Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Blogger Profiles #25 - Nuyan Zahedi

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.
What is your character's name or handle?

Nuyan Zahedi

What is your blog's URL?

http://nuyan.wordpress.com

How long have you been blogging?

I started at the start of 2008, so a bit more than a year now.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

My most visited system must be Amarr. So mostly Domain and surroundings, especially Bleak Lands with Factional Warfare. Also Providence, where I used to rat and help out CVA sometimes. Then there's Heimatar, which is a region I got to know quite well as me and others of PIE Inc often had expeditions into that area to shoot at Electus Matari and Ushra'Khan, but that was before FW.

When did you start playing EVE?

February 2007.


I was still busy playing WoW back then, but it was a holiday, I got a bit bored with the Burning Crusade, probably browsed the internet a bit and ended up reading some articles about that game I heard some other people rant about earlier, often in a negative way ("It's so boring, blabla"). I don't exactly remember which article I read, but it intrigued me. It was in a way precisely what I was looking for in WoW, a big seamless evolving world where players provided consequences to each others' actions (or are at least able to, to some extent), where you have the freedom to create and live your own story.

Then in the first weeks I read upon CVA and what they did with the Providence, I saw one of their big fleets leaving just before their big attack on Ushra'Khan, I read the 0.0 Expirement at work/school and I was involved in an Aurora event (I guess my character helped the Speaker of Truths do what he had to do). All that in my first month, I was sold.

What do you enjoy about EVE?

To be honest, I haven't played EVE at all lately. I really want to get more involved again, but I'm quite busy and there are also some other great games I sometimes just have to play (World of Goo!). And even for these games I can barely find time. I could always make time of course, but I simply prioritize other things higher I guess.

But why I enjoy playing EVE? It's the thrill of combat which gives me a huge kick, it's the idea of being out there in that huge universe, it's the freedom and the fantastic stories it generates. Not just the bigger 'CCP storylines', but espescially the player stories, all the drama, it's lovely. It's unequalled in any other game. And even if you don't play EVE actively, it's still awesome to read about it and follow it actively.

What is your playstyle?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I try to play EVE Online (also other games sometimes) as "In Character" as possible, so I guess people would label me as a 'Roleplayer'. I don't like that separation and I am one of those people that constantly shouts that every EVE player is a roleplayer as they participate in the EVE universe and its story, so I'd rather call myself an 'Immersionist' as it was nicely dubbed by CCP.

I'm member of PIE Inc, so I mostly live in Empire, we participate in Factional Warfare and fight for our Empire and Empress. I never liked the concept of mission-running and prefer to make my ISK by trading instead, although I mostly fly cheap ships which aren't too hard to finance.

Do you play any other games?

Yes. I like games in general, just reading about them. I actually got back more into non-MMOs after starting to read a site like RPS a year and a half ago, which is having a nice mix of mainstream and the more obscure games. I really do like games as a cultural platfom/outlet. It has so much unfulfilled potential. I do prefer PC games though and if I just look at the mainstream top-selling lists, I'm probably not interested in 95% of it.

As for actually playing them.. It's the same with EVE.. I don't play them nearly enough. Just a few hours a week really. I've played quite a bit of Team Fortress 2 though and I also love Civilization 4, World of Goo, Left 4 Dead, Defcon. I also still really want to get into some of the Paradox Interactive games, plus there's Empire: Total War... My favourite game? Deus Ex, easy.

What do you blog about, and why?

Unlike many others in the blog-packI don't really write stories about my own experiences in EVE, I not only write just about EVE, I also write about other games that inspire me to.. well.. write about it. But EVE is definetly one of the most fascinating games out there in this world and I often end up drawing comparisons to it when writing about other games. I also like to theorize a bit about the whole sandbox concept and I like to give my perspective on it, as I think it often differs a bit from most other people, although I must say I have barely written any posts about that yet, I'm still planning to. I actually keep a huge 'to-do' with stuff I want to write about for my blog.

Why blog? I don’t really know really, I don’t know why I write what I write. Sometimes the need just seems to be there. It’s not just about ego fulfillment by people reading it, although people reading and commenting on your blog can surely motivate me to write more. But even without anyone ever visiting my blog I’d probably write there every now and then. It’s good to have a place where you can express yourself on any subject you like, to share your ideas or that article/video which ‘moved’ you at that moment.

What are your other interests?

