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North Star 2 started. Details...

North Star 3 now taking players. Details...


The previous year(s) in review: PlanetsCentral started operating in 2011, that is, five years ago. Hosting operation on PlanetsCentral started a year later. Time for a look back. Some numbers Read more...


Pleiades 8 finished. Yggdrasill has won. Details...


North Star 1 started. Details...

North Star 2 now taking players. Details...


North Star 1 now taking players. Details...


Pleiades 7 finished. kaecki has won. Details...


Pleiades 11 started. Details...

Pleiades 12 now taking players. Details...


Welcome to PlanetsCentral, a web site for playing VGA Planets 3.x, a classic turn-based space exploration strategy game. This site is home of the PlanetsCentral Automated Host, a fully-automated, reliable game hosting service, and PCC2 Web, a browser-based game client. Read more...

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Here are some games that are currently waiting for players:

Phoenix 6
The standard game for everyone: PHost 4, PList 2.4.
PList 2.4, PHost 4, always current version
Pleiades 12
Advanced PList game: PHost 4, PList 3.2, and all features enabled. Fun for experienced players.
PList 3.2, PHost 4, always current version
North Star 3
No-alliances/no-cooperation game. Everyone plays for themselves. Otherwise, similar to the Pleiades series.
PList 3.2, PHost 4, always current version

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Latest forum activity:

I'm sorry to heard that. I hope April76 regain his health as soon as possible.
Hi there I got an email from Fed player that he can't play this game any longer due to health problems. Under such circumstances there is not a single reason for me to keep going. We are four people ...
i manage to make the trn im still on the game
I miss the first trn and i think the host killrace me. good luck
I agree with this definition of AllanofDale. In this game, I am not going to sign NAP with any of the players.
I just thought about it, implicit "pacts" (and their risks). Impossible not to happen. However I understand the spirit of the configuration of the game, and I agree with the variables it introduces. ...

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