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There is always a [[StarPort]] at Earth.
 
There is always a [[StarPort]] at Earth.
  
Players can [[Earth Jump]] by long-pressing the icon located next to their ship.  This ability transports them to Earth quickly and costs 2 [[Black Dollars]].
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Players can [[Earth Jump]] by tapping the Earth Jump button located in the Button Menu at the top-left of the game screen.  This ability transports them to Earth quickly and costs 2 [[Black Dollars]].
  
==Lore==
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==Developer's Lore Note==
* Earth is currently a really unpleasant place.  People didn't pay attention to the scientist's warning about global warming. Ecologies collapsed, plains turned into deserts, and people starved.
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* Earth's primary export to the stars comes in the form of Colonists.
* Mega-corporations were allowed to run amok with minimal regulations, which didn't help the situation. Profit over people!
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* On Earth, everyone above the age of 50 wins a fabulous vacation on the Star Cruises galactic starliner.
* The world economy collapsed, and the only organizations that really survived were the mega-corporations. Governments, entire nations became completely marginalized, if not disappearing entirely.
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* Cruise participation is compulsory. Those unable to fully enjoy the voyage are incinerated, at cost plus fees.
* Realizing that Earth wasn't the best place to make a buck, the Corporations developed advanced space-faring technologies.
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* Also, Earth is strangely lacking in any sort of prison population.
*  They first colonized the moon and began harvest enormous amounts of resources.  They later moved to Mars, the Asteroid Belt, and then to moons on the Outer Planets.
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* Eventually, Jump Technology was developed.  The Corporation that first discovered it claimed they did it entirely on their own, but rumors abound that they actually found it in on a Wyrd (or even Precursor!) wreck.
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* Corporations went interstellar.  They located, terraformed, and colonized planets. They then used those resources to further strengthen their corporations personal space fleets.
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''Developer's Lore Note''
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* Earth's primary export to the stars comes in the form of colonists.
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* Incidentally, the average age of Earth's population is surprisingly young, and oddly lacking in a prison system.
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Latest revision as of 14:52, 7 November 2014

Earth

Earth is a neutral planet located in the middle of the map (sector 40/40).

Earth has several limitations and is easily surpassed in functionality by Alliance Planets.

There is always a StarPort at Earth.

Players can Earth Jump by tapping the Earth Jump button located in the Button Menu at the top-left of the game screen. This ability transports them to Earth quickly and costs 2 Black Dollars.

Developer's Lore Note

  • Earth's primary export to the stars comes in the form of Colonists.
  • On Earth, everyone above the age of 50 wins a fabulous vacation on the Star Cruises galactic starliner.
  • Cruise participation is compulsory. Those unable to fully enjoy the voyage are incinerated, at cost plus fees.
  • Also, Earth is strangely lacking in any sort of prison population.