Tag Archives: PVP

Loot Fairy Triumphant (Blog Banter #69)

So… it’s been a while since I’ve participated in a Blog Banter, but this one caught my eye. They’re hosted by Drackarn of Sand, Cider and Spaceships; you should check it out if you write a blog and consider participating. Blog … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Fleet

This will be a bit of a long post. I hope you’ll read it anyway. I suppose every veteran EVE player has a story of how they were flipped from curious newbie to hooked pilot by how much fun they … Continue reading

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Beyond Trollceptors

So of course you are already aware of CCP Fozzie’s magnum opus, which describes the upcoming revamp of sov in nullsec space. Honestly, I was expecting to care very little, just chomp some popcorn and yell “Where is your Hyperion … Continue reading

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…and Sometimes You Win

So in the last post I told you about a fleet we took out that had one of the nastiest tactics in w-space used against it – the unexpected Sleeper capital escalation. I mentioned an Interdictor (in that case a … Continue reading

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Sometimes you lose…

I’m going to tell you two stories. They are stories of wormhole combat tactics. They happened on back to back days this week. Yes, I’m aware that the old saying starts with “sometimes you win…” but bear with me. In … Continue reading

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Intercession Audiobook by EVE Reader

The great Zendane at EVE Reader just completed and posted his audiobook version of Intercession. It turned out better than I ever thought possible. He actually recruited several other people to help him with conversation voices and it worked really … Continue reading

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Siphon Song

In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous and beautiful creatures, portrayed as femme fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. –Wikipedia “Siren” As regular readers are aware, I’ve had a mixed reaction … Continue reading

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Deployables Part 2: Deps For Good

OK, so now that I’ve dispensed with the criticism, how about what I found that was good in CCP Fozzie’s deployable ideas thread? Again, there are degrees of “good”. I’ll start with the ones I like as-is and touch on a … Continue reading

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Adrenaline Rush (Blog Banter 51)

Kirith Kodachi and Druur Monakh ask this for Blog Banter 51: What was your most nail-biting experience in EVE Online so far? It could be PvP in a 1v1 or 1000v1000, your first fight or your latest one, a scam … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Pirates

I have a confession to make. When I was in Lowsec, I was never actually a True Pirate. In fact, I didn’t even live in Lowsec. Oh, the shame. OK, now I feel better. I had a fun discussion about … Continue reading

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