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275 8/19/2019 7:45:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Message I did the victory lap (sort of).

Thanks all for playing. I think my first turn Clipper was my biggest stroke of luck (and Brentís Clipper the worst). Few relics were found and those that were didnít do too much. Telegates neither.

It was nice to see the Freighter in use, they should be easier to exploit in longer games. Longer games should also be interesting with goods shortages, more demand markers and opportunities to get in each otherís way.

Looking forward to more Vassal (a wargame?). If you ever do a live one on Sunday evening I might be able to join.
274 8/19/2019 7:25:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 1300 to 1500
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 600 to 700
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 800 to 800
273 8/19/2019 7:23:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 345 to 345
Dell: from 270 to 270
Whynom: from 35 to 210
EeepEeep: from 420 to 420
Nik: from 14 to 14
272 8/18/2019 7:39:00 AM Turn 23 Nik Message I had that start live and still lost, so I don't think it's that clear cut.

Having a better understanding of the game such as the value of space ports and avoiding nav circles, not stopping to pickup dud relics, not buy factory unless you buy the goods, etc and it would be down to the next few die rolls.

Don't think its terrible PBEM after the initial few turns as it's more down to planning.

Also 5 player games to 4 are apple's to oranges PBEM methinks. The chances of delay increases exponentially with more players which makes those dud turns more noticeable too.

Not really any worse than a COIN game (looking at you Pendragon, which I'm still keen for) where you might only get a limited after 3 turns waiting with interruptions on top.

In short I think it's fine for PBEM but to be honest most games play better live.


271 8/18/2019 6:48:00 AM Turn 23 Whynom Message I've known the outcome from around three turns in.......first run Clipper and multiple Relics....but was happy to play it out to see how far I could get. Happy to stop here, too, if people want to.

If so, congratulations Bart.! :)

I love this game but it might not be quite as good PBEM as some others after all. Too many non-event turns, like moving one space and stopping, or landing on a planet and having to wait until next turn to trade. It's not a problem live because it plays very quickly but is disappointing if your only turn for a week is to move 2 spaces, hit a navigation circle, and be forced to stop. It is sometimes pretty obvious who is going to win, as well (not always) and that's a bit of an issue for a game that can run over months.

Shaun, Michael and I played live on Vassal and it worked very well. That might be an option next time we want to play.
270 8/17/2019 10:19:00 PM Turn 23 Nik Message Done.

I need 4 turns to win so I'm happy to concede this one to Bart at this stage, as I can't see anyone else passing him in less than that (or at all)

I elected not to use you spaceport so you still need another 2 turns to get there, but well played.
269 8/17/2019 10:16:00 PM Turn 23 Nik Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 1300 to 1300
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 600 to 600
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 600 to 800
268 8/17/2019 10:15:00 PM Turn 23 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 345 to 345
Dell: from 270 to 270
Whynom: from 35 to 35
EeepEeep: from 420 to 420
Nik: from 114 to 14
267 8/17/2019 6:33:00 PM Turn 23 EeepEeep Message Nik up
266 8/17/2019 6:33:00 PM Turn 23 EeepEeep Message Movin right along to try to get some more suckers to buy cheeeep quality robotic goods.
265 8/17/2019 4:18:00 PM Turn 23 Whynom Message 113_Whynom uploaded.

Over to Shaun and his Nano Nasal Hair Trimmers.

Thanks for that, Murray. You never fail to deliver. Pure comedy gold. My turn wasn't nearly as fancy as yours, but I try my best.
264 8/17/2019 8:58:00 AM Turn 23 Dell Message Dell done with another brilliant turn
263 8/16/2019 3:08:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 1100 to 1300
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 600 to 600
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 600 to 600
262 8/16/2019 3:07:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 385 to 345
Dell: from 270 to 270
Whynom: from 35 to 35
EeepEeep: from 420 to 420
Nik: from 114 to 114
261 8/16/2019 3:05:00 AM Turn 23 Qossuth Message Turn done, over to the Dell.

