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New Eden Spotlight: New Eden Spotlight: “How do you FC?”

Eve Online: Space Mongolians Lowsec Roam
Uploaded by OnanTheMan on 22 Feb 2012

Brutix on high-sec wh
Uploaded by LevTaganov on 22 Feb 2012

Boom! Headshot!
Uploaded by meapl3 on 23 Feb 2012

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36 Comments

  1. Urziel99

    Excellent vid selection. The last segment was the most calm target calling I have ever heard from an FC.

    February 25, 2012 at 8:18 am Reply
    1. HakerElite

      He's blobbing them, no challenge, no pressure. Good pewers in hard fights are loud excited and work together on comms, there is a difference between chaotic comms and a group that works together well. If the best military action is anything to go by, then listen to recordings of actual Dogfights by the US and communications between JTAC (ground forces) and CAS (close air support) in high pressure battles.

      February 25, 2012 at 9:29 am Reply
    2. LightMeUpJohnny

      flatline are terrible though

      February 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm Reply
      1. something simple

        agreed, Flatline are super bad, if you want to see a calm FC fight outnumbered and still win feel free to watch this video :)
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOnEZcCGsa0&fe

        February 25, 2012 at 5:51 pm Reply
        1. KK SpaceMarine

          now that was a good vid. very impressive.

          February 26, 2012 at 4:41 am Reply
    3. Ralina_F

      Agreed. Good video.

      It would have taken Mintchip an extra 10min due to all of the 'umm…yeah', 'SOOOOO awesome' and looking at her crappily placed(and poorly utilzed)[teleprompter].

      So people, just know there are better options out there.

      February 27, 2012 at 5:30 am Reply
  2. Saulsee

    Is this a joke? 3 gank vids.

    February 25, 2012 at 8:39 am Reply
  3. Most of my videos are a joke.

    February 25, 2012 at 8:40 am Reply
  4. duh

    wow, if my FC's in null were that calm, i wouldnt have left haha /
    …i also wouldnt have had hours of fun in a tin foil hat mocking them either… (o-o)

    February 25, 2012 at 9:05 am Reply
    1. bagehi

      If the rest of the fleet was that quiet on comms when the FC was talking… lol

      February 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm Reply
      1. Dr O

        if half the time comms doesn't consist of the FC sreaming "stfu on comms!" then somethings def wrong lol

        February 25, 2012 at 1:55 pm Reply
        1. Some Dude

          You are missing out. For the ultimate in chill FC experiences, you've gotta fly a few fights with Kevin Lar in charge. He's an awesome FC that never yells. And he usually gives fair warning when he's been doing drugs.

          Really sad that he is no longer in my alliance, now that IRC booted his corp. His 100-man Fat Man Ballet abby fights against the Goons were a highlight of the past year in nulsec for many of us.

          February 26, 2012 at 1:51 am Reply
          1. Some dude

            Stupid autocorrect…

            The name is Kev Lar.

            February 26, 2012 at 1:52 am
  5. TESTgrunt

    This is exactly what DBRB is like.

    February 25, 2012 at 9:32 am Reply
    1. bagehi

      … uh huh.

      February 25, 2012 at 1:21 pm Reply
  6. DangerosoDavo

    Make better videos.. engage harder targets. first two terrible videos… literally face palmed with all the purples… third video… maybe there was more? better more equal fights?

    February 25, 2012 at 10:29 am Reply
  7. Bear1990

    Awesome hair

    February 25, 2012 at 10:46 am Reply
    1. gameon

      i was thinking the same thing

      February 25, 2012 at 3:07 pm Reply
    2. Silentskills

      Agreed, his fro is at lvl5

      February 26, 2012 at 2:38 am Reply
  8. norsegod

    A monkey could call those targets, it's 3 vids of people getting ganked.. there are no fights here at all, no threat at all to the group the footage is recorded from. I like the format of the video though, get some decent action and it could be really popular.