There are quite a lot. I'm a political science student, so I do take some interest in that obviously. I love music and couldn't live without, from Bob Dylan to obscure punk bands. I kind of 'grew up' with punk music, but I can listen to anything, I do look for some sort of 'pureness' in music though. Movies, books. I also love the internet, guess I spend quite a lot of time on it. I love people, sounds silly, but silly situations and random conversations with unkown people can really make my day. Guess I do find social dynamics rather fascinating.

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?

I think people should know that EVE is all about freedom and creating your own path (and fun!), don't hang out there doing missions in high-sec and think that's all there is, because even while mission-running might be entertaining enough for many, the brilliance of EVE lies elsewhere. Play with other people, explore the possibilities. If you haven't already, I suggest you read my 'must-read' articles I listed here some time ago. To me, they really help to explain the greatness of EVE.

But as for motivation. Probably a lot of people have a bit of problem with that. EVE Online is quite intense on your mind and it requires you to put effort in it. It's a bit like having to choose between reading a relatively difficult and thought-provoking book or a simple popular pageturner. There's nothing wrong with mindless entertainment every now and then, but it's better to challenge yourself as that is where you really develop yourself. So if you have to choose between playing EVE Online or any other MMO (/game), go for EVE Online as it'll make you a better person.

Hehe, that sounded quite pretentious. But there's some truth in it.

Anything else to offer?

Ah well, guess you've read more than enough by now. Thanks for that by the way, I really appriciate people reading my gibberish. Oh, I do have a second blog that covers my 'other interests'. Good I didn't forget.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Blogger Profiles #24 - Godlesswanderer

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.
What is your character's name or handle?

Godlesswanderer

What is your blog's URL?

http://www.articulatedsky.com

How long have you been blogging?

General blogging, around 3-4 years but Articulated sky has been going about a year and a half.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

Right now, I'm generally found flying between Black Rise and Sinq Laison.

When did you start playing EVE?

Back in 2005, although I only really started playing regularly around two years ago.

What do you enjoy about EVE?

On a grand scale, I really love the way that the acts of one player can greatly affect the EVE galaxy as a whole (like the recent disbanding of bob, for example).
But on a more personal scale, I love the adrenaline rush that one gets while fighting for your life. I've yet to get that feeling in any other MMO.

What is your playstyle?

Piracy, with a little bit of carebear added in for good measure. Sometimes I can't resist breaking out the old mining barge.

Do you play any other games?

MMO-wise, I stick to EVE. I'm having enough trouble with money as it is without having to pay a second subscription for a second MMO!

What do you blog about, and why?

I blog about any EVE related stories and/or experiences that I find interesting, and also about anything that has happened to me ingame that I found particularly interesting or fun. To be honest, I mainly blog for myself but lately I seem to have become obsessed with my page views.

What are your other interests?

Anything and everything relating to geek culture. Technology, graphic design, gadgets, weird t-shirts. I could go on forever.

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?

Whenever I lacked motivation in EVE, the usual problem seemed to be that I either had no one to talk to (as in I was basically soloing EVE), or people around me didn't really seem motivated. The fix that I've found for both of these problems is to essentially pick up, leave and make a new life. I don't necessarily mean that you should move across the galaxy, change profession, etc. it could even be as simple as changing corporation or changing the system you call your home. Anything that will give you a bit of variation or give you something new is great and will keep you motivated without a doubt.

Anything else to offer?

A little inside info; I'm going to be holding a contest on my blog soon. It's so secret that even I don't know what it's going to be about!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Snapshot of Eve - 12 March 2009

Welcome to the latest snapshot of the major topics that people are discussing within the Eve Online forums. To see other snapshots, click on the 'snapshot' tag in the Tag Cloud. The rules of the snapshot are here.

WARFARE & TACTICS

SCIENCE & INDUSTRY

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

GENERAL DISCUSSION

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Blood on our hands

I was just reading the thoughts of Ciarente Roth, where she mentioned "Has the death of so many ever laid on the heads of so few-- and weighed there so lightly?"

It got me thinking. (Yes, I do occasionally think...)

A lot of pilots travel around seeking the deaths of others. But in their quest for adventure, they always refer to their defeated prey as individuals. They very rarely think about the dozens, hundreds or even thousands of people serving on the ships they destroy.

