281: Fraternity, Egality

“Hoo boy”

-Spicy Contract Update: Noir.CALSF vs PARABELLUM in Metropolis, inc. a huge lowsec bloodbath

-Nullsec outrage over Equinox nerfs: is it justified?

-CCP Burger’s Director Letter

-Carrier MJD seeing some use but still underwhelming as a tool

-Fraternity gets burned in Zarzakh!

-CTF vs UNI: As we record EVE University practices successfully defending structures against Paladins and supercarriers. Zeero with tales from the frontlines!

-Alek’s unlikely Moa kill

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What % of nullsec systems should be "good"?
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280: Yarrvangier feat. Samson

“You COULD say that!”

-Federation Frontline Report represents as Samson joins the cast

-Samson’s rise from recon grunt to top tier salt miner

-The Fallout of Equinox: Patch problems from SKINR to nullsec to FW changes

-State of the Gal/Cal/Guri warzone

-SNUFF sets its sights on Cloud Ring, and Phoenix Coalition sets them right back

-Alliance Tournament XX announced! Zeero gives a first breakdown of the rules changes for THE PVP event of the EVE social calendar

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Nullsec outrage over power levels:
  • Unjustified: They should have to make do 78%, 14 votes
    14 votes 78%
    14 votes - 78% of all votes
  • Justified: The nerfs went too far 22%, 4 votes
    4 votes 22%
    4 votes - 22% of all votes
Total Votes: 18
June 24, 2024 - July 9, 2024
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279: The Equinox Patch feat. Brisc Rubal

“By God I am taking credit for Micro Jump Drives on Carriers”

-Legendary Best Guest/CSM Rep Brisc Rubal joins us for a jam packed patch notes episode!

-SKINR: What’s fair and unfair to criticize about the long asked for but questionably implemented customization feature?

-Skyhooks, Metanox, and the future of Sov Warfare

-Imperium vs Panda Fam hostilities in Catch recapped. What goes into the strategic planning of these coalition-sized conflicts when the game mechanics get shaken up?

-CARRIER BUFF HOLY SHIT! I mean, ahem, carriers get a new, much-needed direction for their ship class but are a bit pre-nerfed in their new role

-FW Love: Pirate Insurgencies get Front-Lined and FW battlefields now play as expected

-New ships! New planets! Art department nails it

-Corps get tools for LP taxation and basic automated SRP

-New ship hanger looks pretty cool, but will it get annoying?

-Pochven’s seagulls get their wings clipped while C5/C6 wormhole PVE takes a hit

-Closing thoughts on the WH war of ’24

-Alek and Zeero share some great battlereports

The Equinox Patch
  • Whelmed 62%, 13 votes
    13 votes 62%
    13 votes - 62% of all votes
  • Underwhelmed 29%, 6 votes
    6 votes 29%
    6 votes - 29% of all votes
  • Overwhelmed 10%, 2 votes
    2 votes 10%
    2 votes - 10% of all votes
Total Votes: 21
June 11, 2024 - July 7, 2024
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278: Random Skin Generator feat. Random McNally

“Reeks of microtransactions”

-Pirate, industrialist, and podcaster Random McNally joins us for a great interview and a timely episode

-Which MC corp is best? The People have spoken

-SYNDE surrenders the WH war in a shocking turn of events

-Custom ship skins, but at what cost? Controversy builds as CCP’s SKINR monetization strategy for Equinox falls under scrutiny

-Contract Update: Frulegur escort

The SKINR question:
  • A microtransaction too far 55%, 17 votes
    17 votes 55%
    17 votes - 55% of all votes
  • A reasonable way to monetize a great feature 45%, 14 votes
    14 votes 45%
    14 votes - 45% of all votes
Total Votes: 31
May 26, 2024 - June 23, 2024
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