EVE Online News

Archive

Viewing archived items for November 2007

Interview With An Empire Mercenary Corporation

By Svarthol

Empire mercenary corporations provide an interesting and valuable service to their clients in New Eden. We take a look at the workings of one of them in an interview with their leaders. The Interstellar Correspondents managed to obtain an interview with Gabrial1, Hans Gates and Jezala of Repo Industries during which origin, organization and contracts was discussed.

Read full post

Maintenance Arrays, Containers in High Security Space and Ship Slot Changes

By Svarthol

Trinity is bringing a number of changes to EVE. While most of the changes will have an impact on the community, a few of the changes will require some preparation on the part of certain groups of players. These changes are listed below: Capital Ships and Maintenance Bays Capital and Capital Industrial class ships (Carriers, Motherships, Titans and Rorquals) with ships stored in the Ship Maintenance Bay with anything other than charges in them, will be unable to undock or add new ships containing...

Read full post

Amarr Navy Patrols The Bleak Lands in Force

By Svarthol

Sahtogas, The Bleak Lands - A massive military mobilization has been underway in The Bleak Lands. In just two days, the entirety of the Amarrian 7th Fleet (under the command of Admiral Vanazir Saracen) has relocated from its bases in Domain to staging areas in The Bleak Lands. Since that time, Navy elements have been seen patrolling the region in force. The move of an entire fleet, along with most of its logistics capacity, in such a short time has stunned observers.

Read full post

SCC Rules on Itsukame Case

By Svarthol

Yulai - Further investigation has revealed more direct links between Caldari research company Itsukame Innovations and the Angel Cartel organized crime syndicate, including damning testimony by Kukiyo Renzomon. Renzomon, an executive assistant arrested during last week's raids by CONCORD investigators agreed to testify against Itsukame executives and board members in exchange for leniency.

Read full post

New Account Subscription Length and Language Options Available

By Svarthol

There were some new billing features installed today. Now customers can now choose between 1,3,6 or 12 month subscription instantly when creating a new subscription. Previously, the only option available at account subscription was to pay 19.95 and get 1 month and only later could a subscription length be chosen.

Read full post

Duvolle Labs Release Details At Press Conference

By Svarthol

This morning, Duvolle Labs convened a press conference at their corporate headquarters to present further technological details regarding the revolutionary hardpoint systems demonstrated several days ago. Also on the order of business was announcing the completion of the bidding for the technology system from the three other empire research and development corporations.

Read full post

Watch out for keyloggers!

By Svarthol

We have reason to believe that certain parties are asking players for their email address in order to send them files with embedded keyloggers. Not opening attachments only gets you so far, not giving strangers your email address is the best defense against this form of attack. If someone you don't know and trust contacts you and asks for your email address, do not under any circumstances give it to them! This applies especially to players who are attempting to sell characters on the character s...

Read full post

Gravitech Statement Adds Tension to Upcoming Physics Summit

By Svarthol

Nonni - Early yesterday morning, Gravitech Inc and parent company Kaalakiota Corporation released a joint statement, revealing the first hints of what is believed to be the culmination of nearly a year of research that is scheduled to be unveiled at the upcoming Physics Summit. The statement is less than a page long and was sent to major shareholders and news outlets only.

Read full post

CreoDron Investments Turn Sour?

By Svarthol

Today saw a surprise development in the continuing speculations over CreoDron's alleged 'financial black hole' recently unearthed in their public accounts. CreoDron today made an unscheduled early loan repayment to the Garoun Investment Bank. This was followed by the first public statement made by CreoDron since the beginning of the affair. "A substantial repayment has been made to our investors at the Garoun Investment Bank due to the cancellation of a major R&D project undertaken by this compa...

Read full post

Imperial Court Remains Silent about Bleak Land Troubles

By Svarthol

The Bleak Lands - Despite the numerous calls for military action against the increasing pirate forces in the Bleak Lands, there has yet to be any response by officials inside the Amarr Empire. In prior cases, such calls have come from capsuleers and other paramilitary forces, but these latest demands come from those Holders who count the Bleak Lands under their domains.

