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Lights, Camera, Action! : Holoreel Revival?

By Svarthol

In recent times the prevalence of In Capsule Entertainment systems has led to the gradual decline of communal holoplexes. This may be changing with the release of a number of high profile holoreels which are being distributed to holoplexes by GalNet's Public Holo Service. There have always been a number of private corporate and alliance funded production companies which have dominated the holo market.

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Inner Circle Debriefs The Assembly

By Svarthol

Yulai – Representatives of the four empires have just emerged from the CONCORD Assembly chambers after a marathon session in which the recently leaked Inner Circle report was discussed. In this meeting the Inner Circle, bowing to political pressure from all quarters, has officially confirmed the authenticity of the original document that was leaked to the press. As reported previously, the document contained details of an investigation by CONCORD into the "unauthorized gate activation incident" ...

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Rising From The Ashes : The Rebirth Of FireTech

By Svarthol

Eurgrana - The fires of reformation are dying down, the embers are dwindling and the ashes are settling. FireTech have been reborn. Formed in the year 107, FireTech have most recently been flying under the banner of the Pure. Alliance. The current trend in New Eden is for pilots and corporations to seek out alliances to join in order to gain access to territories, infrastructure and protection.

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Midna concert awash with Sani Sabik symbolism

By Svarthol

Following her outing as a Sani Sabik follower, pop star Midna's concerts have begun taking on more and more aspects of the faith. At the concert following her admission to being a Sani Sabik worshiper, concert-goers found the stage decorated with several Sani Sabik religious icons. Midna acknowledged the icons during her set, telling the crowd that the symbols helped "calm me down and make me really connect with my music." More recently, there have been more symbolic shows of her faith, as the i...

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MMOFury.com Fansite Awards 2008

By Svarthol

Every year the games industry holds awards for the best games on the market with many top companies vying to be the best in the business. This year MMOFury.com are doing something a little different. They are holding awards for the best Fansites in the business. Many of you will be aware of great EVE Online fansites that have helped new players to get started, allowed mission runners to have up to the minute information on completing COSMOS and regular missions or have made miners unleash strip ...

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Conflicting reports come in regarding Theology Council disappearances

By Svarthol

Avair - Following the sudden disappearance of several members of the Theology Council yesterday, numerous reports - many of them conflicting - are flooding the Theology Council claiming to give information on their whereabouts and details surrounding the circumstances of their disappearances. "The accounts are confusing and conflicting," said Lord Gallius Eliade, a family member of one of the missing.

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Alliance Tournament Still Inspiring Pod Pilots

By Svarthol

Although it has been almost a month since Alliance Tournament V ended, many enterprising promoters are still trying to sell the glamor and excitement of the matched combat experience. Mini-tournaments and group combat operation opportunities are popping up everywhere in New Eden. Participation in the Alliance Tournament is often thought of as a dream by many pod pilots who lack the means to take part in it themselves.

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Overview bug classed as Exploit!

By Svarthol

Using a bug in the overview to "can bait" and kill others by boarding ships in space is now classified as an exploit and action will be taken against those found doing it from here on.

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Several Theology Council Justices Declared Missing; Families Plea for Help

By Svarthol

Avair – Several Theology Council members, among them Lords Falek Grange, Aulus Gord, and Victor Eliade, have been declared missing by relatives and close associates. All three were last seen departing a Council meeting earlier this week, and have not been seen or heard from since. Family members have issued an urgent request for anyone with knowledge of their whereabouts to come forward, and have offered a 5 million ISK reward for information leading to their direct recovery. Heavy police activi...

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Insurgency: A Stabilizing Force in the North?

By Svarthol

Over the last six months Insurgency has carved out a small piece of the North gaining four stations. The 1,400 member alliance took these stations from the New Northern Coalition consisting of several alliances including Phoenix Allianz, Stella Polar, Majesta Empire, Guardian Federation, and Rare Faction. The question being asked now by many of Insurgency's new neighbors is whether or not Insurgency will be a stabilizing or a destabilizing force in the North.

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Theology Council issues press release regarding slave mistreatment case

By Svarthol

The Theology Council have released a statement regarding the recent high-profile case involving the deaths of numerous slaves following a bet between two traders turned sour. The statement cleared the traders of any wrongdoing in the deaths, inciting harsh reactions from outside the Empire. "The Theology Council have reviewed the evidence and, after careful consideration, found no cause to take legal action against Mastuk Rinmumi or Edophia Agmarn.

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Outbreak of Fedos Forces Closure of Matari Station

By Svarthol

RENS - An outbreak of fedos on a high visibility trading post has exposed massive flaws in the way stations are maintained. Despite being shunned by the majority of the space going public, the fedo has gained a small but sincere following among those who use them as cheap and effective cleaners for ships and orbital stations.

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Miners Strike Out at JihadSwarm

By Svarthol

Almost a month ago, ISD Argooros Ployon published a story about GoonSwarm’s “JihadSwarm”; GoonSwarm’s attack on the mining community of New Eden. Since that story was reported, TeddyBr FTW, a self professed miner and industrialist, has called on the mining community to band together and resist the JihadSwarm in a manner best suited for their nature; by hiring mercenary corporations to target GoonSwarm pilots throughout New Eden. With a steady flow of donations coming in, TeddyBr has placed contr...

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Tournament Wager Leads to Act of Charity

By Svarthol

Many billions of isk were wagered on this year’s final of the Alliance Tournament. Most of those wagers were placed for personal gain, but Seor Engis and his [AURA] Alliance decided to make a difference in the lives of those without such deep pockets. “We were only a few people [in the alliance] actively watching and discussing that evening and none of us felt like making huge bets.

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Amarr Holder executed for treason, Saracen appoints nephew as Provisional Holder

By Svarthol

Lamaa, The Bleak Lands – Yesterday afternoon a military tribunal sentenced the former holder Hejaaz Momia to death for the crimes of "high treason by aiding enemies of the Amarr Empire and conspiring to incite terrorism." The tribunal ruling on the case was led by Admiral Saracen and eight senior officers from the Amarrian 7th Fleet. Momia was put on trial after evidence was revealed that implicated his House's direct involvement in aiding the Defiants in their recent conflicts.

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Interstellar Gaming Consortium: Racing League Season V

By Svarthol

Season five of this exciting racing competition is due to start this month. Teams from all over New Eden enter into this prestigious event in the hopes of being crowned champions of the league and individual racers also have the opportunity to be crowned champion in their respective ship class. A season consists of around ten races held in different regions of the cluster, plus some exhibition races.

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Easter in the EVE Store

By Svarthol

Due to illness some orders to the EVE Store were delayed. Luckily, we got the last of them packed and shipped just before the Easter holiday and you should receive your order soon if you haven't already. The Easter holiday, when Iceland takes a 5 day long break including the weekend, means some orders placed during those days may be slightly delayed, but we assure you all that we will handle them quickly once we return to the office.

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The Council of Stellar Awesomeness

By Svarthol

EVE Online is going boldly where no other MMORPG has gone before. A player-elected council will hold court with CCP to help govern EVE Online's future. The Council of Stellar Management was unveiled to Fanfest goers last November, and has been a topic of intense discussion ever since. Now all the facts are at your fingertips.

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Reactions mixed, extreme following Midna's revelation

By Svarthol

Days after pop star Midna Lyre's revelation that she is a follower of the Sani Sabik faith, reaction across the cluster has been mixed. They range from praise to cries of disgust, with little in between. The Amarr Empire has officially banned possession of the album inside its border, declaring it heretical.

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