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New Players.

First of all fill in the start-up form. This will take you though the steps to create a nexus account and a ship, and even allow you to submit some orders for the next day. You can have a quick look at the Sign-up Walkthrough to familiarise yourself with the process.

Next familiarise yourself with the game. Introduction gives some some useful links to articles written for Intergalactic News. The library also gives a lot of information. Take some time to read the general forum to have an idea of what is happening at the moment and introduce yourself (IC and OOC if you want).

When you register as a new player, looking for affiliation is automatically enabled so you will see the recruitment forum and you can find an affiliation to suit you. You don't have to hurry to do this, have a chat with people and see who you like the sound of. If for some reason you don't like the affiliation you join you can leave and join another so its not the end of the world. If you don't like the look of any of the affiliations you can stay as Trainee player (TRN) but this limits your ships to a small though relatively safe region of space.

If you have a problem with your start up account not working properly, not receiving turns, or have any other problems then either send Mica a PM on the forum or write to with the statement Phoenix Startup Player Problem in the subject line.

Returning Players.

If you used to play BSE many years ago and want to have a go at this new version then first of all welcome back. If you have no assets in the game then register as a new player and go from there. If you think that you have assets remaining in the game or if there is a particular position that you want to resume then the best thing is to contact Mica to discuss it with him.

Duplicate IP.

If you have already created an account and then try to make a second one on the same IP address you will be prompted to indicate the reason for a second account. In the past people have created false accounts to gain access to more than one affiliation and so moderation of second accounts was introduced. There are many situations where a second account is genuine, such as relations or students living together, so please just be truthful in the start up form.

***** Inter Galactic News *****

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Three Flagritz walk into a bar.

Everybody is brutally subjugated.

Time for news.

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What is more fun than nailing a Wimble to a wall?

Tearing it off again.


Not that it means much nowadays but we have moved from KJC Towers, though technically Phoenix moved five months ago
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What looks worried and taps on glass?

A Wimble in a microwave.


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What is white and red and goes round and round?

A meatsack in Kang’s family-sized blender.


****** Caliphate Syndicated News Network (CSNN) ******

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Welcome to another edition of news and views from the CSNN's favourite reporter and news anchor, Ainsley Moore, the peripheries' most favourite unbiased publication in the known universe,

We have been off air for some time relocating our HQ within the Inner Caliphate, after recent hostile acts within the Darkfold region.....

And so with the news,
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Once upon a time in a land far far away, Kang brutally slaughtered you all.

Here is the news.

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Kang is very pleased to hear reports of how many of Kang’s devoted readers are cheerfully embracing Xenophagy, so much so that Kang hears an exciting season of Great Peripheries Sentients Bake Off has been commissioned, tune in every week for new and exciting methods of baking your irritating neighbours into a range of exciting pies and pastries.

What’s the difference between a Surveyor class cruiser and a pile of dead Wimbles?

Kang does not have a Surveyor class cruiser parked in his garage.


***** The Kang Recruitment Interviews #1 – The DNA *****

Kang begins his strange and brutal journey to the heart of the Peripheries organisations by stopping off to interview the erstwhile leader of the puny ‘Democratic Naplian Alliance’.

Who are these Naplians you may well ask? And what is this wretched ‘democracy’ thing?

The answer is ‘inferior’, but Kang has agreed to set about this endeavour, so Kang will see it through to completion, one way or another.

***** Inter Galactic Xenophagy News *****

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Kang thinks most meatsacks are like Slinkies, not really good for anything, but you still can’t help but smile when you see one tumble down some stairs.



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