159: Couping

“Pigeons…?”

DOWNLOAD LINK

-Update on the Big War as the trench lines are drawn

-AT finals! Zzzzz

-Wild update on Wild War 2. The end? Not likely…

-Artimus calls out Alek’s questionable branding sense, while Alek retorts with pity for Artimus’ deprived childhood

-Everything you ever wanted to know about flying and fighting Triglavian ships

144: Be Kind, Refine

To be fair, it’s decaff coffee

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD

The cast returns to discuss all things Lifeblood. Also we discuss the time FCON was still alive.

-gigX *handedly* wins our latest poll

-Lifeblood beyond the patchnotes; what are new market realities in EVE?

-MC takes contract against TRI in the South

-The Culture cedes Fountain to The Imperium

-An “update” on the PL/Provi/TEST “war”

-Host Highlights: Alek breeds, Jin wins a fight, and Artimus saves a Nyx in need

DoW 86 pt. 2: Minute by Minute

“So now we’re gonna get into the CSM Corner…”

CSM9 has set the record for fastest official minute release

Extensive Minutes Discussion:

  • Minutes process improvements and the frequent-release era
  • Sugar Kyle’s lowsec philosophy
  • Module Tiericide
  • 0.0 and sov
  • CONCORD now intervenes when corp members shoot each other
  • Alliance logos, ship skins, the power of identity and how CCP is dragging their feet on unleashing it
  • CCP Seagull: “It’s time to get over Incarna and start taking risks again.”
  • 20% of new players never train a skill (wtf?!)
  • Incursions acknowledged as broken ISK faucet

Music: Shia LeBeouf Live (Rob Cantor)

DoW 86: October Surprise pt. 1

“Was there a wink?”

Poll Discussion: Phoebe Jump Change Revisions

EVE News:

  • Alek and Ali give an extensive first-hand account of EVE Vegas including off-stream hijinx, roundtable reporting, 5v5 and Valkyrie PVP results, and Noir.’s fortunes on the Vegas Strip
  • Nyx gets ganked for charity
  • NoHo fights against the odds in an overwhelming victory in w-space
  • Nullsec rearranges the map in prep for Phoebe as the DoW cast gives you the latest on who’s doing what, going where, and why

Contract: Outer Ring Pipe Camp

CONTINUED IN PART 2 (CSM MINUTE DISSECTION)

Links: EVE Down Under