothing. I'm beginning to regret those attacks, I could have kept...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 May 2003, 21:22
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Chax
Re: just wondering

As someone who has been both a powerblocking major alliance HC and an IPC peon I believe I'm qualified to answer this question.

If the IPC members planet is located in a galaxy belonging to the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2003, 01:02
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Chax
A reply

-- 1. salvage
20% of all losses benefit the defending planet
10% of all losses shared among defenders based on fleetscore defending. (Including the defending planets ships, but not PDS)


-- 2...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2003, 00:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By Chax
Bad idea 1. Galmates can't mail defenders that...

Bad idea
1. Galmates can't mail defenders that it's safe to recall when the hostiles have pulled?
2. Galmates have no way of knowing if an offline planet is covered or not.
3. Galmates have no way...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 13 May 2003, 00:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By Chax
Knowing the outgoing fleets of a galmate that's...

Knowing the outgoing fleets of a galmate that's under attack is of great use when trying to defend him.

1. Will he lose all his ships when the killfleet lands if I can't get him covered? Or is he...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 May 2003, 23:47
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By Chax
Correct! In the r8 beta I informed Spinner...

Correct!

In the r8 beta I informed Spinner that it wasn't giving score and he fixed it. Since then PDS has been great for boosting your score the last day of the round, but very bad for actual...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 May 2003, 10:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By Chax
oh :(

Bye
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2003, 21:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By Chax
Leaking this here and that there only puts fuel...

Leaking this here and that there only puts fuel on the fire. If indeed you were only a messenger there would be no reason to flame, but you aren't a messenger, you're a prophet. And these boards are...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2003, 17:54
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By Chax
You're despicable

This dropping of hints by people in the know has got to stop. Either it's public or it's secret, going around boasting about knowing things the rest of us don't is a despicable act of elitism.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 May 2003, 16:05
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Chax
the fraud deletions

Why on earth can't you close and delete people that cheat in game and ruin it for all of us as fast as you close and delete the people that only ruin it for you financially?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 May 2003, 16:02
Replies: 51
Views: 1,708
Posted By Chax
Remove the nonsense

The animated smilies in posts are distracting and thus detract from the content.

The animated smilies to the left of the box where I'm entering this message are distracting and thus make my typing...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 May 2003, 15:53
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By Chax
Re: Scanning Suggestion

I agree fully


Being able to Mil scan anything on galaxy status is a must, how else to help your galaxy out when they get hostiles? It's what I've been doing ever since I got mil scans a couple...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 May 2003, 15:19
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By Chax
In r8 there were 4 closed planets in my galaxy....

In r8 there were 4 closed planets in my galaxy. We were top 10 and dropped like stones. I feel I was heavily punished by the slow deletion of the cheaters as it took many weeks before their planets...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 May 2003, 21:28
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By Chax
You think publishing the coords of cheaters would...

You think publishing the coords of cheaters would be to damaging to their galaxies? I say they've had too much of an advantage already due to the cheater having an artificially high score.

Not...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 May 2003, 18:56
Replies: 47
Views: 2,852
Posted By Chax
I agree here, splashscreen back please. Add...

I agree here, splashscreen back please.

Add forms for report cheaters.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Apr 2003, 18:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Chax
Report a player

Why is the report a player link on the portal a link to email in a report? Why isn't there a form to fill in like there used to be?

Why make it so hard to report cheaters?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Apr 2003, 09:21
Replies: 42
Views: 1,254
Posted By Chax
poitless spam

waste of total bandwidth on the net
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Apr 2003, 00:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By Chax
Go ask Jurgen for advice on how to get GC when...

Go ask Jurgen for advice on how to get GC when you only have 3 roids
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Apr 2003, 09:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Chax
We've been moved

I wake up this morning and we're in a whole other gal with 6 tiny people.

What on earth happened? Shuffled us at this stage of the game?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Apr 2003, 15:03
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Chax
I was following your argument up until this...

I was following your argument up until this point. But now I don't get it any more.

There is a difference between Quake and Doom apart from the minimum requirements on hardware?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2003, 11:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Chax
total incoming in left column, dead incoming in right column

Phoenix 179
Gryphon 82
Centaur 10
Chimera 32 17
Pegasus 441 81
Demeter 40 5
Syren 1
Spider 20
Beetle 43
Scarab 95
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Apr 2003, 10:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Chax
That's me dabult! It didn't even tick once...

That's me dabult!

It didn't even tick once after my self exile before I had incoming.
No pod stoppers hehe that's what it looked like.
Yesterday morning I got hammered, PDS killed at home and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Apr 2003, 18:14
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By Chax
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2003, 15:03
Replies: 250
Views: 11,113
Posted By Chax
MADNESS

1. a link in MOTD to Portal
2. a link in portal to forums
3. a question to the players posted in AD

Why not a link to QTTP boards from MOTD?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 10:08
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Chax
Re: Whats going on 'Jungle VC Army'

The following, or the above? Which is it?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Apr 2003, 02:10
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Chax
Re: Standard Operation Procedure

Just need to add 2 more steps... and some extra detail

1. Indeed - make sure all fleets are HOME
2. Indeed
Close mil page <- Added
3. Indeed
Open mil page <- Added
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Apr 2003, 14:49
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By Chax
That ain't farming. It ain't even a roid...

