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A toast to another eight years (at least)

By CCP Guard
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Dear friends. It is with extreme pride I remind you all that come next Friday May 6, 2011, our baby - EVE Online, will turn eight years old. Some of you have been around since her birth while others just arrived to be part of the next eight years. Either way, we all have plenty to celebrate. People giving fancy speeches often say "We couldn‘t have done it without you".

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Introducing Time Dilation (TiDi)

By CCP Veritas
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It's often said that the War on Lag cannot be won because our players can always bring one more ship. This is fundamentally true, and embracing that truth is important to the work we do here on Team Gridlock. In addition to the optimization work we do, we also aim to attack degradation issues, so that when the server does become overloaded, it's handled in a reasonable fashion. That's what this blog is about today. But, to understand where we're going, it helps to know where we are. Currently w...

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Guest Blog: Industrial Sized Knowledgebase Plans

By CCP Manifest
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EON Magazine has been instrumental in covering EVE Online and its society for quite some time and have written some killer guides that have lead to Great Success! over the years. The partnership with the guys from ISK the Guide offers forth the most epic guide for any game ever, and Zapatero is here to explain a bit more about their plans going forward.

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New Forum Security Blog - Cookie Derp

By CCP Sreegs
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Greetings internet space people, As most of you are well aware by now we had a bit of a situation with our new forum package. I want to spend some time with you going over a few things which will include the specific vulnerabilities which lead to the forums being shut down, what you should personally be concerned about, what the reality of the exploits vs.

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Letter from the CSM

By CCP Diagoras
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The following is a letter from the members of the sixth Council of Stellar Management. To discuss any CSM related issues, check out the Jita Park Speakers Corner section of the official EVE forums. Citizens of New Eden, CSM6 has taken office, and we're going to get things done - by working with CCP reasonably and introducing an effective communication strategy. The Purpose and Limits of the CSM There is a tremendous amount of misunderstanding about what the CSM is able to do.

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Regarding the Forum Issues of April 8-9

By CCP Fallout
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At approximately 21:00 UTC on Friday, April 8 we were made aware of some security issues with the new EVE forums which needed to be addressed. These issues were as follows: We discovered that it was possible to access some forums which certain users should not have been able to access Users could make and edit posts as another user's character It was possible to inject some HTML code into signatures As a result, we disabled the new forums temporarily while we investigated and addressed the situa...

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Alliance Tournament IX - The Juicy Details

By CCP Mindstar
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As mentioned recently in CCP Loxy’s dev blog calling for player experts, we will be holding Alliance Tournament IX again this June! We have been working hard to make sure that this will be another epic event within EVE Online, and that we can bring the best action to you live via Internet Television! We had a pretty amazing tournament last year, and we were very happy with how the event ran as a whole. Coming out of it, we had a few points that we wanted to improve on and this has given birth to...

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Reimbursement Policy update revisited

By GM Grimmi
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On 2011.03.11 we published a new version of the EVE Online Reimbursement Policy and posted a blog along with it here. In the comments section we received some good feedback from you guys and a few requests for clarification of some of the items in the policy.

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PLEX for Good: Japan Drive Results

By CCP Fallout
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On March 15, 2011, the EVE Online community began a charity drive to help those devastated by the earthquake, tsunami, and resulting nuclear power plant issues that began in Japan earlier in the month. EVE Online players contracted PLEX and ISK to the CCP PLEX for Good in-game. The drive, which ended on March 31, 2011, was extremely successful, and we are pleased to report that $44,607.50 USD was raised by players during the two week period. The breakdown of donations was as follows: 2497 PLEX w...

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Mounts are coming to Incarna

By CCP Soundwave
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Incarna is adding entirely new dimensions to EVE and bringing us closer to the full sci-fi simulation that CCP envisions. As we get closer to the full realization of Incarna, we're slowly revealing more of our roadmap to you, most recently with Captain's Quarters.

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Captain's Quarters, new tutorials and crash-course missions on Duality

By CCP Tanis
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Howdy folks, [Update: We've decided to release Captains Quarters early! CQ and new tutorials will now be available to players at 12:30 UTC on Wednesday, April 20] Walking, in MY stations?! As mentioned in CCP Chiliad's latest blog, we are in the process of putting together the Captain's Quarters and a whole slew of new tutorials, and a new crash-course as part of the first iteration of Incarna. We want to give you fine folks all a chance to get a first-hand glimpse of the new Captain's Quarters ...

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New EVE Forums are (A)LIVE!

By CCP Elais
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Update: The old forums have been closed and are now read-only. You may still read old threads and posts by visiting the archives. Hi there. I'm CCP Elais and on behalf of team Occam's razor I hereby declare the new EVE forums officially open.

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