Look — the game’s complicated enough, right? So don’t waste so much time reading about it; pick one and play already. Yeah, you’re gonna spend the next six months getting your ass handed to you, but so what? If you wanted easy, you’d be back on Facebook playing Farmville. Continue reading
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What Race Should I Play?
There are a ton of articles on ways to build a proper economy, what to do about cloakers and Ion Storms, battle tactics, and a thousand other details. But if you’re new at the game and all that seems too complicated… well, that’s because it is, at least for right now. To start you off, this might be a better question to ask: Which race should I play? Continue reading
Defending Against An Early Attack
Any player that’s new to this game will start getting paranoid about being attacked. This is perfectly natural, reasonable and sane. It is, in point of fact, the appropriate reaction; after all, you’ve just voluntarily entered into a contest with ten other people that want you to lose.
On the other hand, the paranoia itself can cripple you. Rather than let that happen Continue reading
How To: On Tenacity
This article explains the present workings of the tenacity mechanic on the Planets.Nu website. Included are some “quick fix” solutions to a poor tenacity score and the big question: how low does your rating have to be to make recovery impracticable?
The metric is a new one and subject to constant Continue reading
The Firecloud Class Cruiser and the Art of the Chunnel
In order to clarify some of the more basic concepts involved in the articles on advanced tactics for the Cyborg, it is necessary to have a basic guide to the art of chunnelling.
To chunnel, you’ll need two or more Firecloud Class Cruisers and some spare Continue reading