That ain't farming.
It ain't even a roid donation.

A Farm produces roids cheap to promote growth of his friends.
A roid donator gives away what he has to help his friend grow.

A friendly...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 19:12
Replies: 67
Views: 2,109
Posted By Chax
SFW

How on earth can you sit and say that weet vs nar is an unfair war after sitting through 3 weeks of narweet vs vvomm.

This has nothing to do with a fair fight - Hypocrite!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 14:40
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Chax
Now I can finally browse the parallels. ...

Now I can finally browse the parallels.

THANKS!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 08:05
Replies: 94
Views: 2,978
Posted By Chax
Hi, my name is Chax and I'm a Cathaar. I haven't...

Hi, my name is Chax and I'm a Cathaar. I haven't stolen any roids this round. Other rounds I haven't beaten people up very often either, some people don't bash. Some people just send 1 fleet tailored...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 02:40
Replies: 58
Views: 2,332
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: It's up to alliance HC

Well then alliance X HC isn't really looking out for it's members best interests is it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 02:35
Replies: 94
Views: 2,978
Posted By Chax
Two guys beat up on a third, break his legs and...

Two guys beat up on a third, break his legs and send him to hospital. Then when the first two have noone else to fight they start to fight amongst themselves and suddenly it's expected that the guy...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 00:36
Replies: 94
Views: 2,978
Posted By Chax
It is not our job to cover for the mistakes of...

It is not our job to cover for the mistakes of others.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 00:23
Replies: 58
Views: 2,332
Posted By Chax
It's up to alliance HC

If alliance X HC allow their members to share galaxies with members of alliance Y then that same HC can't complain when their members don't want to attack or defend against alliance Y.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 31 Mar 2003, 00:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,287
Posted By Chax
I have been saying the same since the maker...

I have been saying the same since the maker changed targetting in the r8 beta. However as I am playing cath this round I have fould a flaw in the reasoning.

There is no way I will have cath...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 30 Mar 2003, 16:11
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Chax
been there, done that

Reported it in r6
Reported it in r8
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Mar 2003, 16:01
Replies: 36
Views: 1,356
Posted By Chax
The most boring ever

This is more boring than getting piggiebacked every attack in r4.
I have capped exactly 0 roids.
I have sent fleet to defend over 20 times
I have been attacked 5 times
I have been defended once....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Mar 2003, 02:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By Chax
r3 had nice pods that had great armor and were...

r3 had nice pods that had great armor and were hard to stop.
Still many people insisted on sending a bashing fleet.

These type of people will still do it whatever you do with the stats.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Mar 2003, 14:03
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By Chax
If they had told the formula I might have played...

If they had told the formula I might have played Zikonian. I asked and asked and asked again and newver got a reply. So I chose cath instead.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 24 Mar 2003, 00:44
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By Chax
Secret formulas haha

It seems my paranoid conspiracy theories are true!

What's next, secret ship stats for r10?
bcalcs not working til late in the round?
Only the large alliances being able to gather enough data to...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Mar 2003, 09:28
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By Chax
sentinels - adding another class is rather silly...

sentinels - adding another class is rather silly and the sents can be used for other stuff.

Why would anyone send battleships at you anyway?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Mar 2003, 19:00
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Chax
no, but I have roaches.

no, but I have roaches.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2003, 16:08
Replies: 66
Views: 2,065
Posted By Chax
As a Xanadu HC in round 5 I can say that NoCeX...

As a Xanadu HC in round 5 I can say that NoCeX are in no way worthy of winning this 'poll'

anyway blocks suck :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2003, 13:51
Replies: 77
Views: 2,224
Posted By Chax
Step isn't really far off to share game accounts...

Step isn't really far off to share game accounts is it?
Ever given him your in game pwd to do a research?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Mar 2003, 11:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chax
easy solution

Either join an alliance that has a better BC, ie get assigned something you can actually handle, or join an alliance that lets you have a say in what target to attack.

on a side note, I'm landing...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2003, 11:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By Chax
Same as all the vom players paid I suppose.

Same as all the vom players paid I suppose.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 21 Mar 2003, 00:31
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Chax
there is a chance

I have never failed an astroscan while having enough amps to make the formula return 100% or more-

However I have succeeded astroscans at 0%.
In the public beta that ran just before the round...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Mar 2003, 10:13
Replies: 282
Views: 6,921
Posted By Chax
Well, I dare say Ely/WP should have a track...

