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Revelations 2.2 Deployed - Fix For a Client Warning Issue Inside!

By Svarthol

Revelations 2.2 was deployed and Tranquility is open for business. For patch feedback please visit this forum thread. For those people having a problem with the client warning of modified, damaged or corrupt extra files in the /bin/ directory, please remove any extra files you find in this directory.

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Caldari Navy Claims a Heavy Blow

By Svarthol

The Caldari Navy has issued a statement that a heavy blow had been struck against the criminal organization known as the Brothers of Freedom. For several weeks, two Capsuleers within the organization had made numerous attacks on various small State assets after having failed to destroy a sabotaged Chimera-class Carrier weeks earlier. Commander Jurensai, the Caldari Navy officer in charge of operations to bring down the Brothers of Freedom had this to say: "Due to the nature of the two criminals ...

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EVE Fanfest 2007 - Bigger! Better! Updated!

By Svarthol

We have updated the EVE Fanfest 2007 pages and it is required reading for everyone! Something new for this year is The Sisters of EVE Program, you can now bring your significant other, or as we call her, your better half to Iceland without her getting bored.

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Revelations 2.2 Patch Deployment on Tues, 28 August from 11.00-14.30 GMT

By Svarthol

Tranquility will undergo an extended downtime on Tuesday, 28 August. The start time is 11.00 GMT and the length of the downtime is expected to be 3.5 hours. During this time, a patch will be applied to Revelations consisting of enhancements, fixes and improvements. Please note that Eve Voice may be unavailable for 2 hours before the downtime starts as they might be upgrading their servers as well. Patch Notes are now available for review.

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QA Live Dev Blog Starting Now!

By Svarthol

The QA Live Dev Blog is about to start, please join the in game channel "Live Dev Blog" now to listen in! Remember to have EVE Voice activated, you can ask follow up questions directly in the channel.

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EVE Trade forum channels will not close in two weeks

By Svarthol

Yesterday, we published a news item announcing the closure of the EVE Market channels in two weeks time, as well as immediately turning the EVE: The Second Genesis CCG forums into a read-only archive. This announcement and the removal of the ability to create new posts in the Market channels were both premature.

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Peaceful protest ends in surprise arrest

By Svarthol

To make themselves heard, several members of the Placid Militia and Illoren marched from Stacmon to Luminaire to confront Inspector Xavier, the head of the regional drugs squad. The protest was called because of the lack of commendation and recognition for the work of the Placid Militia and Illoren in the recent capture of the drug filled Serpentis Carrier.

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QA Live Dev Blog on Thursday, 23 August at 20.00 to 21.00 GMT

By Svarthol

After a long summer vacation we're back with the Live Dev Blogs! First out is QA who will answer all your questions about Quality Assurance and what it is they do. To participate in the Live Dev Blog you have to have EVE Voice active and join the in-game channel "Live Dev Blog".

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Closing Trading and CCG Forums

By Svarthol

With the contract system and market in game we have decided to close down the trading forums. They were created as a solution to a problem which is now resolved with the contracts system and it is now time to take all trading back in game. These forums have been locked for new threads but you will be able to finish the current trades.

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Sovereignty 4 In Places It Shouldn't Be

By Svarthol

A few of you may have noticed after downtime this morning that you had Sovereignty 4 in your capital system. In most cases this should have been entirely expected; however, in a few cases systems were moved to Sovereignty 4 without having achieved Constellation Sovereignty in that constellation. This was a bug and after tomorrow's downtime, the only systems that will have Sovereignty 4 will be those who've legitimately earned it.

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Federation Customs captures Serpentis Carrier in Drug Raid

By Svarthol

An operation that has taken months of undercover work and surveillance came to a conclusion on Sunday evening as the Regional Drug Squad of the Federation Customs captured a Serpentis Carrier fully laden with the drug Rise. The drug, which was expected to be distributed around the region by fast interceptors and sympathisers, has been a scourge on the region of Placid, due to it appealing mainly to the Intaki population.

