A few days ago, we hinted the existing rift between the russian alliances Shadow of xXDEATHXx and Solar Fleet. Long time allies, things seems to have soured strongly between the former BFFs according to a mail which is circulating the interwebs, it claims to be the “Official Shadow of xXDEATHXx” announcement:

Legion of xXDEATHXx / Solar Fleet feud get serious with “official” standings reset.

From: Kupyc
Sent: 2011.12.07 21:52
To: Shadow of xXDEATHXx,

The Official Statement from Legion of xXDEATHXx of the 8th of Dec 2011.

There will be a standings reset between Legion of Death and Solar Fleet right after downtime. This tough decision came as a result of all diplomatic attempts, towards our old neighbour Solar Fleet, failed. Drone Regions are no longer the quiet corner of the universe – a war begins now. Not only the ingame war, but political and propaganda warfare: there are already articles on forums, there was a DDoS attack on our services for the past several hours, our Teamspeak, utilities and billing system.

Alliance Legion of Death is now mobilizing forces to fend off the aggressors and to protect what Drone Regions stood for since the begining.

In addition to direct notice that your welfare is being threatened alliance Legion of xXDEATHXx offers you to stand up for this well-being. Solar Fleet are renowned for the discipline and are a good tough opponent – the war with them will probably become an unforgettable experience. You are welcome to join alliance CTAs. Fleet format, ships and fits will be announced later. This isnt mondatory – join the fleet to experience what you probably wont experience anywhere else.

Regards, Karer.

[spoiler show=”Show Original Russian Text”]Это официальное заявление Legion of xXDEATHXx.

Сегодня, 8 декабря 2011 года, сразу после ДТ будут взаимно сброшены стендинги между альянсами SOLAR FLEET и Legion of xXDEATHXx. Это трудное решение стало ответом на действия руководства SOLAR FLEET после того как провалились дипломатические переговоры с альянсом бывшим нам хорошим соседом много лет. Дронреги перестали быть тихим уголком – начинается война. Война не только внутриигровая – на нас направлена и информационная атака: уже пишутся обличительные статьи, сервера альянса под DDoS-атакой уже несколько часов, есть проблемы с TeamSpeak, утилитами компенсаций и billing’а.

Альянс Legion of xXDEATHXx мобилизует силы для отражения агрессии и для защиты того чем были дронреги до сего дня.

Кроме непосредственно уведомления о том, что ваше благополучие оказалось под угрозой альянс Legion of xXDEATHXx предлагает вам встать на защиту этого благополучия и самим – SOLAR FLEET знаменит своей дисциплиной и является интересным и сильным противником – война с ним может стать незабываемым событием. Вы можете приходить на объявляемые альянсом КТА где вам будут только рады. Желаемые форматы, фиты, время и доступы будут объявлены позже. Это не обязаловка – приходите и получите то, чего, возможно, не сможете больше получить никогда.

уважением, Karer.[/spoiler]

So, there you have it, apparently total war is also on the menu for the Drone Regions.


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  1. Maxwell

    Gotta step it up EveNews24. You talk about "official" reset while something more interesting is apparently going on: http://evemaps.dotlan.net/system/GA58-7/kills

    December 8, 2011 at 8:47 pm Reply
    1. Jones

      they're not going to just report things based on killmails, they need people to send battle reports.. so why don't you step up instead?

      December 8, 2011 at 8:57 pm Reply
      1. Maxwell

        Back in the day Evenews would have at least a "watch this space for details as they come in" sorta article. Too much reposting other people's blogs instead these days.

        I just want to encourage a return to proper form!

        December 8, 2011 at 9:10 pm Reply
        1. We'll try to get the battle report from this ASAP, thanks for the heads up, we needed battles to happen first to have the battle report, it seems like the crucible "shyness" is wearing out and ppl is actually committing to slug fests.

          What a difference from the past month!

          The blog syndication is an effort to bring different views while the war machine was turned off, now is when Eve News24 gets better than ever, as we'll have constant battle reports and opinion for our readers


          December 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm Reply
          1. ViperRum


            This one too…

            Seems like the fighting is starting off pretty good.

            Sorry wasn't there, so can't do a battle report, just noticed the large numbers of ship/pod kills.

            December 8, 2011 at 9:55 pm
          2. Maxwell

            Glad to hear that riverini!

            December 8, 2011 at 10:01 pm
  2. manarika

    hold on, billing system ?

    December 8, 2011 at 8:47 pm Reply
    1. yeah …wtf?

      December 8, 2011 at 8:51 pm Reply
      1. Silk

        Their ISK -> RMT monies system was DDoSed? Poor things…

        December 8, 2011 at 8:57 pm Reply
        1. Marcus_McTavish

          Try reading.
          Also anonymous, create an account, or are you afraid your fail-trolling could be traced and banned?

          December 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm Reply
    2. some dude

      xDeath's principle income is from renters.

      December 8, 2011 at 8:56 pm Reply
      1. Imigo

        Quite. No need to assume it's referring to any out-of-game bills in this case.

        December 8, 2011 at 9:12 pm Reply
        1. Gumpin

          utilities? And team speak is an out of game system.

          Perhaps they did a DDoS attack on their auto-pay for bots..

          December 9, 2011 at 3:43 am Reply
          1. Marcus_McTavish

            They most likely have an out-of-game system to keep up with expenses, because they have so many renters and pets etc.