Well, I dare say Ely/WP should have a track record in having to worry about being stabbed in the back by their so called allies. WTF VE anyone?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Mar 2003, 10:10
Replies: 282
Views: 6,921
Posted By Chax
That used to be a semi-decent tactic until...

That used to be a semi-decent tactic until Spinner ruined it by making pods not go poof.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Mar 2003, 09:30
Replies: 44
Views: 1,393
Posted By Chax
If you don't trust me enough to even tell me...

If you don't trust me enough to even tell me your name then I know I can't trust you. If you have something to hide you can't be trusted.

If on the other hand you eter the parallel/cluster...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Mar 2003, 02:46
Replies: 63
Views: 1,937
Posted By Chax
Instate this rule and next problem arising is...

Instate this rule and next problem arising is fake-flak planets.
When you're under attack you get your fake-flak planet to attack you and land same tick with a pure xan fi fleet. Hey presto attacker...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Mar 2003, 02:44
Replies: 63
Views: 1,937
Posted By Chax
This early in the game it could be. Nothing...

This early in the game it could be.

Nothing wrong in initiating up to 6 E roids to enable more mesonic cutter building when under attack this early in the game.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By Chax
Wrong forum

Why not go here - >Bcalc bugs forum (http://www.apc.34sp.com/phpBB/viewforum.php?f=7)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Chax
1k score/roid in this round means 0 ships or...

1k score/roid in this round means 0 ships or resources if all roids are initiated.

As for ratios, they rise and rise as the round progresses.
At 2k score/roid a target is a hard target today, yet...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 19:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,324
Posted By Chax
I guess I'm some people

Randoms have a lot better chance this round than any other round since round 4. Parallels are really nice for getting into an alliance as there will usually be 2 of them. It's just a matter of siding...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 16:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By Chax
suggestion

How about offering galstatus to people who attack them, that should teach them a lesson.

PM me if you like ;)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 01:46
Replies: 63
Views: 1,937
Posted By Chax
Damn you for posting this, you jinxed me! I was...

Damn you for posting this, you jinxed me! I was planning to go to bed early last night and then my wife actually fell asleep while I was brushing my teeth.

I guess this means they are farming...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Mar 2003, 01:30
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Chax
I don't like them

I find them too diversified while at the same time too similar.

I mean what is really the point of having so many ships that are really the same?
a harpy and a cutlass?
a gryphon and a brig and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 16 Mar 2003, 10:31
Replies: 122
Views: 4,153
Posted By Chax
Well wyverns are for bashers.

Well wyverns are for bashers.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 18:42
Replies: 67
Views: 2,788
Posted By Chax
yeah don't miss us swedes! And missing the...

yeah don't miss us swedes!

And missing the Lithuanians, with the impact they've had seems odd.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 18:30
Replies: 44
Views: 1,902
Posted By Chax
and we're supposed to believe this?

New board account AND new email?
Probably no regged irc nick either then eh?
How are we supposed to know it's you?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 12:04
Replies: 96
Views: 2,704
Posted By Chax
So what you're saying is that you allow cheating...

So what you're saying is that you allow cheating in your alliance. Memmbers of your alliance that get caught cheating can remain members...
...and in your next breat you say that titans kicks...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 11:50
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Chax
Along with psychology, sexology and folkloristics...

Along with psychology, sexology and folkloristics I have also studied HCI at university. and after all these years of study the bottom line is

Too right baby.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 02:34
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Chax
How about if an account that is 8 months old...

How about if an account that is 8 months old would need 8 months of inactivity before it's deleted, a 2 year old account would need 2 years before deletion. and so on and so forth

and for a lower...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2003, 02:21
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Chax
Common design practice dictates that you should...

Common design practice dictates that you should make the emergency stop button big and red so that when you really need to stop the machinery you know immediately where to push. Making it green and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Mar 2003, 19:30
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By Chax
If I was to send a terran FR fleet against...

If I was to send a terran FR fleet against cathaar I wouldn't send chimera or centaur. I'd use the Drake with its 85% emp res.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Mar 2003, 03:54
Replies: 92
Views: 2,678
Posted By Chax
I spent r7 with IPC

pros
IPC are great at defending their members
-The Defence BC's work hard and succeed fairly well.
-The members willingly help eachother out.
IPC have a great community spirit
-New members are...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Mar 2003, 00:54
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Chax


Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Mar 2003, 00:47
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
You know, in round 7 I crossed my finger each...

You know, in round 7 I crossed my finger each time I scanned. I succeeded every scan (got a result above the expected value), and was even #1 for roids in the universe (2nd for score) for a couple of...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Mar 2003, 09:05
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
pld K-W

pld K-W
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2003, 18:52
Replies: 51
Views: 1,929
Posted By Chax
There is a clause at the end of the rules that...

There is a clause at the end of the rules that allow for deleting these planets. I don't think it'd be unfair to do it either, because if they're clever enough to figure out to do this, then they're...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 10 Mar 2003, 18:48
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By Chax
Rules

How about a sticky thread here on the helpdesk forum with all the rules in it.

