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LOL TEAM COMPS: HARD ENGAGE

TMC Archives 2013-09-26

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, centered around a few team concepts, which are then tweaked around for…

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World of Tanks: Rating Systems

TMC Archives 2013-09-17

Everyone’s Stats Obsessed Statistics are becoming an ever more popular feature in online games, especially those with a competitive element. Whether it’s because players like to brag, improve their skills, or need good stats to get entry into a clan,…

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PS2: The Nexus Revealed

TMC Archives 2013-09-13

Oh ye, naysayers The Nexus is the first iteration of Battle Islands created by Sony Online Entertainment for two reasons. To provide a competitive map for MLG and to create a stopgap between two continents for the future continental lattice….

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Interceptor Piloting Handbook

TMC Archives 2013-09-07

The interceptor is a near necessity for any fleet. These small advanced frigates are the best ship to fill the role of tackler, given their bonuses, speed, price, and skill point requirements. By taking on the tackling role, interceptors allow other…

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60+ Billion Isk Raven Down, Gankers Rejoice

TMC Archives 2013-09-07

Some pilots struggle for isk to replace their Drake after losing it while ratting, while others dedicate weeks and months of PVE, industry, or marketeering towards earning enough to pay for a supercarrier or titan. If that is the case, one…

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TEST Moves to Curse

TMC Archives 2013-09-01

TEST spent the past few weeks in Soliara following their defeat in the Fountain War against the CFC. In an announcement on the TEST forums, alliance leader BoodaBooda describes the next steps the alliance is to take as they continue to find…

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TMC Archives 2013-08-31

Solar Fleet and Black Legion have just announced that they are planning to invade the Querious region. The region holder, Northern Coalition (NC.), had already previously announced that they will be defending the region against attacks together with Pandemic Legion…

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-A- Threatens To Invade Providence

TMC Archives 2013-08-31

During the recent departure of The Initiative (INIT.) from the Catch Region, the Volition Cult (VOLT) alliance from the Providence bloc (ProviBloc) struck a deal with INIT to transfer G-AOTH, KA6D-K, and three other systems in northern Catch to VOLT’s…

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RAZOR Loses Station System Uncontested

TMC Archives 2013-08-31

Despite Insidious Empire’s (EMP) loss of multiple fleets and capitals to RAZOR Alliance and Black Legion (MEN.) during a recent attack on the 58Z-IH station, EMP is picking up the pace and continuing the attacks against RAZOR Alliance systems in…

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Why Do People Bot?

Submission 2013-08-31

Botters are possibly the most hated demographic in EVE. Despised by everyone not among their number and most of their kin, many people believe all bots should be permanently banned from EVE—and some are. This leads to a most intriguing…

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Winter is Coming: Marauder Rebalance Announced

TMC Archives 2013-08-29

CCP Ytterbium has posted the marauder rebalance, first of the Winter rebalancing efforts, for public review. Marauders were originally introduced back in 2007 and designed exclusively as PvE oriented ships. The goal of this rebalance is to retain a PvE…

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ALOD: HOW NOT TO FIT A BOMBER

Submission 2013-08-29

I’m no stranger to badly fit bombers. Having flown with Bombers Bar for the past year, I’ve become desensitized to seeing an abundance of creative – albeit ridiculous – ideas on how a stealth bomber should be fit and flown….

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Tribal Band sells Period Basis, moving to Curse

TMC Archives 2013-08-28

We previously reported that Tribal Band (TRIBE) was regrouping in Stain, considering to move to Curse and were negotiating to sell the systems in the Period Basis region to “Get of my Lawn” (LAWN). TRIBE has made their move to Curse now official…

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Sony Online Entertainment Goes Through Layoffs

TMC Archives 2013-08-28

Sony Online Entertainment, of Planetside and Everquest fame, laid off a number of employees in their San Diego and Austin studios on August 28th. John Smedley, President of SOE, revealed that a number of staff members were laid off through…