            December 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm
    3. Frud

      was wondering about this too.. maybe a bad translation or maybe a Freudian slip

      December 8, 2011 at 8:56 pm Reply
    4. Jarod

      Also, alloys are bought through a billing system. Usually ran on a website.

      December 8, 2011 at 9:37 pm Reply
      1. Urziel99

        True, given the size of their renter alliance they probably have a lot of infrastructure for their alliance buy/sell programs. Hell I'd love to see their system just to browse. Probably one-stop shopping for an industrialist

        December 9, 2011 at 3:28 am Reply
        1. Jarod

          I cant recall which is the system. But they have what some call a "mini-jita".
          i think that says it all…

          December 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm Reply
  3. Random Space Hobo

    Yup and solar fleet has also already taken systems from them

    December 8, 2011 at 8:53 pm Reply
  4. iwasatoad

    dam and im not there to be part of it

    December 8, 2011 at 9:01 pm Reply

    the end of xdeathx .
    -a- se are new bigmotherfuckers now.

    December 8, 2011 at 9:03 pm Reply
    1. raiden guy

      yeah…. just LOL

      December 8, 2011 at 10:20 pm Reply
    2. FAILtastic

      umm, no thanks? We don't want it. here, how about we give that grenade back to the goons *trollface*

      December 9, 2011 at 1:20 am Reply
    3. Marcus_McTavish

      No way, AAA wins because they are in last place.
      Once they come out on top, they will falter, its not their alliance style.

      December 9, 2011 at 7:40 pm Reply
  6. Imigo

    Quick, call the renters to arms!

    December 8, 2011 at 9:10 pm Reply
    1. Temmu

      Think they can make a bot for pvp?

      December 8, 2011 at 9:50 pm Reply
      1. DRP is fun

        Probably just another "standing reset" treat that no one actually believes. According to Evenews post DRF should be currently fighting PL, Goons, Raiden, NCdot, WN and RA……… Ye right my ass.

        December 8, 2011 at 11:22 pm Reply
        1. Urziel99

          Doubtful. When WN "dissolved" the DRF after the defeat of NC they were on more cordial terms and more than likely went NiP (no sov or structures, just pew) for fights.

          Solar and the XxDeath however have had strained relations since the guy who jacked 900 Bill from Solar joined XxDeath. This one has been brewing for some time.

          December 9, 2011 at 3:32 am Reply
        2. anonymous

          you should take a look at their kb's because then you would actually see how many RA, WN, and their pets that PL and NC. kill.

          December 9, 2011 at 12:15 pm Reply
      2. Buggrit

        Think they HAVEN'T already?

        December 9, 2011 at 10:51 am Reply
        1. Doktor Jeep

          You'd think there was the way they fly. :-)

          December 14, 2011 at 6:57 am Reply
  7. It is about time the Reds started turning on each other.

    December 8, 2011 at 9:16 pm Reply
    1. raiden dude

      yeah cuz there were NO russians in -A- or REDoverlord…

      December 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm Reply

        Reds (with lower case) refers to Red Alliance, as in DRF. Yes, -A- has russian corps. are a majority of -A- russian? no. Only major russian corps in -A- are Warhamsters, Russian Thunder Squad, VVS, and Rage and Terror…..ok, we have a lot, but not a majority. lol

        GOD it's like you guys try to fail at trolling.

        December 9, 2011 at 1:26 am Reply
        1. Trapped

          Funny thing, iirc Red Alliance was never part of DRF, and sided with goons against them back during the fall of the NC.

          It was one of those major russian alliance with Red in the name… if not RA, musta been Red Overlord. Russian aren't a monolithic bloc, they have as many internal hatreds as any other group.

          December 9, 2011 at 6:13 am Reply
          1. its Red.Overlord, there allies of -A-

            December 9, 2011 at 8:07 am
        2. Marcus_McTavish

          Nice fake-out-trolling
          Red could also refer to the main color of the soviet forces in the cold war, implying the Russian force, implying DRF.
          Which is like saying only Germans are in Evoke/Ewokes, only noobs in Test, and only shitposters in AAA.
          I mean not everyone in AAA sucks at posting, it could just be you 😛

          December 9, 2011 at 7:44 pm Reply
    2. Marcus_McTavish

      Intelligent posting < shitposting

      December 9, 2011 at 7:41 pm Reply
  8. Andy

    All i can say about the DRF is this…

    December 8, 2011 at 10:12 pm Reply
  9. Capitalist Pig

    DDoS attacks? Damn Russkies do some serious pvp!

    December 9, 2011 at 1:46 am Reply
  10. Bitter Vet

    Red Overlord is a cheap gimmick of Red Alliance. A few failcorps split apart from the original RA some 2 years back. The good old RA of once upon a time that was uberleetcheeze. Meh, today's RA isnt what it used to be anyway. Where the hell was i going with this anyway….

    December 9, 2011 at 8:26 am Reply
    1. Bitter Vet

      Oh yea, Fuck -A-

      December 9, 2011 at 8:27 am Reply
  11. Headerman

    Shits getting real, i actually had to PVP today!! OMG! The memories it brings back!

    A small gang of us killed off a small gang of randoms, they died pretty quick.

    December 9, 2011 at 10:05 am Reply
  12. Lykouleon


    Long live the Navy.

    December 9, 2011 at 11:38 pm Reply

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