|Stephen: The key aspect for
Stage 2 is...
1. Expand your empire
2. Defend it against intruders.
Defending your empire
Other empires will want to steal your newly explored colonies.
Things you should know:-
stands for DP (short for damage protection). If you are under DP, no one
can attack you.
How do I go into damage protection?
You can go into damage protection in one of two ways:
a) If you loose 40% or more of your fleet in an attack on your empire
b) If you loose 3 or more colonies in an attack on your empire
- You will lose less planets if you have some
- Read up on how battles work ( Manual
> Useful Guide > How battles work )
- Always have at least 5-10 stacks (different
types of ships)
- Border colonies maybe lost if attacker wins
- Have 3-6 unwanted/undeveloped colonies in your border
If you do not have enough fodder colonies, explore for it.