156: IT BEGINS

“The absolute state of your knowledge of My Little Pony…”

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-CSM voting is underway! Artimus and Alek reveal their ballots, discuss the controversy around candidate removal

-Artimus reveals an inability to name types of apples, but thankfully Alek is here to help

-In a major controversy, ATXVI is short on teams, cuts feeder rounds (and poor Alek)

-Hugh Caswakk from the New Eden Report joins us via satellite to give us a nullsec news update

-DRF completely implodes, losing all their space and half their capital fleet

-Inside the campaign: Alek’s Capitalist Army heads into The Spire to secure an Outpost before the Faction Fortizar patch

-Where will the next big conflict kick off? War brewing between Legacy and their eastern neighbors?

 

153: Behind the Scenes

“You can’t just spring the flashbacks on me Alekseyev!”

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-FanFest: This years different (depressing) feel, Abyssal Deadspace, Triglavians, PI and FW QoL changes incoming, love for Logi, and more Upwell Structures!

-The Bomb Drops: CCP Seagull leaving CCP. Alek and Jin discuss her significance, their favorite memories working with her, and cast their eyes to EVE’s uncertain future

-Imperium re-re-reinvades the north and is shredding GOTG.

-Core elements of the DRF have been routed by VOLTA, Skill Urself, and Hard Knocks: hardcore PVP alliances a fraction of the coalition’s enormous size

-Episode goes off the rails at several points including: Jin losing his shit at someone’s Teamspeak avatar, Alek triggering Jin’s PTSD about PL’s recent eviction of Provi bloc, show note planning on air, and Alek forgetting how to spell basic English words.

152: Hard Reset

“I don’t like how we’re still at the point, like, ‘The patch didn’t break my computer. That’s pretty good.'” 

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-We’re back!

-GOTG drops 5 titans to Imperium in the first major cap engagement since the cap projection buff

-Speaking of the patch, server instability runs rampant!

-CSM election schedule gets a major shake up. What are the implications?

-Alek’s PC adventure

-Artimus cold turkey’s /r/eve

-Jin burns out but is on the mend

-Jin’s family deploys to Tenerifis, Artimus’ Arbitrator, and more!

DoW 150: The More Things Change feat. Niden and Hy Wanto

“Disrespected. Let’s call it what it is!”

-The “Million Dollar Battle” for 9-4: Why it went down the way it did

-Citadels 2.0 is launching next month, we review the impact of these changes on Citadel combat

-AF rebalance numbers hit SISI!

-Citadels, big fights, the pace of balancing, and EVE’s uncertain future