Seraph IX Basarab: A short history of The Imperium’s Initiative

The Initiative. has developed from a relatively mediocre medium sized Alliance into one of the most creative and still often underrated entities in the game. I first encountered The Initiative back in late 2014 when they moved to Curse and were actually making an effort to fight pandemic Legion …

Awesomesauce: Rooks and Kings: First Light on the Fifth Day

This is a documentary exploring the forces and narratives behind a widely commented-on migration of Chinese Eve players from the Serenity Server (China) to the world-wide Tranquility server. It covers a number of campaigns in the second half of 2017, where the worlds briefly, and unexpectedly, …

Dev Blog: Login, Database & Chat Problems – The War Continues!

Here at CCP, we’re always looking for ways in which we can increase our capacity to allow huge engagements such as the recent fight in UALX-3 to occur more smoothly and with no interruption.
We’ve always chosen the more challenging path when it comes to designing virtual worlds, focusing on …

Dev Blog: The Next Step For EVE China & Serenity – Announcing Partnership With NetEase!

EVE Online plays host to an ever-changing universe, with sprawling political and economic landscapes.
As one chapter in this epic decade and a half long saga closes, woven into the fabric of New Eden’s history, another opens.
We’re delighted to announce that the story of EVE Online will …

* Breaking * Pandemic Legion and Allies break free from UALX-3 Hell Camp.

Here’s a quick update on the UALX-3 situation. First, a recap: After the node-death during the aftermath of the UALX-3 Keepstar battle, the supercapital fleer belonging Pandemic Legion, Triumvirate, Solyaris Chtonium and allies found itself hell camped.
Hell camping is the practice of putting …

Remix: Shattered Dreams Cinematic

Start your week on a good note with this pretty cool cinematic edit by youtuber TheDJBuntin / TheEliteGamers:

It has been a while since I’ve uploaded. Been away doing fun IRL stuff. A couple weeks ago I got incredibly inspired by this song and had the urge to make another EVE Online …

EVE Milwaukee Wisconsin Meetup August 4th

JohnDrees reached out to us in hopes of spreading the word about a smaller “Out of Game Event” for EVE, the Brew City EVE Meet. If you are a fan of EVE in the Milwaukee area, like to meet other fans, and the idea of beer does not send you screaming to the hills, than this could be a great event …

Breaking News: EVE Support Tickets Not Working

“The CAPTCHA verification failed. Please try again,” has been the concluding message players see after attempting to submit support tickets today. It isn’t known at this time when this started, or if it is due to 2018/07/21 – BUG REPORTING SYSTEM …

EVEMon – Affects of ESI

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series based around 3rd party applications and developers. I’m just very late…
We previously posted an article showcasing a new mobile application that one of the many capsuleers of New Eden has developed. This time we take a look back at one …

PSA: UALX-3 Fleet Fights – Misfiling Of “Stuck” Tickets

Over the course of the last twelve hours, we’ve been made aware of instructions being broadcast by the leaders of several alliances to file “Stuck” support tickets in order to have their capitals, supercarriers and titans moved out of the system of “UALX-3” by the GM …

Seraph IX Basarab: Busy Little Bee

Hey PL I’ma let you finish (killing TAPI) but Imperium had one of the best come backs of all time. (And you helped them.)
Credit where credit is due. Goonswarm and their allies have become a force to be reckoned with yet again. This is due to a combination of them doing a number of things …

Incoming Massive FAX Nerfs

Upcoming changes to FAXs will result in a 37% reduction in local/remote reps. If the percentage wasn’t a clue to just how big the nerf would be, CCP stated, “this is a very large change.”
July 18th, 2018 CCP Rise laid out plans for Force Auxiliaries Balance Suggestions on the Eve Forums. The …

Watch This: Navitas Hull Redesign

When I mentioned about this video to a friend, he quipped that this was the ship redesign nobody asked for. Still, having a soft-spot for all things Gallente, it makes me happy to see work being done on what I think is the best race in New Eden. 🙂
Akrasjel Lanate took the time to dive into the …

