Nautic Series

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Nautic Series
Nauticseries.jpg
Mod Information
Mod Version 3.0
Creator Goldman
Number of ships 37
Nautic Ship tree.png

The Nautic Series mod, by Goldman (creator of Alien Intrusion) is team mode with a different ship tree, mostly aquatic creatures. There are a few non-aquatic, but most look like fish, are named after fish, and fly like fish. There are a significant amount of ramming ships in this mod.

Game Settings[edit | edit source]

  • Nautic Series is a Team Mode based mod with 2 teams.
  • Asteroids have 80% of their normal shield.
  • Ships are 20% faster.
  • Stations require 70% more gems to upgrade.
  • Stations require 15% of their gem capacity to repair one module.
  • Stations regenerate their shield 20% faster.
  • The map is average sized, with a map size of 70.
  • The map is always the same; the id of the map is 119.

Game Mechanics[edit | edit source]

Strafe (Outdated) - This is a new mechanic that uses the arrow keys A and D to move from left to right. There many strategies that can be used with this mechanic such as they fly in circles mechanic where you can fly in circles around the opponent by holding A or D and aiming at the opponent. Or you can spam A and D so you can dodge enemy fire! There are many more strategies implemented with strafe and is a very good strat to use and a good mechanic!

Healing Lasers- This is a new mechanic added to team mode that changed the way many people played the game! This update made more people think more tactically. This update leads to many players helping teammates by healing them. To heal you need to go to the station depot and click on the option where it says "Healing" when this is done your lasers turn into much more of a fun and laser which shows "+" when you heal a player. The amount the player gets healed by is determined by your ship and its stats. The game mechanic allows players to act more as a group and stops the problem with people flying solo and killing the whole team. Healing gives points in team mode thanks to the october 2019 update. Also the best healer is recognized in a team. The best miner and the best killer will also be recognized.

Gem-Transfer- This is a new mechanic added to team mode that allows players to drop gems for other teammates! This update furthermore allowed players to think as one and to play as one as there is no "I" in TEAM! This mechanic is done by holding "V" which allows you to drop gems by the amount you need to upgrade each stat such as a t3 can only drop 15 gems while a t6 can drop 30 gems! This is a very good strategy in team mode as you can help teammates that need gems so they can upgrade get gems and help your team get ready for danger and be prepared for opponents. This mechanic added more thought into the games and more fun things to do.

Ship Rescues- This was a mechanic added to team mode just before the first Alpha Centauri Wars as a way for players to return to the game on the same team after disconnecting or leaving. If the player leaves the game while in a gem depot they will not lose their ship, credits, secondaries or points. If done outside of a depot, the player still keeps their ship upon their return(Assuming the player had extra lives), but it counts as a death.

Gem-Stealing Countermeasure-This was a mechanic added to team mode to help prevent gem stealing when mining. Before this was added, when an asteroid was destroyed anyone could come and immediately pick up the gems, leading to teammates fighting over gems from asteroids and taking gems from an asteroid they didn't mine themselves. With this mechanic only the person who dealt the most damage to an asteroid can pick up the gems immediately; other players will need to wait 2 seconds until the game allows them to pick the gems up themselves. While it drastically reduced cases of teammates gem-stealing, it is still possible to occasionally gem-steal if you are a heavier ship and you knock your teammate away from the gems they just mined.

Ships[edit | edit source]

Main article: Ships

There are 37 ships in Nautic Series, according to the scheme of 1-2-4-7-9-10-4. A unique characteristic of most ships in this mod is that they are very long compared to their width, making them difficult to hit while directly charging at an enemy ship but easy to hit from the sides. There are also many ships that use back-firing lasers to propeller themselves at fast speeds.

Tier 1[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Snail N/A Jellyfish, Crab
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Tier 2[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Jellyfish Snail Squid, Archerfish
Jellyfish.png
Crab Guitarfish, Turtle
Crab.png

Tier 3[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Squid Jellyfish Cuttlefish, Lionfish
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Archerfish Lobster, Scad Fish
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Guitarfish Crab Scad Fish, Stingray
Guitarfish.png
Turtle Flying Fish, Starfish
Turtle.png

Tier 4[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Cuttlefish Squid Swordfish, Giant Squid
Cuttlefish.png
Lionfish Giant Squid, Catfish
Lionfish.png
Lobster Archerfish Catfish, Dolphin
Lobster.png
Scad Fish Archerfish, Guitarfish Reef Shark, Piranha
link=https://starblastio.gamepedia.com/Scad Fish
Stingray Guitarfish Piranha, Sawfish
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Flying Fish Turtle Sawfish, Leatherback Turtle
Flying Fish.png
Starfish Leatherback Turtle, Spider Crab
Starfish.png

Tier 5[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Swordfish Cuttlefish Narwhal, Orca
Swordfish.png
Giant Squid Cuttlefish, Lionfish Orca, Octopus
Giant Squid.png
Catfish Lionfish, Lobster Octopus, Beaked Whale
Catfish.png
Dolphin Lobster Beaked Whale, Shark
Dolphin.png
Reef Shark Scad Fish Shark, Grouper Fish
link=https://starblastio.gamepedia.com/Reef Shark
Piranha Scad Fish, Stingray Grouper Fish, Angler
Piranha.png
Sawfish Stingray, Flying Fish Angler, Hammerhead Shark
Sawfish.png
Leatherback Turtle Flying Fish, Starfish Hammerhead Shark, Manta
Leatherback Turtle.png
Spider Crab Starfish Manta, Beluga
Spider Crab.png

Tier 6[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Narwhal Swordfish Colossal Squid, Fin Whale
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Orca (by Finalizer) Swordfish, Giant Squid
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Octopus Giant Squid, Catfish
Octopus.png
Beaked Whale Catfish, Dolphin Fin Whale, Whale Shark
Beaked Whale.png
Shark Dolphin, Reef Shark
Shark.png
Grouper Fish Reef Shark, Piranha
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Angler Piranha, Sawfish
Angler.png
Hammerhead Shark Sawfish, Leatherback Turtle Whale Shark, Cachalot
Hammerhead Shark.png
Manta Leatherback Turtle, Spider Crab
Manta.png
Beluga Spider Crab
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Tier 7[edit | edit source]

Name Upgrades from Upgrades to Picture
Colossal Squid Narwhal, Orca, Octopus N/A
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Fin Whale Narwhal, Orca, Octopus, Beaked Whale, Shark, Grouper Fish, Angler
Blue Whale.png
Whale Shark Beaked Whale, Shark, Grouper Fish, Angler, Hammerhead Shark, Manta, Beluga
Whale Shark.png
Cachalot Hammerhead Shark, Manta, Beluga
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Removed ship[edit | edit source]

Ship name Tier Picture
Mullet 3
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