192: Sweeps Week feat. Andy Astronaut

“Transitioning from one area of space CCP has long neglected but recently changed a little to another…”

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-Carrying 3 Black Mark Awards in tow, Andy Astronaut joins us for the show

-Noir. hits a wormhole full of squirrels and scores big nuts

-Gang recounts some of their most memorable FCing mistakes

-Super crazy brawls and dev slaughtering in Providence

-February Economic Report discussion and analysis

-Follow up on the mutual evictions going on at the top tier of WH space

-CCP’s major update to FW and corresponding lowsec event

Bonus: Vily on T*PI

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!

 

 

 

189: Feelin’ Froggy

“I quad box 90% of the time.”

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-Contract Discussion: Top Tier Tatara saves

  • NOTE: Too many contracts! Our opponent for these Tataras was End of Life, not Hell Dawn. Apologies to both entities for the mix up on-air.

-Contract Discussion: Fade

-The Northern war breaks open as PandaFam takes down a GOTG Keepstar and TEST sets up a new front

-Black Mark Awards 2019 Nominees: Vote here!

PS: Makalu Cries by Sindel Pellion

188: The Bonus Clown feat. FloppietheBanjoClown

“You’d be surprised what people believe when they need it to be true.”

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FloppietheBanjoClown regales us with tales of piracy, griefng, scams, and the cutting edge of skullduggery in EVE

-We explore the evolution of Incursion griefing, miner bumping, safaris, and The Bonus Room

-What’s wrong with wardecs? The panel explores

-Noir. Academy welcomes its first graduates of 2020

-Coalitions clash in the North as Siege Green readies a new lowsec Keepstar

-PLEX for Good goes golden, as Kelon Darklight and Scott Manley raise over 1 million PLEX

-CCP launches the long-asked for ship models! The cast reviews

-Alek tries a nano Leshak, Artimus finally uses his jump freighter, and Banjo goes on a highsec war rampage