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Resource Distribution Update a “Shit Show”

Quendan 2020-09-25

The next phase of CCP’s ore redistribution plan takes effect in mid-October, according to a devblog released today. In a devblog from March, CCP announced they would reduce the overall income potential of mineral extraction by committing to a three-step…

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Eve x Japan: New Localization Coming for Japanese-speaking Players

Ketriaava 2020-09-25

In an article by CCP Dopamine posted late on Setember 24, CCP Games announced that Japanese localization for Eve Online was in the works for a winter 2020 release. Additionally, a localized twitter account and official forum section were opened…

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An Open Letter to Our Dear Leader

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2020-09-25

As you know, I have never been a fan of the Imperium name. It’s not that Imperium is a bad name; Imperium is a fine name. However, as a name it lacks any sense of style, substance, flair, or elan….

2 News

EVE Echoes: High Sec Income Nerfed

JokerGuy 2020-09-25

In a Game Maintenance Announcement posted on September 24, EVE Echoes developer NetEase declared they are continuing the fight against exploited content. This change, however, feels as if it significantly limits the ISK income potential for High-Sec Echoes players. “1….

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I Want a Shot at Redemption

Gray Doc 2020-09-24

I need a photo-opportunity I want a shot at redemption Don’t want to end up a cartoon In a cartoon graveyard – from “Call Me Al” by Paul Simon On September 16 CCP announced changes to its permaban policy. INN…

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The Supposed Battle of 49-U

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2020-09-24

As a US Marine, I got used to waiting for a lot of things: the armory, chow, the LT to figure out what is going on, four hours at the rifle range for the sun to come up, the flight…

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Patch Notes for September 22: Balances and Black Ops

Ban Syrin 2020-09-23

CCP have released patch notes for the most recent update to EVE Online and it’s mostly related to rebalancing EDENCOM rewards (and damage), Black Ops ships, and some FAXes in particular. The DED LP offers for all EDENCOM rewards have…

0 News

Updating Project Discovery

Ban Syrin 2020-09-23

CCP have announced in a dev blog that players who engage with Project Discovery can now expect more complex data as the project expands. Since capsuleers have submitted nearly 40 million maps for the flow cytometry and cell population graphs,…

0 News

Microsoft Buys ZeniMax Media for 7.5 Billion USD

Ban Syrin 2020-09-22

Microsoft has purchased Zenimax Media for 7.5 billion U.S. dollars (USD), deepening the bench of the software giant’s “in-house” talent. The move comes less than two years after Microsoft purchased independent game studio Obsidian Entertainment, as well as five smaller…

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The Art of War: WWB and TEST

Gray Doc 2020-09-21

Author’s note: This article, the second in a three-part series, focuses on TEST. Click here to read part 1. Look to a future issue of INN for analysis of the end-game scenarios for the Imperium. “[W]ho wishes to fight must…

3 News

World War Bee: Week 11

Ban Syrin 2020-09-21

Week 11 of World War Bee saw a significant uptick from the previous week’s lull, back in line with week nine’s numbers. Battles finally began to kick off in Querious, although some of the late-week confrontations were less than satisfying…

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Eve Echoes developers ask players for Warp Feedback

Cassian Anders 2020-09-21

It’s been barely a month since Eve Echoes has been released and the game has already found itself in controversy with a recent bug fix which has left players using offline autopilot vulnerable to gate camps in low and null…

14 Editorial

Legacy SOTA: Math and Maps

Robert Miller 2020-09-20

In a stunning display of waffling, TEST military directors Progodlegend (PGL) and Vily held a brief state of the alliance (SOTA) meeting earlier today in which Vily said the chances of their forces winning the war with the Imperium were…

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Retaking Fountain, Plus an Ark

Ban Syrin 2020-09-19

Monday, September 7, was part of a sluggish week 10 in World War Bee and The Initiative (INIT), an alliance known for taking the fight to its enemies, wasn’t about to let that opportunity slide. As EUTZ  prime time rolled around,…