Salty Sion

Head Diplomat of the Goonswarm Federation Sion Kumitomo has once again penned an article, this time making the argument that CCP is milking Eve for profits and diverting funds to their VR project. He argues that this action has taken funds away from bettering Eve and is the reason for lower …

Devblog: Billboard Submissions Are Now Open!

A couple of months ago we held a contest inviting players to submit their own ads to be played on billboards in game.
Some of the content we received was amazing, and the results were announced here. There was also some more questionable content that we didn’t feel was suitable for display in …

Player Spotlight: LadyOfWrath

Recently I was informed LadyOfWrath (LoW) had returned to EvE Online and after a few conversations was lucky enough to land an interview.  Before we dive into the details I want to provide a small bit of history for those who do not know this character due to a long absence from EvE Online.  …

Shadow of the Serpent – The Good, The Bad and the Grindy

After four years of playing EVE it’s actually difficult to impart how much of a ground breaker the Shadow of the Serpent event is in terms of PvE in EVE Online. Of course it’s nothing new in terms of the MMO world, but it is the first time CCP has tackled a PvE event of this type – ever. Sure …

Circle of Two Defection Part 4: Fell by a Whisper

I strongly recommend reading the other parts before continuing on with this final article.
Part one established the importance of Co2’s defection through quotes of prominent individuals.
Part two provided more interviews comparing and contrasting differing perspectives regarding role that chance …

Overview: The EVE Online – Gunjack OST Suite

A few weeks ago CCP Games released on their Soundcloud channel the EVE Online: Gunjack soundtrack authored by Jeff Broadbent, who happen to be no slouch in the VGM scene.
Most of the tracks make a definite intent on transmitting an insane sense of urgency to the player, which overall seems to fit …

EVENT: Instagram Screenshot Contest

CCP Games is organizing an Instagram competition, in it you basically take a breathtaking screenshot of your favorite EVE moment and share it with the #eveonline hashtag.
Here are the basics:
Hi there capsuleers,
We are inviting you to join our Instagram screenshot competition!
The rules are …

Watch This: EVE Online Ship Spotlight – Ferox

Designed as much to look like a killing machine as to be one, the Ferox will strike fear into the heart of anyone unlucky enough to get caught in its crosshairs. With the potential for sizable armament as well as tremendous electronic warfare capability, this versatile gunboat is at home in a great …

MBC Fortify the North Unopposed as Second Keepstar Anchored

The second nullsec Keepstar to ever be anchored came online at 20:00 EVE time entirely uncontested.
The Keepstar belongs to Pandemic Horde and was anchored in 7RM-N0, coming online less than a week after DARKNESS. anchored the first Keepstar in 209G-D.

MBC forces formed up and were ready to defend …

PSA: Patch notes for July 13th release

Defect Fixes

Gameplay:

Service modules in Citadels are again consuming fuel correctly after server downtimes – this time without causing cancelled market orders.

Graphics:

Remnants of the previous scene no longer persist behind windows in Planetary Interaction …

Watch This: Flight Academy – EVE Online wormholes tutorials.

If you have never experienced the “joy” of being locked out in a wormhole out of probes (or worst, being the sole survivor of a gang gone SNAFU), chances are that you might be missing out one of the most mysterious and eerie staples of the EVE Online experience. Wormholes.
Introduced …

PSA: Check Automatic Payment Settings

In the 118.6 Release 1.6 patch, we fixed an issue where some of the “Automatic Pay Settings” checkboxes in the wallet UI could sometimes show up as checked on the client, even though there were not actually set on the server. As this fix has not changed the existing settings on the …

Jonny Pew: Should You Do Mining Challenges?

Are mining challenges worth a try? Our good friend Jonny Pew put on his thinking cap and explored the exciting and dangerous world of mining missions from the point of view of a non-mining

EN24 Political Update & Highlights – Week 27

Hello Everyone this is my first EN24 Political update in which we’ll cover the latest EVE Online corporation alliance and coalition changes and try to give some context to it in hopes of providing clearer picture of the current EVE Online political map. This week’s the update will be …

Jonny Pew: How To Get Serpentis Capital Ship BPCs

The brand new (and shiny) Capital Ships from the Serpentis faction are an insanely probably one of the hottest commodities right now, given the fact that it depends on the current “Shadow of the Serpentis” events for every BPC to be seeded. Its rarity makes acquiring an interesting and …

DevBlog: Alliance Tournament XIV: Rules and Signups

Hello Competitive Pilots!
With the Alliance Member cutoff for teams wishing to participate in Alliance Tournament XIV now having passed, we are able to reveal the ruleset for this year’s contest. There are a few changes from last year, with the main changes summarized below and the full ruleset …

Video: Niden’s Dishonorubru (EVE Online Machariel PvP)

Niden, known as a Crossing Zebra’s Editor-In-Chief and the creator off some amazing art work, created an amazing pvp video named ”Dishonorubru”.

Story: To Be or Not To Be

I am piloting my Fortis, a Retriever-class vessel, as I record these thoughts. My sensors are showing rats and a viscous Pyroxeres and not much else. The Hobgoblins can handle the rats while my mining drones continue their methodical and efficient extraction of the Pyroxeres.
Of all the activities …

EVE ONLINE POLITICS UPDATE #7/1/2016

NULLSEC:
Unlike as I predicted in my earlier updates, LAWN is still trucking along. 4 of its member corps seem to be putting up a huge fight against MBC forces in the Pure Blind region, so far taking 10 systems.

White Legion also seem to be refusing to fold, as their newest corp “True Xenon …

EVE Vegas: Announcing The First Round of Speakers!

As October 28-30th draws closer, preperations have begun on what is set to be the largest EVE Vegas ever!

With this in mind, we're happy to announce our first round of developer speakers who will be heading out with us to form part of the presentation and roundtable team at Planet Hollywood …

Video: FUEL TO FIRE 2 – EVE Online Solo PvP

Hello Dear Eve Pilots!
After year of releasing my first PvP video i have decided to make sequel. Took long time but its really hard to find decent battles nowadays.
Thanks again everyone for the epic journey!
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SHIPS FLOWN IN ORDER:
-Deimos 0:32
-Gila …

Circle of Two Defection Part 3: Vitruvian Sedition

In part one I detailed why telling the story of Co2’s defection in depth is needed as well as presented quotes from prominent individuals in Eve underlining the importance of the defection itself. In part readers will see how much of a role planning had in Co2’s defection.
Part two of our …

CSM 11 – September Summit

The eleventh Council of Stellar Management will have its first summit September 12-15 at CCP HQ in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Usually we invite half the CSM to attend in person with the rest of the CSM joining remotely through video conferencing. For this summit, however, CCP has decided to invite …

Devpost: Áfram Ísland! – Cheer for Iceland in Euro 2016!

Picture courtesy of @CCP_Kitteh (he’s supporting Iceland in Euro 2016, are you?)
Over here in Iceland right now, there’s a little bit of Euro 2016 fever going on as Iceland compete in their first major football tournament.
For many sports experts, it was expected that in their first …