Note that your fare and drive only take up 1/2 hold space each Murray.
260 8/16/2019 2:40:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth End Turn
259 8/16/2019 2:40:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 1100 to 1100
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 400 to 600
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 600 to 600
258 8/16/2019 2:38:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 385 to 385
Dell: from 70 to 270
Whynom: from 120 to 35
EeepEeep: from 420 to 420
Nik: from 114 to 114
257 8/15/2019 5:16:00 AM Turn 22 Nik Message Traded at my port - over to the Q
256 8/15/2019 5:16:00 AM Turn 22 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 385 to 385
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 120 to 120
EeepEeep: from 420 to 420
Nik: from 74 to 114
255 8/14/2019 10:38:00 PM Turn 22 EeepEeep Edit Credits Qossuth: from 385 to 385
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 120 to 120
EeepEeep: from 40 to 420
Nik: from 74 to 74
254 8/14/2019 10:38:00 PM Turn 22 EeepEeep Message Eeep Eeep doing some trading, over to nik
253 8/12/2019 5:25:00 AM Turn 22 Whynom Message 108_Whynom uploaded

Changed the spark plug in the EeeepEeeep 2-stroke and massively increased my engine efficiency.

Over to Shaun and his plutonic potato peelers
252 8/12/2019 3:28:00 AM Turn 22 Dell Message moved and sold my glorious junk to a worshiping universe and picked up a tourist - glorious junk will let you successfully pick up.
251 8/9/2019 3:08:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth Message Turn taken, Brent gets 57 commission.

Over to the Dell.
250 8/9/2019 3:02:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 1100
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 600 to 600
249 8/9/2019 3:01:00 AM Turn 22 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 385
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 120 to 120
EeepEeep: from 40 to 40
Nik: from 74 to 74
248 8/9/2019 2:55:00 AM Turn 21 Qossuth End Turn
247 8/8/2019 6:10:00 PM Turn 21 Nik Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 500 to 500
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 400 to 600
246 8/8/2019 6:10:00 PM Turn 21 Nik Message Well it seems my giant freighter has more legs than Brent's clipper (and no not compensating for anything, honest ;))

or at least it gets me where I want to go.

Sold dust and bought a port. Demand is your friend

245 8/8/2019 6:07:00 PM Turn 21 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 120 to 120
EeepEeep: from 40 to 40
Nik: from 134 to 74
244 8/8/2019 5:35:00 AM Turn 21 EeepEeep Message Just decided to land on the planet rather than giving moneygrubbing species mating horses any money.

Nik up.

243 8/7/2019 2:53:00 AM Turn 21 Whynom Message 103_Whynom logged.

Over to Shaun and his robotic ripoff rat-bastards. The EeeepEeeep clipper I bought is totally and utterly CrapCrap.

I was going to take the piss out the Dell loop the loop but my turn was even less spectacular so no skyting this turn. BTW Murray, it didn't matter but just remember to set a pilot number every time you cross a telegate....you could have set 6 as you were crossing a 6 telegate and nothing would happen but something to keep an eye out for....didn't check but maybe you could have gotten closer to where you were going by jumping.
242 8/6/2019 8:24:00 PM Turn 21 Dell Message starboard drive was out, could only turn in one direction, have completed large circle.
241 8/6/2019 6:45:00 AM Turn 21 Qossuth Message Turn taken, not sure if this career move to taxi driver was such a bright idea.

Over to the Dell.
240 8/6/2019 6:43:00 AM Turn 20 Qossuth End Turn
239 8/6/2019 6:07:00 AM Turn 20 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 500
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 400 to 400
238 8/6/2019 6:07:00 AM Turn 20 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 340 to 120
EeepEeep: from 70 to 40
Nik: from 134 to 134
237 8/5/2019 9:29:00 PM Turn 20 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 340 to 340
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 104 to 134
236 8/5/2019 9:26:00 PM Turn 20 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 70 to 70
Whynom: from 340 to 340
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 204 to 104
235 8/5/2019 9:26:00 PM Turn 20 Nik Edit Ship Type Qossuth: from Clipper to Clipper
Dell: from Scout to Scout
Whynom: from Clipper to Clipper
EeepEeep: from Scout to Scout
Nik: from Scout to Freighter
234 8/5/2019 9:26:00 PM Turn 20 Nik Message Brent 58 Credits coming your way for use of your facilities.
233 8/5/2019 3:07:00 AM Turn 20 EeepEeep Message Eeep Eeep done, nik up
232 8/5/2019 12:33:00 AM Turn 20 Dell Message Okay I cheated, get over it, move on, really nothing to see here.
231 8/5/2019 12:32:00 AM Turn 20 Dell Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 380 to 70
Whynom: from 340 to 340
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 204 to 204
230 8/4/2019 5:57:00 PM Turn 20 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 380 to 380
Whynom: from 350 to 340
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 204 to 204
229 8/4/2019 3:06:00 AM Turn 20 Qossuth Message Turn taken, time to be taxi driver.

