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Small Gang PVP Heaven: Black Rise/Placid

TMC Archives 2013-08-26

A few weeks ago I made a Twitter post I knew was going to ruffle some feathers. “Last month ships destroyed. Fountain: 45,806 Black Rise/Placid 50,676 #tweetfleet” @xolves of Pandemic Legion was on me within minutes: “@FunkyBacon Fountain was Caps…

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-A- conquers TRIBE staging system in Catch

TMC Archives 2013-08-25

Tribal Band (TRIBE) recently withdrew from their home region, Period Basis, to Catch. The move came after the abandonment of Delve by TEST Alliance Please Ignore (TEST) which inadvertently cut the lines of transport into Period Basis. TRIBE has been a…

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LoL: Lucian, the Purifier

TMC Archives 2013-08-24

Lucian is a new Marksman, and plays a bit like an ranged AD caster a la Graves or Miss Fortune. While not a hard carry in the traditional sense, he does bring some of the same tools to the table. Let’s have…

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Planetside 2: Community Clash #2 – TRG vs GOTR

TMC Archives 2013-08-23

Community Clash #2 – TRG vs GOTR On Wednesday, August 21st, Ghosts of the Revolution fought against The Republican Guard in what was one of the most exciting Planetside 2 eSport matches that I have had the pleasure to watch….

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PS2: Engineer – Can Do!

TMC Archives 2013-08-21

The three-way battle for Auraxis is an ever-turning war machine, and the Engineers of each faction are the grease that keeps the cogs turning smoothly. Vehicles and MAXes need repairs, choke points need to be mined, and guns need ammo….

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MWO: LURMING 101 – BUILDING YOUR RAINBOAT

Submission 2013-08-21

A lot of player use LRMs, which is good since it’s an easy to use weapon system and does okay damage considering the tonnage dedicated to them. As with all weapon systems there are good ways and bad ways to use…

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Why So Serious Nyx Lost In Brawl on a Wormhole

TMC Archives 2013-08-20

In the early hours of August 20th, a small skirmish on a null sec wormhole in Outer Passage between Why so Serious <WhySo> and Ministry of Inappropriate Footwork <KICK> turned into an hour long slug fest when G1rn4aIk2 of Why…

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Russian Proton-M Rockets To Resume Launches

TMC Archives 2013-08-19

The Russian Federal Space Agency, also known as Roscosmos, has announced that it will resume launches of the Proton-M rockets on September 15th, two months after a failed rocket led to the shelving of all scheduled launches. The International Launch…

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X: Rebirth Available for Pre-Purchase

TMC Archives 2013-08-19

X Rebirth, the latest installment of the critically acclaimed X series by EGOSOFT is now available for pre-purchase at 10% discount on Steam and through the EGOSOFT Shop. The X series tell the saga of space-faring humans and their struggles…

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TEST Deploys to Fountain

TMC Archives 2013-08-19

After losing the war in Fountain and abandoning Delve for Aridia, TEST have announced their plans for post-sov content. They are going to return to Fountain to harass the region’s new owners, Fatal Ascension. TEST and FA have a long history of…

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Halted Rollercoaster About to Rumble to Life?

TMC Archives 2013-08-19

Many have called Faction Warfare a rollercoaster. Sov transfers hands back and forth so quick that its participants can go from kings of the warzone to landless vagrants in the course of a week. This has always been the case…

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Providence Continues to Suffer NCdot Raids

TMC Archives 2013-08-18

The Providence campaign kicked off by NCdot last week continues to create headaches for CVA and Holder fleet commanders and logistics pilots. Rattlesnake and Loki fleets, backed up by strong logistics support and a number of capitals, continue to put…

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Interview: Warr Akini, Architect of Interdiction

TMC Archives 2013-08-17

Downtime August 18 marks the beginning of the fourth Ice Interdiction run by the CFC. Hundreds of suicide Catalysts will descend on Caldari ice fields with the goal of destroying or driving away high sec ice miners. The architect of the carnage…

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Retrospective: Master of Orion 2

Submission 2013-08-17

Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares (MoO2:BaA) is a turn-based 4X game that managed to ship every sci-fi trope imaginable and somehow make them work. While some of the tropes associated with the gameplay actually originated with the title,…