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Town Hall this friday

The course for a new Star Atlas Town Hall is set! The Star Atlas team just confirmed that it will be held this Friday, 8 PM UTC.

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Ship parts salvaging/manufacturing

Star Atlas CPO, Bunthius, today confirmed, that ship parts will be salvageable and “possibly a large portion of their raw materials“. However, he also confirmed that, in order to build faction-specific items, someone in that faction with the appropriate manufacture license level for the blueprints is required. This includes faction-specific ships.

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Stealth class attributes

If we look at the description of the known VZUS ships, the opod is classified as “stealthy”. And the ambwe has “stealth features (that) reduce overall energy output to fly under the radar.” However, if we look at the components and modules of these ships, we can’t see any special feature compared to other ships

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Control of a solar system

When it comes to the subject of government and political control over space in Star Atlas, we know that there will basically be a tripartite system. Towering above it all is the Star Atlas DAO itself. It decides about: • Monetary policy • Treasury management • Gamewide decisions Under the Star Atlas DAO are the

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ATLAS price for ships will be “repriced periodically”

With the upcoming 4th wave of the Galactic Asset Offering on Tuesday, the Star Atlas marketplace will see pairings with the in-game currency ATLAS for the very first time. Half of the offered supply will be set for purchase exclusively with ATLAS. But when exactly will the value for each ship in ATLAS be set?

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GAO ships modules / components

As was previously confirmed, all ships bought through the GAO (Galactic Asset Offering), are delivered fully loaded. However, the ships will still be fully customisable. All the various modules, can be changed/sold as needed as confirmed by Bunthius (Star Atlas CPO):  “The plan right now is that all GAO ships come with filled crew/component/module slots.

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C9 ship capacity

In answering a question as to how many Pearce X5 or Pearce F4 fighters can fit into a Pearce C9. Figures are not yet confirmed. However, Bunthius, aka Danny Floyd Star Atlas CPO, replied that numbers are estimated to be around 5 F4s and 10 F5s on the low end, and three times that on

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Guide to the mini game published

Wondering what the Star Atlas mini game is? We have collected all known facts and wrapped them up in an Aephia guide for you. Learn everything about the content of the Mini game, your earning potential and the plans of the Star Atlas team.

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No ability buffs related to species

There has been a lot of speculation as to whether a particular Star Atlas faction would have certain advantages or disadvantages in terms of manning the starships. For example, is there a bonus if an ONI pilots an ONI-designed ship? Danny Floyd, CTO of Star Atlas, recently dismissed such speculation about crew members. “It shouldn’t

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“Considerable” buffs for multi-role ships

With the emergence of the Pearce C9 (classified as a fighter ship), initial comparisons were made with the only other capital class ship in the marketplace, the Calico Guardian classified as a multi-role ship). And at first glance, the C9 seems to pack a lot of advantages: bigger, more weapons, more crewmembers, more Capital modules

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Image galleries added to the marketplace

With the latest update to the marketplace, the Star Atlas team published a whole series of never-before-seen images for all available ships. Enjoy a look inside or details of the individual components, mixed with a variety of action shots.

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The Hunt for an Ancient Artifact — Part II

The Star Atlas team published the second part of “The Hunt for an Ancient Artifact” were ONI, Ustur, and MUD battle for the infamous Vintage Astronaut Suite that was part of the Armstrong Forever event. Aephia is humbled to see a shout-out from the team as “one of those notorious meta-guilds in Star Atlas working

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Details on POLIS staking

The Star Atlas CEO shared some details about the upcoming staking of the POLIS token in the DAO: “The structure is separate from NFT asset yields. So you can’t assume the same rates of return (as NFT ship mission rewards). It will be highly variable depending on the number of people that participate in staking

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Star Atlas earnings will be based on VWAP

VWAP is here! As the start of the mini game (called SCORE) draws nearer, there is a lot of speculation about the potential earnings. Michael Wagner, CEO of Star Atlas, confirmed, that the return on investment of your space ships per year will be based on the VWAP – the “volume-weighted average price”. Since all

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Ship payment with ATLAS is coming

All assets on the Star Atlas marketplace are sold for USDC at the moment. This will change next week. The Star Atlas team announced that the offering of the next wave of ships will debut a payment option in ATLAS, the in-game currency: “The availability of each new ship’s supply in WAVE 4 will be

