DUST Mercs: EVE Sitdown – GOONS talk Dust 514’s future

In the aftermath of some of the best discussion ever on the Dust forum [aka the thread that wont go away] Our blog recently had a sitdown with the infamous Goons and talked Dust, good times were had by all. Bombs were dropped. Also here is our our sitdown with TEST.

Paradox / Goonfeet – …

Greedy Goblin: Kudos to Phreeze!

You probably heard that Insidious Empire [EMP] is closing. This isn’t happening often. No, I’m not talking about failed groups and projects, they happen all the time. What is rare is simply accepting “it doesn’t work, let’s close it and let everyone find his happiness …

Halloween Casus Belli: Anatomy of a War

The Halloween War (which many observers have noted has stretched well past its namesake holiday) has undoubtedly surpassed other previous wars in EVE in cost, enormity, complexity and length. Naturally, given the long and protracted nature of sovereignty wars (which at times culminates in …

Eve Course on Economics and Industry

Have you ever wanted to dive into the markets of Eve but did not know were to start? How about that moment when you saw your first Titan and said “I want to build those giant weapons of destruction.” It can all seem so daunting and overwhelming. Where do you start? Who do you talk with? …

Dev Post: CREST Killmails Endpoint

As of today killmail verification will be possible without handing over your API details to third parties such as Battleclinic, Zkillboard or Eve-kill thanks to what CCP are calling Carbon REST.
If you do not wish to hand over your characters API to these third parties you now have the option to …

Minmatar FW Update: Time for Civil War!

Currently in the on-going conflict in the Minmatar/Amarr Warzone a few parties in the Minmatar side are involved in a Civil War.
The initial reason for this war appears to be acts of aggression by WINMATAR against some allied Minmatar militia POSs and assets due to the apparent reason they …

Cancers of EVE Online: Teleportation

Everyone wants to win. No one logs in wanting to get their teeth kicked in. Entering the game and being surrounded by bad guys on your front door is not appealing and neither is spending 99% of your time looking for someone to shoot. So players keep their enemy at arm’s length. No closer, no …

Newbies, consider station trading to make your ISK work for you!

Seems like there’s been a massive influx of new players(good!) with a number of ‘how do I make ISK?” posts(confusing!). I’ve seen casual mention of station trading as a means to fund(‘plex’) an account but they’ve mostly been pointing at stale guides with …

LEAKS: Update from Ex Cinere Scriptor, Victims of a GSF Scam

The following piece is written by Ex Cinere Scriptor’s leadership. This is about the scam that got revieled earlyer this week.
Re: Fw: Re: Re: Re: Alliance Changes
From: Brante Sletkia
Sent: 2014.02.07 21:48
To: Ex Cinere Scriptor, Kadriel, Losgarr, bor’nak
I cant take it back its done, …

TISHU & BRAVE Kill Nyx In Y9G-KS

Earlier today a Nyx that belonging to lt Deano from Swiss Guard. (a Anarchy. [FCKU] alt) was destroyed by TISHU and BNI in Y9G-KS. It all started with a Ineluctable [NOWAY] Battleship group with Guardians attacking a Anarchy carrier group, but they weren’t the only ones there. Psychotic …

Fiddler’s Edge: Spreadsheets in Space

In real life I do an excellent impersonation of a responsible adult.
While I don’t hide the fact that I play EVE Online, it’s not something I wear on my sleeve.  As a (ahem) mature player I am of the ‘analog’ generations. This is to say, I am old enough recall when …

A One Man Army: New Weekly Series

This is going to be a new series I’ve decided to do. Every Saturday I’ll showcase someone’s pvp video (Solo/Small Gang), the age of it doesn’t matter, but they’ll tend to be within the last year or so, the more recent the better. I decided to do it after watching …

Tri kill Tri Titan

Yesterday, Tri killed one of their own titans.

But why?
Rumors sprung up on reddit and failheap shortly after this loss was made known to New Eden’s always attentive capsuleers. The most consistent one has been that Elisriel was killed simply due to a planned departure for Black Legion. …

Welcome to Eve – Do You Even Fit?

This is part two of an on-going series intended to get newer players familiar with various aspects of Eve. Part one, a cursory introduction to Eve, can be found here: Welcome to Eve – Hey Wait Don’t Leave Yet!
In Eve you interact with the environment with your ship, and there are a wide variety …

Battle Report: JU-OWQ

DOTLAN lit up tonight with a battle in JU-OWQ in Deklein. We are still waiting on responses from CFC and BL about what caused the fight, but at first look it appears carriers were tacked by the various NPC-dwelling groups up in the North, mainly Black Legion. It is unknown what the carriers were …

Jester’s Trek: My Face When…

The other “reaction of the week” I’d like to address is the Worlds Within a World monument to be erected in Iceland in honor of EVE Online players in April.
I myself wrote a thing (assisted by several other members of CSM8) in praise of the monument and what I felt it meant to CCP …

The biggest carebears of New Eden

I wrote that according to the killboard statistics, Goonwaffe members are fleetbears, ratting outside of stratops while inner (and most probably outer) pets are PvP-ers, running small-gang ops when not fighting main battles. This isn’t by mistake, the Goon leadership enforce pets to have PvP …

LEAKS: Ex Cinere Scriptor Gets Scammed By GSF

The following piece was originally at the GSF internal Forums
Remember when some pubbie sent Mittens an EVEmail about an unknown proposal. The one Mittens forwarded to the entire alliance to laugh at, which lead to many of you trying making fun of this well meaning sender?
This Mail
Fw: A moment of …

Triumvirate: Drive By VFK

last night Triumvirate were roaming in and around VFK (also known as the main staging sysem of Goonswarm Federadtion). To create content they decided to warp to the station and see what GSF would undock. After killing some small ships, GSF thought it was enough and undocked a Battleship fleet …

Mad Haberdashers: $ensational(ism)

So a lot of people in the media have been talking about the $300 battle. This is both true, and disingenuous. If I were to throw down 300k in cash on Plex, and convert them into ISK, assuming I managed to not crash the market, I would have enough ISK to buy the ships that were lost in the battle. …

Leaks: Test Alliance Meeting Recording

TEST Alliance Please ignore held a meeting last night. The main outcome of the meeting was that TEST will be moving to Sakht.
Below you can lisen to the meeting!

Dev Blog: Insights into 2013 production and destruction

Alternate title: EVE Online Graph porn of 2013. 

Last year, for the presentation on the EVE Economy at Fanfest, I made a graph titled "EVE Online 2012: Production vs. Destruction" (400dpi version). A Redditor named SurteaD sent me a message about a month ago asking if the …

[Rubicon 1.x] Drone Assist change

CCP rise posted the following piece at the EVE-O forums,
Hello, some news:
Coming soon, in a Rubicon point release, we are planning to add a hard cap to the number of drones that can be assisted to a single player. Currently, we are planning to set that cap at 50.
As most of you surely know by now, …

-A- Nyx Down

NCdot and friends dropped on a -A- capital fleet doing some structure grinding and managed to catch a Revelation, which died. The subcaps that -A- had on field were quickly dealt with before working on the Rev, and CFC started to form mass Domixes to come save -A-. Strategic bubbles were placed on …

CCP Builds Monument To Bridge Gap Between The Real World & The Virtual

The monument is an a outdoor sculpture by the artist Sigurður Guðmundsson with help and input from EVE Online‘s own art directors Börkur Eiríksson and Ásgeir Jón Ásgeirsson. It will stand at over five meters tall and will consist of two main elements facing each other through a highly …