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Northern Coalition Celebrates Burning Napalms Birthday

The following piece is written by Knerf, Member of Northern Coalition
In the time honored tradition of the SM3LL corporation, a celebration is never complete without the sacrifice of blood, ships and whiskey.
With the four year mark rapidly approaching the CEO of SM3LL White Aero spared no expense …

Providence Bloc Manages to Defend BR-N97 Station, Halts HERO Coalition in IS-R7P

BR-N97 system, Catch region. On the 21st of September, 16:00 EVE time, a battle unfolded on the BR-N97 station between forces belonging to Providence Bloc, HERO Coalition, N3 and Stain Wagon Coalition, with Pandemic Legion present as well and engaging choice targets. The intense fighting later …

Bob’s Corner: Getting Started with Group Pvp Part 1

In this new series of articles for the Bob’s Corner column we will take a look at what set ups new corporations or alliances could use to enter the world of scale PVP. I wanted to write this article because I think it would be healthy for the game to see more smaller groups being more …

Join Us! – EVE Online Player Gathering in Paris! October 2nd, 2014

Launch Event and Exhibition for EVE Online in French
October 2nd, 19:00, Galerie Joseph – Musée Picasso, Paris
CCP Games invites you to join us to mark the French-language launch of EVE Online. This special event will take place in the Galerie Joseph – Musée Picasso in the heart of …

Razor Alliance decide to assist Caldari Faction Warfare.

In a surprising move this evening Razor Alliance released information that they will be moving to Caldari Faction Warfare space to take up arms in defending the Caldari State.

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The announcement is as follows;
Dear Goats of RAZOR,
For years now we fought a relentless war …

OverView: EVE Online Oceanus Music Theme

CCP Games just released the music theme for the upcoming EVE Online Oceanus release, a relatively tame track which somehow still follow the same vein of past releases, that’s it a Tron-ish feel which somehow make me think of late night solo-roams through empty null-sec

LowSechnaya Sholupen kill nyx in Gademam

Moments ago a nyx piloted by Jimmy06 died to the hands of LowSechnaya Sholupen
A scout of LowSechnaya Sholupen had spotted a cyno in Raravath and while warping to the cyno he noticed two nyxes. After seeing this he decided to try an burn a hictor alt to Raravath. But, by the time he got there the …

Nulli Titan Reimbursed, Soul Taker Pilot Banned!

It emerged last night that the Erebus of Ved Speed, member of Nulli Secunda, killed last week by Shadow Cartel after being bumped out of his POS shields by Soul Takers has been reimbursed by CCP and that one of the Soul Taker pilots, Aglon, has been banned.
In the early morning of 13th September …

EVEOGANDA: #famousPvPexcuses

Yesterday I decided to invent a Hashtag and run with it to see what might happen over on Twitter. For those of you that read this magazine and do not follow me on Twitter (@rixxjavix), you really should.
Anyway. I created a Famous PvP Excuses hashtag and started tweeting it. Over the past six years …

Vince Draken to leave the Northern Coalition?

The following story is still in development! so far we managed to talk with some individuals but nothing is straight up confirmed.
Just moments ago a little bird enlightened me on the news that Vince Draken, Founder and CEO of Northern CoalitionDOT was going to be leaving (or forced to). At first …

Greedy Goblin: The Reason of ALODs

ALOD posts (awful loss of the day) are common in EVE community sites. Everyone is happy to see Darwinism in action. Their common explanation is “stupid”.
But the losses I saw yesterday got me thinking. A guy lost 1, 2, 3 blinged Machariels within 3 hours to the same killers. Losing one …

Kirith Kodachi: Hypothesis On Wormholes

I’ve been listening to the excellent Down the Pipe podcast ever since it started in November 2012 so it provides an excellent perspective on the state of Wormhole space from pilots living there for the past two years.
Things have changed, and I don’t mean just recently. There has been a …