    February 25, 2012 at 10:54 am Reply
    1. I don't mean to be rude but that EVE

      "Fair" fights so very rarely happen. We take 3 videos uploaded this week and try to find a theme. We never said they weren't ganks. I just examined how the FC acted how the people in fleet acted and the results of said tactics. Glad you enjoyed the format there are more episodes I'd love to know what you think.

      February 25, 2012 at 10:56 am Reply
      1. norsegod

        no, its not eve. That is a completely dismissive way of looking at it. I'm not suggesting a "fair" fight has to happen, but a fight in which an FC has to maybe:

        – Select a target *tactically* not just try and blap either the only thing on the field or the ones who havent managed to run away yet
        – Make a tactical positioning, or call a warpin to ideally place his fleet
        – Switch targets to negate reps, kill incoming tackle

        These fights happen all of the time in eve and there are plenty of them available for you to choose from on youtube, the FC's in all three of these videos are not making any real decisions they're just participating in whelps. if you have an email address I can even forward some for you. Best of luck and I'll definately be keeping an eye on your vids.

        February 25, 2012 at 1:48 pm Reply
        1. It's not their are not videos on youtube of good FCing it's just the format of the show is videos that have been uploaded this week. Perhaps in the future we'll do a look back at best fc's of all time or something like that. Thanks for the support and comments.

          February 25, 2012 at 7:03 pm Reply
  9. AAA

    Maka rage best rage

    February 25, 2012 at 12:57 pm Reply
  10. -A- FC

    A bunch of small skirmishes and ganks with what sounds like a terrible FC.

    Makes me glad I am in -a- where the fights are hard and we are often outnumbered/gunned and still win.

    February 25, 2012 at 2:16 pm Reply
  11. ZeetFleet

    I didn't know LMFAO played EVE…….

    February 25, 2012 at 4:55 pm Reply
  12. corelin

    How do I FC? Badly.

    February 25, 2012 at 6:00 pm Reply
  13. Bashiri

    WTF this is crap yeah small ships should know not to shoot in low sec. It's basic common sense.

    February 25, 2012 at 7:24 pm Reply
  14. THAT'S VAGTASTIC!!!

    He looks high as shit!!!

    February 25, 2012 at 7:40 pm Reply
  15. Horrible examples of good FCing. Try this ; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3UHEhpCyiI

    Chatgris is an FC for Qcats, a Gallente Militia corps.

    In this video, he shows;

    – the ability to educate members (re: looking for celestials to align to)
    -strong target calling skills
    -calm and articulate
    -shows patience

    PS- There's a bit of hesitation after he thought the primaried rapier was dead but that happens. There's alot of stuff he does before the fight as well that gets everyone on one page in minutes.

    February 25, 2012 at 8:37 pm Reply
  16. I love this segment Darth A30NZ! I'm glad you are putting these together. Keep being fracking awesome!

    February 25, 2012 at 10:08 pm Reply
  17. I like where this thread is going…

    February 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm Reply
  18. Jin

    Honest question, not a troll: Why would Eve News 24 post this youtube link? Most of you are in large alliances and know what real fights and real FCing are all about.

    Even given that they were ganks, the FCs were terribad. No one called out whether or not the Brutix aggressed in the first video, Thorax should have been ordered to warp out after secondary points in the second video, no aggression calls in the third video. And no calls for bumps either. Doesn't bother me that these videos are on YouTube, but I wonder why EN24 deems this worthy of posting.

    February 26, 2012 at 1:13 am Reply
  19. SgtSimons

    his hair is EPIC!!! oh and the videos are good to

    February 26, 2012 at 1:31 am Reply
  20. CFC Grunt

    Show a Vee/Vily/Laz video for the real cfc FC's. They all are beyond capable and have their own unique styles

    February 26, 2012 at 2:04 am Reply
  21. DIR of moose cock

    get in fleet darth, and stop dieing gawd

    February 26, 2012 at 5:55 pm Reply

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