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Eve Voice Testing On Tranquility Now!

By Svarthol

Dear players, EVE Voice is currently active on Tranquility, but set to 'invite only' access. We would like to invite your corporation and/or alliance to help us with load testing, hardware compatibility and general feedback. Note: Windows Vista users cannot enjoy EVE Voice until the next patch is released on March 20th.

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BIG Birthday for New Eden’s longest running lottery.

By Svarthol

The ubiquitous BIG Lottery, known universe-wide as the longest running and most successful of capsuleer-funded lottery franchises, is approaching an historical milestone this March 12th, when it will run its 100th draw. Despite the disappointment of a last-minute sponsorship withdrawal, it is expected that many will nonetheless celebrate what will be an epic landmark in almost four years of New Eden’s capsuleer gambling history.

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Corporate Defection Causing Unrest at Border

By Svarthol

CALDARI BORDER - A surprise announcement by prominent Caldari State scientist Hirento Autinen has seen simmering tensions between the faction and their Gallente Federation counterparts rise to boiling point. Autinen shocked authorities with his plan to leave Kaalakiota for the new pastures of Chemal Tech, which would be a sickening blow for the Caldari company and state combined. During his leaving statement Autinen added fuel to the fire with several acerbic remarks about his former employer – ...

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“Karishal’s Defiance”: Ushra’Khan lays rebel Captain to rest.

By Svarthol

QR-K85. Late Sunday evening the body of Karishal Muritor was transported from the UNITY outpost in 9UY4-H in a solemn procession led by Ushra’Khan. The recently deceased, a hero to many young and increasingly disillusioned Matari, was interred only two jumps away at a station named “Karishal’s Defiance” in his honour, the new name for the ex-ISS outpost now under Ushra’Khan management.

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War of New Eden

By Svarthol

NEW EDEN - The southern regions of New Eden have become engulfed in an epic war that has seen former enemies come together against a common foe, the Band of Brothers (BoB) and Lotka Volterra (LV). The war threatens to upset the balance of power in the galaxy, and has so far seen some staggering losses on both sides.

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Updated: Repeated attempts made on the life of Mind Clash Champion.

By Svarthol

LUMINAIRE. Already rising tensions between Caldari Steel and Roden Shipyards approached a critical point last Thursday as two separate attempts were made on the life of Mind Clash Champion Joelyn Donalokos, whose saving grace was a fully upgraded clone. After surviving the attacks, Donalokos managed to reach his destination of Caldari Prime, where he stated he would continue despite the events, and defend his title in this year’s tournament.

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House Miyan agrees formal surrender to House Darabi

By Svarthol

JATARI - The formal surrender of House Miyan to House Darabi has been finalized a short while after House Miyan forces were defeated by a House Darabi fleet lead by Colonel Faibdash in the Fensi system. Despite reinforcements arriving on both sides, House Darabi held the Fensi system, and forced Holder Touraj Miyan to surrender to the attacking forces.

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EVE Online Account Services Upgrade

By Svarthol

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve the services we offer to the EVE community, we are pleased to annonunce that Account Services -including Character Transfers and Character Portrait Swaps- have been upgraded and are now accepting the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Carte Bleue, Visa Electron and Visa Delta. Secure ETC trading has also been implemented, now players can trade ETC for ISK with Instant ETC activation.

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Recent developments regarding Medusa virus.

By Svarthol

PLACID. New perspectives and incidents have come to light following the release a fortnight ago of a lethal virus, responsible for the deaths of many aboard a station in Stacmon. Involved parties such as the Star Fraction have sought to clear their name after becoming embroiled in controversy surrounding their destruction of a Sisters of Eve escort seeking to limit the damage caused.

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Nine killed and dozens arrested in Dober Harn riots, protests increasing in frequency Republic-wide

By Svarthol

A bloody riot erupted yesterday evening at what was to be a peaceful rally in Gelfiven V metropolis Dober Harn. Hundreds of people had gathered at Liorren Square, the city’s most populous locale, to protest the Republic Parliament’s actions in recent weeks and the rule of Prime Minister Karin Midular. According to anonymous witnesses police cordoned off the area early on, an act which led to “a growing wave of dissonance” within the assembled crowd.

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Titan Destroyed in Tenerifis

By Svarthol

JV1V-0 - At around 07:30 on the 16th, A Goonswarm and Red Alliance combined fleet assaulted a key Lotka Volterra system, successfully destroying their most important Starbase. What made the attack so significant was the fact that the Starbase housed capital shipyards in the process of building a Titan, believed to be a second Avatar-Class vessel intended to supplement their first. The assault was made possible due to an extensive Goonswarm intelligence network and the fact that the Starbase acti...

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Patch Deployment Delayed

By Svarthol

The patch deployment scheduled for Tuesday, 20 February has been delayed. The patch will undergo further QA and be deployed in the near future. We apologize for any inconvenience the delayed deployment will cause.

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Republic claims responsibility for rebel leader's death

By Svarthol

An official source from within the Minmatar Republic has said that the clearance for the February 1 death of splinter group leader Karishal Muritor came from the top level of Republic government. “The order for the operation was given by Prime Minister Karin Midular’s war cabinet and carried out by an Admiral of the Republic Fleet,” said the source at a press conference in Renyn yesterday afternoon.

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Keylogger warning

By Svarthol

Dear players. We have had reports where players accounts have been accessed by an outsider and the account used to gain email adresses from other players. The hacker is in most cases pretending to be sending the unsuspecting recipients important information. I urge you not to give out your real life contact details to anyone asking for it ingame.

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Current Billing Issues

By Svarthol

Dear players. We are aware of the current issues with the "Subscription details" and payment problems. We are working on a fix and hope that everything will be back to normal very soon.

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Revelations 1.3.2 Patch to be deployed on Thursday, 8 February - extended Downtime during patch deployment 10-12 GMT

By Svarthol

There will be a small patch deployed on Thursday, 8 February, during the normal maintenance downtime. Due to patch deployment there will be an extended downtime from 10.00 to 12.00 GMT. Patch Notes are available, please head over to the Post Revelations 1.3.2 Patch Deployment Feedback Thread should you encounter any issues with the patch.

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Order of Medusa tests new virus, shocking the Sisters

By Svarthol

Hedoubel – Last week, after hearing that The Order of Medusa tried to secure a system, The Sisters of EVE sent an armed fleet to investigate and offer aid if needed. They found the Order of Medusa were using the station in the system and its inhabitants as labrats for a new virus. With the help of several capsuleer corporations, including The Blessed Sisters of Amarr, Pod Radio, House of Flying Daggers, The Crescent Order, Ixion Defense Systems, Phoenix Wing, The Durandal Organization and Equili...

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