Dev Post: Force Auxiliary Balance Proposal

Hello pilots!
Today we’re going to talk about Force Auxiliaries (FAX). The big space healers are due for some changes and we want to hear from you!
The CSM has been very outspoken about the unhealthy state of FAXs and most of their feedback is centered in two major areas:
– FAX repair …

* Breaking* Battle Rages for TEST Alliance Keepstar – UALX-3 * updated *

Today marks the second TEST Alliance Keepstar to come under attack in the southern region, the previous one was the ill fated 4-GB14 which went down last sunday:

Today’s Keepstar is a bit special since it isn’t a final hull timer, but an anchoring one in the UALX-3 solar system in the …

Dev Blog: An Update On Security – The Fight Against Bots & RMT

If you’d like to discuss this dev blog, or you can feel free to do so in the comments thread on the EVE Online forums.
Back in February we released an initial set of numbers for 2018 that reported on activity against those using client automation (botting) and engaging in Real Money Trading (RMT) …

Who is the legendary Lumio En Tilavine; Champion and Hero of Providence?

If you have been following Reddit at all about the conflict in Providence there is one name that keeps being mentioned. It has started to have a cult following. His stories read like an ancient Greek Epic. His passion reminds me of Don Quixote. His daring seems to match Inigo Montoya in the …

* LIVE * Watch This Space: TEST Keepstar Final Timer

Today marked an interesting day for Null Sec, two keepstars came out of reinforcement timer, while we’ll cover the Co2 timer fiasco that happened earlier today in a future article, the result was a positive outcome for Circle of Two and friends (NCDOT | Darkness. | GOTG).
Right now, all eyes …

Battle For Providence: A Follow up.

The author of this article is one of the members of CVA that has continued to fight to free his homeland from the hordes of enemies that sought to lay claim to it. Any opinions or ideas is of the author and not that of any corporation, alliance, coalition, or that of EN24.
Special Thanks to …

PSA: Calling All Designers – EVE Online Poster Contest

If you'd like to discuss this dev blog or the contest, feel free to do so in this thread!
Prior to EVE Fanfest, we hosted a mousepad design contest, where players could directly have an impact on the offerings of the EVE Fanfest store as well as the online merchandise store, using EVE’s IP. …

Seraph IX Basarab: How Rorquals are Ruining an entire Game.

This may come as something rather obvious to those who have been paying attention. Yet if it actually was obvious enough, it would have been changed long ago. Anyone that’s been paying attention knows this fact: Rorqual mining is destroying the game and actually hurting miners. The concept …

Awesomesauce: Operation Juoksukalja [Cinematic Story]

Operation Juoksukalja happened during spring 2018, when CCP changed all outposts to Faction Fortizars.
Two Finnish wormhole corporations allied with an CeskoSlovenska Aliance invaded a pocket in Etherium Reach. DRF was evacuating the region after suffering heavy losses during recent months of …

Watch This: Alliance Tournament explained with Streamfleet & EVE_NT

Alliance Tournament XVI kicks off July 28 and to help you get into the AT spirit, EVE_NT, the co-organizers of AT XVI, and Streamfleet, are doing a weekly live Sunday show on Twitch that we highly recommend!

This sunday's episode will focus on the rules of the tournament which change every …

Dev Blog: New Recruitment Program Kicks Off On July 11!

We’re very happy to announce that an all new recruitment program will enter service on Wednesday, July 11th!
This new program replaces the existing recruitment system, offering a whole host of new rewards and incentives including Triglavian Apparel and SKINs for the Pacifier, Enforcer and …

PSA: EVE Online – July 10th Release Patch Notes

Patch Notes For July 2018 Release 1.0
Released on Tuesday, July 10th 2018
Features & Changes
Abyssal Deadspace:

Abyss loot drops have been updated to be more rewarding at all tiers.
Triglavian Survey data appears much more frequently.
Gravid and Unstable Mutaplasmids are slightly more common …