Read full post

CONCORD releases Core Complexion Technology

By Svarthol

Yulai - Following several days of intense argument behind closed doors, CONCORD has finally released information on the new ship design created by Core Complexion earlier this week. The ship design, a small frigate with advanced electronic warfare capabilities, has been under development by Core Complexion for some time.

Read full post

CONCORD Responds To Gallente Petition

By Svarthol

CONCORD’s Inner Circle has issued a statement to the Gallente representatives within the Assembly in response to their petition for information on behalf of Gallente Citizen Mera Vahlsina. Ms Vahlsina sought the aid of her government after she accused CONCORD of ignoring her own efforts for information regarding the fate of her missing partner, Captain Bethol Jan Kozer. Following the official intervention of the Gallente Federation representatives to CONCORD, The Inner Circle issued the followin...

Read full post

Linux and Mac OS Patch Deployment on Tuesday, 27 November.

By Svarthol

On November the 27th we are deploying a patch to TransGaming’s Linux and Mac game engine. This will not affect Windows users, nor will the patch require extended downtime to deploy. If you run EVE using our Linux packages, after downtime on the 27th the client will automatically download and install a patch for the TransGaming components. Here are the steps for installation of the Mac OS patch: Download the file to your desktop.

Read full post

Gallente Federation Responds To Plea From Grieving Spouse

By Svarthol

The Gallente Federation have, earlier this morning, responded positively to a plea for assistance from Gallente citizen Mera Vahlsina regarding her missing partner. This plea was reiterated via the public GalNet after repeated unsuccessful attempts to gain information from CONCORD regarding her partner, Captain Bethol Jan Kozer.

Read full post

SCC Uncovers Pirate Involvement In Caldari Tech Sector

By Svarthol

Yulai - During the course of routine patent inquiries, SCC investigators have established clear and direct links between the Angel Cartel, a known criminal organization and Itsukame Innovations, a small Caldari research corporation that recently made headlines with its announcement of a major breakthrough in wormhole technology. "Before granting an exclusive patent to a corporation, we undertake thorough research in order to determine whether the technology in question is a derivative work, as w...

Read full post

Singularity test to locate desync issues part IV

By Svarthol

I figured I'd leave the whole we need your help part out of the topic, we've been asking for it in every other news item on this so we will of course need it again, but I just couldn't come up with a good variation of "we need your help" this time. The test we did this Tuesday with fleet warfare went very well, and gave us a lot of data to work with and we want more! Now that the new graphics engine is up on Singularity we would like to have an even bigger fleet fight. This Friday, 23 November, ...

Read full post

New Graphics Engine now on Singularity!

By Svarthol

The new graphics engine is not just about cool new graphics, although that is a big part of it. We have some optimizations in it, including improvements to fleet warfare and FPS speed. All of this is to make EVE run faster and smoother on your computer as a part of the Need for Speed initiative we've been discussing earlier. We have now put the new graphics engine on Singularity to give you a first taste of just what it is this baby can do, although this version is an updated DX8 version and doe...

Read full post

CONCORD Declares Threat Over

By Svarthol

CONCORD and DED investigators have announced that all members of the terror cell that hijacked a prison transport have been apprehended and that the investigation is now over. A statement from the office of Commander Haram Goskaktar's security division revealed "when the interrogation of the two captured terrorists was complete it was clear that the cell was formed specifically to breach and hijack a prison service transport vessel.

Read full post

Gas cloud discoveries a load of hot air

By Svarthol

Following extensive investigation of the recently discovered gas clouds in Amevync, Elerelle, Hed, Tartatven, Mivora, Umamon, Fabai, Joas, researchers have reported that the gas clouds are not as initially hoped. Early reports suggested that the gas clouds were rich in various cytoserocins. These gas crystals are primarily known for their usage in booster manufacture, however, scientists believe that they could be used in a variety of other medical applications.

Read full post

The Empire Strikes Back

By Svarthol

DED investigators tracked down and ambushed cohorts of the prison transport hijackers in a shock dawn raid on a Society of Conscious Thought School. The DED have announced that following the recent destruction of a CONCORD prison transport vessel they were tasked with tracking down the perpetrators and dismantling any infrastructure they may have. After carefully interviewing residents and informants in the Geminate region a connection was found to the Society of Conscious Thought School in FDZ...

Read full post
Prev 1 2 3 Next