“This week in EVE” is a weekly overview of EVE Online related news and events. The previous overview is here. Blue text links to further information.
The current “This week in EVE” gives an overview of week from August 5 to 11
The next EVE Online release will be published on 15 August during a regular downtime from 11:00 to 11:15 UTC (04:00a to 04:15a PST)
The highlights of this release are:
This release contains also numerous smaller improvements and bug fixes. Check out the additional info:
EVE Vegas is the biggest and most impressive EVE player gathering in the US. We are excited to present the venue for the Saturday night party: Drai’s Beachclub and Nightclub.
Drai’s is only 5-minute walk away from the EVE Vegas venue, the LINQ. Permaband will be headlining the EVE Vegas Saturday night party! There are only a few tickets left!
The incredible Alliance Tournament is coming in hot! Week 3 of 4 is upon on. 24 teams are left, 8 of them undefeated so far. This weekend, August 12/13, the action continues with 26 thrilling fights. Join the live broadcast from CCP’s headquarters!
- Date: 12 and 13 August
- Start: 15:00 UTC (08:00a PDT)
- End: 19:50 UTC (12:50p PDT)
- Where: twitch.tv/ccp
Enjoy and have fun!
The 12th Council of Stellar Management will attend its first summit at CCP HQ in Iceland from 21 - 24 August. The council was democratically elected by the EVE community in March. The CSM will discuss EVE topics with the development teams and producers.
The results of the summit will be presented in the form of meeting minutes after the summit. Now is the time to reach out to the CSM if you have questions or want to bring something to their attention!
Humble bundle Sci-Fi sale: 50% discount on EVE editions!
Humble Bundle with 50% discounts! Part of their Sci-Fi sale, we are happy to notify you about this excellent opportunity. Check out the offers:
Please note that you can activate the editions on your account only if you haven’t purchased it already before.
Guides and community info
EVE video contest: Campfire challenge
A super interesting contest for all video makers and EVE enthusiasts: Your narrated EVE video! Regardless if you are new to video making or a veteran, we encourage you to join JohnDrees’ contest. There are also prizes sponsored by EVENews24. Don’t hesitate, check out the forum info and get your video entry ready!
War in the North: Clash in Hakonen
Following an initial clash of forces on 8 August in the lowsec system Hakonen, we saw a follow-up huge fight with more than 2500 pilots and more 200 supercapitals. Check out the reports and see why this is just part of a much larger conflict:
Player gatherings and EVE meetings
The EVE community is fantastic - only a few things are better than sharing your passion for EVE with fellow players. Time and time again, EVE player gatherings have been proven to fun and exciting!
EVEMeet has upcoming player gatherings worldwide. The EVE Forum lists more player gatherings - don’t miss out!
Getting started in Incursions
Incursions are high-end group-based PvE events in highsec, lowsec and nullsec. The active community of Incursion runners agrees that Incursions are both fun and profitable. How do you get started? What do you need? CrossingZebras explains!
Skills to increase the effective hitpoints?
An interesting question: Which skills increase your effective hit points? Everything that increases your base hitpoints and resistances will have a direct impact.
EVE University public classes
EVE University offers regular public classes on all aspects of life in New Eden! Combat mechanics, ship fitting, PvE activities, PvP tactics - you name it, EVE Uni has it. Open to all players!
For the computer scientists: Help Cwittofur Cesaille help you!
There are some incredible clever people in the EVE community. Maybe someone can help Cwittofur Cesaille solving some issue with shortest path calculations?
Avatar with Sunset SKIN
EVE Online is beautiful. The scenery can vary so much, and there are so many different moods possible. Vollhov has captured one of the countless impressions: Avatar with Sunset SKIN
Impressions from Hakonen - Round 1 and 2
The previous two large battles in Hakonen (8 and 10 August) were huge, awe inspiring and intense. Rose Knightly has, once more, collected amazing images from the battlefield: Round two on 10 August and Round one on 8 August. Also, check out Whitemaul’s battle scene!