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13 Op-Ed

Missed Opportunities

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2020-10-11

It’s tough to criticize someone after they win, and win they did. A staggering number of fleet commanders and coordinators led by Asher Elias killed a defended keepstar in FWST. The battle—unlike 49-U, this was one—lasted 13 hours in a…

13 News

EVE’s Biggest Fight: FWST-8

Ban Syrin 2020-10-10

It was reported that CCP confirmed that 8,825 real-life players representing 11,258 characters took part in the fight, with peak concurrent players at 6,557. All sources agreed that this was the biggest fight the game has ever seen, which almost…

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How I Got the Hel out of Deklein – A Retvet Story

Shocku 2020-10-08

All art by Redline XIII. For the better part of a decade since I last played EVE Online, one of my pilots lay in cryosleep aboard a Hel supercarrier where she had logged off at a POS in a northern…

32 Analysis

Invasions 101

Moomin Amatin 2020-10-07

Header art by Quendan Comari. When the Imperium retook Delve in 2016, it was done with battle-hardened troops fresh from The Casino War. The Imperium members outnumbered the locals at slightly under 2:1. The residents of Delve at the time…

9 News

Liveblog: FWST-8 Keepstar Part 2

Rhivre 2020-10-06

Following up from last night’s fight, PAPI and Imperium forces have gathered once again in FWST-8 as the second Keepstar comes out of anchoring. As of 1741 Eve Time, there are 6315 in local, with the Keepstar timer ticking down….

9 Op-Ed

The Elephant in the Room: Capital Ships

Undeadenemy 2020-10-06

Header art by Quendan Comari. (Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a multi-part series that describes the true problems with EVE’s gameplay loop and disputes the notion that forced-scarcity is a viable solution. Part one explains why nerfing…

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Imperium Sacrifices 250 Dreads to Kill Keepstar in FWST-8

Bill McDonough 2020-10-05

OCT 5, 2020: FWST-8, DELVE—Nearly 3700 players clashed in NPC Delve today in what is likely the bloodiest single engagement of World War Bee. The fighting centered on an anchoring FRT Keepstar. Outnumbered by as many as 500 opponents, the…

3 News

World War Bee: Week 13

Ban Syrin 2020-10-05

Week 13 of World War Bee had 11 fights and 26 total battle reports, per INN’s tracking, down slightly from Week 12. Querious continued to dominate headlines as PandaFam and TEST/Legacy continued to try and consolidate their hold on the…

5 Op-Ed

The Return of the Industry King

Merc Thanatos 2020-10-04

My Personal Journey Wow, it has been a while . . . over a year, but I’ve returned! I don’t even know where to begin, so I’ll start with the present. I’m currently in a small alliance among the PanFam…

12 Op-Ed

CCP Does not Deserve Your Trust

Quendan 2020-10-03

So I think trust is a hard thing to ask for, but it’s definitely something – the game will be in a healthy state once we’re over, once we’re done with this. CCP Rattati I do not trust CCP, and…

13 Op-Ed

Redistribution Throws Bad Money After Bad

Undeadenemy 2020-10-02

Art by Quendan Comari. (Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a multi-part series that describes the true problems with EVE’s gameplay loop and disputes the notion that forced-scarcity is a viable solution. Part one explains why nerfing resource…

2 News

Triglavians Declare Totality

Ban Syrin 2020-10-02

The Triglavians released a video September 28, which was quickly translated on the EVE forums. Not to mince words, the Triglavians said: GLORIFICATION PATTERN IN TOTALITY: REALIZEDTRIGLAV EXALTED DAZH ELEMENTS: FINAL LIMINALITYLIMINAL PROVING: THRESHOLD ATTAINEDANCIENT DOMAINS STABILIZATION: GOLD CONSENTDOMAIN OF…

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EVE Echoes Sept 24th Update

JokerGuy 2020-10-02

EVE Echoes’ September 24 patch notes listed 32 changes, titled new features, with a few significant sections to examine. To minimize your out-of-game time, we’re going to highlight a few key groups of changes. We also want to quickly note…

12 Op-Ed

The Art of War: WWB and the Imperium

Gray Doc 2020-09-29

This article, the third in a three-part series, focuses on the Imperium. The first part looked at Panfam’s options in the war. The second part focused on TEST. Here, we analyze the end-game options for the Imperium. “Strategy without tactics…