the station cost isn't sent if not in an alliance so that non-allied players don't get a confusing costs for things they can't build.
…d of the upgrade-via-halls text if it's already at 30. Better if this checked current uni level, though.
a) the first * is not followed by a space b) there are no \n's in between the *'s For example: * not bold * still not bold * *this is bold* *this is bold, too * * not bold *but this is* This allows bullets and some use of *'s in things like mathematical equations. It does, however, mean that if you want to bold multiple paragraphs, you need to put *'s around each paragraph individually. This is not likely a real issue.