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10 Op-Ed

Whatever Happened to HTFU?

Aradus Gunnell 2021-12-21

The year is 2009.  Permaband, the CCP house musical group, creates a music video entitled ‘HTFU’. The song, sung mostly by CCP Guard, is unique among gaming development communities. This was a crew of actual game designers using a player-coined slang…

33 User Submitted

O-EIMK: The Culmination of PAPI’s Sins

Osir1s 2021-05-30

It has been a long war, hasn’t it? What started on July 5th, 2020 seems like it may go on for far longer. To put it into comparison terms, the Glassing of Tribute took one month; one month is all…

30 Op-Ed

The Myth of Capitalist EVE

Seir Luciel 2021-05-09

The title of this article, for many, will seem shocking. EVE Online has often been touted as one of the supreme examples of capitalism in action. A recent Talking in Stations article noted that: A Caldari player 5hipy4rd pointed out…

12 Analysis

EVE of Destruction: The Titan Massacre at M2-XFE

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2021-01-02

(Author’s note: This article is for those that might not be familiar with EVE Online. A full, in-depth description of some of the mechanics, specifically the ‘yes, but’ outliers, exceptions, and other peculiarities, will be left out for simplicity’s sake….

11 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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Patch Notes for Lifeblood Released

Stephanie Daugherty 2017-10-24

EVE Online’s newest expansion, Lifeblood, launches October 24th. The patch notes for the expansion were published today in advance of the release. Major highlights in Lifeblood include a complete redistribution of moon minerals, a complete overhaul of moon mining and…

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CSM 12 results analysis

Mischa Gau'ss Tesla 2017-05-04

If you are new to Eve, or unaware of politics, or if you live in a space cave, you might not have heard of the CSM. The CSM, or Council of Stellar Managment, is a group of players elected by…