A fresh face for AE!

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A fresh face for AE!Hi guys, I have something special for you this time around. Mike has been hard at work since the completion of the AE interactive map and is now working hard on a fresh new skin for the game. As it isn't a complete rebuilding of the interface like the development of the 'Deep Space' layout we can ex…

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The speed server is here...?

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The speed server is here...?Hi guys! This past week has seen the first outing of the AE Speed Server in it's all but completed state. A crack team of our Volunteers, moderators and translators have been testing the server in a week long round at x3 speed, and I can tell you, it's fast! Second base in 8 hours, 11 bases in 4 days. This time around the winner will be the user wth the highest level. Wizard has offered up a prize to the winning tester and I'll let you know who when we know the winner!…

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A bump on the road

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A bump on the roadHi guys, It's been over a month since our last blog and sadly what a month it's been. We've been through a lot together with the DDoS attacks over the month of February. Our new servers are incoming (watch this space for announcements) and our temporary DDoS protection has been implemented. We're finalising negotiations for a more permanent solution and should have it implemented soon. We're aware some players have limited issues accessing the game based on their IP, if you know anyone having trouble have them click here and follow the instructions to get back into AE. Once again we would like to thank everyone for their patience during this period.…

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Happy Holidays from Astro Empires!

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Happy Holidays from Astro Empires!Hi guys, In case you missed the frightfully cheery music in almost every department store in the Northern hemisphere it's Christmas time. I'm writing to you today, snowed in and -10c (14f) outside. Oh the joys of this time of year! At HQ they're shivering in the practically baltic 10c (50f). Might not sound too cold to you and me but to the Portuguese it's pretty darn cold!…

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