Triumvirate Director takes a page out of The Judge’s Playbook

What should a high-level executive in a warring alliance do when he finds himself at odds with the other leadership? If you ask some folks, the answer is taking a bunch of isk and get out of Dodge. That’s exactly what happened today as Cpt Patrick Archer, of the Triumvirate. corporation Quam …

Watch This: Trevton Against the World.

Solo PVP videos are always an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the inner workings of killmail aficionados. Today’s video comes from Trevton of NANO CONSPIRACY corporation, part of the Thermodynamics alliance.
After a Typhoon roam, Trevton decides to end his day with a bang and …

Leaky Faucets: Money Supply in the Economic Report

‘Sinks and faucets’ are the game mechanisms that add or subtract ISK from EVE’s player-driven economy. For example, the biggest faucet is bounty payouts (money appearing out of nowhere), and the biggest sink is generally player purchases of skill books (money vanishing as payment …

Ask Santa for Leopards: A Fable of Irreplaceable Ships

Once upon a time, in a cold Icelandic winter, some kind soul set out to warm hearts with an advent calendar. Yule Lads, ’twas called, and the final Christmas gift was not gold, nor frankincense, nor myrrh, but a unique little ship. How spritely it was, how gleaming and fine! And in years to …

EVENT: LUMPY Public Fleet 17.12.2017

Earlier today we received a notice from Audrey Alistar about a recruitment and promotion public fleet being held in a few days by LUMPY for their End of the Year Brawl. The information given to us is as follows:
 
First and most importantly, the event primarily focuses on the German community …

Desperate Miners and Shiny Pants: Insights from the Economic Report

Unless New Eden’s entire economy is your playground, November’s monthly economic report is, admittedly, not the most riveting reading. Still, dig a little way into the pretty graphs and there are noteworthy points to be found. From supply-and-demand struggles in the mineral market to …

Dev Post: [January] Ammunition re-loading and other minor changes from Five 0

Hey,
We in Team Five 0 have worked on a bunch of fixes and smaller changes for the January release, and we would love if you could help us with testing them on Singularity!
Changes to loading and unloading of ammunition
The code for loading and unloading of ammunition (and other charges) has been …

Dev Blog: A new SKIN, and a tribute to a fallen wingman

Approximately four weeks ago on November 14th, CCP received the devastating news of the passing of a member of our staff.

CCP Blaze, one of our Senior Software Engineers with our Audio & Graphics team, passed away suddenly at the age of just 35, while on vacation in London celebrating …

Awesomesauce: Unbreakable VII – Nightmare/Machariel PVP

Pyto brings us another instalment of pure, unadulterated low sec shenanigans around the Placid and Black Rise regions. Apart from the hefty edition (Beautiful City and Toxicity in 2017!? hell yes!) and the superb module management; I really liked the outnumbering nature of the engagements. …

Look But Don’t Touch: Octopus Red Flight SKINs Hiding on TQ

Since their first appearance on the Singularity test server two months back, the Caldari Octopus Red Flight SKINs set my heart afire. And when our beloved Editor-in-Chief (noted for his SKIN collection) started asking questions, I got curious.
It’s clear that Octopus Red Flight is at least …

Contest: Solo PVP Videos – 10bn in Prizes

Anyone who knows my writing knows I like contests. I like’em a lot. Most of the time, though, they’re dead serious or modestly tongue-in-cheek. This one is lunacy.
Capsuleer FMERCURY has launched what might be his own Alliance Tournament, if AT took place largely on YouTube, prioritized …

The Discourse: Hidden Research Base Leads to New Implant Tech

Interstellar society witnesses an ultimate breakthrough in Net Intrusion Technology. The “Blackglass” Neural Lace poses as an ultimate hacking weapon in the right hands. But where did it come

Ambush! Nyx Nixed in Great Wildlands

The death of a super is always a solid blow. To the victim, the blow hits soundly in the wallet and pride. To the victors, it gives a nice injection of green to the killboard and another killmark etched onto the hull. At first, the Nyx lost by capsuleer Lana Vyvorant seems like any other loss, but …

