Category Archives: Commentary

Caroline’s Star, Part 2: Anatomy of a Catastrophe

THIS IS PART TWO OF FOUR. In Part 1, I lay out the more firm evidence base the below conclusions are based on. Part 3 is actually an appendix to the first two (see the * below) that explains the evolution of one … Continue reading

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Caroline’s Star, Part 1: Phenomenal Cosmic Power (Itty Bitty Living Space)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS POST ONE OF FOUR. It covers the baseline facts that support my theorizing. Part 2 covers the actual theorizing and tinfoil hattery. Part 3 covers the evolution of one of those theories. Part 4, written a … Continue reading

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The Jovian Tightrope

First, I have to compliment CCP on at long last reviving the Sleeper storyline in the lore. I think the hype and fervor that has risen in the player base in the last month shows that it was a shrewd marketing and … Continue reading

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The Part In Which I Flip My Desk

So … I have off work this week (Thanksgiving week US). I had grand ambitions. Catch up around the house. Catch up on EVE. Write a Pod and Planet entry. Write a bunch of blog posts on Rhea. I re-read … Continue reading

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Hyperion Wormhole Changes

So yesterday I laid out how wormhole combat differs from gate combat and why that diversity is a good thing. And thus, why CCP’s proposed upcoming change in Hyperion to make spawn points post-jump based on mass is a bad … Continue reading

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Wormholes are Not Gates – And Never Should Be

I’ve been meaning for a long time to write a full-on post about the differences in combat between lowsec and wormholes, as someone who moved from the former to the latter. I never quite got around to it. But now … Continue reading

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Repo Man

UPDATE: Based on comments here and further Twitter discussion, I modified some of my positions and posted the idea in the Features & Ideas Forum for discussion and consideration. Here is that post, your support would be appreciated! ====================================== I … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Tape

In honor of recently passing 100,000 page views and shortly hitting 150 posts (at this writing I have just under 130,000 views and this is post #149), I’ve decided to release some statistics: what has drawn visitors and what hasn’t, … Continue reading

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Riding Valkyrie

Just a quick one for today. I ducked into the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for most of the day on Friday, did some things for work, and then got in line at the Intel booth to see EVE Valkyrie. Thanks … Continue reading

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I Believe In Bara Claus

So a few weeks ago I wrote a letter to Santa (Bara) Claus, aka CCP Karkur, keeper of the Little Things list. She responded via Twitter that she liked one of the ideas (not specific to which). Today she tweeted … Continue reading

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