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SOE Live: Interview with Zoidbergenstein and TWF

TMC Archives 2013-08-12

I had a chance to sit down and get an interview during the SOE Live Pool Party with Zoidbergenstein (NUC) and TWF (Future Crew), the leaders of two of the best Planetside 2 outfits. This was post Ultimate Empire Showdown, a community-run…

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A Practical Guide to Highsec Awoxing

Submission 2013-08-11

One of the many disciplines of general infiltration, highsec awoxing is an activity that involves joining a target corporation then subsequently killing their members. The name “awox” was originally popularized following a string of kills by a character named “Awox,”…

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Rental Empires in EVE

TMC Archives 2013-08-11

Renting has long been a common means of alliance income for dwellers in the South and was the primary economic engine that powered the successful Drone Russian invasion of the Northern Coalition in 2011. Legion of xxDeathxx’s was so advanced in…

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FW: August Winds Favor Gallente

TMC Archives 2013-08-09

After having nearly the entire war zone within reach the Caldari have faltered, and now a resurgent Gallente Militia has reclaimed over half of the territory while showing signs of pushing further still. Speculations for the drivers of this swing of the…

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The Nature of Tears

TMC Archives 2013-08-08

Ever since Eve was launched, there have been people who feel they have been violated by other players and the game mechanics they use. Usually, people will contain their frustration, but occasionally some will let others know of their anger. Thus,…

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Black sheep of the Eve ships

TMC Archives 2013-08-06

In my last article, I mentioned a dev blog by CCP Ytterbium before the tiericide and ship rebalancing began. In it they explained the basic relationship they planned out for all their ships based on their tech level alone instead…

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6VDT: THE CFC BATTLE REPORT

TMC Archives 2013-07-28

(Editor’s Note: This battle report is the personal account of Vily, a Goonswarm Federation Fleet Commander and the leader of one of the CFC Megathron fleets in the battle of 6VDT.) Today, ladies and gentlemen, we saw the largest engagement…

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WoT: The Unfortunate M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo

TMC Archives 2013-07-27

EDIT: This article was written pertaining to the 76mm cannon and “Stand and Deliver” play style of that rapid firing gun. I somehow missed the howitzer option in testing, and at some point plan to write a Redux detailing the…

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SpaceX: To Infinity And Beyond

TMC Archives 2013-07-27

BACKGROUND & HISTORY SpaceX, officially operating as the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, is a private space transport company currently located in Hawthorne, California. The company, founded in 2002 by Paypal and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, has developed several launch…

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EUROPA UNIVERSALIS IV: MOD ROUNDUP

Submission 2013-07-22

Paradox Entertainment released Europa Universalis IV last year, so it consequently suffers from a smaller mod selection as compared to Crusader Kings 2. Still, a great deal of work is out there, and a bigger map – EU4 expands from CK2’s Europe to the entire…

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LoL: Top Lane Strategies – Basic to Advanced

Submission 2013-07-16

So you’re in top lane, you know what the lane is about, you have a rough idea of where you need to get to in order to ‘win’ the lane, and you have an idea about what sorts of champions…

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Dota 2: A History Lesson

Submission 2013-07-15

Ah, the wonderful history of Dota. This is an article that I’ve had a number of people request from me, and one that I was dreading to write. “Why, my humble writer,” I hear you ask, “what could possibly be…

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LOL: PLAYING TOP LANE – A PLATINUM PERSPECTIVE

Submission 2013-07-11

There are lots of questions that frequently pop up about top lane. What champions are good top? What is top all about? How do I “win” top lane? What is there to know about the so called “Island Lane?” top…

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LoL Team Comps: The Split Push/Disengage

TMC Archives 2013-07-09

With so many champions and item builds, the range of possibilities when creating a League of Legends team is pretty staggering. This has led to a variety of strategies that revolve around a few team concepts which are then tweaked…