190: Romancing the Stones feat. CCP Rattati

This isn’t a scarcity period. Scarcity is the way it’s going to be.”  Also, hi Katrin!

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-CCP Rattati joins us for an incredible interview covering DUST, Nova, and massive upcoming changes to the EVE economy 

 

-Rattati’s pre-CCP background and how he got involved in Dust 514

-What were Nova’s lessons from Dust going into the project?

-Why/how did you transition to Lead Producer of EVE’s Ecosystem?

-What are you hoping to learn from the scarcity period? [turns out it’s not a period!]

-What are the goals? Is it fighting capital/super proliferation?

-The impact of these changes on WH mining as a viable gameplay

-With normal minerals removed from moon chunks, what to expect regarding T2 goo and prices?

-Possible impacts of these changes on the PVP meta (both small gang and fleet)

-Team Talos’ involvement on economy changes that might affect PVP

-What is the vision of dynamic redistribution?

-Space weather and space biomes

-Risk and reward of upgrading your space, more meaningful choices for industry, and empire building in a scarcity-based EVE

Plus many more topics in this can’t miss interview!

 

 

 

185: Force Multiplier feat. Andy Astronaut and Kravma en Distel

“Once we landed, it was basically over for them.”

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-Alek is joined by Noir. pilots to discuss 2 recent contracts

-Noir.’s “force multiplication” service is used for the first time, to great success

-Providence gets a little more crowded as conflict escalates on both sides

184: Bitter Minutes feat. Matterall

“It’s not that nothing’s changing, it’s just these changes aren’t adding anything positive to our gameplay.”

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-The gang deep-dives into the CSM minutes and compare/contrasts them to the announcements of EVE Vegas

-Save our Assault Frigates!

-Matterall addresses recent criticisms of a rules change in TiS Discord

-EVE and China, timebomb or no big deal?

-Hilmar’s long term vision for EVE

183: Winter is Ending

“Most people are looking at EVE Vegas for some direction from CCP”

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-CSM Minutes deep dive announced for the next episode

-Dank Leeks: Triglavian dreads, mid-grade implants, FOB loot requiring freighter

-Nullsec: NC. vs DeadCo kicks off, Winter concedes defeat at the hands of Legacy, an explorations of DeadCo’s political isolation

-The FW Treaty: players unite to try and fix Faction Warfare game design issues

-Analysis of the Sept. Economic and Security reports