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Future rarity of ships

Right now, the rarity of a ship (from common to legendary) is set by the Star Atlas team. But in the future, once players will be able to craft ships on their own – this will change: “Rarity will be tied dynamically to actual total supply when ship manufacturing comes online”, so Danny Floyd, CTO

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Progress on the mini-game and ROI

Today we have some more tidbits from an interview with Star Atlas Chief Revenue Officer, Pablo Quiroga and CEO, Michael Wagner. Unfortunately, the first half of the interview was in Spanish, so we couldn’t get much information there. However, we still got some new information from Michael. First off, the mini-game is most likely expected

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Commander ships availability

We finally have some news with regards to commander ships availability from the CEO himself. In response to a question on whether commander ships will be available before the mini-game, Michael Wagner replied that they will be available “probably slightly before“. So, it looks like players will be able to buy commander ships round about

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Resource management in SCORE

Star Atlas CEO Michael Swagner just confirmed few points about Ship mission & resources management in the mini Game called “SCORE” by the Star Atlas team. Regarding mission duration, there’s no limit of time, it will continue to run as long as there’s enough resources in stock to fuel/power and upkeep the mission loop. You

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New ships for sale Nov 2nd ’21

Star Atlas just tweeted a teaser for the two new ships that will go on sale Thursday 4th November. The ships in question, appear to be the medium-sized Rainbow Om, and the large-sized Pierce R8. The Rainbow Om is the 2nd and last freighter to go on sale from all the known ships. The other

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #73

The first quarter of 2023 came and went without any substantial releases from the team. Many held hope of seeing the SAGE: Movement Test and/or the Claim Stakes R4 production (for SCORE) in March, but with that month having come to an end, we now expect to see these in Q2 of 2023 instead. These two releases will join Showroom 2.1, which was already targeting Q2. And let’s not forget about the Mobile Companion app, which, according to leaked documents, was targeted for Q1, but which might now be launched in Q2 as well. In short, the second quarter of 2023 could become the action-packed month we really need!

And then, there is one more thing to (potentially) look forward to, coupled with the Movement Test. The team will launch an immersive social campaign. Nothing about it was shared, however, so we’ll have to wait and see what this will entail.

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #72

Last week was, once again, a quiet week. But, could this perhaps be the calm before the storm? The end of Q1 is in our sights, and the team has become very quiet, almost as if they are in crunch-mode right before a possible release. We’ll learn more soon, no doubt!

There were a few interesting tidbits to report on, however! There was an official Paris meetup, an interview with Brett (Blockchain Architect on Twitter), and some discussion regarding the hangar size in ships!

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #70

The biggest story in crypto land last week was, undoubtedly, the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank and what this meant for Circle, the company that operates the USDC stablecoin. Besides the team’s reaction to this, and the release of Core issue 5, there was not much other news last week.

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Data Runners Report February 2023

Aephia Data Runners present the monthly report on the economy of Star Atlas regarding adoption, user activity for S.C.O.R.E. & marketplace, trading volume for Ships, Collectibles, Claim Stakes & CSS Land, Star Atlas DAO Treasury, Aephia Ship Price Index, Census over Faction, etc.

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #68

We had a quiet week in Star Atlas’ corner of the metaverse, with the only real news coming from the foundation-room channels on the official Discord server. But… That news was pretty juicy, with Danny (CTO) sharing a good deal of new information about upcoming UE5 gameplay, and some enticing pictures to go with it!

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #67

The past week got us a brand new issue of the Atlas Star, issue 15, and more information on the upcoming mobile companion app. For those not yet up to speed on this upcoming mobile application, we’ll provide an extensive deep dive into what we currently know!

With the airdrops now finally available (read more about that later), we’ve also received a first look at the new X-Small ships that came as a reward with some of the CSS Land plots. You will see shots of these throughout the newsletter!

However, not everything was rainbows and unicorns last week.

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Weekly Star Atlas Newsletter #66

In a week with no Town hall and no Atlas Star newsletter, things were relatively quiet on the Star Atlas front. On top of that, the tragic disaster in South East Turkey & Northern Syria easily overshadowed the few news tidbits that did come out. We’ll also address that in this newsletter, but let’s kick things off with the newsworthy bits from last week!

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Data Runners Report January 2023

Aephia Data Runners present the monthly report on the economy of Star Atlas regarding adoption, user activity for S.C.O.R.E. & marketplace, trading volume for Ships, Collectibles, Claim Stakes & CSS Land, Star Atlas DAO Treasury, Aephia Ship Price Index, Census over Faction, etc.

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