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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
North Star 10
No-alliances/no-cooperation game. Everyone plays for themselves. Otherwise, similar to the Pleiades series.
PList 3.2, 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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I am in favour of ending the game right now or, at most, in a few turns if anyone thinks that this can make a difference. Greetings.
As of turn 100, the Borg have surpassed the Fascists and continue their quest for galactic domination.
Do we call it a game, or must I eliminate all the competition?
OK I get that Danke Stefan!
You are probably confusing the configuration option CPEnableGive=No with the Ungiveable ship function.
CPEnableGive just disables the regular ship givings ("gsX" friendly code, "give ship" command). ...
In Northstar 9 we play with the give function disabled.
In the phost Docs it is described that ships without fuel can not surrender at starbases. They would explode if the starbase mission is ...
It seems you opened turn 3 in PCC2 Web without uploading your registration key. In that case, it will use an unregistered key. PCC2 Web is a client running on another computer, you need to give it ...
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