Don't multi
Don't swear

stuff like that
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2003, 18:44
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Chax
However, initiating the 3rd roid tick 9 will let...

However, initiating the 3rd roid tick 9 will let you finish your tech earlier. So maybe you aren't in such a bad place after all.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2003, 22:58
Replies: 41
Views: 1,868
Posted By Chax
Thing was we never saw most of them. It was such...

Thing was we never saw most of them. It was such a drag to hop over to their server that it was much easier arranging things with the few that were on same server.

I think the enemy noticed them a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Mar 2003, 15:38
Replies: 46
Views: 2,183
Posted By Chax
Clearly your zikonian galmate who follows my...

Clearly your zikonian galmate who follows my zikonian strat (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=160431) would waste yuor attacker with his 20% Buccaneers. Sure they're 'high eta'...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Mar 2003, 15:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,306
Posted By Chax
well said hal

best plan I've ever seen posted on these boards that I haven't written myself.
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 9 Mar 2003, 15:31
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Chax
It's always been a mystery for me why ship stats...

It's always been a mystery for me why ship stats travel time isn't listed as one of the following:

1. Galaxy travel time
2. Universe travel time without research

Instead it's listed as some...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2003, 11:45
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Chax
they decided to not have race change and...

they decided to not have race change and research/construction available at the same time because they are too lazy to write some code that only blocks the ship research/construction which would...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2003, 03:03
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Chax
But I promise, I have no weapons whatsoever at my...

But I promise, I have no weapons whatsoever at my planet. Scan me all you like!
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 8 Mar 2003, 21:53
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Chax
rather sad that we didnt' get an explanatrion...

rather sad that we didnt' get an explanatrion befoer race changes were disabled.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2003, 19:11
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Chax
there are lots of people in Norway and Sweden and...

there are lots of people in Norway and Sweden and Finland who play and live further north.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2003, 04:02
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Chax
I did, kinda a lot even. 22 Feb 2003 02:13...

I did, kinda a lot even.

22 Feb 2003 02:13 (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=159543)

22 Feb 2003 03:14 (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=159537)

5...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 22:40
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Chax
Racechanges cut before race changes announced

So now the race changing is cut, what we have picked is final. Yet somehow the game mechanic changes that affect stealing haven't been announced.

These non-stat changes to zikonian are rather...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 20:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Chax
If you'd been in Pepsi bottle with me you'd know....

If you'd been in Pepsi bottle with me you'd know. There's no need to look over anyone's shoulder to recognize non-existant farming fleet movements on the gal status. Nor does anyone have to stand...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 20:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Chax
I quite often defended in cluster against pure DE...

I quite often defended in cluster against pure DE fleets with rogues to steal ships even if I could not cover the target. Often being the first to send, and leaving it up to the target if he got...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 15:28
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
the old formula was 0.3 *(1+ amps/roids) and...

the old formula was 0.3 *(1+ amps/roids)

and regarding the variance it's rather pointless comparisons you make since you're just adding amps out of the blue. Thing is if you want to add the amps...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 09:52
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Chax
long time no see

I wish there was such a site.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 00:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Chax
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Sun_Tzu [B]I think...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Sun_Tzu
[B]I think chax is looking to have 2-3 terran fleet farms...

Well I supose you have to define fleet farming.
If your definition of fleet farming is attacking...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 00:22
Replies: 28
Pds
Views: 1,119
Posted By Chax
Naah, Xandathrii have a great mobile PDS in what...

Naah, Xandathrii have a great mobile PDS in what for Xan is their capital class - the broadsword
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Mar 2003, 00:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Chax
Well, I couldn't care less really about comparing...

Well, I couldn't care less really about comparing my postcount with others to see who is the most 1337, but it would be interesting to see how much time I've spent here over the years. A postcount...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 22:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Chax
Surely that only works for new novelty accounts /...

Surely that only works for new novelty accounts / spam accounts?
All the old posts are gone aren't they?

I know that last time I could see my post count it was a lot lower than it was before the...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 22:43
Replies: 28
Pds
Views: 1,119
Posted By Chax
For a Cath attacker it's easier to freeze all...

For a Cath attacker it's easier to freeze all your ships if you have PDS, then they can decide where to take the losses, wether to send FR or CR pods or possibly flak out the random fire with FI
...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 22:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Chax
zikonian

Building
50% Rogues
20% Buccaneers
10% Clippers
20% Corsair/Cutlass depending on ratios

Having
25% Rogues
20% Buccaneers
10% Clippers
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 15:11
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
It works

I have 0 amps, I act like I know what I'm doing and already someone loves me!
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 15:02
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By Chax
Odd fleet there, 10% pods and chims on one line...

Odd fleet there, 10% pods and chims on one line suggest an FR roiding fleet, yet you're attacking with wyv and peg.

