CCP has just made an announcement that has both shocked and outraged many within the EVE Online community. CCP brings gambling back to EVE Online with Hypernet Relay, a specialized raffle system built into the game client. Those of you who were involved in EVE Online back in the SomerBlink days, or after that during
Anyone who wasn’t around EVE Online in 2016 might not remember this, but there was a major kerfuffle in the game’s community over a popular gambling website that used the in-game currency, ISK, and it eventually got way out of control. The problem eventually got so impossible to ignore within the community, that the assumed
Real-money trading of items in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is just as big an issue as cheating. Where cheaters are being arrested for using hacks to deliver malware, the game economy is being disabled to prevent people paying to win by buying high-end or rare items. According to the most recent announcement from PUBG Corp, Personal Trading
EVE Online has been free-to-play for a few months now, Since the major revamp of Alpha accounts in the Lifeblood and Ascension expansions. Since then though, a new enemy has emerged into the forefront of discussion in the EVE community. Mining and ratting are huge sources of ISK, and the majority of bots as well.
Loot boxes have infested gaming, their glorified and barely hidden gambling is becoming a scourge on modern gaming. In the same way that predatory microtransactions rooted in poor design have infected the mobile gaming market, loot boxes are just a way for greedy companies to bilk more money out of consumers. Lets be clear, I’m
Time to touch base on some things EVE’s Security Team has been working on and also discuss some golden oldies regarding account security. First a clarification on our rules and policies regarding overlays and other third party applications. EVE Online, Overlays, and You As we receive questions about overlays and EVE Online every now and
Blizzard has a years-long history of going after the developers of tools that allow cheating or exploits in their games. And according to a filing in the US state of California, the developer behind the “Buddy” system of botting tools is their next target. James Enright and a group of unnamed defendants develop and sell
There has always been a contentious debate centered around RMT within the EVE community, and recently the EVE community can count another semi-victory against RMT loopholes. After members of the EVE community of bloggers and broadcasters [namely EVE Radio’s DJ Wiggles and RMT chronicler NosyGamer] came out and disclosed communications from CCP on the subject
Speculation about why I Want ISK was blacklisted has been going around for a while now. And today the cause has been revealed. Whispers in the EVE community about IWISK banker conducting RMT have been around since the beginning and it appears that yet more bankers have been banned for RMT. Below you’ll find the
A Reddit user has disclosed an alleged RMT operation within certain bankers of the popular I Want ISK EVE gambling site. These allegations are allegedly the result of an investigation involving gaming-centric RMT site playerauctions, and as of yet unknown individuals.