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Small Corp Conquers Large Goal

By Svarthol

CNHV-M - While outpost deployments in low security space are becoming more common, what makes the new Gallente structure in the 6HL8-L region impressive is that it was developed and deployed by a small, 40 pilot corporation operating independently throughout the process. Caldarian's Pride ("CP"), now a member corporation of the Ka-Tet alliance, spent a year assembling the pieces for the outpost at a cost of over 32 billion isk.

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Revelations 2.1.1-4 Server-Side Patch Deployed Today, 14 August

By Svarthol

The server-side patch was deployed during downtime today, Tranquility opened up at 12.05, just slightly delayed. This patch addressed the following fixes: Fixing an error in Starbase sentries that would cause them to continue firing after being incapacitated. Fixing an issue with server startup that was causing sol nodes to fail to start. We saw the benefits immediately when the server went up with no nodes lost on the first, and only, try.

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EVE Alcohol Paraphernalia Now Available In The Store!

By Svarthol

The most surprising thing might be, why didn't we do this sooner? We have finally added everything you need to show that you're an EVE fan while you're drinking with your friends. The store additions consist of an Eve Beer glass, Eve Beer mug and Eve Shot glass. For our younger players, you may of course use these glasses to drink soft drinks or similar, alcohol is not required.

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Revelations 2.1.1-2 Server-side Patch on Thursday, 9 August During Normal Downtime

By Svarthol

A number of server-side changes will be deployed on Thursday, 9 August during the normally scheduled maintenance period. No additional downtime will be needed for this deployment. These changes are made in an effort to increase performance and resolve lingering failover issues recently experienced by the EVE community on Tranquility. The changes have been added to the Patch Notes for review.

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Hardware Deployment and Database Upgrade Completed

By Svarthol

Yesterday's hardware deployment and database management software update has been completed. The installation consisted of the following: A pair of IBM X Series 3950 M2 with 2 x 3.5Ghz dualcore XEON processors and 64 Gb RAM, A number of IBM Disk Array DS4800 with 64 Fiberchannel 15k rpm disks, An additional Texas Memory Systems RAMSAN 400D with 128 Gb of solid state memory, and Microsoft SQL to the Enterprise edition with Service Pack 2. While issues did arise during the start-up process, the ini...

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Singularity Stress Test - Desync hunt!

By Svarthol

We need as many people as possible to log onto the test server and get to the solarSystem FD-MLJ. Once there, all we need is for you to attack a starbase structure in hopes of reproducing the problem. I will be running a debugging client and there will be 2-3 other people helping to debug it. It starts at 17.00 GMT tonight, please log in if you can help with this issue. Thanks in advance Sharkbait Eve Online Development

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Database Hardware and Operating System Upgrade postponed until Tuesday, 7 August from 0400 to 1200 GMT

By Svarthol

Due to continuing issues with the new database hardware clearing customs, the hardware deployment and operating system upgrade that had been rescheduled for tomorrow, 2 August, has been postponed. The new date for this deployment is Tuesday, 7 August from 0400 through 1200 GMT. As previously announced, this deployment will upgrade our database to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2 and replace all of our database hardware. The RAMSAN deployment has also been postponed, an...

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Reidmar Clan Succession Ritual Delayed

By Svarthol

GALLAREUE - After intensive talks with Gallente Federation government officials, the Reidmar clan has agreed to not conduct their traditional Fen'dha ritual to determine the successor to their recently deceased leader, Anfinn. Anfinn had passed on the 16th of May after an extended struggle with an unspecified illness.

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E-ON #009 and ads

By Svarthol

Just a quick word about E-ON #009, which will be coming out the first week in October: If any person, website, corp or alliance are considering creating an advert to go in the next issue (which will be sent out the first week in October), we'll need final pdf-ready versions by 10th September (which, also happens to be the date the EVE TV crew returns from covering the Fourth Alliance Tournament). Details on advertising in E-ON is covered in this blog.

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