From Astro Wars
Various updates are applied to the game and your development each day. These occur at the following times:
- Every 2 Minutes - the online counter displayed at the main page, which shows how many players are logged in;
- Every 15 Minutes - new Production Points awarded, newly completed levels of development, science and culture, Player Level updated (XP from recent battles and any Supply Units (SU) gained from each new level are given);
- 12:00 Server time (equal to 10:00 GMT during Daylight Server Time, else 11:00 GMT) - first daily processing of Trade Orders (artifacts and supply units on order are bought and sold);
- 24:00 Server time (equal to 22:00 GMT during Daylight Server Time, else 23:00 GMT)- second daily processing of Trade Orders, that day's Rankings and CSV Downloads are made available;
- 04:00 Server time (equal to 02:00 GMT during Daylight Server Time, else 03:00 GMT) - Trade Agreements, Trade Revenues, Referrals, Player Level auto-growth, Economy Bonus, any Player Origins not shown in profiles, the +6 Social auto-growth if the population level on one of your planets qualifies, the country rankings in the Rankings page.
Note: In this game, Daylight Saving Time begins on the last Sunday of March at 01:00 GMT and ends on the last Sunday in October at 02:00 GMT.