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The Abyss: A Place to Lose Yourself

Submission 2018-11-17

Good Day, Capsuleers! Today, I will tackle a subject that has been on my mind for a very long time: Abyssal Deadspace. As many have, I participated in the early testing. I argued plenty with some people about some aspects…

1 Eve Online

ABYSSAL ONSLAUGHT

mistwarden 2018-11-11

I attended the last mass test for EVE Online ahead of the Onslaught expansion, and got the first-hand experience of the changes to the Abyss. Those changes include the introduction of mining platforms as well as the new solo PVP…

37 Devblog

Pearl Abyss to acquire CCP

Rhivre 2018-09-06

In a news post released today, CCP Games announced they are to be acquired by Pearl Abyss, the company behind Black Desert Online. The deal will allow CCP to continue to operate independently, with Pearl Abyss bringing its development expertise…

1 Devblog

CCP Patch Notes and In Dev Video: Zealot Buff, Claw Nerf, Abyssal Loot, Faction Fort Salvage, and More

Savvy Kneel 2018-07-10

As CCP prepares the Dawn of Liberation event, scheduled to run from July 10-24, the update that kicks off the event on Tuesday comes with a number of innovations that will likely be of interest to capsuleers. CCP notes that…

1 Eve Online

Abyssal Deadspace AMA and Drone Developments

JuriusDoctor 2018-06-02

The release of Into the Abyss has seen some exciting and potentially player-changing developments. Not ones to be tentative, or outdone, EVE players have skipped wading into the Abyss and have taken a running cannonball into the deep end. The…

11 Eve Online

Ship Fitting: Flying into the Abyss

JuriusDoctor 2018-05-31

Header art by Empanada The launch of Into the Abyss and the emergence of Abyssal Deadspace is upon us, and before the deluge of losses hit in earnest those of us here at the writing INN team thought we’d share…

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Enter the Abyss

mistwarden 2018-05-28

Header art by: Empanada The Abyss is a challenge in EVE like no other. It’s an instance based PVE ‘mission’ where you face three rooms of unknown foes as you fight to survive and complete the dungeon. When the abyss…

3 Devblog

Patch Notes for “Into the Abyss”

Paramemetic 2018-05-25

In an uncharacteristically early–perhaps even premature–release, CCP Falcon has published the patch notes for “Into the Abyss.” The patch itself is due on May 29. Most of the information is consistent with our previous coverage, but as a concise review, let’s…

11 Devblog

Into the Abyss: Planetary Interactions Changes

JuriusDoctor 2018-04-22

There have been a lot of changes in EVE in the last year. It is very exciting. Planetary Interaction (PI) was introduced to EVE Online in Tyrannis, released May 26, 2010. This, the thirteenth expansion of EVE, gave players the…

3 Analysis

THE ‘FEAR OF FREEMIUM’ FALLACY

Romulus Loches 2019-11-19

When Pearl Abyss purchased CCP just over a year ago, one of the concerns voiced by many Eve Online players was that it would become a Pay-To-Win game with tons of micro-transactions. In essence (no, not the region) this would…

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Human Behavior in the Era of Chaos

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2019-09-14

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” – advertisement in a London paper for the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, according to legend. Antarctica is…

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Two Months of “Chaos”

Bill McDonough 2019-09-12

Two months ago, I wrote a short little piece entitled “Why the Nullsec Blackout Won’t Fix EVE.” In it, I made some observations about what CCP said they were up to, how some groups of players were seeing it as…

10 Eve Online

Jin’talks – Stop Reworking the NPE

Jin'taan 2019-09-09

During the past 3 years we’ve seen 3 consecutive different New Player Experience models. We entered 2016 with the traditional basis of the tutorial agents, which had been the core of EVE’s NPE for over 5 years at that point,…

40 Eve Online

EVE Online is not a PVP game

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2019-09-07

EVE Online is not a PVP game. It never has been. It’s been a simulation with PVP in it, but it has never been a PVP game. The other day I played a few matches in World of Warships. That…