New Server: Andromeda
The new Andromeda server starts the game fresh with a few updates:
Genari Marine skill Update: Explosive Pods
Now the Marine Commander of a ship can jury-rig the marine pods to explode on contact with an enemy ships' hull. It can be quite useful against the Hive, since marines are ineffective against them.
Four Skill Levels:
Explosive Pods I-IV:
Pods are empty of marines, but have been loaded with explosives. Does 1-4 damage on contact with shield or hull.
Explosion Radius of Ships now Extended to 8 hexes (8000km).
When a ship explodes, it does splash damage to nearby ships, based on its original power levels. The range is now extended from four to eight hexes, but the damage itself is still at the same values.