May I suggest including demeters in your build?
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Mar 2003, 14:21
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Chax
So, what's the big change then?

So, what's the big change then?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 14:12
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
Yes, that is the general direction of the...

Yes, that is the general direction of the results. That it's a significant number I wouldn't say.

However in analogy with the short scan series varying more than the long ones, the single player...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 10:43
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
Not at all. It's very realistic to have 15 scans...

Not at all. It's very realistic to have 15 scans and 10 amps and starting to scan. If for some reason one happens to get 10 roids from the first 10 one stops. Naturally the odds of getting 10 are so...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 6 Mar 2003, 10:34
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Chax
Well according to spinner it was resources r8, so...

Well according to spinner it was resources r8, so no change there.

Prince posted there was a change to the capping this round, so if it's a rounding change, what is it?

If it's something else,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 10:32
Replies: 47
Views: 1,424
Posted By Chax
Might be that joining a galaxy option disappears...

Might be that joining a galaxy option disappears at shuffle, thus not making it useless if shuffle is before ticks.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Mar 2003, 09:40
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
It's possible to get roids even if you run out of...

It's possible to get roids even if you run out of amps, quite contrary to what is supposed to happen.

To calculate variance for a many scans low amp series you have to have LOW amps, if you have...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 20:26
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
More scans less amps surely has a lower variation...

More scans less amps surely has a lower variation than more amps less scans
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 12:50
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Chax
round 9 hasn't even started yet, so you haven't...

round 9 hasn't even started yet, so you haven't missed anything. goahead and sign up and pay.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 12:43
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By Chax
Re: How do you put custom avitars on your name???

1. cut out any picture you like from the magazine of your choice (no porn, that's against forum rules)

2. Tape it to your screen just below your name.

3. for scrolling effect fix it to a piece...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 12:14
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
This is something they will fix 72h into the...

This is something they will fix 72h into the round.
They could just as easily with the same effort fix it now.

There is also a point you're missing here. This is the post signup, pre ticks phase....
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 12:03
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
In the same way that the 3c start with it's extra...

In the same way that the 3c start with it's extra early roids picks up even more in speed when those extra roids from the first scanbatch are made into eonium?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 11:37
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
The thing is that it doesn't work at all right...

The thing is that it doesn't work at all right now.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 11:35
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Chax
Good point, but why remove the race change option...

Good point, but why remove the race change option that early?
The only reason to do so would be to let people R/C and fixing the R/C block would be a much better solution, alloing people more...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 11:33
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Chax
Precisely! So why not fix it so that...

Precisely!

So why not fix it so that everyone, no matter wether they can be here or not, has access to research and construction and, GASP, maybe evern ability to init their roids before ticks...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 11:32
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Research and Construction blocked

I think the game should give everyone a fair start yes. Obvisously some ticks won't be able to be attended by some people. However tick 0 is rather more important than any other arbitrarily selected...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 5 Mar 2003, 04:00
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Chax
zikonians explained?

so how has the zikonian atealing formula been tweaked?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 03:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Current race selections

Explain this change!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 03:48
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
It should be really easy to solve simply by...

It should be really easy to solve simply by preventing people leaving a galaxy with any other means than exile once they've donated. However, it should also be real easy to simply delete people in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 03:22
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
The point is that if someone cheats stop them,...

The point is that if someone cheats stop them, fix the loopholes. Don't stop the legit players from using a feature just because some people abuse it.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 03:19
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
I'm sorry that you can't withdraw your wages from...

I'm sorry that you can't withdraw your wages from your bank account for the first 72h after they've been put in there, but that doesn't matter, because there are plenty of trash cans outside that you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 03:16
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By Chax
Let me refresh your memory... In round 8 You...

Let me refresh your memory...
In round 8 You took over TheSeeker's account 50:7:6 for about 1h before I reported you for trading and got you closed.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 02:41
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By Chax
Looking at the avove example people are led to...

Looking at the avove example people are led to believe that 2c 1e is the best start. That's all well and good if you only use your income for amps and scans. However you are missing 2 things...

1....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 02:28
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Chax
Galaxy fund blocked

I remember in round 3 my galaxy had a lot of fun before protection ended trading resources back and forth to manage that extra amp or that research just 1 tick earlier.

I understand that donations...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Mar 2003, 02:22
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Chax
Research and Construction blocked

I understand that research and construction are blocked while race change is still possible to prevent people from tricks like starting the swarmer yard and then switching to Cathaar to get 4 types...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2003, 13:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,133
Posted By Chax
Clearly GD spam

Clearly GD spam
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2003, 12:12
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Chax
It works

The namechanging works now.
So my galaxy have allowed me in.
I suppose they believe that it's safer to have Jane of Eyre in the galaxy than Chax of Xanadu.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Mar 2003, 15:59
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Chax
Not a chance that I'll pay twice. Most likely...

