Tag Archives: Ships

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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This Game is Going to the Dogs

Let’s talk briefly about the new Mordu’s Legion ships and their names – current and recent past. First a quick shout-out to CCP Fozzie and CCP Rise. On the heels of the success of my ferreting out some of the things behind … Continue reading

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Three Witches

I had another interesting conversation on Twitter today with Jayne Fillon, Noizy and Mark726. It led me here. If you want to skip the story, scroll down to the section titled The Bottom Line. Or take the more fun route in … 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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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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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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EVE’s Future: Through A Dev Darkly

Just a quick, but I think appropriate, interlude in my review of CCP Fozzie’s deployable ideas thread. An interview Fozzie did with US Gamer just surfaced over the last day or so, and it’s full of interesting tidbits, and much … Continue reading

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SOE Ship Names: It May Not Make Sense At First

Think about that. It may not make sense at first. -CCP Dropbear So today CCP Rise casually dropped the names of the new SOE ships in his stats thread on the forums: the Astero frigate and the Stratios cruiser. I’ll … Continue reading

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Misdirection

“Timeo Danaos et dona ferentis.” (“I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts.”) – Laocoon, The Aeneid As part of EVE:Rubicon, the Sisters of EVE will now be producing ships; both of these ships will be well-armed and stealthy, equipped for … Continue reading

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Banks of the Rubicon

“The die is cast.” – Julius Caesar at the Rubicon Rubicon Defined So CCP has announced the winter expansion. They’ve chosen a very singular and non-New-Eden name: Rubicon. This name has no meaning whatsoever in the lore. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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