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Revelations Patch Wednesday 13 December, from 1100 to 1500 GMT

By Svarthol

We'll deploy a patch on Wednesday, 13 December, to address issues such as Salvage loot drops and Rigs, Shipwreck UI improvements (if a wreck contains loot or not, plus overview filtering), balancing in system scanning of deadspace in agents/complexes (way too easy) and exploration (way too hard and easier escalation), re-seeding a number of Tech 2 blueprints, and finally, improvments to server performance and stability.

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Tranquility's Degraded Performance Issue

By Svarthol

We are aware of Tranquility's degraded performance, this is the result of an issue with today's patch. We will deploy server updates during tomorrow's maintenance period to address this. There is also a patch scheduled next week which address further stability and performance issues.

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EVE Online: Revelations Deployment Completed!

By Svarthol

The deployment of EVE Online: REVELATIONS was completed on 29 November at 0200 GMT, an on-schedule deployment. The first of three installments in EVE Online's second major game expansion, Revelations brings a wide range of new content, features, updates and improvements to the EVE Online universe. You can view this information by visiting the EVE Online: Revelations Features and Patch Notes pages.

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Revelations, Server Performance Issues, Bugs and You

By Svarthol

Last night was amazing for a lot of reasons. The biggest release to date was deployed, we had a stable build we were happy with and we were able to deploy a lot of fixes and improvements to client and server performance. Then, the size of the Tranquility cluster strikes once again, issues that crop up only when you have 15.000 pilots hammering our 150 server nodes.

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Revelations, Server Performance Issues, Bugs and You

By Svarthol

Last night was amazing for a lot of reasons. The biggest release to date was deployed, we had a stable build we were happy with and we were able to deploy a lot of fixes and improvements to client and server performance. Then, the size of the Tranquility cluster strikes once again, issues that crop up only when you have 15.000 pilots hammering our 150 server nodes.

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Offline stargates activate spontaneously, CONCORD officials issue general travel advisory

By Svarthol

At just after 02:00 EVT last night, a large number of offline stargates spontaneously came online, opening access to eight previously closed-off regions of space. CONCORD officials have issued a travel advisory intended to dissuade pilots from entering the newly-accessible regions due to "unforeseeable dangers," but since CONCORD's jurisdiction does not extend to these regions they have not been able to issue any mandates.

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Revelations, Server Performance Issues, Bugs and You

By Svarthol

Last night was amazing for a lot of reasons. The biggest release to date was deployed, we had a stable build we were happy with and we were able to deploy a lot of fixes and improvements to client and server performance. Then, the size of the Tranquility cluster strikes once again, issues that crop up only when you have 15.000 pilots hammering our 150 server nodes.

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Revelations, Server Performance Issues, Bugs and You

By Svarthol

Last night was amazing for a lot of reasons. The biggest release to date was deployed, we had a stable build we were happy with and we were able to deploy a lot of fixes and improvements to client and server performance. Then, the size of the Tranquility cluster strikes once again, issues that crop up only when you have 15.000 pilots hammering our 150 server nodes.

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EVE Online: Revelations Deployment Underway

By Svarthol

The deployment of EVE Online: REVELATIONS is now underway. The first of three installments in EVE Online's second major game expansion, Revelations brings a wide range of new content, features, updates and improvements to the EVE Online universe. You can view this information by visiting the EVE Online: Revelations Features and Patch Notes pages.

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Kaalakiota declare Kassigainen IV situation 'under control' amid harsh criticism from international parties

By Svarthol

The Kaalakiota Corporation's office of public relations released a statement this morning wherein they proclaim the situation at Truiisu Station on Kassigainen IV to be "fully under control." The statement comes in the wake of steadily-crescendoing voices of condemnation from various international parties over the past week. "The insurgent force has been neutralized as peacefully as was possible under the circumstances," the statement reads.

