V0.6 (Round 5)

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Dark Forest version 0.6, round 5, began on Friday, February 18, 2022. The round ended 10 days later on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 9PM Pacific Time.

This round was named "The Junk Wars" due to the introduction of a new mechanic - Junk.

Objective[edit]

This round contained various objectives for scoring:

  • Withdrawing silver:
    • 0.1 score gained per point of silver
  • Finding artifacts:
    • 100,000 - common
    • 200,000 - rare
    • 500,000 - epic
    • 20,000,000 - legendary
    • 50,000,000 - mythic
  • Capturing planets:
    • n/a - L0
    • n/a - L1
    • 250,000 - L2
    • 500,000 - L3
    • 750,000 - L4
    • 1,000,000 - L5
    • 10,000,000 - L6
    • 20,000,000 - L7
    • 50,000,000 - L8
    • 100,000,000 - L9

Trivia[edit]

  • d_fdao was able to achieve 16,988.16 energy regen on a single planet (Level 7, rank 5 corrupted) by placing 10 motherships aboard.
  • d_fdao was able to achieve 5,693.44 silver regen on a single asteroid field (a level 7, rank 5 corrupted - converted with the Crescent spaceship) by placing 10 whales aboard.

Changelog[edit]

Gameplay:

Spaceships introduced.

Junk introduced.

Invasion and capturing of planets introduced.

Foundries no longer require over 95% energy to be prospected - instead, the spaceship Gear is required to be on the foundry to prospect.

Speed and Energy Generation reduced to pre-round 4.

Features:

Transaction log added (allows for cancellation of pending moves, retrying moves and selecting the planet which move was made with)

Auto find artifact after prospecting.

New space shaders and dynamic background.

Customizable space type colouring.

Junk Wars Splash Screen.jpg