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EVE Online: Empyrean Age 1.0.1 patch deployment

By Svarthol

The EVE Online: Empyrean Age 1.0.1 patch will be deployed on Tuesday, 1 July. We estimate that this patch will only add approximately 30 minutes to the regular downtime. Tranquility will be down from 11:00 to 12:30 GMT. This patch consists mainly of fixes to EVE Voice and it will also include the previous optional patches. Patch Notes will be made available later.

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Website Upgrade on Tuesday, 1 July

By Svarthol

All EVE websites, including the EVE API, will be unavailable this Tuesday, 1 July, between 12:00 and 16:00 GMT. During this time we will deploy upgrades to the website database server.

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Website upgrade, 1 July

By Svarthol

The website will be unavailable, provisionally from 1200-1600 GMT on Tuesday, July 1. During the downtime the website's database server will be upgraded. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope to keep the disruption to a minimum. Best regards, The EVE Online Community Team.

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Federal Defence Union Responds to Heydieles Carrier Loss

By Svarthol

Tama - Approximately three days ago, a Federal Defence Union carrier was destroyed in Heydieles. On the evening of the 28th, the FDU returned the favour by destroying six State Protectorate carriers in a little over thirty minutes in the Tama system. Two State carriers were sighted smartbombing everything in range at the station in Tama.

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Holding the Line - Two Weeks of War

By Svarthol

In the two weeks since the passing of the "Emergency Militia War Powers Act" and the formation of the Federal Defence Union, loyal pilots of the Gallente Federation have drawn a bloody stalemate with the Caldari State over the various contested regions throughout Caldari and Gallente border space. Only one system, Odamia in Black Rise has switched hands since the start of the war, and efforts are still ongoing by the FDU to place the system back into Gallente hands. Although current statistics s...

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Taking the Fight to Jita

By Svarthol

Many State Protectorate pilots are content with hiding in Caldari Navy protected systems; many fleets have been spotted loitering around the gates leading to the contested zones. Most of these pilots feel safe in their strongholds and go about their normal day to day activities with impunity. Friedrick Psitalon and his pilots of The Dead Parrot Shoppe, Inc.

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Federal Defence Union Responds to Heydieles Carrier Loss

By Svarthol

Tama - Approximately three days ago, a Federal Defence Union carrier was destroyed in Heydieles. On the evening of the 28th, the FDU returned the favour by destroying SIX State Protectorate carriers in a little over 30 minutes in the Tama system. Two State carriers were sighted smartbombing everything in range at the station in Tama.

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Bringing Order to Chaos

By Svarthol

Anarchy reigns in the militia communication channels. No one knows what fleets are active, what they are doing, or who is commanding them. Within days of the formation of their militia, the Caldari had an effective organization. One Gallente pilot is trying to bring the same form of order to the Federal Defence Union. Aegis Commander Remy Valios of Strix Armaments and Defence has been actively seeking corporate CEOs and Fleet Commanders to work with him in establishing a general council.

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Amarr Militia Free Ship Give Away

By Svarthol

Several people have gone to great lengths to support the Amarr Militia in their time of need. Most notable are HuLiGaNkA and DanFraser. DanFraser has been giving away fitted Punishers to any pilot who needs one and HuLiGaNkA has been working to supply DanFraser with the needed modules to fit the ships and is also directing all logistical support for the Militia. DanFraser's background is an interesting one. "Well, I signed up for the militia as soon as I could get the corporation joined up.

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First Federal Defense Union Carrier Killed

By Svarthol

Heydieles - Federal Defence Union carrier class vessel destroyed. In the early hours of the 24th, the State Protectorate fleet commanded by Boromos engaged a Federal Defence Union fleet in the Heydieles system. "[The main Caldari] fleet was out in Old Man Star camping the Villore gate.

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Optional patch deployed today, 25 June

By Svarthol

An optional patch was deployed today that addresses issue some players have had with running multiple clients simultaneously. If you’re used to running two or more clients at once and have had trouble in the past, please apply the optional patch, try it out and discuss how it works in this forum thread.

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Payment system updates

By Svarthol

We recently made some updates to the Direct Debit payment system. As a result, some of you who have been using Direct Debit as your payment option might find your account closed or disabled. We have sent an email to all those affected, but in case you believe your account has been affected by these changes and/or you didn't receive any email, feel free to submit a petition in the Billing category.

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Election underway in Minmatar Republic

By Svarthol

Election booths opened today across the Republic as citizens began to vote for their new parliament and prime minister. With all the tribal parties rallying behind Maleatu Shakor's bid for premiership, the outcome seems foretold. This has not dimmed the resolve of the populace to go out and vote, with vast numbers already queueing up at public voting booths to show their support. No opponents have stepped forward to run against Shakor, making this the first uncontested election in the history of...

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The State Re-Organises

By Svarthol

Nourvukaiken - The Secretary General in consultation with some of his top advisors has created four Directorates to assist in the running of the State militia forces. The four new Directorates are: Directorate of Strategic Planning [DSP] which will be headed by Drayco Directorate of Economic Affairs [DEA] which will be headed by Asquiro Directorate of Diplomatic Affairs [DDA] which will be headed by Krystal Engle Directorate of State Affairs [DSA] which will be headed by Manela Solaris Each Dire...

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Chronicle: Silent Furies

By Svarthol

The Empyrean Age is upon us, shaking the foundations of galactic empires. Everyone must adapt to survive, including the leaders of the world. Starting today, we'll be publishing five weekly chronicles that give you an inside look into the decision-making of each of the four faction heads: Sanmatar Maleatu Shakor of the Minmatar Republic, President Souro Foiritan of the Gallente Federation, Head of State Tibus Heth of the Caldari State, and Empress Jamyl Sarum of the Amarr Empire. Why five chroni...

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Caldari Prime, D-Day Plus 10

By Svarthol

Caldari Prime -- Ten days after the lightning assault by Caldari forces on Caldari Prime, Caldari Navy marines and Provist paramilitary forces continue to fight sporadic battles against hold outs from the Federation garrison force and partisan forces, while at the same time enforcing a strict curfew and isolating the Gallente sectors of the major cities.

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Caldari Prime, D-Day Plus 10

By Svarthol

Caldari Prime -- Ten days after the lightning assault by Caldari forces on Caldari Prime, Caldari Navy marines and Provist paramilitary forces continue to fight sporadic battles against hold outs from the Federation garrison force and partisan forces, while at the same time enforcing a strict curfew and isolating the Gallente sectors of the major cities.

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Caldari Prime, D-Day Plus 10

By Svarthol

Caldari Prime -- Ten days after the lightning assault by Caldari forces on Caldari Prime, Caldari Navy marines and Provist paramilitary forces continue to fight sporadic battles against hold outs from the Federation garrison force and partisan forces, while at the same time enforcing a strict curfew and isolating the Gallente sectors of the major cities.

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EVE Fanfest 2008 - 6 to 8 November!

By Svarthol

It is time to start preparing for EVE Fanfest 2008! In addition to the previously announced Icelandair flight and hotel packages from Germany, the Netherlands and the US, packages have been added from Canada, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the UK.

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Inside the War Room

By Svarthol

We've got four new developer interviews hot off the green screen and hosted on our Empyrean Age features page. The famous and infamous Nathan 'Oveur' Richardsson, Executive Producer for EVE, discusses the origins of EVE and why war had to come to New Eden.

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