scamming

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“I am Olivia” Suicide Scam Exposed

David Matterall 2016-10-22

The first casualty in EVE is trust. Scam artists infest EVE marketplaces, shadowy agents infiltrate corporations and alliances, and sometimes relationships shift and even trusted comrades go rogue. Recently, the EVE player community was confronted by a situation that went…

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Scamming for Fun and Profit

Quendan 2016-09-29

You can make money spamming in Jita local. Over the course of a day last week, just over 750 pilots wrote just over 10.000 lines into Jita local chat. The top 20% of pilots accounted for 84% of chat lines. True to…

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Scamming for Fun and Profit

TMC Archives 2016-09-29

You can make money spamming in Jita local. Over the course of a day last week, just over 750 pilots wrote just over 10.000 lines into Jita local chat. The top 20% of pilots accounted for 84% of chat lines. True to…

0 Editorial

The Two Trillion ISK Eve Shark Tank

Andrew Sturgis 2016-01-09

The way a player leaves a game says a lot about them. Some players have left the game in a blaze of glory and expensive ships, others have departed after selling all their assets, and most just leave the game…

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CCP ANNOUNCES NEW RULES ON SCAMMING

Anehii 2015-10-13

On October 12, CCP Falcon announced new rules on scams stemming from a common tactic used frequently in Jita local chat. The name of the game is ISK doubling, a legal EVE scam under the guise of a game of chance. Where the donor…

0 Sins of a Solar Spymaster

68: Groupthink and Ganking

TMC Archives 2011-09-13

It’s not often that a MMO company reverses their core development plans, apologizes to their customers for their failings, and proceeds to push out a series of acclaimed, necessary changes to their flagship product. In fact, though my gaming industry…

0 Sins of a Solar Spymaster

43: Rethinking Profit

TMC Archives 2010-04-25

EVE is a game based upon an idealized capitalistic economy, a place where every market participant is immortal and cannot starve, where goods always work as advertised and there is no regulation whatsoever – a post-scarcity dystopia. For the vast…