The Inside Scoop: April Fools

Our last Scoop article shared all the details about Leagues and Championships. Now the Cognitum War is underway, we can turn our attention back to the future. We at Planets Magazine are pleased to bring you an announcement: Nu’s got new features and ships coming your way. Moreover, Planet.nu’s usually inscrutable leader, Joshua, is here to tell us all about it.

NOTE: We’re told the art is preliminary, and it may not come in by release time, so TS has given us a filler picture or two.  Contrary to appearances, no alcohol was used writing this article. -G


(As is always the case with Inside Scoop, the following has been condensed from a lengthy email chain. Just imagine we’re all in a comfy studio with nice cups of tea and an Easter wedge of Mom-Mom Bessie’s Coconut Molasses Pie. – Editor)

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Where Are The Docs?

(written by ECV)

As notoriously complicated and difficult as VGA Planets is, one of the major barriers to learning is the lack of a user manual or a straightforward tutorial.  This is a common complaint both from new and seasoned players.  Many of the difficulties in the documentation have resulted from the long and colorful history of the game itself.  An understanding of the history and development of the game will help you to understand why the documentation is incomplete and of uneven quality.

This article also will help you to know where to go to find good information and give a bit of insight into our future vision of Planets Mag.

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