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Something wiki this way comes

By CCP Ginger
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What is EVE Online? Bums, Education drop outs, Marketing, Scholars have argued this question for many years and come up with such answers as: “EVE is an MMORPG” (you can just taste the scholarship at work there) or “EVE is REAL” or “EVE is ruining my god damn life and my girlfriend is about to leave me but I got a sweet kill last night in my HAC." In any case, EVE is this huge, hard-to-define entity that is pretty bloody cool, “somewhat” complex and so deep you can easily lose yourself within i...

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Power to the people ......

By CCP Dr.EyjoG
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Knowledge is power, and we want to give EVE Online pod pilots more power (as if they did not have enough already! ;-) ). Ever since my first Fanfest, back in 2007, I have discussed with pod pilots the possibility of giving better access to the vast data that is available from EVE Online. The main obstacle so far has been making the data available on a consistent basis in a format that fits EVE players.

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Summer and Incarna 1.1

By CCP Fallout
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It's a tradition: every time summer rolls around, Europeans take nice, long vacations. As an American, I tend to become overly amused by this; my Puritanical (pure tyrannical?) self cannot fathom the idea of taking three or four weeks off at a time, and secretly, I envy my co-workers, those lucky, loveable bastards! Another tradition: during the summer months, EVE Online players become anxious for more news and information about their favorite game.

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Nullsec Development: Design Goals

By CCP Greyscale
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Where were we? In the LAST BLOG, we explained the background for our current nullsec design efforts, and the high-level rules for all of nullsec. I'd recommend going back and reading that one first if you haven't already, as it lays the groundwork for this blog too. The bulk of that blog was about defining things that should be true - in an ideal world - for everything that goes on in nullsec.

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The EVE Security Taskforce & Report a bot

By CCP Pollux
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Hello EVE Community, Since this is my first post I would like to use this opportunity to introduce myself to the community. Some of you may already know me from the Security Presentation CCP Sreegs and I did this year at Fanfest. For those who don't, my name is CCP Pollux, and I am a Senior Security Specialist and a member of the EVE Security Task Force.

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Nullsec Development: Rules and Guidelines

By CCP Greyscale
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tl;dr This is a theory blog, there is no tl;dr. Sorry! The top bit So as you may or may not have heard, Team BFF are thinking about nullsec again, with an eye to making some improvements over the next year or so. In the past we've often started thinking about nullsec again because we were unhappy with our sovereignty mechanics (again), which leads into a nice self-contained area of work.

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