HWS Supporter Playfields

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To support and manage the monthly server cost of $450, we implemented Supporter Planets and Supporter Spaces to provide players with a helpful and meaningful way of saying “Thank You”.

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Supporter Planets & Space playfields have several customizable options:

Players can determine:

  • Planet Appearance
  • Who and what can enter their planet / space playfields
  • Other restrictions such as CV/SV access, what specific players, factions, Origins may & may not enter

Example Template for a Planet

  • Name: YourPlanetName
  • Class Size: 2 (2 = max)
  • PvP: No (See options below)
  • Gravity: -5,43
  • Temperature: 5-20°C
  • Biome: Temperate, Desert,…
  • Resources: Iron + Copper
  • POI: Drone Base + Village
  • Plants: Egg, CornDog
  • Animals: Raptors
  • Restricted to: HWS + HWP
  • Weater: Clear + Rain
  • Water Color: Blue
  • Deposit wipe: Yes / No (every Friday 5pm?)
  • Drone Wave Attacks: Yes
  • RP PvE check: yes / no
  • M Description: YourCustomTextGoesHere

Example Template for a Space

  • Name: YourSpaceName
  • PvP: No (See options below)
  • Temperature: 5-20°C
  • Asteroid Resources: Iron + Copper
  • POI: Drone Base + Village
  • Restricted to: HWS + HWP
  • RP PvE check: yes / no
  • M Description: YourCustomTextGoesHere

Own custom playfield

Option: Submit your own playfield.yaml file for review and we will check it and integrate it if approved! Be sure to read and understand the six playfield types and their accompanying restrictions listed far below.

In general please don’t create an overpowered playfield. That also counts for “decoration” objects like plants (keep it at 0.001 or less).

Contact @RexXxuS for further details / info / inquiries


3 Month Lifespan

The typical runtime of a Supporter Playfield is 3 months minimum. Regardless of seasons or wipes, we guarantee a 90 day lifespan of your Supporter Playfield.

A Full Wipe will result in your Supporter Playfield being wiped as well, so try to align the timing of your support with the season cycle to get most out of it. If a player acquires a Supporter Planet/Space with only one month remaining in the season, they would still enjoy 2 more months on their Supporter Planet/Space during the next season.

If a player wants to keep their Supporter Playfield after its usual lifespan, they must re-support. HWS needs to plan the next season well in advance, so whether you do or do not plan on keeping your Supporter planet / space, be sure to let @RexXxus know your plans for the next season.

Players who wish to support for a playfield to be spawned under special conditions such as obtaining a planet for a period less than 90 days or under other unique conditions, need to discuss their proposal privately with @RexXxus on a case-by-case basis.

Playfield Guidelines

  • Stargates / Teleporters are not allowed unless you have an Event Planet / Event Space playfield or via special request
  • Each faction is allowed a maximum of 1 Planet and / or 1 Space
  • Supporter Planet / Space for one person is only possible, if there are enough slots available.
  • You can have a planet inside your own space
  • You can request your own POI on the Planet / Space or Freighter / AI Vessels in Space if it doesn’t break normal gameplay (e.g. insane loot) - min. reset time is daily.
  • You can choose to have an indestructible surface on the planet (digging is not possible, but this is good for playfield performance)
  • Plant types, NPCs, and Drones can be requested in moderate quantity
  • You may request any type of weather, gravity strength, biome type, water color / sea level, etc.
  • Ingame NPC Trader / Trading Stations / EB or EGS Zones are not allowed if you have a restricted Planet / Space. If your planet allows player access, such requests for these types of POIs will be considered.
  • You cannot change your Planet / Space type from unrestricted to restricted or vice versa during the season to prevent griefing
  • Supporter Playfields are subject to the same Wipe and Decay Times as all other playfields
  • Structures on restricted Supporter Playfields are not counted towards the global base limit
  • Class limit for ships is 7, but there is no limit for Bases restricted Supporter Playfields. The maximum size for a spawned base is Class 7. It can be enlarged beyond Class 7 after it is spawned.
  • If you chose to have an Event Planet or Event Space, please discuss your proposal with @RexXxuS first.
  • If you select a restricted Supporter Space playfield (not Planet), you can request your own Starbase be spawned. (no Class limit, etc.)
  • If you are guilty you can’t enter Supporter Playfields
  • Common resources are: Iron, Copper, Cobalt, Silicon, Promethium, Sathium
  • Rare resources are: Gold, Magnesium, Erestrum, Zascosium, Pentaxid, Neodymium
  • Asteroids regenerate every 3 hours
  • Deposits can be reset once a week via a surface wipe. This means Autominers, Water Generators, etc. will be wiped.