All of them with families, loved ones, people with lives outside of their jobs as crew members. They're not always there because of some idealistic view of the universe. They're certainly not there because they are immortal. They're there because they have mouths to feed back on their home planets. Because they have goals and aspirations. They want to amount to something, and that's what drives them to be a crew member of a starship.

But we don't discuss these things. Our elitism blinds us to the people whose lives depend on us. Our flippant attitude towards success or failure means nothing to us pilots, because if we die, we're reborn in a clone.

But our crews do not have that same fantastic luxury.

Not only do they die with the ships we so carelessly lose in our fights of vanity, but their families back home are left with no one to continue providing for them. The lives we shatter extend beyond our ships, and reach out across the planets and the stars throughout the galaxy.

In a past life I used to be a pirate with this same careless, selfish attitude. I feel differently now in this life. I feel like I have a responsibility to those who rest their hopes and dreams with me. They look up to me for their survival, and for the survival of their families, wherever they might be. They hope that I'm good enough to keep them alive. They bet their very lives on it.

Rest assured that these realisations won't stop me from fighting, but they will help guide me in my choices. I will fight for something meaningful, rather than vanity. I will fight for something worthwhile, and hope that the deaths of those who serve me will actually mean something. I will fight for the freedom of the Minmatar race from persecution and oppression, and hope that it's enough.

We, the chosen few, are the elite. Our lives can be eternal, should we wish it. We can choose to make our lives mean something, or we can simply show to the galaxy that we're only selfish children, playing with people's lives as if it's just a game.

This blood on my hands? It will remind me of the responsibilities I have to my crew, their families, and the Minmatar people whom I ultimately serve. I can only hope I do not let them down.

Blogger Profiles #23 - Quintrala

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.
What is your character's name or handle?

I am Catherine DELOROIS but please, call me Quintrala or just plain Quin.

What is your blog's URL?

http://speedfairy.blogspot.com

How long have you been blogging?

Oh, I started my first blog all the way back in January 2009 I think so by now it would be... two months. Almost.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

Metropolis, Tash-Murkon, Sinq Laison and other regions in between. Commute sucks.

When did you start playing EVE?

When, for RL reasons, I was both down and bored out of my mind and someone brought this science-fiction game for grownups to my attention. It was late 2006. Still looking for the grownups, hahaha. Sorry, not true. You rock, New Eden.

What do you enjoy about EVE?

You can live a life in space - absolute freedom. Wanna be a pirate? Be a pirate. Wanna rule an empire? Start working now. Wanna roleplay? Be all you can be. Wanna be a miner? Go see a shrink.

This freedom translates in me being able to develop as a character, to live a (pretend) life in space. People and environment around me change and I will live, change and react to those changes (this also means that I must be very close to my character, in order to RP well. Sort of acting.).

Again, the spaceships are fake but the people interaction is real so you have this 'Personality Lab 101' in which you can try things you would not normally risk IRL like, always nice / wicked witch / the other woman / crazy scientist / outlaw wench

What is your playstyle?

Social. I am a charisma tanker. I am a pro racer too.

It is all about the people, not the spaceships (the MM in MMORPG). You can have so many people running around and doing their own thing, but when you get them together, wonderful things happen: the roleplay, the fiction and stuff you get to write -and have fun with- are accessories to bring people together. Fun accessories. Team playing, alliances, corps... it is all in the people.

I race professionally, I spend a lot of my time doing race-related stuff (more than half my time, does that make me a pro?). The weekly race is just the tip of the iceberg, but it does require training, rigs, modules, testing stuff and having crazy ideas. If you add team cheering, organizing and sponsorship (it takes money, you know -a top racing interceptor may cost up to 1 billion) and lately taking over some Racing League PR responsibilities...

Also, roleplay to some extent wherever I go. I intentionally play and roleplay nice and sweet; it's sort of refreshing in a universe full of ugly and mean. No, really, people think it is a joke but I find it is fun to play that. Unusual. On the surface I am a star-hugging peacenik that looks for ways to play nice and appease conflict. Below the surface I am just a regular person, flaws and all, and shades of grey; nice and sweet is just some defense mechanism you acquire growing up an expat with three national backgrounds and no place you really feel like home.

I try to stay in-character as much as I can. Other than the expat thing my background is intentionally vanilla-flavoured, sort of girl-next-pod. Whatever thing extraodinaire I will ever brag about, I must first earn in-game; importance is something other people attribute to you. Whatever changes my nice fluffy IC life, too, should be an in-game influence. Which basically has kept me from FW, PvP and shooting people in the face. Oh, but there will be time for that -hey, I am not really that nice. People change, characters do too.