Not a chance that I'll pay twice.
Most likely I'll announce my availability to join a galaxy that will accept that I use my nick as ruler name. I'm sure someone will have me :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Mar 2003, 15:22
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Chax
I think that if a random galaxy manages to theme...

I think that if a random galaxy manages to theme they probably have the organization needed to get in a C/P alliance. The main problem isn't really being good enough, it's looking good enough. Once...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 3 Mar 2003, 03:51
Replies: 122
Views: 4,153
Posted By Chax
Wyverns are nasty towards a cath's pulse cannons.

Wyverns are nasty towards a cath's pulse cannons.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2003, 03:27
Replies: 112
Views: 3,343
Posted By Chax
I've been turned down once :(

I've been turned down once :(
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Mar 2003, 01:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chax
My favourite part is from when beta starts til...

My favourite part is from when beta starts til around tick 80.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Feb 2003, 21:16
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chax
The background in the menu changed.

The background in the menu changed.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Feb 2003, 02:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By Chax
I stand corrected. My sincere apologies.

I stand corrected. My sincere apologies.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Feb 2003, 02:25
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By Chax
GD material?

GD material?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Feb 2003, 02:24
Replies: 158
Views: 4,840
Posted By Chax
I once asked Tac how old he was and he replied in...

I once asked Tac how old he was and he replied in Martian years.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Feb 2003, 02:10
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chax
I didn't know this was a choice. I only picked...

I didn't know this was a choice. I only picked from the current race gfx.

New ranking with old rounds included...

1. r2
2. r3
3. r4
4. Cathaar
5. r5
6. zikonian
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Feb 2003, 19:51
Replies: 41
Zik
Views: 2,245
Posted By Chax
With a DE based primary roiding fleet 1....

With a DE based primary roiding fleet
1. Demeters
2. Pegasi
3. Widowmakers
4. Black widows (side effect when target cath runs out of makers)

With a FR based Roiding fleet
1. Black widows
2....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Feb 2003, 15:04
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By Chax
In round 4 when there was only parallels there...

In round 4 when there was only parallels there wasn't even a mail mocs in para function. I don't think there'll be one now that there is both para and cluster.

However, they did install the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Feb 2003, 13:17
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chax
Re: Gfx - 2 parts

I thought it might have. I'd better post my views here as well then. Maybe more comprehensive this time.

1 Cathaar, I like this gfx best, it's smooth, it takes little place - lots of room for...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 27 Feb 2003, 13:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By Chax
What is unprofessional is that you as manual...

What is unprofessional is that you as manual manager failed to find and reply to a thread with the name 'The Manual?'. Using the built in search function on these boards isn't that hard. Yet you...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 27 Feb 2003, 01:47
Replies: 41
Zik
Views: 2,245
Posted By Chax
What an odd statement, The onl races I want to...

What an odd statement, The onl races I want to play are zik and cathaar due to them having the least irritating gfx.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Feb 2003, 19:55
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Chax
yeah, it'd be very helpful, if indeed there was a...

yeah, it'd be very helpful, if indeed there was a 0:0 coordinate, but there isn't OK?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Feb 2003, 16:11
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Chax
logical?

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Feb 2003, 02:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By Chax
Yep, like I wrote in this thread...

Yep, like I wrote in this thread (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?threadid=159562) the manual is lacking in the combat department.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Feb 2003, 11:15
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Chax
Re: Oddity on Overview screen

The circuit's dead, there's something wrong
Can you hear me Major Cochese?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Feb 2003, 03:35
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Chax
Please tell me I missed it

I looked under combat, I looked under military, I looked under ship stata.

I can't find how combat works in the manual!

Now I know how combat works, but what's the idea here? Is the plan to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Feb 2003, 17:01
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By Chax
roids giving more score means it's easier to roid...

roids giving more score means it's easier to roid small fat targets.

ie roids giving less score is good for the newbies and the people that have been bashed and need to rebuild.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Feb 2003, 03:14
Replies: 23
Views: 3,026
Posted By Chax
missing info

How is zik stealing changed?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Feb 2003, 02:27
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Chax
yes ofc they have

It's just for some odd reason, Spinner prefers to pretend that it's not going to happen and then spring a 'surprise' shuffle or paralle thingie on us in the last moment.

Wouldn't it just be a lot...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Feb 2003, 02:13
Replies: 59
Views: 2,986
Posted By Chax
Well, they've made the zik pirate a lot better,...

Well, they've made the zik pirate a lot better, which was really needed and something I suggested at the end of the r8 beta but that never happened, although I don't see why they had to up it all...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Feb 2003, 12:47
Replies: 90
Views: 2,350
Posted By Chax
350

350
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Feb 2003, 02:51
Replies: 335
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: getting rid of non official sites is the goal?

1. Planetarion might prefer pleasing the majority of the players over the miniscule part of the community that develop tools. Planetarion might believe that the availability of said tools are...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Feb 2003, 02:38
Replies: 335
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: getting rid of non official sites is the goal?

