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Video: Welcome to Inferno

From the test server Singularity, May 8, 2012. A taste of what’s on the way in the Inferno expansion. New missile launchers, missile effects and some of the Amarr V3 ships.

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49 Comments

  1. Space Troll

    Wooot, woot, Nemesis is eh Cylon Raider! Training gal frig V

    May 9, 2012 at 10:47 pm Reply
    1. sYnc Vir

      Or wait till the patch is out and only need Gal frig 4? Or is that not this time?

      May 9, 2012 at 11:10 pm Reply
      1. M1k3y

        Its still frig 5, they didnt change the skills yet

        May 9, 2012 at 11:50 pm Reply
        1. wef

          they may never

          May 10, 2012 at 12:40 am Reply
      2. hsdfh

        Only when you go up to the next ship class it is level 4.
        Ex. Cruiser 4 -> BC 4 -> BS 4 -> Cap ships

        The tech 2 variants of ships will still require level 5 of its respective skill

        May 10, 2012 at 12:54 am Reply
  2. MINTROLIO

    makes me wish i could shot missile

    May 9, 2012 at 11:00 pm Reply
  3. Jewstin Buybeer

    So a missile explode on the ship hull but no light is generated ?
    Those missiles looks nice now, but the lights are bad, also , the game looks much more dark than before too.

    May 9, 2012 at 11:25 pm Reply
    1. DangerosoDavo

      This was explained at fanfest, it would require all ships v3'ed i think + DX11. Im not 100% but i think i remember them saying that or something to that effect during one of the presentations on youtube.

      May 10, 2012 at 9:54 am Reply
  4. not mintrolio

    COFRIMING MY PATNS ASLO SHOT MISSLE

    May 9, 2012 at 11:35 pm Reply
    1. TRAWLIO

      CONFIRMIGN

      May 10, 2012 at 4:48 pm Reply
  5. M1k3y

    CCP Y U NO MAKE GUN EFFECTS THIS AWESOME >:(

    May 9, 2012 at 11:50 pm Reply
    1. +1

      May 10, 2012 at 1:04 am Reply
    2. ...

      they will get there, relax.

      May 12, 2012 at 2:29 am Reply
  6. masterochi

    Sweet effects, but will I have to turn them off to get any response time from my client so I can survive? I currently have all effects off and the client plays like cold honey pours: slowly, if at all.

    Who cares how pretty it is if you end us losing all the time?

    May 9, 2012 at 11:59 pm Reply
    1. Cyborg

      Who the hell still has a 486 computer these days? Join the 21st century bro.

      May 10, 2012 at 3:27 am Reply
    2. anon

      don't try to play on a gameboy?

      May 10, 2012 at 12:35 pm Reply
    3. The14th

      Despite popular belief, it is possible to run full effects in large fleet engagements. Especially now with TiDi saving the day. You don't even need a bleeding edge computer to do it.

      May 11, 2012 at 12:58 pm Reply
  7. Another -A- pilot

    I sounds like it is time for an upgrade. Playing the game on full graphics in large fleet battles is awesome it looks amazing.

    May 10, 2012 at 12:26 am Reply
  8. Kierwynn

    Drake looks horrible, pause at 3 or 4 seconds in and u see missle turrets ontop of the missle launchers build into the ship

    May 10, 2012 at 12:42 am Reply
    1. CFC With Intellect

      Indeed. I've said many times to people that they're going to need to design a new Drake model, as the half-assed attempt shown isn't going to cut it for long.

      A pler-design competition would be a good idea for CCP to do; it worked well for the T3 BCs.

      May 10, 2012 at 10:33 am Reply
    2. The14th

      I would imagine that to be a filler until they can finish a new model. The fact that the original test server build featured them with no new turrets at all would indicate they are working on the problem.

      May 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm Reply
  9. skullair

    and why cant they make wreaks look like the dead ships? besides capitals

    May 10, 2012 at 1:19 am Reply
    1. The14th

      Because they need to go through every ship in the game and construct a completely new model to represent a wrecked ship, and then probably make whole new animations to make the transition not look terrible. Some of the demos at FF2012 seem to indicate something like that to be on the schedule, but due to the large amount of work it would require out of the already-taxed art/graphics department I would not count on it showing up in the near future.