Also... wait, are we running out of time here? Sorry.

Do you play any other games?

I am one of the few, the proud to have never played WoW.

Otherwise, there is a Wii at home: WiiFit, does that count as a game? Mario Kart. Other stuff occasionally, some time ago. Sim stuff, Spore.

Nah, EVE is what I play almost exclusively.

What do you blog about, and why?

My life in space (IC), growing up a diplo-brat -in space-, fiction (I have this hyper-active imagination), racing stories (that's my only major accomplishment in EvE, being like a Danica Patrick of New Eden), a bit of OOC. I, ah, "map" stuff from RL to IC, sometimes I write about my own experience or memories, sometimes about someone else's. Yup, the ideas behind gossip, water and the iguana stuff happened for real; I still remember part of that recipe, ew.

It is funny how, in order to fully be part of the blogging community you have to go OOC once in a while, otherwise there is this sort of invisible barrier that is very difficult to cross. Mystic Pizza comes to mind as an exception, it takes talent to craft a message in such a way that it has an IC meaning for the story and a OOC meaning for the community. Maybe I will try doing that later.

What are your other interests?

Hmmm... my family and friends, reading, movies, skiing, cycling, wine, cooking, dancing, scuba diving, sightseeing and travel travel travel. I love Sci-fi, my current favorite being BSG -have you seen how many roles each character gets to play?

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?

Take it easy, do not burn yourself out. This is a game, not a job. If you feel you are sort of burning out, then take a few days, or a couple of months and come back. It is still going to be there. Also, there are so many different things to try, why no take it slow and try a new one. You choose what to do and you choose the pace and you choose your people in-game.

Ah... and do not biomass your character. You will regret it if you do.

Anything else to offer?

Hahaha, that would fill an entire post, or a blog. I will choose one: what about come join the races, at least give it a try?

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Blogger Profiles #22 - AeonOfTime

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.

I'd just like to thank all the Eve bloggers who have handed in their profiles so far. There's over 160 Eve bloggers out there though, so I'm looking forward to getting some more. Yes, that means YOU, if you haven't already given me a profile. :)
What is your character's name or handle?

AeonOfTime

What is your blog's URL?

http://eve.aeonoftime.com

How long have you been blogging?

About six years now outside of EVE; for EVE I started the blog about a week in the game. I knew it would be long term then, and I wanted to keep a log to go back to later on. A kind of early nostalgia if you like.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

Heimatar will always feel like home the most, with Metropolis next. I spend a fair amount of time in Domain too, but more because I fly Amarr and modules are more readily available there. Heimatar is my real base of operations.

When did you start playing EVE?

October 13th, 2006. I spent a week thinking about getting a subscription or not, reading the FAQ on the game world. I was not sure if I should join because it seemed terribly involved and way too similar to real life for a game. In the end I decided that I had to see what online gaming was all about. Besides, I was a bit bored out of fantasy settings then and World of Warcraft seemed way too traditional in that aspect.

What do you enjoy about EVE?

Quite a number of things, but most importantly that fact that it has a Scifi setting and that I get to pilot big, shiny spacefaring vessels. It reminds me of Stephen Donaldson's "Gap Sequence" books through the harsh setting it plays in. Beyond that, I have come to enjoy the total freedom and contact with likeminded players from all over the world. As a software engineer, I am also often amazed at what CCP have achieved and really enjoy testing out all the possibilities the game world offers.

What is your playstyle?

Ironically enough, I play solo. I do realize it's a MULTIplayer game, but I have always been a lone wolf at heart. I am not entirely anti-social however. I have one chat channel I have followed since I started the game, and my corporation, Sytek Technologies, is a safe haven for other lone wolves to get together without the usual corporation restraints. I am a miner at heart, and a missioner for fun. I have never done any real PvP, and do not plan on doing any for the time being.

Do you play any other games?

Yes, many - but EVE is the only MMOG I play. All the other games I play are solo games. I never stopped playing since my first gaming experiences on the Commodore C64. One constant is the Civilization series, closely followed by RPGs like the Elder Scrolls series (Oblivion) and more recently, Mass Effect. Add a few first person shooters to the mix like Doom, Unreal or Crysis, and a bit of nostalgia with Master Of Magic and the Wing Commander / Privateer series.

