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Richer pickings as world grows wealthier

By Svarthol

The Golden Age of inter-stellar travel has brought great riches and wondrous discoveries into the world, but at a price. The lure of plunder has reduced many former upstanding citizens to petty thievery and piracy. Strong freighter escort in the outer region has saved many from pirate ambushes, yet more and more fall pray to these dregs of society every month. As new, advanced equipment enters the market it is only to be expected for this trend to continue in the foreseeable future, as CONCORD s...

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It's election time in the Federation - public gets to decide

By Svarthol

The independent committee charged with finding a compromise solution to the serious political deadlock that emerged from last week's Senate session has finished its work. The solution they came up with should come as no surprise to those familiar with Gallentean democracy: the matter will be resolved in a public elections.

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Folklore idols irk DED who warns against hero-worship.

By Svarthol

As the space industry expands and becomes a more integral part of the economy of EVE, more and more people are becoming aware of the heroes and villains that ply the vast inter-stellar trade routes. Some of the pirate factions are now established enough that they are known by the majority of the populace.

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Federation leaders clash as committee commences work

By Svarthol

The committee charged with coming up with a compromise solution to the fierce debate raging between the Senate and president Foiritan held its first meeting this weekend. The committee, populated with independent legal experts and scholars, must decide whether or in what way the constitutional changes advocated by president Foiritan can come about.

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Stormy Senate session ends on a compromising note

By Svarthol

Yesterday saw the most heated Senate sessions in years, as Souro Foiritan clashed with the leaders of the Senate in an attempt to push through constitutional changes allowing him to run again for the presidency in two years time. Foiritan's ambition is to stay in office until a full and decisive victory can be called in the fight against the UDI.

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Wiyrkomi, Lai Dai Add to Teams as Second Round of Qualifiers Kicks Off

By Svarthol

Four speed demons last Sunday made it to the final teams of megacorporations Wiyrkomi and Lai Dai in the Caldari State's monumental sporting event, the COLOSSUS Championships. In the former race, contestants Nelno and Lord Azraiel sped through the finish line first to join last week's winners, Trooper B99 and Jeffrey Lebowski, on the Wiyrkomi team, while the latter saw racers Alewood KJ and bsspewer take their place on the Lai Dai team's roster.

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President Foiritan planning for the future

By Svarthol

Souro Foiritan, president of the Gallente Federation, is poised to push through constitutional changes that would allow him to run again for president when his current term expires in two years time. The current constitution mandates that the president can only serve a single term of five years. But Foiritan wants to ensure he has enough time to act out on his promise to hunt down the UDI terrorists that have been plaguing the Federation for months, culminating in the infamous Elarel massacre a ...

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Servers back up

By Svarthol

Tranquility is back up after an unexpected failure of a fiber optic switch module caused it to go offline at around 19:00 GMT tonight. A more detailed explanation can be found here. We sincerely apologize for all inconvenience this has caused.

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Tranquility down.

By Svarthol

Dear players! At around 19:00 GMT the Tranquility server went down due a technical problem. The matter is being investigated and we will do our best to get the server up and running as soon as possible. We ask you all to accept our apologies for the inconvenience, and thank you for the patience.

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Kaalakiota, Nugoeihuvi Qualifiers Rife With Violence As Masses Cheer

By Svarthol

Yesterday and Wednesday saw the first qualifier heats for the Kaalakiota and Nugoeihuvi corporations light up the skies in the Venal, Catch and Curse regions of space. In Wednesday's qualifier sixteen pilots ventured through the Venal region, where they encountered heavy resistance from a blockade of Reikoku and Evolution forces.

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Trooper B99, Jeffrey Lebowski Triumph in Wiyrkomi Qualifier 1

By Svarthol

As Day 2 of the COLOSSUS Qualifiers draws to a close, the first two members of the Wiyrkomi Corporation's Final team are on the score card: Trooper B99 of the Zoners and Jeffrey Lebowski of Imperial Dreams. Spanning 34 jumps and ending up deep in the bowels of the Catch region, tonight's race saw the two winners go toe-to-toe for much of its duration, leaving most of the other contenders in the dust.

