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VGA Planets 3.x,
a classic turn-based space exploration strategy game.
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Here are some games that are currently waiting for players:
A classic game: standard ship list, standard Echo Cluster, standard score, standard rules.
Standard Ship List, PHost 4, always current version
The standard game for everyone: PHost 4, PList 2.4.
PList 2.4, 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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I have now activated the update for the main site. Have fun with it.
Yes, I am.
No telling how true this is... One thing is certain: StarCube (a.k.a. Planets 5) has been dead since February 2012. Technically, the site was still around for several months after the ...
In case you're referring to the "mortlakemagic" domain: that's what I got referred to from http://planets4.com/, so I expect it to be as official as it can get. (A while ago there were rumors are that http://vgaplanets.com/ is no longer ...
I did not know VPA can currently do 3.5-style TRN files. I suspect I missed an intermittent update which allowed VPA to write TRN files directly, without the use of MakeTurn.
It is also interesting ...
Ah, now I see where you're coming from.
There are two slightly different formats for turn files, version 3.0 and version 3.5. Version 3.5 is generated by Winplan registered, and can also be generated ...
Interesting... I had a feeling the original Planets doc was faulty when I was tasked with examining this logic.
Basically, I was wondering if Host 3.22 treated HYP differently for WinPlan compared to ...
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