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?

 

146: Redundancy

“It just hurts.”

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-Big Story: CCP layoffs. What’s next for us?

-T2 price fluctuations continue as prices begin a possibly long climb

-FCON collapses completely

-Some great host highlights including the most difficult cap kill of Alek’s career

-Plus: A sensational story the rest of the EVE media won’t cover!

144: Be Kind, Refine

To be fair, it’s decaff coffee

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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 88: Freeport Emma Watson

“Five and a convo.”

Special Guest: Thaddeus Drake, PVP director for Noir.’s most recent contract target Violent Declaration

-Thaddeus talks about his rise from new player to CEO and FC of a young alliance

Poll Results: Was Phoebe a success?

EVE News:

Contract Wrap Up: Sukanen Slobberknocker, feat. Thaddeus giving the target’s perspective of the campaign

Major announcement of the New Eden Grand Prix, Jan. 17th at 18:00 

CSM Corner:

  • Rhea patch rundown
  • CCP Greyscale now just regular Greyscale
  • Industry Teams removed in a rare, possibly first time, feature removal
  • CSM X campaign madness begins