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Conflict in Insmother: 300B ISK Destroyed So Far

Submission 2015-11-18

Drone Regions Federation (DRF) and Red Menace Coalition (RMC) are inflicting massive losses on each other as they battle in Insmother. Over the past three days, both of the Russian coalitions have committed huge forces for their respective causes, and…

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Battle Report: No Vacancies vs Lazerhawks

TMC Archives 2015-11-17

In No Vacancies’s Home System on November 15 in J151530, Lazerhawks (LZHX) engaged No Vacancies (NVACA) in a challenged fight. Lazerhawk’s lost 33 billion ISK of ships and No Vacancies lost 15 billion ISK. Background In wormholes, you don’t have…

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Grid Size Changes on the Horizon

Submission 2015-11-17

A key part of EVE you probably don’t think about much, the grid, is set to get a major overhaul in the near future. GRIDS – AN INVISIBLE CONUNDRUM A grid in EVE is the volumetric area that your ship…

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Metropolis Heats Up: Dead Terrorists under Siege

TMC Archives 2015-11-16

Over the last few weeks, the lowsec area of Metropolis has become a battleground between Dead Terrorists (IKILU)/ FETID (FETID) and a cooperative lead by Blinky Red Brotherhood (B.R.B) and No Handlebars. (SWEG.). Background Dead Terrorists (IKILU) have been residents…

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We Hear You Parallax

David Matterall 2015-11-14

The latest expansion for EVE, Parallax, hit last week and had its share of problems, but it also brought back an old friend: Music. This sure won over veteran players that grew up in-game listening to EVE music while they fumbled…

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Among the Stars: Hauling Dangerously

TMC Archives 2015-11-12

Eve is complex. Really complex. And to a new player, almost mind bogglingly so. When you come from other MMOs, where the primary source of equipment is killing something for it and looting the corpse, it seems impossible that the…

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Eve Online Gets Writable CREST API

TMC Archives 2015-11-12

The first writable CREST API is live on the main EVE Online Tranquility server. This new API allows you to update your saved fittings from a third party application. The most obvious use is for the dissemination of alliance and corporate…

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New Patch for Kerbal Space Program

TMC Archives 2015-11-11

With new parts, contract updates, more than a few changes to physics, and about 100 bug fixes, the just released version 1.0.5 update to Kerbal Space Program is more than ample proof that Squad is far from done with Kerbal…

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CCP Releases Charts, Details on EVE Economy

TMC Archives 2015-11-11

Eve Vegas had a number of fascinating talks on the present and future of our favourite space game. One of those talks was by CCP Quant, who went over the economy of New Eden. CCP Quant has since expanded that…

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NEW PATCH FOR KERBAL SPACE PROGRAM

Andrew Sturgis 2015-11-11

With new parts, contract updates, more than a few changes to physics, and about 100 bug fixes, the just released version 1.0.5 update to Kerbal Space Program is more than ample proof that Squad is far from done with Kerbal…

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Revisiting the Council of Stellar Management

TMC Archives 2015-11-10

The recent upheaval surrounding the Council of Stellar Management has sparked yet another wave of CSM-related drama and calls from various quarters for its dissolution. There is nothing new about any of this, with the minor exception of one dev’s…

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Lessons in Trust

TMC Archives 2015-11-10

There is a crossroads between the two highest profile news items talked about last week; The CSM Manny removal, and the Kickstarter Campaign for a “Fountain War” book. When the metasphere should have been dominated by the Amarr Champion Trials,…

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In Memoriam: The Legacy of Vile Rat and Sean Smith

Alexander "The Mittani" Gianturco 2015-11-09

(I was going to write this as a short broadcast to Goonswarm and the Imperium to mark the anniversary of Sean Smith’s death in Benghazi on September 11th, 2012. That short broadcast turned into an essay as the words and the grief…

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Module Tiericide Coming This Winter

Submission 2015-11-09

The ongoing project of Module Tiericide is an attempt to replace the meta-based module system with a new role-based system. Rather than a linear meta-level progression of power, the named modules will now offer a specialized role in their module…