Kirith Kodachi: Willful Ignorance

I’ve been listening to the interviews of CSM 9 candidates on Cap Stable podcast and got to the one for Sion Kumitomo, one of the CFC / Goonswarm candidates (with Mynnna being the other official candidate). Listening to his interview infuriated me.

In November of 2012 I wrote about the …

Greedy Goblin: The inverse effort/skill vs reward problem

This post and the following discussion helped me a lot to understand the “PvP-er” mentality, and also to understand a serious problem with the EVE learning curve, resulting the infamy of the game.
In the post Von Keigai told us his long and finally successful hunt for an Iteron V in …

Hoovering Their Way to PL

April Fool’s is a time for merriment and silly pranks. Usually, articles are posted and dismissed readily. So when members of the esteemed Pandemic Legion woke up to find a thread welcoming DYS0N to PL from noble diplomat JEFFRAIDER, many threw their doubts and concerns down to the date the …

Seraph IX Basarab: The Importance of Being Earnest

This is a departure from the usual type of article; but, I thought it was a unique enough perspective, rarely championed, that merited publishing. This comes in a time in which concerns over certain actions are legitimate game play or not. We’ve all heard the stories about the scammers, …

PSA: The fourth and final issue of EVE: True Stories is out.

Today, the fourth and final issue of EVE: True Stories is out. Thus concludes the epic saga of the downfall of Band of Brothers as told by Daniel Way, based on the not-so-objective account written by the Mittani.

This is a moment for reflection. It’s the first time that we at CCP have …

The Day After the Drone Changes: An Analysis

Following CCP Fozzie’s Dev Blog concerning the upcoming drone revamp, the wheels of theorycrafting and musings began afresh yesterday, with Alliances across New Eden creating threadnaughts and Eve personalities writing blogs on their views and opinions on what this will mean for the long term. …

PSA: On the matter of yesterday’s drone changes…

CCP Fozzie chose probably the worst day to release a high profile dev blog regarding drone changes, April 1st. In fact, many here at EN24 thought it was an very subtle April’s fool joke, but after careful revision we noticed it was indeed the real thing.
Today CCP Fozzie went into the …

[Podcast] CSM 9 Candidate Interview (Feat. Sion Kumitomo)

Dear EN24 Readers,
The Legacy Of A Capsuleer Podcast presents our series of CSM 9 Candidate Interviews. In this episode we have an interview with Sion Kumitomo, who is the Lead Dioplomat for Goonswarm Federation and he would like to run for CSM 9 this year.
I hope you all enjoy the interview and …

Watch This: A Blast From the Past

I was browsing reddit and I came across this gem, take a look and reminisce.

Against ALL Authorities deploys to Curse

Amidst the turmoil which has wracked the formerly stalwart southern coalition known as StainWagon since the collapse of Russian alliance Darkness of Despair,  Against ALL Authorities began a surprise deployment to the Curse region on Monday the 31st of March.

According to Black Aces director and …

[Podcast] Legacy Of A Capsuleer – Ep9: On The Subject Of Ethics

Hello Dear EN24 Readers,
In this new episode of the Legacy Of A Capsuleer podcast we have Ripard Teg as our guest to talk about his own ingame and out of game activities, his experiences as a CSM 8 member and ofcourse we also cover the incident surrounding the Erotica 1 scam and the backlash that …

Jester’s Trek: Some real money

Over the last week or so, I’ve been asked by half of New Eden what I think about Facebook buying Oculus VR, the makers of the forthcoming Oculus Rift, the platform on which EVE Valkyrie will be a launch title. I was even asked a couple of times if Garth wanted to weigh in on the subject, …

[Podcast] CSM 9 Candidate Interview (Feat. James Arget)

Dear EN24 Readers,
The Legacy Of A Capsuleer Podcast presents our series of CSM 9 Candidate Interviews. In this episode we have an interview with James Arget, who is a current wormhole CSM 8 member and he would like to run for CSM 9 this year.
I hope you all enjoy the interview and hopefully this …

Battle Report: J111249 – Unleash the Lazerhawks

Seven capitals down and 52billion isk lost in a non-effect C5. How? Why? Was this a site gank? No. And who are Lazerhawks?
Lazerhawks are a new pvp wormhole corporation living in a C5 pulsar. The founding members all flew with Kill it with Fire (before leadership fail cascade). They absorbed …

Dev Post: Mining Barges and Exhumers

Hello again industrious capsuleers.
The ORE mining ships received a massive rebalance in the Inferno expansion, which did the classes a lot of good but also had a number of flaws appear over time. Now that we’re reaching the second anniversary of that change this is the perfect time to …

Dev Blog: Giving Drones and Assist

Hello once again, spacefriends. CCP Fozzie here, bringing your our next dev blog covering some of the exciting changes coming your way in the EVE Online Summer 2014 release.

This blog will discuss our constant companions in the darkness of space, the loyal drones. Drones have received many …

The Hidden fight up North.

We hear about big battles daily down south, but less about the small war up north where SpaceMonkey’s Alliance (SMA), with help from Goonswarm Federation, are fighting against Triumvirate and Mordus Angels.
In the last 2 weeks there has been non-stop fighting during each alliances prime time, …

Dev Post: Nosferatu RoF Buff

Hello everyone!
I have a fairly simple tweak to bring forward today, a straightforward improvement in the rate of fire of all Nosferatu modules.
We’re looking to decrease the duration attribute of all NOS modules by 16.66%, therefore increasing their cap drain over time by 20%. This will …

Breaking News: -A- Joins N3 Coalition

After months of continued fighting between the forces of N3 and the Rus Rus Bus -A- has decided to stoop to an all time low. After countless hours of backroom Diplomacy -A- has struck a deal with the infamous N3 Coalition to become a full member and keep Catch. This news has threw -A- leadership …

EVE News Summary: March 2014

The last month saw many events occur in Null Security space, as the Halloween War entered its fourth month between the N3 and the RUS Coalitions, with the CFC backing the RUS Coalition. However, alongside it, many other noteworthy events occurred, some of them influenced by, or influencing the …

Seraph IX Basarab: Brave – No More Drama Queens!

Growing pains are a part of every corp and alliance in New Eden and Brave is no exception to that. For those that have not been following all the happenings, on March 30th there was a major meeting of the Brave Council concerning proposals being pushed forth by vying factions within the alliances. …

Tuppence and Tinfoil: Comic Relief

I’m not usually a fan of calling people out but sometimes other people’s misfortunes can be used as fantastic teaching devices. Over the last couple months I’ve had many people approach me and say “Hey, Bo Jangles, I really want to set up my PI in lowsec but I don’t …

From The Ashes

Those of you who keep an eye on the coming and going of alliances will have noticed the recent formation of the Southern Federation (STFU.) shortly after the disbanding of Darkness of Despair (-DD-). I approached STFU with a view to getting the low down on where they currently were at what they …

Battle Report: Wormhole Mayham

Kill report
a couple days ago a large wormhole battle took place between Vanguard of the Phoenix and the combined forces of Negative Density (D3nse), Sleeper Social Club (SSC) and No Holes Barred (NoHo). In less than an hour, 53 billion isk was destroyed with barely a scratch on the D3nse/SSC/NoHo …

PLEX Skyrockets To Over 700 Million In Jita

Every day now for the past month I’ve heard at least one person complaining, “Why is PLEX so expensive now?” There are a multitude of reasons why this may be and anyone can speculate, but the fact remains that PLEX on the open market has gone up in price drastically.
For those of …