"All the news that fits, we print."
Vol. 5, No. 3
In This Edition
South Pacific II
Sign up for the sequel to Overlord's popular game.
The tourney moves on the the third round!
Both official wolfpack blitzes run the 4.0.14 server.
Game Announcement List
Sign up now. Join games. Win same.
Empire Wolfpack Server updated to 4.0.15
Bug fixes here and there.
South Pacific II
Announcing the 1st call for players for South Pacific II - Basking in the
Sun. The game will start on Tuesday, June 16. The 1st update will be at
4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 17. There will be no weekend play though the game will be up and available. Wolfpack 4.0.15 will be the code used. Here are some of the parameters:
I will be modifying ship, planes, and units.
The demobilize command will be shut off.
No trade/market. It really screws up this type of setup. There will be free land/islands at the begining of the game. To register, send the following information by June 14 to firstname.lastname@example.org:
your prefered e-mail address:
your country name:
your skill level (1-10"):
did you bother to watch the last episode of Seinfeld?:
Current Long-Term Games (http://www.empire.net/~wolfpack/whereplay.html)
The tourney began the second round of two qualifying games. Stay tuned for another Melvin Empire starting in June.
Current Blitzes (http://www.empire.net/~wolfpack/whereplay.html)
For the most up-to-date information on available blitzes, see the Empire
page above. Here are the four blitzes confirmed operational at press time: (any others out there?)Blitz Name Host Port Comments Vampire 126.96.36.199 6667 Wolfpack code 4.0.14 (188.8.131.52) Resets 6:00 am EST Cheetah empire.net 6667 Wolfpack code 4.0.14 (184.108.40.206) Resets Sunday, 6:00 EST Low Key gobblernet.dyndns.com 7776 Currently down (220.127.116.11) Tanith atlantis.uwyo.edu 6665 Wolfpack code 4.0.14 (18.104.22.168) Resets 6:00 pm PST
"Low Key" Game
On the first of every month, this game with daily updates will reset.
Anyone interested in playing should connect right away, using one of
countries 1 to 10. The game is currenly down.
The cheetah blitz at empire.net was changed to a weekly blitz. The server
resets at 6:00pm EST on Sunday and updates once an hour. Results are
posted to rec.games.empire.
Empire Game Announcement List
Everybody who's not signed up with Pat Loney should do so RIGHT NOW. New game announcements will be sent to this list. To subscribe, send e-mail to "email@example.com" with "add myname@myaddress" in the body. (Please substitute your e-mail address. Pat says some people are not.) Deities with new games should notify Pat so he can broadcast to the list. Are there still deities out there?
Wolfpack Server Release 4.0.15
The as-yet unnamed members of the Wolfpack Empire Server Team made available a new release, available from the Wolfpack Server Home Page at empire.net (http://www.empire.net/~wolfpack/). Inquiries, bug-reports and comments can also be sent to "firstname.lastname@example.org". For a complete run-down of changes from the 3.x generation server, connect to one of the blitzes (http://www.empire.net/~wolfpack/whereplay.html) and enter "info Empire4". Or, point your browser to the wolfpack Change Log (http://www.empire.net/~wolfpack/ChangeLog.txt).
How to Run a Game
(ftp://www.empire.net/pub/empire/deity/docs/how_to_run_a_game.txt) Before making a game announcement to rec.games.empire, please read and heed this document.
The tourney's second round ended May 22, with the following countries
advancing to round three:Game 1 sects eff civ mil shell gun pet iron dust oil pln ship unit Overlord 180 100% 185K 0 4.0K 555 3.9K 21K 0 1.6K 90 90 30 Setia 130 100% 126K 4.5K 8.6K 345 3.2K 42K 150 5.0K 80 40 20 Metallica 120 100% 117K 3.2K 4.5K 460 5.0K 33K 100 2.5K 260 60 100 beep 80 100% 83K 3.0K 6.5K 715 4.5K 37K 23 6.0K 120 60 30 harmless 80 100% 82K 3.0K 9.4K 935 2.7K 35K 150 1.8K 120 70 50 Arrakis 100 99% 100K 2.8K 6.7K 840 3.2K 39K 50 2.4K 190 90 90 Game 2 sects eff civ mil shell gun pet iron dust oil pln ship unit Lothlorie 150 100% 174K 6.0K 12K 1.4K 5.7K 40K 300 3.5K 150 170 110 Cathouse 130 98% 137K 8.1K 11K 1.9K 3.0K 28K 150 3.6K 130 100 40 Barsoom 100 100% 163K 8.7K 12K 1.1K 16K 43K 150 2.9K 130 310 90 Plundaria 70 100% 117K 4.8K 3.1K 265 3.4K 107K 600 28K 60 130 30 Xanadu 95 100% 137K 4.2K 3.5K 650 1.9K 96K 1.1K 11K 440 200 30 Horgoth 50 100% 93K 4.2K 2.6K 775 1.5K 8.5K 26 1.2K 60 180 30
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Mark Ballinger (Uesugi)
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