The Collective

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The subject of this article is from the Beyond update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 27 November, 2019.

This page fills the role of Headquarters for a Company organization. The information found here represents a user-created company that is a creative addition to the game.

The Collective
The Collective
Galaxy Euclid
Quadrant Beta
Region Quvele Adjunct
HQ System (EPMu) Revoltwo-Kepler II
Headquarters Serenity
Founded by Sparkiinjayz
Specialisation Exploration
Services T3 Trading Post Discovery
Federation member Yes
Platform Xbox
Updated Beyond

The Collective is a company.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Collective is a company run by members of the civilization Empire of Phantomium Marxium.

The Collective is a subset of T3 Economy systems within the Empire of Phantomium Marxium. It is also referenced and referred to as Phantomial Collective, and The Phantomial T3 Collective. When abbreviated, its symbols are PTC.

Mission[edit | edit source]

The goal of The Collective is to designate as many T3 Economy systems as possible. The company is attempting to create a coordinated trading network across dominant life-form, and economy type. It is The Collective's wish that through this project, they can make it easier to come across more variants of top tier star ships and freighters. As such, there are requirements for being an official classified system, but anyone can submit their discovery as a Fringe System, as long as it adheres to the submission requirements.

Joining the Cause[edit | edit source]

If you want to play with us on Xbox, check out the EPM club: here.

You can also engaged with our community on our sub-reddit: NMSPhantomEmpire There is a link to our Discord on our reddit as well.

We are a company of casual explorers If you'd like to have your discovery documented, you can submit on your subreddit at the link above. We are mostly a company that engages in our Xbox club, but we also chat on Discord.

Submitting Your Discovery[edit | edit source]


You can help grow this library of T3 Starship observatories by submitting your discovery to our reddit page. There is a pinned post on the page to use as a template.

Building Observatories[edit | edit source]

The PTC mention of Observatory is a direct reference to trading post. Each Observatory functions as a branch of the The Collective. All Observatories are within close proximity to the system's trading post. Sectors within the Region are groups of T3 systems in very close proximity to each other; they are usually less than 300ly apart.

The Collective classifies their systems in Classes depending on the location of the Star system. Callsigns refer to the system's name and are sometimes indicative of qualities of the system observatory or the system itself, but not always.

Observatories[edit | edit source]


Each observatory contains a portal, and shelter from the elements so that ship hunters can safely watch the landing star-ships. While base-portals cannot be used if you traveled using a planetary portal, members of The Collective are often more than happy to shuttle you to anyone of the PTC systems.

A selection of Visions Era systems discovered by the Collective have been retrofitted with Beyond technology so that they are self-sustaining. These observatories have the old tag of [$$$] [EPM]. Beyond Era systems have the new tag of [EPMu].

Observatory HQ[edit | edit source]

The Observatory HQ is located at Serenity, on EPM's capital planet: Endor in [EMPu] Revoltwo-Kepler II.

Hub Class[edit | edit source]

Hub Class Observatories are located within 500 LY of the EPM Capital Planet.

Observatory Picture System Name Economy Type Life-form Planet Services
Ikota.jpg [EPMu] Pan Ore Processing Gek Ikona
Phosphorus Mine C.jpg [EPMu] Helios 2 High Tech Gek Saba R3 Phosphorus Mine (250/hr)

Solanium Farm (6 plants)

Artemisobservatory.jpg [EPMu] Artemis Ore Processing Vy'keen Oopaloo Pyrite Mine (2000/hr)

Beyond migration[edit | edit source]

The Collective has made an effort to upgrade their existing observatories to include Beyond era technology.