      May 11, 2012 at 1:05 pm Reply
  10. Gumpin

    music sucks

    May 10, 2012 at 1:20 am Reply
  11. Marcus_McTavish

    HOLY CRAP. THE MISSILES ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!
    Even ratting in my tengu will be super freaking awesome.

    I cant believe i have ever wanted to see more Drake blobs!!!

    May 10, 2012 at 3:04 am Reply
  12. Bashiri

    So that's it?

    May 10, 2012 at 4:16 am Reply
  13. TheButcherPete

    That video was complete crap. I got bored after 15 seconds of missile footage.

    May 10, 2012 at 5:21 am Reply
    1. Nipplechip

      Maybe not complete crap but quite repetitive and psychedelic music

      May 10, 2012 at 8:06 am Reply
      1. CFC With Intellect

        'psychedelic music'? What the literal fuck is your malfunction?
        Do you even comprehend what that word means?

        As bad as people calling Dedmau5 dubstep, or Royksopp house.

        May 10, 2012 at 10:31 am Reply
  14. zzz

    WHY FUCKING AMARR V3 FIRST? FUCK YOU CCP
    WHAT ABOUT MINMATAR FUCK

    May 10, 2012 at 5:52 am Reply
    1. Akrasjel Lanate

      Soone… That mean next expansion propably

      May 10, 2012 at 6:20 am Reply
      1. zzz

        my rage is, why amarr first? they look fancy already

        May 10, 2012 at 7:17 am Reply
        1. mmark

          You want rusted metal and duct tape to look fancy?

          May 10, 2012 at 6:45 pm Reply
          1. zzz

            yes rusted metal and duct tape at higher fucking resolution textures and shit, faggot

            May 12, 2012 at 3:35 pm
    2. ou812

      Don't get too excited .. the Amarr V3 is meh at best.. Almost as if they spent too much time on making Gallente gorgeous and then had to hurry up on the Amarr to just be able to say they are done.

      I expected so much more and all I got was this stupid V3 t-shirt :(

      May 10, 2012 at 10:48 pm Reply
  15. CCP Hater

    Yawn… Boring. Don't bother fixing the million fucking things broken in the game guys, just keep giving us more effects that look pretty and add fuck all to the game.

    May 10, 2012 at 6:00 am Reply
    1. IRC dood

      Because art department and coding/mechanics/design are the same. Amirite?

      May 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm Reply
  16. trtr

    I want to see 100 drakes spamming those missiles!

    May 10, 2012 at 6:24 am Reply
    1. ...

      what about 1000 drakes? 😛

      May 12, 2012 at 2:29 am Reply
  17. UndesignatedListener

    Confirming as cool as this might look it still does not improve missiles.

    May 10, 2012 at 8:49 am Reply
  18. Scrub

    AWSUM!!! Good job CCP!

    May 10, 2012 at 9:20 am Reply
  19. DangerosoDavo

    now this guy is a camera man :) GRATZ on the camera work.

    May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am Reply
  20. Testes

    "In the words of Neil DeGrasse Tyson"

    It was just a gesture, he didn't say anything about badasses 😉

    May 10, 2012 at 1:05 pm Reply
  21. stain-guy

    fuck ccp…better fix existing bugs and broken things…and not such visual things… in blob fights you wont see any of those stupid graphic nonsense

    May 10, 2012 at 4:18 pm Reply
    1. Imigo

      They are doing that too, see FW revamp, the papercuts team, the UI team, etc etc.

      Revamping visuals is part of the iteration being done. The main thing is that they are iterating on EVE spaceships, not getting distracted new shiny projects.

      May 11, 2012 at 3:22 am Reply
    2. cucubau

      fuck blob fights!! they are not the only thing in eve online

      May 11, 2012 at 9:53 am Reply
  22. Been on the test server a few times already. Damn the torps coming off the new stealth bombers are wicked! Not to mention the drake looks better (still needs redone but better) tengu is epic and just fleets of missiles are even more beautiful then before.

    First thing that a noob coming into this game will see are the vids, and if the game doesn't look epic and pretty then they won't join it.

    May 10, 2012 at 11:33 pm Reply
  23. seph

    missiles look the guns look like crap, they got everything right from a explosion that looks like a explosion (not a half transparent wave of energy), asymmetrical tails, turning to hit targets

    May 11, 2012 at 12:36 am Reply
  24. Billy Goat Gruff

    E-gasm!

    May 11, 2012 at 2:40 pm Reply

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