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THE MORNING TOAST: MORTAL CAPSULEERS AND THE INHERITANCE CHRONICLE

TMC Archives 2016-01-25

For even casual followers of the Eve lore, the latest chronicle regarding the Society of Conscious Thought (SoCT) and the origin of the drifters provided much food for thought. Taking the form of a conversation between two SoCT members and some…

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The Morning Toast: The Impossibility Of Ship Balance

TMC Archives 2016-01-21

Welcome to The Morning Toast, an occasional column where I write about… things. My goal is to inform or amuse by writing on a variety of topics; one column might be on interesting things, the next on informative things, perhaps…

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CCP ANNOUNCES CAPITAL CHANGES

Submission 2015-10-24

The Capital presenation from Team Five-Oh has just wrapped up with CCP Nullarbor, CCP Punkturis, and CCP Larrikin fleshing out the sweeping set of changes to Capitol ships announced during the Eve Keynote on Friday. The presentation was very light…

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The Blood Soaked Return of Omir

Submission 2015-10-20

Well, it’s that time of year again and the end of October is almost upon us. In many cultures around the world influenced by the tradition of All Saints’ Day the final day of the month brings a special celebration…

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CCP TO RELEASE MISSILE DISRUPTORS IN DECEMBER

Submission 2015-10-10

CCP is planning to release missile disruptors in December. According to CCP Fozzie, the new modules will be grouped in with the existing tracking disruptors. Quoting from the post: These disruptors would be separate modules within the same group as…

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EVE’S MISSING LINK: MICRO-CONFLICT DRIVERS

Submission 2015-09-29

There is a gaping hole in the options Eve provides to a nullsec player looking to log in and have fun. A brief review of the current state of PvP shows the lack; there are no “micro” content drivers available…

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ALOD: BUT WHAT WAS IT FOR?

Submission 2015-09-07

Special thanks to Tyrant Scorn of Strategic Tactics And Recon for bringing this killmail to our attention; without their diligence in informing TMC of their accomplishment this fit might never have gotten the recognition it deserved. At the time of…

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The IHUBpocalypse and the Future of Stations

TMC Archives 2015-08-04

In all the sound and fury surrounding the deployment of the new sovereignty system, one seemingly minor change has had a major impact on the future of nullsec logistics. During the changeover from the old system to the new CCP,…

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THE MOST IMPORTANT CHANGE IN FOZZIESOV

Submission 2015-07-14

Note: as an op-ed this article reflects the views of the author and not TMC as a whole. In all the discussion about Fozziesov perhaps the most important change of all has been overlooked. Most discussion has focused on the…

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Improving Mining: Chipping Away at Boredom

TMC Archives 2015-06-04

This is not to say that the low-key playstyle of mining has no place in Eve. Some players genuinely enjoy it, and replacing it with a mandatory activity that forced more engagement would not benefit the game. However this does not…

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Eve PvE’s Optimization Problem

Submission 2015-05-26

Note: As an editorial piece this article reflects the opinions of the author and not TMC as a whole. Eve player versus environment (PvE) gameplay is, to put it mildly, substantially worse than PvE in other massively multiplayer online games…

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CCP Announces More Sentry Nerfs

Submission 2015-05-22

CCP Fozzie announced three more changes to sentry drones in a brief dev post today. He explained the intent behind the changes: “These are a very specific and limited set of changes that we believe will benefit the game, but…

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Eve Leadership: Avoiding Defeat

TMC Archives 2015-05-21

The first part of this article focused on how destroying an enemy was different from defeating him and the implications of this for Eve. Essentially the destruction of an enemy stops them from fighting until they can rebuild. The defeat…

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Tools Of The Trade: The Slippery Pete

Submission 2014-12-01

Special thanks to Kcolor for the interview on how the Slippery Pete is used. The Slippery Pete Tengu is one of the most effective high-skill PvP platforms in Eve. The fitting and its use were pioneered by Elo Knight and…