No, not 2021, although that’s over too. No, I’m talking about the first Planets Magazine Classic Invitational, which ended shortly before the year did at 149 turns. And our winner is…Continue reading
The Cognitium War is in its final turns, with players beginning to succumb to Accelerated Fight Or Fail and the final results of the game approaching certainty. Not long ago, I sat down with the three primary members of the surviving soon-to-be victorious alliance, and we spoke a bit about the game. The substance of that discussion follows.
(Editor’s Note: As always, we’ve edited this. The substance of what was said is unchanged, but some context is always, regrettably, removed for length and readability.)
Zacha, Morgens, and Fexer, welcome to the Forum. Thanks for joining me.Continue reading
Hear ye! Hear ye! Tournament season begins again!
We, the Editors of the Planets Magazine, are proud and excited to announce the second in our series of Classic Invitational tournaments — with prizes!Continue reading
Today marks our
fifty- thirty-four thousandth view since the revival of Planets Magazine one year ago.
You should all know by now that we’re mailing out mugs to all of our Planets Magazine Classic Invitational Tournament participants. (Thanks to a generous — and anonymous — player, some of the cost of doing this has been donated.) What you may not realize is that we’re also sending out a physical trophy to the final victor.
Of course, that’s just an idea of what it might look like. We’re still fiddling with the design.Continue reading
The first Planets Magazine Classic Invitational
has now been launched, and the champions are assembling. Top players from Planets Nu, both past and present, have been sent invitations to join, and as soon as the game is full it will begin. is well underway as of this writing, and we’re getting ready to start the second one.
Hello, good evening, and welcome to the second part of this special edition of Planets Magazine Action News. I’m Jim Chancellite, coming to you Live! from the Cognitium War!
We’re joined tonight in the studio by military expert Col. Tolliver South, and live on Ansible, High Consul Ef Hu.
Both: [jumbled greetings]Continue reading
Hello, good evening, and welcome to this special edition of Planets Magazine Action News. I’m Jim Chancellite, coming to you Live! from the Cognitium War!
As always in these special reports, there’s tremendous amounts of excitement here at Broadcast Center. We’re joined tonight by military expert Col. Tolliver South, late of the Federation Navy, who is able to be with us live in the studio.Continue reading
The Planets Magazine staff has decided to decamp en masse and head to the beach. Or, rather, a position near enough to the beach that it’s cool but far enough away that sand doesn’t get into our typewriters, and preferably somewhere that has good WiFi.Continue reading