207: Massacre

“Ohhhh my god it’s happening!”

-Update on our recent highsec contracts: Bhaalgorn Brawl AAR!

-Black Mark Award nominations revealed!

-The Massacre of M2-XFE: the devastating (in more ways than one) conclusion to EVE’s most biggest battle yet

-Bonus footage: Artimus’ ESS fight

VOTE NOW FOR THE 2020 BLACK MARK AWARDS!

205: The Artist feat. Lloyd George

“You’ve bamboozled me!”

-Famed EVE watercolor artist Lloyd George aka El_Geo joins us for a super cool episode about painting spaceships

-Interview with Lloyd covering his rise as an artist and an EVE player, in particular what goes into his spectacular paintings and how he finds his inspiration

-Noir. Contract: Malpais, in which Dalv goes on an epic killingspree

-The ESS Update: CCP’s best game design ever?

-The Explosion Velocity update detailed

-WWB2 Update: TEST presses the offensive into Delve and Keepstars are approaching one another. Lots of sexual tension. Do Goons have a backup plan?

-Winners of the unofficial 2020 Alliance Tournament are crowned!

How has giving EVE-related gifts to non-players worked out?
  • Haven't Tried 63%, 10 votes
    10 votes 63%
    10 votes - 63% of all votes
  • Great 19%, 3 votes
    3 votes 19%
    3 votes - 19% of all votes
  • Not Great 19%, 3 votes
    3 votes 19%
    3 votes - 19% of all votes
Total Votes: 16
December 6, 2020 - December 21, 2020
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204: Goodfellas feat. CCP Goodfella and CCP Dopamine

That’s a good question…

http://www.declarationsofwar.com/episodemp3/dow204.mp3

-CCP Goodfella and CCP Dopamine (EVE’s Brand Director and Senior Community Manager respectively) join the show for a wide ranging interview

-The challenges and opportunities of marketing the EVE brand: what’s working and what isn’t?

-The evolution of CCP’s community team

-The development of the EVE streaming community and it’s impact on EVE growth

-Discussion on the relative accessibility of EVE to the casual observer and potential player

-How has COVID-19 affected life at CCP?

-Pochven

-Releasing big patches during a massive EVE conflict and the role of server performance in tipping the outcome of high profile fights

-The Scope and Pulse

-The impact of EVE Echoes on EVE proper

-EVE Tournaments

-Plus: Host highlights and our first Golden Elite supporter (Oh hi Mark!)

203: Super Potato Mode feat. Sindrakin Gorion

“I think they did it because they are cowards” 

-Sindrakin Gorion joins us, FC for ChemiKals and the Goon with the most Noir. kills in Delve

-Sindrakin recounts his experience being a small gang FC in the Imperium and numerous fights with Noir. fleets, including handing out wipes to both Alek and Laeve

-Breakthrough in WWB2? Attackers anchor a Keepstar in Delve as a carefully planned Imperium titan trap is foiled by sever problems

-Triglavian invasion plans fully realized as the new Pochven region takes shape, to the disappointment of just about everyone

-Discussion of recent balance announcements including a total rework of the Eris and the realization of the mothership power fantasy

-Noir. Contract Update: Killing a Watchman Raitaru in highsec yields several multi billion ISK fleet fights