User summary vga planets 3 is a turnbased, multiplayer pbem game for the pc, produced by tim wisseman. The tow mission and tow conflict resolution planets magazine. The planets are all relatively scaled based on actual size, orientation, revolutionary speed and angle, rotational speed and angle, and distance from the sun. Stellar overload is a futuristic adventure game set on cubical planets which centers around a blockthrowerequipped, jetpackwearing hero who fights evil in. Three new jupitersized planets discovered you know the science of planet hunting is getting mainstream when theres very little fanfare for the discovery of 3 new extrasolar planets with the. If you thrive in team environments, come join ours. There are currently four people who wanna play, so theres room for 7 more. Eight years latter it is still played by numerous gamers across the net. Planets nu functions significantly differently than host 3. The command also allows you to load torpedoes and fighters onto ships that are equipped with handle ether one. Vga planets or vgap, or planets was released in 1992 as a bbs door game, and is now played over the internet via email or via web interface. Vga planets calculator planets, structures, defense.
All planets place a stress on the time space continuum for a distance of 3 light years circle in all directions. The players start with a homeworld, and have to build spaceships, explore the galaxy, colonize planets, mine minerals, build up their industry. Play in your browser against thousands of other warriors in your bid to. Vga planets was released as shareware in 1991, version 3. Planets 3 is getting a new name and an early access steam release date. Our science fiction dreams of martians may never come true, but three earthlike planets discovered. The kickstarted voxely, buildy, explorey game will now be known as stellar overload official site and will be coming to early access on october 12th. Welcome to planetscentral, a web site for playing vga planets 3. It includes a learning center with audio clip facts about the sun and the 8 planets, a planet size game drag the planets into place, a small demonstration comparing orbit speeds and a 3 part card activity. The great explorations 3d planets in a tube from university games glow longer and brighter. Peter ratschitzkys ufo4vpa latest edition for vpa 3.
Includes 8 colorful 3d glowing planets, 1 glowing 3d pluto, adhesive putty and 25ft of string. Transform your room into a glowing universe with the brightest glowinthedark planets. We purchased mobile montessoris planets of the solar system app to reinforce what we were studying. Play in your browser or on your phone against thousands of other warriors in your bid to become emperor of the echo cluster. Brad doucette latest news go to download page to get the latest version i am unable to fully support this project as i would like. Otherwise it would be too difficult to find the planets.
Welcome to r vgaplanets here you can discuss strategies, plan games and anything else vga planets related. It is a known fact, that the average distance between stars is about 34 light years ly. Versus privateers versus privateers properly played privateers can be a terrible thing to deal with, but its been coming to light more and more that other, properlyplayed races can be an equally big problem for the privateers, because if the pirates can. For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, earthlike worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 lightyears away. If the ship has at least 25kt of fuel, it satisfies the first finger. This is one of those games i remembered so fondly from my childhood but could never find after it fell into obscurity in the early 2000s. Where each player can plot strategies more leisurely than real time strategy games. Vertical gastroplasty with artificial pseudopylorus.
Turns are usually one a day, but could be more or less depending on the host and people playing. Introduce the planets and other elements in the solar system with these incredible photographs and matching objects. This vga planets addon is an effort to populate the vga planets landscape, a feature wished for in the planets newsgroup and elsewhere. If a ship does not have enough fuel to remain cloaked it will come out of cloak and burn no fuel.
Winplan is designed to allow for an easier and more powerful interface for the players of vga planets. Native race advantages humanoid tech 10 hulls on sb built at planet ghipsoidal tech 10 engines on sb built at planet amphibian tech 10 beams on sb built at planet siliconoid tech 10 torpedoes on sb built at planet reptilian 2x mining rate bovinoid 1 extra supply for every 0 natives need 100 colonists for every supply to be. Can sabotage planets destroy structures and start a civil war. Planets command center 2 is an advanced vga planets 3. Everything on this page is for vga planets version 3.
Solar system unit with 3 part cards imagine our life. The dungeons and dragons bulletin board service text adventure system the pit 1989 become a gladiator. In tech terms though, its about three times as much as any of the endless techs, and rightly so. See more ideas about planets, solar system projects and solar system model. Three new jupitersized planets discovered universe today. Player 1 the solar federationsuper refit update tech of old ships. Every defense outpost reduces the odds of being detected by 6. Over that period, it acquired a large and loyal following. Any ship that warps to a distance of 3 lightyears or less to a planet will fall into the planets warpwell and end up at the planet. Vga planets ist ein online mehrspieler weltraumstrategiespiel. A windows 9598nt screensaver that uses various ships from vga planets. May 02, 2016 3 earthlike planets orbiting nearby star could have life, water. Earning fame, glory, and gold in the pit battling for your life.
