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This Week in EVE #105 - Week 1 and 2/2016

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CCP Phantom
C C P Alliance
#1 - 2016-01-15 13:21:16 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 an overview of the previous two weeks from January 1st to 15th

Dev blogs and announcements
All you need to know about the upcoming CSM11 elections - Feedback
The elections for the 11th player elected Council of Stellar Management (CSM) will start on January 15. Candidates can then start to apply. The voting itself will take place from Feb 29 to March 25. Stay tuned for further info! Together with streamlining the application process for candidates, we also have tweaked the CSM Whitepaper.

CREST Updates for January 2016 - Feedback
With January release we saw a large CREST update that includes the ability to read and write of personal contacts (check out early work by Shegox), write of autopilot routes, updated alliance resources, and provides better dogma information. CCP FoxFour then provides some look behind the scenes.

Ships used in security missions grouped by ship type and agent level
CCP Quant, our well known Data Wizard, has conjured up another interesting graph! This time we can see the ships used in security missions. The full data is also available. Enjoy!

January Release has been deployed on January 12.
The January release was deployed on January 12! Check out the patch notes for all the details while you are listening to the release music. Please use the various thread for general feedback, to report issues and for Mac specific feedback.

A new season of o7: The EVE Online show!
2016 will be a busy year for EVE and to keep you up to date the o7 show will kick off on January 28th at 20:00 UTC. Please help us and fill out the survey to improve the show even more. As special surprise we have a contest: Create a homemade 'Citadel' and send the result to! You can win PLEX and AUR!

A year in review - EVE 2015
A quick review of things that happened in EVE 2015 with the focus mainly on player created content (except for politics) such as player gatherings, events, videos, guides and events. Maybe you can add your favorite moments!

Chronicle: Inheritance
In case that you haven't read CCP DelegateZero's latest masterpiece so far, you definitely should check out this latest Chronicle diving deep into the background story revealing - eventually shocking - news about and from the Jove! Please use this thread for discussions and questions.

World News
Serpentis Fall Back After Failed Assault On Mining Platform
After a failed assault on Outer Ring Excavation’s newest mobile mining and refining platform “Kubera”, the Serpentis Corporation is in full retreat. The “Kubera” is ORE’s newest and largest eight billion ton combined ice and ore harvesting and processing platform, which was stationed in the system of AN-G54 in the Outer Ring region. Reports indicate that the heavily armed deep space platform was able to defend itself from the attacking fleet for almost thirty minutes and broadcast a distress beacon that alerted Upwell security forces of the situation. The Serpentis Corporation fielded a sizable capital fleet that was met head on by Mordu’s Legion capital vessels.

Game design and development
Can we expect Faction and Officer missiles guidanace modules?
With the December release we got Missile Guidance Computers and Missile Guidance Enhancers, but not as Faction or Officer variants. CCP Fozzie confirms that we first want to observe how those modules are doing before adding more, this will be something for the future.

What is displayed in the new EWar bar?
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#2 - 2016-01-15 13:38:32 UTC
Thank you! Keep up the good summaries


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#3 - 2016-01-16 16:28:34 UTC
Thanks for the recap.

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#4 - 2016-01-18 22:24:20 UTC

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