Vanguard Fleet Composition (Armor)

September 21, 2012
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A couple of months ago I wrote about being trained as an incursion FC; this past Tuesday, I was officially promoted to Vanguard FC by Born-Ara, a private channel for armor incursion runners that works closely with The Ditanian Fleet, which is the public armor incursion channel. All this really amounts to is that...

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BB39 – Home Is Where The Heart Is

August 26, 2012
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For the 39th blog banter, Seismic Stan poses the question, “Some say a man’s home is his castle. For others it is wherever they lay their hat. The concept is just as nebulous in the New Eden sandbox.¬† In EVE Online, what does the concept of “home” mean to you?” For myself, home in...

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Terrible Ideas: Mining Overhaul Revisited

August 13, 2012
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Now that the mining barges have been updated, I thought I would take a look at the suggestions I made in the Mining Overhaul posts I made back in May and see how they compare to the changes that were actually made. In the first post, I outlined a variety of changes and additions to...

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Incursion FC Training

July 13, 2012
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So, I signed up to be trained as an FC for armor incursion sites. Before the nerf, I taught myself how to run vanguards, and I feel like I’m almost at that point now with the new sites, but I figured I’d sign up to learn how to run the higher-up sites. It’d be...

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BB37 – Where’s the line?

July 6, 2012
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In this month’s Blog Banter, Seismic Stan asks us, “EVE Online sits on the frontier of social gaming, providing an entertainment environment like no other. The vibrant society of interacting and conflicting communities, both within the EVE client and without, is the driving force behind EVE’s success. However, the anonymity of internet culture combined...

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Terrible Ideas: Gas Miners, Q-Ships, and Smugglers, Oh My

July 3, 2012
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There are a few of ideas that seem to drift in and out of discussions of EVE Online – smuggling, dedicated gas mining ships, and q-ships. Q-ships in particular are problematic, because to make them halfway viable there needs to be some way to disguise what they are. A pair of new modules can...

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