EVE Online players will know this by now, but “Blackout” was chaotic and fun. The forced removal of instantly updated chat channels in the most populous regions of the game sewed plenty of PvP and market chaos, leading to a lot of fallout, some of it wasn’t so good though. Despite a reduction in botting
A relative newcomer to the NullSec scene in EVE Online, Skill Urself is gearing up to shut down operations at an alliance level, setting the stage for a pretty major shake of the eastern part of NullSec space. The northeast of NullSec, often colloquially referred to as the Drone Regions due to the presence of
X47L-Q, Pure Blind, will now live in infamy within EVE Online. This previously easily-forgotten system in New Eden was just the site of a major battle between two of the most powerful NullSec coalitions in the game. But first, we need a bit of background so you can understand just how important this fight will
The Meta Show has returned this week, this week the upcoming Aegis changes and Nullsec news a primary focus. Expect lots of spin zone and plenty of bad memes. The show has also seen a bit of a revamp in terms of organization and presentation meant to rebrand the show as a bit more professional.
A lot of people are overreacting about the usage of the Entosis Link in the upcoming SOV changes. CCP want so encourage more small gang warfare in Null, and they want to make it easier for smaller groups to take and hold SOV, while also making it difficult to have the hug cold war power
CCP Fozzie finally released the long awaited SOV changes Dev blog today. And it’s quite dense, and full of a lot of interesting ideas. As expected it will probably change to degree prior to release. But that hasn’t stopped the usual fanfare of overreactions, theory crafting, and leadership planning from going into full swing within
February was another slow month, however with the coming Sov Rework stated to be unveiled in early March hopes are high that the changes will allow for more consistent changes and wars. ISKMogul GamingISKMogul is a growing video game publication that got its start covering EVE Online, and has since expanded to cover a large
At around 0:00 EVE Time, the 3GD6-8 Station was due to come out of reinforce as the final fight in the system between PL and HERO. If HERO failed to rep the station and reset the timer, they would lose the system to PL. As a result the amount of response to CTAs from HERO
January was without any major wars, but a few things of note still happened in nullsec. Much of the content worth covering centered around GSF and the CFC as a whole, whether it was Gevlon Goblin sending them an ultimatum or US timezone Goons deploying to Immensea. ISKMogul GamingISKMogul is a growing video game publication that
The game of SOV warfare has always been a tedious one for EVE players. Even the ones that enjoy it see it as a mostly boring affair with little action, or fun. “peace time”, as it can be described in EVE is simply the lack of a serious threat to one’s SOV. And it would
Russian aggression between the various RUS alliances and coalitions reached a high point compared to the relative quiet nature in the post-Halooween war era of EVE. With Legion of xXDEATHXx being the primary target of a SOLAR FLEET led incursion. SOLAR FLEET has many potential allies such as Black Legion and various Russian entities. While
The Nullsec Recap makes it’s triumphant return! Much of the events in November centered around the Phoebe Update and its Jump Fatigue changes. ISKMogul GamingISKMogul is a growing video game publication that got its start covering EVE Online, and has since expanded to cover a large number of topics and niches within the purview of
As N3 alliance Nulli Secunda was busy helping N3 expand it’s holdings in other regions, it’s CSAA’s in DB1R-4 and ZS-2LT were attacked by a combined force of CFC pilots on October 31st. Another strike in the system of DB1R-4 on November 2nd was spearheaded by soviet-Union and others. With the loss of 3 CSAA’s
In a stunning bit of success from another EVE subreddit based idea, Phoebe Freeport Republic has claimed a system in Nullsec. Now only time will tell how quickly or slowly this implodes. The idea finally came to fruition when the players involved heaped into WPV-JN and blasted a TCU belonging to the Absolution Alliance. To
We are now only 5 days away from one of the most game changing patches in EVE for a long time and there is a lot to do plus the fact that we are involved in a war and taking a new region at the same time. Its been a very busy month and personally
In what can only be described as an attempt at trolling in EVE, Fatal Ascension somehow forgot to online SBUs in a staging system to slow down a SOV offensive from their enemies. As a result, some TEST members were able to essentially sneak in and attempt to online an SBU, forcing FA to destroy
Ahead of the November 4, 2014 patch, Nullsec started to begin preemptive shakeups and shifts to prepare itself for the coming changes. With all the news and leaks surrounding this topic, Hendrick once again makes sense of it all for us idiots. For those curious, he uses the EVE SOV maps which are maintained by
An Against ALL Authorities alliance mail has been leaked, revealing their intention to target Northern Coalition. This will be done as a “Coalition” alongside Afterlife, c0ven and Soviet-Union. The main fleet doctrine will be shield ishtars and they will be staging out of 4GQ-XQ in Stain. The alliance mail is below in both Russian and
In the system of Uanzin, several Cult of War Supercaps were lost to a massively overwhelming PL op. Although small in terms of actual value lost. This just goes to show that PL are committed to finding content wherever it lies. A mixed force of PL capitals and subcapitals were able to entrap the CoW
Ok boys and girls I have a lot of ground to cover, so get your reading glasses ready. I DO NOT suggest skimming this post. READ IT! READ IT TWICE! For those of your corp/alliance mates that are illiterate, READ IT TO THEM! Tell them you have a bedtime story, then read them a fucking
Over the past week, NPC Venal residents Out of Sight. (OOS) have been attacking various CFC-held towers in the region. Yesterday CFC alliance Circle-of-Two (CO2) caught them sieging a tower in 6W-HRH and dropped by to introduce themselves. Today a similar incident erupted into a brawl in HBD-CC between Black Legion. (BL) and CFC forces which incurred an
As the changes of Phoebe loom on the horizon and the major Null entities get ready for the inevitable clusterfuck, HERO and PROVI have attempted to end the border dispute that has since become a proxy war involving PL, N3, RUS, and others. An allegedly leaked image above details the agreement between the two groups.
Let’s talk more about the dark side of Phoebe and the jump changes. First, let’s state the problem that plagues all competitive multiplayer games but open ended games like EVE the most, the n+1 problem: All else being equal, the side with n resources is at a disadvantage to the side with n+1 resources. In
Another day, another battle in EVE Online. A skirmish has broken out in YA0-XJ wherein Black Legion stands against CFC on it’s own. And as one would expect, chaos has ensued. Current totals stand at ~19 Billion ISK in losses for both sides. With 72 ships lost for BL, while the CFC has lost 278.