No I don't argue that, I'm sure that out of 5000 PA players there will be a load that can and would make a better job of it. This is totally beside the point.

The point is that PA might not want...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Feb 2003, 02:29
Replies: 335
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: getting rid of non official sites is the goal?

And I'm 100% sure that noone could be 100% sure there wasn't. An official parser site reduces overall anxiety in the universe.

1. Less worrying about wether parsing the sector scans of a Fury gal...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Feb 2003, 02:16
Replies: 335
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chax
getting rid of non official sites is the goal?

Stagnating development on non official toolkits could be the point to this.



Why would PA want alliances with good coders to have advantages over the others? Obviously the really good stuff is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Feb 2003, 02:00
Replies: 335
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chax
Tahmer's site was THE SITE!

Tahmer's site was THE SITE!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Feb 2003, 01:25
Replies: 331
Views: 19,621
Posted By Chax
Addict Chax Flintas Laguna Moridin Obi ...

Addict
Chax
Flintas
Laguna
Moridin
Obi
Radium
Scrappy
Skyff
WebAngel
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2003, 04:56
Replies: 108
Views: 2,827
Posted By Chax
Zik stronger in r7? how on earth do you figure...

Zik stronger in r7? how on earth do you figure that?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2003, 04:53
Replies: 108
Views: 2,827
Posted By Chax
well actually I thingk that...

r7 xans
r8 zik
r7 or r8 cath
r7 or r8 terran

would be a better combo
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2003, 04:43
Replies: 35
Views: 1,368
Posted By Chax
Sounds good to me

There are several groups of potential customers for round 10 that this will have an impact on if round 10 is indeed as good as they say it will be.

1. The old players, the ones that have quit will...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Feb 2003, 09:50
Replies: 122
Views: 4,855
Posted By Chax


Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Feb 2003, 05:10
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Chax
Is there really a point creating another reply...

Is there really a point creating another reply about this?
The users will not stop asking for stats until they're relaeased and not before. No point bitching about it really since it probably won't...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Feb 2003, 01:25
Replies: 61
Views: 1,909
Posted By Chax
If you can only defend members of your in game...

If you can only defend members of your in game alliance then alliances will sign up in game.
There is no reason why this would stop anyone from using out of game websites, nor from coordinating...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 9 Feb 2003, 00:33
Replies: 45
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chax
Hehe, defending agaisnt Xandathrii was never a...

Hehe, defending agaisnt Xandathrii was never a zikonians job, that job is better performed by all three other races. I however did very well defending against big ships and covered as many hostiles...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Feb 2003, 09:59
Replies: 217
Views: 6,925
Posted By Chax
Most fun to be in alliances

1. Xanadu round 3
2. IPC round 7
3. Virus round 3
4. APC
5. x19th
6. Titans
Forum: Strategic Discussions 8 Feb 2003, 09:30
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Chax
And so it has been r4-r7. Rather a dull lottery...

And so it has been r4-r7. Rather a dull lottery in my opinion, especially when people start trading tickets aftr they've lost.
r8 was a nice change playing without the lottery, but then it seems...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Feb 2003, 23:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: How much sleep will we get?

I see no threads on the first page about travel time
I see no threads on the second page about travel time
On the third page of PD I see one, but do you expect people to search back 2 weeks and...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 7 Feb 2003, 19:57
Replies: 45
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chax
Your definition on what a good player is seems to...

Your definition on what a good player is seems to me to be about as accurate as using the billboard top 100 to define what good music is.

On a different note I might well have been on the special...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Feb 2003, 19:50
Replies: 28
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chax
How much sleep will we get?

How much eta reduction?
What is the ETA for the fastest pod with max travel tech in para?
What is the ETA for the fastest pod with max travel tech in cluster?

Shall we quit our full time jobs...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Feb 2003, 02:54
Replies: 61
Views: 4,234
Posted By Chax
More of the same to counter something that's bad?...

More of the same to counter something that's bad?



Well, the best counter for a large alliance is another large alliance or a block and that isn't the solution, that is the problem.


...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Feb 2003, 02:31
Replies: 45
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chax
I didn't have any FI/CO/FR worth mentionin in r8...

I didn't have any FI/CO/FR worth mentionin in r8 as a ziko. Most of my fleet was DE. I did send lots of OB DE to defend though. I like the OB defense, It might make attacking harder, but it doesn't...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Feb 2003, 02:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,039
Posted By Chax
If there isn't a shuffle, then can there please...

If there isn't a shuffle, then can there please be private clusters built in the game so that all alliances can take part of it instead of just the select few with stricter enforcement of whatnot?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Feb 2003, 20:42
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Paypal!