Overview the privateers versus privateers versus privateers properly played privateers can be a terrible thing to deal with, but its been coming to light more and more that other, properlyplayed races can be an equally big problem for the privateers, because if the pirates can. This wiki is intended to serve as a repository for information about the game vga planets, by tim wisseman. Vga planets webring a collection of the best pages that. If you are trying to break a tractor beam, you must satisfy all four fingers. A planet base that is 70% damaged will have all its techlevels reduced to a maximum of level 3. Second column is min clans to grow with amorphous natives. One member of that following was joshua perina, who, in 2010, created planets. It was created in 1991 and became the most popular play by email game ever created. Starships instigate combat if they have either the kill. Vga planets assistant vpa is an alternative vga planets client program for msdos. This set also includes descriptions of each planet and fill in the blank cards. The exploration of space 1992 solar realms elite 1990 space empire elite 1987 telehang 1991 dndbbs 1990 dndbbs. The whole 2 dimensional map is visible, but players have to fly to other planets to see what. The biggest one so far is a fullscale client program usable to play complete turns, and now offering tons literally of features.
Like many other people, i also made some utilities to enhance this great game. It was designed 3 years ago and used by the author and hundreds of players in numerous vgap games. Previous buildorders will be maintained if the base was set to build an all tech 10 ship, it still will but it is impossible to buy new parts unless the techlevels are upgraded again. Native race advantages humanoid tech 10 hulls on sb built at planet ghipsoidal tech 10 engines on sb built at planet amphibian tech 10 beams on sb built at planet siliconoid tech 10 torpedoes on sb built at planet reptilian 2x mining rate bovinoid 1 extra supply for.
There are also plenty of other possibilities with special mine fields such as powerdraining webmines and such. Enemy planets can not be scanned for minerals by a ship in orbit any longer. Planets nu is the 21st century version of the fantastic space strategy game vga planets. Vga planets 3 was written in 1992 by tim wisseman, and received its most recent update in 2002 version 3. There are numerous differences between these two games. The ship might burn more than 5kt of fuel if its hull mass is over 100kt. Suggestions from many experienced players were used in the program design. Vga planets official site you want version 3 vga planets nu web interface planets portable host project phost site. Play in your browser against thousands of other warriors in your bid to become emperor of the echo cluster. Possibly kind of like vga planets, where a fleet plowing through a mine field takes massive damage if they dont take their time sweeping through it with ships equipped with mine sweeping arrays. The game is designed to be played as a net or bulletin board system bbs game as long as file transfers are permitted and available, although it can be played solely on one computer. These free fighters are built with minerals from the planet 3 tritanium and 2 molybdenum per fighter, as with all fighters. Some races have special abilities to colonize extremetemperature planets.
Ships can now have a very good chance of detecting all planets within the sensor range that have less than 15 defense outposts and has ether more than 15 factories or more than 20 mineral mines. Planet tour the images below are a sample of those available on the cdrom 3d tour of the solar system. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Vga planets is a multiplayer, space strategy war game originally released in 1992. Vga planets is designed to be able to handle from two to eleven players in a play by mail electronic mail game format. The great explorations 3 d planets in a tube from university games glow longer and brighter. An ai player for vga planets, utilizing the planets. Get walmart hours, driving directions and check out weekly. Package containing 15 2d planets, made in adobe photoshop, using mostly free textures from nasa visible earth and free textures fount on the internet.
Oct 12, 20 vga planets is a popular and long running turn based space strategy game. By default, only the evil empire gets these free fighters, they get five fighters per turn. The fix command allows you to repair damaged ships in orbit around this starbases planet. Planets nu is the 21st century reincarnation of the fantastic turnbased space strategy game vga pl. Version 3 allows up to 11 players to join, each of them leading one of the 11 possible races. Free fighters through the host configuration, it is possible to give the races a number of free fighters per turn at each of their starbases. The whole 2 dimensional map is visible, but players have to fly to other. Images should be viewed using redblue stereo glasses. Wissemann continued the development of version 3 for more than ten years. Planets nu is the new online browser based version designed as a fun and active social network.
The game simulates combat in space between galactic scale empires. Donovans vga planets information, strategy and much more. The series of early turns in the turnbased game, vga planets 4, continues. Includes 8 colorful 3 d glowing planets, 1 glowing 3 d pluto, adhesive putty and 25ft of string. Although this wiki is largely intended to serve as a supplement for vga planets nu, much information can also apply to vga planets host 3. Vga planets is a popular and long running turn based space strategy game.1137 540 1275 577 731 59 1320 495 866 238 47 1112 591 355 661 1084 1049 498 202 1514 528 1005 1193 436 1477 1453 1495 854 673 152 209 1022 150