Southern Federation Titan Reimbursed by CCP Games

After NCDOT killed southern Federation’s avatar using the “titan bump exploit” Stainwagon decided to held a meeting in which they told all their super / titan pilots to stay logged off until CCP did something. Today all Stainwagon super and titan pilots can be relieved because CCP …

PSA: BNI Piracy day is Today. Hide your Wife, Hide your kids…

Brave Newbies have been successfully involved in Null Sec warfare and POS grinding out in the Catch region for a couple of months now. With Brave Collective now owning 70 systems in Catch and along with their blues of Test Alliance Please Ignore, Spaceship Samurai and others are quickly becoming a …

Submission A New Model for EVE Sovereignty Part 2

The following piece is submitted by: LeoniaTavira, member of VDD, Pandemic Legion. To read part 1 click here

The Dominion sovereignty system introduced in 2009 has led to the formation of mega-coalitions funded by sprawling renter empires, and the polarisation of nullsec politics.
In my first …

Nerf by Kindness – Invention Changes

This piece is a follow up to the “Lighting the invention bulb” Dev Blog, which came out on September 11th. In case you missed it, you can read it here.
As shown, there are a series of changes coming (soonish) for invention, the changes

Dev Blog: A visual update of Wormhole space with Oceanus

Greetings from Space, I’m CCP Myrkur.

After Hyperion, Team Five-0—the dev team recently playing in W-space—asked  the art department whether we had any ideas on making the wormhole visuals indicate the size of the ships which can pass through them. With Hyperion’s …

Interceptor tweaks coming to Oceanus.

Interceptors were possibly the ship class which benefited the most from the warp speed rebalance almost a year ago, making them a deadly threat to any unsuspecting capital pilot. Along with the POS cyno changes CCP Fozzie just announced how he will keep tweaking the stats for the Oceanus release, …

Titan Cyno Bumping coming to an end in Oceanus.

The titan/cyno bumping “exploit” gave a lot to talk about during the last month, in case you aren’t acquainted with the details you can read our previous article on the matter here. Yesterday, CCP Fozzie announced a change regarding the cyno mechanics to reduce the likelihood of …

LAWN Lose 70 Billion In Capitals To Black Legion.

Early Wednesday morning, CFC alliance Get Off My Lawn were busy reinforcing a player owned starbase (POS) with a capital fleet when things suddenly went wrong. It started off as a normal structure grind with LAWN forming up a capital fleet of dreadnoughts and carriers. Unbeknownst to LAWN, …

Dev Blog: Some NPCs Just Want to Watch the World Burn

Hello once again dogged capsuleers! This is CCP Fozzie with another dev blog for your enjoyment.

Today we’ll be discussing the Burner Missions that were introduced in our recent Hyperion release, as well as bringing you a sneak preview of what you can expect from the next four Burner …

The Future Of Player Built Stargates

Last night a redditor by name of Hurt69420 posted three screenshots of what appeared to be a blueprint and details for a player built stargate.

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Hurt69420 claimed that the image was leaked from the Chaos internal test server. As expected the screenshot sparked huge debate …

Awesomesauce: Clarion Call 4

Just when I thought the Rook and Kings days of gracing the EVE Online community with their awesome Clarion Call series were long past us, out of the blue we got the fourth part in this great series.
Without further ado, just drop what ever you are doing and watch the amazing

Submission: Occupancy Sov is Not Enough part 1

The following piece is submitted by: LeoniaTavira, member of VDD, Pandemic Legion
Almost five years after the release of the Dominion sovereignty system there is general agreement that conditions in nullsec need a major shakeup. There are many  ideas being suggested on how to improve things, and …

Caring in the EvE Community

On the 24th of August 2014 a young man, known as NickNackPadiwack on the EvE reddit explained that he and his ill grandfather, known as PopPaddi, had been playing the game together but that they could no longer afford to keep his Grandfathers account active and asked for 200m ISK to keep it going …