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Settled Thukker Deal With Tribal Identity Crisis

By Svarthol

Rens - As Thukker tribesmen integrate into Minmatar society in greater numbers, many are giving up their nomadic roots and settling down. This has raised questions within the tribal community as to what it truly means to be a Thukker. Hugh Gunnur, a Thukker by birth, has relocated his family to Symhafen, a metropolis on the bustling planet of Rens.

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Settled Thukker Deal With Tribal Identity Crisis

By Svarthol

Rens - As Thukker tribesmen integrate into Minmatar society in greater numbers, many are giving up their nomadic roots and settling down. This has raised questions within the tribal community as to what it truly means to be a Thukker. Hugh Gunnur, a Thukker by birth, has relocated his family to Symhafen, a metropolis on the bustling planet of Rens.

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Next Mass Test September 2, 2010

By Svarthol

Our next mass test on the Singularity test server will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 20:00 UTC and is expected to last 1.5 hours. This mass test will focus on testing jumping and module lag, as well as EVE Voice. We're seeking at least 350 pilots, though 550 or more would be ideal. More info about the mass test can be found in this thread, and we're seeking your feedback here.

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IT Alliance Campaign Pauses in Solitude

By Svarthol

Hare, Solitude - IT Alliance's campaign against Cloud Ring residents has met with resistance in Solitude, forcing IT to withdraw from a recent engagement in the Hare system.Three days ago IT alliance started to reinforce towers belonging to Ev0ke, Dead Terrorists and Cry Havoc.

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Website downtime on Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st August

By Svarthol

During downtime on Monday, August 30 and Tuesday, August 31 the EVE Online websites will be offline between 11:00 to 11:30 UTC. This downtime will be used to upgrade the firmware on all websites and will affect the eveonline.com, account management, EVE API, bug reporting and customer support sections of the website and EVE Gate.

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New hardware deployed on Jita node

By Svarthol

During downtime on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, new hardware was deployed on a dedicated node for Jita and is being used to test the impact of a new processor specification and low latency memory. We encourage players to show up and give us feedback on performance in this thread.

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Fixing Lag: The Blog Series

By Svarthol

Over the last week we've published a number of detailed blogs on the myriad steps we have been taking to tackle the lag issue many players have been reporting. If you've not yet done so, we encourage you to check out the following blogs: Need for MOAR Speed - CCP Zulu announces the Fixing Lag series Fostering Meaningful Human Interaction, Through Testing and Communication - CCP Tanis shares recent mass test results The Long Lag - CCP Warlock discusses the problems inherent with distributed real-...

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New Chronicle: Burnt

By Svarthol

Our newest Chronicle, "Burnt," has been published. "Burnt" is a new EVE Chronicle written by CCP Abraxas. Published every other Monday, Chronicles are intended to examine the various aspects of life in EVE.

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Molea Cemetery Weathers Second Assault

By Svarthol

Molea, Khanid - On 112.08.18, Azia Burgi's cemetery was attacked by combined forces from Goonswarm Federation and TEST Alliance.This is the second time the cemetery has come under Goonswarm's crosshairs as they were also responsible for the destruction of the first cemetery, in Y110.According to Azia Burgi, the cemetery's caretaker, the tower guarding the 'caskets' came under fire on Monday: "It was about midnight...

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Next Mass Test August 26, 2010

By Svarthol

Our next mass test on the Singularity test server will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 20:00 UTC and is expected to last 1.5 hours. We would like at least 300 pilots (500 is ideal). More information about the test can be found in this thread.

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EVE Korea invite you to a frigate Cannonball Run

By Svarthol

EVE Korea will be hosting a Cannonball Run on Sunday, August 22 in which players can participate in a race to win some cool prizes. Full details are available at the EVE Korea site and all players are welcome to participate.

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Podlogs say try it, you may like it

By Svarthol

Podlogs blogger, Eddie Gordo, is inviting players to try something different in EVE and then blog about it for a chance to win EVE coupon codes for the EVE Store. Full details for this competition can be found at this link .

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Theatre Bombed

By Svarthol

PATOR - The Minmatar People's Theatre's main stage was bombed this morning, only a few short hours after the opening night of controversial play ‘Plantation.’ The theatre was empty and there were no injuries. A group calling themselves Free Our Families has claimed responsibility with a statement issued to press.

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Preview Marred by Protest - Violence

By Svarthol

PATOR - Social activists opposed to the newest production of controversial 600-year-old play ‘Plantation’ at the Minmatar People's Theatre on Pator launched a highly visible complaint last night. About an hour before the curtain went up on the preview, the protestors appeared at the front entrance.

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Plantation Director Receives Death Threats

By Svarthol

PATOR - Protestors upset with the planned staging of controversial 6-centuries-old play ‘Plantation’ picketed the box office of the Minmatar People's Theatre today. As the office opened and season passes went on sale, protestors carried signs and chanted slogans portraying the MPT as slave-holders. "This is ridiculous" said the show's director, Jaken Lagos.

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Colony Directors Defend Suicide Pill Maker

By Svarthol

LUMINAIRE - The trial of Pierre Allendreau, the man accused of manufacturing and distributing the suicide pill ‘Liberty,’ saw an unusual turn of events today, when those the prosecution are painting as the case’s victims rose to the defense of the accused. “He wasn't out to make a buck.

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Massive Raid Lands Pharmaceutical Company CEO in Jail

By Svarthol

HARNER – A cross-agency Gallente law enforcement task force conducted an early-morning raid on a small, unlicensed and unregistered pharmaceutical company following a week-long sting operation. Acting on information received from an informant, agents posed as mining colony directors attempting to purchase the so-called 'Liberty' pill. Once put in touch with company head Pierre Allendreau, authorities quickly moved to shut down the manufacturer.

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'Liberty' Pill Identified

By Svarthol

LUMINAIRE – Gallente Customs officials have solved part of the mystery surrounding the 'Liberty' pills seized last week in the Weraroix system. The nanobots each pill contained appear to have been designed to make their way to strategic parts of the body, including the lungs, where they instigate general hypoxia and eventually lead the subject to quietly expire from oxygen deprivation. The Sisters Of Eve have since confirmed the 'Liberty' pill to be behind the mass suicide at Gererique.

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