Perfect Forecasting is a technology on the Diplomacy and Trading technology tree with a research cost of 25000 . It unlocks one Star System Improvement and one Empire Improvement, requires research in Maximized Exploitation or in High-Consumption Society, and allows further research in Galactic Trade Center.
"As better understanding of the technology behind Dust drives computing power close to infinity, there is almost no limit to the number of variables that can be included in an estimation -- and the accuracy of the associated predictions moves close to perfection. Careful manipulation of events, media, and key personalities can be done in order to always have, for instance, exceedingly favorable poll results."
The Harmony do not receive the Alien Leadership Empire Improvement. Also, this technology instead requires research in Alien Barter Theory and allows further research in Perfect Negotiations and Automated Wealth.
- +2 Trade Routes Cap on Star System
- -9 on improvement
"Always a barrier to trade, communication between disparate species renders negotiation slow and risky. By creating translators that understand language, body language, social norms, psychology, history, popular culture, customs, and tradition, trade agreements become rapid and painless."
"Beyond simple management of larger teams is the challenge of managing larger teams of diverse species. It requires the greatest leaders -- or despots -- to be able to present a shared vision and drive a disparate team toward shared goals."
- +3 extra Clones allowed on Empire
- +3 Academy Cap on Empire
- -10 Turn(s) before new Hero arrival on Empire
"Beyond simple management of larger teams is the challenge of managing larger teams of diverse species. The Horatio often excel at this for precisely the wrong reasons; they tend to integrate aliens into their culture, and move forward as a unified whole."