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Morkt Drakt, Feral First Members of Lai Dai Team as COLOSSUS Qualifiers Open

By Svarthol

Tonight saw the opening of the first round of qualifiers for the COLOSSUS race. 18 brave contestants attempted to qualify for the Lai Dai Corporation, with pilots Morkt Drakt of Lai Dai and Feral of Drink Starsi™ finishing first and second, respectively, to take their spots in the final ten-man Lai Dai team. The race's route took contestants through the dangerous, lawless expanses of the Orpana constellation through to contested areas of the Venal region.

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EVE Online: The Power of 2

By Svarthol

For a limited time, CCP is offering current EVE players the opportunity to create an additional account with 6 months of game play for only 35.85. That's an amazing 6 months for the price of 3. To take advantage of this special offer, log into Account Management and press the special offer button. This offer will be available until the 15th of September

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Do not drag bookmarks into your ship's cargo hold!

By Svarthol

Attention Pilots! This is a note from Customer Support. Be warned that dragging a bookmark from your People and Places window into your ship's cargo hold while inspace will destroy the bookmark. We can not restore them, so please be careful with your bookmarks. Thank you.

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New Ship Class Released Exclusively to Pod-Fitted Pilots -- Columnist's Column Causes Stir

By Svarthol

Much has been made in local media recently over the release of a new standardized class of capsule-fitted space vessel, the assault frigate. Hitting the space-lanes with little to no advance warning on Tuesday of last week, these vessels have been the subject of much speculation - why did every major designer of capsule-fitted ships put their prototypes up for patent finalization on the exact same day? And why is this class of ship intended exclusively for the relative elite that comprises the p...

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Press Release: Caldari State Announces Opening of Sign-Up For COLOSSUS Race Series

By Svarthol

Continuing its fine tradition of providing State citizens with only the best in sports and entertainment, the Caldari State proudly announces its forthcoming COLOSSUS race series. It's months of brutal, no-holds-barred racing action as eight of the State's biggest and most powerful corporations pit their representatives against each other -- no vessel restricted, no piece of equipment off limits, no tactics forbidden! Kaalakiota racer next to you getting on your nerves? Send some missiles his wa...

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Minmatar Border Patrols Report Caldari Corp Police Border Zone Activity

By Svarthol

Republic Navy Operations Command yesterday reported Ishukone Watch patrols making incursions into Minmatar-controlled territories, performing unsolicited ship scans and questioning passers-by on closed frequencies. This is the sixth time in the last two weeks that Ishukone forces have been seen in the area.

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Mordu's Legion and Guardian Angels clash in Fountain region

By Svarthol

The task force led by Muryia Mordu into Serpentis space was pinned down yesterday by Guardian Angels forces led by Brynn Jerdola and Setele Schellan and forced into combat. The Guardian Angels have been trying to corner Mordu ever since the latter entered the Fountain region, but he has always managed to slip out of their grasp just when they thought they had him.

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Mordu infiltrates Serpentis space but avoids conflict

By Svarthol

A Mordu's Legion task force under the leadership of Muryia Mordu himself infiltrated Serpentis space in the Fountain region yesterday and moved deep into its territory. The task force refrained from any direct conflict with Guardian Angel ships or Serpentis ships. Instead, the task force headed straight for Serpentis Prime in the Phoenix constellation and approached the chemical refinery orbiting the second moon of Serpentis Prime VIII.

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Mordu's Legion mobilizing, what is ORE up to?

By Svarthol

Muryia Mordu, the venerated leader of Mordu's Legion, has ordered for a full mobilization of the Legion's forces. According to sources inside the Legion Mordu is putting together a task force with strike capabilities, which he intends to lead himself. Legionaries everywhere are left bewildered by this development as no explanation has followed in the wake of the order.

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