Yes you need a credit card to get a paypal account, but you don't need to spend money that way. you can sell diabloII eq on ebay and get money to your paypal and play PA with the proceeds, sounds fun...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2003, 00:49
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Chax
thanks tactitus

It doesn't have to be specifically about sweden, just general sociology, social welfare, social studies.
Once she has the name of a magazine it'll be easier to find articles that pertain to sweden...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2003, 00:04
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Chax
Sociology question

My wife, who is a sociology student, is trying to look up some info on Sweden from an outside perspective but hasn't a clue where to look.

I figured someone here surely knows the name of a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 4 Feb 2003, 02:54
Replies: 45
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chax
You contradict yourself Memtok

Or are people that like OB allowed to use any arguments while only those against it are restricted? What kind of debator are you that requires a handicap such as this?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Feb 2003, 02:41
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By Chax
Paypal!

I want paypal.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 25 Jan 2003, 20:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By Chax
no thanks to bonus score

If everything else remains the same and we get extra score for stealing roids from bigger people I sure wouldn't switch from attacking planets smaller than me to bigger. On the contrary I might see a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jan 2003, 19:08
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Chax
I actually voted for idi

And it was all due to this post soliciting votes for a GD thing on PD. The fact that IDI's post was best is irrelevant, he should not only have this thread closed, but also be disqualified from the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jan 2003, 20:52
Replies: 60
Views: 2,817
Posted By Chax
It'd be fun

How about a limit? Can only use it if combined forces at your planet are greater than your score.

It would reduce bashing, that's for sure.

There is a flaw though, it'd be rather dull to mass...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Jan 2003, 19:57
Replies: 70
Views: 1,894
Posted By Chax
simple

revert Xandathrii to r7 stats,
leave zikonian at r8 stats
terran and cathaar were ok both rounds.

remove ob attack
maybe remove ob def, depending on cluster/para etas.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jan 2003, 21:08
Replies: 35
Views: 874
Posted By Chax
3

the attacks are but a nuicance to the people with many friends who can newsscan and a death penalty for those that don't.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jan 2003, 15:26
Replies: 158
Views: 4,840
Posted By Chax
I've always wondered about the criteria to be in...

I've always wondered about the criteria to be in PAteam.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jan 2003, 13:57
Replies: 50
Views: 1,614
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Private galaxies rule because...

I can't guarantee that. I wish I could, but sometimes people lie to you about it. Thing is though if I find out they will be exiled at the same time they are reported, who wants to wait for...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jan 2003, 16:01
Replies: 50
Views: 1,614
Posted By Chax
Private galaxies rule because...

Noone in my galaxy gets deleted for cheating when it's private :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jan 2003, 15:32
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: I thought I'd dig up an old corpse

Stagnation means no growth. Stagnation wouldn't be delayed by this proposal, it'd come earlier.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jan 2003, 12:14
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Chax
Trade directly? Only trade I see is through...

Trade directly?

Only trade I see is through the fund
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Jan 2003, 11:40
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Chax
Anything that makes it even more beneficial for...

Anything that makes it even more beneficial for people to stockpile resources rather than build ships is bad for the game and makes limits to gal fund necessary.

Limits to the gal fund should go,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jan 2003, 18:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By Chax
Re: Re: Re: Re: Differing sizes of galaxies is bad

with fewer planets the chances of having 0 ppl at 3 roids increase quite a bit though. Even private gals sometimes have some slow person in them.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jan 2003, 05:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Chax
An example: 12:7 is one galaxy, they have...

An example:

12:7 is one galaxy, they have GC, MoD, MoC, MoW or whatever is in place.

23:2 is the other galaxy, they have GC, MoD, MoC, MoW or whatever is in place.

their rankings would be...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jan 2003, 00:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Chax
excellent idea

I was thinking of a sister galaxy setup for random galaxies a bit over the past few days since Zeus posted his first portal poll. I think it'd work a treat for making the game fair for randoms. I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jan 2003, 00:06
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Chax
I don't think there is one

Afaik there was only a tahmer in round 2. I used to have the rankings from it saved on my old PC but I formatted the HD when I passed it on to my wife. I'll see if it's one one of the CD's I burned...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2003, 16:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By Chax
Surely in a private galaxy you have half the...

Surely in a private galaxy you have half the galaxy online withion 10minutes if you need short ETa def. SMS is a good thing, however in a random gal that won't happen.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2003, 03:42
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By Chax
Thank you!

I agree with you, the portal has gone from bad to worse each time it's changed. I deleted my previous 2 posts btw.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2003, 03:03
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Chax
No thanks!

Prizes would just give people an RL incentive to cheat. At least without prizes cheaters can only lose their account, never gain anything,
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Jan 2003, 03:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By Chax
Differing sizes of galaxies is bad

Having random galaxies larger than private is really bad. There are several reasons for this, some I will list below. Any figures are based on the assumption that there are 10 in a private and 15 in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Jan 2003, 21:23
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Chax
Did you have fun when it was free? then pay and...

Did you have fun when it was free?
then pay and play and have fun again.
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