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Battle in Querious leads to foundation of new outpost

By Svarthol

QUERIOUS. Firmus Ixion (FIX) has successfully erected their first outpost in the Querious region following a short but violent conflict between alliances based in the south. Firmus Ixion was defending their latest outpost construction effort with gathered allies against a vicious attack launched by Against All Authorities (AAA) from the Catch region. FIX have been residents of the Querious region for quite a considerable length of time, and have had to contest the region countless times in the p...

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Revelations, Server Performance Issues, Bugs and You

By Svarthol

Last night was amazing for a lot of reasons. The biggest release to date was deployed, we had a stable build we were happy with and we were able to deploy a lot of fixes and improvements to client and server performance. Then, the size of the Tranquility cluster strikes once again, issues that crop up only when you have 15.000 pilots hammering our 150 server nodes.

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Offline stargates activate spontaneously, CONCORD officials issue general travel advisory

By Svarthol

At just after 02:00 EVT last night, a large number of offline stargates spontaneously came online, opening access to eight previously closed-off regions of space. CONCORD officials have issued a travel advisory intended to dissuade pilots from entering the newly-accessible regions due to “unforeseeable dangers,” but since CONCORD’s jurisdiction does not extend to these regions they have not been able to issue any mandates.

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EVE Online: Revelations Deployment Completed!

By Svarthol

The deployment of EVE Online: REVELATIONS was completed on 29 November at 0200 GMT, an on-schedule deployment. The first of three installments in EVE Online's second major game expansion, Revelations brings a wide range of new content, features, updates and improvements to the EVE Online universe. You can view this information by visiting the EVE Online: Revelations Features and Patch Notes pages.

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Khanid Transport Submits Investigation into Kingdom Economic Woes

By Svarthol

Early this afternoon, Khanid Transport released some of the findings of a three month long investigation into the faltering Khanid economy in a press conference held at their corporate headquarters. The investigation, commissioned by the Khanid government three months ago in response to increasing warning signs regarding the health of the Kingdom’s economy, was headed by Khanid Transport director Isan Anmeal.

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EVE Online: Revelations Deployment Underway

By Svarthol

The deployment of EVE Online: REVELATIONS is now underway. The first of three installments in EVE Online’s second major game expansion, Revelations brings a wide range of new content, features, updates and improvements to the EVE Online universe. You can view this information by visiting the EVE Online: Revelations Features and Patch Notes pages.

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RealX Fanfest 2006 Live Mix Available

By Svarthol

Due to the overwhelming number of requests from the EVE Community, including this forum thread, the RealX Fanfest 2006 Live Mix is available for download. So what are you waiting for, grab it now and listen to it during the Revelations deployment.

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Red Alliance Finds New Allies, Old Friends and Re-conquers Territories

By Svarthol

SCALDING PASS. After months of resisting the south-eastern coalition with guerrilla tactics, the Red Alliance (RA) has finally started recovering some of its territories. What started as a lone effort in Cache against the E.R.A and UCC alliances has since spread to the neighbouring regions with the help of former allies and newfound friends. The first to join in and assist was GoonSwarm. After its attempt on the Outer and Cloud Ring regions, GoonSwarm moved south, leaving its historic home of S...

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Kaalakiota declare Kassigainen IV situation ‘under control’ amid harsh criticism from international parties

By Svarthol

The Kaalakiota Corporation’s office of public relations released a statement this morning wherein they proclaim the situation at Truiisu Station on Kassigainen IV to be “fully under control.” The statement comes in the wake of steadily-crescendoing voices of condemnation from various international parties over the past week. “The insurgent force has been neutralized as peacefully as was possible under the circumstances,” the statement reads.

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Revelations trials on TQ

By Svarthol

Hi peeps. On Thursday 23rd of November we plan to set up Tranquility with the Revelations code branch for trial runs. This will happen during normal downtime and there will be no interruptions to TQ’s normal operations. All information can be found here (outgame). Thx Sharkbait

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Fleet fight, gang and server stress test (22nd November)

By Svarthol

Hi peeps. We are planning on another stress test on sisi, mainly involving gangs and large fleet fights. We will be doing this tomorrow (22nd November) @ 5.30pm Evetime. You can find all information here (outgame). If you have a spare hour, please log on and give us some help.thxSharkbait

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Stress test @ 16:00 eve time (monday 20th nov)

By Svarthol

We have just put the test server back onto running dragon. We need to get alot of load on there and take some readings. If you have an hour or 2 spare, please log onto the test server and help us cause a little load. Please read the forum for details.If you can help we would be very grateful. The server is running Kali at the moment. Forum link ThxSharkbait

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Extended Downtime, Friday 17 November, 09:00-12:00 GMT For Hardware Upgrades

By Svarthol

Tranquility will have an extended downtime, Friday 17 November, running for 3 hours from 09:00 to 12:00 GMT. This downtime will be the final operation in adding 2 new IBM Bladecenters which adds more than 50 new nodes to Tranquility, increasing total capacity by 40%. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Bleak Lands Installations Under Attack by Unknown Forces

By Svarthol

The Bleak Lands region of the Amarr Empire has over the past week played host to a number of attacks perpetrated by forces of unknown size and affiliation. The attacks, mostly targeting independent holder assets and small to mid-sized orbital installations, have in all cases been swift and decisive, usually laying waste to their targets before responding units can be deployed to the scene. Ballistic data from installation wreckage, as well as eyewitness reports from colony attacks, have confirme...

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Tranquilility Crash

By Svarthol

Dear players. We just suffered a server crash at approximately 15:24. The reasons are unknown at this time. The server will be starting up shortly and more details will be published as they become known. GM Arkanon

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Guristas Leader Escapes Security Patrol

By Svarthol

Late last Monday afternoon a security detachment from the Taladigi Transport & Trading Company tracked down and engaged a prominent Guristas pirate leader, in response to recent attacks on their shipping. Following the loss of a large convoy, which was a major part of a Caldari Navy contract, the previous week TT&T has made numerous attempts to fulfil the contract using much smaller and faster cargo shipments.

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Third Capsuleer Tournament Announced

By Svarthol

At an open press meeting earlier this morning, representatives from the Caldari Gaming Commission announced the exact dates and rules for the next capsuleer alliance tournament. This will be the third time the tournament is held, and the Commission has promised to make this one bigger and better than before. “This will be our third tournament, and hopefully the most exciting one yet.

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