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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:
Advanced PList game: PHost 4, PList 3.2, and all features enabled. Fun for experienced players.
PList 3.2, PHost 4, always current version
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
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Latest forum activity:
Well that's embarassing. I habitually name my ships incorporating the ship number and I made a typo in the ship name (I called it ship #356 but in fact it was #353). And it would have been the same ...
I allowed myself a peep at the game data and it says: there is no ship #356 in North Star 8. So if you're seeing one there probably is really something odd.
I have been able to replicate the problem in North Star 8 (where I first saw the problem), but not in other games. Perhaps there is something odd with the game configuration that causes problems with ...
OK... no problem... we can wait to assimilate the echo cluster or be assimilated...
(As usual, during the pause, host will run if all turns are in, so you can end it early.)
Sure, anybody may be in a similar situation.
So, next turn in a week?
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