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The Changeling Blitz is now running unreleased development versions of
the server. Developers tag the version they deem fit for Changeling
in CVS, and the Changeling scripts periodically update the Changeling
server to that version. The good news is that people are still
playing Changeling, so developers haven't been able to scare off all
of you, yet ;-)
Geoff Cashman posted `Lord of the Rings Empire II: Deity's Diary' on
rec.games.empire. This is a rare glimpse behind the scenes of a major
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Jeff Cotter announced `Bidder's War', the first (and maybe last) game
in his St@r W@rs Empire series, to go live on Friday, February 13.
This game is mainly for play-testing and tuning his St@r W@r mods.
For details, visit http://www.pv.unsw.edu.au/jcotter/SWE/Endor.htm
Havok II `Designing Nations' is running at 22.214.171.124, port 6665.
Deity is Robert Marchese.
This game has a unique feature: players were asked to design their
start islands. Visit http://users.erols.com/bmarches/HavokII.html for
more information on game configuration.
Violence has erupted in the last month. Eden was the first victim.
While putting up a vigorous defense of his last island against
DrJellyfinger, Shakespeare tried the back door. Next, Puddles fell to
Ringworld, then Aiser to `...'. Meanwhile, Thistle was wearing down
Phantom, and unemployed joined the fray. Thistle took offense and
drove unemployed back.
- = [ Empire Power Report ] = - as of Tue Feb 3 02:24:24 2004 sects eff civ mil shell gun pet iron dust oil pln ship unit money ... 155 98% 120K 9.5K 1.7K 220 7.4K 18K 1.3K 14K 110 330 100 40K DrJellyfi 170 99% 144K 8.0K 2.8K 425 5.0K 20K 900 3.6K 260 230 110 50K Shakespea 210 95% 180K 7.8K 5.3K 610 10K 16K 750 7.0K 200 180 110 30K Thistle 150 98% 111K 6.7K 4.0K 500 8.8K 15K 1.1K 1.3K 110 110 90 35K Ringworld 115 88% 77K 2.6K 2.0K 240 3.5K 19K 1.2K 800 140 50 40 20K unemploye 70 100% 63K 3.9K 2.9K 305 1.6K 12K 550 2.5K 60 80 40 35K Frank 55 100% 39K 4.3K 1.6K 500 2.1K 4.3K 550 3.3K 160 70 80 20K ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- worldwide 930 96% 733K 43K 20K 2.8K 38K 106K 6.3K 33K 1.0K 1.1K 560 180K
The Changeling Blitz is running at blitz.wolfpackempire.com, port
6789. This blitz resets at 7:00pm US/Eastern (currently 00:00 UTC)
every day. Updates are enabled at 7:30pm. There is a 60 ETU update
every 10 minutes. Note that world size and some options change daily.
It is up to players to figure that out each day, but typing `version'
helps. Further surprises are possible, as Changeling runs development
snapshots of the server.
The Zebra Blitz is running at blitz.wolfpackempire.com, port 5678.
This blitz resets at 6:00pm US/Eastern (currently 23:00 UTC) every
Sunday. Updates are enabled at 6:30pm. There is a 48 ETU update
every hour on the hour.
No games known to the Empire News ended in the previous month.
The basic Empire client can be found at
http://www.wolfpackempire.com/clients.html, source as well as binaries
for many platforms.
The latest version of WinACE is 2.3.3. Read the announcement at
and download from http://sourceforge.net/projects/winace/
The latest version of PTkEI is 1.18.1. See the PTkEI home page at
The latest version of eif is 1.3.2. See the eif home page at
The latest version of LAFE is 1.0. Get it from
or any other Debian mirror.
The current Empire server is 4.2.12. Download it from
Somebody run a big game, please, players are getting restless :)
Markus, a.k.a. Dorwinion
Chrrr, chrrr, *sweet dreams of world domination*, chrrr, chrrr *ping*
Sonar ping from 36,-10 detected by sb submarine (#666)!
Quick, where's the closest destroyer!
ship @36,-10:9 ?type=dd
This shows all destroyers within nine sectors of 36,-10. Here's
another nice application:
fire l @40,18:4 ?type=hat 40,18
Orders all heavy artillery within 4 sectors of the target to fire at
Thanks to Sean Vickery for the suggestion.
From Havoc II:> Announcement from Shakespeare, (#9) dated Sun Jan 11 01:48:57 2004 wine loved I deeply, dice dearly: and in woman out-paramoured the Turk: false of heart, light of ear, bloody of hand; hog in sloth, fox in stealth, wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey. Let not the creaking of shoes nor the rustling of silks betray thy poor heart to woman: keep thy foot out of brothels, thy hand out of plackets, thy pen from lenders' books, and defy the foul fiend, empire warriors
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