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Super and Titan Down in Genesis

Just over 4 hours after a Nyx was killed in Cobalt Edge a further Erebus and Nyx joined the past weeks tally of super-capital loss mails after being destroyed in the Aring system of Genesis, starting March off  with a bang.
Both of the ships mentioned above were part of the Psychotic Tendencies …

TISHU Titan Down: Chaos Theory Behind the Kill

I have always liked Eve’s “Butterfly Effect” trailer as it really expressed one of the greatest aspects Eve – small actions can have consequences beyond the obvious. The following story will deal with the background of a recently destroyed titan and offer some insight into …

Dev Post: Change to the CSPA charge default.

Afternoon Space Friends,
Another quick post here to let you know of a change Five-0 have ready for testing on Singularity.
When Scylla is released, the default CSPA charge for newly created characters will default to 0 ISK instead of 2950 ISK.
For any existing characters that have their CSPA charge …

Dev Blog: Drifting In And Out Of Destruction

Greetings Capsuleers,

This is CCP Affinity on behalf of Team Space Glitter and we would like to show you some week one stats on The Drifters that we released with Tiamat.

One of our goals with The Drifters was to further iterate on the new NPC AI we released with the Circadian …

Vanguard Frontiers: 600 Billion ISK Heist

On the evening of 27th February 2015 I was contacted by Non Erata, a Canadian Eve Online player and former member of Vanguard Frontiers (VAF). He wanted to give me information of a heist that was 6 months in the making and that may put his name into the top 10 Eve Online thieves in game …

CSM X – Voter numbers up 31% with one week to go.

Voting for this years Council of Stellar Management (CSM) X elections are well under way as announced by CCP Falcon in his Dev Blog here.
 

We are happy to announce that voing for the Tenth Council of Stellar Management is now open!
Click here to cast your vote! (Requires login!)
In total we …

In Its Wake There Will Follow A Storm

EVE Players await the imminent arrival of CCP’s second phase of changes to the game’s sovereignty (sov) mechanics. Two lengthy dev-blogs were forecast by a sheepishly grin-faced CCP Fozzie and should arrive any day now. Clearly, CCP is bracing itself for a torrent of feedback from the …

No Need to Make it Complicated

I think EVE is at its best when it is a social game. While the game can be played as a solo affair and I am sure there are those who prefer it so, I think it is the relationships with other players that make for a great game experience. The game mechanics allow for players to join together to form …

The Small Things: AUTZ hit hard by down times, My Picks for CSMX and MORE!

Welcome to the sixth article in an ongoing series on EN24 where we will be looking at the ‘small things’ that might not make a full EN24 article but are either funny or interesting enough to share anyway!
We here at EN24 will be running one of these articles once a week after scouring the …

Nyx Down in Cobalt Edge

As with my previous posts it really is proving to be a costly year for supercapitals, with more dying each day.
This time it was Nyx piloted by Vlaxius Nym of Shadow of xXDEATHXx alliance which met it’s end in the system of KI2-S3 in Cobalt Edge.
To dredge up the details of fight I …

Providence Bloc Locks Horns with Low Sec Entities over Moons in the Ziriert System

Ziriert System, Domain region. On the 27th of February, 20:16 EVE Time, Providence Bloc engaged a fleet belonging to Low Security space entities such as Nihilists Social Club, Legion’s(dot) and Resonance(dot) alliances, over the control of an R64 moon in the system. The fight quickly …

Pandemic Legion Kill Revenant!

This morning one of the rarest ships in EVE, a Revenant, died at the hands of Pandemic Legion.
The ship was piloted by Ingeneer of Prelium Ultima alliance who are primarily seen around Impass, as shown by the loss taking place in the system of 6E-MOW. The story started earlier this week, when PL …

Leak: New Skins!

Caprisunkraftfoods on Reddit has linked a massive list of leaked skins.
I’m particularly partial to the amazing Khanid & Sarum Amarrian ship skins, while some of the other races’ ships are quite lackluster. Take the Aeon skins for example; both of these are things I could see myself …

Dev Blog: Balance Changes Coming In Scylla

Howdy Ishtar lovers

Although us balance-oriented folks have been very busy working on things like the NPE and Sov (!?), we took some time aside to put together a high-impact pass for Scylla (March 24) and I want to tell you about it!

As always, we are reading your feedback, monitoring …

Event Wyvern Destroyed

As explained at the bottom of this post the Wyvern, piloted by Jaguar Warrior of Northern Coalition. [NC], was part of this event and was killed on Sunday 24th February by a primarily Brave Collective [BRAVE] force.
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I caught up with the Knerf, the pilot of the super and host …

The o7 Show: CCP Rise swings the nerf bat, “phase 2″ teasers and much much more!

The o7 show was aired this evening at 2000 Eve time and there were some great announcements and some really interesting stuff on show in CCP’s flagship live dev blog. In the following article we will run through the main announcements that were featured.
UI Modernization: New Ship Icons
CCP …

How about a little consideration

Kill mails. You know ‘em. You love ‘em. You want ‘em! For a great many people in EVE it is all about the Killboard. We will race across New Eden with complete abandon for the chance to get in on a juicy capital kill mail. We will frantically unplug implants to keep them off of someone …

Peering Into the Bottom of the Bucket

New Eden has never been in danger of running short on villains. In fact, depending on one’s point of view, just about everyone is a villain. “My side is good, their side is evil”, seems to be at the heart of much of EVE political thought. It is likely a simple fact of the human …

Leviathan Down in Black Rise

Super capital wrecks have been strewn across low- & null-sec since Phoebe and this month has been no exception. To add to the current tally of 9 supers and 2 titans which have died as of February, another titan joins the scrap heap of eviscerated dreams.
The Leviathan-class titan was destroyed …

Dev Blog: UI Modernization – Icon Strategy

Fellow capsuleers,

EVE developers have been quite busy in the past few weeks working on gameplay features, which is good because that‘s what they are supposed to do! But concurrently, various members of these teams have also been working on a cross-disciplinary project called EVE UI …

Eve Online Tengu and Ishtar supremacy at an end?

Around 5pm this evening a screenshot was posted on multiple platforms by JEFFRAIDER, CSMX candidate and member of Pandemic Legion, purportedly showing an upcoming change to the Tengu Strategic Cruiser. According to sources, the information was leaked from the CCP private test server, Chaos.
Chaos …

**UPDATED** DRAMA: Spaceship Samurai Rogue Director drops SOV and resets HERO Coalition.

UPDATED on 25th February 2015 @ 20:30 EvE time.
This morning around 08:30 EvE time Spaceship Samurai (HONOR) dropped their SOV in CB4-Q2 due to an unpaid bill.
This is a knock on effect from the issues that HONOR had earlier in the week when a rogue director, Cpt Disturbed, started dropping SOV, …

Bob’s Corner: My Votes for CSM X

Today, the voting started for CSM 10 and I wanted to show you guys the list of names, I will be supporting myself. Here we go:
1. Bobmon
2. Sion Kumitomo
3. Sort Dragon
4. Manfred Sidious
5. Xander Phoena
6. Bam Stroker
7. Tora Bushido
8. CoreBloodBrothers
9. Gorga
10.  Endie von Posts
11. Sugar …