216: Bridge to Nowhere

Wouldn’t it be wild if it INCREASED retention?”

CSM election results

-Summer of Apathy: Pop-Up Gate ignites latent rage, frustration, and mistrust

-The 1st Pochven War results in irreplaceable losses

We’ve got new gates! CCP connects long-isolated regions and some not long enough isolated ones

May Monthly Economic Report released and Alek goes off about bots and the hunting meta (CCP Rise’s general response)

Black Ops BS get some slick new buffs and a new jump mechanic option with some real potential

Search your heart: Would you stop playing if you got the PLEX pop up after 1st death?
  • No 48%, 20 votes
    20 votes 48%
    20 votes - 48% of all votes
  • Yes 26%, 11 votes
    11 votes 26%
    11 votes - 26% of all votes
  • I'm honestly not sure 26%, 11 votes
    11 votes 26%
    11 votes - 26% of all votes
Total Votes: 42
June 29, 2021 - July 27, 2021
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2 thoughts on “216: Bridge to Nowhere

  1. Metropolis gate. Because it occurred entirely within high-sec, in a dead-end pocket. Looking at some of the others, it required activity outside of high-sec. From the prospective of mining and safety – this was one of the strongest options.

    Solitude has main body of linked high-sec and smaller 3 system of HS. Needing to be crossed through half a dozen low-sec systems. The gate and the mining content was on the 3 system “isle” of Solitude.

  2. I personally think having more connections to remote Regions of New Eden is good for player movement and hunters that prey on them.
    That the stain gate is the one with the least support does not suprise me due to the bad access it had beforehand. But maybe also the Stain residents had something against it.

    The BO changes with the Conduit Jump are crazy. I have made myself a Fuel Calculator where i can see how many Fuel i will need before i drop on something.
    In comparison to the classic bridge the new Conduit Jump uses 1/3 or even 1/4 of the jump fuel. (depends on fleet comp., Mass, etc)

    Also super kindly thx for the shoutout Alek.
    Its cool to be in Noir and coming from a NullBloc the move made me nervous as hell.
    But people were super welcoming and helpful with everything <3

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