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This Week in EVE #67 - Week 6/2015

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CCP Phantom
C C P Alliance
#1 - 2015-02-06 12:45:30 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Phantom
"This week in EVE" is a weekly overview of EVE Online related news and events and shows what is going on in EVE Online. The focus of this overview is on official news from CCP: For example, dev blogs and important forum posts by CCP developers, the ever evolving background story and upcoming events. The previous weekly overview can be found here.

The current "This week in EVE" gives on overview of the week from January 31st to February 6th

Dev blogs and official news
New Apparel For Mystery Code Holders! - Feedback
New items are now available for owners of the Mystery Code: a package with new apparel! The Mystery Code is part of EVE: The Second Decade Collector's Edition. Mystery Code owner receive regularly items and/or services that are either fully exclusive or time exclusive to the code owners.

Data is beautiful by CCP Quant - Volume of ore mined in 2014 by ore group, security, and region
CCP Quant has another interesting piece of information: the volume of ore and ice mined in 2014 grouped by region and system security. Check out the interesting graphs: Ore mined per region and ore mined per security system. If you want to create your own visualization of if you want to dig around in the original data, please do so! The data is available in CSV format and as RData binary. Data is beautiful!

EVE NT player gathering with CCP attendees - Live stream
The EVE Nottingham player gathering will be held on February 7th with around 150 players attending and four developers and a PVP tournament. If you cannot make it to this gathering, don't despair! You can follow the gathering, dev interviews and the tournament on EVE NT's twitch stream.

EVE Online: Flight Academy
Check out this first, brand new EVE Online: Flight Academy tutorial video! The Flight Academy is a series of video tutorials from CCP's Customer Support team mainly (but not only) focusing on new players. In this first episode CCP Mimic gives an overview of EVE Online and its setting in general.

Tiamat release music
The release music for Tiamat is now available on CCP's Soundcloud page. Tune in to listen to this exciting new soundtrack!

Background story
BREAKING NEWS – Roden success in bid for second term!
After an interesting election period, Jacus Roden has been re-elected as President of the Gallente Federation. Roden secured 54.2% of all votes cast, the second placed, Shaileen Ramnev, collected 39.7% of the votes. During Roden's previous term the economy boomed according to official statistics.

EVE Probe
Replay your own scenes with EVE Probe
CCP Snorlax has exciting news: you can now use EVE Probe (EVE Probe is the standalone EVE graphics test program first release July 2014) to replay your own scenes. Documentation is available in the EVE Probe folder, but you also can inspect existing scenes to learn more. Resources can be addressed via the specific resource DNA.

Animations made in Blender and Maya for EVE Probe
EVE Probe allows now the playback of your own scenes. It is also possible to create animations paths in Maya or Blender that can be used in your scene. To use the according .dae files in EVE Probe, please use the
Github project dae-to-red. CCP Snorlax invites the community to improve that Github project.

Fanfest 2015
Signup thread for the CCP devs vs. player soccer match at Fanfest 2015
A signup thread is available for the soccer match developers vs players organized by CCP Puck during Fanfest 2015. Please use the above linked thread if you want to participate in that match. You can find further information about this exciting event here.

CCP Avalon's food advice
CCP Avalon comes with good food advice for Fanfest 2015 visitors. He also has a nice quick overview of additional information....

CCP Phantom - Senior Community Developer

CCP Phantom
C C P Alliance
#2 - 2015-02-06 12:45:36 UTC
Tiamat release on February 17
Friendly fire toggle for corporations - how does the transition work?
Before Tiamat it was not possible to choose if corp members can or cannot shoot eat other without CONCORD intervention. CONCORD never intervened in that scenario. With Tiamat, corporations will be able to choose if they want to allow CONCORD to interfere or not. During the transition, the option for already existing corporations will be set to the non-intervention policy so that immediately with Tiamat nothing will change regarding FF. Only after that transition the corporations will be able to toggle on the intervention policy.

Svipul - why are the bonuses as they are?
The tactical destroyer for the Minmatar, the Svipul, will be introduced with Tiamat. CCP Fozzie explains in detail the reasoning behind the ship bonuses and why they are as they are. Don't miss out on these interesting details.

Test server and testing
Copying your character skills from Tranquility to the test server
After good experience with the /moveme command on the test server Singularity, CCP Habakuk introduces the next improvement on Singularity: /copyskills. Simply enter in any chat channel on Singularity the message /copyskill to update your character on Singularity with the skills your character currently has on Tranquility.

Third party development
CCP FoxFour challenges you! And Steve Ronuken answers
CCP FoxFour calls you out with a challenge! Are you able to build a static web application for browsing the EVE market using CREST? The amazing Steve Ronuken was able to come up with a result just a few hours later, the Market Viewer!

Reasonable suspicion of misconduct? Inform Internal Affairs!
Please remember: If you suspect anyone of misconduct or misuse of confidential information, please inform the Internal Affairs department with some reasonable evidence. This is the best way of helping and supporting CCP with any investigation.

Forum threads and the DB
Amongst the many threads on the EVE Online forum, one is extraordinary (or monstrous as some people put it). The "The Like and Get Likes Thread" thread by Fallen92 and outstanding by far: More than 138.000 replies, over 2 million views and even more likes, 6900 pages ... CCP DeNormalized just shudders when he thinks about the poor DB handling the thread.

CCP Guard getting excited for EVE_NT
CCP Guards is going to join the player gathering EVE NT in Nottingham, UK, on February 7th and he is quite excited about that. Pics or it didn't happen? Sure, look here!

Pulled pork sandwich
Have you ever tasted a pulled pork sandwich? CCP Claymore is convinced that the pulled pork sandwich at the Laundromat Cafe is simply amazing. Decide yourself if you can!

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Ariel Rin
Tactically Challenged
Tactical Supremacy
#3 - 2015-02-06 12:53:52 UTC
It's also Fawlty7's Birthday today

Happy Birthday Fawlty!!

Ariel Rin

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Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
#4 - 2015-02-06 13:11:45 UTC
Thank you!


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#5 - 2015-02-06 13:22:15 UTC  |  Edited by: Darkblad
Thanks again \o/

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Sir Livingston
#6 - 2015-02-06 13:48:31 UTC
Thanks for the recap

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Morgan Agrivar
#7 - 2015-02-07 18:54:31 UTC
Looking forward to the new Minmatar strategic destroyer. Can't wait to test it out. And a nice shot out to Sir Livingston! o/
Kousaka Otsu Shigure
#8 - 2015-02-08 15:20:43 UTC
Thank you for the updates :)

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