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Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 19, 2020, 08:27:35 AM »

Author's Note Updated due to bug. Gonna start a new AAR from what I learned from this game.
Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 18, 2020, 03:24:03 PM »

Author's Note: Will not be updating to 1.6.3 until something makes the game unplayable.
Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 18, 2020, 12:22:54 PM »

2061 through 2063
Well, it's happened. We are in debt as economic theorists expected. However, it's not that bad (only at around -100 Racial Wealth) but it's getting worse. In other fun news, the Republic has colonized Luna. The next colonization spot is Mars.

However, something strange was found in the bureaucratic offices of the Republic-- specifically the Intelligence Department of the Republic Navy. Alien lifeforms were detected at some point -- the records do not mention when besides May. This has brought the Chancellor into a state of paranoia. He orders the Ranger class Frigate to be built post haste. His scientist teams inform him that they can't work until they get more research labs and funding to accelerate the research. However, progress was accelerated. The Ranger class will be constructed before 2070, much to the Chancellor's dismay. He's worried sick.

The Luna colony is rioting against the lack of protection. There's not much the Chancellor can do until the Ranger class Frigate is complete. However, Naval designers have been to create the Type-2 class Troop Transport. The Ranger class component research is about half a year away from completion. The Republic Command is getting anxious. The Kuat Aero Engine company has researched the first HyperDrive technology (Jump Drive.)

With known aliens in Sol and the threat of rebellion on the Republic's hand, the Chancellor has put in place more drastic measures. The Republic is rapidly becoming a surveillance state. All conversations are monitored by Republic intelligence. The May Incident will not happen again.
Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 18, 2020, 10:23:58 AM »

Authors Note: A lot of progress on the post was lost. Windows decided to have an update whilst I was writing my post. So this is going to be a summary of the years 2055 through 2057.

I finished the Omega class, began working on the sister ship: Alpha. Several new mineral spots were found. Nothing spectacular. I finish researching engine, laser, ground combat, and sensor technologies. I also made the first Garrison Regiment based on the Republic Army. There are currently two large cargo freighters that are ferrying infrastructure to Mars and Luna. I have begun researching technologies for a search Frigate called the Ranger.

Garrison Regiment
Transport Size: 3,000 tons
Build Cost: 60.9 BP
1x Republic Garrison Regiment HQ
30x Republic Logistics Team
30x Republic Anti-Tank Infantry
441x Republic Infantry

Currently, there are two Garrison Regiments stationed on Earth.

Summary Over

This year began with Infrared Lasers being completed. Plans for the next few years to create a defensive frigate (the Ranger-class Frigate) are underway. Currently, we are researching a first-generation missile (the Dragon series) Sol System is early completely surveyed.

Two new shipyards are created. The Naval shipyard called "Sill International" will be dedicated to a smaller class of military ships. The other shipyard is dedicated to the new Eclipse class Colony Ship. Since Command forgot to detail the Type-1 Freighter, they will provide the schematics to both the Type-1 and the Eclipse.

The Eclipse Class is dedicated to long-range colonization. It will be the first colony ship. The Kuat Shipyard commercial engines are out of date but are still being used for their fuel reliability. High Command does not have enough resources to build Improved Thermal Nuclear Engines en masse yet.

Eclipse class Colony Ship      19,859 tons       118 Crew       731.8 BP       TCS 397    TH 250    EM 0
629 km/s      Armour 1-65       Shields 0-0       HTK 41      Sensors 0/0/0/0      DCR 1      PPV 0
MSP 23    Max Repair 100 MSP
Cryogenic Berths 50,000    Cargo Shuttle Multiplier 1   
Commander    Control Rating 1   BRG   
Intended Deployment Time: 3 months   

Commercial Nuclear Thermal Engine  EP62.5 (4)    Power 250.0    Fuel Use 10.06%    Signature 62.5    Explosion 5%
Fuel Capacity 500,000 Litres    Range 45 billion km (828 days at full power)

The Type-1 is a simple freighter designed to carry cargo at a decent range (though not as far as the Eclipse) The engines on the Type-1 are the same model as the engines on the Eclipse.

Type-1 class Cargo Ship      55,000 tons       81 Crew       406.6 BP       TCS 1,100    TH 250    EM 0
227 km/s      Armour 1-128       Shields 0-0       HTK 51      Sensors 0/0/0/0      DCR 1      PPV 0
MSP 4    Max Repair 50 MSP
Cargo 45,000    Cargo Shuttle Multiplier 1   
Commander    Control Rating 1   BRG   
Intended Deployment Time: 3 months   

Commercial Nuclear Thermal Engine  EP62.5 (4)    Power 250.0    Fuel Use 10.06%    Signature 62.5    Explosion 5%
Fuel Capacity 1,059,000 Litres    Range 34.4 billion km (1754 days at full power)

Currently, there are 3 Type-1 Cargo Ships and 1 Eclipse Class being built. In November of 2059, the Omega took some internal damage, her crew will take a break for R&R and repairs. Well deserved. Naval design teams are crafting a schematic for a Jump Tender, project labeled "Providence" Money is dwindling, economic theorists claim that the Republic will be in debt before 2080. The situation is getting dire. Strikes and protests across Earth have reached new heights. The Chancellor has enacted martial law.

Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 17, 2020, 05:08:01 PM »

Research slowly continues. Kuat Shipyard has completed its drydock expansion. The first Omega-class is being developed. Twiggs Shipyard has yet to either. A design prototype for a small freighter (the Type-1 Cargo Ship) has been completed. It comes with a better and more fuel-efficient engine for commercial usage. The future Improved Thermal Nuclear Engine is currently being researched and will be completed next year. The Republic Navy has been slowly reconsidering the academy's curriculum to fit in higher quality officers, at the cost of quantity. Republic Navy has also ordered a second slipway for Kuat Shipyard. Hopefully, in due time, Kuat Shipyard will be the primary shipyard for larger naval vessels.

Hopefully, by mid or late 2055, the Omega's journey across the solar system will begin. Our racial wealth is dropping due to the heavy expansion of the industry and naval capacity.

Twiggs has completed its drydock expansion and is now building the first Type-1 Cargo Ship. Research into sensor and laser technologies has begun. Mines on Earth have been completed, now the industrial capacity is dedicated to Construction Factories, Fuel Refineries, and Financial Centers.

Construction of the Omega is complete. The Omega has been sent to various planets and moons closet to the Earth.
The Omega's voyage has found two mineral rich planets.

Venus Mineral Report
     Duranium 73,253,408   Acc 0.5
     Neutronium 30,330,574   Acc 0.1
     Boronide 58,603   Acc 0.1
     Mercassium 1,937,553   Acc 0.1
     Vendarite 36,626,704   Acc 0.1
     Sorium 5,570,922   Acc 0.1

Mercury Mineral Report
     Duranium 96,448   Acc 0.7
     Corbomite 2,143,296   Acc 0.5
     Tritanium 3,001,210   Acc 1
     Gallicite 3,172,673   Acc 0.1
Posted by: doodle_sm
« on: April 17, 2020, 02:58:56 PM »

Republic research teams begin to develop technology for the upcoming Omega-class Survey Ship. Fuel efficiency and new Geological Sensors. The Republic began to convert the old conventional industry to the new Trans-Newtonian industry. 500 Construction Factories, 200 Mines, 50 Financial Centers, and 50 Fuel Refineries. The Republic assigned a governor who focuses on population growth and wealth creation. A self-sufficient economy is one of the priorities of the Republic. By November 2050, research was slowly underway.

Earth is very poor in Duranium, expansion required. The first priority is industrial and future-proofing the Republic Navy's effort in sustained operations.

Earth Mineral Report
     Duranium 195,900   Acc 1
     Neutronium 168,400   Acc 0.7
     Corbomite 288,500   Acc 1
     Tritanium 83,300   Acc 0.9
     Boronide 66,400   Acc 0.4
     Mercassium 67,900   Acc 0.7
     Vendarite 154,200   Acc 0.8
     Sorium 367,800   Acc 0.9
     Uridium 65,900   Acc 1
     Corundium 53,900   Acc 0.6
     Gallicite 74,900   Acc 1

Kuat Shipyards and Twiggs (interesting name) have been ordered to build up their drydock capacity to fit future ships. The Omega-class Survey Ship will be the first ship built for Kuat Shipyards.

As a result of the new 2050 budget, resources have been diverted to research and development. The premier academy on Earth has no Commandant to administer testing and curriculums. The plan is to get an Omega class Survey Ship out by 2053. However, shipyards need to expand drydock capacity for the Omega class. The Chancellor continues his personal pet project: the Clone Army. A hopeful future.

The drydocks continue to expand. Design work on the Omega-class is complete. A simple system-wide survey vessel that can quickly be manufactured and has little requirements for rank. In the future, this class will be provided with a Science Department for increased survey speeds.

Omega class Survey Ship      4,120 tons       46 Crew       342.2 BP       TCS 82    TH 80    EM 0
971 km/s      Armour 3-22       Shields 0-0       HTK 16      Sensors 0/0/0/2      DCR 0      PPV 0
Maint Life 1.71 Years     MSP 118    AFR 181%    IFR 2.5%    1YR 49    5YR 731    Max Repair 100 MSP
Captain    Control Rating 1   BRG   
Intended Deployment Time: 12 months    Morale Check Required   

Kuat Aero Engines Nuclear Thermal Engine  EP40.00 (2)    Power 80    Fuel Use 13.98%    Signature 40    Explosion 5%
Fuel Capacity 100,000 Litres    Range 31.3 billion km (372 days at full power)

Geological Survey Sensors (2)   2 Survey Points Per Hour

The economy of the Republic is stabilizing. Racial Wealth is currently rising rather than dropping. We require more construction capacity, maintenance facilities, and refineries. Unfortunately, we definitely won't be able to get the Omega-class deployed until '54 or '55. The Kuat Shipyard is still working on its capacity. Citizens are getting restless. It's a disaster for the Republic. In secret, several Republic Intelligence teams were deployed by the Chancellor. No loose ends.