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Rental Constellations Available Now, Call 1-888-NOT-BOB2

I don’t really care if Goonswarm starts renting space or not. I’m not invested in the Goonswarm Cultural Purity agenda. I figure if there are large tracts of unused nullsec, then might as well make them useful and earn a few iskies from it as well. It’s no secret that the big alliances and …

FCON Nyx Down: Shadow Cartel Kills 42 Bil Isk Super…

Like all things Super kills are like hitting the lotto while tight roping. Sometimes you just gotta be in the right place at the right time. Such was the case this afternoon when my bro’s in Shadow Cartel got the call while running Legion Fleet: Nyx Tackled!.
Like a giddy schoolgirl (and I was my …

Open thread: CFC and Allies to implement a renting system?

We have been getting this intel all day, but it was until now that I got confirmation of it, so take your chance and comment before the double think pieces come out.
directorbot: HORRIBLE EXPERIMENTS WITH PUBBIES: Due to the horrors of the Odyssey changes, we are now considering the formerly …

The Dinner Squadron Coalition Disbands

August 9th, 2013 the “Dinner Squadron” coalition disbanded and have left the southern part of New Eden. Alliances either died or have moved to take part of the CFC vs the world war. Alliances like The Initiative and Walltreipers have moved to Delve to join the CFC in their attacks on …

The Initiative leaves the Dinner Squadron

– Sister Bliss speaking
– INIT LEAVING THE DINNER SQUADRON
– going to new objective with Walltreipers and friends.
– Leaving stain
– Init and friends will be Hitting Delve.
– “We got a number of targets in delve, which we have some special affection …

Looking for Drawing Artists for an EVE Online related project.

Riverini here, I am currently looking for Drawing Artists for an EVE Online related project. As you might recall, we made an open call for a 3D artist months ago for an EVE Online animated series. So far we have been doing decent progress in the R&D phase of this, here is a Legion rendered …

Quotes from TEST forums

Two quotes from the thread discussing the op that ended with serious capital losses for TEST against BL:
Callduron, on 07 Aug 2013 – 22:42, said:

Woo hoo we just blew up EloManRus in PR-. My point!
This fleet is awesome.
Test + Tribe + Boobs v BL + Pizza + Riot
Baki Yuku, on 08 Aug 2013 …

Of Sound Mind forces CVA’s hand into Neutral standings

Yesterday we had received the following tip on our dropbox:
Of Sound Mind are in in talks with -7- leadership and CVA, about ending the fight, the systems are in the process of being handed to -7-, so the days of a freeport are about to end in 4b and 9-fob.
Today we receive further confirmation of …

Business Thursday: Interdict your mum!

The Goons have announced Caldari ice interdiction. What is it? A gank campaign in Caldari space, killing ice miners. Why do they do it? For fun and for profit:

400 ISK price increase while the daily volume is 0.15B. That’s 60B/day damage to every Nitrogen isotope user and you can bet that …

Dev Post: Dominix getting a drone tracking nerf…

As per title, that’s the best way to sum up CCP Rise’s morning post:
We are going to put a small change in for 1.1:
Dominix’s drone tracking and optimal range bonus lowered from 10% per level to 7.5% per level.
This brings the bonus in line with all other damage application …

Of Sound Mind bands with Brave Newbies to strike back at CVA.

Yep, it looks like a couple of interesting weeks are about to happen in Providence as the recently expelled alliance “Of Sound Mind” vowed revenge upon their former allies:
Looks like Of Sound Mind is (Rebels) now striking back at CVA. They are striking back at the Empire and taking out …

R O G U E Alliance Evac from Cobalt / Oasa

R O G U E Alliance has announced the evacuation of all their holdings in Cobalt Edge and OASA, for the time being they will be guests at Space Monkey’s Alliance sov in Branch.

We will be leaving Cobalt/Oasa effective immediately please move all assets to Branch UQ9-3C. Once your are there …

EVEOGANDA: Low Sec Disney World

During the recent Crossing Zebra’s podcast in which MArc Scaurus and myself talked with Xander about Low Sec, I made the point that Low Security space is still looking for its Disney World.
What exactly did I mean?

Let’s face it, the interior of Florida is a friggin’ Hell Hole. …

“CCP Obama” updates to the Command Ship Iteration

Before we go on, I should point out this hilarious tweet from CCP Foozie:

And thus CCP Obama was born, anyways it iss good news that it seems like he (Foozie) has been reading every single reply to the Command ship rebalance
Update time!
We’ve also got updates in the gang links and bonuses …

Watch Pandemic Legion win the Alliance Tournament XI – NSFW

IF you’ve been under a rock, Hydra Reloaded and Pandemic Legion duked it out for 1st place. It was pretty intense, what with Shadoo and CCP Fozzie about to jump through the screen and scream at you. Pandemic Legion was rewarded with 50 BPCs for The Moracha Force Recon Ship, here is how …

CSM8 Status Report – Week Thirteen

CSM8 term, 25% complete!
Vacation time in Iceland continues.  As I said last week, our stake-holder meeting for last week was canceled and with the tourney over, I’m idly curious if there’s anyone in the office at Reyk at all.  The only CCP posts of any significance were this one …

Why can’t TEST live without Sov?

One of the most defining criteria of “being TEST” is that very new players and veterans play together. There is TEST_FREE, a completely donation-based newbie helper group, there are EWAR doctrine ships flyable with very-low SP, there is ship replacement program to keep those in ships …

CO2 Wyvern Down in Venal

A Wyvern class supercarrier belonging to pilot blueangel of Circle-of-Two alliance was destroyed by a combined fleet of Black Legion and friends, notably Out of Sight. alliance who were the initial group to tackle the super before calling in the support from friends in Black Legion.
The KM can be …

Dev Post: Jump clones getting a timer reduction skill

Finally! a skill addition we can all agree with! CCP Rise a.k.a. “CCP Douchebag” as per the last day of the AT XI tournament just made the following dev post in the feature & ideas discussion forum.
i Hi
I’m not even in the office today (Icelandic holidays happen approx every …

* LIVE * Watch the Alliance Tournament XI Finals now!

Last day of the Alliance Tournament XI, here is the live coverage from CCP Games’ internet spaceships super sekret

Funny EVE Mail Scam put the Nigerian Prince scam to shame…

Here’s a post Fountain War scam which many of you might find amusing. It’s a good laugh. Almost like a Nigerian Prince

DUST Mercs: Where Dust 514 Went Wrong

As the numbers of active Dust players continue to fall many will notice our blog has shifted into what can be done to improve the game. Why? In hopes that the issues preventing player retention and game growth can be resolved. Telling the stories of New Eden is nice, but is useless with the game …

Darwinism in Action (DIA): Cocky Supercarriers.

Today has been a very eventful day for Supercarriers over the entire span of eve. Two Supercarriers (One Wyvern and one Nyx) have died in completely unrelated incidents. The former, being the Wyvern, died to a Pandemic Legion drop, and the latter, the Nyx, died to The Initiative ambushing it. Both …

EVEOGANDA: Warp Core Stabilizers & ECM

My hatred of Warp Core Stabilizers ( WCS ) is legendary by now. I’ve been on an anti-WCS crusade for years and I won’t be stopping any time soon. I believe that Eve is no place for “get out of jail free cards” and I will continue to think that until the day I am podded for …

Dev Post: Local Armor and Shield repair module changes

riverini’s note: Today CCP Fozzie released three dev post on the EVE-O forums outlining critical changes to fleet backbone ships. Here is the last one, a bit shorter than the rest but I feel is the one which would impact more players in the long run.
Since we are reducing the power level of …