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U and I – Our Little Improvements Together V3

By CCP karkur
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Hi all As some of you active forum warriors might know, CCP Soundwave posted a forum thread about a year ago where he asked you to suggest "Little Things" changes. That is, very small changes to the game that would make your life as an EVE pilot just a little bit better. Since then you guys have really stepped up to the plate and posted thousands of ideas.

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In Development: EVE Online: Retribution

By CCP Guard
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On December 4th we will publish our 18th free expansion EVE Online: Retribution and we have another In Development video available for you! Watch how CCP Guard and his good friend Senior GM Nova interact live with the new Crimewatch system for Retribution, weapon safety and the new timer indicators.

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War. War never changes..until it does

By CCP Affinity
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Hi everyone. CCP Affinity here with a sneak peek into what Game of Drones has in store for all you FW pilots in EVE Online: Retribution. After an early launch of Factional Warfare features in October as can be seen here we have continued to work on more changes for Retribution. Bulk Purchasing: Let’s start with my favorite Retribution change... bulk purchasing from the LP Store. Never again will your datacore habit go hand in hand with a bad dose of Repetitive Strain Injury… it’s now as simple ...

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Happy Safe Fun Time

By CCP Greyscale
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Hi everybody, Today I'm going to talk about how to fly safely in Retribution! We are adding a couple of new features to ensure that, when you inevitably lose your ship in a very silly way, it is very definitely 100% your fault. SAFE LOGOFF This system is pretty straightforward: if you are not doing anything dangerous, you can now opt to "Log Off Safely".

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Corp Hangars on ships and You

By CCP Greyscale
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So, we're changing Corp Hangars on ships in Retribution. Why? The short version is that the current technical implementation is an unnecessary maintenance burden; and we don't feel that the complexity of the design is justified by the value it delivers. On the technical side, the same code is handling corp hangars in stations, starbases and ships.

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Drone Region changes in Retribution

By CCP FoxFour
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Pilots of New Eden, changes are coming to the Drone Regions with Retribution. Changes you may want to know about. The changes listed below are designed to bring the Drone Regions in line with the rest of the New Eden cluster. First up, Officer Spawns: The Drone Regions have been missing officer spawns (the highest end NPCs, usually carrying high bounties and rare loot) for a long time so with Retribution this winter we are adding them.

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Must... Cleanup... Market.. : Retribution Market Improvements

By CCP FoxFour
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Just to be clear and up front: This is about changes to the market window organization, not how it is used or any features I am adding to it. I just happen to have a certain desire to clean the market up a bit. With that said... SO MANY MARKET CHANGES! Where to start.... Blueprints Section: Lots and lots of changes here.

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Inventory Improvements

By CCP Arrow
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Fellow capsuleers! Team Game of Drones has been working hard on improvements to the Inventory system and we want to share with you the work we are delivering on December 4th when we release Retribution, the 18th expansion of EVE Online. In the past few weeks we have taken all the improvements and changes to the Inventory which we have been working on and facilitated numerous User Testing sessions where both veteran and casual players tried them out on internal test servers.

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Fifty-Nine Down - Ship balancing for Retribution

By CCP Fozzie
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Hello gentleplayers. CCP Fozzie here with a new Dev Blog for your personal enjoyment. We’re getting close to the December 4th release of Retribution, our 18th free expansion to EVE Online. Retribution includes big changes to our Bounty Hunting system, Crimewatch, Factional Warfare and much more, but the area I’m most excited about is the massive collection of balance changes we’re preparing for you all. This expansion is where you’re seeing the balance team here at CCP really hitting our stride...

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Introducing team Klang!

By CCP t0rfifrans
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Introducing Team Klang Hey there, we are team Klang, the sound team for EVE. We‘d like to tell you about what developments are happening on the sound front. Sound, is currently being worked on by three people, CCP Baldur, CCP WhiteNoiseTrash and CCP RealX who alongside his composing and sound engineering skillz is developing some l33t c0ding skillz and putting them to use.

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EON for PLEX

By CCP Spitfire
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We interrupt our scheduled broadcast of Retribution-related news and information with a guest dev blog from our friends at the EON magazine. Please welcome EON Oliver, who brings you some exciting news! Splendid news! EON magazine can be acquired for space bucks, which is to say you can have the very latest print edition of EVE Online's New Eden's official magazine delivered to your place of work, residence or play, in return for just one of those PLEX things.

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Community Spotlight - EVEMon

By CCP Phantom
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Introduction The EVE Online sandbox universe is a place of incredible freedom: the wildest dreams can come true here as players shape their own destiny amongst the stars. In the EVE Online universe players have the freedom of choice what, when and how to do things and everyone can create their own career plan and set their own goals. Since the very beginning of EVE Online its community is encouraged to create their own tools – tools which provide superb help; for example by setting up and follo...

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Stay on Target - UI Features set for Retribution

By CCp Sisyphus
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*For optimal results read the following message in an Australian accent* The following Australian glossary may be required: http://www.koalanet.com.au/australian-slang.html G’day mates, I'm CCP Sisyphus from Team Pony Express, here to give an update on what you should expect from this team in Retribution.

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New Eden Open Schedule and Updates

By CCP Bro
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Hello friends! Are you participating in the New Eden Open or are interested in watching it? If so I suggest you put on your dev blog pants and start reading. In this dev blog we will be publishing the schedule for the first two weekends and addressing some of the points and complications that have been raised in the run-up to the New Eden Open.

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Back to the Balancing Future

By CCP Ytterbium
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The tiericide locomotive is well on track so far. Retribution ship changes are already packed and ready to be delivered to your personal fireplace on December, the 4th. With the bulk of our work out of the way though, this begs the question, what are we going to do now with all that precious free time? Eat marshmallows on the CCP office balcony? Impossible, it’s snowing outside.

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