Ok, I'll take these one at a time
gbuchold, dajaxx, Noxin -
1) Creating an empire doesnt mean joining an empire. Go to that empire's page and click the join button, and select which player you would like to join the empire you created.
2) The metaverse only knows what the game tells it. If you have erroneous cheat games being reported, please post in a seperate thread in the appropriate forum for the game development team to see.
Warren Steffen - Please email me the serial number, along with a copy of the post you made here (so i know what its about) and I can investigate why your serial number isnt working. Please continue to try to submit games in the mean time.
Jeysie - I'll have a look into that, thanks for letting us know.