PSA: CCP Response Regarding SOMER Blink Concerns

The EVE Community Team recently became aware of a new promotion by SOMER Blink, both through communication with the CSM9 and other channels. In this post I’ll discuss the promotion, the concerns raised by it, and CCP’s response.
For those of you not familiar with SOMER Blink, they are a …

Dev Blog: Sharing is caring – Overview improvements with Hyperion

CCP karkur just announced the upcoming overview sharing system which will be available for the EVE Online Hyperion expansion, I must say that this is one of those “simple” yet extremely useful UI features for players and corporations to take advantage of. We have seen how the shared …

CSM: CoreBloodBrothers August Update

Time flies when you are in the CSM, so do Skype channels, emails, forums, meetings with CCP, tweeting and other ways of communication evolving around a voluntary part time job, which has the tendency to suck you in full time. However I do still like to actually play the game I love so much, fly my …

TweetFleet: SOMER Blink Closes Down…

Woah! that didn’t take long. After what seemed to be the most outspoken and direct player reaction to what was perceived by an outspoken part of the player base as a blatant RMT scheme, everything points out to SOMER Blink having either preemptively closing their doors or being handed with a …

Dev Blog: Incursion changes in Hyperion

Hello capsuleers,

As CCP Seagull said in her Hyperion overview dev blog, we have some changes coming to Incursions with Hyperion on August 26th. This dev blog is going to give a more detailed explanation of what those changes to Incursions are.

If you would like to know more about what …

Regarding that SOMER.Blink scandal… * Updated*

The topic of the day has been the alleged RMT scandal on behalf of SOMER.Blink, which was brought up by many players among in either social networks or blogs. The truth is this is not the first time SOMER.Blink has received the backlash of the community for alleged RMT operation, merely ten months …

One Man Army: Double Header Madness

So, I haven’t done one of these in a long time, and I couldn’t decide between two videos, so you guys get to enjoy both of them in one edition.
This first video comes from Nauro Kozan, a prominent member of the “Bringing Solo Back” in-game channel as well as a moderator …

CODE. claims to be paid for standing down

Yesterday CODE. did not fight on their scheduled match against Red vs Blue. According to CCP they logged off and did not react to any attempt of contacting them after Red vs Blue announced to ban the Catalyst and Talos hulls, which see heavy use in Highsec ganking and likely were part of CODEs …

Wormhole Townhall with CCP Fozzie

This townhall can be otherwise known as the “OMG wormhole spawning distances WTF” edition.
For those that missed the Wormhole townhall with CCP Fozzie, as I did, then feel free to listen it here:

My notes from this have the following items:
- Capital pilots are not happy with the new …

Alliance Tournament-Code Violation *updated*

With one of the most heavily anticipated matches of Alliance Tournament XII being Code Vs RedvsBlue, sadly that match did not take place as RedvsBlue Banned the Catalyst and Talos.
While likely the outcome was decided in advance to garner hate for an already disliked alliance, one can only imagine …

Alliance Tournament XII Day 2 Live! Including Captain Feedback!!

Today is the second day of the ATXII and its going to be insane! with 2 Tournament titans, Hydra and Triumvirate (formally known as Verge of Collapse) going head to head in todays last match!
Watch live video from CCP on www.twitch.tv
Pandemic Legion, Triumvirate and Hydra Reloaded agreed upon …

Submission: 30 Bil is Nothing?! – Saying no to the Endless Barrage of Nerfs

Currently, the null sec PvPer outside of the major supercoalition blocs has a tough life.  There have been reports of Supercarriers being dropped on bombers simply out of boredom, lolz, etc.  EvE has developed to the point where grinding the 30 Billion Isk for a supercarrier is a daunting yet …

Alliance Tournament XII Live!

Alliance Tournament XII is now live! Enjoy the stream below:

Alliance Tournament XII starts today.

At 15:00 eve time the Alliance Tournament will start for its 12th time.
The first match will be between Clockwork Pineapple and Razor Alliance.
A total of 8 matches will be fought out until 17:40 eve, where SOLAR FLEET and the rather small The Devil’s Warrior Alliance  will have finished …

One Man Army: Heavy Days

This place was supposed to be taken over by a different series, but still working out the schedule with those videos and the column, so I’m just going to run OMAs on both Tuesday and Saturday, until that gets worked out. So below is predator 666′s newest video Heavy Days. It’s …

Suicide gankers in Eve online, and why they are still here. *Updated*

A hot topic on the Eve online forums that has raged both figuratively and literally about suicide ganking and its increasing prevalence, ranging from overloaded freighters, expensive mission fit battleships, Incursion runners and even the standard Tech I haulers.
Suicide ganking can be done for a …

Relentless: Rebooted

**If it’s not done today, it’ll be done tomorrow, but I should have an update video going up soon about the columns. It’ll be about the columns I’ll be doing on the site, and the general pvp content of them as well the ideas of where they’ll be going as a series. …

Mercenary Overview: Forsaken Asylum

Mercenaries services are often sought out within the EVE Online world in all realms of space. It is also one of the most difficult professions to maintain. Entities such as Marmite, Vendetta, Suddenly Spaceships, and my very own Surely You’re Joking, are all just a few of the groups called …

Dev Blog: Size Matters: Introducing Burner Missions

Hello again indomitable capsuleers! This is CCP Fozzie bringing you another dev blog with more features coming in our August 26th Hyperion release.

Today we’ll be talking about a new type of level 4 security mission that we’ll be bringing you in the Hyperion release. We anticipate …

AT XII Flagships revealed

In Alliance Tournament the flagship is a special battleship sized hull, that is immune to the banning rule, as well as allowed to fit faction, deadspace and officer mods, whereas normal ships are only allowed to fit T2/Meta/T1 mods for most parts.
As the name says there can only be one flagship for …

YHN-3K Sov Drop Chaos, Brave vs Stainwagon

Yesterday the sov in YHN-3K dropped which sparked a fight between BNI and Stainwagon.
YHN-3K is very close to Stain and so Stainwagon decided to try and provoke a fight. Stainwagon quickly rage formed Ishtar’s, prepared a deathstar POS pack and covert cyno’s. A cloaky hauler was bridged …

Tweetfleet: Quitting EVE in Style.

A quick look to eve-kill shows an Avatar titan killed solo’d by a lone Geddon’ piloted by Silver Chair from Feign Disorder alliance. Just as many other pilots, we were puzzled by kill, but the story became clear after said pilot posted the following thread in the r/EVE Reddit:
Silver …

All Aboard The Pod Express

Pod Express
While ship kills will make the news from time to time due to how much isk is lost on the ship, you usually won’t hear about how much isk is lost in a Capsule.
This is for several reasons; the first being that apart from bubbles and smartbombs it can be quite difficult to actually kill …

Kinda One Man Army(But not really): Special Edition

This is a special edition of One Man Army that I couldn’t wait for the next installment to post. This video comes from Lord’s Servant. It includes you’re basic solo pvp ships like battlecruisers, frigates and whatnot. But it also includes the mystical solo pvp Phoenix, which does …

Submission: What’s wrong with EVE

The following article was submitted by The Deacon.
We see a lot of articles, blogs and post about what is wrong with EVE. From SOV mechanics, ship/drone balances, power projections, and everything else. PvPers think everyone not in PvP is playing wrong, most of the posters on various sites hate …