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New Eden Open $10,000 Tournament

By CCP Bro
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Following the success of Alliance Tournament X in July 2012 we have been looking for opportunities that allow EVE players to flourish in an eSports environment. Our friends at own3D.tv have approached us about hosting a tournament in November and December of this year with a prize pool of a whopping $10,000, which we were more than happy to arrange. This blog is going to cover a lot of information and will be quite lengthy so please bear with us!

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Brains! NOM NOM!

By CCP FoxFour
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Brains! NOM NOM! What are we doing: Hey guys, CCP FoxFour from team Five 0 here with some news about NPC's and their brains. As it stands right now on Tranquility we have 3 classes of AI. The most common is the normal one you find on all mission rats, belt rats, and the like.

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API spring cleaning

By CCP Illurkall
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Greetings space people! My name is CCP Illurkall and I have been tasked with maintaining the API for the foreseeable future. To start with there is some spring (fall) cleaning that needs to be taken care of. These changes have been in the air for some time and they are something that we feel is needed to keep the API neat and tidy. API Keys As you may already have noticed we have two different types of API keys: Old API keys, also known as legacy API keys New API keys, also known as customizabl...

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Community Spotlight - ISK The Guide

By CCP Phantom
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Introduction The EVE Universe is sparkling with exciting opportunities, profitable business investments, enticing adventures and a lot more. It is an incredible rich world of ever increasing potential for everyone – beginners and veterans alike – as this world is shaped by players and their interactions, but it might be sometimes daunting to enter this exciting but complex world of New Eden. To aid new arrivals and to support experienced players, many creative and passionate citizens of New Ede...

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Singularity, Duality ... Buckingham?

By CCP Goliath
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With the open beta of DUST 514 comes an interesting question. How do we publically test the latest additions to EVE, while making sure we don‘t impact DUST and vice versa? As some of you will be aware, the current state of affairs is that EVE‘s Singularity test server („Sisi“) is hosting the DUST closed beta, and for reasons you may not be aware of, it is running a version of EVE that is actually older than that on Tranquility, the live EVE Universe server. This may seem backward but in actual ...

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Ship balancing winter update

By CCP Ytterbium
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Things have been going well on the ship balancing front as we ramp up to our winter expansion in the coming months. We began earlier this year with rebalancing combat frigates for Inferno, and then delivered improved mining barges through CCP Tallest. We also gave you attack frigates and rookie ship changes despite summer vacations taking many staff away.

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