Observatory Picture System Name Economy Type Life-form Planet System Exotic
[$$$] [EPM] Nike Commercial Gek Dusti Omega Halycon1.jpg
[$$$] [EPM] Cronos II Trading Vy'keen Ottor 92/F6 (Extreme Radiation)
[$$$] [EPM] Helios Alchemical Vy'keen Oceans (Extreme Heat) Helios exotic.jpg
Erebus1.jpg [$$$] [EPM] Erebus Alchemical Gek Jeffree V (Extreme Toxicity)

Nike Class Observatories[edit | edit source]

Nike systems II and beyond designate systems that were discovered by the PTC on Xbox, but first discovered by a Traveller on another platform. This section gives credit to those intrepid explorers. The original Nike name was reserved as tribute to blek123 giving SparkiinJayz a shuttle to the core, so that the core could be explored by The Collective.

System Name Economy Type Life-form User Coordinates
[$$$] [EPM] Nike II Alchemical Vy'keen EdVintage Nike 2.png

Visions Era Observatories[edit | edit source]

With the release of Beyond, the systems below were discovered during the Visions era. They exist for historical purposes. Some vision era observatories were retrofitted with Beyond technology and are now considered active observatories within The Collective.

Visions Core Class[edit | edit source]

PTC systems located within 15k LY of the Galactic Center are designated as Core systems.

System Name Economy LifeForm Observatory, Planet Coordinates
[$$$] [EPM] Mars II Alchemical Korvax Egur 92 /Q9 (Aggressive Sentinels) 080C:0084:07F3:00DF
[$$$] [EPM] Hades Research Korvax Phantom Eleven 080C:0084:07F3:01D0
[$$$] [EPM] Cronos Alchemical Korvax Gamma Beach, Gifug M4
[$$$] [EPM] Mars High Voltage Gek Vista del Fuego, Omnia VI (Extreme) 0810:0084:07F0:004c

Visions Hub Class[edit | edit source]

PTC systems located in the visions era EPM hub are designated as Hub systems.

System Name Economy Type Life-form Capital Planet Coordinates
[$$$] [EPM] Zeus Prospecting Korvax Hercules Outpost, Hercules 08C5:0077:0149:0079
[$$$] [EPM] Dionysus Prospecting Vykeen Yoda, Aylisha 08C6:0077:0149:002A
[$$$] [EPM] Hermes Ore Extraction Vykeen None 08C6:0077:0149:00ED
[$$$] [EPM] Athena Manufacturing Gek Tetan 08C5:0077:0149:0045
[$$$] [EPM] Haephestus Mathemetical Gek Axis Spire 08C5:0077:0149:01C9
[$$$] [EPM] Aphrodite Fuel Generation Gek Gardenia Prime 08C6:0078:0149:00BE

Structure and Employees[edit | edit source]

  • The Collective is directly associated with, and reports directly to the leaders of the Empire of Phantomium Marxium.
  • SparkiinJayz is the CEO and Founder of The Collective
  • Ballston Gamer is Co-Founder and VP.

Background[edit | edit source]

The company was founded initially as the Olympus Alliance. T3 economy star systems were given random names as long as they were members of Greek Gods and Goddesses. As the ultimate vision materialized, the Olympus Alliance was rebranded as The Phantomial Collective under the Empire of Phantomium Marxium, its parent civilization.

  • 7/13/2019 Founded on 14th of July, 2019 by SparkiinJayz and Ballston Gamer.
  • 7/21/2019 Corporate Branches were redefined Observatories, which better describes their function as Trading Post observatories. System names were re-designated as Callsigns. Callsigns give reference to the quality of the system and their Trading Post. The first sector, Sparta Sector is recognized in the PTC.
  • 7/23/2019 The Collective is officially recognized within the NMS Corporate Directory
  • 8/14/19 The EPM enlists The Collective to scout a new location for their civilization's hub for Beyond. The PTC adopts a new naming convention for PTC systems in Beyond [EPMu].
  • 8/14/19 The Collective locates a potential system Noassos, as a potential home system. EPM leadership recognizes the system as [EPMu] Revoltwo-Kepler II.
  • 8/19/19 The Phantomial T3 Collective officially rebrands to The Collective