204: Goodfellas feat. CCP Goodfella and CCP Dopamine

That’s a good question…

http://www.declarationsofwar.com/episodemp3/dow204.mp3

-CCP Goodfella and CCP Dopamine (EVE’s Brand Director and Senior Community Manager respectively) join the show for a wide ranging interview

-The challenges and opportunities of marketing the EVE brand: what’s working and what isn’t?

-The evolution of CCP’s community team

-The development of the EVE streaming community and it’s impact on EVE growth

-Discussion on the relative accessibility of EVE to the casual observer and potential player

-How has COVID-19 affected life at CCP?

-Pochven

-Releasing big patches during a massive EVE conflict and the role of server performance in tipping the outcome of high profile fights

-The Scope and Pulse

-The impact of EVE Echoes on EVE proper

-EVE Tournaments

-Plus: Host highlights and our first Golden Elite supporter (Oh hi Mark!)

203: Super Potato Mode feat. Sindrakin Gorion

“I think they did it because they are cowards” 

-Sindrakin Gorion joins us, FC for ChemiKals and the Goon with the most Noir. kills in Delve

-Sindrakin recounts his experience being a small gang FC in the Imperium and numerous fights with Noir. fleets, including handing out wipes to both Alek and Laeve

-Breakthrough in WWB2? Attackers anchor a Keepstar in Delve as a carefully planned Imperium titan trap is foiled by sever problems

-Triglavian invasion plans fully realized as the new Pochven region takes shape, to the disappointment of just about everyone

-Discussion of recent balance announcements including a total rework of the Eris and the realization of the mothership power fantasy

-Noir. Contract Update: Killing a Watchman Raitaru in highsec yields several multi billion ISK fleet fights