Star Pirates Help FAQ

Problems

  1. Can't Validate on a Blackberry - I cannot see the code and even logging out and back it keeps trying to validate?
  2. Search - Nobody Shows Up?
  3. I was Raided Offline; But I had no Money?
  4. I just spent 5 points and didn't get as many debris search turns as I do on the hourly searches. What gives?
  5. What is a "Stale Link"?
Can't Validate on a Blackberry - I cannot see the code and even logging out and back it keeps trying to validate?
To play on a Blackberry, you need a functional browser - the built-in one won't suffice. Please install Opera Mini and you should be able to play.
Search - Nobody Shows Up?
If you're trying to search for other players and no-one shows up, check your critieria. Remember, once you reach level 5 you can't attack players level 3 and below.
I was Raided Offline; But I had no Money?
People can send you money, and sometimes do that for fun. Check the event logs before you started getting raided.

People can buy an item or points you put for sale in the market. Some or all of that cash goes to your cargo on hand.

If you want more of that money to go to your cargo hold (and not be taken), then you can Upgrade to Notorious.
I just spent 5 points and didn't get as many debris search turns as I do on the hourly searches. What gives?
Hourly searches can give you a potentially infinite number of search turns as your level nears infinity.

However, a point can purchase no more than 13 search turns. When you spend 5 points for extra search turns, you get up to a maximum of 65 searches per 5 points at levels of 180+.

(Notorious players get another +5 and the ladder can add up to +2, so you may get as many as 72 total with these bonuses.)
What is a "Stale Link"?
To deter people attempting to cheat through the use of macros/scripts, the system will periodically time out old links on old pages. This is shown as a "Stale Link". To regenerate all the links, click the "Home" page or refresh the current page.