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BB46: Actions Have Consequences

April 25, 2013
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With the return of Live Events such as the Battle for Caldari Prime, clearly the prime fiction of EVE is back in favour as part of this new thematic approach to expansions. However, EVE's story is very much a tale of two playstyles, with an entirely player-driven narrative unfolding daily in parallel to the...

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Nullsec Revamp Part III: Weapons of War

March 26, 2013
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Mord Fiddle and Kirith Kodachi are having a discussion about what should be done about supercaps. I think they both have good points, and they've also provoked some thoughts of my own on the matter. Super Predators I agree that there's a need for some kind of dedicated subcap ship that can act as a counter to supercaps; my own inclination would be a sort of stealth bomber writ...

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Down With Hangar Queens

March 25, 2013
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So you may have heard by now that the pirate noobships people found on the test server were given away to PAX attendees; a CCP employee has confirmed on Reddit that the vessels will not be exclusive to PAX, but that they will still be limited, special edition ships, and not given out for docking a pod in pirate-owned stations as some had speculated. Show of hands – how...

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Trebor for CSM8

February 20, 2013
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Trebor is running again! As someone who sent him a mail asking that he do so, I'm very pleased, and he will definitely be receiving one of my votes, as promised. In the terribly unlikely event that anyone reads this blog who hasn't already made up their mind who to vote for, I endorse his candidacy (for whatever that's worth) and highly recommend you vote for him, as he...

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Nullsec Revamp Part II: Live In Your Space

January 31, 2013
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Anyone who has spent any length of time in nullsec or involved in sov war will know that structure grinding is miserable and that most nullsec systems are empty, held by alliances who don't make any use of the space, but will happily jump on anyone stupid and masochistic enough to attempt grinding any of the sov structures down so they can claim and live in the (apparently) unwanted...

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BB44 – Nullsec Revamp Part I: Intel Gathering

January 17, 2013
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The EVE blogosphere is abuzz with discussion about the Local channel and intel gathering methods – so much so that Seismic Stan of Freebooted has made it the topic of the 44th Blog Banter. Rixx Javix of EVEOGANDA has dramatically declared, "If you change it, I'll quit!" Now, I have touched on the linked topics of Local and intel gathering before, but I've been meaning to revisit the topic...

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