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11 Analysis

Scarcity 2.0

Gwailar 2022-04-25

As everybody who pays attention to EVE-related news knows by now, CCP is raising the price of EVE Online (both Omega subscriptions and PLEX). The purpose of this article is not to comment on that decision either for or against*;…

0 News

CCP Weekly Wrap-Up: March 17-22, 2021

Undeadenemy 2021-03-23

Friendship Week 15% off Omega From now until March 30th grab a year of Omega for 15% off. That’s a pretty good deal, and if you’ve been playing for years like I have, you might as well. It’s a lot…

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CCP Weekly Wrap-Up: November 24-30

Undeadenemy 2020-12-01

I hope everyone in the U.S. had a happy Thanksgiving, and everyone else took advantage of some of the cool deals floating around the internet this past week! Only a few news items on the agenda for today. ISD Needs…

0 News

CCP: Q1 Report Has Good News

Hai Ren 2020-07-08

The EVE economy is “fairer” and players are finding it easier to connect with other players, according to CCP’s Q1 2020 Economy Review, which was posted to the Eve Online Dev Blog on June 26. The first of its kind report to…

0 News

PLEX On Sale & EVE Russia Tickets Available Now

Calyle Morrison 2020-02-27

EVE Russia CCP announced that tickets for EVE Russia 2020 in Moscow are now available. The gathering is scheduled for June 13-14 at Centre Hall with prices set at 2060 rubles per ticket, or about $31.35 USD. This covers both days…

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…

79 Op-Ed

Plex Prices: The Damage To EVE Online

General Thade 2019-04-11

At the time of writing this article, PLEX is priced at around 4.4 million ISK per unit, or 2.2 billion isk to subscribe a single account for 30 days. While this may seem like just a number, this is extremely…

35 Awful Loss of the Day

ALOD: Pay-to-Win?

Submission 2018-02-01

[Editor’s Note: A few kills on zKillboard came up during a recent discussion on ALOD’s (Awful Loss of the Day), and they were interesting enough to warrant further investigation. We reached out to contacts who seemed to be involved and…

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Plex Price Increases are not only Natural, they are Necessary

Valeant 2017-07-28

If there’s one thing governments hate more than inflation, it’s deflation. The real value of currency, whether it be real world or in-game currency, is heavily impacted by consumer price levels of goods and services. Keynesian macroeconomic theory says that…

7 News

All Aurum Transferred to PLEX in Effort to Cool Market

Jack 2017-05-23

CCP announced without warning today that all Aurum balances below 1000 AUR have been converted into PLEX. “We are happy to announce that all pilots who had aurum balances outstanding from the PLEX changes have now had their converted PLEX…

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119.5 PLEX Changes: the Best, the Worst, and the Questionable

Rauski Koraka 2017-05-14

If you spent any time in the /r/Eve subreddit in the forty-eight hours following the 119.5 release, you probably noticed that opinions about the new changes in PLEX mechanics are mixed (if I put it mildly). The changes in mechanics are a…

11 Editorial

PLEX Changes Analysis and Issues

Rhivre 2017-03-21

Last week, CCP announced that Aurum and PLEX will be changing, as we covered in an article here. There have been a lot of passionate responses to this change on Reddit and the Eve-O forums since the announcement was made, and…

12 News

CCP Plans Changes to PLEX

Erick Asmock 2017-03-16

Today CCP released a video featuring CCP Seagull explaining that changes are coming to PLEX in EVE Online. The effort is to simplify the interaction between players, CCP and the game by moving away from using both Aurum and PLEX…

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Injectors Reach Parity with PLEX – Sky Falls…or Something

Rhivre 2016-09-24

On Thursday, a post appeared on reddit stating that for non-perfect setup skillpoint (SP) farming, that is, training characters purely for the purpose of extracting their skillpoints each month, the months of easy ISK were over, as skill injectors dropped…