Six Planet / Space Types

1: PvE Restricted

  • Choose 2 common resource types: deposits / or meteorites
    (maximum ~50k deposit amount & maximum of 3 ore nodes / asteroids per type)

    Example 1: 3 Iron and 3 Sathium each up to 50k ore per deposit
    Example 2: 3 Copper and 3 Cobalt Asteroids in Space
    *see common and rare types above

  • You can have 3 POIs with infinite drone waves on the Planet / Space. There will be an endless stream of drones attacking player bases providing limited loot. Structures will need to be protected. This is optional and the alternative is NO POI’s.


2: PvE unrestricted

  • Choose 5 common resource deposit / or meteorites types
    (maximum ~50k deposit amount & maximum 3 ore nodes / asteroids per type)

    Example 1: 3 Iron, 3 Sathium, 3 Copper, 3 Cobalt, 3 Prom each up to 50k ore per deposit
    Example 2: 3 Copper, 3 Cobalt, 3 Prom, 3 Silicon, 3 Iron Asteroids in Space
    *see common and rare types above

  • Only Global limits are active to give everyone a chance to enjoy the playfield.

  • You can have up to 7 POIs with infinite drone waves on the Planet / Space. There will be an endless stream of drones attacking player bases providing limited loot. Structures will need to be protected. This is optional and the alternative is NO POI’s.

3: PvP restricted

  • Choose 2 common resource types: deposits / or meteorites
    (maximum ~50k deposit amount & maximum of 3 ore nodes / asteroids per type)

    Example 1: 3 Iron and 3 Sathium each up to 50k ore per deposit
    Example 2: 3 Copper and 3 Cobalt Asteroids in Space
    *see common and rare types above

  • You can have up to 3 POIs with infinite drone waves on the Planet / Space. There will be an endless stream of drones attacking player bases providing limited loot. Structures will need to be protected. This is optional and the alternative is NO POI’s.


4: PvP unrestricted

  • Choose up to 7 total common and rare resource types (all except Gold)
    (maximum ~50k deposit amount - maximum 3 ore nodes / asteroids per type)

    Example 1: 3 Iron, 3 Pent, 3 Cobalt, 3 Prom, 3 Neo, 3 Eres, 3 Zasc each up to 50k ore per deposit
    *see common and rare types above

  • Only Global limits are active to give everyone a chance to enjoy the playfield.

  • You can have up to 15 POIs with infinite drone waves on the Planet / Space. There will be an endless stream of drones attacking player bases providing limited loot. Structures will need to be protected. This is optional and the alternative is NO POI’s.


5: PvPvE rotation (unrestricted)

  • Choose up to 6 common resources (+ pentaxid) for the Supporter planet / space
    (maximum ~50k deposit amount - maximum 3 ore nodes / asteroids per type)

    Example 1: 3 Iron, 3 Sathium, 3 Cobalt, 3 Prom, 3 Silicon, 3 Copper each up to 50k ore per deposit
    *see common and rare types above

  • Only Global limits are active to give everyone a chance to enjoy the playfield.

  • You can have up to 15 POIs with infinite drone waves on the Planet / Space. There will be an endless stream of drones attacking player bases providing limited loot. Structures will need to be protected. This is optional and the alternative is NO POI’s.


6: Event

  • This is an open-ended option and communication with @RexXxus is required beforehand. The objective in this case is to create attractive content for other players without personal gain in mind.

  • Possible Examples include:
    Regular events like Capture the Base
    Integration of a hunt or PDA mission
    Stargates / Teleporters to special Missions / Instances

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The spirit of supporting is to help with server costs and thereby enhance gameplay for all players. HWS is intent on not being a ‘pay-to-win’ server. Therefore, the owner/admins will ensure that the current meta fits this goal and they reserve the right to adjust support packages if necessary.

Disclaimer: since Supporter Planets / Spaces can have a massive impact on the overall universe / gameplay for all players, they are subject to possible changes to their conditions and content. This is also true for every other support package. That being said, we try our best to provide a balanced and unique experience.

Thank you so much for supporting us. It is truly appreciated!
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