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9 years of BIG lottery – Anniversary lottery

By Svarthol

Celebration time! EVE Online is celebrating soon 9 years of existence and so will the BIG Lottery. For nine years the BIG Lottery made dreams come true and made people billionaires overnight. To celebrate this remarkable anniversary, the BIG Lottery 9 Year Anniversary round is open from Monday, April 30, to Sunday, May 13, offering the chance to win massive amounts of ISK and 21 months of free gameplay. Full details are available on the BIG Lottery 9 Year Anniversary page and on our forums here.

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Fanfest attendees can now redeem their Dust 514 codes

By Svarthol

Dear Fanfest 2012 attendees, We are pleased to announce that all Fanfest attendees will now be able to redeem their CCP Codes at http://www.dust514.com/redeem. To get a DUST 514 Closed Beta voucher code, simply click on the link above and enter your CCP code from the card you received at Fanfest.

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EVE Rifter LEGO model hits the 10,000 target

By Svarthol

On Monday, March 5, czar set out to promote the EVE Rifter model on the LEGO Cuusoo site. Players soon rallied to the cause and we saw players getting involved in a social media campaign to push for this model to reach the 10,000 supporters mark.

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Drone Regions Could Suffer Without Extracted Alloys

By Svarthol

The Drone Regions have undergone a dramatic reshaping as CONCORD begin issuing bounties upon the destruction of Rogue Drones. In line with this change, valuable extracted drone alloys are no longer available. Zazhas, an officer within Ethereal Dawn [ED], believes that these changes will bring about “more co-operation" between miners and combat pilots.

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Exploit notification from GM Grimmi

By Svarthol

Using abandoned drones to delay death by CONCORD is an exploit and those found doing it will be dealt with accordingly. Lead GM Grimmi on behalf of EVE Customer Support

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EVE Online: Escalation to Inferno has been deployed

By Svarthol

EVE Online: Escalation to Inferno has been deployed. Escalation to Inferno brings a number of improvements into EVE Online, including changes to security systems, titan rebalancing, UI features and much more. For more information on these changes, please visit the Escalation feature page.

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New video about the Escalation to Inferno

By Svarthol

A new "In development" video has been released. In this latest episode the video crew interrogates CCP Soundwave about the exciting features coming in Escalation on April 24th, and CCP Mankiller shows off the beautiful missile graphics which are coming out in Inferno.Check it out

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EVE Online: Escalation to Inferno deployment on Tuesday, April 24

By Svarthol

EVE Online: Escalation to Inferno is scheduled for deployment during an extended downtime on Tuesday, April 24. Downtime will begin at 11:00 UTC and is expected to be completed at 12:00 UTC. Escalation to Inferno brings a number of improvements into EVE Online, including changes to security systems, titan rebalancing, UI features and much more.

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SOMER Blink Giveaway Celebration

By Svarthol

​SOMER Blink, the EVE instant lottery corporation, has reached a record 150 Trillion ISK in distributed prizes, and is holding a monster giveaway celebration to mark the milestone.Prizes include an Erebus Titan or 100 Billion ISK, a Heretic BPO, a Titan BPO of the winner's choice, a supercarrier BPO of the winner's choice and more.In addition, they have also given away over 600 Billion ISK worth of prizes via free Promo blinks, with several days still left on the celebration.The SOMER blink site...

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Third Seyllin Conference Announced

By Svarthol

Seyllin, Essence; The third annual Seyllin Conference has been announced. It will take place on the 26th and 27th of May this year, starting at 22:00 on both days.The conference will be held in the Planet 8, Moon 14 CreoDron station, and all capsuleers are welcome to attend.The conference will be spread over two days, the first day covering 'Phenomena and Discoveries', and the second will cover 'Fighting the Nation Threat'.The conference, originally the brainchild of Julian Soter and the leaders...

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Vote for your favourite EVE Frigate in our LEGO Poll

By Svarthol

Czar has been working on recreating the iconic Rifter into a LEGO model and we want to hear from you which other frigates you would like to see. Click on this link for more information and click the Rifter page to support this cool project!

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Nvidia Graphics Cards for PLEX - sold out!

By Svarthol

We would like to thank everyone for their great interest in our Nvidia Graphics Card for PLEX Offer. The limited stock of 100 cards was sold out after the amazingly short time of 1 minute and 48 seconds! We would like to congratulate the new owners to their NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 cards.

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Account Management temporarily offline

By Svarthol

The secure website used for Account Management is currently offline while we investigate performance issues. We expect to be back online at 16:30 UTC For those players who wish to particpate in the Nvidia card promotion, this has now been delayed until 18:00 UTC.

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Nvidia Graphics Cards for PLEX

By Svarthol

The offer announced at Fanfest 2012 in the CCP Presents keynote is now live. One hundred Nvidia GTX 560 graphics cards are available for PLEX on a "first come first serve" basis from the EVE Online Account Management page.This means that if you are really good at EVE and have a lot of ISK stocked up, you can turn that ISK into PLEX and then into a brand new graphics card.Please check out this dev blog for further details.

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Mass test on Thursday, April 12

By Svarthol

The next mass test on our test-server Singularity will be this Thursday, the 12th of April, at 20:00 UTC. In this mass-test we will test changes for Escalation to Inferno and how they affect the performance of client and server. Please follow the instructions on the Singularity page in Evelopedia for connecting to Singularity. Testing should last around 60 minutes.

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