What do you blog about, and why?

I blog about my character's adventures in EVE, mostly because I want to keep a log for future nostalgia moments but also to share my knowledge of the game from my personal perspective. Whenever I try a new aspect of the game, I write about my experience with it to help other players discover it. There is a much cheesier reason to why I am blogging though, which ultimately led to my blog being named "The Captain's Log of AeonOfTime": I have grown up with seafaring ships, and one of the traditions as a captain is to keep a written log of events. I always liked that, and seeing that I do pilot a ship of sorts, I figured it would be fitting :)

What are your other interests?

You mean, like, in real life? This is going to sound boring I fear, but oh well - here goes: Web design and development, traveling abroad, diving (without bottles or scubas).

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?
Do not lose sight of the fun. I met a number of players that had gotten so involved in the game that they did not realize they were not having fun anymore. In my world, duties should not be part of a game. Of course in EVE you have to dedicate yourself to your corp if you want to achieve something bigger, but don't let that spoil your fun. If you start thinking of not logging in because you will have to attend to chore XY, you need to free yourself of those duties. Just play by gut even if you don't make any ISK for a few hours - stop crunching numbers and just play. Take a ship, and on a whim set up shop in a new system in another region, with a different agent. Screw the 30+ jumps, screw agent quality, take one that just looks good and see where that leads you.

Anything else to offer?

Only an invitation to all love wolves out there to check out Syrkos Technologies. We have no corp duties whatsoever, so you can keep your complete freedom. We are a growing community of about 20 members from all over the place that all play just the way they want to without any strings attached. You can find out more on my blog and on the minisite (igb compatible): http://sytek.aeonoftime.com

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Blogger Profiles #21 - Ga'len

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.

Our latest blogger is also known as The Wandering Druid, and he's been quite busy and helpful for the Eve Blogosphere, as well as having his finger on the pulse of new Eve blogs. Please enjoy...
What is your character's name or handle?

Ga'len (pronounces Ga Len)

What is your blog's URL?

http://www.eve-druid.com

How long have you been blogging?

I have been blogging about EVE since January 5, 2007, kept a personal blog from March of 1997.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

I wander a bit, but my current home is in Sinq Laison.

When did you start playing EVE?

I started back with a trial in 2003, picked it up again in March of 2006.

What do you enjoy about EVE?

EVE is a game where you have to use your brain quite a lot. I hate games that are grind based. EVE is brain based and that's what drew me in.

What is your playstyle?

I am a pirate, yarr!!!

Do you play any other games?

Yes, yes I do play other games. I like to play Chess, any Star Wars game (except for SWG, left that when NGE hit).

What do you blog about, and why?

I blog about PvP engagements, the goings on in the EVE community and my perspective on the game. I like to think that I can look at things with a different set of eyes than most EVE players. I am 35 years old and in my experience, most EVE players are a tad younger than I am. I've been around the Internet since before it was a public place for people to meet and exchange ideas. No matter what you think and how you express yourself, there is someone who is looking to read about what you think and feel. Adding your 'verse' to the 'powerful play that goes on' is something that appeals to me. I maintain the OPML download of EVE blogs (http://www.eve-druid.com/opml-download) for this very reason. There are many blogs out there that are not as active as the members of the EVE Blog Pack. Some of these blogs have been inactive for some time, but their content is worth reading.

What are your other interests?

I like to cook, spend time exploring the real world with my wife, spend time playing with our dog and I love going to the movies.

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?

You have to ask yourself what do you want to receive from this game. You also have to understand that EVE is not meant to be played as a solo game for the majority of the game content. It's meant to be a social interaction. If you are looking for something where you can do most things all on your own, then EVE is not for you. If you find that you simply are getting bored with the game, then you really need to look at who you are spending your time with in the game. Many people end up leaving the game because the corporation they are a member of is just not active in their time zone or does not cater to their play style.

Experiment, try different things, join up with another corporation with an alt or your main. Create a industrialist character or a combat character, try things out. There is a lot to do in the EVE universe and you own it to yourself to explore the game.

Anything else to offer?

Like I have said many times, try different things. Explore the game, move about. Don't be afraid of loosing a ship as that's part of the game. Enjoy yourself, that's the whole point!!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Best blogger of the month

Over at evebloggers.com there's a monthly competition for Best Blog Post of the Month. For the month of February we had a winner!