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Bleak Lands Installations Under Attack by Unknown Forces

By Svarthol

The Bleak Lands region of the Amarr Empire has over the past week played host to a number of attacks perpetrated by forces of unknown size and affiliation. The attacks, mostly targeting independent holder assets and small to mid-sized orbital installations, have in all cases been swift and decisive, usually laying waste to their targets before responding units can be deployed to the scene. Ballistic data from installation wreckage, as well as eyewitness reports from colony attacks, have confirme...

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Third Capsuleer Tournament Announced

By Svarthol

At an open press meeting earlier this morning, representatives from the Caldari Gaming Commission announced the exact dates and rules for the next capsuleer alliance tournament. This will be the third time the tournament is held, and the Commission has promised to make this one bigger and better than before. "This will be our third tournament, and hopefully the most exciting one yet.

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Gallente Aid Convoy Downed In Kassigainen

By Svarthol

A Gallente Federation aid convoy was shot down in the Kassigainen system yesterday evening by a contingent of capsuleer forces from the Veto corporation. The convoy was carrying food and medical supplies bound for Truiisu Station, a Kaalakiota Corporation-owned mining colony on Kassigainen IV that has over the past two days been the site of fierce rioting. The sudden attack came in the wake of a 30-minute long standoff between the captain of the convoy and forces from the Home Guard, Kaalakiota'...

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Foiritan Pledges To Send Aid Convoy As Truiisu Station Death Toll Mounts

By Svarthol

Newly re-elected Gallente President Souro Foiritan has just issued a press release stating his intention to send an aid convoy to Kassigainen IV to assist with what the release terms "a major - and growing - humanitarian crisis." The release states that the convoy is meant as "a gesture of goodwill, and a hopeful step towards better relations with our neighbors." Only a few minutes after the announcement, the Caldari State's Chief Executive Panel released a statement indicating the situation is ...

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Feednets Disagree on Kassigainen Incident's Causes

By Svarthol

Several Caldari feednets have in the past hour run news claiming that, according to information just received from inside sources at the Kaalakiota Corporation, the ongoing riots at Truiisu Station on Kassigainen IV are the result of "a planned revolt, instigated by double agents from competing corporations." According to the information, the goal of these double agents is "the subversion of the Kaalakiota work force through incitement of anti-corporate ideals." Analysts from other networks have...

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Dozens Dead In Kassigainen IV Riot

By Svarthol

Rioting erupted this morning at Truiisu Station, a Kassigainen IV mining colony owned by Caldari giant the Kaalakiota Corporation. The exact reasons for the fracas are unclear, but the fighting is reported to have broken out in the wake of an incident where several officers of the Home Guard, Kaalakiota’s private police force, allegedly slit the throat of a former colony worker recently laid off by the corporation. Exact numbers of deceased are unavailable at this point, but unconfirmed reports ...

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Race Tightens As Border Region Vote Weighs In

By Svarthol

According to the latest numbers from the Gallente Electoral Commission, incumbent President Souro Foiritan has gained three points on his opponent, Senator Mentas Blaque, bringing the race to a close two points. The news comes in the wake of a concerted showing of Matari and Intaki immigrants at polls in border regions of the Federation. The cities of Aubruille, Sargai and Sebirouse, the three most populous cities of Sinq Laison, a border region of the Federation, have seen large rallies of Mata...

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Foiritan Triumphs in Close Race

By Svarthol

Final election results are in from the Federation: President Souro Foiritan has claimed victory by a narrow margin, beating his opponent, Senator Mentas Blaque, by just a single point. This will make him the first president in Gallente history ever to serve more than one term in office. "I am proud, and I am humbled, to be granted the opportunity to serve this great nation for five more years," said the President in an address to his supporters, delivered minutes ago from the steps of the presid...

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Blaque in Lead, Early Numbers Suggest

By Svarthol

According to early numbers just in from the Gallente Electoral Commission, presidential contender Mentas Blaque currently leads incumbent President Souro Foiritan by a five-point margin. Votes have been fully counted from 233 districts out of 528. An interview with Senator Blaque was aired two hours ago on a popular Gallente feednet, wherein the Senator reaffirmed the driving points of his campaign. "I think Gallenteans should be proud to call themselves Gallente...

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