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  1. Returning Player Questions for Draco

    i remain confused. I built some installations that reduce attrition but I get this: 39 population units perish in Population Group # YYYY on XXXXXs - 1 due to colonial attrition. i have reduced attrition but POP is perishing. Are there installations that stop perishing. I only have installations that reduce attrition! Can someone please pontificate on the differences between perishing and attrition!
  2. Returning Player Questions for Draco

    I know others have whined about this issue before but I didn't pay attention at the time. I just dropped 2000 colonists on a new colony on a Near Ideal Planet and 60 of them died from Attrition! What gives???? 3% losses!! The CSV was: What can I do to stop this attrition or was it one time only thing??? Is the answer that the CSV did warn me about a slight losss of population over time? Therefore I need some textile mills, cities, etc.....?
  3. (Draco) Tech Tree Variance

    that sounds interesting. can someone printout an ANZ of this System Probe from andromeda?
  4. Draco Rumours

    I have started a new Draco empire a few months ago, clearly a year after the core of the galaxy got underway. Pete.......What can I expect in the way of rumor reports way out here on the galactic rim? Clearly I will never haves as many ships, larger economy, bigger army, etc... than anyone in the Core. Will I never get a rumor report given my very rural location in the galaxy? Or will I get rumor reports that are indexed to others that started a galaxy about the time I did? What will happen if my success if so vast (as I expect) that I, in fact, get to be bigger than everyone in the CORE. Will I be compared against them or the others in my age group? What will happen in say 5 years if I start a new Draco empire. Still no reports or a report showing my status among others with the same birthday??????
  5. Beginning Ships

    Has anyone else confirmed this by trying??? I find that I am allowed to enter a Bastian when using the SCRP order but do not wish to wase the order if in fact it won't process. I can find no reference to it not being allowed in the DRACO introducion letters, etc... What is the source of this data? Is it true? Pete....can you confirm this???
  6. Returning Player Questions for Draco

    Here's and easy question..... I have a ship on a Convoy Run and now wish to move it elsewhere midpoint in the convoy cycle. A. Can I just issue my MOVE, WARP, NM orders and that will automatically cancel the CONV orders it is operating under? Simply put is issiong a MOVE order to my ship a way to move that will never need me to issue the CONV NONE order??? OR B, Nust I order the CONV NONE order first then my MOVE, WAR, NM orders??
  7. Interesting warp points

    In Draco, I entered a system via. a one way warp point with a single outlet. That outlet turned out to be a one way jump to a system. Two one way jumps in a row! I am Exploring the second system now and perhaps I will uncover a third one way jump!
  8. Draco Galaxy turns

    Turns are in! Thanks for the various fixes Pete!
  9. Wasted or Useful Research

    Could you elaborate on this?? What techs will it take to build a guards or marine ground force?
  10. Returning Player Questions for Draco

    I want to build something in the Heavy Cruiser range to go fight the DMX. How many tons is that likely to be? So far I know: frigate........................25,000 tons Heavy Destroyer......81,600 Tons Light Cruiser............224,700 Tons Can any one fill out the rest of this chart with Heavy cruiser, battle cruiser, batttleship, etc... tonnages??
  11. Draco Alert!

    Two Death Machine fleets of Light Cruisers ambushed one of my pathfinders exploring far from home. Resistance was futile........for now at least. If anyone cares the enemy fleets were KO233-1 & 4. This of course means fleets 2 & 3 &5,6.... are somewhere nearby. The cruisers were carrying system beacons and fusion bombs. I noted no system beacon alerts so it would appear these fleets arrived at the same time I arrived.
  12. EXPL Results

    Do results tend to decay the more a planet is explored? I.e. Does a ship that tends to have a 50% chance of success when beginning to EXPL a new world, end up with say a 10% chance when the planet has explored heavy exploration? Conversely does it take a much more powerful ship to get the last 50% of the finds where a more simplistic ship might get the first 50% of the treasures?
  13. EXPL Results

    I have been researching with good results until the last 5 turns. My ORB results are "Your teams estimate that this world has seen its share of explorers searching about for interested alien items" My research ships are very week with (1) survey lander and (1) Type A science lab and (1) SRS ONLY. So is this planet played out or do I need better research ships to finish the job? Is there a list of EXPL results here in the forum that would give my "fair share of explorers" some guidance of how much work remains to be done to strip this planet of its treasures?
  14. Draco Alert!

    What is the meaning of "unit prime"?
  15. Draco Alert!

    I did not have much experience with Andromeda but weren't these NPC fairly uncommon? Draco of course is to be more dangerous so I suspect we will see them more commonly than Andromeda. When we're them will resistance be futile or does anyone have tips on how to beat them?