Mynxee's post: Yarrin’: The Little Frigates That Could

Congratulations to Mynxee! She's won herself a free ad placement on the front page of evebloggers.com. Go there and have a look.

Everyone - please nominate or vote for what you think is the best post of the month over at the Eve Bloggers Best Post of the Month section.

Blogger Profiles #20 - Mynxee

Welcome to yet another profile of an Eve Blogger! Please check out the list of Eve Bloggers so you can enjoy getting to know a few of the others as well.

This one has been sitting around in my Inbox for a month now. I'm sorry! I've been busy and distracted for a little while. And the same for those that come after this. But anyway, on with the show...

Mynxee is one of our favourite bloggers and pirates, and she's an inspiration to many. Without further ado, here's her profile:
What is your character's name or handle?

Mynxee

What is your blog's URL?

http://lifeinlowsec.blogspot.com

How long have you been blogging?

Nearly a year now.

What region of EVE do you mostly operate in?

Metropolis low-sec

When did you start playing EVE?

February 2007 (on my first character, a dirty rotten carebear!)

What do you enjoy about EVE?

The dynamic complexity of player interactions and relationships, and the sense that the only restrictions on what you can accomplish in-game are the ones you place on yourself.

What is your playstyle?

Pirating and exploration

Do you play any other games?

No

What do you blog about, and why?

I blog about my experiences and the things that affect me as a low sec pirate. These may be in the form of event reports, open discussion topics, or fictional storylines involving my characters. I try to write in-character most of the time.

What are your other interests?

Trail riding and foxhunting on my mules, watercolor painting, digital painting, making limited edition artist books, gardening, fiber arts, science fiction.

What advice do you have for EVE players who are struggling to stay motivated?

Find a group of players who inspire you and who are fun to hang out with in-game. If that doesn't do it, maybe it's time to either take a break or try something totally different in-game.

Anything else to offer?

Feel free to convo me in-game if you want friendly answers to questions about piracy and exploration. If you're a female in real life who's interested in pirating, consider joining my women-only pirate corp Hellcats. Our recruitment thread is here.

Snapshot of Dev Finder - 2 March 2009

Welcome to the latest 'snapshot' of the Eve Online developers and their comments in the Eve Forums.

2009.02.24
18:56 Oneiromancer announces that the new eopic mission arcs are now available for testing on Singularity.
18:55 Oneiromancer provides a list of known issues and workarounds in Apocrypha - build 81170
18:54 Hypnotic answers player queries regarding attribute respeccing.
18:54 Fallout introduces a New Dev Blog by Incognito: How the AI pew pews the player.
18:47 Nozh answers multiple player queries regarding Tech 3 cruisers in a succession of posts.
18:45 Oneiromancer provides a list of known issues and workarounds in Apocrypha - build 80627.
18:44 Nozh provides a comprehensive guide to Tech 3: Strategic Cruiser Bonuses.
18:29 Whisper explains the mechanics behind local chat in wormhole space.
18:28 Fear replies to player queries regarding the New Player Experience for Apocrypha.
18:25 Chronotis announces changes to Tech 3 ship production on Singularity.
18:25 Chronotis provides some information regarding reverse engineering.
18:24 Chronotis assures players that normal celestial asteroid belts in current high security space will not need to be scanned down and discovered.
18:22 Fallout introduces a New Blog by Fear: New Player Experience.
18:21 Oneiromancer provides a list of known issues and workarounds for the 80418 build on Singularity.
18:16 Greyscale continues to provide further feedback regarding wormholes and scanning which is in testing on Singularity.
18:12 Mindstar replies to player queries regarding the new hardware upgrades blog.
18:11 Ginger advises players that, far from removing back story content, that we have actually added newdescriptions for regions and systems of note.

Snapshot of Eve - 2 March 2009

Welcome to the latest snapshot of the major topics that people are discussing within the Eve Online forums. To see other snapshots, click on the 'snapshot' tag in the Tag Cloud. The rules of the snapshot are here.

WARFARE & TACTICS

SCIENCE & INDUSTRY

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

GENERAL DISCUSSION

Subscribing to this blog

I've just added the option of being able to subscribe to the comments of this blog (to the right), so that if you want to keep up to date with discussions that are going on here, you can now do so.

Please enjoy. :)