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And as for lagging technology: Domai is two technologies short from stomping everyone else on the Planet: Information Networks (which gives him Network Nodes) and Planetary Networks (which gives him Planned, for another 20% of Industry bonus, totalling at 40%). If you know how to adjust the research goals, at the very worst RNG that means 4 technologies (since Biogenetics and Polymorphic Software can be triggered instead by going for \
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And as for lagging technology: Domai is two technologies short from stomping everyone else on the Planet: Information Networks (which gives him Network Nodes) and Planetary Networks (which gives him Planned, for another 20% of Industry bonus, totalling at 40%). If you know how to adjust the research goals, at the very worst RNG that means 4 technologies (since Biogenetics and Polymorphic Software can be triggered instead by going for \\\"pure\\\" Discovery techs) to finally get the right combo. If you luck-out, that\\\'s the very two techs you need.

And once Domai gets Planned up and running, it\\\'s game over for everyone else. Network Node is the best example of this. Normally that\\\'s 80 minerals. It\\\'s 64 for Domai just from his bonus. And with Planned, it\\\'s 48 minerals. NOBODY can get it this low, this fast, instead struggling with setting up their Nodes. And in early game you are starved for mineral production, so that bonus is just impossible to compete with.

You know what else Planetary Networks unlock? Probe teams. Oh my, just check all those juicy technologies you can snatch from others while being able to afford probe teams from the moment they are unlocked!

For comparison, let\\\'s take a look at his penalty. He can\\\'t do any research for first 10 turns (but you can earn credits during that time, boosting your construction later) and then you have techs 20% more expensive than everyone else. Ok, so for the opening for the two techs you need, that\\\'s 10 turns with no research and being \\\"behind\\\" by about 3/4 of a third tech everyone else will be (potentially) researching. After you gain that tech, you get Network Nodes, so you aren\\\'t lagging behind anymore and potentially even become top researcher for the duration of other factions building their early Nodes. Short from Consciousness, there is nobody else in the game that can compete with you in tech research at this point, because you will get more bases faster, with more infrastructure in them sooner.

And let\\\'s not forget he can get 1 drone less (so bases can grow taller without repercussions, gaining additional production without expenses on maintenance) and the chance to simply take over any base with riots in it.

You are prevented from running Green, which is a bummer, but not a deal-breaker. You can run Free Market, you can run Democracy, you can run Planned, you can run Knowledge (nullifying your penalty, while providing juicy Efficiency) and you can run Wealth. In short, you can make your production bonus even stronger, while also making a pretty penny on the side and ignoring your research penalty entirely.

Domai is \\\'\\\'\\\'NOT\\\'\\\'\\\' MagikarpPower. He\\\'s just broken.
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And as for lagging technology: Domai is two technologies short from stomping everyone else on the Planet: Information Networks (which gives him Network Nodes) and Planetary Networks (which gives him Planned, for another 20% of Industry bonus, totalling at 40%). If you know how to adjust the research goals, at the very worst RNG that means 4 technologies (since Biogenetics and Polymorphic Software can be triggered instead by going for \
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And as for lagging technology: Domai is two technologies short from stomping everyone else on the Planet: Information Networks (which gives him Network Nodes) and Planetary Networks (which gives him Planned, for another 20% of Industry bonus, totalling at 40%). If you know how to adjust the research goals, at the very worst RNG that means 4 technologies (since Biogenetics and Polymorphic Software can be triggered instead by going for \\\"pure\\\" Discovery techs) to finally get the right combo. If you luck-out, that\\\'s the very two techs you need.

And once Domai gets Planned up and running, it\\\'s game over for everyone else. Network Node is the best example of this. Normally that\\\'s 80 minerals. It\\\'s 64 for Domai just from his bonus. And with Planned, it\\\'s 48 minerals. NOBODY can get it this low, this fast, instead struggling with setting up their Nodes. And in early game you are starved for mineral production, so that bonus is just impossible to compete with.

You know what else Planetary Networks unlock? Probe teams. Oh my, just check all those juicy technologies you can snatch from others while being able to afford probe teams from the moment they are unlocked!

Domai is \\\'\\\'\\\'NOT\\\'\\\'\\\' MagikarpPower.
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