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The Game section is everything you need to know about the universe of Phoenix.


As your Nexus account is linked to the game data stored offline, anything you know in-game will be flagged on Nexus. This means that you will be able to see star systems, maps, item data and much more as you discover it in game.


At the start of the game you will only have access to public knowledge data. This though does include quite a lot of information, including maps for common knowledge celestial bodies and systems.


Clicking on the system will take you to the system map.


Hovering over the link between the systems will reveal the jump distance between the systems.


Systems that are paler than the rest are systems that are in adjacent systems but can be reached from this system.



System maps show the moons haloed around their primary.


As you discover asteroid and other hidden phenomena, they will be displayed on the map.


The map also indicates public access markets.



Selecting a world from the system map will display the planetary map. This is the latest data for the map.




Items  [Recruit]

One issue that has proved frustrating in the past is updating items as part of the development of the game. With Nexus, any items that have required updating along with new items are now automatically uploaded. This list will also include all restricted items that you know about in-game.



Selecting an item allows you to look at its stats and even links to the various items that are required for its construction.






Markets  [Recruit]

This allows you to look at the latest markets throughout the Peripheries providing that the owner has made them public. Note though that these might be in regions of space that are hostile to the faction you have joined even if the market is for a neutral faction.



Specific details for the base are also included. It is always best to buy and sell at the same market or at least from markets on the same planet. This allows you to maximise your profits by avoiding an empty cargo hold during trips. If the starbase has a hiport you can trade with it while in orbit. You do not need to land and in many cases landing can result in boarding actions.


Below is just one type of view of the available markets. You can also view the markets by items in order to compare prices.





Ship Editor  [Recruit]

One of the big parts of the game is the design of new ships. Determining how useful the ship will be can be determined through the use of this editor. Selecting hulls, armour and adding items from your known list will be reflected on the stats.


This is not just for design. Once you have have completed your design, you can grant others access to it. These templates can be used in-game for refitting your ships providing that the hulls and armour are the same you can issue the order to refit to template. This will avoid the hassle of individual orders for uninstalling unwanted items and installing new ones.



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

*** Nun on the Run ***

Alleged cosplayer Carmilla D’Morenta got the vicars in the Brotherhood all hot and bothered when she made a run for it. Possibly tired of being tied up by the reverends and denied the love that dare not howl its name. With a sizeable, almost unbelievable, bounty on her head, the barking sister took refuge with the Dewiek Elder Nation.

In possibly the shortest chase in history, the BHD managed to strike a blow for oppressed collars everywhere when they squared off with the naughty doggy-wannabe at the Valhalla stargate. The cheeky chaplains blew their hyperdrive at close range and both the BHD and DEN flagged ships were reported to be lost in space.

Inside this issue of the SSS: * DEN Ban BHD * Ulian * FLZ in Avalon * Valhalla Fighting Pits * Interview with Carmilla * And more


 
***** Inter Galactic News *****


*** Message From The New Editors ***

Dear Reader,

It has been a long time since we had the exquisite joy of Sub Space Static beaming mind-altering information into our retinas. Like you, we craved word from the offices of the IGN when the next edition would hit our Nexus terminals. We waited and waited. Then we got curious.

We fundraised a simple surveyor and sent it to the last sighting of the IGN. It was not where we expected it to be, in the Yank system. We asked the Junta but they were their usual helpful selves. Weeks, turned into months and still no sign.

Then we found it. The singularity. With a sign. The scrawl of a demented child that read "Kang woz 'ere." What could we do but enter. Our ship went in. Where, we cannot say. The air around us popped. Our faces folded and our bodies fused together. Our minds interconnected. Vast knowledge at our disposal. Yet, we became as stupid as the least of us. As greedy as the worst of us. As forgetful as the dumbest of us. As horribly biased as a partisan hack in a post-truth universe.

We became, in short, your Editors.

Welcome to the new SSS. It won't be as funny as before. It won't be clever by half. It won't be any better in any way. But it will be regular. As a mohache on refined laxatives. It will be informative. Oh it will be full of facts! Even if we have to make them up.

Send us your delicious exploration reports. Tell us about your pointless battles. Spread your vile anonymous rumours. Tell us how your mother didn't love you and that's why <insert Affiliation here> must be destroyed! Feed us, your Editors. Nurture us. Our Singularity opens to receive your offering.

Now here is the news.

 
****** 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, after an extended tour of the Inner Empire and all the delights within,

And so with the news, and there has been a lot of it!


Old News - FLZ/ GTT Break Ceasefire Agreement
 
****** 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,

And so with the news,

Alien Wars - Ulian Peace Agreements
 
****** 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, after a period of "secured safety training" for the CSNN team who was taken in by Caliphate security forces,

And so with the news,

Alien Wars - Empire Takes Ulian System, Empire Fleet Deployed
 
****** 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, continuing with a shortened "No News makes Good news?" special!

And so with the news,
 
***** Inter Galactic News *****


*** Message From The Editor ***

It seems like only yesterday that Kang was dropping napalm on a group of refugees fleeing from the latest ‘accidental’ orbital bombardment of a Starbase in Yank. You’d be surprised how easy it is to get away with that sort of thing when there are warships in orbit shooting things up. Nobody ever notices the Flagritz in the hover car with the napalm.

Which leads Kang to reflect that it has been such a long time since the last orbital bombardment of a Starbase.

But not so long since Kang last poured napalm onto refugees.

Which just goes to show you can never have too much of a good thing.

A good thing like more old news!

 
***** Inter Galactic News *****


*** Message From The Editor ***

Puny meatsacks, you make Kang sad.

Here is more old news.

 
***** Inter Galactic News *****


*** Message From The Editor ***

Your beloved editor-in-chief Overlord Kang asks you, puny meatsacks, what could possibly be better than old news?

YES! YET MORE OLD NEWS!

Kang spoils you, he really does.

Kang is very good at spoiling meatsacks like you.

Spoiling you permanently.

OLD NEWS TIME!

 
***** Inter Galactic News *****


*** Message From The Editor ***

Greetings, puny flesh-things of the Peripheries. Your beloved Overlord Kang trusts that your sacks of flesh are ripe and ready to burst and freeze in the merciless cold of interstellar vacuum.

Returning from an unexpected illness, Kang is forced to pause and reflect upon your mortality, and question why so many of you worthless meatsacks have still not leapt into a torpedo tube and had yourselves launched into an asteroid at point blank range. Or as Kang likes to call it ‘Dropping the kids off at the mine’.

Prepare your disgusting fleshy auditory sensors for what can only be described as out of date news! As Kang runs a series of catch-up editions of the galaxies favourite journal of bile and hatred.

Any complaints, and Kang politely invites you to step inside his patented ‘Complaints Tube’. Kang assures you. It is perfectly safe in there. Please ignore the stains.

OLD NEWS TIME!

 

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