You seem to have miscounted again Brent. Speaking of that, when Leone asked Bertolucci why he liked his movie, he replied "because you show the horses from the rear".

Over to the Dell. Someone's coming for your taxes Murray.
228 8/4/2019 3:01:00 AM Turn 19 Qossuth End Turn
227 8/4/2019 3:01:00 AM Turn 19 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 400 to 400
Nik: from 200 to 400
226 8/4/2019 3:00:00 AM Turn 19 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 160 to 380
Whynom: from 50 to 350
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 310 to 204
225 8/2/2019 11:31:00 PM Turn 19 Nik Message Used a quantum anomaly to repair last turn and this turn sort of merged. Back to the galactic psychopaths
224 8/2/2019 10:56:00 PM Turn 19 EeepEeep Message Move done over to nik
223 7/31/2019 9:12:00 PM Turn 19 Whynom Message 094_Whynom uploaded

Over to Shaun and his Photonic Foot Spas
222 7/31/2019 8:27:00 PM Turn 19 Dell Message Dell done. arriving late to the game here but there is only 1 Deed per civilization so it you cant have both a factory and a port?
221 7/31/2019 7:52:00 AM Turn 19 Qossuth Message Crappy turn taken, over to the Dell.
220 7/31/2019 7:27:00 AM Turn 19 Nik Message Ok. I'll sort it out next turn.

I assume the only difference between space and ground city is enter and leaving move cost?
219 7/31/2019 7:24:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth End Turn
218 7/31/2019 7:24:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 200 to 400
Nik: from 200 to 200
217 7/31/2019 7:21:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Message If only there was a telegate in the Cholos system, we could setup a lucrative liquor trade between them and the Zum.
216 7/31/2019 7:17:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Message Itís been a while since anyone made this mistake, the Interstellar Biosphere is a space city, not a spaceport (the module is wrong too, as it calls that space a Ďsurface cityí.

You can fix it on your next turn Michael, by doing nothing. Or because you wanted to, buy the spaceport in the Bypass orbit, move there and give yourself a 10% commission on all your trades.
215 7/31/2019 7:10:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 130 to 160
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 310 to 310
214 7/30/2019 9:53:00 PM Turn 18 Nik Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 120 to 200
213 7/30/2019 9:52:00 PM Turn 18 Nik Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 900 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 0 to 120
212 7/30/2019 9:51:00 PM Turn 18 Nik Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 70 to 70
Nik: from 550 to 310
211 7/30/2019 9:51:00 PM Turn 18 Nik Message Traded and bought a drive at the space city of slugs.

Qossuth - go you mad thing.
210 7/30/2019 7:43:00 PM Turn 18 EeepEeep Message Nik up, moved and traded.


209 7/30/2019 7:43:00 PM Turn 18 EeepEeep Edit Credits Qossuth: from 115 to 115
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 100 to 70
Nik: from 550 to 550
208 7/30/2019 11:06:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Message That always seems to happen after buying a Clipper. A cruel joke by the module creator?

There was an error with the location of the pedigree bolts (nice for the owner when a factory good pops up again!). Iíve logged 088_ Whynom_plus_fix as correction, please continue from there.

That fare from the Eeepeeep to Galactic Base (the package tour) is so tempting but can you roll 2s?
207 7/30/2019 8:28:00 AM Turn 18 Whynom Message 088 logged. The EeepEeep sold me a lemon.

Over to Shaun and his Tesla Toothbrushes.
206 7/30/2019 8:02:00 AM Turn 18 Dell Message Dell done and the neutered mules to follow
205 7/30/2019 7:45:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Message Did business with my frenzied pals.

