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New dev blog: You just won a brand new flat screen TV: Ready for pickup in your local CQ!

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Zaine Maltis
Innsmouth Enterprises
#41 - 2011-09-26 16:37:29 UTC
Di55y
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#42 - 2011-09-26 16:38:15 UTC
whats that "CQ" this guy is talking about?
enterprisePSI
#43 - 2011-09-26 16:40:34 UTC
i claim firstBig smile

The tears of the many, outweigh the tears of the few. Or the one. enterprise-psi©

Ezurae
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#44 - 2011-09-26 16:42:41 UTC  |  Edited by: Ezurae
Liu Ellens wrote:
CCP Optimal wrote:
Ezurae wrote:
Well all i can say is: "YOU HAVE WAY TOO MUCH TIME ON YOUR HANDS"


Guilty as charged Smile

heh - a typo while transcribing had me puzzled long enough not to be first (or quicker at least) P

had a typo too und actually fuc*ed up the order since i used the screen on the left and only noticed afterwards that there actually is an indication of the order ^^

"OR IANDSYOU..... YO" didnt make much sense and i figured it out :D although i liked the YO at the end of my first version :D
Renan Ruivo
Hengetools Consumer Products S.A.
#45 - 2011-09-26 16:44:20 UTC
Philboyd Benoit wrote:
Calistai Huranu wrote:
This would require switching on the awful Captains Quarters in the first place..

Not gonna happen anytime soon.



^^^ THIS!


People liked this one for a change so change your tune =)

The world is a community of idiots doing a series of things until it explodes and we all die.

Rees Noturana
Red Rock Mining Company
#46 - 2011-09-26 16:46:57 UTC
Kaizoe Ocshtau wrote:
Burseg Sardaukar wrote:

Channel 7 EvETV.


Live Stream next Allie Tournament to be watch in CQ, or WiS maybe?


What these guys said. Streaming EVETV into CQ and on big screens in the public spaces beyond The Door for alliance tournaments and maybe FanFest.

_ _

Ezurae
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#47 - 2011-09-26 16:47:37 UTC
phew now i gotta wait 50 minutes till first few Dragonball episodes are binked....
Dirk Decibel
Pator Tech School
Minmatar Republic
#48 - 2011-09-26 16:50:37 UTC
The CQ screen has WAY more potential than this extremely user unfriendly semi-hack. If you want to unlock the true potential of the WiS you're going to have to do a lot better on stuff like this.

On a positive note: i guess this is a very small first step in the right direction.
Lykouleon
Noble Sentiments
Second Empire.
#49 - 2011-09-26 16:52:02 UTC
Nyancat and Daft Punk music videos now on loop in MY CQ.

Oh god, I may never need to log off ever again...

Lykouleon > CYNO ME CLOSER so I can hit them with my sword

Andreus Ixiris
Duty.
SE7EN-SINS
#50 - 2011-09-26 16:52:15 UTC
CCP letting us have some fun? A small step in the right direction.

I approve.

Andreus Ixiris > A Civire without a chin is barely a Civire at all.

Pieter Tuulinen > He'd be Civirely disadvantaged, Andreus.

Andreus Ixiris > ...

Andreus Ixiris > This is why we're at war.

Grey Stormshadow
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#51 - 2011-09-26 16:53:47 UTC
Good stuff... streaming from EvE TV & fanfest from CQ would be good future goal :)

Thanks for this anyways - will be looking cartoons from now on.

Get classic forum style - custom videos to captains quarters screen

Play with the best - die like the rest

Bloodpetal
Tir Capital Management Group
#52 - 2011-09-26 16:58:10 UTC  |  Edited by: Bloodpetal
Ok, I have a question about "Streaming"...


Let's say, in theory, we were able to setup a streaming to CQ to share with all our buddies when we can go into each others' CQ...


Would displaying a specific video "in your home" with your "Friends" apply to a digital setting? Essentially, all the qualifications apply - you're not sharing it with 100's of people and you're partaking of it in the context of Private use.


Imagine streaming Netflix to the CQ and watching a movie with your mates? Interesting concept.


And... how about a modification to the Juke Box to allow us to play our videos on demand rather than waiting for it to cycle through? Pirate

Where I am.

Nirnaeth Ornoediad
GoonWaffe
Goonswarm Federation
#53 - 2011-09-26 16:58:41 UTC
Congratulations: we've now been given a feature which players have already given us.

If they could make the screen display the contents of the IGB, that'd be kind of cool Not very useful, but cool.

Fix POSes.  Every player should want one (even if all players can't have one).

Kitty McKitty
In Praise Of Shadows
#54 - 2011-09-26 16:58:52 UTC
I'll watch what I put on the TV, not what you do.... or something like that!

This is an amusing blog and well played for turning a borderline mod into a tolerated byproduct. I am amazed at the bitterness of people in this thread. Still awaiting important words and important in-game changes of course but this is a nice, simple aside.

Haviing your portrait painted here helps INTAKI Disabled Children ♥

Jowen Datloran
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#55 - 2011-09-26 16:59:45 UTC  |  Edited by: Jowen Datloran
Oh this is right stuff. Bring more of that.


Please, somebody make a site where I can download EVE or other sci-fi related materials. And it should be the legal stuff.

Oh forgot; if I cannot choose what I want to see on the screen I at least need a randomizer option.

Mr. Science & Trade Institute, EVE Online Lorebook 

Obermeyer
Dying Star Industrial
#56 - 2011-09-26 17:00:56 UTC
So what if we have a lot of time on our hands. :)
Skyral
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#57 - 2011-09-26 17:02:03 UTC
Just make it possible to display web sites on that thing and let us handle it from there.
3rd party developers would have a field day. Imagine live economic data from eve-central.. a customized subdomain to work with the small screen. Or what the guys at eve-kill could do with it.. or battleclinic.

First thing after logging in each time I'd turn the TV to the eve-kill channel and check for the latest kills in the constelation i'm currently in. Yep, I'd turn my CQ on for this.
Watching silly videos on that tiny screen inside my screen would get old so fast I'm not even gonna bother.
Sir HappyPants
Caldari Innovations and Research
Vicious Circle.
#58 - 2011-09-26 17:02:10 UTC
Is there a time limit on how long the videos can be? (ie after 20 min, it automatically goes to next video even if previous is not completed)
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Nebularis
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#59 - 2011-09-26 17:06:27 UTC
confirmed: the code that flashes on the left screen is an ascii sequence that, when translated in the corrrect (59 4F 55 20 48 41 56 45 20 57 41 59 20 54 4F 4F 20 40 55 43 48 20 54 49 40 45 20 4F
55 52 20 48 41 4E 44 53 )order says:
YOU HAVE WAY TOO @UCH [email protected] OUR HANDS, (i used a we based translator)
Callic Veratar
#60 - 2011-09-26 17:07:15 UTC
Nirnaeth Ornoediad wrote:
Congratulations: we've now been given a feature which players have already given us.

If they could make the screen display the contents of the IGB, that'd be kind of cool Not very useful, but cool.


Only thing this gives us is an official way to do it that won't result in bans for modding the client. I'll take it.