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Exploit notification: “Boomerang” - avoiding CONCORD in high security space. *Updated*

By Svarthol

It has come to our attention that players have been avoiding retaliation from CONCORD after committing criminal activities in high security space. We would like to remind you of the following information from Customer Support: ‘If you gain a Global Criminal Countdown by committing an illegal action in high security space, it is considered an exploit to attack a target after you warp away from the grid, or warp within the same grid, where you gained that GCC; even if you later return to that grid...

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New Dev Blog: The 2012 Alliance Panel at Fanfest

By Svarthol

Fanfest 2012 was a phenomenal success with player participation at an all-time high and a greater focus than ever on EVE Online. Unfortunately we had an incident at the Alliance Panel which has resulted in us setting out new rules and policies for future Fanfests. CCP Navigator and CCP Darth Beta explain how EVE is growing up in this dev blog.

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New Dev Blog: Alliance Panel at Fanfest 2012: The Conclusion

By Svarthol

Following the Alliance Panel at Fanfest 2012 , an incident was broadcast live on air by a panelist during the Q&A which broke the EVE Online EULA/TOS. The panelist was a member of the CSM who has subsequently resigned from CSM6 and, as a result, will forego his seat on CSM7. GM Salmon, the VP of Customer Relations Management, provides further details in this dev blog.

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Mass test on Thursday, March 29

By Svarthol

A mass test will happen on our event test-server Duality this Thursday, the 29th of March, at 19:00 UTC (one hour earlier than usual). In this mass-test we will take a look at the general client performance and test fixes to client crashes and client clock drift.

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Videos from Fanfest 2012 now available

By Svarthol

CCP Loxy has compiled four of the most important talks at Fanfest this year and they are available for viewing on our You Tube page. Click on the following links to see the CCP Presents, EVE Keynote, Dust Keynote and Nvidia Tesselation tech demo. Subscribe to our page for more videos in the coming days!

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EVE Online: Crucible 1.6. has been deployed

By Svarthol

EVE Online: Crucible 1.6 has been successfully deployed. This latest expansion brings a fully localized Japanese EVE client and marks EVE Japan and Nexon's EVE portal going into full swing, heading towards an exciting future. Together with these historic changes we will introduce several changes and fixes, the full patch notes are available here. Please report any issues with Crucible 1.6 in this thread; for general feedback a thread is available here.

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EVE Online: Crucible 1.6 to be deployed on Wednesday, March 28

By Svarthol

EVE Online: Crucible 1.6 is scheduled for deployment during an extended downtime on Wednesday, March 28. Downtime will begin at 11:00 UTC and is expected to be completed at 12:45 13:50 UTC. Crucible 1.6 sees the launch of our Japanese client, the third localized client for Tranquility, along with a number of fixes and changes.

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The Mittani Faces Outcry

By Svarthol

​Jita, The Forge - Protests are taking place following the recent words spoken by The Mittani, the re-elected CSM Chair. He was recently quoted saying: "Incidentally if you want to make the guy kill himself his name is [Removed]...

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: New EVE Online cinematic trailer

By Svarthol

Fanfest is never complete until we see the latest trailer release. With the announcement of the EVE Online and Dust 514 link, our latest trailer shows some of the lore behind the creation of Dust mercenaries and how they will affect the life of a Capsuleer. The full video is available here!

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: User Interface

By Svarthol

Work on the User Interface is something that we know players always appreciate. The UI design team got together with players today and had an open floor session on what players would like to see. More details are available in this thread.

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: 3rd party development

By Svarthol

The ability for people to make third party tools and services for players to enjoy EVE is something we are passionate about. See this forum thread for more details on our new CREST model and how we plan to make 3rd party services much easier.

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: UK Pricing

By Svarthol

CCP Unifex today announced that from May 1st, UK players will be able to pay for their EVE Online subscriptions in pounds sterling. The regular monthly subscription fee will now stand at £9.99 for UK players. More details are available in this thread.

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: Modules and the future

By Svarthol

Team Super Friends have some cool plans for the future as far as modules are concerned. CCP SoniClover gave an overview of what we are planning in terms of tweaks to existing modules and the possibility of new modules. More details are available here.

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Fanfest 2012 Breaking News: Factional Warfare

By Svarthol

Factional Warfare is enjoyed by many players in EVE and we have heard your calls that it has been ignored for too long. As a result, CCP Ytterbium presented our vision of the future to players today. You can find more details in this thread.

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