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Breaking News: CSM17 Election Cycle Announced

Gwailar 2022-04-20

CCP has announced today the beginning of the CSM election cycle for CSM 17. The application period for those interested in participating as a candidate begins May 2 and closes May 16. The voting period will be from June 7-14,…

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BREAKING NEWS: THE BASTION set to close doors

Aradus Gunnell 2022-04-16

Late on April 16, Carneros (executor of The Bastion alliance, and a member of the Imperium) called a meeting of his corporation CEOs to announce that The Bastion would officially close its doors on May 6, 2022. While this was a…

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Blockchain and EVE—Greed’s Still Good

Bill McDonough 2022-04-13

On April 11, CCP released a ‘news’ article entitled ‘Blockchain and EVE Online’. In the article—with a ‘CCP Hellmar’ byline—CCP has finally attempted to address some of their customers’ concerns about many of the statements CEO Hilmar Pétursson has made…

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CCP Release Patch 20.04 on the Road to Fanfest

Osir1s 2022-04-06

CCP continued their major patch streak on April 5, with patch 20.04. This patch brings considerable changes to Upwell Structures offensive capability, as well as offering more convenience for nullsec and lowsec miners. The daily reward system also saw considerable…

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A Newbie’s Advice for Other Newbies

JevonHamm 2022-04-02

So you’re just starting, and want to reach that first billion. Well, I’ll list a few different things you can do to reach that illustrious figure. Everything I’m stating is in the in-game tutorial and on various websites that I’d…

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Breaking(ish) News: CSM Suitonia becomes CCP Kestrel

Dirk Stetille 2022-04-02

The headline says it all – Council of Stellar Management 12, 13, and 16 member Suitonia resigned from the current CSM on March 31, 2022. Unlike the other CSM 16 resignee ProGodLegend (who resigned in mid-January for RL pursuits), Suitonia…

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What Might CCP’s New Paradigm Of Pay Packs Look Like?

Osir1s 2022-03-27

“One of the topics for Fanfest is a new project that we’re in the middle of developing, that will transform these and any future packs – a paradigm where packs of this type will be supplied by players, ensuring that…

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CCP Wants Your Unpaid Labor… or RMT.

Bill McDonough 2022-03-19

By now, most readers are probably familiar with the Prospector Pack fiasco of this past week-and-change. Many of CCP’s customers are celebrating the removal of the pack. Multiple members of the CSM have expressed a sense of relief that CCP…

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CCP Speaks: Ending the Prospector Pack

FroggyStorm 2022-03-19

A period of frustration from the players surrounding CCP’s Prospector Pack is over. CCP has FINALLY responded, in the form of a statement attached to the official forum version of the Open Letter to CCP from the CSM. Unfortunately, the…

1 Eve Online

A Treacherous Road to an Angry Fanfest.

Aneu 2022-03-18

Dear Capsuleers, I come to you having re-written this piece twice now due to CCP, yet again, taking one step forward and then deciding to take a significant backflip backward. Firstly, let’s give CCP some well-deserved acknowledgment for implementing some…

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Players Organize Campaign to Protest CCP’s Recent Monetization

Osir1s 2022-03-16

In case you somehow haven’t heard yet, on March 9 CCP Games announced they would be selling a new Prospector Pack. This pack includes 30 days of Omega, 100 Plex, and a “Ready to Fly Retriever”, though many in Eve…

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Breaking News: CSM Publish Open Letter on CCP Monetisation

Dirk Stetille 2022-03-09

On Wednesday, March 9, members of the Council of Stellar Management published an open letter regarding CCP’s monetisation strategy. This is the first time in a number of years that the CSM has published a public, collaborative condemnation of CCP’s…

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Battleships Are Back!

Elthar Nox 2022-02-16

CCP announced the Road to Fanfest 2022 Update during a live twitch event with CCP Rattati, CCP Burger, CCP Swift and Carneros. The hour long stream covered a variety of topics gradually building up to announcements on battleships, compression, reversal…

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Battle Report: POS Brawl in Feythabolis

Elthar Nox 2022-02-07

FEB 5: A huge brawl erupted on Saturday evening EUTZ over a POS in Feythabolis. Yes, you read that correctly. A POS. The Imperium and PAPI once again locked horns as a massive HAC fight escalated in the system of…