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Bloodlines Patch, Part III, Tuesday 6 June

By Svarthol

We will be deploying another Bloodlines patch on Tuesday, 6 June. Deployment is slated for 1100 GMT and should be completed before 1500 GMT. Patch Notes are available for viewing and will be updated as additions or changes are made. Please take this opportunity to log in to Singularity and assist the QA department with testing.

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Stolen relics retrieved by Tetrimon cult

By Svarthol

A large scale battle between Followers of the Order of St. Tetrimon and Blood Raider pirates has occurred this weekend in the Genesis region to retrieve religious items. Escorted by members of the Aegis Militia and Verisum Family, the Tetrimon followers – who were identified as Grand Master Horm and Helmut Orren – clashed with the Blood Raiders in the Access solar system; allegedly in a bid to secure religious artifacts which the Blood Raiders had plundered from an ancient Amarrian temple site i...

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Alliance Tournament Announced

By Svarthol

Yesterday morning, the Caldari Gaming Commission announced that they are organizing a second alliance tournament. Scheduled to start on the 15th of July, the tournament will be held over two consecutive weekends. The first of the Alliance Tournaments, held late last December, was a smashing success for the Caldari Gaming Commission, now considered leaders in the field.

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Bloodlines Patch, 23 May from 1100-1500 GMT

By Svarthol

The second Bloodlines patch will be deployed on Tuesday, 23 May, starting at 1100 GMT. We are estimating the patch will take four hours to deploy and TQ should return to service by 1500 GMT. Patch Notes are available for viewing. As always, we recommend you set a longer duration skill training in case there are issues delaying the return of TQ to service.

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Decorated Captain denied task force for Molden Heath

By Svarthol

Last week, the Republic Fleet denied a request by one of its captains to lead a task force in what has been described as the 'pacification of criminal elements' in the Molden Heath region after the loss of his patrol. Karishal Muritor – Captain 1st Class, who was presented with the prestigious Drupar’s Sun award earlier last month for ‘consistent and meritorious service to the Republic’ – had allegedly deviated from his assigned patrol route and was attacked in the Oddelulf system by several cap...

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Making It BIG

By Svarthol

BIG corporation celebrates the third anniversary of its galaxy renowned lottery program this coming Monday. The prize money is ever-increasing but, at last count, it exceeded 11 billion ISK already - not to mention a coveted Navy Issue Megathron and many other goodies. TornSoul, CEO of BIG corporation is thrilled by the donations that have allowed such a huge prize.

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Third Anniversary for BIG Lottery

By Svarthol

This coming Monday will mark the third anniversary of the BIG lottery, a biweekly event which has become one of the most widespread and successful gambling enterprises in known space, capping off what has been a month of major milestones for the BIG Corporation. What began 3 years ago as a fledgling entry into the galaxies vast gambling industry, with just 38 participants and a 6.6 million ISK prize pool, today stands as one of the premiere privately run gambling operations in civilised space.

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War Erupts in the South

By Svarthol

PARAGON SOUL - Last week saw a breakdown in the relationship between the two alliances Tribal Souls and Ascendant Frontier. Breaches of confidence, combined with resource and outpost placement disputes, reportedly led to a slowly building crescendo of diplomatic ill-will. The end result: a capital fleet supported by hundreds of smaller vessels was deployed by ASCN for precision strikes in key systems of the Paragon Soul region.

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Intaki Spiritual Leader To Resign Caille Position

By Svarthol

SINQ LAISON. Intaki spiritual leader Vremaja Idama has resigned from his lecturing position at the University of Caille in the schools of History, Philosophy and Politics. The resignation, coming just a few weeks after his hiring last March, was reportedly closely related to Mr.

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Presidential Candidate Remembers Hueromont Dead

By Svarthol

Senator Mentas Blaque, one of two remaining candidates for the presidency of the Gallente Federation, yesterday paid a visit to the city of Hueromont on Gallente Prime. The visit was undertaken in order to commemorate the roughly fourteen thousand Gallente who died when Caldari Admiral Yakia Tovil-Toba flew his carrier into the planet’s atmosphere 188 years ago, during the Gallente-Caldari war.

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Password Security and Case Sensitivity

By Svarthol

Previous to our last hardware upgrade, EVE passwords were case sensitive, but an incorrect setting in Windows SQL 2000 took away the sensitivity. We were never happy with the reduced security, but we were not given an opportunity to address this issue until another database change took place. Yesterday's hardware upgrade gave us an opportunity to return password case sensitivity to the SQL Server settings and the log-in process.

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Hardware Upgrade Completed, Tranquility Back Online

By Svarthol

Due to a number of unexpected issues, the database update took longer than expected. The update has been completed and Tranquility is available. A post-mortem of the issues will be available in the near future. We apologize for the inconvenience and length of deployment.

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Server Status Update

By Svarthol

First of all let us apologize for the delay in getting the server back up and running. Our crew in London is working hard on ironing out a few unexpected issues that cropped up at the last minute. We currently have no ETA on when the server will become available again but we hope that it will be within the next few hours. Again, our apologies for the inconveniance this is causing and we appreciate your patience.

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Dark Angels continue savage attacks in Curse.

By Svarthol

CURSE. The last few days have seen an alarming resurgence in reports of Dark Angels hostilities in the troubled southern region, with some victimized pilots now claiming that the sheer organizational lethality of the corporation suggests something deeper is amiss. The attacks came in the same manner as before, either victims were lured in by a fake distress signal, or they were ruthlessly engaged wherever they were found.

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Riddles Solved by Burn Eden

By Svarthol

Nine hours after the official announcement, Shin Ra and Heinky of Burn Eden managed to come up with solutions to all of the eleven riddles from Ruevo Aram’s will. Following the victory, a Caldari State official made this announcement: "As a part of our deal with Ruevo, we will honor his request and erect a statue commemorating the winners.

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Gavit Torash to become Holder

By Svarthol

In a press conference held on his future estate, Gavit Torash announced that he will officially become Holder of House Torash through a ceremony that is rarely performed in modern Amarr society. He next announced sweeping changes in House Torash’s interstellar policies. Afterwards, he thanked Amarrian paramilitaries for their aid lend to the troubled House after the death of his father. Although reluctant to release details on how the house will be changing, Gavit claimed that once he has been m...

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Billionaire Dies, Leaves Unusual Request in Will

By Svarthol

The famed Gallente businessman, entrepeneur and playboy Ruevo Aram has just passed at the age of 173. Admired by the intellectual society for his skill at solving seemingly unsolvable riddles. Known for his wild behavior and rumoured to have ties deep within the Gallente government, he will be missed by many. In his will, he left this message: “At the time of my death, one person will have a chance to make history.

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Tranquility on ... Tranquility?

By Svarthol

We spotted and fixed the major issues that were causing outages during the weekend and early this week. There are however some minor issues left which this situation emphasized and we're now focusing on addressing. Lately, we have heard of disconnects from Tranquility, but there have been no clear pattern to them.

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