Over to the Dell.
204 7/30/2019 7:23:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 700 to 900
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 0 to 0
203 7/30/2019 7:22:00 AM Turn 18 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 164 to 115
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 100 to 100
Nik: from 550 to 550
202 7/30/2019 6:33:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth End Turn
201 7/30/2019 6:33:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 700 to 700
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 100 to 200
Nik: from 0 to 0
200 7/30/2019 6:31:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 164 to 164
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 170 to 100
Nik: from 550 to 550
199 7/30/2019 4:14:00 AM Turn 17 Nik Message Took off and made up some distance - hopefully the file is in the right space this time :)
198 7/29/2019 6:39:00 AM Turn 17 EeepEeep Message Have just done some trading. Over to Nik
197 7/27/2019 6:14:00 AM Turn 17 Whynom Message 083 logged.

Over to Shaun and his lava lamps
196 7/25/2019 8:36:00 PM Turn 17 Dell Message Dell done
195 7/24/2019 3:48:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth Message Business done with my Qossuth pals.

The Dell are up.
194 7/24/2019 3:35:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth Edit Deeds Qossuth: from 500 to 700
Dell: from 100 to 100
Whynom: from 400 to 400
EeepEeep: from 100 to 100
Nik: from 0 to 0
193 7/24/2019 3:35:00 AM Turn 17 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 104 to 164
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 50 to 50
EeepEeep: from 170 to 170
Nik: from 550 to 550
192 7/24/2019 3:12:00 AM Turn 16 Qossuth End Turn
191 7/24/2019 3:11:00 AM Turn 16 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 104 to 104
Dell: from 130 to 130
Whynom: from 260 to 50
EeepEeep: from 200 to 170
Nik: from 530 to 550
190 7/24/2019 3:03:00 AM Turn 16 Qossuth Edit Ship Type Qossuth: from Clipper to Clipper
Dell: from Scout to Scout
Whynom: from Scout to Clipper
EeepEeep: from Scout to Scout
Nik: from Scout to Scout
189 7/23/2019 4:53:00 PM Turn 16 Nik Message uploaded the previous turn wrongly - 080 is up now

188 7/23/2019 5:27:00 AM Turn 16 Nik Message Sorry, turn done. Bought and sold
187 7/19/2019 2:34:00 AM Turn 16 EeepEeep Message Eeep Eeep done. Just stopped at the asteroid city

186 7/18/2019 8:29:00 PM Turn 16 Whynom Message 078_Whynom done.

I've worn out the mechanical ladies, loaded up on Servo Mechs and upgraded to a leaner, meaner ship.

Over to Dr Smith and his mechanical boobies.
185 7/18/2019 8:02:00 PM Turn 16 Dell Message Dell done, move sold and bought
184 7/18/2019 8:02:00 PM Turn 16 Dell Edit Credits Qossuth: from 104 to 104
Dell: from 40 to 130
Whynom: from 260 to 260
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 530 to 530
183 7/18/2019 11:17:00 AM Turn 16 Qossuth Message Off travelling again (in game).

Over to the Dell.
182 7/18/2019 10:47:00 AM Turn 15 Qossuth End Turn
181 7/18/2019 10:45:00 AM Turn 15 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 104 to 104
Dell: from 40 to 40
Whynom: from 160 to 260
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 280 to 530
180 7/17/2019 3:07:00 PM Turn 15 Nik Message Sold my furniture - decided not to buy rocks or a port.

Over the Bart, when he gets back from the pub :)
179 7/17/2019 1:36:00 AM Turn 15 EeepEeep Message Turn done, over to Nik
178 6/24/2019 1:42:00 AM Turn 15 Dell Message travelled sold bought and beat the toaster oven...its been a tiring day in space
177 6/22/2019 6:26:00 PM Turn 15 Qossuth Message A trading turn for me.

The Dell is up again.
176 6/22/2019 6:23:00 PM Turn 15 Qossuth Edit Credits Qossuth: from 114 to 104
Dell: from 40 to 40
Whynom: from 160 to 160
EeepEeep: from 200 to 200
Nik: from 280 to 280

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