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05/Feb/2017

Pleiades 10 finished. darkclow has won. Details...

29/Jan/2017

Pleiades 9 finished. Kobrov has won. Details...

19/Jan/2017

PCC 2.0.2: A few days ago, I uploaded PCC2 version 2.0.2. This is again mostly a bugfix release, but also adds some minor improvements (such as showing that your ship has Hardened engines, or showing Hisss ... Read more...

04/Jan/2017

North Star 2 started. Details...

North Star 3 now taking players. Details...

30/Dec/2016

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...

18/Dec/2016

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

02/Dec/2016

North Star 1 started. Details...

North Star 2 now taking players. Details...

20/Nov/2016

North Star 1 now taking players. Details...

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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
Titan 6
A classic game: standard ship list, standard Echo Cluster, standard score, standard rules.
Standard Ship List, PHost 4, always current version

All offerings are on the Join Games page. The Active Games page occasionally has open replacement positions.

Latest forum activity:

Hi everyone, as I already announced in The previous year(s) in review, I am working on a remodeling of the server. The first gentle step is now available on the testing area of this server: a new version of the forum microservice...
Hi everyone, I got some (pretty unclear) mails from a player who cannot do turns until 20/Feb. I have for now stopped the host, hoping you don't mind a break.
Both races i was fighting has been dropped... I mean 9 and 11. Other races didn't hurt me still
Hi. I'm fighting against Klingon right now. It is being difficult because he has many glory devices.
Can you share your vision about game progress?.. Are you going to improve you scores, or slay down your enemies?.. I'm afraid nothing will change in the future...

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