The Mercury server allows three races (Sol, Genari, Ma'Alaketh) to fight it out on even grounds for the first time in Space Wars history. Some upgrades and tweaks behind the scenes have been made in preparation for this server, and also two new starter ships for Sol...
AI Director Faction Limits
Some players were taking advantage of 'averaging' down in certain sectors to make the AI director send lower tier ships to defend the region.
-8 faction sectors will now send a minimum class4 (frigate) ship to defend the sector
-10+ faction sectors will now se...
The following ship models (and their variants) have been updated:
Centurion Blockader Class IV
Legionnaire Heavy Blockader Class V
Intrepid Heavy Interceptor Class IV
Tetrarch Light Cruiser Class VI
Archon Heavy Cruiser Class VIII