“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 19 to 25
Exciting new opportunities with the revamp of reactions! Reactions are the industrial activity that turns moon materials and gas into more advanced materials. Reactions will become exclusive to Refineries, they no longer can be conducted at POS. A quick summary of the revamp:
- Reactions can be only done at Refinery structures
- New service modules for Refineries to conduct reactions
- New blueprints for reactions
- New skills to improve reactions
Arriving this winter as part of the moon revamp!
Watch interesting player and developer live streams on CCP’s Twitch channel. There is something for everyone!
The schedule for the remainder of this week:
- 14:00 CCP BunnyVirus - Live Experimental Osprey re-design (continued)
- 20:00 DaBigRedBoat
- 16:00 Rushlock
- 18:00 Manic Velocity
- 20:00 Frankthebank
- 18:00 Bjorn Bee
The role-playing news organization, The Discourse, reports with a video special.
As part of the amazing player gathering EVE Vegas 2017, we offer a charity screening of Blade Runner 2049 (premiering during EVE Vegas this year). A screening of the movie will occur on Sunday, October 8th that will be exclusive to EVE Vegas attendees.
A couple reminders about EVE Vegas 2017
- Date: 6 - 8 October 2017
- Location: LINQ Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
- Website: EVE Vegas 2017
- Tickets: Eventbrite
- Extra info: Pub crawl - the high roller experience, Blade Runner 2049 charity screening, Saturday night party
Ticket prices for the screening range from $15.95 to $99.95, proceedings will go to the charity AbleGamers Foundation.
The new turret firing effect feature is live on the test server. If you have missed the mass test on 24 August, you still can have a look for yourself! Simply log into the test server Singularity, play around a bit with this feature and let us know how you like these new effects!
Upon popular demand and to celebrate a successful Alliance Tournament XV, the amazing IGC SKIN for Serpentis ships are available until 29 August.
- The SKINs cost between 55 PLEX (Violator) and 390 PLEX (Vanquisher)
- Exclusive SKIN bundle (Cormorant, Caracal, Drake) costs 297 PLEX
Further details are in the new announcement.
Guides and community info
A report by Schenck-the-Prophet about the current large conflicts in EVE. For details about the northern conflict, have a look at Capri Sun KraftFoods opinion. Get specific insight into the recent 750 billion ISK capital battle from CrossingZebras!
Gathering moon materials is the first link in the T2 production chain. This winter, we will fundamentally change this gathering process (read more about the upcoming changes here). Is it currently worth gathering moon materials? Capri’s overview of the current moon material profits provides up-to-date info.
Which ore is most profitable to mine? Is ice better, or maybe gas harvesting? navakos.com provides good info about the expected ISK/hour income for mining the different ore, ice and gas. Created by the player Andromeda Uitra - thank you!
EVE is beautiful! If you want to capture a special moment with a screenshot, you might want to toggle off the UI. You can simply toggle on/off the UI by pressing Ctrl-F9.
Player gatherings are exciting and a great opportunity to meet fellow EVE enthusiasts.
- Urbandale/Iowa (25 Aug)
- Alexandria/Virginia (26 Aug)
- Las Vegas/Nevada (26 Aug)
- Houston/Texas (26 Aug)
- Glasgow/UK (2 Sep)
- Melbourne/Australia (2 Sep)
- Toronto/Canada (2 Sep)
A beautiful moment captured by Beef Cherky. Beware of the Dark Rifter menace!
The EVE community is full of extremely skilled people. For example, have a look at amazing recruitment posters from groups such as Bombers Bar and Hedway Station. Don’t miss good content and visit the creative MyEVE forum section or follow EVE’s Instagram.