Starless Night: New Art by Rixx Javix

Digital artist Rixx Javix has released some stunning new work in his ongoing series ‘Shadow: Frozen in Time and Space.’ The Shadow series includes two dozen wallpaper-grade high-resolution stills of EVE Online starships. Unlike most of the EVE ship art floating around, the Shadow pieces …

PSA: Patch notes for EVE Online – Arms Race release

Patch notes for Arms Race release 1.0
Released on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Features & Changes

Clone States:

Greatly expanded the Alpha Skill Set. Over 20 million total skill points available, including:

Battlecruisers

Battleships

Tech II small and medium …

Watch This: EVE Online Arms Race Expansion Trailer

This month expansion expands the number of options available for Alpha players (free players) in EVE Online. As part of an ongoing effort to attract potential new players, CCP Games gave Kotaku the exclusive to premiere the EVE Online Arms Race expansion trailer on their youtube channel, take a …

Washing Space Sins Away – Habemus Keepstar

In days of yore, the rich would pay the clergy for absolution by purchasing certificates known as indulgences. What sin lurks in the heart of the Mercenary Coalition? Only the Space Pope knows.
Mercenary Coalition has gifted Maximilian Singularity, Pope of New Eden, with a Keepstar-class …

[Video]”Titans? What Titans? We Brake for No One!” That Yossarian Interviews DARK. FC Nightlancer

Disclaimer: The author is a line member of one of the alliances involved yet the views expressed here are not necessarily those of EN24, his corporation, alliance, or coalition.

Your humble narrator took some real-world time last month. Filling time in this the tenuous peace under threat by …

Arataka Propaganda Contest Closes Dec 21st – 6000 PLEX In Prizes

Until December 21st, the Arataka Research Consortium is offering prizes totalling 6,000 PLEX – a full year of Omega clone time – for the best in EVE propaganda. Makoto Priano, CEO of Arataka’s executor corporation, tends to speak for Arataka’s public outreach efforts. Priano has …

Dev Vlog: In Development November 2017

This EVE Online in-development video features everything coming out in December, leading up to the Arms Race release due 5 December.
Features include the new expanded Alpha Clone skillset, allowing free players to train cross-faction skills and fly anything up to Battleship class, across any …

First Marshal Loss in Black Rise

As you may already know, CCP has decided to give out special, limited edition ships to all attendants of EVE Vegas and EVE Fanfest. Specifically, these ships are, according to lore, made by CONCORD for use by their agents. Fanfest visitors have received Pacifiers and Enforcers, while attendees of …

Counterpoint: Yokai is a Verb Now – The Framing of S.E.C.T.I.O.N. 8

It wasn’t long ago that our own Curt Adrano flayed Sarra Somers and the Yokai alliance for newbro exploitation. Yokai’s misdeeds sent shockwaves through the EVE community and sparked a multilateral armed response. Mass newbro entrapment is one of the few issues that unites the …

Watch This: Spaceship GOLEM first Flight

Here is a neat video from youtuber Dirk Steffens showcasing what seems to be the result of endless hours of work. A close Golem fly-by. The level of detail Dirk Steffens devoted to this Golem model is out of this world. In my teen years, when I was an avid Final Fantasy 8 aficionado I …

The Pixel Space Art of GelatinousDude

Far as I’m concerned, there aren’t many communities as dynamic as EVE’s. There’s a consistent flow of websites, tools, and artistic interpretations added to the ecosystem that pertains to New Eden. Much of the time, that interests me more than gameplay, so when I see something …

Insight: Krypted Interviews Capship Industrialist

As part of an interview series on challenging career paths, blogger Hugh Caswakk interviewed Fubo Libs, a noted capital ship manufacturer. Fubo reminisced about how his career developed, and offered pointers that budding industrialists may find useful.
Caswakk is a relatively new voice. To hear …